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20 June 2012 @ 11:43 pm
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I didn't think I was on there enough before to ask people to follow me/for your own tumblrs, but I'm on it pretty much every day now... more than I am on LJ, tbh. :/ Anyway, I figured it was time. Pls let me know if you're over there, I need more variety on my dash! I originally made this tumblr to post GG graphics to a fan community that moved from LJ to tumblr, and so my dash was, like, all Gossip Girl and TVD for a long time!

ETA: Okay ppl are following me, but I don't know who 80% of you are! Tell me if your tumblr name is super different from your LJ name!
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margottenenbaum: Margot Tenenbaummargottenenbaum on June 21st, 2012 06:43 pm (UTC)
I'm pretty sure we already follow each other on tumblr? Really just here to say that fembotz is an awesome username.
Caitiecaitie on June 21st, 2012 08:58 pm (UTC)
Ha, thanks. I was addicted to Body Talk when I made the tumblr so I kind of stole it from that.

And yeah, we already follow each other!
Amanda: Sam and Tobyladyofthelilacs on June 22nd, 2012 12:31 am (UTC)
Followed. =) I'm purpleterpsichore.
N: gg - d/b 5x17 forehead c/uamber_protocol on June 22nd, 2012 12:10 pm (UTC)
Ughhhh my soullll. I'm looking at your Dair tag and my soul is crying.



OMG SAFRAN LIED TO OUR FUCKING FACES, I FUCKING HATE THIS DOUCHE FOR-FUCKING-EVER. "They found each other" WHEN HE KNEW WHAT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN. PLEASE DIE IN A FUCKING FIRE YOU PIECE OF SHIT.





Just followed you btw, I'm bellpacket.
morganromancandles on June 22nd, 2012 07:28 pm (UTC)
i'm pinwheeling over there! tbh i'm not on much rn since internet in bolivia is balls but I should return come july when i get back to the us
The evil ticklerstaceyface on June 25th, 2012 12:11 am (UTC)
lol I follow you, and I think you're following me back? My tumblr name is staceysecrets. I PMed you about the dragonfruit!
bellesbellsbellesbells on June 27th, 2012 05:29 am (UTC)
I don't have a tumblr, because apparently I'm an 80 year old.
Caitie: fen | books | nancy drewcaitie on July 1st, 2012 03:47 pm (UTC)
You should get one! I think part of tumblr's popularity rn is that most ppl aren't using their personal computers as much anymore b/c of smartphones and tablets and it's just a better blogging experience for those platforms, sort of how like twitter took over blogs in a way. Kind of sad to watch but inevitable I suppose...
bellesbellsbellesbells on July 3rd, 2012 04:57 am (UTC)
Good point. Hmm...maybe. I do like gifs. :D

Makes one why blog sites like LJ aren't better with making their interface and websites work better with smartphones. (Or are they? From my own experience, not so much, since the LJ site is a bitch to navigate on my phone.) Neither twitter (140 words or less) or tumblr (gif central) fulfills the type of thing a blog can do, even if they are taking over it.
Caitiecaitie on July 5th, 2012 08:03 pm (UTC)
LJ's phone interface is terrrrible, and so is wordpress's IMO. Tumblr's old app is decent and they just released a new app that I've been meaning to download, not to mention that the mobile interface itself loads easily and works pretty well. And twitter was made for mobile devices, so.

Neither twitter (140 words or less) or tumblr (gif central) fulfills the type of thing a blog can do, even if they are taking over it.

ITA! And the formats are somewhat limiting IMO. Picspams and art have changed so much since tumblr was around! And it's difficult to use tumblr socially, to have discussions. And it feels like they do it on purpose, they don't seem to want a real commenting functionality. But then I think back to LJ, especially early on, and how bad it was in so many ways, how difficult it was to find people, to find things people had posted. Once upon a time there were no tags, and there is STILL no search functionality unless you allow Google to index your blog (which is both good and bad), and it definitely wasn't the perfect platform, but fandom managed to repurpose it for our uses and obviously it was good for journaling, which is what it was created for. But onward, I guess. :/

Let me know if you ever join up on tumblr so I can follow you back!
bellesbellsbellesbells on July 11th, 2012 11:36 am (UTC)
When I do it'll probably be something really unimaginative like...bellesbells. D:
spankmypirate: bettyspankmypirate on July 23rd, 2012 06:49 pm (UTC)
I'm http://callmeserena.tumblr.com/ (lol, I should probably change that, but it amuses me too much). Following you! :)
Caitie: fen | tv | idol | bb Kriscaitie on July 23rd, 2012 08:19 pm (UTC)
Haaa. Followed you back!