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Ass, Beautiful, and Butt: did you know? did-you-kno.tumblr.com During a battle in 603 BC, Chinese warrior Xiong Yiliao stepped out between the armies and started juggling 9 balls. The opposing troops were so amazed that all 500 of them turned and fled did-you-kno.tumblr.com didyouknowblog.com facebook.com/didyouknowblog idontevenhaveone: etienne-bessette: futureevilscientist: optimysticals: uovoc: konec0: sleepyferret: shitfacedanon: dat-soldier: sonnetscrewdriver: dat-soldier: did-you-kno: Source back the fuck up There’s another story that I like about a Chinese general who had to defend a city with only a handful of soldiers from a huge enemy horde that was in all likelihood going to steamroll the place flat within hours of showing up. So when said horde did arrive, they saw the general sitting outside the city’s open gates, drinking tea. The horde sent a couple of emissaries over to see what was what, and the general greeted them cheerfully and invited them all to come and take tea with him. The horde decided that this was a scenario that had “MASSIVE FUCKING TRAP” written all over it in beautiful calligraphy and promptly fucked off. Whoever that general was, he was clearly the Ancient Chinese equivalent of Sam Vimes. did he just invite us over for tea nah man i’m out This just keeps getting better I fucking love history. ok but tbh that story misses a lot of the subtlety of the situation like ok so this story is the Romance of Three Kingdoms, and essentially takes place between Zhuge Liang, resident tactician extraordinaire, and Sima Yi… OTHER resident tactician extraordinaire. The two were both regarded as tactical geniuses and recognized the other as their rival. Zhuge Liang had a reputation for ambushing the SHIT out of his opponents and using the environment to his advantage, thus destroying large armies with a small number of men. Sima Yi (who kind of entered the picture later) was a cautious person whose speciality was unravelling his opponent’s plans before they began. So it was natural that the two would butt heads; however, since Sima Yi tended to have more men and resources, he started winning battles against the former. Which, y’know, kinda sucked. On to the actual story: Zhuge Liang is all like “shit i gotta defend this city with like 10 men.” Literally if he fights ANY kind of battle here, he WILL lose; his only option for survival is not to fight. And that’s looking more and more impossible until he hears that his rival is leading the opposing army. And then he gets this brilliant idea. He basically opens all the gates, sends his men out in civilian clothes to sweep the streets, and sits on top of the gate drinking tea and chilling out and basically makes the whole thing out to be a trap When Sima Yi comes he’s all like “yo come on in bro” and Sima Yi is like “yeah he’s never been that obvious about his traps before. this is definitely a bluff” and he’s about to head in when he realizes wait. he knows that i think he’s bluffing. and so he gets it in his head that maybe, just MAYBE, Zhuge Liang has this cunning plan that will wipe out his army - recall that he has a pretty good handle on what his rival is capable of. And after a long period of deliberation (which is just like “he know that I know that he knows that etc.”), being the cautious man he is, SIma Yi eventually decides to turn his entire army around and leave. Zhuge Liang later points out that the plan was based specifically on the fact that he was facing his rival; if it had been anyone else, there’s no way it would have worked. A dumber or less cautious person would have simply charged in and won without breaking a sweat.  and that’s the real genius here: it was a plan formed entirely just to deceive one man, and it worked. Zhuge Liang is the most brilliant, sneaky-ass bastard in history. One time his side’s army was out of arrows, which pretty much meant they were screwed. So Zhuge Liang goes and does the logical thing, which is build a fuck ton of scarecrows and put them all on boats. Then he makes the men hide in the boats and sail them out on the river. Well, that day was super foggy (which Zhuge Liang had predicted. Did I mention he was also a freakishly accurate meteorologist?). So the enemy across the river sees a fleet of boats armed to the teeth with what appears to be half an army of men. They panic! and start firing arrows like crazy.  Zhuge Liang lets this play out for a while, then he’s like, ”Ok guys that’s enough.” They calmly turn the boats around and go back to base, where they dismantle the scarecrows and pull out all the enemy’s arrows. Zhuge Liang is legend. I love this post. It just keeps getting better. Like seriously, I would have adored learning about this in World History. If you want to see this in cinematic glory, watch Red Cliff. Especially since it makes Zhuge Liang look like this: Red Cliff is 50% bloody battles and 50% eye candy and about half of that eye-candy is due to Zhuge Liang @admiraloblivious we’re finding this movie and watching it asap Ffffff-
Ass, Beautiful, and Butt: did you know?
 did-you-kno.tumblr.com
 During a battle in 603 BC, Chinese warrior
 Xiong Yiliao stepped out between the armies
 and started juggling 9 balls. The opposing
 troops were so amazed that all 500 of them
 turned and fled
 did-you-kno.tumblr.com
 didyouknowblog.com
 facebook.com/didyouknowblog
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optimysticals:

uovoc:

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sleepyferret:

shitfacedanon:

dat-soldier:

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Source


back the fuck up


There’s another story that I like about a Chinese general who had to defend a city with only a handful of soldiers from a huge enemy horde that was in all likelihood going to steamroll the place flat within hours of showing up.
So when said horde did arrive, they saw the general sitting outside the city’s open gates, drinking tea. The horde sent a couple of emissaries over to see what was what, and the general greeted them cheerfully and invited them all to come and take tea with him.
The horde decided that this was a scenario that had “MASSIVE FUCKING TRAP” written all over it in beautiful calligraphy and promptly fucked off.
Whoever that general was, he was clearly the Ancient Chinese equivalent of Sam Vimes.


did he just invite us over for tea nah man i’m out


This just keeps getting better

I fucking love history.

ok but tbh that story misses a lot of the subtlety of the situation like ok
so this story is the Romance of Three Kingdoms, and essentially takes place between Zhuge Liang, resident tactician extraordinaire, and Sima Yi… OTHER resident tactician extraordinaire.
The two were both regarded as tactical geniuses and recognized the other as their rival. Zhuge Liang had a reputation for ambushing the SHIT out of his opponents and using the environment to his advantage, thus destroying large armies with a small number of men. Sima Yi (who kind of entered the picture later) was a cautious person whose speciality was unravelling his opponent’s plans before they began. So it was natural that the two would butt heads; however, since Sima Yi tended to have more men and resources, he started winning battles against the former. Which, y’know, kinda sucked.
On to the actual story: Zhuge Liang is all like “shit i gotta defend this city with like 10 men.” Literally if he fights ANY kind of battle here, he WILL lose; his only option for survival is not to fight. And that’s looking more and more impossible until he hears that his rival is leading the opposing army. And then he gets this brilliant idea. He basically opens all the gates, sends his men out in civilian clothes to sweep the streets, and sits on top of the gate drinking tea and chilling out and basically makes the whole thing out to be a trap
When Sima Yi comes he’s all like “yo come on in bro”
and Sima Yi is like “yeah he’s never been that obvious about his traps before. this is definitely a bluff” and he’s about to head in when he realizes
wait. he knows that i think he’s bluffing.
and so he gets it in his head that maybe, just MAYBE, Zhuge Liang has this cunning plan that will wipe out his army - recall that he has a pretty good handle on what his rival is capable of. And after a long period of deliberation (which is just like “he know that I know that he knows that etc.”), being the cautious man he is, SIma Yi eventually decides to turn his entire army around and leave.
Zhuge Liang later points out that the plan was based specifically on the fact that he was facing his rival; if it had been anyone else, there’s no way it would have worked. A dumber or less cautious person would have simply charged in and won without breaking a sweat. 
and that’s the real genius here: it was a plan formed entirely just to deceive one man, and it worked.

Zhuge Liang is the most brilliant, sneaky-ass bastard in history. One time his side’s army was out of arrows, which pretty much meant they were screwed. So Zhuge Liang goes and does the logical thing, which is build a fuck ton of scarecrows and put them all on boats. Then he makes the men hide in the boats and sail them out on the river.
Well, that day was super foggy (which Zhuge Liang had predicted. Did I mention he was also a freakishly accurate meteorologist?). So the enemy across the river sees a fleet of boats armed to the teeth with what appears to be half an army of men. They panic! and start firing arrows like crazy. 
Zhuge Liang lets this play out for a while, then he’s like, ”Ok guys that’s enough.” They calmly turn the boats around and go back to base, where they dismantle the scarecrows and pull out all the enemy’s arrows.
Zhuge Liang is legend.

I love this post. It just keeps getting better. Like seriously, I would have adored learning about this in World History.

If you want to see this in cinematic glory, watch Red Cliff.
Especially since it makes Zhuge Liang look like this:
Red Cliff is 50% bloody battles and 50% eye candy and about half of that eye-candy is due to Zhuge Liang

@admiraloblivious we’re finding this movie and watching it asap

Ffffff-

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America, Anime, and Cars: Japanese Tea Party Article from thegalagals Read it Throw a Throw a fun Japanese Tea Party for that special little gal! jennaavh ginzers: ginzers: ginzers: Teach children that this is not ok Teach children that there's nothing wrong with this I'm really not understanding why you think cultural appropriatiorn would be ok, unless you are assuming that the girl in the picture is part Japanese Yellow face yet she's using white makeu p in the traditional style but oka Cultural appropriation isn't a thing hon. Cultures should be shared by all means. I disagree. The makeup is clearly reflective of traditional Geisha makeup which is yellowface and therefore racist. Furthermore, the girl is wearing a kimono, a garment that has for ages carried cultural significance. Assuming that she is white how can you think this is ok? And cultural appropriation isn't a thing? What rock do you live under?I suggest you educate yourself on the differences between cultural appreciation and cultural appropriation. I am japanese, in japan at this very moment. The only people who think culture shouldnt be shared are racists like you. A vast majority of Japanese people actually enjoy other people making an effort to spread and enjoy japanese culture, and encourage it. Many make businesses in deliberately taking pictures of people in kimono. A common omiage gift) for foreigners from japanese people is traditional japanese things such as kimonos, tea seats, shisa dog statues, ect And to top it off, basically 80 percent of japanese customs, traditions, and food came from other countries. Japanese is an integration of different cultures, like america. Japan takes influences from places like korea, china, russia, and europe. If japan stuck to itself, there would be no tempura, japanese tea, tea ceremonies, kabuki, japanese bread, japanese curry, j- pop, anime, cars, or modern fishing techniques. The picture is not "yellow face" they are not making fun of asians. In fact, it looks like they put extra care and research into their work. The only reason that you have a problenm with this is because that little girl is white and you know that it is acceptable on tumblr to crap all over white people. The only racist here is you. Rekt btfo Dang she got shut down. Damn I've never hit reblog so fast in my entire fucking life ,6362 20 japanese tea party
America, Anime, and Cars: Japanese Tea Party
 Article from
 thegalagals
 Read it
 Throw a
 Throw a fun Japanese Tea Party for
 that special little gal!
 jennaavh
 ginzers:
 ginzers:
 ginzers:
 Teach children that this is not ok
 Teach children that there's
 nothing wrong with this
 I'm really not understanding why
 you think cultural appropriatiorn
 would be ok, unless you are
 assuming that the girl in the picture
 is part Japanese
 Yellow face yet she's using white
 makeu
 p in the traditional style but
 oka
 Cultural appropriation isn't a thing
 hon. Cultures should be shared by
 all means.
 I disagree. The makeup is clearly
 reflective of traditional Geisha makeup
 which is yellowface and therefore
 racist. Furthermore, the girl is wearing
 a kimono, a garment that has for ages
 carried cultural significance. Assuming
 that she is white how can you think this
 is ok? And cultural appropriation isn't a
 thing? What rock do you live under?I
 suggest you educate yourself on the
 differences between cultural
 appreciation and cultural appropriation.
 I am japanese, in japan at this very
 moment. The only people who think
 culture shouldnt be shared are racists
 like you.
 A vast majority of Japanese people
 actually enjoy other people making an
 effort to spread and enjoy japanese
 culture, and encourage it. Many make
 businesses in deliberately taking pictures
 of people in kimono. A common omiage
 gift) for foreigners from japanese people
 is traditional japanese things such as
 kimonos, tea seats, shisa dog statues,
 ect
 And to top it off, basically 80 percent of
 japanese customs, traditions, and food
 came from other countries. Japanese is
 an integration of different cultures, like
 america. Japan takes influences from
 places like korea, china, russia, and
 europe. If japan stuck to itself, there
 would be no tempura, japanese tea, tea
 ceremonies, kabuki, japanese bread,
 japanese curry, j- pop, anime, cars, or
 modern fishing techniques. The picture is
 not "yellow face" they are not making
 fun of asians. In fact, it looks like they
 put extra care and research into their
 work.
 The only reason that you have a problenm
 with this is because that little girl is white
 and you know that it is acceptable on
 tumblr to crap all over white people. The
 only racist here is you.
 Rekt
 btfo
 Dang she got shut down.
 Damn I've never hit reblog so fast in my entire
 fucking life
 ,6362 20
japanese tea party

japanese tea party

Butt, Kim Possible, and Love: Wellit soundslike a sheet of paper but lquess you are referring to whats on the sheet of paper girl steer the giant arship ha would retu 曺ithE 0 e n thisisvodka beeftony Toph's blindness was one of the most excellently handled aspects of AtLA because it wasn't treated like a disability. So often in shows and especially children's animation) disabled characters are limited to apperances in "very special episodes" where the main characters have to learn a lesson that these people are capable "in spite of" their handicaps, like that episode of Kim Possible wherein Kim constantly stumbles over herself around Felix. This approach is often just as insulting as making them the butt of jokes, because it's patronizing and it limits the amount of roles disabled characters are allowed to have Avatar challenged that stereotype with Teo, and then sent a giant middle finger its way by introducing Toph. She's turned what would otherwise be a disability into an advantage, and she's not afraid to crack jokes about it. She functions well enough that the other characters often forget that she is blind, but at the same time it's an integral part of her bending and allows her to be the greatest earthbender ever. It sends a powerful message that having a disability does not make you less of a person, and often affords you a unique perspective that the so-called "normal" people never get to experience. One of the many reasons I love this show. l've reblogged this before, but I'm reblogging it again. Best character <3 Top badass bei fong
Butt, Kim Possible, and Love: Wellit soundslike a sheet of paper but lquess
 you are referring to whats on the sheet of paper
 girl steer the giant arship
 ha
 would retu
 曺ithE
 0
 e n
 thisisvodka
 beeftony
 Toph's blindness was one of the
 most excellently handled aspects
 of AtLA because it wasn't treated
 like a disability. So often in shows
 and especially children's
 animation) disabled characters are
 limited to apperances in "very
 special episodes" where the main
 characters have to learn a lesson
 that these people are capable "in
 spite of" their handicaps, like that
 episode of Kim Possible wherein
 Kim constantly stumbles over
 herself around Felix. This
 approach is often just as insulting
 as making them the butt of jokes,
 because it's patronizing and it
 limits the amount of roles disabled
 characters are allowed to have
 Avatar challenged that stereotype
 with Teo, and then sent a giant
 middle finger its way by
 introducing Toph. She's turned
 what would otherwise be a
 disability into an advantage, and
 she's not afraid to crack jokes
 about it. She functions well
 enough that the other characters
 often forget that she is blind, but
 at the same time it's an integral
 part of her bending and allows her
 to be the greatest earthbender
 ever. It sends a powerful message
 that having a disability does not
 make you less of a person, and
 often affords you a unique
 perspective that the so-called
 "normal" people never get to
 experience.
 One of the many reasons I love
 this show.
 l've reblogged this before, but I'm
 reblogging it again. Best character
 <3
Top badass bei fong

Top badass bei fong