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A PLZ account is a regular DeviantART account which was created purely for the use of the avatar. Usually the Icons are meme-related and they are extremely popular in DeviantART.
They are called Plz Accounts due to the mass majority of them ending in the 3 letters ‘PLZ’ to not only ensure a usable DeviantART name is not taken, but to also identify their purpose.
Types of plz accounts
There are PLZ accounts which can be combined together, to form a bigger image. A good example is the Wormhappyplz (pictured), created by Billythegoat101. It is a worm version of the Awesome Smile, with various things to customize it, like a bikini, a big mouth, arms, etc.
Longcatarmplz, longcatheadplz, longcatbodyplz, longcatbody2plz, longcatbody3plz, longcatfeetplz and longcattailplz together form a picture of longcat.
Because the maximum size of an User avatar in DeviantART is very Limited (50×50 pixels) some pictures are too big.
So the users creates various plz accounts, that together form a bigger picture. (This can be called either Combo or Mosaic
Reaction Guys is one of the Newest Examples.
“Complete-it-yourself” Plz accounts
A plz account with one picture that is missing a part (like a body of a lady or a hat), and you can use any plz account to complete it.
The La is an emoticon (not a plz account) in deviantArt, with shows a green emoticon with his mouth open, shaking his arms. The emoticon is very popular on deviantArt, which led to many variations.
(Complete list of La’s)
Another common thing is that the users can create Mini-stories with PLZ accounts.
For Example, if you type Correctly the Following HTML code in DeviantART
:iconorelseyouwilldieplz::iconsaysplz:Join me Link and I will make your face the greatest in Koridai.
:iconmystuffplz::iconsaysplz:No way! You’re boring.
:iconyoumustdieplz::iconsaysplz:Then you must die!
:iconexplosionplz::iconsaysplz: Link dies
You will Get the Following Story with Images!
Join me Link and I will make your face the greatest in Koridai.
No way! You’re boring.
Then you must die!
Of course, some Users create and use PLZ account for personal use, (Mostly for Role playing or to Spread a Message)
Due to the popularity and the big number of PLZ accounts, some users created Accounts or Groups, where they list the most of them.
Some Examples are: