a) don’t have access to the video that’s gif’d because you don’t know where it’s from or you don’t know how to download it. Which already proves that making gifs is difficult because of the time spent video hunting and downloading. (You’d be surprised how hard it is to download videos from certain websites.)
b) don’t have access to photoshop, because you’re not sure how to download it, or you do have it but don’t know how to work it. Which again, proves making gifs is difficult because it’s more than just right clicking then saving as (which is what reposting is - so if you catch yourself doing this, stop!) You have to learn how to use photoshop to actually make a gif, and to actually use photoshop you have to know how and where to download it. Some people even pay for it, and it’s extremely unfair to those that do because something they essentially paid for is getting stolen from them.
Gifs are not even just about being able to do the basic load files into stacks or import layers from frames, whichever method of gif making you prefer. Nope. It’s about coloring as well, which makes your gif unique and different from someone else’s. People spend time making their gifs look nice in addition to spending their time looking for the right video and whatnot.
So have some respect for people that do their best to provide you with pretty gifs on your dashboard to reblog >:(
(No, it does not count if you repost someone’s gif and “give credit”, especially if the source is “it’s not mine but I found it on Google”. Tumblr made a beautiful function called a REBLOG. Use it. It’s your best friend.)
Next time you say, “everyone reposts” or “they’re just gifs”, keep in mind making gifs isn’t actually as easy as some people belittle it to be! Try making gifs for yourself and see how hard it is. Really, try.
(And if you’re thinking, “oh making gifs is so easy! I’ve tried it!” then it literally costs you $0.00 to make your own gifs and gain notes through your own hard work.Seriously. Stop taking credit for someone else’s hard work.)
Stopping reposts can happen if you take a step to stop yourself from reposting and letting others know why it’s bad too. If no one tells you what you’re doing is wrong, how would you know what you’re doing isn’t right? One by one, we can all eventually stop reposting because it’s very disrespectful to artists (yes, gif makers are considered artists too).
If you want notes, earn them yourself just like how every original content makers do. And even if you can’t make anything yourself, don’t be mean. Support people’s works.
(This applies to everyone that makes original content, fan art, fan fiction, graphics, etc. The steps in between to make them are different, but reposts affect all of us the same. Please stop reposting and respect the artists.)
listen i love bmc and all the ships, but can we talk abt friendships for a sec???
michael and rich going to 711 at 2 am together after neither of them can sleep. christine introducing chloe to some nerdy tv show and then them binge watching it for an entire weekend together. brooke and jeremy playing lazer tag against jake and jenna and losing by so much, jesus christ. jake and christine?? amazing friends, they watch star trek together. michael braiding brooke’s hair and listening as she complains about her parents. jeremy teaching jake about video games and talking about how much better michael is at them. jenna and christine gossiping together until far too late o’clock. them all going to pride together bc no one is straightaka the Purest Concept.
What she means:
In one episode of The Fairly Odd Parents, Timmy’s dad stops wearing pants because as he explains, “Pants are for squares.” Was he referencing SpongeBob SquarePants? And another Fairly Odd Parents episode involves Timmy meeting the king of Atlantis, who says that he once ate an underwater squirrel. Holy shit, was that Sandy, or at least one of her relatives? In fact, an episode of Jimmy Neutron where Jimmy was swimming in the ocean showed a pineapple on the ocean floor. Was that another SpongeBob reference? We already know that Jimmy Neutron and The Fairly OddParents had a couple crossover specials.
And remember when the Rugrats met the Wild Thornberrys? Or when iCarly and Victorious met up at Kenan Thompson’s house? Or when a Crash Nebula video game was seen in an arcade in Danny Phantom? Or when Drake and Josh’s nerdy friends Craig and Eric appeared at a convention to see iCarly? What about all those video games where multiple Nicktoons join forces to fight evil? Does this mean that all Nickelodeon shows exist within the same universe?
time-travel au except instead of anakin/obi-wan/padmé going back in time, it’s one or a few of the Brothers
can you imagine what that would be like?
qui-gon and obi-wan are fighting darth maul on naboo, maul is clearly winning, and out of nowhere there’s this h u g e surge in the force
everyone is disoriented, maul recovers first and moves to deliver a killing blow, and all of a sudden he gets shot in the back like 27 times
in the background there’s the nearly incoherent babble of “kriffing hells that hurt what was it what happened holy shit that’s a sith that is definitely a sith should we shoot it sir we should definitely shoot it it’s about to kill a general we have to help did we kill it is it dead it’s gotta be dead now go check it i don’t want to check it let’s just shoot it again there it’s gotta be dead now are you alright generals”
maul is definitely dead, the energy shield things power down, obi-wan rushes to his master’s side and the incoherent babble gets louder as they’re suddenly surrounded by a team of men in white and blue armor all scrambling to provide aid
obi-wan, satisfied that his master isn’t going to get himself fucking m u r d e r e d any time soon, turns to examine to newcomers
a hush falls over the group when they see his face
then, out of the silence, comes “….holy kriff, sir, your boyfriend is a b a b y” followed by one of the men smacking the back of another’s helmet with a loud crack and growling “shut the fuck up, fives”
everyone is very confused for the foreseeable future
(bonus: the Brothers are d e l i g h t e d to meet baby!anakin, and he is equally delighted. no one else is delighted by a group of highly-trained soldiers calling a 9yo “general” and visibly restraining themselves from doing exactly what he tells them at all times.)
fuck I wish I could be like all the body positive ppl in the world who are so happy being overweight idk why I’m so obsessed w getting skinny like fat people lead beautiful and happy productive lives & im sitting here googling how many calories are in a fckin dragon fruit I’m so miserable I just want to not care about it?? I want to not care about my weight??
… I really, really, really don’t know how to feel. (Serves me right for asking for shounen ai plot during that last chapter.;;;)
Because yes, it is obvious that Zhanxi has had that in mind for days, ever since Jian Yi ran away from his house.
It’s clear that he was thinking about it when he turned down that girl in favor of Jian Yi.
It was bound to happen after Jian Yi disappeared. We never knew what was going on in his mind during those days. We just know that he’s been watching and waiting and waiting.
And in a way, it actually feels right that he’s the one finally asking the question out loud. Before, it was a different thing. The question he asked obviously upset Jian Yi.
It could be that the waiting “groomed” him, prepared him to receive the answer. Hearing that answer, however, does not mean accepting it. Just because he’s ready to listen to Jian Yi’s confession, it doesn’t mean that he’ll respond favorably or that he’ll return the feelings. There is hesitation, a slight pause before asking him the question…
… but there’s also a look in his eyes that reflects his usual personality: firm, accepting, and caring.
He probably knows the answer. And whatever happens, however he may act, Zhanxi is nothing but honest. His frankness, however, could be painful, because if he followed this up with something like “You’re my best friend” again…
(See what I’m doing? I’m actually getting ready to have my heart broken one more time.)
But it would be worse if the one saying that was Jian Yi. If anything, it’s Jian Yi’s answer I’m more afraid of. If he’s just his usual carefree persona and says yes, then there’s a chance things will flow naturally. But if he’s afraid of being rejected, of forcing his feelings -or himself- on Zhanxi once again…
… if he plays it down…
… then something might change. And if he lied? … I don’t know how Zhanxi would react.
Aaah, I don’t want to overthink this… Thank you, OX, for giving me all these feelings. Next time don’t give them to me mixed, okay? XD