this is more like an experiment eh

anonymous asked:

how would aliens react to tattoos? like, some humans undergo large amounts of pain to have an image permanetly inked on their skin and sometimes the reason is no more than "eh, it looks cool"

“Human Tyler, you seem to have acquired pigmented particles under your skin.” Rytrinq began, trying to gain their attention at the same time as xe remained polite and considerate. “Do you wish time to cleanse yourself?” Xe asked, quite pleased with xemself for remembering the appropriate question.

“Fuck off, don’t be rude.” Human Tyler repeated, looking enraged for some reason. Granted, Rytrinq didn’t have the longest experience deciphering human mannerisms, but the wording didn’t leave much room for ambiguity. “This took a loot of time, and I’ll have you know I’m really happy with how it turned out.” They added, baffling Rytrinq further.

“You got dirt under your skin on purpose?” Xe asked, getting more confused each time Tyler spoke. Fortunately, it seemed they realised xe genuinely didn’t understand. Or at least they were willing to indulge him. 

“It’s not dirt. It’s ink, and yes. It’s called a tattoo. It’s art.” They said, clearly still angry, though they did look slightly less terrifying, which xe decided to count as progress. Xe had heard that human art came in many forms, but xe had never heard of one involving the human body itself.

“Human Tyler, that is immensely intriguing. How is it made?” Xe asked, relieved when they seemed to realise it was a case of cultural confusion rather than xem being purposefully rude.

“Well, you go to a tattoo artist, and they make the design and then make a sort of template, I guess you could call it. Anyway, they put that on the place you want the tattoo, and it transfers a bit of ink so the artist’s got something to guide them. And then they have this machine, which is basically a bunch of needles that pierce the skin with ink. Which the artist use to sort of draw on the skin, leaving cool art like this.” Human Tyler said, adding a pointed look for the last part while showing off the art. Rytrinq was however too worried - and quite frankly terrified - to think too much about it.

“It pierces your skin and drags the ink machine through your skin? Is that not painful?” Xe asked

“What? No, no it goes up and down into the skin. If you drag it without the needles getting up you’ll end up with big scars. It does kind of hurt, but it’s not that bad.” They answered, clearly believing that to sound better. As if getting stabbed multiple times was no big deal.

“What purpose does it serve? Is it a hierarchical or sociological requirement?”

“No, some people don’t even like them. Think they look unprofessional or whatever bullshit like that. But it doesn’t really have a purpose.” Human Tyler answered with a brief elevation of their shoulder area.

“Then why do you put yourself through the pain?” Xe wondered. They had to have some reason after all, right?

“Eh, it looks cool. I mean, I just really like daffodils, always have. They’re cool.” They said, once again reminding Rytrinq that xe would never fully understand humans.

(SPOILERS) I just got back from Rings. It was good...I think.

-You could tell they had paid attention to the movies and even the original Japanese ones.

-The opening scene was terrific.

-I liked the idea that the video itself is now a science experiment for college professors. Ringu 2 had a similar plot. These people are too stupid to even be scared: It’s all intellectual curiosity at this point. Gabriel was crazy.

-You see the twist coming in the first 20 minutes but that seems to make the whole thing a lot more more ominous. 

-The actors were, eh, fine. Not terrible, but, well, sorta there. The lead actress was not Naomi Watts, putting it nicely. 

-Julia liked exposition way too much. Stop talking to yourself, girl!

-”You think you’re the first Good Samaritan to try and help her? No. You’re the twelfth.” The best line of the film because it summed up the whole franchise. Everyone keeps trying to help this girl but, well, they just can’t. Julia ends up with a fate worse than death because she tried to love and understand her. Rachel got it in The Ring Two: She survived and saved her son because she finally understood something about Samara.  

-Those weird two minutes when you found yourself rooting for Samara for standing up to the creepy rapist priest dude.

-More intriguing a film than a scary one, though. Only Julia glimpsing Samara‘s shadow at the door and the cemetery scene creeped me out. 

“He’s deciding whether or not to kiss me. I ought to look a little more appealing and weak.” (True Life Secrets 8, 1952).  Sam: “If she yelled, it would mean trouble…” Sounds like you’re speaking from experience, Sam. Some sexual harassment complaints in your personnel file already, eh?

Admit it. You aren’t like them. You’re not even close. You may occasionally dress yourself up as one of them, watch the same mindless television shows as they do, maybe even eat the same fast food sometimes. But it seems that the more you try to fit in, the more you feel like an outsider, watching the “normal people” as they go about their automatic existences. For every time you say club passwords like “Have a nice day” and “Weather’s awful today, eh?”, you yearn inside to say forbidden things like “Tell me something that makes you cry” or “What do you think deja vu is for?”. Face it, you even want to talk to that girl in the elevator. But what if that girl in the elevator (and the balding man who walks past your cubicle at work) are thinking the same thing? Who knows what you might learn from taking a chance on conversation with a stranger? Everyone carries a piece of the puzzle. Nobody comes into your life by mere coincidence. Trust your instincts. Do the unexpected. Find the others…
—  Timothy Leary

anonymous asked:

we have a plot together but idk if i want to rp with you anymore because your friends with problematic people which inherently makes you problematic :(

wHOOOOO BOY.  so you want to come at me for talking to ‘problematic’ people, but can’t even tell me who it is or even what said person is problematic for. which to me, makes me feel like you’re just trying to start drama because in my experience in the rpc, if something was GENUINELY wrong, you’d have no problem spelling it all out for me. so i just????

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

F!SoSu loves her second-in-command very much. He is pure and noble and calls her ‘babe’.

I actually like that Preston Garvey seems excited when you romance him and admits he thought about you a lot, sometimes the other companions seem more like “eh, really? Yeah sure, why not”.

Upon reflection, Arthur Shappey is the wisest character on Cabin Pressure.

Arthur: I’m fairly often just completely happy. Like, for instance, when you get into a bath quickly and it’s just the right temperature, and you go “ooooh”. I mean really no one gets any happier than that.

MARTIN: What a depressing thought.

ARTHUR: No, no, it’s not though, because those sort of things happen all the time, whereas you’re hardly ever, you know, blissfully happy with the love of your life in the moonlight, and when you are, you’re too busy worrying about it being over soon, whereas the bath moments, there’s loads of those! 

Bless you, Arthur Shappey. May we all seek to find happiness like yours. 

anonymous asked:

I'm a junior in high school, and for a variety of reasons (financial/familial/religious) once I get to college, I can't live on campus, I'm going to commute. Everyone I've spoken to, including teachers, says that if you commute to university, you completely miss out on the entire experience, have zero friends, have four years that are basically like an extension of high school, etc, etc. Is this true? Or is it more okay than that?

Eh, I was a commuter for all of undergrad and grad school and I turned out just fine. You’ll still make friends and you can still get involved on campus. You can join clubs and hang out in the cafeteria and go visit friends in their dorm rooms. But at the end of the day, you get to leave all that drama behind and go back to your own house. You also don’t need to pay for a meal plan or campus housing and you save a buttload of cash that way. Additionally, I feel like you might actually end up having a better view of campus life because you get to pick and choose the things you’re involved in and you don’t have to deal with it all 24/7.

I have yet to actually do any online matches, therefore i have no stuff for my lil inkling, but i would’ve loved to make em look like this ~ But, me wanting to make this an as fresh and new experience as possible, i have not looked up what’s available to be bought when it comes to gear. That’s why this prolly is pretty off, but eh.. What can you do ~

A couple things to keep in mind in light of the new episode:

* Rose Quartz believed all life was sacred and was worth protecting so it’s completely understandable that she would disapprove of shattering the homeworld gems. Was it the right decision? Ultimately and objectively no it wasn’t, this episode just reminded me that Rose is not perfect and in war mistakes like this can often be made. Her mistake cost the lives of her friends and homeworld is continuing their efforts to take earth over. However I would actually raise an eyebrow more if Rose decided to use the breaking point because imo that sounds out of character for her to just say “Eh fuck it let’s kill them”.

* Steven is a child so it’s understandable that he’d also disapprove of the shattering of gems, let us also not forget that the other experience he’s had involving shattered gems is the cluster and he literally had a panic attack while peridot was trying to drill into the cluster. Steven does not fight to kill he fights to protect both himself and his friends as shown recently in the Jasper fight with Stevonnie. He also doesn’t completely understand what happened in the war, he’s only probably gotten a fraction of an idea of what happened.

* Bismuth wasn’t wrong at all either. It’s completely understandable why she wanted to do what she wanted to do, she wanted to protect her friends and stop the war even if it meant killing homeworld gems. She had been fresh out of finding out all of her friends were murdered and she wanted to stop all of this in the first place and she thought Rose’s disapproval meant that she didn’t care about them which is why she lashed out both times. Also I don’t think this is the last we’ll see of her not by a long shot.

* Imo the entire point of this episode is that no one is right or wrong, mistakes were made and things could’ve been done differently yes, but both Rose/Steven and Bismuth were doing what they thought was right.

I need some yum on my yuck

I think all of the events of the last few weeks is truly hitting me today. I am disappointed in the show-lack of intimacy, plot like a runaway freight train, axes and eyeballs-just, no. I am still distressed beyond measure about the intergalactic Mutt and Jeff. I am very disappointed in Sam–I know this will be controversial, but the way I’m feeling today, he either condones it or is behaving in a rather cowardly way by just staying out of it. Is that the most prudent approach—probably. Do I expect more–probably. And that’s my problem, not his. But today I just feel “eh” about all things Outlander. And I don’t want to lose my joy in the show, Or this experience. So can someone please yum on my yuck, help a sister out and throw some joy my way? Thank you in advance. 😘

if you wanna break these walls down, you’re gonna get bruised

fandom: haikyuu!!
pairings: kagehina, iwaoi, daisuga, bokuaka, tsukkiyama, kiyoyachi, kuroken
rating: m
archive warnings: major character death, violence
chapters: 19/?

This journal is an account of the wendigo. This creature is REAL and DANGEROUS! If you are reading this, you will have questions. But I do not have all the answers. This is all evidence and stories of my own experience.

“…‘Wendigo’,” Akaashi slowly repeated, narrowing his eyes. He had remembered hearing something about those before. Weren’t they some kind of old Native American legend? If so, what were they doing all the way in Japan?

The wendigo grows out of CANNIBALISM! When a human is desperate and craves food, trapped on the mountain in the fierce winter storms, when they have eaten nothing for many days, the Wendigo spirit will begin to possess them. Even the strongest are weak to it. They will kill without remorse. They will eat the flesh raw from the corpses.

The eyes turn first and become milky and white. Then the teeth become longer, like fangs. The creature grows and the skin is pulled taut across the bones.

There is no avoiding it.

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