beyond a shadow of a doubt

i’m so glad i went through all the trouble of trying to log into my old hotmail account attached to my ff.net account so i could reread shadow of a doubt (i had to log in bc i couldn’t remember the name of it or the author lmao)

like it’s so good and i can’t believe after this long it’s still updating! like i swear i stopped reading it over a year ago and this is a sequel to a story that was started like five years ago and i just… that level of dedication is just beyond my comprehension

it’s such an enthralling story i wish they’d make this canon instead of phantom planet which of course i’m still salty about 

Reblog with the one piece of tjlc evidence that makes you absolutely CERTAIN beyond a shadow of a doubt that it’s gonna happen, mine is the conspiracy of women and the shattered mirror

Say tomorrow that the results of a huge study are published, taking the world by storm, and it proves the existence of more than two genders beyond a shadow of a doubt.

What do you think the response would be?

“We have seen the light–more than two genders exist and we need to stop forcing everyone into a harmful and inaccurate gender binary immediately.”

Or

“Fuckin sjw propaganda.”

Transphobes don’t care about science, it’s just a convenient talking point they can use to push their bullshit views–evidence not required.

Steven Universe is a goldmine of wasted toy potential, tbh.

When I started watching SU my first thought aside from “this show is so friggin’ cute” was “these characters would make AWESOME action figures!” So you can imagine my disappointment when the toy landscape turned out to be a desert with Funko Pops in the place of tumbleweed.

There are so, so many possibilities, though. Just for starters, imagine the accessories! Peridot could have detachable limb enhancers and a tablet and a bunch of metal doohickeys. Malachite could have a gaggle of tiny watermelon people to terrorize. BISMUTH COULD COME WITH A FORGE PLAYSET.

What about transformable gems? The success of the Transformers franchise has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that people love toys that can be turned into other toys, and this is a show full of characters that can canonically shapeshift! What about an Amethyst action figure that you can turn into a cat?

Oh yeah, and while we’re on the topic of Transformers; SU Combiners could be a thing too.

^ This is a giant action figure made by sticking together five smaller action figures. How about a Ruby+Sapphire 2-pack where you can transform and combine them to make Garnet? Its not totally unfeasible is what I’m saying.

And that’s just action figures. The fashion doll market need not be neglected either! Do you prefer Amethyst’s original season 1 outfit or her current outfit? Lucky for you, Amethyst doll comes with both options. Don’t forget the Purple Puma fashion pack! There could be so many fashion packs, you guys. Maybe you want your Pearl doll to wear her spacesuit from “Space Race” today, or that snazzy tuxedo from “Mr. Greg” or the baseball uniform from “Hit the Diamond” or, wait, what about a full “Hit the Diamond” set featuring Steven, “Earl,” “Amy,” “Bob,” and “Sophie” in their baseball outfits? It can be done. It has been done. Behold; the Monster High School Spirit and Fearleading 3-packs.

Hey, remember those Barbies with the Magic Colour Changing Hair? You see where I’m going with this, right?

Magic Colour Changing Cotton Candy Garnet Barbie please and thank you.

Speaking of hair, who else wants to brush Jasper’s glorious mane?

That’s right; it’s Amazonian Warrior Meets Totally Hair Barbie.

Crewniverse, if you’re reading this, please keep in mind that if any of the above were ever made reality I would be like:

  • Draco: There is a fine line between love and hate, or haven't you heard? Sometimes it's hard to decipher exactly which emotion is strongest.
  • Hermione: I don't love you either.
  • Draco: Are you certain? Because the emotion pouring out of you every time I'm near you is certainly not disinterest.
  • Hermione: That doesn't mean it's love.
  • Draco: It could be, I promise you. Take off that sweater and give me ten minutes, and you'll believe beyond a shadow of a doubt you're in love.

Progress?

It’s been a while since I posted on here, predominately as I’ve been so busy and forgot I had started it. :) That and moving house took up so much time, my fitness journey took a back seat. But we’re in 2017 now and things are back on track. 

Above is a photo to remind me how far I’ve come. The pic on the left is July 2012 and the right July 2016. 5 stone lighter, much fitter, healthier and beyond a shadow of a doubt happier. 

Although I’ve put weight back on in the last few months, I know what I can achieve and am motivated to get back on it big style. My plan each moth will be different to change my eating/gym routines and for January my plan is as follows;

1. Concentrate on fitness and not gaining muscle at the gym. 

2. Intermittent fasting. I’ll be eating my daily 1750 calories between 12-6 on a gym day and 12-8 on a non-gym day.  I tried this in October for 2 weeks and it was amazing. 

3. More sleep. I plan on being in bed for 2230 every night, which for me is at least 2 hours early. 

4. Drink more water and cutting fizzy juice to the absolute minimum. Whilst the calories in Diet Coke and Sugar Free Irn Bru (my drinks of choice) may be negligible, they are full of chemicals and rubbish that I don’t need.

5. No take-aways.

6. Eat only whole, home made foods, no processed rubbish.

I’ll try and post photos of food I’m eating, in particular what I’m taking to work at least once a week. I plan to weigh myself tomorrow morning at the gym and again on Thursday 31 January and will keep my blog up to date with progress as the month goes on. 

Al 1 Jan 2017 

My theory about Giles, which is true and accurate in all respects but is also only my opinion so don’t you dare disagree with me because I AM ENTITLED TO MY OPINION!

GILES FANS DO NOT READ!

I WARNED YOU BOY HOWDY YOU WILL BE SORRY NOW!

It is my belief that Giles is a robot. You may scoff at this, but that’s only because you’re stupid! I will now prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that Giles is a robot.

1. We know that there are robot Watchers. Roger Wyndam-Pryce was a robot.
2. Giles failed to listen to Buffy’s concerns about Ted. Some biased Giles stans may try to claim that this was because Giles had no reason to think Ted was evil, but it makes so much more sense when you realize that Giles was also a robot, and covering up for his robot friend Ted!
3. No human being could be hit on the head as often as Giles was and not suffer major brain damage. However, as Giles is a robot, this objection disappears!
4. Giles tried to bond with the Buffybot while Buffy was dead.
5. Most importantly and proving my theory beyond all possibility of argument: GILES NEVER SAYS HE’S NOT A ROBOT. Come on, think about it! Doesn’t everyone who isn’t a robot say so at least once? But Giles never utters those all important words “By the way, I’m not a robot. Just in case you were wondering.”
6. PROFIT.

I trust I have proved my point. I welcome debate if you want to agree with me! Just make sure you don’t disagree with me because disagreement is rude and also this is only my opinion (even though it is TRUE and anyone who can’t see that is dumb!) You can’t disagree with a (TRUE) opinion!

HIGH STRUNG

Guys. GUYS. I was browsin’ through Netflix to find a movie to put on in the background while I unpack from my trip and tidy up my room and I saw some dance/music rom-dram called High Strung, and that formulaic shit is my JAM so I put it on. Guys. GUYS. THIS IS BEYOND A SHADOW OF A DOUBT THE MOST UNINTENTIONALLY HILARIOUS MOVIE I’VE EVER SEEN I’M HALFWAY THROUGH AND THERE ARE ACTUAL TEARS RUNNING DOWN MY FACE IT HAS EVERY TROPE IN THE KNOWN UNIVERSE AND IT’S GLORIOUS. 

BASIC PLOT: shy, talented American blonde ballerina attends a ~~~super exclusive~~~ Arts conservatory in Manhattan (is there even another city in the US?) and is pushed extra hard by her teachers because She’s Just So Talented™. Shy, talented American blonde ballerina is strolling down the subway post-class and hears a broody British modelesque violinist playing for money. Turns out the broody British modelesque violinist is an illegal immigrant with Nothing Left For Him Back Home™ (’what about your family?’ *moody stare* ‘like I said’ *dramatic glance into the Manhattan skyline* ‘nothing’) and the lawyer he’s been paying to get him a green card was swindling him (he kicks a trashcan into a car in front of a swanky office building out of RAGE because that’s what people trying to avoid run-ins with the police do obvi). Blonde Ballerina goes back to the subway the next day and shares a slow-mo stare with Broody Violinist and then OUT OF NOWHERE a gang strolls out of the subway train and starts shit with a crew of painters working on the subway station. Naturally both the gang and the painters are dance crews (!?!?!?!?!?!) who bust out into elaborate aggressive choreo, and Broody Violinist starts playing his violin to their battle music cause why not???? Chaos ensues, Blonde Ballerina gets pushed to the ground, Broody Violinist rushes to help her, his violin gets stolen, and OH NO his grandfather gave it to him so it’s A Big Deal™ and Blonde Ballerina is so distraught so she follows him all determined to help. That’s the set up of the basic plot, now HIGHLIGHTS:

1. The movie literally opens up with the most dramatic, horror-movie-like shot of Broody Violinist playing his violin shirtless in a vast, shadow-drenched bedroom in the early morning light with a voiceover that’s like ‘the music is inside me… and if I don’t play it… it consumes me’. Something to note about Broody Violinist is that he’s barely surviving NY but he lives in a swanky bachelor pad and dresses like a Calvin Klein model.

2. His downstairs neighbor just happens to be the head of the world’s most extra dance crew and he intercepts Broody Violinist one day for NO REASON and forces him to come into his apartment and watch his crew dance like it’s a fucking recital (LITERALLY I SWORE HE WAS HITTING ON HIM BECAUSE IT WAS SO TARGETED AND OUTRAGEOUS BUT NAH HE WAS JUST LIKE ‘HEY STRANGER COME MEET MY FRIENDS AND WATCH US DANCE NOT TAKING NO FOR AN ANSWER LOL HAVE SOME CALAMARI WHILE I WALK YOU THROUGH WHO EVERYONE IS AS THEY DO A SOLO’).

3. Blonde Ballerina’s roommate is the token Comedic Party Girl™ and they are honestly so gay it’s outrageous? Like they constantly walk around holding hands and had a pillow fight within 5 seconds of meeting each other and casually chat while one’s naked in a bubble bath and who the fuck is this movie trying to kid????

4. At one point Blonde Ballerina shows up at Broody Violinist’s apartment (HOW DOES SHE KNOW WHERE HE LIVES??? IDK???) with a violin she borrowed from her school and a flier that’s CONVENIENTLY for a ‘Strings and Dance!’ competition where the winner gets 25K and a full scholarship to the conservatory (i.e. student visa!!!!!!!), but Broody Violinist is Too Ferocious and Independent™ for conservatories and they’re beneath him and his Subway musician ways and Blonde Ballerina is Too Establishment™ to understand. So Blonde Ballerina is REAL UPSET and leaves and calls her girlfriend to cry about this random stranger rejecting her offer during the cab-ride home, and Broody Violinist stares dramatically at his table before realizing his Big Mistake™ and running after her, but NOOOO, the cab pulls away just as he reaches the door!!!! GASP, I’m so sad for these literal strangers acting like they just ended a five year relationship!!!!

5. There’s a straight-up montage where Blonde Ballerina is dancing with her frenemies at bar (what’s a dance movie without a bar scene where everyone inexplicably knows impromptu choreography) and it’s spliced with BROODY VIOLINIST RANDOMLY BOXING. LMAO LIKE THERE HAS BEEN NOT A SINGLE INDICATION THAT HE’S INTO BOXING OR ATHLETIC IN ANY WAY BUT HERE HE IS, TAKING SUPERHUMAN, SHIRTLESS SWINGS AT A PUNCHING BAG IN THE DARK TO THE BEAT OF THE BAR MUSIC THAT HE’S NOWHERE NEAR. I died. 

6. Broody Violinist RANDOMLY SHOWS UP as a waiter for an event Blonde Ballerina is attending with an Arrogant Playboy Violinist™ from her conservatory, and I kid you fucking not, they tango. INTENSELY TANGO. BROODY VIOLINIST CAN TANGO. HE CAN BOX, HE CAN TANGO, THE SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR BROODY VIOLINIST, AND THERE’S NO EXPLANATION OUTSIDE OF ‘My grandmother taught me’. So Broody Violinist and Blonde Ballerina tango all ‘frictiony’ (it’s hilar) and Arrogant Playboy Violinist (who’s playing the violin in some kind of performance) starts playing SUPER aggressively because he’s getting jealous that the girl he wouldn’t even call his date is friction Tango-ing with another guy. And then comes the moment where I lost my shit:

7. Arrogant Playboy Violinist™: “You want to settle this outside?”

Broody Violinist: “I’m fine settling it right here.”

Aggressively strides over to the orchestra and grabs a violin and THESE TWO TESTOSTERONE MACHO MORONS HAVE A FUCKING HOMOEROTIC VIOLIN-OFF. SAID VIOLIN-OFF INVOLVES SMACKING EACH OTHER’S BOWS AND AT ONE POINT EVOLVES INTO A LEGIT VIOLIN BOW FENCING MATCH AND IT’S THE FUNNIEST FUCKING THING I’VE EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE BECAUSE THEY’RE LIKE SNARLING AND TWO SECONDS FROM MAKING OUT AND IT’S MEANT TO BE SO SERIOUS AND ~~ALPHA MALE~~ OMGGGG. And then naturally the rest of the wait staff is Broody Violinist’s extra ass neighbor and his dance crew so they take over the DJ-ing and start dancing in unison with their serving trays and oh my Gooooood it’s just the most perfectly absurd scene in cinematic history.

That’s as far as I’ve gotten. I don’t even know how this movie’s going to top itself but so far it’s been the most well-invested hour of my life and I can’t recommend it enough.

My spoiler-free favorite things about Star Trek Beyond:

-large aliens actually being smol
-Kirk ripped his shirt
-So many Anton Yelchin scenes
-Seriously thank all 3 of the writers for the more equal screen time for the crew members this time around
-Bones actually gets to do more than speak witty one-liners
-Jaylah
-Everything about Jaylah was great. She’s not sexualized, she’s not there to be a romantic subplot, she’s smart and actually has a key roll in the film. Without her and her technology skills Yorktown would have been destroyed
-Jaylah’s traps
-Montgomery Scotty
-James T
-When Jaylah and Scotty go to investigate the set off trap and Scotty just had a rock to defend himself.
-Kirk asked for his crewmember’s help by name. She got no screentime and we as an audience don’t know her, but that crew is FAMILY and Kirk knows, trusts, and cares about everyone
-Uhura separating the ship
-The crew knowing beyond the shadow of a doubt that Kirk was coming to rescue them
-Sulu’s family
-Chekov saying “inwented in Russia”
-Jaylah sitting in the captain’s chair
-Spock being delirious
-Spock volunteering Bones for a mission he knows Bones won’t like
-Kirk’s reaction to Spock volunteering Bones
-BONES’ reaction to Spock volunteering Bones
-All of the crew genuinely cares for each other and it shows
-No unnecessary Uhura/Spock drama
-Simon Pegg basically confirming that none of the crew is straight
-The USS Enterprise in warp
-beautiful cinematography all around
-NO LENSE FLARES
-Awesome new uniforms
-CLASSICAL MUSIC
-For once we actually get to explore strange new worlds instead of protecting earth- again

Matt Murdock: Gentlemen of the jury, I’m curious, bear with me. Are you aware that we’re making hist’ry? This is the first murder trial of our brand-new nation. The liberty behind deliberation. I intend to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt with my assistant counsel-

Foggy Nelson: Co-counsel, Matt, sit down. Our client Frank Castle is innocent, call your first witness. That’s all you had to say!

Matt Murdock: Okay! One more thing-

anonymous asked:

how do you think niall is reacting to these new inhabitable planets. I know he's busy at work but I can't help think between recording he's scrolling through his Nasa feed and just ☺️🤓🤔😳!!!

pls!!!! i bet he is sooooo thrilled. 

remember that time he stayed up to watch the iss pass over and took a pic and was like look!!!! i bet he’s filled with that same joy, the intangible wonder that comes from looking at the sky and Knowing, Knowing Beyond A Shadow of a Doubt, That Something Exists and Lives and Burns Out There. looking up at the night sky and thinking, wow, wow, wow.

feeling small and a part of something so big. 

probably had a little moment where he imaged what it would be like on those planets, did a patented niall horan impression of david attenborough or neil degrasse tyson and narrated a bit about the planets with the info we’ve got so far.probably sent an audio clip of it to ellie and giggled together :’)))

in this dream world, niall is also inspired by the planets so much that he does a small acoustic EP with a track for each planet and it sounds like a follow up of infinity, but much softer, more peaceful, more hopeful 

and this time zayn actually does hear it and maybe zayn goes through six of their assistants and agents until he gets niall’s number and maybe he calls him and maybe niall looks up from a star sheet with lyrics scribbled in the corners, late on a tuesday night and maybe he answers the phone

and maybe we all beep beep boop into the void happily ever after

My purpose in writing is simply this: that you who believe in God’s Son will know beyond the shadow of a doubt that you have eternal life, the reality and not the illusion. And how bold and free we then become in his presence, freely asking according to his will, sure that he’s listening. And if we’re confident that he’s listening, we know that what we’ve asked for is as good as ours.
—  1 John 5:13-21 • never settle for the illusion

remember how…. that ao3 account… happened to us today? remember how i know beyond a shadow of a doubt that john and sherlock were texting each other “miss you” and “it’s been too long” late at night secret and surreptitious with their stomachs wrenching from want

the part that makes me so sad about being an anti is knowing that even when something is proven false, beyond like a shadow of a doubt, so many little larries will never see it. they’ll never see the truth, just what the big larries lie to them about. like this snapchat thing. it was literally proven to be false and they’re still screaming about how this is GOING TO BE THE THING THAT ENDS IT.