This is sort of an explanation/continuation of On Pricing and Turnaround Time. I have been annoyed with the prices I have been receiving for my artwork as of late, and have been finding it hard to work on anything but freebies, especially with how much drama I've had to deal with, both for freebies and other adopts.
To put it simply, it does not matter how hard it was or how long it took for you to earn those points, they have a set value, and I will treat them based on that value. I do not care if you can buy thousands of points at a time or get a few points at a time through services like DAhub or through 1 point adoptables. Points still carry a value of one cent a piece (technically $1.25, but DA takes a cut when they are purchased. And they are always purchased by somebody at some point.) I fund all my groups, buy all my characters (such as my Kimori or the Kintaur I just purchased