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Like Fandom? International Consumer? American Net Neutrality Rules Do Affect You. Here’s Why & How You Can Help

Are you involved in a fandom? Do you log onto a site called archiveofourown? Do you use Tumblr? Do you watch youtube videos? Do you use wikipedia when you are writing a fanfic and need to know a ton of information? Do you use a site called storenvy to find fandom related merch? What about etsy? Like gmes and use Steam? WoW? Battle.net? Are you a German artist who has a solid American following? Do Americans consume any of your fanfic, fanart, webcomics, original art or fiction? 

This will hit you in sales, lack of fan produced content, or removal of fandom websites

Nonprofit organizations like Ao3 rely entirely on donations of the consumers. That site will not be able to sustain itself when ISPs are squeezing it for premium fast lane prices. You will not enjoy it when its broadband is constantly overtaxed because it cannot afford premium prices. This will at best, just annoy you and you will have to try again and again to even get into the site. At worst, it will close the site. The American fanfic writer though? They may not even have access to the site anymore because they cannot afford to be “granted access” to it and will no longer produce content for you to enjoy. Tumblr is owned by Verizon, a company so excited to see net neutrality laws done away with. If you think American content producers will escape the premium price pay-walls on this site, you’re wrong. If you think Verizon won’t find ways to also hit you, you’re wrong. The very nature of the internet is globalized. What hits America, trickles into the international markets. Every site and every example I put in paragraph one will see dramatic changes, some of them will just outright end. The most immediate change you will see is fandom changing for Americans. No more American produced fanart, no more American produced fanfic. At least from those who cannot afford it. You better hope your favorite American fanfic author is rich. This is not even a party line issue. Americans across the BOARD do not want this. We are screaming at the FCC. We must KEEP screaming.

Here is what you can do to help. Email the FCC. You don’t need to tell them you’re international. You don’t even need to give them a last name, or just go ahead and makeup a pseud if you’re scared. Mind you, they know when an account is a spam account or a bot, so DO NOT USE THOSE. Remember, these are American governmental persons. They are not serial killers. They will not track you down and kill you in the middle of the night. You can even use what I wrote out on my own.

Ajit Pai - Ajit.Pai@fcc.gov (he is the champion of this and will unlikely change his vote but you should still tell him why he’s wrong)

Mignon Clyburn - Mignon.Clyburn@fcc.gov (Will vote NO)

Michael O'Reilly - Mike.O'Reilly@fcc.gov 

Brendan Carr - Brendan.Carr@fcc.gov 

Jessica Rosenworcel - Jessica.Rosenworcel@fcc.gov (Will vote NO)

[Introduce yourself, tell them happy holidays]

Please vote no against repealing Title Two Net Neutrality rules. These rules protect small business, non-profit organizations, individual American citizens. Repealing the rules will hinder American investment globally. Small businesses will cease to exist. in an online forum. Americans may be cut off from the international world. We do not want this. We have flooded your comments, we have created petitions. We have shared Facebook statuses. We have spoken and we say no. You as an agency must look out for the American people, not for a select few deep pockets. The American people say no. A competitive market is not an expensive market.

Again, do not repeal Title Two Net Neutrality rules.

[Insert salutations end]

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the original six + development over the years

The Call the Midwife fandom is great because it basically consists of about 8 and a half people crying in unison and then shitpost memes about nuns and the Gays for a week, like your fandom wishes it could be like this smol positive ball of sunshine of a fandom

anonymous asked:

there's something that i think we should all think about, remember how in Predacons Rising ,KO asks Bee when he can get an oil bath and BB was like "sure, just tell me what i want to hear", wonder did he ever get it? Like how was it that everything turned out okay cause those 2 agreed on a spa date

Push Rewind

summary: 2009!phan where they have skype sex and their first time together, and phil is just a caring guy that wants dan to have fun and feel safe

genre: fluff, smut

warnings: blowjobs, skype sex, anal sex, good boyfriend!lester asking for consent every so often

word count: 3332 (yeS)

read on ao3!!!

a/n: i wrote this like two years ago, but i was rly proud of it at the time and i never got around to posting it until now!! it’s been polished and some parts have been rewritten, but otherwise it should be good to go! i hope you guys enjoy it :) tomorrow or the day after i should have the start of a cool chaptered fic posted, so stay tuned for that. okay love you, i hope you like it <3

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The signs as Graham Norton quotes from Eurovision 2017
  • <p> <b>Aries:</b> I wonder if something was wrong technically. Of if he's just not great<p/><b>Taurus:</b> It gets quite good *host appears* oh not this bit<p/><b>Gemini:</b> If you think my job's easy, just wait till you see the guy pretending to play the saxophone for 3 minutes<p/><b>Cancer:</b> If Zombies did aerobics, it would look a bit like this<p/><b>Leo:</b> She claims she's the only yodeller in Romania. Maybe that's because the others don't talk about it... It's probably the first rule of yodel club<p/><b>Virgo:</b> (there's so much love in this room) NOT FOR YOU ALEX<p/><b>Libra:</b> (now it's time to say goodbye) -goodbye.<p/><b>Scorpio:</b> Is he going to die?<p/><b>Sagittarius:</b> (greetings from Denmark, where I am) We believe you<p/><b>Capricorn:</b> That boy is a boy<p/><b>Aquarius:</b> Really? That's the best part of Tallinn they could find? Oh, wait they gave us six points? I take it all back, Tallinn looks lovely<p/><b>Pisces:</b> *silence* sniggering<p/></p>

have you ever met someone who’s just.. inherently good? like they haven’t saved humanity or anything but just in the way they talk to people and the way they are just makes you think “wow, this person is someone i want to have around.”

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Yoojin sharing her Alice in Wonderland phone case that reminds her of us Cheshire.  ❤️

Fake Chats #147
  • Jungkook: hum.
  • Taehyung: what's up, my favorite dongsaeng?
  • Jungkook: I'm your only-
  • Taehyung: tell hyung your woes.
  • Jungkook: dongsaeng.
  • Taehyung: I'll make it better.
  • Jungkook: I don't think so.
  • Taehyung: tell me the problem first.
  • Jungkook: that.
  • Taehyung: what...oh. Yeah. I get that. We all get that.
  • Hoseok: what's up?
  • Taehyung: Kookie was "hum-ing" and I wanted to help him.
  • Hoseok: but no luck?
  • Taehyung: well, that's the problem.
  • Hoseok: oh. Yeah. That's uh, a tough one. I don't know if there is any help for that.
  • Jungkook: there isn't really anything to be done about it.
  • Yoongi: why are we all staring at Jimin?
  • Taehyung: we always stare at Jimin.
  • Yoongi: yeah, okay, but why are we doing it this time?
  • Jungkook: because he's cute.
  • Yoongi: but he's always cute.
  • Jimin: hey, what are you talking about?
  • Taehyung: you're cute.
  • Jimin: so nothing new, then.
  • Jungkook: I should...
  • Jimin: what?
  • Hoseok: hug him.
  • Taehyung: tickle him.
  • Yoongi: throw him over your shoulder again?
  • Jimin: no throwing! None of that! And no tickling either!
  • Taekookyoonseok: that leaves hugging.
  • Jimin: *muffled* okay then.
skam-fest (balloon squad livestream): TRANSLATION

disclaimer: we dunno danish. huge shout out to @maksisskambackwards for norwegian-english translation for the boys and Håkon. (they didn’t want credit and I said hush) grammar fixes by me ;) 

Everybody introduces themselves. And Håkon says that they’re still producing and thats why everybody couldn’t be there. Håkon likes Eskilds character the best.

Mutasim: Hei hei. My name is Mutasim and I play Mutasim. And I don’t know what else to say. My favorite character is Chris - girl Chris. Good actress.

Cengiz: should I introduce myself? I’m Cengiz, its like Ghengis Khan. (pronunciation of his name) I’m 19. And turning 20 today. No yesterday. What else should I say. I’ve never done any acting before. So this is very new for me. But its very fun to be here and speak before you. My favourite actor is many actually. I think like Håkon over there that Eskild has been really good. Chris. Really all, many are good. And I also think Vilde. Of course I like all the characters. Sana is a really important character. I support all of them. All my colleagues are great.

Simo: Hi, I´m Simo and I´m Sana’s brother, Elias. My favourite actor, I wanna say first everyone is amazing. But if I have to choose one it would be Sana.

Yousef: My name is Yousef, and I play Mikael. My favourite character is maybe Even. An (unpredictable?) character.

Adam: Hi everybody, I’m Adam and i play Adam. I’m 18 and really an artist and suddenly I’m an actor. My favourite is Jonas or Marlon. I’ve known Marlon for many years. We used to skate together and are buds. And one day he was like, “Adam I’ll be in this new show on NRK,” and we were like,  “okay… Is that cool?” And it was really fun to watch how it turned out.

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  • El: I tried to go trick-or-treating with you guys but dad wouldn't let me go because of the bad men and stuff.
  • Mike: What were you gonna go as?
  • El: A ghost! I cut out the eye holes on my bed sheet and everything.
  • Mike: Nice! You know, that's the real reason I went as a Ghostbuster. Because I knew you'd go as a ghost.
  • El (eyes lighting up): Really?
  • Mike: Yup.
  • Lucas: Hold on, that's not-
  • Mike: *knocks his glass of water to the ground*
  • Dustin: Mike, what the hell are you talking about-
  • Mike: *throws popcorn at Dustin's head*
  • Will: Uh...you might wanna get your facts straight-
  • Mike: *takes out air horn and blasts it right into Will's face*
  • Mike: WE ALL WENT AS GHOSTBUSTERS BECAUSE WE KNEW EL WOULD GO AS A GHOST, RIGHT TEAM?
  • Will, Lucas, Dustin (miserable): Right.
  • El (to Max): ...is Mike okay?
  • Max: I sometimes wonder that myself.