and i wanted to blog about no having internet

I have no idea why everyone talks so much about race on a 5H discussion blog but I think I want to say something about it as well. I don’t think reverse racism exists either but in 2016/2017 everyone on the internet became so hateful toward white people. I totally agree that they can be difficult … but I’m so over hearing “white straight man” as this huge insult. People call someone “white straight man” as if this means they’re evil. God my whole male family are “white straight men” my loving boyfriend is a “white straight man” - and they are wonderful, beautiful people who aren’t racist or homo/transphobic. I’m all for BLACK LIVES MATTER and fighting against racism and showing that white privilege REALLY EXISTS AND NEEDS TO BE STOPPED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE -  but can the internet stop with putting whites down because we aren’t all bad and it makes me feel awful inside … because can I at least get a chance to prove that I’m a good person now a days? 

Black people were pinned as rapists, “savages” and were hunted down, slaughtered and lynched for their skin color. That doesn’t even include slavery, and the modern day struggles black people face. And here you are, whining about small little insults white people get on the fucking internet? THE FUCKING INTERNET. NOT EVEN IN PERSON. Do you understand how privileged you sound right now? Wanna prove to be a good person? Don’t complain about stupid shit like this, EVER.

-V

if you’re an fp! here’s some useful phrases to say to ur bpd pal/partner!

+ “i still love and care about you, but at the moment i am angry right now and i’m not talking to you for a certain time period, and i will talk to you again at ________”

+ “i’m going away for a while/i might not have internet connection, so i’m not going to talk to you for [time period], and i want you to know that i’m not ignoring you”

+ “my connection is bad right now, so i might not see your message, but i promise i’m not ignoring you!”

+ “i’m vagueing someone on [blog/site] right now, but i want you to know that it’s not about you”

+ “you’ve done [something they’ve done wrong], and that makes me uncomfortable/that’s not right. i still love you/care about you, but i need you not to do it again because [state a reason why].

+ “if i suddenly go offline, that means i’ve gone to sleep/my internet got cut off, and i wasn’t trying to avoid you”

+ “i’ve made a new friend/met someone new today, but i want you to know that you’re still my [best friend? number one? beloved partner? you can choose!]

+ “daily reminder that i love you and i care about you!”

kotaku.com
Why Some Video Games Are In Danger of Disappearing Forever
Years of neglect are eroding gaming history. Cartridges rot in garages, companies horde demos that they will never release, and obscure titles fade into the ether. Some games may even be lost forever.
By Heather Alexandra

Heather Alexandra at Kotaku did a great write-up about the basic ins-and-outs of game preservation and the challenges faced, both technical and legal. She includes interviews with some of the leaders in the field, including the Internet Archive’s Jason Scott and the Video Game History Foundation’s Frank Cifaldi.

One of the reasons I wanted to share this post is the curation problem discussed at the bottom. Even preserved, games will effectively disappear if they aren’t discussed and brought into new light.

Additionally, fans can attempt to keep games alive in the public conscience. Streaming games, writing blog posts, having forum discussions, and working on fan creations all help keep the spirit of old games alive.

“Players and fans should capture gameplay videos and record their thoughts on playing games,” Scott suggested when asked what simple things could be done to help preserve games

“There’s only so much that individuals can do,” Cifaldi commented. “I think we need to use our power to publish and share things can help create an oral history around games.”

Callis sums it up more succinctly. “If you care at all, make an effort.”

I’m grateful for everyone who does this, and I’m trying to do it to. Talk about and share your thoughts about odd, forgotten games in the open to keep them alive.

yukiasatoka  asked:

So I was wondering, I have imaginary like... Lovers and I do find myself like, self inserting sometimes as I'm having a super rough time in life atm and it helps me cope. How did you like... Start talking about it and kinda get over the stigma?

finding people who were ok with it and supported me helped a ton, and also knowing there were other selfinsert positive blogs out there helped too !!

kylee henke personally helped me a lot aswell, she was so open about posting all her selfinsert stuff on the internet, even going so far as making comics and animations of herself with fictional characters and i was like,,, damn i want that, i wanna do that too

there was also the fact that 95% of my art is just selfinsert, and i really wanted to share it all with people but i just felt like i couldnt bc of what it was. until i said Fuckit and just made the decision to actually use this URL and make it about selfinserts

i sorta just , did all of this on impulse. it took a lot of years and thinking about it but 1 day i jst sorta got up and. made a post here and went from there like. there was no turning back lmao. AND I’VE BEEN HAVING A GREAT EXPERIENCE EVER SINCE!!!!!!!!

i think the thing to keep in mind is always that as long as you’re not hurting anybody, why should it be bad ?? if it makes you happy and helps you cope you should do it; selfinserts are like that, theyre pretty harmless and fun !! ! so just go ahead and do it !!!!!! life’s too short to be worrying about this !! !!! ! smoOCH YOUR FAVS !!!!!!!!!!!! >:0

Touken fanfiction

Since I have a bunch of new followers thanks to @coromoor’s recommendation, I thought I would compile a handy list of all Touken fanfics I have written. A few are lost from the internet because I deleted my old blog, but the most important ones can be found here:

A Penny For Her Thoughts
General Audiences - A drabble collection centered around Touka and her relationships. Chapter 4 is about Love and it alludes to Kaneki.

Apodyopis
Mature - Kaneki has a fantasy.

Assuagement
Mature - Continuation of the bridge scene.

Basorexia
Teen and Up - Touka really wants to kiss Haise.

Cataglottism
Mature - A lot of kissing.

Cheiloproclitic
Mature - Some more kissing.

Heartsease
Teen and Up - Crushes and emotions.

Lygerastia
Mature - Touka only allows touches at night.

Safe Haven
Mature - Haise is injured and goes to the place he used to feel safe in.

Take Me, Tease Me
Explicit - Smut collection


I hope you enjoy the few bits and pieces I’ve written for this fandom!

#MondayMotivation

There’s No Such Thing As I Can’t

 If you are reading this you are alive in a day and age that has never been seen before. You are witnessing the dawning of the greatest technological age that the world has ever seen - and you have the audacity to say you can’t?

Twenty years ago there was no Instagram for you to post your latest selfie. Twenty years ago there was no blogging platform for you to reach out to like-minded individuals. Twenty years ago you had very limited choices.

Today, right now, you have the ability to click a few buttons and instantly communicate with people all over the world. This has never been the case until relatively recently - who knows how long it’s going to last?

With this in mind I want to encourage you to think about what is possible. What is it that truly matters to you? What is it that you could talk about for hours on end and never get bored.

Take that topic to the internet and Google it. Read every article, every blog, watch every YouTube video on it. Then think about what you could add to the reservoir of information on your topic - what’s your take on it and how does it differ to what’s already out there?

The way I see it - if people can get paid millions to play video games every day - I can sure as hell can make a living doing something I love. And I won’t stop until I find a way that works - because I’m alive in a day and age that allows me to do so.

If you feel like you weren’t “destined” to do what you truly love - take out your phone and look at it. This is your gateway into creating the life you’ve always wanted to live. 

The only time you can’t do something is when you’re dead.

Peace & positive vibes.

SKAM MASTERPOST OF ALL THINGS

!Halla! This is my SKAM shrine. I’ve put all SKAM media into one organized (I hope) easy to navigate place. So basically, everything revolves around this very masterpost. The masterpost links to everything SKAM. Not only are there clips, translated texts, and Instagram posts, but also bonus stuff, like speculation on the symbolism of the show, or links to the actors’ social media and information. 

Keep reading

goodbye (kind of)

Don’t get me wrong I’ve been fed up with the phandom since I joined this god awful place. I’m sure people have wanted me to leave anyway, so here you go.

I wonder what dan and phil really think of you all. Surely they must know all the dumb and disrespectful shit that goes on if they lurk as much as they say they do. Then again, i wonder… if they know how bad it is here, why haven’t they said anything? Why can’t they put their audience in check? I know everything is mostly light hearted and fun but it’s not fun for me anymore. The only people who think the phandom is a peaceful utopia are the ones causing the problems. Some people are too blind to see it and some people might even try to argue with me on this post. Go ahead, I’ll leave the phandom with a fight. One last round for all the wonderful times.

You don’t ship phan? You’re homophobic and you don’t belong here. Also you just want dan to yourself and youre labeling him as straight and (if you’re lgbt+) you’re faking your own sexuality to prove a point.

You write dan/phil x reader? You’re a cringey laughing stock. You’re also homophobic. You’re also a straight white girl.

It doesn’t help that dan and phil subtly use Phan™ to make their income. There’s nothing wrong with that, but i feel like it’s driven some people in the phandom to be entitled and rude and put them on a high horse. It just normalises their invasive behavior. It feeds their fantasies to the point where they become tinhats instead of shippers. To be honest, im fucking tired of it. Not of dan and phil per se, of their audience for being so dimwitted they can’t see the obvious fan service. Look on the bright side: two already successful, rich men are being more successful and rich.

Never have I met an audience more entitled and more bratty than this one. I can’t help but feel like dan and phil did have something to do with this, seeing as they never addressed the problems within their community. (I mean, dan tried to in 2012, but that year doesn’t exist!1!!1 meanwhile 2009 is hard hitting proof. seriously get over yourself.) It’s hard work, and I’m sure in Dan’s cynical eyes theres nothing that can be done about it, but it is possible. Look at jacksepticeye’s community. When do you ever hear about drama going on there? Do you see any type of hierarchy going on there? Now look at that phandom. I mean, throwing a fit because they slept on separate floors on tour?? Get over yourself. Accusing them of queerbaiting because they act like actual friends and roommates on camera?? Come ON. Sending hate to their friends? Are you really going to stoop that low, all in the name of a fictional ship? Even worse, when popular blogs send their followers on rampages when someone goes against the norm (the norm being shipping phan and constantly overanalyzing their every move.) It’s ridiculous.

Anyway, I could go on forever about the bad stuff in this place. I’d like to mention some of the good as well. I’ve come across plenty of wonderful people who have complimented me on my writing, people who have backed me up in the ‘not-shipping-phan’ thing. I technically got in my first relationship through this fandom. I have internet friends that I never want to let go of. I’ll always remember the people who sent me kind words when I went on hiatus.

Dan and Phil are a significant part of my life. They’ve gotten me through some tough shit, they’ve made me smile. I looked at their first book on the day it was released and was glad i didn’t kill myself. Dan made me feel less alone and more comfortable with my cynicism. Phil has calmed me and made me smile when i felt like the crying would never end.

But at the same time, they’re so aggravating! Why can’t they tell their audience to cool it? Sure, people will send sarcastically rude things to Dan and everyone will laugh and have a good time. But what about when people stalk their personal lives? What if either of them has a significant other and the phandom goes into a frenzy?

That’s honestly what’s kept me here for this long. There has always been a part of me that just hopes that they’ll acknowledge phan, or come forward with a significant other. I wanted to stick around to see that. But I’ve taken the phandom’s shit for a bit too long, and I’ve seen the phandom tear my friends to pieces. I cant take it anymore.

Sidenote: this blog isn’t going to deactivate. I’ll leave it up solely for the people who read my writing (if y'all are still out there lmao.) And I’ll probably talk about me and my girlfriend here, should i find the need. I probably won’t reblog Dan and Phil anymore. Not that it matters, I’ve been losing followers anyway. If anyone cares here are my main, jse, and aesthetic blogs. You can find me there.

Anyway congratu-fucking-lations, phannies. You win.

anonymous asked:

Isayama made a new post on his blog about Armin, do you happen to know what he is saying?

Isayama’s message in this month’s magazine is “Finally reach(ed) the scene that I have been thinking about drawing, and I share the same feeling with Armen.”

Fans on the internet have been wondering if “Armen” is a typo. Isayama just made a blog post to explain “Armen means ‘My Men.’”

I did a rouge translation and here it is. He talked about the character of Armin is influenced by one of his friends back in his hometown. When they were elementary school students, they used to play B-Daman and airguns together. His friend kept saying “even though I can’t buy the goodies I want as a kid, I will buy them all after I become an adult and can use my money freely.” And after his friend became an adult, bought the things he wanted as a child, he came to Isayama and said “It’s indeed so good! These are the best!” However, Isayama has totally lost his interest in B-Daman, Yugioh-Card and such things as a man in his thirties. While his friend kept his innocence and feelings as a child, Isayama felt kinda sad and regretful that he “killed” his young self. 

Isayama did not think about projecting his friend as Armin when he first drew. But drawing manga may be like a psychology test and now he realizes it. So maybe the “pure self” that isayama once killed of himself is Armin.

anonymous asked:

What do you think about the whole situation with Katie Cassidy's sex photos/nudes being leaked

My personal policy, that I think others should also take:

  • Katie Cassidy didn’t share these photos, and therefore it is a violation of her privacy to share them. I’m going to be blocking any blog that reblogs or posts these photos because they’re not blogs I would want to be sharing internet space with.
  • Anyone mocking or slutshaming Katie Cassidy for these photos will be blocked. There’s nothing wrong with having sex, or taking pictures of yourself having sex. ‘But it’s a dumb thing to do!’ So is slutshaming, asshole. To quote the previous dot point, anyone who does this isn’t the kind of blog I feel like sharing my internet space with. ESPECIALLY if they’re doing this out of some ‘loyalty’ to a certain ship or character in fictional show.
  • You could probably tell, but I stand by Katie Cassidy, who is a kind and talented person who is passionate about her work. These pictures have not changed my opinion about her, one bit.
Guidelines for Being in the MBTI Community

This hasn’t been done before, so I thought I’d illustrate some things for the newbies. Having been in MBTI so long, I forget there are people who are fundamentally ignorant. Here is how to gain the most from the community and especially when dealing with seasoned MBTI theorists

1. You don’t know anything. I don’t care how many tests you’ve taken, how many copypastas you’ve read about Your Type - you don’t know what you’re talking about 

2. Shut up and listen. There’s a reason why so many of us seem short tempered and unwilling to debate. We’ve had these debates. We know more than you. So be quiet if you want to learn. The nicest seasoned bloggers on here are the ones who aren’t actually “nice,” they’re just more professional. And they have the same qualms as other bloggers. 

3. We don’t owe you anything. We don’t owe it to you to type you, respond to your questions, or anything of the sort. We are here to teach you, in our own manner, what we have researched about MBTI. 

4. MBTI does define you. Get over it. It defines an aspect of yourself. If you have a problem with that, I suggest you also take issue with calling yourself whatever your nationality is, your creed, your race, sexuality, whatever. Now WHAT aspects it defines, we are here to teach you. If you think MBTI doesn’t define you, chances are you don’t know what you’re talking about or what MBTI is. Thus, I’d like to refer you to points 1 and 2. 

5. Stay uncomfortable. Truth does not come exclusively from comfort. There is comfort in MBTI and its paradigm, but in order to approach it properly, you need to follow and accept points 1, 2, and 4. MBTI is not for validating your identity, strengths or weaknesses. 

6. If you feel invalidated, take a look in the mirror. MBTI is a fairly neutral tool when used properly. Anything that makes you feel bad is a result of your own weak ego, insecurities, and thirst for validation. Stop that. MBTI is not your mirror for you to project your weaknesses upon. Following that, the bloggers are not mirrors for you to project upon. 

7. Study in your own time. A lot of bloggers will reference paradigms and complex ones at that. Many of us have written extensively on them. Take a bit to research what we’re talking about, because the information exists, and quite likely on our blogs. Many, many, many (dozens or hundreds) of asks get ignored/deleted because it is clear you aren’t doing your part. Anyone who is spoonfed MBTI will quickly flounder when trying to apply it themselves. 

8. We are that good. We know what we’re talking about. If you don’t like it, leave. Arguing with us, when you know nothing about MBTI, won’t get you very far. We constantly debate among ourselves because we have put in the time, effort and have the foundations for a good debate. Don’t ask us “how we are so good at MBTI” and turn around and say “you can’t do that.” Because we can. And we do. And most of you on here don’t have the foundation to even begin to type people in unorthodox manners as we do, which is why many of us don’t elucidate on topics such as visual typing, typing based on physical behavior, typing based on how someone talks, etc. Again, just because you can’t do something doesn’t mean we can’t. We are not a mirror of your capabilities. 

9. We are not here to prove ourselves to you. We have nothing to prove. Those who want to learn, shall, and those who want to stroke their ego about how much smarter they are than us will, and the latter shall be ignored. I personally blog out of obligation, given that there is a lack of good information on the internet. But I don’t need to prove myself and stroke your ego. I’m going to do what I want to do - which is teach. 

For once I have news that isn’t book-related: 

Remember that long hiatus I went on roundabout Christmastime? Well, in the midst of moving back to the States and working on two books I was also applying to PhD programs (because I am a chronic overachiever/glutton for punishment). Anyway, it’s been a long process and I haven’t talked about it here because I wanted to wait until I had a decision made (and also I was terrified I wouldn’t get in anywhere and then would have to admit that to the internet), but I’m excited to tell you guys I’ll be starting my doctorate in the fall at UMD. All this really means for the blog is that you have five more years’ bitching and moaning about grad school to look forward to, and that if you have questions about the PhD application process I can now answer those! (Hopefully.)

Thanks, as always, for your patience and unflagging enthusiasm!

Xx Dukesie

anonymous asked:

TALK ABOUT THE VID PLS IM DED

haha i think my overall impression is that dan made this video w the clear objective of making sure everyone is calm about this decision. as i said in this post and also this post, dan really doesn’t want this decision to be referred to or thought of as a “rebranding” in a way that implies anything deeper about him is changing as a person. it’s tempting to  look at the user name change and combine that with the move and the curly hair and the occasional donning of pastel colored clothing and think that all of these things are associated with some larger shift towards more authentic self expression but i don’t necessarily know if this user name decision has anything much to do at all with dan growing more accepting of himself as a person. in fact i take dan completely at his word in this video in his assertion that this decision was entirely made bc of the professional frustrations and personal cringe attacks he had to endure due to all the ways people fucked up and misunderstood the danisnotonfire name.

to that end, i really loved the skit at the beginning of all the various people screaming at their phones and the way that he pointedly stated that the only thing that happened is that he changed his user name. at the end he also goes out of his way to remind everyone that the content he’s making won’t change at all. overall i thought this attempt to reassure the audience was one of dan’s main goals in this video and he executed it remarkably well. i’ve received several messages just in the time since he released it of people telling me that the video calmed them down.

i think dan’s second goal was to clearly and simply articulate his reasoning for this change. interestingly it made me wonder if he shot most of the sat down/chatty bits of the video a long time ago when he first seemed to have the idea for the video and for the name change itself. this is bc he talks about the sign-on protest letter as being an event that happened “the other week” when in reality, at this point, the letter happened three months ago. regardless of the timing, it’s clear that that letter was a sort of catalyst for this decision. he also talked about it here in the 2/7 live show, and explained how much the incident made him cringe and resent his user name. this was when he first started talking about the idea that changing a display name on youtube is very simple and that he would put it in on his list of things to do in 2017. all of this to say that it really does seem like dan’s central motivation for this decision was to help himself out professionally. if he ever wants to expand in the sort of stuff he makes or do business w people who aren’t as familiar with youtube, it must be a hindrance to have this weird ass name follow him around and be associated with him in all of these contexts where he’s trying to be more professional. i think this is also part of the reason he changed it to daniel and not dan—he wants his name to be a bit more formal.

to that point, i think the other reason for the daniel/dan distinction is bc dan still wants to maintain some degree of separation between his online content/‘persona’ and his real life self. i think most people in his day to day life obviously call him dan. most of his friends and family and whatnot know him as dan howell and that’s who he is in the real world. but part of both dnp’s approach to their online careers especially post-2013 has been to treat their content very much as a professional endeavor. youtube is their job and as much as they would like us to feel close to them and familiar with them, we aren’t actually their friends or acquaintances—we aren’t people who know them and interact with them in real life. of course dan is encouraging us to keep calling him dan if we want, but i think he felt the overarching label for his channel had to be something that showed at least some level of distinction between who he is irl and who he is online, so whatever we personally call him, the general name (or, indeed, “brand,”) is not the same thing as what he’s casually, intimately known as in his life.

another distinct objective for this video, in my opinion, was to talk about the general notion of changing and evolving in the public eye. dan talked about his outlook on his past being so public and although it’s a stance we’ve heard him articulate before, i felt he went a little deeper this time in trying to spell out his views on personal authenticity, especially via online platforms. it’s funny bc i think this is one of the biggest examples of dan’s actions contradicting his own words. he talked about keeping old videos public so that people could see his progress as a human and also as a creator, and he also talked about not wanting to contribute to unrealistic and societally reinforced standards of perfection. and yet we know that there are plenty of old videos dan has privated or unlisted, plenty of old tweets and entire social media platforms that he has taken down, a whole blog he created to talk to fans and then subsequently deleted—all for good reason of course, but i wish he’d been a bit more genuine about how actually difficult it is to have so much of your life public on the internet. it’s all well and good to talk about wanting to live your authentic self but it’s also a complete platitude and imo not representative of how dan actually carefully crafts his online presence. i also recognize that expecting him to talk about the pitfalls of oversharing and pure authenticity online might be way too big of an ask for this video, which he clearly wanted to keep short and simple, but it was certainly a big question i was left with after watching it. but in this vein, i was really pleased to hear him so explicitly spell out the things from his past that he absolutely doesn’t want to hear about anymore including llamas, maltesers, placentas, and danosaurs. he’s obvi talked about all of these things making him cringe at one point or another but primarily in live shows and very sporadically. i loved hearing him just v bluntly list these items for his biggest audience, and literally request that people not bring them up anymore. i basically appreciate when dan is brutally honest and doesn’t try to sugarcoat his own thoughts and outlooks in a way that he feels will be more palatable for people.

i also wanna just add that this video was super well edited lol. he used great sound/visual effects throughout, overlaid text and images in such a humorous way, and incorporated funny clips from the t swift interview as well as the skit at the beginning. dan rly is quite good at making vids and i felt particularly impressed by the nuts n bolts editing on this one. and overall he just did a great job staying concise and sticking to his explanation of the whole situation in a vv vv v clear and simple way.

also. round glasses and curly hair pushed back is a Look and he has a crush on owen jones. of course.

(rip ‘danisnotonfire’

hiatus (or deleting)

i don’t really know how to start this post tbh. i’ve been on this site for about 5 or 6 years and it’s been a big part of my life, has educated me about a lot of issues and made me the open-minded tolerant person i am today, but it’s also one of the reasons why my life is so messed up now, along with video games, the good old dépréssión™ and a shit ton of other mental fuckery.

i’m honestly so, so, so close to ending my life and i can’t go on like this. i don’t have anyone i can vent to or anyone who cares about my problems and i need to build myself a supportive environment (in real life!) where people don’t just want me to be upbeat and fun until i show my symptoms. i can’t do that if i stay in bed all day blogging, playing or chatting online. all my time is spent in front of a screen, be it pc, laptop, tv or phone and i have to stop this, i have a serious problem and i know i’m addicted to games and internet.

 i literally don’t go outside at all, unless i absolutely have to, i don’t do chores, i barely manage to keep up with hygiene and i’m not really “living” all due to my depression and the fact that i cope by escaping real life by stimulating my brain all day, nonstop. in order to lead a healthy life i have to completely distance myself from social media/internet/video games and start reading, exercising, going out, meeting people and drawing again. i know it’ll be hard, but it’s better than wanting to die.

i’ll also start working as an apprentice soon since i’m applying for several jobs right now, so pls send all the good vibes and prayers because i’m really late.. i might come online and post updates from time to time, but i’m afraid that’s gonna be it.. if i can’t stay away from tumblr, i’ll have to delete my blog. i can’t afford to keep getting sucked into this hell like i did after 7 months of therapy in a mental hospital last year.

lastly, i want to thank everyone who’s been with me since the start, and my friends who i either met along the way or just recently. thank you for making my tumblr experience the best it could be.

anonymous asked:

Hello! I hope you are having a good day. I am very interested in witchcraft, and I want to initiate in it, but I do not know how. Can you recommend me some books to read about it or maybe some practices I should start doing? Thank you! I really like your blog.

Where do I start in witchcraft?

Do I start with books?

Unfortunately, I do not have books to recommend for you, first because none of the books I found resonated with me practice wise ( I read lots of crap) and second because I don’t know what are your beliefs, or what kind of practice you are interested in ( if you know already).
I would start by that, looking at the practices that speak to you ( for example: do you want your witchcraft practice to also be religious or not?do you Want to work with nature? Elements? Etc). You do not have to define tour practice precisely right now, of course, but it will at least give you a direction to go to.

… or internet?

I found that the internet is a great source of information when you want to learn about something, and you can easily search for the different types of Witchcraft there, read articles and blogs about it, and in the end ( super important) forge your own opinion! And then, it might be worth buying books that will really fit what you want your practice to be!

And then what?

Once you have an idea where to go, you can start collecting information on the practice/aspect of witchcraft you are interested in: visualization, herbs, crystals,planets, etc. The internet, books, blogs, your own intuition, the sources are many!

Don’t be afraid to ask questions! But also, don’t be afraid to use Google. A question like “what is moon water”, “what is lavender associated with”, etc, can be easily answered with a quick Google search. I promise.

And don’t believe everything someone tells you. There is not one way to do things and one only! It is all about what works for you!

And once informed, having all the tools in hand, you can start working on spells!
Growing your practice, maybe changing direction, adding new aspects to it,etc. For example, I discovered sea witchcraft years after practicing… and it instantly clicked in me, and I added this aspect to my practice!

A few blogs you may want to follow:

@witchy-woman : a great witch and human being, very informative and she posts beginner friendly witchy jars instructions, with ingredients you can find in your daily life!

@violetwitchcraft : loads of informative posts on this blog

@cunningcelt : another very informative blog, with an owner that will not be afraid to bring you back to reality with a bit of sass (which I love), and their grimoire photos are gorgeous!

@natural-magics : even if Jenna is not very often active due to life, her blog is like a huge online grimoire: tons of spells of all kind, and a lot of easy ones!

@magic-for-the-masses : Richtor creates the best witchcraft masterpost1s you can dream of and also have tons of spells and beginner friendly content listed

And what is on mine?

You can start by looking what I have in my witchcraft 101 tag, as well as the basics one, made just for beginners. You may also find some easy things to start with in my witchy tips tag ;)

Then, you have my navigation page, that will link you to all the different spells and correspondences you can find on my blog, as well as the different aspect of my practice :)

Finally… some posts to read:

And my askbox is always open ;)

hello friends, i think it was about time i start something new as i’ve been very hands off lately with my blog and tumblr in general due to wonky internet! but i just wanted to create a place where people can come and check out other peoples incredible edits. now i know that it is always subjective as to the things people like to see in edits, or not see i suppose, so i have made this open to pretty much everyone who made original creations or any sort.

• please be following me + the original creations blog
reblog this post
• put your creations tag in the tags when you reblog this post
• you can tag your original content with #originalcreationsblog
• your original content can be edits, graphics, gifs, photography, writing, songs, poetry, etc

and that’s it, you’re done. i will be constantly reblogging people’s creations to the blog and people can always come by and go through the navigations page and find me content to reblog.

note: there are no restrictions on the types of original content or fandoms or whatever to the things that will be seen on this blog. it is opened to everyone.

Anon: Are you a boy? I always thought youre a girl :D i become confused with this “kook/min oppa” haha            

I only identify as Oppa. In all seriousness, I’m a girl and the oppa thing started out as a joke but I don’t find it offensive or uncomfortable - my real life Korean friends jokingly do it too. If that’s what you want to call me, whatever, knock yourself out.

You can call me Oppa, Hyung, Unnie, Nuna, Sajeon, Sajeon-nim, Yeonwoo.. It’s all okay: I don’t give a fuck. This is the internet and this is my blog - I feel more or less comfortable with my followers… Unless you’re Korean and/or very fluent in the language. (More on that later)

But more importantly, this brings up an interesting topic that I’ve seen and have been asked about:

Can or should foreigners say Korean words like Unnie and Oppa?

The short answer is: Sure, of course… but take some precautions.

Let me explain why it’s okay and also give you some tips on how to properly interact with other native Koreans.

Keep reading

Hey everyone, I just wanted to give you a quick update on this blog’s inactivity lately. I recently moved into a new apartment and haven’t had internet access on my computer for about a week at this point (I’m posting this on mobile at work lol), and I was super busy with getting ready for the move for a couple weeks before that. But hopefully I’ll have full internet by tomorrow and at that point this blog should be back to posting on a more regular basis!

Thanks for sticking around through this unplanned semi-hiatus!

anonymous asked:

Head cannon of embarrassing moments for the Baker family before the infection

Jack Baker:

- lmao the dude accidentally killed a bird when driving and he cried
- haha marquriete had to hold him for a while cause like
- the dude is a animal lover
- he didn’t mean to kill the innocen t bir die
- but in closer inspection it’s just leaves and twigs
- marquirete laughed so hard
- he was so embarrassed
- he stayed in his room for like 5 hours
- “jack sweetie please come out”
“no Marquiete im dumb”
“ur not dumb u just misunderstood, atleast u didn’t kill a actual
bird”
“Marquiete im going to embarrassed for a lifetime”
- she had to lead him out with cookies
- they had to cuddle for a while haha

Marquiete Baker:

- she was tired ok don’t blame her
- she was just going to feed Zoe’s bird
- but she ended putting her tablets in there
- and put bird food in her drink g od
- it wasn’t really embarrassing
- but to her it was cause like
- the birdie could’ve died dude
- she’s a animal lover too
- when Zoe told her about her mistake
- she literally went silent
- got up
- walked to the couch
- sat on it
- and contemplate her life choices
- it was that bad to her lmao

Lucas Baker:

- he was going on tumblr ok
- he was stalking his favorite tumblr blog
- it was normal to him so like :////
- he accidentally liked the dude photo from like
- a year ago
- the main rule on the Internet
- when stalking someone’s blog
- don’t ever like a post that was posted years ago
- because the op might think ur weird
- “fu–”
- he immediately unliked photo
- and had to put up his hoodie to hide his sh am e
- he went up and laid on his bed and just
- smushes his head on the pillow fri ck
- after 5 minutes, the op messaged him and lucas went to check it
- “hey!! this might be rlly weird, but i notice u followed me for a long time and u like a post that was posted a year ago?? lmao dude u broke the main rule on the Internet!! I honestly found that funny :D anyways, I’ve been looking thru ur blog for a while too and i love ur content!! wanna talk for a bit?? i honestly have nothing else to do and u seem like a cool dude :)))”
- he was just blushing at this point and only typed out 8 words
- “sure. what do u want to talk about?”
- ( can u guess who it is ;) )

Zoe Baker:

- the only embarrassing moment in her life
- was letting cats inside her trailer
- and realizing that she’s allergic to cats
- she knew this from the fact she let a one cat inside
- she didn’t start sneezing until it left
- and it shed cat hair everywhere
- on the couch, on her bed, on her fridge
- even on herself
- it was everywhere and she start sneezing a lot
- so much that it didn’t stop until she took a shower
- even so it kept happening
- to the point where her family literally had to make her stop
- because her sneezes are so loud ugh
- maybe she’s embarrassed by her sneezing but idk
- so yeah she regrets bringing cats inside her trailer
- ( Zoe doesn’t really do anything embarrassing so like :// )

anonymous asked:

I'm not an anti or a shipper. I'm just an ordinary person who reads the odd blog. And as an ordinary person I can tell you that repeatedly writing on the internet that two people are in a relationship when they have expressly and clearly denied it is morally wrong. Deeply morally wrong. Just like writing anything about another person that you do not know is true is wrong. So you might want to consider taking a little less of the high moral ground.

LOL. 

So you come here to tell me that? What ground does that put you on anon?

I don’t know them. I don’t know what the real story is. I have never stated as such. I simply speculate on what is shown to me… and guess what celebrities LIE all the time about being together or not. AHEM… this one did to HIS MOTHER… 

Originally posted by onceuponatime-fairytales

 In the end it makes no difference. If they are with others then good for them. I wish them happiest of days. I will not make fun of the friends in their lives.  I will not bully or be rude to them. You will not see that from me. I am NO FAN of these “friends/SO’s/whoever they are” though nor do I have to be just because they are in their lives. 

It makes no difference to me ultimately if they are or aren’t romantically connected, but I do think they are awesome together no matter what their relationship is… and there is not a thing wrong with that. IN FACT if you were paying attention to those interviews you would know that they think it complimentary. 

Originally posted by marvelandwhimsy

So you can think what you like about me, I won’t be bothered. And newsflash… you ARE an anti.