okay i think i covered all my bases there

anonymous asked:

If you don't feel comfortable answering this/don't want to answer this you don't have to at all, but can you explain or do you have a link to something that explains the difference between bisexuality and pansexuality? I've tried to look it up myself but a lot of what I've seen is the kind of thing that sounds like it's implying that one is lesser than the other, which I know isn't right. Thanks!

it’s okay! it can be pretty confusing since the two are often synonymous and the communities are very close, but that’s not always the case.

bisexuality is attraction to two genders, two or more genders, or “same and other” genders. (i’m a “same and other genders” person!)

pansexuality is attraction to all genders or regardless of gender.

if you’re thinking that’s a lot of overlap, you’re not wrong! the two often cover the same bases, but to different people they feel… different? if that makes sense.

ie although the way i define my bisexuality aligns perfectly with pansexuality, it just doesn’t feel right for me. somebody else could feel the same way about bisexuality and choose to id as pan because of it. yet another person could choose to identify as both because they feel comfortable with that!

one of the many misconceptions about bi vs pan is that bisexual people can’t be attracted to trans people/bisexuality is inherently transphobic (which is not true in the slightest and extremely biphobic) while pansexuality is more progressive - this is a really awful thing that pits two overlapping sibling communities against each other while also hurting the many, many trans people in our communities! there’s also the “pansexuals are just bisexuals who want to feel special” spiel, which is also really awful.

the bipan community can be very complex even when you’re trying to understand it as a member of it yourself! really all i can suggest is to keep looking into it yourself and asking questions, and be conscious of any harmful ideals you may harbor if they’re pointed out (even if you’re bipan! especially if you’re bipan!) and work to better yourself and your understand of the community.


So let me tell you something about this tutorial.

This stuff is fucking gold. Her instructions are so perfect and so easy, it’s wonderful.

This tutorial is in two parts, so allow me to elaborate on some things she touches on, and a few things she looks over:

Note 1: You do not need 5 skeins of yarn to make the fluffs. Allow me to show you Exhibit A:

This tail is maybe a foot and a half long, and maybe 6 inches around when I flatten the fur?

And Exhibit B:

In both of these pictures, the blue yarn is from only one skein.

My base, which the part 2 video shows you how to make, was about half a skein of gray. I purposefully made my tail base thinner because I wanted it to look more feline and less canine, but I think I butchered that just a bit.

Note 2: You do not need to use a straightener on the fluffs.

Keep in mind that I’m only saying it’s not necessary. I’m not saying you shouldn’t use one, because on the contrary, it would probably make your tail look ten times better than mine. What I am saying is that if you, like me, are not in possession of a straightener and can’t borrow one, then you will be totally fine without it.

I sewed my fluffs at about this distance for every ring of fluffs (because I did rings going up the tail).

This is what mine looked like once I had only finished the tip. So yes, it’s supposed to look mostly like a truffula tree. A floppy truffula tree, but a truffula tree nonetheless.

Note 3: You are not restricted to elastic as an option for attachment mechanisms. I used a chain, as seen here:

I think the chain works really well. Because my tail is supposed to be seen as an accesory to the character, I’m not making any attempt to hide the base - actually, I want it to show. I thought a chain would be a good fit, in that case. That’s a bracelet. After a few minutes of wrestling with tightly-wound yarn and a few near-death experiences (slight exaggeration) I managed to get it through. And it works great!

Note 4: You can give your tail character!

Is your character a sort of rough-and-tumble kind of character?

Turn the tail upside-down and shake it, then just don’t brush it out and you get something like this.

Or maybe your character is a lot more clean and groomed?

Brush it out thoroughly. Ta-da!

All in all, though, this is a beautiful idea and a wonderful tutorial. If you are looking to make a fur tail, this is the tutorial for you. These things legitimately look so real if you do them right, and they are soft as fuck.

The only downside is that, like she says, it does take 35-40 hours to finish, but it’s so worth it. Trust me.

Thank you for your time. *steps off soapbox*


Heyyyyy so guess what needs to be updated? That’s right, this post!

Long story short, everyone keeps bringing this back for who knows what reason and so I’m hoping this update will spread as much as the initial post did, because I have some ~helpful info~!

Allow me to present Exhibit C, the finished tail that went with me to Katsucon 2014 and survived Friday’s adventures:


In this one, I have officially used all the fluffs (all of them).

Now I stand at about 5'2", just so you know my arms aren’t incredibly long. The tail is maybe 2 feet? I think it’s just a little under that.

I’m going to address right now the things I’ve seen in response to this post (because yes, believe it or not, I read every single tag you guys put on this. XKit does amazing things. It’s good for exactly this purpose.)

1. I would seriously not advise using this for anything other than cosplay. Or if you just want to casually wear a tail, because that’s pretty kickass too.

The reason I say this is because when I went to Katsucon, I was sitting by the fountain with my chaperone and no sooner did we sit down then said fountain started up. This thing will hold water really well. Which sucks, because it makes the tail look so much thinner in all the places water gets on. And also, getting anything other than water on it is absolute hell to get out, so if you want a multi-use tail, just be careful okay?

2. About the base, from the previous poster.

As you may have guessed, there is a reason I reblogged my own post from this particular person rather than from myself. They actually make some really good commentary, and if you’re going to make one of these, I highly recommend checking out what they said.

But, I am going to disagree and amend a few points they make, and sorry about that in advance to the poster.

Yes, my tail in this new photo is actually the one I had from the start. And the reason it’s longer is because I did unspeakable things (read: I made a really improvised extension that miraculously worked, but one I would not ever recommend trying at home). I noticed that it was not at the ideal length I wanted for my Streetstuck Nepeta, and so I fixed it, and here we are. I will say right now, I wish I had the foresight to make my base thinner when I started. (Past me is such an idiot.) I had thought the base I had made was, in fact, thinner than what was in the video - and maybe it was, but it was definitely not enough. My extension, on the other hand, is the perfect width.

I don’t know how well you can see that, but I tried to show despite the fluff the difference in thickness.

My extension was about ¼th, I think, of the original width they give you in the video. I know it was half the thickness of my first base. I think I must have ended up with only 4 or 5 strands in every strand of the braid - and I did do a 4-strand braid for my extension too, it worked really well that time.

The more yarn you put in your base, the thicker it will be, naturally, and it will also be stiffer. However, the longer your tail is, the more flexible it will be. So it really depends on what you’re going for.

3. Stylistic aspects of the yarn.

I seriously do not recommend making your job any harder when you’re making the yarn fluffs.

Just don’t do it.

Trust me.

It’s not worth it.

Following the instructions in the video ought to give you the least time-consuming yarn-fluffing process. I’m saying this because, as a person who has a huge tendency to start projects and never finish them, I was this close to just giving up. It’s very tedious, and I think about 10 hours in I had to start taking breaks whenever “fuck it” would cross my mind. Definitely, having something to watch while you do your work helps. Put on a movie or something. I’ll give anyone recommendations if they ask, but be aware that I am a huge animated movies fan. :)

This was my tail when I put it on for my last cosplay test before Katsucon. Just so you can see how it looks on a person.

The second poster offers that purrhaps cutting the fluffs in half will make your tail look thinner. I’m going to disagree with that and say that I actually think that would make your tail look a lot fatter, because I’ve noticed that with mine, while I was worried about the fluffiness factor, once I got my base under control, the fluffs smoothed each other out. (The Fluff Factor. Sounds like a competitive knitting/needlefelting show.)

4. About the shaping of the tail.

I’m going to go ahead and make the disclaimer that I did neither of these things. I don’t know if they work, but I know I haven’t done them with this type of tail and I know the second poster said that they haven’t made this type of tail yet.

I would not advise using wire in your tail.

I really don’t advise it at all. My reasons are as follows:

1, I worked with wire for jewelry making. If you’re up close and personal with it and trying to do precision work it will stab you every goddamn chance it gets and then it makes your fingers raw. Not fun. So if you’re going to do it, at least be careful.

2, This is not the greatest idea for making your tail do that up-and-out thing that I’ve seen some cosplay tails do. The reason is that the wire-curved part of the tail will actually just make the tail curl around your leg or fall off to the side. It’s really not the greatest idea if for that reason alone.

3, Braiding wire into yarn is a pain.

So if for the sake of convenience only, it may not be the best idea.

Now, the fishing line idea, that is actually pretty cool. I’ve used fishing line before and it’s pretty good for this stuff. Just make sure you don’t cut off your circulation and make sure there’s little to no way you would cut off your circulation throughout whatever event you’re taking your tail to. Always keep track of your string. You never know if it’s gonna get caught on something or get picked up by an unsuspecting pet, or small child, or get tangled in a tree and choke someone - you get the picture, right? Make sure you have a way to get it off. Fishing line is tough. Be sure that you are careful when you use it because there is little to no way to break it with your bare hands. Carry scissors or something, and for the love of whatever you esteem to be holy be safe okay?

I think that covers a lot of the main stuff.

Remember that I am not the amazing person who made this video. I can’t answer all your questions. I can’t provide detailed step-by-step instructions. I just know what worked for me and how I differed from these instructions.

hpweddingusprincess  asked:

I got a question! If you had a Harry Potter themed wedding, what is the thing that you must have? (aka two months away from my wedding and trying to make sure I covered all of my bases)

(OOC: Okay so that’s kinda a lot of pressure… so quick disclaimer, I have very little knowledge about weddings/wedding planning. I’ve only attended like 3 weddings that I can remember in my life. This ideas might be stupid or impossible just remember that before you judge me.

I have a lot so I’m gonna put them under the cut.

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All I Know is How to Love You - Chapter Nineteen (Yoongi x You Gang AU)


All I Know is How to Love You - Chapter Nineteen

You couldn’t tell which way was up and which way was down. There was just darkness, an endless stream of black that threatened to swallow you whole. This was different than the other times you had been taken, this time you felt terrified, so terrified that it paralyzed you, but not for yourself. Somewhere in the back of your mind, you remembered vaguely what had happened, but your mind was still hazy. Even so, your mind immediately recalled those innocent orb like eyes that looked up at you with total admiration all the time.

“Jae.” You heard yourself croak through the darkness, your throat sore and your voice seeming to be swallowed by the void. There was no answer, just total and complete silence. Something stirred in you as you cried out again, your voice breaking. “JAE!”

You felt something in your chest break at the silence that accompanied, and you couldn’t stop the sudden gush of tears that sprung from your ducts. You felt yourself double over as much as the chair you imagined you were strapped to allowed as you sobbed uncontrollably. That little boy had depended on you for everything over the last few days, he was your responsibility and now…

“Noona?” It was faint and definitely a little weak, but it made your chest leap in hope.

“Jae?” You screamed desperately, “Jae where are you buddy? Are you okay?” Tears were streaming down your face and you struggled against the restraints.

“Noona!” He cried, screaming out and audibly sobbing. You shouldn’t have felt happy to hear him in such distress, but at the moment you were just glad that he was there and you could hear him you just had to find a way to get to him.

“It’s okay Jae, everything is gonna be okay I promise.” You assured, breathing in relief, feeling around the ropes as best as you could to try and come up with a plan. Jae’s cries spurred you on, being your incentive to not give up.

Suddenly, the world exploded into light and you were squinting against it, trying to see clearly, doing your best to find Jae. It took a minute or two for your eyes to adjust and then you could see that an overhead lamp had been turned on over your chair, the rest of the room still shrouded in dark. And no matter how hard you tried, you couldn’t see Jae anywhere, but his cries had picked up even louder.

Then, a dark silhouette approached, stepping into the little spotlight, something squirming in his arms.

You felt your breath release in relief. “Jae.” You breathed, just happy to see him kicking and very much alive. And then you realized he was being held. You looked up to see the face of your attacker. He was older, strands of hair turning into a shiny silver color, and his eyes lined with wrinkles. Something about him was strikingly familiar, almost like there was something about his characteristics that made you remember something.

You pushed the thought away as you watched Jae squirm, tears streaming down his face. Normally, you would be stoic, knowing you would be released eventually, not caring what happened in the time being, but this time you suddenly felt weak and you let it show, suddenly begging. “Please. Please just let him go, he’s just a kid. Whatever you want with me, whatever my father has done to you, take it out on me, but leave him alone! Please!” You were crying again, hoping maybe it would persuade the man who bore absolutely no expression.

Slowly, a wicked grin spread across his face, and you shrunk back, knowing you weren’t going to break this guy with tears. “It’s not above me to use a child for my own personal gain, Y/N, isn’t it?”

You narrowed your swollen eyes at him. “So then you are after my father. Just give it some time, they always come with plenty of money.” You spat out, disgusted by his words.

“Not exactly.” He shook his head, squeezing Jae tighter since he seemed to be kicking even more. “It’s a lot more complicated than that, Y/N.”

“Who do you work for?” You questioned with a strained voice.

“Hmm…good question. I guess you could say I work for Whalien, rather, that I’m indebted to them.” He walked a little bit, and you were struck again by the feeling of familiarity when you watched how he held himself and how he walked around.

“That’s not hard to do.” You mumbled, looking up at him through the hair that stuck to your face.

“Noona.” Jae whined. His tears hadn’t stopped yet.

“Shut up, Jae.” The man shook the child a little bit and you were so angry you thought it was possible to rip yourself from the chair in that moment. “Daddy is having an important conversation right now.”


It all clicked in an instant. The familiar face and actions. This was the man who beat Yoongi near to death. The one they were both terrified of. This was Yoongi and Jae’s Dad.

Cold terror slipped through you, the sight of Jae in his arms sending an even different type of scared through your veins as you realized who exactly was holding him. “Y-You’re—“

“Yes I’m his father.” He growled at you, making Jae cry out again.

“I don’t understand…Yoongi never said that you worked for—“

“That’s because he doesn’t know. How do you think Namjoon’s father knows everything their little gang gets up to?”  He stated matter of factly and you couldn’t help but stare incredulously. “It was the only way I could repay him for all of the drugs I happened to steal a few years back. Not so bad though, means I have unlimited access to it all now.”

“You’re disgusting.” You spat, wondering how someone who looked so much like Yoongi could be so heartless.

“You’re not the first to tell me that and definitely won’t be the last.” He chuckled. “You act like that’s supposed to bother me.”

“It should. I hope they find you in a ditch somewhere when Namjoon’s father finally gets tired of having a useless drug addict aroun—“ But you never finished, a hard smack making contact with your cheek and your face turning from impact. There was a stinging sensation and then Jae screaming out for you.

And then something cold make contact with your forehead, and it was a familiar feeling. Looking up, you saw a silver gun poised to kill on your skin. Keeping your eyes blank, you let them bore into Yoongi’s father’s.

“Shut the fuck up. You act like a whore like you deserves much better.”

“Everyone loves to call me that, is it because I’m a woman?” You shot back, suddenly unafraid of the danger. You had been in this situation so many times before.

“Isn’t it the truth? I know you’re sleeping with my good for nothing son and whoring around with those other boys in the meantime.”

“I think you’re quite mistaken about all of that, sir.” You assured through clenched teeth.

He laughed heartily. “Sure. Well it doesn’t matter now, anyway. I’m about to shoot you, so.”

“Do it. At least I won’t have to listen to you speak anymore.” Another smack. More crying from Jae.

“You have a fresh mouth, no wonder Yoongi likes you so much. It’s just a shame he’s not here to watch you die underneath my gun.”

“What exactly, if you don’t mind me asking, are you supposed to be getting out of this? Whalien just wants to kill me to get to my father? How is that beneficial to them in any way?” You wondered aloud.

“You’re connected more than you think, Y/N. I kill you, and the war begins.” He kicked back the safety for emphasis. But you still weren’t afraid. Honestly, if Jae hadn’t been there, you probably would have wished he would just do it already and put you out of your goddamn misery.

But as the thought entered your mind, so did something else.


Suddenly, you weren’t so keen on the idea of letting someone take your life. You finally had something to live for, and you weren’t ready to let it go.

“It makes sense to me now why Yoongi is so desperate to get away from you. Not only are you abusive and disgusting, you’re completely psychotic. What kind of father kills right in front of their own child?” You spat, wanting nothing more than to reach out to Jae.

“I think I need to punish you before I turn the lights out for good. You sure do run your mouth a lot you little bitch.”

“No wonder your wife killed herself.”

And then there was a sharp pain as something sunk sharply into your leg. You bit your lip to try and keep the scream down, but it ended up coming out like a strangled cry making tears spring to your eyes. You didn’t think it was possible for Jae to wail any louder than he was at the sight of the knife you hadn’t seen protruding from your thigh. Without another word, Yoongi’s father placed Jae on the ground a few feet away from you. The little boy immediately stood up and tried to run to you and you tried to warn him to stop but weren’t quick enough. His father pushed him down roughly and you couldn’t bring yourself to watch as he smacked him hard, eliciting terrified whimpers from the little boy. Still, the little boy persevered, determined to save you.

“Jae. Jae it’s okay listen to your Dad and stay there. I’ll be okay I promise just do as you’re told.” You told him urgently, and the little boy seemed hesitant at first, but then complied, sitting on the ground shaking visibly. You realized then that he was old enough to remember all of this. This wouldn’t just go away like a nightmare, he would remember this for the rest of his life.

Yoongi’s father started to untie you and you stared limply, not liking where this was headed at all. If he was just going to kill you, why untie you? Made things more difficult. No this was not good at all.

He pushed you down to the ground and you looked up at him with eyes that screamed for him to stop and Jae twitched towards you, wanting to help but you gave him a firm look that told him to stay. Above you, his father was suddenly inching towards you and you squeezed your eyes shut as his hands grazed over the front of your shirt and ripped it open, knowing what was coming. The only thing covering your upper body now was your bra and you felt dread fill you. You waited until he was in the right position before jutting your knee up into his groin making him yelp in pain. For a second, he was disoriented and you pushed yourself up, trying your best to cover yourself.

But he recovered quickly, and this time he pressed his entire weight onto you, trapping your legs and arms so you couldn’t fight him. You felt his lips graze your neck as you went limp underneath his weight, a tear escaping your eye as you looked at Jae.

“Don’t look Jae.” You whispered, “Close your eyes buddy.”

And he complied, just like he always did when you asked something of him.

Just as you were about to fight back one last time, the door swung open violently, and in stormed BTS.

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anonymous asked:

Sorry if this sounds bad but who are your biases and wreckers. I feel like you talk about a lot of different people a lot haha.


Okay so have I mentioned I’m the queen of double biasing?

Let’s start with my Ults: Park Chanyeol, Bang Yongguk & Im Jaebum

Biases: Kyungsoo, Mark Tuan, Namjoon, Taehyung, Wonho

Bias Wreckers: Jinyoung, Jongin, Jin, Yoongi, Daehyun

I think I’ve covered my bases lol. I would like to mention that practically all of EXO wrecks me but Kai is the most prominent of the bunch.


Wanted to share these because even though they lack DST3 context, I thought they were really cute! 

Have another KH Headcanon

Since I have yet to get over Back Cover (I WILL NEVER BE OKAY), have a headcanon from me that was formed based on my sudden obsession with Bear Dad.

Like, I tend to poke fun at Ursus in different ways, mostly because of how hilarious it is to imagine Aced reacting to it of all things.

But like…everything about Back Cover fucking broke me, okay???? The way everyone was so lost without the Master of Masters (Gula’s break down still haunts me to this very day). But what caught my attention the most is how Aced acts, like…

He gets so worked up when he thinks Gula is the traitor, like, “How could you do this to me?!?!?” Like he sounds so betrayed!! And when everyone turns against him…like NO WONDER HE ACTS LIKE SUCH AN ASSHOLE IN KHX.

(it doesn’t excuse his actions, nor does it justify them, but it does explain them)

You would too if everyone suddenly went against you…well, everyone except Ira, who was there for Aced when he needed it the most.

In any case, Aced strikes me as someone with abandonment issues. Of course, you could say the same thing towards everyone else (@pilinonamae calls this Abandonment Issues: The Game). But like…the way Aced reacts to Master of Masters saying he might disappear, like he just FREEZES.

And before that, he sounded rather choked up about the idea of the Master of Masters not teaching them anymore. Like…

I already headcanon that Master of Masters raised the Foretellers, because I can only imagine the shenanigans that might have ensued by THIS fucking dork in his attempts to care for six children. And going on from there, I’ve been seeing starting to see Aced as a kid who was abandoned by his birth parents instead of being another orphan like the others.

Master of Masters took him in when he had no one else, so of course he’d get so worked up about Master of Masters saying that he might disappear. Because “Oh god, it’s happening again. I’m getting left behind again.”, he’s pretty much reliving that moment where he was all alone and it only gets worse from here when everyone except Ira turns against him, because like, there goes what little family he had left…just abandoning him when he needs them most.


Nothing Like Us

Originally posted by jungeuks

okay but he looks so good in this gif, how can i not choose it



Lately I’ve been thinking, thinking about what we had, I know it was hard, it was all that we knew.

“She just meant the world to me, you know? I never knew I would fall so deeply. No one can ever replace her, I really thought she was the one.”, Jungkook told Jimin. He was deeply hurt. His only wish was that the two of you could have worked out. “I’m sorry, Jungkook. But hasn’t it been a few months now? Shouldn’t you at least try to move on?”, Jimin replied. “Can’t you see? I can’t! If I could I would but can’t you see that I can’t move on from her, she had and still has a special place in my heart and no one can ever replace it.”, he cried. Jimin pulled the younger boy into a hug and tried his best to comfort his crying friend but he couldn’t. Jungkook’s world was shattered, he had fallen to deep and couldn’t ease the pain.

Have you been drinkin? To take all the pain away? I wish that I could give you what you deserve…

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AN: Okay so I needed to take a break from my multifics because they were stressing me out and I wanted to do an AU oneshot that covered all of Riley x Lucas’ “firsts.” Obviously these are different from canon because this is based on an AU. But because I got a little carried away I think this will end up being a two shot. This one will cover First Encounter, First Talk, First Spark & First Kiss. The next one will cover First Date, First I Love You, First time and First Heartbreak. Hope you guys like it.
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First Encounter

“I don’t know man…” Lucas slammed his locker door shut, shooting his best friend Zay a quizzical look. “My parents warned me what would happen if I threw another party while they were away.”

Zay dramatically rolled his eyes, slinging his backpack over his shoulder as the two of them maneuvered their way through the hall. “That was last year, Luc.” The dark haired boy sighs. “Besides, it’s expected of you. You’re captain.”

“Why can’t we just have the party at yours?” Lucas asks, as they make their way to their seats at the back of the classroom.

First period was the only class the two of them had together this year. It was different in the previous years. Being best friends, Zay always made sure they took all the same classes, that way they could mooch off of each other and have someone to crack jokes with.

Lucas, however, after having a scary conversation with his strict father about his future, made sure to actually try and make an effort for senior year. That included less Zay, less partying and more academics.

“Because I’m not captain.” Zay retorted quietly as their Teacher, Mr. Haze, walked up to the board. He starts scribbling some key points of today’s lecture when a knock at the door stops him.

In walks the school’s secretary, Miss Finch, and by her side is a student. Neither Lucas nor Zay could get a good look at her because she was standing on the other side of Finch. All they could make out was her long brown hair.

Finch and Haze whisper among each other while the class watches on in silence, curiosity brewing.

“If she’s hot, I call dibs.” Zay smirks, leaning over to try to get a better look at her.

“You can’t call dibs. You have a girlfriend.” Lucas reminds him, following the eager boys move.

“Maya says we’re on a time out.” He shakes his head in frustration. “To me time out means I’m single.”

“Don’t be a dick–.”

“Okay, everyone.” Mr. Haze returns his attention to the class. “We have a new student. Transferred here from Wesley High.” He gestures to the girl standing behind him and she slowly approaches his desk, sporting an insincere smile at the group of classmates before her.

Lucas can feel himself staring but he can’t help it. She was gorgeous. Her olive skin complimented her brown hair and hazelnut colored eyes perfectly. She had dimples when she smiled that were paired with full lips. She was wearing a summer dress that hugged her curves in all the right places. He had to know this girl.

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okay so this is just a quick tutorial thrown together to help out some peeps. i’m by no means an amazing photoshopper, but i’ve got the basics down. or at least i like to think so. anyways. 

i actually lied in the header, this is not a few steps. i meant it to just be a short tutorial, but it’s actually pretty in depth with a lot of pictures and descriptions. if you want to know how to just resize something, then skip allllll the way to the bottom.

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anonymous asked:

You like Taylor, so how can you agree with what she did in that phonecall? She says doesn't like the "that bitch" lyric, but she's okay with the having sex with her line? She said that he could do what he wanted with the lyrics, and that she wouldn't be upset about it, then she calls him out.

This is not a simple reply but I’ll try and cover all my bases. I don’t know Taylor well at all, but these are my thoughts so far.

1) That phone call was supposed to have lasted an hour, I think someone said. I haven’t watched the video (and I won’t) but I’ve read a transcript and it’s been edited down to something like a minute and a half. 

It’s pretty easy to make someone look bad when you can pick and choose which comments to release. Even if an hour is an exaggeration, there is a lot we’re not hearing and who knows what was said then? It’s quite possible she did warn him there might be a backlash. 

2) When put on the spot, people often agree with someone and then go away and think “maybe that wasn’t so smart”. I do that all the time. I also don’t recall her saying anything in public about the sex line, only the “I made that bitch famous” line. 

3) Taylor takes her inspiration from her own life and of course, tells her stories from her own perspective. Of course she’s not going to stop someone else from writing about her from their own perspective. I expect in Kanye’s mind, he truly believes that. 

4) When someone does tell a story from their perspective, you are entitled to counter that with your own perspective. She’s not going to stop him saying it like he sees it, but she’s not going to keep quiet about it either.

5) She never agreed to having her naked likeness in bed next to Kanye. 

For those who haven't heard/seen it. this is a transcript of what was said in that “like an hour” long conversation. 

Kanye West: “For all my south side n****s that know me best, feel like me and Taylor might still have sex.”

Taylor Swift: I’m like this close to overexposure.

KW: Oh well this one is — I think this is a really cool thing to have

TS: I know! I mean, it’s like a compliment kind of [laughs].

KW: What I give a fuck about is just you as a person, and as a friend.

TS: That’s sweet.

KW: I want things that make you feel good. I don’t wanna do rap that makes people feel bad.

TS: Yeah. I mean, go with whatever line you think is better. It’s obviously very tongue in cheek either way. And I really appreciate you telling me about it, that’s really nice!

KW: Yeah. I just felt I had a responsibility to you as a friend. I mean, thanks for being so cool about it.

TS: Aw, thanks! Yeah I really appreciate it. Like, the heads up is so nice! … People do things without like even asking or seeing if I’d be OK with it. And I just really appreciate it. I never would’ve expected you to tell me about a line in your song. And then the flowers that you sent me, I Instagrammed a picture of them and it’s the most Instagram likes I’ve ever gotten. It was like 2.7 million…

KW: Relationships are more important than punchlines, you know.

TS: Yeah. I mean, I don’t think anybody would listen to that and be like, “Oh, that’s a real diss. Like, she must be crying about it…” You gotta tell the story the way that it happened to you and the way you experienced it. Like, you obviously didn’t know who I was before [the 2009 VMAs]. It doesn’t matter if I sold 7 million of that album before you did that, which is what happened. You didn’t know who I was before that … I can make these things happen and I have the ideas to do it and I create these things and concepts. And, like, I’m always gonna respect you. And I’m really glad you had the respect to call me and tell me as a friend, about the song. It’s just a really cool thing to do, and a really good show of friendship. So thank you.

KW: Thank you too.

TS: And you know, if people ask me about it, I think it would be great for me to be like, “Look, he called me and told me about the line before it came out.” Like, joke’s on you guys, we’re fine. You guys wanna call this a feud, you wanna call this throwing shade. But right after the song comes out I’m gonna be on a Grammy red carpet and they’re gonna ask me about it and I’m gonna be like, “He called me.” … It’s awesome that you’re so outspoken and it’s gonna be like, “Yeah, she does, it made her famous.” It’s more provocative to say we might still have sex … It doesn’t matter to me. There’s not one that hurts my feelings and one that doesn’t.

So where is her agreement to the “I made that bitch famous” line? Sounds to me like he only told her about the other lyric. 

anonymous asked:

Can you please say everything you really liked and everything you disliked about The Cursed Child? Sorry if it's too much.


I didn’t even read my reply over and i’m sure i’ve forgotten lots of stuff but i’m pretty knackered and i don’t think i’ll have a better time to time it all out in the next few days so here we go.
I liked pretty much everything about Scorpius and Albus’ friendship. They were fun, caring, protective, supportive and loving. The play was heavily based on how passionate and deep their friendship was. I was also a huge fan of Scorpius, wanted to give him many many hugs, Albus’ got him covered in that department though. So it’s okay. :)
I liked Draco, you could see that while he was a better person he was still himself. He was sarcastic, haughty and generally a loveable asshole. The scene where he discussed his past jealousy and loneliness was really interesting as well, i felt like it offered more insight to him.
I liked Draco and Harry’s interactions, they had this almost playful antagonism? Draco wasn’t afraid to talk his mind to Harry, and Harry actually stopped and listened to him. It was good to see them on the same side, learning to work and communicate with each other for their sons.
I liked Ginny a lot! She was an amazing support for Harry but wasn’t reduced to a no personality housewife. She was still our Ginny, fierce,protective and loving. I like that she talked about her own past with Voldemort to relate and help Harry cope. She wasn’t aftaid to speak her mind and we saw that while she’s Harry Potter’s wife she still had her own things going. When Albus was missing, she called her own contacts from the daily prophet for example.
I like that they actually gave Snape a better redemption in the AU. When we see Snape again, he’s in the alternate universe and has been helping Hermione and Ron. He was still Snape, not an entirely nice person and still long suffering, but we also got to see him actively aiding the good side rather than behind the scenes. I still don’t like him, but atleast we saw him in a more positive light? I don’t know.
I liked that when they were adressing Dumbledore Harry was able to finally speak his frustrations about his past and confront him about his manipulation and negligence. I liked that when Harry talked about Snape and Dumbledore he admitted to their flaws.
Lets see, i really liked Hermione and Ron’s relationship. We’ve seen a lot of how much they loved each other, and would always in every reality. Ron was a really fun character, and there was this scene where he confronted Draco about his treatment of Hermione. Hermione said she didn’t need him to find her battles, Ron then backed off and toned himself down. He wasn’t a huge fan of Draco, but he respected his wifes wishes and tried to get along with him for his familys sake.
I liked that they’ve shown different family dynamics and how communication was important.
Harry’s post war traumas and guilt were portrayed as well, it was important that they didn’t went unaddressed and played a major part in the story.
The special effects were just amazing, they’ve done so many things i’ve thought they wouldn’t be able to and lots of them made my jaw drop. A+ work there. Especially the dementors, the underwater lake scene, time travel, the ministry phonebox, floo travel and all of the spells.
Things i didn’t like…
I didn’t like that they said Cedric would become a death eater after he was publicly humiliated. There’s no way they could sell that to me. Cedric was loyal, hard working, nice and a fair player. I do not accept that.
I didn’t like that they added flashbacks to Harry’s childhood, they didn’t add on with canon (Petunia and him visiting James and Lily’s grave, Harry having dreams about Voldemort and how his parents died before Hogwarts, Hagrid taking baby in october 31st Harry but no Sirius?).
Harry also made a public statement about how his scar was hurting again, i didn’t find that very in character. He also had this scene where he threatened Mcgonnagal he’s unleash ministry on her if he didn’t help him keep Scorpius away from Albus, i didn’t like that as well.
I didn’t like that they’ve shown James and Lily taking out Harry for a stroll on 30th of October 1981. They were under a fidelius charm, they were in hiding. Lily even wrote to Sirius saying how being coped up in the house was distressing James. I get that it was needed for them to get out of the house for the plays plot, but they just couldn’t?
I also didn’t like that they’ve shown Hermione as this mean teacher in the first reality where she doesn’t marry Ron. I don’t think she’d turn out to be an unfair and rude person, she’s the girl who actively tried to free all the house elves! She was always an advocate for freedom and being fair.
I didn’t like the romantic plots for the boys. This is not because i like Scorbus though, they just felt unnecessary and didn’t sit right with me.
While i found Ron funny, i didn’t really enjoy that every single line he had were for comedic effects, that was a little over used.
I didn’t like that Dumbledore and Snape’s flaws were tried to be excused or erased with ‘love’.
I didn’t like the line ‘their flaws made them even greater’.
I didn’t like that Rose only had a few positive scenes. She pretty much ditched Albus from the start and disliked Scorpius for no reason at all. I wanted her to have a more prominent role, and for Al Scor and Rose to be a trio.
I didn’t like the lack of so many important people. Hugo, Teddy, Neville, no mention of Tonks or Remus, any other Weasley or their kids, Luna, etc etc.
I didn’t like Harry telling Albus he sometimes wished he wasn’t his son. I know Harry has a temper, and i know it was the heat of the moment and Albus had pushed him way too far, but that was just not on.
I found them making Harry witness his parents murder again way too cruel.
I didn’t like that Delphie was this bird creature (augrey?), but we weren’t told much about it? She just randomly flew and stuff?
There’s so much more obviously, but these are all i can think of right now.
Did i enjoy watching it? Yes. Was there parts where i cringed and just said ‘no’? Yes. Would i rather JKR left the story untouched? Yes. While i appreciated Scorpius and Albus’ amazing friendship, i still felt like this wasn’t really Harry Potter. I just felt like it couldn’t live up to original series. It was still enjoyable and a great watch, but it felt a bit like reading fanfiction, rather than the continuation of HP. Does that make sense?