“To absent friends, lost loves, old gods, and the season of mists; and may each and every one of us always give the devil his due.” ― Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman didn’t say this.
Someone should tell Neil Gaiman this. He has a double being odviously gothy.
Pet peeve of mine I’ve mentioned before.
The author is not his characters. If I recall this was said by some fairy of a sort during The Sandman’s arc with Shakespeare involved.
Neil Gaiman is not a fairy acquainted with The Sandman.
The character does not have an independent mindset, it does not think on its own; he wrote the character and the dialogue for it, meaning that he is the original source of the quote… so it’s really not inappropriate to say, that the quote is Neil’s.
proper quoting would be:
- Character name, Book title, Author
Just a reminder, if you’re going to shop retail this year. Be nice to your cashier. Be nice to your customer service worker. Just…cut them some slack.
I took these pictures at my workplace 3 years ago. I worked customer service for Walmart. I would clock in at 7. Store Manager would walk in around 8 am. By 8 am, I had to have customer service spotless, often by myself with no help. I would walk in to anywhere between 5 and 30 carts every morning, filled with everything from spoiled food to garbage to damaged merchandise to stuff that needed to be restocked.
I had a total of 3 nervous breakdowns while working at walmart, two of which involved publicly falling down and crying. I developed an ulcer working for them.
Long hours, crappy pay, employers who don’t care. That was life working for walmart. All of these pictures, they would have been an immediate firing if management had known I took them. I’ve kept them for the last few years because I want people to know just how bad Walmart is. Just how much they pile on their workers.
I worked hard. I did my best. I got shit pay, and I got treated like shit. I worked for them for 8 years.
Customer service is a horrible job. It’s thankless, it is brutal, and it really wears a person down. So please, if you’re going to shop retail for the holidays…be nice to that cashier. Chances are he/she is overworked and has had neither a break nor a lunch and has been standing there for hours.
It wasn’t uncommon at my walmart to be asked to do time adjustments so that they could say you got a lunch. Or force you to take a half hour when you were entitled to an hour. Or not give you a break. The register locks you out after 5 and a half hours, but management would just come log on and keep you working.
That’s the kind of place walmart is. I don’t shop there. I don’t support them.
this is p much my fav photoset on tumblr so ima just reblog it again
I have these books!
It’s so beautiful that you don’t want to eat it…
And that’s why I would cry too.
THAT PIE IS BEAUTIFUL
NEW YORK LOCALS! (and the rest of the world):
the oil and gas industry is trying to ship toxic fracking wastewater on new york’s rivers. some measures are going to get sneakily passed in the next five days if the public doesn’t loudly yell.
environment new york is pleading with people to send a simple message to the president, HERE. takes 20 seconds. i just did. please do.
here’s an article about it in the huffington post.
if you want to help environment NY out further, like their facebook page, re-blog this post, and spread the message further.
(top photo: from environment NY, bottom photo: c/o huffpo)
Above is the “Know Anon” code that allows you to expose any hateful anons you wish at your own whim. If you know anyone who’s struggling with anonymous hate, reblog this for them.
- How to install
Simply copy the above code and paste it right after the <head> portion of the HTML coding on your blog. This is with the jQuery script included, so everything should be covered. Once you’ve done this, update and save, then exit your customize page.
Re-enter your customize page, and under “appearance” should be a button called “Enable Know Anon”, which may be on or off automatically, depending. Flip the switch to enable or disable it, then save.
- How to use
When you get anonymous hate or anon messages you find offensive, simply exit your Inbox, enter your Customize page, flip the switch to “on”, then save and exist. Re-enter your inbox, and any and all anonymous messages will be exposed with a URL, if they have one. Note that this includes everything, not just the hate. Another thing to note is that, once you expose anons in the inbox, you can’t un-expose them. Flipping the switch back to “off” does nothing.
Answer a message people thought was on anon, and gee, they’ll get a nasty little surprise, hmm? It’s better than a fake anonymous button because while you still can’t control who it exposes, you can control when to do so.
Remember though, that this isn’t the only way to stop anonymous hate. As always, there’s simply the “turn anonymous asks off” button. And thanks to the update from a few months ago, anons CAN be blocked.
That little hand right there? That’s the ignore button. It’s present on all asks sent, whether anon or otherwise. When you block an anon, you have the option to report them for spam or harassment, and it will permanently block them. It also blocks the IP address and computer, so that person can’t take advantage of extra accounts to continue sending you hate. It effectively wipes that person right out of your Tumblr life. They cannot contact your blog again, ever.
For the website that gives you the Know Anon code, with or without jQuery script, in case that causes trouble (most themes come with it pre-installed, but not all), go here.
[ Goodness, wow thank you very much for letting me know this existed! That was very considerate of you! ]
(( Just reblogging this in case i, or others need it. ))
((going to start including this in all themes i make by default))
African American doctors attempting to save the life of a Klu Klux Klan member:
This photo left me speechless, this is what respect is.
this is what grace is
I never scroll pass this photo.. This is humanity, a lot of people can learn from this picture.
like my 2nd-3rd time reblogging