Why Seek the Name on a Main Account?

A forums member once asked me why would anyone seek the name on their main account. I gave a very impassioned speech on the subject. Thinking back, it was too good to just leave as a forums post and so I want to share it here too for posterity. This is on the subject of Old Smen circa 2013, but its still a good read imo. Read More break because its a long post:

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@nicesweater Appreciation Post

- Too good for us

- Sends us motivational pictures of his cat

- Will stay up with you until gone midnight when you have a nosebleed, explaining how to staunch the blood-flow with tampons

- Impressive use of the 💪 emoji

- Updates on Dienstbier, his fave bee-keeping Human Rights Minister

- Excitably sends us fun facts about American Presidents

- Somehow magically knows when you’re upset and sends cheerful Gordon Brown pictures

- Is prepared to listen to ridiculous amounts of gushing about Hillary Clinton

- Cute Richard Nixon pics?? I didn’t realise this was a thing but he has loads

- Helpful History revision buddy, will find you fun facts to upstage your teacher with

- Manages to be pure and uplifting 100% of the time, including when talking about Richard Nixon

- Stole a traffic cone once

- Sends German preposition help, with cats

- Will message you excitedly every time your tumblr crush reblogs your posts

- It is impossible to feel sad talking to Jáchym and I have TRIED

- Too good for us, still

This @nicesweater appreciation post was created in association with @c0rporates

Super healthy steam boat! Time to dig in! I seldom post food pic but this is too good not to share.

Taiwan - Taichung

#taiwan #food #foodie #instafood #foodgasm #steamboat #simplepleasures #travelphotography #travel #travelgram #travelling #traveler #asia #picoftheday #photooftheday #photography #instagram #instagood #instamood #instapic (at 桃李河畔)

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we were like gods at the dawning of the world


🎃 🎃  (Even more) Quintessential  Halloween movies and chill? Because once again, it’s just about that time of the year. Les get spooky. 🎃 🎃 

  • Magnus:Michelangelo was great in bed.
  • Magnus:I know because I slept with him.
  • Magnus:Because I'm attracted to men.
  • Magnus:'Cause I'm not straight.
  • Magnus:Like SUPER not straight!
  • Alec:.....

Contrary to popular beliefs about Oikawa’s self-centered personality, he’s not the type to really take care of himself. He’s got naturally pretty hair and pretty skin and pretty face - he says he’s blessed by the Oikawa genes, everyone believes it to be true. 

But, again, he’s not the type to take time out for himself. He’ll cut his fingernails really short to handle the ball better and subconsciously bites what’s left out of anxiety. His hands are normally dry and rough, sometimes scraped if he landed wrongly on the ground from going after a ball; it’s a sad sight when you look at the bony structures of his wrists and his slender fingers that would, without a doubt, make his hands look beautiful if it weren’t for his lack of care towards them. 

The thing is that he doesn’t care what happens to his hands or his knees or his legs or his ankles - he’s focused on one goal and that’s to improve himself. He thinks he just needs his pretty face to get by so that his other imperfections are overlooked - and he manages to get by too, except with one person.

That one person that carries moisturizers and lotions in his bag, along with polysporin and bandages and tylenol and protein bars (and maybe milk bread, if he’s got the time to get some). He watches Oikawa flirt with danger, serve after serve, set after set, spike after spike. All until he feels it right in his bones that Oikawa’s about to hit his limit and he drags him out of the court, anxious but relieved. 

And in the silence of the locker room, Oikawa sits there in a blissful peace, letting Iwaizumi take his hands in his own and attempting to moisturize them, rubbing polysporin on the scrapes and cuts, whispering little warnings about overworking and not taking care of his body enough with furrowed brows. Oikawa lets his fingers wander around Iwaizumi’s jaw until his lips are kissing Oikawa’s hands - one by one, each finger, his palms, his knuckles. 

“Do they feel better?”

“Mhm, much better.”

Oikawa doesn’t really take care of himself, but he’s glad there’s someone out there that’s willing to take up the challenge. One day, he thinks, he’ll learn to love himself just as much as Iwaizumi loves him. 


Pre-ruffle, mid-ruffle, and post-ruffle Tenth Doctor Hair

David Tennant from the podcast commentary for Tooth and Claw (from the hair-messing-up scene above):

“I love the way Euros [Lyn, director] uses all these shots here to show the ideas all colliding at once

…and I love messing with my hair in moments like this, because it gives Steve, who does my make-up, a nightmare in continuity terms.

I like to keep him on his toes.”

David Tennant Appreciation Week 2016 (theme: smile - because it makes me)