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Welcome to Anti-Region-Sues!

Hello all!

We are a club dedicated to critiquing personifications of regions of the world. We accept OCs of all kind (from Hetalia, to SatW, etc) as long as they are personifications of; countries, provinces, regions, states, cities, towns, etc.

Why? We're tired of seeing ridiculous Hetalia OCs that are love-children of [country]x[country], have neon colored hair, have cat ears, look like rip-offs of [country], and etcetera!

We are primarily a Hetalia OC group but we will accept any region personification, as long as you are mature and can take criticism. This club does not, however, promote trolling or flaming of any kind.

Interested in becoming a Co-Founder/Contributor? Note us!

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I originally joined this group as an admin, but eventually I (somehow) ended up with the title of group "founder".

Truth be told, I'm probably the last person who should be this group's founder.

When we did OC critiques regularly, (for the first few weeks/months of starting this group) I was always the person who chimed in at the last minute with my own two cents before we finished sending out our critiques, so it's not like I ever had any good advice to give. It was more like I was an opinionated editor than anything else.

It's not that I was lazy, (well okay, maybe a little lazy) or that I didn't care about making good region-tan OC's. On the contrary, I think if you have to personify an entire region, it should be thought out and done with some ounce of dignity to its inhabitants. You're representing entire nations after all!

My main struggle came from a lack of knowledge. I flunked Geography and History when I was in high school, and while I deeply admire my friends for being more history-inclined and/or book-smart, I personally was just never any good at it. A part of me was always bored by it, but another part of me just had trouble making any factual stuff "stick" in my mind, and every time I tried to view something in a historical context, I always wound up interpreting it the wrong way. (Or I just couldn't make heads or tails of how any historical figure felt about any given situation at any given time or place)

It's also daunting to do last-minute research about countries I barely know anything about. I can't critique an OC if I don't know much about their country of origin, and I wouldn't be able to forgive myself if all I did was read a wikipedia article about said region and hope that I at least somewhat have an idea of what I'm talking about. (which I never do)

As for why we didn't accept new members into the group: I believe the plan was, originally- that we would critique OC's, and then, when people received said critiques and wanted to submit their newly improved OC's into the gallery, then we would let them join the group. In hindsight, that was probably a bad idea. I think the group would have been more vibrant and active if we had just let anyone who was mildly interested in the group, join it. Even if their OC's were bad, we could have just designated a folder for like "old OC's" or something. Then we could have written our own critiques in the comments section of any given OC, instead of waiting around for eachother's approval.

But the past is the past, and we honestly thought our process had more pro's than cons since a lot of the critiquing would have remained behind the scenes.

Anyway, to make a long story short, I just don't think I'm worthy of this group! But I still want someone who's passionate about these types of subjects to take over. So if you're interested, please comment down below.

I'll stay founder for about a week, (so from now until next Sunday) but then I'll be demoting myself to just a regular old member. (if I can figure out a way to do that).

Thank you for taking the time to read this! I wish this group and every member in it nothing but the best!
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Saltwater-Joys Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
Admin: Hello there~
would you mind critiquing my OC's redesign?
I think it's pretty good, but i'd like an second opinion uvu
ask-femnewfoundland.deviantart…

(note: this "redesign" was intended to be a joke. I am actually doing major reworking on my serious Hetalia OCs
Review it seriously if you run out of things to do or something)
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Symphano Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
Hey, how does joining work? Do you give me an OC to critique ordo you criique MY OC?
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Ikechi1 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Let me know if this is good enough for the group. Writing the Hetaliafied tale of the Kingdoms and nations that would later be forced together to become Nigeria in 1914 by the British West African Trading company. I would like to write and submit about the three biggest Kingdoms and the cultures that they represented, the Nri Kingdom (Igbo) Oyo Kingdom (Yoruba) and the Hausa siblings (since the Hausa were split between Niger and Nigeria) and later how the three major tribes acted after the independence of Britain since to this day each of the big three try to maintain their identity since the country was not made by borders they drew themselves. Is that acceptable?
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ask-israel-aph Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013
((I have a parody Sue OC, can I submit her?))
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Leijon-Heart Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I have a question about CanonxFanon pairings for Hetalia - I have four OC's and only one of them is paired with an official country. I didn't create the character for the soul purpose to ship her, but it turns out that this country shares a lot of history with Iceland (and they have an alliance.) Would a historically accurate pairing be...not so Mary Sue-ish? :?
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LiaLiar Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yo! I hope you might help me with my few OCs. If Idon't know some important stuff about them or some wrong things just tell me right away (when I post it of course ^^')
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SapphireSky1992 Featured By Owner May 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello and thanks for adding me to the group! I have four Hetalia oc's and I wish to improve on their bg story, birth dates, relations with other character and more.

I have done some research but it's not really a lot so I hope you guys will help me further improve my ocs!
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MoriahLikesPie Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Hey! I was wondering if you could critique my OC, Malta. She still has a long way to go, but I'd like to improve on what I currently have ^^

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AskMissPortugal Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
((Hi there. Having recently made a Portugal OC for the very account I'm contacting you on, I was wondering if you would be able to give me some feedback on her.

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This is my very first Hetalia OC, and I've tried to keep her accurate, but I do also realize that I have more research to do, and I'm slowly working through the country's history. Hopefully, you'll be able to give me advice to keep her away from the Sue territory (hopefully it's not too late. Fingers crossed!). Thank you in advance!))
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MegaRaphael17 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012
Hi, I'm sorry to bug you and I realize that you must be busy, but could you critique my Berlin some time? If it's ok, that is...
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