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Hooray, I am finally actually putting this into writing! This here is a list of some of the things I consider the Best Thing Ever (because there is obviously more than one). This list will be added to with time.


Socchan's list of Best Things Ever (in no particular order):
1) Desserts with white chocolate and raspberries
2) Well developed female characters
3) NPCs in Slime Forest Adventure
4) Learning new things
5) Pyrotechnics (the people and the art)
6) The page headers at ADV's official site
7) The way the air smells after it rains
8) Unexpected crossovers that actually work
9) Unexpected pairings that actually work
10) Lurker Day
11) The Princess Bride, in both its book and movie forms.
12) Presents (giving and recieving)
13) Respectful speculative fiction
14) Respectful spec fic creators
15) Open Source projects
16) The Gutenberg Project
17) http://imreallysad.com/
18) Really well written cracked-out manga
19) Multilinguals
20) Caffeinated beverages
21) The There She Is series (third link in the list, the one with the blue box by it)
22) Pets
23) The timing of Iowa City's 2007 Zombie Walk, especially in relation to the timing of certain other events
24) Cloud-topped mountains
25) Used bookstores
26) Libraries
27) Italian Cream Sodas
28) How the black Irish clan was conceived
29) Feminism
30) The first five-and-a-half seasons of Scrubs
31) The Blanks. Also known as Ted's Band and The Worthless Peons (Scrubs). Which brings us to...
32) A Capella music: 95% guaranteed to make me admit I like pop music.
33) When activism works
34) Buttons/pins with clever sayings
35) Buttons/pins with meaningful sayings
36) Step 23 in Google Maps' directions from New York, New York to Paris, France
37) Harry Potter and the Eagle of Truthiness
38) The God Eaters by Jesse Hajicek in its entirety, with special focus on the contextual theological theorizing
39) Hayate Cross Blade
40) Anyone involved with AnimeIowa
41) Hayao Miyazaki films
42) The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy trilogy, in all its forms
43) The ICPL's Altered Books fund raiser
44) The sound of dry leaves blowing over pavement
45) Almost anything and everything to do with the show Avatar: The Last Airbender on Nickelodeon, especially...
46) The awesome female characters on Avatar, and...
47) The creators of Avatar, not to mention...
48) Anything that helps expand the cultural information of the Avatar world
49) They Fight Crime generators
50) Random RL Superman Reenactments
51) The Internet WayBack Machine
52) Verb Noire
53) The works of Randall Munroe
54) [profile] polysamachan's creation theory (copy/pasted to my IJ with permission, as her LJ is locked)
55) The Shadow Heartless Mood Theme
56) FEMINIST HULK on Twitter
57) This fic, featuring Feminist Hulk, Old Spice Guy, and Judith Butler
58) Riot Nrrd, a genuinely progressive webcomic


Okay, it's short for now, but more things will occur to me and be added, I assure you. It's also more than a little biased (and, in at least one aspect, shameless ^^a) but that's the way it is. It is my list, after all.

Edit: Re-posted to DW and heavily edited as of 8-26-09

Date: 2010-11-03 08:45 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] hutchy
Hiii! You just added me to your circle, so I've been poking around your journal and I must say... this is one fabulous list. Thanks to you, I now have that "I'm Really Sad" website on my toolbar for handy access. And I am in full agreement that desserts with white chocolate and raspberries are one of the best things ever. ;)

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