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Club, Future, and Gif: tumblr Year in Review Animated TV 2019 2019 fandom: 2019’s Top Animated TV This list contains DuckTales and Invader Zim, just like a list of 2001’s Top Animated TV Shows would have. Steven Universe +1 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir +1 Voltron: Legendary Defenders −2 She-Ra and the Princesses of Power  Invader Zim +16 Moominvalley Star vs. the Forces of Evil −1 The Dragon Prince −1 Ducktales Young Justice +12 South Park −7 OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes +2 Avatar: The Last Airbender −1 Gravity Falls −6 Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Castlevania −3 Adventure Time −12 Villainous −8 Danny Phantom −1 Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure +6 Carmen Sandiego Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart Teen Titans −12 Final Space +3 Trollhunters −10 The Simpsons −7 Rick and Morty −11 Twelve Forever Amphibia BoJack Horseman −13 Steven Universe Future Winx Club The Legend of Korra −8 Phineas and Ferb Love, Death & Robots Over The Garden Wall −8 3Below: Tales of Arcadia   Big Mouth Total Drama The Loud House −16 Kim Possible The Powerpuff Girls −12 Sam and Max Hilda We Bare Bears −16 Transformers: Animated Tuca and Bertie The Amazing World of Gumball Disenchantment Star Wars Rebels −27The number in italics indicates how many spots a title moved up or down from the previous year. Bolded titles weren’t on the list last year.
Club, Future, and Gif: tumblr Year in Review
 Animated TV
 2019
 2019
fandom:

2019’s Top Animated TV

This list contains DuckTales and Invader Zim, just like a list of 2001’s Top Animated TV Shows would have.

Steven Universe +1 
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir +1 
Voltron: Legendary Defenders −2 
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power  
Invader Zim +16 
Moominvalley 
Star vs. the Forces of Evil −1 
The Dragon Prince −1 
Ducktales 
Young Justice +12 
South Park −7 
OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes +2 
Avatar: The Last Airbender −1 
Gravity Falls −6 
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 
Castlevania −3 
Adventure Time −12 
Villainous −8 
Danny Phantom −1 
Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure +6 
Carmen Sandiego 
Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart 
Teen Titans −12 
Final Space +3 
Trollhunters −10 
The Simpsons −7 
Rick and Morty −11 
Twelve Forever 
Amphibia 
BoJack Horseman −13 
Steven Universe Future 
Winx Club 
The Legend of Korra −8 
Phineas and Ferb 
Love, Death & Robots 
Over The Garden Wall −8 
3Below: Tales of Arcadia   
Big Mouth 
Total Drama 
The Loud House −16 
Kim Possible 
The Powerpuff Girls −12 
Sam and Max 
Hilda 
We Bare Bears −16 
Transformers: Animated 
Tuca and Bertie 
The Amazing World of Gumball 
Disenchantment
Star Wars Rebels −27The number in italics indicates how many spots a title moved up or down from the previous year. Bolded titles weren’t on the list last year.

fandom: 2019’s Top Animated TV This list contains DuckTales and Invader Zim, just like a list of 2001’s Top Animated TV Shows would have. ...

America, Batman, and Elsa: tumblr Year in Review Movie Characters 2019 2019 fandom: 2019’s Top Movie Characters So many superheroes and one very rude clown creature. Tony Stark (Iron Man) | Marvel Peter Parker (Spider-Man) | Marvel Steve Rogers (Captain America) | Marvel Thor Odinson | Marvel Bucky Barnes | Marvel Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel) | Marvel Loki Odinson | Marvel Spinel | Steven Universe; The Movie Miles Morales (Spider-Man) | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow) | Marvel Richie Tozier | IT Batman | DC Eddie Kaspbrak | IT Joker | DC Clint Barton (Hawkeye) | Marvel Bruce Banner (Hulk) | Marvel Thanos | Marvel Pepper Potts | Marvel Peter B Parker (Spider-Man) | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Valkyrie | Marvel Sam Wilson (Falcon) | Marvel Dr. Stephen Strange | Marvel Kylo Ren | Star Wars Nebula | Marvel Pennywise | IT Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) | Marvel Morgan Stark | Marvel Gwen Stacy (Spider Gwen) | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Quentin Beck (Mysterio) | Marvel Shaggy Rogers | Scooby-Doo Harley Quinn | DC Scott Lang (Ant-Man) | Marvel Nick Fury | Marvel Rey | Star Wars Eddie Brock | Marvel Michael Myers | Halloween Michelle Jones | Marvel Gamora | Marvel Shuri | Marvel Bill Denbrough | IT Beverly Marsh | IT Peni Parker | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Elsa | Frozen Spider Ham | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Ben Hanscom | IT James Rhodes (War Machine) | Marvel Spider Noir | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Mothra | Godzilla: King of the Monsters Okoye | Marvel Mike Hanlon | ITThis list is new. Hooray!
America, Batman, and Elsa: tumblr Year in Review
 Movie Characters
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 2019
fandom:

2019’s Top Movie Characters

So many superheroes and one very rude clown creature.

Tony Stark (Iron Man) | Marvel 
Peter Parker (Spider-Man) | Marvel 
Steve Rogers (Captain America) | Marvel 
Thor Odinson | Marvel 
Bucky Barnes | Marvel 
Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel) | Marvel 
Loki Odinson | Marvel 
Spinel | Steven Universe; The Movie 
Miles Morales (Spider-Man) | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 
Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow) | Marvel 
Richie Tozier | IT 
Batman | DC 
Eddie Kaspbrak | IT 
Joker | DC 
Clint Barton (Hawkeye) | Marvel 
Bruce Banner (Hulk) | Marvel 
Thanos | Marvel 
Pepper Potts | Marvel 
Peter B Parker (Spider-Man) | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 
Valkyrie | Marvel 
Sam Wilson (Falcon) | Marvel 
Dr. Stephen Strange | Marvel 
Kylo Ren | Star Wars 
Nebula | Marvel 
Pennywise | IT 
Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) | Marvel 
Morgan Stark | Marvel 
Gwen Stacy (Spider Gwen) | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 
Quentin Beck (Mysterio) | Marvel 
Shaggy Rogers | Scooby-Doo 
Harley Quinn | DC 
Scott Lang (Ant-Man) | Marvel 
Nick Fury | Marvel 
Rey | Star Wars 
Eddie Brock | Marvel 
Michael Myers | Halloween 
Michelle Jones | Marvel 
Gamora | Marvel 
Shuri | Marvel 
Bill Denbrough | IT 
Beverly Marsh | IT 
Peni Parker | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 
Elsa | Frozen 
Spider Ham | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 
Ben Hanscom | IT 
James Rhodes (War Machine) | Marvel 
Spider Noir | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 
Mothra | Godzilla: King of the Monsters 
Okoye | Marvel
Mike Hanlon | ITThis list is new. Hooray!

fandom: 2019’s Top Movie Characters So many superheroes and one very rude clown creature. Tony Stark (Iron Man) | Marvel Peter Parker (S...

Arthur, Bane, and EastEnders: tumblr Year in Review Ships 2019 2019 fandom: 2019’s Top 100 Ships Shipping is Tumblr’s favorite sport, and this is the Big Game. Ineffable HusbandsAziraphale & Crowley, Good Omens Klance −1Keith & Lance, Voltron: Legendary Defender JuliantinaJuliana Valdés & Valentina Carvajal, Amar a muerte Reddie +25Richie Tozier & Eddie Kaspbrak, It Jikook −1Park Jimin & Jeon Jungkook, BTS Phan −3Daniel Howell & Phil Lester, YouTubers Reylo −5Rey & Kylo Ren, the Star Wars universe Malec +1Magnus Bane & Alec Lightwood, Shadowhunters Bellarke −2Bellamy Blake & Clarke Griffin, The 100 Tyrus +34TJ & Cyrus, Andi Mack GendryaGendry & Arya Stark, Game of Thrones CatradoraCatra & Adora, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Supercorp −1Kara Danvers & Lena Luthor, Supergirl Kiribaku −8Kirishima Eijirou & Bakugou Katsuki, Boku No Hero Academia Bumbleby +52Yang Xiao Long & Blake Belladonna, RWBY Stucky −6Steve Rogers & Bucky Barnes, the Marvel universe Jonsa +44Jon Snow & Sansa Stark, Game of Thrones Bakudeku −2Bakugou Katsuki & Midoriya Izuku, Boku No Hero Academia Stony +5Steve Rogers & Tony Stark, the Marvel universe Destiel −9Dean Winchester & Castiel, Supernatural Tododeku −13Todoroki Shouto & Midoriya Izuku, Boku No Hero Academia Drarry −1Draco Malfoy & Harry Potter, the Harry Potter universe Jonerys +43Jon Snow & Daenerys Targaryen, Game of Thrones Jaime x BrienneJaime Lannister & Brienne of Tarth, Game of Thrones IronStrange −7Tony Stark & Dr. Steven Strange, the Marvel universe EluEliott Demaury & Lucas Lallemant, SKAM France PreathChristen Press & Tobin Heath, Athletes Sasusaku +2Uchiha Sasuke & Haruno Sakura, Naruto Sheith −24Keith & Shiro, Voltron: Legendary Defender Sprousehart −10Cole Sprouse & Lili Reinhart, Actors Harringrove +38Steve Harrington & Billy Hargrove, Stranger Things Symbrock −18Venom (symbiote) & Eddie Brock, the Marvel universe Adrienette +14Adrien Agreste & Marinette Dupain-Cheng, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Choni −21Cheryl Blossom & Toni Topaz, Riverdale Taekook −16Kim Taehyung & Jeon Jungkook, BTS Marichat +5Marinette Dupain-Cheng & Chat Noir, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir RobronRobert Sugden & Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale Kaylor +11Karlie Kloss & Taylor Swift, celebrities Erasermic +16Aizawa Shouta & Yamada Hizashi, Boku no Hero Academia Ladynoir +10Ladybug & Chat Noir, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Bughead −18Betty Cooper & Jughead Jones, Riverdale Spideypool −14Spider-Man & Deadpool, the Marvel universe SpideychellePeter Parker & Michelle Jones, the Marvel universe MalexMichael Guerin & Alex Manes, Roswell, New Mexico Wolfstar +8Remus Lupin & Sirius Black, the Harry Potter universe Sterek −10Stiles Stilinski & Derek Hale, Teen Wolf ZaDrZim & Dib, Invader Zim DavenziMatteo Florenzi & David, Druck Camren −22Camila Cabello & Lauren Jauregui, Fifth Harmony Soriku Sora & Riku, Kingdom Hearts Wayhaught −36Waverly Earp & Nicole Haught, Wynonna Earp PepperonyPepper Potts & Tony Stark, the Marvel universe Nalu +19Natsu Dragneel & Lucy Heartfilia, Fairy Tail Yoonmin −29Min Yoongi & Park Jimin, BTS LukanetteLuka Couffaine & Marinette Dupain-Cheng, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Lapidot −23Lapis Lazuli & Peridot, Steven Universe MilevenMike Wheeler & Eleven, Stranger Things Thorki −36Thor & Loki, the Marvel universe Merthur +28Merlin & Arthur Pendragon, Merlin Korrasami −22Korra & Asami Sato, The Legend of Korra Starco +3Star Butterfly & Marco Diaz, Star vs. the Forces of Evil BelizaEliza Taylor & Bob Morley, Actors McHanzo −46Jesse McCree & Hanzo Shimada, Overwatch SchmicoNico Kim & Levi Schmitt, Grey’s Anatomy Vmin −19Kim Taehyung & Park Jimin, BTS CrisanaCris Soto and Joana Bianchi, SKAM España  Johnlock −25John Watson & Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Hannigram −8Hannibal Lecter & Will Graham, Hannibal Kacchako −32Uraraka Ochako & Bakugou Katsuki, Boku no Hero Academia Snowbaz +29Simon Snow & Tyrannus Basilton Grimm-Pitch, Carry On Kaisoo +8Kim Jongin & Do Kyungsoo, EXO Deanoru −4Karolina Dean & Nico Minoru, Runaways Larry Stylinson −15Harry Styles & Louis Tomlinson, One Direction WangxianLan Wangji & Wei Wuxian, Mo Dao Zu Shi IncantavaEdoardo Incanti & Eleonora Sava, SKAM Italia Clexa −28Clarke Griffin & Commander Lexa, The 100 Nygmobblepot −15Edward Nygma & Oswald Cobblepot, Gotham SnufminSnufkin & Moomin, Moominvalley PosiePenelope Park & Josie Saltzman, Legacies Bubbline −54Princess Bubblegum & Marceline, Adventure Time BallumBen Mitchell & Callum Highway, EastEnders BranjieBrooklyn Lynn Hytes & Vanessa Vanjie Matteo, RuPaul’s Drag Race HiccstridHiccup Haddock & Astrid Hofferson, How to Train Your Dragon Prinxiety +4Princey & Anxiety, Thomas Sanders PeraltiagoJake Peralta & Amy Santiago, Brooklyn Nine-Nine RayllumCallum & Rayla, The Dragon Prince Victuuri −56Victor Nikiforov & Yuri Katsuki, Yuri!!! on Ice EntrapdakEntrapta & Hordak, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power ClintashaClint Barton & Natasha Romanoff, the Marvel universe Tomdaya −6Tom Holland & Zendaya, Actors Spirk +6Spock & James Kirk, Star Trek SerireiSerizawa Katsuya & Reigen Arataka, Mob Psycho 100 Todomomo −23Todoroki Shouto & Yaoyorozu Momo, Boku no Hero Academia VoxmanLord Boxman & Professor Venomous, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes RomanogersSteven Rogers & Natasha Romanoff, the Marvel universe Bechloe −62Beca Mitchell & Chloe Beale, Pitch Perfect ZelinkZelda & Link, The Legend of Zelda DavekatDave Strider & Karkat Vantas, Homestuck TerumobHanazawa Teruki & Kageyama Shigeo, Mob Psycho 100 DimilethDimitri & Byleth, Fire EmblemThe number in italics indicates how many spots a ship moved up or down from the previous year. The ones in bold weren’t on the list last year.
Arthur, Bane, and EastEnders: tumblr Year in Review
 Ships
 2019
 2019
fandom:

2019’s Top 100 Ships

Shipping is Tumblr’s favorite sport, and this is the Big Game.

Ineffable HusbandsAziraphale & Crowley, Good Omens 
Klance −1Keith & Lance, Voltron: Legendary Defender 
JuliantinaJuliana Valdés & Valentina Carvajal, Amar a muerte 
Reddie +25Richie Tozier & Eddie Kaspbrak, It 
Jikook −1Park Jimin & Jeon Jungkook, BTS 
Phan −3Daniel Howell & Phil Lester, YouTubers 
Reylo −5Rey & Kylo Ren, the Star Wars universe 
Malec +1Magnus Bane & Alec Lightwood, Shadowhunters 
Bellarke −2Bellamy Blake & Clarke Griffin, The 100 
Tyrus +34TJ & Cyrus, Andi Mack 
GendryaGendry & Arya Stark, Game of Thrones 
CatradoraCatra & Adora, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power 
Supercorp −1Kara Danvers & Lena Luthor, Supergirl 
Kiribaku −8Kirishima Eijirou  & Bakugou Katsuki, Boku No Hero Academia 
Bumbleby +52Yang Xiao Long & Blake Belladonna, RWBY 
Stucky −6Steve Rogers & Bucky Barnes, the Marvel universe 
Jonsa +44Jon Snow & Sansa Stark, Game of Thrones 
Bakudeku −2Bakugou Katsuki & Midoriya Izuku, Boku No Hero Academia 
Stony +5Steve Rogers & Tony Stark, the Marvel universe 
Destiel −9Dean Winchester & Castiel, Supernatural 
Tododeku −13Todoroki Shouto & Midoriya Izuku, Boku No Hero Academia 
Drarry −1Draco Malfoy & Harry Potter, the Harry Potter universe 
Jonerys +43Jon Snow & Daenerys Targaryen, Game of Thrones 
Jaime x BrienneJaime Lannister & Brienne of Tarth, Game of Thrones 
IronStrange −7Tony Stark & Dr. Steven Strange, the Marvel universe 
EluEliott Demaury & Lucas Lallemant, SKAM France 
PreathChristen Press & Tobin Heath, Athletes 
Sasusaku +2Uchiha Sasuke & Haruno Sakura, Naruto 
Sheith −24Keith & Shiro, Voltron: Legendary Defender 
Sprousehart −10Cole Sprouse & Lili Reinhart, Actors 
Harringrove +38Steve Harrington & Billy Hargrove, Stranger Things 
Symbrock −18Venom (symbiote) & Eddie Brock, the Marvel universe 
Adrienette +14Adrien Agreste & Marinette Dupain-Cheng, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir 
Choni −21Cheryl Blossom & Toni Topaz, Riverdale 
Taekook −16Kim Taehyung & Jeon Jungkook, BTS 
Marichat +5Marinette Dupain-Cheng & Chat Noir, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir 
RobronRobert Sugden & Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale 
Kaylor +11Karlie Kloss & Taylor Swift, celebrities 
Erasermic +16Aizawa Shouta & Yamada Hizashi, Boku no Hero Academia 
Ladynoir +10Ladybug & Chat Noir, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir 
Bughead −18Betty Cooper & Jughead Jones, Riverdale 
Spideypool −14Spider-Man & Deadpool, the Marvel universe 
SpideychellePeter Parker & Michelle Jones, the Marvel universe 
MalexMichael Guerin & Alex Manes, Roswell, New Mexico 
Wolfstar +8Remus Lupin & Sirius Black, the Harry Potter universe 
Sterek −10Stiles Stilinski & Derek Hale, Teen Wolf 
ZaDrZim & Dib, Invader Zim 
DavenziMatteo Florenzi & David, Druck 
Camren −22Camila Cabello & Lauren Jauregui, Fifth Harmony
Soriku Sora & Riku, Kingdom Hearts
Wayhaught −36Waverly Earp & Nicole Haught, Wynonna Earp
PepperonyPepper Potts & Tony Stark, the Marvel universe
Nalu +19Natsu Dragneel & Lucy Heartfilia, Fairy Tail
Yoonmin −29Min Yoongi & Park Jimin, BTS
LukanetteLuka Couffaine & Marinette Dupain-Cheng, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
Lapidot −23Lapis Lazuli & Peridot, Steven Universe
MilevenMike Wheeler & Eleven, Stranger Things
Thorki −36Thor & Loki, the Marvel universe
Merthur +28Merlin & Arthur Pendragon, Merlin
Korrasami −22Korra & Asami Sato, The Legend of Korra
Starco +3Star Butterfly & Marco Diaz, Star vs. the Forces of Evil
BelizaEliza Taylor & Bob Morley, Actors
McHanzo −46Jesse McCree & Hanzo Shimada, Overwatch
SchmicoNico Kim & Levi Schmitt, Grey’s Anatomy
Vmin −19Kim Taehyung & Park Jimin, BTS
CrisanaCris Soto and Joana Bianchi, SKAM España 
Johnlock −25John Watson & Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock
Hannigram −8Hannibal Lecter & Will Graham, Hannibal
Kacchako −32Uraraka Ochako & Bakugou Katsuki, Boku no Hero Academia
Snowbaz +29Simon Snow & Tyrannus Basilton Grimm-Pitch, Carry On
Kaisoo +8Kim Jongin & Do Kyungsoo, EXO
Deanoru −4Karolina Dean & Nico Minoru, Runaways
Larry Stylinson −15Harry Styles & Louis Tomlinson, One Direction
WangxianLan Wangji & Wei Wuxian, Mo Dao Zu Shi
IncantavaEdoardo Incanti & Eleonora Sava, SKAM Italia
Clexa −28Clarke Griffin & Commander Lexa, The 100
Nygmobblepot −15Edward Nygma & Oswald Cobblepot, Gotham
SnufminSnufkin & Moomin, Moominvalley
PosiePenelope Park & Josie Saltzman, Legacies
Bubbline −54Princess Bubblegum & Marceline, Adventure Time
BallumBen Mitchell & Callum Highway, EastEnders
BranjieBrooklyn Lynn Hytes & Vanessa Vanjie Matteo, RuPaul’s Drag Race
HiccstridHiccup Haddock & Astrid Hofferson, How to Train Your Dragon
Prinxiety +4Princey & Anxiety, Thomas Sanders
PeraltiagoJake Peralta & Amy Santiago, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
RayllumCallum & Rayla, The Dragon Prince
Victuuri −56Victor Nikiforov & Yuri Katsuki, Yuri!!! on Ice
EntrapdakEntrapta & Hordak, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
ClintashaClint Barton & Natasha Romanoff, the Marvel universe
Tomdaya −6Tom Holland & Zendaya, Actors
Spirk +6Spock & James Kirk, Star Trek
SerireiSerizawa Katsuya & Reigen Arataka, Mob Psycho 100
Todomomo −23Todoroki Shouto & Yaoyorozu Momo, Boku no Hero Academia
VoxmanLord Boxman & Professor Venomous, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes
RomanogersSteven Rogers & Natasha Romanoff, the Marvel universe
Bechloe −62Beca Mitchell & Chloe Beale, Pitch Perfect
ZelinkZelda & Link, The Legend of Zelda
DavekatDave Strider & Karkat Vantas, Homestuck
TerumobHanazawa Teruki & Kageyama Shigeo, Mob Psycho 100
DimilethDimitri & Byleth, Fire EmblemThe number in italics indicates how many spots a ship moved up or down from the previous year. The ones in bold weren’t on the list last year.

fandom: 2019’s Top 100 Ships Shipping is Tumblr’s favorite sport, and this is the Big Game. Ineffable HusbandsAziraphale

America, Drunk, and Fucking: yes its true Moscow ran out of vodka during the victory celebration of WWII, ao3tagoftheday: 186282397milespersec: ao3tagoftheday: [Image Description: Tag reading “yes its true Moscow ran out of vodka during the victory celebration of WWII”] The AO3 Tag of the Day is: Please ask me about the Russian vodka ban in 1914? What was the Russian Vodka Ban in 1914? Ok, time to nerd. So Russians like vodka, ok? I don’t think this is a big revelation to anyone, but I feel like I should make it clear. Vodka is…important…in Russia.So, in 1904, Russia was preparing to go fight a war with Japan. Because, you know, sometimes you’re trying to retain control of a warm-water port and also there’s racism and then you need to have a war about it. So the Tsar orders his army to mobilize to go fight Japan, only there’s a problem: instead of mobilizing in an organized manner, soldiers are buying vodka and getting drunk out of their minds and then, like, not showing up for the war. Which, I mean, valid. I might get drunk and not show up if someone told me I had to go fight a war, and I don’t even drink. But it was a problem, and it actually really messed up Russia’s mobilization plans.So 1914 rolls around, and the Russians are going to go to war with Austria. Because, you know, sometimes international tensions in a multipolar situation get really heightened and then some asshole in an ugly uniform gets shot and then you need to have a war about it. So the Tsar orders his army to mobilize to go fight Austria, and this time, he has a plan. Vodka will not defeat him! He bans the sale of vodka in Russia. All of it. First for the duration of the mobilization period, and then for the duration of the war. Great idea, right?Only there’s a problem. The reason the Tsar can just stop all vodka sales with a snap of his fingers is that the Tsar sells all the vodka. Vodka is a state monopoly. You literally can’t get vodka from anyone but the government. Which makes it very easy to ban, but, well….Remember how I said Russians really like vodka? I’m just gonna say it again: Russians really like vodka. Really, really like it. So it makes sense that, if you’re a government with chronic money problems, you might create a state monopoly on vodka sales in order to raise some cash. You might raise a lot of cash. A huge fucking ton of cash. Literally one third of the Russian government’s revenue came from selling vodka. One fucking third.Here’s another thing: Wars? They cost money. A lot of it. And if you’re the Russian state in, say, 1914, and you’re about to kick off WWI, it might behoove you to not literally eliminate a third of your fucking revenue with a snap of your fingers! I don’t think that’s such a hard idea to wrap your head around, but what the fuck do I know. But anyway, Russia had chronic money problems throughout the war and couldn’t outfit their soldiers or feed their people or any of that shit. Also there was a revolution and communism and such-like. The end.Anyway, this story has several morals and they are as follows:Getting drunk and not showing up for wars is a valid life choiceConsidering the possible effects of your policies before implementing them is important please do thatProhibition causes communism and therefore we should all buy as much alcohol as we can because we love god and america
America, Drunk, and Fucking: yes its true Moscow ran out of vodka during the victory celebration of WWII,
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The AO3 Tag of the Day is: Please ask me about the Russian vodka ban in 1914? 

What was the Russian Vodka Ban in 1914?

Ok, time to nerd. So Russians like vodka, ok? I don’t think this is a big revelation to anyone, but I feel like I should make it clear. Vodka is…important…in Russia.So, in 1904, Russia was preparing to go fight a war with Japan. Because, you know, sometimes you’re trying to retain control of a warm-water port and also there’s racism and then you need to have a war about it. So the Tsar orders his army to mobilize to go fight Japan, only there’s a problem: instead of mobilizing in an organized manner, soldiers are buying vodka and getting drunk out of their minds and then, like, not showing up for the war. Which, I mean, valid. I might get drunk and not show up if someone told me I had to go fight a war, and I don’t even drink. But it was a problem, and it actually really messed up Russia’s mobilization plans.So 1914 rolls around, and the Russians are going to go to war with Austria. Because, you know, sometimes international tensions in a multipolar situation get really heightened and then some asshole in an ugly uniform gets shot and then you need to have a war about it. So the Tsar orders his army to mobilize to go fight Austria, and this time, he has a plan. Vodka will not defeat him! He bans the sale of vodka in Russia. All of it. First for the duration of the mobilization period, and then for the duration of the war. Great idea, right?Only there’s a problem. The reason the Tsar can just stop all vodka sales with a snap of his fingers is that the Tsar sells all the vodka. Vodka is a state monopoly. You literally can’t get vodka from anyone but the government. Which makes it very easy to ban, but, well….Remember how I said Russians really like vodka? I’m just gonna say it again: Russians really like vodka. Really, really like it. So it makes sense that, if you’re a government with chronic money problems, you might create a state monopoly on vodka sales in order to raise some cash. You might raise a lot of cash. A huge fucking ton of cash. Literally one third of the Russian government’s revenue came from selling vodka. One fucking third.Here’s another thing: Wars? They cost money. A lot of it. And if you’re the Russian state in, say, 1914, and you’re about to kick off WWI, it might behoove you to not literally eliminate a third of your fucking revenue with a snap of your fingers! I don’t think that’s such a hard idea to wrap your head around, but what the fuck do I know. But anyway, Russia had chronic money problems throughout the war and couldn’t outfit their soldiers or feed their people or any of that shit. Also there was a revolution and communism and such-like. The end.Anyway, this story has several morals and they are as follows:Getting drunk and not showing up for wars is a valid life choiceConsidering the possible effects of your policies before implementing them is important please do thatProhibition causes communism and therefore we should all buy as much alcohol as we can because we love god and america

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