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geraineon

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she/her; 30+, aroace, fujo

I'm into #anime (recent: Gundam: The Witch from Mercury), #danmei (recent: Panguan; A Sword of Frost), #games (current: Honkai Star Rails; Genshin Impact), SFF books (recent: The Traitor Baru Cormorant; Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang)

Boosts/likes =/= I am in this fandom/know this media/like this media.

I generally only boost posts with pictures if alt-text is included

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Time for the usual daily #anime #manga #DecRecs, and today I'm gonna rec Pandora Hearts by Mochizuki Jun.

Japan loves Alice in the Wonderland, and this is another tale with a twist on it. Our main character, Oz Vesalius, was told that his entire existence was a sin during his coming of age ceremony and was banished into the Abyss where creatures called Chains exist. He meets Alice, one of the Chains in the Abyss, made a contract with her to help her regain her lost memories and then together they bust out of the Abyss into the surface/normal world and found out that ten years have passed.

It's very hard to describe the plot... But the series starts off immediately intriguing, and there are lots of mysteries to unfold. Also, there are lots of heartaches and paaain... But the ending is satisfying, imo. And the art is very pretty.

I'd recommend not watching the anime until after you read the manga because the anime is not great (please, someone, readapt it) but the music is great (well, it's Yuki Kajiura) and the cast is A+.

You can buy vol 1 here: https://yenpress.com/titles/9780316237383-pandorahearts-vol-1

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And of course I managed to touch my nails on things after painting them lol

Anyway it's fine because I can tear the colors off later

geraineon, to random
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Time for ep 23!

18+ geraineon,
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"is there anyone in this world with such wonderful qinggong?"

IN COMES AH FEI. Best timing.

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I want to walk out to absorb the sun but there's no sun because it's raining

geraineon,
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... nvm, I am SEAsian! a little bit of rain is like nothing

I'm just gonna walk out anyway

geraineon, to random
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I've done this back on twitter before, but here is a whole different thing and I guess I'm always weak to meme anyway:

On a scale between intimidating (10) and approachable (1), how do I rate?

(Absolutely don't feel like you have to reply though!)

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Went out today for the sun and to smell the books. There was a pop up art booth, and I ended up talking for about half an hour with the artist because I said, "that's a cute Tartaglia!"

Ahahaha. Now I have her genshin username? Idk if I can add ppl by username

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Anyway, I bought books. Idk where I will have the space for them but that's why I have space under my bed

geraineon,
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Having random fandom talk with strangers is nice. Haven't really had that experience in a while.

Maybe I should just wear more fandom stuff. Bring out my itabags. Hang all my keychains.

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Because of YYH live action making me think of YYH, I might have to go back to ffnet for my Kurama/Yomi fix...

(One sided Yomi > Kurama, really)

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and now I'm done with the Narzissenkreuz Ordo quest line!

geraineon, to random
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Maybe I'll just chuck it under

Okay. Everything that is not live posting about the game while I'm playing it will be

(But then I need to change how I do genshin impact too... as random genshin talk, for stuff live posting about game events? Yeah, let's do that)

RE: https://sakurajima.social/notes/9n5gu8t7zl

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This is so you can mute my nonsense!

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... I need to go reread that fic with Jing Yuan x Blade and consensual snuff (but first I need to find it again)

geraineon,
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also JING YUAN, YOU HAVE BAD TASTE IN BOYFRIENDS

Please just go date Luocha or something, and you can play 4d chess with each other all the time ok? ok?

or go date Welt. Uncle Welt is very stable.

geraineon,
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I need a tag for when I am just yelling random nonsense about HSR (mostly Jing Yuan)

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Time for today's #anime #DecRecs! The theme is death games (voice actor bias edition):

  1. Death Parade
    Description: After death, there is judgment, which takes place in a bar. Recently dead people arrives at this bar to play dangerous games against each other to earn a chance at reincarnation, or be doomed to damnation. Through these games, their nature is revealed and their recent past and relationship with each other unfolds. The people who "work" there are called Arbiters, and their job is to judge these games.

This has my favourite Maeno Tomoaki voice type. Deep. DEEP! It's eargasm (for me, I hope for you too) to listen to him talk. Also, the op theme is such a banger with a very fun video!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjjTMNDZi-A

https://myanimelist.net/anime/28223/Death_Parade

  1. Deadman Wonderland
    Description: Ganta is thrown into a for-profit prison where the prisoners are made to play extremely dangerous games to earn points to exchange for an antidote they have to take regularly to counteract the poison from a collar placed on them. Losing games also may mean losing parts of yourself (literal organs). He must somehow try to survive and at the same time, find out more about this mysterious person in red who was present during the murder of his entire class that he was framed for.

I do like death games, but to be honest, I am biased because this anime has a memorable Ono Daisuke character. So tragic, so beautiful. I love him and also his crazy obsessive stalker prison guard (Morikawa Toshiyuki).

MAL: https://myanimelist.net/anime/6880/Deadman_Wonderland

geraineon, to random
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I haven't been paying attention to the train stations. I think I missed mine... HAHAHA brb I need to retrace

geraineon, to random
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I don't understand this achievement 😂

geraineon, to random
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Saw a comment about hiding long posts under CW on other account... Maybe I'll do that moving forward too. But what is long, really? 🤔

(Something more than a paragraph?)

geraineon,
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@anianimalsmoe I didn't think of that because it's fine on mine ahaha. I am not even on any clients... Feel a lil bad for my recent kinda long posts with my dec recs

geraineon,
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@capriciousvisage so you prefer posts split out into a thread, rather than have it all in one post?

There's an auto-expand CW option (but that also means CW will not work anymore for potentially triggery things on your timeline for you)

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@xieliansbignaturals I honestly think calling it a content warning is the issue here hahaha. If it's called a content cut/collapse wrapper or whatever, there will be a lot less discourse around its usage.

Someone else said 3 paragraphs too, and another said mastodon limit of 500 words. Which seems around 3 paragraphs imo

I might do a poll later

geraineon,
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@xieliansbignaturals content warning has a heavier connotation to it, I think. (Idk if you were here for the content warning discourse of November 2022 fedi 😂)

Some feel that it cheapens the use of CW when it's not stuff that are trigger warning worthy (usually sex, racism), some think putting some stuff under content warning makes that thing they put under content warning to be something shameful (e.g., food), because it's a warning

That's why I think maybe if it's called something different, it might not have led to as much discourse? (Personally, I think muting terms and hashtags work better if I wanna avoid stuff)

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@testing haha I'm quite sure kbin social is a lot more permissive than sakurajima social so that's not surprising. When I get home I'll take a look at well.

Hm. Upvote should translate to a like, or a boost?

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@xieliansbignaturals what is your client? My web interface of sharkey automatically shortens posts so it's not an issue for me.

And I come from LJ history, where cuts are basically cut for length so I think it instinctively makes sense to me, hahaha.

Speaking of spoilers, do you prefer CW or do you prefer tags?

(Also you can turn off boosts for specific people only, I think!) @capriciousvisage

geraineon,
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@capriciousvisage ah, thank you for clarifying!

geraineon,
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@capriciousvisage @xieliansbignaturals I think that kinda gets into how there is no standards to what gets described in a CW.

"CW: long post" says absolutely nothing, while "CW: long post, anime recommendations, Gankutsuou" is better.

But there's also character limit to CW description...

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@capriciousvisage @xieliansbignaturals and there's no way to CW part of a post so we gotta do creative things like put stuff in different posts...

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@testing weirdly, my kbin reply doesn't appear here at all... did you have to tag ppl while replying on there?

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Tomorrow's Dec Recs is either gonna be bread or death games, I think

geraineon, to random
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There's a TTRPG based on SEA here!

#TootSEA

RE: https://sakurajima.social/notes/9n1zl5hh54

18+ geraineon, to random
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Lol, I got promoted to the Board of Directors and immediately got embroiled in a scandal because of my 1 x Notoriety card. Amazing

geraineon, to random
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Bye firefish hello Sharkey and lol all the achievements like on Misskey. It's certainly a loading faster now though so that's great!

Thank you @chikorita157

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Went out to Seafood City for my biweekly-ish groceries. Meats with cuts I use and also vegetables I eat! And there's also food there to tapau home. There was also a Filipino bakery around the corner so I tapau-ed some stuff there too.

My fav places to shop at: Vietnamese markets, Filipino markets

Another food station with dishes that go with rice and other main meals, like pancit palabok, laing, dinuguan, pork and chicken skewers, etc.

geraineon,
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My housemate got introduced to mykuali instant noodles and now she wants 10 each time. Ahaha

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Woke up today and found blahaj zone and sakurajima social down so I just spent time off social media, which was nice, I guess. Glad sakurajima is back

geraineon,
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@irfan moving to sharkey dec 9th, and uptime is pretty good. usually if it's down, it's down for less than half a day and it's only been down twice so far.

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@irfan Ah, is your partner into JP media? Because ss is kinda focused on that (though I do post a bit rojak).

geraineon,
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@irfan Yeah, it's not compulsory to be creating content, though I'd encourage participation though! Ppl on this instance and sister instances are nice.

geraineon,
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@testing having multiple alts is useful! Haha. I don't have most ppl followed on my kbin so I just decided to take a social media break 😆

geraineon,
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@testing Haha, I can see that. Hm, I should port all the accounts I'm following to my kbin as a backup too

geraineon,
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@testing interesting... is it because of instance blocks or something else?

geraineon,
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@testing I just tested following both my accounts and yeah, I didn't get a follow request on blahaj zone where i restricted following.

geraineon,
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@testing Yeah, I started getting a few really weird follows and wanted to stop that so I restricted.

kbin has improved since I first signed up definitely!

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idk if i can sleep tonight given my 5 hour nap, but probably shouldn't ruin my sleep-wake cycle. Gonna attempt to nap again for a few hours. Gnight fedi!

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Recent conversations about Chinese culture reminded me of the pleasure I had this morning to talk about Ching Ming during a workplace Holiday/Thanksgiving zoom event.*

Idk if it's strange, but I actually enjoy Ching Ming. It's low stakes family gathering with food at the end of it.

Ref: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qingming_Festival

*90% of my workplace is remote, so many of our workplace events are over Zoom or Teams

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