Nov. 21st, 2011

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Nicked from [livejournal.com profile] ilovetakahana

1. Think of up to 20 ships you support.
2. List them using descriptions of the characters involved rather than their names.
3. Have your f-list guess as many of the ships as they can.
4. Fandom hints will be given if asked in the comments.

a.) loud, acts ditzy, eats hamburgers constantly/hair-trigger temper, can't hold his liquor, tea-drinking [America/England, Hetalia, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] _profiterole_]
b.) smuggler turned information broker/elite mercenary exiled from her homeworld (if someone gets this, I will love you; if you ship it, I will want to fangirl over them with you) [Talon Karrde/Shada D'ukal, Star Wars Expanded Universe, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] ilovetakahana and [livejournal.com profile] laria_gwyn]
c.) he used to be a spy/she's his trigger-happy ex-girlfriend [Michael/Fiona, Burn Notice, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] laria_gwyn]
d.) half-demon, is thwarted at every turn when he tries to redeem himself/modern-day witch who seems to be in love with love
e.) candy-loving trickster/moody younger brother [Gabriel/Sam, Supernatural, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] der_jemand]
f.) grouchy, coffee-addicted lead investigator/coffee-addicted, career-focused administrator (there is someone on my flist who has no excuse not to know this) [Jenny/Gibbs, NCIS, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] ilovetakahana]
g.) immortal, fixed point/majorly over-qualified coffee boy/cop turned secret agent [Jack/Ianto/Gwen, Torchwood, guessed by[livejournal.com profile] _profiterole_]
h.) jerk with a very hidden decent side/shy computer genius [Owen/Tosh, Torchwood, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] der_jemand]
i.) never noticed by anyone or else mistaken for his brother/insanely loudmouthed and cocky, probably shouldn't even exist anymore [Canada/Prussia, Hetalia, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] _profiterole_]
j.) can design anything/can be anyone/keeps track of all the details [Ariadne/Eames/Arthur, Inception, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] laria_gwyn]
k.) wants things to be neater/just wanted his dad to love him [Saito/Fischer, Inception, guessed by [livejournal.com profile] ilovetakahana and [livejournal.com profile] laria_gwyn]
l.) unwanted foreign queen/intelligent, pragmatic king's man
m.) can change appearance at will/last of his friends left standing
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OK, so, like almost everyone around here on LJ (and Facebook, and Twitter, and Tumblr) I’ve heard about SOPA and what it could mean. I’ve gone through the motions of spreading the word and contacting my representatives, because it’s my right to do that. But, I do want to tell everyone this; it’s not time to panic yet. At the moment, the bill is in the House. But here’s the thing. Even if it passes the House, it has to get through the Senate. The House is Republican-controlled, and the Senate is Democrat-controlled. Partisanship generally sucks, it creates deadlocks and things like that, but in this case it very well might work to our advantage. If SOPA passes the House, that means the Democrats in the Senate might reject it on the simple basis of it having Republican support. Also, it very clearly is to benefit corporations, which is something Democrats tend to frown on. And, even if, by some shocking chance, it does get past the Senate? It has to get signed by Obama. There’s a rumor going around that Obama has sworn to veto it - I don’t know if it’s true. But while I’m ambivalent about Obama and always have been (I liked Clinton in ‘08 and Obama never did win me over, sorry) it does seem like something he’d refuse to sign. So odds are we’ll be all right. Don’t stop spreading the word, of course, it can only help to let the people in D.C. know what their constituents think, but don’t panic or make plans to move to Canada just yet either.

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