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Probably going to be bouncing back and forth between the Sailor Moon-Monster High mashup and the “draw yourself in style of X” Ever After High request.  Might be talking, might throw music or a comedian on in the background. We’ll take a vote or something.

Done for the night. Thanks for poking in if you were there.

chrissyirish13:

onlyblackbeauty:

annieskywalker:

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lifehackable:

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I’m almost done with EMT school, and I can verify this 100%. We don’t give a shit what you’ve taken or how illegal it may be. We want to know what and how much so we can save your ass. Unless its directly related to a crime scene in some way, we don’t tell. 

It makes me enraged and also deeply saddened that the police state has become so entwined with every aspect of our lives that people are afraid to tell the truth to people trying to render them with emergency care. We’ve broken ourselves.

Boost because everyone should know!!!

My uncle was an EMT and I can verify this is true.

It’s a hundred percent true the only time police will be involved Is if you have endangered the lives of another adult or child. Until that happens you will not get in trouble, your life means more to a doctor than the mistakes you made to put yourself in that position

the-wolfbats:

Can we have another “Type the following words into your tags box, then post the first automatic tag that comes up.” post with the words

  • their 
  • okay
  • but
  • though
  • say
  • no
  • and
  • left
  • around
  • me

i’m dying

ATTENTION ANYONE IN BLAKELY GEORGIA, NEAR BLAKELY, OR WITH LOVED ONES THERE.

2otaku4u:

THERE ARE TWO MEN WHO HAVE ESCAPED JAIL AND ARE TRYING TO HIDE. POLICE ARE EVERYWHERE. LOCK ALL OF YOUR DOORS, WINDOWS, AND DO NOT LET ANYONE OUTSIDE OR INSIDE. STAY ARMED, THEY MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE GUNS.
PLEASE SIGNAL BOOST AND REBLOG AS MUCH AS YOU CAN.

http://www.macon.com/2014/04/22/3059225/sheriff-2-inmates-captured-after.html

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Oh my goodness anon, I’m still over here blushing and squeaking. 8(>///<)8  I’m sure you’re pretty amazing yourself. <3

A word about bronies.

poniesforparents:

ponyprincessesforjustice:

tenaflyviper:

jazykuun:

tenaflyviper:

saintcheshire:

So I just got back last night from a brony convention in San Francisco. I was working a booth for a vendor friend, and let me tell you what happened:

We met a little girl who was there with her family. She got a button drawn at our booth, told us all about her favorite ponies, and was overall just too damn cute. She had an MLP lanyard filled with pins she’d gotten in the vendor’s room, and gave me a Fluttershy pin because she liked my cosplay. She ended up just hanging out with us for a while and bein’ super cute. We call her Babby because she’s 11 and precious.

The next day, she runs up to the booth, terrified, and asks if she can please hide under our table for a few minutes. Turns out a dude had been following her around the con all day, and tried to get her to come up to his hotel room. Alone. She tells us she thought he was okay at first because he was wearing an MLP shirt, but she didn’t want to go anywhere with him, and he made her uneasy. At one point, after she’d refused, he grabbed her arm in the elevators and tried to get her to follow him. She ran, and now she wants somewhere to hide.

We tell her of course, hurry her behind our booth and fucking station ourselves around her because she’s eleven years old and all of us are prepared to physically attack the human trashheap who tries to fuck with her. We’re all dressed up in wings and ears and we’re 100000% prepared to rip them off and launch across that table to defend this kid. Eventually this very large dude strolls by, very obviously looking around, and she quietly points him out to us. At this point I’m ready to set him on fire, but when I ask if she needs me to go report him, she shakes her head. She doesn’t want to get in trouble, or make anyone mad.

We see him a few more times over the course of the day, because he keeps meandering over to our booth and just casually looking around. Eventually he actually stops to take a flier from our table and asks us a question, and we coldly send him on his way. We start sending a coworker with Babby whenever her parents aren’t around and she wants to go check out artist’s alley or the vendor’s hall. Because otherwise she’s not safe. She can’t run around and freely enjoy a convention about a show aimed at her, because instead of being surrounded by peers she’s somehow surrounded by men who pose a threat to her.

My point here: this is why I fucking hate “bronies.” Because grown-ass men are flooding into a space carved out for children—often little girls—and are making it unsafe for them.

I met a lot of non-awful people there, of course. I met a lot of parents and older siblings. A lot of adorable little boys who were happy to empathize with female characters, and a lot of little kids who wanted a picture with cosplays of their favorite pony. I met a lot of people who were cool and nice and just liked cartoons. I met a male Pinkie Pie cosplayer with a Fluttershy lady-friend who juggled and spun plates and was happy to entertain kids, and were generally just really cool people.

But I also met a lot of skeevy dudebros. A lot of guys in fedoras loudly discussing sexual shit in a room with children. Guys who drew/sold/displayed really fucking inappropriate “fanart,” including gross bodypillows that had no purpose in a little kids’ toy convention. I met a guy who gushed with absolute glee about the pleasure he derives from “corrupting innocence.” I met a lot of people who wanted to take something sweet and nice for children and make it about THEM. A lot of guys who wanted to make it about their dicks. People who made it UNSAFE for the intended audience to even be in attendance.

So yeah. If you call yourself a brony, I’m prolly not gonna trust you. Because I’ve seen y’all in action, and I am not impressed. Frankly I’m infuriated. This is like a bunch of gross neckbeards swarming Disneyland and shoving kids out of the way so they can grope Cinderella, and finding nothing wrong with it because they think they’re entitled to it.

My Little Pony is a really cute show with a lot of nice messages for kids, and gross brony shitweasels are trying to fucking take it from them by force. And I will fight them.

Because this totally wasn’t just made up for notes.  You know, like the claims of sexual harassment that allegedly took place at Everfree Northwest of the voice actresses of the Cutie Mark Crusaders that the VA’s themselves openly debunked on Twitter as being complete lies.

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Or the person that claimed their four-year-old that they apparently LEFT UNATTENDED ON THE INTERNET was magically able to utilize a search engine, and understood the context of an alleged image that is psychologically impossible for a four-year-old to grasp.

Also, you said above that this fictional child told you not to tell their parents, and then you claim you got their permission to post about the incident on Tumblr, which would imply that you did tell them (but apparently, only when it was convenient for you to do so, and not when the child would have actually been in danger).  On top of this, police take reports of attempted child abduction VERY FUCKNG SERIOUSLY.  If you really did report an incident like this, they would have been on the scene immediately, regardless of “lack of evidence”.  No legitimate police officer would just ignore a call about an attempted kidnapping and assault of a child.

You know what’s really repulsive here?  People who deliberately make up overwhelmingly obvious stories about the sexual harassment of a little girlYou’re literally the one creating a disgusting, sexual story about a child.

If you’d like to consider it, I invite you to read through this, and then ruminate a little on how exactly anyone is “taking anything away” from anyone else.  You’re also welcome to read through this, and perhaps rethink your decision to make sweeping generalizations about large groups of people just for a little internet popularity.  Oh, and before you try to play the “You must be a morbidly obese, cishet, white, male neckbeard pedophile in a fedora!” card that people like you are so quick to throw around, I must regretfully inform you that I’m a 31-year-old French/Lebanese woman from the midwest that grew up with My Little Pony in the 80’s, and whose wisdom that has come with age and experience has made her pretty goddamn adept at detecting bullshit.

I think this is fabricated too. OP said that the convention was yesterday last night. I decided to google local conventions in San Francisco. The only con i could find was BABSCon and that was from April 18th-20th and today is the 22nd. Since the post was posted 9 hours ago, that ment that the post was made on the 21st and BABSCon ended on the 20th. Not only that, i decided to also Google small little meetups and i didn’t find anything. Unless this was some underrated con that was recently made and it had "Large groups" of people walking around.

It’s unlikely OP went to BABSCon (I mean, they didn’t even mention the name which is a DEAD giveaway) and the way they worded their post just reeks of Anti Brony hate. Just because someone calls themselves a Brony doesn’t mean they’re neckbeards and wear fedoras 24/7. That stereotype is beginning to be annoying.

Besides, why didn’t OP contact con staff to help Babby?

So, not only did they contradict themselves regarding contacting the parents, allegedly engaged in counter-productive measures that would have been detrimental to the child’s well being, and insinuate that the police wouldn’t take a case of possible child abduction seriously (and that the entire con wouldn’t have been put on an Amber Alert, and had the entire premises locked down, and the exits monitored), but there wasn’t even a single convention going on in the area they claimed, at the time they claimed it.

Yet another clear-cut case of someone circulating blatant lies in order to gain notes and attention.

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I think the thing I hate about this the most is that on the off chance this wasn’t entirely fabricated out of thin air, that there is possibly some pedophile now wandering around free because OP decided it was a better idea to make this into a tumblr post instead of going to the police, putting more children than just Babby in danger now. Good job.

- Twilly

This is another example of crap that helps no one. How is it possible that you hate a group of people enough to make up fictional stories about pedophilia and child abduction.Seriously, OP, what is wrong with you? Are you that desperate for notes? :/

If any of this really happened, you’re totally in the wrong, and you totally handled this poorly. Everything everyone above me has said is right - police take missing child notifications or attempted child abductions very seriously. If children go missing in grocery stores they shut the whole operation down and don’t let anyone in or out of the complex until the child is found.

I’m going to state right now that I am not siding with either party here. I have my opinions on the adult male fandom of My Little Pony, but they don’t have a place here. What I’m here to do is point out the problematic elements of behavior in both groups and speak from the perspective from a public health and safety concerned citizen with some insider knowledge on some of these points.

Problems with OP (starting here because timeline):

  • Inflammatory and hateful language in a public forum: if you have a problem with a fandom, fine. But keep it separate from places where you’re trying to point out problems within the fandom.  All it does is create backlash, as seen in the following reblogs.
  • In cases of child’s safety versus child’s desire to not make waves:  It’s very sweet to theoretically submit to the child’s wishes, but not practical or at all good for the child’s safety.  The appropriate course of action would have been to sit down and discuss the reasons why someone like con security did need to be told and why she should always tell someone if someone is trying to harm her.
  • Not reporting to proper authorities on other topics you found problematic:  Speaking as a con-goer, most cons have rules for public decency, language in public places, etc.  If there were other problematic behaviors and people loud and obvious enough about them to be an issue, you should have flagged con admins.  Especially in as central a location as a vendor spot.

Problems with responses to OP:

  • Multiple debunking claims made with really terrible evidence:  Most of the following posts have been people saying it couldn’t have happened because this or that arbitrary fact.  Things like jump between con date and post, absolute power of authority figures, and permission gained from parents.  It would be advised to take this like being human into account, because I’ll be honest it’s a little unflattering to the fandom to see people declaring it HAS to be false because they COULDN’T be there because the times were wrong.  Except you know how you stay up too late and call the day you’re chronologically in tomorrow instead of today just because you haven’t been to sleep yet?  Same thing.  And police are not always as high-octane protect-the-public-and-shelter-the-children as people think (my kid brother once went missing for hours on end, and the police didn’t show up until after dark and we’d already found him).
  • Derailing the narrative and ignoring criticism:  OP’s post was inflammatory and a little unfair.  But the point stands that this fandom took a post intended to point out problems within the group at large and instead of addressing the problems within the fandom, double-downed.  Declared it was impossible.  Cited other assumed false cases of attacks against the fandom.  The claim here is the fandom is safe and sparkly and there’s no way it could be that big a danger.  Except it really can be.  To prove my point, I took the situation in the first debunking link (4-year-old finds porn while searching) and tested it myself.  Went into Google, made sure Safe Search was on and filtering explicit content, and typed in “fluttershy.”  Just that. No fandom markers or anything. And I found inappropriate and what I would consider pornographic content.  So a 4-year-old (who has been referred to as a toddler and ‘unable to comprehend’, but speaking from the perspective of someone who’s spent the last few years helping raise two little girls in that age range they’re far smarter and more understanding than they’re given credit for) could have just as easily found the same pictures.  The Safe Search cleanup has done a lot of good, but it’s not infallible.  And in the same way, the adult MLP fandom is not all bad, but it needs to do some work on calling out its problematic elements and making it clear they are not supported in their actions.

(Source: princess-nietzsche)

To all the Tumblr users who tend to use tags very liberally:

robotsquid:

thejadedkiwano:

Let’s play a game.

Type the following words into your tags box, then post the first automatic tag that comes up.

you

also

what

when

why

how

look

because

never

stop

omg mine tells like a legitimate story if i were wasted

my tags tell me i’m a wordy little bitch excuse me over here dying

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