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I think he believes that somehow they must recognize that the other one cares. I’m sure she knows he cares about her. The fact that she tries to give him back the sword Oathkeeper and he kind of says, “It’s yours. It’s always been yours,”…the subtext is it’s almost like saying, “You keep my heart. It’s yours. It’s always been yours.” - Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Phil: Omg the unicorn t-shirt!

Dan: I mean, I’m very- I’m gonna have a hard time not picking that.” 

Me: Hm? 

Phil: Hm? 

Donald Trump: Hm?

The phandom: Hm? 

God: Hm? 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIS!

I did this before my exams started so I could upload it today. And about not making anything for you. I lied. Sorry. I wanted to make a surprise. I hope you like it!

You mean so much to me, and I’m sooo glad I met you. You were the first friend I ever made here, and I’m happy that we still are. You’re more than a friend to me. You’re part of my family. My lovely and adorable Big Sister!

I hope you have a lovely day sweetie!

Love you ~

@little-noko

WiP: working on a tiny spirk thing after so long ;_;

trek

Our Arsenal who art in London
Hallowed be thy name
Thy trophy come
Thy victory be done
In Wembley as it is in the Emirates
Give us this day our FA Cup
And forgive us our anger over this season                                                       As we forgive those who made it happen
And lead us not into loss
But deliver us from the evil of an inglorious season
For thine is the kingdom
and the power, and the glory,
for ever and ever
Amen

It’s BS to trash this season because it doesn’t go your way.

 Two things I’ve noticed, and they are certainly related…

1- People have always put Sana on a pedestal. Her fans don’t acknowledge that she’s a flawed character just like the others and that she’s got to face her fears and learn from her mistakes. People are saying « she so pure/nice/an angel/doesn’t deserve this » but no one saying she played a part in this mess because she’s not communicating with her friends. She thinks she can handle everything on her own and doesn’t confide in people. She doesn’t want to appear weak. I’m not saying she’s the reason for what’s happening. I’m saying that she let the situation with the girls get worse by not expressing her feelings. Why didn’t she confide to Noora about Yousef ? Why not talk to Vilde or Sara about the russbus situation? In yesterday episode, we saw her almost reply to the chat discussion. Why didn’t she ? Why keep it all inside and alienate herself from her friends ?

Being fake is a recurrent theme in Skam. All Skam’s main characters were fake in their own way. And this season Sana is also fake. Yes, she’s a badass. She’s assertive and doesn’t hesitate to express her points of view on various subjects. But what about her personal feelings ?  People complain about the girls not listening to Sana, but did she try to talk to them ? Sana is a spectactor. She’s always listening, watching but never unload like a Vilde or a Noora. And when she feels the need to she steps in to save the day. She always has this superior attitude, like a mother watching and educating her children. When you don’t express your frustration, disappointment, fear or anxiety, people start to think you’re a rock and they tend to lean on you so much they forget you have your own shit to deal with. Does it make the girls bad friends ? Not really, and especially not when they asked Sana several time what’s going on with her and she didn’t answer them and choose to avoid them. 

Why is Sana like this ? It might come from the bullying she went through in her previous school, or maybe she’s always been like that. I believe the point of this season is for Sana to learn how to stop the pretense : she doesn’t always need to be strong, she can lean on her friends.

2- I’m wondering if the Sana brigade really love the character for what she is or if they just want her to be an irreproachable representation of a muslim girl. They want the show to educate people on Islam but guys, Skam isn’t a sociology documentary. Skam is a tv show about teenagers learning to grow up. I can understand they were delighted to see a muslim girl on tv, they felt they could identify with her. But to be this angry because the story isn’t the one they expected ???

Things they’re criticizing (slow development, unanswered questions…) were already in the previous seasons. That’s Skam’s trademark ! They’re doing Sana a disservice by not appreciating her character’s development as a whole and only wanting to focus on her religion. Of course Sana is muslim and it’s an important part of her but it’s not everything. Why every complain is about Islam and muslim representation ? Sana is also a teenager, she has concerns such as fitting at school, falling in love etc. Do we need to cry because we didn’t get a Ramadan scene yesterday? Of course it’d be great to have this scene, it would add realism to the show. But if we don’t get it, it will not be the end of the world. I’ve read things like « this season is about us » or « this season should represent muslims this way or that way ». Really ? I guess I didn’t know. I thought Skam season 4 was about SANA…

I’m an african-french woman and here there’s almost no POC representation on tv. I think once a year there’s a movie made for tv about POC and their struggles. That about it. It’s frustrating and disheartening but when I watch a show with black people I don’t expect to identify with them. I just follow the storyline and the characters progression. I don’t expect the writer to educate people on our ways of life and beliefs. And I don’t expect the show to change the way the world sees us!

  • Mirasol: Face it. This job is dangerous. We might as well start hiding razor blades under our tongues.
  • Mirasol: [takes out a razor blade from under her tongue] Here. You can have some of mine.
  • Reza: How long has that been in there?
  • Mirasol: Since grade school.
  • Nikhil: That checks out.

Hi everyone!

I don’t have very many people I can talk to about this but I’m really excited so I thought I’d make a text post about it.

Tales of Festival is happening soon (Next week!) and I’m so ready to drop my money onto their dvd after it comes out (probably half a year later but oh well) but I wanted to share, if you haven’t been following, the things I find exciting about this year.

Ludger and Jude’s VAs will be appearing this year, but more specifically, Jude’s visual is his ToX2 outfit and they’re the only 2 from Xillia/Xillia2 this year so I’m guessing there’s going to be interactions between them for this year’s skits.

They are also selling 2 mabo curry sets that come with one of two aprons: a rollo apron or a teepo apron (the graphic on the back of X2 Jude’s t-shirt). And today they released the food+drink booth menu and they’re offering a cocktail based on Ludger and Jude, and just, god, thank you Bamco, now take my Xillia3 AU folder and make the rest of my dreams come true.

Either way I’m thankful and dying and I have a comic in the works. I hope you’re all having a wonderful day.