|Name:||Shipcestuous, family values blog, aka That Crazy Incest-Shipping Blog|
|Date(s):||November 22, 2012 - November 2018 (active), 2020 - present (static)|
|Type:||Incest pairings - canon and non-canon|
|Scope:||commentary/discussion, fanworks, fanfiction, gifsets, picspams, etc.|
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The blog was deleted in the Tumblr NSFW Content Purge. Although some content was moved to a temporary location http://temporarychange1.tumblr.com, it has not been updated since November 20, 2018. By 2020 the original URL http://shipcestuous.tumblr.com showed back up, however the last update to the site is still November 20, 2018.
"I started this tumblr as a companion to my wordpress blog, which I created because I saw plenty of incest shippers out there, but we were spread wide and far across a myriad of fandoms and I wanted there to be a community for us where we could connect. I also needed an outlet for all of my incest shipping. I used it mainly for commentary/shipper spin, which can be very hard to find for less popular pairings. Now I focus more on this tumblr, and my wordpress is reserved for long, detailed commentaries.
This blog is only for incest shipping/discussion. I ship plenty of other non-incest relationships and I fangirl about them elsewhere.
There are more details about me on my wordpress site, in my about section and in my first entry, which explain more about why I started the site, what I post there, and how I came to be in such a sad state. You might also be interested in the F.A.Q., my GPOY-type tag, and my tag for answered asks about myself.
I’m a lover of non-canon pairings. I have an overactive imagination. And I AM ALWAYS WEARING MY SHIPPER GOGGLES. Please do not take my commentary or my speculation too seriously. I am not delusional, I only play one on TV. And I believe in the death of the author: I think that we have the freedom and the right to interpret stories the way we want to or to play around with the characters in alternate scenarios.I don’t personally ship every relationship that appears on this blog. Examples of canon incest and/or prominent familial relationships are always of interest regardless of shippability, and ships that my followers want to see or ships that are more popular on tumblr will feature distinct from my own interest in them."
The new About page after it returned from the purge:
"As it states in the sidebar, this is a multi-fandom blog for canon and non-canon incest ships. It can be hard out there for an incest-shipper - I hope this will feel like a safe place and a community where we can all make friends, gush about ships, and share recommendations.
Although I want this space to serve the public interest of our community of incest shippers, I consider it to ultimately be a personal blog. (Though not a post-anything blog: it will always focus purely on incest ships or matters of incest shipping.) I consider "shipcestuous" to primarily be my username (though you are welcome to call me Astrid) and I will most likely always run it all by myself. Content will be guided by interests, and activity, unfortunately, by my work schedule.As many of you know, my blog was down for nearly a year after the Great Tumblr Purge of November 2018. As I got the blog back up and running again, I have had to make some changes to reflect the reality of how much time I currently have to offer. I realize some of these changes will be unwelcome, but I hope they will facilitate the running of the blog for me and help me to be able to focus on what interests me most with the time that I have. I also hope it will result in faster answer/reply times. The full explanation is on the Guidelines page, but the most important information for returning and new followers is this: ships discussed here on shipcestuous should be 1) fictional only and 2) closely-related by blood only. Nonfiction, cousins, stepcest, adopted, etc. will have a new home on a second blog: shipcestuous-other. Those comments and ships are still welcome and encouraged and appreciated, and I anticipate that the alterate blog will be just as active as this one. Please read the Guidelines page to see what I primarily cover here and how I handle content that doesn't fall under that umbrella."
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Reaction to Tumblr Purge
I have a lot of feelings about this, and would like to say “I’m done with Tumblr.” And actually, that is how I feel, because Shipcestuous’ blog was one of those deleted. If you’ve followed her blog, you’d know it was one of the biggest shipcest blogs, and possibly one of the few multi-fandom ones. There was always such great discussion on there, and I’ve never seen a community more loving and genuine than the one she built there.