About the Chicken Smoothie team

Chicken Smoothie would not be possible without the huge support offered by our team, thanks everyone!

Administrators
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I started up this website in early 2008 with just a little HTML knowledge and digital drawing skills to get things started. Nick (my brother) soon joined the site and his coding skills gave us the trading and adoption system, along with many other upgrades. A lot of the pets we use today are still based on my original lineart drawings from '08 and '09, but we have added more variety with our ever-growing artist team :) I employ many people nowadays to help put out the monthly pet designs, but I'm still around to control the site direction and keep things running smoothly.

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I'm the software developer, database architect, and server administrator behind Chicken Smoothie. I'm the one who builds the stuff that powers our website and the forum. I answer our support email address and handle payments and site privacy. I also maintain our cheating detection system to keep the game fair for everybody. Occasionally I draw some pets too :).

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I started out as a Global Moderator back when the site was still in its infancy, worked my way up to be an Admin Assistant until I lastly joined Tess and Nick in their ranks. I am mostly in charge of solving trade disputes but I still fulfill tasks assigned to my former titles. I also maintain the Pound, help a little around behind the scenes and occasionally you will find some pets designed by me.

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I live in the Midwestern part of the US and am currently getting prepared to move into my semi-new house with my brother to go to college. I have 4 pets; A black lab retriever mix named Ashlyn, a long haired cat named Maestro, a Leopard Gecko named Ryu, and a blue betta fish named Pepsi. I love buffalo wings and drinking unhealthy amounts of coffee with cream. And lastly, I love wiggly weasels! ( ̄▽ ̄)ノ☆

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I'm a young woman living in Southern Canada, currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Museum Studies. I live with my wonderful boyfriend and an assortment of hamsters. We breed Syrians, so feel free to message me about hamsters or their care. I love animals and ride English hunter/jumper as well as have a scholarship to sing in two choirs. I am an avid reader when I'm not in school, and have run my own business. I'm interested in education and how to engage people with art and history. I'm always willing to help out, and I love to draw and write. I love working with rarities and trading as well!

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Hi there! I'm a young woman in South Africa, studying a Bachelor of Arts. In what spare time I have, I love to ride horses, teach high-schoolers how to debate, spend time with animals, and derp around on the internet, of course. I'm always happy to answer questions or have a chat, and I love to help solve problems. If you're on another website and see a Verdana hanging around, chances are it might be me!

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Normal college girl who is ready to see the world. Obsessed with Robin Hood and Medieval England, a history nerd to the end. Getting a degree in Liberal Arts, before moving into Economics. End game: Environmental attorney. A proud owner of two dogs, a corgi and a German shepherd mix. An avid equestrian, with a certain fondness for riding gigantic Percherons. A former history/geography and English tutor, and a total nerd. Can always be found with nose in a book, or an essay in the happening. I can talk for hours and hours on end, and I will if you don't stop me. Former job includes playing with endangered turtles, so your argument is invalid. Shoot me a note anytime, I don't bite (much).

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I'm an American audio producer who tends to an inherited love of the arts. I am gender-fluid and partially colorblind, and addicted to classic rock, Supernatural, betta fish, cats, organization (to an extent). c: I have an open-door policy, which means you're free to contact me and chat, but please refrain from typing in blue!

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Hello there! I'm a girl around twenty, who lives in Poland and spends her free time travelling and reading. In near future I'm going to study Slavistics and Literature or just Russian, which is my beloved language. I'm hoping to travel by Trans-Siberian Railway someday, however one of my biggest dreams is to visit Peru.

I enjoy solving riddles, drawing doodles, making up stories and watching weird, old movies. My favourite creatures are lemurs, gryphons, reptiles and cats - I've 3 talkative Siberian cats and one dog.

My job here is to help you with all Oekaki problems, though I adore meeting new people and random talks, so feel free to PM me about anything you want. c:

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I'm a young woman in the Midwest of the United States currently finishing up my undergraduate degree in Communications. I'm currently learning American Sign Language but this is the sixth language I've dabbled in. I'm a huge Disney fan (hence the name) and have been my entire life; my life goal is to end up working for Disney. I love traveling to other countries and hope to spend a good portion of my life abroad.

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Ahoy there! I'm a college student studying history in New England, though I'm originally from the west coast. I'm in love with maritime history, as well as the time periods of the 15th and 18th century. If you cannot tell by my name, I'm absolutely obsessed with pirates. In my pastime I enjoy cosplaying, photography, and singing. Other than working over in the RP section of our forums on CS, I enjoy creeping around the forums waving my pirate flag. Now go walk the plank ye scurvy dogs!

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I'm an odd Belgian of the female variety with a weird sense of humour and a love for macabre things. I'm currently studying to be a librarian. I love drawing, writing, developing characters, and world building. Essentially, I just really love OCs, both mine and other people's. I have a knack for talking about characters for hours on end, so please don't get me started if you're not prepared for that. When I'm not trying to break people's hearts with sad stories and art, I'm probably gaming.

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I'm a twenty-something young woman living in Pennsylvania, United States. I function as a global moderator. Outside of skulking the art boards, I dabble in the arts as an artist, reader, writer, flutist and roleplayer with an affinity for theatre. I'm also a character hoarder of the worst kind, but I can't help that CS users are so talented! <3

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I'm a Briton/Indigenous Australian who is currently residing in Australia and studying interactive media at university. I enjoy writing short stories and poetry, playing video games, obsessing over fandoms and (slowly) learning Polish, usually with several cups of tea on hand and one of my four cats curled up nearby.

Over the years I've had a few different roles on the staff team, but at the moment I'm a Global Moderator and I help select the Featured Art. I'm not terribly good at social interaction, so be warned that all dealings with me will probably involve a vast amount of smilies! ;3

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Hello! I'm Graham, a disabled twenty-something nonbinary folk living in Louisiana. I have too many animals for my own good; two kitties named Percy and Snowfeet, a dog named David, three goldfish, and a tortoise. It feels like a zoo sometimes, but I love all of 'em. When I'm not spending time on CS, I'm usually playing video games, making vines of my cats, drawing, or hanging out with my siblings and friends. I'm an oekaki mod and specialise in handling oekaki-related issues around site. If you ever need any help, or just want a friendly chat, feel free to message me! (:

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I'm a young college girl living in the northeast United States. I love playing oboe and piano and writing the novel I hope to one day publish, and in fact musical performance and creative writing are my areas of study! I love all animals but currently only keep 3 freshwater aquariums housing bettas and other tropical fish. When I'm not on CS, you can most likely find me spending time with my wonderful boyfriend, writing, or working on my aquariums. If you ever need anything from me please don't hesitate to ask!

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When I was younger I dreamed of becoming a professional ballerina, but now I’m just a girl in my early twenties who lives on top of a mountain. My husband and I have two adorable feline companions: Josie the tabby and Luna the Scottish fold. I love reading fantasy and YA novels while I study to become an IT professional, hopefully with a little creative writing on the side. If you're looking for me I can usually be found eating something sweet, curled up on the couch with my laptop and a cat.

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I'm one of those odd twenty-some-odd years old women living in the USA. I'm currently studying to become a high school English teacher. As of March 21st 2014 I live with my sweet husband, playing Halo and watching random movies. When I'm online, you'll most often see me mucking about in the CS adoptables boards, I might have a slight character addiction... Anyway, give me a shout if you need anything, I can at least point you in the right direction!

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I'm a young woman in my late teens to early twenties who is currently attending college, hoping to get a degree in the arts and one day work for Disney. I'm considered a human encylopedia full of some of the most random of information in many fields of interest. I also own five crazy fluff ball pups that I absolutely love. I dabble in many hobbies such as art, music and writing. Some of my hobbies other than the arts include video games, reading, and many tv shows. I tend to be found glued to my computer writing and proofreading, as well as roleplaying, doodling in some way or another, or with my nose in a good book.

You may have seen me before in my former role as general helper and I still have the same 'open-door' policy, so please don't hesitate to contact me for anything what so ever, as long as you don't mind rambling. I promise I don't bite c:

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I'm a young adult living in the midwest of the United States. I'm currently attending college to get a degree in economics. I absolutely love reading and can never have enough books. Other interests of mine include writing, and acting. I love shows like Sherlock, Doctor Who, and Supernatural. I have a fabulous border collie named Kandihar. Don't be scared to drop me a PM for anything; I'm a lighthearted person and I promise I don't bite. :3

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Hey there! I'm a goat-obsessed female currently studying a BA in Geography, working as a transcriber for African migrants settling in Britain and spending what little time I have left at rugby training. I adore travelling and experiencing the obscure, weird and wonderful and enjoy encompassing what I learn into my writing. Although I don't have a lot of spare time left over for roleplaying, I adore throwing myself head-first into the fictional world of OCs and feels.

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I am a girl in my mid-twenties that lives in the Midwestern United States. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Sciences and currently work at a Veterinary Clinic. My husband and I have quite a few animals at home, including some cockatiels, 3 dogs, 4 aquariums ranging from 10 gallons to 75 gallons, and 2 Betta fish. As you can tell, it is pretty much a small zoo at my house. Some of my other hobbies include working and modding my Dodge Charger RT <3, drawing, fishing, and playing games. I am a really friendly person and always try to be as helpful as I can, so never be afraid to drop me a PM if you ever need anything C:

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I'm a young woman, born in Colombia, but have lived in Denmark my entire life. I'm currently applying for the university to study German, while I wait for a pupil spot as a dog groomer. I got an Akita Inu dog named Silver, who I call my fuzzy bear <3 My hobbies are to draw and to cosplay. I go to conventions often, and uses a lot on time on planning my next cosplay. I'm obsessed with a Danish soda called "Squash", and loves to eat corn from a can too~ Feel free to drop me a PM if you got any question :>

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I am a Canadian college student. I’m currently studying animation (3D) and hope to work for DreamWorks someday. I’m a writer and I love art, sometimes I will mix the two and make comics, I hope to have one of them published one day. When I’m not drawing, writing or at school, I’m hiding away on CS or playing with one of my two cats. I love all things fantasy, nerdy and I love watching cartoons.

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I'm a young woman in the late teens / early twenties range hailing from the little corner of the USA known as New Jersey. I'm obsessed with history, particularly 18th century and American in general. Outside of CS, I enjoy reading and writing, listening to all kinds of music, taking long walks with my dog, and playing Pokémon games. As for real life pets, I currently live with one dog, four cats, and two guinea pigs. I also have a dream of becoming a pilot one day!

Two of my favorite things to do on here are getting to know new people and answering questions, so my inbox is always open if you want to send a message! I'm not the person to ask about trade fairness, but I should be able to help with most other site questions. Along with being a native English speaker, I've also been studying German for some years now, so ... wenn ihr wollt, dürft ihr mir auf Deutsch schreiben!

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I'm Spotty, a Swedish woman in my mid twenties. Until recently I studied at university but now I'm on my way out into the real world. I love tea, I like animals and art and I have a general interest in science. I used to be a General Helper before I became a moderator so don't hesitate to PM me your questions.

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Hey, I'm Calico! I'm a young woman currently living atop a large rock in southern Canada. I love fiction in all mediums, especially fantasy and sci-fi. My favourite things are cats, tea, and the colour purple, and I spend far too much time here on CS. Feel free to PM me if you need anything; I'm always happy to help. C:

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Greetings fiends friends, I hail from Australia and am fortunate enough to reside on the traditional land of the Kaurna people. Kaurna miyurna, Kaurna yarta, ngadlu tampinthi. I'm a second generation Polish (Cześć, jak się masz?) individual who is owned by three Miniature Pinscher boys; Remy, Jacques and Étienne. I like long walks on the beach or in the forest, travelling, reading fantasy novels, table top gaming and kitchen experimentation. I have an unhealthy obsession with all things Halloween. Would you like to know more? Please contact me at your earliest convenience! On a more serious note, feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns - my inbox is always open.

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Hello, I am a Turkish girl in my late teens. I live in South East Asia with my parents and one little sister. Drawing, photography, reading horror stories, collecting origami stars and Homestuck are some of my interests. I have a love for art and enjoy messing around with as many different styles and mediums as possible, be it digital or traditional. I aspire to be some sort of artist when I grow up and I am currently studying Game Design. I speak both English and Turkish although my Turkish can improve. One last thing you should know about me is that the Ğ in my username is silent. I bet you've been pronouncing my name wrong this whole time.

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I am a college-bound student hoping to study elementary education along the West Coast of the U.S. It's been my dream since I was little to become a teacher, and possibly teach abroad. I'm also a Victorian era fanatic, Disney and Marvel lover, extreme roleplayer, avid dancer, and world traveler. Basically, a nerd with way too much time on her hands. Most days you'll find me glued to my computer watching the latest British TV show, or with my nose stuck in some extremely old book wishing I lived in an era without technology. However, I do like to use my computer to communicate with the lovely members of CS, so feel free to pop me a PM anytime!

Artists
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Let's see... I guess I'm just some brazilian girl with an irrational love for biology, Sonic, dragons and a certain demonic cat called Billy... who is most likely either climbing my curtains or chewing my plushies as you read this. My interests involve stuff like cinema, cartoons, DC Comics, greek mythology, fanfiction and books. Writing is also a great passion of my life, so much I've been working on a book series project of mine for the past eight years. Getting it done and published one day is a huge dream of mine! Now, regarding my art, another of my massive passions, I'm a self taught artist who has been drawing since... forever! I specially love to plan up realistic species and headworld concepts. To me there's no better feeling than that of bringing your fantasy creations to life through lots of realism-based planning, writing and designing. The same for characters, since dealing with their personality and backstories through psychology is absolutely fascinating.

But oh well, I'd better stop before I babble about this all day XD. You're always free to toss me a PM, though. I love to chat and I swear my stupidity is not contagious.

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I like to draw stuff!

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I'm an artist with many interests, happy to help when and where I can! If you want to know something in particular about me, don't hesitate to ask. ^ ^

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I'm a Northern USA girl who spends most of her days shaking her fist at her non-working kidneys and doing some freelance art on the side. I'm a traditional animal artist and have a love for Breyer remaking and collecting. I have two cats- Nefarious Kitty and Fondue- and if you're not careful will probably tell you all sorts of stories about them like a crazy cat lady. People often mistake my shy nature for being mean, but I'm not! I can probably be lured out with bacon and shiny things.

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Greetings! Do sit down and join me for a spot of tea while I regale about myself. I'm a british lady, born and bred. I've been working on CS since 2008 and was originally a site moderator. I changed to an artist sometime around 2010 because I was making a loooot of items for the site. My work on site now mainly consists of creating various items for pet dressup, I do so love to see fashionable dressups! I mostly lurk around the forums and clean up a little here and there, I also do not mind a casual chat, so feel free to pop over for a chat but bring some cake, alright?

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I'm a french girl born and living near Paris. I have been drawing since I was 2, and I used to draw very often and always. I studied in an animation school but I discovered it wasn't for me, I finally hate animating. I finished my studies and now I'm looking for a job in illustration for magazines. I love animals and especially horses, cats, panthers, tanuki and... pigeons. I to love draw animals but also humans. My favorite own characters are mostly human characters, and mostly inspired by or based on real people. I can't draw without listening to music. I'm a Mylène Farmer fan since 1997, but I love also a lot of other music. I love accordion and polka music, Irish and Celtic music, some Japan electro bands, and I like some rock music too. And in food, as a good french girl, I love cheese (especially cheeses from Savoy) and pork meat products. xD

My dream is actually to travel and visit USA, I hope I will be able to do it one day. *_*

Other team members
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Call me Ceru! I'm an American teenager who spends the majority of her time acting in local productions; I hope to someday make acting into a career. The rest of my days are spent playing Starbound, working on art, and trying to calm down my high-anxiety Shiba. I really love meeting new people and chatting with other community members, so feel free to shoot me a PM!

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Like Tess and Nick I live in New Zealand. Tess and I are best friends in real life and have been since we were 12 or 13. I study English, Theatre and Linguistics at University while working as a librarian. I do lots of acting in my spare time and hang out with Tess when we were not doing assignments for Uni. Some of my interests include Japan, anime, Batman (hence my custom) and of course theatre, film and literature. Though I'm not actually a moderator don't be afraid to PM me because I can help out with any discrepancies you might have. I do a small amount of moderation but the moderators are so amazing at their job I'm hardly needed.

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Hey there! I'm an American art college freshmen looking to major in illustration who misses her cats and dogs back at home. You might see me floating around the art forums and especially the Minecraft fan club. I love all kinds of art medias, video games (especially Minecraft), all types of music, and talking with my friends! I love having more friends to talk to, so if you want to chat or have any questions, just PM me!

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I am a teenager living in the UK with my four Jack Russell Terriers and two ferrets. Some of my hobbies include reading and drawing, usually whilst listening to Welcome to Night Vale or Breaking Benjamin. Feel free to message me, I love to chat! ^w^

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I'm the site archivist, and occasional artist. My hobbies include art, character collecting and video gaming. I'm a big fan of Transformers and Zoids among other things.

Guest artists and retired staff
Aesse is a guest artist
Berkshire is a guest artist
BlueAura is a guest artist
bouquetblu was a guest artist in 2010 and an official artist in 2011
Celina Meijra was a moderator for our International Forum
cervas was a moderator for our International Forum
Captain Wolfe was an artist until 2009
Chia was an artist from 2012 to 2014, and created background artwork for special events
Cloudsong was a roleplay mod from 2012 to 2014
Clowesia was a roleplay mod from 2011 to 2012
Compumon was a moderator on the forums from 2009 to 2013
~DarkenedGlory~ is a guest artist
Diana is a guest artist
DisabledLlama is a guest artist
equimagine was our horse artist until 2010
Kitsune-chan was a moderator on the forums, she left our team in 2010
Lady was a moderator on the forums from 2008 to 2011
Lawliet was an artist with us until 2010. She worked with Tess to develop our lion, deer and fennec fox linearts
Leurai was an Oekaki Moderator since 2009, and an artist from 2011 to 2013
Lilian Nightshade is a guest artist
Malk was a site artist and provided us with several linearts from 2009 to 2012
Mausoleum was our archivist in 2009
Moonflight was with us from 2008 to 2012. Her main role was archivist, but also filled various other positions including making pets and items
moonlily was a global moderator from 2011 to 2013
Nepherim is a guest artist
Nouky is a guest artist
Rainbow Dash contributed to the stamp colleciton as a guest artist
Ricorn was a global moderator and admin assistant from 2009 to 2014
SaltyToothpaste worked with Tess to develop our new growable cat lineart, and created background artwork special events
Satamoru was a global moderator from 2011 to 2014
Selcouth was an artist from 2008 to 2012
Shadow was a global moderator from 2009 to 2013
Shima.Luan was an artist in 2009 and 2010
Solfeggio was a fanart archivist from 2012 to 2014
Tiikeria was a global moderator from 2011 to 2013
wibeke was a fanart archivist from 2012 to 2014
Wrath & Sacred was a moderator for our International Forum
yearofdragon is a guest artist