1. cryoclaire:

So maybe I’ve been brainstorming some Halloween ideas. And maybe it’s coming up 2am and  I thought posting some unsuccessful pen doodle from last night would be a great idea. What even is this blog.
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    cryoclaire:

    So maybe I’ve been brainstorming some Halloween ideas. And maybe it’s coming up 2am and  I thought posting some unsuccessful pen doodle from last night would be a great idea. What even is this blog.

  1. Tumblr accessibility culture fix: link text

    jadelennox:

    Dear Tumblr users:

    There’s a cultural thing on Tumblr that if people changed just a little, would be a big accessibility win. You know the technique of linking to the source of content with just a linked “X”, eg: [x], or numbers, eg 1, 2, and 3? Please don’t do this.

    That tiny “X” makes a tiny, tiny target. It’s hard to see if you have vision impairments or other visual processing issues. It’s hard to navigate to with a mouse for users with mobility issues, and a nearly impossible target for many people with small touch screens. For screen reader users, it simply announces as “link: X” and can be very difficult to understand out of context. For people with cognitive processing issues, it’s a link that tells the user nothing about its destination.

    And most of these limitations can also be problems for able-bodied people!

    Instead, using meaningful link text. Some examples might be

    For a video, the title of the video is a pretty good choice, eg “How Blind People Use Twitter & You Tube on the iPhone 4S”. Or “Source”, or “source at YouTube”, or “video source”.

    It’s a little thing which can be hugely beneficial to people with disabilities. Thanks, and I hope you consider changing how you link.

    (Please reblog, too!)

    I would like to note that it also sucks from a general UI perspective. Even for those without cognitive issues, a small interactive target can still be a pain, especially on touch devices. Most operating system guidelines have a minimum sizing for buttons or interactive targets for this reason. Using an [x], or 1, etc. would be below the minimum.

    source: jadelennox
  1. liryenenderea:

silveth:

Wow. That’s really well done. I wish there were any indication of who it is or who did the mod.

I like the earring and the braid, too…

Damn, that is a really good mod… High-res >

    liryenenderea:

    silveth:

    Wow. That’s really well done. I wish there were any indication of who it is or who did the mod.

    I like the earring and the braid, too…

    Damn, that is a really good mod…

    source: samppavoncyborg
  1. silveth:

mikhto:

REVISED. (and touched up a bit…)

I suppose I’m the duplicated sidhe/fae. What’s “Untitled”?

Mhm, ‘untitled’ was basically a way for me to say ‘i have no idea of where to put this because it’s too complicated and there’s no name for it’ :P High-res >

    silveth:

    mikhto:

    REVISED. (and touched up a bit…)

    I suppose I’m the duplicated sidhe/fae. What’s “Untitled”?

    Mhm, ‘untitled’ was basically a way for me to say ‘i have no idea of where to put this because it’s too complicated and there’s no name for it’ :P

    source: mikhto
  1. In the total of ‘elven’. In this, people were put in the total and more specific breakdowns are shown only if the types are more specific/more specifically divulged upon by the individual.
…although you’ve made me realise that a standard elf is still specific in and of itself (and it would be MNe.elf, probably…), so you’ve punched a hole in my categorisation system, well done! x_x High-res >

    In the total of ‘elven’. In this, people were put in the total and more specific breakdowns are shown only if the types are more specific/more specifically divulged upon by the individual.

    …although you’ve made me realise that a standard elf is still specific in and of itself (and it would be MNe.elf, probably…), so you’ve punched a hole in my categorisation system, well done! x_x

  1. Been counting the types of folk that have come through EDMC’s doors… These are the current statistics… (still a lizard pit) High-res >

    Been counting the types of folk that have come through EDMC’s doors… These are the current statistics… (still a lizard pit)

  1. silveth:

    mikhto:

    silveth:

    susitar:

    A therianthrope (therian) experiences therianthropy.

    An otherkin experiences… otherkinship? otherkinism? otherkinity? otherkin-ness?

    […]

    […]

    I think it was mostly a grammar question, not a label question.

    >_>

    source: susitar
  1. silveth:

    susitar:

    A therianthrope (therian) experiences therianthropy.

    An otherkin experiences… otherkinship? otherkinism? otherkinity? otherkin-ness?

    I sent a reply to this, but I wanted to comment a little further -

    Otherkinism sounds like a religion, which it ain’t.

    Otherkinity just sounds really weird to me. I don’t even know what “real” word this was formed in parallel from. (unlike “—ism”, which at least understand where it came from.)

    Otherkinship sounds… I dunno… bland? Weird, anyway. Not like what I am/have/am experiencing.

    I picked Otherkin-ness as best-fit for that kind of abstract noun place in a sentence, if I’m not allowed to say “experiences … being otherkin”, but really, I don’t think we have a good one.

    (Do we need one? I don’t know.)

    I’ve personally never really cared for such a label. Besides, I don’t really consider myself experiencing otherkin as a broad term, just that I experience ‘elf’/elvennness/whatever (I think that one has multiple possible writings too), and that just categorically lies in otherkin.

    source: susitar
  1. new game

    silveth:

    childofstarlight:

    frameacloud:

    mathgender:

    go to a random wikipedia article and replace the first noun of the first sentence with “My gender”.

    "My gender is a heavy metal compilation album by various artists, released as a heavy metal tribute album to Frank Sinatra."

    "My gender is an extensible, modular, component-based C++ simulation library and framework, primarily for building network simulators."

    My Gender is “Dark Reign" (a computer game).

    My gender is the seventh full length album by Swedish metal band Entombed.

    Uh.

    Otay.

    (I misread the “rules” there for a second and thought I was going to get to say “My gender is Morning Star.”)

    My gender is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 151 games in the National Hockey League. 

    source: mathgender
  1. Intro/Feedback text complete for Darkfang Archive. I just need to get the right screenshots and diagrams to finish. It should be posted this week. :)