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My Life in Facebook Statuses (Part 6)


May 20 – Oh wow I’m bad at running. But, for the 5th time of willingly running in my whole life, it was better than expected. Thanks for pushing me, Tia I WILL be in shape come the start of school! (HA! HA! HA! I haven’t run since that week…)

May 21 – TLC shows literally make me want to extinguish the whole human race. *Facepalm* Humanity, what have you done?

May 22 – What did Hitler say before he died? “I did Nazi that coming!”

May 23 – I have successfully re-watched 3 seasons of Arrested Development in 3 days. My TV watching skills prevail again! New season on Sunday and in 5 minutes I have a 4 day weekend! Excellent! :)

May 26 – Working out is hard. *dies*

May 28 – Krystal: Do you want to walk with me to my car?

Me: Yeah, because tornadoes avoid people in groups.

Ben:  I mean, look at the wizard of Oz, that just happened because Dorothy was alone.

May 29 – Ok, I just learned that more people are bitten each year by New Yorkers than by sharks. What I don’t know about this information, is if that means there are a lot of New Yorkers biting people, or a small amount of sharks biting people..

May 30 – “There’s a lot of things you need to get across this universe. Warp drive… wormhole refractors… You know the thing you need most of all? You need a hand to hold.” ~ The Doctor

June 1 –  Real friends spend time together by all being on their laptops at once. – With Tia and Sonjay

June 1 – Dear Matt Smith, It’s been a beautiful 4 years, I’ve loved every second of it and quickly you became the Doctor closest to my heart. You’ve made me laugh, cry and feel I could be a hero. I’m not ready for you to go but I know you feel it’s your time. Since that is the way the show works, I’m looking forward to who will be next but I’ll miss you and you will always be in my heart.

You were fantastic.

Love,

Hope

June 2 – 

Me: AHHHHHHHHHHHH!! CAPTAIN JACK NEVER MET THE ELEVENTH DOCTOR!! *falls face first on floor and cries*

Sonjay: Tia…. Hope is on the ground. This is officially your problem.. Tia!!! Hope is literally laying on the ground and she is in front of my Magic cards and I can’t get to them, I don’t know what to do.

June 4 – Tamra is officially my hero of the day for bringing me coffee. Now I’m warmer and caffeinated!

June 4 – Django unchained finally! With Sonjay, Tia, Devon, Ryan, Tennery, Dakota and Justin

June 5 – So, very tired. *falls asleep in corner of office*

June 8 – Gameboy emulators for our phones? Aw yes! With Tia and Megan

June 9 – “When you run with the Doctor, it feels like it’ll never end. But however hard you try, you can’t run forever. Everybody knows that everybody dies and nobody knows it like the Doctor.” Welp. I’m not ok. Thanks again, Steven Moffat.

June 10 – What did Vincent say when he lost his car in the parking lot? “Where did my Van Gogh” *Giggles uncontrollably at work*

June 11 – Diet ideas: Eat whatever you want, and if anyone tries to lecture you about your weight, eat them too.

June 14 – No. NO. It’s happened.. you can hashtag on Facebook now. STOP. THIS WAS NEVER SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN.

June 16 – Ending a day of spending quality time with friends with 32 ounces of Dr. Pepper, a delicious chocolate chip muffin and continuing my Doctor Who rewatch alone in my apartment. This is the best of all things.

June 17 – Emergency room – not a summer adventure I meant to have.

June 17 – Two emergency room visits in 14 hours is really not a fun time. Screw you, kidney stone. :(

June 18 – My stupid kidney stone is gone. *Phew* Glad that’s over for now. Though how something that tiny could cause that many problems is a mystery. Do not want.

June 19 – Seven days without a pun makes one weak.

June 20 – Talking to Rachel:

Me: No one ever believes I have a lightsaber with me at all times.

Jordan: You’re right. I didn’t believe you until I saw you putting it back in your backpack.

June 20 – Monster’s University was beautiful. – With Blake, Sonjay and Tennery

June 21 – Harry Potter marathon begins! – With Tia, Sonjay, Tennery and Ethan

June 22 – Fell in love with a kitten at PETCO today but because of stupid apartments we had to leave it there. Zero, I love you. The 3 minutes I knew you were some of the happiest I’ve known. – With Sonjay

June 24 – North West was the first child of Kanye and Kim. One year later, there will be a child named East. Following that year, a child will be born named South. Finally, a year afterward, West West will be born. The children will become the guardians of their respected cardinal directions, forming together to create the compass of destiny that will lead us all to greatness.

June 25 – “Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.” ~ Dr Seuss

June 25- Re-watching Doctor Who is a painful experience. “I don’t want to go.” *sobs for eternity*

June 27 – “He looked at her the way all women wanted to be looked at by a man.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

June 29 – Home is where the Wifi connects automatically.

July 1 – It’s cute that they sell family sized Oreo boxes thinking that people are gonna share them with their family.

July 3 – 

Dear Matt Smith,
Hello, old friend, and here we are, you and us, on the last page. By the time you read these words, your time as the Doctor will be done. So know that we understand and are supportive of your decision. And above all else, know that we will love you, always.
Sometimes we do worry about you, though. We think once you’re gone, you won’t be coming back to Doctor Who for a while and that you might be sad, which you should never be.
Don’t be sad, Matthew.
And do one more thing for us. There’s whole fandom waiting in anticipation for our next Doctor. They’re going to wait a long while, so they’re going to need a lot of hope.
Go to them.
Tell them that if they’re patient, the days are coming that they’ll never forget. Tell them they’re going to see new planets and run from aliens. They’ll fall in love with a man that chose to carry on the legacy of being the Doctor. Tell them they’ll give hope to other fandoms and bring a whole new generation into the family that is Doctor Who.
Tell them this is the journey of the Eleventh Doctor. And this is how it ends.
Love,
The Whovians
July 4 – Radish is a really accurate name for a vegetable because they’re pretty cool but they’re not that cool.
July 4 – “We eat animals that eat vegetables so we don’t have to.” ~ Michael
July 6 – It has been too long since I watched Hot Rod. Best. Movie. Ever. – With Tia and Sonjay
July 7 – Well, I wasn’t going to start till I read the books, but due to lack of time for that, now seems like as good a time as any to start watching Game of Thrones. At 2 am on a church night. I have great ideas. (Just at bad times…)
July 8 – Unexpected night thunder is one of the most wonderful things on this earth.
* Also the 8 – 14 was the best week ever because Blake came to visit!! :D *
July 10 –  Last night was the most amazing lightning storm ever. – With Blake, Sonjay and Tia
July 12 – The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don’t always soften the bad things, but vice versa the bad things don’t always spoil the good things and make them unimportant. – The Doctor
July 13 – Pacific Rim. …what just happened? – With Blake, David, Andrew, Ben, Devon, Ryan, Tia, Tennery and Sonjay
July 15 – Two years ago marks the release of the end of an era, the final installment of the Harry Potter series, and one of the best days ever. Waiting around for hours to be let inside the IMAX theater, hot and sweating in the 100+ heat in full costume, but surrounded by friends and ready to watch the story come to a close. Harry Potter? After all this time? Always.
July 15 – One day you’ll be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. ~ C.S. Lewis
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My Life In Facebook Statuses (Part 5)


February 27: Gosh dang you Supernatural! Making us wait a month til the next new episode. But in better news, Psych season premiere now!

February 28: What’s Han Solo’s favorite kind of video game? First person shooter.

March 1: Walking across campus while listening to the Hobbit soundtrack makes me feel super epic.

March 4: March 4th: The only day of the year that’s also a command.

March 6: Dear USA Network, You’re officially the BBC of America. You and Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss (And probably Joss Whedon as well) have all gotten together to ensure my emotional instability forever haven’t you? You can’t keep doing this to me! You make perfect shows and then leave terrible Sherlock-esque cliffhangers and make me wait forever. I don’t appreciate the heartbreak. Love, Hope

March 7: “Supernatural” taught me that family doesn’t end with blood. “Sherlock” taught me that everyone deserves to be happy. “Doctor Who” taught me that everyone is important.

That, that is the reason these shows mean so much to me. They’ve taught me more about life than most real life things have.

March 9: Who is Gatsby’s least favorite superhero? Deadpool! Who is his favorite? Green Lantern!

March 11: Dear weather, Are you aware that next week is SPRING break? I’m just asking because you seem a little confused yesterday & today. Love, Hope

March 12: Time flies when you’re throwing watches.

March 12: In honor of Sherlock series 3 filming soon:

DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SINGSINGING THE SONG OF SERIES THREEIT IS THE MUSIC OF A FANDOM WITH PURE INSANITY

WHEN THE SCREAMING OF YOUR HEART

ECHOES THE SCREAMING OF YOUR BLOG

THERE IS A SERIES ABOUT TO START WHEN MARCH 18 COMES!

March 13: Looking up Craigslist posting for Men looking for Women is an…interesting time. With Tia, Michael and Sonjay.
March 14: Gave blood successfully without feeling like passing out, watched more Avatar, went on a rooftop adventure and it was nice enough outside today to go barefoot. Today has been a great day with awesome people. :)
March 15: How does a cabbage farmer fix his cabbage cart? A CABBAGE PATCH!!! :D
March 16: In the past 24 hours I have finally watched 2 movies on my to watch list – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Back to the Future. Last day in Manhattan before break was a success thanks to Blake and Sonjay. And now back home!

March 18: Guys. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is in Italy. It’s ITALICIZED.

March 22:  I was trying to think the plural of moose, it’s not mice because a mouse is a mice. – Noelle

March 23:  Mead’s and watching the Hobbit with Daniel and Rebekah makes for a fantastic night! :) I’ve missed you two a ton!

March 24: Dear self, It’s 3am. You have to get up at 8:30. You have watched 18 episodes of Fullmetal Alchemist tonight, it’s time to stop and go to bed. Start feeling tired, get off your computer and sleep. Plus, tomorrow it’s finally time to get back to Manhattan and see everyone. It’ll be a good time! Now sleep. Love, Hope

March 25: Nothing like waking up extremely sick the first day you’re back at school. :(

March 26: I swear people get 500 times cuter when they talk about what they’re passionate about. Unless it’s Hitler. Then it’s only nein times cuter.

March 27:  I was just confirmed the nerdiest in the group by David. This is my proudest moment, my life is now complete. I am the nerdiest of all.

March 29: And with that I finished both Archer and Legend of Korra today. Both are wonderful. And both with and thanks to Blake :) ‘Twas a great day.

March 30: The fact that Doctor Who is finally back on TV and the fact that I got to watch it with most of my closest friends was basically the best thing ever. :D I’m so happy! :D

April 1: And now I am finished with the original Fullmetal Alchemist!

April 2: Waking up from a nap to go to Sociology of Women is actually the worst way to wake up ever.

April 4: How did the man from Endor stub his toe? Ewoked into a tree!!

April 4: North Korea, eat a Snickers. You get a little nuclear terroristic when you’re hungry.

April 5:  “It’s not that I don’t like anime, it’s that I don’t enjoy watching it.” ~ Michael

April 6: Taylor and I just got told we are honorary men. I’ve literally never received such a wonderful compliment.

April 7:  Puddle jumping weather!! With David

April 8: Fall Out Boy: Let’s make a new album in secret. Fall Out Boy: Let’s tour like crazy, and add more dates once we sell out. Fall Out Boy: Oh, and we should announce that we’re releasing 11 music videos for this album. Fall Out Boy: Let’s leak that album online a week before the release, just for funsies. FLAWLESS PEOPLE. They actually care about us. I’m crying with joy.

April 9:  Dear Strangers calling me at work, Just because I said my name was Hope, does not give you permission, as a stranger, to make a pun out of my name. Also, all of you need to learn to read because if you read the instructions we gave you almost none of you would need to call. Stop. From, Hope

April 14: Don’t let a Dagobah without making a Star Wars pun.

April 17:  Had a great time catching up with Carrie at Bluestem tonight and drinking delicious coffee. That I think had too much caffeine in it. :)

April 18:

Random Girl in Class wearing a Doctor Who shirt: I notice your braid.. Is it Star Wars inspired?

Me: Yes. I have a lightsaber in my backpack.

Girl: I don’t believe you. Prove it.

Me: *Pulls out lightsaber* I have 2 more in my dorm.

Girl: Ok then… Awesome.

Me: I’m also wearing the One Ring, a Supernatural necklace and a TARDIS belt.

April 19: Whiteboards are remarkable. (This took me a second the first time but this is a pun, fyi.)

April 22: “He had abbreviated the Doctor of Doctor Who, which you are not supposed to do! You spell out Doctor, everyone watching and listening.” ~ Chris Hardwick

THANK YOU. If you EVER abbreviate the Doctor’s name around me I will come at you because you are 589 kinds of wrong.

April 24: Dear Hope, I know it’s the end of the semester so procrastination and lack of motivation is setting in more than ever but you really can’t afford to procrastinate with the amount of work you have due before the end of the semester. Trust me, from experience, if you don’t do it now, you will regret it a lot later and have to stay up late and miss out on fun things. Get it done. And if you finish this paper now you can watch another episode of Doctor Who. Love, Hope

April 25: Important public service announcement: Don’t keep a wand of bubbles in your backpack. It’s a bad idea… I’ll leave it at that.

April 27:  If anyone needs to get in touch with me, don’t text or call me, just Facebook me. I’m having…complications, with my phone. So yeah…

April 27: R.I.P. phone. You weren’t great but you worked well enough. I’m sorry I dropped you…

April 28: Learning how to play Mass Effect thanks to Blake! Finally learning how to play video games!

April 28: I want the world to know that a stranger at Walmart came up to David and said, “Sir, you have a fine body.” That is all.

April 29: Dear motivation, I don’t know where you’ve gone but I need you to come back pretty quickly. These 3 papers in the next week are not going to write themselves. I promise after all my finals you can leave again for the summer but I need you to come back for a couple of weeks, ok? Love, Hope

April 30: I don’t want to write my papers or be productive. *flops on the ground*

May 2: Passing time in the theater before Iron Man 3 reading anti-jokes is the best. – With Blake, James and Turner

May 2: Iron Man 3!!!!! FINALLY! – With Blake, James, Turner, Andrew, David, Tia, Sonjay, Parker, Tennery

May 4: Star Wars Day and Free Comic Book day! May the fourth be with you everyone!

May 6: I think my allergies are actually going to kill me. Goodbye, friends. It was great to know you all.

May 7: After forcing herself to go to the library to finish her last paper of the year after class, Hope then typed the final word, hit save and was free from the stress of the semester for a week until her first final. THAT STUPID PAPER IS FINALLY FINISHED. *Lazy mode activated*

May 9:  Frolicking in the rain is the best of activities. I have clearly picked the correct boyfriend and friends. :-) – With Blake, Andrew, Andrew and Iniki

May 9: I’m done with my classes! All papers turned in, quizzes completed, now I just have finals at the end of next week, I’m almost free! *goes back to bed*

May 10: Leonardo DiCaprio makes a good Gatsby, in fact, you could even say he’s a Great Gatsby.

May 10: Ok NBC, since 30 Rock is over and the Office is over next week, if you don’t renew Community, I’m not gonna watch anything on your network. Six seasons and a movie, let’s get it.

May 13: And once again it was finals week, by far the best week of the school year. So much time to sleep and hang out with everyone. :)

May 13: Rock climbing is more fun than I expected. Also harder… I definitely don’t have any arm strength. But, fun times. – With Blake, Hailey, David and Sonjay

May 14: Legitimate question, will you all still love me if I fail a class? Because thanks to this teacher this a very real possibility… Oh well, here goes this final… :(

May 14: Nothing like smelling smoke in your dorm, all alarms going off and having to leave. While in the middle of a timed test… *facepalm*

May 14: WE’RE HAVING A FIRE!!! Sale. We’re having a fire sale! But no really… Marlatt is definitely smoking if not on fire..

May 16: Star Trek was a great movie! In related news, if you have a baby DO NOT BRING THEM TO A MOVIE. GET OUT.

May 16: Dear NBC’s The Office, While this past year we’ve hit a rough patch, the 8 years before that you’d always been there for me. You made me laugh, cry and cringe at various times, but you always left me satisfied and smiling. Though it is definitely your time to go now, you will be remembered. For Jim and Pam, for Dwight and his shenanigans, for the awkwardness of Michael Scott, for all the good times that are past. I loved you, The Office. I’m glad to had you in my life. Love, Hope

May 18: Well. Last night ever of living in the dorms, tomorrow, I’m an adult with an apartment who has to buy her own Dr Pepper, no more free stuff in the dining hall. But, it’s been a wonderful year, and I’ve been so blessed by having the most incredible people surrounding me. You guys have made this year, you all know who you are. Thank you. :)

May 19: Storms and Netflix – best way to end an awesome day! This will be a good summer, I’m determined. – With Tia

My Life in Facebook Statuses (Part 4)


January 17: Though I’m astounded at the amount of idiotic people that come into this office, at least no matter how things are going in my own life, I have it more figured out that these people do. And that’s weirdly comforting. :)

January 18: Though I’m astounded at the amount of idiotic people that come into this office, at least no matter how things are going in my own life, I have it more figured out that these people do. And that’s weirdly comforting. :)

January 18: It was a mundane night, driving back from a routine trip to Walmart when Blake and I saw something that changed our lives forever. Watching a guy rap to himself and play air drums in his car with the windows down was truly an amazing experience.

January 19: “Should I go to bed now?”, I ask myself as I click the next episode of Breaking Bad. And so the routine of watching TV shows at incredibly fast rate continues.

January 20: And now comes the dilemma of whether to go to bed, read the Watchmen comic book or continue watching Breaking Bad… Oh decisions, decisions.

January 21: Late nights hanging out and being nerdy with good friends is the very best kind of night. I can’t describe how much I missed you all. It’s good to be back. :)

January 21: Finally saw Les Mis! It was definitely all that the hype made it out to be and if Anne Hathaway doesn’t win that Oscar I’m gonna be upset.

January 22: Teacher had us buy a Batman comic book for class then made references to movies & Breaking Bad in class, yep, I think this will be a good one.

January 23: That confusing moment when you get a Christmas tree in the mail… That you didn’t order.. In January… What.

January 24: “Does anyone here have retractable claws like Wolverine? Because if you do, get out. I’m freaked out now.” – Police & Society teacher

January 24: So far my Sociology of Women class is just reiterating my dislike of and sexism against the female gender. Good grief.

January 26: “If I’m not good at something, then I’m really bad at it.” – Michael

January 27: After a night of watching AVPM, making tea, running around Walmart with Lightsabers, finally watching Superbad and eating lemon bars, I found myself up yet again at all hours of the night. Still worth it. Friends are most important. :) – With Blake, Andrew, David, Sonjay, Taylor, Hailey and James.

January 27: “That’s why I don’t like helping people move. I lose my hot pockets.” – Michael

January 28: Dear Kansas,
While I appreciate today’s warm weather more than it’s possible to express, I would like you to stop being a tease. 70 today and 30 on Wednesday is not something I am ok with, I don’t like winter anyways but when you do this to me it makes me sad.
Maybe just stay warm, please?
Love,
Hope

January 29: By the way, I got bored and cut off all my hair again. But this time, padawan braid too. :D

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January 29: You know you should start working out more often when people are actually shocked to see you at the rec.

January 30: Dear Snow,
I admit that you are pretty and I’m gonna try and not complain about you all day but if I fall because of you that deal is off. So be nice to me and I’ll be nice to you, yes?
Hope

January 30: My supervisor just brought me a cardboard tube and said, “Here Hope, have a lightsaber.” At which point I of course pulled out my lightsaber…

January 31: “If you have to Cliff Notes a shape, you’re probably stupid.” – Sonjay

February 1: Dear 30 Rock,
I’ve invested a lot of my time in the past years watching you, enjoying your humor and deeply caring for your characters. I’m now about to watch your last episode from last night and must say I will miss you deeply. Right up til this last episode you’ve been flawless.
NBC, you did good.

February 4: To have a thirty-second spot during the Superbowl costs around 3.5 million US dollars, Marvel spent that to just let us stare at Robert Downey Jr. stare at a camera. God bless Marvel.

February 4: And now due to today’s news I shall be listening to only Fall Out Boy for the foreseeable future because I am so happy. I’ve missed them.

February 5: Giving each other welts from lightsaber dueling at the rec. Worth it. – With Blake and David

February 7: Me: Michael, I don’t sort my laundry either. I don’t have money for that, I just wash them all on cold!

Michael:  AHHH!!! NOOOO!!! BAD HOPE!! Your women’s studies teacher needs to start teaching you something worthwhile.

February 7: Blake and I are legitimately learning the ways of the Force right now.

February 7: Next time someone tells me I’m “too childish”, I’m just going to look them directly in the eyes and say very calmly, “You are what you eat.” then walk away slowly maintaining eye contact the entire time.

February 8: My friends are amazing. I don’t know what I would do without you all. You guys know just what to say when I’m having a bad day! :)

February 9: Nothing unites college students like classic Disney songs. :) – With Blake, David, Michael, Sonjay, Taylor and Hailey

February 11: Cool kids burn their hands with salt and ice. 555897_10151306516254033_1149817623_nFebruary 11: Learning how to fence is a great idea. – With Blake

February 12: It was a normal, frustrating day in Sociology of Women, sitting listening to the teacher stereotype and rant about men when suddenly, the back door to the classroom was thrown open and two guys, both wearing pink headbands, diapers over their shorts and pink paper hearts taped all over their clothes emerged. One guy was carrying a boombox blasting Gangnam Style and the other was holding a box of chocolates. The two danced their way to the front of the classroom and handed the chocolates to a very embarrassed girl sitting in front. Needless to say, this was one of the only interesting things that will come from that class this year.

February 13: *Loud noises down the hall*
Michael: *Closes door* Wow people are stupid.
Me: Or are having a heart attack…
Michael: I’ve heard people having heart attacks that don’t make that sound. It’s like stupidity took the form of a wolf and is mauling them!

February 14: Ok Google, it’s Single’s Awareness Day, I get that you have to do a special doodle for the day, I really do. But what the heck is this? Why are random animals falling in love with each other? O.o.525472_10151311720009033_1010009925_n

February 14: Michael: “David, you’re being creepy.”

David: “It’s called being a photographer!”

February 15: I think it’s important to let you all know, in Polish, the phrase for “Not my problem” – “nie moj cyrk, nie moje malpy” literally translates to “Not my circus, not my monkey.” You’re welcome for that information.

February 15: Harlem Shake definitely made my day. – With Blake, Hailey, Sonjay and Tia

February 17: Public Service Announcement: I know the new Lay’s Chips sound interesting, maybe even interesting enough to try and eat just for an adventure. I’m here to tell you DO NOT EAT THEM. Chicken and Waffles should probably not ever go together but definitely not together on a chip. Just nope.

February 20: John Green is on the news, dining hall has my favorite cookies and campus is closed for tomorrow because of snow! I am unbelievably happy and excited right now.

February 20: Sometimes Sonjay leaves his room to change his pants and goes in the stairway instead. Where there is a camera. Good job. :P

February 23: Not many people could get me to climb a snow mountain, climb in a snow cave and crawl through a snow tunnel. But it was worth it. – With Blake, James and Andrew

* Not a status but* February 25: In a relationship :D Facebook official!

 February 27: Dear Sociology of Women teacher,
It’s not a ploy of clothing designers to make women wear skirts and dresses so we can’t run away as easy. Also, I’ve literally never heard of half of these beauty products you’re rambling off.
Please shut up, no one cares.
Hope
February 27:  Sometimes Hailey takes Sonjay’s glasses and he then threatens to eat her speech book. Then actually eats a page…
*Extra points to you if you can guess just from my statuses who I’m dating :P *

My Life In Facebook Statuses (Part 3)


December 12: Hope then dramatically hurled all her papers and threw them in the trash because she was finally finished with finals.

December 13: Having a Lord of the Rings marathon is the best way to prepare for the Hobbit tonight!!

December 14: Oh my gosh. The Hobbit. I can’t. My feels. Peter Jackson. Ah. I don’t even have words.

December 16: I wish I could just hibernate through break. I feel like that situation would be a win for everyone involved.

December 19: “How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on… when in your heart you begin to understand… there is no going back?” ~ Frodo Baggins

* Obviously not one I wrote but was incredibly relevant throughout break.*

December 20: Accordion to a recent survey, replacing words with the names of musical instruments in a sentence often goes undetected.

December 20: Well, if the world does end tomorrow, at least my last act today was a Star Wars party and finding more Redditors. Excellent.

December 21: “I was so alone, and I owe you so much.” ~ John Watson *Bursts into never ending tears* Why. Why did I re-watch The Reichenbach Fall.

December 22: You all think the Mayans were wrong about the world ending, but did you stop to think that maybe someone was out there stopping our impending doom? “And his name is The Doctor. He has saved your lives so many times and you never even knew he was there. He never stops, he never stays, he never asks to be thanked. But I’ve seen him, I know him. I love him. And I know what he can do.”

December 22: I can now confirm that the Hobbit is even better the second time around and is in fact worth seeing in IMAX 3D. Peter Jackson, you flawless person, I need to give you a hug.

December 24: Me: Hey dad, Noelle, do you want to hear how fast I can named the dwarves of the Hobbit?

Dad: No.
Me: Fili, Kili, Nori, Ori, Dori, Dwalin, Balin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Oin, Gloin and Thorin.
Dad: Was Tolkien on drugs when naming them?
Me: WHAT!? No! Obviously their names sound the same because they’re related!
Dad: I can’t believe you can say all those names with a serious face…
Me: HOW ELSE WOULD YOU SAY THEM!? Here are the pictures.
*starts pointing out each dwarf*
*Dad starts looking away*
Me: Dad, LOOK. THORIN!
Dad: I’m IGNORIN’.

*Sigh* My family…

December 25:  Dear body,
When I set my laptop away and laid under my covers with my eyes closed, it meant that I wanted to go to sleep, not suddenly become more awake than I’ve been for the rest of the day. I don’t think you understand, I actually have to wake up early in the morning and I would like some sleep for that so I don’t fall asleep randomly or have yet another headache tomorrow.
So yeah… if I could fall asleep some time really soon, that’d be a cool Christmas present.
Love,
Hope

December 31: I’m sure glad I have Facebook to let me know it snowed outside. Otherwise I would have never been able to tell by looking out my window or anything. Also, the only thing that makes this snow ok is apparently they named this winter storm Gandalf. So, that’s acceptable I suppose.

December 31: I felt like I should post a deep, moving status before the end of the year, maybe mention my goals for 2013 or how much I love everyone but while I do love you all, I’m afraid I really don’t have anything deep to say. What I do have to say is I’m spending my last minutes of 2012 doing what means a lot to me, watching Doctor Who with a friend. Happy New Year friends, may we spend this new year with those we care about and be the best we can and do what’s important. I’m blessed to have you all in my life. :)

January 1: “Hope is like an older, excitable puppy… Or an older basset hound.. You can’t say no when she asks you nicely.” ~ Michael – Nicest thing anyone has ever said about me.

January 1: Noelle: Wow, it got really quiet in here.

Tj: Oh sorry… That’s because I was thinking about para-pelagic penguins. Like if I found one, I would keep it as a pet. Because then it couldn’t run away.

January 4: Sometimes when I get bored I compile pictures of how drastically my hair has changed since I graduated high school, and even that wasn’t my natural hair color, in fact, over half of you have never even seen my natural hair. But hey, what’s hair for if you can’t change it, right? :D603080_10151227208744033_472459986_nJanuary 4: Dear person who just drove by me as I was laying down taking pictures in my yard,
Please don’t give me that strange look. Sometimes the clouds look awesome and need to be photographed immediately and one doesn’t always have time to change out of their fuzzy socks and put on shoes.
Sincerely,
A girl obsessed with taking pictures (Especially of awesome clouds)

January 9: Well, it took me long enough but I have finally finished all of Firefly and Serenity. It was beautiful, flawless and heartbreaking and I will never know why it only got one season. Also thanks for breaking my heart, Joss Whedon. You can go join the list of people I both love and hate simultaneously with Steven Moffat.

January 14: In buying textbooks for my classes I discovered that one of my Criminology classes requires a Batman comic books for the class. Something tells me I’ll enjoy this class.

January 14: Finally learned how to play Yu-Gi-Oh tonight thanks to Megan. And after at least 30 of you had told me to, I finally started Breaking Bad. So yeah, that’s how I’m spending the last week before school starts…

January 16: *Boss walks into work*
Boss: Hi, Hope! We missed you. I heard you were a hipster.
Me: Um.. why am I hipster?
Boss: Oh I found a rap about hipsters on YouTube! I heard you were one.
Me: Oh, ok then…

January 16: This job makes me lose faith in humanity. It scares me a bit how many idiots they let into college. *Sigh*

January 17: It’s starting to become a daily occurrence for me to get in an intense DC vs Marvel debate. I regret nothing.

My Life in Facebook statuses. (Part 2)


I liked the last time I made a post like this because sometimes I try to make witty Facebook statuses so once again, here are some of the better ones I’ve had in the past month of so.

So here you go!

November 3: It makes my day that people are interviewing each other in our lobby to see who could join their Zombie survival team. Priorities: My floor has them.

November 6: All of my Facebook is either filled with things about voting or about Halo 4. And now I just witnessed some angry man yelling lies about religion in front of the Union, I need election day to be over.

November 8: When our floor was discussing whether or not Vampire Diaries was a quality show or not:

Iniki: Get over yourself, David!

David: Get over myself? It’s you I have a problem with!

November 9: Only at college can you witness 8 people riding their bikes through Seaton and onto the street. I don’t know what just happened.

November 10: Talking to me: “You have so many issues it’s impossible to even deal with them all at once.” ~ Alex (My roommate)

November 12: *Two guys on my floor*

Dylan: I’m too tired to be sassy right now.
Michel: That’s when I become sassay!!

November 13:

Dear people walking around comfortably in shorts,
Please show me your magic ways of staying warm. I do not like this weather, it makes me want to die.
Sincerely,
Girl who is freezing in a coat, gloves and a Hufflepuff scarf

November 16: Found on the internet and is so accurate: Dear women who went to see the last Twilight film at midnight, THIS is why you’re alone every other night at midnight.

November 21: I successfully peeled and chopped up carrots without chopping my hand. I’m making progress here. *Within 30 minutes, I had 12 people like this, that’s when I knew I had a problem.*

November 21: Noelle (My sister): *Opens dishwasher that is still going* “Oh sorry! You’re not done yet!”

November 22: I’m so thankful for pie, even though I ate too much of it, it was delicious. :) My love for pie really does rival Dean Winchester’s love for it.

November 28: I’m not gonna lie, sometimes when it’s cold enough to see my breath I walk around and pretend like I’m a dragon. I regret nothing.

November 29: Iniki: “Sometimes you just need a friend to jump up and down about your fandoms with you, even if they don’t care.”

November 30: Nothing like practicing the Gangnam style dance with your supervisor at work.

December 1: Today was definitely one of the best days ever! When you can’t go swimming, the next obvious choice is to go hiking in swimming clothes and flip flops up and down Manhattan Hill. :) You guys are all awesome.

December 2: After a second night in a row of staying up past 4am, I have concluded that sleep is for the weak. Friends are always more important. :)

December 3: Thank you, Kansas. For once in my life I am enjoying the weather in December. You can stay 70 degrees as long as you want.

December 3: Just read a fanfiction about Sauron, Voldemort, The Hulk and a Dalek. What the heck?

December 9: Listening to Siri be sassy is the most entertaining thing I’ve done all day.

December 10: Wow, Kansas. You stayed warm for a long time but sure didn’t waste any time getting cold did you?

December 11: I’m not excited about this 7:30 Stats final across campus when it’s freezing outside but at least I’m done with math classes forever after this!

December 11: Finals week makes people more sassy than usual. And makes people apparently like to steal my stuff more than usual as well. And then sometimes use martial arts moves against me…. :)

December 12: You would think that continuously getting only 4 hours of sleep would start to take a toll but really I’m just getting used to it now, and besides, hanging out with people makes it totally worth it.

My Life in Facebook statuses.


Over the past few weeks, I’ve had some super random situations occur while walking around campus or just going about my day, naturally I’ve been trying to make witty Facebook statuses and tweets about them but since I don’t have most of my readers on Facebook, I thought I would share those experiences here. :)
Hope

– Just now as I was nonchalantly walking to class, minding my own business, a leaf came up and slapped me directly in the face.

– I just saw a person dressed as Santa Clause riding a skateboard. I love college.

– Coworker on the phone: “Can I put you on hold?” Caller: “Well, I just hit a dog & I’m waiting on the police so I can’t really hold on…”

– Dear random guy I don’t know in Kramer at breakfast this morning,
I’m sorry I accidentally gave you a creepy look. You happened to walk in front of the coffee cake that I had just spotted and I just couldn’t contain my excitement (because as everyone knows, unhealthy, delicious food makes me happy) and I accidentally made that creepily happy face at you.
Apologies from someone who loves breakfast cake too much,
Hope

– There is nothing that unites people like playing Backstreet Boys in the dining hall.

– Why my dad is awesome:
Me: Hey, who would win a fight against a grilled cheese sandwich and a taco?
Dad: A spicy taco would have more kick to it ensuring a win for the taco…unless it was sharp cheddar cheese… Then we have an even fight.
Well said dad. :)

– Listening to “Be Our Guest” while walking around campus makes me want to burst out into song and dance.

– The consequences of watching British vloggers all the time at work is sometimes answering the phone with an accent. I regret nothing.

– While walking to class just now,a girl walked past me, looked at me briefly and then immediately ran in the other direction. I have no idea what just happened.

– As I walk through campus listening to screamo, I am struck by the desire to learn how to scream. Too bad that’s just not an ability I have.

Also, I left this poster (inspired by Reddit) around campus:

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