i think about this tiktok literally every day
the dynamic between heinz doofenschmirtz and perry the platypus would probably come off as v romantic and gay if they were two people in a similar age range rather than a dude and a platypus. no i dont ship them but think about it. villainous monologues are already a very romantic and gay thing in itself (don’t question me on this you know im right). listening to somebody ramble excitedly about something they’re proud of is even more romantic and cute af. also doofensmirtz is already gay anyway. the only thing preventing this from becoming Peak Gay is the fact that perry is strictly professional and also a platypus. thanks for coming to my ted talk
“Perry is strictly professional and also a platypus”
I love the fact that “professional” is the first reason and “platypus” is the second, because this is extremely plausible for Perry.
“Yeah no I can’t fuck I’m on duty”.
Did you know that…?
1.Doofenshmirtz isn’t evil anymore,allowing Perry to date him
2.Romance betweet animal/human isn’t frowned upon in the Dwampyverse
we even got humans falling in love with inanimate objects, albeit played for laughs
one of Doofenshmirtz’ dates ditched him for a whale
we are talking about a universe where this is canon
for god’s sake
Look, I’m not that knowledgeable about Phineas and Ferb lore (although I’m very glad that my post resonated with the Gay Scientists Dating Tired Platypuses fandom) but what, pray tell, the fuck is going on? am i having a stroke? im willing to accept the teacher falling in love with her desk because language teachers just are like that but is this nerd about to bang an ice cone?? hello?????
It’s the ice cream machine,and her name is Carla
Let us also pop bottles for the time Doofenshmirtz had to help his ex-thwarty call’s current nemesis become desirable for punching again.
I thought Perry was with the Panda?
That’s a funny history actually.Peter the Panda is also dating his respective nemesis,he even got to met his parents
‘‘our boy is all grown up’‘ ‘‘why is he a panda bear’‘
had me crying
I think there was a scene where Peter and Perry were having dinner together at a fancy restaurant. But that was before Doofenshmirtz stopped being evil.
what the fuck is going on in Phineas and Ferb
@deenalloh you have to watch milo murphy’s law season 2 to know what’s going on with Doofenshmirtz life.He stopped being evil to commit to his future self: ‘’Professor Time’’ inventor of time-travel and a public figure.
and he is trying to be a good guy now
also there’s 2 more time lines where he ends up good
2. O.W.C.A agent (The OWCA Files)
this universe is big and vast and doesn’t end at Phineas and Ferb
Okay but saying that just because some people in that universe are in love with animals/inanimate objects doesn’t mean it’s normal.
I mean, in our universe, someone wanted to marry the Eiffel Tower.
yeah..but you see..there’s this wonderful thing in cartoons that real life doesn’t have and its animals being actual sentient/anthropomorphic. So,you can’t compare our life with a cartoon ship in this case
Also Perry is arguably one of the smartest characters on both shows when it comes to deductive reasoning, common sense, and social intelligence. He could tell just by looking at a room exactly what happened there a few hours ago. He can problem-solve on the fly, and does so very often. He has basic engineering skills (or at least, “basic” for this universe, which is kinda masterful for our universe), and can communicate complex thoughts to others despite being physically incapable of speaking English (he even knows ASL!) To claim that Perry the Platypus is incapable of providing consent simply because he isn’t human is a disservice to his character. And honestly, if we’re going by the anthropological definition of “human” (bipedal, opposable thumbs, ability to communicate complex thought), then he is by all means “human.” He’s just… A Human Platypus. …?
What the fuck became of my post
Also Doof is legally an Ocelot
Logan that only raises more questions on an already strange post
It’s canon. In the OWCA Files. Him legally being an ocelot is what allows him to be an agent.
What the FUCK
Yeah, in one part of his long, tragic backstory, he was abandon and raised by ocelots
I was wondering when someone was gonna bring up the ocelot thing
@looney-mooney I agree with this vit there’s one thing, even if Perry has amazing deductive reasoning he has to at least fall to one trap. That’s just the law of nature.
@oceanic-panic-panic bold of you to assume that Perry doesn’t let himself get trapped on purpose at least 2/3 of the time. Perry always escapes the traps. And he always waits for Doofenshmirtz to finish monologuing before escaping from them. It’s part of their routine, something they both expect: Perry bursts in, gets trapped, patiently listens to doof’s rant of the day, escapes the trap, fights his nemesis, and blows up the Inator. Whenever this routine is broken, they work to maintain it anyway - I can think of at least like 3 instances where Perry purposefully, politely traps himself, and several more where Doofenshmirtz gets impatient and sets Perry free from the trap himself so they can fight.
Perry getting trapped isn’t a sign of some intellectual folley - it’s a sign of his incredible problem-solving skills that he can escape them so easily, and a sign of his social intelligence that he knows to politely wait until his nemesis is ready to stop venting and start fighting.
But why does Perry need to be trapped for his nemesis to vent? Easy. Doofenshmirtz is a victim of severe child abuse, and needs to feel as though he’s somewhat in control of the situation before allowing himself to be vulnerable. Perry being trapped makes him feel safe, and Perry catches on to this. It’s an intricate social dance that none of his coworkers have mastered, the ability to communicate with and accomidate for a villain with special needs. And though it takes the whole summer, they eventually don’t even need the traps, because Perry makes Heinz feel safe.
I mean, back on the Peter the Panda line, being a nemesis was always supposed to be analogous to being in a relationship anyway. I think of this way more as an “arranged relationship turns to true love” story than an “enemies to lovers” one.
‘’You probably look at Perry the Platypus and me and think it’s a match made in heaven. But it wasn’t always this way. Back in the day, O.W.C.A. assigned agents willy-nilly, with no regard for personality conflicts or basic compatibility issues … like a bad blind date!
Why, when I first met Perry the Platypus, I didn’t even know what kind of an animal he was. Who’s ever heard of a teal platypus?! And I gotta tell you, he got on my last nerve … always staring at me, judging me. You know how he is.
Well, I was ready to call it quits. I even called Major Monogram to see if I could get another nemesis assigned. Something a little less semiaquatic. But thank goodness, Francis said to give it a little more time to see if things could work themselves out. And you know what? They did!
Now I wouldn’t trade my nemesis for anyone in the world. Oh, sure, he still infuriates me and I try to eliminate him on a daily basis, but that’s just what I do.
So, if your first encounter with your mortal foe isn’t perfect, don’t despair! It gets better … usually.’’
I’d say both are correct
Me knowing almost nothing about Phineas and Ferb but reading this entire post anyway
The whole Peter the Panda thing wasn’t even SUBTLE about being an analogy for Doof cheating on Perry. For god’s sake they went on Dr. Feelbetter and Doof had to give a big apology and beg to win Perry’s heart back
Also while we’re providing evidence about Doof and Perry in general, Doofenshmirtz is trans
I love all of this. But I have to point out that Perry is canonically trans because he A) sweats milk (apparently cis male platypuses don’t do that) and B) in the episode about the kids assuming he laid an egg… they assumed he laid an egg. Which means they know he’s capable of it. Which means he’s trans.
Interestingly enough, monotreme mammals like the platypus don’t have the same sex-determining gene as therian mammals.
Where humans have two sex chromosomes, platypus have 10. Additionally, Perry has venom spurs. Thus, Perry is intersex
I’ve never watched a single episode of any of these shows what the phineas and fuck is going on here
Oh to exist in a world (at least partially) of Dan Povenmire’s creation
Every time this post comes onto my dash it gets better
Anyway intersex ace Perry my beloved
World Heritage Post
Numb // Linkin Park 80s Remix
I didn’t know how much I needed this until I heard it.
The original song is how depression felt at first, this version is how it feels now
@l-heure-du-the this is so VIOLENTLY your fucking aesthetic
From “… nothing matters…” to “NOTHING MATTERS! :D”
in college a teacher explained that criticizing gentrification wasn’t about shaming or blaming the white people that were most likely living in the only apartments they could afford - it was about asking why their living there was inherently valuable. it’s not really about who - it’s about why. why white lives are literally valued more. why is the presence of white people a gentrifying force? what is it about whiteness that elicits immediate value?
And if you look up the stages of gentrification, it usually goes like “artists and teachers and etc move into this neighborhood because its what they can afford” and THEN “developers notice these people and try to capitalize on them.”
AND a race one since the most affected regions will be Africa, Asia and Oceania
as a friend pointed out, this headline makes it sound like supply will be dwindling. supply is fine. people will be *priced out*.
this is fucking MURDER.
insulin has been mass produced (from animal extracts) since -1923-. slow acting insulin has existed since the ‘50s, and ‘human’ genetically engineered insulin (derived from E. coli bacteria) has existed since 1982.
insulin treatment for diabetes is not some new or ‘unproven’ treatment. according to beyondtype1, “Humalog rapid-acting insulin came on to the market with a list price of $21 a vial in 1997.” adjusting for inflation, a vial these days should cost about $34 at most. instead, it costs over $300. there is NO reason for it to be steadily gaining in price to the point that diabetics are unable to afford their lifesaving medication, other than the sheer inhuman greed of pharmaceutical manufacturers.
let me reiterate: life without insulin (for Type 1 diabetics in particular) is a slow and painful death sentence. the ability to treat diabetes is a relatively modern phenomenon that has allowed countless people to live full, healthy lives. we should be expanding full covereage and access to insulin to diabetics the world over, and it should be FREE.
Have y’all heard about Open Insulin Foundation?
“ We’re a team of biohackers with a variety of backgrounds, and skills, and relationships to insulin and diabetes from many cities and countries around the world, including Oakland, California; Baltimore, Maryland; Paraiba, Brazil; Dakar, Senegal; Yaounde, Cameroon; and Puerto Rico. We’re working to develop the first practical, small-scale, community-centered model for insulin production to make insulin accessible to all. We envision a world in which communities in need have local sources of safe, affordable, high-quality insulin, and where people living with diabetes and their communities can own and govern the organizations that produce the medicine they depend on to survive.
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STOP CENSORING SUBTITLES/TRANSCRIPTS/CLOSED CAPTIONS
LET DEAF AND NEURODIVERGENT PEOPLE READ “FUCK”
I know this sounds jokey and funney but I am serious and it is ableist and infantilising and inaccessible so stop
true or false, everyone should be making their best effort 100% of the time, it’s lazy to do otherwise.
excellent! now true or false: leisure time is only valuable if you spend it productively. if you are not creating something or enriching yourself, you are just wasting time.
so logically, you can stop feeling guilty about “wasting” time on “useless” things, because it’s neither wasteful nor useless if you enjoy it.
glad ya’ll are enjoying this post
Why does my brain see these things all the time and still refuse to l e a r n what they’re saying
because you are literally re-training your brain and physically updating your neural pathways. and because writing over ingrained beliefs is harder than just learning new facts that aren’t replacing old one. you’re not just learning something new, you’re un-learning something old. that takes time and practice. but eventually you’ll get there, i promise.
what is it about jackles that makes casting directors think he is the epitome of masculinity, that man was literally a male model. i can Smell the cheerleader on him, and now im supposed to pretend he’s an old school cowboy. his dream career is being a trophy wife and im supposed to look at him and think Macho. he was a horse girl and-
it’s my theory that only queers can perceive him
And both can be true simultaneously…. My BiL was just telling me that he’s so far ahead on his quotas (and his whole unit is) that their manager keeps telling them to slow down a little so he spends like 3 hrs a day on video games and is still ahead.
The ways we could restructure our economy if we were willing to admit that working people to the bone is NOT the most efficient way to do things and isn’t good for people OR companies…
I’m ahead today so I’m mostly organizing files and staring off into space.
today I found out my mother doesn’t know what dandelions are and now I’m wondering what other strange secrets she’s been quietly harboring
Where do you live that you don’t have dandelions?
we have dandelions EVERYWHERE, they are basically our State Weed, it is absolutely impossible that my mom has never interacted with a dandelion before, this requires further investigation
So after extensive interrogation I have an update:
- my mom is in fact aware that dandelions exist. she temporarily forgot the name and there was some miscommunication.
- the truth is actually weirder
- she’s aware dandelions look like this
she is familiar with this flower. she knows the name of this flower. she declines to believe, however, that these are also dandelions
she does not believe these are the same plant. I tried to explain, and she thought I was either misinformed or lying. so I asked her what exactly did she think the yellow ones were called?
she answered, with complete confidence: Daffodils.
gosh I enjoy this website
I love how this is framed like “this capitalist tried EVERYTHING until he was ON THE EDGE OF OBLIVION and could only think of one last ditch move, one more DESPERATE, HAIL MARY MOVE ——- paying his employees a decent wage.”
i’ve started replacing “i want to die” with “i feel overwhelmed” in my internal monologue, which is usually more accurate and more productive
ive been working on replacing ‘im so stupid’ with ‘im so silly’ and it has the same effect!
“I can’t do this” -> This will be a challenge for me, it’s normal to feel intimidated
“I hate this” -> This is a tough situation to handle and I’m doing my best
“I hate myself” -> I’m struggling with low self esteem right now, I need to support myself as I would a friend
“I can’t believe I forgot again” -> It’s tough to balance so many things, maybe I need to let go of some of them
“They’re not going to like me” -> I don’t have to perform for anyone, my personality is valid and loveable just as is
The list could go on and on…
Redirecting the “blame” from yourself and recognizing that you are a human suffering through normal, difficult human experiences is important. Support yourself like you’d support any of your close friends if they said these things.
I can’t tell you how delighted I am to see Actual Scripted Examples!
I’ve known I need to modify my self-talk like this for three+ years, and I’ve been trying for that long, but I never know what to replace it with. So the examples are super incredibly helpful, thank you so much. ~<333
Actually want to take a second to send so much love towards bi women who’ve only been with men or who’re scared to be with women or who are with men and closeted or who don’t know if they’ll ever date women because of biphobia and pressures and life as a bi woman. You are all so amazing and important and valued. Your bisexuality is beautiful. You’re so loved here.
Blonde person with yellow popsicle: can somebody tell me how the fuck you make friends after high school?
Brunette person with glasses: Show up somewhere regularly. The reason you make friends in high school is because you see the same people everyday. The reason you make friends at work is because you see the same people everyday. If you want to make friends as an adult, go to the same cafe every week, or go to a calligraphy class. If you don’t want to leave the house you can just go to the same twitch stream everyday that’s what I do, and I’ve made friends there. If you are a familiar face in a place where people share your interests, you’ll make friends.
This is 100% correct. Please follow this advice. Seek out something you find interesting and consistently interact with people who do as well.
Black ASL is a legitimate dialect! Pls don’t appropriate Black Deaf culture!! Index finger for BLACK is the standard sign for BLACK and should be used by the general population.
This is so really important. Sign language is full of slang and accent and dialects, it’s really good to show people the differences!
no I can’t stand it I know we talk about cas and his unadorned sincerity and Looks and of course they’re everything to me but like. dean looks at him so fondly???? so adoringly?????? so softly???? I’m gonna start biting
he’s fond of him
he adores him
he loves him
Hi yes I wanted to make some additions
And let’s not forget these two iconic scenes
***bonus jensen/misha soft heart eyes***
After running across a lot of people incorrectly using terms and/or not realizing there’s a better word for what they’re describing, here are some definitions! My inspiration is from Rowan Ellis’ video “The Evolution Of Queerbaiting: From Queercoding to Queercatching “ and my definitions are from an amalgamation of sources, from Rowan Ellis to wikipedia.
Queer-coding is a term used to say that characters were given traits/behaviors to suggest they are not heterosexual/cisgender, without the character being outright confirmed to have a queer identity. (Fanlore)
Queer coding is the subtextual coding of a character in media as queer. Though such a character’s sexual identity may not be explicitly confirmed within their respective work, a character might be coded as queer through the use of traits and stereotypes recognizable to the audience. Such traits are greatly varied, but traits of exaggerated masculinity and femininity, vanity, and hypersexuality are frequent. (Wikipedia)
Queercoding can hold both positive and negative connotations. On one hand, the coding may be unintentional, or a way for creators to slip as much representation as they can past censors, like on a kids show where rules about explicit representation are more strict. On the other side, many villains fall into this definition, including many from disney like Scar (effiminate features and flair for the dramatic) and Ursula (resembles drag queen Divine, deep/husky voice), and the connection of queer stereotypes with villains or antagonists may then make queer traits seem negative or wrong by association.
Queer baiting (or queerbaiting) is a term used to describe the perceived attempt by advertisers or canon creators to draw in a queer audience and/or slash fans by implying or hinting at a gay relationship that will never actually be depicted. “Queerbaiting” is most often — but not always — applied to television and film. (Fanlore)
Queerbaiting is the practice of hinting at, but not actually depicting or confirming, a queer character and/or relationship on screen - this is obviously linked to queer-coding but has some added extras. Namely, it happens after the Code, where an audience might reasonably expect queer characters to eventually be revealed. It might also be linked to marketing campaigns or press interviews where the people behind the scenes will be coy or vague when asked about the subtext. (Rowan Ellis)
Queerbaiting is a marketing technique for fiction and entertainment in which creators hint at, but then do not actually depict, same-sex romance or other LGBTQ representation. (Wikipedia)
The definition of queerbaiting is somewhat vague, and is used quite a lot in fan spaces, so from what I can tell there are actually several interpretations. Some believe that if a show already has queer characters/relationships and/or it isn’t homophobic towards queer topics, that it cannot queerbait. While others believe that even if a show has a gay character/relationship the show can still queerbait for another character or relationship. Essentially, some take queerbaiting as encompassing all the content of a piece of media, while others see it as able to apply to specific characters/relationships and not the piece of media as a whole.
Queerbaiting has largely negative connotations and many prominent examples, including Sherlock and John from BBC Sherlock, Derek and Stiles from Teen Wolf, Arthur and Merlin from Merlin, and Kara and Lena from Supergirl, just to name a few.
Queercatching is explicitly talking in the promotion of a film or tv show about a queer character but not following through in the piece itself in any meaningful way (see: Lefou is gay! (in two blink and you miss it scenes)).
It can also be seen in the act of putting little to no indication of a character’s sexuality into a piece of work, and then retroactively telling the audience they were LGBTQ+ all along (see: JKR & Dumbledore). (Rowan Ellis, coined by)
Since queercatching is a relatively new term, there isn’t a lot written about it, but it seems to be becoming more popular. This term encompasses such instances as the MCU’s first gay character being advertised as a big deal, only for the representation to last for two minutes, Dumbledore being retconned as gay, and the seven different “first openly gay” Disney characters who are then barely in the movie and promptly forgotten about (edited because we got a new one in Cruella today, apparently).
Queer catching could also apply to shows or movies where characters are in a gay relationship but have very few scenes together as a couple and the relationship is largely ignored. Or maybe a show has a trans or nonbinary character that originally seems to have a larger role, but then is pushed to the side in favor of other characters and storylines. And those shows or movies advertise the diversity of their cast and brag about how diverse they are, when in reality those characters or stories get sidelined.
Because queercoding, baiting, and catching are quite popular in media I felt it would be important to have a simple, easy to read guide on what the terms meant so everyone can be on a more similar page when talking about issues with LGBTQ+ rep in media. And I didn’t end up running across anything similar, so I figured I should create one of my own. I hope this post was at least somewhat helpful to you!