I'm the type that prefers to just grab a pack and go. It's kinda sad to look at those amazing panties at hot topic and be like: "Pusheen or Deadpool? Rick and Morty or Totoro?" and then you look at the price and get your soul sucked out.
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It's good to have pony OCs since you can pretty much only use humans in Free for All roleplays, so you could work on that after you get comfortable with the site!