TANNER BEDTIME

Tomorrow’s quests include but are not limited to: 

  • meeting my housing officer at my new apartment tomorrow to find out why the fuck the floor is such a shitheap and so much of the stuff that was supposed to get done before I moved in wasn’t done
  • getting my new contents insurance sorted out 
  • going to Coventry in the afternoon for a WISDEM appointment that I had frankly forgotten about and don’t expect to achieve anything by attending but can’t afford to refer to as such
  • going to the sweet shop in Stratford-Upon-Avon while I’m passing through because I need that shit after everything I’ve been through this month

I don’t enjoy having days as busy as tomorrow is going to be, but what it does mean is that the rest of my week will be utterly devoid of any jobs or quests whatsoever and I’ll have all of my time to myself. 

When I do get all of this bollocks sorted out, though, I’m going to be opening sketch/lineart commissions. £10 for a basic pen and ink piece like the kind you all saw me posting before I got evicted, with a goal of making up the money I’m going to owe after I get my carpets done and maybe starting up a pot towards a Cintiq after that.

I need a fucking Cintiq, guys.

Sigh.

Goodnight, internet.

TANNER’S COATL SALES

The clutch I’ve got coming tomorrow will be the last batch of Coatls in my lair for another month, so grab these guys before we go back to being a Ridgeback factory. Triple-gened all around, light and dark colours - there’s some real prizes in amongst them!

As tends to be the way with Coatls, the price tags are a bit higher than my usual fare, but as always, I’m happy to give discounts to folks who ask politely and promise to take care of the new additions to their lair. Shoot me a Crossroads or PM anytime. 

I’ll be happy to hear from you!


COATL MALE
Primary: 
White Iridescent
Secondary: 
Ice Shimmer
Tertiary: 
Maize Underbelly
AH PRICE: 200,000t

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TANNER’S RIDGEBACK SALES

There’s no new Ridgebacks in my lair today, but there’s still plenty for sale. Surprisingly few of them are purple. That means they need to go.

Those who are levelled up and/or named are on the chopping block and will be exalted soon! Grab them while you can! I’ve levelled several more of these today. They’ll be gone the next time the exalt bonuses are in their favour.

Feel free to PM or shoot over a Crossroads if the AH prices don’t grab you! I’m always happy to give a discount when folks ask nicely. 


RIDGEBACK FEMALE
Primary: 
Purple Iridescent
Secondary: 
Teal Shimmer
Tertiary: 
Lavender Gembond
AH PRICE: 25,000t

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TANNER’S MISC DRAGON SALES

Guardians, Imperials, Wildclaws, you name it. There’s lots of bits and pieces for sale in my lair, some of them prettier than others. Once they’re adults, though, the Pearlcatchers, Spirals and Guardians will be first on the exalt list. Snap ‘em up quick!

Added three new Imperial girls to the list - just 15k apiece! 

As always, offers are welcome via PM and Crossroads. If you feel the AH price is a bit hefty, I’m always willing to give a discount to folks who ask nicely and promise to take good care of my babies.

Check ‘em out - maybe your next new addition is here! 

WILDCLAW FEMALE
Primary: Midnight Iridescent
Secondary: Midnight Shimmer
Tertiary: Purple Basic 
AH PRICE: 200,000t

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THERE IS A FUCKING BALANCE TO BE STRUCK, GUYS.

There is a balance to be struck between telling people to accept you for who you are and where they can go if they don’t like your attitude, and being open to the criticism of others and taking their advice on board - remember that it’s good to stand up for yourself, but also be aware that sometimes you’re going to be wrong about things and you need to be open to it when someone lets you know you’ve made a mistake.

There is a balance to be struck between being genuinely openminded and just blindly accepting the things that other people tell you - be discerning about the concepts you take on board, do your research and make your decisions based on good, reliable evidence. Remember, too, that you can understand something perfectly well and still not agree with it, and that you can entertain an idea without holding it as a belief yourself.

You can like someone without agreeing with everything they say, and equally so, someone you dislike isn’t always automatically wrong. You don’t have to disagree with them on principle just because you don’t like them (and, at the same time, just because a shitty person is right once in a while, it doesn’t mean they’ve stopped being a shit person - nor does a decent person stop being decent just because they made a mistake that one time). 

Not working in black and white extremes is complicated and taxing, I know, and it sounds like some tiring mental gymnastics to actually think about things critically and objectively instead of relying on some pre-existing rule or principle that you already hold. It’s something adults have to do, though, unfortunately, so the next time you catch yourself making snap decisions or getting opinionated about things, just take a moment to stop and examine yourself and make sure you’re finding that good balance.

Be good to each other, guys, and be good to yourselves, too.

reoffend:

Since day one I have had no doubt in my decision to vote YES in the 2014 Scottish Independence Elections but this has possibly even furthered my certainty. This is a leaflet that the Better Together campaign delivered to THE MENTALLY DISABLED and other VULNERABLE groups of people across Scotland over the past few days. Not only is this disgustingly patronising and exploitative, it is taking advantage of a demographic, some of whom are genuinely unaware of how to carry out a vote, and telling them this is how theyre supposed to vote. It is both misleading and an insanely sinister ploy to sway (disabled) undecided voters. How they think they can get away with this is faaaaar beyond me and anyone else who is aware of this. In the past week, the Better Together has also released an advert promoting their party (here it is). This advert is laughably patronising and insanely sexist. How anyone can still be voting No after seeing that and watching the most recent referendum television debate and studied proposals made on both sides is, again, beyond me. Do your research. Pay attention to the signs. VOTE YES ON SEPTEMBER 18TH. 

Oh, for fucks sake. That’s gross.

reoffend:

Since day one I have had no doubt in my decision to vote YES in the 2014 Scottish Independence Elections but this has possibly even furthered my certainty. This is a leaflet that the Better Together campaign delivered to THE MENTALLY DISABLED and other VULNERABLE groups of people across Scotland over the past few days. Not only is this disgustingly patronising and exploitative, it is taking advantage of a demographic, some of whom are genuinely unaware of how to carry out a vote, and telling them this is how theyre supposed to vote. It is both misleading and an insanely sinister ploy to sway (disabled) undecided voters. How they think they can get away with this is faaaaar beyond me and anyone else who is aware of this. In the past week, the Better Together has also released an advert promoting their party (here it is). This advert is laughably patronising and insanely sexist. How anyone can still be voting No after seeing that and watching the most recent referendum television debate and studied proposals made on both sides is, again, beyond me. Do your research. Pay attention to the signs. VOTE YES ON SEPTEMBER 18TH. 

Oh, for fucks sake. That’s gross.

(via salmonking)

Ministers admits NHS is NOT safe.

ayeforscotland:

The cat is out the bag. All this rubbish from Better Together about the Yes campaign lying about the NHS privatisation is not true.

It’s being privatised.

Only a Yes vote helps protect our NHS.

"Ministers have admitted the NHS is still on the table as part of secretive talks over a controversial US-EU trade deal that could see it opened up to American corporations."

That is the most terrifying thing I have heard in years. 

GUYS.

(via salmonking)

wanderthewood:

Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire, England by earthfrommybrain

wanderthewood:

Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire, England by earthfrommybrain

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3leapfrogs:

maleros:

Make sure he feels you deeply

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3leapfrogs

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beemill:

kim-jong-chill:

i’m just going to leave this here

america can’t come to terms that they’re biggest human rights violators in the entire world.

I highly doubt that America is the biggest violator of human rights on Earth, but they’re certainly the most hypocritical and dishonest about it.

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jaws-and-claws:

Fallow deer by Pim leijen on Flickr.

SERIOUSLY, IF I EVER BECOME POPULAR FOR ANYTHING, I FULLY INTEND NOT TO BE ONE OF *THOSE* POPULAR PEOPLE.

I know that when you’re popular, there’s always going to be people who hate you, for good reason or not. I’m aware of that. But I’d really prefer for those people to be of the irrational, inexplicable kind rather than giving anyone actually good reason to dislike me and dread seeing my name anywhere.

I make bad decisions and take bad advice from time to time, but when those things happen, I do my best to make amends for it by putting my hands up, admitting where I was wrong and making an effort to improve my behaviour by learning from my mistakes. The people I dislike do not do that. That’s what I dislike about them.

Having popularity doesn’t mean that you’re above treating other people decently. It doesn’t mean that you’re above making mistakes, it doesn’t mean that you’re immune to this sort of shit. It can be difficult to see that, when you’ve got a massive buffer of people around you who’ll kiss your ass for everything you do because they desperately want you to like them, but just because that buffer is there and you can pretend that the people calling you out are some angry, irrational minority fairly easily, it doesn’t mean that the people calling you out are wrong.

Popularity can turn people into such shitheels. 

I really hope it never happens to me.

OH BOY, MY FAVOURITE

I SURE DO LOVE IT WHEN A BUNCH OF PEOPLE WHO ARE UTTER SCUMBAGS ARE ALL CHUMMY WITH EACH OTHER AND AT LEAST ONE OR TWO OF THEM ARE REALLY POPULAR SO YOU CAN’T AVOID SEEING THEM AROUND EVERYWHERE YOU TRY TO GO ON THE FUCKING INTERNET, AND THEN THAT ONE OR TWO BRING ALL THE OTHERS IN. 

I have these folks’ names blacklisted and I still can’t seem to erase their fucking presence from my Tumblr dash. 

Fucks sake. 

truth-has-a-liberal-bias:

White people don’t want to talk about Ferguson. Which is why we need to.

The Pew Research Center also asked about the police response to the protests. Only a third of whites think the police went too far in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting.

Only a third think armored vehicles rolling down the streets of Ferguson is going too far.

Only a third think police dressed in camouflage (for some inexplicable reason) waving military-grade assault weapons at unarmed civilians is going too far.

Only a third think lobbing tear gas and stun grenades at civilians—the very citizens they’re supposed to protect—is going too far.

Only a third think threatening reporters and calling protestors “f*****g animals” is going too far.

Only a third think treating black civilians like enemy combatants is going too far.

We have a problem. And the problem is that we won’t even accept that there’s a problem.

(Source: azspot, via katyamondfische)