I’m gonna be honest here. I, like many other people and aunties out there am a huge Daisuke Takahashi fan. In fact, he is the definition of figure skating to me and there will be no other skater like him, ever. And this is a good thing. It makes him special and he is hopefully inspiring juniors to find their own skating personality and achieve their own brilliance; Tatsuki Machida and Shoma Uno are probably the most notable examples and I’m sure more will follow. How do you describe a skater like Daisuke Takahashi? Experts, bloggers and fans have already done this, numerous times. It is pointless for me to start painting a picture of him because it would most likely end up being an unworthy attempt. His skating speaks for itself and I am merely trying to pay a tribute to (imo) his most notable programs. So yes, you read that right; this is a subjective Top 10 Daisuke Takahashi programs.
(In which I agonize uselessly over the Check!Please timeline as it relates to one Kent V. Parson)
Disclaimer: this is weird because it’s based heavily on real dates in NHL history, but of course Kent is a fictional character, so when he gets drafted first or wins the Stanley Cup, he displaces real people and teams in a way that kinda makes my head spin when I think about it too hard. To construct this timeline, I relied heavily on this timeline, on the Kent Parson page of the check!please wikia, on the Kent Parson tag here at Everything!Please, and on googling a bunch of real NHL stats, so thanks to those who already did a lot of this work.
Kent was born July 4, 1990
OR WAS HE???
Okay, he was. But it would make more sense if he was born in 1991, and Jack as well (Ngozi says here that she at first couldn’t decide between the two years, but ultimately lands on 1990 as seen here–Seguin’s number is 91 and he includes it in his signature as most players do, which is why she would have been confused staring at the number 91 when she really meant 1990).
The entry draft in which Kent and Jack were supposed to participate is explicitly stated as being in 2009
NHL entry draft eligibility is for players who “will be eighteen years old on or before September 15 […] of the draft year” (from wikipedia)
So Kent and Jack (July and August birthdays respectively) were both eligible for the 2008 draft… and I can’t think of a convincing reason that they would have both deferred a year
Basically all I’m saying is that this timeline is a little wonky straight off the bat based off the hard dates of Kent’s birthday and draft class, and this also makes the rest of the timeline a little weird, but artistic licence (let’s not talk about Jack’s NCAA eligibility) so it’s fine
After leaning that Cleber was one of the deceased players in the Chapecoense plane crash, I went to check if any of Atleti’s current players had shared the locker room with him, and happens that Tiago and Koke played with him during the 2009/2010 season
Moya played with him in Mallorca during the 2008/2009 season.
“I played that match. RIP. What a tragedy!”
Everybody agrees that he was a great guy, and everybody has great memories of him. He will be deeply missed.
Winner of the 2009/2010 UEFA Europa League with Atleti.
Why Season 10 can't be about the Croatoan Virus...
I apologise for lack of evidence… It’s hard to find things with the dates on, so if you happen to know anything that would indicate the date, then please tell me, or send me the pic. Many thanks! :D
Season 1: 2005
Season 2: 2006
Season 3: 2007
Season 4: 2008
Season 5: 2009
Dean I’m you from the tail end of 2009. Zach plucked me from my bed and threw me five years into the future.
THEN THERE’S A GAP YEAR WHERE SAM IS HUNTING SOULLESS AND DEAN IS WITH LISA…. ONE YEAR, FOLKS… (2010)
Season 6: Should be 2011….
Season 7: Should be 2012…
AND THEN THERE’s THE OTHER GAP YEAR WHERE SAM GET’S LUCKY WITH A BITCH AND A HOT CHICK WHILE CAS AND DEAN ARE BUTTFUCKING IN PURGATORY (2013)
Season 8: Should be 2014…
Ah… I see the problem now…
Season 9: 2015
Season 10: 2016….
Ladies and Gentlemen….. Season 10 can’t be about the Croatoan Virus, and 2014 happening like it should have…
Or can it? Remember….
Doesn’t have to be 2014, right? It just means we’ll end up with Lucifer riding Sammy’s arse in a white suit…. I mean, Dean didn’t say yes to Michael, Cas is loosing his grace, and, well, who knows, maybe Sam will be desperate and free Luci from Hell to turn Dean back to human. Who knows….
To all the sad and depressed football fans, football changes every day. Don’t forget Barcelona came 3rd in 2008 and had to play UCL play-offs for 2008-2009 season, lost some of their friendlies to easiest opponents, struggled at the beginning of the season but in the end, they won the sextuple. It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.