You ever think about how humans are the only animals that cook food and make clothes, but people still say “love makes us human”?
Humans are way too interesting to be reduced to the ability to feel love
Kalimbo is so precious 🥺🥺🥺 I'd love to hear more about Melkor's other kids
but of course!!! I will take any opportunity I can get to talk about the Gothlings <3
Shelob is his oldest child. He impregnated Ungoliant when they were seeing each other prior to the destruction of the Lamps, and actually got to know Shelob pretty well when she was a little one. It was Mel’s first experience with fatherhood so he was VERY clumsy and overeager about it, which made protective mom Ungoliant anxious and led to him not being very involved with any of the other children she gave birth to by him. As an adult and prior to taking her giant spider form, Shelob was known to visit Utumno/Angband to see her dad, which is how she came to strike up a friendship with Mairon.
Nelzil and Gilmir are his twin daughters born to one of his concubines, Fluithuin. They were born right after Mairon came to live in Utumno, and when they were a few years old, Melkor entrusted their care and education to Mairon. Mairon was a devoted nanny and made sure both girls grew up clever and well-mannered, and of course utterly bloodthirsty. Nelzil and Gilmir were the first vampires, and Nelzil is Thuringwethil's mom <3
Kalimbo, who I have of course talked about before, is Melkor's only 'legitimate' child, having been conceived shortly after Melkor and Mairon were wed. Mairon had at that point proven himself a deeply loyal and competent servant, and as such Melkor saw fit to entrust him with a small part of his own soul to raise as their child. Kalimbo grew up spoiled positively rotten and adored by both his parents, and as such became a peaceful, kindly man. His existence is a fiercely guarded secret, because both Melkor and Mairon are acutely aware that if the Valar knew of him, they would seek to destroy him. Hence why Kalimbo later assumes an alias and moves to a secluded, unassuming part of the world where he can lead a quiet life and stay out of conflicts.
Glaurung, father of dragons, was himself technically fathered by Melkor and reared by Mairon. The dragons are the most powerful of Melkor's creations mainly because they come directly from him via a complex process of Mairon's design. Glaurung was the only one directly related to him though, and was treated as a prince among the dragons for this reason.
I mean what kind of nickname do you think be good for Sweetpea?
seee it could have been anything. hahaha
i think sweetpea is his nickname.
cause we found out in like season three his initials are NM
but i like to call him sweets personally.
I'm sad I cannot even go into the karl tag because so many people just seem to love hating on him
i literally have urls blacklisted because i can’t stand those mfs and i just know every other take they have is probably horrid
fish + panic!
Ahh thank you!! (Don’t be afraid to talk to me lol I’m harmless)
Imagine what the creator of "Lore Olympus" would do with Norse mythology
thanks! i TRULY do not want to and i actually would prefer not to recieve asks like these
Hey darling! how are you doing!? Hope you haven't forgotten about me! It's me, your favorite dino coming through with the Dinogram!
I’m okay. I’ve been going through a lot of personal/family things so I haven’t been overly active. How are you? I haven’t heard from you in forever!
I can confirm that Felicity's Graham Norton ep isn't on iPlayer right now. The most recent one is series 28, ep 23
thanks! i wonder if maybe they’ll air it next week instead
Have you ever gotten to fly one of those TIE fighters? If yes, what was it like? (If not- do yiu want to?)
I’ve done some simulations, but never the real thing. The simulations are pretty realistic though! It’s pretty exhilarating, can’t wait to be a pilot for real!
thoughts on video games.
i like video games in theory but the gaming industry has gotten to be such absolute horseshit that i literally can’t find it in myself to really care abt anything new that any major gamedev or corporation has made. generally i like rpgs and anything that i can make a personalized experience but on the whole i don’t rlly play too many games that aren’t on a handheld
i think the most often played game on my switch is tetris lol
I got the gold!
that’s THE PRETTIEST ONE omg your taste
you can watch the whole ginger snaps movie on youtube if u still interested in watching it!
omfg it’s on there 😵😵😵😵?!?? i will definitely check it out this week thank u for letting me know <3
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Ah yes instead of girlie,I now say bestie!
i just call you all peeps
those genderless little marshmallows (that taste like ass but they’re cute i guess)
Gates to Infinity hardly has any pokemon in it though.
*Breathes in* BOi. Quantity does NOT equal Quality. It’s every OTHER problem that makes me almost despise Super.
The only thing I think Super does right is story, which is great. However, when that story is surrounded by one of the most handholdy, restrictive pokemon games i’ve played in ages, it makes me NOT want to play through it a second time. At NO point in the story does the game let you just STOP and have fun, it’s always pushing you forward. At one point you are given a world to explore, and IMMIDIEALTY funneled back into the story which takes place in a single location. It gives you the world, and slaps you in the face for trying to explore it. I think it relies way to heavily on the story, that it forgets to be a decent game as well. Which is equally baffling in design choices. No random missions, way too over leveled opponents early on that you legit have to cheese to defeat, levelling that HARDLY Even MATTERS AND ENDS UP BEING USELESS IN THE END. I don’t care if it has every single pokemon to use, how many to you end up using anyway? You only finally get the freedom I crave in the endgame, and by that time, I hardly care enough to continue paying.
Gates to Infinity while limited in the different pokemon, gives you so much more freedom to just have fun your own way. The pokeparadise you build, the constant loop of finding new materials to build and upgrade your facilities, the dungeon crawling which doesn’t make me fear walking into a damn room every time, levelling up actually matters, you’re constantly growing and being rewarded in GTI, which is how a good game is made. A constant feeling of progression, which Super really lacks. The story is a little too ‘hope hope, happy happy yay’ childish but i’m still having more fun than being forced through narrative at breakneck speed. It’s not impressive, probably one of the weaker PMD stories, but the gameplay is fun and free enough to know I don’t need to be babied through it. I’d rather take a smaller roster of characters if it means the ones I do have are fun and well developed enough.
*breathes out* hOooooo....
tl dr: GTI > SMD, don’t bring the #bringbacknatdex argument into this when the whole game is just up it’s own ass about the story and babies the player too much.
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Winter Spice (speculaas) Cake with Vanilla Frosting
1/4 cup sour milk (1/4 cup 2% dairy milk plus 1 teaspoon white vinegar)
1/4 cup (56 g) salted butter
3/4 cup (150 g) brown sugar, packed
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons speculaas spice mix
1 cup (125 g) all purpose flour
speculaas spice mix ingredients
1/4 cup ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground aniseed
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground mace
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
vanilla frosting ingredients
1/4 cup (56 g) salted butter, room temperature
1 cup (125 g) powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
splash of milk, as needed
Winter Spice Cake
Mix dry ingredients:
2 sticks (1 kg) butter, softened
3/4 cup (142 g) brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups (480 ml) milk
Combine wet ingredients:
1/2 cup (60 ml) water
2 large eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups (440 ml) brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon mace
1/2 teaspoon cardamom
1 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon anise
1 teaspoon vanilla
Put butter and brown sugar in a saucepan, and cook over low heat until butter has melted and the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat.
Beat in eggs one at a time, while scraping the bottom of the pan. When the eggs have been fully incorporated, turn the heat up to medium-high and cook the eggs for 5 minutes, or until they are slightly different shades of whitish. Do not let the eggs cook longer than this.
Add the dry ingredients to the liquid, and mix just to combine. Do not overmix. The batter will be runny and may seem to "slide off the spoon." Continue to mix the batter until it forms a soft but thick paste. (This will be very thick, up to you to how much you want.)
Place cake pan in a greased 9-inch round pan, and smooth out the top. You may need to "spread" the batter a bit with a spatula.
Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out mostly clean.
Let the cake cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes, then turn it out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
In a small bowl, mix together the butter, powdered sugar, egg yolks, vanilla, and milk. Set aside.
In another bowl, mix together the powdered sugar, salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, anise, ginger, and cardamom. Set aside.
Using a mixer, beat the butter and sugar on medium-high until fluffy and just beginning to brown, about 3 minutes. Add the egg, one at a time, beating until incorporated after each addition. (If the frosting looks curdled, add a tiny bit of water to help thicken it, a tablespoon or so at a time. If it looks fairly thick and still inelastic, you're good to go. If it looks curdled, throw it out and start over.)
Add the dry ingredients and mix on medium-high for 1-2 minutes, or until all the ingredients are incorporated and the frosting is fluffy and not powdery. I find it helps to have a wire whisk or handheld whisk attachment, which I find helps to take the whipping element out of the equation. Whipping the whipped cream at this point is for doofuses.
Stir in the vanilla extract and mix on medium-high for 1-2 minutes more, just until the mixture is incorporated and you have a smooth frosting.
Hey it’s drunk (last night) anon with more past drunk stories
(Obviously not procrastinating on work that I so desperately need to do by going on tumblr)
I told my old roommate (who is garbage and sexist) that I “didn’t even like him” because he beat me in a board game after like 2-3 Coronas ... what are ya gonna do
Left my BFF several voicemails telling her how much I love her
Explained my senior thesis while blackout drunk at thanksgiving and only realizing that I was in the living room and that I was talking about some complicated scientific pathway HALFWAY THROUGH THE PATHWAY with my EYES CLOSED to my ex’s family. But they were drunk too soooooooo
Spilling pad Thai and several other things on various occasions at my ex’s house...also talking with his mom at length about painting (I have never painted)
Called several of my past baes ... not a good look
Ordered a shoe rack on Amazon to THE WRONG ADDRESS (my old family home)
Ordered a vibrator but kept the page up and OPENED MY COMPUTER IN CLASS IN PUBLIC THE NEXT DAY ... girl I closed that shit so fast I pray to GOD nobody in my 9am lab saw that
Put on several tv shows, fell asleep, realized I missed something and rewound, fell tf asleep again
Wrote fanfic —> trash but we stan
Read fanfic —> 1 billion times better when you’ve had 3 glasses of wine lemme just say
Wrote some of my best essays ngl
Did my lil dancey dance outside my house while trying to fit the lock in the door
I could go on
I hope these make you laugh and that your night continues to get better. You rock!!
Ahhh these are awesome! The vibrator one oh noooo lmao! I hope nobody saw, either.
The essay thing. I wrote my very best research paper (30 pages, even) while dying of bronchitis and high on cold meds. On my birthday. Because I forgot it was due the very next day. Like, the professor stood in front of the class and said “THIS is how a research paper should be written” holding up my shit. It was wild.
I haven’t written fic drunk but I have absolutely talked about writing it. In front of people that should never have the knowledge that I write fanfiction. But I just pray they were too drunk to remember me saying anything. They’ve never brought it up so... fingers crossed.
Ordering something while drunk. Absolutely. Or after I’ve taken my Ambien. Ordered a whole cactus off ebay and forgot until it showed up at my house. And plenty of other things but I’ve learned to check Amazon, Ebay and Etsy now when I wake up if I’ve taken an Ambien lol.
You’ve got some great, fun stories, anon! I hope you’re having a most excellent Saturday!
Apart from the plot necessity, the only thing I don't understand is why Sasuke protected Naruto in the War arc? His intent to kill Naruto was real when he left that weird cave, he said "I am going wherever you are to cut you down". It's like the case with Itachi, where he wanted to be the only one to kill him. Sasuke spent very little time with Naruto than Itachi or even Orochimaru or Team Taka. Why did he go so far to protect him only to want to kill him with his hands later, while it can be done by Obito which can make his job easier? Sorry for the lengthy ask, I am a newbie here. I understand something is between Nar and Sas but just couldn't understand what it is.
the answer is very simple: because he loves him too much
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I can’t stop thinking about this, so I think we all know that imfHarry said I love you first, but I kinda feel like the mc didn’t say anything back because she went blank, like, stopped thinking and she low-key panicked and so did he and he kinda gets hurt but idk, and then they kinda talk it out and she’s afraid of saying it back but he’s patient, BUT what I really keep thinking about is how he reacts when she says it. Anyway if you feel like this could be an extra u don’t need to answer this I literally just keep thinking about it lol, I think it’s cute hahaha
them saying i love you will be an extra!
but just for clarification, harry hasn’t said he loves her yet! he said he’s like 3/4 of the way there, meaning he’s falling in love with her! it’s a technicality, but i think it’s an important one
@ juacinto 🧍♀️
@imjustanothergirlinasweater anon has something to say
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