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Bad, Clothes, and Confidence: <p><a href="http://kurtwagnermorelikekurtwagnerd.tumblr.com/post/173212536306/pyrogothnerd-the-disney-elite-fullyferal" class="tumblr_blog">kurtwagnermorelikekurtwagnerd</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://pyrogothnerd.tumblr.com/post/172797800788/the-disney-elite-fullyferal-violet-parr" class="tumblr_blog">pyrogothnerd</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://the-disney-elite.tumblr.com/post/172796039012/fullyferal-violet-parr-everyone-the-true-hero" class="tumblr_blog">the-disney-elite</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fullyferal.tumblr.com/post/172398476855/violet-parr-everyone-the-true-hero-of-this" class="tumblr_blog">fullyferal</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Violet Parr, everyone. The true hero of this movie.</p></blockquote> <p>I want an Incredibles 2 where Violet suddenly wakes up and realizes, ‘Why did I think wearing pink sweaters and dating some popular kid was AN IMPROVEMENT?!’ Then she goes back to being the quirky, smart girl she was at the start, only now she’s more badass than before because she realizes there was NOTHING WRONG WITH WHO SHE WAS!!!</p> <p>(Seriously, am I the only one who hates how they ended her story in pt. 1?)</p> </blockquote> <p>You SEVERELY misunderstand Violet’s entire dang story arc, and her characterization at the beginning of the film.</p> <p>Like, I think you need to rewatch the film. At the beginning of the film, she was scared, self conscious, etc. Those aren’t “quirks” those were her hiding her quirks because she was afraid. </p> <p>Her story arc was about gaining confidence. The wearing of brighter colors was symbolic of that. If you look at concept art, she was meant to be huddled, scared, trying not to be seen, etc. Those dark clothes are meant to show her trying to “blend in” and be less noticed.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="413" data-orig-width="620"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/077ed9da31035f335bfecbb44004b1ca/tumblr_inline_p6zbkypRNc1twv21i_540.jpg" data-orig-height="413" data-orig-width="620"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="263" data-orig-width="383"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/eb05effc6728445177f798a7ee56200d/tumblr_inline_p6zaimEgII1twv21i_540.jpg" data-orig-height="263" data-orig-width="383"/></figure><p>That’s also why in the beginning, she lets her hair fall in front of her face: She’s trying TO HIDE. Think about it, she wants to be “normal” instead of embracing her powers, she wants to fit in, etc. </p> <p>Look at her body language during <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgzWLsR-6PI">this scene</a>. Notice how she doesn’t want to talk, she mumbles, she won’t even eat. Something is bothering her, but she doesn’t want to admit it. She constantly looks sad. Heck, I’m kind of mad at Helen in this scene for not acknowledging it. Violet’s body language is FREAKING OBVIOUS, any mother should be able to spot it, and ask what the frick is wrong, but Helen’s so preoccupied with trying to be a “normal” family that she completely ignores any signs that something is wrong.</p> <p>And then we get to the problem: When Violet screams about how no one in the family is “normal” </p> <p>“We ACT normal, Mom! I wanna BE normal!” and Dash even agrees, because of the pressure to act “normal” that is put on him.<br/></p> <p>She doesn’t want to “be herself” she wants to “fit in”</p> <p>She has basically been told her whole life to hide who she is, hide her powers, etc to keep the family safe. She’s barely allowed to express herself, something Helen acknowledges later in the film indirectly by apologizing for putting pressure on Violet. She’s not just talking about the plane crash, she’s talking about what she’s basically done to Violet and Dash THEIR ENTIRE FREAKING LIVES. She basically did the same dang thing Elsa’s parents did in Frozen: “Conceal, don’t feel, don’t let it show” but she never gets called out on it, because she doesn’t die before realizing her mistake and fixing it.</p> <p>That’s why after the talk with her Mom, it’s SO DANG IMPORTANT that she pulls her hair back: SHE’S DONE HIDING WHO SHE IS. She’s DONE trying to pretend to be normal. She realizes she is someone incredible, and is finally willing to embrace that.</p> <p>Later, when she’s wearing bright clothes, it symbolizes she’s no longer afraid of being seen. She’s willing to stand out instead of blend into the background. Seriously, this is some basic cinematography symbolism, here, it’s one of the first things you learn in a film-as-literature class. Her outfit change didn’t mark a change in</p> <p><b>Violet doesn’t become a different person. She learns to be confident with who she is. </b></p> <p> She didn’t change who she was. She gained confidence. Confidence to talk to the boy without turning invisible. Confidence to ask him out. The moral of her story wasn’t “LOL those darn introverts need to be extroverts” the moral was “You can do whatever you set your mind to. If you can stop a literal supervillain, you can freaking ask the dang boy out.” <br/></p> </blockquote> <p>I think it’s also really interesting that Violet’s two powers are to hide and to build barriers. </p> </blockquote> <p>Holy shit how do you miss the point of Violet that bad to the point that you think who she was at the beginning of the first movie was any kind of goal? She wasn’t some quiet genius who just preferred dark clothes, she was socially anxious wreck.</p>
Bad, Clothes, and Confidence: <p><a href="http://kurtwagnermorelikekurtwagnerd.tumblr.com/post/173212536306/pyrogothnerd-the-disney-elite-fullyferal" class="tumblr_blog">kurtwagnermorelikekurtwagnerd</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://pyrogothnerd.tumblr.com/post/172797800788/the-disney-elite-fullyferal-violet-parr" class="tumblr_blog">pyrogothnerd</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://the-disney-elite.tumblr.com/post/172796039012/fullyferal-violet-parr-everyone-the-true-hero" class="tumblr_blog">the-disney-elite</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://fullyferal.tumblr.com/post/172398476855/violet-parr-everyone-the-true-hero-of-this" class="tumblr_blog">fullyferal</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>Violet Parr, everyone. The true hero of this movie.</p></blockquote>
<p>I want an Incredibles 2 where Violet suddenly wakes up and realizes, ‘Why did I think wearing pink sweaters and dating some popular kid was AN IMPROVEMENT?!’ Then she goes back to being the quirky, smart girl she was at the start, only now she’s more badass than before because she realizes there was NOTHING WRONG WITH WHO SHE WAS!!!</p>
<p>(Seriously, am I the only one who hates how they ended her story in pt. 1?)</p>
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<p>You SEVERELY misunderstand Violet’s entire dang story arc, and her characterization at the beginning of the film.</p>
<p>Like, I think you need to rewatch the film. At the beginning of the film, she was scared, self conscious, etc. Those aren’t “quirks” those were her hiding her quirks because she was afraid. </p>
<p>Her story arc was about gaining confidence. The wearing of brighter colors was symbolic of that. If you look at concept art, she was meant to be huddled, scared, trying not to be seen, etc. Those dark clothes are meant to show her trying to “blend in” and be less noticed.</p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="413" data-orig-width="620"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/077ed9da31035f335bfecbb44004b1ca/tumblr_inline_p6zbkypRNc1twv21i_540.jpg" data-orig-height="413" data-orig-width="620"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="263" data-orig-width="383"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/eb05effc6728445177f798a7ee56200d/tumblr_inline_p6zaimEgII1twv21i_540.jpg" data-orig-height="263" data-orig-width="383"/></figure><p>That’s also why in the beginning, she lets her hair fall in front of her face: She’s trying TO HIDE. Think about it, she wants to be “normal” instead of embracing her powers, she wants to fit in, etc. </p>
<p>Look at her body language during <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgzWLsR-6PI">this scene</a>. Notice how she doesn’t want to talk, she mumbles, she won’t even eat. Something is bothering her, but she doesn’t want to admit it. She constantly looks sad. Heck, I’m kind of mad at Helen in this scene for not acknowledging it. Violet’s body language is FREAKING OBVIOUS, any mother should be able to spot it, and ask what the frick is wrong, but Helen’s so preoccupied with trying to be a “normal” family that she completely ignores any signs that something is wrong.</p>
<p>And then we get to the problem: When Violet screams about how no one in the family is “normal” </p>
<p>“We ACT normal, Mom! I wanna BE normal!” and Dash even agrees, because of the pressure to act “normal” that is put on him.<br/></p>
<p>She doesn’t want to “be herself” she wants to “fit in”</p>
<p>She has basically been told her whole life to hide who she is, hide her powers, etc to keep the family safe. She’s barely allowed to express herself, something Helen acknowledges later in the film indirectly by apologizing for putting pressure on Violet. She’s not just talking about the plane crash, she’s talking about what she’s basically done to Violet and Dash THEIR ENTIRE FREAKING LIVES. She basically did the same dang thing Elsa’s parents did in Frozen: “Conceal, don’t feel, don’t let it show” but she never gets called out on it, because she doesn’t die before realizing her mistake and fixing it.</p>
<p>That’s why after the talk with her Mom, it’s SO DANG IMPORTANT that she pulls her hair back: SHE’S DONE HIDING WHO SHE IS. She’s DONE trying to pretend to be normal. She realizes she is someone incredible, and is finally willing to embrace that.</p>
<p>Later, when she’s wearing bright clothes, it symbolizes she’s no longer afraid of being seen. She’s willing to stand out instead of blend into the background. Seriously, this is some basic cinematography symbolism, here, it’s one of the first things you learn in a film-as-literature class. Her outfit change didn’t mark a change in</p>
<p><b>Violet doesn’t become a different person. She learns to be confident with who she is. </b></p>
<p> She didn’t change who she was. She gained confidence. Confidence to talk to the boy without turning invisible. Confidence to ask him out. The moral of her story wasn’t “LOL those darn introverts need to be extroverts” the moral was “You can do whatever you set your mind to. If you can stop a literal supervillain, you can freaking ask the dang boy out.” <br/></p>
</blockquote>

<p>I think it’s also really interesting that Violet’s two powers are to hide and to build barriers. </p>
</blockquote>

<p>Holy shit how do you miss the point of Violet that bad to the point that you think who she was at the beginning of the first movie was any kind of goal? She wasn’t some quiet genius who just preferred dark clothes, she was socially anxious wreck.</p>

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Future, Kim Jong-Un, and Memes: HISTORICAL SUMMIT President Trump met with Kim Jong-Un Monday night, the first meeting between a sitting American President and a North Korean leader President Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a historical meeting Monday night (Tuesday morning local time) in Singapore. This is the first time a sitting American president met with a North Korean leader. Mr. Trump said he will be suspending joint military exercises with South Korean forces and is confident Mr. Kim will continue with denuclearization “very quickly.” __ The meeting took place at a hotel on the island of Sentosa, and after Mr. Trump and Mr. Kim shook hands, they headed inside for a solo meeting. The initial one-on-one meeting between the two leaders, which lasted around 40 minutes, was mostly private aside from a pair of interpreters. After the private meeting, Mr. Kim and President Trump preceeded to a working lunch with more officials, when Mr. Trump told reporters two had formed an “excellent relationship.” __ In a televised portion of the summit, the two leaders signed a joint statement, where Mr. Trump “committed to provide security guarantees” to North Korea, and Mr. Kim “reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” __ After their meeting, Mr. Kim told reporters: - “It was not easy to get here. The past worked as fetters on our limbs, and the old prejudices and practices worked as obstacles on our way forward. But we overcame all of them, and we are here today.” __ Trump told reporters he would “absolutely” invite Mr. Kim to the White House in the future.
Future, Kim Jong-Un, and Memes: HISTORICAL SUMMIT
 President Trump met with Kim Jong-Un Monday night, the first
 meeting between a sitting American President and a
 North Korean leader
President Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a historical meeting Monday night (Tuesday morning local time) in Singapore. This is the first time a sitting American president met with a North Korean leader. Mr. Trump said he will be suspending joint military exercises with South Korean forces and is confident Mr. Kim will continue with denuclearization “very quickly.” __ The meeting took place at a hotel on the island of Sentosa, and after Mr. Trump and Mr. Kim shook hands, they headed inside for a solo meeting. The initial one-on-one meeting between the two leaders, which lasted around 40 minutes, was mostly private aside from a pair of interpreters. After the private meeting, Mr. Kim and President Trump preceeded to a working lunch with more officials, when Mr. Trump told reporters two had formed an “excellent relationship.” __ In a televised portion of the summit, the two leaders signed a joint statement, where Mr. Trump “committed to provide security guarantees” to North Korea, and Mr. Kim “reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” __ After their meeting, Mr. Kim told reporters: - “It was not easy to get here. The past worked as fetters on our limbs, and the old prejudices and practices worked as obstacles on our way forward. But we overcame all of them, and we are here today.” __ Trump told reporters he would “absolutely” invite Mr. Kim to the White House in the future.

President Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a historical meeting Monday night (Tuesday morning local time) in Singapore. Th...

Bad, Chucky, and Dude: on chuckie kimi il Tomm Dil himi An Chuckie Tommy Lit Phil <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://celestedoodles.tumblr.com/post/133490644960">celestedoodles</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://wnyc.tumblr.com/post/133465664478">wnyc</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>A former <i>Rugrats</i> animator (and present-day <i>Studio 360 </i>staffer) got sick of seeing the internet mock-up modern-day versions of the kids (the first two images), so he went and did it himself (the third image). <br/><br/>Read his rant: </p> <p><a href="http://bit.ly/1OQfqlZ">http://bit.ly/1OQfqlZ</a><br/></p> </blockquote> <blockquote><p>” Full disclosure: I have something at stake here. I worked as a storyboard artist for the animation studio Klasky Csupo from 1999 to 2002, drawing “The Rugrats,” “The Wild Thornberrys,” “Rocket Power,” and the woefully underrated gem “<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6z9bVpa3BA">As Told By Ginger</a>.” <br/></p></blockquote> <p>What’s at stake? Have you hired any of these artists to work on a variation of Rugrats? </p> <p>The artists cited here grew up as fans of the show and felt like spending some time “fondly remembering” (the reprehensible behavior of ours you cited) the cartoon we liked so much by reinterpreting it through our own artistic lens. Me? I like fashion illustration. That’s what I like to do for fun. I didn’t ask Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Nylon, The Guardian, etc. to pick up my drawings and I certainly didn’t show up at your door and demand you accept my little drawings as your new look. What I drew resonated with people my age and I think that’s nice (the stories I came up with resonated as well, like how I imagined Chucky overcoming anxiety and depression through the art of slam poetry, but i guess to you that gets categorized as “self-confident hipsters” and I guess being self confident is bad??). What you worked on resonated with people, as evidenced by all the fan art and fond re-imaginings. I guess, though, that pisses you off? This rant operates as though we’ve all been hired by a studio to design and animate a new Rugrats show but you need to step back and see that this whole thing boils down to you being mad that young people on the internet had fun appreciating something you worked on decades ago. How terrible.</p> <p>Do you need to be coddled right now? Do I need to remind you there are seasons and seasons of the show you worked on? Funded by major animation studios? And movies? And spin off series? With tons of merchandise? And my drawings are like, “let’s spend a few minutes looking at what the Rugrats characters might look like if they were young people out walking in the streets.” Does that make you feel better? </p> <p>So throwing a temper tantrum and publicly blasting fans of a cartoon you worked on is your mode of operation. Okay. If it interests you to know how others respond I’m happy to share that Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons, is the one who saw my little grown up drawings and liked them enough to show them to Craig Bartlett, the creator of Hey Arnold. He sent me a really nice message saying he loved the drawings and was so pleased to see young fans grow up to carry on the love for the characters in their own way. I mean, you do you, but maybe consider protecting the legacy of your work by not bitterly picking on young people who do things for fun online. </p> </blockquote> <p>Imagine getting this pissy because someone experimented with art style. They’re cartoon characters my dude go outside.</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://celestedoodles.tumblr.com/post/133490644960">celestedoodles</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://wnyc.tumblr.com/post/133465664478">wnyc</a>:</p>
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<p>A former <i>Rugrats</i> animator (and present-day <i>Studio 360 </i>staffer) got sick of seeing the internet mock-up modern-day versions of the kids (the first two images), so he went and did it himself (the third image). <br/><br/>Read his rant: </p>
<p><a href="http://bit.ly/1OQfqlZ">http://bit.ly/1OQfqlZ</a><br/></p>
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<blockquote><p>”

Full disclosure: I have something at stake here. I worked as a storyboard artist for the animation studio Klasky Csupo from 1999 to 2002, drawing “The Rugrats,” “The Wild Thornberrys,” “Rocket Power,” and the woefully underrated gem “<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6z9bVpa3BA">As Told By Ginger</a>.” 

<br/></p></blockquote>
<p>What’s at stake? Have you hired any of these artists to work on a variation of Rugrats? </p>
<p>The artists cited here grew up as fans of the show and felt like spending some time “fondly remembering” (the reprehensible behavior of ours you cited) the cartoon we liked so much by reinterpreting it through our own artistic lens. Me? I like fashion illustration. That’s what I like to do for fun. I didn’t ask Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Nylon, The Guardian, etc. to pick up my drawings and I certainly didn’t show up at your door and demand you accept my little drawings as your new look. What I drew resonated with people my age and I think that’s nice (the stories I came up with resonated as well, like how I imagined Chucky overcoming anxiety and depression through the art of slam poetry, but i guess to you that gets categorized as “self-confident hipsters” and I guess being self confident is bad??). What you worked on resonated with people, as evidenced by all the fan art and fond re-imaginings. I guess, though, that pisses you off? This rant operates as though we’ve all been hired by a studio to design and animate a new Rugrats show but you need to step back and see that this whole thing boils down to you being mad that young people on the internet had fun appreciating something you worked on decades ago. How terrible.</p>
<p>Do you need to be coddled right now? Do I need to remind you there are seasons and seasons of the show you worked on? Funded by major animation studios? And movies? And spin off series? With tons of merchandise? And my drawings are like, “let’s spend a few minutes looking at what the Rugrats characters might look like if they were young people out walking in the streets.” Does that make you feel better? </p>
<p>So throwing a temper tantrum and publicly blasting fans of a cartoon you worked on is your mode of operation. Okay. If it interests you to know how others respond I’m happy to share that Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons, is the one who saw my little grown up drawings and liked them enough to show them to Craig Bartlett, the creator of Hey Arnold. He sent me a really nice message saying he loved the drawings and was so pleased to see young fans grow up to carry on the love for the characters in their own way. I mean, you do you, but maybe consider protecting the legacy of your work by not bitterly picking on young people who do things for fun online. </p>
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<p>Imagine getting this pissy because someone experimented with art style. They’re cartoon characters my dude go outside.</p>

<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://celestedoodles.tumblr.com/post/133490644960">celestedoodles</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr...

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 differences
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 persuades others
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 sets goals
 keeps control over budget
 plans and arranges
 solutions
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 gathers appropriate
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 manages conflict
 delegates responsibility
 makes decisions
 directs others
 implements decisions
 enforces policies
 takes charge
 information
 confidently speaks in
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 works well with others
 sensitive
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 motivates others
 shares credit
 counsels
 cooperates
 delegates effectively
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 understands feelings
 self-confident
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 creates ideas
 identifies problems
 meets goals
 identifies resources
 gathers information
 solves problems
 defines needs
 analyzes issues
 develops strategies
 .assesses situations
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<p><a href="https://epicjohndoe.tumblr.com/post/172872405684/thank-me-later" class="tumblr_blog">epicjohndoe</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>Thank Me Later</p></blockquote>

<p><a href="https://epicjohndoe.tumblr.com/post/172872405684/thank-me-later" class="tumblr_blog">epicjohndoe</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Thank ...