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    So on a Portugal FB page there are crafts of the mane six... I decided to download them, bring one into Paint.net edit them around and make the true heroes of MLP (imo).. 

     

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  1. So, yesterday was Capcom Cup 2017 and it was really exciting. I think Tokido with his Akuma was definitely the favorite to win the tournament, but I think people totally slept on Mena RD and his Birdie. He ended up winning the tournament. Tokido just couldn’t come up with an answer for his Birdie. 

    And after that, Capcom revealed the new character. Everyone already knew what character it was going to be based on the hints they had given, but it was still exciting to finally see Sakura in the game. They also showed the other characters coming to the game which includes Blanka, Falke, Cody, G, and Sagat.

    I am definitely excited for Arcade Edition because I am hoping it brings more players to the game. It’s definitely a good point to jump into the game if any one has been thinking about it. Ranks are going to be reset and the meta will probably change due to nerfs and buffs. 

     

     

  2. Here is Say Goodbye to the Holiday from MLP:FiM's Season 6 Episode 8 (A Hearth's Warming Tail) on the Organ.
     

     

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    Mesme convinces AJ, that it wouldn't hurt to just relax and eat one apple from her trees. At first, AJ wasn't sure, but the very stubborn pony soon felt deeply relaxed by Mesmes eyes, thinking that his idea dosen't sound so bad, making her smile a bit.

     

  4. There's no question that we've made an enormous amount of social and scientific progress over the centuries, perhaps most of that progress being in the last half century or so.  Even though the current political landscape and discourse can make us feel the contrary, things are definitely the best and most evolved that they've ever been in the history of our species.  However, as I see it, there remains one major hurdle that desperately needs to be overcome in the near future: clearing up misconceptions about atheism, which is the purpose of this essay.

    Whether you are an atheist or not, we need to start having more honest conversations about the topic.  We can still have disagreements, of course.  People can disagree about the existence of a god(s), but do so in a civil way in which no one is portrayed as a villain.  Here's the short of it: atheism is nothing more than a lack of a belief in a god, but an inordinate amount of people, still today, believe that atheism is some sort of immoral doctrine.  This insanity has to stop.  Let me explain this very plainly.  Atheism is not a doctrine nor a dogma, it's not a belief "system", nor a choice.  It simply means that one hasn't been convinced that a god exists.  That's it.  "I've seen the arguments for and the evidence against, I've read the books, and I'm simply not convinced that a god exists."  Nothing more.  And yet, it seems that there are still a lot of people who think that atheism is some sort of unethical, immoral, evil, dogmatic belief system, some sort of hedonistic chaos doctrine that says, "nothing matters, so let's all just have orgies willy nilly and kill each other."  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Atheists, by and large, belief that life matters a great deal.  In fact, it is specifically because of the finality of death that we believe every moment is precious, but that's a larger tangent that I don't want to get into right now.  The point is that atheism isn't a set of rules or some sort of satanic belief system.  It just means one isn't convinced.  If I handed you a copy of Harry Potter and said, "Now, do you believe that Lord Voldemort is real?", you would obviously say no.  Even if the book itself said that every word was literally true, you probably still wouldn't be convinced.  Not without evidence.  What if I asked you if you believe in fairies?  Unicorns?  Dragons?  You wouldn't be convinced of the existence of any of those without evidence.  It's not outright impossible for any of those to exist, but we have no reason to believe they do.  We've never seen a shred of evidence.  So, you wouldn't be convinced.  It's no different with respect to atheists and god(s).  We're just not convinced.  It's not a choice, and it's not an active rejection of any of the good teachings of god or the bible (of which there aren't many.  :/ )  It's simply a position of looking at the bible and going, "Eh, I just don't see any evidence.  I'm not convinced."

    Before continuing, I'd like to add that atheist are not dogmatic.  We don't say that it's impossible for a god to exist, and absolutely nothing can change our minds.  No, not at all.  Quite the contrary.  You show us some evidence, and our minds will be changed accordingly.  If a god descends from the clouds and says, "Here I am," they by golly, I'll be a believer.  I simply don't believe in things for no reason with no evidence.

    Not being convinced that a god exists is clearly an amoral belief--neither moral nor immoral.  It has nothing to do with whether you're a good person or not, just as not being convinced that unicorns are real has nothing to do with morals.  Arguably, not believing in a god often results in better morals because one must get their morals from themselves and other people, and modern people are far more moral, and far better arbiters of morality than an ancient book.  Moreover, most religious people don't get the majority of their morality from their holy book.  If they did, they'd be executing gays and stoning their children to death for back-talk.  Religious people still get the vast majority of their morality from the other people in their culture, and that morality is a product of centuries of secular progress.  For instance, figuring out that gay people are just people, and deserving of the same respect, rights, and compassion as everyone else, was the result of secular ideas and pressure.  This realization didn't come from rereading and reinterpreting the bible.  We have become more moral and more ethical throughout the ages because we are thinking beings with an innate ability to reason, to tell right from wrong, and improve our morality.  Morality doesn't come from a god.  It comes from us.  But whether or not you believe in a god, it's time we stop thinking that atheism is inherently immoral.

    I chose the subtitle for this essay because there have been so many social hurdles that have been cleared, and are now commonplace and widely accepted, but atheism still has so far to go.  In the not too distant past, the issue of the day was civil rights, racial equality and integration.  Even though racism is still a problem, there is absolutely no comparison to how it was in the 1960's and prior.  We've had a black president, interracial relationships are completely commonplace, and there's lots of black people in the entertainment industry, and in media, and has been for many years.  Even though it's not perfect, I'd say we're basically past that hurdle.  In my generation, the big issue has been homosexuality.  I'd say we are by and large past that hurdle as well.  We got gay marriage, and there's a quite a lot of gay representation in entertainment.  I mean, you've got sitcoms like Will & Grace, you've got gay characters on shows and in movies, you've got entire LGBT networks, and hell, just the other day I say a jewelry commercial--y'know, one of these "a diamond is forever" things--that featured a lesbian couple.  Sure, there's still lots of gay hatred and intolerance, but homosexuality is brazenly out there in the media, and most people seem cool with it.  Most shows/movies/networks don't seem afraid to have a gay character.  Most filmmakers or tv show producers, or game developers for that matter, don't seem to be scared that if they include a gay character, they'll lose their audience.  It's not an issue.  But atheism hasn't made much headway, here.  Atheism is still kept in the shadows, and having an openly atheist character is taboo.  The only openly atheist characters on tv are edgy cartoon characters like Brian Griffin and Rick Sanchez.  The makers of these shows get away with it, in part because of their target audience, but also, I believe, because people have an easier time stomaching this position from a cartoon character who isn't real.  I suspect that if live action sitcom characters were openly atheist, people would have a completely different and objectionable reaction.  I suspect they'd become soured, start hating the show and the character, and possibly even conflate the character with the actor, thinking that they are immoral and such.  Cartoon characters don't seem to have this problem as they are so much further removed from the real world.  Personally, I think it's tragic that the Big Bang Theory guys are not openly atheist.  Of all people, they absolutely should be, and yet with some of them, they just don't mention it, and with others, they are "culturally" religious--they identify as a particular religion, but don't seem to really practice it.  I have no doubt that the writers felt that openly atheist characters would drive the audience away.  This is absolutely shameful.  It is time that we have atheists represented in entertainment at the same level as gays.  One of the only openly atheist characters in television history was Mike from All in the Family, a show that was far ahead of its time.  Atheism needs to be commonplace in the media.  The misconceptions about it will probably never stop until people start seeing atheists in the media and realizing that they're just people, not a cult of vampires or something.

    We need to start talking honestly about atheism.  We need to stop tiptoeing around the word, saying it hushed tones, and being afraid to admit that we're not convinced that a god exists.  Regardless of one's beliefs about a god, it needs to be understood that atheism absolutely is not something unnatural, sinister, or immoral.  You may have noticed that I always used the phrase "a god", not just, "god", like a name.  I do this intentionally to raise awareness that the Abrahamic god is not unique, special, or different from the thousands of other gods that have been created throughout history, thousands of which are still worshipped today.  The god of the bible is just one god--one among many.  Every believer is an atheist with respect to every other god that's ever been worshipped.  We non-believers just take it one god further.

  5. Today we're going on a date, so we have to be cool and act as chill as possible..because ya know.. snow cones are cold.. XD

     

  6. Kept you waiting, huh?

     

     

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    Hope you enjoyed those useless stats, see ya next month n.n

  7. I’m sure by now you’ve gathered that in this world I have changed unicorns to sorcerers, right? I thought it would be easier to explain than unicorn horns coming out of people’s foreheads. So the mark on her forehead is basically just a symbol that all unicorns are born with to show that they are magical. The pendant on the necklace is how they harness and control the magic within them, and they do cool spells and stuff with their hands. Pretty straight forward.

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  8. Over the long summer, my mandarin oranges developed and finally ripened into these delectable sweet treats! It's been about half a year from blossom to fruit and everyday was worth it :smug:

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    I randomly thought about how these things were all the rage back on the MLP Wiki 3-4 years ago, so I thought it might be fun to create one now! Maybe some already exist, but this is my version.

    To play, just take whatever day of the month your birthday is (X), and that will correspond to a forum member. Then, look at your birthday month to get the situation!

    Forum Members (X): (the first 31 I could think of, completely randomized order)

    1. Chrysalium
    2. Prospekt
    3. Lightwing
    4. Floppy Pug-Bunny Star Wars Man
    5. IronM17
    6. WWolf
    7. Leere
    8. ChikoritaCheezits
    9. Trotteur Sauvage
    10. Nightfall Gloam
    11. Wingnut
    12. Stormfury
    13. Frostgage
    14. CypherHoof
    15. Hierok
    16. The Cerberus
    17. Arid_Blitz
    18. Duality
    19. meme
    20. Twisted Cyclone
    21. GrimGrimoire
    22. Flutterstep
    23. StrawCherry
    24. Lucky Bolt
    25. SolarFlare13
    26. TBD
    27. The_Gobo
    28. Sparklefan1234
    29. Mirage
    30. SparklingSwirls
    31. Snow

    Birthday Months:

    January: You find out that you and X are distantly related! :ooh:

    February: X proposes marriage to you! D'aww :kindness:

    March: You and X are stranded on a deserted island together! :wacko:

    April: X decides to boop your snoot every day for an entire year! :yay: 

    May: You and X have a dance contest! But who will be the judge? :mustache:

    June: You and X go on an epic quest to take down evil monsters! :o

    July: You and X have been turned into cats! :catface: 

    August: X bakes mystery cookies for you. How nice! :nom: 

    September: You and X team up to take over the forums! :umad:

    October: X dresses up in a creepy costume and scares you! :wau: 

    November: Oh no, you and X are banished to the moon! :orly: 

    December: You and X get into a crazy huge snowball fight! :raritysillyhat:

    EDIT: Oh, I forgot to do mine! Looks like @Twisted Cyclone will be joining me in another attempt to take over the forums! I totally didn't put that for September on purpose

  9. Hello and welcome back to Music Monday, where I discuss songs/albums/artists and explain them! Today I'll be going over a softer, romantic song that I find to be one of my favorites in this band's discography. This is I'm There by Hey Violet.

     

     

    Lyrics:

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    I must say I'm never like this
    I'll break it down so you don't miss
    My point is that you got something
    I've been hopin' and lookin' for a real long time
    So I'm not gonna waste it

    In between the heart and mind
    So much lost in so little time
    I know a word can be spoken
    And then a world can be opened up
    And faith reborn
    And then we'll never waste it

    So if you don't wanna be alone
    And I just want a heart to call my own
    You just have to say the word
    And I'm there
    I'm there
    Cause no one wants to be alone
    And feelings like this they need a home
    You just have to say the word and I'm there
    I'm there

    Stand still don't give me a sign
    I'd love to think I'm yours and you're mine
    I'll be wherever I'm needed
    Wanted or even deleted
    Blind or all things clear
    However you want it

    So if you don't wanna be alone
    And I just want a heart to call my own
    You just have to say the word
    And I'm there
    I'm there
    Cause no one wants to be alone
    And feelings like this they need a home
    You just have to say the word and I'm there
    I'm there

    We can go we can stay
    We can kill yesterday
    We can laugh we can cry
    We can live never die
    Separate or unite
    Let our souls just collide and give in
    Give in….

    We can go we can stay
    We can kill yesterday
    We can laugh we can cry
    We can live never die
    Separate or unite
    Let our souls just collide and give in
    Give in give in
    Give in…..

    So if you don't wanna be alone
    And I just want a heart to call my own
    You just have to say the word
    And I'm there
    I'm there
    Cause no one wants to be alone
    And feelings like this they need a home
    You just have to say the word and I'm there
    I'm there

    Breathing out and breathing in
    The pieces of what we'll begin
    Whisper truth or drown it out
    We'll build it up or break it down

    Breathing out and breathing in
    The pieces of what we'll begin
    Whisper truth or drown it out
    We'll build it up or break it down

     

    This song is about falling in love when you aren't usually the type to do so, and trying to convince the person you're in love with to give you a chance and be together. It's a great song to listen to when you find yourself falling in love with someone, and are scared of how things might turn out if you confess your love.

    I must say I'm never like this
    I'll break it down so you don't miss
    My point is that you got something
    I've been hopin' and lookin' for a real long time
    So I'm not gonna waste it

    Rena starts out the song by admitting that she's never usually like this- as in falling for someone, and breaks it down for them. It's made clear that this person she is attracted to has something special about him, or she wouldn't of fallen, because she isn't like that a lot. Rena is hopeful and has been looking for someone compatible for a long time, and she doesn't plan to let this spark of love go to waste.

    In between the heart and mind
    So much lost in so little time
    I know a word can be spoken
    And then a world can be opened up
    And faith reborn
    And then we'll never waste it

    The first line here, 'In between the heart and mind', is a relate-able situation many people find themselves to be in when in love, me included. People don't lie when they say that love blinds you, as you do let your heart win and your logical thinking takes a step back. And in love, a lot can be lost. The word that Rena mentions, of course, would probably be love or the phrase "I love you" as when those words come out, a world does open up, and give people faith in love, and the 2 people in love aren't putting the faith in it for no reason.


    So if you don't wanna be alone
    And I just want a heart to call my own
    You just have to say the word
    And I'm there
    I'm there
    Cause no one wants to be alone
    And feelings like this they need a home
    You just have to say the word and I'm there
    I'm there

    The guy Rena is trying to get doesn't want to be alone, and she wants someone's love to call her own. They're in a situation of not telling eachother their true feelings, and Rena is relying on him to say those words and she'd be by his side in an instant- once again a very relate-able situation. The 2nd half of this chorus is general truths about life: No one wants to be alone, and the feeling of love needs another person, or, a 'home'.


    Stand still don't give me a sign
    I'd love to think I'm yours and you're mine
    I'll be wherever I'm needed
    Wanted or even deleted
    Blind or all things clear
    However you want it

    At this point, Rena is willing to do anything for this guy she is so clearly in love with. She wants it to be a real relationship, and no matter the stakes, she doesn't mind it anyway the guy wants it, whether blind or clear.

    [Chorus]

    We can go we can stay
    We can kill yesterday
    We can laugh we can cry
    We can live never die
    Separate or unite
    Let our souls just collide and give in
    Give in….

    She wants to forget the past, have fun, laugh, cry, act like they're going to live forever- a typical teenage relationship. Rena is telling this person to give in, as she believes their souls will collide, or fall in love.

    [Chorus]

    Breathing out and breathing in
    The pieces of what we'll begin
    Whisper truth or drown it out
    We'll build it up or break it down

    There's not a lot of meaning to these lyrics, but it's spelled out clearly: There are pieces to what will begin, and it'll either be broken down or built up.

     

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    While this song has less in-depth meaning than others I've covered, I still find it to be a beautiful love song that many can relate to. If someone needs a beautiful, slow song to vibe to- this is it, especially when you're in love. It's got a nice guitar backing and restrained vocals to create a more or less common love song, but I still believe it has uniqueness to it and pulls it off well enough to be on my Music Monday series.

     

    -DuskSong

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    OPEN INVITE FOR EVERYONE ON THE FORUM! 

     

    I'm doing a Christmas party art stream - mics on, Discord voice chat will be streamed too and very likely to have my webcam enabled too so you can watch how drunk I get! 
    Denz is off at his work's Xmas party so im having one for myself. I plan to draw those who join the discord chat whilst drinking Cider through the "night". It's possible that Denz may appear late in and join in, but we're talking midnight kinda time - We'll see what happens. 


    So how does this work? How do I get an invite?

    2 Ways to join in the fun:

    ~ Join our Discord server and get on that voice chat and join in attempted singing and just general banter as if you would an Xmas party. 

    ~ Join the text chat on my Twitch channel and just watch the mayhem. 

    ***********Please only join the Discord chat if you are ok with having your voice streamed -otherwise please stick to the text chats. ****************

    Feel free to grab a drink for yourselves! I will be piping a playlist with Christmas songs mixed in the background on low volume too. This will be a total experiment! I do hope you come join in and enjoy! 

    SET YOUR ALARMS FOR DECEMBER 8TH @ 8PM GMT!!!! 


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    DISCORD SERVER (PLEASE GO TO "STORMY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY" ROOMS TO JOIN IN) 

    https://discord.gg/DccD474

    TWITCH CHANNEL

    https://www.twitch.tv/stormblazepegasus

  10. Well, guess what, I've requested a pony  for my collection. Had to wait a while because I didn't wanna pay extra for handling and stuff. Well, it arrived, and I'm really mad because they obviously mishandled my pony, because she came broken :angry: 

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    Pasted from a post I made on a thread:

    Unpopular opinion, but I think that not much will change without NN.

    I know there's been a few instances where companies were caught blocking things, but the FCC has either fined or ordered them to stop, all without NN. One ISP in North Carolina was ordered to pay $15,000 by the FCC for blocking Vonage, and when Comcast blocked the BitTorrent protocol, the FCC ordered them to stop as well. Plus, many experts, such as Marc Andreessen (the creator of Netscape), Mark Cuban (multi-millionaire and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, with Internet start-ups in his history), and Peter Thiel (creator of PayPal and an investor in Facebook) have all stated that NN would extremely limit investment in broadband networks, since if they cannot charge Netflix or some other company for bandwidth as NN says, the ISP cannot get a return on all that fiber they've been installing in cities (as many ISPs have been doing).

    As for the "paid lanes"? That seems like a far stretch, and with many ISPs converting their existing bandwidth to fiber optic, they should be able to handle that traffic. Plus, you know how cell providers are starting to not charge for data on streaming services (such as T-Mobile not charging for data on Spotify, and AT&T not charging your data on DirecTV NOW)? Not allowed on NN. People love this policy, and a lot of people would hate to see it go.

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    If you want to see the Internet become extremely unprofitable, where companies choose to not invest in websites or starting their own services, then NN is for you. ISPs like AT&T, Verizon, Comcast and the sort need to charge these companies for bandwidth in order to cover their network costs, and if they cannot do that, as Net Neutrality orders them to, they take a huge hit in their bank accounts, since that monthly fee you pay to your ISP cannot nearly cover the bill for bandwidth. Internet backbones like Cogent and Level 3/CenturyLink charge quite a bit of money (sometimes within millions of dollars a month to big services like Netflix), which ISPs also need to connect to the world as well (do a traceroute to a website, and you're likely to see a company like Level 3, Cogent or Telia pop up as one of the routes). If they cannot charge ISPs or services as well, they take a huge hit too.

    I don't know, maybe people want the Internet to become where people are afraid to invest in it, like it was after the dot-com bubble, where companies had lost millions in start-ups that would go bankrupt a year later. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  11. Hello everypony! ^^

    I was thinking on holding a vote about Who should return in January. You will decide which pony i already used should return for a whole month! :D 

    The deadline will be 31th of December.

    If you already voted, please share this post so more people can also vote :3

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    Alright, so I know a lot of you will be saying, "hey, that’s not how Wasp looks!” But I drew this picture just after the Ant-Man movie came out with only the end credits scene of the wasp suit to go on, so chill. I will probably revise it soon.

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  13. Back in July, I made this blog post regarding NN.

    And then just recently, I stumbled upon this article.

    https://news.wgbh.org/2017/11/27/end-net-neutrality-will-cripple-first-amendment

    This is exactly what I was talking about. The internet is a medium of the public that can be used in many ways, especially voicing our opinions; speech! Just like unlimited political funding! (yes there are definitely some rules but it's essentially just like that).

    I concede that some websites may have a political bias (Pai referring to Twitter), but I'm afraid that this is the least of any concerns under net neutrality and getting rid of it isn't going to make the internet free and open if entire websites may not be able to sustain themselves under new rules (or lack of them).

    To limit the internet is to limit free speech, a constitutional amendment. I wish someone would realize this and bring this issue to the Supreme Court, present these ideas, and put an end to the debate about NN and keep things they way they are as they should be.

  14. So, I made this thingie. I lack money to get FL Studio, and even if I did, I have no music ability or any creativity to make music. So I want to take a stab at Vaporwave. Not to discredit vaporwave, it's just more accessible to me. Not sure if I'll make more, but it's a start. 

     

  15. This is my first "serious" drawing that was not based on a vector or anything. Rough, nothing but pencil. If you have any advice or notice anything off, don't hesitate to let me know. I know Fluttershy doesn't look properly lit, but I didn't want to try and redraw her face for the billionth time, her and Angel bunny were actually the hardest part of this drawing.

    I actually started out happy with it, then as it progressed, I got more and more dissatisfied with it. I don't know, just feels a bit "childish." Maybe it's the trees. Well, it is what it is. I guess.

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    I don't know what I'm doing, pls help.

  16. The year is 1983.
    Chrysler has just introduced America to the minivan, and it's a smash hit. Toyota, somewhat misreading the American market, introduces the LiteAce, which had been popular in Japan. Though surprisingly comparable to Chrysler's minivans in terms of performance and quite a bit cheaper, the Toyota LiteAce (sold simply as the Toyota Van in North America) was also noticeably smaller. Being an import didn't do much to help it, either. Most people understandably spend the extra money on the Chryslers for extra cargo space and parts that would be readily available. Two years later, Ford introduces the Aerostar minivan to compete with Chrysler's mighty Caravan, Town & Country, and Voyager. Toyota continues to sell the unpopular Van, and sales drop even further.

    The year is now 1990. 
    Toyota finally kills the Van, and replaces it with something magnificent: the model year 1991 Previa, also known as the Toyota Estima in Japan and the Toyota Tarrago in Australia.

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    Personally I love the styling, but I know that may not be your thing. It's definitely 90s, with some "spaceship" and "jellybean" thrown in. Bear with me here though, because that's not the best part about this van.

    For whatever reason, I'm not even sure Toyota themselves know why, the Previa is mid-engined. Well, front-mid engine. Not the standard style of mid-engine, but the entire drivetrain rests between the axles so it still counts. The Previa's inline four engine is mounted at a 75 degree angle, nearly sideways, underneath the front row of seats with the transmission trailing behind. This layout, similar to that of the Mazda RX-7, results in a vehicle with a perfect 50-50 weight distribution. Additionally, it gives the Previa the lowest center of gravity of any minivan ever. Completely unnecessary for a vehicle that will never see a racetrack, but totally awesome.

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    The original 135 hp engine setup proved inadequate, so in 1994 the option of a supercharger was added, boosting power to 158 hp. This was comparable to Dodge's V6, though the Previa was heavier than the Caravan. Unfortunately, the addition of the supercharger removed the option of a 5-speed manual transmission. Can't have all the fun, I guess. The supercharger became standard equipment for 1996 and 1997. Rear-wheel drive was standard, while "All-Trac" all-wheel drive was an option.

    I don't know if it's just me, but the idea of a mid-engined, supercharged minivan is just so absurd that it's amazing. I have seriously been considering one of these for my next vehicle.

    Anyway, it'll probably be another 3 years before I post in this blog again. Keep it real.
     

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  17. She's my manager at my shame job who's 3 years older than me (30), probably 30-50 LBS heavier than I'd prefer, and the only female to express a lot of interest in me. She clearly has a muscle fetish because she has groped my arms often, and with no attempt at subtly, holds my hand openly in front of everyone. She's trying really hard to get me, so... why not give her a shot? I'm a sex-obsessed pervert and I would really like to have someone to get sexy with. She's just a little bit too heavy for me to touch her anywhere near her holes. I have no idea how to politely ask her to lift some weights to help her lose some

    Out of no strategies impulse, I bought some perfume for her in a nice case that I'll probably give to her in a week with the excuse of an early Christmas present. It'll be blatantly obvious it'll be a crush gift. Her crush is far more obvious. She even invited me to a date after our shifts ended at the same time. I declined

    No 2nd guessing. I'll give her 1 try and see what happens

  18. As some will know, Alex MacQueen is my most favourite portrayal of the villainous Master from Doctor Who, the sole incarnation who has only appeared in audio stories and captures the perfect blend of the classic and modern eras. As such, it is likely that his portrayal would become the main inspiration behind EQG Stardust's role as an opposition against Sunset and her friends should we choose that path during the sequel. Below are a few paragraphs from an article I found summarizing the eccentric Master to provide a better understanding of what Stardust would truly be like gone villainous.

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    "The MacQueen Master was the first incarnation of the Master after acquiring his new regenerative cycle. A theatrical attention seeker, this Master incorporated the strongest aspects of all his previous incarnations to become an intellectual megalomaniac, master schemer who used genuinely polite mannerisms to enhance his evil.

    On the surface, this Master was a lot like the Sixth Doctor in the ego department. He had the ‘stop-what-you’re-doing-and-only-pay-attention-to-me’ personality about him. He was very condescending and sarcastic in his replies to people. The MacQueen Master, now with a lot of new lives breathed into him, showed a radical change by being particularly more willing to go into dangerous – even hostile – situations than his other incarnations. This highlights how little he has to fear now given his new lease on life. He not only made deals with the Eminence and the Daleks for universal domination, but he also showed signs of extreme anti-obedience syndrome and unwarranted arrogance, openly and casually mocking both his allies while fully aware that they could kill him anytime they wanted. He seemed unable to see or reluctant to care that while still a Time Lord, his body and life was still frail compared to the fire power of those around him.

    This form was perhaps the most practical of all his incarnations past and future. He showed a dangerously high genre savviness of his surroundings that made this incarnation extremely hyper-competent in battle. His plans were meticulous, and like his Beevers incarnation, this Master liked to plan for every possible obstacle, but instead of waiting for the contingency to be activated by his opponents, this Master openly went out of his way to close off those obstacles beforehand. Savvy remember? Defeating this Master was usually down to pot luck or this incarnation’s overconfidence which seemed to take off like a rocket only afterhe’d come out on top.

    While every Master has showed a degree of disrespect for the workings of time travel and the timelines in general, this Master surpassed all others with his brazen attitude towards it, citing that he would simply use his TARDIS to cross his own timeline and try to achieve the same plan that just failed once more without any concern for the paradoxes or personal dangers involved in doing so. Additionally, this Master had no qualms about the paradoxes involved should he kill the Seventh Doctor after already coming off of a fight with his Eighth incarnation (TV Movie) and indirectly being responsible for the former’s regeneration into the latter as well as that event starting a chain that would eventually lead to the creation of this current incarnation.

    This Master was also unorthodox in his malice. While he was no different than most Masters when it came to killing, he was more interested in being ‘pointlessly cruel’ and very spiteful, opting to humiliate and punish his opponents especially after he’d bested them. He preferred to let others believe they’d defeated him before turning the tides and took great pleasure in emotionally humiliating them after he took back control, revealing that he had never actually lost it.

    Much like the Seventh Doctor, this Master preferred to set up the dominos and then watch them fall. He wanted to wield an army, but unlike most of his other incarnations, he was just too lazy to build one up himself, instead letting others do the ‘work’ before sweeping in and stealing everything."

    ...Yep, sounds like me turned evil alright.