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FORKNI-L Digest - 14 Oct 2005 to 15 Oct 2005 (#2005-274)

Sat, 15 Oct 2005

There are 2 messages totalling 97 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. Mary Sue vs War stories: thanks!
  2. KtK: email campaign for 3rd season FK DVD's!


Date:    Sat, 15 Oct 2005 08:40:28 -0700
From:    teri d <darius4evr@y.......>
Subject: Mary Sue vs War stories: thanks!

I just want to thank you all SO much for the wonderful input to what
I thought would be a silly question! :)

I agree with Nancy who says FK Wars are a beast unto themselves and
there's nothing else quite like 'em. :) I've found that trying to
intelligently explain a War to the non-initiated is usually
frustrating to both parties involved in the discussion and often ends
up with the other person doing a good version of a Vaquera-ish
<blink-blink>. The when I add,"Oooh, you do that really well! Do you
also drool over long dark hair and big brown eyes? Say the word
'Pragmatist' for me!"....well, they usually run off screaming in
terror, or looking up the phone listing for the local whacky ward. ;)

The reason behind my question is, I'm an assistant list-mom for the
Foreverknightfanatics, a multi-faction list that's been puttering
around for about 5 years. Much silliness happens onlist, (or
"happened", it's been verrrrry quiet lately; RL is EVIL) and
inevitably the list has spawned some fanfic, both serious and
silly.....mostly silly. Upon the list's "birth", we listmembers
discussed the need to have a virtual HQ, like the Ratpackers HQ, the
DP Mansion, or the ever-famous Shrine. We came up with the Fanatics'
Castle. Probably 90% of the fic written onlist is what we lovingly
call "Castlefic" as it's the role-playing/War-type stories that
happen in or around the Castle to the listmembers, and yes, now that
you've mentioned it, the FK characters do seem to be perfectly
content taking a supporting role in these stories.  :)

I was taking advantage of a much needed break from RL by touching up
the Foreverknightfanatics' Website and Fic pages and realized just
how MUCH Castlefic there is. The thought struck me that any innocent
reader in search of FK Fanfic who stumbled unto the site might come
away thoroughly disgusted and UNamused by the silliness unless it's
all properly organized and labeled with apropriate warning signs
pointing the way to the serious stuff. I just didn't know if there
was a "proper" and universally understood term for our War stories,
or how to label our Castlefic for those innocent souls who have never
been blooded by a War, or who ...well...don't have a klew what
"Castlefic" is.

It's all about protecting the innocent. ;)

<waves>  :D

Check him out!... http://www.benbassfanclub.com/
Proud Vaquera/Vachon's vassal/Defender of Brown-eyed Vamps
V-loop/Vaqdreams/benbassfanclub/T+V/DP/Fanatic Listmom #2
and OFFICIAL Lisa Ryder Fan Club Member #5!!! :o)


Date:    Sat, 15 Oct 2005 16:01:27 EDT
From:    SField8067@a.......
Subject: KtK: email campaign for 3rd season FK DVD's!

posted with permission

Hi Everyone :)
Starting October 15th until November 21st,I will be collecting emails from
everyone to send in a package to TPTB asking for the release of the Third
season Forever Knight on DVD.
Include your name and any other info you feel you would like
 such as, how much you have enjoyed the past two seasons that have
been released and ask for extras, etc ....
Remember, we need at the very least one hundred, naturally, lots more is
Send all emails to:   field.susan@g.......
use the header; DVD request
Lets show TPTB how much we want this as soon as possible!
feel free to forward this email to all lists that allow it.
All the best,
Susan Ellen Field
KtK Fearless Leader :)


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