Discussion in 'Your Bijou Blogette' started by Kemmasandi, Sep 5, 2019.
dance, jester, dance
woke up and this was trending lmfao
looking for tfp megop content can be such a minefield sometimes, especially in fic. OTL
i hate the 'matrix gets them together' trope so much omfg. theres no emotional payoff, i cant not see it as like the romantic equivalent of Aliens Made Them Do It or some shit.
tbh i very much dislike most plots where they get together during canon events, because holy shit what about the entire fucking war?? jokes about how megs just needs to get laid can be funny but jfc it would take so much work to play it straight without either minimizing the war or making them both so fuckin OOC.
relatedly, optimus often ends up minimizing megs' wartime shit and thats an instant backbutton from me. also, tbh, megs acting like it wasn't fucked up. i don't know that the guy has the capacity for regret, lol, but if he doesnt have some self-awareness i get uncomfy p quick.
i also hate the 'they frag during the orion pax arc and this is Romantic bc they never got over each other' trope. number one, informed consent who? i enjoy this in angst, because tbh megs is garbage enough it doesn't seem that out of character for him and optimus' reaction once he gets his memory back can be interesting to pick at, but... yeah that being played as a good thing makes my skin crawl.
the 'theyre a perfect match for each other and only each other' thing. i sort of get this, bc i mean.... shipping is just like that sometimes lmao--but it has bad associations for me with a few shippers i used to know who nearly ruined megop for me entirely. i keep catching myself looking for the 'and thats why your ship is Bad' that follows, even though i know that not everyone is that sort of dickhead lol.
tbh i actually don't think theyre that great a match for each other? they are a powerful feedback loop and i think that's fun to play with, but there are some really fundamental differences in their general approach that makes me think their breakup was inevitable.
also i sideeye ppl who talk about tfp/aligned megop like they can't understand why anyone wouldn't ship it. just a bit. wheres ur imagination bro? not hard to imagine why anyone might prefer not to ship two guys who keep trying to kill each other, especially when the malice is so lopsided.
anyway i just read half of a fic which had all but one of these and i kinda wanna scrub my skin off now lol.
(also lowkey wish ppl would stop making tfp megs write poetry. i dont know why i dislike this tbh, or actually it's probably part of a general desire for ppl to stop conflating idw/mtmte lore with tfp. just... let him be a gleeful garbage shark pls. he writes dirty limericks on alley walls and graffities 'megatron waz here' on the underside of workbenches, and then he goes and leads a whole ass revolution on smoko from the Pits lmao.)
The *majority* of my gripes in this fandom, summarized xD
Also re: Megatron -- Aligned Megatron is way more Stem than arts, too, having dabbled in chemical weaponry and shit, there's an amazing opportunity to make him a real Marxist polemicist whose objections to the system are practical first, emotional second, which would _also_ work great with his general elevated ego and lack of care for literally anyone -- if only Prime fandom would not insist on everything being a softer version of IDW, there's so much still yet to explore there!
just had a mental image of Megs as one of those tankie stemlord redditor types who turn up every so often on subredditdrama and wheezed, lmfao.
Honestly though this really fits with how I read him XD. He's primarily driven by emotions, but he sees and acts within a practical framework - or at least, what he sees as practical lol. I think of all the Arts fields, he'd be more interested in something physical, like dance or theatre - I mean he has the dramatic timing for the stage! XDD ngl, I also like the contrast between Orion as the reader and the writer who thinks about the historical and moral context and analyses options, and Megatron as the plan-maker and the driving force who gets out there and makes things happen.
man the idiotsincars subreddit is a goldmine of inspo for transformers doing stupid shit. misread a title and had visions of Drift doing burnouts straight into the harbour, which is what the video was but without Drift lol
and now theres three dumbasses trying to take the same exit all at once skdgdgdkd
wrote meself some megop statuefucking for kinktober. megs is p sure he's gettin cucked lol
more megop for kinktober, this time it's fuckin for an audience lmao
changing it up for day 8 - here's op riding skyfire all the way across the atlantic. :v
> also I just need him to get nailed by the entire Ark and love it.
Ah, I see, not only are you cultured, you're also a genius with excellent taste.
Why thank ye! XD Optimus is a flavor that goes well with just about anyone, imo, and all the better if he's having some Fun while he's at it lol
optiratch for day 9, some forbidden sex feat. metric shit ton of angsting. I'm always torn between whether I want the Primes/Primacy to be expected to be celibate for various reasons, or whether it's more fun if nobody cares and u get Primes up to all sorts of batshit shenanigans. This prompt was MADE for the first one tho lmao.
catching up on the kinktober posting...
megop, the return of Horny Bastard Orion Pax, feat. somnophilia
optiratch, altar sex/fertility ritual
megop, dubcon-y reunion stuff in the orion pax arc
got to laugh at some geological shenanigans in TFP today! And unlike Cyberverse, they don't even have the excuse of having used a random vector off google images lmfao - this map is so wrong it had to have been drawn that way. Fucking look at India! the Pacific! Indonesia! (ok i might let them off with that one, there's a LOT going on tectonically in maritime southeast asia.) But yeah, I have no idea where the heck they'd have gotten it from haha.
I swear I'm gonna write this in fic someday skhjgdkj
what is it about cyberverse that attracts so many assholes? the fandom is Not Large and yet i just had to block like 5 ppl for being annoying. legit do not know why ppl are praising the writing of this show so much (and denigrating other shows to do it) when i've gotten paranoid on multiple occasions that i've accidentally skipped an episode bc the plot just straight up skipped over a decent amount of time in which stuff happened. also the, y'know. making the whole war last more than 65 million years ohmygod. it's a decently entertaining little show, but it is not nearly as good as some ppl say lol.
in fairness to myself i was also blocking them for anti behaviour. But the Being Annoying Over Cyberverse was definitely a major motivating factor lmao.
there's someone currently active in the TF fandom who used to be a proto-anti back in like 2014 or so, then i don't know if they became a full on anti or not but they did a very dumb thing a few years ago and got kicked out of the anti club and now appear to be more or less minding their own business. I don't trust them either tbh, and i think it's fair to like warn ppl of what they did? but there's a difference between warning ppl and letting them make their own decisions on how to interact w that person, and ostracising not just that person but anyone who interacts with them.
There are also a ton of crypto-antis that orchestrated huge harassment campaigs and were sending death threats and suicide bait under their own name just two-three years ago who have now completely scrubbed their profiles of anything anti-related except the odd dogwhistle about pederastry in their abouts, hiding among everyone else having dogwhistles about pederastry in their abouts.
Trying to find people to share Off-Orbit invites with to share with the people they consider trustworthy is incredibly hard for this reason because There Be Antis, and I don't want a single person who stood by and cheerleaded in their heads someone "nasty" getting harassment on a server that has people who had harassment done to them without confidence that they've made amends and changed their tune.
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