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I hate Torbjörn.

Torbjörn, as a character, is awful. And Blizzard keeps trying to make him matter or be more likeable, but it’s not working because they introduced him as a bad character.

First, we find out he has a family. They’re trying to do the same thing Avengers: Age of Ultron did with Hawkeye, but there’s a big difference here. Hawkeye was a naturally likeable character, and we still rooted for him even though he didn’t have any awesome powers. Then when he found out he had a family, that further allowed him to empathize with us as viewers.

In Torbjörn’s case, however, he isn’t a naturally likeable character. He spouts a pretty gross innuendo at D.va (asking to take a look <i> under the hood of her mech </i> ).
He’s rude to Symmetra, subtly teasing her for her autism (trying to get a rise out of her by saying she has something on her dress).
He’s extremely anti-omnic. In King’s Row, he says “If you ask me, these Brits have the right idea! Omnic rights? Bah!” In Numbani, he just starts saying “no” over and over again, implying his disgust with Numbani’s tolerance of omnics. The list goes on.

The point is, suddenly revealing that a character has a family doesn’t automatically make them better if they weren’t a naturally likeable character to begin with.

Second, in the King’s Row Uprising comic, we find out that Torbjörn gave Tracer her famous catchphrase: “The cavalry’s here!”

This makes me mad for two reasons: firstly, taking the game’s most iconic phrase and having its origin come from a character who does not deserve its origin. Secondly, the way he delivers it to Tracer in the comic is extremely condescending.

Not cool, Blizzard. Not cool.

Third, and finally, in the Bastion/Torbjörn comic, it’s revealed that Torbjörn has sort of been taking care of Bastion.

Okay, WHAT? It’s been established as part of Torbjörn’s lore is that fact that he is vehemently anti-omnic! Why would he suddenly have pity for and want to take care of a random Bastion unit? It goes against his character as Blizzard has described him!

I’m so done with this guy and I’m done with Blizzard trying to make him matter. I really want him to be removed from the game. And before you cry something like “No, you can’t say that! He’s a character from Sweden! He brings some diversity to the game!”, lemme ask you this, Sweden: Do you want your nation to be represented by a creepy, old, ableist omnic-hater? I wouldn’t! Hell, I’m an autistic person from America and I’m angry! Don’t you want a more dynamic and sympathetic character to represent Sweden?

I’m sure I speak for a lot of people when I say Torbjörn should be removed from the game, from the lore, all of it.

TL;DR: Torbjörn is awful as a character and should be taken out.

Is Eggsy Prince Gary of Sweden now?

Short answer: Yes, if the king allows it and Eggsy wants to.

Long answer: Pweh, where to start? It’s sort of a weird thing making commoners royalty, historically speaking. Every monarchy, still-existing and otherwise, has their own quirks and stories about this (King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom springs to mind), and even if it’s not as much of an issue today as it once was, the heritage of those issues are still there. So if you stick with me for a condense lesson in recent Swedish royal history, I’m going to lay out three concrete examples for you at the end that might be useful to look into for fic writing purposes at the end.

Before the cut, though, because this is important even for those of you who don’t want to read almost 2000 words on the subject: Eggsy can opt out of being a prince and still marry Princess Tilde.

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Greats Of The Game - Zlatan Ibrahimović, Forward 

Began his career at Malmö FF in the late 1990s before being signed by Ajax, where he made a name for himself. He signed for Juventus and excelled in Serie A in a strike partnership with David Trezeguet. In 2006, he signed for rival side Internazionale and was named to the UEFA Team of the Year in both 2007 and 2009. In addition, Ibrahimović would finish as the league’s top scorer in 2008–09 and win three straight Scudetti. In the summer of 2009, he transferred to Barcelona, before moving back to Serie A football the following season, joining Milan in a deal that made him one of the highest-paid players in the world. He won another Scudetto with Milan in the 2010–11 season. He joined Paris Saint-Germain in July 2012. During his four-season stay at PSG, Ibrahimović won four consecutive Ligue 1 titles, three Coupes de la Ligue, two Coupes de France and was the top scorer in Ligue 1 for three seasons. In October 2015, he became PSG’s all time leading goalscorer. He finished his PSG career with 156 goals in 180 competitive matches. 

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the Thor movies: human au

  • Thor

the “bad boy” of the corporate world; the dutiful son; the loyal brother; the slightly-brash, subtly-intelligent, mostly-strategic new business hope of Asgard Corp. 

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Presenting: the ladies’ singles competitors for the 2016-17 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating

anonymous asked:

I’ve literally thought about asking Willy this if I ever got to meet him but you may know! How can he play for team Sweden if we was born in Canada? I know he has a bigger connection to Sweden but aren’t there some kind of rules about that

well it’s because he is swedish. he was simply just born in canada. but there’s nothing more to it than that. he’s swedish and not canadian. but has dual citizenship. however, he’s been a permanent resident of sweden for most of his life, after his father quit the NHL. and of course has only been back in canada since he got drafted. if he would want to play for canada, technically he would be allowed. but william himself see’s himself as swedish and has always chosen to represent sweden in the world championships he’s been in. cause yeah, at the end of the day- he’s swedish. not canadian.

anonymous asked:

Lol model un is a school version of the United Nations, I'm Sweden's representative

i wish we had that, but at the same time not, cuz my classmates would ruin it by being assholes

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♕ GET TO KNOW ME: ROYALIST EDITION ♕

✧ Royals in General {12/15}

↳ Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden

“I have the best job in the world. I think in such a role, it is important to have a good ear; to switch between various things back and forth. I constantly meet so many people during my work, and it is an important task to be representing Sweden. This is what I want to do and it’s the best job in the world.”