iphone as a medium

anonymous asked:

Atticus, if you can reveal to us, what all will you be adding to the store when the new stuff comes in? I love all of your stuff, but I don't really use paper goods often, and that's genuinely the only reason I haven't bought yet

Late summer/early autumn:

  • Mugs (normal size and large)
  • Shirts
  • Pillows (throw pillow and bed pillow size)
  • Phone cases (specifically iPhone though I’m stumbling through expanded versions, I’ll know more this summer)
  • Posters (medium size and large-normal-poster size, details to come)
  • Totebags
  • Enamel pins
  • Small pocket mirrors (will likely be a small number of designs to see how well they go)
  • Zipper pulls for jackets/bags
Creepypasta #1147: Windows 95

Length: Medium

Many years ago, before iPhones, tablets, and computers that actually work pretty well, we were stuck with PCs operating Windows 95. My first computer was an old IBM, and I used the damn thing on a daily basis.

Windows 95 was the first operating system that I can remember using somewhat frequently. I’d do homework, check my email, and occasionally play a game or two. The choices were somewhat limited at this point in time. If you’ve heard of the game “Ski Free,” then you’re tracking with me.

Anyway, there was something kind of odd about Windows 95. There was a quirk with the OS, something that, in hindsight, seems kind of sinister. Moreover, there’s one experience that has stayed with me all these years, becoming an obsession of sorts where I actually fear it will happen again. But more on that in a little bit. First, the issue with Windows.

One night I was up late searching online. I’d probably gone to Ask Jeeves - a now antiquated search engine that featured a butler. This is all somewhat superfluous information, but I’ll go with it. Anyway, I was searching the internet (homework I think), and I came across this weird feature of Windows 95. It was this little companion that popped up on your screen and helped you navigate the search engines.

This little feature was a floating face. Nothing too fancy, really. Black circles for eyes, a line for a mouth and that’s it. It was a round white face. This feature would sort of bob by the page and then you’d ask it to help you. I remember because it had this robotic voice that was kind of funny.

I was pretty young when I was using this device, but I’d search for a while and then he’d pop up and ask me what I was doing. I thought this was kind of helpful. But one time, on one night, he asked me a strange question.

“How old are you?”

“13” I typed.

“Where do you live?”

“California.”

“Los Angeles, I see.”

“Yeah, that’s right,” I replied.

“Are you a good boy?”

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My first ever giveaway!!!
I wanted to do a little something to thank all my wonderful followers
What’s included:
-blue fujifilm instax mini 8 camera
-fujifilm instax instant film mini (5 packs)
-sunshine lights to hang up
-halo portable charger (iphone 4 and newer compatible)
-$25 iTunes gift card (not scratched off)
-size medium ivory bralette
-“I love you to the moon and back” pillow
-ONE of the two signs (either the moons or wanderlust)

Everything is from urban outfitters except the pillow, charger, and gift card

Rules
-MBF disarranqe (that’s me)
-likes do NOT count
-may reblog as many times to increase chances
-winner will be chosen on November 14 using a random generator

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Good luck!!