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[Okay, as of today (12/2), this is officially over. The paper is due today, so I won't be working on it anymore. Thanks to StevenGilby for helping!]

Hi guys. I know I don't usually do this, but I have to ask. I have an assignment I have to work on over Thanksgiving (I know, who gives classwork over break, right? My anthropology professor, apparently.) So, here's the thing: I need to talk to a minimum of 10 people and ask them 4 questions a piece about different scenarios. Then, I'll need to ask some follow up questions to clarify and get a little more information. I will also need your age, gender and where you live (generally speaking, I don't need a specific town or city or what have you. A state, if in the US, should be fine. I don't anticipate anyone from outside the US responding, but if so, hey - that's awesome! Just let me know that.)
I realize that this is a lot to ask, so I'm willing to offer a 'reward' of a drawing for 3 of the first 10 respondents. To select the 3 random people, I'll use this generator: I'll leave the subject up to the winners, though I won't draw erotica (and I'm not that great at furries or machines, though if you really want, I'll give it a shot. Just FYI). An example of what I'm offering is: Moira and Pippin sketch by SephirothsFlamedWingbut obviously with my current level of ability, since this piece is 3 years old. Sound good? Don't hesitate to refer others back to me, if you think about it.

Okay, now for the 4 questions.

1. Your state has just passed a bill that requires landowners to pay for an anthropologist to come out and survey their land for any new development on it- from building a business, a house, or adding a septic tank. They justify this bill as identifying and protecting unknown archeological sites. Is this a good idea, and why or why not?

2. Your hometown has an offer from a major business to build it's corporate headquarters there, offering 800 new jobs and an economic boost to the area. However, they want to build it on a historical site of some degree of importance to the community. What cultural and economic issues are at stake, and is it worth it?

3. A construction company is clearing the land when one of the drivers locates ancient human remains on the site. The boss tells them to ignore it and go back to work. You're a friend of one of the crew, and they complain to you about it and asks you for advice. What do you tell them, and what do you do about it, if anything? Why?

4. You're talking with an old friend of yours at their house, when you notice that their living room is full of Native American artifacts. Your friend tells you that their dad collects them, and that he's recently found a site he thinks dates to the early 19th century. Just then, their dad walks in and talks about how he and a friend have been digging up artifacts in a national park. What do you do? What do you say to them? Do you do anything after you leave?

This closes Nov. 30. Any help is appreciated!
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A very strange human being.
I'm a college student who likes fantasy, horror, and comedy. I enjoy drawing and writing, and am trying to improve in both. I like psychology, and have finally received my AA degree for it. I'm currently pursuing an Bachelor's in Criminology at the University of Florida.

Current Residence: U.S
Print preference: I've never bought a print XD
Favorite genre of music: classic rock
Favorite style of art: humorous and fantastic
MP3 player of choice: I lurve my i-pod
Shell of choice: peanut
Skin of choice: pale
Favourite cartoon character: Hades from Disney's Hercules, lol
Personal Quote: ...It is snarly death!

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SephirothsFlamedWing Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't think of any more appropriate description of having to wake up and be functional in the wee hours of the morning than 'damned.'
gloriagypsy Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Professional General Artist
SephirothsFlamedWing Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
StevenGilby Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Student Writer
Coffee > tea
SephirothsFlamedWing Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:lol: But of course!
StevenGilby Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Student Writer
I feel like I just joined the dark side ;P
SephirothsFlamedWing Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:evillaugh:  Yes, join the dark side.  We are well caffeinated.
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SephirothsFlamedWing Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
True that.
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