Net Neutrality and my Goodbyes

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So, some of you know that the FCC (Ferderal Communcation Commission) is holding the Net neutrality vote today. This vote will decide upon some things that will affect every American, and then eventually other countries. If you don't understand, watch this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PG3G9iyyVY

 

If this vote today does win, I'm going to say goodbye to you all. You've been great and honestly, I don't want to say goodbye to this group. 

 

Here's a petition that 1.8 million people have signed again the FCC. Please, go sign it and help us fight against this. Do you want to pay extra money to watch YouTube/Netflix? Probably not.

 

https://www.change.org/p/save-net-neutrality-netneutrality

 

Another video on how to help the internet. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0l6JsuT3Lw8

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Here's a few little tidbits of information on my Viking OC, Song.

 

 

Lineart made by Fireflash, colored by me.

 

Full Name- Song Aubern

 

Gender- Female

 

Dragon Classes- Strike Class (Skrill), Sharp Class (Stormcutter)

 

Parents- Brynjar Aubern the Tough, and Eira Aubern the Merciful. 

 

Personality- Song is quiet and refrains from speaking most of the time. She's pleasant to be around if she can tolerate you, but you should watch out if you aren't. She tends to hold grudges. Song is a wise, and she's a quick-thinker, and doesn't often crack under pressure. 

 

Information in game- 

 

Viking Name- AngellicVengeance

 

Clan- None currently

 

Friend Code- DYXRAA

 

Main Dragons- 

 

1. Female, Titan Skrill. Skyla

 

2. Male, Titan Woolly Howl. Ennicjuon.

 

 

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Oh this is bad. When will we

Oh this is bad. When will we know what they decide? (will we have to pay extra to use the forums/sod???) 

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She protects the art here, so dont try and take anything! :) 

 

 

Thanks SOO much to Rebell for making my Profile Picture dragon edit!!!

 

Hello! I am jenniemkitty! I'm always open to chat, but may not get back to you super quickly. I am a bit of a goofball sometimes...so you have been warned. =-)

(warning:this siggy is long. Prepare yourselves.)

(another warning: bit of an art hoarder E)

 

 

My Q&A 

(click the words)

 

A Muggle's Guide to Conquering Evil Sorceres, a Harry Potter

Roleplay!

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(Roleplay tittle is a link btw)

 

A little about me:

 

I am crazy about...

How to train your dragon

How to train your dragon 2

Race to the edge (yeah I know, this and all of the above are ovious, but still, I can hardly leave them out of this list can I?)

Harry Potter (i am completly nuts about this and have always been, and if you are too, i always love to talk to other Potterheads! =-) More about Harry potter stuff down lower, about half of the way down & at the bottom in the funny's)

Rangers Apprentice (not many people have heard about this book seiries, but it is Awesome! )

A Matter of Perspective by Squiid (read it read it read it read it!! AAAAAAAAAA! Its Viggo's perpective during RTTE! It fills in the gaps that we don't get the answers too, and really people just read it!

 

Pet Peves:

Judgeing other people

swearing

insulting (on purpose, sometimes people do it on accident, but as long as they apoligize they should be forgiven.)

harassing

I may get mad if you do these. 

 

 

- questions and chatting are welcome

- harrassing is not

- one important thing u should know is that there are many untrue rumors about Mormons on the internet.

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Im a part of...

 

Sunwing Voagers!

Thunderclan warriors!

 

My Viking OC

 

More about my viking soonish...

 

Name: Geveda

Apearence: scroll down a little and you'll see the artwork!

In a nutshell:

- friendly

- compasionate

-loyal, but it takes time for her to become loyal to others/trust others

- weird,but in a good way

- (sometimes strange) sense of humor

- avoids harm to others when possible

- somewhat socially akward

- tends to talk to much 

Long version:

Personality: freindly, but socialy akward, loyal, compasionet, weird but in a good way, its part of her charm, with a sense of humor that sometimes leaves her standing akwardly when no one gets it. She is a very loyal person, and will not switch to the opsoing team, give away information, or help them if she is on the side she knows is good. However, while she is very loyal, it takes some time to for her to trust someone, and until then is figuring out if they are a good person to trust. There are reasons, however, that will get  her to break the rules, for example, going off to free trapped and caged dragons from dragon hunters despite being told not too (thats how she met CloudStream). She hates any kind of serious harm to people, which is why her arrows (more about them later on in siggy) only freeze the targets, not hurt. She also will try to get people to aviod injuring others when possible.

^ This awesome drawing was done by Fireflash! Thank you sooo much!

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^ By Alina Wildfire! Thank youuuuuu!

 

 

^ by Katarile! Thank you! Your art is awesome! =)

Main Weapon

A large bow with flightmare frost balls tipped on the end of her arrows. The balls are flightmare frost coated in some hard substance (differs depending on the purpose). When they hit something, they burst open and freeze whatever it is touching 

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Dragon Art!!!

 

CloudStream

My Woolly Howl (and my favorite, don't tell the others!)

  

 

 

 

          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                            ^ Thanks so much to Arrowalker for this amazing dragon! ^^

 

 ^ This drawing is made by Alexadragonfire! Thank you!!! (skillz!)

Thanks SOOOO much to Rebell for making this! (also my profile pic)

An incredbile animation of CloudStream by TosiLohi! (-squeels- E-)

 

About CloudStream: She is protective, loyal, and compasionate. She thinks of others before herself. She never shoots to kill, only injure if needed to protect. Cloudstream rescued her rider, Geveda, when she was attemting to free dragons out of cages in a dragon hunter camp. She was rather closed up at first, but warmed up to Geveda after Geveda proved to her she was trustwothy, and they formed a close bond. She loves speed and feeling the wind in her face, and often does stunts with her rider (however she pushes the limits of how daring they are, as Geveda is more catious than CloudStream)She, liker her rider, is very loyal. Her main and first loyalty lies with Geveda. It takes time and good actions for her to trust others. She is very determind and has a strong willpower.

Weaknesses: Sometimes she doesnt listen and does something anyway if she is determind to do it, which gets them in trouble sometimes. She does not give up easily, which can be bad if there is a need to stop.

 

Savidi

The tripple strike

 ^ This adorable and amazing dragon was made by LissaFish! Thanks!

 

Starlight

The Night Fury

  ^ By DukinaDragon, thank you!! (congrats on ur first edit! =-)

 

 

FireLilly

The Fireworm Queen

 

 ^ Thanks so much BoomBox74! I love it!!! Amazing!  =-)

 

 

Elska

the Tripple Strike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

^ This was drawn by Mystery-Venomnshift - thanks!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks BoomBox74! She's adorable!

 

 

 

Dragon Screenshots

I decided to put in on a google docs instead. It was taking up to much space:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1U41ILztmSBKhJ_9rid6ntU9CIvr2fQeyKUv17c5vSNo/edit 

 

 

 

(I am a huge potter-head)

 

I am proud to be  Hufflepuff!

To Understand Hufflepuffs more, read this:

http://pottermore.wikia.com/wiki/Hufflepuff

 

My wand: 

Larch wood with a unicorn hair core, 13 ¾" and slightly yielding flexibility

My patronus: Dolphin

My Ilvermonery house: Thunderbird

 

 

 

My Fandoms/stuff I like

I pulled most of these pictures off google, so if i owe someone credit, and didn't know it, please PM me

 

 

HTTYD! (of course)

 

 

 

Everything Harry Potter, though the books are best.

 

I am always up for Harry Potter trivia. Hard ones are welcome. Bring it on! ;-)

 

Rangers Apprentice (its a book series)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE FUNNIES:

moved to a google docs:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fJcvaIDSX0Ofe0oNd5a_hu3Rkdp9GJCOPfPT5FlKYxs/edit

ENJOY! =-)

 

 

 

-waves- THANKS FOR LOOKING THROUGH ALL OF THIS

CRAZINESS!! E) (you must have been boooored E)

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Not to worry!

Hello Vikings!

 

We understand that there might be some concerns regarding recent events, and how they may affect the SoD Forum and game. So we wanted to stop by and reassure you that they will both remain free to use for all of our users. We hope this helps clear up any confusion there might have been, and we hope you continue to enjoy your dragon training journey. If you have any more questions regarding this issue, please feel free to let us know in this thread.

 

Thank you! 

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oh my goodness thank you!!!

oh my goodness thank you!!!

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So, they voted on it. The FCC

So, they voted on it. The FCC voted to Kill Net Neutrality 3-2. But, I still have lots of hope it won’t be actually taken all the way through. Congress still has to vote on it, and if I’m sure, we have a lot of them on our side.

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A wild post appeared!!!

Net Neutrality has only been a thing since 2015. You have lived years without it.

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"If you live among wolves, you have to act like a wolf" -Khrushchev

In Game Name (IGN): WolfandStar

Friend Code: Not Accepting

 

(By Arrow)

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Wolf

 Art done by Fireflash

Wolf is my in-game character. Her full name is 'Wolf and Star'. She takes on my own personality, which is quite similar to that of Lynx. During quests Wolf loves to muck around and try to break the system by utilizing glitches- just for laughs, but she always produces reliable results. She is a fair viking and  she never uses glitches for her own personal gain. Some of my profile info will be listed below:.............

 

In Game Name:  Wolf and Star..............

Friend Code: Not Accepting...................

Clan: The Phantom Lords......................

Trophie Count (About): 7,600...............

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Characters:

 

 

 

 

Lynx

 Art done by DuskDayBreak

Lynx is bold and loud. She is like Luna Lovegood in the sense that she is rather... odd. Loud, shameless and weird. She is more animal like than human. Lynx enjoys being flashy, showing off her skills. Once she sets her mind to something, she is natrually good at it. The problem is that she loses focus easy and doesn't like setting herself to standards. She craves adventure and can grow bored easily. She is particularly fast on her feet, but has low stamina levels. She is strong and tall for her age. Lynx is stubborn and laid-back most of the time. She does not like to follow orders. Some of her skills include: being double jointed, the ability of being able to climb almost any surface, very good at mimicking animal sounds and is EXTREMELY good at sneaking around. However, there is a side to Lynx that she does not show very often. She is very lazy and selfish at times, mainly because she lacks compassion twords humankind, caring more about dragons and animals more so than humans. This tendency causes her to be merciless in the face of battle.

 

 

..............................Lyra

 .....................Art done by Marg The Loony and Chameishida

Lyra is very sheltered and shy. She supressed her emotion and looks down on those who do are emotional. Lyra can be rudely scarcastic at times, and accidentally offend someone. Don't expect a public display of remorse. This does not mean she is feelingless though, she feels emotion, but, she is just very insecure about it. She does not like showing weakness or personal attachment, more insecurity and less sociopathy. Though in fights, she doesn't appear to have a sense of honor and isn't afraid to fight dirty. Lyra is willing to do anything to ensure her well being, and the well being of her mother. Which could be a weakness. She values her self preservation. She usually has her hood masking her pale delicate face, which sunburns easily and long hair.

 

 

 

Nyx

 Art done by DuskDayBreak

One of Nyx's most defining traits is her brash and scarcastic attitude twords everything that breaths. She is the type of girl who does not have to do much to stand apart from the crowd. However, Nyx is no way an extrovert, the reason why she puts herself in social situations is purely one of two reasons, the first one being is that she wants to go people watching. Where she sits in some corner and watches people, how they react and their social cues. She just observes them, untangles their motives and find their interests. The second reason is because she wants to show up the competition, along with being stubborn, Nyx is a show off. The problem is, natrual talent can only get you so far. Because of her years from people watching, she has become very keen on observations. Smarter than the average person, she is able to look at any given viking and deduce a thing or two about them. Sort of like Sherlock Holmes but not nearly as skilled. With her great intelligence, comes social anxiety. Nyx burried this under layers of brashness but, this insecurity can be sorted out by the way she avoids social and emotional get togethers. Due to her inability to express her social anxiety, Nyx finds herself at a lack of friends. She usually plays this off as her not wanting any friends but sometimes, when a dragon is your only friend, you can get lonely. The result, she makes a lot of enemies. Usually because of her showoffness and Brash attitude, and sarcasm. In reality, Nyx wants some friends, but she sees this as a weakness and as part of her insecurities which she buries deep inside of her and does not let anyone see. She's not edgy, she's just misguided.

 

 

 

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                    Nightshade

 

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what////

i don't unerstand,will we have to pay to waatch the internet?or is this over?explain me!what is the matter,btw i signed petition,but i still know nothing.can enybody clarifity my mind?will we need to pay for net///?can this be stopped/how long will it be alive,when will it end/what is going on//?

listen here,if anyone excepting brynjolf,lie me,make fool of me,trick me,make fun on me,theey will have to fight against my cat!you won't annoy my cat,+i have a soulesss guard dog!so be careful what you do to me.im already ashamed and stressed out.tell me what is happening aroun ,i lost my mind.help me wth!

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Why don't you just google

Why don't you just google it...Ps: This game will stay free...But not for the internet form but the site you uses, like this one...As she said, this will stay free. ;)

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I also have a Youtube channel if you want to know the name send me a message ;)

I loved How to train your dragons 2 it was and is still the first movie to make me cry...

I am also 20...And don't know what to write...So for now it's all.

Oh also, I am a Whovian (Doctor Who fan xD)

My in game name: Christinou. ;)

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what////

i don't unerstand,will we have to pay to waatch the internet?or is this over?explain me!what is the matter,btw i signed petition,but i still know nothing.can enybody clarifity my mind?will we need to pay for net///?can this be stopped/how long will it be alive,when will it end/what is going on//?

listen here,if anyone excepting brynjolf,lie me,make fool of me,trick me,make fun on me,theey will have to fight against my cat!you won't annoy my cat,+i have a soulesss guard dog!so be careful what you do to me.im already ashamed and stressed out.tell me what is happening aroun ,i lost my mind.help me wth!

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I think this is a good time to bring up that net neutrality and it's freedoms has existed since 2015. Previously to that, net neutrality wasn't a thing. So, even if net neutrality is done away with, there may be little change.

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Research, educate yourselves

Research, educate yourselves carefully before coming to a conclusion.

 

The Internet was just fine even before the REGULATIONS/RULES regarding NN that were put in place in 2015, which was 2 years ago.  Even prior to that, no such thing existed like "Pay 20$ per youtube video" and stuff like that. I am trying to say that you shouldn't be worried even if NN is repealed, the internet won't end as we know it. It'll just be a step back to the regulations that were put PRIOR TO THE 2015 RULES. Simply put, you won't pay 10 times more expensive than now just to access your favorite websites. It wasn't like that even 3 years ago.

Besides, the content providers will be the ones to pay the price for using so much of the data. (Content providers such as Google, you get the point). However, they can already afford it.  This whole ruckus is between ISPs (Internet Service Provs versus Content provs). While it may still have some kind of effect on consumers, too, there still won't be separate packages or prices for the websites you love visiting.

 

But, this is just what I firmly believe is happening based on my research. Of course, my thoughts are subject to change in the near future. That is, if I find anything new about this topic. All in all, I hope you do understand what I am trying to explain above. You may or may not agree with this, but don't panic until you get to know the situation for yourself.

 

 

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"I cannot imagine a future without dragons. I do not want a world in which our cave systems are dead, dark universes, inhabited only by bats and echoes. I do not want a world where I am wingless, crawling in the mud rather than reaching for the stars.

 

I do not want a world without Toothless.

 

I know it is only I who can save or destroy the dragons now that Doomsday is approaching. But I do not know how to do it.

How can I, when I am so small, so alone..."

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

"I was so afraid of becoming my Father,

Mostly because I thought I Couldn't,

Because how do you become someone that Great,

That Brave,

That Selfless?

I guess you have to Try."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"What I saw was proof of everything I believed.

This wasn't a vicious beast,

but an intelligent, gentle creature

whose soul reflected my own."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You believed that no one loved you. Even though it was too late, I created a thread about you and a lot of people were concerned about you, so did I. You shouldn't have died without knowing the truth.

Well, here's your dedication and I give it to you as a sign of unending friendship, with a Woolly Howl on it, they were your favorite dragons, weren't they? Your dragon Valkyrian is missing you right now, and I promise I'll take care of her now.

I won't forget to rise your viking's trophies and rank in your clan, just to keep hold of your promise.