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thetrailmixteapot:

ulfric-ulfprick:

godotal:

hkirkh:

Confused husky pup

He’s not expressing confusion, he’s tilting his head for better sound localization. While having an ear on each side of the head is good for lateral echolocation, tilting the head so that the ears are offset gives it vertical depth.

doG SCIENCE

Q

Oh my gosh, that explains why some dogs put their head to one side when you talk to them. They’re not confused, they’re trying to listen to us better. Awww.

azuremosquito:

wyvernfire:

at the end of Dragon Age: Inquisition they should have the inquisitor, the champion, and  the warden all standing around the crater of the final battlefield. There is finally peace, but there is something shiny sticking through the ground. it looks like a beacon. 

its reaper technology.

Stanning the group, hating the company.

galagraphia:

Maker, bless David Gaider for the mental images he sends into my head :)

Templars are dorks.

invadermak:

viewtifuls:

angyem:

liarassideboob:

infiltratortitss:

what if in the end of dragon age inqusition the warden, hawke, and the inquisitor have to sacrifice themselves in order to save the world

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what if you have to sacrifice one of the three depending on which ending you choose

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What If the Li’s sacrifice themselves for that person

I didn’t think this could be worse but you made it worse

ohawkguy:

the notebook problem: you see a notebook. you want to buy the notebook. but you know you have like TEN OTHER NOTEBOOKS. most which are STILL EMPTY. you don’t need the notebook. you’re probably not gonna use the notebook anyway. what’s the point? DONT BUY THE NOTEBOOK. you buy the notebook.

revenge-of-the-sock-puppets:

moonofficial:

just bc someone has low self esteem or has depression doesnt mean theyre not fucking disgusting and manipulative and i keep having to learn this lesson over and over

If someone uses their mental illnesses as an excuse to hurt you without apologizing you get the fuck out of there. My abuser would use it as an excuse and make me feel guilty for my hurt feelings because it wasn’t his fault he was cruel to me.

“Fuck, my tea.”

me approximately an hour after every time I make tea (via madopiano)

beemill:

kim-jong-chill:

i’m just going to leave this here

america can’t come to terms that they’re biggest human rights violators in the entire world.

I   didn’t   want   to   leave   her    a l o n e.

theswordandthequill:

ladytrevelyan:

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OK. Here’s what’s so wonderful to me about the Hawke/Fenris ship. 

Yeah, it’s rocky and painful and confusing, and yeah, he’s kinda hard to be with, there’s a lot he has to work through that you really don’t have any means to help him with.  He pushes you away time and time again, lashing out in his own fear and frustration and feelings of unworthiness. He gives you plenty of chances to give up on him…or at the very least, remove your heart from the equation.  And to be honest, it is totally within your rights, maybe even your own mental health, to pull back, to support him as far as you can without getting your heart broken every step of the way.  That makes sense, its logical, it’s a perfectly valid path.

But…and here is the reason Fenris/Hawke is my favorite ship…if you stick with it…if that’s who your Hawke is, and what’s best for them…if the connection you form with Fenris is the kind that just refuses to be put aside…then for every time that Fenris takes a swing at you, you are given the chance to reach out for him in return.  You are given the opportunity to be relentless in your love and support for him, you are allowed to meet every hard situation with enough grace and affection to get you through to the next, even if sometimes you’re both holding on by a thread.  And I think it’s in this moment where that really comes home. 

This is the reason Fenris stays in Kirkwall for so long, even though he doesn’t know it.  This is the reason why he can finally begin to even *think* about letting go of some of the pain he’s held so close for so long.  Because at every turn you’ve been there for him, because you refuse to turn away, even if that’s the easier, maybe even the better path…because for the first time in his remembered life there is someone there fighting tooth and nail for *him*. 

This is why it takes YEARS for the two of you to finally, wholly come together, and I know it’s frustration…but my god it’s worth it in the end.

Maybe it’s just me, but I think that’s pretty spectacular.

deerhoof:

This is why you shouldn’t click on the naked photos of Jennifer Lawrence

fabulouslyfreespirited:

If you deliberately seek out any of these images, you are directly participating in the violation not just of numerous women’s privacy but also of their bodies.
In what’s being called the biggest celebrity hacking incident in internet history, more than 100 female celebrities have had their private nude images stolen and published online. The bulk of the images posted have been officially confirmed as belonging to Jennifer Lawrence, but a complete list of victims’ names - including Krysten Ritter, Kate Upton, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rihanna, Brie Larson and Kirsten Dunst - has been subsequently published. (Link does not contain pictures, only names.)
The images were first uploaded by an anonymous member of the underground internet sewer known as 4chan and have since been enthusiastically shared across platforms like Reddit and Twitter. A representative for Lawrence has confirmed the images are real, condemning the theft of them as a “flagrant violation of privacy” and adding that “The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos.”
There are a few different issues that a criminal act like this brings up, but before I get into them it’s necessary to make one thing clear: If you deliberately seek out any of these images, you are directly participating in the violation not just of numerous women’s privacy but also of their bodies. These images - which I have not seen and which I will not look for - are intimate, private moments belonging only to the people who appear in them and who they have invited to see them. To have those moments stolen and broadcast to the world is an egregious act of psychic violence which constitutes a form of assault.
The people sharing these images are perpetuating an ongoing assault. The people gleefully looking at them are witnessing and enjoying an ongoing assault. When you have been asked by victims of a crime like this not to exacerbate the pain of that crime and you continue to do so anyway, you are consciously deciding that your enjoyment, your rights and perhaps even just your curiosity are more important than the safety and dignity of the people you’re exploiting.
That out of the way, let’s get a few other things straight.
1. This is not a ‘scandal’
It’s a crime, and we should be discussing it as such. Some media outlets are salaciously reporting it otherwise, as if the illegal violation of privacy involving intimate images is little more than subject for gossip. When associated with sex, the word ‘scandal’ has been typically interpreted as something that assigns responsibility to all parties involved, a consensual act unfortunately discovered and for which everyone owes an explanation or apology. Remember when private nude photos of Vanessa Hudgens (whose name also appears on the list of victims) were leaked online and Disney forced her to publicly apologise for her “lapse in judgment” and hoped she had “learned a valuable lesson”? Never mind that Hudgens was an adult and a victim of privacy violation - the ‘scandal’ was painted as something for which she owed her fans an apology. Which leads us to:
2. These women do not ‘only have themselves to blame’
While depressing, it’s sadly unsurprising to see some people arguing that Lawrence et al brought this on themselves. Part of living in a rape culture is the ongoing expectation that women are responsible for protecting themselves from abuse, and that means avoiding behaviour which might be later ‘exploited’ by the people who are conveniently never held to account for their actions. But women are entitled to consensually engage in their sexuality any way they see fit. If that involves taking nude self portraits for the enjoyment of themselves or consciously selected others, that’s their prerogative.
Victims of crime do not have an obligation to accept dual responsibility for that crime. Women who take nude photographs of themselves are not committing a criminal act, and they shouldn’t ‘expect’ to become victims to one, as actress Mary E. Winstead pointed out on Twitter. 
Sending a photograph of your breasts to one person isn’t consenting to having the whole world see those breasts, just as consenting to sex with one person isn’t the same as giving permission for everyone else to fu*k you. Victim blaming isn’t okay, even if it does give you a private thrill to humiliate the female victims of sexual exploitation.
3. It doesn’t matter that ‘damn, she looks good and should own it!’
Stealing and sharing the private photographs of women doesn’t become less of a crime just because you approve them for fapping activity. I’m sure many of the women on this list are confident of their sexual attractiveness. It doesn’t mean they don’t value their privacy or shouldn’t expect to enjoy the same rights to it as everyone else. It also doesn’t mean they want strangers sweating over their images. That line of thinking comes from the same school which instructs women to either ignore of welcome sexual harassment when it’s seemingly ‘positive’ in its sentiments.
None of these women are likely to give a shit that you think their bodies are ‘tight, damn’. Despite what society reinforces to us about the public ownership of women’s bodies, we are not entitled to co-opt and objectify them just because we think we can defend it as a compliment.
I will not be seeking out these images out and I urge everyone else to avoid doing the same. I hope that all the women who have been victimised here are being appropriately supported by the authorities and their network of friends. And I hope sincerely that more people take a stand against this kind of behaviour.
Because this incident aside, it strikes me as deeply ironic that we will vehemently protest a free Facebook messenger app because we’re outraged at reports that it can access our phone’s numbers, and yet turn around and excuse the serving up of women’s bodies for our own pleasure. Our appreciation is no less disgusting just because it’s accompanied by the sound of one hand clapping.

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