i was overwhelmed by your collective emotion.
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dudski
dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Sat, Feb. 15th, 2014 02:29 pm

REMEMBER WHEN THIS WAS CIRCULATING IN LIKE 2009? Man. Who even wrote this first? We'll never know. IT'S BEEN LOST TO THE AGES.

The problem with LiveJournal is that we think we're close, but really, we know nothing about each other. DID THAT STATEMENT EVER EVEN MAKE SENSE? The problem with Tumblr is that it's a nightmare platform when it comes to communication and the problem with Twitter is that it's VERY FAST-MOVING AND FLEETING AND SUCCINCT so even though I'm sure you all KNOW ME DEEP IN MY SOUL you are probably missing some basic biographical information.

So I want you to ask me something you think you should know about me, something that should be obvious, but you have no idea about, or something you've always been curious about but have never asked, or something completely silly that you'd like me to answer for kicks. No limits on the range of questions, either: ask me anything you want to know about, whether it's a fannish opinion or a question about a fic of mine or trivia about my real life or my thoughts on events in the offline world.

Ask away.


IT'S MY BIRTHDAY AND I LOVE TALKING ABOUT MYSELF, INDULGE ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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dudski
dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Mon, Jan. 6th, 2014 10:57 am

YEAR END MEMES! FINALLY! I'm warping these somewhat this year because some of these questions are never relevant to me and also so many of them are just "THIS WAS A BUILDING YEAR AND NOT MUCH HAPPENED" and also the general one and the fandom one end up repeating each other and also let's not pretend like I live a life where I can separate fandom questions out from questions about my actual life. SO:

general/fandom memeCollapse )

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ALSO I CAN DO THE FIC MEME BECAUSE I WROTE NINE FICS [OR SIX AND THREE HALF FICS, W/E, CALL IT WHAT YOU WANT] THIS YEAR, WHAT WHAAAAAAAAAAAT. Nine stories, six-ish fandoms, 13,233 words. A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR, IN OTHER WORDS, even though it'd be practically nothing for a lot of people. I DID STUFF! WRITING IS GARBAGE. I DON'T ACTUALLY LIKE DOING IT.

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This entry was originally posted at http://dudski.dreamwidth.org/1465555.html because FUCK LIVEJOURNAL, FOR SERIOUS. You can comment over there or over here, I really don't care, but eventually you're all going to join me on DW, let's be real.

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dudski
dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Sat, Jan. 4th, 2014 11:26 pm

Maaaaaaaaaaaan Yuletide reading took it out of me this year. I PROBABLY SHOULD HAVE QUIT, AND I DIDN'T, AND THAT'S ON ME, but life somehow felt more demanding this year than it was when I was spending this time of year working 60-hour weeks and somehow still doing an obscene amount of Yuletide reading. WHO KNOWS. MAYBE I'M TOO OLD FOR THIS SHIT.

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ETA, I COMPLETELY FORGOT: I wrote this:

greater than or equal to
Some Girls (BBC)

Most things about the world make sense if you know which numbers to pay attention to.

WHAT A SURPRISE THAT THE FIC THAT WAS BASICALLY A LOVE LETTER TO SPREADSHEETS WAS BY ME, AMIRITE? Okay but that's not why we're ETA-ing, we're ETA-ing because of the OTHER Some Girls fic in the collection, BLT by sophieisgod, which is about Saz coming out as bi and then Saz/Holli, and it's GREAT, and I'M LEGIT IN AWE OF HOW SHE NAILED THE FEEL OF THE SHOW, WHAT A GOOD JOB.

This entry was originally posted at http://dudski.dreamwidth.org/1465185.html because FUCK LIVEJOURNAL, FOR SERIOUS. You can comment over there or over here, I really don't care, but eventually you're all going to join me on DW, let's be real.

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dudski
dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Thu, Dec. 26th, 2013 11:22 am

Rec posts will come in a week or so [I'm at work right now but the TABPOCALYPSE situation on my computer is insane. 180 TABS REPRESENTING A MINIMUM OF 500 FICS? GOOD TIMES. GREAT TIMES. GONNA DO IT.] as will a ~REAL LIFE~ post all about my 72-hour return to working retail, but that is all for LATER.

FOR NOW, here are the only truly important recs, aka the stories that were written for me!

Secret Santiago: SOMEONE WROTE ME A TREAT TO FILL MY "SECRET SANTA AT THE PRECINCT" PROMPT! All you need to know about this is that a) it's a great way to get your B99 fix in the middle of this ENDLESS-FEELING STRETCH OF NO NEW EPISODES, and b) JAKE CALLS AMY SANTI-AWKWARD. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. I'M NOT EVEN GONNA SAY ANYTHING ELSE BC YOU SHOULD JUST BE READING IT.

And then there's my gift story, which I am screaming and pulling my hair out over 24/7/365:

not properly: THIS IS EXACTLY WHY YULETIDE IS AMAZING BECAUSE BAD MACHINERY FIC DIDN'T EXIST AND THEN I REQUESTED IT AND SOME BEAUTIFUL ANONYMOUS UNICORN WROTE IT FOR ME AND NOW BAD MACHINERY FIC EXISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!! BAD. MACHINERY. FIC. EXISTS. And not only that, but there are moments that nail John Allison's tone so specifically and perfectly that I CAN LITERALLY SEE THE PANELS AS HE WOULD DRAW THEM. And there's so much Charlotte and it's such a nice look at the kids when they're another few years older and there are such great asides about Tackleford's general weirdness and OH, DID I MENTION THERE'S AN ENTIRE SECTION THAT'S BASICALLY JUST LINTON THINKING ABOUT CHARLOTTE? BECAUSE THERE'S AN ENTIRE SECTION THAT'S BASICALLY JUST LINTON THINKING ABOUT CHARLOTTE. I HAVEN'T TALKED A HUGE AMOUNT HERE ABOUT HOW INTO LINTON AND CHARLOTTE I AM BC IT'S A FAIRLY RECENT DEVELOPMENT THAT SNOWBALLED RAPIDLY THROUGH CONVERSATIONS WITH coldbam BUT HOLY GOD. I'M DEAD. I'M DYING. I'M GONE.

This entry was originally posted at http://dudski.dreamwidth.org/1464882.html because FUCK LIVEJOURNAL, FOR SERIOUS. You can comment over there or over here, I really don't care, but eventually you're all going to join me on DW, let's be real.

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dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Fri, Dec. 6th, 2013 10:30 pm


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dudski
dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Wed, Oct. 23rd, 2013 01:09 am

i read allegiant! spoilers! so many spoilers!Collapse )

This entry was originally posted at http://dudski.dreamwidth.org/1462936.html because FUCK LIVEJOURNAL, FOR SERIOUS. You can comment over there or over here, I really don't care, but eventually you're all going to join me on DW, let's be real.

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dudski
dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Tue, Oct. 8th, 2013 10:13 pm


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dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Tue, Oct. 8th, 2013 09:55 pm

BEING A CAUTIOUS PERSON, I try not to give anything official ALL TIME TOP TEN status until it's really had time to settle in, because otherwise you end up making a Top 10 OTPs post with characters from Entourage on it, and within months you're like ".................why," and you just have to live with your choices.

AND SO, THERE IS A TWO YEAR WAITING PERIOD.

AND FOR YOUNG JUSTICE, THE WAITING IS UP, AND THE RANKINGS ARE IN, AND THERE HAVE BEEN SOME UPSETS.

For starters, I want to commemorate this moment, exactly two years since I saw Conner scream "WHY CAN'T I FLY?" and knew it was love. I'D LIKE TO THANK BRITA AND TORI FOR GETTING ME TO WATCH THIS SHOW, AND FOR TAKING THIS AMAZING EMOTIONAL JOURNEY WITH ME. I'd also like to draw your attention to the timestamp on that post I just linked vs. the timestamp on this one. YES, I AM THAT GOOD AT WHAT I DO.

And now I'd like to present:

IT'S NOT OVER. IT'S NEVER BEEN OVER.Collapse )

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dudski
dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Mon, Oct. 7th, 2013 11:19 am


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dudski
dudski
personally victimized by cassie sandsmark
Mon, Sep. 23rd, 2013 11:53 am

0. IT'S NOT YOU, IT'S ME, I haven't been around as much! However much someone can NOT BE AROUND while still tweeting a hundred times a day, whatever. Full sentences are hard.

1. SCHOOL STARTED. I'm...an idiot, basically, and someone missed the first meetings of two of my three classes? THE THIRD CLASS IS ONLINE. IT'S NOT AN ACHIEVEMENT THAT I DIDN'T MISS IT BECAUSE THERE WAS NOTHING TO MISS. GOOD WORK, SELF. For some reason I thought my Public Speaking class met on Thursdays, not Tuesdays, and I didn't realize my mistake until Wednesday night. NO PROBLEM, THOUGH, bc I just switched into a section that ACTUALLY met on Thursdays and pretended like nothing ever happened. And I like my section! So that's good!

I have no idea how I missed my first Bio/Anatomy&Physiology session, though. All week I was like "A&P, 9AM Saturday for FIVE GODDAMN HOURS!" and then at some point between leaving work on Friday and like...10:30 on Saturday morning it just COMPLETELY LEFT MY MIND. I saw Fall Out Boy/Panic at the Disco on Friday night SO I GUESS IT WAS THAT? Because I woke up at like 7:30 on Saturday morning all "BACK TO SLEEP, NOWHERE TO BE" and then I woke up again three hours later all "aaaaaaaand I was supposed to be in class an hour and a half ago."

THIS HAS HAD FAR-REACHING EFFECTS, most notably in the registration clusterfuck that occurred when my professor dropped me from the class AFTER I had a "hey, I'm so sorry I missed last week, do you need me to do anything to make it up?" conversation with her where she told me I was fine. THAT IS A FUCKING NIGHTMARE. I say "is" because after fixing things on Saturday and getting re-added to the class, I AM SOMEHOW, ONCE AGAIN, NOT REGISTERED FOR A&P. OKAY. AWESOME. PERFECT. FUCK EVERYTHING. FUCK COMMUNITY COLLEGE. FUCK EVERYONE. [It's supposedly fixed again! But the only reason I even checked on it today was to see if my accounts had settled, because depending on what you check, I either owe the school $700, am owed a $250 refund, and/or have a $400 book advance on my account. NONE OF THOSE THINGS SHOULD BE TRUE. GOD KNOWS HOW THIS WILL SHAKE OUT.]

2. Anyway apart from A&P being a neverending registration clusterfuck, I ALSO think the people I share a lab table with have written me off as a mess? LBR, I'm not at my best at 9AM, and I missed the first week, so the second week I didn't have the homework and had to sit there silently while we went over it in groups, and then there was a MINOR COFFEE SPILLING INCIDENT, and long story short for Week 3 I PUT A LOT OF EFFORT into being more together and having all the work done and the bitches at my lab table still TOTALLY SHUNNED ME so now I'm insane over it. DON'T YOU KNOW WHO I AM? Anyway, I was never not going to have the best grade in the class, but now I am aggressively pursuing a perfect grade so I can shove it in everyone's faces, I am the one who knocks, etc etc.

3. BREAKING BAD! BREAKING BAD! BREAKING BAD! I'm not getting too much into last night's episode because I'm trying to turn my brain off as the finale approaches [GET YOUR THINK PIECES OUT OF MY FACE], but I will say that ???Collapse )

4. So I don't watch the Emmys, I just refresh Wikipedia every hour and then laugh and laugh and laugh, but last night's seems like it was probably a shittier-than-usual way to spend three hours! Jeff Daniels! HAHAHAHAHAHA!

5. ALL THE PILOTS is fully underway and (so far) running on schedule, although tonight - two and a half hours of pilots, plus Sleepy Hollow, and I'm not sure I'll be watching any of them live - should be a bit of a challenge. SO FAR, THOUGH:

ALL THE PILOTS 2013: Back in the Game (DON'T WATCH THIS SHOW)
ALL THE PILOTS: Sleepy Hollow (WATCH THIS SHOW)
ALL THE PILOTS: Dads / Brooklyn Nine-Nine (DON'T WATCH DADS, probably watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine, comedies are tricky, who can tell this early)

This entry was originally posted at http://dudski.dreamwidth.org/1459976.html because FUCK LIVEJOURNAL, FOR SERIOUS. You can comment over there or over here, I really don't care, but eventually you're all going to join me on DW, let's be real.

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