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Once you get this you have to say five things you like about yourself publicly, and then send it to your ten favourite followers!

Asked by cannibal-sarracenian

FIVE THINGS I LIKE ABOUT ME

I can amuse myself alone

I have fabulous hair

I am pretty chill about accompanying people to things

I’ve unlearnt a lot of fear over the past few years

My feet are a nice shape (I mean I’m generally pretty babely but let’s aim for specifics)

I do not have ten favourite followers, but I shall try.

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Okay, okay, I’m going to tell you what Hermione sees in Ron.

A trio is a balancing act, right? They’re equalizers of each other. Harry’s like the action, Hermione’s the brains, Ron’s the heart. Hermione has been assassinated in these movies, and I mean that genuinely—by giving her every single positive character trait that Ron has, they have assassinated her character in the movies. She’s been harmed by being made to be less human, because everything good Ron has, she’s been given.

So, for instance: “If you want to kill Harry, you’re going to have to kill me too”—RON, leg is broken, he’s in pain, gets up and stands in front of Harry and says this. Who gets that line in the movie? Hermione.

“Fear of a name increases the fear of the thing itself.” Hermione doesn’t say Voldemort’s name until well into the books—that’s Dumbledore’s line. When does Hermione say it in the movies? Beginning of Movie 2.

When the Devil’s Snare is curling itself around everybody, Hermione panics, and Ron is the one who keeps his head and says “Are you a witch or not?” In the movie, everybody else panics and Hermione keeps her head and does the biggest, brightest flare of sunlight spell there ever was.

So, Hermione—all her flaws were shaved away in the films. And that sounds like you’re making a kick-ass, amazing character, and what you’re doing is dehumanizing her. And it pisses me off. It really does.

In the books, they balance each other out, because where Hermione gets frazzled and maybe her rationality overtakes some of her instinct, Ron has that to back it up; Ron has a kind of emotional grounding that can keep Hermione’s hyper-rationalness in check. Sometimes Hermione’s super-logical nature grates Harry and bothers him, and isn’t the thing he needs even if it’s the right thing, like when she says “You have a saving people thing.” That is the thing that Harry needed to hear, she’s a hundred percent right, but the way she does it is wrong. That’s the classic “she’s super logical, she’s super brilliant, but she doesn’t know how to handle people emotionally,” at least Harry.

So in the books they are this balanced group, and in the movies, in the movies—hell, not even Harry is good enough for Hermione in the movies. No one’s good enough for Hermione in the movies—God isn’t good enough for Hermione in the movies! Hermione is everybody’s everything in the movies.

Harry’s idea to jump on the dragon in the books, who gets it in the movies? Hermione, who hates to fly. Hermione, who overcomes her withering fear of flying to take over Harry’s big idea to get out of the—like, why does Hermione get all these moments?

[John: Because we need to market the movie to girls.]

I think girls like the books, period. And like the Hermione in the books, and like the Hermione in the books just fine before Hollywood made her idealized and perfect. And if they would have trusted that, they would have been just fine.

Would the movies have been bad if she was as awesome as she was in the books, and as human as she was in the books? Would the movies get worse?

She IS a strong girl character. This is the thing that pisses me off. They are equating “strong” with superhuman. To me, the Hermione in the book is twelve times stronger than the completely unreachable ideal of Hermione in the movies. Give me the Hermione in the book who’s human and has flaws any single day of the week.

Here’s a classic example: When Snape in the first book yells at Hermione for being an insufferable know-it-all, do you want to know what Ron says in the book? “Well, you’re asking the questions, and she has to answer. Why ask if you don’t want to be told?” What does he say in the movie? “He’s got a point, you know.” Ron? Would never do that. Would NEVER do that, even before he liked Hermione. Ron would never do that.

Melissa Anelli THROWS IT DOWN about the way Ron and Hermione have been adapted in the movies on the latest episode of PotterCast. Listen here. This glorious rant starts at about 49:00. (via karakamos)

Reblogged it before, but this REALLY bothers me: “John: Because we need to market the movie to girls.” Because when I listened to the whole thing, it sounded like he was being serious.

And, like, what the fuck

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bettersupes:

xerxes93:

I would just like to show you all the best Cosplay at Emerald City Comicon. All other cosplays can go home. 

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That’s right, I drew a pic of Power Girl with no tit window AND shirtless ballerina Hulk. DWI

*_*

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juiceboxjesus:

smokeandcitrine:

Animals you never knew existed!

1) Maned Wolf

2) Pink Fairy Armadillo

3) Patagonian Mara

4) Raccoon Dog

5) Sunda Colugo

6) Irrawaddy Dolphin

Omg

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Copyright Alert System (CAS) passed

the115project:

askevilcollarpony:

strobe-the-stallion:

snowl4e:

Slow clap.

Slow clap.

Enjoy having your Internet slowed down for alledged copyright infringement.

Also CISPA is trying to come back as we speak.

‘Murika, you let CAS pass. If you don’t stop CISPA, say goodbye to Free Internet.

Here’s a link to the Stop CISPA petition.

I WILL REBLOG THIS EVERY MOTHER FUCKING DAY UNTIL THE 15TH.

15 days. 82 246 signatures needed. Only 411 were made yesterday.

even if you didn’t, fucking put your goddamn signature there (assuming you’re an american and actually can do that) and signal boost it.


14 days, 82 037 signatures needed. Only 209 were made yesterday.

Here’s some info on what will happen to you if you don’t fucking sign this petition.

  1. Your private information from sites, such as Facebook and Google, will be now available to the Goverment. And there’s jack shit you will be able to do about it. If someone doesn’t like you, they can go and check all the information Facebook and Google have about you
  2. Your military will ALSO have access to said private info.
  3. No warrants or subpoenas (also known as the “there’s jack shit you will be able to do about it” part)
  4. Companies that join this shit become immune to criminal and civil liability (also “an aka the “there’s jack shit you will be able to do about it” part”)

If you don’t get how serious that is, watch this video, it’ll demonstrate.

Oh, and GO SIGN THE FUCKING PETITION.

14 days, 81,888 signatures needed. Only 149 were made yesterday.

Don’t make me start reposting this post twice a day. Because I will if  the amount of signatures won’t fucking skyrocket.

Use the signal boost to get through

REBLOG THIS SHIT

This is damn serious! Sign it or at least reblog!

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fact.

fact.

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whimsicalpinkcastle:

chubby-bunnies:

farewell-goodnight:

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thepoliticalfreakshow:

twinfools:

ftmark:

marxisforbros:

linesinbetween:

So Brad totally talked about this in an interview, saying that Shiloh prefers to be addressed by all the family as John (and if anyone calls ze—I guess, I’m not sure if there are chosen gender pronouns yet, so I’m just going to use ze/zir—Shiloh, ze’ll be all “it’s JOHN OKAY?”) and prefers traditionally “masculine” things like swords and boy clothes etc., and he and Angelina don’t care because they a) recognize that not all children are the same/follow traditional gender binaries and b) they love John no matter what so it doesn’t matter to them what gender ze is. Which I thought was awesome/adorable.

Love them so much.

so
awesome
omg

I’m not nessesarily a big fan of Jolie, however I will say this: If my mother had done for me what she is doing for Shiloh/John it would have saved me a a childhood full of frustration, numbness and confusion. I would not now look back on 19 years worth of life and wish I had been able to LIVE IT. Instead, I spent 19 years pretending to be someone else. I can’t help but feel robbed. Why do we tell children who they are? HOW can we tell children who they are?
Parents, please, LISTEN to your kids. Embrace difference and know that you are raising your children right by allowing them to be themselves and loving them unconditionally.

AMEN!!

Everyone who’s liked or reblogged this seriously needs to become a parent. Please, for the good of humanity — reproduce, smart people.s 

I praise them for this.  So many parents prevent their children from being happy and being who they are based on either a) what the parents want or b) what society tells them to do.  If you’re child is gay, straight, transexual or whatever else, embrace it and love your child.  They’ll always need you.

My 4 yr old came up to me 2 days ago and said “Mummy, sometimes I really just wish I could be a girl like you. In some dreams, I am a girl and I have long beautiful hair and I’m wearing a pretty top, too”.
I asked if it made him happy? And he said he likes being a boy, but he would like to be a girl sometimes too. 
I said that he can be a boy, a girl, both or neither. Whatever will make him happy. And with that he said he loved me and gave me a kiss and cuddle.
I’ve said this many time before, but parents don’t OWN their kids. We are here to protect, nurture, support and love.
My child can be whoever they want to be, and my love for them will never change.

^ You’re a great parent.

When I was three (I’m twenny five) for a while I wouldn’t answer to anything but Thomas and my mum was like, okay Thomas. And she thinks she was a bad mother???

whimsicalpinkcastle:

chubby-bunnies:

farewell-goodnight:

fuckyeahsexyatheists:

thepoliticalfreakshow:

twinfools:

ftmark:

marxisforbros:

linesinbetween:

So Brad totally talked about this in an interview, saying that Shiloh prefers to be addressed by all the family as John (and if anyone calls ze—I guess, I’m not sure if there are chosen gender pronouns yet, so I’m just going to use ze/zir—Shiloh, ze’ll be all “it’s JOHN OKAY?”) and prefers traditionally “masculine” things like swords and boy clothes etc., and he and Angelina don’t care because they a) recognize that not all children are the same/follow traditional gender binaries and b) they love John no matter what so it doesn’t matter to them what gender ze is. Which I thought was awesome/adorable.

Love them so much.

so

awesome

omg

I’m not nessesarily a big fan of Jolie, however I will say this: If my mother had done for me what she is doing for Shiloh/John it would have saved me a a childhood full of frustration, numbness and confusion. I would not now look back on 19 years worth of life and wish I had been able to LIVE IT. Instead, I spent 19 years pretending to be someone else. I can’t help but feel robbed. Why do we tell children who they are? HOW can we tell children who they are?

Parents, please, LISTEN to your kids. Embrace difference and know that you are raising your children right by allowing them to be themselves and loving them unconditionally.

AMEN!!

Everyone who’s liked or reblogged this seriously needs to become a parent. Please, for the good of humanity — reproduce, smart people.s 

I praise them for this.  So many parents prevent their children from being happy and being who they are based on either a) what the parents want or b) what society tells them to do.  If you’re child is gay, straight, transexual or whatever else, embrace it and love your child.  They’ll always need you.

My 4 yr old came up to me 2 days ago and said “Mummy, sometimes I really just wish I could be a girl like you. In some dreams, I am a girl and I have long beautiful hair and I’m wearing a pretty top, too”.

I asked if it made him happy? And he said he likes being a boy, but he would like to be a girl sometimes too. 

I said that he can be a boy, a girl, both or neither. Whatever will make him happy. And with that he said he loved me and gave me a kiss and cuddle.

I’ve said this many time before, but parents don’t OWN their kids. We are here to protect, nurture, support and love.

My child can be whoever they want to be, and my love for them will never change.

^ You’re a great parent.

When I was three (I’m twenny five) for a while I wouldn’t answer to anything but Thomas and my mum was like, okay Thomas. And she thinks she was a bad mother???

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READ ON TUMBLR read my comic thx thx nice people

hey maybe next week I will be able to do roller disco arts again! Yaay

READ ON TUMBLR read my comic thx thx nice people

hey maybe next week I will be able to do roller disco arts again! Yaay

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ho chi minh diesel

bitwicked:

[21:55:00] tuxedo marx: WHAT IF VIN DIESEL WERE A PROFESSIONAL WRESTLER
[21:55:04] tuxedo marx: PIN DIESEL, IF YOU WILL
[21:55:35] Gillian: what if there were two of him. twin diesel.
[21:55:46] Tyvon J. Thomas (アルファシックス): oh my god wow i thought those jokes were private
[21:56:08] Gillian: I’m sorry tyvon i just couldn’t keep them in diesel
[21:56:50] tuxedo marx: what if vin diesel was a reporter with a little white dog called snowy
[21:56:56] tuxedo marx: why, you might say he was
[21:57:00] Snoopin the Third: TIN TIN DIESEL
[21:57:00] Tyvon J. Thomas (アルファシックス): NO
[21:57:28] Snoopin the Third: although i’d like to add that if vin diesel were a furry animal associated with being conniving, he’d probably be vin weasel
[21:58:00] tuxedo marx: what if vin diesel were a painter…
[21:58:19] Snoopin the Third: yeah…. vin easel…
[21:58:41] tuxedo marx: anyway we should stop this
[21:59:23] tuxedo marx: these jokes are getting riddickulous
[21:59:27] Tyvon J. Thomas (アルファシックス): AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

As a responsible vehicle owner I prefer vin unleaded

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