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Thank you, Teen Wolf

November 2012-September 24, 2017

Wow, it’s been a while and it’s been a wild ride. Back in November 2012, little freshman Madison sat on her mom’s bed binge watching the two seasons of Teen Wolf available on Netflix. Needless to say, I loved it. I loved it so much that I watched s1 and s2 all the way through again with my friend. I loved it so much that I spent 14 hours watching a season 3 marathon of it at the beach. I loved it so much that season 3b helped me when my dog died. I loved it so much that I bought season 4 as a season pass on iTunes because I couldn’t watch some of the episodes live. I loved it so much that I got to experience being a senior in high school as the pack began their senior year. I loved it so much that I called my friend walking up and down the hall of my college dorm after the season 6a finale. And finally, I loved it so much that I’m watching the series finale in my dorm as a sophomore in college.

There is so much I want to say and while I know words might fail me, I’m going to give it a shot: 

To Tyler Posey: Wow, thank you thank you thank you. What is Teen Wolf without Tyler Posey? I could go on and on about how much Scott McCall has meant to me since episode one. His willingness to never give up, especially on his friends, is so inspiring. When he gets knocked down, he gets back up. His smile is just the happiest thing, and I’m so glad I get to exist at the same time as this character. Also, watching you grow as an actor to producer to director was truly amazing (I’m still not over that pan up to the stoplight in the episode you directed omg). On a more serious note, I remember watching your YouTube video one day in which you gave some awesome advice. It wasn’t until the beginning of 2017 in which your words came back to me and helped me through a really tough time. So truly thank you. Please know that wherever life takes you, I’ll be rooting you on.

To Dylan O’Brien: Dude, Stiles Stilinski was the dude growing up. Like there was a running joke in my family that revolved around Stiles. I’m so thankful to have watched you grow up on this show. I loved Stiles and I’m so grateful for your portrayal of him. Whether you were acting comedically or emotionally, you never failed to make me feel. You’re an incredibly talented actor and I’m glad I’m going to continue to see you in other things. In the wise words of Drake, “started from the bottom, now we’re here.” Thanks for letting me tag along for the ride.

To Holland Roden: I have to say: I did not really like Lydia in season 1 or 2. But she’s come to be one of my favorite characters. Thank you for bringing such a strong character to life. Also, thank you for helping me out in AP Psych with somatic diseases (what’s good season 3) and other random bits of information! Lydia was also such a fashion inspo and icon for me, so thanks for inspiring me in that way as well! I’m so thankful for your consistent presence over the entire series! I know you are already working on other things, and I can’t wait to see them! But, I want to take the time to thank you for being you and giving me “Lydia” :)

To Crystal Reed: I know you have been gone for a while, but I wanted say thank you for being Allison Argent. Little freshman year of high school me was all about Scott and Allison. But outside of their relationship, it was incredible to see Allison’s growth and development over 3 seasons. I’m still not over Allison’s death scene and your acting was so on point in those final moments omg. I remember the week that Insatiable premiered, my dog passed away. Teen Wolf was there for me through that rough time and I’m thankful for your role in that. I loved getting to see you again in season 5! I remember when I heard you were coming back and I literally ran/skipped to my car after work! So thank you.

To Melissa Ponzio: Honestly, Mama McCall is my favorite onscreen mom. Your acting and kindness is inspiring! I can’t thank you enough for bringing this character to life! I remember when you reblogged one of my reaction posts to the “Be your own anchor” scene and it was such a special moment for me. Thank you for being you! :)

To the rest of the cast: Thank you for bringing these characters I loved and these characters I loved to hate (looking at you Theo) to life! I wish you the best of luck in all your future endeavors! 

To the crew: Thank you for all your hard work over the seasons! 

To the music department: MVPs of the Teen Wolf crew imo. Thank you for giving me some awesome tunes to jam to, cry to, and just rock to. Music has the power to make or break a scene and you guys always did a great job at making the scenes as powerful as they could be! 

To my IRL Teen Wolf friends: I know both of you don’t go on Tumblr anymore, and I also know we aren’t really that close anymore, but I do need to thank you. It was a privilege getting to fangirl with you guys in the halls of our high school about this show. It’s one thing to scream into the void of the internet, but to physically call you or scream with you at lunch about Teen Wolf is a defining part of my time at our high school. I’m so thankful for you two and the bond we shared over this show! :)

and last, but definitely not least:

To the fandom: Wow, okay. So in the five and a half years of running this blog, there has only been one other fandom that I have identified with more. The friends I’ve made and people I’ve talked to are truly some of the nicest people I know and I’m so thankful that we’ve interacted. I remember when I started live blogging Teen Wolf and it’s been such a fundamental part of my life for the past 4 years. To anyone who ever liked, reblogged, messaged me about one of my live blogging posts, thank you from the bottom of my heart. I might not be able to live blog teen wolf anymore, but do not fret, I will still be posting and interacting with this fandom because at the end of the day, you guys mean a lot to me. Wherever you go from here: whether this is your last day on tumblr or last day as a teen wolf blog, whether you never blog about teen wolf again or continue to blog about it until 2100, I want you to know that I appreciate all that you have contributed to this fandom. Even if this is the last day of the show, we’re in this together. Please know whether we’ve talked multiple times or we’ve talked once back in 2012, you’ve had an impact on my life and I’m grateful for you.

quotes from the music department

*Repeatedly sings part of the music in scat*

“Ben swore to Jesus that if he didn’t help me at the concert he’d do thirty push-ups in front of the entire band, and I’m just as excited for this as you guys are.”

“If it were easy, football players would be doing this”

“We were 4.75 points off of the next band, and I’ll make certain this number will haunt you until next season.”

“Tomorrow’s gonna be a rough week.”

“I’ll just get a golf cart to follow the band in the parade. Maybe one day I’ll play a halftime show in a golf cart, all by myself.”

“No, Danny, you’re not starting a group chat for jazz.”

“Someone made me a 22&½-inch stick to measure steps. Don’t make me use it.”

“Trumpets, raise your right hand, and move it over to the person next to you. You’ll be fingering the notes on their trumpet.” *leans over to woodwinds* “this is gonna be really funny”

“We don’t have Thursday night rehearsal this week, so live the lives you have outside of band. So basically, catch up on homework.”

“Here it is– wait no, that’s 32 pages, that’s not right.”

“Before we step off on Saturday, you need to focus and say the following prayer”

“All the freshmen are on break, none of them are here!” *section leader raises hand* “Adeline’s here” “She’s the only one ADELINE WHY DONT YOU TAKE BREAKS IN THE STANDS”

“I hope this is loud enough, because this is as loud as its gonna get” *glares at the saxophone that forgot the speaker* “He forgot the speaker, my own flesh and blood.”

“As usual, the bassist knows the articulation and rhythms to the saxophone parts better than the saxophones do.”

*beatboxes to metronome*

“I want you to go home, do homework, practice, do more homework, have a milkshake, and practice some more.”

“If you want to annoy the heck out of a musician, play a cadence but leave out the last chord and wait like 20 minutes”

“this passage is called ‘Glendy Burk.’ I went to high school with her, actually.”

“you aren’t feeling well? Drugs?”

“while I was in the middle of complimenting you, you made a mistake”

“that saxophone line was jazzy as hell”

“you just have to play angrier”

“what’s the point if they’re all accented?”

“you squeaked in tune”

“can you take that d?”

“you can play my final pitch”

“imagine brass knuckles, but on a tambourine”

“I had to blow on my tongue”

“Bethany, you’re my number one!”

“the entire band is pianissimo, so play really loud. mezzo piano.”

“go through the head”

“BAD tambourine!!!”

“112 is the American tempo”

“the audience started clapping during the caesura. I didn’t know whether to continue on or leave the stage.”

“Matthew, while you were gone, Ed and I determined that you’re a freeloader”

“you came in early” “I don’t remember”

“did you just compare terrible bass parts to a terrorist attack?”

“Christ, Elizabeth, you’re such a violinist”

“All of our violas are at another rehearsal today, so we’ll begin today’s rehearsal with a prayer as that is the only thing that can save us.”

“We don’t have a spare bass bow to use while Ed’s is being rehaired, so you two are just gonna have to share. Yeah. Sorry about that.”

“Ah, yes, but what baroque style are we talkin’ here”

“It was at that point she handed the first chair violin a viola part. He proceeded to hand it back to her.”

“I went home and cradled that music. I never get original bass parts.”

“She turned the page in her score and forgot to continue conducting. Honestly, I would’ve been less surprised had she thrown her baton into the cello section”

“There are two basses in pit this year, so we’re an actual section, so he can’t just shove us in the corner this year HIGH FIVE”

“Does she really know how to buy a bow? She should make it a field trip so you get the right one.” *swings hands in air super wide* “it has to AGREE and BLEND with the instrument DO YOU SEE”

“When the orchestra director doesn’t know what to do she just asks the second chair. If he’s gone, she waits until a day he attends rehearsal to ask him.”

“Don’t be afraid to play out. Except during rests. Then you should be very afraid.”

“is it ok if I start to cry a little right now?”

“I had anaemia as a kid, and my schoolteacher’s name sounded like ‘anaemia’, so naturally, I hated her”

“she took the pen out of my hand and said, ‘no, Richard, use pencil.’ I was so mad”

“I don’t think it’s a coincidence that there are fewer bassists today and higher rates of suicide, gang violence, school shootings…”

“channel your inner Whitney Houston”

“play quietly, like you’re about to wake a baby. except you’re the baby, because you didn’t practice”

“I have another metronome app now. I collect them.”

“if someone calls my bass a cello one more time I’m gonna lose it”

“at the gig, a drunk guy came up to me, pointed to my harp, and called it a sideways piano”

“I want the space between these notes to be so big you can fit a little drawing of a house, a sun, a tree, and little dog in there.”

“90º angle notes”

“I want the sixteenth notes so sharp they could kill a man”

“turn the soundbox on”

“do you have a fancy phone? the answer is yes, yes you do.”

“I listened to the narration a few times before realising it was in German”

“I’ve got, like, four copies of that piece. the conductor keeps forgetting that I already have it and makes me a new copy.”

“soon I’ll have AIDS. Hearing aids, I mean. I’m old, is what I’m saying”

“more birdlike, turn on roundabout faster”

“kissing from the left is different from kissing from the right. not that I would know. asking for a friend.”

The Signs as Liminal Places
  • Aries: A rock concert bathroom, the walls are shaking from the bass.
  • Taurus: The White Castle drive-thru at night. The speaker is buzzing and no one is at the window. Your car lights aren't on anymore.
  • Gemini: Under a bridge while it's raining. The cars are rumbling overhead almost as loud as the thunder. It's not cold.
  • Cancer: The bedding section of a department store. Music doesn't make it this far, the only sound you hear is your hand running across a white duvet.
  • Leo: Your living room at four a.m. The sun is trying to rise but the mist outside is too thick. Your television is on but the sound was turned off hours ago.
  • Virgo: The first gas station on your personal road trip, a bell makes an unfamiliar ding as you walk in. There's nothing here that you need.
  • Libra: After the last movie of the night. The lights are shutting off in odd places of the theatre and you're still holding your 3-D glasses.
  • Scorpio: The door and window section at a hardware store. Old school music plays from far overhead making it muted but audible. The section checkout desk is empty.
  • Sagittarius: A small town laundry mat that should've been shut down years ago. You can hear pool balls rolling on a table as the owner plays alone.
  • Capricorn: A straight stretch on a road with no streetlights. You don't know how fast you're going and it doesn't matter-there hasn't been a soul in twenty miles.
  • Aquarius: The small airport where you catch your connecting flight. Every now and then you hear the wheels of a suitcase skate across the laminate. It's bright in the terminal but you can feel the darkness of night seeping through the glass.
  • Pisces: The brightly colored fun-center of Wal-mart. Every so many minutes a crane game begins playing on it's own.

anonymous asked:

What would Boris be in the animation department if he became alive to? Bendy's assistant? I feel like if he was, he'd be the only one that Bendy wouldn't get to mad at, despite Boris screwing up a lot. Like Boris spills a couple of gallons of ink, and Bendy is like: "BORIS!" and Boris is like: "Oooooh golly! Boss is gonna yell at me!" And Bendy is like "... Oh I can't be mad at you buddy. I mean look at this face! It's one of the few nice things I see on a daily basis! Here have a cookie!"

Oh my god I love that! Boris being bendy’s personal assistant that’s adorable. On the other hand though I also kinda like the thought of him being in the sound of music department working on the soundtrack and sound design for the show.
I hear he pretty good with the clarinet.

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