How's it going? I'm doing fab.
I have another agility class with my dog tonight, and we're doing super well, and the guy who teaches it says that we could be competing by spring!!!
BTW, here's a funny video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCSQUr…
And another: www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLMT0E…
Recently I've really gotten into this new-ish Disney Channel cartoon called Gravity Falls. I'm guessing you guys have heard of it and/or watch it already, especially my good friend
. Some of my friends changed usernames while I was inactive, and I'm still getting used to it.
Anyway, if you haven't heard of Gravity Falls, or even if you have, check out this vid: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVXjGj…
Okay on to the main subject.^-^
I finally finished my headcanon explanation to why Ash doesn't seem to age! Though really it's not really about Ash. You may have heard me talk about this thing in my headcanon called the Maxx Effect, and here's what it is in a nutshell:
Okay, so for like a really long time (even waaaaay before Training ever started), it's always been customary in Pokemon for young people to travel. And just like how we call being a teenager a "phase," to them traveling is a phase. It's just part of the culture for people to set out on journeys, and that's kinda how the whole Training thing started in the first place: territories were becoming Regions and modern cities and towns were beginning to be built. Because of that, lots of people settled down to live on farms, and suddenly their children were expected to stay at home and help out, which enraged the hotheaded youths to a point of rallying for their right to travel. So since the beginning of time it's been a part of culture for the young to set of on journeys and eventually return home wiser and more mature. And that takes me to the Maxx Effect.
The Maxx Effect was an ancient magic that a Celebi gifted to the world, enabling people to enjoy being youthful for longer journeys. Here's how it works: From the time you're born till you're ten, people in the PKMN world age at a fixed rate, which we'll call 1x. It's about the rate that people in this world age at. But when a kid turns ten the effect causes aging to slow down, to about 1 year every 3 1/2 years. So basically a year after you turn ten you'll still be ten. Three years, though, after your tenth birthday will make you eleven, and it goes at that rate until you're about technical fourteen, where the aging rate speeds up to about 2-2 and a half years to age one year. When you're eighteen it slows to a final, permanent rate of aging one year every two years. Now I know you're probably thinking about how this could possibly fit into culture. Well the answer is ghosts. The ear after you turn ten, you would say that you're "ten and a ghost," because it would be your "ghost birthday." It's the anniversary of the day you were born, true, but since you'll only be eleven after three years, it's your ghost birthday because you don't technically age.
Uhgg, my fingers are getting tired. I was up late last night, and I was as good as the walking dead this morning when I had to get up. So yeah. I'm interested in hearing hat you guys have to say about this, and have a really great day!!!^-^ Bye!!!