[LMB] OT: Fandom Migrations
azurite at rogers.com
Thu Apr 20 20:48:33 BST 2006
--- Nora Bombay <nbombay at mindspring.com> wrote, re
> You either fall in love with a character or you hate
> them all.
Not *quite* my reaction; I liked one character very
much, maybe two - and disliked all the rest.
> But the power of Rodney Mckay, whiny super genius
> will convert a lot of people.
I think he drove me away. I think it's a case where...
you either see it or you don't.
> and between ancient tech and
> space vampires, anything can happen.
The space vampires were the other thing that drove me
away. I just couldn't handle it. That and, well,
> >Also? Pellew won't let me write anything that I
> > didn't start before Age of Sail that he's not in.
Ah - now, *that* problem, I can understand.
> I mean, Commander Skinner is running
> around all the time,
Back to Nora:
> and Miles O'Brien was the head
> of the Amish Space Nazi's for two seasons. No reason
> not to send in Pellew.
No wonder some fandoms confuse me.
> But don't mind me. I'm notoriously un getting of the
> whole age of sail. A much bigger fan of the
> post-indoor plumbing fandoms.
Ah, a woman who knows what she likes. Myself, I tend
to think indoor plumbing was the beginning of the end,
but I can't prove it.
> >Take it up with Lord Exmouth, have fun with that :)
> Actually, I would. Should I remember who Lord
> Exmouth is. Which I don't.
Captain Sir Edward Pellew, after 1815
> NB. Who's main Stargate issue is remembering what
> exactly happened in cannon. And avoiding giggling
> every time she passes the name plate of her
> co-worker named "Chaya".
Soetimes I wish I understood comments like this.
Other times, I think it's just as well I don't.
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