tbh shiro favors keith the most n personally i think thts why he wants keith to lead voltron even though hes obviously not gna be a good leader + allura or maybe lance should lead
imo, i think Keith actually does have some leadership potential? (then again i think all of them have leadership potential), but the issues i have with him leading is that he’s way too impulsive, reckless, acts like a lone wolf wayyyy toooooo much, not to mention he doesn’t have a very good understanding of how teamwork works. i think he’s better off acting like, a second in command or something.
impulsiveness & recklessness examples:
driving off the face of a fucking cliff with 4 other people, one of which was unconscious
putting himself in situations where he keeps getting ejected into space
trying to take on Zarkon all by himself
almost attacking the sentries on the Balmera only to be stopped by Lance
charging off into a village that was on fire
forgetting the main point of the reason he and Shiro went into the Blade of Marmora base so he could go through the trials which put the mission in jeopardy to make allies
like…….. a lot of these things he’s done have only caused/almost caused more problems than not. (not saying his impulsiveness has always been a bad thing, but it doesn’t always benefit the interest of the team either)
acting like a lone wolf:
again, the attempting to ditch the team in the middle of the night
him also ditching Lance, Pidge, and Hunk even when Lance pointed out it was a bad idea
fighting Zarkon by himself,
going through the trials of marmora by himself
not having a good understanding of how a team works:
his whole lone wolf attitude keeps him from relying on his teammates and keeps his teammates from relying on him
the way he tends to force people to do something when he doesn’t agree with what they’re doing (ex: trying to force Pidge to not leave the team by yelling at her and guilt tripping her, snapping at everyone and saying they have to go into the blade of marmora base when it was suggested they didn’t)
there’s also how he kinda doesn’t really have a good grasp on diplomacy and empathy too cause like
in the balmera arc, Hunk tried to console Shay by saying they can beat the robobeast, Hunk turned to Keith and was like “tell her Keith” and Keith was like “can we?”, not realizing Hunk was trying to reassure Shay
he was acting really hostel to the Arusian warrior and was like “i will fight you you little shrimp”
again the blade of marmora thing where, even LANCE pointed out it was a bad idea to take Keith on a diplomacy mission because what ended up happening is Keith fucking pissed everyone off by bringing a weapon with him and then later almost got the base destroyed when his lion freaked out
so while i do believe Keith has the potential to lead, he certainly doesn’t have the right traits that would make him an effective leader in this situation. i can easily predict him butting heads with Allura a fuck-ton, trying to boss everyone around, getting impatient with them, not knowing how to deal with them emotionally, getting the team in trouble for his lack of diplomacy skills, the list goes on. sorry Keef, but i think you have a looooooooot to learn about being a leader before actually taking that seat in the black lion.
(not to mention his relationship with Red was really really highlighted in this season so what gives anyways???? him and Red are like a perfect match and shouldn’t be split up because Keith is like the only one on the team who is the most compatible with Red)
as for Allura being the black paladin, i fucking love that idea. it would be so awesome to have this beautiful woc leading the team as a princess and a paladin. it would be so! amazing!?? plus, she’d obviously make a really good fit for the black lion. she’s a born leader, she’s strong, she’s diplomatic, she’s empathetic, she’s whipsmart and already holds the team’s respect as a leader.
HOWEVER, there are ALSO some issues i have with Allura being the black paladin, mainly having to do with what that would mean for the team dynamic, as well as from a narrative’s perspective.
see, if Allura were to become the black paladin, it would just be too easy. it wouldn’t really challenge the team’s dynamic because it’s just swapping one established leader for another, so there wouldn’t really be much character development for the rest of the team.
it would also mean that they’d be taking the two leader roles on the team and conjoining them into one, which, isn’t the wisest choice. it would make things a lot more stressful for Allura because now she’s the only one leading the team and has the burden of being a princess and the black paladin, plus there’s no one else to balance things out. with that said, there wouldn’t be anyone to challenge her authority and her choices because she’d be the only one in charge. and sometimes a leader’s authority needs to be challenged because they do not always make the best decisions, as we’ve seen with how Allura and Shiro dealt with the whole Blade of Marmora thing.
Allura was very distrustful towards the BoM, and didn’t want anything to do with them. but Shiro was able to convince her to work with them. if Shiro hadn’t of been there, they never would of gained the BoM as allies because Allura would have made the wrong decision.
this isn’t saying Shiro didn’t make any bad choices either. Shiro picked Keith to go with him into the BoM base. and we all know how that went. (it was only because Keith turned out to be part Galra did the BoM actually decide to bother negotiating an alliance)
and you know who challenged Shiro for making this choice?
thats right kids, Lance did. aka something a leader would do.
Lance, who possesses SO MANY leadership traits nobody, not even Shiro, seems to acknowledge.
Lance is a team player, self sacrificial for the greater good, diplomatic, patient, decisive, smart, empathetic, well balanced and well rounded, and! literally a natural born leader! there are so many instances on the show where Lance takes charge of the situation! even before Shiro became the “official” leader of their group, Lance was the one acting in charge of things!
but i’m gonna stop myself before this post gets way too meta, lmao.
basically i prefer Lance as black paladin above everyone else but you guys already know that ;D
Junmyeon doesn’t strike me as a rough person, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t up for roleplay. He’s definitely a roleplay kind of guy. He’s a Daddy kink for sure. He’ll he sweet and slow at first, but the second you mention being rough in bed, don’t be surprised by his change in demeanor. This guy has a switch and that switch is costumes. You want this guy to really give it to you? Dress up for him. He’s a gemini, so he’ll go both ways. He’ll like it if you take control and get rough with him, too, so don’t forget that. Just imagine for a second: you’ve been dating for a little over five to six month, been sexually active with each other for maybe three and you just want to explore a different side of him. He’s a shy one, so you know you have to approach this a certain way. He gets back from a long tour away from you, tired as hell and just wanting to lay in your arms while sleep takes him. Instead he walks into the bedroom to find you dress up in kinky nurses outfit, the doctor’s coat laying on the bed beside you. Shock. Shock, shock, shock. But sooooo turned on. All that tiredness? Gone. Boner? Yup…He’ll probably stutter out a question, but if you pout and ask him for a check up, he’ll lose his mind, okay? Off with the clothes! The only thing he’s wearing tonight is a stethoscope and a white coat. Explore with this because he’s totally into it. This one will mark you up to high heaven simply because he’s so into his character. I still think he’s a bit vanilla when it comes to positions, but that doesn’t take away from the experience as a whole. Never underestimate this man. Ever. You will regret it. (well, maybe in the morning) “Baby, you’ve been failing all my tests lately. Do we need to have a tutoring session? I’m sure there are some studying techniques I can share with you.” (good god, not even my bias and damn, Have FUN!)
Magic words anyone? I feel like Minseok would be the type to be gentle with you at first. Like he knows he’s a kinky af (he’s an Aries duh!), but he wouldn’t want to scare you off. Your first few times together would be super sweet, loving, and just him pretty much worshiping your body. You like it for sure, but you want to spice things up. It almost feels too safe. So when he comes home from work one day and is just getting out of a hot shower, towel around his waist, brush in hand, you pop the question on him. To say he’d be surprised would be a total understatement. He wouldn’t expect it at all. But DAMN if he’s not immediately turned on. This one is the type to zone out as the images of all the ways he could ravish you race through his mind. So if you suddenly get nervous because of the silence and backtrack, he’s going to throw the brush on the counter and march his way over to you. He’ll only ask you once if you are completely sure that’s what you want. If you back down, he’ll be fine with it, but if you say yes PREPARE!!!!! He’ll throw you on the bed, that cocked eyebrow look on his face, tongue running over his lower lip. Intense!! Minseok will still be sweet in certain respects, like he strikes me as someone who has a praise kink, so expect a lot of ‘that’s a good girl/boy, you take it so well’ ‘that’s right, just relax’ ‘you’re so good’ ‘ugh, you’re so gorgeous’. Lots of moaning and grunting, quietly of course cuz he’s not a loud person. I feel like when he’s being sweet he likes the missionary position because he wants to see your face while he’s pleasuring you, but when he’s rough, he wants you face down and grasping at anything while he takes you. Expect marks, too! Not where anyone can see them, but in places that only the two of you know. It’s a reminder of who you belong to and how he’s the only one who can get you off a certain way. “Oh, baby, I hope you don’t have anywhere to go tomorrow. It’s going to be a looooong night.”
Maggie is gonna be the best mama ever she’s gonna love her kids like her parents never loved her and all the love she should have got from her parents and didn’t get she’s gonna give it to her kids and she will take the moon down for them and teach them about nature laws and cool animals stuff (while Alex is shouting comments from the study and making the kid roll their eyes “moooooom, let mama finish” and making Maggie laugh)
And Alex toooooo Alex too she’s gonna love her kids so much and burn them meals (cus she’s the worst cook ever good thing she married Maggie) and put them to bad every night singing lullabies (also while she doing that Maggie is standing outside the room and wonder for the millionth time how she got so lucky) and those kids will be the light of their lifes and everything they never got from their parents they gonna give them
Summary: Mickey comes home completely drunk and awakens Ian from his sleep.
Word Count: 770
Notes: I wasn’t able to get a lot of writing in today, so sorry! But here’s this request :)
Ian knew that Mickey was working late tonight and after a long day at work himself, he needed sleep. When he laid his head down on the pillow of his and Mickey’s shared bed, he almost instantly fell asleep– which was well needed.
For about an hour, Ian was out cold. Then he jolted awake as the door slammed and the words, “Firecrotch! Oh, Firecrotch!” came from the front of their apartment building. It was Mickey obviously, and Ian knew he had to be completely hammered without even seeing him— he heard it in his voice.
Ian groaned in annoyance and tried to go back to sleep. He figured that if Mickey found him passed out in their bedroom he would calm down a little and try to get some sleep himself.
Unfortunately, Ian’s wishful plan did not go accordingly. Mickey stumbled into the bedroom, accidentally knocking down everything in sight as he tried to hold onto it as a source of balance. When he saw Ian with his eyes shut, he hurled himself on to the bed. “Firecrotch!” Mickey repeated. “Baby, wake up,” he pushed.
“Got to sleep, Mick,” Ian shoved his face into his pillow. Normally he could handle a drunken Mickey, but he was desperately exhausted.
Mickey moaned. “No. I need to talk to you about something really fucking important.” His voice was hazy, but insistent.
Ian huffed. “It can wait til the morning. I need some fucking sleep—”
“No, Ian. Please listen to me,” Mickey pleaded.
Ian was fully aware that whatever his boyfriend had to speak to him about was probably bullshit. He shook his head and pulled the covers up past his face.
Mickey moaned in the most strangest way. “I’m fucking tellin’ you. If you wanna sleep while I talk, so be it,” he said. Ian raised a hand from under the cover and chucked the finger at Mickey.
Mickey then proceeded to lay down next to Ian. Though he couldn’t see the redhead because he was so far under the blankets, Mickey turned his body to face him. “So today at the Alibi, I heard some asswipe talking bad about faggots. I was already a little buzzed and decided to confront him. Well this dickwad is new to town and doesn’t know who the fuck I am.”
Ian nervously shifted under the blanks as he listened to Mickey speak. He was highly annoyed the Mickey had awoken him from his slumber, but he was also a little anxious as Mickey went on because hates the thought of Mickey getting himself into trouble.
“So,” Mickey said intently. “So, I showed him who the fuck I am. It was only one punch, but this asshole pulled his gun on me—” Ian suddenly jolts out from under the covers to see Mickey’s face. “And you know what happened then? Everyone in the bar pulled their guns on him so he backed down. I thought it was hysterical. I took my pocket knife and put it to his throat and said, ‘No fucking fag shamin’ in this bar, bitch. My boyfriend and I could fucking murder you. And then after that Kev came up with his little bitch gun and he said, ‘and even though he don’t need us, he’s got us,’ while everyone agreed. You’d have been proud.”
Ian did feel a pang of warmth at the thought of so many people sticking up for them, but he was angry at Mickey for causing a commotion. “Why the fuck would you try to go after the new guy in town? People talk about us all the time, Mick!”
“It’s our fucking bar– we have fucking regulars, it’s their bar— not some new fucks,” Mickey protested. “And I don’t fucking like it when people talk about us. I love you toooooo much to hear people talk shit,” he said and started kissing all around Ian’s face.
Ian wanted to call him a fucking idiot, but as he thought more about it, he realized it was kind of sweet. “Just don’t do it again unless it’s really fucking necessary. But thank you for trying to stick up for us, I love you. Now go to sleep,” Ian insisted. He kissed him and then wrapped his arms around Mickey.
Mickey nodded proudly. “I’m a fucking life saver,” he oddly praised himself. When Ian let out another annoyed groan, he shut up. Mickey went under the covers and curled into Ian’s side. “Love you, Ian. Good night.” Ian’s frustration had faded after hearing Mickey’s sincerity. They both fell asleep in each other’s arms with big grins on their faces.
David, could you please help me? I have a few (like 600) package files and my game is taking sooo long to load. Do i have too much package files? What should I do to make it load faster? Thank you :-(
Hello Anon! :] Well, I can help you with some stuff I tried, too many things I’d say… 600 packages are not too much, in my Mods folder I have 210 Packages but I Really have 1417 files plus 61 plus 80 so I have 1558 files as total :]
So I’ve tried too many things, look this unordered list —before you start reading let me say you that this become a “Solve Your Problem” guide LOL:
Merging packages: The “First” Way
With S3PE and doing it manually, you can see a tutorial in case you don’t know how Here, start at step 5
Merging Packages: The “Cool” Way
With CCMagic —which is Great and saves you a Lot of time!—, at start it can be confusing but this guide is good, not the one I learned from but still nice. The thing with CCMagic is that I’m very organized and I have All in folders and they contain all by category so all is even more organized, look:
And there I save the things that have a prefix :] I rename all my files
A friend of mine aka Kilhian told me that CCMagic made her game run a lot lot faster because she had around 10GB of CC plus All AroundTheSims files
Having packages of Less than 200MB - 250MB is recommended
So make sure any of your Merged files is more than 200MB or 250MB
Cleaning your Save
It happens that sometimes your save can be of 1GB or so :0 My first save file had that size and the load times changed Too Much! What I did too much times was this: To Clean it through Save Cleaner which is the modern and programmed way to do the old way which is shown here at NRaas, this can reduce your file a lot But have this in mind:
It will delete All the Thumbnails of your sims and the sims in the town plus some more things, the game will generate that again and again so clean it often, one per two weeks is nice —if you play too much!
Thing I cannot do so often
Or Moving your Sims again
It happens that sometimes the world can get buggy or have too many sims, I don’t know if you’d ever had that problem when the game saves forever but I’ve had, so you may want to une all your sims in a house and then saving it to library with their pictures, paintings and remembers in their pocket or library and load a new world or the same as a new game and start again :]
Saving As instead of Save As
The woman at the video says —I think— that EA suggest to always Save As instead of Save, I learnt and could discover that Saving As would take a little less time for me to save —which is strange— and the save does not get corrupted as it used to get, I’ve had the same save from January or so, but don’t be excesive, use better the NRaas Saver for that, a Pop-up appears every 30 minutes asking you for save and give a name
Twoftmama Route Fix You need to register! —this fixes the routes on the game, It’s nice, I use the Flavor 2.
Seeing What your game Reads and why!
There is a Great tool called Process Monitor and that thing can say you what your game is Reading and not why, you discover the why iin the next link, I learnt from Here the SimsWiki
But I will give you a tip when you’re angry at the game, While loading and you think it’s been a while press either ALT+TAB or the Windows Key, open your ProcessMonitor.exe —previously configured— and if the game is reading per example “TheSimsSupernatural” folder toooooo much and veeery often or another EP or SP enter to the game again —if you play Fullscreen— and then start pressing random keys such as ESC | Space Bar | Enter | Shift | and in a minute or less the game will Load!That’s weird, isn’t it? But I could play by knowing that
Deleting your Caches
It is good to do this, the game saves in the caches even the recolors you don’t used —And Multiple times!— so it starts getting bigger and bigger, every once a month or the time you want is nice :) Remember that are those:
compositorCache.package → This thing contains All your CASt presets and rendered objects
simCompositorCache.package → This things contains all your sims textures and CASt presets rendered too
socialCache.package → This thing downloads the news at TS3 site and your friends activity and Showtime shows and more
scriptCache.package → Try to delete this if you have problems with Mods or removed one and the game acts weird
Your WoldCaches folder can be deleted if you’re really hardcore LOL Or delete one by one
Your Thumbnails folder, you can leave DownloadsThumbnails.package if you use the Launcher
Being Really Hardcore
This means to delete your The Sims 3 folder as this tutorial says, but don’t be That hardcore, save some useful files as these:
userPresets.package → Your CASt presets and saved patterns and colors
Options.ini → Your options of the game
DeviceConfig.log → Other Options
Your folders: Collections | ContentPatch | DCCache and the CCMerged.package inside it | Downloads if you have any | Exports if you have any, try to remove the files on this thing | InstalledWorlds if you have any | Library because OH MY GOD | SavedSims | Saves | Screenshots —those are the most important files of the game.
Or just Rename the folder at Electronics Arts for The Sims 3 Old and move the files I say to not delete
Move your DCCache Files to Mods!
I’ve not tried this one yet, but I’ve read that it can make your game faster, you basically move the files from the DCCache folder aka dcdb0.dbc —and so— and dcdb0.ebc —if you have legit Store content— to the Mods folder in another subfolder called “DCCache” and modifying the Resource.cfg by this thing —I suppose you have an Overrides Subfolder too:
I use this mod called Only Important Memories and it keeps your save smaller than a regular EA one because it does not saves the “OH I went to a Park 100 Times this week” Memories, plus it is nice
And I think that it is All, long enough LOL But I hope you can find a solution to your problem, some people uses this program Razer Game Booster, and don’t be downloading all the things you see, there are so many broken things and a lot that need to be recategorized, see how here. By the way I have a few other mods.
Plus I save my Mods in the Overrides Folder, plus the content I don’t want to merge or just does not appears in Packages, and CCMagic has its own folder but leave it alone
Have a Beautiful day Anon! Let me know if you understood LOL
One of my friends and I were discussing this last night. It also seemed to me that Mor was very broken and shattered in this book. Which is real and fine and all, it’s just that she was previously portrayed as someone who is so strong and has already moved beyond that. And I know I know I know when you’ve been through a trauma you can always be triggered again…but it felt like the character was changed toooooo much. Just imo. But I’m going to reread today and maybe I’ll see it all differently.
Yes! It was like reading about some new character who is coincidentally called Mor. I don’t understand her animosity to the possibility of nessian. And i think that her sexuality was changed because the pressure from fandom, and even if she was bi but end up in hetero relationship there would be those angry voices about “representation”.
ahahah omg esther, kareena just asked me the same question ( i guess people really know how much i love them)
i really love as said before bs&t and the other 4 i’m listening to but my two other really really favorites are dope and fire. and not today. and spring day. and lie. and danger. and lost. pls i can’t choose
so this loooong post is mostly catered to (singaporean) students taking the gce ‘o’ level exams! if you live in singapore you’d definitely know what i’m referring to haha. this is another major national exam that (most) people will have to go through so it’s best you know how to survive it and ace it :)
i completed my o levels in 2015, and i received my results two days ago. there are A LOT of things i wish i’d known before sitting for the exams, and hopefully these tips help you because they would’ve probably gotten me a lower l1r5 haha. i’m putting this under a read more because yeah it’s long as hell