So some people have been commenting rather rudely on one of Dan’s tweets, and I just thought I’d vent my frustrations on how those people are seriously making me want to punch them. But in all seriousness, give Dan some slack guys. I’ve had an existential crisis before, and every moment of it was absolutely horrid, and I don’t think some of you understand that Dan is a person too. He has feelings, and he has problems. He could be going through a lot of troubles, okay?? 

Roommate pretends she's poor so I'd give food to her then starts insulting me after I tell her no? No food for her, then.

Sorry - I tried to make this short but I tend to write a lot.

This happened recently. I was doing a semester-long college program at the Happiest Place On Earth, living in an apartment owned by that company with five other roommates.

This one girl, whom I’ll call Vivian, was extremely nice to me. Always complemented my looks, gave me rousing speeches about how I’m going to do amazing things in life, and always would tell me that I’m amazing and wonderful and great. I thought of her as a friend and since I noticed she ate nothing but instant ramen, gogurts, and zipzicles(if you don’t know what these are, they’re much like gogurts in the way that they can freeze, melt, and unfreeze with no problem, only they’re popsicles rather than yogurt) I started offering her my food to eat. She proceeded to eat half of the groceries I bought, but only my junk food items like hot pockets, pop tarts, potato chips, soda, etc. I would notice that my food went missing only to find out she’s eaten them. I had asked her to ask me first before eating anything and she wouldn’t even bother.

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book pairings:Ginny Weasley and Harry Potter
from Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling

The fact that Harry Potter was going out with Ginny Weasley seemed to interest a great number of people, most of them girls, yet Harry found himself newly and happily impervious to gossip over the next few weeks. After all, it made a very nice change to be talked about because of something that was making him happier than he could remember being for a very long time, rather than because he had been involved in horrific scenes of Dark Magic.


hey guys! looks like the /seductive voice/ month of love is coming up and i thought why not make random fun valentines to give out!
if you’d like to receive one of these funky cards (and don’t mind giving a random ass person your address) i’d be so happy to send you one!

these cards are a free deal but it’d be nice for a follow ;u ;

you can personally message to give your info or if you’d rather doing it over email, i’ll give you my address.

but never the less, enjoy these silly and crude cards! ow o


A little giveaway!

I’ve been trying to clear out some books lately because I reached max capacity about 500 books ago, most of what I’m getting rid of is either crappy paperbacks or old proofs so they’re going to the charity shop or the bin, alas.

I don’t know if anyone’s noticed that I am not a fan of John Green, but it has come to my attention that a lot of you are, so rather than adding The Fault in Our Stars to the charity shop pile I thought I’d give it away to someone on here. It’s one of the signed copies from the original print run, read only once, and I am one of those people who take off the dust jacket and place it somewhere safe while reading so it’s in perfect condition.

The rules:

None really, I’m willing to post anywhere, and it’d be nice if you’re following me but it’s not a necessity.

Just like or reblog this post to put your name in, it ends 20th July 2014, at 10pm GMT, and I’ll try to pick the winner that night.


Now ended!

korrabehappyplease-deactivated2  asked:


I thought it was a bit… underwhelming? I’m not really talking about content, but rather the fact that Korra literally just showed up. I wasn’t prepared for that and it kind of scattered my brain a little bit. 


There was a nice greeting and a hug. I knew if there was going to be a hug, it would be like the one we got. They were genuinely happy to see one another, but still… It’s been three years. Although, the way she looks collapsed in his arms and so relieved… 

And may I say that I TOTALLY CALLED Wu popping up in between Mako and Korra during the reunion? I was right. I actually think this was more of a romantic moment than the hug.  

I mean, they were still staring at each other. They weren’t speaking. They were just taking each other in. And Mako got pretty mad that they were interrupted. 

The thing I feared of most before this episode was wondering if the letters would be brought up. I told myself, before watching, that if Mako showed displeasure about not being written to, it was a pretty darn good sign of where I, and a lot of other people, believe their arc to be going. 

Mako goes from being hurt: 


To being mad: 

I mean, let’s just look at the dialogue here… 

Asami: So, can you go into the Avatar state again? I was worried when you told me you couldn’t. 

Mako: Wait… When did she tell you she couldn’t? What’s going on with you two?

Korra: I wrote to Asami while I was away. I asked her not to tell you. I’m sorry. (IS SERIOUSLY NO ONE GETTING ON ASAMI’S CASE FOR BLANTANTLY BRINGING IT UP or am I the only one?)

Mako: Why didn’t you ever write to me? Or Bolin? 

Korra: I don’t know. I guess I didn’t know what to say… 

Mako: Hello would have been nice.

It was Mako’s anger in that moment that made him lash out at Wu. He stands up and demands to escorted to the restroom, and Wu is honestly the last thing Mako wants to deal with in this moment. He’s stressed about Korra. He’s mad and upset that a part of his life that he’s been attached to for so long seems to be slipping away from him. She seems so out of reach to him and that’s just rebounded in his face when he’s reminded that he’s just a body guard. He wanted her to come back home and find solace in him. He wanted it be like it was, but it’s not. Honestly, that’s a breaking point for him. Korra is finally sitting in front him, but he’s never felt so far away from her. I told you all that there’d be tension.

That’s why when Korra asks a question about Wu, Mako says he doesn’t want to talk about it. He’s embarrassed and he’s hurt, okay? So, when him being hurt causes Wu to kidnapped, it’s icing on the cake. Him being upset with Korra caused that to happen. Wouldn’t you be a little angry and on edge if you were him too?

I’m already seeing comments about Mako being an “asshole” or comments saying, “Korra’s the avatar, he has no right to speak to her that way!” I’m just trying to ignore the comments because there is no use in arguing with someone over their opinion, but I very much disagree. Mako’s not being an insensitive asshole, okay? Like I mentioned above, he’s feeling hurt, anger, and stress. 

When she yells back at him, he’s taken back. He realizes that he shouldn’t take his frustrations and feelings out on the very person who caused those emotions to be so high in the first place. 

So, at the end of the episode, he changes his tune. He realizes that he shouldn’t be acting that way, but rather trying to be the person Korra can connect to. 

So he acknowledges that she’s the one who saved Wu, and technically him as well. He would not have found Wu without her. 

AND THEN… *drumroll*


Asami mentions that their reunion was pretty much like the old times, expect for the getting on each other’s nerves part, and then Mako freaking says, “Actually, that is like old times for me and Korra.” LOOK AT HOW THEY’RE LOOKING AT EACH OTHER! Guys, that was so important. After feeling disconnected from each other the whole episode, they finally found a little bit of each other from the past. And that made them both really happy. If there was ever a reason to doubt, this totally got rid of all of them. This showed that there was hope. This brought up their relationship and insinuated that there are still lingering feelings there. 

But, alas, there’s still tension. Mako’s probably going to still be upset about the letters, but the thing about bringing them up, means that it will be addressed. All of the things they brought up, including the ending, was written for a reason. Mako and Korra need to find a solid way to connect with each other again, and part of that will be talking, and finding emotional support from each other. That’s what we’re going to see. 

If this really is Zaheer’s prison, somewhere out in Omashu, we see Mako walking in front of Korra. She’s terrified and he’s the one who is going to help her. 


a thousand ways to fall down

Louis/Nick | 31k | Explicit
written for @1dbigbang round four.

Louis had thought about boyfriends, no doubt. He’d rather like to have one, truthfully, but his schedule doesn’t really allow for the commitment and closeness required to establish anything, particularly because of his tendency for getting wrapped up in his boyfriends and devoting himself to love and romance and relationships. And dating around is not feasible for him due to not being out.

Three hundred and thirty pounds for an hour is doable, though.

What he gets is a charming, beautiful man who is far more kind than Louis feels he deserves which means a lot of terrible feelings, heartaches, and the beginnings of something taking root in Louis’ chest where he can’t imagine a life without Nick Grimshaw, even if Louis has to pay him for it.

Read here. Incredible fanmix created by spankmeniall can be heard here.

I don’t need a boyfriend. I don’t even want a boyfriend… at least not that much. I’d rather have someone who I can talk to anytime and likes spending time with me. My friends are always busy. Maybe I’m not busy enough. For once, I want someone who isn’t too busy for me. Someone who makes time for me because they want to spend time with me. Because they like me for me. I don’t need one, but it’d be a nice change. A change I wouldn’t object to.
—  6:54pm thoughts// someone to go to the fair with me, but nothing forced

So I made this list for the phandom. It’s basically all the phandom guidelines/general tips for people who have been in the phandom since the beginning to people who have just entered it! I thought it would be nice to have these all in one place rather than finding these things out overtime.

Thoughts on Bismuth (Spoilers)

I don’t normally put my two-cents in on these shows, but I felt really strongly about the episode.

I throughly enjoyed the episode, Bismuth was a well written crystal gem, and her voice actor did an amazing performance to showcase all that emotion. I loved the banter that Bismuth had with the Gems, and how she revved them up like no one we’ve ever seen. It was nice to see them relax and feel good about an old friend rather than all the deep drama that had been going on in the show.

But then of course.. Drama in the show happens.

I, for one, completely understood why bismuth was so angry. I don’t believe rose wanted to shatter anyone ever, (evidenced by her sword being made for a “fair fight,” used to poof, not shatter.) but with that in mind, one can understand why Bismuth would be upset about it. In the war, they’re just taking war prisoners, essentially, where as homeworld is breaking them, murdering them. So of course Bismuth is going to get frustrated at Rose.

So when the game-changing “Breaking point” was pitched to Rose, and was shut down, Bismuth is understandably upset. However I think there’s more to it.

There was a theory video on YouTube a few weeks ago describing the metallic properties of the actual metal Bismuth, and how it’s a slightly radioactive element. From this, the theory video speculated on how they thought bismuth would be an aggressive character, with a short temper. And, they were right. Bismuth is a calm, relaxed, happy character, who likes to spare with her friends from the war. But, when history repeats itself, and her idea of a fair fight is once again compromised, she explodes in a fit of rage, calling Steven/Rose a liar and attacks him.

But I also think it has to do with her timeline as well. It’s clear that time doesn’t feel like it’s passing when gems are bubbled. So imagine your life with a big blank spot in it, and suddenly everything is completely different, and everyone is different driving forces and you’re still just you, with the mind set you had before the blank. That’s what it must have been like for her, she’s still in the war zone head space. To her, the homeworld gems are still a prevalent threat.

Also, id like to add the fact that she was betrayed by the one Gem that meant the most her, to any of the crystal gems. Rose, the person who said you can be and do anything, told Bismuth that her idea was wrong. Imagine someone who supports you though everything, just suddenly taking that support away. How heart breaking.

Bismuth was a well written character that plays into her actual traits, dictated by the periodic table of elements. And whilst her war time thinking pattern, and destructive ideal weren’t favourable by Steven, or the CG, I think that she had some right to be aggressive, and I think she’ll play a big role in the future.

Wrong answer part 2
  • INTP asked the same question to a group of friends - "Would you rather be an honest and fair person, and have everyone believed that you're a liar and a douche bag? Or would you rather be a liar and a douche bag, and have everyone believed that you're a fair, honest, and wonderful person?"
  • ESTP:(immediately bursts out) Of course I'd be the asshole everyone thinks is nice!
  • ENTP:That was quick, ESTP.
  • INTP:That's what he already is, so it's easy.
  • ENTP:Hmmm...I think...hmmmm.....I'd say be nice regardless of what people think...even though my first reaction was to be the asshole people like.
  • INTP:Difficult choice, huh?
  • INFJ:OMG, am I the only one who immediately thought I'd always be nice even if people think I'm bad?
  • ENTP:Yes, INFJ.
Humility vs Low Self Esteem

There are many verses in the Bible that mention remaining humble, but I think some people don’t understand what humility is. At least, I know I was confused for a while. I know that when people would compliment me, I would have thoughts like, “Well, it’s nice of them to say, but I’m not really all that good at my job…” but those kind of thoughts aren’t humble; they’re a sign of a low self esteem.

Here’s a few popular verses on humility:

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Ephesians 4:2

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.” Philippians 2:3

“So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.” Matthew 6:2

Basically, when the Bible tells us to remain humble, it’s reminding us to think of others’ needs. It’s telling us not be be prideful and boast about our accomplishments. It’s not telling us that we can’t appreciate ourselves and our abilities. Actually, we are supposed to appreciate ourselves. We are God’s creation. He gave us the abilities we have. When we use and appreciate those abilities, we appreciate God’s work.

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:13-14

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4;10

You are a beautiful and wonderful creation of God. It’s ok to celebrate who you are and what you can do. Praise God for who you are and what you’re capable of doing. It’s ok to be happy with yourself. It’s ok to love yourself.

Fake it until you make it...

I am shy by nature, I am in fact an introvert. I get drained when going to events with friends and family. The thought of having to go out with my girlfriends for a “girls night” is quite appealing, but the thoughts leading up to that time is mentally frustrating and exhausting that often I sit around and ponder excuses to use to keep from having to go out. I would much rather sit in my sweats and read a book or binge watch movies on Netflix. My palms get sweaty when around large crowds of people and not knowing a single soul. I love days where I have “me” time. I am in fact one of those people who enjoys my own company. I see no qualms with seeing a movie alone, dinner for a party of 1, having a nice glass of Merlot at a wine bar by myself. I live for the opportunities where I can revel in my own thoughts. To friends and family I am often labeled weird or a loner, but in reality I label it as a state of tranquility and self-assurance.

The same notion applies to sugaring. My biggest issue with sugaring in the very beginning was not with men assuming I was “too curvy” or the manipulation tactics in which the ensue onto us, but rather the actual going on pot dates or elegant events. Being able to look engaged and having an organic conversation free of awkward pauses was what in fact worried me. Being around individuals of power, wealth, and fame scared the shit out of me. Not only was I thrown into environments with large groups of people, but those individuals were of great importance. I could feel a lump in my throat, my mouth would get dry, I would begin to sweat, and the use of the word “umm” was followed by every other word I uttered.

So what did I do to get out of being that classic defined introvert? I began to mimic the positive qualities of my extroverted friends and utilizing them into my daily repertoire. I would force myself to step outside of my comfort zone (although I was terrified). I would start spontaneous conversations when out and about. I made a conscious effort to smile more often to those around me (I tend to have a resting bitch face) and make more eye contact. Instead of fidgeting with my phone I kept my hands free and slowly engaged hand movements through my conversations. Slight body contact with talking with a man I was interested in as well (slight touch on the arm). I continued to educate myself on topics that interested the wealthy and powerful. Come to find out, many of those topics were not as boring as I once perceived. 

I worked on different facial expressions, improved my flirting, and I made sure to bring my strengths to the forefront, and to look at my imperfections as unique defining characteristics. No, I did not posses a model thin frame, no I was not petite, no I can’t walk in 5in heels like a goddess gliding across the floor. But what I did possess was undeniable charm, I was eventually deemed “exotic” by men, I was sweet, caring, free-spirited, and open minded. I stood about 6ft in stature, almond shaped eyes, dimples upon each cheek and a sense of innocence that men simply adored. I simply would just fake it. Yes, fake it until you make it! Eventually I did not have to fake it because I began to adopt those qualities. It took a lot of trial and error. I made A LOT of foolish mistakes, as do all of us (if you haven’t you are lying). But I always stayed positive. Today, getting the attention of men or meeting new people in general comes with ease. I am so comfortable in my skin that it is virtually impossible to have anyone diminish that mindset. So ladies, just fake it until you make it; in conjunction with educating yourself and using common sense, of course. 

For all my introverts out there, be willing to step outside of your comfort zone. I know its scary. But, what is even scarier is not living up to your full potential.

Positive vibes, prosperity, and safety to all of my loves! *blows kisses*



bangmejiminie  asked:

Omg I just noticed that you're a fan of infinite too! gurl, they were like my babies before bts ;_; (also, I keep rereading your fic, save my heart, and can you do more hurt/comfort headcanons plss??)

Yes, yes, yes I am a big fan of Infinite! I was really into them before BTS, too! 

Also, thank you for enjoying Save My Heart, lol. orz 

I’m always a little surprised when people ask for my headcanons, but I’m glad that people like them?? I never think they’re as nice as some of the ones I’ve seen on here, but I guess I’m doing a good enough job. 

But anyway, here’s a scenario rather than a list of headcanons. Whole scenes of angst runs through my mind all the time. I’m sorry. ;A;

  • Jimin and Jungkook get in to a bad argument. Over what, I haven’t thought that far with; maybe it’s the “overabundance of affection” thing from a few years ago. Let’s go with that. It ends in insults and a lot of hurt feelings. People outside the group and management wouldn’t have noticed; Jimin and Jungkook are professionals, after all.
  • So yeah, they’re not talking, and Jungkook feels terrible and guilty and he didn’t realize he’d miss Jimin so much. He’s too embarrassed to approach Jimin about it though, and gets secretly bitter when Jimin seems to act as though nothing is amiss, as though he doesn’t need Jungkook. His interactions with him are either played up because he knows the camera is there, or he just only speaks to him when necessary, like if it’s work-related or whatever.
  • So it could be Jungkook’s birthday, and the entire group is there for midnight cake time. Well, everyone except Jimin. Jungkook had been looking forward to his birthday; Jimin would at least give him attention today, right? But Jimin is nowhere to be found, and Jungkook thinks, I should have expected this.
  • But lo and behold, Jimin (who is permanently part of the cake committee, if you’ve noticed, lol), bursts through the door with a lit cake and the fluorescent lights become dim. Jungkook is entranced when a smiling Jimin approaches, the face he pines for illuminated beautifully by the candlelight. The others are there, too, but all Jungkook sees is Jimin.
  • Make a wish, Jimin tells him, and Jungkook has never been so quick to comply to anything before. Jimin could tell him to roll over and die, and he would do it in a heartbeat.
  • Jungkook’s wish is obvious; painfully, heartbreakingly obvious. He even stares at Jimin as he blows the candles out, and when the lights come back on, Jungkook just aches.
  • Jimin seems to notice. His gaze softens and he balances the cake with one hand, the other reaching into his hair to ruffle it.
  • It’s nostalgic and loving, and though Jungkook tries, he’s very unsuccessful at holding back tears. He really, really misses Jimin.
  • The other members sort of laugh at his tears, with remarks like, We didn’t prank you this time, wtf! and Aw, our adult baby is crying!
  • Jimin hands the cake over to Jin so they could find an area to cut and share it, and he turns back to Jungkook, who just… can’t help himself. The maknae breathes a lost, vulnerable Jiminnie-hyung and tackles Jimin into a tight hug, face buried in his shoulder.
  • (Jimin hears it, too. He hears the apology, the forgiveness, the catharsis of emotion. He hears and feels both their hearts pounding, and he knows what it all means.)
  • Jungkook feels nurturing hands rub his back, and he hopes to everything in the cosmos that Jimin’s you’ll get my shirt wet, brat had a sliver of affection in it.
  • (And there is.)
  • The others are a little quiet around this time, watching the dramatic but heartfelt scene unfold, until Taehyung finally murmurs, about fucking time.
  • Jikook really talk out their feelings after that. It results in more tears and confessions, but they are much better for it.
  • Jungkook thinks it’s his best birthday and Jimin is his best present.

Many years ago, I found a small Pyrex pie plate at a garage sale. I loved the novelty of it. It looked and felt nice, and I thought it might come in handy for those times when I might want to make two small pies rather than one traditional-size one. One pie could go to a friend or neighbor, and we would keep the other one. I figured our tiny pie would be enough to keep us happy with just a sliver apiece. It was a nice but flawed idea for two reasons. 1) As it turned out, no one was happy with just a sliver. 2) It took me ten long years to find a match for this nifty little pie pan. Actually, it was my mother (a thrift store junkie like myself), who came through and scored one in Greeley, Colorado. The elusive pan arrived a few weeks ago, and I’ve been itching to make two pies ever since.

A friendly neighbor down the street was the lucky recipient of the second pie. He couldn’t believe his good fortune as I handed him a warm, fragrant pie, still nestled in a kitchen towel. The second pie was actually just the right size for two of us. It made a lovely dessert that night and an even better breakfast the next morning.

The recipe comes from an old Joy of Cooking cookbook. I’ve made it so many times the page is stained from vanilla and cinnamon. Irma Rombauer suggests the lemon juice and vanilla as optional, but years ago I decided I liked both.

Apple pie


  • 1 recipe pâte brisée (pie crust)
  • 6 cups apples, cored, peeled and cut into thin slices
  • ½ to 2/3 cup sugar – brown or white, or a combination of both
  • 1 to 1-½ tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, if apples are lacking in tartness
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-½ tablespoons butter
  • Milk or cream to brush top of pastry
  • Granulated sugar to sprinkle over top of pastry


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and set aside.

Roll out bottom crust of pie dough to fit pie pan. Fill pie crust with apples and dot with butter. Roll out top crust and place it on top of the pie. Trim pastry to within ½ inch of outer edge of pie pan. Fold lower piece of crust over top crust and flute edges. Lightly brush top of pie with milk or cream and sprinkle with sugar. Cut vents in pastry to allow steam to escape during baking.

Bake pie at 450 degrees for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and continue baking until crust is deep golden brown and apples are tender and bubbly in center, about 40 minutes.

Stimmy App Recommendation:

I recently came across an app called ‘magic fluids’ - its one of those interactive simulation apps that lets you mess around with colourful smoke/fire/liquid simulations. 

I have the free version of the app which has limited features but Im personally still finding a lot of fun and rather calming. The full version is pretty cheap though I think, and allows you to customise/change the settings a lot more. 

I never grew up trying to be somebody that was a recognized person, and that sort of happened. The metaphor that I’ve been using lately is like, “I  was looking for a fishing boat.” Like, I was looking for a really nice fishing boat to go through life in. To just have enough success to be happy and play music and to share my feelings and thoughts and express those things in music. And then one day rather than a fishing boat showing up in my front yard, someone just pulled up with a yacht. And it took me a while, I was like, “Oh, of course. I’ll drive a yacht around for a while.” I had to trade that in. I’m looking for a new boat on my own terms a little more. The last few years have given me a lot of perspective. It’s been valuable. But I’d rather be busy, and I’d rather be engaged. I learned a lot of lessons. I learned a lot about what this stuff can do to people and how it can change how people set their priorities. I’m not interested in having my priorities all screwed up.
—   Justin Vernon on fame and boats from an excellent interview with Billboard


James smiled softly at Jackson’s reply. It was nice to hear his voice like that; the softer, sweeter tones coming out. They were driving nearly two hours out of town to spend the weekend together. It would just be them in some hotel room (probably the crappiest one they could find) for three whole days. All alone with nothing but the other for entertainment. “Great. I’m so excited to have you to myself for a few days. Sorry we have to drive so far out for it though. I’d rather spend the weekend at home with you.”

Jackson grinned at the thought. He and James hadn’t really had much alone time at all for a while now, so the weekend would be nice for the both of them. “You don’t have to apologize, and I know. But we’ll have fun.”

anonymous asked:

I think is really nice idea that Sasuke had a daughter. I always thought in the end he would have a son who might remind him of Itachi. When I think of this revengeful guy we see Naruto, is curious that he would have a beautiful Sarada. I'm not saying a boy is better than a girl, but I thought it could show a more "softer" side to him after all his hatred from the original series.

Well I for one am definitely glad that Sasuke had a daughter rather than a son. However, my reason is simply because the Uchiha already had an overabundance of males in their history, and it was nice to see the Sharingan in a female for a change. This is why if they ever had a 2nd child, I would have wanted them to have another daughter.

Furthermore, the future Sarada is likely to accomplish so many things that are both sorely needed, and long overdue. For example, she wants to be the Hokage, and another female Hokage would be nice. Not only that, but she’s also an Uchiha, and an Uchiha Hokage is LONG overdue, considering that it was a frigging Uchiha who gave the village its damn name!

So I’m glad Sarada has this as her ambition:

And I’ll be so damn happy and proud once this endeavour eventually comes to fruition, because it’s obviously gonna happen eventually :)