To be honest, I’m really carefree, so you can say what you want to me and I don’t really care, because I know it’s just silly people sitting behind a computer. But a lot of people are sensitive to that, so I probably think Twitter is the most vicious of them all. I love it though. I still go on there and have a look around.
Honestly, one of my major pet peeves is when the secular Yiddish revival movement pretends it’s single-handedly resurrecting a dead language or something, ignoring the fact that there are hundreds of thousands of native Yiddish speakers and that number is growing rapidly every day. And that continuity was never broken; for Chassidim, Yiddish never died.
Like I literally just saw a post saying there were only a “handful” of Yiddish speakers, and about how awesome it was that some secular Yiddish revivalists had created a Hebrew-English dictionary with modern words like “email,” as if there aren’t probably at least a hundred thousand people who are bilingual in Yiddish and English and use both in their daily lives, and certainly talk about emails.
So what’s the deal? Do secular Yiddish revivalists see Chassidim as too religious or “backwards” to count? I certainly hope not, but it sure seems that way.
And look, I get it. For most American Jews, there *was* a break in continuity regarding Yiddish. And the secular Yiddish culture of Eastern Europe *was* violently destroyed. You have every right to reclaim what was taken from you and it is a radical act to do so, but please stop pretending that Yiddish is not already a thriving living language.
An episode where Pearl meets someone who acts like her could be interesting. Like they use their frail appearance and sad back story to get what they want from people or to stop people from critisizing them. Someone who won’t get over that one crush who moved on.
And at the end Pearl is getting sick of listening to them and either Steven or Amethyst goes ‘But pearl, don’t you do the same thing?’
And Pearl just has a big moment of self realization of what’s she’s done over the years. Her obsession with Rose and behavior against Greg.
It could end with the gems chasing the person away because now everyone’s just annoyed at them, and Pearl just kinda… thinks in the house and doesn’t do anything for a few days/episode because she’s still thinking.
And she starts being more observant when she starts doing her pity stuff and feels angry over Rose, she becomes more hesitant and really starts to think things over.
You know, character stuff that takes a long time to do.
-Loud noises, bright lights and overpowering smells or sights overwhelm us
-If you INTJ is stressed reduce sensory input around them, e.g. Radio, TV, dim the lights
-INTJs inherently do not like big or loud events, e.g. Concerts, conventions and parties because of overstimulation.
-INTJs are generally quiet, reserved people.
How it actually works:
-We love enjoying sensory input! We actually are known for overindulging, e.g. Food, Internet, movies, sleeping, etc.
-We become overstimulated when exposed to sensory input we did not want in the first place, e.g. Talking to people we don’t like, music we hate, food we hate, places we hate, etc.
-If you INTJ is stressed do not interfere with their surroundings, instead leave them alone in their own environment for a time. Multiple days may be required before they are ready to come back out into the world.
-We enjoy parties/concerts/conventions (may depend on the individual) and are very capable of going all out with the best of them, but afterwards we do usually like to recharge and take it slow for a while. Just because we like things in moderation doesn’t mean we don’t like them outright.
-It’s not that INTJs don’t like big experiences (travel, skydiving, meeting new people, etc,.), we are just picky people and won’t indulge things we know we won’t enjoy.
-We are not reserved in the way you think. We are often explosive in our ramblings about things we are passionate about and some INTJs can be quite loud and verbose. This comes from our arrogance and confidence. Pensive might be a better substitute to ‘reserved’ as our true friends will know we are anything but.
if there is one thing i’ve really come to understand over the last day is that when it comes to harry’s image/solo career, it’s such a delicate balance. because on the one hand if he all of sudden comes back on the scene and starts being in our faces and super public and showy, then people will say he’s being an attention whore and trying to take the limelight away from the other 3/trying to overshadow dunkirk and turn that press into the harry styles show. then on the flipside if he doesn’t do anything at all and remains mute and just drops an album out of the blue with zero fan engagement, he runs the risk of looking like he’s super arrogant and just expects people to buy his stuff. so how does he find a balance there? and does he care about that? as a new solo artist who loves and respects his fanbase, one would think he and his team would. i think that’s what we’ll hopefully see happen (and IF - again I stress the IF) his album is coming as soon as people are implying, then the transition into that balance is gonna have to happen soon.
there are some respects (especially as regards worldbuilding) in which LOTR is a lot more nuanced and detailed than many later users of the genre conventions it helped popularize and so there’s some stuff that Tolkienesque fantasy gets criticised for that Tolkien himself doesn’t actually tend to do
there’s obviously plenty to criticise in LOTR itself, but it’s not always what seems obvious based on later examples of the genre, and it’s fascinating to see how those tropes have mutated
If you wouldn’t tell a complete stranger something, don’t tell Jensen and Jared.
Even more than that: if you wouldn’t be okay with a complete stranger coming up to you and telling you what you’re about to tell them???? DO. NOT. TELL. JENSEN. AND. JARED.
They are not your therapists.
They are not your friends.
Just because Jared has been somewhat open about his depression doesn’t mean he wants or needs to hear everyone’s life story.
Even something so seemingly small, something like “you’ve saved my life,” can weigh a thousand pounds. “I thought he would feel good about himself.” “I wanted to show him how important he is to me.” “Wouldn’t everyone want to hear that they’ve saved a life?”
How would you feel if a complete stranger walked up to you and told you that? How would you feel, thinking that you’re responsible for someone else’s life? Even if my absolute best friend told me “you’re the reason I haven’t killed myself,” I would NOT feel good. I would feel awful. I would feel like every single thing I say or do could possibly lead to someone else’s death. I’m not a perfect person, I don’t even consider myself a “good” person. I don’t want something that heavy resting on my shoulders.
And Jared (and Jensen) hear(s) this at pretty much every single con they go to, from multiple people. Who knows how many - we only know about the ones that make Jared physically have to take a break after hearing. (And considering none of us knew he struggled with depression until he told us? I’m guessing he’s good at not letting things like this show.)
Jared and Jensen are so fucking good to their fans. Please stop taking advantage of that for the sake of having a “moment” with them. You may want to show them how important they are to you, but there are ways to do that that don’t involve putting extra weight on their shoulders. They don’t deserve to walk away from cons with their hearts heavier than they arrived.
There's a reason Steve prefers vintage porn to the modern stuff, and it's not what most people would think.
“I-I’m sorry,” Tony said, holding an offended hand up to him. “You what?”
Steve let out a tired sigh. “I don’t like the new digital film,” he repeated, this time a little slower.
“Digital film isn’t a thing, Rogers,” he protested. “It’s just digital.”
He rolled his eyes. “Fine, Tony, I don’t like digital,” he corrected. “It’s just too-too-”
“Crude?” offered Clint.
Steve snapped his fingers and pointed at him. “Yes, thank you, Clint. Crude. It’s too crude.”
Tony’s face twisted further into confusion. “It’s porn! It’s supposed to be crude!”
He shot him a look. “Not like that, Tony,” he chastised. “Back then they were artistic. The compositions, the lingerie, the set, everything was thought out. Now? Now everything looks slapdash and cheap. Bettie Page is rolling over in her grave.”
Tony let out a dramatic gasp. “I cannot believe you would bring her into this.”
My first job was as a door greeter/bag checker. Most people were fine but I would always get people who refused and said stuff like, “What? You think I’m a criminal?” and it was always “white trash” who, yes, did look like criminals.