daibhidc: (Sci Fi)
My characters were:

1. Wally West/The Flash (DC Comics)
2. Sandy (Absolute Power)
3. The War Doctor (Doctor Who)
4. Dr Bunsen Honeydew (The Muppets)
5. Jack Dodger (Dodger)
6. Otto Octavius/The Superior Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
7. Mycroft Holmes (Sherlock)
8. Eddie Watts (That Puppet Game Show)
9. PC Peter Grant (Rivers of London)
10.Gytha "Nanny" Ogg (Discworld)
11.Queenie (Blackadder II)
12.Arnold J Rimmer (Red Dwarf)
13.Lt Cmdr Montgomery Scott (Star Trek relaunch movies)
14.Lobsang (The Long Earth)
15.Fitz Kriener (Doctor Who EDAs)

results under the cut )
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Another good one.
spoilers )
daibhidc: (Sci Fi)
Memed from [livejournal.com profile] john_elliott

1. Pick five fandoms. List them in alphabetical order.

2. Visit this site to find your first RANDOM POEM OF POWER. Write down the 5th line (yes, even if it's an E.E. Cummings poem and you wind up with an apostrophe). Repeat five times and — you guessed it — list 'em in alphabetical order! (No cheating, mind! This is a challenge and it's always been about creativity.)

3. I think you can see where this is going. Write a very quick 50-word half-drabble for each fandom (try to do it all in one sitting — make your brain explode!), using the line from the poem as a prompt. You don't have to include it in the half-drabble — it's just inspiration.

4. Bravo! Have a cookie.

And because John did his in verse, I felt obliged to make an attempt likewise. (I didn't manage it in one sitting; I got three of them, then decided I needed sleep.)

The fandoms are Demon Knights, Discworld, Doctor Who, The Muppets and Red Dwarf.
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daibhidc: (Doctor Who)
Those who read my stuff on alt.drwho.creative might recall my recent genderflipped Round story, which was far more concerned with assigning realworld actors to the genderflipped characters than actually doing anything with the concept. (I take the view that now the concept's out there, it's available for anyone who actually has an idea for a story.) Well, it's just occured to me there was one idea I missed.

Obviously Brigadier Wilfred Bambera would be played by Craig Charles...
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Okay, thirteen suggestions. That'll do, I think.

The characters were:

1. Rincewind (Discworld)
2. Tenth Doctor (Doctor Who)
3. Jim Moriarty (Sherlock)
4. Gonzo the Great (The Muppet Show)
5. Jamie McCrimmon (Doctor Who)
6. Kryten (Red Dwarf)
7. Death (Discworld)
8. Jaime Reyes/Blue Beetle III (DC Comics)
9. Luke Smith (Sarah Jane Adventures)
10. General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett (Blackadder Goes Forth)
11. Count Duckula (Count Duckula)
12. Tiffany Aching (Discworld)
13. Dr Peter Venkman (Ghostbusters)
14. Professor Bernice Summerfield (Doctor Who New Adventures)
15. Lancelot du Lac (Arthur, King of Time And Space)
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Memed from [livejournal.com profile] lost_spook. I'm really not a shippy person, so I thought having to come up with answers to the meme might produce some surprises even to me...
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daibhidc: (Sci Fi)
Not bad, but not great.
spoilers )

Red Dwarf

Apr. 11th, 2009 09:31 pm
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Oh Lord, it's going meta...

Actually, it wasn't as irritating as I expected. I did like the conceit that they're in a universe which got two seasons we didn't, which is where all the stuff that changed between the last time we saw them and now happened. And the VW Starbug deserves a place in the series.

But tomorrow ... they meet Craig Charles, presumably, which is where it just gets silly. (Or, just possibly, they meet Lloyd Mullaney, which is even sillier.)

Red Dwarf

Apr. 10th, 2009 10:29 pm
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Well, that was ... interesting.

It wasn't bad; Rimmer got some great lines, there were some fun ideas, and I love Arnie's newfound interest in classic cars (not a million miles away from a certain Chris "And this ... is my other Bently" Barrie), but old Dwarf used to feel like an amazing show even when it was, in fact, cr*p, and this just didn't have the zing it used to.
Mild spoilers )

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