do you guys remember when i actually used to make things

im-the-ruler-here  asked:

I just read "Going On" and honestly just... How much free time do you have?! Where do find this shit?! What did you search to find this fic? I have so many questions ... But I enjoyed the story nonetheless 😂

xD  
Actually, a friend sent me this link a couple of months ago with just the message “Stop what you’re doing and read this.  You won’t be disappointed.”

And ya’know, I wasn’t.  

But I did ask her the same thing at the time, and I honestly don’t remember how she found it.  But it’s a treasure for sure.

I actually used to have like a “book club” thing going with some friends on skype.  Whenever we all had some time off, we’d pick an Undertale fanfic and read it while in a skype group and talk about our favorite parts and make silly commentary.  It was so much fun.

He was going to put them all on the couch.  When Edge asked him “WHAT THE HELL ARE ALL THESE POTATOES DOING ON THE COUCH, SANS?!”

He’d respond with, “they’re couch potatoes.”

…. Then, when Edge’s bones started rattling in pure rage, he’d add, “what?  you didn’t find that joke a-peel-ing?”

Okay, I read this, and it was fantastic, holy crap.  I laughed so hard that I cried at the last line.  Thanks for sending it my way!

Here’s the link to The Best Day of Your Life, and I recommend that everyone reads this.  10/10, would let Paps read my diary again.  

guys, how do you go about learning new words in a language you’re not very proficient in yet so you can’t really read much yet or even understand children’s shows?
I own one of those ‘basic vocab books’ but most words in there are words I never use… How do you find useful words that you’re actually going to need?
And how do you go about memorizing those words? Normally I use flashcards but I’ve noticed this doesn’t really help me actively remember the words when I need to use them in a text or a conversation even though I always quiz myself on the meaning of the word in my target language so I don’t just practice recognizing the word.
The best thing would of course be to practice the words by using them but I can’t even figure out how to do that because there is no one I can talk Arabic to and I don’t know enough words to have a conversation anyway. 
It feels like being stuck in a vicious cycle where you need to know more words to learn more words and I’m pretty sure it’s not actually that hard. But lately I’ve been so frustrated to the point where I almost started crying in Arabic class because I feel like I’m never going to learn this language. If any of you know anything I’d really appreciate it. 

RvB14.17 thoughts

Okay, regardless of the actual content of the episode, I’m just… really excited that they’ve now established Recursion Shenanigans as a Thing?  Every time we’ve seen bits of the iterations in the memory unit before now they’ve all been relatively plausible, standard (hilarious) Blood Gulch scenarios, but now they’ve just told us that pretty much anything is on the table.  

And these adventures are outside the canon continuity, sure, but they still actually happened, at least to Epsilon, and he would remember them because that’s what he does.  There are just so many possibilities!

Just imagine Church in season 12 or 13, hanging out with Carolina and the guys, and then suddenly he remembers Tucker hitting on Lady Grif and getting shot in the lap and he cracks up laughing and can’t even begin to explain why because where do you start.  Imagine that he’s in the armory with Carolina and they’re trying to get something specific from Double-O Donut, who is just running off on tangents about which gun best compliments her armor and Church starts to wonder what Donut would think of the female version of himself and suddenly the conversation isn’t quite so frustrating.  Imagine all the other things that he saw and experienced in that memory unit, the endless scenarios and adventures that keep him occupied on the quiet nights when everyone is sleeping and he remembers exactly why he’s there.

Imagine that as the war progresses and it becomes clearer to Epsilon that he’s not going to last much longer he realizes that these are things that only he remembers, iterations of friendships that mean so much to him that are going to be lost to time.

Imagine, when everything is over and the guys come back from the Staff of Charon, victorious but not celebrating.  They get their messages and their goodbyes (or lack thereof), and Caboose cradles the little chip that’s all he has left of his Best Friend, takes it back to his room, and activates it and…

“Hey buddy,” the recorded hologram says.  It looks away for a second like it doesn’t know exactly what to say, and then this last memory of Epsilon turns back to him and says: “So remember when we first met and you told me all those ridiculous stories about what you and the guys got up to in the canyon?  Well… I thought I might return the favor…”

And there are so many stories.  So many new stories and adventures for him to listen to, to be a part of, and after a while Caboose isn’t even crying anymore. 

Archetype altar stones!

Something you guys will pick up on pretty quickly: I am a terrible artist

But look, mom! I made a thing!

I actually made these guys a while ago, and they’ve since been ruined (damn you, Mod Podge! You’re a filthy liar and you should feel bad). I plan on remaking them soon, and I’ll definitely post some better ~artsy~ pictures when I do! Best part is they’re probably the simplest thing in existence to make and require no artistic ability.

I present to you: deity archetype altar stones!

Here are some archetypes that are probably pretty familiar. In the top row, there’s the Triple God discussed in Cunningham’s (and probably other authors, I can’t remember off the top of my head) works - the Blue God, the Green God, and the Horned God (I also sometimes use the Youth, the Father, and the Hunter). In the bottom row, I’ve painted the Triple Goddess - Maiden, Mother, and Crone - but I’ve also added a fourth Dark Goddess to the end, which isn’t a necessary part of this set but I sometimes like to use for winter and/or the dark moon.

On top here are the Oak and Holly Kings (omg, guys, I’m still so proud of that oak leaf. That’s the pinnacle of my artistic journey right there). I figured if there are dual God aspects, there should also be dual Goddess aspects. A little research yielded a Life/Love Goddess and a Death Goddess, so here we are. Too bad they’re a bit out of focus :(

These ones are pretty simple - they just correspond to the seasons. The top set matches best with my Triple Goddess stones (and the bottom row matches with the Triple God stones) but for some reason I photographed them like this. Who knows  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

My fourfold God here represents the Hero, Lover, King, and Sorcerer archetypes, while the Goddess is in her Maiden, Warrior, Queen, and Crone archetypes (which can correspond to the seasons as well as moon phases).

And finally, I have my fivefold God and Goddess aspects. In the top row, we have the Child, the Youth, the Father, the Sacrificial God, and the God of Death, while in the bottom row we have the Mother, the Maiden, the Nymph, the Queen, and the Crone. Could I have used the Crone from one of my other two sets? Yup. Did I? Nope.

A while after I made them, I decided to coat all of these in Mod Podge to make them weatherproof for outdoor altars. The Mod Podge promptly flaked off, taking the paint with it. Ugh.

I’ll post about these again when I remake them (and you might see them in future pictures!). Feel free to use the idea/icons/whatever.

Exo Reactions To Their Daughter Getting Her Period When You’re Not Around

Sorry if this seemed rushed, I wanted to make something quick for you guys. It’s also a bit funky because I wanted to make it interesting but I feel like most of them would actually handle it well. xo

/I do not own any gifs unless stated otherwise/

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Baekhyun: *makes horrible jokes & bad puns but actually asks what she needs after a while of teasing her*

Chanyeol: *tries desperately to remember what you’d told him about how to handle the situation but blanks out*

Chen: *walks around the store with her, confidently grabbing things you’d told him to buy like he’s an expert*

D.O.: *approaches her after you call him & tell him that she’s too nervous to talk to him about it, reassuring her*

Kai: *blankly stares at her for a minute, trying to decipher the things she’s saying like she’s using a secret code*

Kris: *conflicted when she asks him to go to the store for her, wanting to help but also having a lot too much pride*

Lay: *praises her for getting it like it’s a great thing & forgets to actually help until she calls you to remind him*

Luhan: *drives her to the store so she can buy what she needs, waiting patiently in the car for her*

Sehun: *tells her to call you, acting calm on the outside but secretly having no clue what to do & wanting to help*

Suho: *offers to go to the store for her, bringing back every kind of feminine product he could find*

Tao: *panics like she’s going to die & desperately calls you because he never paid attention during talks about it*

Xiumin: *had already bought all the things & stored them in the bathroom just in case this exact thing happened*

More Reactions

as I’m writing this, I’m actually stalling to getting ready for my graduation 😂 but I just wanted to email you guys one more time to thank you again. I found twloha my freshman year when I was about to end everything. I found you guys and you helped me more than I can ever say. I truly believe that I wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for you guys. and if I wasn’t here, I wouldn’t be struggling to put my heels on and praying I don’t trip while getting my diploma. that’s a huge change from praying for it to all go away. so yeah, I had so many plans of how to end my life, I never even thought about graduation and starting a new life. thanks twloha for making me believe that things do get better and helping things get better
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Tori, TWLOHA Supporter

Tori sent this email to us recently, and we wanted to share it with you. If you’re struggling, please remember that better days are ahead.

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Aaron Yan’s wishes to Gui Gui for her new album release

Aaron’s speech: “Hello Wu Ying Jie (Gui Gui), congrats for finally releasing an album. I remember you let me watch the MV of ‘Sugar Rush’ last time when we were having food together, actually I really admire you because I understand the process of going solo to release an album is very difficult, but you’ve made it! I believe all hard work is gained from sacrificing, all the things you’ve learnt belongs to yourself and others can’t take them away from you. This is a concept which us being idols should give to their fans. Do not be afraid, be brave for youself, if you aren’t willing to be brave for yourself then no one else will do it for you, so fighting! Gege (elder brother) will be here forever to support you, if there is anything that is making you unhappy, or anything that makes you happy that you want to share, I will be waiting for you here. Fighting! It really will be very tough coming up so you have to take care of yourself.”

translation cr: dearaaronyan