Is you take the right pictures this place can be made to look so much nicer than it actually is.
DID I JUST GET FUCKING KISSED BY thE MOST ADORABLE FUCKING POKEMON IN EXISTENCe?
If you don’t have a Pikachu kissing you on your blog, then what blog are you running?
Not a very good one obviously.
(Source: neogohann, via callagreywing)
So I kinda sorta want to punch Lord Freud (In short, a member of the UK’s House of Lords) in the face for his comments that came to light today. To sum it up he said that people with mental disabilities “aren’t worth” the minimum wage, and suggested that…
Even if those where the “details” of what he said, as Chaz pointed out, that doesn’t change the fact that Freud (as an American calling anyone involved with government “Lord” as a title is both laughably absurd and offensive, but that’s just a local cultural hang up) is saying that the lives work of disabled people is less valuable, and that anyone employes them deserves a “discount” on their labor which the government should subsidize, as though the government is saying “I’m sorry you got stuck with one of THOSE people as an employee, go ahead, you should only have to shell out a third of their wage, we’ll cover the rest”, and that’s beyond outrageous.
From the article:
An email to Utah State University threatened “the deadliest school shooting in American history” if the school did not cancel a lecture Wednesday morning by a well-known feminist writer and video game critic.
"Feminists have ruined my life, and I will have my revenge, for my sake and the sake of all others they’ve wronged," read the message from a sender who claimed to be a USU student.
The message threatened to rain gunfire and shrapnel upon a lecture by Anita Sarkeesian, creator of a feminist video blog and a video series on misogyny in video games. She is scheduled to speak at 11:30 a.m. at the Taggart Student Center Auditorium.
"A Montreal Massacre style attack will be carried out," warned the message, sent to multiple departments and individuals around campus. "I have at my disposal a semi-automatic rifle, multiple pistols, and a collection of pipe bombs."
After consulting with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, the university decided to host Sarkeesian’s lecture as scheduled, said USU spokesman Tim Vitale.
"We’re an institution of higher learning. We educate people. This is what we do," Vitale said. "This is a chance for students to listen for themselves to the topic, voice their opinions as they choose, and learn something."
The university planned to increase security for the lecture and forbid backpacks in the auditorium.
The writer goes by the moniker “Marc Lepine,” after a shooter who murdered 14 women at a Montreal engineering school in 1989. The writer, as Lepine did in his suicide note, wrote that “feminists have ruined my life.”
"We live in a nation of emasculated cowards too afraid to challenge the vile, misandrist harpies who seek to destroy them. Feminism has taken over every facet of our society, and women like Sarkeesian want to punish us for even fantasizing about being men."
He wrote that increased security was futile.
"Even if they’re able to stop me, there are plenty of feminists on campus who won’t be able to defend themselves," he wrote. "One way or another, I’m going to make sure they die."
Sarkeesian is most famous for her critiques of how women are depicted in video games and popular culture and has received many death threats and terror threats against her speaking engagements. Those threats have escalated since a 2012 online harassment campaign targeted her fundraising for the video series, “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games,” which analyzes female stereotypes in the games.
"Anita Sarkeesian is everything wrong with the feminist woman, and she is going to die screaming like the craven little whore that she is if you let her come to USU," the email states. "I will write my manifesto in her spilled blood, and you will all bear witness to what feminist lies and poison have done to the men of America."
Regardless of what you think about Anita Sarkeesian in particular, this is just sick.
I like how they value the right to carry guns into a fucking school over the safety of the people working and studying there.
This country is so backwards.
So I kinda sorta want to punch Lord Freud (In short, a member of the UK’s House of Lords) in the face for his comments that came to light today. To sum it up he said that people with mental disabilities “aren’t worth” the minimum wage, and suggested that they should be paid £2 an hour rather than £6.50.
Naturally he rescinded his comments and made a half-arsed apology to cover himself so he can keep his job, but seriously what
If you play Pokemon X and Y and you are intending on getting a shiny Gengar from the Gengar event at GameStop, PLEASE READ THIS POST!
I went to GameStop today intending to get my free shiny Gengar (as all of the posters said, free. FREE as in NO PURCHASE NECESSARY) and the employee behind the counter told the customer in front of me that they could only get a card for a shiny Gengar if they pre-ordered Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire. That sounded like really shady bullshit to me, so I got out of line, eyed the poster, saw absolutely nothing about pre-ordering being necessary, said “bullshit,” and left. Later, I googled the event and found an entire reddit thread of people who had the same experience. On this thread, I discovered that GameStop said on its own Facebook page that there is no purchase necessary, and that evidently, some stores have been told to tell customers they had to pre-order. Surprise surprise, GameStop has shitty business practices. Someone on the thread eventually found a store with a manager that insisted that they were supposed to be free and that the other stores were scamming customers.
If this happens to you, DO NOT pay for anything. GameStop is a terrible business as we all know and they do not need your pre-order money. Show them the poster IN THEIR OWN STORE that says “no purchase necessary,” or if it doesn’t, pull up this picture on GameStop’s Facebook page in which it says no purchase necessary on the poster.
I reported this store to Nintendo’s customer service, and they were totally on my side. They said that there is absolutely no purchase or pre-order necessary, they took the store’s information, and took my information in case they need to verify anything more with me. She said that if I know of any other stores that are doing this to report them as well. They even took my serial number just in case they can get me a code directly. Nintendo customer service 10/10. GameStop 0/10.
Here’s Nintendo’s number in case the same thing happens to you: 1-800-255-3700. I don’t recommend calling GameStop, because you never know whether they’re going to be unbiased about it. Nintendo, on the other hand, wants people’s free Pokemon to be free.
Please tell other people about this so they don’t get scammed. Goddamn I hate GameStop.
Lol I literally KNEW this would happen game stop is pure bullshit.
Its kinda said that I can’t do a video or a feature regarding my disagreements with some of Anita Sarkeesian’s opinions without playing to a audience of vicious assholes who overtly hate women, but accuse you of being things such as a “man hating feminist Nazi” if you actually tell them that they’re saying hateful things and taking hateful actions towards women.
The routine threats of violence and rape are REALLY impossible to cover up, I’ve seen it on the most milquetoast and unassuming “forward facing” circles of the internet based gaming community over the course of over a year, and it SERIOUSLY makes me ashamed that “gamers” have developed into this abstract collective where a small pack of loudmouthed shitheads can make GIGANTIC population of harmless people have to explain themselves to outsiders that they aren’t antisocial losers just because they’re interested in gaming as a primary hobby.
I’m sorry, but I still continue to be fascinated by how some people reacted to the reveal of Super Mario 3D World at Nintendo’s E3 2013 Nintendo Direct.
It was all,
GAMERS: Oh boy Nintendo we can’t wait to see the new 3D Mario platformer!
NINTENDO: Here’s the new 3D Mario platformer!
*Nintendo shows footage of the new 3D Mario platformer, in which Mario navigates platforms in 3D*
GAMERS: THIS ISN’T WHAT WE ASKED FOR NINTENDO YOU LIED TO US! >:(
BRING ME SCHRÖDINGER’S HEAD
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Nathan, his Kaerwyn character, decided to take a harpy potion, so he can go flying! He got the barn owl verity and is soaring around having a good time!
This is the first male harpy I’ve ever seen in my entire life.
"This is my first cabbage! You know, a lot of times they’re kind of soft, but this one is solid! It’s going to be good eatin’!"
"What are you going to make with it?"
"Well, this one I’m giving to my parents. You have to give the first one away or you just spoil the whole spirit of gardening."