i like it a bit extraordinary

Makkachin the Extra-Ordinary (and his extra-extraordinary owner)

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Some of you have noticed I haven’t been posting much lately, so I thought I’d share this here. I know this is pretty out of the ordinary for me, but I’d like to get extremely personal for a minute. This week my grandfather–the man who raised me, who taught me to ride a bike, who used to sneak me cookies from the kitchen, who checked my tire pressure every time I came over to visit, who pushed me on the back yard tire swing for hours at a time and never complained–passed away. It is impossible to express in words what his loss means to me, even more so since I am currently an ocean away from the rest of my family. Instead, I’d like to tell you a little bit about my grandparents because, while they were a regular part of my life, their lives were quietly extraordinary.

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KageHina Days - #10: You+I

“Sensei… Those two…

“You mean Hinata-kun and Kageyama-kun?”

“Did they go to the same junior high? Or have they been together since elementary school or something?”

“Eh? No, not at all! They didn’t meet that long ago, actually. Apparently they didn’t get along at first, so it was a bit of a problem…”

“How unusual*…”

Kageyama:

“As long as I’m here, you’re invincible.”

*(The subs say “How cruel” and it didn’t make much sense to me. Ukai says “Hijoudana~” and it’s more like “Extraordinary”. The manga translates it as “That’s odd.”)

Honestly, this is one of my favorite KageHina episodes. The pep talk Kageyama gives Hinata about the importance of his role is wonderful, and Hinata’s face is so beautiful that I could stare at it for hours if Kageyama-kun didn’t get so easily jealous.

Bonus because mortified, blushing Kageyama is perfection:

[Day 9]

Where are my 6ft+ black women

I love tall women 😍

Do you know the beautiful sensation you get when she wear heels and is slightly taller than you 😍

Do you know the amazing feeling you get when you’re playing ball and she’s giving that extraordinary defence with the craziest trash talk and it turns you on a lil bit 😍

Do you know the euphoric sentiment you experience when you are talking the nastiest shit to her while kissing and bitting all over her body and your tongue is doing track and field from her ankles to her pussy 😍

I want something real like I’m asking to see God… and she came down herself

lethesomething  asked:

Oh! Another one. Headcanons for what Victor, Yuri K, Pichit, Chris and Otabek are like as drivers (if they even have a license)? I just saw one of those russian dash cam videos and had to think of Victor...

Viktor is pretty good at driving for a Russian. I mean, he’s nothing extraordinary, but he’ll get the job done.

Yuuri is the worst driver of them all. It’s a hazard to be in the same car as him. Don’t do it.

Phichit is also pretty average. He has the bad habit of speeding sometimes though, but that’s mostly because he’s often late.

Chris is a bit below average. He usually butchers the turns. His parking is also a mess.

Otabek is the best driver out of them. Even though he prefers his bike, he’s also an exceptional driver. 

Spotify

I’ve got nothing against Bublé and Groban, they’re very talented, but sometimes you just need something a bit different;) This is what I’m into right now, maybe you’ll like it too.

1. A Great Big Sled - The Killers

2. Wrapped in Red - Kelly Clarkson

3. The Christmas Song - The Raveonettes

4. Christmas Wrapping - Glee Cast 

5. Winter Things - Ariana Grande

6. Little Drummer Boy - Pentatonix

7. 4 Carats - Kelly Clarkson

8. Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) - U2

9. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day - Leona Lewis

10. Extraordinary Merry Christmas - Glee Cast

11. Underneath the Tree - Kelly Clarkson

12. Baby, It’s Cold Outside - Glee Cast

13. Ho Ho Hopefully - The Maine

14. Blue Christmas - The Lumineers

15. Silver & Gold - Califone

16. Frosty the Snowman - Fiona Apple

17. Jingle Bells - Sugar & The Hi Lows

18. White Christmas - Katy Perry

19. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Sam Smith

20. Winter Song -  Sara Bareilles, Ingrid Michaelson

21. Big Winter Jacket - Cayucas

22. Last Christmas - The Maine

23. Christmas Treat - Julian Casablancas

24. Home for the Holiday - Sugar & The Hi Lows

25. Fairytale of New York  - The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl

Just some character thoughts on Aqours

i was thinking of how i imagine their personalities and i wanted to write it down except im sick so my thought process is a bit weirder and these came out more like impressions? concepts? something?? idk just take it

  • You is smooth confidence. Energy. Bright summer days. Eagerness and creativity. A beacon, whether you know her or not. But shy awkwardness and doubt when faced with those she genuinely likes.
  • Chika’s genuine compliments. Determination. Warmth and friendship but also sharp playful quips. It’s a strange radiance: that certain space between ordinary and extraordinary, yet being both at the same time. But there’s also weight. Duty. Self imposed responsibility and the struggle to balance independence and reliance.
  • Riko’s a soothing gentleness. Calm support. It isn’t motherly but something near it. Rationality and steadiness but there’s rashness brought by panic. Overthinking too. She’s a lot harder on herself.
  • Yoshiko’s impulsiveness but also a startling amount of awareness. Cynicism warring with idealistic wishes. Rough shifting edges tempered with kindness.
  • Hanamaru’s simple pleasures. The kind of silence of early mornings, when the world is only waking. Learned patience. Learning confidence. A slow meandering kind of thoughtfulness. But there’s also mischief hidden behind serene smiles. Self doubt in isolation. Stagnation without the courage from a helping hand.
  • Ruby is uncertainty and bravery. Wavering a step back but breathing in deep and pushing forward. Blooming with encouragement. It’s a cycle of slowly moving forward. Joy at the small things. She’ll get there in the end, just give it time.
  • Dia’s intensity. Passion and extremes. All or nothing. A fire: Dangerous but. Fire means for warmth and growth too.
  • Kanan has a need for silence and movement for clarity. Flowing but staying, moving but always returning. Helpful encouragement. Standing tall but also held back. There’s lingering guilt. Selfishness warring with selflessness. Striving to not make the same mistakes which causes her to give too much.
  • Mari’s bright cheer yet calculating gazes. Joking grins for protection; armor against the expectations of the world. Grandiose movements. Her caring is softer. Reliable. Has a certain kind of madness (genius) that lets her see the world in a different light. Unorthodox logic. But it also causes her to completely miss others.

faelise  asked:

Elise and Stingue?

e: everyday

Days passed in a cycle. Wake up, get ready, eat, train, go on a mission, sleep, repeat. Rogue did love patterns, but a pattern so mundane, so starkly different from the giant battles with threatening powers, was a bit boring

It was Sting who made it interesting. Sting who brightened the days (quite literally), and brought life into his pattern. They were partners, and passing the days together made everyday feel extraordinary

l: light

For a White Dragon Slayer, many of his days had been clouded in darkness. Awful memories of the things he had done, awful memories of losing those he loved, awful memories of the scars from battles he had fought. 

Ironically, a Shadow Dragon Slayer is what it took to brighten up his days. Rogue’s light was so powerful, though Sting knew Rogue didn’t believe it, and Sting felt at home with Rogue by his side. 

i: illness

When Sting got sick, Rogue had been scared out of his mind. He had no idea how to properly take care of people, let alone his partner. 

He had gotten help from practically everyone in the guild before Sting had started to show signs of recovery. Rogue’s shoulders sagged in relief with Sting started joking around again. Sting told him that he had gotten better thanks to Rogue’s care and love, and Rogue flushed from the tips of his ears to his toes. 

s: serenade

Sting was not much of a singer, as literally everyone told him whenever he’d try to sing. Still, he was determined to woo Rogue with a song he had written. 

When he started to sing, Rogue had looked completely shocked. When Sting finished, Rogue laughed lightly, causing Sting to blush in embarrassment. Just before he was about to walk away and bury his shame, Rogue hugged him, pulled away, and sang a song he had written himself. 

Rogue’s voice was better. 

e: embers

Their love is like prodding at embers. Not the kind that represented the remains of a fire, but rather the ones that spark before one. You touch one, and it sparks so fiercely, sometimes you have to look away. Sometimes they’re dark, as if being hidden. 

But it takes very little to start a fire with a burning ember. Give it enough fuel, some room and air, and it’ll burn brighter than any other fire. That was their fire, their love, the brightest around. 

And maybe not everyone respected the embers before they burned, but when they did, no one could deny their power. 

Love so strong and bright, it warms everyone around them. 

Send me your name and a ship!

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like the stars chase the sun: a mega mix for the lonely, extraordinary girl finding her place in the universe. [listen]

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soo what do we think?

I like the music, they’re not really there in terms of performance rn but it’s normal..

I find the routine a bit static, some of the collabs are interesting, but nothing extraordinary

it’s a new group so they need time to adjust, I’m eager to see their new 3/2

Reasons why Queen of Katwe is the best movie about Africa to date

- They hired actual African musicians to compile the soundtrack instead of some white man (I’m looking at you Clint Eastwood)
- They hired a TON of Ugandan actors to play Ugandan characters. The non-Ugandans were almost all from roughly the same region of Africa
- THEY SHOT THE MOVIE IN UGANDA (and a little bit just outside Johannesburg), so it FUCKING LOOKED LIKE UGANDA
- The director is a woman of color (Mira Nair) who has spent significant time in Uganda and other parts of Africa and she actually GETS the way African light works and visibly has deep affection for uniquely African landscapes. So the movie looks and feels utterly authentic. Unlike SOME directors I could mention *glares significantly at Clint Eastwood*

And that’s just the technical side of the storytelling.

- There is no white savior in the movie. There’s just the chess coach and Phiona’s mother going to extraordinary lengths to lift their families and communities
- That’s where African success stories come from. White people love to sweep in and paint a school and drop off a bag of shoes, but Africans are the ones who know how best to serve their own damn communities. That’s what the movie captures
- It’s also not just a movie about a war or a genocide or a dictator. It’s excruciatingly real about the effects of those dictatorships, but it’s also optimistic.

Hotel Rwanda and Tsotsi are the only two movies that come close. It’s that small a field. Which is a shame.

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10 YEARS OF (NEW) DOCTOR WHO!

Happy 10th birthday to the show that changed my life forever!

“When they made this particular hero, they didn’t give him a gun, they gave him a screwdriver to fix things. They didn’t gave him a tank or a warship or an x-wing fighter, they gave him a call box from which you can call for help. And they didn’t give him a superpower or pointy ears or a heat ray, they gave him an extra heart. They gave him two hearts. And that’s an extraordinary thing; there will never come a time when we don’t need a hero like the Doctor.” (Steven Moffat)

“Getting to tell the stories that you get to tell and travel in the Tardis and friendship, and just so many magical things. There’s nothing as whimsical as this show, I don’t think. It’s a dream. It kind of feels a bit like an adventure.” (Jenna Coleman)

The marvelous thing about Doctor Who is that it tells stories that no one else can tell.” (Russell T.Davies)

“The world would be a poorer place without Doctor Who” (Steven Spielberg)

Ok, so I just need to say something;this episode really spoke to me because, as someone who lost a parent at a young age, I relate to Steven so much. I would do anything to be with my dad again, and since he died when I was so young, I question my own memories of my dad and how I viewed him, I can’t tell if what I remember was a little kid viewing their hero as something more extraordinary than he was or reality. Also, Connie worrying about her mom so much just because she’s late is something I understand completely. I’ve thought for a while that Connie might have a bit of Anxiety and this really confirmed that she at least over thinks things, just like me and, in fact, the song “here comes a thought” helped me cope with my anxiety and intrusive thoughts in a way that nothing really had before, and I know this is true for a lot of people who watch the show. This show just does so much to make everyone feel welcome and it is so important.

Long rant, sorry, just needed to say some stuff. Also I’ve seen a lot of people calling this episode filler, which it really isn’t. It develops Steven’s character so much and helps viewers understand what he’s really thinking about his mom and himself, and that is something that definitely continues on the plot, so ya. 

John Wick: Chapter 2

You stabbed the devil in the back. To him this isn’t vengeance, this is justice.

Keanu Reeves is an enigma. I don’t understand him, but I feel like I’m not meant to.

John Wick was an action masterpiece that didn’t talk down to its audience. It assumed you were smart enough to keep up and did an extraordinary amount of world building and backstory. Seriously, that one movie expanded its universe in more interesting ways than the DCEU has done in 3.

That nightclub shoots out? Iconic.

Truthfully, a sequel seemed like a bit of a risk. I was all for it, but it had me slightly worried. The first one is a straightforward movie with a simple premise: kill everyone that was even slightly connected to the guy that killed his dog. A sequel would try and go bigger, making it more about the action and losing the aesthetic. Do we really need a John Wick: Chapter 2?

Yes. Yes, we do. Not only does this movie prove beyond doubt the first one wasn’t a fluke, it does so by being superior.

Almost immediately after the events of the first movie, John is visited by a man whom he has sworn a blood oath to. With no way to avoid this, John is thrust back into the action he wants no part of. After he completes what’s asked of him, all hell breaks loose, making the second half of the film much different.

No dogs die this time. Just FYI.

The action is incredibly violent and effortlessly cool, thanks to some stellar direction. What makes it so good is that John Wick is just a man, not a terminator. He gets tired and sloppy the longer fights go, he makes mistakes and isn’t perfect. It makes watching him all that more interesting.

Reeves brings his strange emptiness to the role, which makes Wick that much more fascinating. We’ve seen Reeves in many films before this, but he doesn’t bring any of that “I’m a famous face” baggage with him, he just melts into character here. Maybe it’s the beard. When he threatens to kill everyone, you absolutely believe it.

What helps is the movie making full use of its supporting roles. Reeves and Common duke it out more than once, and Common brings it both times. They have one shoot out in a train station fought with silencers, as the public doesn’t notice the subtle action taking place. Laurence Fishburne is some sort of Hobo King who just wants to be with his birds. You now, it’s kind of fucked up that there’s no women in this movie until about the 45-minute mark, where one speaks, gets naked, and kills herself. Then no woman speaks again. Um? I mean, Ruby Rose is here, completing her 2017 Action Trilogy. He character is a deaf assassin, and the sign language made for some nice representation.

Ian McShane is back and suave as hell as the manager of the Continental, and Franco Nero plays his Italian counterpart. No really. Cool right?

Though this movie has a problem I have with many modern films: Not enough John Leguizamo.

John Wick: Chapter 2 is violent, thrilling, neon, exciting, brilliant, kinetic fun. It’s what all sequels should aim to be. Take the world made in the first and expand it into something new. Make it bigger, make it better, make it something we’ve never seen. I cannot wait for Chapter 3. 9/10

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-Admin GCV

It was just the most amazing thing you have ever saw. That room of the royal palace was huge, no less than the others, and it was filled with music instruments! If you hadn’t known you were on Asgard you would have thought that was the Paradise.

“It’s… more than amazing! I can’t even find a word to describe it!” you said looking around almost speechless.

“I’m glad you like it, Y/N”

“Like? No, that’s not even near, I love this!” you kept wondering through the room, the son of Odin following you a bit amused by your reaction. 

At a certain point you saw an instrument that wasn’t so unusual, on the contrary, you knew it very well. It was an harp, the wood had extraordinary details on it: you couldn’t help but sit on the stool behind the instrument and start playing. 

Thor just stared there at you for the whole song, trapped by your amazing skills.

“I’m sorry, I should have asked before… I-” you stutter standing up nervously.

“No, please! Sit down and keep going, it was amazing. I love listening to you playing…”

“Oh!” you exclaimed surprised, you didn’t even think he could had a particular interest in music “Well then, if that’s what you ask…” you sat again happily and played other songs. Thor just standing there listening to you, with a loving gaze, the same gaze, without exaggerating, you were giving to the instrument. 

anonymous asked:

Kobori, Fluff and number seven please? :')

Does she notice that I can’t breathe?


Kobori was used to being unnoticed. When you’ve got someone like Kise in your team, you kind of get used to being in the sidelines.

Him? He was just quiet, came from a rich family, had average grades, liked stargazing: that was a bit of a unique hobby of his.

And it was a bit of a lonely hobby too, when no one else was interested and sometimes he felt just about as extraordinary as every other star up there, dim and hopelessly outshone by the moon.

He noticed you when you came into the gym during basketball practice once, along with a group of other girls clamoring for Kise’s attention - and that was exactly what you weren’t doing, and instead you promptly sat down at a bench, opened up a book, and waited for your friends.

Kobori, out of curiosity, approached you and asked, “Not interested in him?”

You looked up at him and smiled. “Who, Kise? He’s not really my type. Bit too flashy.”

Kobori blinked. Shit, you were even prettier up close. “So, uh…what is your type?”

Was he flirting? Unconsciously?

You chuckled. “Someone more…down to earth. They don’t need to be overly special or talented. Just have mutual understanding, and maybe we’d like the same things, too. That’s all.”

“What do you like, then?”

“Stars.” You smiled. His heart almost stopped.

“Eh?”

“You know, if most people had to choose the moon or the stars, they’d choose the moon any day. I think the stars are pretty unique, too. Even though the moon shines more brightly than them, the stars still burn anyway, and someone out there appreciates them. Why else do people wish on stars?”

Kobori took a sharp intake of breath, his chest light. “You know - I never asked you what your name was.”

You smiled. “How about I give my number along with it?”

“I’d—like that very much.”

I Can Be a Bit Dramatic About My Alone Time, When I Finally Get It After a Long Day of Socializing

I literally just fell on my bed, and sprawled out everywhere, morphing my limbs about like an amoeba, taking in the quiet atmosphere all while expelling involuntary, breathy soughs that sounded as if I had just come back from the dead, or something as equally extraordinary.

The weekend passed and I think everybody watched the Epic Winter movie, so I can talk about it.

Personnaly, I not very like it. If Way Too Wonderland was wonderlandiful (it’s my favorite EAH movie!) and Dragon Games as epic, Epic Winter was for me a bit… annoying.

I felt since the begining that this movie won’t be extraordinary. The first synopsis showed clearly that will be an Ever After High version of the Disney movie Frozen. So I didn’t expect to something special…

The good points? The movie is based more of the original tale of “Snow Queen“ than the Disney movie, the Epic Winter outfits are better in animation version for some characters, the romance between Daring and Rosabella pass better than I imagined (I’ll talk about it soon), we discovered a bit more Ever After land and for the first time Apple & Raven were totally let the spotlights for other characters.

Epic Winter was a good movie but I wish the next movie will be at the height of the precedents…