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teen wolf appreciation week day two: favourite development

We’re here to save Lydia. We’re here to save our friend.

listen, jontron has been horrible since GG’s inception. 
i mean that doesn’t make any of the recent and not-so-recent BATSHIT GARBAGE he’s said any less BATSHIT, but i’m just shocked it took him agreeing with Actual White Supremacists and his racist tirade in that debate stream to get people to realize that his ~Ironic Racism/Misogyny/Transphobia over all these years has either transformed into or always was genuine racism/misogyny/transphobia.
(rape mention past this point.) anyway my awakening moment was back in highschool (actually probably 2013 now that i think about it) watching GG for the first time, the iconic sonic 06 playthrough and thinking it was really funny!! i remember my face hurting from smiling and laughing so much. at least until jontron straight up said he wanted to rape a female NPC they ran into. and as a teenage girl AT THAT EXACT POINT IN TIME dealing with sexual assault and rape joke harassment shit from a male classmate, and watching funny videos on the internet to forget about what i was dealing with, that “joke” wiped the smile off my face and i immediately started crying and closed the video instantly and never finished watching the playthrough or touched another GG video until years after danny replaced jon. (and even then i didn’t stick around super long either - my mexican ass can only stand so many ~ironic~ ‘dirty mexican’ jokes and bad ‘accent humor’, even if not as overtly horrible as jon had been.)
anyway my point is that it’s just really funny that people who had been SAYING all these years that “he’s just kidding!! him saying rapey and racist things are just jokes!!!” are for some reason shocked now that it turns out he wasn’t joking at all, as if a totally not racist or misogynistic person would think it’s okay or be comfortable enough to joke about those things to begin with. it’s almost as funny as the fact that jontron thinks him making those kinds of comments has no effect on the audience he seems to crave so badly!!! (read: his non white, jewish, female, disabled, and victims of sexual assault former fans who got tired of his shit. not to mention alienating his ‘heroes’ like neil c. for openly being a pos where neil could see it LMAO.)

TL;DR: jontron has literally always been shit, he’s just been a lot louder about it lately bc he’s managed to weed out all his decent fans and left only his nasty hugbox who never challenge his racist rapey self.

Café Vocabulary in Russian

inspired by this list by @malteseboy

some related nouns:

  • кусок, кусочек (m.) (+ genitive case) – a piece of…
  • торт (m.) – cake
  • пирожное (n., adjectival) – pastry
  • пирог (m.) – Russian pie, similar to English pasty
  • печенье (n.) – biscuit/cookie
  • пышка (f.) (Petersburg only) – donut, Leningrad style. many places have signs advertising that they make them как раньше, “as before”, i.e. like during Soviet times. they look like this:
  • пончик (m.) – donut (everywhere else, any other style) 
  • бублик (m.) - bagel
  • еда (f.) – food
  • напиток (m.) – beverage
  • кофеин (m.) – caffeine
  • чай (m.) – tea
  • чёрный чай – black tea
  • зелёный чай – green tea
  • ромашковый чай – camomile tea
  • мятный чай, чай с мятой – mint tea
  • кофе (m., indeclinable) – coffee {note: for several years now it has been acceptable to use the neuter gender for this word as well, but many people will insist that this is wrong. YMMV}
  • чёрный кофе – black coffee
  • (кофе) латте – latte
  • молоко (n.) – milk
  • корица (f.) – cinnamon
  • варенье (n.) – a kind of Russian jam
  • лёд (m.)– ice
  • лимон (m.) – lemon
  • мёд (m.) – honey
  • сахар (m.) – sugar
  • с молоком – with milk
  • c корицей – with cinnamon
  • с вареньем – with varen’ye
  • со льдом – with ice
  • с лимоном – with lemon
  • с мёдом – with honey
  • с сахаром – (… you get the idea)
  • кафе (n., indeclinable), кофейня (f.) – café, coffeeshop
  • магазин (m.) shop
  • кондитерская (f., adjectival) – confectionary, pastry shop, patisserie
  • пекарня (f.) – bakery
  • пышечная (f., adjectival) (Petersburg only) – donut shop
  • ложка (f.) – spoon
  • стол (m.) – table
  • кофейный столик (m.) – coffee table (also called журнальный столик, a “magazine table”)
  • выпечка (f.) – baked goods/pastry (general)
  • блюдце (n.) – saucer
  • кружка (f.) – mug
  • [чайная/кофейная] чашка (f.) – tea/coffee cup
  • стакан (m.) – glass
  • чашка кофе – cup of coffee
  • чашка чая – cup of tea 
  • стакан чая – glass of tea

{historical note: traditionally, women drank tea out of чашки or poured tea from the чашка into the блюдце and drink it from there with варенье, while men drank tea out of стаканы with metal bases and handles. now these are mostly associated with drinking tea on trains, where the base helps keep them steady.}

{grammatical note: sometimes you will hear other forms, such as стакан/чашка чаю. this is grammatically irregular and more informal— yandex translate gives the translation as “cuppa” :-) }

some adjectives (all listed in masculine form):

  • свежий – fresh
  • слабый – weak
  • крепкий – strong
  • сладкий – sweet
  • горячий – hot
  • холодный – cold
  • качественный – (high) quality
  • вкусный – tasty 

some verbs (not all forms given):

  • выпить чашку кофе – to have/drink a cup of coffee
  • есть/поесть – to eat
  • пойти на кофе – to go get a coffee
  • купить - to buy
  • платить/заплатить за (+ accusative case) – to pay for
  • заказать – to order
  • сидеть/посидеть (в кафе, за столом) – to sit (in a cafe, at the table)
  • пить/выпить, попить– to drink (попить is more like “to sip”)

some phrases:

это место занято? – is this spot taken?

счёт, пожалуйста – check, please

давай пойдём в кафе! – let’s go to a café!

i made another #relatable enamel pin set haha

i’m titling it the “art student starter pack” 

my favorite is the offbrand micron

Do you think Sachiko woke up on that first February 28th, saw the date on the calendar and for a long moment just became filled with the need to make preparations? Bake a cake, set out the gifts, tidy the house to make it ready for him (and Misa, inevitably). So she gets up, gets dressed and goes downstairs, passes the family shrine on the way to the kitchen and–

she remembers.

How to Recognise a Toxic Friend

1. Is this a person who always puts you down? A friend is someone who accepts you as you are – and allows you to be different, and to think for yourself, and to make your own decisions – without an explanation. However, if a person is demeaning or always puts you down, criticises your opinions, or the way you dress or look, then that’s someone to avoid as they’re a toxic friend.

2. Do they gossip about you? A friend is someone you can totally trust. You can share your deepest secrets, and say what’s on your mind – and they won’t tell a person or betray your trust. However, if you always have to watch what you say around a friend as they’re likely to gossip or let something slip then it’s likely that this person is a toxic friend.

3. Do they constantly mock and make fun of you? A bit of gentle ribbing shows affection between friends. But if they’re always making fun of you, or highlighting your faults, or attacking you in public, then they’re not a genuine friend.

4. How do you feel after being with your friend? Think about your answers to the following:

- Do you feel defensive when you spend time with them?

- Do you feel hurt or upset after spending time with them?

- Do you feel as if you always have to justify yourself instead of being “natural” around your friend?

- Do you enjoy their company or do you feel ambivalent?

- Do they undermine your confidence and self-esteem?

- Do you feel attacked and used after spending time with them?

- Does the friendship feel unbalanced and require a lot of work?

- Is it more a competition than a genuine friendship?

Note: If you recognize the signs of a toxic friend, then it’s time to move on and find a different friend. Being with this individual will wreak your happiness.

anonymous asked:

Could you point out the differences between a kangal, malakli and anatolian shepherd?

ah yes, the subtleties of the fawn-with-mask-turkish-livestock-dog-things!  ill use turkish line dogs so you can see really what the breed differences are traditionally, instead of western/euro examples of the breed which are different than middle eastern “true” shepherds

so, its like a dog thermometer but with aggression and size

turkish-line anatolian shepherd! not huge, on the lankier side of the spectrum while still being strong and sturdy. pretty much exclusively used as livestock dogs and dont do anything in fighting, although they can also be companions.


getting bigger now! kangals are a little more aggressive, a little wilder, per say. very territorial, suspicious, blah blah blah. used in fighting, but still also used as livestock dogs!


now we’ve got the big guns! malakli are the largest of the turkish shepherds, very aggressive animals and were actually bred from kangals (most say they were mixed with big mastiffs and other fighting dogs, though the exact origin to my understanding is unknown). they are pretty exclusively used for dog fights, dont do any livestock work, and tend to be the most mastiffy in appearance and often have the wrinkly faces.

now ill be totally honest, malakli and kangals often look very similar, and less “typey” examples of each breed are hard to tell apart, particularly since malakli have kangal roots anyway. likewise, a lot of kangals, especially the thinner ones, look a lot like anatolians because those breeds are also related. so really what im trying to say is that all the turkish breeds are kind of a hot mess of within themselves and they all sort of look similar and have very mixed purposes and are, quite honestly, probably still interbred with one another. the line where one ends is vague and malleable; landraces are not distinct “breeds” the way modern kennel club dogs are, and while the differences do definitely exist they are subtle and alien comparatively to how clubs view dogs. 

also on a related note im genuinely shocked when i see supposedly “woke” bloggers sharing stuff from The Young Turks as if theyre not literally named and modeled after the political party that commited genocide against Armenia. their founder is a rampant genocide denier and regularly airs specials about how the genocide never happened and gives airtime to genocide-denying “scholars” and generally mocks and belittles Armenia every opportunity he gets

5 times Richie & Eddie Acted Like a Couple + 1 Time They Couldn’t

Pairing: Richie Tozier/Eddie Kaspbrak

Fandom: IT (2017)

“Tags”: Fluff fluff fluff and a super angsty end, blame the end on Stephen King, Major Character Death

Author’s Note: So I wrote an impromptu Reddie fic last night. It’s more of a draft than anything because when I originally started writing it I didn’t think it would be in the form of an actual fic but here we are. Hence why each new “time” gets longer and more detailed. It’s unedited and unformatted but I think it’s cute and worth posting so!! Also the last bit goes along with the book canon but not perfectly, I change things up. Fic under the cut.

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