Icons! First in a long while. And a whole bunch, too.

1-13: A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones)
14-23: Avatar ASOIAF sorting icons
24-45: Buffy/Angel ASOIAF sorting icons
46-51: Doctor Who ASOIAF sorting icons

Did not do everyone, mostly because of a lack of energy and/or inspiration. Maybe someday.

51 icons, mostly crossover )
All right! Next round of the party (tourney?). Say farewell and mourn (or don't) for Maglor, Maeglin, Ambarussa, Celegorm, Fingolfin, Turin, Aredhel, Thingol, Dexter Morgan, Sam Winchester, Brian Moser, L, Katara, Deb Morgan, Zuko, Owen Harper, Catelyn Tully-Stark, Doran Martell, Lyanna Stark, Eddard Stark, Meera Reed, Theon Greyjoy, Arianne Martell, Gerold Dayne, Tywin Lannister, Genna Lannister, Asha Greyjoy, Bronn, Margaery Tyrell, Tyrion Lannister, Joffrey Baratheon-Lannister, and Gregor Clegane.

NEXT ROUND. After the killer matchups last round, I think this one should be much easier, for the most part. I think. Remember: vote for the ones you think will win, not just the ones you like best!

WILL THE REAL SLIM SHADY PLEASE STAND UP )

AND NOW: THE MATCHUPS.

[Poll #1716004]

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[Poll #1716007]
...this will probably be the first of two posts today, the other one for the top 10 meme and possible a few other things. BUT TO START. This is March Madness Lise's Journal Edition, and for the most part I kept things the same as last year, because there are enough new faces to make it worth it, I feel, with one small alteration. I combined the elf brackets (Sindar and Noldor) and threw in a TV/video media bracket; I also added Martells to the Stark bracket and Tyrells to the Lannister bracket.

...and I'm not providing Wikipedia links this year, I'm sorry. Or summaries, thus far, though that may change when we get down to fewer rounds.

I encourage everyone to vote! And to vote not just for who you like more but for who would actually win, if at all possible. P.S.: these fights are to the death, so just be aware that they're not just leaving. Although you can think that way if it makes you feel better.

Without further ado:

THE PARTY DON'T STARK TILL I WALK IN )

And here we go with the faceoffs, generated by the randomizer (SO DON'T BLAME ME)

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[Poll #1715097]

[Poll #1715098]

LET THE GAMES BEGIN. CAMPAIGNING IS WELCOME. AND ENCOURAGED.

P.S. that cut text was a typo. I left it in. Also contrary to popular belief, I do have things to do? I'm just...not doing them.
Dear Diary, is it weird that I kind of like to travel? And I don’t mean just going places, but the getting there too. Especially airplanes. I actually kind of like airplanes. Maybe it is the long time without any distraction. I tend to get a lot done.

On the other hand, then there are days like yesterday, where we sit in a plane for an hour and a half only to have to change planes because of a lightbulb (!) and consequently depart two hours behind schedule. And that is why all the things I wanted to have done before the new year are…not done before the new year.

And I am home! First things first, I suppose - a (somewhat belated) VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR to all of you on my flist, and I hope this year is much better than last, no matter how your last year was. In other words, exactly what all you lovely people deserve.

Are you ready for this devastatingly longass meme? (First of...oh, three, actually.)

Stories Written (and posted): 153
Breakdown by Fandom (Top Five Only)
  • Supernatural: 29
  • Death Note: 25
  • Silmarillion: 22
  • Avatar: the Last Airbender: 15
  • Doctor Who: 14

Longest Story Written (oneshot) : I Will Follow You Into the Dark at 7115 words.
Shortest Story Written (and posted): The Beautiful at 112 words.

oh how I can talk about myself sometimes )



Other notes: Yuletide was overall disappointing in terms of finding stories I really wanted to read, but I have a few recs that I'll post when I'm not deluging the place with memes and a half, and: 

How to Lose Friends and Influence People | for [livejournal.com profile] sargent_snarky | Silmarillion | Curufin doesn't know what to do with his son half the time.
Beginnings | for [livejournal.com profile] sakru909 | Death Note | The boy, his social workers said, was...peculiar.
Milo's Tollbooth | for [livejournal.com profile] firebluespinel | The Phantom Tollbooth | Milo returns.

For those of you I still owe presents - those will also be up, as soon as possible! (And to those watching my fic journal...there's going to be a bit of a deluge in the next couple days. I'm terribly sorry. >> 

I have also realized that I should make a list of the fic I've written that's inspired by other fic. Because there are a few.

This hasn't happened for a while...

Assorted things of all kinds in here. A couple (okay, two) Jerk/Bitch icons, a bunch of the Keep Calm parody things that I just discovered because I am always late on the bandwagon, some Doctor Who, some Supernatural, some other things entirely.

More specifically:

1-5: Avatar: the Last Airbender
6-11: Keep Calm parodies (for various)
12-14: Jerk/Bitch icons
15-18: Doctor Who
19-21: various
22-23: requested by [livejournal.com profile] pashchan (and variation)
24-33: Supernatural (Sam, specifically)
34-36: more Doctor Who

a fair amount of silliness here lies. please forgive me. )

Also my computer is still freezy and stupid-like-ass and it's making me unreasonably, ridiculously cranky. Awesome.
For [livejournal.com profile] atlaland. What it says on the tin subject:



So one of my favorite parts of Avatar: the Last Airbender is the facial expressions of the characters. They are so fantastically exaggerated in hilarious ways, but not all the time for everything - there are just certain moments where expressions on faces are so priceless that words are hardly even needed. Here's some picspam of some of my favorite season one facial expression moments. Not all that much to say here.

onward! image heavy )


(Yes, other LJ friends, this does mean you get a doublepost. :D)
minviendha: (*blink*)
( Aug. 20th, 2010 12:56 pm)
I don't usually look very actively for fanvids, but every so often they turn up and I like them. A lot. All may do contain spoilers, so be warned for that. May be updated as I find more/actually start looking.

Avatar: the Last Airbender
Paper Planes - MIA by thedeadparrot (DW). Toph! The sync is awesome, and while I'd never have thought of this song for Toph it actually works pretty well.


Code Geass
Life's Gonna Suck - Denis Leary by CaramellNeko. Just...ridiculous. I loled.

Viva La Vida - Coldplay by rinir10010. Okay, I imagine it's the most overly fanvidded song ever, but I like this one! And it fits so many characters very nicely. And this one is well put together, I think; I like the way it was executed.

You Know My Name - Chris Cornell by Kagatoamv. Again, well put together, with a different tone.


Death Note
Thnks fr th Mmrs - Fall Out Boy by 3lgoonishive. Intense!!! A little more frenetic in terms of cutting than perhaps I would prefer, but it fits both song and series, so it works. Oh, it works.


Doctor Who
I Can't Decide - Scissor Sisters by agentthreeseven. The Master and this song may have been one of my favorite parts of the end of Series Three. And someone did me a service of setting all the best Master scenes to this song. Therefore.

Anyone on my flist have any recommendations?
Firstly: I just got my first filling ever. My mouth feels funky. Secondly, I has a question, based off of a meme that happened a while ago: what TV Tropes would you use to describe yourself? I'm honestly curious. What would people say?

(I know for said meme I got Adorkable, which probably works fairly well, olololol.)

P.S. How did I not know that this existed? GUYS THIS IS LIKE. MY LIFE. OR AT LEAST MY KINKS. L-look awwww.

And now, brought to you by my love of picspam and Avatar:

TOP FIVE MOST FAVORITEST AVATAR EPISODES
(WITH PICTURES!)


Fair warning that I A) adore Zuko to ridiculous degree, he's in here a lot and B) I...have no idea what was going to go here. ONWARD.

image heavy. also babble heavy. And spoiler heavy, to those it matters to. )

AND NOW BACK TO WHAT I WAS DOING. NAMELY: NOTHING. :D
AHAHAHAHAHA thiiiiis. A brainwashed flounder, seriously, I think I am going to die. Happily.

In other arenas, it is time for linkspam!


Sir, I salute you.

There will be picspammy later.

ICONS.
1-15: ASOIAF (with two Death Note crossover)
16-21: Sailor Elves
22-29: Death Note (L/Light)
30-59: Avatar: the Last Airbender
+1 L/Light graphic

coming back like a prodigal son )

Day #8 - Character you look like the most
Idk, actually. The thing about having short, nondescript colored hair is that it's hard to pick a character who really looks like you. Maybe Light, actually; I might be able to cosplay as him without too much effort, is the way I think of it. Other than that...I honestly do not know. >.> Lame answer is lame.

Day #8 - Your favorite villain
Scar, obviously. Do I really need to explain? He's charismatic and ambitious and terrible and he's voiced by Jeremy fucking Irons. That is all, really. I don't think I know anyone who dislikes Scar. ...of course, someone's going to come and prove me wrong, but shhh. Although...Frollo is also a fantastic villain. And so deliciously creepy. "Hellfire" is, easily, the best villain song Disney has ever made ever. ...oh wait, that's a later answer, isn't it?

those parts to come: everyfandom )

those parts to come: Disney )

In conclusion, the Code Geass soundtrack is awesome.
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