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30 Days of Summer Time Doctor Who Challenge

Day 6: If you were the Doctor, what would you catchphrase be? 

Don’t Panic! (And variations thereupon) 

I am a person who would be flustered very easily, and I know I would end up just saying this loudly towards everyone, just so I could really say it to myself to calm down. 

  #30 Days of Doctor Who    #yes i know im super late    #hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy    #doctor who  

goldenboydean:

alice-isnt-mad-we-are:

nivalvixen:

exhumana:

ADOPTED BLACK

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MIDDLE-AGED WOLF!

the vampire memoires

itsanexperimentjohn:

theliteralmagpie:

aruf0nsu:

okay so imagine an au where the potters live. harry dates oliver wood briefly. james hears of this and pulls harry aside. stares him in the eye with a deadly serious face
“he’s a Keeper”

You made an entire AU that would alter almost every facet of that series
For a pun
You’re a beautiful person.

"Are you serious right now, Dad?"

"No, I’m not serious. I’m Dad. He’s Sirius."

I thought the pun was them getting married…and Harry changing his last name to Wood…

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. Pick a nice day, [The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy] suggests, and try it.

The first part is easy. All it requires is simply the ability to throw yourself forward with all your weight, and the willingness not to mind that it’s going to hurt.

That is, it’s going to hurt if you fail to miss the ground. Most people fail to miss the ground, and if they are really trying properly, the likelihood is that they will fail to miss it fairly hard.

Clearly, it is the second part, the missing, which presents the difficulties.

One problem is that you have to miss the ground accidentally. It’s no good deliberately intending to miss the ground because you won’t. You have to have your attention suddenly distracted by something else when you’re halfway there, so that you are no longer thinking about falling, or about the ground, or about how much it’s going to hurt if you fail to miss it.

It is notoriously difficult to prize your attention away from these three things during the split second you have at your disposal. Hence most people’s failure, and their eventual disillusionment with this exhilarating and spectacular sport.

If, however, you are lucky enough to have your attention momentarily distracted at the crucial moment by, say, a gorgeous pair of legs (tentacles, pseudopodia, according to phyllum and/or personal inclination) or a bomb going off in your vicinty, or by suddenly spotting an extremely rare species of beetle crawling along a nearby twig, then in your astonishment you will miss the ground completely and remain bobbing just a few inches above it in what might seem to be a slightly foolish manner.

This is a moment for superb and delicate concentration. Bob and float, float and bob. Ignore all consideration of your own weight simply let yourself waft higher. Do not listen to what anybody says to you at this point because they are unlikely to say anything helpful. They are most likely to say something along the lines of “Good God, you can’t possibly be flying!” It is vitally important not to believe them or they will suddenly be right.

Waft higher and higher. Try a few swoops, gentle ones at first, then drift above the treetops breathing regularly.

DO NOT WAVE AT ANYBODY.

When you have done this a few times you will find the moment of distraction rapidly easier and easier to achieve.

You will then learn all sorts of things about how to control your flight, your speed, your maneuverability, and the trick usually lies in not thinking too hard about whatever you want to do, but just allowing it to happen as if it were going to anyway.

You will also learn about how to land properly, which is something you will almost certainly screw up, and screw up badly, on your first attempt.

There are private clubs you can join which help you achieve the all-important moment of distraction. They hire people with surprising bodies or opinions to leap out from behind bushes and exhibit and/or explain them at the critical moments. Few genuine hitchhikers will be able to afford to join these clubs, but some may be able to get temporary employment at them.

Hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy: How to fly.

TL:DR Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.”

(via offtonebuschoir)

mucholderthen:

On behalf of the folks here on planet ‘Mostly Harmless’:
REMEMBERING DOUGLAS ADAMS, 1952-2001

Top image wall321.com  [quote] //  Middle credit might go to Quertee  [quote]   //  Bottom:   Comic Vine

anorganizedprocrastination:

hilariousfandomurl:

aria-the-apple:

Sometimes I judge people by how much of The Princess Bride they can quote. 

fun fact At my cousin’s wedding ceremony, his brother recited this to them as the best man speech and everyone started laughing and i think the bride started to cry

If this is not recited at some point during my wedding I will be greatly disappointed.

ruinedchildhood:

Remember when Stitch took Aladdin’s girl?

stvky:

antoinetriplett:

 (via wardgrantd)

phoenix-fires:

landofgay:

under-the-golden-willow:

deeeeaaan:

feng-huang:

tastefullyoffensive:

Life and Donuts by Pablo Stanley

I need to say this is one of the most uplifting things I’ve seen.

well that’s my existential crisis sorted out

seriously though its nice to have that kind of comfort written out like that

This is perfect

Is it bad I cried

:)

Arctic Monkeys songs never played live:

bipow:

1. Fright Lined Dining Room

2. The Death Ramps

3. Electricity

4. I Haven’t Got My Strange

5. Matador

6. Too Much to Ask

7. You’re So Dark

8. The Afternoon’s Hat

9. The Bakery

10. Baby I’m Yours

11. The Blond-O-Sonic Shimmer Trap

12. I.D.S.T

13. Put Your Dukes Up John

14. Stop the World I Wanna Get Off with You

Encore:

15. The Bad Thing

16. Don’t Forget Whose Legs You’re On

17. 2013

  #Thor  

theserenesupreme:

batmanisagatewaydrug:

Now that’s what I call justice 

Finally

walkingwithdragons:

 I want a show where either

  • Gordon Ramsey has to sing for Simon Cowell and then Simon has to cook for Ramsey and they both just criticize each other.

Or

  • A contestant has to cook for Ramsey and then sing for Simon. You win if you can survive the psychological damage