Someone on Facebook linked to something called Pet Death Row or something like that listing the animals in shelters who are going to be euthanized tomorrow… and it’s kind of doing bad things to my brain. All or almost all of them are going to die, for no purpose at all except to save money and…
I know how you feel. I’ve rescued and tamed 4 litters of kittens in my neighborhood (I’d have kept going, but I haven’t found any more since then). I was always very careful that they didn’t go to a normal shelter when they were ready to live with humans. Some of them I kept, some of them I gave straight to new homes, and some of them I gave to no-kill shelters. I would have been devastated if I had gone through all that effort just to have them die in a shelter! I still wish I could do more, though.
About 20-or-so minutes ago, while I was trying to do my homework (you can see how that’s going), my brothers both ran into my room screaming and eating cheese. They then ran away. Somehow, I’m not that surprised.
Ku ku ku…
Ghirahim: How does it feel? The feeling of being betrayed by your cute kohai.
I had always wanted there to be a part where Pipit catches you and you have to deal with him. Even though I didn’t care as much for him, it didn’t feel right wronging him without consequence.
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I agree with this. Don’t get me wrong, being misunderstood doesn’t excuse her for everything, but I think she deserved more of a chance to make it all up. Truth be told, Vriska actually reminds me a lot of myself when I was between the ages of 13 and 18 (I’m almost 21 now).
Personal stuff after here, along with a continuation of my point (The personal stuff is in small text, if you want to skip it but read the rest). There’s also things here that many people might not agree with me on, depending on how they read and interpret Vriska as a character.
I didn’t have the best childhood (don’t want to get into it here), so I tended to be quite cynical. I had also started doing really well in school, winning scholarships and whatnot, so I had felt a lot of pressure to succeed in life. On top of that, since I didn’t have close friends very often, I tended to behave inappropriately in a friendly relationship. One instance I’m thinking about in particular is my friendship with a girl I choose to call Annie to protect her identity. Annie and I were practically best friends. We used to hang out almost every day. The problem was, I wasn’t too experienced with dealing with people (especially that often).
She had self-esteem issues (much like Tavros). I used to try to “help” her by pushing my own ideals and values on her. At the time, I truly thought that I was doing the right thing. I was just afraid that she wouldn’t be able to stand up for herself, or generally get by in life, so I was trying to help her. In my defense, I had told her repeatedly that I wasn’t very good with people, and asked her to let me know if I was doing something wrong or making her feel uncomfortable. Also, though, I had a pretty big ego back then. There’s no telling how I would have reacted if she DID tell me. Either way, we eventually had an argument about something trivial and she cut off our friendship.
There were plenty of other factors with our friendship failing, including lots of issues where I was legitimately not the one at fault. Those are irrelevant here, though, so I won’t bring them up. At the time this all happened, though, I blamed her 100%. Even with that, though, I still tried to make amends. I tried to be friends again, in hopes that she’d tell me what, if anything, I did wrong.
It wasn’t until I read the stuff between Vriska and Tavros that I saw what I was doing wrong. Vriska made the same mistake I did (except more drastically). She tried to help Tavros, but she screwed it up again and again. Her ego stopped her from realizing her faults until it was too late. The fact that she felt remorse makes me feel an even stronger connection. It tells me that she really DID care about his well-being. She just screwed up. A lot.
I relate to Vriska at a general level as well, having felt quite a bit of pressure to be a successful, functioning member of society, whatever that would entail. I’m an electrical engineering major who comes from parents who didn’t even go to college. I constantly have my dad talking about how I’m going to be an engineer for NASA and about how I’m going to be rich. A few years ago, I thought that meant that absolutely couldn’t screw up in school. Ever. No mistakes. I HAD to be successful in all that I did.
Vriska had Mindfang to look up to. She thought of Mindfang as being what every troll was expected to be, whether that was true or not. She thought that she HAD to be strong, independent, and most importantly, manipulative. Note how she didn’t go through with forcing Tavros to love her
(claims that she sexually assaulted him are inane, btw), or forcing Tavros to kill her. She didn’t WANT to manipulate him. I don’t think that she WANTED to behave like that in general. She did what she truly thought she HAD to do to be successful.
These reasons are why I don’t hate Vriska. These are also reasons why I don’t think she’s evil, but rather just a misguided child with a tragic story. I like Vriska because I understand her and relate to her, even though I don’t act much like her anymore.
(OOC: I had NO idea how to answer this question. Please excuse the vulgarity of my answer!
I’m not even sorry.
On another note, I only have 10 more asks left. You guys can go ahead and pile some asks up in my ask box before it gets empty.)
This is the best thing. EVER.
Especially since she’s normally so in-character with her answers! XD
I approve of this message.
I left out numbers because I don’t usually have them in the first place. :O
tell me now
Pretty sure I know which one and it sure isn’t the one I’ll be cosplaying, but go ahead and tell me.
I don’t even post enough about myself, nor do I have enough followers to be even doing this, but I’m just curious. :O
Satellite - Lena Meyer Landrut < Click to Listen!
Sorry other wives, there wasn’t much room for the rest of you in this photograph…
I went everywhere for you
I even did my hair for you
I bought new underwear they’re blue
and I wore ‘em just the other day
Love you know I’d…
I suppose this totally applies to me, given the post here.
I contemplated reblogging this but, once I finally listened to the song, I decided to do it. Very catchy song! XD