New Yorkers Aren't Rude. You Are.

And I mean that title with the utmost of respect.

I’ve been a denizen of this fair[ly crappy] city my entire life, in one way or another.  I spent some time in LA during college, but don’t worry, I got over it.  The one thing, though, that I’ve consistently heard from around the US is that New York is a rude city.

This is, I feel, based on a fundamental misunderstanding of what this place is.  

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#130: He was polite even when discovering his dark side. 

(gifs thanks to the talented @dan-howell)


“Merlin, the most famous wizard in the history, was a Slytherin”

“We play to win, because we care about the honor and traditions of Slytherin"  

"We’re not bad people. We’re like our emblem, the snake: sleek, powerful, and frequently misunderstood" 

"Once you’ve become a snake, you’re one of ours - one of the elite" 

"Never go to bed angry. Stay up and plot your revenge" 

"Ethics? Highly subjective and completely overrated" 

"We apologize for being the best house… But we don’t really want to" 

Dear tumblr, just so you know:
  • Effective: I disagree because...
  • Ineffective: You are a fucking idiot
  • Acceptable: I believe that you are wrong.
  • Unacceptable: Fucking *adj*scum
  • Correct: -ignores/blocks people who are needlessly inflammatory and offensive-
  • Incorrect: -sends anon message with the words "kill yourself"-
  • Reasonable: Studies disprove your opinion *source source source*
  • Unreasonable: You are literally a piece of shit. I am done arguing.
  • Smart: This person will never see eye to eye with me. -stops replying-
  • Not smart: This person offends me so much I am reporting their blog for having a difference of opinion.
Things You Don't Comment On:

- someone’s eating habits

- appearance issues that can’t be fixed there and then

- someone else’s “bad” decision if it can’t now be undone

- someone’s laugh or voice

- someone’s “unrealistic” dreams

- someone “not looking their best” in photos

- someone not wanting to do something and trying to subtly avoid it without making a fuss

- anything that you know will make someone self conscious or insecure unnecessarily

Wise words 😊😃#real #perfect #cutencountry #countrygirl #countryboy #life #truth #beyou #authentic #genuine #kind #funny #sassy #classy #intelligent #strong #polite #gorgeous #humble #brave #wise #allday #love #romantic @cutencountrycom

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