idk my favorite is the last one

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Figure Skating Jumps With Yuuri and Viktor

This blog started out as a Yuri!!! on Ice trash blog, but somewhere along the way, my love for figure skating was rekindled. My blog now doubles as a figure skating… trash blog, lol! Yeah, I have no life.

Anyway! Jumps - wonderful to watch, confusing af to recognize. If this is your usual sentiment, then you have come to the right place! Let Yuuri and Viktor show you the different jumps done by figure skaters, as well as tips on how to recognize them.

Jumps are actually fairly easy to recognize once you know what to look for. The first thing to look for is how skaters propel themselves off the ice. Was there a toe pick assist - meaning did the other foot’s toe pick help the skater push off the ice? Or was the skater propelled solely by their knees? The former is called a toe jump, because the toe pick was used to lift off the ice. The latter is called an edge jump, because the skater jumped off directly from an edge of their skating blade. This is most recognizable through a deeper bend in the knees, because without a toe pick assist, the strength of the jump comes solely from the knees.

HOLD UP… EDGES???

Right, so we also need to understand edges first. If you search for close ups of skating blades viewed from the back, you will find that there is something like a hollow on the bottom of the blade so that there are two edges. If you were to stand with your feet just slightly apart, the inside edges would be the edges in line with your inner thighs (and calves, whatever). Conversely, the outside edges would be the edges that are facing the outside world.

Now, the great thing is all jumps are landed at the back outside edge. Which foot depends on the skater. Yuuri and Viktor both seem to favor landing on their right foot. Most skaters have a preferred landing foot, but to help you visualize, a skater who prefers landing on his right foot, for example, would always land tilted slightly to the right, because he is landing on his right outside edge.

So if it is not the landing that differentiates the jumps, what does? Yep, you got it - the entry.

Now that we have the basics down, time for the fun part: the different kinds of jumps!

EDGE JUMPS

Loop: Entered at the back outside edge of the same foot. You land exactly where you started, hence the “loop”. Example of a loop is the first gif, which is a loop done by Yuuri. The knee bend is not very clear, but see how his right foot is tilted to the right and slightly back? Clear back outside edge, landed also on his right foot.

Salchow: Yuuri’s bane of a jump is entered at the back inside edge of the opposite foot. The fun thing about the Salchow is that apart from the usual clues (knee bend and tilt of the foot), the nature of the landing is such that the entry leg sweeps into a wide arch once the skater lands on the opposite leg. Example is the second gif, done by Yuuri. See how Yuuri bends his knees? That is an obvious edge jump. See how his left foot tilts slightly inwards (inside edge take-off) before jumping off? Another interesting thing about this gif is Yuuri’s entry on the Salchow – it looked like he jumped from both feet. Two-footed Salchows are right or wrong depending on who you ask, but the idea is that the skater should still be taking off from the correct foot and the correct edge when entering the Salchow.

Axel: Yuuri’s favorite is also a common favorite among fans because it is easily recognizable AND it is the jump type with the highest points. The Axel is the only jump entered facing forward. Because of this entry, however, to land on the back outside edge (where all jumps land), you have to make an extra half rotation. That means a triple Axel is actually an Axel with three-and-a-half rotations, and this is also why it is given the most points. Also because of this, a quad Axel is the only remaining possible quad jump that has not yet been landed. (Can you imagine having to do four-and-a-half rotations?) Example, of course, is our boy Yuuri nailing that triple Axel in the third gif.

TOE JUMPS

Toe Loop: Arguably the easiest jump, it is basically a loop with a toe pick assist. With the extra assist, it is usually the first quad landed by most male skaters, and in the show, this is the only quad Phichit can land. The fourth gif is a triple toe loop done by Viktor. See the way his left toe pick helps him off the ice? See how cleanly he takes off (slight outside tilt of his right foot) and lands on the same foot (same outside tilt)?

Flip: Viktor’s signature quad, the flip jump is entered by the back inside edge of the opposite foot. Enter on the inside edge of one foot, land at the outside edge of the other foot - hence, you flip. You can also think of it as a Salchow with a toe pick assist. The fifth gif is a triple flip done by Viktor. I chose his triple flip because the animation is clearer here. See how his right leg swings for that toe pick assist? His left entry foot is tilted slightly inwards to jump from his inside edge, and he then lands on his usual right landing foot (tilted slightly outwards to the back outside edge). (Bonus: The quad flip in particular is interesting to watch out for because for some reason, the skaters do a full turn before the jump, which is not as obviously done when skaters do a triple flip instead. It makes the quad version look dramatic, at least especially in the show when Yuuri and Viktor do it with that solemn look on their faces and all, but it’s also fun to watch when real-life figure skaters like Shoma Uno - who was the first to land the quad flip - also does that full turn before jumping. Somebody explain this to me, though. What physics is at work there? Idk.)

Lutz: Chris’ signature jump and my personal favorite is the Lutz, which is entered on the back outside edge of the opposite foot. The interesting thing about the Lutz is that because it is entered from the outside edge of the opposite foot, it is counter-rotated - that means the skater goes one direction then spins the opposite direction. It is a high difficulty jump and so gets the second highest base score after the Axel. The last gif shown here is a Lutz done together by Yuuri and Viktor, and I slowed the gif down a bit to better show the characteristics of the jump. Viktor actually gives the more consistently clear example of Lutzes in the show, but see how Yuuri enters the jump on the first few frames? That is typical Lutz entry, where the skater’s entry foot crosses over to the opposite side to give it that tilt it needs so they jump from the back outside edge. See how Viktor’s left foot is slightly tilted so you see underneath his skate? He is tilted slightly to the left, but he then jumps counter-clockwise, even if with that tilt, his natural spin would have been clockwise. He then lands on his right foot on the outside edge.

And there you have it! The six types of figure skating jumps. I hope that was helpful to those who are interested in learning to recognize these awesome jumps. The more figure skating fans, the merrier, I say!

(Any questions on these jumps? Leave me a message and talk skating to me. I would love to answer your questions! ♡)

Oh my god, in last night’s Bob’s Burgers, Bob takes Gene to a laser light rock show at the planetarium (super important to Bob, because it was his favorite when he was a teenager, and this is the last night before they’re closing the exhibit because it’s old and no one goes anymore, also it’s Bob’s birthday), and Gene has no idea what he’s in for, but he gets pumped for it anyway ‘cause Bob’s so excited about it, and finally they get in there and they’re watching it, and Gene has a sensory overload and kinda starts freaking out ‘cause he can’t handle it, so Bob takes him out and they sit in the car for a bit.  Gene’s angry because Bob didn’t tell him it would be so loud and scary, so Bob offers to play the album for Gene at a normal volume, and Gene starts to enjoy it, so he reclines the seats, takes out the cigarette lighter, tells Gene to pretend it’s a laser, and starts drawing in the air, explaining the plot to him (it’s like a full on Pink Floyd or Rush-esque rock opera about a bunch of robot overlords telling rockers that they can’t play music anymore, and one Rebel rising against them).  Gene gets really into it and decides he wants to see the finale of the laser show (which Bob regards as a life-changing experience), so they sneak back into the planetarium (there’s no re-entry allowed) with a few tricks that parallel the story from the album, and watch the climax of the show together (Bob fashions some earplugs for Gene out of a napkin).  On the way home, Bob’s asking Gene how he liked it, and Gene says “I loved it!”, Bob asks him to speak louder ‘cause his ear’s are shot, and Gene yells, “I LOVED IT, DAD”.  Bob yells back “I love you too, Gene”.

I FUCKING!!! CAN’T!!! DEAL!!!! WITH HOW GOOD THIS SHOW IS!!! I know i don’t talk about Bob’s Burgers a lot but this show is flawless and charming and gross and funny all at the same time, the characters are written like people with actual fears and anxieties, and unlike a lot of comparable shows, the comedy doesn’t come from the family being pitted against each other, it’s always the family against the world… I love it, I love it, it’s so pure and refreshing and still somehow manages to be funny without sacrificing it’s heart, and I fuckin’ love it, please watch Bob’s Burgers holy CRAP okay I’m done.

I made this drawing of Adrian from Los Brujos  for @pigdemon !! hope you like it

Espero que te guste este dibujo !! Hace tiempo queria hacerte un dibujo pero me daba verguenza  :,D al final decidi hacerlo jajajaja, y dibuje a Adrian por que es demasiado cute <3

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Super old BnHa fanart I drew last summer. I decided to clean some up because I caught up with the manga today. It’s one of my favorite series!

My Favorite  Male Nick Albino Appreciation

I WANT A CROSSOVER XD. Peeps. Thank you so much for the 340+ followers. Your support so loved. I’m going through some things lately, but you guys give me strength and it makes me jubilant. Thank you again! <3

My Prince Model will come sometime in early or mid June.

PS. Do you guys wanna see me do a Loud House Anime parody Animation? I wanted to do one last year but college got in the way and last week I was thinking about doing it now.

what i want from asoue s2

-A Carmelita theme song. You know like; she just stand up in a table in the middle of cafeteria and start singing a rude song for Baudelaires and Quagmires until Isadora responds something clever and sassy to her. 

-Do you remember the scene which Lemony is talking about the Winnipeg-Dance-Party or something? When Lemony was trying to tell to Beatrice something about Olaf and she was dressed as a Dragonfly. Do you remember this scene? I WANT TO SEE THIS SCENE AS A FLASHBACK. IM DYING TO SEE THIS SCENE AS A FLASHBACK. 

-Quagmires/Baudelaires friendship. That’s actually all i want. 

-An Esme Squalor theme song. Like a scene where she is with Olaf in 667 Apartment and they are dancing or something and they are singing something like weird and funny.

-I want 667 Dark Avenue to be L I T 

-Helena Bonham Carter as Esme Squalor. Am i clear?

-I dont really want to see Sunny climbing an elevator with her teeth. Idk this scene seemed always a little ridiculous to me and anyway the didnt include Sunny’s fight with Orwell so i dont think that they will have this scene in the show.

-Hector to be a more important character. Yeah i know he left Baudelaires to die in the jail because he was a dumbass but Hector and Uncle Monty were the best guardians Baudelaire had. And he did so many things for Quagmires. I want Hector to be a major character. He is so underrated. 

-Lemony wailing for Jacques. Going into the background and stop talking just being quite and sad idk. He never really wailed about Jacques in the books.

-ESME’S STILETOS SHOES. This scene was so funny and creepy is one of my favorites. This scene, you know Baudelaires running and Esme’s hunting them with her shoes. THAT WILL BE AWESOME. 

-JUSTICE FOR OLIVIA. I think i am the only one person in asoue fandom who really liked Madame Lulu. Like the most adults in Snicketverse, she dissapointed Baudelaires, but in the show maybe they can give her more details about her. I really liked her, she was a really interesting character.

-Sunny as the wolfkid. I want to see this, 

-The last episode of TCC i want to see a HUGE cliffhanger, Baudelaires falling from the Mortmein Mountains and Sunny with Olaf’s troupe in the car. 

-Can we see Kit Snicket earlier?????? Please????

pure-magnus  asked:

favorite harry things: all the half harry/half magnus bts pictures 👌👌👌👌👌💯

sjkafjkgsdhkfgjd yes!!!! i love them so so much idk why but i do!!!! and these are all giving me so many human!au magnus vibes (the first one is just plain rude because hair and make up + arms????) but really, he’s just so pretty i can’t even wrap my head around it. and the last one with magnus’ clothes but his own hair and no make up??? so adorable (and such long legs what the…)

what’s your favourite harry bts moment? come talk to me about it

lancemcclainofficial  asked:

ok hear me out..... voltron hercules au......

listen…..hercules is my favorite movie and i am way ahead of you……

ok so, i have a few versions of this?

  • constants: sendak as hades bc i can’t imagine zarkon idk why, varkon and morvok as pain and panic
    • zarkon and haggar can be titans….prorok can be prometheus (EDIT NOT PROMETHEUS, POLYPHEMUS, I’M A FRAUD)
  • klance version 1: lance as hercules, keith as meg, coran as phil, blue as pegasus, shiro as achilles?, alfor as zeus i guess
    • pros: lance would be a fucking adorable hercules?? i won’t say i’m in love is an EXCELLENT keith song. pegasus is blue. coran singing one last shot. keith working for hades being a good equivalent for the galra thing.
    • cons: keith trying to be flirty lmao.
  • klance version 2: keith as hercules, lance as meg, shiro as phil, red as pegasus, thace as zeus i’m sort of in denial
    • pros: keith would be the awkward hercules, and the whole “who are my parents” thing fits. lance fits meg rly well with the mocking hercules and the flirting and the eventual self-sacrifice. hunk, pidge, and coran as the muses. shiro as a half-goat man who hits on everyone.
    • cons: shiro as a half-goat man who hits on everyone.
      • this can be changed in a hypothetical fic.
    • wait now that i’m writing it out  this one isn’t as off-balance as i thought. i guess this is the Dominant Klance Version?
    • i’m still keeping the other one tho
  • shallura version: allura as hercules, shiro as meg (PLOT TWIST), coran as phil again, black as pegasus, alfor as zeus, paladins + matt as the muses.
    • ok i’ll be honest this one is kind of nonsense, but i like it. don’t @ me.

i thought i had more versions of this but jk! that’s bc i’m getting it mixed up w my les mis aus thank you for asking friend!!

Public Fat Humiliation

So, I’m going to a store where I know I won’t run into anyone… Not wearing anything scandalous at all but a slight tight sweater…

When I don’t button my last jacket button, my gut from bellybutton to LOTS of lower bellyfat kind of marshmallow out of the opening in my coat.

For fantasy sake, I think it would be humiliating but hot if one of the workers at the store gave me a *poke* into my soft blubber and asked “have you already been attacking those Christmas cookies??”

Or, could be same scenario but with a full handful fat grab of my overgrown muffintop….

Idk… Being reprimanded in public by strangers is one of my favorite fantasies even though there isn’t room for much variation (that I’m into) l

Does anyone else dig this too? Have any variety of scenarios you want to share with me??

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Here are some close-up shots of my collateral for my restaurant rebranding project with the photoshop mock-up on top! 

This is one of my favorite projects from last semester and I’ll be submitting it to DSVC for the Dallas National Student Show and Conference in April!

r/Pokemon had a neat thread going on last week where people would create their own pokeballs. Idk why but inspiration hit hard, so I had to draw up some of my favorites. Comment which one is your favorite. :3

Dawn Ball: Higher catch rate during the day and in brightly-lit buildings. /u/awesomesauce210

Sun Ball: Higher catch rate for Pokemon that evolve via Sun Stone (like Moon Ball). /u/DualSlash20 et al.

Insulation Ball: Higher catch rate on Fire, Ice, and Electric types. /u/Steveblob et al.

Money Ball: 10% more prize money from trainer battles if this Pokemon battled. /u/SilentlyFreezing

Storm Ball: Higher catch rate in rain. Sets Castform’s default/Refresh to Rainy. /u/LittleDinghy et al.

Sunny Ball: Higher catch rate in bright sunlight. Sets Castform’s default/Refresh to Sunny. /u/LittleDinghy et al.

Snow Ball: Higher catch rate in hail. Sets Castform’s default/Refresh to Snowy. /u/LittleDinghy et al.

Dust Ball: Higher catch rate in a sandstorm. Sets Castform’s default/Refresh to Normal. /u/LittleDinghy et al.

Relic Ball: A ball that imitates the environment of long ago. Higher catch rate on ancient Pokemon (Unown, Golurk, etc). Revived fossils will come in these. /u/DualSlash20 et al.

Trauma Ball: Higher catch rate on burned, frozen, paralyzed, or poisoned Pokemon. Heals status only. /u/SilentlyFreezing et al.

Thorn Ball: A pretty but uncomfortable ball lined with thorns. Only works on Grass and Poison types (2x catch rate). 4x on Ferroseed, Roselia, Cacnea, Mareanie, and Quilfish lines. /u/AtomicWalrus

Sugar Ball: Its sweet odor makes the ball more appealing (2x any Pokemon). Bug and Fairy type are particularly drawn to these (3.5x capture rate). /u/SamuraiDDD

Mystic Ball: A ball that balances the energy of the Pokemon inside. Higher catch rate on Psychic and Ghost types. /u/DualSlash20 et al.

Shadow Ball: A dimly lit ball for those that take comfort in shadow. Higher catch rate on Ghost and Dark types. /u/Hyperion-OMEGA

Harvest Ball: Cool soil and warm sun make this ball particularly inviting to more grounded Pokemon. Higher catch rate on Grass and Ground types

Roost Ball: Inside are large, down pillows perfect for Flying types or any Pokemon that just loves to sleep. Higher catch rate on Flying types, asleep or sleep-themed Pokemon (Snorlax, etc). /u/DualSlash20 et al.

/u/ad3z10 did have a kickass Kecleon Ball that changed color based on the poke inside. Unfortunately, my attempts only led to a not-so-pixely or derpy-looking Kecleon face. My sincerest apologies. *bows*

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I swear it was only gonna be the first image with the headcanon in mind of what if they passed by each other everyday in the past on their way to cram school/training and never knew it, but suddenly it turned into what looks like an 80s college AU instead idk, whoops! 

It’s a happy accident though cause DANG, young Toshinko is  👌 👌 👌 !!

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Terrible thing. What is? Being born like that. Is it? Can you imagine, looking in the mirror and seeing that staring back at you?

Yes, I can.

Of course, Chuuya and Dazai got their poems, what kind of a fangirl I am if I didnt make one for Fyodor?

The  last piece of FyoDaChuu poem series~

the vampire diaries: a summary
  • season one: oh my god, why didn't i find this show sooner? the plot is amazing and there's so many interesting characters! this is actually the best tv-serie i have ever seen. also, how cute isn't stefan and elena together? i totally ship them. and wow i love damon and his iconic lines lmao. i know he's a bad person but i love him and i have no regrets. also how cute isn't human elena? so precious! bonnie's a witch? yOU go girl! caroline please, calm down
  • THAT PLOT TWIST ENDING THO THIS IS WHY THIS IS MY FAVORITE SHOW. omg i'm so excited to see katherine i loved her in the flashbacks. i'm really excited for season two : )
  • season two: seriously, so glad i started to watch this show! i still love damon, no regrets. i know he's a horrible person but i still like him. and we finally get katherine! she's such a queen she's my absolute fave. and stelena! omg i love forwood. and vampire caroline?? sign me tf up.
  • this season has amazing storylines, i love the doppelgänger, sun and the moon curse and the mikaelson storyline.
  • i wish i would have found this show sooner, it's SO good. ITS MY FAVORITE SHOW ON THE PLANET I LOVE IT SO MUCH : )
  • season three: yet another amazing season with amazing storylines. i mean ripper stefan? yes. klaus mikaelson's accent tho. the love triangle is starting to take form! why did elena and damon kiss twice tho i'm disgusted, stelena is the true love.
  • ok overall this was a good season with good storylines expect for a few minor mistakes *cough* elena *cough* still super happy i decided to watch this show tho : )
  • season four: lmao omg does anyone know why season four only was 5 episodes long? i mean why would they only show 4x01-4x05 and then jump straight to season 5 lmao that makes no sense. :)
  • oh wait i remember why now its because elena acted like a dumbass
  • season five: the whole show is going downhill now. i mean there are some good storylines expect for the travelers which was boring and pointless af, delena, stefan suffering, bonnie being dead, more delena, katherine dying, forwood breaking up... you know when i think about it maybe it wasnt such a good season after all but at least we got klaroline and AU stelena. did i mention i have hated damon for two and a half seasons now can you believe i used to love him wHO WAS I
  • i dont regret watching this show tho, i mean it's messy but i still like it. : ) i guess
  • season six: what the fuck is going on in the writers room? this season had a lot of potential. i mean, no humanity caroline? sign me up. bonnie finally standing up for herself? thank you. kai parker? thank the lord for him. but nooo, barley got any chance to enjoy that because the season was filled with romantic steroline where stefan had no idea what the hell was going on 99% of the time and more delena that was useless the only thing that wasnt pointless about this season was that it yet again showed why damon and elena is terrible for each other. also a character loses their memories? wow i have NEVER seen that happen before.
  • i'm starting to give up on this show, it gets messier and messier its so bad haha. : )
  • season seven: so nina left? i feel so happy for her that she managed to get away from this trash. so what's in store for this season? lmao idk and idc i mean i'll watch the first few episode and give it a try but OH MY GOD WHO WOULD HAVE GUESSED TOTAL BULLSHIT i'm not even going to bother watching this trash anymore its so boring where are the action wheres the season 1-2 vibes WHERES KEVIN
  • season eight: omg last season on tvd thank god it's ending!! i mean i'll watch this season obviously because it's the last one..... actually nvm scratch that idk what i expected this whole show is still trash and we're only six episodes in?? this is supposed to be the last season can you at least pretend that you can write a good show. AND STOP WITH THE RETCONS. lmao the vampire diaries?? yeah terrible show. terrible.
  • me when tvd has ended: wow I really miss tvd. it was one of my absolute favorite tv shows :(
Emoji Music Asks

🎈 favorite party song

💋 favorite love song

👶 favorite song as a kid

👑 THE SONG OF ALL SONGS

💪 favorite song to work out to

💘 song to describe your partner (real or imaginary)

😢 song that makes you sad/listen to when you are sad

💤 song to fall asleep to

😊 song that makes you happy/listen to when you are happy

👵 favorite oldies song

💃 favorite song to dance to

🎉 favorite song of the new year (so far)

🔙 favorite song from last year

🎥 favorite song from a movie and/or TV show

💿 favorite album

🔊 song that you always BLAST ON HIGH

📱 current ringtone

⌛️ song that makes you nostalgic

🚿 last song you sang in the shower

🔄 song you play on repeat

🔋 song that gives you energy

✏️ favorite lyrics

🎧 last song you listened to

🎹 favorite instrument/instrument you play

🎤 do you like to sing?

🎭 favorite song from a play

👱 favorite male artist

👸 favorite female artist

👯 favorite group

🏆 favorite artist of all time

Idk if anyone else has done this but I just thought I’d put one together myself. Enjoy!