Q:First - thefrogman ripoff Now - way fuckin cooler than that guy ^_^
Man, thefrogman is pretty cool. And if I was gonna rip him off, I’d totally start with getting a corgi.
And then probably get distracted from the rest of the plan, because I could just have a pet corgi instead.
Where was I going with this?
Q:First impression: Not sure if I was going to regret following due to all the cosplay and sexy pics. Never did regret it. Your text posts are worthwhile and you never fail to address the subjects of the pictures you post with respect and an appreciation for their hard work that seems sorely lacking from many blogs with similar content.
Thank you, anon. I always kind of worry about that sometimes (which I figure is good to at least make sure I’m on the right page) so I’m glad to know that my appreciation comes across with respect. So thank you.
Q:*Moth appears at your window and drops a small note which reads:* Dear America, DO NOT TRUST THE IMPOSTER! Rest Of The World is imprisoned atop a large tower and an evil wizard has clearly stolen our form! Starbucks is in fact pretty darn good all things considered and we reserve the right for people to drink pretty much whatever they want! We have an escape plan set up but in the mean time disregard evil wizard plots! All the best! R.o.t.W out!
Holy jesus, I don’t know where I’m going to find enough giant eagles to rescue the entire Rest of the World.
Q:I follow you cause I'm also nerdy. And I really like the photos of women you put up. Cause like they're of women of every body type and it makes me feel nice about myself. Like, "yeah! I can be nerdy and have a little extra loveliness and be super sexy all at the same time." Even though I'm still kinda self conscious... But I mean it helps. Anyways you're super cool and I'm into most of the things you post and idk if you lived by me we'd maybe be friends. Yep (>'-'<)
Q:I follow you because you're my dinosaur and fashion advisor.
Someone’s gotta keep an eye on you, Kate Bishop.
Q:I started following you because you're one woofy as hell bear, but kept following you because almost everything you post is in my wavelenght of nerdy interests.
Don’t think I’ve ever been called that before, anon, but thanks!
Q:I follow you because sometimes finding someone else who likes the Dresden Files is like finding a unicorn (amazing and wonderful if it doesn't try to kill you). Also I'm alarmingly envious of your beard.
Q:I follow you because you post amazing things, because you're a strong individual who stands up for what you believe, and because you have outstanding standards and morals.
Q:I follow you for the nerdery and the feminism. You're who I want to be when I grow up!
Q:I follow you because you post interesting things, which I guess would make you an interesting person.
It’s a theory, at least.
Q:Because you're awesome. Also, there's that off chance that you mention green chiles and completely destroy my life, but hey, whatever. Oh, right, anonymous.
Q:Following for steampunkery, social commentary, and our twin senses of humor.
Q:I follow you because you reblog awesome stuff, and are in general an awesome person. You're the kind of person I would want to drink beer with, and that is a huge compliment from me.
Q:So I'm in college, 5th year. I'm a math major and I have a programming class that is absolutely required for my degree, and I have never been more lost in my entire life. I am so sick of school, but I know that this is the best life will possibly get, and I already resent it. I didn't expect to be able to graduate so soon, so I haven't been applying to grad schools, haven't taken the GRE and I'm not even sure if it's possible to get into a grad school. I'm not even sure I want to.
I have depression. I have thought about killing myself at least once a day since I was 9. I don’t take meds because I don’t recognize the person I am on them. My depression is my identity. It seems like I’m the butt of a cruel joke that sometimes I want to die, but I’m too afraid of death and hurting the people I care about. I just don’t see any situations in which life gets better from here y’know?
Okay, first off: There is so much potential for life to get better from here. School is a good start to your life, but the people who say college was the best time of their life are people who have wasted their adult lives and glorified memories of what college was actually like. Yes, there are good things about it, but it’s still just a place where you’re building up to real life.
And you aren’t required to go straight to grad school after you get your degree. You can take a year or two away from school, focus on getting some work experience. Then, when you’re ready, you can take the GRE and find out what schools you want to apply to. Some employers will help out with continuing education for their employees, too.
I completely understand the concerns about taking meds for depression. It’s kind of terrifying, to say the least. But… When you’re depressed, you get used to the person you are then. It sucks, but it’s at least comfortable, in a fucked up way? But that’s not really a great way to run. Yeah, like I said, it’s comfortable, but it’s like you’re only running with a fraction of who you really could be. Like if you were an internet browser with all sorts of spam pop-ups running to slow down your processor speed. I’m not necessarily saying you need to take meds for it, but at the very least would you consider going to a doctor and talking to them about other ways to handle your depression? It’s hard to figure out how to manage depression on our own, and it’s pretty much always a good idea to get an outside perspective.
And I hate having classes like that. Does your professor have office hours or something you could stop by and ask him for advice? Or have you checked around online to see if there are sites with lessons for the coding you’re learning that could help? I mean, you may have already, just some suggestions.
Things can get a lot better from here on, anon. You’re basically at one of those transition points of your life, and sometimes it’s hard to see beyond that change. But there’s so much available and open to you ahead.