Cards Against Megamind?

dead-eyedplasticdesktoy:

scowlofjustice:

A week ago I played Cards Against _______ (I don’t feel like mentioning the fandom directly to avoid spamming their tag) on Pretend You’re Xyzzy

Now I keep wondering what a Cards Against Megamind deck would be like.  (So basically Cards Against Humanity with Megamind  and Megamind fandom references mixed in). 

**But seriously what if the fandom arranged a Cards Against Megamind night?**

I was writing some card ideas out of boredom today.

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omg i would play this!

Me, too!

niente-dal:

oswinoswut:

if you dont still say “wed-ness-day” in your head when you spell wednesday then ur a fucking liar

i sing the spelling of “people” in my head every time i write it because in third grade i had such a fucking horrible time spelling it that i made up a little song and i sang it to myself repeatedly to drill it into my head and now i can’t stop

On Captain Kangaroo, among the recurring animated songs (the ancestors of music videos, I suppose) was one about Massachusetts that started with the spelling of the state’s name. (With all those repeated letters, rhyming was easy.) To this day, when I have to spell out the name of the state, that song comes into my head.

Without going so far as Freud, we may yet well admit that every man has an old grudge against his father and his first teacher. The process of being brought up, however well it is done, cannot fail to offend.
C. S. Lewis, “The Funeral of a Great Myth,” from Christian Reflections
dark-blue-mondays:

thoughtful-raven:

Hey look, it’s a thing!
It was meant to be art nouveau but Harrison really works very well with a deco theme too…So both now I guess!

(( OH
MY 
GOD
This is so lovely.  It’s so complex and perfect and lovely.  I cannot even.  Its so much more than I ever expected.  There is so much detail and it is so perfect.  I love it.  You are fantastic and I love it!!!!!!  ))

Deco? Looks more psychodelic to this Sixties kid.

dark-blue-mondays:

thoughtful-raven:

Hey look, it’s a thing!

It was meant to be art nouveau but Harrison really works very well with a deco theme too…So both now I guess!

(( OH

MY 

GOD

This is so lovely.  It’s so complex and perfect and lovely.  I cannot even.  Its so much more than I ever expected.  There is so much detail and it is so perfect.  I love it.  You are fantastic and I love it!!!!!!  ))

Deco? Looks more psychodelic to this Sixties kid.

Anonymous asked:

WHY DOES NO ONE UPDATE THEIR FANFICTION. I'M ABOUT TO WRITE MY OWN FUCKING FANFICTION BECAUSE NOBODY UPDATES. *cries silently*

snapslikethis answered:

I am probably the wrong person to ask this, anon, because I don’t have much sympathy for this type of complaint.

I’m going to gently (but not too gently) correct the mistaken assumption you have that authors owe you fanfiction in what you perceive to be a timely manner.

Let me tell you, as a fanfiction author, that I wish I could give you all a new one-shot every other day and a multi-chap update every week.

I know many others who wish the same, but can’t.

Because, you know, we have lives.

Real lives. Like in the real world. With real commitments - school to graduate, jobs to go to, both of which we need our sleep for. We have families and boyfriends who demand (and deserve) our time and attention. We have sports teams we may be committed to, projects we’re involved in, or organizations we ally our time and resources with.

And sometimes, an author may have a free day and just wants to sleep in.

Because fanfiction writing is a hobby.

A cathartic and fun one, yes, but a hobby just the same. 

And as such, that hobby, therapeutic and fun though it may be, doesn’t get first priority. Or second. Or third. Or sometimes fourth.

I’ve known one author who basically left the fandom because of the pressure to update quickly and how aggravating that sense of entitlement, I know another who almost left, but didn’t, aun I see asks for the big fandom authors (Jules and BC) weekly asking when will you update? next chapter? how far along are you? spoilers?

For the most part, authors are all super gracious and kind. Because no fanfiction author is hoarding a completed chapter and deliberately withholding it to be mean. Readers are awesome and bringing happiness to someone else’s day-that’s the best compliment, right?

But to get an anon asking where in the hell the update is….that doesn’t help at all. It actually sucks the joy out of writing. And when there’s no joy, it usually—well, it usually sucks.

I’m not telling you how to feel about the subject, but really?

Please, do go write a fanfic. Come up with a plot or a concept, write a rough draft to flesh it out, edit it, maybe rewrite it, find a beta and send it to them, get it back, look at their suggested changes versus your suggested changes, edit it again, send it back to the beta again, maybe scratch entire scene or plotline,  make sure your characters are in character and saying and doing the things they ought to be doing in a way that makes sense and is also compelling to read. Do all that, and post them and maybe get no reviews, or bad reviews. And do it again anyway, because you enjoy doing it.

But you will very quickly see how long it takes—how involved the process can get—because most of the people I know want to want to post work they are proud of, work that takes effort, and can’t (and shouldn’t) be whipped up overnight.

In terms of word count-a hundred thousand words-which is what most multi-chapter fics are-those take real time authors, who do it for a living as their primary income, months and years to complete. And that’s with a fleshed out concept, dedicated time to complete it, and an editor to help the process along.

Your favorite author may be stressing about finals, or working on the third draft of a chapter that just isn’t coming together right, or god forbid, having a relaxing day in the sun.

Like that’s her choice and she will post it when she can and she probably wants it posted, too.

So patience, dear. Have some patience. And go write a oneshot.

starrizlightning:

mildredandbobbin:

You know what’s more encouraging to an author then ‘when’s the next chapter’ or ‘update quicker!’ - leaving positive feedback about what you liked about the last chapter or the story as a whole (be specific!) - because sometimes the author is having a long dark tea time of the soul and just seeing a reminder of what’s good about their story can help them remember why they were excited about writing the story in the first place, and feel enthused enough to get back into it.

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Yes! Write your own! Give give positive feedback! It all builds the fandom.

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