Insipid Excitement

Insipid Excitement Claire, 23, from Wisconsin. What you'll find here: cats, food, gayness, nerdiness, books, fandom stuff, rainbows, some feminism, and more cats.

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stilinskimess:

what do u mean this is not what happened

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basics

1. name: Claire
2. birthday: July 16
3. favorite colour: Purple and Green. Yes, two :P
4. lucky number: 7, I guess? Idk
5. height: 5’ 4.5”

talents

1. last dream you remember: i can’t remember anything specific, but I know I liked it and it was a little weird.
2. can you juggle: No
3. art/sports/both: Art, fo sho, but I probably won’t say no to badminton or catch.
4. do you like writing: Yes and no.
5. do you like dancing: I’m not a huge fan of school dance type dancing, but legit choreographed stuff can be fun.
6. do you like singing: Yes, but I’m shy about it, ofc.

fantasize

1. dream vacation: Ooo, probably New Zealand so I can go to Hobbiton and the world’s largest swing, but I also really wanna go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Ireland.
3. dream guy/gal: I don’t really have anything specific in mind? But, ya know, someone funny and smart and laid back but also outgoing.
4. dream wedding: Something small and cute/elegant, but not very expensive. With my family though it’s gonna have to be relatively big…
5. dream pet: KITTIES! :D Preferably a black one and an Abyssinian. 
6. dream job: Fanfic reader? lol. Besides that, though, I’d love to own a bakery and I’m working towards being an administrative assistant/secretary.

favorites

1. favorite song: Don’t have one, never will. There’s far too much amazing music to ever choose one.
2. favorite album: Again, can’t really choose.
3. favorite artist: I was deeply in love with Muse during high school and they will always hold a special place in my heart, but I just love music too much to pick one group/artist.
4. last song you heard on the radio: Don’t remember, but I know it was classic rock, possibly Phil Collins?
5. least favorite song: Anything sexist, really. It gets harder and harder to listen to the oldies station when you actually listen to the lyrics…
6. least favorite album: Don’t have one.
7. least favorite artist: Same/again.

preferences

1. guys/girls/both: Guys, for the most part.
2. hair colour: I’m not picky at all.
3. eye color: Again, not really picky, though brown is maybe the least interesting to me.
4. humorous/serious: It’s important to have both, but more humorous than not is good, of course,
5. taller/shorter: I’d like to say it doesn’t matter much, but I’m kinda short, so shorter than me is a little weird.
6. biggest turn-off: Misogyny, racism, arrogance, smoking, being super religious.
7. biggest turn-on: Idk for sure, as I’ve never really dated/been in relationship, but probably a combination of humor, confidence, intelligence, compassion, cooking ability, musical ability, and/or smelling yummy.

(Source: emptyhunt)

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rustypolished:

DEREK HALE IS GONNA PRETEND TO BREAK YOUR SHIT AND THEN LAUGH ABOUT IT.

DEREK HALE IS GONNA TEASE YOU FOR BEING STRESSED OUT BUT THEN OFFER YOU AN ENCOURAGING SMILE. 

DEREK HALE IS GONNA SMIRK LIKE A DOUCHE AND THEN SIT WITH YOU AND TELL YOU HE KNOWS YOU’RE GONNA DO A GOOD JOB.

DEREK HALE, PROFESSIONAL OLDER BROTHER. 

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tako-dna:

Tribute “How to train your Dragon” - What if Hiccup and Toothless had met earlier ?

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tako-dna:

Tribute “How to train your Dragon” - What if Hiccup and Toothless had met earlier ?

Well that season finale just tore me the fuck apart. Oof.

dailycatdrawings:

253: Orange Tabby

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dailycatdrawings:

253: Orange Tabby

"hey what's up with the "!" in fandoms? i.e. "fat!<thing>" just curious thaxxx <3"

Asked by chead

the-ars-pyr0technica:

molly-ren:

nentuaby:

hosekisama:

michaelblume:

molly-ren:

stevita:

molly-ren:

molly-ren:

I have asked this myself in the past and never gotten an answer.

Maybe today will be the day we are both finally enlightened.

woodsgotweird said: man i just jumped on the bandwagon because i am a sheep. i have no idea where it came from and i ask myself this question all the time

Maybe someone made a typo and it just got out of hand?

I kinda feel like panic!at the disco started the whole exclamation point thing and then it caught on around the internet, but maybe they got it from somewhere else, IDK.

The world may never know…

Maybe it’s something mathematical?

I’ve been in fandom since *about* when Panic! formed and the adjective!character thing was already going strong, pretty sure it predates them.

It’s a way of referring to particular variations of (usually) a character — dark!Will, junkie!Sherlock, et cetera. I have suspected for a while that it originated from some archive system that didn’t accommodate spaces in its tags, so to make common interpretations/versions of the characters searchable, people started jamming the words together with an infix.

(Lately I’ve seen people use the ! notation when the suffix isn’t the full name, but is actually the second part of a common fandom portmanteau. This bothers me a lot but it happens, so it’s worth being aware of.)

"Bang paths" (! is called a "bang"when not used for emphasis) were the first addressing scheme for email, before modern automatic routing was set up. If you wanted to write a mail to the Steve here in Engineering, you just wrote "Steve" in the to: field and the computer sent it to the local account named Steve. But if it was Steve over in the physics department you wrote it to phys!Steve; the computer sent it to the "phys" computer, which sent it in turn to the Steve account. To get Steve in the Art department over at NYU, you wrote NYU!art!Steve- your computer sends it to the NYU gateway computer sends it to the "art" computer sends it to the Steve account. Etc. ("Bang"s were just chosen because they were on the keyboard, not too visually noisy, and not used for a huge lot already).

It became pretty standard jargon, as I understand, to disambiguate when writing to other humans. First phys!Steve vs the Steve right next to you, just like you were taking to the machine, then getting looser (as jargon does) to reference, say, bearded!Steve vs bald!Steve.

So I’m guessing alternate character version tags probably came from that.

This was one of my most-reblogged posts last week and it’s still going!

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jtotheizzoe:

blinkpopshift:

Everything I said was quoted from comments made on my channel. 

Uncomfortably real and honest post is uncomfortably real and honest.

Also, props to Emily Eifler for the incredibly creative way to discuss such a difficult topic. You guys are all watching BlinkPopShift, right?

89cats:

Eclisse. (170/365) by Paolo Ilardi Photography on Flickr.

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89cats:

Eclisse. (170/365) by Paolo Ilardi Photography on Flickr.

Ok, Tumblr, help me out here. My family and friends have all told me it’s weird and/or gross that I drink milk with ice, but I just really like my milk cold and I can’t be the only one. So, do you or does anyone you know drink milk with ice in it?

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In the Flesh is a BAFTA award winning BBC supernatural drama series in the same vein as Being Human and The Fades. It depicts life in the fictional English village of Roarton after “The Rising”, with a medication that returns consciousness to the undead having been found before the events of the show. It stars Luke Newberry as Kieren Walker, an 18-year-old bisexual/pansexual PDS (“Partially Deceased Syndrome”) sufferer who returns home to extreme prejudice from the conservative townsfolk and alienation from his sister, who - during The Rising - was part of a militia dedicated to hunting down his kind.

BBC recently revealed that BBC3 will be closed down as a TV channel in 2015 and moved completely online. This, sadly, puts the future of this brilliant show in jeopardy. The fandom for this show is small, but devoted and geared up to show their support in any way possible. But it’s not enough. More people should be watching this show - this beautiful, intelligent, revolutionary show. It has many elements of the pieces of media that often drag the vast majority of this website in and it hasn’t quite achieved that yet… Notice that I say “yet”. 

There has already been a list of links to watch the show on tumblr, but the links are outdated and don’t include BBC iPlayer - which is the best way to watch the show as it contributes ratings. Luckily I have a butt load of time and a desperate need to get other people into this show (like, “break into your house and force you to watch it” desperate):

Series One
Episode One: Stream | Torrent
Episode Two: Stream | Torrent
Episode Three: Stream | Torrent

Series Two

Episode One: BBC iPlayer | Stream | Torrent
Episode Two: BBC iPlayer | Stream | Torrent
Episode Three: BBC iPlayer | Stream | Torrent
Episode Four: BBC iPlayer | Stream | Torrent
Episode Five: BBC iPlayer | Stream | Torrent
Episode Six: BBC iPlayer | Stream | Torrent

Series one isn’t available on BBC iPlayer anymore and episode six of series two airs on Sunday the 8th of June at 10pm UK time. If you live outside the UK and would like to watch the show on BBC iPlayer, you can use extensions such as Hola.

You can also help by using the hashtags #intheflesh and #saveintheflesh over on twitter and following the cast and creatives to show your appreciation - Luke Newberry, Emmett Scanlan, Dominic Mitchell, Emily Bevan, Harriet Cains, Kev Sutton, Marie Critchley, Alice Troughton, Damon Thomas, Dale McCready

(Source: reginalds)

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