feel free to reblog & share this!

OK KO DISCORD SERVER

We’re starting an OK KO Discord server that’s open to everyone to join! It has several text and voice channels for members to use such as general chat, off topic, fanworks, video games, and more! Since we are just starting it we are looking for members and also keeping an eye out for people who could be promoted to mods. So if you want to meet other fans, make new friends, share fanworks and art trade, and of course watch episodes together then feel free to join! If you are interested in joining then reblog saying you are interested, reply to the post, or send an ask/message to @bitchinbeedrill

Have a punchtastic day!

A friendly reminder to my gentile friends re: Charlottesville

There are a bunch of posts going around about donating to local Charlottesville charities in the face of the hate march, and I think this is a great idea.


Do you wanna know an even better idea?


Donate in multiples of $18.


Here, I’ll explain!


Hebrew is a numeric language. That is, all of its words have a numeric value. If you’ve ever seen the movie π, by Darren Aronofsky, there’s a great scene with a Chasidic Jew who explains a little about this and shares a word problem that hinges on it. So there are lots of puns and things that don’t translate, because, well, even if English had numeric values, we can’t guarantee they’d be the same, you know?


So, let’s take a second and talk about chai. Not the tea, the Hebrew word: חי. Those of you who followed my conversion may know this is also (part of) my Hebrew name, in its feminine form: חייה. It means “life.” Chai, you can imagine, is a great word! Lots of kids named Chaim (male) or Chaya (female). “L’chaim,” or “to life,” is the traditional Jewish toast. Our most important holiday, Yom Kippur, features a greeting that translates to “may you be inscribed in the Book of Life.” We talk a lot about chai.


And chai, as you may have guessed, has a numeric value of 18.


It’s a very common Jewish practice to give cash gifts in multiples of $18. For Chanukkah last year I donated $36 to my nieces’ Hebrew school, $18 for each of them, without even a moment’s thought to sync up “what I can afford” with “what’s appropriate and meaningful.” My temple does their donation forms in multiples of $18, with a couple of nominally-normal numbers like $50. It’s one of those cool little cultural things. And I promise you, if Charlottesville gets flooded with $18 donations, the white supremacists and Nazis setting up camp there will notice, and they will know what it means.


Fight the 1488 with the 18.


Fight hate with life.



(Non-Jews, feel free to reblog and share this to other platforms. In fact I genuinely and unironically hope you do, because I’d love to see this take off among gentile donators who want a great, nonviolent way to offer a one-two punch.)

Tips on CC for ME:A

*UPDATE 8/15/2017* Bioware has updated the game and fixed pretty much all these issues!! This guide is useless unless you have a non-updated version of the game for some reason!

So we all know the facial animations in me:a can be a little…weird. BUT I’ve noticed there are some things you can mess with in the CC that seem to help make it look a little better! Here’s what I’ve found so far:

  • Don’t choose the default for you or your twin: They just have really bad facial animations. Idk why.
  • Give your Ryder dark eyes: The way the eye shading works in ME:A makes your character’s eye’s look really wide all the time. Giving your character a darker eye color for some reason seems to help this. It also helps to choose a preset where the upper eyelids fall lower on the eye.
  • If you’re making a femryder, make the character’s mouth less wide: Someone else noted that it looks like the face scans for femryder’s presets weren’t taken in a neutral pose. This caused a lot of them to have stretched out mouths that looks pretty uncanny in cutscenes. I made my Ryder’s mouth a little less wide than I usually like to, and that seemed to help get rid of those freaky smile scenes.
  • Mess with the depthness of the mouth: Making Ryder’s lips stick out from their face less seems to help with the weird flappy lip syndrome I’ve seen some people have. Default m!ryder has this issue especially bad.
  • Remember to compare the jawline to your character’s neck: You can’t adjust Ryder’s neck thickness like you can with Shepard’s, so if your character has a wide face or a big jaw, it can make their head look too big for their body at times.
  • The funky hair colors are always that bright: Ok this is less about animation and more about aesthetic, but I had to remake my Ryder because her blue hair looked too bright compared to everything else. In my opinion, the dyed hair looks less pastel looking and more neon in-game. There are a couple hairstyles it looks ok on (the curly bob and the braids for f!ryder both look pretty nice with the dyed colors) but most were brighter than I expected.
  • The CC angles the face down and is not in a neutral position: Don’t worry about this one too much, just keep it in mind while you’re messing with the height of Ryder’s facial features bc it does mess with the perspective a bit. I moved my character’s mouth up to what looked like an ok position in the CC, but in most cutscenes her mouth looks waaay to high.

These are the things I noticed gave the animations trouble, and they’re largely femryder centric. If anyone else had a different experience/wants to share more feel free to reblog!

♡ OC ask meme ♡
  • --answer these however you like! some parts have multiple questions, you don't have to answer them all. you can answer for one OC or many, or askers can ask about a specific OC. approach them however you like. you can use these for character development exercises too. just have fun with it!--
  • #squad: who's friends with who? what are the squad dynamics like?
  • microscope: zoom in -- describe the little, insignificant details about an OC.
  • fragrance: what do your OCs smell like?
  • photo album: describe one of your OCs' favorite memories.
  • mixtape: 5 songs that describe your OC(s) or songs they themselves would like.
  • wardrobe: what's your OC(s) style like?
  • lightning: who's the most impulsive character? and who is their impulse control?
  • ufo: identity! what are some key identifying qualities or traits of your OC(s)? how to they identify in regards to gender/sexuality?
  • love note: who likes who? crushes? relationships? are they mutual or unrequited?
  • poison: vices/bad habits? what are they? how do they affect your OC?
  • compass: who's the moral compass? in general: what are your OCs' morality like? do they have high morals, or not? are their morals self imposed, or do they base their morals on religion/family/influence of others?
  • track & field: which (if any) of your OCs are athletic? what sports to they play? which of your OCs would go HARD in P.E.?
  • parachute: who does your OC(s) trust the most? who makes them feel safe? who would they do absolutely anything for?
  • conspiracy theory: what are your OC's beliefs? are they skeptics or do they believe easily? who acts on blind faith? who needs to see to believe?
  • zodiac: what's their sign? does it influence their personality? do they care about astrology?
  • spellbook: are any of your OC(s) supernatural? if so, what are they/what are their abilities?
  • contact: how does your OC(s) feel about touch/physical contact? are they affectionate? if so, how do they display affection to others?
  • interiors: describe your OC(s) bedroom/home/or a place they consider "theirs". what's in it? do certain items have a special significance to your OC?
  • hobby: what do they love? what captivates them? what are their passions?
  • psyche: what's their head space like? do they have any mental illnesses? how do they process difficult or emotional situations? what are their coping mechanisms?
  • chess board: who is the most logical? or the schemer/planner?
  • shooting star: if your OC(s) could have one wish what would it be?
  • wild card: talk about any OC! anything you want!
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[ revision log printable + google sheets ] — reviewing course material is an excellent way to retain information over the long term! to use for my exams, i made a little revision google sheet and a matching printable, which i’ve decided to share with the community (●っゝω・)っ~☆

✨ — at the time i didn’t realize it, but this is inspired by @s0manythings​‘ beautiful grade tracker printable + sheet set! go have a look!

✅ ——

  1. feel free to tag with #studykyt if you use.
  2. credit if necessary and don’t claim as your own!
  3. modifications are ok for personal use!
  4. i worked really hard on this, so likes + reblogs are much appreciated ♡ 

•  printable pdfs, available in 5 colors ( bubblegum, lavender moon, seafoam, silver & gold, studykyt colors ) + b&w version ( skyscraper ) + bonus color ( field berries ).

•  google sheets, available in 5 colors + bonus sheet ( field berries ). to use file in your drive, file ↬  make a copy. no drive? file ↬ download as ↬ microsoft excel.

• instructions manual on how to use the google sheet.

🔗 — printables  google sheet • manual

☆ — originals  more printables

—— happy studying! :: kyt / studykyt

NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY

National Aboriginal Day is on June 21st. If it doesn’t coincide with another event (I remember a few years back that it did with BlackOut, but was worked around), I think we should celebrate. If you’re Aboriginal / Indigenous, upload your selfies, post art, talk about Aboriginal characters that you know and love, talk about books and films made by and for Indigenous people. We are still here but we are individually unique and have our own experiences and stories to tell. 

Use #HappyAboriginalDay and spread the word.

EDIT: The date for BlackOut is June 6th. We’re in the clear!

SECOND EDIT: 

This post has gained a lot of attention over the last couple of days! Thank you to everybody who has shared and reblogged it. I want to take a moment to address a question that keeps popping up: if you are indigenous/aboriginal, you can participate if you choose to! This is not limited just to Native American / First Nations people. If you are Ainu, Maori, Saami, native Hawaiian, etc, feel free to participate! It’s great opportunity for us to represent ourselves, our cultures, our lives, our heroes, and celebrate both our differences and similarities. 

I can’t wait to see you all on June 21st! Keep boosting this post and don’t forget to use the #HappyAboriginalDay tag!

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now available by popular demand: The List

What is it? 

  • A very large spreadsheet of 400-ish (dubiously) lesbian-interest movies

Why does it exist? 

  • Me and some college friends were hosting Gay Movie Mondays and running out of things to see, especially things with happy endings. Digging through the depths of the internet for every imaginable scrap of lesbian content somehow seemed like a good solution. 

What’s in it? 

  • Movies. Some worth seeing, some not. Some with lesbians, some with bi ladies, some with all of one male-gaze-y lady-on-lady kiss, and more. 
  • Basic info. Year. Title. Language. MPAA Rating. The usual. 
  • Gay info. Who’s in it? Do we get a happy ending? Do we bury any gays?
  • My bad taste. A brief description and some very subjective ratings on the Quality of Film, Quality of Gay, Quantity of Gay, and overall enjoyability.  
  • Spoilers. Lots. This was made for folks who like to know what’s coming in their gay media. Columns to skip to avoid them are noted inside.
  • The ability to sort out what you want to watch by any of the above.

What’s not in it?

  • Comprehensive content warnings. There are warnings, but they aren’t a trigger list. 
  • 100% accurate information. I can only concretely vouch for what I’ve seen, and I have definitely not seen all 400 of these films. If anyone actually does that, I’m handing off admin duties to you immediately. 
  • 100% of all lesbian movies ever. Every time I go looking I find more. Happy to add them, sorry if I missed your fav. 
  • Links to watch. Not taking chances with google’s copyright policies. 

Please take note of the disclaimers in the “Start Here” tab and use this garbage resource responsibly but otherwise… 

what are you waiting for go watch some lesbian nonsense 

A Hetalia themed ask set:

1. Who’s your favorite character? Why?

2. Who do you think is most like you?

3. Who is your Hetalia OTP? 

4. Brotp?

5. Notp?

6. How do you feel about the canon?

7.Who do you think you’d get along best with? Worst?

8. Who’s your Hetalia soulmate?

9. What do you base your headcanons off of? (News, politics, demographics, the canon, ect.)

10. When did you first get into Hetalia?

11. Have you ever written fanfiction, drawn fanart, or cosplayed Hetalia?

12. Did Hetalia ever drag you into liking another subject or make you study history? 

13. Do you think your Hetalia country is accurate to your country? 

14. What’s the best  line in Hetalia? (Or scene.)

15. Who would win in an arena deathmacth? 

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[Image: Four screenshots of disabled characters from recent media; Erica from Doctor Who, Yang Xiao from RWBY, Billy Cranston from Power Rangers and Chirrut Imwe from Rogue One.

In white space between them reads “Disabilityfest 1st July - 31st July”]

Hello everyone, this July we’ll be running disabilityfest again!

What is it?

Disabilityfest is a celebration of disabled characters across all media, we encourage everyone to make any contribution to it; art, videos, fics, gifs, meta, fanmixes, anything that you do!

Original characters and content are absolutely allowed as well as fanworks!

This covers all disabled characters, so physically disabled, developmentally disabled, mentally ill, chronically ill, d/Deaf, blind, significantly scarred and any other disabled characters are all welcome! Just tag it #disabilityfest and it will be reblogged to this blog!

When is it?

We’ll be running this from 1st of July until 31st of July but we want it to lead to people making more works about disabled characters all year round!

Guidelines, we won’t be too strict on them but if you can fit in with these that would be great:

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!!SasuSaku Month 2017!!

Hello everyone! Welcome to SS Month 2017! For this year, us moderators really took a look at Sasusaku’s core while still being faithful to the fandom and community us SS Shippers have built over the time. We mods know that last year did not go so well due to lack of communication and relevance, and so, together we have decided to involve you guys with the planning as well keeping in mind that this is an event for fans by fans. Without further ado, we would like to announce the prompts this year, curated to both represent SS and its shippers: (click here for the calendar pic in high res)

  • Day 1 - First Love
  • Day 2 - Something More
  • Day 3 - Chemistry
  • Day 4 - Lean on Me
  • Day 5 - Blood, Sweat and Tears
  • Day 6 - Thank You
  • Day 7 - Love You Goodbye
  • Day 8 - Heartbreak Hotel
  • Day 9 - On Opposite Sides
  • Day 10 - Photograph
  • Day 11 - Shelter from the Rain
  • Day 12 - Lights Out, Words Gone
  • Day 13 - In Another World
  • Day 14 - Even just for a moment
  • Day 15 - The Slug and the Snake
  • Day 16 - That Day
  • Day 17 - War Torn
  • Day 18 - Comfortable Silence
  • Day 19 - Regrets
  • Day 20 - Deja Vu
  • Day 21 - Not Everything is Black and White
  • Day 22 - An Outsider’s Point of View
  • Day 23 - It was Always You
  • Day 24 - After Winter Comes Spring
  • Day 25 - Maybe Next Time
  • Day 26 - Hawkmail
  • Day 27 - The Trek Home
  • Day 28 - Hokage’s Desk
  • Day 29 - Connected Feelings
  • Day 30 - Their Little Girl
  • Day 31 - Free Prompt/Boku no sekkusu daisuki

Also, please take a few seconds to read this year’s rules! Do not worry, they’re not too restricting and are easy to follow.

As such:

  1. Any form of media is accepted. We accept your creativity because it is your love for SasuSaku. So long as it is respectable, we accept fics, art, edits, AMV, poetry, etc.
  2. Follow our tagging system! It is not for any reason other so that we can see it and we can reblog it. The tagging system we provide is the tags we go to search for entries! So please tag your entries with ‘ssm17’ and ‘ssm17dNUMBER’! For example, your first three tags could look as follows: #sasusaku, #ssm17, #ssm17d1, d1 stays for d(ay) one. So, for day two, you would tag your post as #ssm17d2!
  3. Please do NOT repost other people’s work!
  4. There is absolutely NO ship hate or character hate allowed. It is not even allowed in passing. It is not allowed in foreshadowing. It is not welcomed in any shape or form. Keep it out of your work, keep it out of this blog, keep it out of this month. It is not allowed.
  5. Rude comments will not be ignored but will probably be replied with witty banter and maybe some comments that will make you reflect on your attitude. At some point, though, it will be ignored. We’re working so hard on this. Please be considerate.

Lastly, two things that are not rules so much things we would like you to consider:

  1. SasuSaku is the main focus here. It is the mutual ship. When you write or do art, especially, try to not make the sideships too heavy.
  2. We mods are people too so life will catch up to us at some point. When we fall behind on reblogging your work, please do not harass us about it! Do not spam this blog’s inbox about why we have not reblogged your entry and do not assume it is because we do not like it or you! We ask that you simply enjoy the month for what it is: a month for our OTP! We will do the rest: reblog the works at the pace that works best for us.

Of course, feel free to send us a message if there’s something you want to know! This year’s team consists of: @xinpaii, @sasukeuchihayas, @saradacchi and @chienakamura.

 Please like, reblog and share and we hope you have lots of fun!

a friendly reminder

hello everyone, 

with all the hype around anti recently, this is just your friendly reminder to let people get excited. we know not all theories might not be realistic, we know some may seem like a stretch. but this blog’s purpose is for that excitement; that community discussion and sharing of observations. even if it’s not canon, or seems like an unrelated tie-in, that’s what makes this little branch of the community special & fun. 

if that’s something you don’t like, totally cool! you don’t have to, and we absolutely respect your opinion. feel free to block or blacklist our url, we totally get it and would do the same if we were in your boat. especially if it’s flooding your dash. 

however, if we could ask a favor of you? please don’t take it out on other people, or reply/reblog/etc with stuff like “oh my god you’re being ridiculous/exaggerating” and what not. it’s not cool, man. not being on board with it yourself is fine, but there’s absolutely no reason to rain on other people’s parades, or call other people/their interest in what’s going on stupid. that kind of behavior will absolutely not be tolerated on ASG. 

your friendly neighborhood mods,
— meg & lumi

My Wayward Sisters wish list
  • Donna and Jodi to have a beautiful and complex friendship where they support and challenge each other and sometimes even drive each other a little crazy.
  • I want Donna’s sweet persistent kindness to help break through Claire’s bristly exterior and give them a special bond.
  • I would love for Claire to meet Hanna’s vessel, Caroline, so she has someone to talk to about the unique experience of being chained to a comet. 
  • I’d pay good money for them to find and help Kate from Bitten & Paper Moon. 
  • Let’s get some more diversity! Add a POC and/or queer sister.
  • Linda Tran should be their Bobby.
  • They have to meet up with Krissy & Josephine at some point. 
  • Cas needs to guest start in an episode.
  • Claire & Alex being sisters who share secrets and inside jokes, who bicker like siblings, and who will defend each other to the death. 
  • Kali is still out there. What if she took an interest in these hunting ladies?

I’m sure I could think of more. I’m just so excited about this!! Feel free to reblog and add your own Wayward Sisters wishes.

Yuri on Ice interview translation - Febri 2017/03 (p29-33)

Finally the interview from Febri is finished! I like Kubo’s interviews but I swear I don’t want to see any more for some time… This one is also mentioning a lot of stuff that I haven’t read in other interviews so far. It’s a bit long but definitely worth reading!

Translation is under the cut. I might fix the format a little later on to make it visually better, now I have to leave to go to Wonder Festival… (who needs sleep?).
If you have any questions about the interview feel free to message me.

***If you wish to share this translation please do it by reblogging or posting a link to it***

***Re-translating into other languages is ok but please mention that this post is the source***

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Imagine.
What if you were asked this question?
How would you answer?
What would you say?

How would you feel about starting your own journey of self discovery?

Why am I asking this?
Because I have good news! I have made a preview of my book ‘Who Are You?’ available for anyone who is interested in embarking on an amazing adventure!

If you would like to receive your own exclusive copy of this preview, please feel free to;

1) Share this post
2) Optional: on your reblog, tag someone or a couple of people (it could be anyone at all!) and give them a sincere compliment!

Twenty people will be randomly selected to receive their own copy! However don’t worry if this round doesn’t work out, for the full copy will be available soon on my website!

I hope that this book may help you, as well as the other books that are still on their way!

Please do take care, and I look forward to hearing from you!

Sincerely, Nicole Addison
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Good afternoon! Before the semester starts I wanted to make sure that I will be more organized than before, so I decided to make some printables for myself. A lot of you guys asked me to share the files on tumblr so that you can use them too. I have made the monthly overview for 2017; 

you can find the complete file here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByU4KjFSiwIiSFRtTFhDVDBXMnM?usp=sharing


Disclaimer: these printable are all made by me (credits to the font makers though). Feel free to use them for personal use, however if you upload them I’d be very happy if you credit/tag me. :D Please reblog if you’re going to use it c: Please don’t redistribute without asking for permission. I hope you guys like it 💕

studygram: @natastudies

I had to.

That interview was everything I wanted and needed. This was the highlight of what Roberto had to say. For me, anyway.

Feel free to repost, reblog, whatever (with credit from whichever platform you found it). Share it with the world. LET THEM KNOW.

Thanks to my sweet pal @dorothytv10 for waking me up with this beautiful interview.

Odaiba Memorial 18th

It’s August 1st. Today marks the 18th anniversary of Odaiba Memorial Day.

An important day for Digimon fans, many call August 1st, “The Digimon Day”. 

On this day in 1999, Taichi and co. arrived into the Digital World and began their adventure. Since then, many other children and their partner/buddy digimon/appmon began their own adventure in their own Digimon universe.


Have a great Odaiba Day everybody!
Feel free to showcase and share your digimon possessions and your thoughts by reblog or reply to this post.