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mercy-misrule:

tseecka:

samandriel:

dajo42:

“Can I touch your butt” in Elvish.

This is so useful

No, this is not “Can I touch your butt” in Elvish. This is “Can I touch your butt?” in English, transcribed using the letters of the Elvish alphabet. There is a difference. 
In Elvish, the letters of the alphabet correspond to sounds, not to words. The above text spells it out using one symbol to represent one letter of the original English, which is incorrect:
c-a-n  i  t-o-u-c-h  y-o-u-r  b-u-t-t
If you really want to spell out an English phrase using the Elvish alphabet, you would do so phonetically, which would basically equate to one symbol per phoneme (sound):
c-a-n  a-i  t-u-ch  y-o-r  b-u-t
If you actually wanted to write “Can I touch your butt?” in Elvish, one (very rough) translation would be:

Annog nin daf pladan tele ci?

Which, in Sindarin Elvish, roughly translates to, “Would you give me permission to touch your rear?”
Written in tengwar (the Elvish alphabet), it would look like this:

Sorry for the blurry quality.

I love the internet

mercy-misrule:

tseecka:

samandriel:

dajo42:

“Can I touch your butt” in Elvish.

This is so useful

No, this is not “Can I touch your butt” in Elvish. This is “Can I touch your butt?” in English, transcribed using the letters of the Elvish alphabet. There is a difference. 

In Elvish, the letters of the alphabet correspond to sounds, not to words. The above text spells it out using one symbol to represent one letter of the original English, which is incorrect:

  • c-a-n  i  t-o-u-c-h  y-o-u-r  b-u-t-t

If you really want to spell out an English phrase using the Elvish alphabet, you would do so phonetically, which would basically equate to one symbol per phoneme (sound):

  • c-a-n  a-i  t-u-ch  y-o-r  b-u-t

If you actually wanted to write “Can I touch your butt?” in Elvish, one (very rough) translation would be:

  • Annog nin daf pladan tele ci?

Which, in Sindarin Elvish, roughly translates to, “Would you give me permission to touch your rear?”

Written in tengwar (the Elvish alphabet), it would look like this:

image

Sorry for the blurry quality.

I love the internet

(Source: dajo42, via euphoniousamour)

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Dec
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I am guilty of all the smartphone sins—in essence, staring at the phone when you should be staring at life… Am I deceiving myself? Because if you are taking a picture of your children, which is to say if you are holding a camera (in the form of a phone) and snapping a picture, then are you, in that moment, looking at them? Or are you anticipating a moment in the future—it is sometimes ten seconds in the future but it could well be ten years—when you will be looking at this very moment?
Thomas Beller reflects on how iPhone photos impact our experience: http://nyr.kr/Vu6dEG (via newyorker)

(Source: newyorker.com, via callmequell)

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Alice in Wonderland´♥ 

(Source: kanikyo, via theflowergirl)

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2nd
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castayel:

pkmndaisuki:

sebuttstian:

sirparadox:

egberts:

dirkdave:

did tumblrs post edges get pointier…….

am i hallucinating 

holy shit

Yes. They did.

(Top is from about 6 months ago, bottom is from today)

I FUCKING KNEW IT CLOVIS WOULDN’T BELIEVE ME BUT I KNEW IT

Combined with the changes to tumblr’s blue background color, I guess you could say tumblr’s gone…

*puts on sunglasses*

…darker and edgier.

GET OUT

(via executiveotaku)

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ghostlightning:

I heard you like moe space ship captains…

ghostlightning:

I heard you like moe space ship captains…

(via cincobajeena)

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sleepside:

Avant-Garde is an RPG/Simulation single-player web game set in Paris during the rise of modernism. You are an artist. Create paintings and even your own artistic movements, meet famous artists such as Monet, Van Gogh and Picasso at the parisian cafés. Win medals and fame at the Salons or drink your way into debt and commit suicide as a starving artist - it’s your life and art.

Posted by AD1337

I’m highly intrigued by this and hope the creator finishes it.

(via executiveotaku)