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Android, Be Like, and Dude: FightinCowboy RewTIN Cefoy @Fightincowboy So lately there's been a lot of fuss over gaming "forcing diversity" and people getting upset that a character is gay, trans, etc. and I want to take a moment and try to explain this to folks that are having trouble understanding the issue, as a straight white dude myself. 3:13 AM 10 Feb 19 from Nashville, TN Twitter for Android 48 Retweets 243 Likes FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h As a straight white dude my whole life has been filled with cool white dudes in gaming and comics. Iron Man, He-Man, Spiderman, Cloud, you get the idea. There's literally a million different choices you could pick from and think "oh I want to be like them, I can ANTIN Cooy relate to them". ti 3 92 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h And now we're seeing more women, more people of color, more people of varying sexual orientations, and dudes are asking "Why does my character have to be gay?", "I like this character but why do I have to play as a black girl? ANTIN CofoBoy 9 1 ti 3 91 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h And to be honest, y'all been playing as the "straight white dude for so long you're treating that as the default setting in life. But that's not true. The world isn't made of RNTIN CopOBoY nothing but straight white dudes. There's billions of different people out there. 1 ti 6 112 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h And you'll say well why does my character have to be gay, it doesn't matter to the gameplay" and you're right, it doesn't, so why the fuck do you care? Playing as a gay character doesn't mean cocks start para- dropping into your room to assault you ANTIN cofeo 3 ti 12 129 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h But to that 13 yr old kid that's gay and still in the closet, he suddenly has a role model. He has someone he can relate to the same way you looked up to Tony Stark or Mario or whoever. That little black girl who was too shy of gaming has a character she sees herself in AANTIN Cojso 9 1 t 10 150 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h The point is while it might not impact the gameplay AT ALL, it's not hurting you and it's potentially helping someone else. And if you still disagree with that, then the real problem is just that you're an asshole. AeNTIN Cofeso 21 ti 13 242
Android, Be Like, and Dude: FightinCowboy
 RewTIN
 Cefoy
 @Fightincowboy
 So lately there's been a lot of fuss
 over gaming "forcing diversity" and
 people getting upset that a character
 is gay, trans, etc. and I want to take
 a moment and try to explain this
 to folks that are having trouble
 understanding the issue, as a straight
 white dude myself.
 3:13 AM 10 Feb 19 from Nashville, TN Twitter for
 Android
 48 Retweets 243 Likes
 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h
 As a straight white dude my whole life has
 been filled with cool white dudes in gaming
 and comics. Iron Man, He-Man, Spiderman,
 Cloud, you get the idea. There's literally a
 million different choices you could pick from
 and think "oh I want to be like them, I can
 ANTIN
 Cooy
 relate to them".
 ti 3
 92
 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h
 And now we're seeing more women, more
 people of color, more people of varying
 sexual orientations, and dudes are asking
 "Why does my character have to be gay?", "I
 like this character but why do I have to play
 as a black girl?
 ANTIN
 CofoBoy
 9 1
 ti 3
 91
 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h
 And to be honest, y'all been playing as the
 "straight white dude for so long you're
 treating that as the default setting in life. But
 that's not true. The world isn't made of
 RNTIN
 CopOBoY
 nothing but straight white dudes. There's
 billions of different people out there.
 1
 ti 6
 112
 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h
 And you'll say well why does my character
 have to be gay, it doesn't matter to the
 gameplay" and you're right, it doesn't, so why
 the fuck do you care? Playing as a gay
 character doesn't mean cocks start para-
 dropping into your room to assault you
 ANTIN
 cofeo
 3
 ti 12
 129
 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h
 But to that 13 yr old kid that's gay and still in
 the closet, he suddenly has a role model. He
 has someone he can relate to the same way
 you looked up to Tony Stark or Mario or
 whoever. That little black girl who was too
 shy of gaming has a character she sees
 herself in
 AANTIN
 Cojso
 9 1
 t 10
 150
 FightinCowboy @Fightincowboy 11h
 The point is while it might not impact the
 gameplay AT ALL, it's not hurting you and it's
 potentially helping someone else. And if you
 still disagree with that, then the real problem
 is just that you're an asshole.
 AeNTIN
 Cofeso
 21
 ti 13
 242
Click, Fail, and Fucking: 22+ Tumblr Posts To Help You Laugh Your Troubles Away irrevocably-delicious Irrevocably-delicious @india draws Anyone who's worked in retail has probably participated in this thing I call "circle talk" and it is by far one the most exhausting and irritating parts of my job. 12-05 PM Jan 19, 2019- Twitter Web App Circle talk is when a customer asks you a question, but when you answer it, they continue to stare at you blankly. So you repeat your answer over and over, slightly rephrasing it until it permeates their brain. "How big does this cactus grow?" "It'll get quite large, but it's very slow growing, so you won't see much of a difference until almost 10 years" "Oh my wife has one that's like half metre" "Yes that must be quite old" "So they can get that big?" "Yes but not for a long time" "about 10 years?" "YES" 12:05 PM Jan 19, 2019 Twitter Web App he Cackes Grows slo Oh right& he Cockuss slow growino The Slow growing Cachs Small Cactsou will not grouw og quich Some retail complaints from twitter this morning. I don't think anyone can fully comprehend how stupid humans are until they work a retail or hospitality job. starfire003 I'd like to add on the people who ask a question, get an answer they don't like and ask the same question in a different way to get the response they want. corisanna I get stuff like this often enough at work, but that last one? There is one customer we have that does that so frequently and for so long (personal record with me is goddamn FORTY MINUTES of trying to get the answer she wanted) that we call her Circle Lady when she isn't present. Then there are the ones who do this, fail, and try it again with the same employees the next day greatfay Me: "For the drink, it's [x amount]) Customer: "I saw a sign that I get a free drink?" Me: "For signing up for our rewards program, yes:" Customer: "Oh... I don't have one of those Me: "Well if you sign up, you can get the free drink! :) Customer: "Eh don't want to sign up" Me: " " Customer: "I hate getting all those emails" Me: "Oh, well you can opt out of emails, I can show you how:) Customer: "No thanks, I don't want an account" Me: "Okay... well the drink will be [x amount]: Customer: "I thought it was free?" Me: ")" Me: "It's free if you sign up for our rewards program:)" Customer: "I don't want to sign up" Me: "Then the drink isn't free :)" Customer: "You can't just give me the drink?" Me: "No, I can't unfortunately:) Customer: "Why not? It's only [x amount] Me: "if that's not a lot of money to you, why don't you just pay for it? : Customer: "This is shit customer service" Me: ")" Customer: "This is highway robbery, squeezing every dime out of people, you should be ashamed of yourself-" Me: "I don't control the prices, I'm just a cashier:) Customer: "-making a fucking fuss over a damn drink and it's not even a large- Me: "That's not my decision, I'm just a cashier:) Customer:"-and you bet I won't be coming back here again Me: "How unfortunate :)" thekeybladeninja I can feel the) deep in my soul 74,441 notes Click to see full Sarcasm Goal 22+ Tumblr Posts To Help You Laugh Your Troubles Away #funny #memes #tumblr #funnymemes
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 irrevocably-delicious
 Irrevocably-delicious
 @india draws
 Anyone who's worked in retail has
 probably participated in this thing I
 call "circle talk" and it is by far one
 the most exhausting and irritating
 parts of my job.
 12-05 PM Jan 19, 2019- Twitter Web App
 Circle talk is when a customer asks
 you a question, but when you answer
 it, they continue to stare at you
 blankly. So you repeat your answer
 over and over, slightly rephrasing it
 until it permeates their brain.
 "How big does this cactus grow?"
 "It'll get quite large, but it's very slow
 growing, so you won't see much of a
 difference until almost 10 years"
 "Oh my wife has one that's like half
 metre"
 "Yes that must be quite old"
 "So they can get that big?"
 "Yes but not for a long time"
 "about 10 years?"
 "YES"
 12:05 PM Jan 19, 2019 Twitter Web App
 he Cackes Grows slo
 Oh right& he Cockuss slow
 growino
 The Slow growing Cachs
 Small Cactsou
 will not grouw og quich
 Some retail complaints from twitter this
 morning. I don't think anyone can fully
 comprehend how stupid humans are until they
 work a retail or hospitality job.
 starfire003
 I'd like to add on the people who ask a question,
 get an answer they don't like and ask the same
 question in a different way to get the response
 they want.
 corisanna
 I get stuff like this often enough at work, but
 that last one? There is one customer we have
 that does that so frequently and for so long
 (personal record with me is goddamn FORTY
 MINUTES of trying to get the answer she
 wanted) that we call her Circle Lady when she
 isn't present.
 Then there are the ones who do this, fail, and
 try it again with the same employees the next
 day
 greatfay
 Me: "For the drink, it's [x amount])
 Customer: "I saw a sign that I get a free drink?"
 Me: "For signing up for our rewards program,
 yes:"
 Customer: "Oh... I don't have one of those
 Me: "Well if you sign up, you can get the free
 drink! :)
 Customer: "Eh don't want to sign up"
 Me: " "
 Customer: "I hate getting all those emails"
 Me: "Oh, well you can opt out of emails, I can
 show you how:)
 Customer: "No thanks, I don't want an
 account"
 Me: "Okay... well the drink will be [x amount]:
 Customer: "I thought it was free?"
 Me: ")"
 Me: "It's free if you sign up for our rewards
 program:)"
 Customer: "I don't want to sign up"
 Me: "Then the drink isn't free :)"
 Customer: "You can't just give me the drink?"
 Me: "No, I can't unfortunately:)
 Customer: "Why not? It's only [x amount]
 Me: "if that's not a lot of money to you, why
 don't you just pay for it? :
 Customer: "This is shit customer service"
 Me: ")"
 Customer: "This is highway robbery, squeezing
 every dime out of people, you should be
 ashamed of yourself-"
 Me: "I don't control the prices, I'm just a
 cashier:)
 Customer: "-making a fucking fuss over a
 damn drink and it's not even a large-
 Me: "That's not my decision, I'm just a
 cashier:)
 Customer:"-and you bet I won't be coming
 back here again
 Me: "How unfortunate :)"
 thekeybladeninja
 I can feel the) deep in my soul
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 Click to see full
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22+ Tumblr Posts To Help You Laugh Your Troubles Away #funny #memes #tumblr #funnymemes

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Blessed, Huh, and Meme: @oscarewilde
 i received this comically large pencil as
 a gift several years ago and my first
 thought, understandably,
 was 'what
 the christ am i meant to do with this?'
 @oscarewilde
 the 2nd thought i had was: I'm Quite
 Certain I Could Ruin Someone's Day
 With This. And so a while ago i took it
 in with me to a lecture, hoping against
 hope that whichever poor Fool was
 unfortunate enough to sit next to me
 might have forgotten or misplaced
 their writing implement
 @oscarewilde
 utilising The Pencil is also dependent
 on the person not using a laptop. So
 the chances of success are
 extraordinarily slim, and I've only
 managed to find suitable candidates
 three times in all of the dozens of
 occasions i've had The Pencil on my
 person
 @oscarewilde
 i size up my target, watching them
 feign patting their pockets in vain for
 the ballpoint they so obviously left at
 home, and i wait, i wait for the blessed
 question.... Do You Have A Pen I Could
 Borrow?
 @oscarewilde
 Oh, i say, 'I'm so sorry; I only have a
 pencil. That's fine!' i hear them say,
 distantly now, as the blood is rushing
 to my ears andican barely hear them.
 Imaintain a straight face. This is key to
 the delivery and the final blow
 @oscarewilde
 Ireach into my bag for The Pencil. The
 look of utter dumbfounded misery as i
 hand it to the victim is unparalleled in
 its sweetness. In an instant their eyes
 flicker through the 5 stages of grief,
 landing on acceptance, as they realise
 it's This or Nothing
 @oscarewilde
 still maintaining that eye contact i
 smile, only the tiniest fraction, the
 unspoken words forming between us.
 'What are you gonna do now, huh?
 You feeling lucky, kiddo? Buddy?
 Buckaroo? You gonna kick up a fuss in
 this silent lecture theatre? Huh? Or will
 you take The Pencil?
 @oscarewilde
 they Always take the pencil
 ifynny.co
Tap to see the meme

Tap to see the meme

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Amazon, Amazon Prime, and Children: taylor
 @taylor_welker
 Would like to purchase this to see
 what all the fuss is about
 AT&T LT
 611 PM
 amazon
 prime
 R9920 47
 Sol Coastal
 Wonderful, except...
 A fun way to ruin a weekend and
 The Beach Behemoth Giant inflatable 12-Foot Pole-to-
 By Zia Aud on December 31, 2017
 Do not inflate in your living room....Or anywhere
 that has a door between you and where you want
 blow 100 bucks.
 Pole Beach Ball by Sol Coastal
 By Reid hamlin on February 3, 2018
 We took this ball to the beach and after close to 2
 hours to pump it up, we pushed it around for
 about 10 fun filled minutes. That was when the
 the ball to be.
 289 people found this helpful
 wind picked it up and sent it huddling down the
 beach at about 40 knots. It destroyed everything
 in its path. Children screamed in terror at the giant
 inflatable monster that crushed their sand castles.
 Grown men were knocked down trying to save
 their families. The faster we chased it, the faster it
 rolled. It was like it was mocking us. Eventually, we
 had to stop running after it because its path of
 injury and destruction was going to cost us a
 fortune in legal fees. Rumor has it that it can still
 be seen stalking innocent families on the Florida
 panhandle. We lost it in South Carolina, so there is
 something to be said about its durability.
 Read less
 Report
 Helpful
 Not Helpful
 Five Stars
 By Amazon Customer on February 16, 2018
 o ooo00
 Verified Purchase
 $95%
 This thing will single handedly destroy a third
 world country with hilarity. Buy one.
 prime
.

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New York, Australia, and Flight: Don't fly me, It has been reported that an employee for Ansett Australia (Airlines), who happened to have the last name of Gay, got on a plane recently using the company's 'Free Flight' offer for staff. However, when Mr Gay tried to take his seat, he found it being occupied by a fare paying passenger. So, not to make a fuss, he simply chose another seat. Unknown to Mr Gay another Ansett flight at the airport experienced mechanical problems. The passengers of this flight were being re-routed to various other airplanes A few were put on Mr Gay's flight and anyone who was holding a free ticket was being 'bumped. Ansett officials, armed with a list of these freebee' ticket holders boarded the plane, as is the practise, to remove them in favour of fare paying passengers. Of course, our Mr Gay was not sitting in his assigned seat as you may remember. So when the Ticket Agent approached the seat where Mr Gay was supposed to be sitting, she asked a startled customer "Are you gay?" The man, shyly nodded that he was, at which point she demanded: "Then you have to get off the plane." Mr Gay, overhearing what the Agent had said, tried to clear up the situation: "You've got the wrong man. I'm Gay!" This caused an angry third passenger to yell "Hell! I'm gay too! They can't kick us all off! Confusion reined as more and more passengers began yelling that Ansett had no right to remove gays from their flights. New York Times The Plane Had a Hard Time Flying Straight After That
New York, Australia, and Flight: Don't fly me,
 It has been reported that an
 employee for Ansett Australia
 (Airlines), who happened to have the last name of Gay, got
 on a plane recently using the company's 'Free Flight' offer
 for staff. However, when Mr Gay tried to take his seat, he
 found it being occupied by a fare paying passenger.
 So, not to make a fuss, he simply chose another seat. Unknown to Mr Gay
 another Ansett flight at the airport experienced mechanical problems. The
 passengers of this flight were being re-routed to various other airplanes
 A few were put on Mr Gay's flight and anyone who was holding a free
 ticket was being 'bumped. Ansett officials, armed with a list of these
 freebee' ticket holders boarded the plane, as is the practise, to remove
 them in favour of fare paying passengers. Of course, our Mr Gay was not
 sitting in his assigned seat as you may remember. So when the Ticket Agent
 approached the seat where Mr Gay was supposed to be sitting, she asked a
 startled customer "Are you gay?" The man, shyly nodded that he was, at
 which point she demanded: "Then you have to get off the plane."
 Mr Gay, overhearing what the Agent had said, tried to clear up the
 situation: "You've got the wrong man. I'm Gay!" This caused an angry
 third passenger to yell "Hell! I'm gay too! They can't kick us all off!
 Confusion reined as more and more passengers began yelling that Ansett
 had no right to remove gays from their flights. New York Times
The Plane Had a Hard Time Flying Straight After That

The Plane Had a Hard Time Flying Straight After That

Apple, Facebook, and Football: tibets Reporter wears grape costume to defend boy suspended for banana suit captain-price-official: shatterstag: gaymergirls: basedheisenberg: Real recognizes real. I finally got curious and decided to google this story, and the headline is just the tip of the iceberg.  Let it never be said again that journalism is a humorless business. Covering an odd tale about a 14-year-old autistic boy who was handcuffed by police and suspended for running down the sidelines of a high school football game at halftime wearing a banana costume, Washington, D.C. reporter Pat Collins donned a grape suit and went out to get his story. Speaking to Bryan Thompson, who pulled the prank on Sept. 14 and found himself at the center of a controversy over the school’s response, Collins’ sarcastic outrage seemed palpable. “School officials accused him of being disruptive and disrespectful,” Collins said. “Frankly, I don’t see what all the fuss is about.” He asked the student: “Why a banana? Why not a … grape?” “I don’t know,” Thompson replied. “Potassium is great.” Following the prank, Colonial Forge High School Principal Karen Spillman suspended Thompson for 10 days, and even recommended that he be kicked out of school for the entire year. Shortly thereafter, Thompson had composed his own rap song about the incident (called “Free Banana Man!”), set up a Facebook page dedicated to “Banana Man,” and someone even launched a petition calling for his suspension to be lifted. Thompson’s outrage at the punishment was shared by his fellow students, who began creating yellow t-shirts that read, “Free Banana Man!” So the school did what schools so often do when their authority is challenged: they banned the shirts, began confiscating them, and sent students to detention for supporting their classmate. That’s when the American Civil Liberties Union got involved, telling the principal that her actions were unconstitutional. “But when you think about it, you might see [the school’s] point,” Collins jokingly concluded. “It starts with a banana. Then, all of the sudden, you have an apple, and an orange, and maybe a grape! And before you know it, you have fruit salad in the schools! We can’t have that.” The school’s principal was ultimately forced to resign, and Thompson has since returned to his studies. [x] NICE “I don’t know,” Thompson replied. “Potassium is great.”
Apple, Facebook, and Football: tibets
 Reporter wears grape costume to defend
 boy suspended for banana suit
captain-price-official:

shatterstag:

gaymergirls:

basedheisenberg:

Real recognizes real.


I finally got curious and decided to google this story, and the headline is just the tip of the iceberg. 

Let it never be said again that journalism is a humorless business.
Covering an odd tale about a 14-year-old autistic boy who was handcuffed by police and suspended for running down the sidelines of a high school football game at halftime wearing a banana costume, Washington, D.C. reporter Pat Collins donned a grape suit and went out to get his story.
Speaking to Bryan Thompson, who pulled the prank on Sept. 14 and found himself at the center of a controversy over the school’s response, Collins’ sarcastic outrage seemed palpable.
“School officials accused him of being disruptive and disrespectful,” Collins said. “Frankly, I don’t see what all the fuss is about.”
He asked the student: “Why a banana? Why not a … grape?”
“I don’t know,” Thompson replied. “Potassium is great.”
Following the prank, Colonial Forge High School Principal Karen Spillman suspended Thompson for 10 days, and even recommended that he be kicked out of school for the entire year.
Shortly thereafter, Thompson had composed his own rap song about the incident (called “Free Banana Man!”), set up a Facebook page dedicated to “Banana Man,” and someone even launched a petition calling for his suspension to be lifted.
Thompson’s outrage at the punishment was shared by his fellow students, who began creating yellow t-shirts that read, “Free Banana Man!”
So the school did what schools so often do when their authority is challenged: they banned the shirts, began confiscating them, and sent students to detention for supporting their classmate.
That’s when the American Civil Liberties Union got involved, telling the principal that her actions were unconstitutional.
“But when you think about it, you might see [the school’s] point,” Collins jokingly concluded. “It starts with a banana. Then, all of the sudden, you have an apple, and an orange, and maybe a grape! And before you know it, you have fruit salad in the schools! We can’t have that.”
The school’s principal was ultimately forced to resign, and Thompson has since returned to his studies. [x]


NICE



“I don’t know,” Thompson replied. “Potassium is great.”

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Children, Dad, and Facts: dare-i-say-asexual Can we please be the generation that stops putting up with the family child molester? The grown uncle who dates teenage girls, the husband who makes uncomfortable comments about young women's clothing, or the cousin who raises red flags with their behavior towards children but no one wants to talk about all need to go Children, especially young women, are expected to "keep the family together" by not making a fuss over incredibly traumatic behavior Children don't deserve to suffer trauma for adults' feelings of togetherness. They're more worthy of protection than predators. A healthy family is not built on the backs of abuse survivors expected to live their lives in silence without justice, support, or protection baamilk * to-Price ladyfatmouse We are that's why a lot of the generations before us don't like us clarknokent Facts, as call them out on their shit soon as we find out. Or let it be known that we not going to stuff they're gonna be at yourunclesatan one other thing don't limit your vigilance to men. female abusers almost never get caught, reported, or even spoken of. i never got help because everybody assumed that a mother was incapable of sexually abusing her own kids. nobody was looking out for me or my brothers and if they had been, they would have automatically suspected my dad who never lifted a finger to harm us. the nurturing gentle woman stereotype/gender role held in place by sexism allows abusers to get away with everything - don't buy into it and don't assume that women can't be abusers too root out every abuser in your family, even if they 're women. Source: dare-i-say-asexual 32,544 notes Dec 6th, 2018 A call to action, for holiday family gatherings and beyond
Children, Dad, and Facts: dare-i-say-asexual
 Can we please be the generation that stops putting up with the family
 child molester? The grown uncle who dates teenage girls, the
 husband who makes uncomfortable comments about young women's
 clothing, or the cousin who raises red flags with their behavior
 towards children but no one wants to talk about all need to go
 Children, especially young women, are expected to "keep the family
 together" by not making a fuss over incredibly traumatic behavior
 Children don't deserve to suffer trauma for adults' feelings of
 togetherness. They're more worthy of protection than predators. A
 healthy family is not built on the backs of abuse survivors expected
 to live their lives in silence without justice, support, or protection
 baamilk
 * to-Price
 ladyfatmouse
 We are that's why a lot of the generations before us don't like us
 clarknokent
 Facts, as call them out on their shit soon as we find out. Or let it be
 known that we not going to stuff they're gonna be at
 yourunclesatan
 one other thing
 don't limit your vigilance to men. female abusers almost never get
 caught, reported, or even spoken of. i never got help because
 everybody assumed that a mother was incapable of sexually abusing
 her own kids. nobody was looking out for me or my brothers and if
 they had been, they would have automatically suspected my dad
 who never lifted a finger to harm us. the nurturing gentle woman
 stereotype/gender role held in place by sexism allows abusers to get
 away with everything - don't buy into it and don't assume that women
 can't be abusers too
 root out every abuser in your family, even if
 they 're women.
 Source: dare-i-say-asexual
 32,544 notes Dec 6th, 2018
A call to action, for holiday family gatherings and beyond

A call to action, for holiday family gatherings and beyond

Blessed, Huh, and Sorry: Thread i received this comically large pencil as a gift several years ago and my first thought, understandably, was 'what the christ am i meant to do with this?' @oscarewilde 1d the 2nd thought i had was: I'm Quite Certain I Could Ruin Someone's Day With This. And so a while ago i took it in with me to a lecture, hoping against hope that whichever poor Fool was unfortunate enough to sit next to me might have forgotten or misplaced their writing implement 6 t1916 15.7K @oscarewilde 1d utilising The Pencil is also dependent on the person not using a laptop. So the chances of success are extraordinarily slim, and l've only managed to find suitable candidates three times in all of the dozens of occasions i've had The Pencil on my person 694 13.8K 4 @oscarewilde 1d i size up my target, watching them feign patting their pockets in vain for the ballpoint they so obviously left at home, and i wait, i wait for the blessed question... Do You Have A Pen I Could Borrow? t1 801 13.8K @oscarewilde 1d 'Oh, i say, 'I'm so sorry; I only have a pencil 'That's fine!'i hear them say, distantly now, as the blood is rushing to my ears and i can barely hear them. I maintain a straight face This is key to the delivery and the final blow 106 25K 10 @oscarewilde 1d I reach into my bag for The Pencil. The look of utter dumbfounded misery as i hand it to the victim is unparalleled in its sweetness. In an instant their eyes flicker through the 5 stages of grief, landing on acceptance, as they realise it's This or Nothing 101,627 26.5K 15 @oscarewilde 1d still maintaining that eye contact i smile, only the tiniest fraction, the unspoken words forming between us. 'What are you gonna do now, huh? You feeling lucky, kiddo? Buddy? Buckaroo? You gonna kick up a fuss in this silent lecture theatre? Huh Or will you take The Pencil?" t11,332 24.1K 14 @oscarewilde 1d they Always take the pencil 125 catchymemes: The Pencil
Blessed, Huh, and Sorry: Thread
 i received this comically large pencil as a gift several
 years ago and my first thought, understandably, was
 'what the christ am i meant to do with this?'

 @oscarewilde 1d
 the 2nd thought i had was: I'm Quite Certain I Could Ruin
 Someone's Day With This. And so a while ago i took it in
 with me to a lecture, hoping against hope that whichever
 poor Fool was unfortunate enough to sit next to me might
 have forgotten or misplaced their writing implement
 6
 t1916
 15.7K
 @oscarewilde 1d
 utilising The Pencil is also dependent on the person not
 using a laptop. So the chances of success are
 extraordinarily slim, and l've only managed to find suitable
 candidates three times in all of the dozens of occasions
 i've had The Pencil on my person
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 13.8K
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 @oscarewilde 1d
 i size up my target, watching them feign patting their
 pockets in vain for the ballpoint they so obviously left at
 home, and i wait, i wait for the blessed question... Do You
 Have A Pen I Could Borrow?
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 @oscarewilde 1d
 'Oh, i say, 'I'm so sorry; I only have a pencil 'That's fine!'i
 hear them say, distantly now, as the blood is rushing to my
 ears and i can barely hear them. I maintain a straight face
 This is key to the delivery and the final blow
 106 25K
 10
 @oscarewilde 1d
 I reach into my bag for The Pencil. The look of utter
 dumbfounded misery as i hand it to the victim is
 unparalleled in its sweetness. In an instant their eyes flicker
 through the 5 stages of grief, landing on acceptance, as
 they realise it's This or Nothing
 101,627
 26.5K
 15
 @oscarewilde 1d
 still maintaining that eye contact i smile, only the tiniest
 fraction, the unspoken words forming between us. 'What
 are you gonna do now, huh? You feeling lucky, kiddo?
 Buddy? Buckaroo? You gonna kick up a fuss in this silent
 lecture theatre? Huh Or will you take The Pencil?"
 t11,332
 24.1K
 14
 @oscarewilde 1d
 they Always take the pencil
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catchymemes: The Pencil

Apparently, Bad, and Bitch: The Logical Indian Feb 23 at 2:30am S Seats in BMTC buses that are pink are reserved for women Even as the Metro reserved entry through two doors of the front coach for women, there is more good news for women commuters. BMTC buses with pink seats are here. Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has begun operating a few buses with 13 pink-coloured seats - that have been reserved for womern Source: BangaloreMirror.com Image credits: Bangalore Mirror It's Easy Now: Men Can Stay Off Pink Seats Like comment Share <p><a href="http://antifeministphoenix.tumblr.com/post/171845145498/siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">antifeministphoenix</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/171844632200/antifeminism-proegalitarian-auntiewanda" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://antifeminism-proegalitarian.tumblr.com/post/171800903199/auntiewanda-cumbler-tumbler" class="tumblr_blog">antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171800528451/cumbler-tumbler-screamingsiren" class="tumblr_blog">auntiewanda</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://cumbler-tumbler.tumblr.com/post/171798760824/screamingsiren-auntiewanda-olidiavalree" class="tumblr_blog">cumbler-tumbler</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://screamingsiren.tumblr.com/post/171798498914/auntiewanda-olidiavalree" class="tumblr_blog">screamingsiren</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171798108921/olidiavalree-the-defiant-pupil" class="tumblr_blog">auntiewanda</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://olidiavalree.tumblr.com/post/171797034679/the-defiant-pupil-auntiewanda" class="tumblr_blog">olidiavalree</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://the-defiant-pupil.tumblr.com/post/171796801053/auntiewanda-aneurysmsandanalogues" class="tumblr_blog">the-defiant-pupil</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171796231621/aneurysmsandanalogues-loving-women-is-rad" class="tumblr_blog">auntiewanda</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://aneurysmsandanalogues.tumblr.com/post/171769682601/loving-women-is-rad-aura-pinkrose" class="tumblr_blog">aneurysmsandanalogues</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://loving-women-is-rad.tumblr.com/post/171763217105/aura-pinkrose-matt-ruins-your-shit" class="tumblr_blog">loving-women-is-rad</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://aura-pinkrose.tumblr.com/post/171743828564/matt-ruins-your-shit-siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">aura-pinkrose</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://matt-ruins-your-shit.tumblr.com/post/171742078151/siryouarebeingmocked-the-defiant-pupil" class="tumblr_blog">matt-ruins-your-shit</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/171741898725/the-defiant-pupil-truscum-grass" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://the-defiant-pupil.tumblr.com/post/171710194058/truscum-grass-thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound" class="tumblr_blog">the-defiant-pupil</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://truscum-grass.tumblr.com/post/171710008701/thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound" class="tumblr_blog">truscum-grass</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound.tumblr.com/post/171709381693/antifeminism-proegalitarian-i-feel-like-it" class="tumblr_blog">thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://antifeminism-proegalitarian.tumblr.com/post/171704494999/i-feel-like-it-shouldnt-be-necessary-for-me-to" class="tumblr_blog">antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>I feel like it shouldn’t be necessary for me to explain why this is a bad idea.</p></blockquote> <p style="">Men literally being forced to the back of the bus. Could the self-awareness be lower?<br/></p> </blockquote> <p>this reminds me of something almost everyone has learned in school</p> </blockquote> <p>…wow.</p> </blockquote> <p><i>A, ha, hush that fuss.</i></p> </blockquote> <p>“I’m sorry sir you can’t sit there that seat is for women.”<br/></p> <p>Try to move me then and see what happens bitch</p> </blockquote> <p>I mean all it takes is I identify as a woman and no one can say shit right </p> </blockquote> <p>You guys are all awful, do your research. <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m5k1nScceUsv2ivnqwSPV-g">@matt-ruins-your-shit</a> especially fuck you - women have been raped to death on indian public transport.</p> <p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/01/indian-bus-rape-five-suspects-charged-murder">https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/01/indian-bus-rape-five-suspects-charged-murder</a><br/></p> <p><a href="https://yourstory.com/2016/08/public-transport-sexual-harassment/">https://yourstory.com/2016/08/public-transport-sexual-harassment/</a><br/></p> <p><a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11327271/Nepal-Women-only-bus-service-launched-to-combat-sexual-assaults.html">https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11327271/Nepal-Women-only-bus-service-launched-to-combat-sexual-assaults.html</a><br/></p> <p>It’s to combat sexual assault which is a serious fucking problem on their public transport. Acting like this is anything like segragation is racist as hell.</p> </blockquote> <p>A girl was literally raped to death om a bus in India and the men PULLED HER INSIDES OUT. But sitting in the back of the bus is oppression for these men I guess.</p> </blockquote> <p>I don’t think <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mFx4DK1a0fGaqlaif5GfihA">@antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>, @<a href="http://thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound.tumblr.com/post/171709381693">t</a>hatsyouthatshowdumbyousound,  <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/meaDg5xUXpklqAkW321uuBw">@truscum-grass</a>, <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mUIrzfT0-XgoUS9zo50onFA">@the-defiant-pupil</a>, <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m8HmCiE0PGuGgJ6cZBfpQsw">@siryouarebeingmocked</a>, and <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m5k1nScceUsv2ivnqwSPV-g">@matt-ruins-your-shit</a> took the two seconds to realize this is in India and not the west.</p> <p>But hey why does context matter when you can whine that men are the most oppressedest in the world because a company tries to do something,<i> anything</i>, to prevent the proliferation of violent rape in their country. </p> </blockquote> <p>Uh yeah, actually at least I did, but hey why does knowing about anything before you speak about it matter when you can just make assumptions about a bunch of people so you yourself can whine and go off on a self-righteous little rant about strangers that’s not even accurate but just an overblown exaggeration?</p> <p>Anyway, guess what, dude? This isn’t fire - you can’t fight sexism with more sexism. It’ll just create more problems down the road, kind of like what we have in the west now. Then again, India already has that problem considering the fact that when they tried to make their rape laws gender neutral, feminists fought successfully fought against it and so the status quo remains where it’s still not legally possible for a woman to rape a man. </p> <p>And no, this isn’t me trying to claim “men are the most oppressed in the world”. There’s better solutions to societal problems than adding more inequality.</p> <p>P.S. Did you like…just go through the notes looking for anyone who just reblogged it at all? Because as far as I remember, I don’t believe I actually said anything either time I reblogged this post. If you did then that just adds a whole new level of sad to this. If not, my bad memory strikes again but this is still sad.</p> </blockquote> <p>This entire thing is stupid. This is one of the many reasons why we can’t move forward. Because there’s always that one person who does extreme shit like this and make a bad impression for everyone else. We don’t need pink seats, we don’t need to put men in blue seats in the back of a bus. We’re all equals here, which should mean all of the seats are open to anyone. This is seriously stupid.</p> </blockquote> <p><b>Extreme</b>: seats reserved for women to give them some modicum of protection from sexual assault and rape.</p> <p><b>Not Extreme</b>: sexual assault and rape. </p> <p>Apparently.</p> <p>In what universe are women equal in India? </p> </blockquote> <p>Women in India are brutalized on public transport regularly, and there are several cases of gang rape that took place on buses that made worldwide news. This obviously isn’t addressing the structural problem of rape, but if it helps even one woman it’s worth it. Fuck those saying this is “sexist”. Maybe if those men didn’t rape then they wouldn’t have to have this.</p> </blockquote> <p>That guy is a fucking idiot. Does he really think that separating men and women is sexism against men? WHY? HOW?<br/></p> </blockquote> <p><b>Women</b>: Men have brutalized us for centuries and not even our public life is safe from violent rape and murder at their hands.</p> <p><b>Bus Company</b>: We’ll put a slight restriction on men to help you prevent that.</p> <p><b>Men</b>: That’s <i>unfair! </i>What about equality!</p> </blockquote> <p>The POINT IS THIS IS GOING TO SOLVE ANYTHING</p> <p>Youre a retard please get off tumblr </p> </blockquote> <p>So segregating bus seats was a big problem when it was done under Jim Crow, but a “slight restriction” when Indian officials do it by gender to protect women. </p> <p>Got it.</p> </blockquote> <p>If the men really want to gang rape a woman to death how will pink bus seats stop that? What’s stopping these horrible rapist from just crossing other and grabbing her? “Oh no she’s in the pink seats we can’t rape her” like really? teach you bus driver’s to give a shit, put guards on the buses or give women better ways to defined themselves but how will pink seats really help?<br/></p> </blockquote> <p>That’s my thing^ like I get that rape is a serious problem on Indian busses but I’m not sure how pink seats are going to deter rapists</p>
Apparently, Bad, and Bitch: The Logical Indian
 Feb 23 at 2:30am S
 Seats in BMTC buses that are pink are reserved for
 women
 Even as the Metro reserved entry through two doors
 of the front coach for women, there is more good
 news for women commuters. BMTC buses with pink
 seats are here.
 Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation
 (BMTC) has begun operating a few buses with 13
 pink-coloured seats - that have been reserved for
 womern
 Source: BangaloreMirror.com
 Image credits: Bangalore Mirror
 It's Easy Now: Men Can Stay Off Pink Seats
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<p><a href="https://loving-women-is-rad.tumblr.com/post/171763217105/aura-pinkrose-matt-ruins-your-shit" class="tumblr_blog">loving-women-is-rad</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="https://aura-pinkrose.tumblr.com/post/171743828564/matt-ruins-your-shit-siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">aura-pinkrose</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://matt-ruins-your-shit.tumblr.com/post/171742078151/siryouarebeingmocked-the-defiant-pupil" class="tumblr_blog">matt-ruins-your-shit</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/171741898725/the-defiant-pupil-truscum-grass" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://the-defiant-pupil.tumblr.com/post/171710194058/truscum-grass-thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound" class="tumblr_blog">the-defiant-pupil</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://truscum-grass.tumblr.com/post/171710008701/thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound" class="tumblr_blog">truscum-grass</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound.tumblr.com/post/171709381693/antifeminism-proegalitarian-i-feel-like-it" class="tumblr_blog">thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://antifeminism-proegalitarian.tumblr.com/post/171704494999/i-feel-like-it-shouldnt-be-necessary-for-me-to" class="tumblr_blog">antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>I feel like it shouldn’t be necessary for me to explain why this is a bad idea.</p></blockquote>
<p style="">Men literally being forced to the back of the bus. Could the self-awareness be lower?<br/></p>
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<p>this reminds me of something almost everyone has learned in school</p>
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<p>…wow.</p>
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<p><i>A, ha, hush that fuss.</i></p>
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<p>“I’m sorry sir you can’t sit there that seat is for women.”<br/></p>
<p>Try to move me then and see what happens bitch</p>
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<p>I mean all it takes is I identify as a woman and no one can say shit right </p>
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<p>You guys are all awful, do your research. <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m5k1nScceUsv2ivnqwSPV-g">@matt-ruins-your-shit</a> especially fuck you - women have been raped to death on indian public transport.</p>
<p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/01/indian-bus-rape-five-suspects-charged-murder">https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/01/indian-bus-rape-five-suspects-charged-murder</a><br/></p>
<p><a href="https://yourstory.com/2016/08/public-transport-sexual-harassment/">https://yourstory.com/2016/08/public-transport-sexual-harassment/</a><br/></p>
<p><a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11327271/Nepal-Women-only-bus-service-launched-to-combat-sexual-assaults.html">https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11327271/Nepal-Women-only-bus-service-launched-to-combat-sexual-assaults.html</a><br/></p>
<p>It’s to combat sexual assault which is a serious fucking problem on their public transport. Acting like this is anything like segragation is racist as hell.</p>
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<p>A girl was literally raped to death om a bus in India and the men PULLED HER INSIDES OUT. But sitting in the back of the bus is oppression for these men I guess.</p>
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<p>I don’t think <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mFx4DK1a0fGaqlaif5GfihA">@antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>, @<a href="http://thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound.tumblr.com/post/171709381693">t</a>hatsyouthatshowdumbyousound,  <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/meaDg5xUXpklqAkW321uuBw">@truscum-grass</a>, <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mUIrzfT0-XgoUS9zo50onFA">@the-defiant-pupil</a>, <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m8HmCiE0PGuGgJ6cZBfpQsw">@siryouarebeingmocked</a>, and <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m5k1nScceUsv2ivnqwSPV-g">@matt-ruins-your-shit</a> took the two seconds to realize this is in India and not the west.</p>
<p>But hey why does context matter when you can whine that men are the most oppressedest in the world because a company tries to do something,<i> anything</i>, to prevent the proliferation of violent rape in their country. </p>
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<p>Uh yeah, actually at least I did, but hey why does knowing about anything before you speak about it matter when you can just make assumptions about a bunch of people so you yourself can whine and go off on a self-righteous little rant about strangers that’s not even accurate but just an overblown exaggeration?</p>
<p>Anyway, guess what, dude? This isn’t fire - you can’t fight sexism with more sexism. It’ll just create more problems down the road, kind of like what we have in the west now. Then again, India already has that problem considering the fact that when they tried to make their rape laws gender neutral, feminists fought successfully fought against it and so the status quo remains where it’s still not legally possible for a woman to rape a man. </p>
<p>And no, this isn’t me trying to claim “men are the most oppressed in the world”. There’s better solutions to societal problems than adding more inequality.</p>
<p>P.S. Did you like…just go through the notes looking for anyone who just reblogged it at all? Because as far as I remember, I don’t believe I actually said anything either time I reblogged this post. If you did then that just adds a whole new level of sad to this. If not, my bad memory strikes again but this is still sad.</p>
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<p>This entire thing is stupid. This is one of the many reasons why we can’t move forward. Because there’s always that one person who does extreme shit like this and make a bad impression for everyone else. We don’t need pink seats, we don’t need to put men in blue seats in the back of a bus. We’re all equals here, which should mean all of the seats are open to anyone. This is seriously stupid.</p>
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<p><b>Extreme</b>: seats reserved for women to give them some modicum of protection from sexual assault and rape.</p>
<p><b>Not Extreme</b>: sexual assault and rape. </p>
<p>Apparently.</p>
<p>In what universe are women equal in India? </p>
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<p>Women in India are brutalized on public transport regularly, and there are several cases of gang rape that took place on buses that made worldwide news. This obviously isn’t addressing the structural problem of rape, but if it helps even one woman it’s worth it. Fuck those saying this is “sexist”. Maybe if those men didn’t rape then they wouldn’t have to have this.</p>
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<p>That guy is a fucking idiot. Does he really think that separating men and women is sexism against men? WHY? HOW?<br/></p>
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<p><b>Women</b>: Men have brutalized us for centuries and not even our public life is safe from violent rape and murder at their hands.</p>
<p><b>Bus Company</b>: We’ll put a slight restriction on men to help you prevent that.</p>
<p><b>Men</b>: That’s <i>unfair! </i>What about equality!</p>
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<p>The POINT IS THIS IS GOING TO SOLVE ANYTHING</p>
<p>Youre a retard please get off tumblr </p>
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<p>So segregating bus seats was a big problem when it was done under Jim Crow, but a “slight restriction” when Indian officials do it by gender to protect women. </p>
<p>Got it.</p>
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<p>If the men really want to gang rape a woman to death how will pink bus seats stop that? What’s stopping these horrible rapist from just crossing other and grabbing her? “Oh no she’s in the pink seats we can’t rape her” like really? teach you bus driver’s to give a shit, put guards on the buses or give women better ways to defined themselves but how will pink seats really help?<br/></p>
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<p>That’s my thing^ like I get that rape is a serious problem on Indian busses but I’m not sure how pink seats are going to deter rapists</p>

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All Lives Matter, America, and Bailey Jay: Matt McGorry @MattMcGorry #BlackLivesMatter doesn't mean other lives don't. Like people who say "Save The Rainforests" aren't saying "Fuck All Other Types of Forests" 7/18/15, 2:00 PM I Understand Why Some Black People Couldn't Care Less About Justine Damond Terrell Jermaine Starr Yesterday 9:00am . Filed to: JUSTINE DAMOND 26 Good Morning America screenshot I understand the frustration in Son of Baldwin's recent piece when he said the following: I'm going to say this and I mean-down to my subatomic particles-what I say. And I actually don't care what anyone might think about it: I don't give a FUCK about Justine Damond and what happened to her. I don't give a fuck because most white people didn't give a fuck when police murdered seven-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones as she lay on a couch, sleeping. What most white people- and some black people- did was blame Aiyana's family I don't give a fuck because a black woman (or a Native woman) in the identical situation Justine was in wouldn't garner support or sympathy from most white people. No. What most white people would do is look for reasons that might justify why the police officer "had" to kill the black woman. Most white people rely on this idea that black people, in situations where white people are in pain, are only ever to be soothing and understanding; only ever to be Mammy or Uncle Remus; only ever to extend condolences; only ever to embody loyalty; only ever to offer the empathy and sympathy that most white people purposely and haughtily deny when the situation is reversed-almost as if most white people still see us as their property. So while there are some who want to criticize black folks for responding coldly to Damond's death, I'd challenge them to indict the white supremacist society that created the conditions for such reactions. When I hear people say, "Fuck you, Justine Damond," I hear hurt and pain. If there is anything we can pull out of this cold indifference, it is that white America must realize that its coldness toward us in our most delicate moments can be directed right back at them. When people say, "Fuck Justine Damond," I am certain they aren't condemning her personally. I take it as them saying, "Fuck what Justine Damond's death represents." <p><a href="https://kamiyu910.tumblr.com/post/163841946898/jooshbag-siryouarebeingmocked-blmer-you" class="tumblr_blog">kamiyu910</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://jooshbag.tumblr.com/post/163655500851/siryouarebeingmocked-blmer-you-can-support" class="tumblr_blog">jooshbag</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/163655375746/blmer-you-can-support-blacklivesmatter-and-still" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><b>BLMer</b>: You can support BlackLivesMatter and <b>still care about other lives</b>.</p> <p><b>Other BLMers</b>: &gt;<a href="http://archive.is/oEbkL">Yes, a black cop shot a white woman, but <b>we don’t care</b> because black people are the <i>real</i> victims here</a>&lt;. </p> <p>Of course, anyone who remember’s BLM’s reaction to the Paris and Nice Terror attacks and Orlando (IE “hey! Give us that spotlight back!”) won’t be surprised.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="655"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/bb3c765a3becbd22ddae0e4900996429/tumblr_inline_otpb25aaqJ1sps4wz_540.png" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="655"/></figure><p>Remember all those national news stories about <b>white </b>people shot by cops? And <b>Asians</b>? And <b>Latinos</b>? <b>Literally every ethnic group but black people</b>? All the time?</p> <p>Because I sure don’t.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="156" data-orig-width="663"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/74e09bcc7f4320edd68f9b2416101a55/tumblr_inline_otpb25NyRp1sps4wz_540.png" data-orig-height="156" data-orig-width="663"/></figure><p>“We don’t <i>want </i>to hate whippl! Society <b>made</b> us! We’re not <b>adults</b> responsible for our own feelings and reactions!”</p> </blockquote> <p>“Black Lives Matter doesn’t mean that others don’t.” </p> <p>“So All Lives Matter?” </p> <p>“Excuse me but this is about black lives. That’s what matters here. Stop trying to make the conversation about you.”</p> </blockquote> <p>They don’t even care about black lives unless they were shot by cops. And then they don’t even care about all those lives either, because they pick and choose the ones that will make the best stories! Around 200 or so black men are shot by cops every year, while 400 black children are murdered through things like gang violence, but we don’t hear about them either. </p> <p>It’s nothing but a political ploy to get attention and make a fuss over a couple of people they don’t <i>actually </i>care about. They don’t actually care about stopping police brutality, or they’d care about all police brutality. They don’t care about anything but themselves and they prove it every time they hijack a memorial or an event to talk about <i>their</i> problems. Nothing matters but them.</p> </blockquote> <p>Not to mention the black cops that get shot. Or pretty much any black person that doesn&rsquo;t fit the prescribed narrative.</p>
All Lives Matter, America, and Bailey Jay: Matt McGorry
 @MattMcGorry
 #BlackLivesMatter doesn't
 mean other lives don't. Like people
 who say "Save The Rainforests"
 aren't saying "Fuck All Other Types
 of Forests"
 7/18/15, 2:00 PM

 I Understand Why Some Black People
 Couldn't Care Less About Justine Damond
 Terrell Jermaine Starr
 Yesterday 9:00am . Filed to: JUSTINE DAMOND
 26
 Good Morning America screenshot

 I understand the frustration in Son of Baldwin's recent piece when he said the
 following:
 I'm going to say this and I mean-down to my subatomic particles-what I say.
 And I actually don't care what anyone might think about it:
 I don't give a FUCK about Justine Damond and what happened to her.
 I don't give a fuck because most white people didn't give a fuck when police
 murdered seven-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones as she lay on a couch, sleeping.
 What most white people- and some black people- did was blame Aiyana's
 family
 I don't give a fuck because a black woman (or a Native woman) in the identical
 situation Justine was in wouldn't garner support or sympathy from most white
 people. No. What most white people would do is look for reasons that might
 justify why the police officer "had" to kill the black woman.
 Most white people rely on this idea that black people, in situations where white
 people are in pain, are only ever to be soothing and understanding; only ever to
 be Mammy or Uncle Remus; only ever to extend condolences; only ever to
 embody loyalty; only ever to offer the empathy and sympathy that most white
 people purposely and haughtily deny when the situation is reversed-almost as
 if most white people still see us as their property.

 So while there are some who want to criticize black folks for responding coldly
 to Damond's death, I'd challenge them to indict the white supremacist society
 that created the conditions for such reactions. When I hear people say, "Fuck
 you, Justine Damond," I hear hurt and pain. If there is anything we can pull
 out of this cold indifference, it is that white America must realize that its
 coldness toward us in our most delicate moments can be directed right back at
 them. When people say, "Fuck Justine Damond," I am certain they aren't
 condemning her personally. I take it as them saying, "Fuck what Justine
 Damond's death represents."
<p><a href="https://kamiyu910.tumblr.com/post/163841946898/jooshbag-siryouarebeingmocked-blmer-you" class="tumblr_blog">kamiyu910</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://jooshbag.tumblr.com/post/163655500851/siryouarebeingmocked-blmer-you-can-support" class="tumblr_blog">jooshbag</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/163655375746/blmer-you-can-support-blacklivesmatter-and-still" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p>

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<p><b>BLMer</b>: You can support BlackLivesMatter and <b>still care about other lives</b>.</p>
<p><b>Other BLMers</b>: &gt;<a href="http://archive.is/oEbkL">Yes, a black cop shot a white woman, but <b>we don’t care</b> because black people are the <i>real</i> victims here</a>&lt;. </p>
<p>Of course, anyone who remember’s BLM’s reaction to the Paris and Nice Terror attacks and Orlando (IE “hey! Give us that spotlight back!”) won’t be surprised.</p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="655"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/bb3c765a3becbd22ddae0e4900996429/tumblr_inline_otpb25aaqJ1sps4wz_540.png" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="655"/></figure><p>Remember all those national news stories about <b>white </b>people shot by cops? And <b>Asians</b>? And <b>Latinos</b>? <b>Literally every ethnic group but black people</b>? All the time?</p>
<p>Because I sure don’t.</p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="156" data-orig-width="663"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/74e09bcc7f4320edd68f9b2416101a55/tumblr_inline_otpb25NyRp1sps4wz_540.png" data-orig-height="156" data-orig-width="663"/></figure><p>“We don’t <i>want </i>to hate whippl! Society <b>made</b> us! We’re not <b>adults</b> responsible for our own feelings and reactions!”</p>
</blockquote>

<p>“Black Lives Matter doesn’t mean that others don’t.” </p>
<p>“So All Lives Matter?” </p>
<p>“Excuse me but this is about black lives. That’s what matters here. Stop trying to make the conversation about you.”</p>
</blockquote>
<p>They don’t even care about black lives unless they were shot by cops. And then they don’t even care about all those lives either, because they pick and choose the ones that will make the best stories! Around 200 or so black men are shot by cops every year, while 400 black children are murdered through things like gang violence, but we don’t hear about them either. </p>
<p>It’s nothing but a political ploy to get attention and make a fuss over a couple of people they don’t <i>actually </i>care about. They don’t actually care about stopping police brutality, or they’d care about all police brutality. They don’t care about anything but themselves and they prove it every time they hijack a memorial or an event to talk about <i>their</i> problems. Nothing matters but them.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>Not to mention the black cops that get shot. Or pretty much any black person that doesn&rsquo;t fit the prescribed narrative.</p>

kamiyu910: jooshbag: siryouarebeingmocked: BLMer: You can support BlackLivesMatter and still care about other lives. Other BLMers: >Yes, ...

Bad, Beautiful, and Best Friend: I grew up in a household with a narc dad and a borderline mom who often left us for long periods of time to do god knows what. When I was 12 I learned that I had a half sister, who was 17 andliving in another town a few hours away. She had problems in her house too, although mainly economical problems, not actual neglect caused by il will We wrote letters to each other and in one letter I shared with her my fear of the long summer holiday. Being stuck in the house without even school to escape to was hell. She made a promise to come and save me if it got too bad "Just let me know and I'll find a way to help" she wrote A few days after I had posted my letter where I told her about how my mother had stopped providing meals, and my dad was emotionally and sometimes physically abusive, she showed up on our doorstep She told my dad that I was going to spend the summer holiday with her family and since my dad hated kids, myself included, he happily agreed, no questions asked We took the night train north, I was so excited. She didn't take me home with her - she took me camping. We spent the entire summer hiking amazingly beautiful trails, usually tenting but sometimes renting a small cabin for the night. It was the happiest summer of my life. I suddenly had a sister - who cared and enjoyed spending time with me. She could fish and trap birds, and cook and showed me how to read maps and the names of the constellations in the night sky When the summer ended I was transformed. I wasn't shy or confidence deprived anymore. I was a strong and resilient kid with an entirely new outlook on things I reported my parents for lacking parenting skills and I was placed with a foster family. Neither of them made a fuss to keep me, so it was easily done I often think about that summer, that changed my life so profoundly. I don't know if it was that I gained a sister, or that she showed me that I can survive - and thrive - even on the roughest, unmarked trails It wasn't until years later that I learned the real story behind that summer. At the time when she made me that promise, my sister lived with her family in a tiny apartment, with no place for yet another person or another mouth to feed In fact she had been told to get out herself as soon as possible, to make room for her siblings, and she was now awaiting the day when she could move into her student apartment. I was amazed to hear that not only was our wonderful summer an emergency solution, her way to keep her promise and also give me an unforgettable summer - but she did it so well that I never once realized that we were there because we had nowhere else to go Today I turn 30. My sister is still my best friend and this summer we plan to hit the trails again Edit: Thank you all for your kind comments I'm stunned. For those who wonder about the trail. This is it: http://www.swedishlapland.com/stories/kings-trail/ <p>Redditor saved from abusive parents by his sister and a camping trip. (From r/bestof) via /r/wholesomememes <a href="http://ift.tt/2mGvImv">http://ift.tt/2mGvImv</a></p>
Bad, Beautiful, and Best Friend: I grew up in a household with a narc dad and a borderline mom who often left us for long periods of time to do god
 knows what.
 When I was 12 I learned that I had a half sister, who was 17 andliving in another town a few hours away. She had
 problems in her house too, although mainly economical problems, not actual neglect caused by il will
 We wrote letters to each other and in one letter I shared with her my fear of the long summer holiday. Being stuck in
 the house without even school to escape to was hell. She made a promise to come and save me if it got too bad
 "Just let me know and I'll find a way to help" she wrote
 A few days after I had posted my letter where I told her about how my mother had stopped providing meals, and my
 dad was emotionally and sometimes physically abusive, she showed up on our doorstep
 She told my dad that I was going to spend the summer holiday with her family and since my dad hated kids, myself
 included, he happily agreed, no questions asked
 We took the night train north, I was so excited. She didn't take me home with her - she took me camping. We spent
 the entire summer hiking amazingly beautiful trails, usually tenting but sometimes renting a small cabin for the night.
 It was the happiest summer of my life. I suddenly had a sister - who cared and enjoyed spending time with me. She
 could fish and trap birds, and cook and showed me how to read maps and the names of the constellations in the
 night sky
 When the summer ended I was transformed. I wasn't shy or confidence deprived anymore. I was a strong and
 resilient kid with an entirely new outlook on things
 I reported my parents for lacking parenting skills and I was placed with a foster family. Neither of them made a fuss
 to keep me, so it was easily done
 I often think about that summer, that changed my life so profoundly. I don't know if it was that I gained a sister, or
 that she showed me that I can survive - and thrive - even on the roughest, unmarked trails
 It wasn't until years later that I learned the real story behind that summer. At the time when she made me that
 promise, my sister lived with her family in a tiny apartment, with no place for yet another person or another mouth
 to feed
 In fact she had been told to get out herself as soon as possible, to make room for her siblings, and she was now
 awaiting the day when she could move into her student apartment.
 I was amazed to hear that not only was our wonderful summer an emergency solution, her way to keep her promise
 and also give me an unforgettable summer - but she did it so well that I never once realized that we were there
 because we had nowhere else to go
 Today I turn 30. My sister is still my best friend and this summer we plan to hit the trails again
 Edit: Thank you all for your kind comments I'm stunned. For those who wonder about the trail. This is it:
 http://www.swedishlapland.com/stories/kings-trail/
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Redditor saved from abusive parents by his sister and a camping trip. (From r/bestof) via /r/wholesomememes http://ift.tt/2mGvImv