Funny christmas party pictures

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2019.12.05 17:13 WaggyTails DieHardIsAXmasMovie

Are you watching Die Hard this Christmas? Every Christmas? Post pictures of your festive movie party! It's not holiday season right now, but feel free to post anything Die Hard related.
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2017.03.08 19:45 1RedReddit Theresa May Memes

Theresa May Memes
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2015.02.06 00:45 Popkorn A place to post funny videos, GIFs, Pictures, and Stories of toys getting broken.

A place to post funny videos, GIFs, Pictures, and Stories of toys getting broken.
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2023.03.30 19:23 RedoX08 Storytime - 7 years in, I've reached PEAK Satisfaction in this game today

I'm gonna start with the wholesome setup to the story, so you guys can experience the satisfaction in-depth with me:
Just happened to meet a funny, non-toxic teamplayer in C1 comp 2v2 and we decide to party up for some more. In the next game one of the enemies leaves real quick and the other one beggs us not to bump him and be respectful. We suggest to 1v1 him and change player after every goal, which delights him (although we proceed to obliterate him, admitting he was only gold in 1s 😀). We ask him if he's up to a 3v3, have a nice game together and he leaves afterwards. So the two of us continue playing 2s and go on an unmatched winning streak of ~7 games without a single loss. I am about to take a break, when he asks to playon until he reaches C2 - which he has never hit before. I agree and we win two more matches, finally facing the promotion game. This is where the REAL story takes place.
About 30s in, game being tied 1:1, he says "sorry I might get kicked". 2s later, he's afk. The opponents immediately take their chance and switch to the most toxic, bumping playstyle known to mankind. I accept my faith, don't really tryhard anymore and even make a lil' love with my afk teamm8. 1min later, when the scoreboard shows 1:5 I ask them kindly if they were up for a 1v1 with switching players after every goal. They proceed to trashtalk me and deny it, reasoning one of them had to carry the other one hard to get to champ. I refuse to ff because I don't wanna support their behaviour.
I focus again and manage to get one back to make it 2:5, 3min left. I fake the next kickoff, dodge a demo and dunk the attacker, launching the ball high midfield. Meanwhile my m8 reconnects, drives straight to the ball and aerials it in like a boss while I demo one of the rushing back defenders.
I guess it was at this moment, they knew, they f***** up. Next goal in favour of the enemies, but we manage to come back to an intense 7:6 win and we both rank up to C2 simultaneously.
What lifts me up most is that I even managed to score two fakegoals on the better one of them - one of them being the final goal. ♥️🥹
After the game I just typed "Well, karma served justice here" on which they replied "hooooooow is this even possible" and left. LOL.
PS. props to my dude Tavi - If you possibly manage to read this: you're a legend! Congratz on C2 again, well deserved.
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2023.03.30 19:21 McNauttt 33 [M4F] Looking for my last partner NC/online/anywhere

I’ll give you my resume.
I work in IT at a local University. I’m educated and make a good living. I think I’m good looking, you can judge for yourself there is a picture on my page. I can fix stuff and cook. I’m pretty funny (do stand up recreationally) and have a great family.
My interests are pretty broad. I like working on cars, playing guitar, anything art related, anime, comic books, basically anything nerdy, sports and video games.
I want kids and to make my own family.
If you think that I am someone you could possibly be interested in I’d love to hear from you.
I don’t care how far you are if there is a connection.
Women only please.
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2023.03.30 19:17 Unhappy-Strawberry-8 [USA-MN] [H] Niche Zero White - used once! [W] PayPal, Venmo

I bought a Niche Zero a few months ago thinking I'd like to have a single dose grinder for decaf. Since then I've only used it once. Turns out I don't drink decaf at night like I thought I would. I have original box. Apart from a grind or two, you won't know it isn't brand spanking new. Asking $625 plus shipping.
Pictures with timestamp
https://cyz7zh2s6w.imgur.com/all/?third_party=1
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2023.03.30 19:15 flattydaddy78 She coulda taken extacy but she did-ent 🥴

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2023.03.30 19:10 Hungry_Ad_2290 26 [M4F] NH/New England, LF LTR - Have you ever had a paranormal experience?

Hello! I’m 26 and looking for a serious long term relationship. I attached recent photos of me, as well as a cool photo of stuff I like 😊 I’d appreciate it if that is reciprocated if we hit it off.
Below is a list of stuff about me as well as things I like. If you think we’d get along shoot me over a message! (I get along with almost everyone, so bring your best banter!). Reddit sucks so if we hit it off I’d like to move it over to another app such as Discord.
If you can’t tell by the title, I do have a really interesting experience I’d like to share. I’d love to hear yours, if you’ve had any! Not sure what I believe in at this point in my life but it’s fun to chat about 👻
Here’s that little list 😌
I’m looking to meet someone to vibe and grow with. Taking it sow at first, of course. Nobody’s perfect.
I like to celebrate the little things—our imperfections, small moments, embarrassing (but funny) stories, and shit we’re afraid to talk about with others. No judgement or pressure here 😌 Life is more than fancy things and exotic trips. Although those are nice, too LOL.
I’m not going to ask for voice chats or pictures until you’re comfortable. I’m willing to share first, I think that’s fair.
Thank you for reading!! 😊
Me: https://imgur.com/a/wSTWHQC
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2023.03.30 19:09 Hungry_Ad_2290 26 [M4F] NH/New England, LF LTR - Have you ever had a paranormal experience?

Hello! I’m 26 and looking for a serious long term relationship. I attached recent photos of me, as well as a cool photo of stuff I like 😊 I’d appreciate if that is reciprocated if we hit it off.
Below is a list of stuff about me as well as things I like. If you think we’d get along shoot me over a message! (I get along with almost everyone, so bring your best banter!). Reddit sucks so if we hit it off I’d like to move it over to another app such as Discord.
If you can’t tell by the title, I do have a really interesting experience I’d like to share. I’d love to hear yours, if you’ve had any! Not sure what I believe in at this point in my life but it’s fun to chat about 👻
Here’s that little list 😌
I’m looking to meet someone to vibe and grow with. Taking it sow at first, of course. Nobody’s perfect.
I like to celebrate the little things—our imperfections, small moments, embarrassing (but funny) stories, and shit we’re afraid to talk about with others. No judgement or pressure here 😌 Life is more than fancy things and exotic trips. Although those are nice, too LOL.
I’m not going to ask for voice chats or pictures until you’re comfortable. I’m willing to share first, I think that’s fair.
Thank you for reading!! 😊
Me: https://imgur.com/a/wSTWHQC
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2023.03.30 19:06 FirstBreath1 I let a stranger take a picture of my family. Now he won't stop.

This story is about an innocent mistake that most people make. The names are all different but the details are the same. I know not everyone has the time to read it to the end. That’s fine. The key takeaway is simple. Never, ever let a stranger borrow your phone to take a picture. Just don’t fucking do it. Please. You’ll soon see why.
My little family of four woke up early one morning to go to the beach. My daughter and I had this running bet. Every time she slept in her own bed, she got a surprise, you know, a reward for being good. The first night it was ice cream, then a donut, then a toy. I was running out of incentives because she kept fulfilling her end of the deal. So being that it was the weekend, and the weather was nice, I thought it would be cool to get some sun in before the tourists arrived for the holiday.
Our plan worked like a charm. We got to the sand and pitched a tent in a quiet spot away from commotion. The waves lapped aimlessly against the shore. The water was crystal clear. Sofia built sand castles with pink plastic buckets and Joey gave the seagulls his best t-rex impression. The memory of Emma stretched out in a two-piece is burned so hot it’s like it’s branded. I loved those trips if for nothing else than to stare beneath the cover of my long sleeve SPF-shit swim shirt. I felt about as lucky as any other man in the world. Life was good.
We stayed there a little while. I thumbed through a book. Em scanned her phone. The kids joined forces to build a moat which kept (some of) the tide away. Eventually, foot traffic picked up along with the opening of a couple shops on the boardwalk. We got ready to leave. I knelt down go corral the toys when an unfamiliar voice called out -
“You have a beautiful family,” he exclaimed. “Truly. So blessed.”
I turned around to find my wife facing a stranger.
“Oh. Thank you!” She chirped back. “Yes… I think so too.”
We sat there a bit in awkward silence. He smiled. We smiled. He was older, maybe in his sixties or seventies. He wore black slacks and a white shirt, with one of those odd gray golf gaps that perched like a beret. He seemed ordinary enough. Friendly and all that jazz. He just wouldn’t go away.
“Oh. You should take a picture. You’ll want to remember this gorgeous day,” he quipped. “Family memories are so important. I keep albums for all my grandchildren.”
Emma’s ears perked at the suggestion.
“Oh yeah, you know Matt, we really haven’t had a good one in ages.”
I hung my head in solemn agreement.
“Guess you’re right.”
She groaned.
“My cell’s dead. Can you use yours?”
I rummaged through my bag and handed it over. The man quickly gave it back.
“Locked.”
I entered the code.
“Okay!” the stranger cheered. “Kids, smile like you mean it! Parents, too! Happy days! Say… tangerine!”
We laughed.
“Tangerine!”
And that was it. The entire encounter lasted about five minutes. The stranger delivered my phone and shook my hand. I thanked him. I threw it in my bag, gathered our stuff, and got the kids ready. We jetted to the car and beat the worst of the traffic back home. The rest of the day flew by with usual activities. Gymnastics and lunch with grandparents and birthday parties. One moment faded into the next and the topic of the odd stranger got lost.
The photo, however, came up again around dinner time.
Emma needed head-shots for work and remembered to remind me (hah) to send her the beach shot. I pulled out my cell and went through my messages. I couldn't find it at first. That's when I found something unfamiliar. There was one sent text to an unknown number from that same morning.
"Hey, hon.."
I pulled up the conversation history. A picture loaded. The four of us cheesed back at the camera from the shade of our umbrella. Luke had a bucket on his head. Sofia put two fingers behind her mom. I scanned through my other texts and there was nothing else out of the ordinary. But it was still, you know, weird.
My first reaction was to call the number. I dialed once and got a busy signal. I hung up and dialed again. Error message. I dialed a third time, got up, and started to pace.
“What?” Emma asked. “You alright?”
I knew she wouldn’t take it seriously. It was quite a leap at that point.
“This is going to sound weird.”
“What?”
“I think this guy texted himself a picture of us.”
She stared at me for a second. I stared back. Then she laughed.
“Dude,” she gasped. “Why? Why would anyone do that? We are not that interesting.”
I called the number again. This time it didn’t stop ringing.
“I know I sound paranoid. But, really. Look. I didn't send this text message and it's on my phone. The number is legit, like, it’s got our area code and everything.”
Emma rolled her eyes.
“Maybe he did it by accident,” she sighed. “He was old. He probably doesn’t know how to text.”
I wanted to press the topic. I hated the idea that someone could have access to my phone. I think anyone would. But it was late, and she was skeptical, and we only had minutes to talk before someone wanted a bottle or a juice or a snack or an episode of their favorite show. I pushed it to ‘Matt's future queue’ and fell back into routine.
The storm brought both kids into our bed sometime around midnight. I woke up to find my daughter climbing over my already snoring son. Sofia snuggled up beside me as rain pattered against the windowsill. I couldn’t say no. The kid had cuteness on her side and she hated bad weather. At least I wouldn’t need another surprise. I held her tight, and just as sleep seemed like it might be a possibility, the doorbell rang.
My heart skipped a beat.
We live pretty deep in the woods. Our nearest neighbor is about a mile away. My house isn't exactly the type of place you might expect a late night visitor. Sofia stared at me wide-eyed in the dark. My wife didn't stir. We waited in silence. The bell rang again.
I got up out of bed and looked for something clean to wear. I found a shirt on the floor and some socks in the hamper. I gave the baseball bat behind the dresser a good long look before deciding against it. Sof whined nervously.
“Stay here.”
I could tell that she was scared. I guess that sort of put me into super-parent mode. Dad the hero. Dad the protector. A whole lot of ego and not much else to back it up. I grabbed the bat on the way out and whispered back.
“I’ll be okay. Stay with Mama.”
The hallway outside our bedroom led to a staircase in front of the door. The bell rang again. I picked up my pace and hurdled down the steps as our visitor found the brass lion knocker attached to the frame.
Bam. Bam. Bam.
I took a breath and looked through the peephole.
The woman on my porch looked to be about twenty to twenty-five years old. She was blonde and pretty with hoop earrings and smeared makeup. I looked at her for a little while longer before doing anything. There was something about her eyes. She looked confused, or high, or something. So I kept the door closed.
“Can I help you?”
She knocked again. Then again. And again and again until the door shook and blonde hair thrashed back and forth across her face.
“Hello?” I shouted. “Hey! Can you stop?”
The knocking ceased.
“Oh. Hi.”
“Hello.”
“Can I help you?”
She paused. She smiled.
“Yes. I want to take a picture of you.”
My lungs deflated.
“What the fuck? No.”
She smiled.
“Please?”
“What are you talking about?” I snapped. “It’s the middle of the night. What are you doing here?”
She frowned.
“You let HIM take a picture.”
I didn’t answer. She rang the bell again. My blood pressure jumped.
“I’m going to need you to get the fuck off my property. Now. I’m calling the cops.”
She smiled. She stared at the little hole in the door for a full minute or two. Then she walked away silently.
As if nothing had ever happened.
The moment shook me. It took a while for the adrenaline to wear off. I thought about calling the police. I wondered what the hell to even tell them. I locked the doors and searched the rest of the house. I calmed down a little bit when it was empty. I went back upstairs to check on my family. Emma was stretched out with one arm around each kid. Thunder rumbled through the windows. They slept through the whole thing.
I pulled my phone from the charger. I wanted to message a friend for advice. That's when I noticed a new text. Just one. A picture of me standing in my boxers.
Someone was watching through the back window.
“See you soon,” it said.
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2023.03.30 19:04 tvchase THE GREATEST TRICK THE DEVIL EVER PULLED -- Part Five (1/2)

“Wrestling is linear. But these are not linear times…”
Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four
September 9, 2022 – The Fallout from Brawl Out
AEW is in crisis. Its champion and biggest star turned the world upside down three days prior. CM Punk is in exile, two titles are vacant, and three of the company’s founders have their futures in jeopardy. The landscape is pure chaos. Amidst that chaos, a villain strolls out to the stage with a big smile on his face.
MJF eats it all up… AEW’s greatest heel may have become its greatest face in one night. The live audience is jubilant to see him and he reciprocates, diving into them just as CM Punk had done, hugging Taz at the broadcast desk, wearing the jersey of that city’s football team.
Joy reverberates in his words once he grabs the microphone:
"BUFFALO, NEW YORK! THE DEVIL IS BACK! Now listen up Buffalo, first things first... Who's excited to see MJF? “Lord knows I am. Guys, I love Buffalo, New York, hell the greatest Quarterback of all time, Josh Allen is from Buffalo. Now, we're gonna get down to brass tacks a little bit here, okay? Last time you guys saw me I might've said some offensive stuff, I'm just being honest…
The fans strike up a loud chant: “YOU WERE RIGHT”
Now hear me out, hear me out, hear me out... Hold on g-- Seriously, I only have so much time allotted. Shut up. Please. Jesus. Alright listen... If there's one thing I know to be true, it's that right now you might think that we're in dark times, but we're not. What we need is leadership. And I can not think of one more person, more trustworthy than me! Now let me tell you a story: there was once a wise Jewish man, and his name started with a M. And when his people were meek and weak and they needed help, he split the sea wide open and he walked them straight to the promise land. Buffalo, I'm not telling you I'm Moses, that's ridiculous. I'M BETTER THAN MOSES! I'VE GOT TO WIN THAT WORLD TITLE BECAUSE MY NAME IS MAXWELL JACOB FRIEDMAN AND I'M BETTER THAN YOU...
“AND YOU KNOW IT!”, the crowd finishes for him. “Wild Thing” comes over the speakers and Jon Moxley walks through the crowd to the ring.
He stares down MJF then says: “You are absolutely full of crap.”
Crowd laughs a bit, but they also boo him some.
MJF:
"So let me get this straight, Jonathan. You think I'm not being sincere here in Buffalo, New York? In front of all these grotesque, poor, lard asses who have quite possibly the worst Football Team in the history of the United States of America? [MJF shed’s the jersey and wipes his ass with it] … Now Jon, I don't know if you're a little bit woozy considering you went to sleep on Sunday… [MJF mimes CM Punk's “Go To Sleep” pose]
But maybe you got a point. Maybe I don't care about AEW.... Maybe I don't care about these people... Maybe, just maybe I look at the World Title as nothing more than a bargaining chip that I can use for the bidding war of 2024. Maybe I take that title to a real Wrestling Company, WITH REAL FANS. And real wrestlers like my friend and hero 'The American Roller Coad-ster' Cody Rhodes. And – I'M HOLDING THE MICROPHONE YOU BUMS! KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT! And maybe, just maybe I get to work for a real boss, the only Khan in professional wrestling that's worth a damn; Jolly Old St. Nick. Because to quote the greatest wrestler of all time, and my personal hero, The Game: 'That is what's best for business.’”
Moxley:
"Dude. This is not the time, this is not the place, and I am in no mood. You need to leave this ring right now, or I will make you leave.
MJF stands toe-to-toe with Moxley before slithering out of the ring. Mox continues:
Hey, your theme music sucks by the way. Now Buffalo, New York. I am in no mood... I am pissed off. I am embarrassed. I am pissed off about a great many things. But none more so than the fact that I'm standing here without the AEW World Championship... The AEW World Championship represents passion for this sport! Passion for this business! It represents the passion of the guys and girls in the back, and the fans that fill the arenas and watch at home. Those three letters in the AEW World Championship, they represent heroes during a pandemic at a time where the world needed heroes. It represents the dream, the vision that we all had when we started this thing years ago, and we wanted to show the world just what wrestling could be. The AEW World Championship represents taking the dark and ugly side of this business and letting it die with another generation. The World Championship represents the freedom to be as great as you are willing to dare to be. The AEW World championship means being better than I was the day before. Even if it's just a little bit better. Even if nobody notices but me. That World Championship represents slaying demons. That World Championship represents EVERYTHING I LOVE ABOUT THIS BUSINESS!
But the fact remains: on Sunday, I lost. And that's on me, that's my fault. I made mistakes. I got pinned. That's on me. I missed the game winning shot. And I was supposed to be on vacation right now, like until about two days ago. But here's another chance to take another shot when the game's on the line. This Tournament of Champions is one hell of a shot. That's one hell of a big rock to push all the way to the top of the hill again. Chris Jericho, the greatest of all time. Bryan Danielson, the best pure wrestler to ever step foot into a ring, a better wrestler than I'll ever be. Darby Allin, Hangman Page, Sammy Guevara, three dudes all younger than me, faster than me, more naturally gifted than I could ever be. So yeah, that's a hell of a shot. But winners always want the ball when the game is on the line. The Ace always wants the ball. And I want the ball. So hell yeah, I'm gonna take the shot.
Cause this isn't just a time to win… This is a time to be a legend!
Moxley leaves to a furious ovation and has rallied the AEW fans back to reason and rationality. It’s only temporary though, and an unnerved mood persists. The message is delivered by Moxley, truly the Ace of the company… But it feels like it should’ve come from someone else and perhaps that someone else would have been there to deliver it if he wasn't turned away. Better yet, the situation may have been avoided entirely.
But then again, maybe the whole damn thing was inevitable all along.
January 4, 2016 - Tokyo
Following their tag win over CHAOS, Kenny Omega betrays and usurps the leader of Bullet Club, AJ Styles, at NJPW: New Year’s Dash.
"AJ Styles! My god, you can't be surprised, can you? You people, you can't be surprised. You at home you better not be surprised. You had this coming, AJ. We gave you the big matches, we gave you the big pay-per-views. We made you a star, we paid you like a star. While I struggled, while I starved, forcing myself to be a junior. Everybody called you a leader, everybody called you the boss. Well AJ, if you are the boss, I'm just gonna say it. You have now been fired.
The rest of the Bullet Club is initially in disagreement before coalescing around Kenny and ganging up on Styles. They leave with their former leader in a heap, but Kenny and the Young Bucks gather at ringside. The three of them return to the ring and continue the brutal assault on AJ Styles… They are still in the Bullet Club, but within that organization, henceforth they will be The Elite.
January 4, 2017 - Wrestle Kingdom 11
Having stormed through his first ever attempt in the tournament, Kenny Omega became the only gaijin to have ever won New Japan’s G1 Tournament and earned the right to challenge for the company’s top prize at WK11.
That night in the Tokyo Dome, Omega and Okada created magic in one of the greatest matches in wrestling history. On the same show, Bullet Club’s newest member debuts: Cody Rhodes. Frustrated with his position and his creative direction, Cody had requested and been granted his release from WWE the previous summer, Cody makes his way across the Pacific, sending shockwaves through the international wrestling landscape.
Despite this shot in the arm, Bullet Club is tested by the crushing defeat of its leader. Following his loss to Okada, Kenny steps away from wrestling to assess his future. When he returns after several weeks Cody had grown ambitious and plots in the background.
June 11, 2017 - Dominion
In a rematch of their classic from the start of the year at Wrestle Kingdom 11, Kenny Omega attempts to avenge his defeat and claim the IWGP Heavyweight Championship from Kazuchika Okada. Earlier in the night, Cody had grabbed a headset and proclaimed he wanted to face Okada himself.
Omega and Okada push each other over the limit even harder than before. Omega is taking inhuman punishment yet refuses to give up. Eventually, Cody makes his way down to the ring and attempts to throw in the towel for Kenny, but the Bucks stop him.
The timekeeper’s bell rings, marking it a 60-minute draw.
Afterward, the Elite debate whether it was a true act of mercy by Cody or a scheme for his personal goals
Cody storms Okada’s post-match press conference, where he mocks the champ, spits in his face, and challenges him for a title match.
May 16, 2017 - The Bet
Dave Meltzer quote-tweets a question asking if anyone could sell 10,000 tickets to a non-WWE show in America, to which he replies, “Not anytime soon.”
Cody takes note and responds: “I'll take that bet Dave… put The Bucks & I on the card & 3-months to promote”... Over the next year this grand dream between Cody and the Young Bucks will come to fruition.
July 1, 2017 - Returning the Favor
Cody unsuccessfully challenges Okada for the IWGP championship. Kenny comes to ringside and wants to throw in the towel just as Cody had tried weeks earlier. After the match, the two of them nearly come to blows backstage and Cody flips a table.
August 2017 - G1 Climax
Throughout the tournament, Bullet Club nears a boiling point. OG member Toma Tonga questions Omega’s leadership due to having his small inner circle of The Elite within the larger group. In the weeks and months to follow, Cody identifies Kota Ibushi as Kenny Omega’s weakest point and starts targeting him as a wedge to divide the Bullet Club and create chaos wherein he can ascend to power.
January 4, 2018 - Wrestle Kingdom 12
Looking to use a win over Ibushi as a flashpoint to take control of Bullet Club, Cody viciously mauls Kota in a singles match but can’t secure the victory. Frustrated that his plan failed, the next night at New Year’s Dash he launches a post-match assault on Ibushi. Cody and the rest of Bullet Club are wailing on Ibushi until Kenny rushes out to stop them… but the rest of Bullet Club can’t help feeling Kenny views his old tag partner as more important to him than they are. Cody’s plan bears fruit as Kenny makes a massive unforced error: he invites “Switchblade” Jay White to join Bullet Club and be a shot in the arm for the faction, only for White to betray him immediately and join CHAOS.
January 7, 2018 - Being the Elite #87
Camera follows the Elite as they are tense and nervous preparing for Wrestle Kingdom a few days earlier. It jumps to the group after New Year’s Dash, all gathered at a tense dinner conversation. To break the tension, Matt proposes a new gimmick for the group: “BTE IS DRUG FREE”... aka, Straight Edge… no one shoots it down, but they’re not thrilled either, and Cody hides his beer underneath the table.
The effort to relieve things fails, however, and Cody blurs the line between kayfabe and shoot, shouting for the cameraman to put the camera down. Then we get a fly-on-the-wall glimpse at him charging Kenny with always “turning everything into a bit”, disregarding the group, and heatedly asking him if he’s actually their leader before Kenny finally storms away from the table.
January 28, 2018 - Civil War
Jay White scores a massive upset at New Beginning and takes the IWGP United States Championship from Kenny Omega. After the bell, Hangman confronts Jay White and seeks to challenge for the title, but Kenny stops him. The Bucks and Cody rush to the ring, and Cody accuses their leader of stepping on Hangman’s moment. A violent argument ensues with Kenny shoving Matt Jackson to the ground.
Once the Elite have left the ring and Kenny is alone, Cody seizes the opportunity and hits Kenny with a CrossRhodes, initiating the Bullet Club Civil War. The only thing saving Omega from a brutal attack that night is Ibushi, who runs off Cody and returns the favor for his old friend and partner, reuniting the Golden Lovers after years of separation. Regardless, Cody’s plan is in full effect. Bullet Club is in disarray and if he is to take power, now is the opportunity.
In 944 days, Roman Reigns becomes world champion to begin his and the Bloodline's vice grip on WWE.
January 30, 2018 - Being The Elite #90
Cody, to the assembled Elite of Matt, Nick, Hangman, and Marty:
It isn’t my place, but you’ve known that guy for over ten years. I don’t get it, I’m sorry. Yeah, he’s a great wrestler, but leadership… Like I said, it’s action not position! That’s not acting like a leader! ‘Oh, you’re my second, you’re my second’... Who the F-CK are you seconds for? Nobody! The best tag team in the world! And Hangman, it’s your moment! He… He ruined it.
Bullet Club is fine… Bullet Club is fine.
Kenny & Ibushi go to visit the Bucks in their hotel room, Room 710… but we aren’t shown what happens next.
February 12, 2018 – Being the Elite #92
Cody floats around reassuring everyone: “Bullet Club is fine.” All of the guys have pure depression on their faces, but Cody continually gasses them up, telling the Bucks they’re ready for the jump to the heavyweight division and encouraging Marty to start up a Villain Club of his own. Later, Matt, Nick, and Marty are commiserating in a locker room prior to a Ring of Honor show when Hangman and Cody strut through the door.
Cody, smugly:
“Whew, look at that! Did you guys see [Hangman] kick the door down??”
He thinks a couple of surprises might cheer them up. The first, some new merch that says “Bullet Club is Fine” doesn’t do the trick, so he takes them for the second surprise: their new mascot, Bury the Drug-Free Bear. Using his best Sting voice, Cody introduces Bury as someone who will “shock the world” only for him to “fall on his f-ckin’ arse” like the Shockmaster did 25 years earlier.
Kenny tries to call Matt, but Cody sees the call coming through on the phone and declines it.
February 19, 2018 – Being the Elite #93
Cody maneuvers the Bucks around the Melbourne airport to keep them from running into Kenny. While traveling, Cody further drives the Ibushi wedge between Matt and the absent Kenny and plays up that Kenny only views the Bucks as a junior tag team. Later, Cody takes the brothers out to the zoo and to the movie theater as we see Kenny emotionally watching Casablanca on his phone.
The Bucks catch up with Tonga and the OGs backstage in a locker room where they try to make peace.
Matt:
“Alright guys, thanks for gathering here. Nick and I feel like there’s one important thing that we need to talk about… I think it’s kind of obvious, right? There’s a divide in the Bullet Club. It’s almost like there’s two entities all of a sudden. It’s like there’s Bullet Club BTE and Bullet Club OGs… Nick and I have been watching what you’ve been doing in Japan… holding down the fort, representing the Bullet Club, making the name proud. But we’ve been back at home in the US doing the same thing. There is no heat here. We love you guys. When we all say that catchphrase, when we say ‘Bullet Club is for life’, we mean it. It’s not just a catchphrase, okay? There’s no heat here. The only heat is between two individuals: Cody and Kenny.”
Tonga:
“Cody is right. Bullet Club is fine.”
The two groups shake hands, then Cody enters the locker room, surprised to see everyone together:
“Did somebody call a meeting? I didn’t call a meeting…”
In strolls Kenny.
Kenny: So there he is. The snake in the grass. Three-star savior. Hey Cody.
Cody: Did you see the sign outside? It says 'Bullet Club'.
Kenny: That's right, and I AM THE LEADER.
They start brawling and the others can barely keep them apart.
Cody:
Touch me and I'll sue! Touch me and I'll sue!!
Cody throws a chair that barely misses Kenny and the Bucks.
Matt and Nick look at each other, devastated at what’s become of the group.
February 25, 2018 - Being the Elite #94
Matt Jackson is on a plane traveling between shows, doing the same thing as Kenny from the previous episode: watching Casablanca.
For those who haven't seen it, the story at the heart of the film is a love triangle: cynical club owner Rick, his first love Ilsa, and her rebel husband Laszlo, enhanced by a background of espionage and war with the local police chief, Renault, at the crossroads of the entanglements.
It’s foreshadowing the story to come. In the film, Rick and Ilsa had a passionate love before the events on screen, but they split up and Ilsa then wound up with her now-husband Laszlo, a Czech rebel carrying vital documents for the resistance against Nazi Germany. Rick and Ilsa reunite and rekindle their romance until Rick – knowing she’s better off with her husband – convinces Ilsa to leave with Laszlo before local authorities catch them. Rick stays behind, killing the evil Major Strasser who was attempting to stop the married couple from escaping Casablanca. Renault, who has been playing both sides (Germans and Resistance) up to this point, is touched by Rick's sacrifice. Other policemen arrive and see Strasser's dead body. Rather than identify Rick as the culprit, Renault instructs the cops to "round up the usual suspects"... And of course, that classic line provides the name of the film The Usual Suspects, from which Punk, and MJF, and Don Callis have all quoted the final line:
"The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was making you believe he doesn't exist."
The Usual Suspects is a tale of a mysterious crime lord who manipulates and controls multiple criminals to achieve his ultimate goal and get away scot-free. It is tightly designed so that if you rewatch it knowing the ending, you realize and notice dozens of things you missed on the first viewing.
As Casablanca ends, Rick says to Renault: "I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship", implying that if they work together, they can get away with almost anything…
This BTE episode ends with the group all in Japan. The Bucks approach Kenny and Ibushi to have a conversation, but Kenny doesn’t have time for them. Later that night at the event, Cody pulls the Bucks into a hallway and implores them to listen to the promo Kenny is cutting in the ring at that exact moment, where he declares the Golden Lovers the greatest tag team in the world. Cody pushes them to go handle it. The Young Bucks go to the ring while Cody flashes a devilish smile.
Matt:
From this day forward, my brother and I have decided to move up and compete in the heavyweight tag team division.
It puts them directly in opposition with the Lovers. Kenny and Ibushi confront them backstage, but the Bucks don’t take anything from him, saying they’ve always been there to support him but it’s never been returned. All those times they were there to pick Kenny up off the mat, where was Ibushi?
March 5, 2018 - BTE #95
In Vegas, Matt and Nick are in the dressing room talking when Bury the Drug Free Bear enters and seems desperate to tell them something. Bury is about to remove the head to his costume when Hangman bursts in. He is angry with Matt for not helping him during his confrontation with Joey Ryan the week prior. Cody enters and asks Bury why he hasn't got his Bullet Club shirt on and pulls him away to get changed. Everyone looks confused and Matt wonders what the bear was trying to tell them.
Cody is in the production studio and calls Nick over to suggest that Matt is holding him back and that he should consider wrestling in singles matches, but Nick looks unconvinced. Later that night, Cody is in the ring celebrating with Brandi and Bury after his match. As Cody goes to hug Bury, the bear pushes him to the floor. Standing over a prone, confused Cody, Bury removes his costume head to reveal Kenny Omega ,who knocks out Cody with a knee strike as the fans go wild.
Cody is demented after the match:
“What a time. What a time to be involved in this great sport… Everybody’s eyes in this sport are fixed on New Orleans, on Supercard of Honor… my very first encounter with Kenny Omega. So wouldn’t that be enough? As a professional… that feather in your cap, that everybody is talking about your match, that everybody wants to see your match, that you have stolen the [Wrestlemania] weekend from the rich and you have given it to the poor… wouldn’t that be enough?
So why the… escalation? Why come to Las Vegas? … You’re supposed to be the best wrestler in the world! A hero! You’ve got a bag full of them [match rating] stars, well I have a book full of dates, full of cities, full of towns, because I’m not a hero once a month! I’m a hero every single night!
Perception is no longer reality. Reality is reality.
And the reality is that I am the leader of the Bullet Club… that I am the hero in this story.
March 20, 2018 – BTE #97
Just like he did with Nick previously, Cody sequesters Matt and says his brother has been holding him back and he needs a singles push.
In Japan, Kenny records a message to the Young Bucks apologizing, saying how Cody has gotten into everyone’s heads and divided the group, and hopes to make amends… Unbeknownst to him, Cody has Nick’s laptop so he intercepts the message and edits it down to an insulting challenge. Matt is enraged, but Nick is suspicious.
March 25, 2018 – The Elite Fight It Out
In Los Angeles at NJPW: Strong Style Evolved, the Golden Lovers face the Young Bucks in a deeply personal grudge match. After a brutal, back-and-forth war where the Lovers emerge victorious, Kenny attempts to bury the hatchet. Nick accepts the olive branch, but Matt refuses to shake Kenny’s hand. Cody hits the ring and berates Matt for eating the pin during the match. When Nick intervenes, Cody spins around and shoves him to the ground.
Later in the locker room, Cody comes in to ask what happened out there. The Bucks are challenging him for his actions, but Cody shouts them down, saying he thought it was Kenny in the ring and that he would never do such a thing to them. Cody apologizes profusely and leaves.
Nick:
“I don’t think we can trust this guy.”
April 7, 2018 – Supercard of Honor XII
With the leadership of Bullet Club at stake, Kenny Omega and Cody Rhodes square off in a hard-hitting match. Having grown wary of Cody and his schemes, the Bucks come down to the ring and decide to attack Cody. They launch double superkicks… but Cody ducks and the kicks land on Omega, allowing Cody to hit his finisher and claim the win. Matt and Nick attempt to explain, but Kenny refuses to listen.
In the backstage area, Cody is ecstatic at wresting control of Bullet Club away from Kenny. He wants to celebrate, but the Elite leave the dressing room and leave Cody sitting alone in his ring gear, sweaty, bloody, with a black eye and a gym towel draped around his shoulders, looking starkly similar to another guy post-match four years later…
June 4, 2018 – BTE #105
After a busy summer in which Cody and the Bucks have assembled the looming All In event, Matt and Nick try establishing lines of communication with Kenny in Japan. Ibushi implores him to reconcile with his old friends but he’s reluctant. Cody is obsessed with running a Senate election campaign in Texas and practices his speeches in bathroom mirrors, but it almost sounds like he’s talking to his stablemates. Meanwhile, a package that Matt and Nick sent him weeks ago has been collecting dust the whole time. Ahead of his fourth match with Kazuchika Okada, Kenny decides to open the package…
June 9, 2018 – Omega vs Okada IV
Everyone is in Japan for the big Dominion show. Hangman approaches Cody and asks what the plan is for tonight. Cody looks sullen and calls off whatever he had been plotting to ruin Omega’s big night.
Kenny triumphs in possibly the greatest match in wrestling history, claiming the IWGP heavyweight championship. He reunites with the Young Bucks afterward, and it’s revealed that in the package are Golden Elite shirts, honoring the pact they made in Hotel Room 710 at the start of the year.
Cody approaches the locker room with congratulatory gifts for Kenny and to make peace, but he stops short and leaves them outside the door.
July 7, 2018 – Debts Are Settled in San Francisco
At the G1 Special NJPW show, Cody challenges Omega for the IWGP championship. After a war with Kenny emerging in triumph, the Elite gather and celebrate… until the Bullet Club OGs attack them in retribution for the dysfunction and strife they’ve brought to the group over the previous two years. Cody returns to the ring and is given a chance to brutalize Kenny, but instead he defends him and rejoins the Elite in full.
Over the coming months, Cody, Kenny, Matt, Nick and Hangman solidify themselves as a core group leading up to:
September 1, 2018 - All In
By far the greatest triumph in indie wrestling history, the show was a massive success both at live gate and on PPV, wildly exceeding all expectations. In its main event, Cody wins the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, the same world title his father had claimed 31 years earlier.
After this monumental night, the Elite ceded the war for control of Bullet Club to the OGs and stepped away from the group, turning their attention to the establishment of something new entirely: All Elite Wrestling. This new national promotion came into being on January 1, 2019, and at its forefront was the core group of five. As the inaugural and omnipresent face of the company, Cody’s claim to AEW gold is surely just a matter of time.
May 25, 2019 -- Double or Nothing
AEW holds its first event ever.
In 944 days, on the Christmas episode of Rampage, Cody claims his final championship in AEW.
August 31, 2019 -- All Out
As the clock strikes midnight, Chris Jericho pins Hangman Adam Page to become the first AEW World Champion.
In 944 days, Cody Rhodes rises onto the WrestleMania stage and returns to WWE.
November 6, 2019
Allied with his friend, protege, and personal recruit to AEW, Maxwell Jacob Friedman, the public face of AEW prepares to challenge for the world championship of the company he helped build. He seems destined for it, it’s damn near his birthright, and yet there are whispers he’s only in position to claim it through politics.
Cody:
“Eddie Graham... Cowboy Bill Watts... The American Dream Dusty Rhodes... For the cold and sterile historians of our business, there's an air of controversy that surrounds them, it's from the simple fact that those men were also, in addition to being competitors... they were management. Not unlike myself. And for the last year I've told everybody: every podcast, every radio, every correspondent. I've shouted it off the rooftops how proud I am of AEW, how proud I am of the all-inclusive nature, of the schedule, of the pay, of the fact that we will listen. This! This is Ellis Island for a professional wrestler! This is freedom! So, when I hear the same criticism attached to my name for being management and being in a title match… I can't not hear it... And with that said, I am announcing that if I do not defeat Chris Jericho at Full Gear... I will never challenge for the AEW World championship again.
And so Cody faced Chris Jericho at Full Gear 2019 with destiny in his grasp. There, with MJF in his corner, Cody and Jericho pushed each other to their limits. Late in the match with the challenger locked tight in the Walls of Jericho, MJF throws in the towel for Cody and costs him the match, effectively locking him out of the title picture thereafter.
MJF’s ascension begins. He wins the Dynamite Diamond Ring and begins climbing the rankings. Winning isn’t simply enough, though. If he wants everything, he needs chaos. He needs to flip the world upside down. He needs the world to believe its heroes are the villains and its villains are the heroes.
November 14, 2019
MJF:
You wanna boo me as if I’m the villain… Meanwhile, you people have been cheering for the real villain the whole time. That villain is Cody… Cody Rhodes couldn’t give less of a shit about any single one of you… You sheep don’t want to admit it. There’s only one man on this planet who knows the real Cody Rhodes, and you’re looking at him.
December 11, 2019
MJF:
"What are you gonna do Cody? Are you gonna try to fire me? Are you gonna pull Tony Khan over to the side and get me fired? Well how bout you do that Cody. HOW BOUT YOU FIRE ME. Oh wait. That's right. You won't. Because the one thing you want most in this world is to get your hands on me... And to top that off, you'd be letting down each and every one of these people you claim to care about.”
February 29, 2020 – Revolution
After weeks of taunting and weeks of enduring the original gauntlet of trials MJF sets in order to get a match with him, Cody gets his match with MJF… but he falls short, defeated and humiliated by the young man he brought into AEW himself.
March 5, 2020 – Cody is bitten by the original Snake
Jake Roberts emerges from the thickest of weeds and slithers down to the ring. He nearly devours Cody. He mocks him… “Hail Caesar”. He neither fears nor respects him.
“What a Snake wants, a snake takes. I’m not in AEW for the whole pie.. Just your slice”
Two weeks later the world screeches to a halt as an unknown, lethal virus spreads rapidly around the globe. For several weeks Dynamite is patchwork, assembled from whatever talent is available. A tournament for a new title belt is announced. Ahead of its opening round we get the darkest promo we’ve thus far seen from the purest babyface in the company’s short history…
April 8, 2020
Cody sits ominously at a table, in a pitch black room, and lights a cigar… just as he’d done before when laying out his machinations against Kenny Omega for control of Bullet Club.
Cody:
"Why do I wanna be TNT Champion? Wrestling is so linear you're gonna hear the same answer to that question over and over again. You'll even hear the announcers strike some of the same hyperboles as they describe the stakes. The wrestlers will give you that real wrestling school, paint by numbers interview where they say things like --- you see: ‘The boys in the back.' Or my favorite: They perpetually say their own name or the person they're wrestling against or the person who's interviewing them over and over again. Like I said, wrestling is linear. They might even do the – [Cody gestures around his waist where a belt would be worn] - that thing. You see, where you pantomime, where you indicate that you want the belt. I've done it a thousand times. We've all done it, we're all guilty. Wrestling is linear. But these are not linear times, are they? I think we'd all give our last dollar for a little bit of normalcy, a little bit of linear. It's my personal hope that we get through this just fine. We wanna live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery, right?
So why do I need to become champion? It is not the fame. It's certainly not the added money. It's not the specialized lower third that they put on the screen. It's not even my specific, unique circumstance of trying to carry a last name that is worth 58 years in gold. It's much simpler. It's because I don't wanna lose. AEW has four major pay per views: Double Or Nothing, All Out, Full Gear, Revolution and I'm 50/50 and I have felt lost and I don't ever want to lose again…The motto, the expression, what the Nightmare Family means, it's sitting at the side of my neck is when we say: DO THE WORK! It's not: Do the work and lose.
And this tournament is flush, it's rich in talent. Take Colt Cabana. Probably the second most experienced guy in the tournament. Does a better flip, flop and fly than me, Dustin and Bully combined. Ask anybody in any locker room the world over – they'll tell you they love Colt Cabana. Well frankly: I do not trust a wrestler that doesn't have any enemies.
Kip Sabian… and that hellfire fiance of his… What happens when those two cohabitate? They’re either gonna motivate themselves upwards or they're gonna drag themselves down to Complacency City, right next to ‘Jobber Avenue.
Darby… I feel like I handpicked Darby. He's clearly the fastest rising star in all of wrestling in any company, hands down. He's putting on weight by the day, he's assassin quick. But Darby is a freshman on the varsity squad. I don't think he has the mental aptitude to finish this tournament.
My oldest friend… Shawn Spears. My former tag team partner, kind of my Dick Murdoch. Could be a world champion pretty much anywhere he wanted to be. But Shawn Spears is ‘King Boo-Boo Face and he will mentally defeat himself before we ever even lock up…
Every one of those guys, they want to be TNT Champion. The difference with me: I NEED IT!
It was an outright heel promo, preceding his entry into the tournament which he ultimately won, facing Jake Roberts’ client – Lance Archer – in the finals. Cody is the conquering hero he always aspires to be, and he rattles off five straight title defenses in five weeks. Someone’s not very impressed, however.
July 7, 2020
Cody stands with Arn in the ring, congratulating himself on the recent string of victories against… let’s say, less than impressive competition.
Onto the stage charges Eddie Kingston, who’s heard enough:
"No, no, no, we're gonna get this right, we're gonna do this real quick. Cody, you talk about grinding, you talk about living this rough life, all that jazz. No one's gonna 'out-grind' you, all that stuff. My man, it's easy to say that when you grew up around used-to-be legends like Arn Anderson. Yeah, you heard me. Keep shooting murder-ones at me and I'll knock your jaw right off your face, partner. You know what I grew up around? You know what I grew up around? Alcoholics! Junkies! I GREW UP AROUND THAT... AND I HAD TO SURVIVE. I HAD TO GRIND. You couldn't last a day in my shoes, so you don't tell me nothing about grinding. You talk about the sport of pro-wrestling... that's a joke. Because every person you faced has been a child. I am a grown-ass man and I will put you in the ground and smile.
But here's the best part about this whole thing: the guy that you like to mention because you like to be best friends with the boss, Tony Khan… He paid me to show up. And now he's going to pay me to kick your ass and take that championship. Oh yeah, you wanna go? Arn, I swear on my beautiful mother's life, if you don't shut up, I'm gouging your eye out. All right? Let me speak! It's my time now. Real easy, relax, you've had yours. Tony Khan said to me, ‘‘You know what, King? If you want No DQ, man, that's fine by me.. just.. you know.. Cody has to accept.' You have to accept, cause either you're an egg-sucking dog or you're an egg-sucking bitch."
Infuriated that he would be upstaged like this, Cody accepts on the spot. He survives an incredibly violent match and continues on with his title reign.
August 13, 2020
Mr. Brodie Lee whips Cody’s ass. In just over three minutes, it’s done and his beloved championship is gone. The Exalted One and The Dark Order put a massive beatdown on Cody and he’s carried out on a stretcher… Then they continue attacking him on the stretcher.
Cody disappears for weeks.
September 23, 2020
Brodie spends over a month terrorizing anyone even remotely close to Cody, but he still doesn’t come back until after Brodie beats down Orange Cassidy in a title defense. It’s a surprise attack, which incenses The Exalted One.
Brodie:
"You gotta be kidding me! The audacity of a man, the audacity of you Cody to return like that! You have been gone for five weeks while I’ve been here doing the work, being undeniable! Oh my God, the audacity of you Cody. What kind of man sends another man to do his work? Did you see what I did to Dustin? Did you see what Anna Jay did to Brandi? What kind of man Cody, what kind of man lets his wife post Instagram thirst traps while calling me daddy? What kind of man stays away in a little bubble? A man like you, Cody. But YOU are no man! YOU are a coward!
Mr. Brodie Lee grabs a pair of dog collars and looks into the camera.
Cody, you can run on for a long time, but sooner or later Brodie Lee is gonna cut you down! And I am gonna take this dog collar, Cody, I am gonna wrap it around your neck, I am gonna wrap it around that God-forsaken tattoo! And you, Cody, will have nowhere, nowhere to run and nowhere to hide! You, Cody... You have one week to answer me: Are you a man... Or are you a coward?!"
Two weeks later, Cody reclaims his championship in the first dog collar match in AEW history. He would hold it for only a month until one of the Four Pillars pries it away from him, beginning Darby Allin’s ascension to the main event scene... And sending Cody spiraling into the Codyverse of excess and absurdity.
February 17, 2021 - “It’s a girl!”
Despite a litany of viral media and news segments addressing how excessive and even dangerous pregnancy gender reveals are… Cody and Brandi have theirs live on Dynamite, with full entrance and theme, as well as what still to this day is among the largest pyro displays in the history of AEW. It’s shockingly tone-deaf.
May 12, 2021 – The worst promo in AEW history
Just before the one year anniversary of the George Floyd murder that rattled America and stirred racial dialogue in a manner unseen for decades…
Cody addresses Anthony Ogogo and delivers an all-time terrible promo. I'm not even gonna transcribe it here, it's the most pandering cringe ever.
Here's a link if you absolutely need to see it...
When AEW returns to touring, all the cheering and adulation Cody was accustomed to at AEW's beginning is gone. His goodwill has completely evaporated. They’re tired of his phony, self-fellating act and want something different.
July 7, 2021
Still nursing a vicious eye injury incurred at the hands of Kevin Owens on WWE programming the previous October, Malakai Black posts on Instagram a video of him in a mental institution where he's been locked up for 5 years, coincidentally the same length of time he was in his old company... He viciously attacks and kills the doctors and staff.
Walking out, he says "The Devil made me do it."
[Continued in comments]
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2023.03.30 18:59 Alyssa_344 With all the talk about Republicans and Trans being a medical condition

While, I agree that being trans is inherently a medical condition does anyone have any proof that Republicans and People will accept the science and the research behind it?
I find it funny how trans conservatives and transmeds are pretending that current Republican Party is open to the idea of all scientific studies that goes against their views.
They showed that they're that they're Anti-Vaccine and constantly denied Global Warming and don't care what doctors think. Does the fight against Abortion should tell you that they don't care about professional opinion. But then again most transmeds, true transsexual types and trans conservatives don't care either when ever new studies and organizations that came out with new guidelines or findings. People never cease to bewilder me.
I know that certain transmed seriously want to win conservatives over and blame other trans people or the trans umbrella for the mishaps that is currently happening. But if you think about it logically, if you expect them to be logical with science then they wouldn't being doing what they're currently doing regardless because they would be able to understand that not all trans people are bad people. Let's not forget that the national council of policy is ran by Christian Nationalist who are spending millions of dollars to give us a bad name.
I don't believe transmedicalism or using transsexual vs transgender semantics though the use of whatever typology would help. We're dealing with a base that spent the last 2 years threatening doctors over covid-19, more parents are shying away from non covid-19 vaccinations like for Measles and doctors are receiving death threats.
I have to ask is any trans person willing. Is there anyone who has a concise, comprehensive and realistic plan on how to make things better? Because all I see is a bunch of trans people online attacking each other while doing less than nothing.
These are just my thoughts that I written on my lunch break. I think we can agree that trans people need healthcare not semantics and sacrificial lamb
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2023.03.30 18:48 aita_dogowner AITA for pointing out that my friend doesn't walk their dog?

To preface, this is a throwaway since my friends know my usual account. I (M23) live with two other roommates in a house. My friend Alex (M26) lives with his partner Paul (25M) in an apartment: just the two of them and their dog Harley, who is a lab shepherd mix. I've been looking into adopting a dog, with the OK from my roommates, landlord, and other applicable parties (roommates' partners, etc). I fell in love with a shepherd mix and eagerly told Alex that soon Harley will have a playmate, as I am in the adoption process currently (meeting the dog, trial periods, etc).
Alex kinda frowned and asked me if it was a good idea for me to get a dog, since I work 9-5 and go to the gym daily for 1-2 hours. He asked if I'd have time, and that it would be unfair since dogs need attention and walks - all of which are true! I asked him why he would think I wouldn't have time for a dog, and he just shrugged and said that owning a dog isn't all rainbow and sunshines and they need lots of time, attention, and activity, especially for the breed I was looking at.
I responded back that it was funny he was saying that, seeing as he and Paul don't walk Harley AT ALL. Harley is walked once, maybe twice a week if he's lucky, and is really only brought downstairs to use the bathroom. Alex got offended and said that he and Paul don't have time since Alex works a 9-5 and Paul works upwards of twelve hours a day, and they do the best they can for Harley.
Since then, Alex has kept making remarks about the shepherd mix, each kind of getting more passive-aggressive than the last. I asked my sister and she said that it was rude to have pointed out Harley and the walks, since I know that Alex and Paul are hard workers providing everything that Harley needs, and the dog is by no means mistreated or neglected. She thinks I should've accepted Alex's comment and reassured that I would have/make the time for a dog. AITA?
Edit: I will have time and make time for this dog. I'm changing my gym regiment to weightlifting just on the weekends, and out of 24 hours in the day where I work for 8 and sleep for 7, I have 7 other hours to devote to my dog. So yes, I will be walking, playing, and providing mental and physical enrichment.
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2023.03.30 18:42 rhythmprotocol Home Setup & Mobile Recommendations

Hi everyone, I know to some extent these threads already exist but I’d appreciate any new input please. I’ve pictured my home setup which I’m really pleased with: 2xDenon SC6000M’s + Zone 96. I’ve just set this up alongside my channel & site to create more content, ultimately to play more bars / events / private parties / clubs etc. (based out of North Yorkshire btw)
Going mobile (not wedding DJ as such) - any recommendations for a setup alongside this that would be reasonably portable, good sound / lows & comfortably do a midsize venue 150-200 people?
I would also be happy for anyone with experience in comparing a traditional setup with something like a column array option too.
Please see my current setup below (I already have carry cases, mic, cans & Evermix 4)
Cheers & thanks for your time!
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2023.03.30 18:42 sofa_king_rad Previous Wyoming Republican boogeyman bill, blocks current Republicans bill to limit people’s rights

Previous Wyoming Republican boogeyman bill, blocks current Republicans bill to limit people’s rights
While mass shootings, even at the recent spike, remain a statistical extreme, the fear is real, yet somewhat irrational. Some politicians will cultivate a boogeyman, something for their base to be afraid of, that they then virtue signal with policy to address a fear that isn’t just irrational, it’s fear of something that isn’t even real. It’s effective political strategy in that it appears that they are taking action.
Sometimes this backfires on them. In Wyoming, the republicans in that state pushed through a comprehensive ban on family planning. However, the ban isn’t currently being enforced.
Why? Bc back around 2012, republican politicians pushed through a Constitutional Amendment bill to stop all the scary, horrible things, they claimed the Affordable Care Act was going to do. Part of this bill prohibited any type of government take over of health care.
So through a Constitutional Amendment that they put in place to address an imaginary issue, they effectively defeated their own legislation.
The Judge in Wyoming basically said it was like the Republican Party was trying to do an end run around the State Constitution.
A similar thing happened in Ohio.
While this is a bit funny, it’s also disturbing that republican politicians in many states are trying to limit people’s rights and the only thing preventing it, is their party’s past lying, introducing legislation to address made up problems, that just happens to prevent new authoritarian attempts at limiting freedom.
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2023.03.30 18:25 nabbycat2 I like my(19M) relationship, but I'm starting to question whether she's(19F) ready for one.

Hello Reddit,
The title is odd, I know. I am a college student who was single for 2 years prior to meeting someone in my classes. We got to know each other fairly quickly, and I learned she and her ex-boyfriend(long-distance) had just broken up 2 weeks prior. I knew the responsible thing to do would be to end it early, but I made the mistake of continuing it - however, as I was getting to know her, I started to spend more and more time with her. It was fairly clear to me she was not completely over her last relationship(more over her ex because of the long-distance, but not over the state of being in a relationship). Despite this, I continued talking to her and seeing her, and we rapidly progressed into a period of exclusivity. I know it already seems like I'm a rebound, and I'm starting to accept the idea that at the beginning of this relationship, I definitely was one. She has been honest about this as well, even though for a while, she couldn't really tell. She has since assured me that as she started gaining deeper feelings for me, I am not a rebound to her but someone that she sees a future with. This is all fine, but I'm starting to see that maybe she does need time to herself to be single. For one, her ex-boyfriend was a rebound to a previous boyfriend. She has admitted that she does not like to be single, and I think in my own loneliness, I agreed with her. However, I'm starting to understand that being single for a period of time is important - to build confidence and reduce the validation you rely on from your partner. In addition, some of her jealousy - which ruined her last relationship - has been weighing down on this one too. She has big trust issues from earlier relationships in her life where she's been cheated on. I'm wondering if the lack of time she has had to process what went wrong in the last relationship will ruin this one too. My friends are at the stage now where they are telling me that I should break it off with her - because she needs time to herself and it's not fair to me if she's not fully ready, at least in the way I am. Because of my anxiety about this, and her jealousy, we've been getting into fights frequently. My friends are saying that some of the more irrational things she's doing - ignoring me at a frat party, getting mad at me for texting one of my female friends(who I at some point was attracted to), being hot and cold at times - are a result of her coping with her previous break-up while in the relationship. I agree. That being said, me and her are both good communicators. At least in the sense of, if I have an issue, she is always willing to talk about it(even if it does take a bit of prodding).
Her problems are:
  1. Trust issues
  2. Need for validation/insecurities
  3. Jealousy
  4. Fear of loneliness
Despite this, I really like her. It's been 2 months now that we've been dating(not official yet), and despite seeing some of the flaws, I wonder if I really do have to let go. She is kind, funny, attentive, smart, and loyal. But her reassurance that I'm no longer a rebound doesn't mean anything, because even if I am not one, it doesn't change that she might need to be single for a bit longer before jumping into another committed relationship. Her pattern of serial monogamy, especially so early in life, is concerning, but I'm not sure if I'm overreacting or not. What should I do?
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2023.03.30 18:24 nabbycat2 I like my(19M) relationship, but I'm starting to question whether she's(19F) ready for one.

Hello Reddit,
The title is odd, I know. I am a college student who was single for 2 years prior to meeting someone in my classes. We got to know each other fairly quickly, and I learned she and her ex-boyfriend(long-distance) had just broken up 2 weeks prior. I knew the responsible thing to do would be to end it early, but I made the mistake of continuing it - however, as I was getting to know her, I started to spend more and more time with her. It was fairly clear to me she was not completely over her last relationship(more over her ex because of the long-distance, but not over the state of being in a relationship). Despite this, I continued talking to her and seeing her, and we rapidly progressed into a period of exclusivity. I know it already seems like I'm a rebound, and I'm starting to accept the idea that at the beginning of this relationship, I definitely was one. She has been honest about this as well, even though for a while, she couldn't really tell. She has since assured me that as she started gaining deeper feelings for me, I am not a rebound to her but someone that she sees a future with. This is all fine, but I'm starting to see that maybe she does need time to herself to be single. For one, her ex-boyfriend was a rebound to a previous boyfriend. She has admitted that she does not like to be single, and I think in my own loneliness, I agreed with her. However, I'm starting to understand that being single for a period of time is important - to build confidence and reduce the validation you rely on from your partner. In addition, some of her jealousy - which ruined her last relationship - has been weighing down on this one too. She has big trust issues from earlier relationships in her life where she's been cheated on. I'm wondering if the lack of time she has had to process what went wrong in the last relationship will ruin this one too. My friends are at the stage now where they are telling me that I should break it off with her - because she needs time to herself and it's not fair to me if she's not fully ready, at least in the way I am. Because of my anxiety about this, and her jealousy, we've been getting into fights frequently. My friends are saying that some of the more irrational things she's doing - ignoring me at a frat party, getting mad at me for texting one of my female friends(who I at some point was attracted to), being hot and cold at times - are a result of her coping with her previous break-up while in the relationship. I agree. That being said, me and her are both good communicators. At least in the sense of, if I have an issue, she is always willing to talk about it(even if it does take a bit of prodding).
Her problems are:
  1. Trust issues
  2. Need for validation/insecurities
  3. Jealousy
  4. Fear of loneliness
Despite this, I really like her. It's been 2 months now that we've been dating(not official yet), and despite seeing some of the flaws, I wonder if I really do have to let go. She is kind, funny, attentive, smart, and loyal. But her reassurance that I'm no longer a rebound doesn't mean anything, because even if I am not one, it doesn't change that she might need to be single for a bit longer before jumping into another committed relationship. Her pattern of serial monogamy, especially so early in life, is concerning, but I'm not sure if I'm overreacting or not. What should I do?
Tl/dr: Girl of interest may not be ready for a relationship because she hasn't been single in a very long time - what should I do?
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2023.03.30 18:24 its-ya-boi-thiccy My mom passed on my 19th birthday

I’ve never had to deal with someone this close to me passing and in such a traumatic way. My grandma died awhile back but that was anticipated and the fact that she was sharp as a tack up until the day she passed really helped me start grieving before she died. However with my mom she was severely mentally ill for the past two months and it was like she was possessed she was nothing like herself.
Everyone who met my mom said how she was an absolute angel she never once yelled at me or raised her voice and always talked it out with me instead because she hated negative reinforcement. She was a truly beautiful human and whenever we had money or food to spare, it was going to a charity.
The past two months were rough because she would scream right in your face and slam her hand on the counter and just generally scare the shit out of anyone in the house on the daily. My birthday dinner last weekend was horrible because she told my godmother she wasn’t part of the family and I got quite upset over that as she has been my third parental figure since I was around 8 months old.
So then yesterday I was getting all ready for my 19th birthday and since I live in Canada it’s a big one because I could buy my own alcohol. And then I got the phone call from my dad. I knew what had happened when he said he had bad news about my mom but until the words came out of his mouth that she was gone I tried denying it. Once I heard that I was torn apart I was screaming crying shaking hyperventilating the whole 9 yards.
My dad was the one who found her and I think it’s broken him at least just a bit. He can’t stop saying how he can’t get the picture of her in the bathtub out of his mind. To make it even worse he was the one to clean up the mess because that would’ve been extra time and money that we didn’t have.
Everything feels not real. I went to the funeral home with my dad today just to drill it into my brain that this is my life now. He was shaking the whole time and it’s the first time I ever saw him sign a contract without reading the entire thing over.
The worst part of it all was seeing my dad break down crying. I’ve never seen him cry before and my mom told me she had only ever seen him cry once in their 25 years of marriage.
I just don’t know where to go from here to heal. I feel fine today but it’s still fresh and I know even though I can block it out for now eventually the emotional dam is gonna break. I don’t wanna go back to university and be a total bummer around my friends because being in first year it’s all about the partying and social interactions and I don’t wanna dampen their fun but I am hollowed out and empty.
How do I begin this process of grieving, I’m still a kid, I’m only 19 (barely) and I don’t know what you do in this situation. I don’t know what to say or how to feel. When the funeral director asked how I was doing I said “I’m coping” and he told me that’s the best response to give to that uncomfy question. So I guess that’s a start.
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2023.03.30 18:22 nabbycat2 I like my(19M) relationship, but I'm starting to question whether she's(19F) ready for one.

Hello Reddit,
The title is odd, I know. I am a college student who was single for 2 years prior to meeting someone in my classes. We got to know each other fairly quickly, and I learned she and her ex-boyfriend(long-distance) had just broken up 2 weeks prior. I knew the responsible thing to do would be to end it early, but I made the mistake of continuing it - however, as I was getting to know her, I started to spend more and more time with her. It was fairly clear to me she was not completely over her last relationship(more over her ex because of the long-distance, but not over the state of being in a relationship). Despite this, I continued talking to her and seeing her, and we rapidly progressed into a period of exclusivity. I know it already seems like I'm a rebound, and I'm starting to accept the idea that at the beginning of this relationship, I definitely was one. She has been honest about this as well, even though for a while, she couldn't really tell. She has since assured me that as she started gaining deeper feelings for me, I am not a rebound to her but someone that she sees a future with. This is all fine, but I'm starting to see that maybe she does need time to herself to be single. For one, her ex-boyfriend was a rebound to a previous boyfriend. She has admitted that she does not like to be single, and I think in my own loneliness, I agreed with her. However, I'm starting to understand that being single for a period of time is important - to build confidence and reduce the validation you rely on from your partner. In addition, some of her jealousy - which ruined her last relationship - has been weighing down on this one too. She has big trust issues from earlier relationships in her life where she's been cheated on. I'm wondering if the lack of time she has had to process what went wrong in the last relationship will ruin this one too. My friends are at the stage now where they are telling me that I should break it off with her - because she needs time to herself and it's not fair to me if she's not fully ready, at least in the way I am. Because of my anxiety about this, and her jealousy, we've been getting into fights frequently. My friends are saying that some of the more irrational things she's doing - ignoring me at a frat party, getting mad at me for texting one of my female friends(who I at some point was attracted to), being hot and cold at times - are a result of her coping with her previous break-up while in the relationship. I agree. That being said, me and her are both good communicators. At least in the sense of, if I have an issue, she is always willing to talk about it(even if it does take a bit of prodding), and is trying to fix these issues.
Her problems are:
  1. Trust issues
  2. Need for validation/insecurities
  3. Jealousy
  4. Fear of loneliness
Despite this, I really like her. It's been 2 months now that we've been dating(not official yet), and despite seeing some of the flaws, I wonder if I really do have to let go. She is kind, funny, attentive, smart, and loyal. But her reassurance that I'm no longer a rebound doesn't mean anything, because even if I am not one, it doesn't change that she might need to be single for a bit longer before jumping into another committed relationship. Her pattern of serial monogamy, especially so early in life, is concerning, but I'm not sure if I'm overreacting or not. What should I do?
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2023.03.30 18:18 Asteradragon [S] [USA-VA] Sony A7ii/Tamron 28-75 2.8 Di III RXD

Relisting, took it on an overseas trip where it worked brilliantly - I am selling my A7ii/Tamron 28-75 (gen 1) combo as it is time to upgrade. This combo has served me well for several years.
Photos/Timestamp
Both bundled is $1000 shipped. Discounts available for in-person transactions (located in the DMV). Otherwise, Paypal G&S is preferred. I have trade history here, on hardwareswap, avexchange, and more.
Thanks for looking! Happy to answer any questions or provide additional photos.
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2023.03.30 18:18 subredditsummarybot Your weekly /r/sabres roundup for the week of March 23 - March 29

Thursday, March 23 - Wednesday, March 29

Top videos

score comments title & link
330 55 comments [Highlights] Dahlin smokes Hischier with a reverse hit.
279 27 comments [Highlights] LUKAS. ROUSEK. FIRST NHL GAME, FIRST NHL GOAL!
198 6 comments [Highlights] El Capitan wins it for us! Fuck the boring ass Islanders.
142 7 comments [Highlights] Tage turns on the jets and gets a breakaway goal
126 10 comments [Highlights] Jack Quinn is going to be a star man, what a pass right to Cozens tape in front of the net and he scores.
116 6 comments [Highlights] Makes the Heart Happy
99 13 comments [Highlights] Matty Savoie uses his speed to come up with the puck, dekes out the goalie and finishes a wrap around. His hot streak continues 🔥
 

Game thread comments

score comment
137 Mean-L said Shoutout to Comrie for his performance tonight.
100 Sgt-Pumpernickel said That OT penalty was still straight ass and that ref should be suspended a game
89 VGTGreatest said WHY DO WE EVER WEAR ANYTHING ELSE
80 ScotiaTailwagger said Eric Comrie had a shutout in a massive must win game. Between last night against NJ and tonight against the Isles our team defence seems to have stepped up huge. We're not dead yet. 4 points back. ...
79 Mean-L said This hurts. Comrie deserved that win so damn much.
78 Icommentoncrap said Incredible first game for Rousek and a good game for Comrie as well, especially with that shootout performance. Some great physicality tonight but the game was far from perfect and we gotta take our p...
78 xBialyOrzel said Putting Olofsson out 1st in the shootout was certainly a choice.
66 callMEmrPICKLES said Thought we were gonna get goalied but instead we goalied the isles
64 LeftLanePatrol said Played a 60 minute game with full effort throughout. These are the games that have been so hard for this team to win. You love to see it.
62 YoungTroubadour said Apologize to Comrie sabres
 

Top Remaining Posts

score comments title & link
350 20 comments Seeing an upvote party at this point in the season
262 29 comments [Positivity!] Congrats Comrie on your shutout, especially on such an important game!
245 3 comments [Memes] Live look at the Sabres playoff hopes
223 17 comments [Shitpost] Good news everyone: we have the new most dominant offensive player in the NHL
217 65 comments Permission to make the Buffagoat the permanent jersey?
181 21 comments Detroit beats Pittsburgh upvote party
176 22 comments Finally!
169 16 comments Peyton Krebs has become so strong, he can crosscheck a man one-handed!
168 27 comments [It's... something.] A picture of former Buffalo Sabres player Miroslav Satan.
166 10 comments Steamed Ham #31 to seal the deal tonight!
 
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2023.03.30 18:17 humorgator 27 [M4F] Oklahoma- online- anywhere. Let's play Xbox together! 😊❤️

I'm looking for something long term, and distance doesn't matter to me. I just want someone to think about. Someone to get excited with. Someone to enjoy things with. Hopefully a friendship that turns into a relationship. ❤️ I'm very flirty and lovey dovey by the way.
I just got an Xbox a couple days ago. I need some people to play with. I have sea of thieves, the new battlefield, the new halo, battlefront 2, no man's sky, monster hunter rise, and I wanna learn rainbow 6 siege.
My favorites right now are SOT and battlefront
If you're a guy and just wanna be friends, that's fine. But I'm only romantically interested in women.
PLEASE be down for voice chatting often. That's my jam.
OKAY here's a bit about me.
I've been told I'm funny, and I like to believe it.
5'8" skinny but still fit. Exercise everyday. Blue eyes. Light facial hair. I shave my head. My whole wardrobe could have come from a thrift store, and a lot of it did. I repair before I replace.
Nerd stuff is great. Superheroes, Harry potter, The whole LOTR thing, all the star wars stuff. It'll be faster to name the stuff I don't like than it would be to name the stuff I do.
Let's start a TV show together and get a little too into it
I have many MANY stories. Things that have happened to me, things I've witnessed, and random internet shit. I'm a certified Internet historian.
Big fan of animals, bugs, plants. Sharks aren't even on my top 10 list of favorite animals, but for some reason, a lot of shark facts live in my head rent free.
If it sounds to you like we'd get along, message me. 😊 Send a little intro with your age, location, and your favorite animal so I know you read the post. I have a picture on my profile.
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2023.03.30 18:06 craylakayla I [17F] hooked up with my ex [18M] and now he's like a totally different person.

We broke up last year after a 6 month relationship. Just a few days ago we were at the same party and we ended up hooking up, totally random. I was feeling pretty good about it right after, and he was really sweet and funny about it (it used to be after we got together that he was really dismissive) so I was happy.
But then over the last few days since the party he's been really over the top, constantly talking about our future together and how much he loves me and all these gifts he's gonna buy me and trips he's gonna take me on. I feel uncomfortable about it but I'm not sure why, he's being really nice it's just all kinda much you know? Like we're not even dating we just had random party sex. Literally like 30 texts a day, doesn't matter if I answer or not. Is it normal for a guy to be this excited in this kind of situation??
tl;dr: Ex-BF is a love maniac after we randomly hooked up, not sure if it's something I can trust.
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2023.03.30 18:02 Rhie I made a Muppet Christmas Carol build! We've got the Marley brothers, Kermit skating at the penguin skating party, and gonzo Dickens as the lamplighter (complete with Rizzo the rat-cicle!)

I made a Muppet Christmas Carol build! We've got the Marley brothers, Kermit skating at the penguin skating party, and gonzo Dickens as the lamplighter (complete with Rizzo the rat-cicle!) submitted by Rhie to lego [link] [comments]


2023.03.30 18:01 Uhtcearish Inside Community Funds: How r/povertyfinance increased food security in their community

Inside Community Funds: How povertyfinance increased food security in their community
Community Funds is a unique Reddit program that empowers real people and passionate communities with funding to bring their ideas to life. We’re excited to kick off a new series where we’ll dive deep into community projects and events that were supported by the program and have made an impact in people’s lives and communities. Prepare to be inspired!
In our first post, we had a lovely conversation with one of the lead moderators of povertyfinance who shared more about the creative process behind their Community Funds proposal and how it came to fruition through the program.

Please introduce yourself, the community you’re representing, and what your Community Funds project was all about.

My name is u/AMothraDayInParadise. The community is povertyfinance and our project was to give away 500 CostCo memberships in the US, Canada, and the UK to folks who would benefit most.
Fun fact: it took nine months for this project to be completed and in that time a mod moved to another country and another one adopted a cat!

Tell us how you became a mod of povertyfinance.

povertyfinance picks their mods by tagging people who are good contributors, so that in the future when we need new mods, the head mod will reach out and say, “Hey, we tagged you as a good contributor. Do you want to join?” So, one night I got that message out of the blue and I said “Sign my soul away! Sure!” And that’s how I became a moderator of povertyfinance.

How did you learn about the Funds program, and what made you decide to apply?

I learned about Community Funds during a Mod Summit. I thought, “How could we make this work for us?” We decided then and there that we were going to apply, but first we needed to figure out what we were going to do to make it happen.

How did you come up with the idea for this giveaway?

I was shopping at Sam’s Club in the United States. My husband was unemployed due to COVID (he was a substitute teacher). Because of that, we ended up getting the unemployment check and we were able to purchase a membership to Sam’s Club, which we couldn’t afford to go to before. As I’m walking through and comparing the prices I realized that would maybe be a good thing to bring to Community Funds!
When talking to the other mods, they asked if we should ping the community first. We don’t want a “Feeding the Hippo” situation, which is a TED Talk everyone should look at. We put up a little inquiry on our subreddit and a lot of people said they wanted a membership to a warehouse club. So, we did Costco memberships with the knowledge that they operate in the three countries that make up the vast majority of redditors in our sub.

What was the most meaningful part of the project? Why?

Hand-delivering one membership to someone in my town. It was really meaningful to know that somebody from my community is going to benefit from this. I can see the direct impact on my own community.

What advice would you give people with project ideas who are interested in applying to CommunityFunds?

  1. Overestimate the time you need to complete it. We thought it would take about two months, maximum three months, from the end of the giveaway to having everything completed. It’s better to overestimate than underestimate how much time you need, because life is going to get in the way.
  2. Make sure that the work doesn’t fall on one mod, if possible.
  3. [When working with a third party], don’t assume that something that’s true [about how they operate] in one country is exactly the same in another country. We discovered that when working with Costco in the U.K.
  4. Don’t be afraid to ask for things. We asked if we could have 5 to 10 memberships and were really nervous and unsure about applying. But when we did, a Reddit admin came back to us and said, “How about 500?” I was like yes, sure!

Did working on this project bring your community together in new ways? If so, how is the community stronger after working on the project?

Folks who didn’t win have stopped by the notification posts about the winners and have congratulated others. There were also some winners who said, “Actually, I feel there are other people more in need of it than I am.” They said that if they saved or budgeted, they could get it, and there were folks who might not be able to. There have been around 30-40 of those in the US alone.
We did have a problem connecting with members of other communities, and finding other communities that let us cross-post was really hard. We just want to make sure this can get out where it needs to get out. Some people were really concerned about the amount of information we needed and what we did to protect it, so that was pretty good to know, too.

Is there anything else that you’d tell people about Community Funds?

  1. If folks are on the fence, they should post in CommunityFunds to ask their questions! We probably didn’t approach Community Funds for two months because we didn’t know if our project would follow the rules.
  2. You should open a separate bank account, even temporarily. I didn’t do that and had to check all my outgoings against a spreadsheet every few weeks to make sure it’s still correct. It’s been a big fear of mine that I accidentally spend the money, so if I were to do this again, I would open a bank account solely for the funds so I don’t have to worry about that! *
  3. People should read the contract. I literally printed it off and highlighted things to make sure I was very cognizant, because it’s my name on the contract. I made the other mods read it as well, because they were going to be involved too.
A big thank you to u/AMothraDayInParadise and povertyfinance for undertaking this project! If you have any questions about their project, please ask below. And if you and your community have a Community Funds idea, share it in CommunityFunds!
\* Note from Reddit: We empower communities to manage their finances however best suits their needs. Our recommendation for funds management is to ensure that mod teams are financially transparent with their community.

Pictured: the Canadian Costco memberships
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