..what's up with all the haters on my dash = =

today may not be a good time to post this and im sorry for blowing up ur notifs but what the fuck !!!! i hit 1.1k followers !!!! i usually do my follow forever posts at end of the year but i didn’t do this last year bc i was waiting to hit 1k ! now here i am !

i made this blog on april 21, 2014 and had my first post in may 1st of the same year then abandoned this blog and officially came back after a year and now this blog has been running since july 2015 lmao it took me 2 yrs to get 1k rip me

anyways! my experience here on tumblr is Awesome so far! (i am not being sarcastic) (or am i?) and i met great people thru here and have made a lot of amazing friends and lost quite a few, sadly

of course @ everyone thank you thank you thank you thank you all for making my tumblr experience great! i still don’t even understand why y'all still follow my lame ass trash of a blog but i couldn’t ask for more lol i love y'all for still keeping up

NOW all i wanted to do right now at this very fucking moment is to give my mutuals a Huge Shoutout for being so so fucking lovely and so so fucking awesome and so so fucking nice! (even tho i only every occasionally talked to some of you and wish i had the guts to talk to everyone), my sappy ff starts below! :)

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Tease

Vegas | Tease | Oops | D | Game | Mistake

Note: Here’s the second part to Vegas! You know that part in a concert where all the music just stops mid-song, and then it resumes after a couple of moments and it’s super awesome and amazing? Yeah, that’s what I tried to describe in this fic, but I don’t think I did it that well. Oh well. I did my best.

Word Count: 2782

Pairing: Daveed Diggs x Reader

Warnings: SMUTSMUTSMUTSMUT, car sex, the usual bad language

“No.” Daveed said for the third time.

“Why not?” You asked, groaning a bit.

“Because I don’t think it’s a good idea for you to come. It’s dangerous for you. Shows can get out of hand sometimes.”

Tonight, clipping. was scheduled for a pop-up show at a local bar and you were trying to convince Daveed to take you with him. The both of you had become friends with benefits after he ‘broke your curse’ of not being able to orgasm during sex with anyone else. You both satisfied each other’s needs when it was necessary, and you enjoyed this relationship that you both had, but there were certain things that you didn’t enjoy: he was overprotective.

“C’mon, D. I’m a grown woman, I can handle myself. You don’t have to treat me like a damsel in distress all the time.” You said, leaning against the counter. He wasn’t going to make you bring out the puppy dog eyes, was he?

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Flags (Part One) (Spideypool) (#PrideFic)

Happy Pride Month my Lovelies.

I had a request from a darling anon for Peter and Wade meeting at a Pride Parade, so here we go. Sticking with Andrew Garfield for Peter, Ryan Reynolds for Wade.

If you have a pairing you would like to meet during Pride Month/ at a Pride Event, toss me a message or something and I will see what I can do :)

Wave Your Flag, Babes. 

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J. Jonah Jameson– for all his asshole posturing and shouting and dropping f bombs like he was raining them down on the innocent people below– completely supported Pride Month.

Every June, he instructed his reporters to stop reporting on death and mayhem and that fucking spider and–and  this is a direct quote, mind you—
—–“find someone carrying a rainbow flag and make them a celebrity. This is Pride Month. So let’s show how fucking proud we are of all of them. Fucking ridiculous, people having to hide who they are from the world. Who the fuck cares? Fuck haters. Go find me someone fabulous and fucking flaming to interview. I expect rainbows and glitter and drag queens.”

Granted, Jameson’s attitude might not have been exactly politically correct, and maybe he used the wrong words to describe members of the LGBTQ community, and maybe he still came across as insensitive, but his heart was in the right place. And he certainly might have teared up once or twice or a dozen times when he heard that two of the male reporters in the bullpen were tying the knot finally. He also might have given them two weeks paid vacation for their honeymoon, and a giant bonus because he was so happy for them.

So, brushing aside the incorrect phrasing, and the insensitive but well meaning enthusiasm of the editor, the staff of the Daily Bugle just smiled and ‘yes sir’-ed and went out to follow his instructions– edited of course because a casting call for someone ‘fabulous and fucking flaming’ might not go over as smoothly with the real world.

No one knew why the cantankerous editor suddenly became pro-glitter during June, but they knew him well enough not to question it.

So when Jameson had yelled for Peter to stop photographing that “goddamn wall crawling pain in my ass and get down to the Parade and for gods sake wear something with a unicorn on it!”, Peter had just grinned and grabbed his camera and headed down town.

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Richonne(A dark skin reflection)

If you follow me, or have seen my posts, you know I am super Richonne affiliated. Why? I just love them. Not only do I love the characters, but the actors who portray the ship, Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira, do so perfectly.

But why do I just love them? It’s more than the trope of, “I am a dark skinned woman, thus I love this pairing because of that.” I love this pairing because of it’s bravery. Even in this modern world, others still can’t get over the fact that the most popular love interest for a white male lead CAN BE a dark skinned woman. It is not a crime. We need some loving too. Diversity, Inclusion, Representation: I’m all here for it.

Now this actress, Danai Gurira, is intelligent. Highly intelligent. How she handles criticism of this role, and let’s face it, the extreme hate she receives because of it, astounds me(I have never even seen a single retort back to the hate). She is nothing but a class act. I respect her because she understands how important it is to see a WOMAN who is beautiful, strong, complex, but knows she does not fit the standard acceptance of beauty.(She is super beautiful though. I would kill for her body, uggggggh).This makes her highly targeted, and often the only one singled out. Often times, when people down this ship, I’ll look at their profile and see countless photos of Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Tom Payne, but never much Michonne (Oh okay, Michonne is your favorite character, but I ain’t seen her ass in any picture or gifset I done flicked by on your dash. But I digress).

We are talking about the most watched show in television history. This coupling is seen over the entire world. What blows my mind even more is that the lead star, you know Andrew Lincoln, has actively campaigned for the pairing to be realized on the television screen. Now, this man has not seen one episode of his own show, but is aware of the magnitude that the Rick and Michonne pairing would have on the world.

He has constantly said that this relationship would be inevitable, and now that it has come to fruition, I start seeing mini Merle’s come out the wood works. (What I’m seeing when I read hot button words like “cringe,” “uncomfortable,” “I just don’t understand,” “no chemistry,” “Rick’s not good enough for Michonne,” makes me upset.) Y'all really want to say, “That’ll be the day I see a nigga kissing Rick.”(At least Rick let Merle know what day it was). Ain’t no white meat or dark meat homeslice, lol.

So, what gets me is that I constantly hear “Michonne is great we love her. She is a bad ass. She is my favorite character. But, and l want you to listen to this big ass but, I don’t like her with Rick, our white male hero. She can take care of his kids and kill for him, put her life on the line for him, but not love him. That’s too much. That’s crossing the line.” I’ll proceed to ask why and get responses like. “I don’t like two strong characters together.”(Oh, so you like strong ass Daryl and strong ass Caryl together? Or a strong Maggie/strong Glenn? Or, strong Daryl with a strong Jesus?). OK, gotcha. Or, “I never saw this coming.” (I never saw Trump becoming president, shit happens). Roll with it.

I’ve recently read, “I can’t wait for her to die.”(Thanks for waiting, she won’t). Or, “why are you always attacking us for an opinion”(why you all up in the Richonne tag lurking and getting angry cause we getting spoiler after spoiler and just dancing and drinking our wine, eating our popcorn and preparing our caskets for 7b).

Guess what, I’m not fond of a lot of things. I don’t like watching water polo( I don’t actively care if others know that fact or not). That’s like me going on every social media account and screaming to everyone “I like all water sports, swimming, diving, you name it, but I don’t know, water polo makes me uncomfortable. I want to barf when I see water polo. That’ll be the day I see water polo being played.” (See, that sounds silly as hell). This is how y'all sound with your dehydrated selves.

Richonners, y'all are lovely people. I’ve never liked a fandom so much. Nothing but positivity comes from us. I even support many other ships ( Caryl, desus, gleggie, tara/ denise, aaron/eric. I even low key ship carol/Morgan, carol/Ezekiel). So just stop it haters. Stop lying to yourselves.

That dark skin has some mighty power, if it gets your panties in a bunch like that. Here’s some Gatorade for that salt y'all be losing in the tag.

Originally posted by gatorade

anonymous asked:

(1/6) as a kl shipper, i wanna say from the bottom of my heart: thank you thank you thank you. so many times i've wanted to shout stuff like "why do yall hate k/eith so much" and "you guys never cared abt s/hiro or a/llura, let alone s/hallura" and "why do you want so bad for this writer/artist to be a p/dophile godDAMN" like, holy shit. u beautiful salty jem of a pearl at the bottom of this tumultuous fandom ocean. -

- (2/6) even your blog title is golden, bc it feels like so many people are so deluded, trying to make a ship, something you’re supposed to sit back and enjoy, into a sort of spiteful activist bullshit-filled “movement” like what??? and telling folks to unfollow if they ship s/haladin bc they’re “cleaning out they’re blog”, like, fuck off??? sorry but here’s a salt-filled rant and i don’t know where else to put it so here! -

- (3/6) side note, i’m rly trying to get across to you that i’m NOT being sarcastic abt how much i want you to keep doing your thing, bc now they’re trying to tackle RACISM. in grosser and grosser ways every day! calling some of the only asian rep i see in media “white-passing” and saying that l/ance can’t have a last name that isn’t 1000% authentically cuban, whatever that means, buncha hypocritical racists. i have never been so angry and ashamed of a fandom. -

- (4/6) it’s gotten to the point where i, someone who ships kl and NOT sk (just my personal tastes), am rly happy to see any sk on my dash bc that poster must have been so brave! to post something as simple as sk hugging or smooching or whateverthefuck, i don’t care! you do you! fuck all these nasty haters, THEY’RE the toxic ones who just want someone to hate! yall deserve props! -

- (5/6) also, my compliments to the chef regarding that pining k/eith theory, it’s So Good, like i ghostwrote it somehow. the whole “projecting onto l/ance” thing (which is being done to a painful degree, i can testify) tries so hard to remove or overvalidate his flaws that it’s laughable. making lance into an insecure martyr angst-sponge hybrid with no agency and no room for personal growth, it’s sooo bad. -

- (6/6) and villainizing everyone else! reminds me of that jaden smith tweet: “when i die, then you will realize” shit he wrote when he was like 14. transparent af, like we get it, you’re insecure. and sometimes i WANT to hop aboard the black paladin lance train, but it’s always this idealized version of him that’s almost unrecognizable, and it’s at the expense of better black paladin candidates. goddamn ok, that was all my salt for the time being! much love, thank you and goodnight!

This is one of those asks that I’d love to keep in my inbox forever, but I’ve spent the last three days trying to come up with a response because you deserve one.

I think we’re all aware that tumblr is an explictly shitty place when it comes to “activism”. There’s this black-white-mentality that anything and anyone needs to be put in a box based on whether they agree with someone’s world views. Everything needs to conform to a specific label too, fiction is only allowed to be healthy, you condone what you enjoy etc., and the #1 argument by people on this site, also widely used by antis, is “Think about the children” but also “Expect everyone else to take care of you”.

People actively go into tags of pairings they hate and then yell about how triggered they are. Really? I’ve been repeatedly told to kill myself because I liked something they didn’t (and I’m talking about my 99.5% discourse-free main blog, not this one where I passively seek out conflict). You either conform to the popular way of thinking (shipping, in this case) or you’re irredeemable trash and a threat to the public. Any shit you get over having your own opinion will be justified because you deserve to be punished for thinking on your own. Tumblr mentality is the modern equivalent to medieval politics.

Fandom always has a terrible side - I know - but the Vo/tron fandom has become a place where people tear each other down rather than block the content they don’t want to see. Converting people to one’s own thinking has becume such an essential part of “activism” to the point where people forming their own opinions and learning about an issue on their own pose a threat.

In the Vo/tron fandom you see this toxic mentality with K/ance, rabid L/ance stans, anti Sha/adins and so on. You said everything I’ve been trying to say since I made this blog, and it saddens me that people can only safely voice their opinions and concerns when hidden behind the Anon feature.

Fandom isn’t always fun, but the Voltron fandom has become a place where people are too scared of posting their art or speaking up because they’ll legit receive death threats over liking a fictional ship. I don’t know if I’m doing a good job at pushing back against the anti side or if I’m just making it worse at this point. But salt, spite and messages like yours keep me going. 

“I think...” [Daveed X Reader]

A/N: literally though how amazing is Daveed great googly moogly

T/W: none

A/U: Modern

Words: 2286 

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“Break a leg!” You whisper-shout after your friend Jasmine, just as she’s about to walk onto stage. She gave you an excited smile over her shoulder and a thumbs up as she waltzed onto the stage of the Richard Roger’s theatre. 

You and Jasmine Cephas Jones had been best friends for almost 10 years now, essentially inseparable – even more so since you’d become roommates four years ago. You hung out back stage while she was at work many times, a lot more frequently since Jas started complaining about how often the other members would whine when you didn’t show your face at the theatre at least once a week. You were definitely part of the Hamilton family. 

You wandered back to Jas’s dressing room, pulling your laptop from your bag to work on an assignment and setting your music to shuffle. You half-heartedly hummed along to the various tunes, unconsciously letting the music flow through your ears and out your mouth. 

After about half an hour, you jumped to your feet and rested your laptop on Jasmine’s makeup table, rushing out to wait on the steps to see the rest of the cast as they came off stage. The dynamic had changed quite a bit since Lin, Leslie, Pippa and Daveed left the cast, but their replacements were all incredible people who you were quick to befriend. 

You bounced down the stairs and waited on the small landing in between the two flights to steps. It wasn’t long before you felt a pair of strong arms wrap around your waist from behind, lifting you off the ground and spinning you in a quick circle. 

“Y/N!” the voice shouted, still whizzing you around. 

“Oak I’m getting dizzy!” You laughed as Oak set you down, keeping his hands on your waist to balance you. You gave the burly man a tight hug, standing back afterwards to jokingly pinch his cheek. 

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All tea B.A.P in NYC

Hey I’m going to try to make this as short as possible and will omit real names for privacy purposes. Myself I will call Twix and my sister Skittles. Friday after work and school we decided to meet up to line up early for a spot for B.A.P since we had P 1 tickets. We were ready to go and packed a suitcase, snacks, and a tent while we headed to the venue Terminal 5. I had scouted a day before and knew we would be near the water so wanted to be prepared for the chilly winds. Most people on Facebook said they would start lining up around 12-1 in the morning so we took an Uber and got there around 11:20pm. We were so shocked when we saw that a line had already formed. Some people that were P 2 and P 3 had got there early Friday morning—talk about dedication. We were still in pretty good standing since there were about 14 people in line. We decided to set up shop and put up the tent, but the thing was we had never set up one before. Luckily there was a former Girl Scout in the group ahead of us that started to help. As we were clearly struggling trying to put up the tent, Almond Joy comes out of nowhere, and sets up the tent with us. Low key I just thought she wanted in on the tent because it was so cold; but, after we invited her in she politely declined and went back to laying under her blankets. There was an event going on at the venue and around midnight security comes out to tell us to disperse and we can’t stay there. They give us red tickets and tell us to come back in the morning. People converse for a little bit and post on the B.A.P NYC facebook for people not to line up until 9:30 am because of the special tickets.

After a few hours of sleep we decide to head back to terminal 5 dressed to the nines with our sleeping bags and blankets. Almond Joy arrives at the same time and we go find our spots next to the other red ticket holders. Everyone starts to make small talk about biases, dramas, and the big 3 while trying to keep warm but it’s so brick outside. My sister finds a kindred spirit in a baby we will call Jolly Ranchers and they are so cute with each other. Next to us is another duo with a crazy girl with a big personality named Sweet Tarts, and her bubbly bestie Twizzlers. Near the front of the line by the entrance this petite girl starts screaming “ Stop It Just Stop It”. It was loud and she starts spazzing out saying people are skipping the line. She argues that it’s not fair because she has been there all morning lined up since 3:00 am and how people have been freezing in the cold and it’s not fair about the red tickets. She is pissed and storms off to join the line with her banners. At about 9:30 am security comes out and moves the line closer to the venue and separates the red tickets holders from the regular ticket holders and directs us to the other side of Terminal 5 where we wait behind barriers. We take turns going to the bathroom and some people go to change or pick up some food—those chicken nuggets though delish! Another member of our crew Kit Kat bust out the card games which include the classic Uno and Cards against Humanity which is so hilarious. During this time the event staff were checking the lines and handing out wristbands for hi touch . We were later joined by my sisters friend named ChocoPie who actually came with plenty of snacks including Poki Sticks with ChocoPies and put the rest of our stuff in her car for storage.


We go off to the nearest deli to charge up all our devices and come back just in time to get our photo op packages and wristbands. The packages are totally random and I ask people what they got and most got Daehyun. I look at mine and initially I thought I received a signed album from Jongup but the group ahead of us told me it was Yongguk. I didn’t even have a chance because Skittles pounced on me lol. I traded her signed album for Daehyun and my Zelo cards I traded with someone else. Closer to the time of the concert people started getting hyped up and there’s press going around asking questions about the group and the fandom. You have people dancing, rapping, and singing. Our group the Velvet Rope (inside joke) is doing the most—you have Sweet Tarts and Chocopie busting out lyrics for Wake Me Up, Jolly Ranchers on the side with Kit Kat cracking up, Twizzlers is freaking us out with her trivia skills like how do you know what stuff animals everybody sleeps with lol all and all the interview was funny af. There’s these cute korean girls in front of us that start talking to ChocoPie that just so happen to know the same people. One of the girls actually has the same name as Jolly Ranchers so we’ll call her Juicy Fruit. Fast forward to it’s time to go into the venue and there’s this commotion near the front of the line. Apparently a lot of people in the front did not have the red tickets because security told them otherwise. Also there were not P 1 but were P 2 and P 3 anyway the guy in charge came and sorted everything out and they were allowed to stay on the line. Sweet tarts crazy self makes a last minute dash to a bathroom nearby and comes back right on time before we start heading in.

We make a mad dash to inside after getting our bags checked but barricade is gone ~ le sigh, but we still get pretty close. Our group is on the right side of the stage. The korean girls with ChocoPie are on my left and on my right is Kit Kat with the rest of the group. Everybody started coming in at once filling all the space around us in no time. The concert didn’t even start yet and on my back I could feel this girl super close and was laughing with her friend. I know that in the pit it gets crazy and packed. In my head I’m thinking to myself does she not feel my butt on her or does she not even care. So I’m listening to them and there’s three of them. One on my left had bright fire engine red hair, the one on my butt kind of reminds of Hyme from Rania, and there was another shorter girl to my right but behind Kit Kat. She tells the one in the middle I’m not staying here. Music comes and they start playing some old school 80′s or 90′s songs, like songs you would hear in karaoke. Everybody start singing Sweet Dreams by the Eurythimics. All of a sudden the lights dim, the countdown starts, and the babyz start chanting B.A.P. the dj comes out and starts mixing.  As soon as they came out we started screaming and everybody went nuts! I have to say that our group well the whole section was lit! There was so much energy yo it was crazy and I really didn’t that would enjoy it like I did here! One thing was that the girls behind us kept pushing us non stop and I turned to see who it was and it was the girl from before that was spazzing out let’s call her blowpop because she was acting up lol. She pushed KitKat and elbowed me in the sides. Her friend pushed Juicy Fruit but she locked arms with me and told me not to let go of her hand it was real in the pit omg like so bad. After blowpop knew she couldn’t push past us she bumrushed Jolly Ranchers but it did not work. The whole concert blowpop was like a little angry dog with the pushing it was pretty brutal. After awhile eventually the red headed friend stopped but blowpop never did until the very end. I’m trying to upload videos to this but yeah it’s a no go I think my files are too big or something I don’t know. I can talk about the interactions that we had. I came for Daehyun he is my bias but the maknaes came for me at this concert. Jongup is so fine like I couldn’t stop looking at him like what where did you come from? When I tell you he’s a bias wrecker that’s an understatement. He was all over the place pop locking and grinding all in your face lmao and gets an automatic invite to the cookout. He was looking at Kit Kat and she has the receipts. Youngjae was caught staring at her too. Mmh okay. Jolly Ranchers told me that she was dancing and just happened to look up to see Jongup staring at her like what and talking to Yongguk about it O_O he was definitely feeling the black girls that night I’ll say that. Blowpop was such a hater. That girl is straight crazy. Jolly Ranchers was so surprised that he was looking at her because she was so quiet and Blow Pop was screaming her head off. She told me everytime he came over to our side she kept elbowing her and Blowpop would try to mess up her videos when Zelo was in front of her. Yo that is so not cool. Jolly Ranchers got so mad at her she knocked the phone out her hand.  Zelo was another dark horse that I was not expecting to go all out for the concert. If Jongup is invited to the cookout he sure is bringing Zelo with him because that boy was not playing. He has such great stage presence and was so cute the whole night and was interacting with us the whole night I see you over there Zelo <3 It was so cute hearing him sing for his solo and I love his little dance he did with this giraffe headband on his head again I would upload the video but yeah. He fell down and was like I’m so tired of his dancing he was so cute. Coming for me?

I’m starting to get sleepy so I’m going to try to wrap this up real quick. Dae dae killed me with his vocals I was like liquid. In general all the songs were good but the songs that I could listen to were Fermata, I need You, Body & Soul I was done. Not to say that I didn’t like the upbeat songs like That’s My Jam, Bang x2, Spy, etc it’s just I love how they arranged those all together. Feel so good was great too. Youngjae solo was good too and I was surprised that he danced in the very beginning. Gukkie was a shy little turtle on our side and reminded me of a painting artist, or recluse and he was so happy I was just like awww. Skittles was losing her mind over how good he looked especially with the white shirt. Jongup solo was so damn sexy. The end. Himchan was so cool and I love how he interacted with people. Lisa the girl he picked was so cute and shy. I think when they did the love shot she just about died. He also got a real kick out of the pink sign someone made for him. I was so mad at him with that damn watergun. He would low key try to squirt you if you had your phone out. Skittles ducked out of the water and he laughed. He caught me I was too thru and ChocoPie started screaming at him playfully informally lol. Near the end of the concert people thought it was over but they came back out and people lost their minds again bad thing nobody wanted to leave because they thought it still wasn’t over lol. Hi touch was right after and the line was ridiculously long but what I didn’t like was how they was rushing people and screaming hurry up. KitKat told me that her, Jolly Ranchers, Sweet Tarts and Twizzlers had a plan.They rolled up to the table saying “ Ayeeee” with Youngjae and Zelo was like “ Ayeeeee”. There were some technical difficulties at the the table lol I’m not obligated to say what exactly lol but it gave Kit Kat a chance to have a moment with Youngae. For my high touch I made a mistake but it kind of helped me out a little bit in the end. I had my phone out in my hand not even paying attention really and I’m on my way walking to the table when the security screamed go back no phones no phones you will not be able to take a picture so I had to double back and put my phone in my pocket in the mean time two girls went in front of me flying by me. I almost missed Youngjae because he was the first one so I did a quick tap and hi with him and Zelo, but I had to slow down for Daehyun and held his hand told him I loved him all the while the lady is screaming at me to hurry up like excuse me lol and Jongup is laughing because I’m holding up the line XD  no fucks were given I don’t remember Himchan too much after hi five because I was being rushed and Gukkie had the biggest smile on his face when I hi touched. I almost left by mistake because you had to make a left to go back into the main hall. They grouped you by 10 with me and Skittles being on the end. We got lucky because I was the only one that wanted to take a picture with Daehyun and Skittles wanted Yongguk. I didn’t go when I was suppose to because it was suppose to be 5 at a time and I was number 6 but I did the numbers in my head. I noticed that 5 would stand in front and the others would kneel. I didn’t want to be on my knees so I just kept walking and just in time because I guess the girls didn’t figure out what was happening. The other four weren’t walking up either. So I stood right in front of Daehyun turned around and he started smiling, I didn’t know what to do so I gave him another hi five and then I waved to Jongup and the rest. Then we took two quick pictures and I said bye to him my heart. I was so high after that. It was so good I didn’t even care about the picture honestly. truly. It was all about the interactions and talking to them. The night was filled with so much drama but would I do it again? Yes in a heartbeat.

anonymous asked:

I know that the lori x rick original power couple was a response to richonne, but do you think that it was because the response was overwhelming positive or negative? And I might be wrong but I smell the hand of Chris Hardwick on it!

Hello!

I think there’s several factors that’s leading to some of this fuckery going on. One of them being that the official TWD accounts have always been lukewarm at best when it comes to Richonne. Now the picture itself doesn’t really bother me (I’m not threatened by a dead woman, and she was important to Rick). The issue is with their use of the “power couple” moniker, which is just wrong. But whatever. 

Anyway, I think the overwhelming response to this episode has been positive. I haven’t really seen much in the way of a bad review (at least not across my dash), and most of the people who had issues focused on two things. That awful CGI deer (lol, but true) or Richonne (obvious haters and racists. Anyone who wants to debate this with me can @ me and I’ll explain to you how after 5 seasons of build up, cast and crew confirmation, Andrew fucking Lincoln Captaining the hell out of the ship, why you are wrong, a hater, and more than likely racist). The negative response I think was small, but they’re often a vocal lot of asswipes who are pained about what is happening, which is this:

  • TWD is the most popular TV show right now. (Say what you will about it’s quality, it’s super popular and that’s important) As such, we have the White Male Lead (played by one of the most attractive, sexy, intelligent, talented actors) in a healthy, stable, loving, sexual, equal relationship with the Dark-Skinned Black Female Lead (yes she is the lead), with dreadlocks. The actors have unbelievable chemistry, they gush over each other every chance they get, they genuinely enjoy and believe in Richonne, and they’re fucking gorgeous together! That doesn’t sit well with certain parts of fandom who would rather their white fave go with bland and basic (so they can see themselves getting fucked by him rather than seeing him make beautiful love to Michonne)
  • I think “Say Yes” was a genuinely great and memorable episode, up there with last year’s 6x10, The Grove, A, the Pilot, and Clear. Apart from pilot and the Grove, some of TWDs best episodes tend to have one thing in common and that’s Richonne. Scott Gimple’s obviously a key factor in that, since he’s been crafting this ship since Season 3 and pays extra attention to their development, which also upsets certain aspects of the fandom. 
  • This week’s been a great week for Richonne. The episode was amazing, the reviews largely positive, the interviews shed further light on how much fun the actors and crew had on set, ANDREW LINCOLN’S COMPLETE LACK OF CHILL IN MADRID, has left some people pressed and petty. 
  • Richonne (the single best, well crafted, healthiest, sexiest relationship on TV right now) are being hoisted (in-show and by TPTB) as a critical part of the show and the upcoming “All Out War” narrative. Again, people are pressed and petty.

I could go on and on about how when something good happens to Richonne, and Michonne specifically, these little pricks need to come out of the woodwork cause they’re threatened and fragile and more often than not racist.

And let us be very clear here, Michonne’s Dark Skinned Blackness, her Dreadlocks, her rise above the mediocre Eurocentric standards of beauty that black women are constantly subjected to, yet she is LOVED for, not just by Rick, but by Carl and Judith, is a KEY FACTOR in why stupid fucktwats are popping up now calling Richonne disgusting

But, I digress. Yes, I think the overwhelming positive response to Richonne has caused a backlash of sorts. Do I think CH has anything to do with it? Possibly in influence only by way of the way he discusses certain things on the show, but not directly with AMC’s social media accounts or anything. He speaks for that certain section of fanboy that like to nerd out over their white faves and overlook everything all else to serve that. I don’t spend time thinking about him too much. 

Thanks for the ask! Sorry for the long response!

okay, so i have a lot of thoughts about william magnusson, as most of you are very well aware, and while i have been somewhat dormant on the subject of his character due to the unfortunate circumstances of him not being on skam anymore, recent events have led me to feel a need to flesh out my thoughts on his character and what i think people don’t seem to get about him, reducing him to a fuckboy and an asshole when really, his character is so much more complex than that.

i’m gonna put this under read more so as not to clog anyone’s dash, but i really want people to read this and try and understand this character better, so feel free to add onto this if you’d like or think i missed something

(disclaimer: this post isn’t meant to excuse or defend whatever mistakes he’s done. he’s done shit. they all have. it happens sometimes)

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Let's reduce the hate anons! :3

Okay firstly I want to apologize because I’m bringing back something that certainly not happy bubbly cheery on your dash because I just login back to my Tumblr. So, I just gone for about two days and it seems like this fandom suddenly so full of hate lately with those bombarding hate asks from some retarded anon. It just getting worst and worst and. The recent case I found that someone (or some people?) was “being super polite” by sending anon asks to @fureiaa (thanks @dreamsinparadise for tagging me on your rant).

To be honest, I don’t know who she is and never talk to her even once but seriously anon, you’re already overboard because you were wishing her to get raped and died. And the worst, you were using my homies @viridian99 @akanojikan @rose-of-yonezawa and @i-dont-look-good-i-look-great as excuses to send some hatred to her. THAT.IS.NOT.COOL :|

Yes, I’m triggered af and hella mad right now. This is the worst hate anon case I’ve ever seen after I joined SLBP fandom. You had no idea what had you done, anon (not only this current anon but for all of the hate anons). You’re making people to think that the entire people in Tumblr are social justice garbage, easily get offended and full of toxic friendships just because of some irresponsible retarded people like you who spreading hatred to this fandom by lurking in anonymous, even until this seconds and the seconds ahead. Hat tip to you for ruining our peaceful and loving fandom because of you’re lowest of the lowest of the lowest attitude, Anon-sama :)

I’ve seen some of people already tried to remind us about how wrong spreading the hatred using anon, just like what @sinfulinsecret wrote in this post and @thedaydreamingotaku wrote on this post. Also with some rants about hate anon that my homies stated Wini’s rant, Minami’s rant ( @minminami), Viri’s rant 1, Viri’s rant 2, Momma’s rant, Kan’s rant, Nikki’s rant ( @nikkihime), Soua’s rant, and another rants that I might be not seen yet. But well… It seems all of those posts didn’t work at all because those haters just simply retarded. Their brain didn’t do its function well as the normal brain would do. Or maybe when we all are line up to get brain before we born, they just simply not in the line and go straight to the world instead so THEY HAVE NO BRAIN AT ALL. And, haters gonna hate really fit to describe them, literally. No matter how we will warn or even rants and cursing them, they will just continue to hate us unconditionally. We will always get so wrong in their eyes.

I’m getting hate anons too on my blog and of course that annoying me as hell. And I got it just because I simply spamming trolls to Milord Nobubu’s blog when he’s online again after a while and made Nobu Month event with my lovelies lmao please get a life anon :|
I did some action to respond their hatred to me, and it’s kinda work (at least for me) because I didn’t get any hate anon lately. So I want to share you my experience. Here are the steps I’m taking to face hate anon.

1. Turn off anonymous
Yes, this is the most simple and practical step you could take to prevent hate anonymous. It’s 99,99% guaranteed that you wouldn’t receive any hate anon on your blog. I’m saying 99,99% because you could get hate anon through another blog that get hate anons. This is for the example, where my momma @rose-of-yonezawa get mentioned in another’s people hate anon in this post.

So, even if we turn off anonymous, we would still get hate anon after all (again, just because it’s simply haters gonna hate)

2. Do not always reply or answer their asks.
I know there must be some blogs that couldn’t turn off their anon because of they knew that some people were to shy to reveal their identity (in a good way, obviously not like those haters) to send them request or just simply saying that they love your blog. The blogs that didn’t turn off their anonymous clearly would be an easy target of hate anons.

I’m turning on my anonymous again after a while and… I got some hate anons back on my asks D: I never reply or answer those hate asks that sent for me and they just… Stop. At least the asks that had same writing type never sent me hate asks anymore.
So I have this conclusion that what the haters want from you is to respond their hatred toward you, or we would simply say, they want your attention by seeing how you react to their asks (and maybe the whole people on this fandom because yeah some people must be would reblog your answer and the anon could see their reaction too). You would satiate them once you reply or answer them. The haters were like “Oho~ so you got so worked up because of this? Let’s roast you moreeee”. They would keep sending you hate asks for more and more and more. Again, haters gonna hate so no matter how you explain your situation, you will always get wrong on their eyes. (Well, damn you haters =_=)

Of course this step would not work directly if the case was like what @fureiaa had because that retarded person using someone else to spread his/her hatred. We needed to confirm the truth about what those haters said first. It would be better if you ask directly to the person they mentioned. You would get the absolute truth because it’s the person him/herself who confirmed that what’s the haters said not true. You could explain and clear all the misunderstanding that the haters made. After that you could imply ignore the upcoming hate asks that pops out on your inbox because you already know that was all lie.

3. Block the hate anon asks
I’ve done some experiment with this step with Wini and it would be very effective to get rid of them because it would permanently block the anon IP address. You would never receive any asks from the blog even if they were off of anonymous. If you still get hate anon, just block them again. It means you have more than one haters that sent you hate anons. At least you would reduce one of the source of toxic people in this fandom because they would never be able to spread hatred through your blog by blocking those asks. Reduce 1 hate anon = reduce 1 hate in this fandom. You can see the steps How to Block Hate Anon post made by @andallwaswell-ish (This is very useful, you all need to check it! ^^)

Well, this is just simply my own experience when I’m facing hate anons and it’s kinda work for me. I hope it would work to you too and help you to prevent and reduce toxic posts in this fandom. I really wish we could bring back the peace and the love we had before those retarded anons attacking this fandom and spread toxic post through their hate posts. And for @fureiaa I might not know you and we never even talked before but nobody deserve any hate anons, not even you. I wish you all the best.

And lastly, let’s make this fandom back to its peaceful and lovable state! :3

anonymous asked:

Snow day stonathan??????

Jonathan had woken up this morning to the sound of knocking on his bedroom door and his little brother’s eager voice on the other side informing him it had snowed overnight. It was Christmas break, and you’d think after such a cold fall that Will would have tired of the snow, but he loved it with all of his little heart.


Jonathan however, did not really like snow all that much. He thought it looked very pretty, and he sometimes liked to watch it fall out his bedroom window when he was tucked up in bed at night. He just really didn’t like the whole getting wet and soggy part.


But he had followed his little brother outside into the snow as always, they built a large snowman on their front yard. Will gave him rocks for his eyes and mouth, sticks for his arms and then wrapped an old wool scarf around his neck.


“He looks dashing,” Will offers with a grin, and Jonathan snorts quietly and pushes at his brother’s shoulder gently. “You wanna come to Mike’s house for a snowball fight?” He questions as Jonathan reaches out and adjusts Will’s hat a little more firmly on his head, he didn’t need the boy sick on Christmas.

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Mun Talks: Art

Stepping in OOC for a moment. I really want to thank a lot of people for standing up for me and my artwork. Yesterday when my art was reblogged, an anon described my art as “shitty ms paint art” and I found out after my college classes. It was indirect, but I was very self-conscious that day. I mean, it’s not new and I got some people who were digusted with my art in general before, but this was first time I got it worded like that

I am really surprised that a lot of people reblogged it and gave positive support for those artists who are just starting out or those like me who do not have the proper tools for what some would say is “real” or “superior” artwork.

For me when I draw, it takes me hours to get that perfect shape right and I always tell myself that I put a lot of effort and that to even master drawing using only your fingers is amazing. I know I’m not “perfect”, but no one is.

I would especially like to thank:
@glamorous-revenge
@thedandyman-tis
@the-crab-who-became-a-legend
@the-crab-who-became-a-legend
@lokifenokee
@whitefirethedragon
@fromdrabtofab
@tamas-asks

And a lot of other people involved! If I could, I would give hugs to all of you guys! :D

So… probably today or tomorrow… as a sort of “Screw You” to anon haters out there, I’m actually going to post an avalanche of what you call “shitty ms paint art” so everyone’s dash would be filled with it. (not likely, but eh.)

…. you’re welcome. >:)

The Signs Institutionalized

Cancer: *Is the nurse* Come on, sweetie. It’s only for a week.

Aries: I never asked for this! *stands glued to their spot*

Cancer: Please, just come with me. This doesn’t have to be an issue.

Aries: *starts yelling* Come with you!? Why!? So you can put me in a padded cell, is that it!?

Cancer: *looks confused* Wait, nobody told you anything? You poor baby! *touches Aries’s arm*

Aries: *lightly slaps Cancer’s hand away.* Please don’t touch me.

Cancer: *sighs* you’re going to have to come with me darling. There aren’t any other options.

Aries: *mumbles something incoherent, but reluctantly follows, much to Cancer’s delight.*

Cancer: The other patients are having free hour right now, so you get to meet them all in the common’s area. *said with a big smile. Opens a door revealing a colorful room.*

~Sagittarius and Virgo are reading. Pisces is watching cartoons. Capricorn is scribbling something down on a notepad. Aquarius is drawing. Taurus, Leo, and Libra are playing cards while Gemini is rapidly talking about something. Scorpio is sitting on a beanbag watching everyone.~

Cancer: We have a new patient!

Scorpio: Ew.

Pisces: *Jumps up* Hi, I’m Pisces! *Gives a big hug to the very uncomfortable Aries*

Aries: Um. *Shoves a sad looking Pisces away*

Aquarius: *Slaps Aries’s back* Hey, man, what landed you in here?

Cancer: You know you’re not allowed to ask or tell that, Aquarius.

Aquarius: You know people don’t actually listen to rules. *looks at Aries* We should go do something fun.

Aries: *scoffs* There’s nothing to do in here.

Aquarius: That, my friend, you’re wrong about. I can show you the power of imagination.

Aries: *rolls eyes* I think I’m good. I’d rather go watch cartoons with Pisces. *Actually goes to watch cartoons with Pisces*

Gemini: *to Taurus, Leo, and Libra* What do you think about the new guy?

Leo: I love him. We’ll be married by this time next year.

Libra: Seems a bit hostile.

Taurus: I’ve never even talked to him… He just got here.

Gemini: I think we’re gonna be friends.

Libra: Good, maybe it’ll get you out of my hair.

Gemini: *looks hurt*

Libra: Just kidding bae, you know I love ya.

Gemini: *beems*

Scorpio: *leers at everyone.*

Capricorn: *Looks around.* So.

Taurus: I could use a hug.

Capricorn: *looks lovingly at Taurus* Commere. *Gives Taurus a hug*

Aries: *is genuinely shocked* Woah… I kinda assumed you didn’t have emotions.

Capricorn: I get that a lot.

Libra: *sarcasm* I wonder why. It’s not like you’re over there doing calculus or anything.

Capricorn: *frowns* I have to keep my mind sharp.

Leo: Scorpio, how do I look? I haven’t seen a mirror since this morning. I mean, I know I always look fabulous, but I’d like the layman’s opinion.

Scorpio: *Says flatly* fantastic.

Virgo: *looks up from reading a book about parenthood and symmetry* Actually honey, you look awful and shouldn’t be seen out in public.

Leo: Fuck you hater.

Virgo: *shrugs and goes back to her book.*

Aquarius: *Clears throat. Cracks knuckles.* It’s about time someone addresses the elephant in the room, so I’m going to verbalize what everyone is thinking: We’re escaping.

Virgo: Literally no one was thinking that.

Aquarius: But this place is a drag.

Leo: He has a point.

Capricorn: He didn’t make any points.

Gemini: I think he’s made a very convincing argument.

Capricorn: …he hasn’t argued anything.

Libra: I miss taking artistic photos of my Starbucks to post on my aesthetics Tumblr blog.

Leo: She’s right.

Capricorn: ….You’re all horrible at this.

Sagittarius: *looks up from his fantasy Buddhism book for the first time.* Did someone say adventure??

Virgo: *groans.*

Scorpio: *laughs*

Gemini: He has a knife!!!

Capricorn: What. No he doesn’t.

Libra: So many stereotypes! Can’t we all just get along!?

Aquarius: We’re leaving I have a key.

Virgo: Oh my god.

Sagittarius: Gosh!!! You’re using the Lord’s name in vain!!!

Capricorn: I thought you were Buddhist.

Sagittarius: Uh… I’m Hindu…

Pisces: Shhhhh! I need to find out what Max is trying to tell Ruby this time!!

Scorpio: *shakes head slowly*

Aries: You’re all mental.

Gemini: *looks at Aries like he’s stupid. Wild hand gestures around at the room they’re in.*

Libra: Truuuuuuue.

Aries: Which confirms it.

Libra: Truuuuuuue.

Cancer: *enters* Art therapy time!

Pisces: Yay!!

Libra: Truuuuuuue.

———————–

Everyone but Aquarius: *Is sleeping*

Aquarius: *sneaks into Gemini’s room and awakens him.“

Gemini: *Still half asleep* No mom. I’m tired. Lemme sleep.

Aquarius: *Shakes Gemini. Whispers* We’re leaving.

Gemini: *Sits up.* I am so ready.

Aquarius: Yeah! *wakes everybody up and forces them to come with him*

Capricorn, Virgo, Taurus, Aries, Scorpio: *stands in the lobby, disgruntled.*

Aquarius, Gemini, Libra, Leo, Sagittarius, Pisces: *stands in the lobby, excited*

Taurus: I get released in the morning…

Capricorn: This plan is illogical.

Virgo: I actually want mental help.

Aries: You’re all insane.

Scorpio: I don’t trust any of you.

Pisces: Adventure!

Scorpio: You just want to do more meth.

Aries: …

Taurus: ….

Gemini: ….Ohhh…

Leo: …

Virgo: …

Libra: …

Sagittarius: …

Capricorn: …

Aquarius: …

Pisces: How do you know about that you son of a-

Libra: Alright! As much as I’d love to stand here in the lobby and chat, they’re close to making rounds, so we should dash.

Everyone: *Runs out the door, across the street, and into the woods.*

Aquarius: So now that we’re out, what was everyone in there for.

Virgo: I have extreme OCD.

Pisces: I was addicted to meth and tried to kill myself.

Leo: Extreme narcissism.

Aries: “Anger issues.”

Sagittarius: psychotic depression.

Gemini: I have bipolar disorder.

Taurus: I suffer from Bulimia.

Capricorn: I’m a psychopath.

Aquarius: I have extreme anxiety and paranoia.

Libra: Anorexia.

Scorpio: I have extreme sadism. I also killed fourteen people, but was deemed not fit to stand trial.

Aries: …

Taurus: …

Gemini: Holy shit.

Leo: …

Virgo: …

Libra: …

Sagittarius: …

Capricorn: …

Aquarius: …

Pisces: …

Scorpio: I bet you guys regret leaving the hospital right now.

http://punkbusinesscasual.tumblr.com/post/135483021771/are-you-actually-mentally-ill-ooooooor

Author Spotlight: sponsormusings

This feature is a collaboration with panempropaganda and everlarkedalways as part of Panem Propaganda’s 100 Days of Mockingjay: Shipping and Fanfiction.

This interview is a companion piece to an article written for Panem Propaganda, available at X.

With many thanks to panempropaganda, everlarkedalways, and sponsormusings

Graphic by everlarkedalways​. Interview by papofglencoe.

[Ed. note: I have retained the British English spelling in sponsormusings’ answers.]

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“She is everything. She has given the fandom not only some of the sweetest AU’s, but she is also a great friend. Social Standing… was so in character, probably more than any [other] AU I’ve read. And… the ending, which I love! It’s the best work of any kind that I’ve read set during that time.” -chele20035

What is so unique or special about Everlark to you?

I think it’s because- both together and individually- they represent overcoming all the odds, overcoming adversity. They represent how the world around us can affect our lives in ways we can never imagine, represent how even one person can make a difference. They represent hope.

Basically, I love them to pieces, and I’m not sure I’ll ever be able to completely explain why they mean so much to me. I guess over three books, they just crept up on me.

What inspired you to write Everlark fanfiction in the first place?

I think, like so many others, I got to the end of Mockingjay, and I was absolutely desperate for more. I couldn’t remember the last time something had stayed with me so strongly, and while I didn’t actively go looking for fanfiction, when I stumbled upon it, it was like everything inside me said “Yes, this is good.”

Prior to that, it had been over ten years since I’d written something creatively, and while I enjoyed reading other people’s stories, the urge to write reared its head. After such a long dormant period of creativity, I didn’t want to ignore it - I really wanted to follow through with that desire to write. So I did.

What’s your personal favorite of your own fics and why? What inspired it?

This is actually a pretty hard question, because I’m not the most objective when it comes to my own fics! I’ve got a soft spot for a few different ones, for a variety of reasons. But if I had to choose, I would have to say Drifting Between Grey and Blue- mostly because it’s a story I always love writing, and those versions of Katniss and Peeta have come to mean a lot to me. Plus, it allows me to explore and develop the supporting characters, which I enjoy.

I originally started it for Fandom4LLS in 2013 - at the time, I was on holiday in Europe, and I was struggling to come up with an idea for my submission. I had about three different false starts, and then dashed out the opening scene with no idea of what it really was, or where the story would go.

Two days later, I was standing on a sidewalk in Barcelona, staring up at Casa Battló, a house designed by the amazing Antonio Gaudi. Now, my husband is a big art gallery buff- me, I can last about two hours, tops. But standing in front of that building, I just remember thinking, “This is art. Architecture is art. This is my art gallery.” And the idea of Peeta as an architect was like a big lightbulb suddenly turning on. As odd as it may sound, within five minutes, the story had virtually unfolded in my head. It’s grown and expanded since then, but for the most part, a brightly coloured house on Passeig de Gràcia was my primary inspiration in its inception.

What’s the greatest challenge for you to writing Everlark?

I think it’s always a struggle to make sure I keep Everlark in character in a modern AU.  Characterisation is something I really try to focus on a lot, because I cherish these characters as SC wrote them. I’ve agonised at times over my interpretations of Katniss and Peeta, wondering would they really say that/do that/think that/act that way? There is absolutely a sense of flexibility in AUs, of course, because Katniss and Peeta aren’t bound by the rules of Panem and the Games. But to always retain that essence of them can sometimes be a challenge for me.

Plus, you know. Smut. That’s one hell of a struggle, lol.

When you’re pushing the limits of character or situation, what ineffable traits of Katniss and Peeta/Everlark do you keep intact to preserve their characters?

Katniss’ strength, her fierce loyalty, her stubbornness, her need to protect, whether it be herself or those she loves. For Peeta, his innate sense of good, his desire to help others, his charm, his way with words - or sometimes struggling with the loss of them.

What’s your favorite Everlark trope and why?

That would undoubtedly be the ‘Haters to Lovers’ trope! There is nothing my Pride and Prejudice-loving heart craves more than watching Everlark bitch and fight and be snarky with each other, only to be madly in love by the end of the story.

What is an Everlark fanfic that has stayed with you? Why?

I’m going with a sentimental favourite here, simply because it was what led me to finally take that plunge and write. Salanderjade’s The Green and the Gold was the first WiP I ever read back in 2012, and she pulled me in with her beautiful, descriptive words set in a pre-epilogue canon world. She was also the first author I ever reached out to, and as a result, we’re still good friends to this day. So that fic is one that will always stay with me.

Another would be Five Loaves of Bread: Dark Toast, by aimmyarrowshigh. The world building was terrific, the story intriguing, the development between Everlark realistic and when I finished it, it stayed with me for days. But please, I can’t talk about the ending to The Good Wife [from silvercistern’s The Ashes of District Twelve]. Now that has always stayed with me. (Oh no, now I want to cry).

What is your favorite Everlark headcanon or fanon?

Just picking one is an absolute killer! But…I like to think that in Mockingjay, after Katniss had cried herself to sleep when Buttercup returns, that the reason she finds herself in her bed the next morning is because Peeta carried her there. And I like to think that Haymitch was 100% a substitute grandfather, and that the knowledge that the toastbabies would never have the worry of being reaped helped him to heal from a lot of his demons.

sponsormusings is the author of works such as Contract Clause, Drifting Between Grey and Blue, and Portrait of a Victor. She is on AO3, FF and tumblr as sponsormusings.

anonymous asked:

To your last post: Sometimes I feel like the younger generation wants fandom and fan culture to be back in the closet, back to something that isn't talked about IRL. Not even on purpose or anything like that, but it sure feels like that'll happen with all their calls of "don't ship/write/draw that icky thing where I can see, it's PROBLEMATIC". They make fandom unsafe for everyone. The fandom I'm in is so toxic there is constantly people lashing out against what I ship and create and I'm tired.

I really get that. I often wish we had a fan-owned social media platform that could combine the advantages of livejournal (flocking your journal, long, cohesive comment threads) with those of tumblr (shared tags, open spaces, easier ways to connect and share content). But for now, fandom’s platform is tumblr, so we have to make do. 

I think it’s important not to be intimidated. Protect yourself by all available means - blocking, unfollowing, blacklisting - clean your dashboard, follow like-minded people, even if they are from different fandoms - but you’ll see that they have to deal with similar problems. It comes with the benefit that when you see something hurtful on your dash, chances are good that someone else has already written a well-worded reply, which you can then back up with a variety of “This!” if you feel like it. 

Keep on doing what you love and don’t get too defensive. Keep in mind, you don’t have to justify yourself for the things you like - ships, kinks, tropes, whatever, it’s fine. I know it’s easy to doubt yourself when people attack you so viciously, but really, they are the ones deciding to harass you when they could just as easily leave you be, which tells you something about their real motives.

Actually, refusing to get defensive and apologetic over your ships is a surefire way to make concern trolls and would-be sjws froth at the mouth. How dare you unrepentantly ship That Thing™! How dare you not even try to explain yourself by telling them all about your personal life and your reasons for liking That Thing™ (so that they can in turn tell you that it’s not an excuse, and call you names)! No, really, don’t explain yourself. Blatantly refuse to be intimidated. They hate confidence more than anything because they only gain theirs by dogpiling on others. 

Oh, and they hate getting laughed at. So laugh at them. Find an angle to see something humorous in their comments. Roll your eyes at their catchphrases. Award them bonus points, depending on how many they use. “Perpetuating harmful stereotypes”. Check. “Hurting survivors”. Check. “Romanticizing abuse”. Check. “Horrible human being.” Check. “ —> “Congratulations! The SJ-o-meter ranked your post at 15 brp (bullshit rhetoric points).” They’ll get mad at you like you wouldn’t believe. Then, when you’ve driven them into a frenzy, block them. Block anyone else on their side of the trenches, don’t read their follow-up posts, just ignore them. Once you’ve understood the way these people argue, it’s ridiculously easy to predict what their next reply will be. Oh, and ask them questions like these:

“Do you also go to mainstream porn sites and shame the dudes watching gangbang clips? I mean, surely that’s a much more problematic thing than a couple of fans drawing rather exotic kinds of fanart.”

“Do you think we should ban the bible as well? After all, it’s fiction full of genocide, slavery, incest, and rape. And you have to admit, there are far more people reading the bible than fanfiction.”

“I see you posted about that episode of that series last week, where character A did this Illegal Thing™. Are you not afraid that people could see this episode and think it’s okay to do this Illegal Thing™?”

If they refuse to answer those questions - as they likely will, because the honest answer would be a no - ask them what their real motives are when they criticize other fans.

Also fallacies. It really helps to be able to tell when your opponent’s “argument” is just a red herring, or an ad hominem attack, or an appeal to authority. The famous “I am a survivor, so it’s my right to tell you what is or isn’t harmful” is just bullshit. Don’t even bother refuting these kinds of statement, it’s a waste of time; they’re easier fended off by pointing out their fallacious nature. 

Last but not least, if you get anon hate, but don’t want to turn off anon asks altogether, publish them with random facts about the life of the Australian sea turtle. Or just delete them. They’ll keep watching your blog, silently fuming as you ignore them. 

And remember, you are not alone. Fandom is full of great people, it just takes some effort to weed out the haters, and find a way not to let them ruin your day.

Earl of Winchester - Dean x Reader

A/N: Part one! I already have everything kind of mapped out in my head, but I’m not quite sure how many parts it will end up being as of now. Anyways, this is kind of a different idea- or so I hope. I posted a drabble with this idea a few months back, but waited to release the full part one until after LHYHM finished. Hope you enjoy! Feedback, as always, is welcomed. :)

Real basic Idea: Dean is sent into London during the late Victorian Era to be hidden from the angels. Sam is sent to a different time period. As the stay becomes prolonged, Dean decides to assist the older Men Of Letters. He takes on a plea to handle a vengeful spirit in the home of a Marquess. Where he stumbles upon the reader.

@kazchester-fanfiction @unefemmedelettres @16wiishes @faegal04 @harshamenghani @crowleyshellhoundproductions @theskytraveler @avasmommy224 @zanthiasplace (A few of these are just people who showed interest. If you don’t want tagged, let me know and I will remove you from the list!)

Warnings: Eventual Smut. Time Travel.The usual editing tag: probably not enough. I believe that’s all!

Word Count: Roughly 2800

“I dare say,” A feminine voice caused Dean to turn his green eyes upwards to collide with E/C orbs that were looking down at him from the tree, “you’re rather bold to be waltzing up to this estate unattended.”

“And why is that?” He drawled out lazily, as people of the time period seemed to do anytime they opened their mouths. A constant bored tone filling the air.

“Haven’t you heard?” The prim and proper notes held a pinch of mocking in their depths. “Why, we’re nothing but savages here.”

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So I’m seeing a lot of Philinda hate going round at the moment and… I normally stay out of this stuff, but I would just like to address a couple of points that are particularly bugging me.

  • Melinda is currently in a simulation programmed by Radcliffe. It is not something that is revealing that Andrew is the one she really loves. Yes, she has some control over what happens in the sim as we saw from her previous one where she was progressively getting better at fighting AIDA, but the way she feels in it is the way she felt back then. When Bahrain happened, she was married to Andrew and they were planning a family. Of course she was in love with him. The new simulation ending of Bahrain is not some day-dream she’s coming up with, it’s what would have happened had things gone differently that day. We heard the men saying that it was the mother who had the powers. If the girl had been a civilian that Melinda could have saved, then yes. She would have been happy. She would have called her husband. But it didn’t. And her feelings have changed an awful lot since then. Let’s not forget that she shot Andrew without hesitation when she found out he was Lash, but explicitly said she would never shoot Phil.
  • “everything May is doing is just because of her programming” NO. The LMD was only swapped in during episode 8 of this season. Prior to this, there have been a lot of moments, even just in the first 7 episodes of this season alone. Not looking at Phil’s moments right now because that’s off point, we’ve had Melinda smiling when the Zephyr arrived back at base, we’ve had her smiling at him geeking out with his SHIELD knowledge, we’ve had her completely freaked out because of the ghost possession thing and yet she still managed to see Phil long enough for him to get through to her on some level. She saw him when she died. She was visibly distressed when he went missing and was in that other dimension with Fitz, to the point that even those who would normally listen to her, such as Mack, were stepping up because they could see she needed him. In said distressed state, she was speaking aloud, thinking she was alone, and everything she said means something. You don’t really think she was only asking why they hadn’t opened a bottle of Haig, do you? In the beginning of episode 8, the tone of conversation and the looks she shares with Phil are not nothing, and neither are they to do with her programming because at that point, she hasn’t been swapped.
  • “Phil doesn’t love her, people are making it up, he’s even annoyed by the suggestion” okay, each to their own with ships you can see what you want to, but if you’re all going to be that adamant in your opinion, then I’m going to be that was inclined when it comes to giving mine. This season alone, we have had him being glad to be getting to see Melinda again, and glad when they get to spend a moment alone. We have him wanting to be with her when she’s gone mad, and being glad to see her again. We have him being protective of her in more than just a couple of scenes, and we have him staying with her when he’s in the other dimension rather than sticking with Fitz and Robbie. He is there. He listens to her when she is being more open than she’s ever probably been because she thinks she’s alone and later, when he’s back, he lets her know he heard by saying they should open the bottle of Haig. Again, as with Melinda, there are lots of looks before they part ways at the beginning of episode 8 and their dialogue very much borders on flirty banter. Later, they finally open the bottle of Haig. In episode 9, we have them locked in a room together and that whole conversation was beautiful, if marred only because it wasn’t the real Melinda (though still with the real thoughts and feelings) but Phil is not under any such influence. You cannot argue that something was making him say the things he did. Then this last episode, Elena called him out on his feelings. He denied them, yes, but after so many years that’s a natural response especially when he himself likely doesn’t know what the ground is like for them. Perhaps he’s even trying to deny to himself a little, because if something happens it will change things and that can be quite scary, but also there are protocols against agents having relationships with each other. There is a lot at play here, and him simply saying “it’s not like that” cannot be written off as him getting annoyed.
  • “the Philinda stans don’t care that one of them is a robot” Um… hello? I think I speak on behalf of most if not all Philinda fans when I say we do care and that it’s torture for us to see the developing relationship knowing that Melinda is a robot, despite the fact that it has been made quite clear that her feelings are the same as those of the real Melinda. Yes there’s some wonderful moments because it’s fueling our hope of our ship becoming canon, but equally it’s painful because it’s not the real Melinda and there’s obviously going to be some huge repercussions of all of this which will undoubtedly have an effect on both Phil and Melinda as well as the others. You know it’s actually quite a distressing time to be a Philinda fan. All we have to cling to is that this can act as the catalyst that finally makes them stop wasting time.
The Anti-Bully Experiment

So, I’ve seen this post going round my dash. In fact, at least 3 of my friends reblogged it today, and I have a story to share with you.

Disclaimer: I only tried this for one year. Perhaps it was my class at the time, or maybe my teaching methods have some sort of impact, but I seriously hope it’s more the latter than the former. I’m working on starting it back up this year.

I can’t choose where my kids come from. Some come from well off parents who give them the world. Some are from a family fighting to keep bread on the table. While this child has a supportive and sensitive family, others have parents who could care less about that picture they “scribbled” on. But there’s something that all these children have in common.

They mimic what they see.

I never know what I’m going to get every year. I have to learn about 16 children, change my teaching style to fit their individual needs appropriately (sometimes daily), and then do it all over again the next year. This makes me very good at reading non-verbal cues, thinking patterns, and behavior in social situations.

There were two very strong personality children in my class. One was a very confident young lady, assertive, and strong willed, but very bossy and dismissive to the other students and their achievements. The other was a young boy, independent, helpful, and from a house with little attention to his behavior or impulsive habits.

Both bullied the other students on a daily basis with words and actions.

I know preventing bullies starts young. That’s my favorite part of being a preschool teacher: knowing my words can affect their behavior for the better in the long run. And the best way to adhere to the mind of a child is by modeling what behavior I want them to have. And thus, I created “The Anti-Bully” who would surround my students in positive actions, feelings, and thoughts.

The girl had a habit of pointing out what she didn’t like. She would be coloring with another student and comment about what they were doing wrong. The other student would ignore them or get upset, and the girl always seemed confused by their reaction. As soon as I caught this, I would tell their victim, “I think it’s a beautiful picture. You’re doing an excellent job, and I hope you keep going.” and I would get a positive response from the student. After modeling the behavior several times, other students would join in and repeat my behavior.  

The boy was a compulsive tattler. Not in the “he’s hurting me and needs to stop” kind of tattle, but the “they made a mistake and I want them to get in trouble for it because I think it’s funny” kind of tattle. So one day, when the child next to him spilled their drink, he was the first to yell out about it. So, I responded with “I see they made a mistake. We should fix it. How can we?” to which a few students told me to clean it up. After wiping it, I said, “See? It’s fixed now. No big deal; everyone makes mistakes.”

These and a few other things, like “my body, my choice,” “If you don’t like [x] doing [y] to you, don’t do it to them,” and “when they ask you to stop hurting them, you stop,” were a few phrases I implemented in my daily teaching.

Not only that, but I watched what I said and how I handled situations. I complimented my students daily, asked them about their interests and ideas, and looked for ways to relate to them. I started watching kids shows, educated myself in their interests to share a common connection, and played with them instead of supervising.

And you know what happened?

After a while, the girl started saying, “Wow, that’s a beautiful picture you have. I really like it.” She’d ask them if they needed help, would tell them their outfit looked nice, and used less nasty remarks while speaking to the other kids.

The boy would notice another student doing something wrong, and tell them why what they’re doing is wrong, instead of coming right to me. He’d then ask if he could help fix their mistake, and remind them that everyone makes mistakes, and it’s okay as long as we fix them.

And now they’re teaching other students to do the same.

It’s true; the “no tolerance” bullying things at schools don’t work. That’s because the behavior they want to see is not being modeled. How do we expect these bullies to learn if we neglect teaching how not to bully someone and be consistent with consequences?

We need to work on bullying as a society, not just in schools. How many adults are being bullied by co-workers, neighbors, and family right now?

That’s because we place the blames on schools. They didn’t do enough. They didn’t stop the bullying. And to a fair degree, I’d agree with you, but what did you do to stop the bullying? How many hate comments did you type into Facebook? How many girls did you skinny shame or catcall today? How many comments did you make about someone being a “fag” for liking girly things? Who did you call stupid for not knowing or behaving a certain way? The list goes on for miles.

Show compassion. Address issues with empathy. Build communities of love and acceptance. Comment on a dress someone else is wearing. Join in to help when someone needs it. Give a hater a hug. More active listening and less passive assumptions. And if you don’t like what someone is doing, refer to the three step guideline:

1)    Is it hurting me physically or emotionally?

2)    Is it hurting someone else physically or emotionally?

3)    Is it going to hurt someone in the future?

If the answer is yes, address the issue in a positive way.

Snapping or lashing out does more damage than it’s worth, and it teaches others that violence is the only way to solve their problem. It also makes the bully the victim instead of fixing the problem.

Now, I know this is not a 100% way to fix it. Shitty people will still do shitty people things, regardless to whether society thinks it’s okay or not (I’m looking at you animal abusers and pedophiles.) and not everyone thinks the same way. However, if we ever want to improve our situation, we must all take an active role in showing the world how to behave.

“How a community handles its social struggles will define it just as much as its joys and successes.” - Kim John Payne

anonymous asked:

I was wondering, are Spiderman and Deadpool actually together in the comics? I see fanart of it a lot on my dash but some of the stuff recently looks official and I was curious :)

Short answer: no.

Long answer: Here’s a little history lesson.  (Don’t worry, I’m the best at it.  Feel free to use this on tests, kiddos.)  Eons back, stuff banged together, the universe formed, a voice was heard and they said: 

But Spider-man and Deadpool in their own comic, amirite?

Fast forward to January of 2016 and it was finally answered with:

Brooooo.

A little background: Deadpool has been obsessed with and hardcore into Spider-man from jump, before they met he showed up in Spider-man undies and said: ‘sup, this is who I am and this is who I fantasize about, let’s go.  And then they didn’t meet and they didn’t meet and they didn’t meet and then they did and Spider-man had the reaction of… ew.

Because Spider-man doesn’t know a good thing when he sees one.  Obvs.

Which set up their basic dynamic.  Deadpool flirts shamelessly and fruitlessly and Spider-man holds back the urge to vomit.  The thing about them though is that they have the exact same (often lame) sense of humor, puntastic and usually serving the interest of deflecting away from their own personal issues and emotions.  They differ on morality hugely but in so many other areas they are simpatico.  So it makes sense for people to want to see them together because, really, if not for the whole ‘Deadpool regularly murders people and doesn’t even see why that might not be cool’ thing, they’d be besties, five-thousand percent.

Guess what?  Deadpool’s trying to figure out why it might not be cool to regularly murder people and Peter is suddenly interested in being super best friends with him.

Their new series - called Isn’t It Bromantic? by the way (they know who their audience is, heh) - jumps off the point of Peter quitting the Avengers, which he did because Deadpool joined the Avengers.  If they’re letting in that kind of riff-raff then he’s not going to be a part of it (if Captain America isn’t gon’ listen to disciplined dissidents, this is the difference: this kid is out plays on the world’s tiniest violin).  And it is hugely, hugely fanservice.  Do not listen to anyone who says that snidely either, because it’s a fucking wonderful, glorious, long overdue thing.  I mean, seriously, how often does Marvel listen to their fans?

Can we count in negative numbers?

**spoilers ahead**

Here’s an example of what I mean, this is the third page of the first issue:

See?  Glorious.  Why listen to haters when they would deny you awesome things like this?  Some people just want to watch the world burn.  [sigh]

Anyway, Deadpool tracks Peter down, post-hissy fit, with a request and a promise: he wants to spend time with Peter, thinking he can learn to do “the right thing” by being around him because he wants to change.  We later find out he has been hired to kill “Spider-man’s boss,” Peter Parker - a supposedly very bad dude according to the intel his employer provides him - but he pretty quickly realizes that Spider-man’s convenient Spidey-sense is going to make it difficult to get to him - unless Wade distracts him.  With friendship.

I know, it’s the best plot ever, right?  No need for thinking, I’ll just tell you: It is.

It quickly becomes pretty undeniable that, as much as Peter tries to hold onto his antagonism for Wade, the fact of the matter is: Deadpool is fun.  Something Peter’s life is pretty sorely lacking.  He even calls a night out with Deadpool “one of the best nights of my life.”  Oh, and during that night

they dance together in their underwear (yes, Deadpool’s still have Spider-man on them).  Also, this happens:

Because reasons.

It becomes pretty clear that, previously, Spider-man hasn’t really thought of Wade in human terms.  He’s not used to seeing him vulnerable, thinking of him as having any sort of normal life (like having a daughter) or as someone with feelings (Wade does do all he can to downplay them through humor; familiar much, Petey?), because every new evidence of these things is a revelation and softens Peter a little more towards Wade.  He seriously has no tolerance built up against it because he’s seen so little of the real Wade.  Which makes him a total sucker for it.  It’s a beautiful thing.

See?  He has to give himself pep talks -  FAILING PEP TALKS - just to remind himself that he’s supposed to hate the guy.  (Deadpool saying, “I know you mean ‘love,’” from Ultimate Spider-man loops on a loudspeaker.)

So, they’re legitimately becoming friends.  Like, Peter calls Wade just to… hang out.  For no other reason than to spend time with him.

He likes Wade.  Here’s the cover for issue #10 (due out towards the end of October):

They’re clearly buds.  I mean, well, Wade would definitely be cool with more than that [coughs]:

But do I think that’s where this is going?  Nah.  Marvel’s pretty reticent to go there, even with Wade, and he’s been a confirmed pansexual for a good long while.  They’re definitely never going there with ultra straight white boy, Peter Parker.  What I think (hope!) we’re getting out of this series is that Spider-man is going to freely tell Deadpool his identity (and then we’ll probably wind up back at their status quo of antagonism vs. affection with their relationship.  Have you noticed comics are a lot like soap operas?  Not a lot of forward momentum).  But even temporary friendship is still a pretty big get for these two and definitely worth sticking around for.

Also, the series is straight-up killing it, the first issue is on its seventh printing, so if you’re not reading it, WHY THE FRICK NOT???