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Seeking Cyprezz and Paril Interview Questions (+ special announcement!)mic

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PMC started 10/13/2020 9:42 am history
Randomnesssss replied 11/02/2020 7:06 pm
Hello!

Planet Minecraft's 10 year anniversary is on Sunday, November 8th! We're not quite ready to reveal all of the details yet, and even so, we're going to keep some things secret until the day-of. BUT let it be known that the 8th will be an all-day fun-filled PARTY. So, mark your calendars! And keep those peepers peeled for a little bit more information in the near future! We don't want you to miss it!


Part of our celebrations will be interview write-ups with Cyprezz and Paril! Use this forum to ask your burning questions. Please specify WHO (it can be both) the question is for! I'll compile your questions for the interview and publish the interview q&a's on the 8th!


And don't forget. November 8th. Be there or be square!
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10/14/2020 12:25 amhistory
Level 48 : Master Blob
Inro
I animated a little gif for the celebration :)

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10/15/2020 7:38 am
Level 6 : Apprentice Warrior
pronetherite145
Someone throwed the cake
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10/15/2020 11:08 am
Level 48 : Master Blob
Inro
A lot of cakes
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10/16/2020 9:38 am
Level 25 : Expert Pixel Puncher
DinoBoy2504
no, they are juggling every cake they have
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10/14/2020 3:28 pm
Level 25 : Expert Pixel Puncher
DinoBoy2504
I like that animation
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10/14/2020 12:06 pm
Level 36 : Artisan Dragon
sparklecare
so cool!
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10/13/2020 10:01 am
Level 39 : Artisan Pyro
kitt-chan
You have put in so much time into a Minecraft fansite. Why? What was your motivation to do so?
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10/13/2020 10:45 am
Level 58 : Grandmaster Cyborg
Bertiecrafter
Which developer blames the other developer for mistakes the most?
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10/13/2020 2:46 pm
Level 63 : High Grandmaster Princess
Havingfun_ISKEY
#blameparil
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10/13/2020 1:41 pm
Level 47 : Master Professor
Acier
Yes 😂. And saying neither of you ever blame each other should be a banned response.
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10/13/2020 10:03 am
Level 40 : Master Wisp
Bowmanimmortal
What was the reason behind making Planet Minecraft, and did you ever expect it to get as big as it is?
I have no idea who made pmc, but I think it was Cyprezz, maybe both honestly idk who to direct the question at.
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10/13/2020 10:12 am
Level 81 : Elite Cake
PMC
Yes, Cyprezz. Will add it to his list!
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10/13/2020 10:17 am
Level 40 : Master Wisp
Bowmanimmortal
Alright, thank you!
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10/13/2020 9:57 am
Level 26 : Expert Sus
whetshu
Question to Both:
What is your favorite game. (if it is Minecraft, then what is your second favorite game)
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10/13/2020 3:30 pm
Level 38 : Artisan Enderdragon
Nic Co
Both: Scrapped ideas for PMC?
Both: Who runs the PMC account? You two or a 3rd party?
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10/13/2020 4:32 pm
Level 48 : Master Wisp
soulblqde
The PMC account is run by Cyprezz's wife, I believe.
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10/14/2020 3:32 pm
Level 44 : Master Peacock
GoldenGlider
REALLY??
goals
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10/15/2020 7:51 am
Level 36 : Artisan Dragon
sparklecare
awwwwwwww
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10/13/2020 1:32 pm
Level 36 : Artisan Birb
thealmightybirb
this one's for either:

what is a feature that you were really close to adding but decided against it and why?
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10/13/2020 10:31 amhistory
Level 26 : Expert uwu
WannabeTommyInnit
Question for Paril:
How did you create such intense, but elegant software for things like PMCSkin3D, or Schemagic/PMCView3D? How long did it take, or how could you render it without any loss or too much memory usage?
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10/13/2020 5:01 pmhistory
Level 49 : Master Sweetheart
Spongegar15
Cyprezz: How do you get rid of/fix website glitches? Is this website made with coding? How do you make sure the website works right? Is your account yours only? Do you have a message going with all the mods to discuss big website issues?

Both: What's it like to own a website that nearly 2 million people use? Is it a tough task?

For PMC: Does one person own the PMC account or multiple?
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10/13/2020 7:30 pm
Level 48 : Master Wisp
soulblqde
Cyprezz's wife owns the PMC account.
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10/13/2020 8:26 pm
Level 49 : Master Sweetheart
Spongegar15
Tysm for letting me know SoulBlade~! ♥
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10/13/2020 4:26 pm
Level 56 : Grandmaster Wizard
Lemilas
Question for both: How did you choose your PMC names? Also, how was the name "Planet Minecraft" chosen?

And another random thing I've wondered (less important question) - does PMC stand for "Planet MineCraft" or "Planet Minecraft Community"?
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10/13/2020 3:24 pm
Level 62 : High Grandmaster Dinosaur
DinowCookie
Both: what's your all-time favorite PMC update?
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10/13/2020 10:59 am
Level 52 : Grandmaster Lava Rider
eagoy
How does a (work)week in the life of Cyprezz and/or Paril looks like? (I guess not 9 till 5)
And 2: how has it changed of the years? (honestly, my own 8 years here is coming up soon. Besides I do remember the server? failure years ago that the site went down for a weekend/week or something?)
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10/13/2020 9:58 amhistory
Level 11 : Journeyman Artist
neemos
I can't wait for this <3 We gonna party, boys!
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10/13/2020 5:10 pm
Level 50 : Grandmaster Kitten
JessaMoon
Cyprezz & Paril:

What drew you in to PMC when you first discovered the website and become long lasting members within the community to eventually even becoming developers of the site alongside PMC themeselves? x

And what would you say has been your best moment within the community (e.g contests, projects, socialising etc.)? x
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10/13/2020 5:18 pm
Level 81 : Elite Cake
PMC
Cyprezz created PMC ;)
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10/13/2020 5:21 pmhistory
Level 50 : Grandmaster Kitten
JessaMoon
Well then I am even more intrigued as to what caused the flare for him to make PMC then haha! x
I take it you (as PMC) are a working group that he tied together from the start then?! x

You have now officially peaked my curiosity I need details this coming November XD x
Also happy early anniversary! x
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10/13/2020 7:21 pmhistory
Level 81 : Elite Cake
PMC
Not a working group, a single person :) ! The account was actually dormant for a while. It was used for important announcements and starter maps, contests, etc. Long story short, after being with Cyprezz for a few years and eventually marrying him, we identified the social media side of PMC was lacking so I took over the Twitter and Facebook accounts which both had also been dormant for many years. After a couple of months of being on the site daily and using this account minimally, we thought this account would be most appropriate as a sort of "community support/outreach" role. From there it grew into creating and writing PMC weekly, making banners for contests, promoting member events and contests, showing support and encouraging members through giving diamonds and commenting on their submissions, and working with members such as DinowCookie to implement the community calendar, events, etc!
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10/14/2020 12:01 pmhistory
Level 50 : Grandmaster Kitten
JessaMoon
Oh wow that is absolutely icredible! I genuinley didn't know any of that so now understanding the history is lovely especially since the site has became so big and I was wondering what kicked the whole thing off into being so succesful haha!! x

And that is also adorable couple goals right there bet you wasn't expecting to help run an entire Minecraft Site but that is one great achievment XD x
So congratulations on your marriage you two that is truly wonderful and keep up the amazing job of PMC! x
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10/13/2020 3:38 pm
Level 25 : Expert Pixel Painter
ElectrifiedAvian
Both: Ducks with hats? very important question
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10/13/2020 3:41 pm
Level 60 : High Grandmaster Elf
PersonWhoPlaysMinecraft
i know that my answer is yes
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10/13/2020 12:08 pmhistory
Level 27 : Expert Engineer
garlicbreathinator
Several questions for whoever wants to answer or has good stories, take your pick!

-Were there any major proposed changes, features, or policies going on internally that didn't make the cut?

  -Would any have particularly disastrous consequences for the community if they were not caught sooner?

-Minecraft and its community has changed a lot in the last 10 years. How have your lives changed since you started this project?

-What do you believe is the best way Minecraft and content created with it could be used to improve communities/the world?

-What do you think Minecraft will be like in another 10 years? (Especially given the java/bedrock divide and aging engine)

-Are there any furry/scaled/feathered members of the PMC team we could meet?
-What are some of the funniest/lamest rule infractions or reports the site has seen?

-What are one skin contest, one project contest, and one other contest you would like personally but don't hold because they wouldn't have community support?
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10/13/2020 10:51 am
Level 31 : Artisan Bear
WaffleBear-san
Cyprezz and Paril, why are you so awesome?
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10/13/2020 10:40 am
Level 30 : Artisan uwu
Parine
Paril, what was the process of creating MCSkin3D?
Cypress, what is the process of deciding who will become a moderator of any kind, as well as a judge for a contest?
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10/13/2020 4:00 pmhistory
Level 30 : Artisan uwu
Parine
someone asked this in different wording, but i wanted to ask too.

Both, what is your day to day life like? Do you have another job to sustain yourself? Do you play other games, have any significant hobbies, etc?
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10/13/2020 9:48 am
Level 36 : Artisan Dragon
sparklecare
jimothy?
and most importantly
garfield?
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10/14/2020 9:22 pm
Level 66 : High Grandmaster Bunny
Yuki
Dunno if it's already been asked and don't particularly feel like going through every comment to find out.

But, for both and also for you, PMC, what's the planning process for this milestone anniversary been like? How taxing has it been on your normal workflow etc
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10/14/2020 5:36 am
Level 26 : Expert Sus
Girouette
Who is the bigger meme of the 2?
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10/13/2020 8:45 pmhistory
Level 43 : Master Geek
ChatieTheDragon
For Cyprezz: why did you make PMC? Did you ever think it would become such a large community?

A more difficult question for both: are there aspects of developing that are tedious and not as fun as other parts? What’s your favorite vs least favorite thing you do on the site? :)
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10/13/2020 2:22 pm
Level 51 : Grandmaster Programmer
Wildcard_Gamer
Cyprezz: When you originally made PMC all these years ago, what was your goal? Did you ever expect it to grow such a community, or was that just a side effect of making a platform to share stuff on?

Cyprezz: What was your favorite non-official community event put together by people in the community?
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10/13/2020 11:12 am
Level 32 : Artisan Blockhead
Perfections
question to both,

what do you like to do in your free time
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10/13/2020 10:38 am
Level 58 : Grandmaster Cyborg
Bertiecrafter
Does the cyborg run on Android or Apple?
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10/13/2020 1:14 pm
Level 2 : Apprentice Explorer
IndigoGollum
No, it's Linux.
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10/13/2020 10:06 am
Level 20 : Expert Theorist
Kord
Question for both:

Can you share with us some broad strokes of changes and/or additions you've got in mind going forward for the site (inclusive of forums, tools, events, etc.)?
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10/13/2020 9:52 am
Level 41 : Master Wizard
One_Nose
What IS it going to be?
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10/24/2020 8:12 am
Level 52 : Grandmaster Slime Tamer
AmyOak
Both: when do you think PMC's hayday was? ive seen the top posts of all time and they're all from about 3 years ago but Ive only had an account for under a year so i dont know how much ive missed
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10/24/2020 7:41 am
Level 52 : Grandmaster Lad
Romto_
To both: What is the funniest experience you've witnessed on PMC?
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