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<tatclass> YOU ALL SUCK DICK
<tatclass> er.
<tatclass> hi.
<andy> A common typo.
<tatclass> the keys are like right next to each other.

Click this link. Now. No, it's not porn.</sub>

EDIT TIME! Please note that this is NOT some copy/paste shit that was sent to me which I then recopied into my journal. It is also NOT yours, and I'm getting real tired of people not only copying the entire thing word for word into their journal but then giving me NO credit for it (or taking credit for it themselves). If you want to link to it, fine, that's awesome. If you want to put it in your journal as well, that's also cool with me so long as you ASK first and give a link back to me as well.

Also, I think it was made quite clear that this was primarily made in jest, but that seems to be flying over some peoples' heads, so I'm going to state this now: the following list was made to get laughs. LAUGHS. HAHA. See? That's a laugh. It's a reaction to something a person finds humorous. It is not meant to be taken seriously. Most people get that; this journal is like ten months old and I still get regular comments on it telling me how much they like it. However, to the few of you out there with cerebral deficiencies who decide that having this here makes me some sort of a pageview-whoring talentless elitest dA snob and decide to let me know with such cutting insults as "dude ur gay wtf" (think I'm kidding? Read through the comments), save yourself some time, please. If you're going to resort to childish insults over the internet, I'm already going to assume you're a fucktard and likely not worth my time. Further, the time you spend looking like an idiot while failing to hurt my feelings could be much better spent doing the following:

1) Running with scissors.
2) Choking to death on a penis.
3) Playing "Stab The Toaster With A Fork".
4) Seeing how many cue balls fit in your mouth at once.
5) A bizzare combination of 1, 2, and 4.

Hopefully the few of you out there who failed to grasp this or decide that stealing my shit sounds like a fun idea will now realize the truth of the matter. Thank you, and have a nice day.


Yes. I'm updating it again. Why?

It took me 924 days on DeviantART to get 5,000 pageviews. Shortly thereafter, I posted this journal and linked to it in my signature as an easy way to get pageviews without doing any real work.

21 days later, I got 6,000 pageviews. I've also had 11 people +devWATCH me. I've been sitting here for the last 30 minutes with one window open to my main page and another in the forums, doing my usual thing. I refreshed my main page every minute. Every time, it ticked up at least three views. I didn't even see my 6,000th - it jumped from 5,998 to 6,002 in like twelve seconds =p In closing, I'd like to say, to the roughly 980 of you who came to my page in the last 21 days to get pageviews, good luck in your endeavour. It sure as hell worked for me.


After finding no less than three threads in one posting spree asking how to get more of the all important pageviews (OMGLOLPLZ!!111!), I have decided it to be my civic duty to compile this list for the betterment of n00bs everywhere. Given I have 68 mostly-halfassed Deviations and 5,500 pageviews, I feel I am qualified to take on such a task.

That being said, I present to you...

30 Ways To Pimp Out Your Account Without Working Hard
Or, "A Newb's Guide To Percieved Popularity!"

1) Post porn. Oh, I'm sorry, I meant artistic nude pictures.

2) Be a forum whore. If you go to bed after a posting spree, wake up, check your dA inbox, and don't see at least (15F) up there, you're not trying hard enough.

3) Go to the dA main page. Go to Today. Go down the list of new Deviants and greet every single one of them.

4) Make really awesome art and pimp it out in Thumbshare.

5) Make shitloads of really crap art and pimp it out in Thumbshare.

6) Be extraordinarily racist/political/religious. Indicate this in every comment or forum post (I suggest a signature that says, "Jesus lives in you! Unless you're a fag, a Muslim, or a Mexican!").

7) Post everywhere. Shoutboxes, forums, journals, deviations, news posts, everywhere. Make your name known to everyone.

8) Acquire an animated anime avatar. Yay for alliteration!*

9) Fill your signature (other than the one from #6) with Japanese characters in a rough sentance. Doesn't even have to be correct, just so long as it includes "kawaii", "neko", and anything ending with "-chan" or "-kun". Anime fangirls will swarm you.

10) Be a supreme asshole in the forums. The people who hate you will know your name, and the people who agree with you (IE, other assholes) will flock to you like a fat kid on a cupcake.

11) Become any kind of member higher than a subscriber (this can take time). Even if you only have a ` in front of your name (let alone a $, or a @ or something), people will notice and go to your page.

12) Post "Hi! I'm new!" threads in the Welcome forum. No, I mean, post one like, every week.

13) Find large threads like "Word Association", "What R u lisining 2 rite now!??", and "Who's the toughest video game boss you ever fought?". Reply to them with a relevant comment, then go through and reply to the comment of every other person in the thread until you die of exhaustion. Everyone you send it to will see your name, plus you'll be one of the most active Deviants in the thread.

14) On a similar note, find a "What are you listening to?" thread and bookmark it. Reply to it. As soon as two other people reply below you, reply again. Continue until death. This will have an effect similar to that of #13.

15) +devwatch everyone who watches you. This leads people into a false sense of loyalty and they'll stop by every once in a while to see how you're doing.

16) Post a thread about how anime isn't really art. Every 14 year old fangirl who comes to your page to yell at you in broken Japanese adds to your pageviews. Remember, people liking you has nothing to do with your popularity – this is about pageviews.

17) Go down the Welcome forum. Reply to every thread with a :wave: emote and "Hello!".

18) Get a subscription. Seriously. When impressionable newbies (whose threads you've already spammed to death with greetings messages) see a Subscriber or Beta Tester talking to them, they're more likely to pay attention and see who you are. This only works until they learn that a third of dA falls into one of those categories. Also, paying $30 a year for a sub gets you another forum to pimp out.

19) Fuck it, post your own "What are you listening to?" thread. God knows there's enough of them already, may as well add yours.

20) Randomly click on someone's name in the forums, someone you haven't spoken to yet. Go to their gallery, leave a comment on their page that says "I :heart: ur art!" and then fav at least five of their Deviations. This should entice them to visit you. For added efficiency, you can remove their Deviations from your fav list the next day, so people don't catch on and accuse you of being a fav-whore.

21) Add a list of all your friends at the bottom of your journal. As in #15, this leads people to believe that you actually like them and they may come visit you later.

22) Join every group you hear of. Even if it doesn't apply to you. You're Polish and want to join :iconmexicanos:? Try anyway and say you're doing it out of support. If they won't let you, watch the club anyway and people might assume you're in it by mistake.

23) Either spell perfectly and use proper grammar all the time to appear more intelligent (and therefore, more interesting), or mangle the English language to the point where people come to your page just to cuss out your horrid typing skills.

24) Post drunk. I mean, really drunk. Or even just act drunk. Make a thread about being drunk, complete with blatant misspellings, etc. The alcoholics will think it's funny and possibly go to your page to see who you are. Nobody else matters anyway so who cares about them.

25) Make a huge list of ways to get more pageviews, compile them into your journal, then link to it in your signature. Why are you looking at me like that?

26) Put the obligatory "FREE PORN" link in your sig that actually leads to your gallery. However, only make one letter (I suggest the P) lead to your gallery, and let the rest actually lead to free porn. People will return to you constantly for free nudity (especially those at work or school who don't want to type in the URL and have it in their history), and every once in a while one will click the P and give you a free view.

27) Go through Thumbshare, noting every thread that promises comments/favs if you do theirs. Utilise all of them. They have to give you a view to comment or fav your work. Then be a bastard and un-fav all their stuff.

28) Several times a day, go to the main page Shoutbox and type, "Hello everybody!". Press Enter. Go about your business. Within a week you'll have dozens of Shouts without having to actually think about them.

29) Make a journal poll about a hot political topic, especially a heavily biased one. They attract attention like a ferret draws stench.

30) If you're not subbed yet, play yourself off as a newbie and ask for friends because you're lonely. Who knows, it might actually work.

Thank you, and have a nice day.

*Credits to WarthogDemon for suggesting I change "Get" to "Acquire". That's what happens when I miss the blatantly obvious. Go me! :D

- Chris

This next part is where I try to crash your computer with icons.

My Friends

:iconjeans16: :iconinsert-brain-here: :iconhoanghai1128: :iconwarthogdemon: :iconlittle-pixie: :iconkurisutin: :iconlysha: :iconmotivationneeded: :iconsaesama: :iconshelagnoa: :iconariaz: :iconamiba: :iconneywon::iconnefwolf: :iconiceiry: :icondjthemaxx: :iconjezebel: :icondrowkat: :iconfishgonesad: :iconsevel: :iconguri-chan: :iconsolidcow: :icondykegrrl: :iconrubycrab: :iconsyke107: :iconmisslost: :iconkedralynn: :iconkuroihana: :iconplangdon2: :iconredking74: :iconrubycored: :icondizturbed: :iconindraella: :icon50calgunner: :iconuraniumsword: :icondahlig: :iconmichellehoefener: :iconjekylnhyde: :iconplatonic-thumbtack: :iconunloveable: :iconyellowmoon: :iconharbours-of-light: :iconheaven-rose: :iconnosugarjustanger: :iconkawaiimerle: :iconfreezyzarzof: :iconbelle-de-la-nuit: :iconmachine-guts: :icontoymachine11: :icontheangelinblack: :iconblue-protozoo: :iconparagon-pariah: :iconcuteplushie04: :iconlarafairie: :iconphantom-stranger2202: :icontriggerartist: :iconmarcus-roberti: :iconauroreblackcat: :iconeiriks:

My Clubs

My Musical Overdependance

I have moved my collection of Forum Icons to my Shoutboard. Technically, we're only allowed 64 icons in our journals, and my friends plus my forum icons went over that by several, so I put them in my Shoutboard instead =p I've recently added four more from MattGreen, credit goes to him for the four newest ones.

Rest in peace, homosex. :salute: You will be missed.
  • Listening to: "Born To Be My Baby" - Bon Jovi
  • Reading: Nothing. I'm out of books.
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Dessinmaitre Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
This is hilarious and awesome and true at the same time. 
MissApiphany Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Typed in "how to pimp out my deviantart" and this post was the first result. You just made my day. ;3;
Now I must re-google it, luls.
moucoy Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
please, don't tell me people ACTUALLY think this is serious.
Katkat-Tan Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
lololol, totally worth the long read xDD
SleepingShadows Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Student General Artist
fu-bby Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist

This was a great read, thank you for sharing.
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012  Professional Writer
:lol: Glad you liked it!
LilMissAlijay Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Student
This is hilarious! You still get comments to this day? (Well that was a stupid question ^^; Oh well)

This made me laugh and smile as well as get a few strange looks at the people around me XD

Again, awesome!
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Professional Writer
:lol: I always wonder where people stumble over this these days. I used to have it linked in my signature and got about a dozen comments a week on it, but to the best of my knowledge it's no longer linked anywhere, at least not by me. Glad you liked it!
LilMissAlijay Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Student
I just typed "How to pimp out your DeviantART page" and it was the third or fourth one that popped up. It's probably mainly through Google. I just love reading these, and just for laughs. :XD:
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Professional Writer
:lmao: Yeah, that explains it.
LilMissAlijay Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Student
Pretty much. There can't be any further explanation for lots of page views on that journal :XD:
powerpuffsophia Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011  Student Digital Artist
wow, do you acctually expect this to work?! i mean it might but some of the thngs are just... wierd! and when i type in "how to make ur deviantart profile look cooler" into google i ment how to put cool pictures and moving pictures on there, not this! tehe but i will admit it made me laugh!
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011  Professional Writer
Glad you liked it! :=
Puppetiere Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011
Lololol. This just made my day. :D
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011  Professional Writer
:D Good!

Tycho-Skies Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
and the BEST part is the list gets you views! Yay for you! :D
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011  Professional Writer
AnimatorRawGreen Featured By Owner May 31, 2011  Professional Filmographer
there's a DA forums? cool, when did they add that?
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Professional Writer
:lol: A little while back. A decade-ish.

Admittedly I was here for like six months before I even noticed the "Forums" tab on the navigation bar.
darachusi Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2010   General Artist
You have unearthed some of the most uncomfortable truths about human behaviour with such elaborate ease, and i applaud you. I guess we are just so predictable, eh?

You could be a master of all these tips, and I daresay most of them'll work, but i think your selling point is your wit. Creativity through art is not enough; you've realized that, and you're creating a movement in creativity through publicity. Absolutely amazing.
Loving-Daughter Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010
You have just made my day and filled it with laughter. Thank you
pendrym Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010  Professional Photographer
Love your was sarcasm right?!
Gashu-Monsata Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Well, I got number 11 under my wing :la:
Nayro Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Should add llamas to the list. That's how I got +5k pageviews within a few months. >.>
It's not a bad method though, it actually brings watchers, faves, fun people to talk to... Too troublesome though. =P
All in all, nice article, gave me a good laugh, thank you. :thumbsup:
totally not showing off by commenting on a random journal, giving thumbs up and using proper grammar in order to appear more intelligent, nope
starfire-wolf Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010
Lolz, is that what you really do? XD
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010  Professional Writer
Well, not as much as I used to =p
starfire-wolf Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2010
IrizarryIllus Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2010  Student Digital Artist
This llist just made my day thank u!!!
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2010  Professional Writer
Glad you liked it!
Bowie-Spawan Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2010
So this is the original XD
A timeless piece of hilarity, thanks for the laughs :3
Evolvana Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2010   Digital Artist
Hey I know soneone who added 10 000 favs in one week and receive now 6000 viezs a day, without doing nothing, that's crazy.
captainbloodcorsair Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2010
Nice. XD
rawrgoesthebunny Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2009
That was amazing. I'm watching you just because of this journal entry. ;D
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2009  Professional Writer
:lol: Glad you liked it.
ahemka Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2009   General Artist
I think I'm going to try some of your proposal xD
The more I spend time on da , the more I find this network useless too.
Like others in facts
missimoinsane Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lol loved it... :D
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009  Professional Writer
Thanks :)
missimoinsane Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome xoxox
Mandelscape Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
"you sir are what is wrong with the internet!"

-shit, did I say that out loud!

Oh... you're a hacker like me...

thats funny as hell!!!!!!!!
Good show o'l been.
lung-carnage Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009
This will be the last time i Google "free porn" ....what a disappointment LOL
SnowDropAngel Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2009  Professional General Artist
lol wow.. :P
Jupit3r Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009
MPMG Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2009
Is this news? It should be news ^^ :giggle:
Great list.
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2009  Professional Writer
Thanks :)
JOANNNNNAx420 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2009
too funny :)
deadfake Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2009
THankyou :happycry: - you made my day
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2009  Professional Writer
:lol: Good, glad you like it.
daremaker Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009
That was really funny, one of the funniest things I've seen in Deviantart. You, sir, are a comedy genius.

Check my gallery! :D
wazzdakka Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009  Professional Writer
:lol: Thanks.
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