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  • Planet Minecraft Interviews billoxiiboy
    Interview Blog
    PMC 10/28/2020
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  • 🌍 The PMC Weekly October 24th, 2020chrome_reader_mode
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    PMC started 10/25/2020 1:00 pm
    coco_ fluff replied 10/26/2020 4:23 pm
  • Xaphanx shared Kirigiri's post
    October 26, 2020, 6:20 am with Public
    This needs more attention!
    October 25, 2020, 11:05 pm to Public
    Prepare yourselves for a mega rant! (please be warned that i will be talking in depth about mental health issues and if this is something you struggle with personally don't feel pressured to read this)

    I've been struggling with depression for a long time now, it first became really bad when I was in my first year at sixth form, we no longer had to wear school uniforms and I didn't really dress like the other girls who wore jeans and t-shirts I wore jumpers with pineapples on and I LIVE in skirts because I don't feel confident with how my butt looked in trousers, I got teased and rejected for my appearance, I dyed my hair Harley Quinn colours only for a girl to tell me I looked like a circus freak.

    more than once I was ostracised because of my appearance and my personality, I liked musicals and anime and people thought that was weird I made Minecraft skins and people thought I was babyish, people started making up nasty rumours about me, none which I care to repeat. after one incident where a girl saw me leaving the school therapist/ councillors office she told all the girls I sat with in registration and then promptly called me a drama queen and a pathological liar I didn't even say anything, after this particular incident I decided to sit with a girl from one of my classes who enjoyed anime and thought I was funny and clever and wasn't embarrassed to be seen around me, but I got tormented for this too because apparently it's not okay for the weird looking girl to be happy which just for the record if you are unique and you follow your own path ROCK IT be yourself don't be afraid and don't let people make you feel like trash because you don't conform.

    I've never been shy about the fact that I've considered and attempted self harm on more than one occasion It's not something I'm proud of and it's definitely not something that should ever be glorified like on thirteen reasons why (that show is trash by the way) then earlier this year my grandfather died, and I found it really hard to recover from, we hadn't been particularly close but at the same time he was my last living grandparent and the memories I did have from when he was alive made me sad that I hadn't had an opportunity to spend more time with him because he lived very far away from me. I inherited a lot of my grandmothers ornaments as well after my grandad died and it makes me sad I couldn't share my love of ornaments and antiques with her when she was alive. I only have the stories people tell me about them and barley any memories of my own.

    I find it really hard now to talk about my mental health because the stigma around it is so ridiculous, according to lateralmag.com "Exposure to mental illness starts early for consumers of popular culture, with 25% of characters in G and PG movies having a psychiatric illness and a whopping 50% of kids' TV shows referring to mental illness. In movies, the vast majority of characters with psychiatric illnesses are portrayed as violent or threatening, while in kids' TV shows, most characters with a mental illness tend to have unattractive physical features. They are either villains, or in comic relief roles involving ridiculous, often self-harming, actions like hitting their own head with a hammer. This often triggers other characters to ignore or laugh at them." what sort of a message is this teaching children that it's okay to laugh at the kids who are different or to be afraid of them because one day they might commit crimes? I know so many people with mental illnesses and they are so empathetic and kind and when you need them they are there for you! I am honoured to call these people some of my closest friends and their certainly not evil villains who are going to throw your loved ones off rooves or kick puppies! these villains aren't even written well. people with mental illness can be villainous but so can regular folk
    they often aren't villainous because of their condition but because of their childhood or some other trauma, but if you just slap on the mentally ill label it's like the only thing people see but people are more than their mental illnesses hero's villains civilians alike. but even then, trauma doesn't necessarily make you evil or villainous either, it's just different for everyone. plenty of people with trauma or ptsd are lovely people as well.

    all that aside people who make mental health some "kawaiii desuu" aesthetic are just as much a part of the problem as people who villainize it, with the influence of pop culture and social media, mental illness is being romanticized and viewed more as a trend than as serious health conditions. having BPD, OCD or Depression is not cute edgy or a personality trait it's something that so many people out there deal with on a daily basis. For an example that both villainizes and romanticizes mental illness, there's a trend in anime where stereotypically cutesy and girlish characters are "psychopathic," obsessed with blood, knives, and killing. People who struggle with mental illness are just trying their best to live their lives as normally as they can, they wish for normalcy. To see these characters be well loved for their "quirky" traits and interests is not helping the stigma around mental health at all. It glorifies the real struggle many people have and can exaggerate it in a way that makes the average person fearful of people with these conditions. It's not cute to be mentally ill, it's not cute to wakeup in the morning and regret that you didn't die in your sleep, it's not funny or clever to use it as an aesthetic and it can even be dangerous when celebrities use mental health and depression as their brand, The growing number of fans claiming to be depressed or anxious in an attempt to emulate their idols poses a grave threat for those truly struggling with mental health to be recognized. there should be more advertising for hotlines and charity's that support mental health and people need to take the time to properly research things instead of suggesting that because someone has a mental health condition they are to be feared and ostracized.

    Tldr: It's not cool to have a mental illness it sucks. people with mental illnesses are not villains they are human beings like everyone else. more awareness needs to be spread about mental health and lets face it schools don't really teach anything about mental health other than " DoN't Be DePrEsSeD " which let's be honest here is absolutely moronic advice!

    Thank You for getting to the end of this, i know this isn't exactly a light topic but it has been frustrating me of late
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  • Planet Minecraft Interviews CaraRose
    Interview Blog
    PMC 10/21/2020
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  • Witchy Witch
    Minecraft Skin
    Xaphanx 10/19/2020
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  • 🌍 The PMC Weekly October 17th, 2020chrome_reader_mode
    7 replies697 views PMC News
    PMC started 10/17/2020 11:41 am
    Dreamstate replied 10/17/2020 5:21 pm
  • PMC
    October 17, 2020, 5:15 pm to Public
    Hello everyone! We're in Channel 6 of PMCTV settling in for tonight's film! Approximately 45 minutes until show time! Hope to see you there!

    TONIGHT's Featured Film is:
    MY UNDEAD CITY by StingrayProductions | live_tv
    Run Time - 1 hour 19 minutes

    IMPORTANT TO NOTE: IF AT ANY TIME if you skip ahead/behind in the movie, you will no longer be watching "with" everyone. You will be viewing it by yourself. If you happen to skip ahead/behind, Click the "Watch" button located above the chatbox. This will bring you back to Live-view mode, and you'll be watching with everyone again. Yay!

    MasonDraxor5011 said 2020-10-28 13:36:50
    But how did you find out how to build the exact mazes from The Joy of Creation? Did you search up the map layout or did you look at the game and copied it in Minecraft?
    Captain_Koolbolt said 2020-10-25 15:44:53
  • Planet Minecraft Interviews Caelchan
    Interview Blog
    PMC 10/15/2020
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  • Female Goblin
    HD Bedrock Minecraft Skin
    Xaphanx 10/14/2020
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  • Xaphanx
    October 14, 2020, 6:46 am to Public
    And a huge thank you to Eynnom for the notifications spam as well <3
    Eynnom said 2020-10-14 07:33:30
    You're welcome
  • Xaphanx
    October 14, 2020, 3:28 am to Public
    A big thank you to Buhh for the notifications spam <3
    Buhh said 2020-10-14 06:23:37
    Your welcomeee <3 <3
  • Xaphanx shared Buhh's post
    October 13, 2020, 3:12 pm with Public
    October 13, 2020, 1:02 pm to Public
    Just a random thought:

    I think that many people forget that on the other side of the screen there is a real person with problems and feelings.
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  • 🌍 The PMC Weekly October 11th, 2020chrome_reader_mode
    19 replies616 views PMC News
    PMC started 10/11/2020 10:36 am
    McMeddon replied 10/13/2020 11:05 am
  • Xaphanx
    October 11, 2020, 4:31 am to Public
    Woooh, just to level 35! Thank you all for the support! c:
  • Xaphanx
    October 9, 2020, 9:03 am to Public
    Thank you for the notifications! LoveKeeperMeans a lot and it did brighten my day <3
    Xaphanx replied to Toryar - OGC's comment below 2020-10-09 09:28:44
    That's really sweet! c:
    Toryar - OGC said 2020-10-09 09:19:24
    This man is crazy, he have fav all my maps^^
  • Xaphanx
    October 9, 2020, 6:33 am to Public
    Oh 91 subs! What should I do when I hit 100? o: I want to host my first contest, but I'm not sure what x'D
    Eynnom replied to Xaphanx's comment below 2020-10-09 07:36:47
    You're welcome
    Xaphanx replied to Eynnom's comment below 2020-10-09 07:16:14
    That's such a neat idea! x3 thank you so much c: And thank you for all the notifications too x3
    Xaphanx replied to Kaos_Kitten's comment below 2020-10-09 07:15:09
    I think I might go themed c: thank you <3
    Kaos_Kitten said 2020-10-09 06:48:52
    reshade or theme contests normally work quite well!
    Eynnom said 2020-10-09 06:47:37
    How about halloween or even a fall themed(if you don't celebrate Halloween)
  • How to Install Minecraft Data Packs
    Tutorial Blog
    PMC 10/08/2020
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  • PMC
    October 7, 2020, 10:17 am to Public


    Happy Wednesday, PMCers! We're already ONE WEEK into October!! Are we all feeling spoopy yet?! Updoot this post if you are!

    Check this out! If you've always wanted to participate in Skintober but have been intimidated or overwhelmed by the task of completing 31 skins, or perhaps you have a busy schedule and just don't have time to create 1 skin a day, Kaos_Kitten came up with the perfect solution!

    OC-Tober is very similar to Skintober but instead of making a skin every day, you make a skin every 4 days!

    Be sure to take a peek at the Community Event Calendar to check out all of the October Events and Contests, including several Skintober prompts! Also be sure to check out our Official Spooktober Community Event! Did you know you can enter up to 5 times?! Details here!

    P.S. 24 Days until Halloween! Doot doot!

    Captain_Koolbolt said 2020-10-27 11:23:31
    aye'o minecraft shapes
    laughables said 2020-10-19 07:46:19
    GamerAdict76 said 2020-10-18 09:24:01
    Hi, I'm new but I have a texture pack I want to upload to here so where do I upload texture packs?
    Captain_Koolbolt said 2020-10-16 20:23:43
    Bayok said 2020-10-16 12:12:16
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  • Witchy House - One chunk challenge
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    Xaphanx 10/07/2020
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  • Downloadable Mini Mob Skin Packs for Minecraft Java & Bedrock Edition!
    43 replies4,342 views PMC News
    PMC started 12/19/2019 1:24 pm
    Jaded_Dreams replied 10/05/2020 1:23 pm
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