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anonymous asked:

I would just like fluff. Them chasing each other around the loft & him catching her and them laughing and it ending is smutty goodness of course. Just chasing and laughter and smut. Maybe he has something she wants or vice versa and that prompts the chasing? Tickling in there too, would be awesome. :D Thank you! :)--Gretchen

Stupid Damn Duvet Cover (Olicity, Early Season 6ish)

(A little domestic!Olicity fluff set in the domestic-af Season 6 I see in my head before tonight’s episode. 

Does include some spoilers based on recent photos from the set.)

Soft curses greeted him when he opened the front door.

Oliver chuckled.

“I can’t believe how bad these directions are. This is YouTube voodoo.”

Balancing the last box in one arm, he closed the door behind him with his other hand, quietly, not wanting to disturb her. More cursing drifted from the far corner of the loft. Their loft, now. His heart warmed, just like every other damn time he’d walked into their house today.

Their home, for their family.

Setting the box on the ground with the others, Oliver went to find his wife.

“Why. Aren’t. You. Working?”

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There needs to be more comprehensive education around identifying propaganda. I think that’s a responsibility the left needs to inundate itself with.

anonymous asked:

If I remember correctly, in order for a session to be successful, there needs to be a time and space player present. Or at least one of the two maybe? But does it matter what classpect the time or space players are?

nope class doesn’t matter, because the thing is, the special things that are generated on the Time and Space player’s planets are what’s important here

no Time Player = no Time Planet = No Scratch Device

meaning in a session without a Time player, you would not be able to scratch, that’s all

no Space Player = No Volcano Forge = No Genesis Frog/Universe

we know frogs themselves appear on the planets of any player, but the proper equipment to breed a proper frog may or may not be exclusive to the space players planet, and regardless, the volcano forge itself needed to grow the tadpole into the genesis frog and launch it into skaia by unlocking the proper grist channels are exclusive to the space player

just getting the tadpole to skaia physically like in your back pocket without using the forge wouldn’t work

so depending on your definition of a sucessful session, this is what the lack of space or time would affect regardless

I really do believe that at least part of the problem of people distrusting science has to do with how we as scientists portray ourselves.

We have actively created a system where we derive authority from being seen as better/smarter/more competent than everyone else and then when people ask why they should trust us we respond with a very condescending version of ‘because SCIENCE IS FACT’ or something along those lines.

Like, consider how that would feel from the outside? Here are a small group of people who you have never met/interacted with who sequester themselves in impenetrable ~elite institutions that you can’t access and don’t feel party to who then tell you that what they say is fact because they’re smarter and better educated than you. And if you ever try to question them (no matter how reasonable your objections may be/seem to you) they condescendingly pat you on the head and say something like ‘don’t worry we know better. you can’t possibly understand what we do.’

Why the hell would you trust them? 

No one likes being told that they’re not smart enough to understand something, and no one likes feeling excluded from something they’ve essentially been asked to accept sight unseen. 

I don’t really have a solution to this, except some vague notion about working harder to portray scientists as people working a job, rather than geniuses who are above it all. 

And like trying harder to understand where people are coming from when they question science. And remembering that being better educated than most doesn’t make us smarter than most. It just makes us better trained in certain types of thinking.

I just think we need to keep in mind what we are asking of people. Which is to put a whole hell of a lot of faith in us.

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Sandylion Spongebob stickers🦀🐠

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And bromance of the year goes to… 

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another list of random spirits encountered:

-  a spirit with multiple eyes. each eye sees a different period in time (@becblanc)

-  a spirit that possesses plants and drains the life out of any surrounding plant life while strengthening its host/vessel (@3-possums-in-a-hoodie)

-  a spirit that likes to hang around people playing really loud music from their headphones (@yoki2ginko)

(thank you to anyone who stopped by the stream, and til next time ;))

spell for soothing a loved ones mind

this was a request but its useful for any witch who needs to soothe a loved ones mind, or you can use it for yourself!

you will need:

a cup of water (for an offering)

rosemary oil (or if you don’t have that any essential oil)

a white candle 

a picture of your loved one

a piece of paper with a pentagram on it

lavender (optional)

how to do the spell:

place your cup of water at the corner of your altar 

put a dab of your oil of the top and bottom of the piece of paper with the pentagram

place the piece of paper with the pentagram on it at the center of your altar

anoint your candle and then place it on top of the pentagram

put a dab (or more) of your oil on the top and bottom of the picture of your loved one

place the picture of your loved one near the candle (not so close it would burn it though)

sprinkle lavender around the candle and the picture of your loved one

cast your circle. with your wand go around the spell setup three times and say

“round the circle thrice about to keep unwelcome spirits out”

light your candle and say

“let this candle soothe (insert name of loved one) mind

let all of their thoughts be nice and kind 

let their mind be filled with peace

the spell is cast, so mote it be”

repeat the incantation as many times as you feel you want to or is needed while focusing on the candle light

let the candle burn out by itself and you’re done! 

blessed be 

Good activities to help make your “shitty first draft” less shitty:

  • Having a detailed outline.
  • Knowing your characters well.
  • Keeping a record of your character’s growth and goals.
  • Keeping a record of foreshadowing and plot developments.
  • Taking short breaks.
  • Coming back from short breaks.
  • Forgiving yourself for being an imperfect writer.

Bad, horrible, awful activities which will not make your “shitty first draft” any less shitty, but will absolutely make you sad and frustrated:

  • Being a perfectionist.
  • Perfectionism.
  • Trying to fix all your mistakes.
  • Not forgiving yourself for making mistakes.
  • Being a perfectionist.

Moral of the story: Don’t beat yourself up for having less then perfect writing skills. We all have much room to grow and we all need feedback from others before our story can become the best version of itself. A good story can take many, many drafts to get right, and while there are tricks to help you achieve this quicker, no one will ever have it perfect right away.

Keep trying to write better first drafts, but don’t fault yourself when they won’t turn out the way you want them too. 

Your first draft does not define your skill as a writer.