So this thing keeps happening.
I have an online dating profile, which I’m not using much, but I see a lot of this type of thing. Guy messages me with disparaging comment about something related to my profile (and I say guy because to this point only guys have been doing this), and if I get aggravated enough to give quite a dismissive response, they come back with a totally normal and nice question or statement, completely not acknowledging what happened before.
What exactly is the reasoning here?  Is the idea that I will be so blinded by my initial rage that I respond nicely without thinking? That I will be so relieved that actually this person does think baking (or whatever) is a fine hobby so that when they take interest I’ll be thrilled to respond?
Whatever it is, its not working.I have no desire to talk to these people. Stop doing it. All it achieves is making me grumpy for the rest of the day.

So this thing keeps happening.

I have an online dating profile, which I’m not using much, but I see a lot of this type of thing. Guy messages me with disparaging comment about something related to my profile (and I say guy because to this point only guys have been doing this), and if I get aggravated enough to give quite a dismissive response, they come back with a totally normal and nice question or statement, completely not acknowledging what happened before.

What exactly is the reasoning here?  Is the idea that I will be so blinded by my initial rage that I respond nicely without thinking? That I will be so relieved that actually this person does think baking (or whatever) is a fine hobby so that when they take interest I’ll be thrilled to respond?

Whatever it is, its not working.I have no desire to talk to these people. Stop doing it. All it achieves is making me grumpy for the rest of the day.

Big smile for finding this sweater at a reduced price at my favorite store, where I never shop because its too damn expensive.

Big smile for finding this sweater at a reduced price at my favorite store, where I never shop because its too damn expensive.

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an-unexpected-hero:

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Official Teaser Trailer 

I don’t know how I feel about this at all

Complaints

  • Fool: So what's up with you?
  • Fitz: Oh, just royal family issues. My father's dead, my uncle's a dragon, my other uncle's a traitor and then there's our misfit warrior queen with a sacrificial fixation. My assassin mentor and I try to keep them in check but there's only so many times a guy can be brought back from the dead. *sigh* I just wish I could hold down a girlfriend
  • Amber: Oh don't get me started on dysfunctional families! I've been trying to get in contact with this nine fingered kid for ages, but his bloody minded female relatives keep getting in the way! Them and their sentient ships, if they're not spearing sea serpents, they're digging up dragons! Don't even talk to me about pirates! They're just the worst.
  • Tom: Now that you mention dragons. This narcheska, right? She barges in here and thinks she can order my *ehem* "cousin" and us off to this frozen wasteland to dig one up! I ask you! Not to mention I've got to drag along this makeshift coterie I've been cobbling together. All I want is to get away from all these lady problems, knock some sense into my foster son and go home with my *sob* wolf...
  • Golden: My good man, if you're going to complain about dragons then allow me to lend you some perspective. I have, quite literally, had them on my back for years! Plaguing my dreams, destroying ships, rampaging around the rainforest, you name it! Do me a favour, if you come across a rather pale lady on your journey north, let her know she'll be receiving a strongly worded letter. Just in case i don't live through this, you understand. Oh and I really ought to sort out this scaly bunch of teenagers I keep foreseeing. How much does a ticket to Kelsingra go for nowadays?
  • Fitz: Don't bother. Reception's terrible there.
  • Golden: *sigh*

sorry i made a thing.

sorry i made a thing.

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Guess who went on a shopping spree in the bookstore? Was it me? Maybe it was…
How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran and City of Dragons by Robin Hobb

Guess who went on a shopping spree in the bookstore? Was it me? Maybe it was…

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran and City of Dragons by Robin Hobb

ursulavernon:

wickedgirlssavingourselves:

Brontësaurus

This is the best thing ever.

ursulavernon:

wickedgirlssavingourselves:

Brontësaurus

This is the best thing ever.