October 20th, 2015

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Artist Beware: Pararipi/Prisma-Neko

Firstly I would like to say this is my first Beware post to Artist_Beware. I don’t use live journal so I apologize for any mistakes I might’ve made.

WHO: Pararipi on Furaffinity and Deviantart. Formerly Prisma-Neko.
http://pararipi.deviantart.com/
http://www.furaffinity.net/user/pararipi/

Also known by:
prisma-neko.deviantart.com (deactivated)
istephus.deviantart (deactivated)
http://www.furaffinity.net/user/prismaneko/ (deactivated)
http://www.furaffinity.net/user/buenaventura/ (deactivated)
http://www.furaffinity.net/user/pixelli/ (last activity on Nov. 2014)
Also goes by PrismaNeko on Twitter and Prismaneko/Prismaticneko on Tumblr.

WHERE: Furaffinity and then Deviantart.

WHAT:
2 Custom Adoptable “Glyphies” based on designs I already own.

WHEN: I first showed interest in buying adoptables from them on September 8th 2015. Sent the payment a few days later and did not receive any updates for almost a month.

PROOF:
1) Initial contact: http://i.imgur.com/ycJlteD.png
2) First email: http://i.imgur.com/OCrmwjy.png
3) Payment: http://i.imgur.com/BmNlt1e.png
4) Second Email: http://i.imgur.com/i0wFnFQ.png
5) Contacting on Deviantart: http://i.imgur.com/0XzNzRL.png
6) Their To-do list: http://i.imgur.com/wjS3Zyd.png
7) Second To-do list: http://i.imgur.com/SbbuuVe.png
8) Asking for a refund again: http://i.imgur.com/9EQqL9t.png

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TL;DR version:
I ordered two custom adoptables from Pararipi in early September. About a month passed with no communication from the artist. Was forced to make an account on a website I don’t use just to communicate with them. Was not on their to-do list. Looking closer it was revealed the artist is Prisma-neko, a person with a long history of owed work who was trying to hide from previous disgruntled cutomers.