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July 14 2016

00:29

When you do a perception check and discover nothing, but the DM looks gleeful..

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cybercircuitz:

cyberpunklove:

A fourth collection of cyberpunk women.

See the other collections here.

“Veritas Amara Libertas” - Truth is a bitter freedom.

Follow for more corporate approved content.

Remember, corporate “loves” you.

July 05 2016

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breathtakenfantasies:

Thief by Bogdan MRK

04:16

spyderqueen:

play-read-write:

just-shower-thoughts:

If Snow White literally had “lips red as a rose, hair black as ebony, and skin white as snow,” she’d look like a walking nightmare.

honestly this sounds like the description of a vampire. Which would also explain how she convinced seven dwarves to let her stay with them. How she could control some animals to do her bidding. How she could sleep for a long time without aging. Why the hunter betrayed the queen for her, and why the queen wanted her heart, so she could be sure she was killed properly. 

Shit, THIS is a retelling I want to read.

Snow, apples, glass by Neil Gaiman. That is the story.

June 27 2016

00:14

shdwdmn666:

i-fought-space:

bluemoonygirl:

titaniumvulpes:

bluemoonygirl:

titaniumvulpes:

princesscirce:

1977punk:

tfw you start making pancakes and then realize you don’t have any eggs and your life is ruined as a result 

You can use bananas as an egg substitute in pancakes I’m pretty sure it’s half a banana for each egg or something

You can also use blood but I wouldn’t recommend that tbh.

Does this help ?

DAMN LÉ BACK AT IT AGAIN WITH THE GREAT RESOURCES.

I have a vegan friend ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

I’m too poor to go out and buy eggs but some weirdo gave me a bag of flaxseed as a gift and now I can actually use it for something :O

Mayonnaise can also be used as a sub. I believe it’s one Tablespoon = 1 egg. 

00:12

1k Follower Giveaway

bardicknowledgeblogger:

Hey guys, remember that giveaway I was going to do forever ago that I keep forgetting to post? Here it is!

(I’m really sorry for it taking so long. I kept remembering about it while I was at work or out of town, and wanted to wait until I could put up pictures of everything, but then I’d forget by the time I got home. So I’m just posting it without pictures and I’ll attach the pictures to this post later!)

So, here’s the “rules” for everything.

  • To enter into the giveaway you only need to like and/or repost this giveaway post. Your name will be entered for reblogging, and your name will be entered for liking, meaning you can have a MAXIMUM of 2 entries! Multiple reblogs will not enter you multiple times, and will not allow you to win multiple times.
  • You must be following my blog. I want this giveaway to be rewarding those who have followed my blog, so if you like/reblog and are not a follower of mine by the close of the giveaway, you’re disqualified.
  • On the day of the announcement of who has won, I will message the winners personally to get inforation. You have a week to respond with the information to ship your winnings. If you have not responded within the week, I will pick a new winner instead.
  • You must have an adress to have items shipped to - if you’re not okay with giving me that personal information (name and adress) then do not enter (don;t worry - future giveaways will not involve physical products like this one does)

Winners will be announced on July 25th. You will be tagged in the post announcing that you won as well as what you’ve won. After that I will message you to get your information. Below are the “winnings”

1st Place will recieve

  • A 7-Die set of Chessex Dice (Black-Gold/silver Gemini)
  • A large, crocheted gold and black striped dice bag* (Holds 50 dice)
  • A water-color Chibi portrait of your OC

2nd Place will recieve

  • A 7-Die set of Chessex Dice (Blue-Teal/gold Gemini)
  • A medium, crocheted blue/green/purple dice bag* (Holds 20 dice)

3rd Place will recieve

  • A set of 12 D6 Chessex Dice (Magenta w/ Gold Borealis)
  • A small, crocheted red and gold dice bag* (Holds 10 dice)

4th Place will recieve

  • A small, crocheted black dice bag* (Holds 10 dice)

*Dice bags are hand crocheted by my prsonal friend Saki. She is willing to take comissions for these bags, so if you’re interested you may send me a message to discuss prices and options.

If you don’t win something this round, do not worry! I am actually getting close to doing a 5K follower giveaway, so you will have a chance again then!

June 26 2016

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hugsandplushies:

Some plushie makers don’t do fandom plushies, so I made this other kind of list for them.

Plushie makers that make bats, in no particular order.

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BeezeeArt

[ Tumblr | Etsy | Site | Facebook | Instagram ]

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Furrykami

[ Tumblr | Etsy | Facebook | Instagram | Deviantart ]

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Shademi Art

[ Tumblr | Etsy ]

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Lithe-Fider

[ Tumblr | Etsy | Facebook | Deviantart ]

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Teacup Lion

[Tumblr | Etsy | Site | Facebook ]

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Kirawra

[ Tumblr | Storenvy | Deviantart ]

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Radtastical

[ Tumblr | Etsy ]

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FuzziMutt

[ Tumblr | Etsy | Facebook | Deviantart ]

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Hanjipan

[ Tumblr | Etsy ]

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Fluff and Fauna

[ Tumblr | Etsy ]

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Pwyllo

[ Tumblr | Etsy ]

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Weeformer /Puppylove2363

[ Tumblr | Etsy ]

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Melissa Sue Art

[ Tumblr | Etsy ]

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ChuppiCreations

[ Tumblr | Etsy ]

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Love and a Sandwich

[ Tumblr | Store ]

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The Great [Healthcare] Insurer Fee Disconnect

shrinkrants:

JIM PURCELL at  The Health Care Blog

A message to health insurance CEOs, COOs, and CFOs.  I believe there to be a fundamental disconnect between typical health insurer provider reimbursement strategies and the long term good of our healthcare delivery system and its financing.

Let me give you some examples which I know, as a former health insurer COO and CEO, to be true.

Insurers still pay primary care physicians far less than most specialists.  That perhaps was a function of the RBRVS system adopted by Medicare to “measure” the demands of specific physician activities and pay accordingly.  Specialist activities were rated higher than primary care activities.  They were deemed more complex, often involving surgery and fancy equipment with more training needed, etc.  The gap between primary care and specialist reimbursement grew and grew.  And what happened?  Predictably, the best and brightest are avoiding low paying primary care.  Consequences?

  • Shortage and aging of primary care physicians who are needed to keep us from requiring the much more expensive specialist and hospital care
  • Oversupply of specialists resulting in overuse, because if you build it they will come
  • Keeping the focus on sick care, which is what most specialists specialize in, rather than well care
  • Devaluing E&M (evaluative and maintenance) activity, which is the heart and soul of the practice of medicine, requiring observation, patient knowledge, and perception
  • Not paying for needed counseling and monitoring, which means no one does it and there is no quarterback for a patient’s care
  • Many hospice organizations provide acute care for terminally ill patients in a setting that is far more patient and family friendly than a hospital based ICU, and at tenth of the cost.  What about this is there not to understand?  And yet, many insurers (including Medicare) negotiate with hospice organizations exactly as they do with specialists and other providers, trying to achieve reimbursement at the lowest possible level, without thought to whether that makes overall sense.  Consequences?
  • Shortage of hospice acute care facilities
  • Longer hospice eligible patient stays in hospital ICUs
  • Bloated end of life expenses that could be mitigated
  • Significantly worse patient experience
  • Worse outcomes (and I’m not talking about death, but rather quality of life while still alive)
  • Commoditization of acute care undifferentiated as to its cost
  • Virtually the entire insurer response to behavioral health office visits and counseling is contrary to common sense and the good of the system (financially and otherwise) and its patients.  Insurers squeeze office visit reimbursement, limit the number of office visits, and often resist collocation and integration of behavioral and physical health.  They underpay psychologists and clinical social workers, the front line of counseling. They overpay psychiatrists, who largely are prescribers of meds. Consequences?
  • Mental health parity remains largely a myth in reimbursement, despite claims to the contrary.
  • Limits on behavioral health office visits do tremendous harm.  Behavioral health patients do not overuse office visits!  And limits create emergency situations, particularly during end of year holidays, that glut emergency departments and do tremendous harm to patients
  • Still no collocation and integration of behavioral and physical health
  • The best and brightest become psychiatrists who seldom counsel.  They dispense medications and “monitor.”  All at over inflated costs.
  • Tremendous shortage of professional counselors and burn out of those who are in the field today, because at today’s reimbursement levels, they can’t pay their own bills
  • Insurers paying physicians for telemedicine patient consults (“visits”) at 50% of a regular office visit.  Consequences?
  • Physicians resisting telemedicine visits which are clearly needed, particularly for the elderly and chronically ill for whom travel is a hardship
  • Missed visits and consults that should be occurring
  • Exacerbated inconvenience for patients
  • Lack of recognition of the added cost and hassle factor of technology and other expenses and work flow changes needed for telemedicine and potential additional malpractice exposure
  • Fewer “maintenance” and counseling sessions which are badly needed for the chronically ill
  • Greater emergency room and inpatient use overall

the whole post is here

June 25 2016

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finzione712:

Respect to this soldier, he’s basically just put his middle finger up to these bigots.

June 23 2016

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morbidfantasy21:

Dishonored 2 concept by Piotr Jabłoński

June 21 2016

23:46

outofcontextdnd:

Necromancer: Can I go to the wizard district to find a book on necromancy?

DM: Oh like “How to Raise a Family”

June 08 2016

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June 02 2016

03:28

“Your mother smelt of hamsters and your father was an elderberry!”

yourplayersaidwhat:

- our drunk elf rogue played by our drunk roommate

April 09 2016

06:53
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