What gives you the right to decide if someone is overreacting? Is making joking posts about how much you hate nickelodeon overreacting? Is voicing your frustration that your favorite show that is not only enjoyable but culturally influential is going off of television an overreaction? Because I don’t understand why people aren’t allowed to be angry about this. Sure we all watch online already, but we don’t only care about the tumblr fandom, but everyone else. I want new people to watch and fall in love with LOK. I want kids to discover this show and want to be just like Korra and save the world. I want little poc girls to see Korra and see themselves in media for a change. And now that its online, a huge part of the potential viewership is gone. 

It’s fine to look on the bright side, because yeah, the show wasn’t cancelled. But don’t try to minimize the loss of LOK from being on TV.

LOK has had low ratings. This is how TV works. If a show doesn't perform well, it gets yanked. It sucks, I know, but that's the reality of business. I have every confidence Nick are reevaluating when they're gonna air them, or if they're gonna put them all online

What is the point of trying to defend Nickelodeon and trying to act like you know more about TV business than others?

Yeah we know LOK has low ratings… and you know who’s fault that is? Nickelodeon’s. They didn’t promote the show at all. No advertisements, no promotions, not one thing. So don’t act all tough like you know more than any of us about the industry. Did you also know that all Nickelodeon shows have taken a hit in ratings in the last couple of years? Nickelodeon as a network isn’t bringing in any ratings. 

They have huge promotions for new episodes of Spongebob, but they tell the whole LOK fandom that the new season is airing a week before it premieres without any advertisement at all?

Dude don’t try to defend Nickelodeon to me, they don’t deserve it. 

icewargreymon ASKED →

Nigga, don't ask me to calm down. They pissed me off. They pissed me off bad. I wanna smash their fucking heads. I wanna stab them with a rusty metal. I'll even begin to speak in Spanish. Fucking hijos de puta. Espero que los viole un cactus. Espero que sus esposas les sean infieles con los hombres más feos del vecindario. Espero que un perro los mee. ESPERO QUE ME MUERAN A LA VERGA!

Hell hath no fury like a LOK fan scorned

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It’s weird… but I’m glad that Bryan Konietzko said something. He’s actually looking out for us, you know? The fact that he said “thanks for caring” was really great. I’m glad he knows how much we all care about the show, even when we complain about some parts of it. 

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Anonymous ASKED →

why should we be respectful when nick never has been?

Because we’re better than them, essentially. Name calling won’t get us anywhere. But just because we’re respectful doesn’t mean we won’t fucking rip them apart. We’ll just rip them apart in a calm and professional manner, and that’s so much cooler. 

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pyrop3s1st3r ASKED →

wait hiatus what now?? You can answer privately i just this is the first i heard of anything.

There’s nothing solid right now. But what we know is that they rescheduled all the five of the remaining episodes except episode 8. This might mean that they’re going back down to 1 episode per week, but it also might mean that they’re having a hiatus. We don’t know at this point, but hopefully we’ll know by Friday at the very least

Anonymous ASKED →

why do you blatantly support legend of korra and the last airbender? it's CULTURAL APPROPRIATION for god's sake -_-

… Uh it’s not cultural appropriation because it’s not acting like it’s a caricature or demeaning any of the chinese lore that its influenced by. Just because a show has cultural influences doesn’t mean that it’s appropriating that culture.

The creators of ATLA/LOK put lots of time into researching the cultures that they used as inspiration for the show. All the Chinese characters in the show are actually real words that pertain to the subject (and they’re translated well). Also all of the architecture from the show can be traced back to particular time periods in Chinese history. You can see the endless evidence of this on this amazing blog: atla-annotated. It’s run by a chinese historian who not only translates what’s in the show but shows the cultural and historical relevance of many parts of the show. 

Also, I think you need a better understanding of what cultural appropriation is. It’s only truly appropriation if it implies a negative view towards the minority, and if it takes on another meaning than what it originally held. And ATLA/LOK do neither of those things. 

Cultural appropriation is the adoption of some specific elements of one culture by a different cultural group. It describes acculturation or assimilation, but can imply a negative view towards acculturation from a minority culture by a dominant culture.

These elements, once removed from their indigenous cultural contexts, can take on meanings that are significantly divergent from, or less nuanced than, those they originally held.

And added to all of this, many of the people that worked on ATLA are asian.

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  2. Aang (unbendable)
  3. Tenzin (mysteriouswarriorprince)
  4. Katara (bum-jun-lover)
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  6. Sarah (mcganjagall)
  7. Daenerys (spearthesun) (bookish-adventurer)
  8. Arya (awildbankgeekappears)
  9. Finn (official-cindy-vortex)
  10. Hikaru (michaelxs)

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poor Jinora is gonna have to shave her head in order to get her tattoos though. I bet she won’t mind… but I totally would!

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Hey so I’m thinking of getting a new theme for this blog, because right now it’s just messing up and not really being easy to deal with. Does anyone have any suggestions for good places to get themes?

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A firebender and an earthbender battle it out in this visual effects filled fan short.

I think the reason Lin disliked Korra so much in the beginning is because Korra reminded her so much of her sister. Korra is around the same age as Suyin was back then, and they have a similar disregard for authority and a sassy attitude. 

I love how far back the issues with Lin go… all the way back to the first episode of the first season. I love this show <3