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saltyaboutfictionalcharacters: sam-falcon-wilson: cyclesofthemoon: professionallyprocrastinating: antisolanum: teameveryonebutironman: i-love-tony-stark: sam-falcon-wilson: I need to talk about this scene. This scene actually, physically hurt me when I watched it in theaters, and cemented Iron Man as a bad guy in my head. Sam Wilson saw his friend get shot out of the air. He was too late to save him; he watched his wingman die, and he was powerless to do anything. So imagine how he feels when the shot that was meant to hit him hits Rhodey, who begins to plummet towards the ground. He immediately dives after him with zero hesitation, but he’s just not fast enough. He even apologizes to Tony, although he has nothing to apologize for. And do you know what Tony does? He shoots him. Point blank. I don’t care if Tony didn’t know about Riley. It doesn’t matter. Sam Wilson just risked his life going after Rhodey, probably having flashbacks the entire way down, and he fails. Again. And Tony doesn’t care. He shoots him, and he’s so close that the force of the shot sends Sam somersaulting backwards. Sam did nothing to injure Rhodey in any way, and even tries to help, and Tony. Fricking. S h o o t s. H i m. How can you support or stan this disgusting man? Also, if I recall correctly, Sam Wilson served as a pararescue airman. That means he’s a trained medic, he could have helped Rhodey and probably would have if Tony hadn’t shot him point blank in the chest. Yeah, either tony is that much of an asshole that he didn’t bother to get to know Sam despite him being part of the team for two years or he’s that much of an asshole that he shot a trained medic in the chest. And let’s not forget that using a repulsor blast that powerful, powerful enough to throw him back like he was shot with a shotgun, at relatively close range, on a target with no power armor (and no the falcon suit doesn’t count, it’s for flight not protection) could easily have killed him. Shock, cracking his head on the ground, stopping his heart from the force, that could have killed him. I mean, sam’s a tough cookie, but that wasn’t “the hulk punching thor after the battle because he didn’t forget about his insult from earlier, but they both know he’s gonna be alright” it’s “Tony is so selfish that he is willing to potentially kill sam because he hurt rhodey” Despite all of this, Sam’s first words to Tony, after being imprisoned thanks to him, is “How is Rhodes?” Concern for a former team-mate is still foremost in his mind, despite the fact that going back to help, rather than following Steve and Bucky to help them in Siberia, is what landed Sam in the Raft. Then Sam turns around, and we see that half of his face is one massive bruise, and he is moving slowly. Yeah, no, that is never going to be justifiable. … Also, what is to say that Rhodey’s injuries weren’t made worse by Tony’s attempts to help, since the guy with medical training was injured and potentially unconscious thanks to Iron Man ‘getting angry and reacting’. Sam Wilson wasn’t offering to help. Sam Wilson was standing there, looking at him, and the guy with PTSD and trust issues properly assumed that the fucker would take another shot. Like, you’re expecting him to think clearly? Why would he react any other way? Yeah, I expect him to think clearly. He’s an adult. Cut it out with the PTSD defense; just because someone has a mental illness like that doesn’t excuse their actions. Sam also has PTSD. He was probably having a vivid flashback to the time his friend died in front of him in much the same way. So, excuse him for sitting there, reliving all his past mistakes, beating himself up because maybe if he has been faster, or if he had done this or that, Rhodey wouldn’t be paralyzed. Get the hell off my post with your gross Tonky defense and cry to someone who cares, because I don’t. plus, sam did nothing to rhodey. all he did was dodge a shot from vision that would have killed him if it connected. he has no protection in his flight gear so if he fell from the height that rhodey did he would have died. Tony shot him for not allowing himself to be killed, even when he was apologizing and could have helped rhodey. tony stark is trash. : saltyaboutfictionalcharacters: sam-falcon-wilson: cyclesofthemoon: professionallyprocrastinating: antisolanum: teameveryonebutironman: i-love-tony-stark: sam-falcon-wilson: I need to talk about this scene. This scene actually, physically hurt me when I watched it in theaters, and cemented Iron Man as a bad guy in my head. Sam Wilson saw his friend get shot out of the air. He was too late to save him; he watched his wingman die, and he was powerless to do anything. So imagine how he feels when the shot that was meant to hit him hits Rhodey, who begins to plummet towards the ground. He immediately dives after him with zero hesitation, but he’s just not fast enough. He even apologizes to Tony, although he has nothing to apologize for. And do you know what Tony does? He shoots him. Point blank. I don’t care if Tony didn’t know about Riley. It doesn’t matter. Sam Wilson just risked his life going after Rhodey, probably having flashbacks the entire way down, and he fails. Again. And Tony doesn’t care. He shoots him, and he’s so close that the force of the shot sends Sam somersaulting backwards. Sam did nothing to injure Rhodey in any way, and even tries to help, and Tony. Fricking. S h o o t s. H i m. How can you support or stan this disgusting man? Also, if I recall correctly, Sam Wilson served as a pararescue airman. That means he’s a trained medic, he could have helped Rhodey and probably would have if Tony hadn’t shot him point blank in the chest. Yeah, either tony is that much of an asshole that he didn’t bother to get to know Sam despite him being part of the team for two years or he’s that much of an asshole that he shot a trained medic in the chest. And let’s not forget that using a repulsor blast that powerful, powerful enough to throw him back like he was shot with a shotgun, at relatively close range, on a target with no power armor (and no the falcon suit doesn’t count, it’s for flight not protection) could easily have killed him. Shock, cracking his head on the ground, stopping his heart from the force, that could have killed him. I mean, sam’s a tough cookie, but that wasn’t “the hulk punching thor after the battle because he didn’t forget about his insult from earlier, but they both know he’s gonna be alright” it’s “Tony is so selfish that he is willing to potentially kill sam because he hurt rhodey” Despite all of this, Sam’s first words to Tony, after being imprisoned thanks to him, is “How is Rhodes?” Concern for a former team-mate is still foremost in his mind, despite the fact that going back to help, rather than following Steve and Bucky to help them in Siberia, is what landed Sam in the Raft. Then Sam turns around, and we see that half of his face is one massive bruise, and he is moving slowly. Yeah, no, that is never going to be justifiable. … Also, what is to say that Rhodey’s injuries weren’t made worse by Tony’s attempts to help, since the guy with medical training was injured and potentially unconscious thanks to Iron Man ‘getting angry and reacting’. Sam Wilson wasn’t offering to help. Sam Wilson was standing there, looking at him, and the guy with PTSD and trust issues properly assumed that the fucker would take another shot. Like, you’re expecting him to think clearly? Why would he react any other way? Yeah, I expect him to think clearly. He’s an adult. Cut it out with the PTSD defense; just because someone has a mental illness like that doesn’t excuse their actions. Sam also has PTSD. He was probably having a vivid flashback to the time his friend died in front of him in much the same way. So, excuse him for sitting there, reliving all his past mistakes, beating himself up because maybe if he has been faster, or if he had done this or that, Rhodey wouldn’t be paralyzed. Get the hell off my post with your gross Tonky defense and cry to someone who cares, because I don’t. plus, sam did nothing to rhodey. all he did was dodge a shot from vision that would have killed him if it connected. he has no protection in his flight gear so if he fell from the height that rhodey did he would have died. Tony shot him for not allowing himself to be killed, even when he was apologizing and could have helped rhodey. tony stark is trash.
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looking-for-amber: so-super-fucking-skinny: twinque: ordering pizza this is what i do everytime and then last time i did it i got a call from an old chinese man saying “i’m the only one working is it ok if i come” he got a $20 tip Hey as a manager at a pizza shop, this makes us all uncomfortable. Wether it be a boy or girl driver I HAVE to tell them to be vigilant. Don’t go into the house. Don’t speak more than necessary. Don’t give them your name. Leave if you feel unsafe, I don’t care if they don’t get their food. Call me when you’re coming back so I know you’re okay. The company (before I worked there of course) had a girl kidnapped because of this! Because the manager at the time didn’t think to send another employee seeing as it was close to midnight! Thankfully they got her back within a day. I don’t care if you’re just trying to be funny. This is predatory and very scary. Side note that’s related: DON’T HIT ON YOUR DRIVERS! Unless the show signs of wanting to get to know you or something, don’t make them uncomfortable. I had to put a guy on the DON’T DELIVER list because he kept calling for my 17yo female employee, only wanted her, no one else. I refused to send her and then he started coming in and wanted to talk to her. She was terrified, rightfully so. She also told me about a month after she quit, she swore she saw him walking around her neighborhood. She had to put a restraining order against the fucker. LEAVE THE DRIVERS ALONE YOU CREEPS. : Special Instructions: boy send your cutest delivery looking-for-amber: so-super-fucking-skinny: twinque: ordering pizza this is what i do everytime and then last time i did it i got a call from an old chinese man saying “i’m the only one working is it ok if i come” he got a $20 tip Hey as a manager at a pizza shop, this makes us all uncomfortable. Wether it be a boy or girl driver I HAVE to tell them to be vigilant. Don’t go into the house. Don’t speak more than necessary. Don’t give them your name. Leave if you feel unsafe, I don’t care if they don’t get their food. Call me when you’re coming back so I know you’re okay. The company (before I worked there of course) had a girl kidnapped because of this! Because the manager at the time didn’t think to send another employee seeing as it was close to midnight! Thankfully they got her back within a day. I don’t care if you’re just trying to be funny. This is predatory and very scary. Side note that’s related: DON’T HIT ON YOUR DRIVERS! Unless the show signs of wanting to get to know you or something, don’t make them uncomfortable. I had to put a guy on the DON’T DELIVER list because he kept calling for my 17yo female employee, only wanted her, no one else. I refused to send her and then he started coming in and wanted to talk to her. She was terrified, rightfully so. She also told me about a month after she quit, she swore she saw him walking around her neighborhood. She had to put a restraining order against the fucker. LEAVE THE DRIVERS ALONE YOU CREEPS.
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tempestaurora: returnsandreturns: slowdissolve: firebirdeternal: thelightofthingshopedfor: whitepeopletwitter: She has a point There are two situations in which I make extremely sure I’m going precisely at or below the speed limit: I see a cop Some asshole is tailgating me This is both spiteful AND practical, because you can’t control whether or not they give you a safe following distance for the speed you’re travelling, but you CAN reduce the speed you both have to travel, having the triple benefit of A) increasing the likelihood that they’ll have enough time to stop without rear-ending you. B) lowering the speed of any possible collision and thus the severity and C) Pissing the fucker the fuck off. I feel so valid now i live in the south and i also do that anytime there’s a truck with confederate flags behind me  gotta do ten under the speed limit because safety my driving instructor told me that you should absolutely be doing this if some asshole is in your boot, though. because a) they shouldn’t be leaving such a small space between you guys anyway, and they need to learn better, b) you should not be going faster than you’re comfortable or faster than the speed limit because someone else is pressuring you, and c) if you get rear-ended, it’s always the person behind’s fault! if they crash into you, you will not be blamed! and its them who has to pay out: Mon @monschleichs Whenever people tailgate me when I'm going 40 in a 35 l always purposely slow down because it's like l gave you an extra 5 and you didn't appreciate it so now you get nothing tempestaurora: returnsandreturns: slowdissolve: firebirdeternal: thelightofthingshopedfor: whitepeopletwitter: She has a point There are two situations in which I make extremely sure I’m going precisely at or below the speed limit: I see a cop Some asshole is tailgating me This is both spiteful AND practical, because you can’t control whether or not they give you a safe following distance for the speed you’re travelling, but you CAN reduce the speed you both have to travel, having the triple benefit of A) increasing the likelihood that they’ll have enough time to stop without rear-ending you. B) lowering the speed of any possible collision and thus the severity and C) Pissing the fucker the fuck off. I feel so valid now i live in the south and i also do that anytime there’s a truck with confederate flags behind me  gotta do ten under the speed limit because safety my driving instructor told me that you should absolutely be doing this if some asshole is in your boot, though. because a) they shouldn’t be leaving such a small space between you guys anyway, and they need to learn better, b) you should not be going faster than you’re comfortable or faster than the speed limit because someone else is pressuring you, and c) if you get rear-ended, it’s always the person behind’s fault! if they crash into you, you will not be blamed! and its them who has to pay out
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slowdissolve: firebirdeternal: thelightofthingshopedfor: whitepeopletwitter: She has a point There are two situations in which I make extremely sure I’m going precisely at or below the speed limit: I see a cop Some asshole is tailgating me This is both spiteful AND practical, because you can’t control whether or not they give you a safe following distance for the speed you’re travelling, but you CAN reduce the speed you both have to travel, having the triple benefit of A) increasing the likelihood that they’ll have enough time to stop without rear-ending you. B) lowering the speed of any possible collision and thus the severity and C) Pissing the fucker the fuck off. I feel so valid now : Mon @monschleichs Whenever people tailgate me when I'm going 40 in a 35 l always purposely slow down because it's like l gave you an extra 5 and you didn't appreciate it so now you get nothing slowdissolve: firebirdeternal: thelightofthingshopedfor: whitepeopletwitter: She has a point There are two situations in which I make extremely sure I’m going precisely at or below the speed limit: I see a cop Some asshole is tailgating me This is both spiteful AND practical, because you can’t control whether or not they give you a safe following distance for the speed you’re travelling, but you CAN reduce the speed you both have to travel, having the triple benefit of A) increasing the likelihood that they’ll have enough time to stop without rear-ending you. B) lowering the speed of any possible collision and thus the severity and C) Pissing the fucker the fuck off. I feel so valid now
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slowdissolve: firebirdeternal: thelightofthingshopedfor: whitepeopletwitter: She has a point There are two situations in which I make extremely sure I’m going precisely at or below the speed limit: I see a cop Some asshole is tailgating me This is both spiteful AND practical, because you can’t control whether or not they give you a safe following distance for the speed you’re travelling, but you CAN reduce the speed you both have to travel, having the triple benefit of A) increasing the likelihood that they’ll have enough time to stop without rear-ending you. B) lowering the speed of any possible collision and thus the severity and C) Pissing the fucker the fuck off. I feel so valid now : Mon @monschleichs Whenever people tailgate me when I'm going 40 in a 35 l always purposely slow down because it's like l gave you an extra 5 and you didn't appreciate it so now you get nothing slowdissolve: firebirdeternal: thelightofthingshopedfor: whitepeopletwitter: She has a point There are two situations in which I make extremely sure I’m going precisely at or below the speed limit: I see a cop Some asshole is tailgating me This is both spiteful AND practical, because you can’t control whether or not they give you a safe following distance for the speed you’re travelling, but you CAN reduce the speed you both have to travel, having the triple benefit of A) increasing the likelihood that they’ll have enough time to stop without rear-ending you. B) lowering the speed of any possible collision and thus the severity and C) Pissing the fucker the fuck off. I feel so valid now
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worstlokisuggestion: hogwartsian-quotes: smudging-sage: alleiradayne: prismatic-bell: midoriko-sama: oxfordcommaforever: han-syolo-shot-first: bubblegumsith: cosmic-noir: twowandsandadrink: ashkinator: politicalsexmaskitten: hooraychelle: yellowxperil: srsly tho this is absolutely a thing that dudes do all the f***ing time like where if he knows a girl doesn’t necessarily want to give him a hug, he will trap her in this position in front of witnesses where she has 2 options- both of which are undesirable for her, while simultaneously desirable for him if she doesn’t want to hug him, whatever she does, it will suck for her. she can 1. say nah and be the fucking asshole in front of other ppl or 2. forsake her corporeal boundaries and allow unwanted intimate contact it’s a f***ing trap F***ing hate dudes forreal. too many f***ing times ugh Story time.One day I was on the MAX (basically a giant street car that goes all over the metro area) on my way to meet up with a few friends. I didn’t look at anyone, I didn’t speak to anyone, I just stood to the side on my phone making sure I wasn’t going to be late to my meeting.Out of no where, this guy comes up to me and starts to chat me up. Me, being who I am, am absolutely terrified to tell this guy to f*** off. He was at least half a foot taller than me, and was way too bulky for me to fight back. So I suck it up at humor him, say hello. Before introducing himself or asking me for my name, he asks me out on a date. Not wanting to piss him off I try to make light of the situation and I laugh, telling him that my boyfriend wouldn’t like the idea, but thank you for the offer. He just shrugs and says, “He doesn’t need to know.”At this point I’m scared out of my mind. There’s this guy who, after seeing me run two blocks to catch the train, comes up to me and has made it perfectly clear that he wasn’t going to leave without getting something out of me.I deny him a second time, saying, “I don’t even know you’re name. We’re strangers, I don’t know you.” He finally introduces himself and asks me for my phone number. I tell him I don’t give my number out to people I’ve just met and he says, “Fine, but at least take mine so we can meet up later.” So he watches me plug his number into my phone (which I deleted as soon as I knew I was safe and away from him) as we’re pulling up to my stop. I tell him I need to leave and switch trains and he tells me, “Oh, I’ll wait with you. I don’t have any plans, so I’m in no rush.” It’s important to note what at this point he had previously told me that he was late to a job interview, but he has all the time in the world because he still hasn’t gotten what he wanted from me; a yes.I get off of the train and he follows me, and waits at the platform with me for over ten minutes until my train arrives, asking me all sorts of personal questions about where I live and where I was going that day. As soon as the train pulls up he grabs for me and says, “Do I at least get a hug before you go?”I was terrified. I was embarrassed. This dude, who before even asking me for my name asks me out on a date and then continues to harass me after I tell him I have a boyfriend, asks me for a hug only fifteen minutes after meeting. People around us were staring at me, as if I was being rude for denying him, and every inch of me was mortified. I wanted to run, but I felt like if I had done that he would have chased after me and things would have gotten worse. So I did, and he squeezed me so tight I felt like I was going to burst. It took me a good ten seconds to get him to let go and I ran to the train car just as the doors were closing. He was trying to get me to miss my train so I would have to wait with him even longer. I would have been stuck there for over a half an hour until the next train came by, and the platform (aside from the few buses coming by) was now COMPLETELY EMPTY. He knew EXACTLY what he was doing and he knew EXACTLY how to get me alone with him.People, if you are in a situation like this do not feel obligated to give in. If someone is making you uncomfortable and asks to touch you in any way, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SAY YES. Make excuses, be blunt, just straight up say ‘no’. If possible, go to someone else near by who you think can help you and ask them to help you. It’s important for guys to learn that they can’t get what they want just by asking over and over again.I got lucky. But not everyone does. Please, everyone, Be Safe. SECOND STORY TIME So I was on the transit bus alone one time. This was my first time riding, and so already I was PETRIFIED. I sit down, pull out my ipod, and begin to play some games. This guy sits down next to me, and begins trying to have a conversation. I don’t really respond, I don’t even look at him, just give half-hearted “mhm”s and “oh”s, as I don’t want to be rude if he was just striking up a friendly conversation. He then asks me on a date. Now, as I stated before, I already was absolutely petrified. My heart stopped and I didn’t know how to answer. So I just didn’t. He didn’t let up and I could feel his eyes on me. I quietly stammer out a “no thanks” and my stop HAPPENS to be coming up, so I pull the string thing to let the driver know I want to stop there, and once we stop and the doors open I get up and he asks me, “Well, can I at least have a hug before you go if you won’t go on a date with me?”  This makes me break. There are now people staring, as we are the only people standing up and not getting off… So I just start crying. Hell, I am bawling almost instantly. He looks so fucking freaked out and people are now getting up to come over and comfort me/question him. I don’t stop crying, and he keeps trying to comfort me by touching me, and people are yelling at him for that.  AND THEN. AND. FUCKING. THEN. THE GOD DAMN BUS DRIVER. A VERY EASILY 6 FOOT BURLY MAN. COMES OVER TO US. PULLS THE GUY AWAY. AND KNEELS DOWN. HE THEN ASKS, IN THE MOST CALM VOICE, “Did you request the stop?” I very slowly and shakily nod, as I am still crying my eyes out. He then asks, “Do you want to get off?” I give a quiet “mhm” and nod once again, and he offers me his hand. I take it, he stands up, and he escorts me off the bus. He asks me questions such as where I was going next, if I was going to meet someone shortly, if I was going to transfer buses from there. He was very polite and waited for me to answer the entire time, and my friend (who I was going to be meeting there) showed up. He asked me if this was someone I knew, I said yes, and he said alright, have a good day. He then told me- and this is something stuck in my mind forever, so it is word for word- “If some guy EVER starts harassing you like that again, do exactly what you did there. Cry. Cry and scream and have a temper tantrum. Not only will it throw him off, but it will get others to notice. They might not interfere, they might, but you will have gotten their attention and if you happen to go missing the next day the search for you will be a hell of a lot easier because everyone in that location will have seen you screaming and crying with a guy now very awkward with his actions. They will know. That is what my daughter did, and three days after she went missing she was back in my arms. I pray for you and every other person like you who has this done. You stay safe now, okay?” And after I began blubbering again, I nodded and he left. So this is the second lesson for yall. If you can not have the courage to say no or make an excuse, cry. Let out those sobs and tears and cry your heart out. Because it is going to make people notice and make people aware. Reblogging for that second story. This might save a life. I just wanna note that bus drivers can be really amazing and good ones do look out for their riders. Also, as an additional tip (in case you cannot cry on command or such), you can say, “No, because you’re creepy/creeping me out” and if he persists or tries to laugh it off, say “I do not want to be touched” and look at one of the strangers/persons that is watching. It:1. Gives them a sense of urgency in the situation, as the eye contact is a way to make them feel as though you are personally asking for their help and it is now their obligation to help.2. Contains words so that if you’re in a public place but people aren’t necessarily watching, then they (as natural evesdroppers) can overhear the attention-grabbing words and then notice the situation. Note, this does NOT mean that they will come for help, but you might be able to look someone in the eye (as previously mentioned) or just get some people’s attention.3. It shows that you have fight in you. As with rapists, those who are physically aggressive (ie. these huggers) choose women they see as an easy target. The moment you show them you are going/willing to fight them, they are less likely to continue. Sadly, this is not always the case, but every little bit helps. Hopes this also helps, guys, and I’m so sad that this has to even be a post we need. Dudes who follow me: 1) reblog this 2) don’t be the creepy guy who asks random women for hugs 3) be aware of your friends or random creepy dudes and call them out if they act gross towards girls/womem Ok, I wasn’t going to comment about this, because there was no way of doing it without talking about a part of my life I really didn’t want to. But fuck that, there be young girls out there who need a hand. So I used to be hot when I was young. I mean, model hot, because I actually used to model. Even now, I’ve let myself go on purpose because I was tired of the harassment. But I fit a UK size 6 with a pert ass from volleyball and a cup c breast. As you can imagine, I couldn’t wear anything or go ANYWHERE without being harassed. I sometimes even happened in church. Anyway, I’m not a shrinking lily, and when I get angry enough I can do some crazy shit. So here are some of my coping mechanisms: 1) find a matronly looking lady, run up to her with ‘aunt may! I haven’t seen you in ages! ’ then whisper ‘please help he’s harassing me!’. 99.9 times out of 100, she will be scandalised and help you anyway even if she’s annoyed or in a hurry. If no older lady is available, find a younger one, or a nun, or a trans lady. We of the sisterhood know what it is to be harnessed, and I guarantee if you look frightened enough, they will help. 2) If you are out alone at night, and someone is following you, spot a house or apartment where the lights are on and knock, asking ‘mum’ or ‘dad’ or ‘john’ to let you in. Even if the people inside are annoyed, odds are they won’t turn you away, and you can phone someone to pick you up, or phone the police from a safe space 3) Make noise. Cry and scream loudly, call them out ‘i don’t know you and you are terrifying me! Please get away from me!’ if there are people around. Even if they don’t help directly for fear of their own safety, someone around you is calling security or 911. 4) speak a foreign language. If you know it, speak the language to them fast and incessantly, like you have just met someone you knew and you’re just giving the best performance rant of why your OTP is the best OTP. Make yourself ANNOYING. Think about what would be awkward and annoying to you and make it what you do to them. If you make them think YOU are something to get away from they will leave you in peace. Now beware, the following ones are the CRAZY ones and may not always work. But they are a valid last resort: 5) stare at them. Stare at them like you’re hungry and they are a hapless deer you’re going to tear to pieces. Like yours the girl from the ring emerging from the TV to kill them. Don’t smile, don’t change your expression. DON’T BLINK. Hold their state like you’re Wednesday Adams about to do unspeakable things to a spider, and they are the spider. Even the most courageous of stalkers balk at this, but if they don’t… 6) Use the Hannibal Lector. After staring at them for and extended period of time (imagine all the things that have made you scared, imagine you could get revenge on them for putting you here, that’s the thought you need to have), if they are getting closer to you, whisper something like ‘i would fry your liver in garlic’. Even the hardiest ones will be taken aback, but keep it up while making sure you don’t let the others hear you. Things like, occult star readings requiring blood, wondering whether he is the offering the spirits sent. If you’re on this site you’ve read some weird shit at least once. Tell him that. Tell him you would like him to meet your lord, Vlad the Impaler, who requires much blood to be appeased. Be a stereotypical ‘crazy bitch’ like they see in the movies. Believe it or not, this has worked for me twice. Above all, banish the notion that you have to be polite. They were impolite by approaching you. If you can, ignore them. If you are not alone, pointedly put headphones in your ear, and don’t make eye contact, wait for them to realise that ‘youre a bitch anyway’ and move away. If you are alone, evade and find places and ways to fix that as soon as POSSIBLE. And if all else fails, summon Satan. Something I have learned at work: Never underestimate the power of a good “EXCUSE me????” Legit. It makes people STOP IN THEIR TRACKS. This is the one I whip out when people start swearing at me over the headset and always, without fail, they stop what they’re saying, shocked. Go for offended, and go for loud. Not yelling loud, but giving-your-best-presentation loud. “EXCUSE me??? You approached me two minutes ago, I don’t even know your name, and you want WHAT? Creep.” For one, the presentation will shock them. For another, that indignant tone? EVERYONE AROUND YOU IS GOING TO WANT TO LISTEN TO THIS JUICY SHIT. Now the second key here is, DON’T LET HIM JADE (justify, argue, defend, explain). He smiles and goes “I just wanted–” FUCKING INTERRUPT HIM. Firmly. Irritably. “I heard what you wanted, and I’ve already declined once. Maybe you should go back to kindergarten where they teach you no means no.” Run right over the fucker. He’s not respecting your words, you don’t need to respect his. A further note: if you’re an iPhone user, you can use Siri to call 911. (I know Android has a similar function, but I don’t know what it is–play with your AI and find out.) If you’re in a secluded area, this works well; I used to walk home from work at 2am and had to do it twice. Make eye contact with your harasser, activate Siri, and loudly, firmly say “Siri, call 911.” Siri will immediately reply “calling emergency services.” (It actually takes five seconds to activate, but there’s a Call Now button if you need it.) Almost ALWAYS the person harassing you would rather take off than wait for you to get a dispatcher on the line. As they say on the podcast, My Favorite Murder: Fuck Politeness. This is NOT the kind of thing I usually post on here, but this is something that every female [or, every person honestly, harrassment isnt a one way street]needs to see. This is a fairly active blog, so I hope to see numerous reblogs. Who cares that this isn’t Harry Potter it’s important stay safe people : nightmare some guy u dont kno that well: What, I don't get a hug? 66,899 notes worstlokisuggestion: hogwartsian-quotes: smudging-sage: alleiradayne: prismatic-bell: midoriko-sama: oxfordcommaforever: han-syolo-shot-first: bubblegumsith: cosmic-noir: twowandsandadrink: ashkinator: politicalsexmaskitten: hooraychelle: yellowxperil: srsly tho this is absolutely a thing that dudes do all the f***ing time like where if he knows a girl doesn’t necessarily want to give him a hug, he will trap her in this position in front of witnesses where she has 2 options- both of which are undesirable for her, while simultaneously desirable for him if she doesn’t want to hug him, whatever she does, it will suck for her. she can 1. say nah and be the fucking asshole in front of other ppl or 2. forsake her corporeal boundaries and allow unwanted intimate contact it’s a f***ing trap F***ing hate dudes forreal. too many f***ing times ugh Story time.One day I was on the MAX (basically a giant street car that goes all over the metro area) on my way to meet up with a few friends. I didn’t look at anyone, I didn’t speak to anyone, I just stood to the side on my phone making sure I wasn’t going to be late to my meeting.Out of no where, this guy comes up to me and starts to chat me up. Me, being who I am, am absolutely terrified to tell this guy to f*** off. He was at least half a foot taller than me, and was way too bulky for me to fight back. So I suck it up at humor him, say hello. Before introducing himself or asking me for my name, he asks me out on a date. Not wanting to piss him off I try to make light of the situation and I laugh, telling him that my boyfriend wouldn’t like the idea, but thank you for the offer. He just shrugs and says, “He doesn’t need to know.”At this point I’m scared out of my mind. There’s this guy who, after seeing me run two blocks to catch the train, comes up to me and has made it perfectly clear that he wasn’t going to leave without getting something out of me.I deny him a second time, saying, “I don’t even know you’re name. We’re strangers, I don’t know you.” He finally introduces himself and asks me for my phone number. I tell him I don’t give my number out to people I’ve just met and he says, “Fine, but at least take mine so we can meet up later.” So he watches me plug his number into my phone (which I deleted as soon as I knew I was safe and away from him) as we’re pulling up to my stop. I tell him I need to leave and switch trains and he tells me, “Oh, I’ll wait with you. I don’t have any plans, so I’m in no rush.” It’s important to note what at this point he had previously told me that he was late to a job interview, but he has all the time in the world because he still hasn’t gotten what he wanted from me; a yes.I get off of the train and he follows me, and waits at the platform with me for over ten minutes until my train arrives, asking me all sorts of personal questions about where I live and where I was going that day. As soon as the train pulls up he grabs for me and says, “Do I at least get a hug before you go?”I was terrified. I was embarrassed. This dude, who before even asking me for my name asks me out on a date and then continues to harass me after I tell him I have a boyfriend, asks me for a hug only fifteen minutes after meeting. People around us were staring at me, as if I was being rude for denying him, and every inch of me was mortified. I wanted to run, but I felt like if I had done that he would have chased after me and things would have gotten worse. So I did, and he squeezed me so tight I felt like I was going to burst. It took me a good ten seconds to get him to let go and I ran to the train car just as the doors were closing. He was trying to get me to miss my train so I would have to wait with him even longer. I would have been stuck there for over a half an hour until the next train came by, and the platform (aside from the few buses coming by) was now COMPLETELY EMPTY. He knew EXACTLY what he was doing and he knew EXACTLY how to get me alone with him.People, if you are in a situation like this do not feel obligated to give in. If someone is making you uncomfortable and asks to touch you in any way, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SAY YES. Make excuses, be blunt, just straight up say ‘no’. If possible, go to someone else near by who you think can help you and ask them to help you. It’s important for guys to learn that they can’t get what they want just by asking over and over again.I got lucky. But not everyone does. Please, everyone, Be Safe. SECOND STORY TIME So I was on the transit bus alone one time. This was my first time riding, and so already I was PETRIFIED. I sit down, pull out my ipod, and begin to play some games. This guy sits down next to me, and begins trying to have a conversation. I don’t really respond, I don’t even look at him, just give half-hearted “mhm”s and “oh”s, as I don’t want to be rude if he was just striking up a friendly conversation. He then asks me on a date. Now, as I stated before, I already was absolutely petrified. My heart stopped and I didn’t know how to answer. So I just didn’t. He didn’t let up and I could feel his eyes on me. I quietly stammer out a “no thanks” and my stop HAPPENS to be coming up, so I pull the string thing to let the driver know I want to stop there, and once we stop and the doors open I get up and he asks me, “Well, can I at least have a hug before you go if you won’t go on a date with me?”  This makes me break. There are now people staring, as we are the only people standing up and not getting off… So I just start crying. Hell, I am bawling almost instantly. He looks so fucking freaked out and people are now getting up to come over and comfort me/question him. I don’t stop crying, and he keeps trying to comfort me by touching me, and people are yelling at him for that.  AND THEN. AND. FUCKING. THEN. THE GOD DAMN BUS DRIVER. A VERY EASILY 6 FOOT BURLY MAN. COMES OVER TO US. PULLS THE GUY AWAY. AND KNEELS DOWN. HE THEN ASKS, IN THE MOST CALM VOICE, “Did you request the stop?” I very slowly and shakily nod, as I am still crying my eyes out. He then asks, “Do you want to get off?” I give a quiet “mhm” and nod once again, and he offers me his hand. I take it, he stands up, and he escorts me off the bus. He asks me questions such as where I was going next, if I was going to meet someone shortly, if I was going to transfer buses from there. He was very polite and waited for me to answer the entire time, and my friend (who I was going to be meeting there) showed up. He asked me if this was someone I knew, I said yes, and he said alright, have a good day. He then told me- and this is something stuck in my mind forever, so it is word for word- “If some guy EVER starts harassing you like that again, do exactly what you did there. Cry. Cry and scream and have a temper tantrum. Not only will it throw him off, but it will get others to notice. They might not interfere, they might, but you will have gotten their attention and if you happen to go missing the next day the search for you will be a hell of a lot easier because everyone in that location will have seen you screaming and crying with a guy now very awkward with his actions. They will know. That is what my daughter did, and three days after she went missing she was back in my arms. I pray for you and every other person like you who has this done. You stay safe now, okay?” And after I began blubbering again, I nodded and he left. So this is the second lesson for yall. If you can not have the courage to say no or make an excuse, cry. Let out those sobs and tears and cry your heart out. Because it is going to make people notice and make people aware. Reblogging for that second story. This might save a life. I just wanna note that bus drivers can be really amazing and good ones do look out for their riders. Also, as an additional tip (in case you cannot cry on command or such), you can say, “No, because you’re creepy/creeping me out” and if he persists or tries to laugh it off, say “I do not want to be touched” and look at one of the strangers/persons that is watching. It:1. Gives them a sense of urgency in the situation, as the eye contact is a way to make them feel as though you are personally asking for their help and it is now their obligation to help.2. Contains words so that if you’re in a public place but people aren’t necessarily watching, then they (as natural evesdroppers) can overhear the attention-grabbing words and then notice the situation. Note, this does NOT mean that they will come for help, but you might be able to look someone in the eye (as previously mentioned) or just get some people’s attention.3. It shows that you have fight in you. As with rapists, those who are physically aggressive (ie. these huggers) choose women they see as an easy target. The moment you show them you are going/willing to fight them, they are less likely to continue. Sadly, this is not always the case, but every little bit helps. Hopes this also helps, guys, and I’m so sad that this has to even be a post we need. Dudes who follow me: 1) reblog this 2) don’t be the creepy guy who asks random women for hugs 3) be aware of your friends or random creepy dudes and call them out if they act gross towards girls/womem Ok, I wasn’t going to comment about this, because there was no way of doing it without talking about a part of my life I really didn’t want to. But fuck that, there be young girls out there who need a hand. So I used to be hot when I was young. I mean, model hot, because I actually used to model. Even now, I’ve let myself go on purpose because I was tired of the harassment. But I fit a UK size 6 with a pert ass from volleyball and a cup c breast. As you can imagine, I couldn’t wear anything or go ANYWHERE without being harassed. I sometimes even happened in church. Anyway, I’m not a shrinking lily, and when I get angry enough I can do some crazy shit. So here are some of my coping mechanisms: 1) find a matronly looking lady, run up to her with ‘aunt may! I haven’t seen you in ages! ’ then whisper ‘please help he’s harassing me!’. 99.9 times out of 100, she will be scandalised and help you anyway even if she’s annoyed or in a hurry. If no older lady is available, find a younger one, or a nun, or a trans lady. We of the sisterhood know what it is to be harnessed, and I guarantee if you look frightened enough, they will help. 2) If you are out alone at night, and someone is following you, spot a house or apartment where the lights are on and knock, asking ‘mum’ or ‘dad’ or ‘john’ to let you in. Even if the people inside are annoyed, odds are they won’t turn you away, and you can phone someone to pick you up, or phone the police from a safe space 3) Make noise. Cry and scream loudly, call them out ‘i don’t know you and you are terrifying me! Please get away from me!’ if there are people around. Even if they don’t help directly for fear of their own safety, someone around you is calling security or 911. 4) speak a foreign language. If you know it, speak the language to them fast and incessantly, like you have just met someone you knew and you’re just giving the best performance rant of why your OTP is the best OTP. Make yourself ANNOYING. Think about what would be awkward and annoying to you and make it what you do to them. If you make them think YOU are something to get away from they will leave you in peace. Now beware, the following ones are the CRAZY ones and may not always work. But they are a valid last resort: 5) stare at them. Stare at them like you’re hungry and they are a hapless deer you’re going to tear to pieces. Like yours the girl from the ring emerging from the TV to kill them. Don’t smile, don’t change your expression. DON’T BLINK. Hold their state like you’re Wednesday Adams about to do unspeakable things to a spider, and they are the spider. Even the most courageous of stalkers balk at this, but if they don’t… 6) Use the Hannibal Lector. After staring at them for and extended period of time (imagine all the things that have made you scared, imagine you could get revenge on them for putting you here, that’s the thought you need to have), if they are getting closer to you, whisper something like ‘i would fry your liver in garlic’. Even the hardiest ones will be taken aback, but keep it up while making sure you don’t let the others hear you. Things like, occult star readings requiring blood, wondering whether he is the offering the spirits sent. If you’re on this site you’ve read some weird shit at least once. Tell him that. Tell him you would like him to meet your lord, Vlad the Impaler, who requires much blood to be appeased. Be a stereotypical ‘crazy bitch’ like they see in the movies. Believe it or not, this has worked for me twice. Above all, banish the notion that you have to be polite. They were impolite by approaching you. If you can, ignore them. If you are not alone, pointedly put headphones in your ear, and don’t make eye contact, wait for them to realise that ‘youre a bitch anyway’ and move away. If you are alone, evade and find places and ways to fix that as soon as POSSIBLE. And if all else fails, summon Satan. Something I have learned at work: Never underestimate the power of a good “EXCUSE me????” Legit. It makes people STOP IN THEIR TRACKS. This is the one I whip out when people start swearing at me over the headset and always, without fail, they stop what they’re saying, shocked. Go for offended, and go for loud. Not yelling loud, but giving-your-best-presentation loud. “EXCUSE me??? You approached me two minutes ago, I don’t even know your name, and you want WHAT? Creep.” For one, the presentation will shock them. For another, that indignant tone? EVERYONE AROUND YOU IS GOING TO WANT TO LISTEN TO THIS JUICY SHIT. Now the second key here is, DON’T LET HIM JADE (justify, argue, defend, explain). He smiles and goes “I just wanted–” FUCKING INTERRUPT HIM. Firmly. Irritably. “I heard what you wanted, and I’ve already declined once. Maybe you should go back to kindergarten where they teach you no means no.” Run right over the fucker. He’s not respecting your words, you don’t need to respect his. A further note: if you’re an iPhone user, you can use Siri to call 911. (I know Android has a similar function, but I don’t know what it is–play with your AI and find out.) If you’re in a secluded area, this works well; I used to walk home from work at 2am and had to do it twice. Make eye contact with your harasser, activate Siri, and loudly, firmly say “Siri, call 911.” Siri will immediately reply “calling emergency services.” (It actually takes five seconds to activate, but there’s a Call Now button if you need it.) Almost ALWAYS the person harassing you would rather take off than wait for you to get a dispatcher on the line. As they say on the podcast, My Favorite Murder: Fuck Politeness. This is NOT the kind of thing I usually post on here, but this is something that every female [or, every person honestly, harrassment isnt a one way street]needs to see. This is a fairly active blog, so I hope to see numerous reblogs. Who cares that this isn’t Harry Potter it’s important stay safe people
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randomaccount123321: 30-minute-memes: 30-minute-memes: Because a lot if you don’t know what’s going on on… The people from Charlottesville are marching AGAIN this time in Washington DC. These people are yelling “Jews will not replace us” and an English version of a Nazi slogan “Blood and soil”. This concerns me very much so anti-nazi memes and shit will be taking over my blog. Any of you saying “stick to memes” are just fucking sympothizers for these fascist and Nazis. I have a large following and it is my responsibility to share this and make people more aware of this. I don’t care if you unfollow, I’ll get more people back in like a day. Memes will return Monday after whatever the fascists and Nazis do at the March is over -Rin (the fucker who runs 30-minute-memes) Uber, Lyft, AirBnb and many restaurants are denying service to anyone taking part in the Unite the Right Rally. There was an update on the video above one year after it happened. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mwmr2QMLuWY PBS recently released a good documentary on this as well, it is more of a depressing update than the one I just listedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDZDm0yM8hM Oh shit, didn’t realise 30’ was a whiny liberal. Should’ve expected it dues to the plain, non-edgy memes he posts Oh shit! Didn’t know I had this many Nazi sympathizing followers!Either way, the march is today. Be safe my dudes in DC: News HBO randomaccount123321: 30-minute-memes: 30-minute-memes: Because a lot if you don’t know what’s going on on… The people from Charlottesville are marching AGAIN this time in Washington DC. These people are yelling “Jews will not replace us” and an English version of a Nazi slogan “Blood and soil”. This concerns me very much so anti-nazi memes and shit will be taking over my blog. Any of you saying “stick to memes” are just fucking sympothizers for these fascist and Nazis. I have a large following and it is my responsibility to share this and make people more aware of this. I don’t care if you unfollow, I’ll get more people back in like a day. Memes will return Monday after whatever the fascists and Nazis do at the March is over -Rin (the fucker who runs 30-minute-memes) Uber, Lyft, AirBnb and many restaurants are denying service to anyone taking part in the Unite the Right Rally. There was an update on the video above one year after it happened. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mwmr2QMLuWY PBS recently released a good documentary on this as well, it is more of a depressing update than the one I just listedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDZDm0yM8hM Oh shit, didn’t realise 30’ was a whiny liberal. Should’ve expected it dues to the plain, non-edgy memes he posts Oh shit! Didn’t know I had this many Nazi sympathizing followers!Either way, the march is today. Be safe my dudes in DC
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<p><a href="http://enrique262.tumblr.com/post/176089416395/yourshadowisfollowingyou" class="tumblr_blog">enrique262</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://yourshadowisfollowingyou.tumblr.com/post/176089227719/influentialcreativity" class="tumblr_blog">yourshadowisfollowingyou</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://influentialcreativity.tumblr.com/post/157511809484/disease-danger-darkness-silence-boyonetta" class="tumblr_blog">influentialcreativity</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://disease-danger-darkness-silence.tumblr.com/post/157485039971/boyonetta-sao801-boyonetta" class="tumblr_blog">disease-danger-darkness-silence</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://boyonetta.tumblr.com/post/157461510399/boyonetta-ask-daddies-fire-sao801-do-you" class="tumblr_blog">boyonetta</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sao801.tumblr.com/post/157461382011/ask-daddies-fire-sao801-do-you-see-that" class="tumblr_blog">sao801</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://boyonetta.tumblr.com/post/157460553829/sao801-do-you-see-that-looks-like-a-joke-image" class="tumblr_blog">boyonetta</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://ask-daddies-fire.tumblr.com/post/157460468607/do-you-see-that-looks-like-a-joke-image-right" class="tumblr_blog">ask-daddies-fire</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sao801.tumblr.com/post/157442904411/do-you-see-that-looks-like-a-joke-image-right" class="tumblr_blog">sao801</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>Do you see that? Looks like a joke image, right? Well, it isn’t.</p> <p>This happens in Venezuela. It looks like nobody knows how is our crisis, because I’ve talked with a lot of people (Americans, French, Canadian and even Mexican people) who really don’t know what is happening.</p> <p>I’ll explain the imagen.</p> <p>In Venezuela, we haven’t medicines, even in the hospitals. This is because a patient with hypoglycemia is being attended in this way, because the hospital don’t have dextrose for the people. This is happening in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital. But not only in Caracas, is confirmed that in Maracaibo too, and who know where too.</p> <p>Another cases:</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="121" data-orig-width="342"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/5fb2f2aaabe5c4c4817e7839c6fa3d44/tumblr_inline_olmpf8ei7B1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="121" data-orig-width="342"/></figure><p>“I take prednisone for animals because I can’t found it anywhere and it helps me, isn’t logic, but our health can’t wait”<br/></p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="344" data-orig-width="351"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0fa4a0cc29ee55e117c14d87ad96bb23/tumblr_inline_olmpjjDHmX1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="344" data-orig-width="351"/></figure><p>“Confirmed, I’m medic performing in so many decadency. We even’t have privates places for dextrose for decompensated diabetics and believe me I could write for hours about so many that I’ve lived in the middle of this catastrophic crisis, where personally I’ve take with me a hurted pacient behind of a 350 because we haven’t ambulances, where we haven’t gloves for protect ourselves and a lot of  things like that, this is the reality…. It must be give “ORALLY” because the drink is rich in glucose (Sugar) for these pacients this imagen showes [She means the soda imagen] how is conected to a micromanager where it doesn’t looks very good… But it’s valid by an OROGASTRIC probe. As a heroic way, becase like we know “It’s incorrect”.<br/></p> <p><br/></p> <p>I even can give my own testomony. My mom is sick, and she must work everyday, I can’t help her because my leg is broken, and my brother must help his own family. She’s in pain everyday, and the money is too hard to found. If there’s money, but there’s no medicine. And, if there’s medicine, there’s no money, because all the treatments are very expensive, like everything, for our inflation on the 1600%.</p> <p><br/></p> <p>Please, help us.</p> </blockquote> <p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/meJj-80PnRVvI77d8cjGbpA">@takashi0</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mr2qkRfP-E0sxYw3yMPXoWg">@klubbhead</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mI23vJ6wFVu1DrmxPw-ujYg">@satoshi01</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mIiX85InXZ_5gFO1XlH6zKA">@libertybill</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/maB0M_f1gCRojw_sShkpNHQ">@nunyabizni</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mZRc8t_VYK5ZPLf0vJnbeZg">@boyonetta</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m65-IAueX8Ok9qruUx8bbLg">@steven-universe-official</a> </p> <p>I’m sorry, guys. Can you help me to spread this? :C I need that people know about Venezuela’s situation. I’m sorry for bother you.</p> </blockquote> <p>I’d be very interested in seeing more information on this. This sounds like something out of a post-apocalyptic nightmare novel.</p> </blockquote> <p>Sure thing, my friend!</p> <p>Since 2014, our crisis is worse with the health zone. There’s no too many medicines, and a lot of operations and treatments are delayed for this same reason.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="533" data-orig-width="800"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/915af81143779859e52f112448287591/tumblr_inline_olnd2iBXMo1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="533" data-orig-width="800"/></figure><p>The hospitals don’t have spaces, litters or beds for the patients.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="451" data-orig-width="675"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/551fc8b45a48b4a3a2b89c6aec0db33e/tumblr_inline_olncviM6o91s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="451" data-orig-width="675"/></figure><p>If you go to a farmacy, there’s no medicine.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="354" data-orig-width="620"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/b7e6b891d2a096ca10b548fba478ded9/tumblr_inline_olncv1pnq11s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="354" data-orig-width="620"/></figure><p>A lot of hospitals are in a terrible state.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="701" data-orig-width="1050"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/73044e7cf22ba1addaa05fc833d707ee/tumblr_inline_olnd27NybG1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="701" data-orig-width="1050"/></figure><p>Supplies that were lacking in public hospitals included sterile gloves and gauze, antiseptics, alcohol for medical use, scalpels, needles, catheters, intravenous solutions, nebulizers and surgical sutures. It was even common to lack basic cleaning supplies (such as bleach), which are essential to ensure a sterile environment in hospitals. Unhealthy conditions have led to in-hospital infections that could have been prevented.</p> <p>And this is only talking about the health zone.</p> <p>If we talk about the food shortage and the hyper inflation…</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="576" data-orig-width="1024"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/3e6598b0cd50aef181991565614c3ffc/tumblr_inline_olnd3zeiBm1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="576" data-orig-width="1024"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="164" data-orig-width="308"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/e65491e9970a7d4984870abd965190f4/tumblr_inline_olnd44LxOM1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="164" data-orig-width="308"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="400" data-orig-width="651"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/aefa613c49ccb9786046251f22c71077/tumblr_inline_olnd4v172r1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="400" data-orig-width="651"/></figure><p>We must do LOOOOOONG lines for hours for buy the basic food. Like flour, sugar, rice, pasta, meat, chicken…. </p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="419" data-orig-width="696"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/890b4842d4301e27962575410fbbca25/tumblr_inline_olnd8kPjWb1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="419" data-orig-width="696"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="530" data-orig-width="950"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/a63f01e839c608526170158f02efc4ab/tumblr_inline_olnd991QRD1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="530" data-orig-width="950"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="391" data-orig-width="570"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/a57063433715feac1a2cb06369e8d2af/tumblr_inline_olnd9kTtu01s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="391" data-orig-width="570"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="533" data-orig-width="800"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/f6266d67bd0450e64a5a121fd9d4e987/tumblr_inline_olnda5G2ja1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="533" data-orig-width="800"/></figure><p>We only can buy one time at the week, for the last number of our ID. </p> <p>If you search in Google “The next Venezuela”, you’ll see we aren’t a country anymore. We are a level in the shitmeter.</p> </blockquote> <p>Christ, I’m so sorry. If there are any charities or reputable organizations we can donate to, I’d love to share links to them. ;;</p> </blockquote> <p>Y'all this shortage of necessities shit had been going on in Venezuela for at least a decade. I have never been able to help because I don’t know what charities are allowed in or out of Venezuela and I don’t trust the people who run those charities to tell the truth. </p> <p>Please - someone IN Venezuela. Give me a name. A valid website. Something. I will do my damnedest to make something happen, even if it’s just a few families getting fed a few days. </p> <p>(Love how they voted the fucker out and he’s still in power. Just. So awesome. -_-)</p> </blockquote> <p>This is the first time I see a post on this site about my country and it breakes my heart… Because I want to give you names of charities so you can actually help us but I know people that tried to donate meds and food but our fucking goverment blocked that help. <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/americas/venezuela-refuses-us-aid.html?_r=0">They refuse to accept aid</a>. They are so fucking sick of power that just<a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/23/organization-american-states-venezuela-nicolas-maduro"> don’t care about us.</a></p> <p>The only way we have to fight this crisis is through social media, we use twitter to find meds and food and we came up with a few apps like <a href="http://donamed.com/">Donamed </a>or<a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.intomylist"> Akiztá</a> to help us find what we need. </p> <p>There are a bunch of twitter accounts dedicated to locate meds, such as: <a href="https://twitter.com/spvzla">@spvzla</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/MedicinasEquiv">@MedicinasEquiv</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/Flapastillita">@Flapastillita</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/compartex1vida">@compartex1vida</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/sanandove">@sanandove</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/Donatumed">@Donatumed</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/AyudaMedicinasV">@AyudaMedicinasV</a> y <a href="https://twitter.com/DonandoMedicin1">@DonandoMedicin1</a></p> <p>For the people out there that want to help, like I said… it’s hard to tell you how you could do that because there’s no warranty that we’ll get the help. Still, I won’t let them win so I did my research and I found a few websites that I think you guys can trust and can donate to.</p> <p><b><a href="http://comparteporunavida.com/">http://comparteporunavida.com/</a> —&gt;</b> With your donation, this people get formula and nutritional suppliments for children in hospitals and homes in need.<br/></p> <p><b><a href="http://www.ayudahumanitariavenezuela.org/english.html">http://www.ayudahumanitariavenezuela.org/english.html</a> —&gt; </b>You can go to their online shop to buy medical supplies from a wish list, which are then delivered to those in need. <br/></p> <p><b><a href="https://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/donate/sponsor-a-child/">https://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/donate/sponsor-a-child/</a> —&gt;</b> I think you can choose and sponsor a Venezuelan child.<br/></p> <p><b><a href="http://www.chamos.org.uk/about-us/">http://www.chamos.org.uk/about-us/</a> —&gt; </b>They provide financial support for children to acquire medical, educational or other essential equipment.<br/></p> <p><b><a href="http://www.corazonymanosenaccion.com/dona_ahora.htm">http://www.corazonymanosenaccion.com/dona_ahora.htm</a> —&gt; </b>The thing with this site is that the bank accounts they work with are from here, so I don’t know the process when it’s an international donation.<br/></p> <p>The other sites I could find two gofundme created by people like you and me, I hope they mean well and that the money they receive reaches the people who really need it.</p> <p><b><a href="https://www.gofundme.com/FoodtoVenezuela">https://www.gofundme.com/FoodtoVenezuela</a></b><br/></p> <p><a href="https://www.gofundme.com/help-venezuela"><b><a href="https://www.gofundme.com/help-venezuela">https://www.gofundme.com/help-venezuela</a></b></a><br/></p> <p>If anyone knows more valid websites where people can go and make their donation, please feel free to add it.</p> <p>And of course  <b>SPREAD THE WORD!</b> The more we all know about the crisis, the bigger chance we have of making a difference in the lives of those who are suffering.<br/></p> </blockquote> <p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mCtVUGeyiLYOhO0glSDvyig">@enrique262</a> Some charities. </p> </blockquote> <p>Signal boost! </p> </blockquote>: <p><a href="http://enrique262.tumblr.com/post/176089416395/yourshadowisfollowingyou" class="tumblr_blog">enrique262</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://yourshadowisfollowingyou.tumblr.com/post/176089227719/influentialcreativity" class="tumblr_blog">yourshadowisfollowingyou</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://influentialcreativity.tumblr.com/post/157511809484/disease-danger-darkness-silence-boyonetta" class="tumblr_blog">influentialcreativity</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://disease-danger-darkness-silence.tumblr.com/post/157485039971/boyonetta-sao801-boyonetta" class="tumblr_blog">disease-danger-darkness-silence</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://boyonetta.tumblr.com/post/157461510399/boyonetta-ask-daddies-fire-sao801-do-you" class="tumblr_blog">boyonetta</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sao801.tumblr.com/post/157461382011/ask-daddies-fire-sao801-do-you-see-that" class="tumblr_blog">sao801</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://boyonetta.tumblr.com/post/157460553829/sao801-do-you-see-that-looks-like-a-joke-image" class="tumblr_blog">boyonetta</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://ask-daddies-fire.tumblr.com/post/157460468607/do-you-see-that-looks-like-a-joke-image-right" class="tumblr_blog">ask-daddies-fire</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sao801.tumblr.com/post/157442904411/do-you-see-that-looks-like-a-joke-image-right" class="tumblr_blog">sao801</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>Do you see that? Looks like a joke image, right? Well, it isn’t.</p> <p>This happens in Venezuela. It looks like nobody knows how is our crisis, because I’ve talked with a lot of people (Americans, French, Canadian and even Mexican people) who really don’t know what is happening.</p> <p>I’ll explain the imagen.</p> <p>In Venezuela, we haven’t medicines, even in the hospitals. This is because a patient with hypoglycemia is being attended in this way, because the hospital don’t have dextrose for the people. This is happening in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital. But not only in Caracas, is confirmed that in Maracaibo too, and who know where too.</p> <p>Another cases:</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="121" data-orig-width="342"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/5fb2f2aaabe5c4c4817e7839c6fa3d44/tumblr_inline_olmpf8ei7B1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="121" data-orig-width="342"/></figure><p>“I take prednisone for animals because I can’t found it anywhere and it helps me, isn’t logic, but our health can’t wait”<br/></p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="344" data-orig-width="351"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0fa4a0cc29ee55e117c14d87ad96bb23/tumblr_inline_olmpjjDHmX1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="344" data-orig-width="351"/></figure><p>“Confirmed, I’m medic performing in so many decadency. We even’t have privates places for dextrose for decompensated diabetics and believe me I could write for hours about so many that I’ve lived in the middle of this catastrophic crisis, where personally I’ve take with me a hurted pacient behind of a 350 because we haven’t ambulances, where we haven’t gloves for protect ourselves and a lot of  things like that, this is the reality…. It must be give “ORALLY” because the drink is rich in glucose (Sugar) for these pacients this imagen showes [She means the soda imagen] how is conected to a micromanager where it doesn’t looks very good… But it’s valid by an OROGASTRIC probe. As a heroic way, becase like we know “It’s incorrect”.<br/></p> <p><br/></p> <p>I even can give my own testomony. My mom is sick, and she must work everyday, I can’t help her because my leg is broken, and my brother must help his own family. She’s in pain everyday, and the money is too hard to found. If there’s money, but there’s no medicine. And, if there’s medicine, there’s no money, because all the treatments are very expensive, like everything, for our inflation on the 1600%.</p> <p><br/></p> <p>Please, help us.</p> </blockquote> <p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/meJj-80PnRVvI77d8cjGbpA">@takashi0</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mr2qkRfP-E0sxYw3yMPXoWg">@klubbhead</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mI23vJ6wFVu1DrmxPw-ujYg">@satoshi01</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mIiX85InXZ_5gFO1XlH6zKA">@libertybill</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/maB0M_f1gCRojw_sShkpNHQ">@nunyabizni</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mZRc8t_VYK5ZPLf0vJnbeZg">@boyonetta</a> <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m65-IAueX8Ok9qruUx8bbLg">@steven-universe-official</a> </p> <p>I’m sorry, guys. Can you help me to spread this? :C I need that people know about Venezuela’s situation. I’m sorry for bother you.</p> </blockquote> <p>I’d be very interested in seeing more information on this. This sounds like something out of a post-apocalyptic nightmare novel.</p> </blockquote> <p>Sure thing, my friend!</p> <p>Since 2014, our crisis is worse with the health zone. There’s no too many medicines, and a lot of operations and treatments are delayed for this same reason.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="533" data-orig-width="800"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/915af81143779859e52f112448287591/tumblr_inline_olnd2iBXMo1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="533" data-orig-width="800"/></figure><p>The hospitals don’t have spaces, litters or beds for the patients.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="451" data-orig-width="675"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/551fc8b45a48b4a3a2b89c6aec0db33e/tumblr_inline_olncviM6o91s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="451" data-orig-width="675"/></figure><p>If you go to a farmacy, there’s no medicine.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="354" data-orig-width="620"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/b7e6b891d2a096ca10b548fba478ded9/tumblr_inline_olncv1pnq11s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="354" data-orig-width="620"/></figure><p>A lot of hospitals are in a terrible state.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="701" data-orig-width="1050"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/73044e7cf22ba1addaa05fc833d707ee/tumblr_inline_olnd27NybG1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="701" data-orig-width="1050"/></figure><p>Supplies that were lacking in public hospitals included sterile gloves and gauze, antiseptics, alcohol for medical use, scalpels, needles, catheters, intravenous solutions, nebulizers and surgical sutures. It was even common to lack basic cleaning supplies (such as bleach), which are essential to ensure a sterile environment in hospitals. Unhealthy conditions have led to in-hospital infections that could have been prevented.</p> <p>And this is only talking about the health zone.</p> <p>If we talk about the food shortage and the hyper inflation…</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="576" data-orig-width="1024"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/3e6598b0cd50aef181991565614c3ffc/tumblr_inline_olnd3zeiBm1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="576" data-orig-width="1024"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="164" data-orig-width="308"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/e65491e9970a7d4984870abd965190f4/tumblr_inline_olnd44LxOM1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="164" data-orig-width="308"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="400" data-orig-width="651"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/aefa613c49ccb9786046251f22c71077/tumblr_inline_olnd4v172r1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="400" data-orig-width="651"/></figure><p>We must do LOOOOOONG lines for hours for buy the basic food. Like flour, sugar, rice, pasta, meat, chicken…. </p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="419" data-orig-width="696"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/890b4842d4301e27962575410fbbca25/tumblr_inline_olnd8kPjWb1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="419" data-orig-width="696"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="530" data-orig-width="950"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/a63f01e839c608526170158f02efc4ab/tumblr_inline_olnd991QRD1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="530" data-orig-width="950"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="391" data-orig-width="570"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/a57063433715feac1a2cb06369e8d2af/tumblr_inline_olnd9kTtu01s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="391" data-orig-width="570"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="533" data-orig-width="800"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/f6266d67bd0450e64a5a121fd9d4e987/tumblr_inline_olnda5G2ja1s4quhx_540.png" data-orig-height="533" data-orig-width="800"/></figure><p>We only can buy one time at the week, for the last number of our ID. </p> <p>If you search in Google “The next Venezuela”, you’ll see we aren’t a country anymore. We are a level in the shitmeter.</p> </blockquote> <p>Christ, I’m so sorry. If there are any charities or reputable organizations we can donate to, I’d love to share links to them. ;;</p> </blockquote> <p>Y'all this shortage of necessities shit had been going on in Venezuela for at least a decade. I have never been able to help because I don’t know what charities are allowed in or out of Venezuela and I don’t trust the people who run those charities to tell the truth. </p> <p>Please - someone IN Venezuela. Give me a name. A valid website. Something. I will do my damnedest to make something happen, even if it’s just a few families getting fed a few days. </p> <p>(Love how they voted the fucker out and he’s still in power. Just. So awesome. -_-)</p> </blockquote> <p>This is the first time I see a post on this site about my country and it breakes my heart… Because I want to give you names of charities so you can actually help us but I know people that tried to donate meds and food but our fucking goverment blocked that help. <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/americas/venezuela-refuses-us-aid.html?_r=0">They refuse to accept aid</a>. They are so fucking sick of power that just<a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/23/organization-american-states-venezuela-nicolas-maduro"> don’t care about us.</a></p> <p>The only way we have to fight this crisis is through social media, we use twitter to find meds and food and we came up with a few apps like <a href="http://donamed.com/">Donamed </a>or<a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.intomylist"> Akiztá</a> to help us find what we need. </p> <p>There are a bunch of twitter accounts dedicated to locate meds, such as: <a href="https://twitter.com/spvzla">@spvzla</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/MedicinasEquiv">@MedicinasEquiv</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/Flapastillita">@Flapastillita</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/compartex1vida">@compartex1vida</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/sanandove">@sanandove</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/Donatumed">@Donatumed</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/AyudaMedicinasV">@AyudaMedicinasV</a> y <a href="https://twitter.com/DonandoMedicin1">@DonandoMedicin1</a></p> <p>For the people out there that want to help, like I said… it’s hard to tell you how you could do that because there’s no warranty that we’ll get the help. Still, I won’t let them win so I did my research and I found a few websites that I think you guys can trust and can donate to.</p> <p><b><a href="http://comparteporunavida.com/">http://comparteporunavida.com/</a> —&gt;</b> With your donation, this people get formula and nutritional suppliments for children in hospitals and homes in need.<br/></p> <p><b><a href="http://www.ayudahumanitariavenezuela.org/english.html">http://www.ayudahumanitariavenezuela.org/english.html</a> —&gt; </b>You can go to their online shop to buy medical supplies from a wish list, which are then delivered to those in need. <br/></p> <p><b><a href="https://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/donate/sponsor-a-child/">https://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/donate/sponsor-a-child/</a> —&gt;</b> I think you can choose and sponsor a Venezuelan child.<br/></p> <p><b><a href="http://www.chamos.org.uk/about-us/">http://www.chamos.org.uk/about-us/</a> —&gt; </b>They provide financial support for children to acquire medical, educational or other essential equipment.<br/></p> <p><b><a href="http://www.corazonymanosenaccion.com/dona_ahora.htm">http://www.corazonymanosenaccion.com/dona_ahora.htm</a> —&gt; </b>The thing with this site is that the bank accounts they work with are from here, so I don’t know the process when it’s an international donation.<br/></p> <p>The other sites I could find two gofundme created by people like you and me, I hope they mean well and that the money they receive reaches the people who really need it.</p> <p><b><a href="https://www.gofundme.com/FoodtoVenezuela">https://www.gofundme.com/FoodtoVenezuela</a></b><br/></p> <p><a href="https://www.gofundme.com/help-venezuela"><b><a href="https://www.gofundme.com/help-venezuela">https://www.gofundme.com/help-venezuela</a></b></a><br/></p> <p>If anyone knows more valid websites where people can go and make their donation, please feel free to add it.</p> <p>And of course  <b>SPREAD THE WORD!</b> The more we all know about the crisis, the bigger chance we have of making a difference in the lives of those who are suffering.<br/></p> </blockquote> <p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mCtVUGeyiLYOhO0glSDvyig">@enrique262</a> Some charities. </p> </blockquote> <p>Signal boost! </p> </blockquote>
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yasminstudin: smudging-sage: alleiradayne: prismatic-bell: midoriko-sama: oxfordcommaforever: han-syolo-shot-first: bubblegumsith: cosmic-noir: twowandsandadrink: ashkinator: politicalsexmaskitten: hooraychelle: yellowxperil: srsly tho this is absolutely a thing that dudes do all the f***ing time like where if he knows a girl doesn’t necessarily want to give him a hug, he will trap her in this position in front of witnesses where she has 2 options- both of which are undesirable for her, while simultaneously desirable for him if she doesn’t want to hug him, whatever she does, it will suck for her. she can 1. say nah and be the fucking asshole in front of other ppl or 2. forsake her corporeal boundaries and allow unwanted intimate contact it’s a f***ing trap F***ing hate dudes forreal. too many f***ing times ugh Story time.One day I was on the MAX (basically a giant street car that goes all over the metro area) on my way to meet up with a few friends. I didn’t look at anyone, I didn’t speak to anyone, I just stood to the side on my phone making sure I wasn’t going to be late to my meeting.Out of no where, this guy comes up to me and starts to chat me up. Me, being who I am, am absolutely terrified to tell this guy to f*** off. He was at least half a foot taller than me, and was way too bulky for me to fight back. So I suck it up at humor him, say hello. Before introducing himself or asking me for my name, he asks me out on a date. Not wanting to piss him off I try to make light of the situation and I laugh, telling him that my boyfriend wouldn’t like the idea, but thank you for the offer. He just shrugs and says, “He doesn’t need to know.”At this point I’m scared out of my mind. There’s this guy who, after seeing me run two blocks to catch the train, comes up to me and has made it perfectly clear that he wasn’t going to leave without getting something out of me.I deny him a second time, saying, “I don’t even know you’re name. We’re strangers, I don’t know you.” He finally introduces himself and asks me for my phone number. I tell him I don’t give my number out to people I’ve just met and he says, “Fine, but at least take mine so we can meet up later.” So he watches me plug his number into my phone (which I deleted as soon as I knew I was safe and away from him) as we’re pulling up to my stop. I tell him I need to leave and switch trains and he tells me, “Oh, I’ll wait with you. I don’t have any plans, so I’m in no rush.” It’s important to note what at this point he had previously told me that he was late to a job interview, but he has all the time in the world because he still hasn’t gotten what he wanted from me; a yes.I get off of the train and he follows me, and waits at the platform with me for over ten minutes until my train arrives, asking me all sorts of personal questions about where I live and where I was going that day. As soon as the train pulls up he grabs for me and says, “Do I at least get a hug before you go?”I was terrified. I was embarrassed. This dude, who before even asking me for my name asks me out on a date and then continues to harass me after I tell him I have a boyfriend, asks me for a hug only fifteen minutes after meeting. People around us were staring at me, as if I was being rude for denying him, and every inch of me was mortified. I wanted to run, but I felt like if I had done that he would have chased after me and things would have gotten worse. So I did, and he squeezed me so tight I felt like I was going to burst. It took me a good ten seconds to get him to let go and I ran to the train car just as the doors were closing. He was trying to get me to miss my train so I would have to wait with him even longer. I would have been stuck there for over a half an hour until the next train came by, and the platform (aside from the few buses coming by) was now COMPLETELY EMPTY. He knew EXACTLY what he was doing and he knew EXACTLY how to get me alone with him.People, if you are in a situation like this do not feel obligated to give in. If someone is making you uncomfortable and asks to touch you in any way, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SAY YES. Make excuses, be blunt, just straight up say ‘no’. If possible, go to someone else near by who you think can help you and ask them to help you. It’s important for guys to learn that they can’t get what they want just by asking over and over again.I got lucky. But not everyone does. Please, everyone, Be Safe. SECOND STORY TIME So I was on the transit bus alone one time. This was my first time riding, and so already I was PETRIFIED. I sit down, pull out my ipod, and begin to play some games. This guy sits down next to me, and begins trying to have a conversation. I don’t really respond, I don’t even look at him, just give half-hearted “mhm”s and “oh”s, as I don’t want to be rude if he was just striking up a friendly conversation. He then asks me on a date. Now, as I stated before, I already was absolutely petrified. My heart stopped and I didn’t know how to answer. So I just didn’t. He didn’t let up and I could feel his eyes on me. I quietly stammer out a “no thanks” and my stop HAPPENS to be coming up, so I pull the string thing to let the driver know I want to stop there, and once we stop and the doors open I get up and he asks me, “Well, can I at least have a hug before you go if you won’t go on a date with me?”  This makes me break. There are now people staring, as we are the only people standing up and not getting off… So I just start crying. Hell, I am bawling almost instantly. He looks so fucking freaked out and people are now getting up to come over and comfort me/question him. I don’t stop crying, and he keeps trying to comfort me by touching me, and people are yelling at him for that.  AND THEN. AND. FUCKING. THEN. THE GOD DAMN BUS DRIVER. A VERY EASILY 6 FOOT BURLY MAN. COMES OVER TO US. PULLS THE GUY AWAY. AND KNEELS DOWN. HE THEN ASKS, IN THE MOST CALM VOICE, “Did you request the stop?” I very slowly and shakily nod, as I am still crying my eyes out. He then asks, “Do you want to get off?” I give a quiet “mhm” and nod once again, and he offers me his hand. I take it, he stands up, and he escorts me off the bus. He asks me questions such as where I was going next, if I was going to meet someone shortly, if I was going to transfer buses from there. He was very polite and waited for me to answer the entire time, and my friend (who I was going to be meeting there) showed up. He asked me if this was someone I knew, I said yes, and he said alright, have a good day. He then told me- and this is something stuck in my mind forever, so it is word for word- “If some guy EVER starts harassing you like that again, do exactly what you did there. Cry. Cry and scream and have a temper tantrum. Not only will it throw him off, but it will get others to notice. They might not interfere, they might, but you will have gotten their attention and if you happen to go missing the next day the search for you will be a hell of a lot easier because everyone in that location will have seen you screaming and crying with a guy now very awkward with his actions. They will know. That is what my daughter did, and three days after she went missing she was back in my arms. I pray for you and every other person like you who has this done. You stay safe now, okay?” And after I began blubbering again, I nodded and he left. So this is the second lesson for yall. If you can not have the courage to say no or make an excuse, cry. Let out those sobs and tears and cry your heart out. Because it is going to make people notice and make people aware. Reblogging for that second story. This might save a life. I just wanna note that bus drivers can be really amazing and good ones do look out for their riders. Also, as an additional tip (in case you cannot cry on command or such), you can say, “No, because you’re creepy/creeping me out” and if he persists or tries to laugh it off, say “I do not want to be touched” and look at one of the strangers/persons that is watching. It:1. Gives them a sense of urgency in the situation, as the eye contact is a way to make them feel as though you are personally asking for their help and it is now their obligation to help.2. Contains words so that if you’re in a public place but people aren’t necessarily watching, then they (as natural evesdroppers) can overhear the attention-grabbing words and then notice the situation. Note, this does NOT mean that they will come for help, but you might be able to look someone in the eye (as previously mentioned) or just get some people’s attention.3. It shows that you have fight in you. As with rapists, those who are physically aggressive (ie. these huggers) choose women they see as an easy target. The moment you show them you are going/willing to fight them, they are less likely to continue. Sadly, this is not always the case, but every little bit helps. Hopes this also helps, guys, and I’m so sad that this has to even be a post we need. Dudes who follow me: 1) reblog this 2) don’t be the creepy guy who asks random women for hugs 3) be aware of your friends or random creepy dudes and call them out if they act gross towards girls/womem Ok, I wasn’t going to comment about this, because there was no way of doing it without talking about a part of my life I really didn’t want to. But fuck that, there be young girls out there who need a hand. So I used to be hot when I was young. I mean, model hot, because I actually used to model. Even now, I’ve let myself go on purpose because I was tired of the harassment. But I fit a UK size 6 with a pert ass from volleyball and a cup c breast. As you can imagine, I couldn’t wear anything or go ANYWHERE without being harassed. I sometimes even happened in church. Anyway, I’m not a shrinking lily, and when I get angry enough I can do some crazy shit. So here are some of my coping mechanisms: 1) find a matronly looking lady, run up to her with ‘aunt may! I haven’t seen you in ages! ’ then whisper ‘please help he’s harassing me!’. 99.9 times out of 100, she will be scandalised and help you anyway even if she’s annoyed or in a hurry. If no older lady is available, find a younger one, or a nun, or a trans lady. We of the sisterhood know what it is to be harnessed, and I guarantee if you look frightened enough, they will help. 2) If you are out alone at night, and someone is following you, spot a house or apartment where the lights are on and knock, asking ‘mum’ or ‘dad’ or ‘john’ to let you in. Even if the people inside are annoyed, odds are they won’t turn you away, and you can phone someone to pick you up, or phone the police from a safe space 3) Make noise. Cry and scream loudly, call them out ‘i don’t know you and you are terrifying me! Please get away from me!’ if there are people around. Even if they don’t help directly for fear of their own safety, someone around you is calling security or 911. 4) speak a foreign language. If you know it, speak the language to them fast and incessantly, like you have just met someone you knew and you’re just giving the best performance rant of why your OTP is the best OTP. Make yourself ANNOYING. Think about what would be awkward and annoying to you and make it what you do to them. If you make them think YOU are something to get away from they will leave you in peace. Now beware, the following ones are the CRAZY ones and may not always work. But they are a valid last resort: 5) stare at them. Stare at them like you’re hungry and they are a hapless deer you’re going to tear to pieces. Like yours the girl from the ring emerging from the TV to kill them. Don’t smile, don’t change your expression. DON’T BLINK. Hold their state like you’re Wednesday Adams about to do unspeakable things to a spider, and they are the spider. Even the most courageous of stalkers balk at this, but if they don’t… 6) Use the Hannibal Lector. After staring at them for and extended period of time (imagine all the things that have made you scared, imagine you could get revenge on them for putting you here, that’s the thought you need to have), if they are getting closer to you, whisper something like ‘i would fry your liver in garlic’. Even the hardiest ones will be taken aback, but keep it up while making sure you don’t let the others hear you. Things like, occult star readings requiring blood, wondering whether he is the offering the spirits sent. If you’re on this site you’ve read some weird shit at least once. Tell him that. Tell him you would like him to meet your lord, Vlad the Impaler, who requires much blood to be appeased. Be a stereotypical ‘crazy bitch’ like they see in the movies. Believe it or not, this has worked for me twice. Above all, banish the notion that you have to be polite. They were impolite by approaching you. If you can, ignore them. If you are not alone, pointedly put headphones in your ear, and don’t make eye contact, wait for them to realise that ‘youre a bitch anyway’ and move away. If you are alone, evade and find places and ways to fix that as soon as POSSIBLE. And if all else fails, summon Satan. Something I have learned at work: Never underestimate the power of a good “EXCUSE me????” Legit. It makes people STOP IN THEIR TRACKS. This is the one I whip out when people start swearing at me over the headset and always, without fail, they stop what they’re saying, shocked. Go for offended, and go for loud. Not yelling loud, but giving-your-best-presentation loud. “EXCUSE me??? You approached me two minutes ago, I don’t even know your name, and you want WHAT? Creep.” For one, the presentation will shock them. For another, that indignant tone? EVERYONE AROUND YOU IS GOING TO WANT TO LISTEN TO THIS JUICY SHIT. Now the second key here is, DON’T LET HIM JADE (justify, argue, defend, explain). He smiles and goes “I just wanted–” FUCKING INTERRUPT HIM. Firmly. Irritably. “I heard what you wanted, and I’ve already declined once. Maybe you should go back to kindergarten where they teach you no means no.” Run right over the fucker. He’s not respecting your words, you don’t need to respect his. A further note: if you’re an iPhone user, you can use Siri to call 911. (I know Android has a similar function, but I don’t know what it is–play with your AI and find out.) If you’re in a secluded area, this works well; I used to walk home from work at 2am and had to do it twice. Make eye contact with your harasser, activate Siri, and loudly, firmly say “Siri, call 911.” Siri will immediately reply “calling emergency services.” (It actually takes five seconds to activate, but there’s a Call Now button if you need it.) Almost ALWAYS the person harassing you would rather take off than wait for you to get a dispatcher on the line. As they say on the podcast, My Favorite Murder: Fuck Politeness. This is NOT the kind of thing I usually post on here, but this is something that every female [or, every person honestly, harrassment isnt a one way street]needs to see. This is a fairly active blog, so I hope to see numerous reblogs. this. is. so. important. everyone should take some time to read this!! : nightmare some guy u dont kno that well: What, I don't get a hug? 66,899 notes yasminstudin: smudging-sage: alleiradayne: prismatic-bell: midoriko-sama: oxfordcommaforever: han-syolo-shot-first: bubblegumsith: cosmic-noir: twowandsandadrink: ashkinator: politicalsexmaskitten: hooraychelle: yellowxperil: srsly tho this is absolutely a thing that dudes do all the f***ing time like where if he knows a girl doesn’t necessarily want to give him a hug, he will trap her in this position in front of witnesses where she has 2 options- both of which are undesirable for her, while simultaneously desirable for him if she doesn’t want to hug him, whatever she does, it will suck for her. she can 1. say nah and be the fucking asshole in front of other ppl or 2. forsake her corporeal boundaries and allow unwanted intimate contact it’s a f***ing trap F***ing hate dudes forreal. too many f***ing times ugh Story time.One day I was on the MAX (basically a giant street car that goes all over the metro area) on my way to meet up with a few friends. I didn’t look at anyone, I didn’t speak to anyone, I just stood to the side on my phone making sure I wasn’t going to be late to my meeting.Out of no where, this guy comes up to me and starts to chat me up. Me, being who I am, am absolutely terrified to tell this guy to f*** off. He was at least half a foot taller than me, and was way too bulky for me to fight back. So I suck it up at humor him, say hello. Before introducing himself or asking me for my name, he asks me out on a date. Not wanting to piss him off I try to make light of the situation and I laugh, telling him that my boyfriend wouldn’t like the idea, but thank you for the offer. He just shrugs and says, “He doesn’t need to know.”At this point I’m scared out of my mind. There’s this guy who, after seeing me run two blocks to catch the train, comes up to me and has made it perfectly clear that he wasn’t going to leave without getting something out of me.I deny him a second time, saying, “I don’t even know you’re name. We’re strangers, I don’t know you.” He finally introduces himself and asks me for my phone number. I tell him I don’t give my number out to people I’ve just met and he says, “Fine, but at least take mine so we can meet up later.” So he watches me plug his number into my phone (which I deleted as soon as I knew I was safe and away from him) as we’re pulling up to my stop. I tell him I need to leave and switch trains and he tells me, “Oh, I’ll wait with you. I don’t have any plans, so I’m in no rush.” It’s important to note what at this point he had previously told me that he was late to a job interview, but he has all the time in the world because he still hasn’t gotten what he wanted from me; a yes.I get off of the train and he follows me, and waits at the platform with me for over ten minutes until my train arrives, asking me all sorts of personal questions about where I live and where I was going that day. As soon as the train pulls up he grabs for me and says, “Do I at least get a hug before you go?”I was terrified. I was embarrassed. This dude, who before even asking me for my name asks me out on a date and then continues to harass me after I tell him I have a boyfriend, asks me for a hug only fifteen minutes after meeting. People around us were staring at me, as if I was being rude for denying him, and every inch of me was mortified. I wanted to run, but I felt like if I had done that he would have chased after me and things would have gotten worse. So I did, and he squeezed me so tight I felt like I was going to burst. It took me a good ten seconds to get him to let go and I ran to the train car just as the doors were closing. He was trying to get me to miss my train so I would have to wait with him even longer. I would have been stuck there for over a half an hour until the next train came by, and the platform (aside from the few buses coming by) was now COMPLETELY EMPTY. He knew EXACTLY what he was doing and he knew EXACTLY how to get me alone with him.People, if you are in a situation like this do not feel obligated to give in. If someone is making you uncomfortable and asks to touch you in any way, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SAY YES. Make excuses, be blunt, just straight up say ‘no’. If possible, go to someone else near by who you think can help you and ask them to help you. It’s important for guys to learn that they can’t get what they want just by asking over and over again.I got lucky. But not everyone does. Please, everyone, Be Safe. SECOND STORY TIME So I was on the transit bus alone one time. This was my first time riding, and so already I was PETRIFIED. I sit down, pull out my ipod, and begin to play some games. This guy sits down next to me, and begins trying to have a conversation. I don’t really respond, I don’t even look at him, just give half-hearted “mhm”s and “oh”s, as I don’t want to be rude if he was just striking up a friendly conversation. He then asks me on a date. Now, as I stated before, I already was absolutely petrified. My heart stopped and I didn’t know how to answer. So I just didn’t. He didn’t let up and I could feel his eyes on me. I quietly stammer out a “no thanks” and my stop HAPPENS to be coming up, so I pull the string thing to let the driver know I want to stop there, and once we stop and the doors open I get up and he asks me, “Well, can I at least have a hug before you go if you won’t go on a date with me?”  This makes me break. There are now people staring, as we are the only people standing up and not getting off… So I just start crying. Hell, I am bawling almost instantly. He looks so fucking freaked out and people are now getting up to come over and comfort me/question him. I don’t stop crying, and he keeps trying to comfort me by touching me, and people are yelling at him for that.  AND THEN. AND. FUCKING. THEN. THE GOD DAMN BUS DRIVER. A VERY EASILY 6 FOOT BURLY MAN. COMES OVER TO US. PULLS THE GUY AWAY. AND KNEELS DOWN. HE THEN ASKS, IN THE MOST CALM VOICE, “Did you request the stop?” I very slowly and shakily nod, as I am still crying my eyes out. He then asks, “Do you want to get off?” I give a quiet “mhm” and nod once again, and he offers me his hand. I take it, he stands up, and he escorts me off the bus. He asks me questions such as where I was going next, if I was going to meet someone shortly, if I was going to transfer buses from there. He was very polite and waited for me to answer the entire time, and my friend (who I was going to be meeting there) showed up. He asked me if this was someone I knew, I said yes, and he said alright, have a good day. He then told me- and this is something stuck in my mind forever, so it is word for word- “If some guy EVER starts harassing you like that again, do exactly what you did there. Cry. Cry and scream and have a temper tantrum. Not only will it throw him off, but it will get others to notice. They might not interfere, they might, but you will have gotten their attention and if you happen to go missing the next day the search for you will be a hell of a lot easier because everyone in that location will have seen you screaming and crying with a guy now very awkward with his actions. They will know. That is what my daughter did, and three days after she went missing she was back in my arms. I pray for you and every other person like you who has this done. You stay safe now, okay?” And after I began blubbering again, I nodded and he left. So this is the second lesson for yall. If you can not have the courage to say no or make an excuse, cry. Let out those sobs and tears and cry your heart out. Because it is going to make people notice and make people aware. Reblogging for that second story. This might save a life. I just wanna note that bus drivers can be really amazing and good ones do look out for their riders. Also, as an additional tip (in case you cannot cry on command or such), you can say, “No, because you’re creepy/creeping me out” and if he persists or tries to laugh it off, say “I do not want to be touched” and look at one of the strangers/persons that is watching. It:1. Gives them a sense of urgency in the situation, as the eye contact is a way to make them feel as though you are personally asking for their help and it is now their obligation to help.2. Contains words so that if you’re in a public place but people aren’t necessarily watching, then they (as natural evesdroppers) can overhear the attention-grabbing words and then notice the situation. Note, this does NOT mean that they will come for help, but you might be able to look someone in the eye (as previously mentioned) or just get some people’s attention.3. It shows that you have fight in you. As with rapists, those who are physically aggressive (ie. these huggers) choose women they see as an easy target. The moment you show them you are going/willing to fight them, they are less likely to continue. Sadly, this is not always the case, but every little bit helps. Hopes this also helps, guys, and I’m so sad that this has to even be a post we need. Dudes who follow me: 1) reblog this 2) don’t be the creepy guy who asks random women for hugs 3) be aware of your friends or random creepy dudes and call them out if they act gross towards girls/womem Ok, I wasn’t going to comment about this, because there was no way of doing it without talking about a part of my life I really didn’t want to. But fuck that, there be young girls out there who need a hand. So I used to be hot when I was young. I mean, model hot, because I actually used to model. Even now, I’ve let myself go on purpose because I was tired of the harassment. But I fit a UK size 6 with a pert ass from volleyball and a cup c breast. As you can imagine, I couldn’t wear anything or go ANYWHERE without being harassed. I sometimes even happened in church. Anyway, I’m not a shrinking lily, and when I get angry enough I can do some crazy shit. So here are some of my coping mechanisms: 1) find a matronly looking lady, run up to her with ‘aunt may! I haven’t seen you in ages! ’ then whisper ‘please help he’s harassing me!’. 99.9 times out of 100, she will be scandalised and help you anyway even if she’s annoyed or in a hurry. If no older lady is available, find a younger one, or a nun, or a trans lady. We of the sisterhood know what it is to be harnessed, and I guarantee if you look frightened enough, they will help. 2) If you are out alone at night, and someone is following you, spot a house or apartment where the lights are on and knock, asking ‘mum’ or ‘dad’ or ‘john’ to let you in. Even if the people inside are annoyed, odds are they won’t turn you away, and you can phone someone to pick you up, or phone the police from a safe space 3) Make noise. Cry and scream loudly, call them out ‘i don’t know you and you are terrifying me! Please get away from me!’ if there are people around. Even if they don’t help directly for fear of their own safety, someone around you is calling security or 911. 4) speak a foreign language. If you know it, speak the language to them fast and incessantly, like you have just met someone you knew and you’re just giving the best performance rant of why your OTP is the best OTP. Make yourself ANNOYING. Think about what would be awkward and annoying to you and make it what you do to them. If you make them think YOU are something to get away from they will leave you in peace. Now beware, the following ones are the CRAZY ones and may not always work. But they are a valid last resort: 5) stare at them. Stare at them like you’re hungry and they are a hapless deer you’re going to tear to pieces. Like yours the girl from the ring emerging from the TV to kill them. Don’t smile, don’t change your expression. DON’T BLINK. Hold their state like you’re Wednesday Adams about to do unspeakable things to a spider, and they are the spider. Even the most courageous of stalkers balk at this, but if they don’t… 6) Use the Hannibal Lector. After staring at them for and extended period of time (imagine all the things that have made you scared, imagine you could get revenge on them for putting you here, that’s the thought you need to have), if they are getting closer to you, whisper something like ‘i would fry your liver in garlic’. Even the hardiest ones will be taken aback, but keep it up while making sure you don’t let the others hear you. Things like, occult star readings requiring blood, wondering whether he is the offering the spirits sent. If you’re on this site you’ve read some weird shit at least once. Tell him that. Tell him you would like him to meet your lord, Vlad the Impaler, who requires much blood to be appeased. Be a stereotypical ‘crazy bitch’ like they see in the movies. Believe it or not, this has worked for me twice. Above all, banish the notion that you have to be polite. They were impolite by approaching you. If you can, ignore them. If you are not alone, pointedly put headphones in your ear, and don’t make eye contact, wait for them to realise that ‘youre a bitch anyway’ and move away. If you are alone, evade and find places and ways to fix that as soon as POSSIBLE. And if all else fails, summon Satan. Something I have learned at work: Never underestimate the power of a good “EXCUSE me????” Legit. It makes people STOP IN THEIR TRACKS. This is the one I whip out when people start swearing at me over the headset and always, without fail, they stop what they’re saying, shocked. Go for offended, and go for loud. Not yelling loud, but giving-your-best-presentation loud. “EXCUSE me??? You approached me two minutes ago, I don’t even know your name, and you want WHAT? Creep.” For one, the presentation will shock them. For another, that indignant tone? EVERYONE AROUND YOU IS GOING TO WANT TO LISTEN TO THIS JUICY SHIT. Now the second key here is, DON’T LET HIM JADE (justify, argue, defend, explain). He smiles and goes “I just wanted–” FUCKING INTERRUPT HIM. Firmly. Irritably. “I heard what you wanted, and I’ve already declined once. Maybe you should go back to kindergarten where they teach you no means no.” Run right over the fucker. He’s not respecting your words, you don’t need to respect his. A further note: if you’re an iPhone user, you can use Siri to call 911. (I know Android has a similar function, but I don’t know what it is–play with your AI and find out.) If you’re in a secluded area, this works well; I used to walk home from work at 2am and had to do it twice. Make eye contact with your harasser, activate Siri, and loudly, firmly say “Siri, call 911.” Siri will immediately reply “calling emergency services.” (It actually takes five seconds to activate, but there’s a Call Now button if you need it.) Almost ALWAYS the person harassing you would rather take off than wait for you to get a dispatcher on the line. As they say on the podcast, My Favorite Murder: Fuck Politeness. This is NOT the kind of thing I usually post on here, but this is something that every female [or, every person honestly, harrassment isnt a one way street]needs to see. This is a fairly active blog, so I hope to see numerous reblogs. this. is. so. important. everyone should take some time to read this!!
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<p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160837495235/thebibliosphere-systlin-thebibliosphere" class="tumblr_blog">systlin</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160837320641/systlin-thebibliosphere" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160837209755/thebibliosphere-88linesabout44fangirls" class="tumblr_blog">systlin</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160837052036/88linesabout44fangirls-thebibliosphere-the" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://88linesabout44fangirls.tumblr.com/post/160822498525/thebibliosphere-the-demon-rose-is-waking-up-you" class="tumblr_blog">88linesabout44fangirls</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160820362341/the-demon-rose-is-waking-up-you-can-just-about" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>The Demon Rose is waking up. You can just about see the first hint of electric pink starting to come through in the bud. </p> <p>You can also see where she’s pushing so hard up against the house she’s dislodged the window screen. What a clingy baby :D</p> </blockquote> <p>Oh, I showed one of your posts about the Demon Rose Bush to an organic gardening friend. She’s recommending massive pruning until it gets under control, but considering how high that bitch is I don’t think that’s feasible.</p> </blockquote> <p>Hahahahaha, we tried to kill this thing when we first moved in back in 2015 by cutting it all the way down to ground level and etd tried to kill the roots with literal poison cause we didnt want to try and deal with pruning something where the largest thorn was the length of my pinky finger. She grew back taller within 4 months, absorbed her trellis into her vines and continued to bloom right up until December. <i>In Minnesota</i>. </p> <p>Last year she retained her blooms until January of this year. Everything else besides the neighborhood evergreens was dead, and we had hot pink blooms in -20'c weather, in several feet of snow. </p> <p>Ain’t <i>shit </i> gonna kill this thing, and since Tumblr adopted her as my plant familiar to go with the rest of my weird ass house (the tags new folk are looking for are #the house that cthulu built and #demon rose) I’ve started talking to her and she’s the god damn healthiest most terrifying thing in our yard. I love her. </p> <p>I’m going to attempt to do some delicate pruning this year and nudge her back onto a trellis (several trellises…trelli?), cause the way her thorns tap against the living room window when the wind blows is a tiny bit unnerving, but yea, nah. 6ft Demon Rose is here to stay. I’ve made my peace with this.</p> <p>Especially after last year when I made the comment in passing about needing to kill the lily cluster by the side of our house that had spring up in their hundreds (I am very very not good allergic to all lilies), and she expanded outward and quite literally <i>throttled them with her roots. </i> That was…considerate of her… </p> </blockquote> <p>Holy shit I have a rose in my back garden <em>IDENTICAL </em>to that. </p> <p>I call it the Felony Rose, since I kindasortamaybe <em>technically </em>stole it. </p> <p>They were gonna bulldoze an old farmhouse that had this huge (15x20) rosebush growing alongside it. So, I rolled up with the truck and a shovel and a pair of hedge clippers around midnight. </p> <p>Dug that whole monster out (which involved much sweat, blood, and swearing) whacked it back to a manageable size, and took it home. </p> <p>It is now in my back garden, eating my coral bells and lilies and cackling to itself as it spreads. </p> <p>It is also electric pink. It barely even wilted, despite it’s rough treatment. </p> <p>Also, in the lot they bulldozed to build that new house, suckers of the fucker are coming back. <br/></p> </blockquote> <p>SHE HAS FAMILY, I CAN’T WAIT TO TELL HER</p> </blockquote> <p>I MADE A POST ABOUT THIS ROSE JUST THE OTHER DAY</p><p>FAMILY PHOTOS</p><p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160821072130/the-felony-rose-shown-here-eating-the-lilies-and">http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160821072130/the-felony-rose-shown-here-eating-the-lilies-and</a></p></blockquote>: <p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160837495235/thebibliosphere-systlin-thebibliosphere" class="tumblr_blog">systlin</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160837320641/systlin-thebibliosphere" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160837209755/thebibliosphere-88linesabout44fangirls" class="tumblr_blog">systlin</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160837052036/88linesabout44fangirls-thebibliosphere-the" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://88linesabout44fangirls.tumblr.com/post/160822498525/thebibliosphere-the-demon-rose-is-waking-up-you" class="tumblr_blog">88linesabout44fangirls</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160820362341/the-demon-rose-is-waking-up-you-can-just-about" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>The Demon Rose is waking up. You can just about see the first hint of electric pink starting to come through in the bud. </p> <p>You can also see where she’s pushing so hard up against the house she’s dislodged the window screen. What a clingy baby :D</p> </blockquote> <p>Oh, I showed one of your posts about the Demon Rose Bush to an organic gardening friend. She’s recommending massive pruning until it gets under control, but considering how high that bitch is I don’t think that’s feasible.</p> </blockquote> <p>Hahahahaha, we tried to kill this thing when we first moved in back in 2015 by cutting it all the way down to ground level and etd tried to kill the roots with literal poison cause we didnt want to try and deal with pruning something where the largest thorn was the length of my pinky finger. She grew back taller within 4 months, absorbed her trellis into her vines and continued to bloom right up until December. <i>In Minnesota</i>. </p> <p>Last year she retained her blooms until January of this year. Everything else besides the neighborhood evergreens was dead, and we had hot pink blooms in -20'c weather, in several feet of snow. </p> <p>Ain’t <i>shit </i> gonna kill this thing, and since Tumblr adopted her as my plant familiar to go with the rest of my weird ass house (the tags new folk are looking for are #the house that cthulu built and #demon rose) I’ve started talking to her and she’s the god damn healthiest most terrifying thing in our yard. I love her. </p> <p>I’m going to attempt to do some delicate pruning this year and nudge her back onto a trellis (several trellises…trelli?), cause the way her thorns tap against the living room window when the wind blows is a tiny bit unnerving, but yea, nah. 6ft Demon Rose is here to stay. I’ve made my peace with this.</p> <p>Especially after last year when I made the comment in passing about needing to kill the lily cluster by the side of our house that had spring up in their hundreds (I am very very not good allergic to all lilies), and she expanded outward and quite literally <i>throttled them with her roots. </i> That was…considerate of her… </p> </blockquote> <p>Holy shit I have a rose in my back garden <em>IDENTICAL </em>to that. </p> <p>I call it the Felony Rose, since I kindasortamaybe <em>technically </em>stole it. </p> <p>They were gonna bulldoze an old farmhouse that had this huge (15x20) rosebush growing alongside it. So, I rolled up with the truck and a shovel and a pair of hedge clippers around midnight. </p> <p>Dug that whole monster out (which involved much sweat, blood, and swearing) whacked it back to a manageable size, and took it home. </p> <p>It is now in my back garden, eating my coral bells and lilies and cackling to itself as it spreads. </p> <p>It is also electric pink. It barely even wilted, despite it’s rough treatment. </p> <p>Also, in the lot they bulldozed to build that new house, suckers of the fucker are coming back. <br/></p> </blockquote> <p>SHE HAS FAMILY, I CAN’T WAIT TO TELL HER</p> </blockquote> <p>I MADE A POST ABOUT THIS ROSE JUST THE OTHER DAY</p><p>FAMILY PHOTOS</p><p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160821072130/the-felony-rose-shown-here-eating-the-lilies-and">http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160821072130/the-felony-rose-shown-here-eating-the-lilies-and</a></p></blockquote>
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influentialcreativity: disease-danger-darkness-silence: boyonetta: sao801: boyonetta: ask-daddies-fire: sao801: Do you see that? Looks like a joke image, right? Well, it isn’t. This happens in Venezuela. It looks like nobody knows how is our crisis, because I’ve talked with a lot of people (Americans, French, Canadian and even Mexican people) who really don’t know what is happening. I’ll explain the imagen. In Venezuela, we haven’t medicines, even in the hospitals. This is because a patient with hypoglycemia is being attended in this way, because the hospital don’t have dextrose for the people. This is happening in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital. But not only in Caracas, is confirmed that in Maracaibo too, and who know where too. Another cases: “I take prednisone for animals because I can’t found it anywhere and it helps me, isn’t logic, but our health can’t wait” “Confirmed, I’m medic performing in so many decadency. We even’t have privates places for dextrose for decompensated diabetics and believe me I could write for hours about so many that I’ve lived in the middle of this catastrophic crisis, where personally I’ve take with me a hurted pacient behind of a 350 because we haven’t ambulances, where we haven’t gloves for protect ourselves and a lot of  things like that, this is the reality…. It must be give “ORALLY” because the drink is rich in glucose (Sugar) for these pacients this imagen showes [She means the soda imagen] how is conected to a micromanager where it doesn’t looks very good… But it’s valid by an OROGASTRIC probe. As a heroic way, becase like we know “It’s incorrect”. I even can give my own testomony. My mom is sick, and she must work everyday, I can’t help her because my leg is broken, and my brother must help his own family. She’s in pain everyday, and the money is too hard to found. If there’s money, but there’s no medicine. And, if there’s medicine, there’s no money, because all the treatments are very expensive, like everything, for our inflation on the 1600%. Please, help us. @takashi0 @klubbhead @satoshi01 @libertybill @nunyabizni @boyonetta @steven-universe-official  I’m sorry, guys. Can you help me to spread this? :C I need that people know about Venezuela’s situation. I’m sorry for bother you. I’d be very interested in seeing more information on this. This sounds like something out of a post-apocalyptic nightmare novel. Sure thing, my friend! Since 2014, our crisis is worse with the health zone. There’s no too many medicines, and a lot of operations and treatments are delayed for this same reason. The hospitals don’t have spaces, litters or beds for the patients. If you go to a farmacy, there’s no medicine. A lot of hospitals are in a terrible state. Supplies that were lacking in public hospitals included sterile gloves and gauze, antiseptics, alcohol for medical use, scalpels, needles, catheters, intravenous solutions, nebulizers and surgical sutures. It was even common to lack basic cleaning supplies (such as bleach), which are essential to ensure a sterile environment in hospitals. Unhealthy conditions have led to in-hospital infections that could have been prevented. And this is only talking about the health zone. If we talk about the food shortage and the hyper inflation… We must do LOOOOOONG lines for hours for buy the basic food. Like flour, sugar, rice, pasta, meat, chicken….  We only can buy one time at the week, for the last number of our ID.  If you search in Google “The next Venezuela”, you’ll see we aren’t a country anymore. We are a level in the shitmeter. Christ, I’m so sorry. If there are any charities or reputable organizations we can donate to, I’d love to share links to them. ;; Y'all this shortage of necessities shit had been going on in Venezuela for at least a decade. I have never been able to help because I don’t know what charities are allowed in or out of Venezuela and I don’t trust the people who run those charities to tell the truth. Please - someone IN Venezuela. Give me a name. A valid website. Something. I will do my damnedest to make something happen, even if it’s just a few families getting fed a few days. (Love how they voted the fucker out and he’s still in power. Just. So awesome. -_-) This is the first time I see a post on this site about my country and it breakes my heart… Because I want to give you names of charities so you can actually help us but I know people that tried to donate meds and food but our fucking goverment blocked that help. They refuse to accept aid. They are so fucking sick of power that just don’t care about us. The only way we have to fight this crisis is through social media, we use twitter to find meds and food and we came up with a few apps like Donamed or Akiztá to help us find what we need.  There are a bunch of twitter accounts dedicated to locate meds, such as: @spvzla, @MedicinasEquiv, @Flapastillita, @compartex1vida, @sanandove, @Donatumed, @AyudaMedicinasV y @DonandoMedicin1 For the people out there that want to help, like I said… it’s hard to tell you how you could do that because there’s no warranty that we’ll get the help. Still, I won’t let them win so I did my research and I found a few websites that I think you guys can trust and can donate to. http://comparteporunavida.com/ —> With your donation, this people get formula and nutritional suppliments for children in hospitals and homes in need. http://www.ayudahumanitariavenezuela.org/english.html —> You can go to their online shop to buy medical supplies from a wish list, which are then delivered to those in need. https://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/donate/sponsor-a-child/ —> I think you can choose and sponsor a Venezuelan child. http://www.chamos.org.uk/about-us/ —> They provide financial support for children to acquire medical, educational or other essential equipment. http://www.corazonymanosenaccion.com/dona_ahora.htm —> The thing with this site is that the bank accounts they work with are from here, so I don’t know the process when it’s an international donation. The other sites I could find two gofundme created by people like you and me, I hope they mean well and that the money they receive reaches the people who really need it. https://www.gofundme.com/FoodtoVenezuela https://www.gofundme.com/help-venezuela If anyone knows more valid websites where people can go and make their donation, please feel free to add it. And of course  SPREAD THE WORD! The more we all know about the crisis, the bigger chance we have of making a difference in the lives of those who are suffering. : influentialcreativity: disease-danger-darkness-silence: boyonetta: sao801: boyonetta: ask-daddies-fire: sao801: Do you see that? Looks like a joke image, right? Well, it isn’t. This happens in Venezuela. It looks like nobody knows how is our crisis, because I’ve talked with a lot of people (Americans, French, Canadian and even Mexican people) who really don’t know what is happening. I’ll explain the imagen. In Venezuela, we haven’t medicines, even in the hospitals. This is because a patient with hypoglycemia is being attended in this way, because the hospital don’t have dextrose for the people. This is happening in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital. But not only in Caracas, is confirmed that in Maracaibo too, and who know where too. Another cases: “I take prednisone for animals because I can’t found it anywhere and it helps me, isn’t logic, but our health can’t wait” “Confirmed, I’m medic performing in so many decadency. We even’t have privates places for dextrose for decompensated diabetics and believe me I could write for hours about so many that I’ve lived in the middle of this catastrophic crisis, where personally I’ve take with me a hurted pacient behind of a 350 because we haven’t ambulances, where we haven’t gloves for protect ourselves and a lot of  things like that, this is the reality…. It must be give “ORALLY” because the drink is rich in glucose (Sugar) for these pacients this imagen showes [She means the soda imagen] how is conected to a micromanager where it doesn’t looks very good… But it’s valid by an OROGASTRIC probe. As a heroic way, becase like we know “It’s incorrect”. I even can give my own testomony. My mom is sick, and she must work everyday, I can’t help her because my leg is broken, and my brother must help his own family. She’s in pain everyday, and the money is too hard to found. If there’s money, but there’s no medicine. And, if there’s medicine, there’s no money, because all the treatments are very expensive, like everything, for our inflation on the 1600%. Please, help us. @takashi0 @klubbhead @satoshi01 @libertybill @nunyabizni @boyonetta @steven-universe-official  I’m sorry, guys. Can you help me to spread this? :C I need that people know about Venezuela’s situation. I’m sorry for bother you. I’d be very interested in seeing more information on this. This sounds like something out of a post-apocalyptic nightmare novel. Sure thing, my friend! Since 2014, our crisis is worse with the health zone. There’s no too many medicines, and a lot of operations and treatments are delayed for this same reason. The hospitals don’t have spaces, litters or beds for the patients. If you go to a farmacy, there’s no medicine. A lot of hospitals are in a terrible state. Supplies that were lacking in public hospitals included sterile gloves and gauze, antiseptics, alcohol for medical use, scalpels, needles, catheters, intravenous solutions, nebulizers and surgical sutures. It was even common to lack basic cleaning supplies (such as bleach), which are essential to ensure a sterile environment in hospitals. Unhealthy conditions have led to in-hospital infections that could have been prevented. And this is only talking about the health zone. If we talk about the food shortage and the hyper inflation… We must do LOOOOOONG lines for hours for buy the basic food. Like flour, sugar, rice, pasta, meat, chicken….  We only can buy one time at the week, for the last number of our ID.  If you search in Google “The next Venezuela”, you’ll see we aren’t a country anymore. We are a level in the shitmeter. Christ, I’m so sorry. If there are any charities or reputable organizations we can donate to, I’d love to share links to them. ;; Y'all this shortage of necessities shit had been going on in Venezuela for at least a decade. I have never been able to help because I don’t know what charities are allowed in or out of Venezuela and I don’t trust the people who run those charities to tell the truth. Please - someone IN Venezuela. Give me a name. A valid website. Something. I will do my damnedest to make something happen, even if it’s just a few families getting fed a few days. (Love how they voted the fucker out and he’s still in power. Just. So awesome. -_-) This is the first time I see a post on this site about my country and it breakes my heart… Because I want to give you names of charities so you can actually help us but I know people that tried to donate meds and food but our fucking goverment blocked that help. They refuse to accept aid. They are so fucking sick of power that just don’t care about us. The only way we have to fight this crisis is through social media, we use twitter to find meds and food and we came up with a few apps like Donamed or Akiztá to help us find what we need.  There are a bunch of twitter accounts dedicated to locate meds, such as: @spvzla, @MedicinasEquiv, @Flapastillita, @compartex1vida, @sanandove, @Donatumed, @AyudaMedicinasV y @DonandoMedicin1 For the people out there that want to help, like I said… it’s hard to tell you how you could do that because there’s no warranty that we’ll get the help. Still, I won’t let them win so I did my research and I found a few websites that I think you guys can trust and can donate to. http://comparteporunavida.com/ —> With your donation, this people get formula and nutritional suppliments for children in hospitals and homes in need. http://www.ayudahumanitariavenezuela.org/english.html —> You can go to their online shop to buy medical supplies from a wish list, which are then delivered to those in need. https://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/donate/sponsor-a-child/ —> I think you can choose and sponsor a Venezuelan child. http://www.chamos.org.uk/about-us/ —> They provide financial support for children to acquire medical, educational or other essential equipment. http://www.corazonymanosenaccion.com/dona_ahora.htm —> The thing with this site is that the bank accounts they work with are from here, so I don’t know the process when it’s an international donation. The other sites I could find two gofundme created by people like you and me, I hope they mean well and that the money they receive reaches the people who really need it. https://www.gofundme.com/FoodtoVenezuela https://www.gofundme.com/help-venezuela If anyone knows more valid websites where people can go and make their donation, please feel free to add it. And of course  SPREAD THE WORD! The more we all know about the crisis, the bigger chance we have of making a difference in the lives of those who are suffering.
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