Enemy Ace


I like the idea… But if they gave a pizza to a non homeless person for free they would also give slices away away.

I think their experiment is invalid.

Trying to get free food from hungry strangers who just bought their food is probably not going to work. More so if you break the social taboo of interrupting someone’s meal.

Asking for free food from someone who didn’t pay for their meal and has no means to store the left-overs of a meal could work.

I dunno, the whole thing seems extremely limited in scope. Like they only wanted to collect and present data to reinforce their point of view.


Yeah. Thanks Leliana. There’s also a treasure chest you can totally fail to open here as well.


Yeah. Thanks Leliana. There’s also a treasure chest you can totally fail to open here as well.



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Rat Queens #7

"Do you still kick ass and shoot lightning?"



Galaxy Quest (1999)

Very fast and mobile in real life. Very different from the movies.

I am struck occasionally, usually while snuggling the cat, with our faith in domestication.

The cat is a small, ferocious predator, twelve pounds of…well, flab and fur, frankly, in Athena’s case, but what muscle there is is strong all out of proportion to her size. I have watched three 150+ primates try and fail to subdue a ten pound cat, and consider it not at all unusual. The cat is as flexible as a snake and as strong as an ox. She has quite dainty looking teeth and claws, but there’s nothing dainty about their ability to flay flesh from bone.

If the cat and I were in a duel to the death, I would almost certainly win. I am 15+ times larger than she is, after all, and while my teeth and claws are pathetic, I have prehensile hands capable of doing terrible things. But if I had to go in naked, as the cat does, (and assuming the cat was aware that she was going to have to kill me, and not taking a nap in the corner) I can pretty much guarantee it would be a Pyhrric victory. I’d look like I’d gone ten rounds with a wolverine. I would need stitches. A lot of stitches. Possibly a glass eye. And antibiotics by the truckload. It’d be a mess, and there would even be a chance of an upset if the cat managed to go face-hugger on me.

And yet, despite the knowledge of the shocking amount of damage my small predator could inflict, it never occurs to me to worry. I pick the cat up and she tucks her head under my chin and purrs, canine teeth centimeters from my jugular, and despite the fact that I am carrying a ruthless carnivore in a position where she could, with great ease, remove me from the gene pool, I am thoroughly content with the world. Even knowing full well that cats are not even a truly domesticated animal, that Athena’s kin might best be described as “consistently tamed,” my greatest concern is that my black tank top is now coated in white cat hairs.

We have such faith in the process of domestication, despite the sheer unnaturalness of what’s happening. Small predators do not curl up on the chests of large primates and purr in the wild. And yet, every now and again, generally when my small predator is purring on the chest of this particular primate, I think How strange, how strange… that we’re doing this, and even stranger, that we both take it completely for granted, and find nothing unusual in such a completely unlikely alliance.

Ursula Vernon (via aliothturtle)

This is what I’m talking about whenever I stop abruptly and go “… Do you ever just realize that we have wild animals in our house?!”

(via gardenprophet)



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I needed this

Pocket purrtector.