I’ve made a terrible fool of myself, which isn’t at all unusual.
[angry whisper] do u even know how fricking cute u are
An intelligent persons mind, regardless of gender, is so complex that it is almost impossible to really understand somebody else’s thought process.
If it matters to you, it’s not stupid.-It’s taken me seventeen years but I finally figured this out.
Being polite is so rae these days that it is often confused with flirting.
okay, I lied. I don’t have my license to kill, but I do have my learner’s permit. as soon as my mom gets here, you’re toast.
it’s 4:20 you know what that means. time for the sun to go down. I hate winter
Attaching my entire self worth to my academic success was probably the worst mistake I’ve ever made.
"The holocaust was legal, slavery was legal, segregation was legal. If you use the state as a metric for ethics you’ll end up disappointed."
Imagine thinking that being friendzoned was worse than finding out that someone who you thought valued you as a whole person just wanted to fuck you.
Like I get it, the friendzone sucks, no one likes rejection. But holy fuck, I would much rather be rejected sexually than be rejected as an entire human being.
Childhood movies taught me the most important thing of all: parents aren’t always right and they don’t always know what’s best for you.
If I text you first, you better appreciate that shit because I don’t do it for just anyone.
describing eye colors isn’t actually v helpful as a description??? talk about the makeup smeared on the left side, the lines under their eyes, the sloppily cut hair obscuring their eyes from view, how bloodshot or sunken they seem in the face, how wide they go at the slightest sound, how glassy and unblinking they seem, how they’re always darting away
all of that tells me a bit more about the character than whatever shade of gemstone they most resemble, seriously
Forever wondering if I am contributing to a conversation by using my own experiences or being self centered and rude.
Every teenager with no concept of money: Im moving out as soon as I get the chance
my body may be a temple but i am the god to whom it is devoted
do not presume to tell me how i may decorate my altar
Teachers: Wikipedia is very unreliable *Hands out 25 year old textbooks instead*
favorite hobby: redeeming myself
slow and sorta upset 7
me:*sees somebody watching anime*
me:*goes home and watches anime*
let me in ur friend group ill be that weird kid who occasionally says funny stuff and who nobody actually likes
“If you show me you don’t give a fuck, I’ll show you that I’m better at it.”
I have very few friends irl but I have reached a point in my self love journey where I can zip up my dress by myself, comfortably eat alone in public, and make myself laugh until my stomach hurts. At this point I welcome anyone to love me but I don’t need them to.
*puts my hand on your shoulder* listen. I DID mean to make you upset and i DO think your opinions are shit
For almost 18 years you’re taught to sit down, shut up, and raise your hand. Then you have to decide what you’re going to do for the rest of your life.
"Come on kid, I’m teaching you how to ride a mount. It is essential to survival, and posing for paperback woman’s romance novels."
auto-brewery syndrome allows a person to get drunk without consuming any alcohol. It’s a condition where yeast is present in the stomach and ferments carbohydrates into ethanol. This alcohol product then enters the blood stream and causes the person to feel drunk. This is cured by receiving an anti-fungal treatment
Jackie, you can’t just white out a question on the test that you don’t want to answer.
you know that unexplainable sickish feeling where youre not really sick and you dont really have a headache but you just feel wrong and you cant get comfortable or find something that youre really into but you kinda feel too ill to sleep or eat its like your body saying “i dont know what i want you to do but this isnt it”
sleep with me so i can put my freezing feet on you and probably take all of the covers and use you as a pillow
Irish yoga-silly positions drunk people fall asleep in
My idol is Jared Padalecki, and I look up to him simply because he is so tall.
Imagine a story where Superman and the Flash have temporarily lost their powers, but they solve a crime by combining their skills as an investigative journalist and forensic scientist.
I think relationships in general are over romanticized like at the end of the day I’m pretty sure a good relationship is just two people who know how to hang out and talk to each other not whether or not they can right all your wrongs or paint a picture of a thousand suns with the breath from your lungs or some shit
an hour is only 600 vines long
Like most people, I am constantly threatened by the possibility of ghosts appearing in the middle of the night, shrieking dire warnings of pain and misfortune that I will soon suffer as a result of all my hilarious malevolence.
You just don't write for online magazines as long as I have without committing some petty morally dubious acts, and even though the courts of this land have yet to find a way to do something about me, there's nothing stopping authorities from a higher realm from stepping in.
It's polite to express a token amount of fear when greeting a ghost, even if you werent actually that scared.
Priority Announcement: GREAT GOOGLY MOOGLY IT’S LL GONE TO SHIT!
me: *tells everyone to chill*
me: *is most unchill person to ever breathe this fucking planet’s air*
as a little kid:how on earth do big kids go around to different classes all day
now:how on earth do little kids sit with the same teacher all day long
My first instinct when I see an animal is to say “hello”.
My first instinct when I see a person is to avoid eye contact and hope it goes away.
Mithril armor: the perfect gift for the hated business owner on your shopping list.
I’m not sure if I’ve completely buried my true self, or completely exposed it.
If they don’t know you personally, don’t take it personal.
If you feel bad because you didn’t do well on a final, just remember that someone from your hometown is still trying to become a rapper.
whoever put me in charge of roadtrip music probably just made the worst mistake of their life
reasons to not have a two-year hiatus for your tv show: fans will have a lot of time to realize the problematic things about the show and will be disillusioned when it finally airs again
#and a better adaptation of your source material will emerge and take your fans
Nelson Mandela was once a "terrorist". Martin Luther King was once a "criminal". Malcolm X was once a "Radical". Now, protesters are "looters" or "thugs". Seems to me like they can say all they want to today: the truth will still come out tomorrow.
MLK was literally #1 on the FBI’s most wanted list.
Time is the best thing in swaying an opinion and revealing the truth.
the same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. Its about what you’re made of, not the circumstances
Do Not Engifear, the Engineer is Engihere
My breakfast is chocolate milk and regret
Godzilla Wednesday sounds like an awesome band name
true friends support your probably-slightly-unhealthy obsession with your favorite fictional character
"I’m only healing you two with the crossbow from now on"
Mum said I can’t call my dog Sniper ‘cause she doesn’t want me shouting its name in public and causing mass panic.
that autism feel when the internet has allowed you to communicate emotions through symbols (like punctuation and reaction images) so you have forgotten how to communicate emotions with words
she is beauty, she is grace, she will punch you in the face.
Black Widow can kill a man using just her thighs. Going down on her isn’t so much a sex act as a trust exercise.
If you can be sad for no reason, then you can also be happy for no reason.
When your Father tries to talk to you a bunch as soon as you start listening to music.
You cheated on me! When I specifically asked you not to!!
“You saved me, I owe you my life!”
“No thanks, ive seen it, and im not impressed”
Chris Pratt is more confused by his fame than anyone I love it.
Cheaters think everyone cheats, liars think everyone lies.
i love car rides so much that i actually get disappointed when we reach our destination
Why is mentally falling apart not a good enough ‘excuse’ to stay home from school? I can’t focus, I want to die, sorry I don’t want to learn calculus right now.
My neighbor knocked on my door at 2:30 this morning, can you believe it? 2:30 am?! Luckily for him I was still up playing my bagpipes.
"you’re obsessed with your mental illness"
i know right? it’s almost like it impacts every part of my life
"it’s all in your head"
I know right? it’s almost like it’s a mental illness
"why do you let it affect you and stop you from being able to do things?"
I know right? It’s almost like it’s an ACTUAL ILLNESS
His personality is sparkling but nothing beats his ass
My dad is sitting and doodling in a My Little Pony colouring book with my two-year-old kid. He drew a blue sun, and when she coloured over it with her red crayon, he said, “now it’s a red dwarf and it has killed everyone in its solar system.” She nodded solemnly.
"why do you like floral prints so much" because i’m not a person. secretly i’m just a mass of bees. trying to blend in with humans. unable to let go of my love of flowers
take care of swastika graffiti by converting it to the windows 95 logo
real talk how often are you meant to change your bra?
I was watching a loud movie with gunshots and explosions, but only the chip bag got any attention from my dog.
Microinvalidations are characterized by communications that exclude, negate, or nullify the psychological thoughts, feelings, or experiential reality of a person of color. When Asian Americans (born and raised in the United States) are complimented for speaking good English or are repeatedly asked where they were born, the effect is to negate their U.S. American heritage and to convey that they are perpetual foreigners. When Blacks are told that “I don’t see color” or “We are all human beings,” the effect is to negate their experiences as racial/cultural beings
“ i really hate seeing children at gay rallies. in most cases, they don’t understand what they’re doing and what they’re promoting. i think most children are pressured into going to gay rallies by their parents and, therefore, pressured into believing in gay marriage.”
Is comparable to
“i really hate seeing children in churches. in most cases, they don’t understand what they’re doing and what they’re promoting. i think most children are pressured into going to churches by their parents and, therefore, pressured into believing in a magic man in the sky who will send them to hell if they touch themselves or eat shrimp.”
my hair is VERY soft and could EASILY be played with and you know how many people are playing with my hair??? Zero
winter looks: wearing a blanket over your shoulders like an aging king and looking over your kingdom with weary malaise
I showed my dad my TF2 loadouts and he said "It’s like the Village People, but with weapons."
gather round children, let us hang the festive grass bagel.
So I come out to my mum as pansexual, and tell her that i’ve dated both men and women.
She comes around and says “i’ve dated another girl once”
way to steal my thunder, mum.
Only trust your fists, the police will never help you.
“You don’t know why you’re exhausted? You’re fighting a war inside your head every single day. If that’s not exhausting I don’t know what is.” –my therapist
So, if my stomach is a graveyard, and then I turn that graveyward food into life-giving energy to keep my body moving, does that make me a necromancer?
i finished my christmas list i can’t wait
• $ 1,000,000 in cash
• the souls of those who have displeased me this year
• another boyfriend in case my other one escapes
santa:….. We need to talk
5:00: oh boy Chinese food
5:05: I ate way too much Chinese food
5:10: oh boy leftover Chinese food
I don’t think we take enough time to appreciate the periods in our life when our noses aren’t runny. Is your nose runny right now? No? Think about that. Honestly reflect on it. Enjoy this era of peace. There are dark times on the horizon
Only the good die young? Phew, good thing im so incredibly awful.
“If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness.” - Written on the wall of a concentration camp cell
-you have eyes
a person complaining about puns basically invites every pun enthusiast in the vicinity to come snapping rhythmically from the shadows
Me:*tells people its okay to let it out*
• Me:*bottles up all my emotions and is essentially dead inside*
Please don’t tell girls “The boy who’s picking on you actually just likes you”
Even if it’s true, you shouldn’t teach girls to respect that sort of affection.
And you should definitely not teach boys that expressing their attraction to women through violence and disrespect is ok.
You are the Dragon Queen, young and sweet, only dragonteen
i refuse to call me period anything other than moonsickness now. It makes me sound like a werewolf.
So I met my 6, 8 and 9 year old cousins for the first time today and one of them asked me if I’m a girl or a boy and I told him both. The whole night they alternated between male and female pronouns and the only question they asked me was: “wait, if you’re a boy AND a girl, what color is your bike?”
Kids are five hundred times more accepting than adults and it’s kinda sad.
innovative gaming idea: a horror game not set at an asylum and that isn’t entirely based around the idea that mentally ill ppl are inherently dangerous and violent monsters :^)
You know when you stare at a word for so long it starts to not look like a word anymore, like something is wrong with it? I think this is the same thing girls do to their bodies.
idk why police officers being monitored to make sure they’re performing their duties ethically and within legal parameters is such a controversial topic because if I recall they’re a fan of using the whole “if you’ve got nothing to hide you’ve got nothing to fear” shtick to justify harassing civilians it’s almost like they’re full of bullshit
you are not a queen if your throne is made out of all the girls you stepped on just to make yourself look superior
my talents include staying up till 3 am and and forgetting not to swear in front of children.
mark, my words. *mark brings me my dictionary* thank you mark
fun statistics for adults!
“when I was a kid, I had no help with college tuition, I was hardworking and paid it all myself”
-Annual tuition for Yale, 1970: $2,550
-Annual tuition for Yale, 2014: $45,800
-Minimum Wage, 1970: $1.45
-Minimum Wage, 2014: $7.25
-Daily hours at minimum wage needed to pay for tuition in 1970: 4.8
-Daily hours at minimum wage needed to pay for tuition in 2014: 17.3
we talk how we want a dad to be your only parent in a pokemon game, instead of a mom for a change. which is a great idea. but like. you know what I really want
for the player character to have a huge ass family. You go downstairs from your room and they’re everywhere. and so are their pokemon. getting into shit. messing around. and your parent’s just like
"go. go on an adventure. please. there are too many. take your bag. and maybe like half the pokemon"
If a guy ever insists that you two have sex without a condom just smile really big and get teary eyed and emotional and start talking about how excited you are that he wants to have a baby with you and when he tries to interject and say that’s not what he meant, just talk loudly over him about possible baby names.
i’ve got some kind of allergic reaction going on and my face is breaking out in a bad rash and my mom is freaking out and wants to take me to the ER and my dad was like “let’s not make any rash decisions” and we high fived and now my mom is yelling at us
There should be a show called “You’ll Never Find Out” where each week there’s a new story with a new set of characters and it always ends on a cliffhanger.
NO BUT THEN IN THE SEASON FINALE THEY HAVE LIKE 3 MINUTE SPOTS TO SHOW THE CONCLUSIONS FOR ALL THE STORIES
AND PLOT TWIST: All those unconnected stories? They connect like puzzle pieces in the end.
aggressively reads your readmores to make sure you’re okay
aggressively doesn’t know what to do when you’re not okay
One year at Christmas Ginny is opening presents and she opens the one from her mom. It is a much too large crimson sweater with a G on it. She holds it in her hands out in front of her. Her brothers walk in wishing her a merry Christmas all wearing theirs. George’s midriff is showing. George refuses to switch back.
complaint: why do all video games lately have a SUPER XXXTREME NIGHTMARE EXTRA HARD MODE but not an extra-easy mode? please be nice to me. i am so bad at video games. please
the “cried but did the thing anyway” award.
anything that hurst you has the ability to teach you.
Girls are running around in blue lipstick with glitter on our eyes and guys really still think we do our makeup for them…
the two highest IQ scores ever recorded both belonged to women.
They kill our dads, then make fun of us for being fatherless.
I guess a video of a cop choking a man to death isn’t enough evidence to prove a cop choked a man to death.
Just because you’re trash doesn’t mean you can’t do great things. It’s called garbage can, not garbage cannot.
if this is supposed to be wellness, then what in hells name is sickness?!
Again and again I will suffer; again and again I will get back on my feet. I will not be defeated. I won’t let my spirit be destroyed.
if anyone looks back at my past mistakes and believe that its what i am right now, they shouldn’t be spreading that because it’s already over with and will never be done again.
sexual attraction:wow I wanna fuck that
• romantic attraction:wow I wanna date that
• sensual attraction:wow I wanna cuddle that
• aesthetic attraction:wow that exists
couples in movies: good morning babe ilu so much!!!!!!!!! lemme make u breakfast darling!!!!!!!!! let’s do something together!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
actual couples: wake up. where is my sock
"It hurts me so much when men look at me in a way of hatred. They only hate me because I’m not making myself available to them."
don’t let anyone born give you shit.
only people who materialize out of nothing can give you shit.
asexuality: the world’s simplest concept that no one understands
“So, there’s this girl. She’s tragically orphaned and richer than anyone on the planet. Every guy she meets falls in love with her, but in between torrid romances she rejects them all because she dedicated to what is Pure and Good. She has genius level intellect, Olympic-athelete level athletic ability and incredible good looks. She is consumed by terrible angst, but this only makes guys want her more. She has no superhuman abilities, yet she is more competent than her superhuman friends and defeats superhumans with ease. She has unshakably loyal friends and allies, despite the fact she treats them pretty badly. They fear and respect her, and defer to her orders. Everyone is obsessed with her, even her enemies are attracted to her. She can plan ahead for anything and she’s generally right with any conclusion she makes. People who defy her are inevitably wrong.”
“God, what a Mary Sue.”
“…..I just described Batman.”
I agree with this and have nothing against it but can you imagine logging into tumblr after a week of being absent, out of the loop and reading this post without any context whatsoever
i love waking up already feeling really sad because it’s so efficient. no mood swings for me! take me straight to the bottom.
i love waking up already feeling really sad because it’s so efficient. no mood swings for me! take me straight to the bottom
it’s actually embarrassing how much i care about having access to internet 24/7
me not shaving my legs has literally nothing to do with feminism and literally everything to do with me being lazy
i dont understand why adults always ask at the end of a break if im excited to go back to school. like what do they expect me to say? “yeah im totally excited to wake up early to go to a building full of sleep deprived and stressed out students who would love to be doing anything but be at school”? fuck out my face
if you wear cowboy clothes are you ranch dressing?
use heelies to escape ur feelies
I’ve always been told not to give into peer pressure, but ive never been told not to pressure my peers.
[rubs glitter on dog] aesthetic
remember: if you want to be taken seriously as a female sports fan you must have watched the sport for a minimum of 27 years, be able to recall the entire roster from last year and 1983, never insinuate that a player is the least bit attractive, and memorize the rule book backwards in Cantonese
On a first date I will carve our initials in a tree. It’s the most romantic way to let you know I have a knife.
you can tell this is a high ranking bun, because he is wearing a crown that is also a bun
Ok that’s it lay me to rest goodbye
I feel bad for teachers because I distinctly remember my mom bursting into tears once when she was grading papers and she was just mumbling “they’re so goddamn stupid” over and over.
Just remember that asking things like “what are you depressed about” to a depressed person makes as much sense as “what are you diabetic about”.
Woman : “Hey, can we just… Drop the bow?”
Man : “WHY DON’T YOU TRUST ME I’M NOT A VIOLENT GUY, YOU ARE INSULTING ME THINKING I WILL HURT YOU!!!”
Woman : “No it’s just… Well I’m afraid.”
Man : “But why? Look at me, I’m not afraid. And we’re equal, look, we pull the bow together.”
Woman : “I think we’re not equal, you can kill me with the arrow and I can’t.”
Man : “What? So you would like to be able to kill me? You’re so agressive!”
Woman : “That’s not what I mean, we were talking about equality : you can hurt me, I can’t.”
Man : “Of course you can. You can hit me with the bow if you want.”
Woman : “That’s not the same thing, it will never kill you.”
Man : “Oh, you always complaining, stop victimising yourself! Do I talk about the difficulty of holding the arrow? Of the responsibility it giving to me?”
[clenches fist and holds back tears] video games
“anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeleiver”
Actually, a couple at my cousin’s church disowned their son when he came out as gay and kicked him out of the house at age 16. He went to our pastors house and told him about being gay and my pastor was livid.
So he actually ADOPTED the kid who was disowned and the next day in church the entire sermon was based on this verse.
i have such a busy schedule. i may have to cut out “studying” to make room for “crying over tv shows” and “4 hour nap”
straight married men: women just talk talk taaaalk huh! my wife tells me about HER DAY like skip the details i dont care! women are crazy!!!!! marriage is so terrible!!! hahaha why does my wife tell me she feels unappreciated
How privilege works:
“I guess I just never think of money as an issue.”
“that’s because you have it.”
if I ever say I hate men just remember it’s only bc men have hated me first, more prominently, cruelly, and violently than I’d ever dream of doing
"BUT YOU’RE DATING OPPOSITE GENDER U CAN’T BE BI"
"BUT YOU’RE IN A RELATIONSHIP YOU CAN’t BE ASEXUAL"
"BUT YOU’RE FRIENDS WITH A GIRL U CAN’T BE gaY ?"
"I’m a vegetarian"
"BUT YOU’RE NOT A PLANT"
White American males constitute only 33% of the population. Yet, they occupy approximately:
80% of tenured positions in higher education
80% of the House of Representatives
80-85% of the U.S. Senate
92%of Forbes 400 executive CEO-level positions
90% of athletic team owners
97.7% of U.S. presidents
tell me how racism doesn’t benefit you again please go ahead
Women consider penis size at about the ninth most important feature for a man, while men rate it much higher, in third place.
The men in Hollywood event is every day—it’s called Hollywood. Fifty-one percent of the population should not have to have to schedule a special event to celebrate the fact that in an art that tells the story of what it means to be human and alive, we get to play a part.
My husband and I do kind of the same job — a little bit. Not long ago we both had one of those magical days which we call a junket, where we both attended these lovely events where people come in every four minutes and they ask the same questions over and over again, you know the drill. We got home at night and we compared notes.
And I told him every single person who interviewed me, I mean every single one, and this is true of the red carpet here tonight, Elle, asked me, ‘How do you balance work and family?’ and he said the only thing that people asked him repeatedly was about the tits on the ‘Blurred Lines’ girl [Emily Ratajkowski his co-star in Gone Girl].
As for work-life balance, he said no one asked him about it that day. As a matter of fact, no one had ever asked him about it. And we do share the same family. Isn’t it time to kinda change that conversation?”
dead slow children crossing sign
“time to turn the fuck around”
“When I was a freshman, my sister was in eighth grade. There was a boy in two of her periods who would ask her out every single day. (Third and seventh period, if I remember correctly.) All day during third and seventh she would repeatedly tell him no. She didn’t beat around the bush, she didn’t lie and say she was taken—she just said no.
One day, in third period, after being rejected several times, he said; “I have a gun in my locker. If you don’t say yes, I am going to shoot you in seventh.”
She refused again, but right after class she went to the principal’s office and told them what happened. They searched his locker and there was a gun in his backpack.
When he was arrested, some of my sister’s friends (some female, even) told her that she was selfish for saying no so many times. That because of her, the entire school was in jeopardy. That it wouldn’t have killed her to say yes and give it a try, but because she was so mean to him, he lost his temper. Many of her male friends said it was “girls like her” that made all women seem like cockteases.
Wouldn’t have killed her to say yes? If a man is willing to shoot someone for saying no, what happens to the poor soul who says yes? What happens the first time they disagree? What happens the first time she says she doesn’t want to have sex? That she isn’t in the mood? When they break up?
Years later, when I was a senior, I was the only girl in my Criminal Justice class. The teacher, who used to be a sergeant in the police force, told us a story of something that had happened to a girl he knew when she was in high school. There was a guy who obviously had a crush on her and he made her uncomfortable. One day he finally gathered up the courage to ask her out, and she said no.
The next day, during an assembly, he pulled a gun on her in front of everyone and threatened to kill her if she didn’t date him.
He was tackled to the ground and the gun was taken from him. When my teacher asked the class who was at fault for the crime, I was the only person who said the boy was. All the other kids in the class (who were all boys) said that the girl was, that if she had said yes he would’ve never lost it and brought a gun and tried to kill her. When my teacher said that they were wrong and that this is what is wrong with society, that whenever a white boy commits a crime it’s someone else’s fault (music, television, video games, the victim) one boy raised his hand and literally said; “But if someone were to punch me and I punched him back, who is at fault for the fight? He is, not me. It’s self-defence. She started it, so anything that happens to her is in reaction to her actions .It’s simple cause and effect.”
Even though he spent the rest of the calss period ripping into the boys and saying that you are always responsible for your own actions, and that women are allowed to say no and do not have to date them, they left class laughing about how idiotic he was and that he clearly had no idea how much it hurt to be rejected.
So now we have a new school shooting, based solely on the fact some guy couldn’t get laid, and I see men, boys, applaudin him, or if they’re not applauding him, they’re laying blame on women as a whole. Just like my sister’s friends did. Just like the boys in my Criminal Justice class did.
This isn’t something that’s rare. This isn’t something that never happens, or that a select group of men feel as if they are so entitled to women that saying no is not only the worst possible thing a woman can do, but is considered a form of “defence” when they commit a crime upon them (whether it be rape or murder-as-a-reaction-towards-rejection).
Girls are being killed for saying no to prom invites. Girls are being killed for saying no to men. They are creating an atmosphere where women are too scared to say no, and the worst part is? They are doing it intentionally. They want society to be that way, they want women to say yes entirely out of fear. Even the boys and men who aren’t showing up to schools with guns are saying; “Well, you know, I wouldn’t do that, but you have to admit that if she had just said yes …”
If you are a man and you defend this guys’ actions or try to find an excuse for it, or you denounce what really happened, or in any way lay blame on women, every girl you know, every woman you love, has just now thought to themselves that you might lose your shit and kill them someday for saying no. You have just lost their trust. And you know what? You deserve to lose it.”
"Wouldn’t have killed her to say yes? If a man is willing to shoot someone for saying no, what happens to the poor soul who says yes? What happens the first time they disagree? What happens the first time she says she doesn’t want to have sex? That she isn’t in the mood? When they break up?" -vampmissedith.tumblr.com
imagine: a court system where you do not know the gender, race, sexual orientation, wealth, name, ect. of the person being charged. think of how different the punishments would be
I want the world to understand computers don’t just do things, they only do what the user tells them to do.
"Digital art is cheating! The computer does it!" No, the user painted it.
"Digital music isn’t real! The computer makes it!" No, the user composed it.
"I don’t know what happened. The computer just started acting weird on its own." NO, YOU’VE BEEN CLICKING ADS AGAIN, MOM.
when people purposefully misgender trans people out of spite, it’s a reminder that cis people are only ever humouring me. they don’t believe i actually am what i say i am. they’re playing along with my fantasy.
“GENDER IS CONFUSING
SEXUALITY IS CONFUSING
FEELINGS ARE CONFUSING
EVERYTHING IS CONFUSING!!”
Is school supposed to make you want to die.
“When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.”
HI TRUE LOVE MY NAME IS CONSTIPATION
You see Ivan, when putting head inside asshole of comrade, you can making comical ladder for disappointment of Motherland.
Me in Prison
• Me:just call me Mitochondria because I'm the POWERHOUSE OF THIS CELL
• Me:*gets jumped*
its really important for men to stand up to other men who say terrible and sexist shit
because sexist men dont listen to what women have to say
No for real in 2k15
Can fandom bring back the concept of a squick
A “squick” was a trope or topic that made the reader deeply uncomfortable, even might cause anxiety or intense emotional reactions
Everyone’s squicks were personal and diverse, and it was considered polite to say, “sorry I can’t read this because it squicks me, but you have fun in your corner doing what you doing”
Can we bring that back and reserve “trigger” for MI people who mean “if I see this I will have flashbacks and dissociate for hours”
I wasn’t aware this concept had fallen out of fandom. Seriously, bring it back, it’s useful as hell.
Key to the concept of “squick,” as it was first explained to me lo these many years ago, is that it is not a value judgment. If I say “mpreg is gross,” that’s a negative statement about mpreg (and, by extension, about those who enjoy writing or reading about it). If I say “mpreg squicks me,” that’s a value-neutral statement about me and my emotional reactions and how they affect my enjoyment of fiction.
And, as OP says, it does not carry the implications of intensity or trauma that “trigger” does. (Although I will point out that a trigger doesn’t have to cause flashbacks or dissociation. There are people a lot better qualified than I am to talk about that.)
Yes, yes, yes please to all of this!
squick: Something that makes you go “ewwww” and wish you had never seen/read it. Something that makes you deeply uncomfortable. Something you’re not interested in reading/seeing/thinking about, ever.
trigger: Something that you associate with/reminds you of a past trauma (mental, emotional, or physical) and therefore triggers your personal reaction to trauma (be it flashbacks, panic/anxiety attacks, unhealthy behaviours, a crying jag, whatever).
Please, please, please don’t use them interchangeably.
escalating the violence is an act of weakness and fear. It's a crisis of faith -- the belief that your way of doing things is fragile -- a house of cards will tumble at the slightest tremor. That peaceful civilization just doesn't work.
he has made a mistake in saying this, welcome to the meme world
The only dates i get are updates
awful in class grade-wise but having the definition of sass stapled to his forehead in HighSchool.
*does one thing for school* i need a year off