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Posted on 30th Sep at 1:02 AM

computers have slowly taken over my room

i’m kind of several levels of terrible at cord management so there’s like tangled cables everywhere and Block 1 is just sitting right in the middle of my floor with the keyboard next to it and a box full of computer parts and those who inhabit Block 1 just sort of sitting there jutting out all impudent or whatever

and there is ethernet cables strewn all over the place and floppy discs in random places and like, piles of textbooks and manuals and handbooks and literature about engineering, radio and a few about windows computers

i should really just do a video to show how absurd this is

Posted on 30th Sep at 12:13 AM, with 72,716 notes



I feel like very few, or at least not many of the people of tumblr are aware of what is going on in my home country Hong Kong right now.

You guys gave alot of coverage and support when Scotland was voting for its independance, so I’m hoping you’ll all support the people of Hong Kong as well.

Right now, many of us are in a mass demonstration of pro-democracy against China. But wait a sec, isn’t Hong Kong China? This is a big misconception amongst foreigners, but please, we are far from being similar to China at all.

A little history class: Hong Kong used to be colonized by the British, and before you white-knights begin going all “them damn white racist ppl taking over another asian country” please don’t. We are thankful Britain took us under its wing and instilled in us values that I feel made us what we are today; that is, a democratic people with respect for free speech, amongst many things.

On the other hand, China is communist, with government controlled media and news. Google, instagram, facebook and many tv shows are blocked in China. It really is just a few steps from North Korea imo.

So what’s the problem here? Britain unfortunately had to hand back Hong Kong to China, but one of the requirements is that Hong Kong be allowed to operate as ‘one country two systems’, meaning Hong Kong should be able to have its own democratic government. But China has broken its promise. A while back, China tried to put a mandatory ‘national education’ curriculum in all our primary schools. We all know what that is; a communist brainwashing regime. And now, they have announced that in 2017 Hong Kong will be able to vote for its president; BUT only from 3 candidates hand picked by its PRO-BEIJING legislation.

As you can see, China is trying to takeover completely and turn us into another communist state.

Of course, we have taken to the streets. In a mirror if the Tiananmen protests, students have also stepped up to fight for our rights and our future, albeit in a peaceful protest of course. But the police force who have always been a friend of the people, are now responding with force, something that had never been done before in Hong Kong.

First it was pepperspray, then teargas. Then, armed forces came in qith rubber bullets. They warn they will come out with live ammunition soon if we do not get off the streets but the people continue to sit tight, disrupting businesses China so strive to takeover and make use of. It’s been 2 days now, but the people plan to continue at least till 1st October or even beyond. The significance is that October 1st is China’s National day, not ours, Hong Kong has not been granted it’s own National day.

Please spread the news. This is a country we’re talking about. These are my people.

You can join this event to wear yellow in support of my people on October 1st.

You can also read a more detailed explanation of what’s going down here and watch a live feed here.

Hey, reblogging this because it’s important and also with a reminder that what China is doing is more in line with fascism, not communism. Communism is not what China is doing. China is socialist, and these inhumane authoritarian regimes are not communist.

Posted on 30th Sep at 12:04 AM, with 23,989 notes


lets stop calling middle aged people that are sexist and racist “traditional”

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Posted on 29th Sep at 11:23 PM, with 135,731 notes


current mood: john marshall having a misadventure in the library of congress


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Posted on 29th Sep at 10:34 PM, with 83,390 notes



Hey! So, Coming Out Day is coming up soon (Oct. 11) and I just want to post a very stern reminder to NOT out anyone without their explicit permission.

Do NOT out anyone.

Got it?


this is also a less important point, but still worth noting: DO NOT “come out” as an ally. don’t you dare.

Posted on 29th Sep at 9:59 PM, with 108 notes


how about as a term instead “queer” we use a word like


pronounced like “goal” or “foal” and comes from No(rm)al

this way anyone can easily say “noal people” or “noal community” or “noal pride” (etc) without it being a reclaimed slur, which can be a problem for many

also it sounds funny. Noal

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