house appliances

Tord: I run a workshop around these parts! I mostly get paid for repairing things, such as vehicles, robotics, house appliances, or anything mechanical, you name it!

Tord: Mmm, all sorts of kinds. As of now I’ve made stuff like remote controlled toys, steam-powered robots, prosthetics….and maybe a portable sofa, once.

As for guns- I like ‘em, and I own a few but I do not make them. No further comment.

Tord: Depends. Small projects tend to take about a week, while robots with built-in AI take several weeks or months. Maybe less if I don’t sleep. 

Tord: I’ve considered working on huge projects before though, probably something cool like….a giant robot. But that would take me literally years or decades…

Just kidding. I do not have the time, nor funds to build such a thing.

Yuuri’s mother gets very excited about birthdays, especially when she discovered Victor’s and decided it gave her an excuse to get excited over Christmas too. The first time it came around, she sent close to 40 presents, ranging from big to small, and still does every year. They can be anything from random trinkets she’s spotted, to hand made matching sweaters, to expensive and unnecessary house appliances. The worst gifts, in Yuuri’s opinions, are the Yuuri-merch she sends Victor that she somehow finds… Victor loves it, naturally.

10

MY FRIEND TYPOD INKTalE SANS
AND I MADE MANY MONSTROSITIES
BECAUSE THEY SAID
“SINK SANS”
AND IT STARTED
ALL OF THIS
ALSO EXCUSE ME AS I GO UPLOAD MORE BECAUSE I THINK I GOT MUFFET AND NAPSTABLOOK TOO BUT TUMBLR ONLY ALLOWS 10 PHOTOS

METTATON’S A CEILING FAN
SANS IS OBVIOUS
GRILLBY IS A FIREPLACE
TEMMIE IS A CORNFLAKE BOX
ASGORE IS A WELCOME MAT
FLOWEY IS A FLOWER POT
TORIEL IS A PLUGIN BLANKET
ALPHYS IS A TRASHCAN
UNDYNE IS A DUMBELL
PAPYRUS A SPAGHETTI BOX
MUFFET A TEA KETTLE
AND NAPSTABLOOK A TISSUE BOX

@comyet
THANK MY FRIEND FOR HER TYPOS

@terminally-mysterious-capricious
FRIEND FOR HER TYPOS

I smell a broke bitch with a inattentive husband, four children and a dog, a mini van and a house full of failing appliances in her future. Shut the hell up! This is why I don’t get on FB. You can’t get a nigga to pay for your Zax Snax so you attempt to and fail at coming for the girls who have men on their knees ready to spend smh 😂😂😂😭👑💎👜👠💄. Men rarely bring anything to the table. The least they can do is buy a bag!

BTW this is why men cheat on women who are slightly more dependant. They love to feel needed and in charge. You aint gotta REALLY need him. But get smart bitch! SHUT UP, PLAY DUMB and WATCH YOUR COINS GROW. Ego stroke bitch. Ego stroke!

Your Japanese Apartment

Hey there, JET newbies! If you’re in Group A, you’ve got less than a week to go before your arrival in Japan! Are you excited? I hope you are! At this point last year, I was a tightly-wound bundle of nerves, excitement, mild panic, and curiosity.  And the thing I was most curious about was my Japanese apartment!

I was never put into contact with a predecessor because Sapporo BoE JETs switch schools often and I was given a newly-furbished apartment. There are both pros and cons to a new place! On the one hand, it’s clean and the tatami mats, walls, and windows are nice, new, and functional. You also don’t have any leftover junk from previous ALTs. On the other hand, the furnishings provided by the BoE are usually the bare minimum and, though of perfectly good quality, aren’t the top-of-the-line.

Now, my apartment is a place in which I actually enjoy spending time, but in the beginning, it was a bit of a different story. As such, I thought I’d offer my advice on setting up a Japanese apartment!

WHAT’S PROVIDED:

Although this may change from year to year (and obviously from C.O. to C.O.), I was initially set up with:

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking range
  • Washing machine
  • Rice cooker
  • Small kitchen table and two matching chairs
  • Cushioned two-seater bench
  • Short coffee table
  • Full futon set
  • Vacuum
  • Basic kitchen supplies (forks, spoons, chopsticks, a pan, a pot, and a few plates/bowls)
  • Other knick-knacks (small drying rack for laundry, etc.)
  • Curtains for balcony windows, living room, bedroom windows, and bathroom area

As I mentioned before, all of the items were new and of medium quality. They all worked well and I was very happy to have them, but if you want anything a little nicer (like a real couch or a futon more than three inches thick), you’ll have to purchase those items yourself.

OTHER ESSENTIALS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER:

I was glad I brought more money than initially recommended by the JET Program, not only because there ended up being some unexpected fees, but because it gave me a better chance to set up quickly. Though my apartment seemed a little sparse but appropriately-furnished at first, when I went to unpack, I found myself floundering. For all that empty space, there was no place to put anything! As such, here are some of the first things I would recommend purchasing if you don’t have them:

  • Closet organizational pieces (shelves, drawers, etc.)
  • Standing closet rod set/separate wardrobe – DO NOT USE A TENSION ROD FOR YOUR PRIMARY CLOTHES CLOSET. TRUST ME.
  • Rolling drawer sets/dresser
  • Shelving units for sink area, washing machine, bathroom, and kitchen
  • Full-length mirror
  • Tall standing-fan(s)
  • Adhesive hooks
  • Basic tool kit
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Umbrella stand (and umbrellas!)

As I mentioned before, your primary goal should be maximizing your storage space. Though Japanese homes often have large closets and cabinets, the space isn’t always broken up into useable shelves and such. Your purchases don’t have to be fancy or expensive, but they should be sturdy.  Trust me, you’ll thank me later when you actually have a place to unpack your clothes and toiletries (within the first month, no less!).

NON-ESSENTIALS:

Once you’ve got yourself set-up and can unpack your things, you can start thinking about spending your spare cash on some fun non-essentials! These are the ones I bought after I dealt with the necessary stuff:

  • Larger futon and memory foam topper
  • TV
  • Speaker bar
  • Blackout curtains
  • Convection oven
  • Electric kettle
  • Blender
  • Couch
  • Kotatsu
  • Other decorative items

Some of the other ALTs also bought things like breadmakers and gaming consoles. Other than that, it’s up to you how you want to fill and decorate your place!

If you did have a predecessor and have a lot of stuff you want to get rid of, I’d recommend sorting through it for nice things you can give or sell to other ALTs/recycle shops. Then, for the rest, contact your supervisor or other ALTs to ask how you should dispose of the bulky refuse. For large items, you’ll usually need to pay for a disposal ticket and keep an eye out for the appropriate day on the trash schedule.

WHERE TO BUY THINGS:

Although there are tons of places where you can find the things you need, I’d highly recommend the following:

Nitori–

The Japanese IKEA! It offers decently-priced furniture and home items ranging from decent quality to really high quality. You can use their online store (they offer a cash-on-delivery payment option) or one of their physical locations (where you can have your items shipped home!). Most furniture comes with the tools necessary to put it together, but that basic toolkit I recommended above will go a long way.

Recycle shops–

What a steal! People in Japan tend to buy the latest models of things, so they donate perfectly nice and functional appliances and furniture items to secondhand shops. New tech in Japan is surprisingly expensive, so I’d definitely recommend getting your TVs, gaming consoles, etc. here.

Costco–

If you’re lucky enough to live near a Costco, you can grab tons of nice things for a pretty decent price. I actually snagged my Bluetooth speaker bar from here and it’s yet to disappoint me. Just keep in mind that getting things home is pretty difficult without a car, especially if you don’t live really close.

Dollar stores–

Cheap, cheap, CHEAP!  Hyaku-en shops aren’t known for their quality, but you can find almost anything you need here. I wouldn’t recommend buying their cleaning supplies (get your sprays n’ stuff from the grocery store!), but kitchen supplies, glassware/plates, utensils, and decorative items are all easily found and purchased. My personal favorite is Seria, but a lot of other ALTs really like Daiso.

Good luck setting up your new homes, newbies!

baker102142  asked:

This is the first ask I've done with my account, I mostly use "ask anonymously" 1, do you think tord still makes stuff? (Like robots), Do they know? 2 is tom still suspicious of tord? 3 have you binge watched every episode of Eddsworld, (I did, takes around 6 hrs and 30 min) 4 tord should build Edd a cola jetpack 5 is Matt still a vampire? 6 favorite Eddsworld characters? Up to 5 Ok so that was a lot of questions. Oh and I love your art, I can't do shadows! Sorry if i woke you up.

1. I sure do think so! He`s a really talented mechanic and would fix everything he comes across, making new stuff on the go as well. Less so gigantic robots, more like kitchen appliances or house stuff, but doesn`t mean he doesn`t go out of his way and make them incredibly complicated!

2. Tom is still wary of Tord. It`s not like he hates him, he`s just closer to Edd and Matt and just not fond of the Norwegian. He tolerates him for friends and peace sake, so if Tord ever tried anything he would be the first to put a stop to it. (But Tord learned his lesson he wouldn`t dare even think about that)

3. I started watching Eddsworld the moment it came out, so yeah! People sometimes still have the need to correct me on things if it`s about background characters and hidden things, and that makes me kinda laugh.

4. He really should….

5. In my AU he isn`t. Edd on the other hand still has some powers that come out when he`s absolutely livid and Tom has the mix of possession and monster going on.

6. I love them all but Edd is my favourite close with Tord.

Thanks for all these questions, they were fun to answer!

swan lake

let me be selfish for once. covered in your skin instead of small talk. never said outright that that i wanted to go down on you. i can’t though. i want to go down on the parts of you that are never sure about anything. i’ll kiss the bad parts too. save me your ‘i miss you’s.’ i want you more than i need you. i need some sleep but i don’t want it without you. i’m jealous of all the house hold appliances that get to wake up in the same room as you. everything that gets to be still or covered in your perfume. i think about you dancing. about the music boxes ballerinas fall asleep in. i want to be the song that helps you breathe. when you have to cancel plans i want you to tell people it’s because you’re busy getting lost in my hands. in my head there are so many places to take you. an adventure every day. it’s not an alternate reality really. it’s a chance. it’s all the maybes caught in your throat being quiet forever. it’s a chance to let my dreams breathe. it’s a postcard from all the places we could possibly dare ourselves to go. i’m sorry i’m so awkward. i don’t mean to smile so much when you’re around. i can’t help it. it’s just that life is trying to kill me. it’s trying to smooth my edges and make everything ache. i don’t want to ache anymore. i want to be the one you call to say goodnight to. the one who holds you when the bough breaks. the one who gets to hear the good news first. give me the good news. i swear i’m trying to give up these ghosts. what i’m trying to say is i like you. i like you.