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Where Is My Wizard Hat?

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He/Him. A Draftsman, an Artist, an Excellent GM. Has had the Nick Cage thumbnail since Obama’s first term. Proud Space Battler and Sufficient Velocity...er(?)

We lost our dad three days ago. It still hasnt fully sinked in to me because i was sure he was gonna survive the icu i was sure he was gonna wait for me to make a way for him to get the bypass surgery. We had plans we had so much plans

Making this post is hard for me, i dont know where to start i dont know what to say. My mind is scrambled and frozen at the same time

All i know is despite losing our dad, life goes on for the world. Time doesnt stop like it's did for us for the past three days

All i want to do is curl up, cry, disassociate forever

But i have a mom and three younger brothers who need me, i still have two babies who are waiting for me to get them back

Funeral expenses, pending hospital and icu bill from my dad's stay, homeless again because of the earthquake last week, food, medicines for my mom and brother, essentials and we still have that bank and electricity problem

I truly dont know where to start but we still need lots of help, im hopeless right now and depressed, im lost i dont know what to do again. Feels like the world is so against us, feels like we're always at the bottom

Please, if you have the means to help us. If you can spare us please PLEASE im begging. Please. Any amount helps us start again, we just want to give our dad a proper burial, please if you can please

RIGHT NOW WE NEED TO PREPARE A FUNERAL FOR MY DAD BUT FIRST WE NEED TO PAY THE HOSPITAL A QUARTER OF HIS ENTIRE BILL SO WE CAN GET HIS BODY OUT

WE NEED 1,000$ BY SUNDAY

I KNOW IT SEEMS I ALWAYS GO ON HERE IN THE LAST MINUTE BUT THAT'S BECAUSE I DO EVERYTHING I CAN DO FIRST HERE OUTSIDE, BEGGING ON THIS WEBSITE IS ALWAYS MY LAST RESORT WHEN I'VE EXHAUSTED ALL OUR OPTIONS :(

We've buried our dad, we had a peaceful send off for him. I know he's on his way home. Maybe not to us, but somewhere he could finally rest. I just hope he stays warm on his way, it's been cold and rainy these days

Thank you to everyone who generously spared us, with what you can. This was all because of you all. I, my mom, and my three brothers are forever grateful for your help

We're still currently homeless and been living in the cemetery where our dad is for the past two days. We aren't allowed here but the caretaker is kind enough to cover for us

As ashamed and sorry i am to ask again for help, I'm still willing to do it for my family. So here i am, desperately asking again for little help, just so we can survive the next few days, months

I don't know where to start, but eating would be nice

So if anyone has a spare again, I'm setting up a $500 dollar goal just so we can all eat and sleep safely for the next three weeks while i look for a job i can hold down

I love that Leverage really goes out of it’s way to show us that just because you break the ‘rules’, it doesn’t mean you’re breaking the rules. Rules and laws and society are all made up, at the end of the day, and all you really have is your own moral compass and sense of justice; is this just to you? Is it right? Should it be OK for companies to put people in insurmountable debt for the rest of their lives just because our medical care is so expensive in this modern day and age? No law or rule should change what you know in your heart is right and wrong, and I think that’s the key thing that makes someone a good person in my eyes.

#there was a time when parker wouldn’t have noticed, #not because she lacked the capacity to care, #but because she had narrowed herself, #to stay alive she cut off as many unnecessary things as possible, #watching her get them all back, #is one of the glories of this show (via @seananmcguire)

Leverage hands down has the best character development I’ve ever seen.

This scene hit me like a brick. My parents were hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt when I was 16 bc I’d had cancer the year before (my treatment ended up being free but the initial ER bills and such were not).

But somewhere along the line they just… Disappeared. My mom says they’re not being paid and they’re not in collections. It’s almost as if someone out there did…exactly what Parker did.

Ever since I saw this the first time, I’ve imagined it was Parker doing it. That she and Hardison had a free weekend and decided to take it out on a collections agency. That I was one of the lucky ones who got a little Leverage.

Okay but like yeah, that is actually a thing that happens, albeit not exactly like this. I don’t remember the exact process but basically there’s a booming industry to sell peoples debt - the business you owe money to sells it to someone else for a fraction of the money owed, wipes their hands of the whole affair, and now whoever bought your debt is riding your ass to get you to give the money to the. But it’s also entirely possible for people to just… buy up massive amounts of debt for pennies on the dollar, and then just. Forgive it. Because capitalism is a living nightmare, but the system is broken enough that it’s possible to exploit it for good sometimes.

Like, the main reason I know about this is because John Oliver did a piece on debt buying a few years ago, and ended it by revealing that he’d bought 15 million dollars worth of medical debt just so he could forgive all of it. Both to expose how broken the system was because some random fucker like him could buy millions of dollars in peoples debt with zero regulations, and also just to take the record for biggest TV giveaway in history.

HOLY SHIT. I didn’t know this charity existed.

Something great about that website linked above (ripmedicaldebt.org), is that you can donate what you can. They pile it together with everyone else’s donations to buy debt. So if you can only put $5 in, it still does some good. You don’t have to buy someone’s entire debt.

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. . . What does he think most medical doctors are going to do for a stroke in that situation, apart from dialing 911? Especially if their specialization is in something other than, like, neurology or emergency medicine. How much can they really accomplish for a stroke at a dinner party, without any medications or medical equipment?

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Distant Memories // Spoilers for the AA Manga! (but you knew that-)

Time for our Gay Lawyers-

holy- pearly are you trying to kill him-

welp- now he's drowning. phoenix go get ur man

ah yes, tsundere edgeworth

“Why do people like a character who’s committed war crimes but hate this other character just because they’re annoying” because it’s fiction Susan, and being annoying in fiction is a greater sin than being a supervillain, because it won’t make me want to read about them. It isn’t difficult to understand

“It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.” (Oscar Wilde)

The war crimes are fictional but my annoyance is real.

I went into dracula daily knowing almost nothing abt dracula and I absolutely could not have predicted a single thing that's happened so far. canon wife guy johnathan harker goes on a quick business trip and gets homoerotically kidnapped by an eccentric teaboo who is also pretending to be his own servants when johnathan isn't looking. meanwhile his fiancée's bestie has been proposed to by three different men, including a 1897 podcaster and a cowboy. dracula steals johnathan's credit card and starts wearing his clothes around town, then boards a ship and eats the entire crew before realizing he doesn't know how to drive. the anime boy hasn't even shown up yet.

Wow i hope all landlords in the world die

for ppl wondering i saw this yesterday on twitter and read some of this (honestly couldn’t handle reading it depth but i skimmed), the victim was a Black senior citizen and apparently they were taking this money out of this woman’s government benefits. additionally her neighbors were worried about her and did try to get police involved within a month of her death (still unknown at the time) AND they made complaints about the smell and flies.

nothing was done at any point to figure out what had happened to this woman by anyone with any authority or power to do so. and i think knowing she was a Black elderly woman specifically is important to how this situation played out

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I'll never forgive the jojo fandom for making jotaro the dolphin man. HE MADE HIS THESIS ON STARFISH HIS OFFICE IS FILLED WITH STARFISH HE READS ABOUT STARFISH IN FUCKING SDC "bbut he wore dolphin pins during part four!!!" GUESS WHAT HE WAS WEARING HEAD TO TOE DURING PART SIX. I HATE YOU.