Sylvaria

Jul 31

Hannah Hart Kills Vibe

nerdfighter-art:

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A few days ago Hank asked for someone to photoshop Hannah Hart killing a vibe so that’s what I did. It’s not very good but I like it.

(from this post)

Jul 31
Regarding my Hanklerfish Comic blog: this is just an interesting observation, I’m not complaining at all! 
The thing about getting reblogged by a big name every few days is that this is what my activity looks like most of the time. The area under the graph is much smaller than it would be without that spike, which, psychologically, makes it feel like most of the time I’m hardly getting any notes, when I’m really getting hundreds. 
Whereas on this blog, I get way fewer notes, but the area under the graph looks much fuller because it’s more consistent. 

Regarding my Hanklerfish Comic blog: this is just an interesting observation, I’m not complaining at all! 

The thing about getting reblogged by a big name every few days is that this is what my activity looks like most of the time. The area under the graph is much smaller than it would be without that spike, which, psychologically, makes it feel like most of the time I’m hardly getting any notes, when I’m really getting hundreds. 

Whereas on this blog, I get way fewer notes, but the area under the graph looks much fuller because it’s more consistent. 

Jul 31

Whoever decided that “you poor thing” was an endearing statement? Not only are you unfortunate, but you are an object. 

Jul 31

username767:

sylvaria:

I really want to go to a Hank Green concert. Like, I need it. 

I neeeeeeed a Hank Green concert, like Hank Green needs Harry Potter, and as I watch the footage my need grows. Accio Perfect Strangers, let’s get Hermione Granger, it’ll be like phoenix tears on a broken nose! 

I have some video of him performing the theme from friends if you wanna see it

Haha, watching videos of him performing is what made me like this in the first place! It’s like eating subtraction soup - I keep wanting to do it, but it doesn’t satisfy me, it just makes me hungrier. But anyway, is your video on YouTube? 

Jul 31

I really want to go to a Hank Green concert. Like, I need it. 

I neeeeeeed a Hank Green concert, like Hank Green needs Harry Potter, and as I watch the footage my need grows. Accio Perfect Strangers, let’s get Hermione Granger, it’ll be like phoenix tears on a broken nose! 

Jul 31

thatnerdfromouterspace:

sylvaria:

Today I came up with more ideas for Hanklerfish comics! (instead of doing the stuff I meant to get done)

I need more!

Yay! They will keep coming into existence. 

Jul 30

Today I came up with more ideas for Hanklerfish comics! (instead of doing the stuff I meant to get done)

Jul 30

Voices in My Head: The Shadow of John Green →

thetsrsimprint:

I know that most of you love John Green. What you don’t love is John Green. You don’t love the person who posts vlogs every week. You don’t love the brother of Hank Green. You don’t love the man who created VidCon. In fact, I don’t think you even know what that means.

Ladies and gentlemen, you…

I would think that if people got any message from reading John’s books, it would be something like this. But still, do any of us really know John Green? Whether you’re reading his books or watching his vlogs, each thing is a part of him, but not the whole of him. His books reveal sides of him that he probably doesn’t reveal to the public in any other way. And there are things about him that probably only his closest friends know. 

Anyway, I think it’s definitely possible to be a fan of a person as an author, without really knowing much about them as a person, as long as you don’t think you know everything about them just by their writing. I’m a big fan of John Green as a vlogger, not so much as an author. 

Jul 29

I’m learning biology from Hank Green while I make comics about him. 

Jul 29

I highly recommend you follow the person I reblogged this from.

Jul 29

http://lumpycats.tumblr.com/post/93197301490/sylvaria-lumpycats-okay-so-this-is-a-topic →

sylvaria:

lumpycats:

Okay so this is a topic that I’ve kind of let just slide past. I’ve never really talked about it or discussed it on social media, mostly out of fear of the back lash I would receive if I did. But, the topic has recently been brought up again by some people I know…

Right. I didn’t mean to say that it was just one small bad experience. By experience I meant this whole thing - your collective experiences with the group. And yeah, it makes sense that it has to do with the idea of young people forming social groups too, because that usually leads to some exclusion. 

I think maybe Hank and John go a little overboard in glorifying the nerdfighter community without really explaining specific ways that nerdfighter communities could preserve their values and inclusiveness. 

Jul 28

ex-nerdfighter:

How is Humpy Hank okay and funny rather than incredibly creepy?

I think Hank is a little over the top sometimes. Some people are amused by that type of thing and some people are disturbed by it. I think if I saw some guy doing that in my local park, I’d probably be a little disturbed too. Seeing it in videos, I think it’s normal to see stuff like that on the internet, but when I think about the fact that he was doing it in public, maybe it is a little creepy.

Jul 28
paperjohngreen:

Paper John Green looking down upon his fortress @ the Indianapolis Nerdfighter meetup

A paper guy in a paper town. 

paperjohngreen:

Paper John Green looking down upon his fortress @ the Indianapolis Nerdfighter meetup

A paper guy in a paper town. 

Jul 28

lumpycats:

Okay so this is a topic that I’ve kind of let just slide past. I’ve never really talked about it or discussed it on social media, mostly out of fear of the back lash I would receive if I did. But, the topic has recently been brought up again by some people I know and my own mother so I thought “hey, why not give it a crack and put it up online”

So this is going to be my experience been part of the Nerdfighter community

I will put everything under a ‘Read More’ as it is quite a lengthy account

Read More

Wow, it’s sad that that happened. I’m a relatively new nerdfighter, and I’ve never been to a nerdfighter gathering, but that whole situation is something I would want to avoid, so I want to know how stuff like this ends up happening in some communities. I think one aspect of it is when people are always talking about a community like it’s the best thing in the world, and therefore ignoring anything that could be going wrong. 

I haven’t really participated in much nerdfighter-community related stuff yet. I mostly base my nerdfighter identity on how much I like Hank and John’s videos, so I can’t really imagine wanting to stop being a nerdfighter because of a bad experience with the community. But that’s just how I feel, and if your nerdfighter experience was mostly based on that group, then I totally understand. 

Jul 28

arrwemetaphors:

hanklerfishcomic:

username767:

hanklerfishcomic:

a beginners guide to nerdfighteria

Just a technicality: I don’t think you have to watch all of the Vlogbrothers videos as a requirement for being made entirely of awesome. Although I love Hank and John, I don’t think they’re gods who have magical authority over awesome. And maybe this is not so much a problem with this guide (overall I think it’s good), but what I see as an internal flaw in the logic of Nerdfighteria. 

(you know, coming from the person who makes perfectly logical, not-crazy-at-all comics)

I was told when I joined that I had to watch al videos, and although I don’t regret doing so, I do think there was a few videos worth skipping.

Well, people have different opinions about what you have to do to be a nerdfighter. I mostly stick to Hank and John’s general statement of “if you want to be one, you are one.” They have emphasized that point a lot, in response to people questioning whether they can be considered nerdfighters. And I don’t remember Hank and John ever saying that people have to watch all their videos (maybe they did, but I don’t remember everything they said).

It said in the picture if you follow the asterisks that you don’t have to watch all of the videos to be a nerdfighter

I think it said the last 3, which doesn’t include the one about watching all the videos.