potentially relevant


*shrugs* maybe people point out OP is a terf/terf-supporter because it can change the context (or rather, make it more clear) of the post, or maybe some people just really don’t want to interact with someone who supports people who are actively against them/hate them for who they are and I mean you can think whatever you want about that but dismissing them as childish/derailing is kinda naive

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ᴍɪᴄʜᴀᴇʟ ᴊᴀᴄᴋsᴏɴ - ʙᴀᴅ
ᴘᴀɴɪᴄ! ᴀᴛ ᴛʜᴇ ᴅɪsᴄᴏ - ᴅᴏɴ'ᴛ ᴛʜʀᴇᴀᴛᴇɴ ᴍᴇ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴀ ɢᴏᴏᴅ ᴛɪᴍᴇ
ᴊᴀɴᴇᴛ ᴊᴀᴄᴋsᴏɴ - ɴᴀsᴛʏ
ʜᴏɴɴᴇ - ᴊᴜsᴛ ᴅᴀɴᴄᴇ
ᴊᴜɴɢʟᴇ - sᴏɴ ᴏғ ᴀ ɢᴜɴ
ʟɪᴏɴ ʙᴀʙᴇ - sᴀᴛɪsғʏ ᴍʏ ʟᴏᴠᴇ
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You guys (specifically, my DM buddy @xlisaleinx!) got me thinking today. I said in a reply chain to a post by @rainmanjdog, that I believe MM’s main purpose is to help cover-up SamCait’s relationship and specifically to aid in diversion away from SamCait vacays. They pop up together at times, which can then help fill in lengths of time they are with their real SOs (Sam with Cait and her with BM), while leaving nothing significant for the press to pick up on. We all, the fandom at large, are then so busy freaking out and battling with each other, that we totally forget about those missing moments and don’t account for them. This could explain why leaks in Sam’s whereabouts (which only Sam’s people would know) end up in FB groups and all over SM about a week before sightings occur - we miss that Sam goes off the grid in those times. Let’s take a look.

First, let’s think about the start of 2016 and what we think was SamCait’s vacay to Venice in early March. The OL international promo tour is heaped on Sam suddenly at the last minute. Between OL spring promo and premiere and then Cait’s Money Monster promo, what it looked like to me is that Sam and Cait decide to carve out some personal time together on a short trip because they will be apart for some weeks. Sam cancels his con appearance (pissing off many fans) and disappears. Marina doesn’t even know where he is and publically calls him out on twitter for missing the gym. Cait pops up in Venice according to her IG. They are on SM together for days. Very, very obvious…

…which is why in addition to them being horrible at denying their relationship to the press and having increased scrutiny by the fandom, they may have needed some extra help covering up their whereabouts from LG-STARZ’s standpoint. Enter you know who. 

(Disclaimer: below are things I have pieced together. All events may not actually be involved but seems potentially relevant. feel free to let me know if any information is not accurate or if something should be added [will keep this updated])

JUNE - Winery + BB game -> to cover up -> Big Sur vacay (and a BB game)
How they did it: STARZ leak of a winery photo on FB, blurry (and bad set up) video at BB game
Evidence: Sam’s Audi promotion in Big Sur area/Cait and Tonya from Audi SM follows, Sam with arm around brunette at game, MM’s best friend was at the game (so MM probably went with her and not Sam)

JULY/AUG - Montreal -> to cover up -> European vacay (specifically Italy)
How they did it: delayed fan sighting pic
Evidence: Sam’s shoe in Cait’s IG pic, Cait fan photo (really how many people pick out Cait on her own?), “fan” potential connection to MM (from the same area of her family), MM coverup of her time with castmates at the location Sam took his MPC Montreal pic he posted months later

*In Sept and Oct, @acdoptis has seen evidence of MM and BM hanging out together in NYC which is then covered up, Sam pops up in NYC for MPC business while MM makes sure to place herself in the area

*In Nov, BAFTAs. Last minute seat change. I think this was done because LG-STARZ knew Cait would probably win… which would mean a speech.. mentioning the important people in her life… in Scotland where a number of people may know they are a couple. It was probably to dampen that (aligns with "message" in Heughan Talks). I don’t think I need to even discuss the rest of the night.

NOV - NC -> to cover up -> Iceland vacay (?)
How they did it: grocery store kale aisle (two days in a row?), Sam NC sign-MM (old?) NC bridge pic (possibly not actually together then)
Evidence: Cait mentioned a trip to Iceland over “a long weekend” in Q&A vid (could have been the weekend before Thanksgiving, same weekend Sam tweeted that he was with loved ones), Sam seemingly there when Cait was taping said vid, Sam’s tweet banter with Steven on Thanksgiving that he felt like he wasn’t cum'ing enough (frustration of cutting vacay short?), leaves Glasgow on Friday based on the taxi fan note and not before TG like fans are told, leak of info to FB right at the potential start of the vacation, fire in the NC area of pics at the time of posting

DEC/JAN - Amsterdam/Switzerland -> to cover up -> Ireland (for Christmas)/Los Angeles (pre-GG)*
How they did it: fan sighting at airport (classic misdirection since you then automatically think wherever she is, he is), Amsterdam dumpster fire IG pic of Sam-a-like from the back, delayed chef pic, MPC Switzerland IG pic
Evidence: Anon Ireland sighting (which freaked PC/WS out), MM and BM’s tall friend tagged in Billy’s London IG pic who looks similar to Sam from the back, Sam’s history of not posting his vacation location until he leaves (which would make his Jan 2 MPC post after he had left since I don’t think he would advertise his location for a week), Different snow patterns on the peaks in MM and Sam’s Switzerland pics based on photo anon (because different days), Yazzzzz, Cait’s “maybe” to Sam attending GG, Sam and Cait uncomfortableness to NYE question and Sam’s Amsterdam prolonged ramble in livestream Q&A, Sam's saying he spent NYE with friends (plural), MM and BM vacationed in Switzerland the NYE before
*which would then mean that they went their separate ways at the airport - Sam went to Switzerland with friends then Los Angeles to be with Cait, she went to Amsterdam with friends then Switzerland with BM (could be an annual NYE thing of theirs)

FEB - GA -> to cover up -> Valentine’s Day vacay (?)
How they did it: MM brother’s wedding prom pic (may I remind you, probably the same brother who was screaming “it’s not what you think!” when people who hinting at a relationship with Sam on MM’s initial Scotland IG), Sam’s GA map MPC pic, leak of info right before the potential start of vacation
Evidence: Sam whereabouts unknown for almost a week after last LA sighting and before GA, Sam IG post mentioning Cait on VDay

Anyone with thoughts? Anything to add?


Gandalf’s Counsel: what would it look like he’s trying to do? (1/49)

Chapter Eighty-Five

A/N: I am so sorry about Sunday!! I just have been so busy with work and uni that I literally just didn’t get the chance to update. But here you are, and there’s a lot of Edward in this chapter, so I hope that makes up for it. Let me know what you think x

April gave way to May. Charlotte turned two up in Norfolk, and Harry and Emmy started to discuss weaning Grace, who was so close to crawling that both of them knew it could be any day now. They had a pretty busy month ahead. Two days after a day in Southampton, Harry and Emmy found themselves with another busy day. 

“Make sure you don’t take your eyes off her,” Emmy was saying. She was sat in front of her dresser, Hannah loosely curling her hair. She had a visit that day to WISE, an organisation that promotes women working in science and engineering, while Harry was heading to St James’ Palace to record an interview with Dr Chris Van Tulleken for his documentary about HIV. Grace was going with him, because they had no one to babysit her this time. 

“Don’t worry, I’ll have Edward with me, he can watch her while we’re filming,” Harry answered.
Emmy still looked concerned. “Well make sure he actually watches her-”

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cuddlemonsterdean  asked:

(feel free to answer publicly) in 13x01 we saw Jack have some flashbacks of Kelly and stuff that she said to him. but Kelly also video recorded a message for him - do you think it will come into play at some point, even though it mightve been left behind at the house? i keep wondering about it but so far havent seen anyone talk about it. thank you!!


Yes, so I felt like this would be relevant to potentially winning him back around or setting him up as likeable after he maybe started out bad, but given he’s started out the nougat loving munchkin and they did flashbacks to it I’m not sure.

I am not sure if the flashbacks are enough of a link or if the whole thing will be alluded to later on, I feel like the flashbacks we have had are enough? As the video itself was really short… but long story short I’m not sure exactly sorry!

I do feel that he will do bad and good things, probably go dark at some point out of fear or because he’s pushed away / doesn’t feel part of the family. 

The trope that he overhears Dean telling Sam that he’s evil and not part of the family or something or a massive domestic argument between Dean and Cas over him…something big that makes him fearful, abandoned and alone and, similar to Anakin go dark in this way. That would be my bet as of right now, but of course it can massively change :) Then he will need to be brought back, in a more epic version of the little moment in 13x02 where Asmodeus manipulates him and TFW help him back on the right path because they were his friends.

Really it has to be TFW telling him he IS their family and they love him.

They choose him as their family regardless of having powers or not (as a mirror to Cas), regardless of his past mistakes (as a mirror to Sam) and just as he is (as a mirror to Dean).

That’s what I would write :)

This Darkness We Know - 11/? elucien fanfiction

Summary: Elain and Lucien continue to work on various murder cases, and Elain is puzzled by Azriel’s strange behavior. They are interrupted in their investigation when they receive disturbing news about Azriel.

Notes: Victorian AU, detective!Lucien, seer!Elain, mysterious!Azriel, Crimson Peak inspired, A Madness So Discreet inspired. This is sort-of a short transition chapter into the next drama!

AO3 : Parts I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV : a moodboard for this fic exists here! : tw reference to child abuse and sexual assault : tagging @squaddreamcourt @bunniesandbooks @shesells136seashells @cauldron-boilme @illyrianrhys @birdiethebibliophile & @rekaro12


When Elain and Lucien returned the next evening from the police station, they found themselves laughing as they approached the front door. A stranger might have thought they were callous, to behave in such a way immediately after leaving a murder investigation, but it was the only method that Elain had found herself capable of dealing with the ways in which others had the habit of treating one another.

Azriel was waiting for them at the door, and their laughter died at the sight of his furrowed brows.

“Is something wrong?” Lucien asked. Azriel’s eyes scanned them each and he helped them out of their coats, handing them to the servant before answering.

Azriel ushered them inside the door, glancing out onto the street before shutting it behind him. “No, nothing. I was just waiting for you.”

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I feel that we haven’t talked enough about this line right at the end of His Last Vow; particularly by wondering about all the other occasions Mycroft might have said something of this nature to Sherlock.

anonymous asked:

Sorry if this a bother, but I keep seeing posts where you are referring to heart and memories, and I was wondering if you could explain what you mean by that. I'm a new follower and I'm slightly confused. Btw I love your metas! Thanks! ^^


Well, basically its a theme for season 12′s MotW episodes which is a theme for the season and I feel like it is a theme leading to Cas’ death and season 13 re: who HE is, with the AU/resurrection possibilities.

In 12x11 Dean loses his memories but is ultimately still himself because he still has his heart, though without his memories he is an altered, unrepressed version of himself, which Sam says he doesn’t think is DEAN because his Dean is so repressed, but this IS Dean at his core… but it isn’t our Dean as we know him… *this is exactly how AU Cas would be*.

In 12x20 Alesha also remains herself because she has both her heart and her memories although her actions are somewhat controlled, it means it is slightly ambiguous but the bit at the end about her worrying for Max’s arm, paralleled with the exact same moment at the end of the episode before with Cas and Dean in 12x19 is so important to show that the heart is the same even if there is a potential moment of control that can be exerted.

In 12x22 Mary is NOT herself because her memories are intact but her heart has been corrupted.

So what makes us US? It seems to be a mix of memories and heart, but mainly heart.

I think this is going to be super important if we get AU Cas which seems like it is highly likely, though I may be wrong, or it is just really important for Cas in this season and how we see him re: Jack and Mary. But yeah, I do feel personally like this is going to be relevant to an AU Cas as it would be so perfect to show how he would still be the same at HEART but with his memories he would be slightly different, he would still be helping Humanity but without Dean probably not happy, not the best that he could be and Dean will see this and it would be a huge step in him letting himself be with Cas because he wouldn’t see himself as the one who “broke” him like he does (remember that conversation with Kevin where he said that Angels can’t love or feel emotion as it breaks them apart, yeah, he’s still not gotten over that, especially after 12x12 when Cas basically told him that its thanks to him that he is dying, though he didn’t mean it that way, THAT for me is why he looked so upset and angry in that moment, he’s angry with HIMSELF).

So, during the entire MoC era Dean was exactly the opposite of 12x11. 

It was Dean without his ‘heart’, it being tainted by the MoC, but still with his memories.

Originally posted by arabspn

In 12x11 he lost his memories but still had his ‘heart’.

Originally posted by charlie-bradcherry

In 12x22 Mary lost her  ‘heart’ but not her memories in 12x22 and Dean won her back through his own heart.

In 12x11 we saw the real deep down heart of Dean and it was the polar opposite of the aspects of the John part of Dean that were shown in the MoC era, he was SOFT, he was GENTLE, he was apparently kind of not uninterested in a M/M/F Live Skinemax show, he loved Dory *insert Cas = fish meta here*, fanboyed over his best friend being an Angel, treated everyone with respect and was so innocent, whilst at the same time being a BAMF hunter who still saved the day and was clever and ingenious.

There’s loads of excellent meta out there about how Crowley and Cas represented the two sides of Dean, the dark and the light. I put this in this context into memories and heart, past and future, anger and violence, love and compassion. It’s important that Dean was associated with Crowley in the MoC era (s9-10) and Cas in the self acceptance era (s11-12) with Crowley saving Cas multiple times FOR DEAN (he even says “you’re welcome” in 12x12) and then dies by sacrificing HIMSELF in 12x23 after saying he is tired and has had enough, as a direct metaphor for Dean being tired of keeping his facade up and literally blowing down the walls with the big metaphorical grenade launcher, while the bi-coloured bunker lights flash around him… I just cannot get over those pink and blue lights man… amazing.

So yeah, overall:

- John/Crowley = dark childhood / MoC / Demon!Dean memories and violence 

- Mary/Cas = heart and love.

So it all lends itself to a wonderful full circle of metaphors around Dean but also maybe potentially relevant for Cas in season 13…

anonymous asked:

i feel like putting personal issues into your work can be okay if they have the potential to be relevant and beneficial to a character's journey/development or something but other than that yeah it's just Not A Good Idea

Absolutely. I think a good example of this was how the Answer was intended to be something for gay kids. While not perfect, there was a lot of love and effort put into it and it was incredibly enjoyable

anonymous asked:

Hi there! So I am very very new to this whole ace thing and coming to terms with asking myself if I really am aromantic or not. I know I am definitely not asexual. But I was wondering, how can you tell the difference between being aromantic or just if your uncomfortable with the romantic side of things because you haven't had much experience with it? I just don't want to rush and end up labelling myself wrong. Thanks for your help :)

I just want to start off this reply with something that I have told a lot of the younger members of the community - you are old enough to know what you are in this moment. I’m 22, but I’ve spoken to a few people in the community who are 14-16 and it amazes me everyday that people are so knowledgeable and self-aware and thinking about this stuff! The younger members of the community amaze me everyday. Not just in the AroSpec community, but in all of Tumblr!

When you’re new and young people will try and discredit your identity by saying that you are too young to know what you want or what you are. But scientific evidence has proven that children generally know their sexual orientation by the age of 10-years old. 10! (And people will always try and discredit your identity because they simply cannot believe that anyone could be happy being anything but heteroro… gag). And I can only assume that romantic orientation is along the same lines, as most people don’t even separate them enough - and you are much more aware of romantic orientation than your sexual orientation at the age of 10, when you’re figuring out how to interact with other people! I know that there is documented evidence of children experiencing common romantic signs when they are 5 years old.

So I think the first thing that you need to figure out is: To what extent (if any) do you experience romantic attraction? Remember, romantic attraction is separate from doing romantic things.
This varies between people, but I’ll lay out a few common experiences of romantic attraction.
-When you’re romantically attracted to someone, you want to hug them and be with them for as long as physically possible. I mean, cuddle for hours - even if it’s a weird or uncomfortable position! Your desire for closeness with them (And not necessarily touching closeness, like sensual touch, just physical [proximity) overrides most of your other concerns. I know there have been times with me (when I have had allo partners) that they have been very confused by my… Restlessness, when we are watching Netflix. And I’m like - YOU ARE SUFFOCATING ME, THIS IS NOT FUN. They didn’t understand at all! The experience of being close to me stopped them feeling suffocated, even after like an hour!
-A huge amount of people have reported feeling “butterflies in my stomach”. Similar to exams, people who experience romantic attraction tell me that they feel this whenever they see or even think about the person - sometimes it can be very debilitating!
-Or rather than nerves, people feel “warm and fuzzy” when they’re around the object of their attraction, ESPECIALLY if that person is paying direct attention! 

If you’ve never felt romantic attraction, and you’re worried that it’s because you haven’t clicked with anyone yet, I highly suggest you check out this amazing post by anagori
which contains experiences that you may be more familiar with even if you don’t have a lot of so-called ‘life experience’:

4. You have trouble telling the difference between romantic and friendly feelings.
6. You’re not sure if you’ve ever had a crush on someone or fallen in love.
8. You have doubted whether crushes or love really exist, or if they’re just cultural constructs.
9. You find romance boring, annoying or upsetting when it appears in fiction, even if it’s written well.
13. If you’re not asexual, a “friends with benefits” relationship sounds ideal to you.
17. You don’t understand why people do ridiculous, irrational or over-the-top things in the name of love.
32. It’s not so much the idea of being single forever that bothers you, so much as being alone or unwanted.
33. You are either oblivious to other people flirting with you, or feel uncomfortable or threatened by it.
42. You would rather be huggy, cuddly or emotionally intimate with all of your friends instead of reserving your intimacy for just one person.

Just a sample of potentially relevant ones ^^
As for the other part of your question, I’ll refer you to the definition in our glossary:
Romance Repulsion: a reaction to romance; someone who is romance repulsed is repulsed, “turned off”, disgusted, or otherwise uncomfortable with romance and/or romantic things.

Romance repulsion is separate from our orientation, so you can be uncomfortable with romance while being alloromantic… But it’s true that many aromantics are uncomfortable with romance. I guess that has something to do with it naturally alienating us due to us not experiencing it the way many people do. Aromantics do not have the opposition to the romance repulsion aka we don’t desire it, so why should we get over the repulsion? So there’s crossover, but there’s more to it than that, yfeel?

I guess I just wanted to finish up this reply by saying that it’s okay to change your orientation now or later on. You can identify as aromantic now, or even gray aromantic if you want some leeway, and change it later depending on your experiences. If you identify as it now, you are valid as you are, and people who try and undermine your identity on the basis of your experience are Grade-A Assholes. Society doesn’t tell heteroro 10-year olds that they don’t know what they are until they have sex with every gender, so gatekeeping based on experience is just silly. You know what you are, if you have access to the information you need.

I hope this has been helpful for you, if you want further assistance please feel free to come back to our askbox.

White House communications director Hope Hicks retains lawyer in Russia probe
White House communications director Hope Hicks has retained a personal attorney, as the special counsel's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia is expected to heat up this fall.

Hicks, 28, has hired Robert Trout, a highly regarded attorney and founder of the firm Trout Cacheris & Janis, according to multiple sources familiar with the hire. Trout is a veteran of the Justice Department. He is also a former assistant U.S. attorney in Baltimore.

Hicks did not respond to multiple requests for comment on Friday night. Trout did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The Washington Post on Friday reported that Hicks is one of six White House aides that special counsel Robert Mueller is expected to interview — aides who his team believes were potentially witnesses to relevant moments in the ongoing Russia investigation. Hicks, who was recently elevated to the position of communications director, has been at President Donald Trump’s side since before the official launch of his campaign.

People close to the White House described Hicks as someone who has a full understanding of her exposure — at least as a witness — given her proximity to the 2016 campaign and her trusted status as an inner-circle confidante of the president and his family.

anonymous asked:

Hi Jay! I haven't seen anything about this online, but it seems potentially VERY relevant to the story... in the art for Vicious Conquistador and Blinding Fog, you get a very clear look at the helmets of the Vampires, and there's a lot of Bolas there. Like, *a lot.* Gentle curve on both sides, turning into vertical lines near the center with a small gap in between. We saw in Amonkhet that cultures Bolas has influenced end up with the horns as a visual motif, and the Legion of Dusk is on trend.

I believe they were confirmed to be fang motifs. They’re not quite the curved horns of Bolas.


Never attempt to sketch floor plans in pen (I’m too lazy to look for my pencil or boot up my tablet right now).

I’ve made multiple attempts to build the house from Fell in-game, but it really cannot work and be meaningfully functional because Fell takes place in three dimensions, lol.

I actually never really planned it out though apart from a few mentions of where certain things exist relative to one another, and there’s a good chance that what little I described can’t actually work in euclidian space without looking completely terrible. Oh well~

The Fell manor does have some potential relevance beyond the story, but I think I only told Heartless about what that is…

Edit: Added an attempt at a different method, still not great but at least has some meaning to its structure…

Wait a minute, we’ve seen those before! I made a joke about it being My Liveblog of Rose’s Liveblog! We can actually check and see if John’s crazy!

(PS: Also, I just noticed that 0413 in the tinyurl, which actually makes perfect sense. Often times, the file names for digital images are just the time stamp for when they were taken. Since Rose took those screenshots on April 13th, it stands to reason that the number 413 would show up in their filename. Anyway, moving on.)


And now:

The graffiti was added after the fact, but that just gives us a new mystery. The images have definitely been altered, and Rose is certainly correct to say that she hasn’t had time to do that. The trolls are the obvious suspect. They are internet trolls after all. But has Rose really been seeing graffiti this whole time? Or did she just notice it in the altered screen shots and assumed it had been there the whole time? Why wasn’t the graffiti in any of the screenshots she uploaded to her FAQ?

Another potentially relevant fact is that the URL for the edited images is missing a zero:


The (strange little sub)plot thickens!

specially for will and jonathan - here’s a selection of awesome music from 1985 which could feature in stranger things 3, if it’s set a year after ST2.

link to other potentially s3-relevant culture!