D'oh! The Simpsons Quotations Roulette Challenge - Thank you to all participants!

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  1. Quotations_Roulette

    Quotations_Roulette Jedi Youngling star 1

    Mar 3, 2006
    I'm a big fan of quotes. Witty, stupid, weird, sweet...I like them all. And throughout the years, the wacky inhabitants of Springfield have given us many great ones.

    I have a document here with 50 of those quotes. You choose a number between 1 and 50 (inclusive) and I will give you the corresponding quote. You then get to write a fic of any length, any genre, any era, with any pairings and anything else you want.

    What's the catch?

    You don't know what your quote's going to be. Some of them involve happiness, love, families and things of that nature. Some of them are a little more...bizarre. [face_mischief] Best of luck, and most importantly, have fun!


    *I would like to say a big thank you to: vader_incarnate for allowing me to use the quotations roulette idea, Bale for allowing me to use the sock, and VaderLVR64 & the mods for giving me permission to host this challenge.*

    [i]"And remember...Rule #1: There are no rules! Rule #2: No outside food."[/i] -Mick Jagger, 'How I Spent My Strummer Vacation'

    1. REPLY to this thread with a number between 1 and 50 if you would like to participate. As soon as possible, I will contact you with the corresponding quote on my list. The first post will be kept updated with who has what number, etc.

    2. WRITE a fic by the end of January. It must relate to the quote in some way shape or form, though it doesn't have to include it. Again, it can be any pairing, length, genre, etc.

    3. Responses MUST include the name of the challenge in the title bar. In your fic, INCLUDE the original quote, as well as a link back to this thread.

    4. When you have POSTED your fic, please post a link in this thread and/or PM this sock with the following information:

    Title: {link= ]*title goes here*[/link]

    I will make an index so that we can all easily find and enjoy the stories.

    5. And, of course, HAVE FUN! There are no prizes, no awards, nothing save for a knowledge that you flexed your creative muscles and completed a challenge and wrote a fic about a quote from some episode of a TV show you may or may not have seen.


    [u]Questions That Might Be Asked[/u]

    [i]Does my story have to contain the quote exactly?[/i]

    While it's usually better if you can fit the quote into the story somewhere, you don't have to. Some quotes just don't lend themselves too well to the SW universe. It is okay to have your story be "inspired by" the quote you received. Also, feel free to modify your quote if that'll make it work better for your fic.

    [i]My quote is evil. I mean, really evil. Like Palpatine-plotting-to-take-over-the-galaxy-evil. Also, I've never heard of or seen this episode/show. Can I get a new one?[/i]

    To be fair to everyone, unless your quote contains words which you are genuinely uncomfortable using or which violate the TOS (I've screened these quotes, and they should be okay. But when in doubt, ask the mods) please stick to the quote you received.

    [i]Where can I find fics written for this challenge?[/i]

    An index of stories for this challenge will be in the second post of this thread. At the end of January, I will also add them to the Master Challenge Index, which can be found [link=]here[/link].

    [i]Haven't there been other versions of the Quotations Roulette Challenge?[/i]

    Yes. The concept was originated by [b]vader_incarnate[/b] in July 2005. With her permission I have taken the idea and put my own spin on it. The original challenge can be found [link=]here[/link]. The Non-SW Movie challenge, hosted by [b]Bale[/b], can be found [link=]here[/link].

    [i]Are you evil?[/i]





    Yes. Thank you, come again! [face_batting]


    1. NYCitygurl
    2. brodiew*
    3. Jade_Pilot*
    4. VaderLVR64*
    5. divapilot
    6. Jade_Max*
    7. Mira_Jade*
    8. RX_Sith*
    9. Meredith_Kenobi*
    10. Choose_and_Act
    11. UnderCoverJedi*
  2. Quotations_Roulette

    Quotations_Roulette Jedi Youngling star 1

    Mar 3, 2006
    Index of Challenge Responses

    Title: [link=]New Day[/link]
    Author: Darth-Dirty-Sock

    Title: [link=]I Am Not Wrong... Am I?[/link]
    Author: DaenaBenjen42

    Title: [link=]One to Lie, One to Listen[/link]
    Author: VaderLVR64

    Title: [link=]Step One[/link]
    Author: Meredith_Kenobi

    Title: [link=]Smuggler's Price[/link]
    Author: Jade_Max

    Title: [link=]Cooties[/link]
    Author: Mira_Jade

    Title: [link=]Revelations of the Heart[/link]
    Author: brodiew

    Title: [link=]An Overdue Occasion[/link]
    Author: Jade_Max

    Title: [link=]Never[/link]
    Author: UnderCoverJedi

    Title: [link=]Nothing But Fear Itself[/link]
    Author: Mira_Jade

    Title: [link=]Dance Rehersal[/link]
    Author: DaenaBenjen42

    Title: [link=]Disenchanted[/link]
    Author: emeraldshadow

    Title: [link=]Our Daughter[/link]
    Author: Miana Kenobi

    Title: [link=]Tension[/link]
    Author: Jade_Max

    Title: [link=]There Is Still Time To Back Out.....[/link]
    Author: verybusy

    Title: [link=]The Lesser of Two Evils[/link]
    Author: Choose_and_Act

    Title: [link=]There and Back Safely[/link]
    Author: renjishi

    Title: [link=]Here, There and Nowhere[/link]
    Author: BrentusofGath

    Title: [link=]What's Your Point?[/link]
    Author: RX_Sith

    Title: [link=]Hero Worship[/link]
    Author: karebear214

    Title: [link=]Darkness Returns[/link]
    Author: Jade_Pilot

    Title: [link=]Subtle Persuasion[/link]
    Author: Jedi-Ant

    Title: [link=]Forbidden Love[/link]
    Author: Jedi-Ant

    Title: [link=]"If you want me..."[/link]
    Author: Chewie-Fan

    Title: [link=]Promises[/link]
    Author: Jade_Max

    Title: [link=]Requiems for the Fallen, Reckonings for the Rising[/link]
    Author: Bri_Windstar

    Title: [link=]I Dream of Emeralds[/link]
    Author: Jade_Max
  3. VaderLVR64

    VaderLVR64 Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Feb 5, 2004
    I would like #4 please. :)
  4. Bri_Windstar

    Bri_Windstar Jedi Grand Master star 4

    May 27, 2002
    [face_laugh] amidalachick, you are absolutely amazing for coming up with this! :D :p

    I do have a question, though. If the fic turns out to become this monster of an epic or (like myself :p ) one is slooooow to write multi-post stories in general, does the entire thing have to be done by the end of Jan.? Or just the first post/first couple posts?

    And I'd like #42 please! :D
  5. Jade_Max

    Jade_Max Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Jun 28, 2002
    28 for me please :)
  6. RosaCinco

    RosaCinco Jedi Youngling star 1

    Oct 28, 2006
    35, if you please.
  7. verybusy

    verybusy Jedi Knight star 2

    Sep 18, 2006
    Okay I have never done something like this before, but it sounds like a lot of fun... :D

    # 39 please!


  8. amidalachick

    amidalachick Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Aug 3, 2003

    Awww, thanks. [face_blush] Really, I just watch too much TV. :p

    To answer your question, no, the entire story doesn't have to be finished. As long as there's at least one post by the end of January, it's fine. :)
  9. Jade_Pilot

    Jade_Pilot Jedi Master star 5

    Dec 10, 2005
    Come on lucky #3!
  10. VaderLVR64

    VaderLVR64 Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Feb 5, 2004
    Oh, I'm very happy with my quote. :)
  11. brodiew

    brodiew Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Oct 11, 2005
    I'm no big fan of the Simpson's but I'm game for most any kind of inspiration. I'll take #2.
  12. Quotations_Roulette

    Quotations_Roulette Jedi Youngling star 1

    Mar 3, 2006
    [Mr. Burns]Ex-cellent![/Mr. Burns] :D

    And now I'm off for a while, but I should be back later tonight.
  13. RX_Sith

    RX_Sith C&G Game Host star 6 VIP - Game Host

    Mar 13, 2006
    #8 please.
  14. bi0nic

    bi0nic Jedi Master star 3

    Feb 15, 2006
    Great idea for a challenge! I'll take Homer's original canonical age, #36, if you please.
  15. correllian_ale

    correllian_ale Jedi Padawan star 4

    Jun 20, 2005
    Best Challenge, ever.

    #14 If you will my good man.
  16. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The Fanfic Manager With The Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

    Jun 29, 2004
    Lucky number 7!

    Ahem. Please?[face_batting]

  17. Miana Kenobi

    Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Apr 5, 2000
    21 please! :D
  18. BrentusofGath

    BrentusofGath Jedi Padawan star 4

    Aug 12, 2005
    I know I'll regret later, like January 29th, but, number 46 please. :)
  19. DaenaBenjen42

    DaenaBenjen42 Jedi Grand Master star 5

    May 15, 2005
    #24, please :)
  20. Healer_Leona

    Healer_Leona Squirrel Wrangler of Fun & Games star 9 Staff Member Manager

    Jul 7, 2000
    LOL I can't wait to see the responses that come from Simpson's quotes. Awesome idea!! :D :D
  21. Meredith_Kenobi

    Meredith_Kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

    Jul 20, 2005
    Oh, fantastic! #9, please.
  22. Darth-Dirty-Sock

    Darth-Dirty-Sock Jedi Youngling

    Aug 7, 2006
    I'd like #44 please. :)
  23. Quotations_Roulette

    Quotations_Roulette Jedi Youngling star 1

    Mar 3, 2006
    The list has been updated, and quotes have been sent out. [face_devil]

    Thank you all for participating! :D
  24. UnderCoverJedi

    UnderCoverJedi Jedi Youngling star 2

    Jul 19, 2006
    Might I request #11 please? :p
  25. Darth-Dirty-Sock

    Darth-Dirty-Sock Jedi Youngling

    Aug 7, 2006
    [face_batting] I'm done. :p

    Title: [link=]New Day[/link]
    Author: Darth-Dirty Sock
    Characters: Luke Skywalker
    Time: The day after ROTJ (just before the events involving Bakura)

    This was a great challenge and I had a lot of fun! :D
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