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Hey friends! So since I, uh, have certain guidelines (i.e., not writing scenarios with the teachers and nsfw not always being guaranteed (sometimes tho)) I figured hey! If this blog won’t do what you’re looking for, (and I’m not planning on changing either of those guidelines, sorry) I can at least help you find a blog that does do certain scenarios you’re looking for! So here’s a (currently small) list under the cut, shoot me an ask if you wanna be added!

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anonymous asked:

I 100% share your frustration when scrolling through AO3's Percabeth tag. I really hate it when all that comes up is Solangelo and Percico. I really do.

if a side ship appears in the background once or has zero relevance to the plot, just don’t tag it

it’s not that hard, people  

CHARA’S PLAN

(undertale spoilers)

this post will attempt to dissect what exactly chara’s plan entailed and what they hoped to accomplish with it. all the information stated as fact will be accompanied by screenshot proof. the latter portion of this post will contain speculation based on the facts.


notes:
★ for the sake of simplicity, i’ll refer to chara and asriel’s shared body as “chasriel”. chasriel will not be referred to using pronouns. 
★ “they/them” will always refer to chara and “he/him” will always refer to asriel (unless i’m clearly not talking about either of them).

★ direct quotes are in quotation marks. links will be provided for people to verify them.


THE FACTS:

  • when chara climbed mt. ebott, “it wasn’t for a very happy reason”
  • chara didn’t jump into the underground – they fell
  • “chara hated humanity” and “they felt very strongly about that”
  • “chara wasn’t really the greatest person”
  • chara and asriel fed asgore a pie with buttercups inside instead of cups of butter
  • asgore became terribly ill
  • asriel felt bad, chara “laughed it off”
  • chara asked asriel if he remembered this incident and then asked him to turn off the camera
  • asriel says he doesn’t “like this idea”
  • chara convinces him that together they’ll “free everyone” and to “go get the flowers”
  • “the human became very ill”
  • “six, right? we just have to get six…”
  • “the sick human had only one request.” chara asked “to see the flowers from their village.”
  • as the monsters couldn’t pass the barrier, chara’s last wish could not be fulfilled
  • the next day, the human died
  • asriel absorbed chara’s soul and “transformed into a being with incredible power”
  • waterfall writings: “a monster with a human soul… a horrible beast with unfathomable power.”
  • “(it’s an illustration of a strange creature..)”
  • “(there’s something very unsettliing about this drawing.)”
  • after combining souls, control of the body was split between both chara and asriel
  • chara was “the one that picked up their own empty body” and carried it “back to the village of the humans”
  • after arriving in the human village, chasriel carried chara’s body onto “a bed of golden flowers”
  • the villagers saw chasriel holding the body and assumed chasriel had killed the child
  • the humans attacked chasriel
  • chasriel “had the power to destroy them all”
  • chara wanted to use their “full power” against the humans
  • asriel resisted chara’s will and chasriel “did not fight back”
  • chasriel “was struck with blow after blow”
  • chasriel smiled and walked away
  • if chasriel had killed humans, monsters “would have had to wage war against all of humanity”
  • because of asriel’s actions, chasriel was mortally wounded
  • chasriel returned to the underground and collapsed
  • asriel’s dust, which contained asriel’s essence, “spread across the garden”
  • the “plan had failed”

SOURCES:
pacifist route: true lab / vhs tapes
neutral route: new home / monster tale
pacifist route: ruins / asriel
neutral route: waterfall / wall writings
genocide route: chara / first encounter


THE SPECULATION:

so now we know the facts. what exactly can we infer from them? 

originally, the unhappy reason chara climbed mt. ebott could have been anything. they may have suffered bullying. they may have been abused by humans. their family may have been killed by other humans, leaving chara homeless and alone. whatever the reason, it planted a deep hatred inside chara. it prompted them to go to a place they probably thought they would never see another human again – a place where people were said to disappear from and never return. humans are superstitious and would likely have taken a legend like that seriously and so nobody would look for chara there. chara wasn’t necessarily suicidal, but it can be assumed that they wanted to escape humanity nevertheless. maybe they thought they could survive alone in the wild.  

it is quite possible that chara had genuine feelings for their adoptive family for the most part. after asgore’s buttercup incident, however, it seems that a plan began to formulate in chara’s mind. from that point onward, chara prioritised their goal – murdering humans – above even the safety of those closest to them. chara’s hatred became more important to them than asriel and everyone else. their hatred of humanity was the driving force behind their actions.


STEPS OF THE PLAN

[for more details about why chara would have used buttercups, see here]

  1. chara would get asriel on board.
    asriel would be absolutely vital to the plan’s success. as the game makes no mention of whether or not humans go through any particular changes after absorbing a monster soul (besides being able to cross the barrier), chara could only become strong with asriel’s help. chara may have employed manipulation tactics to get asriel to go along with it in the end – he was clearly not a fan of the plan to begin with. chara would insist that together they would “free everyone”, although chara’s version of freedom may have been death.
  2. chara would convince asriel to get the buttercups for them.
    this would cause asriel to feel directly responsible for chara’s death and make him intimately involved in chara’s plan. physical contact with the flowers would also blister chara’s hands and it may have been necessary to avoid that for the sake of making the suicide look like a natural death.
  3. chara would eat the flowers and fall ill.
    it couldn’t look like a suicide. a slow death would increase asriel’s guilt and dedication to the plan. chara’s suffering would be unbearable – it’s doubtful that anyone would assume chara chose this. the symptoms may not have been linked to asgore’s as humans have physical bodies and monsters are mostly made of magic.
  4. chara would tell the dreemurrs their dying wish.
    chara’s impossible wish to see the flowers from their village would give asriel the excuse he needed to absorb chara’s soul and leave the underground without having his motives questioned.  
  5. asriel would absorb chara’s soul.
    the monsters assumed that asriel only absorbed chara’s soul out of grief, but it was part of the plan all along. chara’s last wish just made it look that way, although asriel was probably also genuinely mortified by the events that occurred. while chara laid dying, asriel steeled himself by telling them, “six, right? we just have to get six..”
  6. chara would have their dead body brought to the surface.
    in the event that chara had no control over asriel when they combined their souls together, chara probably arranged for asriel to bring the body to the surface to make the last wish excuse look more believable. as it turned out, the control was split between chara and asriel, and it was chara who forced chasriel to move chara’s dead body to the human village.
  7. chasriel’s presence would provoke a human attack.
    but why bring the body all the way to the human village if they just had to deceive the monsters? there are two reasons: 1) it would provoke a human attack by making them think chasriel had killed an innocent child, 2) even if chara had no control once their soul was absorbed, they probably banked on asriel retaliating in self-defence when the humans saw asriel with the body, and 3) it would allow chasriel to tell the monsters afterwards that there was no choice but to fight back and take the human souls. after all, from the perspective of the monsters, asriel would have just been bringing his best friend’s body to its final resting place. as a result, the human attack would seem malicious and unjustifiable to the monsters. chasriel couldn’t be blamed for self-defence.
  8. together, asriel and chara would take six human souls.
    the plan was always to carry everything out as a team. on chara’s deathbed, asriel reaffirms that the two of them will “do it together”. it seems that chara never truly intended to disappear when they died; chara wanted to be reborn in a body that had power. with this body, chara would easily be able to steal six human souls and become godlike with asriel. according to asriel, it was chara who wanted “to use our full power”.
  9. monsters and humans would declare war on one another.
    monsters would have felt victimised by humanity once again, hearing about how the humans attacked for no discernible reason while asriel did nothing but mourn the loss of his best friend and sibling. humans would have felt their fears about monsters realised and decided that they should be wiped out and not just imprisoned underground. according to asriel: “if i killed those humans… we would have had to wage war against all of humanity.”

SOURCES:
multiple routes: instances of the ambiguity of the word “free”


THE RESULT

considering how meticulous chara’s plan was, it seems likely that they would have come to the same conclusion about war that asriel did. each step of the plan was wracked with contingency plans that dealt with “what if” scenarios, likely because chara wasn’t sure what would happen once they became a part of asriel. between having godlike powers and an army of monsters behind them, chara was determined to see humans die. after all their effort, it’s very possible that the last thing chara expected was to be betrayed by asriel’s desire not to kill.

As a fish keeper, it is incredibly important to understand how your equipment works and how to maintain it.

I see so many people that just get rid of and replace their filters when they stop working, which is such a huge waste of money. Filters, in particular, are a piece of equipment that you should literally know inside and out. You should be able to dismantle and reassemble your filter, because if you’re not doing that, you’re not maintaining it properly. Which means you’re not completely cleaning it, causing more wear and tear and build up until it stops working. But it can usually still be fixed at this point if you just dismantle it and clean it properly.

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Thoughts on Episode 102 - Love is a Shambling Thing:

  • Time to travel a considerable distance to stick a sticker on my sibling.
  • Does City Council have a home? Do they have a mortgage?
  • “Here’s your Valentine’s Day card, Carlos.” “Why are you wearing a hazmat suit?”
  •  Well, we got a few happy episodes before this one.
  • Luuuuuurv. 
  • Is Cecil bankrupt because of all the fines he has to pay for being unfashionable? Is that why he’s surprised he gets paid for his job? Money goes in, immediately paid out for those sponge clogs with that poncho.
  • I shop at Clearly Not Amazon too.
  • “Everything is going to be alright.” Did you hear the Old Woman Josie story, Weather?
  • Love just needs a friend.
  • Actually, Love is terrifying.
  • Is City Council’s entire slogan in the Night Vale Valentine’s cards? Can it be?
  • “Live every day like it’s your first.” Time to cry when I get hungry.
Q: Should Yuzuru put quad lutz in for next season?

So much overthinking as the person I am, with the lack of news during off-season, thoughts about technical aspects of next season have been wandering around inside my head for quite a while. 

Anh the big question for me as a Yuzuru’s fan is what should he do with his layout for next season? Should he add a new quad in or not? 

In a TV show and a magazine interview after WTT, Yuzuru said that he has no intention to put quad lutz in his program for Pyeongchang (though that quad was so beautiful, no pre-rotation and his toepick for inward, wtf). Also, I recalled from his FaOI talk with Nobunari and Shoma, he wrote for his goals that he want to consolidate what he learned so far into the program for Olympics 2018. All these made me have a very strong feeling that he is actually serious about not putting quad lutz in.

That’s fine, “no quad lutz is fine”, I thought. But what’s he gonna do with next season program and how will it be better from this year’s? Turned out, his layout already maxed out its value for a program with 3 kinds of quads he got (mostly for the LP): 

  • He’s only allowed to repeat 2 kinds of jumps, one of which is undoubtedly 3A given how much he loves it and how comfortable he is with it 
  • He got 2 quad salchow this season, and the biggest change can only be from 4S to 4L or doing a hard combination for 4S-2T. 

As for the situation we’re in and also for context, I find it very helpful to look back at the 13-14 Olympic season. The 2 main skaters that I’m gonna discuss in that season are Patrick and Yuzuru (for obvious reason). After taking the silver at Skate Canada and Trophee Bompard, Yuzuru got gold at GPF 2013 and then at Sochi, overthrowing Patrick’s throne that had been going on for the past 3 years. And the reason Yuzuru was able to do so were:

  • He got a really good SP that he could skate well and skate consistently, which creates a lead for him after SP 
  • By doing more difficult elements and placing them in the second half of the free program, he got an advantage in BV comparing to Patrick, which also allows him to win with a not very clean program (as I saw him struggle to skate clean his LP that season) 

For 13-14 season free program, the difference in BV of Yuzuru and Patrick was around 8 points, the total GOE for Yuzuru was 8-14 and Patrick was 17-18. So with a quite similar TES and a lead in SP, Yuzuru was able to win Patrick who was deemed unbeatable. 

For this season, this is some averages (just estimation, not exact) I got for the three skaters I think have the most potential for gold in Pyeongchang (this is only for the free, as to me their SP are around the same score): 

  1. Yuzu BV 103, GOE 20-23, PCS 94-97 
  2. Shoma BV 104, GOE 7.5-15, PCS 91-94
  3. Nathan BV 104, GOE 9-12, PCS 84-88
  4. Boyang BV 103, GOE 9-15 , PCS 83-86

My guess are that Nathan’s gonna add another 4Lz (layout like the one for Worlds this season), Shoma’s gonna add 4F, and Boyang’s gonna add another quad too (not sure about him, 4Lz/4L). This will up their BV by 8-10 points alone, assumed they don’t add any other changes and they have the same level of skating. However, things never stay constant. The three younger skaters still have a lot to improve on their PCS and how many GOEs they can take, so those number will definitely increase next season. 

I don’t underestimate Yuzuru’s ability to evolve, it’s just that he’s much closer to the point of “perfection”, according to CoP. In recent years, the maximum GOE he got was around 70-80% of max GOE for the whole free skate. And even if he got 10% more on GOE, which I think is “wow”, that’s an increase of only 3 points. His PCS is already around 97-98 points and I doubt that it can go any much higher.

 So assumed that he does as I said, keeping the quad lutz out of the equation, then Yuzuru might fall into the seat of Patrick in 2013. He’s an awesome skater, and it’s clear that no one can beat him if he can skate clean both programs. But from my short time as a fan, as much a believer I am of him doing the best come back from behind ever, I seriously won’t bet my money on him skating 2 programs clean under such pressure every time. The stress that he put on himself to skate clean SP in WTT 2017 and its result is a good evidence for this, I think. I think he knows much better about his hot-and-cold moments and as someone who used the BV card just a few seasons ago, he shouldn’t put the Olympic gold medal on such a risky bet like that in my opinion.

Of course, all my worries will be for nothing if he got an amazing SP from Jeff and leads the way with a few points in the SP. But those things, you never know until the season starts a while. I’m kinda worried because he seems to struggle a little bit with his first season for an SP, but me in my wishful thinking mode will hope that Jeff and Yuzu will go back to programs that Yuzuru can rock it CLEAN (they wanted LGC to be a challenge and it definitely was XD). I don’t really worry about Shae, so mehh… the choreography should be fine, it’s just about the jumps.

Again, so much uncertainty, and the ability of younger skaters to compensate the gap in quality with the BV of their quads as mentioned above put me into panick mode cause I really think he should put quad lutz in but there is no sign he would do so. Yuzu, I know you’re a smart ass, I just don’t know what’s in your mind right now =.=

Yes, that was all those clogged in my head *relieved*. But whatever happens, I’ll  still be happy I think. Either seeing that beautiful quad lutz in competition or witnessing a smooth and complex skate by Yuzu, so come fast next season!

 * this started out as some thoughts I have after Yuzu mentioned he wouldn’t include 4Lz in his program, then I kinda asked around tumblr a bit, only to realize I couldn’t include all my arguments and confusion in such small spaces. In the end, after 2 long weeks, I’m just like “Whatever, I’ll write this down and let them butcher my opinion.” So come join the discussion and enlighten me, guys! (that is if you’re still here at the end of this long ass post) *

Twinkle: The Six Times It Was A Secret & The One Time It Wasn’t

For @queerstanuris & @ghost-grantaire, two lovely people 😘


1. Nine: Sunny For You And I

They are small and they are reckless and she is laying in the grass at school, on her back, watching the leaves sway above her. He is alone, he looks troubled, but he lies down next to her because it’s right and it’s good and she’s kind and he knows it.

They don’t speak, but they both smile, and it’s worth something to say that in this moment, something is born between Jennifer Hayes and Will Byers.


2. Ten: Lungs With Roses

She can’t breathe. Her lungs are crackling like sandpaper and her eyes are wide and she claws at her pale throat with desperate fingers, as though tearing it open will fix the problem. Red lines are drawn from the middle of her neck to her collarbone.

She sags against the wall. The hall is empty. No one can help her. She’s going to die here and she just knows it.

But then, like a knight in shining armour, a little boy emerges from the bathroom. His eyes widen when he sees her. He looks so small in his brother’s jean jacket. He is Will Byers and she knows right then that he has come to save her in more ways than one.

“Jennifer? Are you okay?”

Rasping, she chokes out a ‘No’, followed by a ‘Help’.

He kneels beside her, uncertain. “Get a teacher?”

She nods, and he runs off. When Mr. Clarke bursts out of the science classroom, worry written all over his face, he is not alone. Will has followed him, and she knows, she knows, that he is good.

“Ms. Hayes? Can you stand?”

He helps her, Mr. Clarke, who comes to her house regularly on Sunday nights, and eats the tofu her mother makes with a false smile (before sneaking Jen a few sweets—she loves the man, dear God she loves him). He helps her stand and helps her breathe and takes her to the nurse’s office, and all the while Will stands nearby like a shrunken shadow, but he holds her hand while she waits for her parents and promises her that it’ll be okay, you’ll get better, they’ll find out what’s wrong.

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anonymous asked:

I use chemical exfoliants regularly to keep my skin clear and it's pretty effective. But just recently I've noticed I've been getting more blackheads around my chin and nose area. Should I try incorporating physical exfoliation? I don't really have sensitive skin tbh

You could try adding a physical exfoliation or using a stronger chemical exfoliant! I like to use a gentle chemical exfoliant daily and then use stronger chemical peels once a week or once every other week.

Since you seem like a skin care enthusiast it’s possible those clogged pores are from layering too much skin care or just using too many products. Some really hydrating products, especially sheet masks, can give me blackheads because some hydrating products are meant to keep hydrating in so they don’t absorb into the skin which will cause break outs unless you’re skin is dry. Layering essences, serums, oils, etc can all really clog pores if your skin doesn’t need it and if the products just don’t layer well or are too hydrating. Layering works on some skin types, but on me I just end up getting blackheads! You could try waiting for one layer to absorb before going in with another layer of skin care and adding in a bentonite clay mask into your routine. XO

anonymous asked:

How tall are your gem babies? What's their personalities?

okay i’m gonna do have to update this b/c I realized I’ve been drawing most of them horribly out-of-scale all this time lmao

for reference Leo’s bio says he’s 5′9″ and the last time I checked my height I was 5′3″-ish (though I might have grown- who knows~). of all the individual gems, Glass is the tallest at 7′3″-ish

Rainbow Obsidian’s just a bit taller than Amethyst Druzy, owing to him being the less stable of the two. Of all the fusions, Drake is the tiniest


and then there’s Bert

Very Real Question:

I’m iconing/have iconed the following characters from botw for @guiltfreeicons​:

  • Daruk & Spirit
  • King Rhoan & Spirit
  • Link
  • Mipha & Spirit
  • Prince Sidon
  • Princess Zelda
  • Revali & Spirit
  • Urbosa & Spirit
  • Yunobo

Is there anyone ELSE you’d like to see iconed before I take all this gameplay off of my computer?

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Warnings : NSFW, dirty talk (If you couldn’t tell from the image up top). Sorry if you’re not into smut, but hey, I had an urge to write it.

The sound of fluttering wings behind you made you sit up a little straighter, but you refused to look back at him. Castiel was someone you admired and for some reason, you just could not make yourself acknowledge him. You avoided him at all costs and for good reason, in your mind. He always made you feel so aware of everything around you when he was near. It was like the air suddenly became a weight on your shoulders and you forgot how to walk. It was so embarrassing and you would rather not see him at all than have him see you act like a clumsy, lovesick school girl from a bad Lifetime movie.

Cas, however, had obviously planned to see you tonight. He sat down next to you at the table and watched you as you tried to focus on your laptop. You felt your breath hitch at the intensity of his state and you wanted to tell him to stop it, but at the same time, you liked the feeling of having his attention.

“(Y/n),” He stared, leaning in closely. You finally forced yourself to look at the angel and his stunningly bright eyes captured yours. “I noticed that you’ve been avoiding me.” His hand fell to your thigh and you glanced down at it, suddenly very aware of how short your skirt was.

“Cas, what-” You gasped out, but he quickly continued speaking.

“I just didn’t understand why. It captivated my every thought. What had I done to make such a sweet girl not want to be around me? I couldn’t help myself, I looked into your thoughts, (Y/n).” Castiel leaned even closer and then he was right at you ear. You could feel his breath against your skin and your eyes fluttered shut at the feeling. “The things I saw, well, to say the least, they were sinful.” He kissed just under your earlobe and sucked lightly. “I then understood everything. You try not to look at me because you don’t want those sinful thoughts clogging your precious mind. You don’t want me to catch you clenching these thighs of yours to get some kind of friction.” His hand moved to the inside of your thigh, running higher and higher until he was mere inches from where you wanted him. “Your thoughts are loud, (Y/n), did you know that? I can hear every word. How you want me so badly. You want me to take you right now on this table. I want that too.” He purred, standing up and bringing you with him. The backs of your thighs were pressed against the edge of the table now and he was kissing your neck, holding onto your waist. “I want to feel every inch of you. I want to hear you moan and whimper my name when I touch you.” He brushed his fingers across your panties and you sighed at the brief feeling.

“Castiel, please..” You whimpered in his ear, tugging at his trench coat.

“That’s what I want to hear. My name, falling from those precious lips while I pleasure you.” He moved your panties to the side and dipped his fingers into your folds, feeling how wet you were for him. “You like this, don’t you? Hearing me tell you all that I want to do to you?”

“Yes, yes, Castiel.” You moaned as he circled your clit.

“You’re going to feel so good wrapped around me. I can’t wait to pound into you, feel you cling onto me, shake for me.” He kissed your lips before leaning his forehead against your own, staring into your eyes as he inched you to your orgasm. “I want you to scream my name.” He said as he felt you begin to throb. “Scream it so loudly that everyone in the bunker knows who’s making you feel so good.” His speed increased and your mouth dropped open, moans and whimpers falling from your lips. You were so close. “I want you to come for me, (Y/n).” He bit and sucked at the skin just over your pulse and you were suddenly thrown over the edge.

“Castiel!” You screamed as you came hard, shaking and holding onto him so you wouldn’t fall from the intensity of it. He held onto you tightly as you rocked against his hand, riding out your orgasm. “T-That was amazing.” You gasped as you slowly came down from your high. He lifted his fingers to his lips, sucking them clean and smirking around them at the way your mouth fell open at the sight.

“I’m only just getting started.”

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i am the pain in my mind and the despair in my heart - k.s

★ -- RP Group Promo Tags

Under the cut is a list of rp group promo tags you can use when searching for rp groups to join, as well as tags to use when advertising your rpg so that it reaches the right people. I’ve also included explanations for what each tag means, as well as the difference between the rp tags and the rpg tags. This list is by no means complete, it’s just the ones that I’m aware of. I may update this in the future. 

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