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Name: Prix / [archiveofourown.org profile] failsafe
Age: 26
Location: United States / Tennessee
Gender: Female

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: Aquarius, INFP, dog person, never completely outgrew my goth phase but sometimes wear pink. I write fanfics, mostly for exchanges. I like monsters and space. In the real, basic, practical, flesh-and-blood, real-world I am: female (she/her), Christian, bisexual, socialist-leaning, a teacher, and from the southern United States. I do not do well with excessive sunlight, pineapple, disparaging remarks about religion (any, including my own), or people trying to make others feel bad about things that make them happy.

Top 5 Fandoms:

- Doctor Who
- Avatar: The Last Airbender
- Like three anime in one interconnected pile (Steins;Gate, Puella Magi Madoka Magic & Fate)
- ??? Carmilla? It really depends on the day. I love Wonder Woman right now.

I mostly post about: ... Dear Author Letters. So far. 95% of what I do on the internet is fandom-related. I hope to keep talking about fandom in a responsive, more connected community than tumblr has provided in years. I hope to rewatch some fandoms I've lost touch with soon, though I will be starting work in a few weeks. Fandom with a dash of my daily personal monologue.

I rarely post about: Political or religious stuff outside a positive context.

My last three posts were about: I'm writing a fandom autobiography to get in the habit of posting on my dreamwidth.

How often do you post?: It's hard to say since I'm new to this. Most days this week. If you want to check out how I sort of blog you can check my tumblr's blogging tag.

How about commenting?: I believe in commenting with my whole heart. I really want to establish some friendships and conversationships here. When it comes to fic, I won't promise I'll read everything, but if I read it, I will always comment.

A GIF to describe how your day has been so far: Really uneventful day, so here's a gif that shows my overall personality. (I overidentify with Carmilla oops.)

Hi there!

Jul. 12th, 2017 05:40 pm
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[personal profile] medievales
Name: Isadora, but you can call me Izze.
Age: 24
Country: Brazil
Subscription/Access Policy: I mostly like to be friends with 18+ people because I can post some triggering stuff about my life. But my journal is totally open (i guess it will stay this way?). Friend me please i am a small ball of fur alone in the world :(

Top 5 Main Fandoms: Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Reign and The Magicians.
Other Fandoms: WHERE DO I BEGIN???? Hannibal, The Librarians (!!!), Dark Matter, Game of Thrones, can I count classic literature books like fandom?, Pride and Prejudice and anything Austen, Steven Universe.
Fannish Interests: I read a lot of fanfic, I write some weird fanfics too that I dont advise you on reading, I make icons, and I will fangirl to anything couple-ish.
  • Alice in Wonderland: Alice&Hatter
  • Doctor Who: Ten&Rose, Twelve&River
  • Game of Thrones: Daenerys&KhalDrogo, SANSA&SANDOR
  • Hannibal: Hannibal&Will (and Abigail as their little girl, oh the feelings)
  • Harry Potter: Neville&Luna, Rowena&Salazar, Hermione&Ron, Snape&Luna, Snape&Basically-Everyone.
  • Sherlock: WHERE ARE THE SHERLOLLY FANS IN THE HOUSE? Yes, Molly&Sherlock go fuck yourself Irene.
  • Teen Wolf: Stiles&Lydia, Scott&Lydia, Lydia&Allison.

Favourite Movies: Anything Disney, 

TV Shows: Hannibal, Reign, The Magicians, The Librarians, Game of Thrones, My Mad Fat Diary, How to Get Away With Murder, The Royals, Steven Universe, Baby Daddy, Firefly, and so much more.

Books: Harry Potter, a lot of historical romance I am too shy to talk about (smut all the way guys), anything Austen, Jane Eyre, anything Sophie Kinsella and Meg Cabot.

Music: A lot of classical music, Wagner, Bach, Chopin, Mozart and Vivaldi. My Chemical Romance, System of a Down, Rammstein, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, AND ANYTHING BROADWAY BABY.

Games: Nope. I only play Kingdom Rush on my tablet, thanks.

Comics/Anime/Misc: COME FANGIRL WITH ME ABOUT YURI ON ICE. But mostly I prefer doramas.

Other Info: I am a slytherin, lannister, mary stuart defense squad, and always and forever in love with sherlock holmes. My journal can bounce from my depressive ramblings, to fanfics, to icons. I just moved from tumblr/lj/wordpress, so I really want to connect with new people and feel welcome again :3
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[personal profile] reijamira
Name: reijamira (rei is also okay)
Age: 31 (but the 32 is close)
Country: Germany
Subscription/Access Policy: Friend away, really! I always welcome new friends! My journal is semi-friends only. But I only lock my rare rl posts. It would be great if we have a few things in common, though. :) Oh, and you must be at least 18.

Top 5 Main Fandoms: Supernatural, Harry Potter, Star Trek AOS, Gundam Wing, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Other Fandoms: Lots. Some of them are: Almost Human, Bates Motel, Bleach, Edge of Tomorrow, Hannibal, Star Wars
Fannish Interests: I read fic, I write recs, I comment, I squee, and I fangirl. I plan to write more meta and reviews in the future. A long time ago I used to make icons.
OTPs and Ships: Oh god, please, don't force me to write them all down here. :D I'm a hopeless multishipper with countless of ships and OTP's. Let me direct you to a list. I give you the ships for the fandoms I've mentioned above. Get ready, long list ahead!

Supernatural – Sam/Dean | Sam/Castiel | Sam/Gabriel | John/Sam
Harry Potter – Harry/Draco | Snape/Harry
Star Trek AOS – Kirk/McCoy | Kirk/Spock | McCoy/Spock | Pike/Kirk | Pike/Kirk/McCoy | Spock/Kirk/McCoy
Gundam Wing – Duo/Heero | Duo/Wufei | Duo/Trowa | Duo/Zechs
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Female Dragonborn/Farkas | Male Dragonborn/Farkas | Farkas/Vilkas | Female Dragonborn/Vilkas | Male Dragonborn/Vilkas | Female Dragonborn/Brynjolf
Almost Human – John/Dorian
Bates Motel – Alex/Norma | Dylan/Emma | Dylan/Norman | Alex/Dylan | Remo/Dylan
Bleach – Grimmjow/Ichigo | Ulquiorra/Grimmjow | Ichigo/Renji
Edge of Tomorrow – William „Bill“ Cage/Rita Vrataski
Hannibal – Hannibal/Will
Star Wars – Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan | Obi-Wan/Anakin

Favourite Movies: Oh, way too many. Among them are: The Alien franchise, The Terminator franchise, Dredd (2012), The Star Trek reboot franchise, Blood Sport (1988), Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Matrix (1999), No Retreat, No Surrender (1986), Avatar (2009), Gladiator (2000), 96 Hours (2008), The Hobbit film series, American History X (1998), Signs (2002), Highlander (1986), Coming to America (1988)

TV Shows: Some I really love are: Supernatural, Bates Motel, Grimm, Almost Human, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, American Horror Story, Orange Is the New Black, Preacher, Bosch, Smallville, Roswell, True Blood, X-Files, Farscape, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Game of Thrones, Queer as Folk (US), Hannibal

Books: "Harry Potter", "Ravished" by Amanda Quick. "Silver Lining" and "The Promise of Jenny Jones" by Maggie Osborne. I absolutely love historical romance novels so everything by Elizabeth Hoyt and Lisa Kleypas is an autobuy for me. "The Green Mile" by Stephen King. Generally most of the books by Joy Fielding and Mary Higgins Clark.

Music: I love music and I listen to almost every genre. Classical, rock, metal, ambient, alternative, music of all eras (especially 80s/90s. Those funny disco songs always crack me up lol), blues, even country, German Schlager, eurodance. I know no shame when it comes to music.

Games: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (It's my second life.), Alien: Isolation, Anno 1404 & 1503, BioShock, Dragon Age: Origins, Far Cry, Left 4 Dead etc.

Comics/Anime/Misc: Dragonball Z, Gundam Wing, Bleach, Death Note, Ranma ½, Inu Yasha,
Cowboy Bebop, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Banana Fish, Bronze/Zetsuai, Angel Sanctuary, Skip Beat and a lot more.

Other Info: I was sorted into Slytherin. The hat let me decide between that and Hufflepuff, so I told him that I liked green better. :D I'm an ISFJ. I love nature and animals. Long walks in the nature make me feel all happy and content. I could watch grazing horses or cows forever. I have four cats and wish I had a dog again. I have a sweet tooth. I love bodyweight excercises. I like to laugh until I cry and my belly starts to hurt.

My journal is 90% fannish stuff. You've probably noticed that I'm a slash fan. I also have a couple of incestuous ships. Just saying in case you didn't know and react shocked. I don't hate on ships.

I'm looking for other like-minded (fannish) people with whom I can squee and, if the occasion arises, have insightful discussions with. LJ was my main residence since 2006. But with the rescent ToS fiasco I don't feel at home there anymore. So I've decided to move into my DW and make myself comfy here. All that is missing is you. So, let's be friends! :)

I love reaction gifs, so I wrap this up with one, just because.

Crossposted, sorry for spamming your reading page


Jul. 8th, 2017 02:38 pm
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[personal profile] glinda
Name: Glinda
Age: 32 (33 next month!)
Location: Scotland
Gender: Genderqueer (ze/they preferred, but on the off chance we meet in rl I won't be offended by she.)
Languages: English, Gaidhlig, German, French, (a teeny tiny bit of Hungarian)

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: I'm a geek of the excessive book reading/movie watching/fanfiction writing kind. I'm particularly fond of science-fiction but I'm highly suggestible towards other areas of potential fannish glee. I'm learning a minority language. I consider people to be beautiful regardless of gender and believe everything to be better with penguins. Also a purveyor of sarcasm...

Top 5 Fandoms:
Rivers of London
Wolf 359

I mostly post about: Books, movies, podcasts, music and random stuff happening in my life. Fic and meta as the muse takes me. I also enjoy photography and fibrearts so that too.

I rarely post about: work, politics, anything that might identify me in meatspace.

My last three posts were about: Music mostly, I'm doing a daily music meme this month, other than that, my weekly reading post and a to-do list!

How often do you post?: At least weekly but sometimes more than that, depends how busy/stressed I am in RL.

How about commenting?: If I have something to say and the energy to say it I'll comment. I read daily but sometimes I don't have the spoons for interacting. 

A GIF to describe how your day has been so far:


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[personal profile] colonelsandgeeks
Name: Hannah
Age: 34
Location: England
Gender: Female

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away I used to blog on a Livejournal that is no doubt long since deleted and purged. I can't even remember the name of it. Randomly this morning I started having fits of nostalgia, came online and discovered Dreamwidth. And here I am!

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: I'm a Sagittarius born in the year of the dog, an ESTJ, a Ravenclaw and a geek. I studied Psychology but have never put it to use and instead I work in a bank. I love alternative music and grunge, my music tastes are still in the late 90s/early 2000s. I love science fiction and superheroes, Star Trek and Star Wars both, DC and MCU both (but only the shows/movies, I'm not a comic book reader). Some of my other favourite things include steampunk, carousels, zoos & safari parks, ripped jeans, pretty dresses, staying up all night, ghost stories, fairy tales, drinking tea, singing badly and collecting cushions and blankets

Top 5 Fandoms: Stargate
Doctor Who
DC shows/movies
MCU shows/movies
Harry Potter

It's been a good decade since I've participated in fandom and I'm hoping to get back into writing fanfiction

I mostly post about: Anything and everything that goes through my head

I rarely post about: I would say it's unlikely you will find hatred, bigotry, politics, war, religion... that kind of thing

My last three posts were about: My need for quiet/stillness, starting to learn German and how I don't understand selfie culture

How often do you post?: so far, daily

How about commenting?: If I have something to say, I will. I like making and getting comments

A GIF to describe how your day has been so far:
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[personal profile] xevokitty
Name: Xevokitty
Age: 50+
Pronouns: She/her, but if I confuse you, just don't call me "it". :)

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: Complicated, analytical, lover of tea and food that doesn't make me regret it. Open-minded introvert with trust issues. Cats are awesome family members. :) Also, there may be snark.

Top 5 Fandoms: I'm not active in any fandom groups. I just enjoy my escapeist fantasy, sci-fi and "light" (as in, "I still want to sleep at night") horror. I'm usually not fussy as long as the story is good and the storyworld is consistent in its approach to things.

I mostly post about: Whining about life, cooking, random things.

My last three posts were about: hairstyle bitching, sewing project results and possible employment

How often do you post? It's random, and depends on my mood. New stuff is sometimes filtered and all my old posts are private because I just recently moved two LJ's to one DW, and I really need to re-do my filters before dropping old posts in specific filters.
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[personal profile] decemberthirty
Hello! Like many people, I'm a longtime Livejournaler who's working on making the switch over to Dreamwidth. But I've had my journal there since 2001--that's pretty much my entire adult life! Change is hard! In order to help me shift my focus over here instead of over there, I'd like to see if I can establish a more active group of DW-friends. Let me tell you a little bit about myself and my journal.

About me:
My name is Katie, I'm 38, I'm queer, and I'm female. I'm a writer and writing tutor by profession (I write fiction and book reviews; I tutor high school students and beginning creative writers). I grew up in the Hudson Valley in New York State, and currently live in Philadelphia. I live in a very old house with my girlfriend of eighteen years and our two cats. I love to read (favorite writers include E.M. Forster, Marilynne Robinson, Virginia Woolf, Pat Barker, Ursula K. Le Guin, George Saunders, etc). I also like cooking, baking, canning, and food preservation of all kinds; hiking and bird watching; gardening; swimming; watching baseball.... I'm a rather typical introvert and lead a fairly quiet life. I drink entirely too much tea.

About my journal:
I began my LJ as a reading journal, and still often post informal book reviews and thoughts on whatever I happen to be reading. In addition to books, I often post about food and the projects I undertake in the kitchen. Sometimes I use my journal to track goals. Sometimes I write about the things that are going on in my life. Rarely (very rarely) I share my writing. Sometimes I post about art, or the creative process, or a quotation that caught my attention. I tend to post about once or twice a week. There are often photos.

Something you might want to know:
I'm in the habit of unfriending folks if, after giving it a fair chance, it doesn't seem like we're clicking. I'd love it if you'd do the same, but if this is a problem for you, you may want to think twice about adding me. Also, I will admit that I'm not the world's best commenter. My intentions to comment are good and I do make an effort, but the follow-through is not always there. Just so you know.

If you think we'd hit it off, say hello! I'm looking forward to meeting people!


Jul. 1st, 2017 05:53 pm
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[personal profile] peapods
Name: peapods / Juniper
Age: early 30s
Location: Pacific Northwest, USA

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: I’m a fairly easy going introvert. Right now I’m a caregiver for my parents who have the same neurodegenerative disorder (one advanced, one early stages + cancer survivor. I buy lotto tickets now!) I’m in the process of enrolling into a teacher preparation program for elementary education. Sometimes caregiving is an isolating and lonely experience and boy, as the years go by I just really miss the earlier years of LJ when I met people from different places, and I haven’t found a similar sense of camaraderie on other social network platforms (besides Ravelry; IG was great until FB had to go and ruin it!)

Top 5 Fandoms: Gravity Falls

I mostly post about: Can’t say I’m all that exciting. I expect to post what you'd find in a journal- what I’ve been up to, events in my life, my family, share music and maybe links to articles, and so on. I love the fiber arts. I knit & crochet, spin & dye (beginner) and dabble in cross stitch. I garden, and I have several pets. I love getting out for a walk or hike in nature. As I said above, I’m pretty easy going.

My last three posts were about: Two (not-so-)daily picture posts!

How often do you post? How about commenting? I’ve set a goal to post a public daily picture to keep myself active on DW. Ideally, I’ll post weekly, but it could be more or less. :) I try to comment here and there.
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Name: Jana
Age: 30+
Location: Germany
Gender: female 
Languages: German, English, Russian

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: Right now, I´m in a re-education for store man (hope it’s the right description) January next year I´m finally done and can start to work.
I´m pretty open minded and almost always straight forward about what I´m thinking, even if people have problems with it. I´m a gamer (right now Xbox but want to switch to PS4), love reading fanfiction and books, movies.


Top 5 Fandoms:  Harry Potter, Supernatural, Star Trek, Assassin Creed

I mostly post about:  Daily things that happened, my feelings and reviews for shows and movies I watched, 

My last three posts were about:  My first here was today about shitty purchase on ebay.

How often do you post?
It´s differ, sometimes once I week or more but when I don’t feel like it and nothing happens then less.

How about commenting?
  When I can connect with the post then of course

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[personal profile] samanderson
I have never been one for 'online' or social media. The internet for me has always been a useful tool but nothing more than that. Until now. Last week, I broke my leg. A displaced fracture. I had to have an operation to put pins in it, and naturally, I went and had a reaction to the anaesthetic because if you're going to do something, do it properly! So now I'm stuck on my ass for 'at least three months' while my body works on healing. Most of my hobbies are active and after a few days of being stuck on the couch, reading and watching TV, I'm looking for something less passive. My darling husband [personal profile] jackjanderson (we're both very creative with username ideas as you can see!) has a blog and thoroughly enjoys it so he suggested I try it and that I come over here. So here I am.

Name: Samantha
Age: 49
Location: Wales
Tumblr/Goodreads/IG/etc: I don't know what a Tumblr or an IG are. I'm [twitter.com profile] DrSamAnderson, [last.fm profile] samanthanderson.

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: I'm a scientist and a teacher but nothing like you imagine when you hear those two words. I'm the sort of walking contradiction who wears flouncy dresses with leather jackets and biker boots. Think of me as another cute blonde woman at your peril - my passions in life are physics, engineering and mechanics closely followed by tasty baked goods, especially cupcakes. My brother says my motto in life is "she's beauty, she's grace, she'll punch you in the face" and he experienced many of those punches when we were in the single digits!

Top 5 Fandoms: Doctor Who
Justice League
Star Trek
Star Wars
Anything with George Clooney in it
(I also love to watch bad sci-fi to mock it!)

I mostly post about: I've not really posted much but I'm expecting I'll post about science, books, dresses, rugby, shoes, science fiction and cupcakes. I will definitely talk about my family - mostly my husband and girlfriend. I suspect there will be much grumpiness about broken legs and plaster casts.
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[personal profile] waketosleep
*walks in late* Hello, new neighbours! Please be my friend! Wait, don't leave!

Name: Mer/waketosleep (my old LJ was stripedpetunia)
Age: 29 (for three years now)
Location: Canada
Tumblr/Goodreads/IG/etc: IG is alarmingllamas and a great place to see pointless photos of my cat; I'm active on twitter as @alarmallama and my AO3 handle is waketosleep.

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: I'm a cis bi woman going into my second year of law school, because my last career decision was very regrettable, and I was diagnosed with ADHD a year and a half ago so that's been an exciting combination. I've been writing in fandom for ~15 years but between the ADHD and the law school and how much of your life can be swallowed up by trying to pay bills, I don't write as often as I used to. My other interests include TV shows, knitting and crochet, the CFL (I'm a Stamps fan), Canadian politics, cola bottle gummy candy, linguistics (that's the bachelor's degree--syntax and SLA what uppp) and video games, but of course that list is far from exhaustive because my interest is easily captured by new and shiny things. I'm on tenterhooks waiting to see who the new Chief Justice of the SCC will be (I'm hoping Justice Abella). That's what law school does to you; don't go to law school.

Top 5 Fandoms:
When it comes to creative contributions such as fic, in no specific order:
- Star Wars
- GenKill
- Marvel
- Star Trek AOS -- I'm not super engaged with this fandom anymore but I think it's the one I'm most associated with, fic-wise
- Mass Effect

I am enthusiastic and will talk your face off about a lot of other TV/games/books/etc, but my actual online fandom engagement is more limited to the above things and whatever else I've written fic for in the last 3-4 years.

I mostly post about: I've been on DW since it launched and spurred one of the first major LJ emigrations but haven't posted much since Tumblr killed journaling and my circle turned to crickets. I'd like to try and get back into it. Expect AO3 shares of new fic I write and random posts about whatever media I'm watching, with less frequent, slightly more personal posts about things like life updates/craft projects/complaining about law school and law students and the law. Some of those I lock, depending on their content. I'm also open to discussing my adventures with ADHD.

My last three posts were about: *checks* ...A Star Wars fic, a Six of Crows fic and a roundup of good things that happened to me in 2016.

How often do you post? How about commenting? I've never been a daily poster but I'm going to try to up the ante from twice a year. I'll set a goal for weekly. I respond to comments on my posts and I like to comment on your posts when I have something to say. Comment-thread conversations are one of the things I miss most about journaling.


Jun. 22nd, 2017 10:37 pm
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[personal profile] anxiousgeek
I'm sort of trying to find something...fandom friends, or maybe just friends.
I'm looking for ppl over 18. Preferably towards my end of the age spectrum. Lgbt parents. People into femslash and people who aren't overly into m/m pairing in their fandoms. People who get social anxiety. Poets and writers.

Anyone else. I don't mind.

I'm 35, bi, genderfluid, married with a kid. I live in Wales, I work in a pharmacy and write fiction and poetry too. 

I've got five cats and four chickens.

I will always love Stargate (SG-1 and SGA) and Trek (TNG, DS9, VOY) I have passing interests in other and currently love Dragon Age, MCU, Steven Universe, Brooklyn 99. I don't write as much fanfic as I used to still have a lot of ideas peculating up there. I miss being part of fandom though I've always felt like I was on the fringes.

I ship f/f and het mostly, and I read that too but I will write anything. Any pairing. I'm either mental or gifted. Not sure which.

I love old films from the beggining to the 70s. Love MST3K. The new series was great. I love crap films, I hate reboots but I will watch them sometimes.

I have a post here that has more about me if you want to check it out.

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[personal profile] kutsuwamushi
Name: Kutsuwamushi
Age: Early 30s
Country: Usually the US

Interests and hobbies: I'm a fannish person but not in a single fandom - I'm a butterfly. I like to talk about what I'm reading, watching, or playing now, instead of writing a lot of posts about the same fandom.

Outside of fandom, I'm a graduate student in linguistics who does research in West Africa, and I'm really passionate about languages, especially those outside of Europe. I sometimes dabble in writing original fiction. I post a lot about music.

Looking for:: I miss the days of LJ fandom. I have a tumblr, but it's so impersonal and it's impossible to make friends. Really, it just feels very isolating unless you have a lot of friends there already. I'm looking for people who have a similar approach to journaling on DW as me: People who use it as a way to talk about their interests, and make connections with other people that way. I don't really use my DW as a daily life blog.

Anything else: My journal is mostly open, but I friendslock some fandom stuff. I have a pretty open policy re: grant access. It's mostly just to keep any real-life friends and family who happen to discover my username from knowing too much about my taste in porn (mostly slash, if that matters to you).
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[personal profile] alchemia

Name: Alchemia Dent
Age: as i saw someone else say, 'do you remember rotary phones?' :-(
Location: red city with more places of worship per capita than any other USA city.  and i'm an athiest and queer and a masochist, so naturally we moved to this hellhole.
Gender: Male
Languages: English, ASL (not that that helps much in a journal), my Dutch is rusty, as is my old english etc.  Does perl or lisp (computer languages) count?

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: been on LJ since the time of invites before brad sold it.  Love fandom, esp HP fandom but loath JKR and HP canon... if that confuses you, you may not like my journal (probably best known for meta rants, SurveyFail Ogi Ogas tentical porn, and various Snarry  including Wandless, Pigfeathers and the WIP (a bittersweet potion) thats been waiting over a decade for the next installment because spouse & cowriter bugland and I never expected to be quadruple whammied with medical emergancies).  Autistic and have Ehlers Danlos (genetic disease of connective tissue resulting in constant injuries and chronic pain).  We have a mini farm with mini sheep, chickens, service dogs, african grey parrot, elderly cat i'm surprised is still alive and a few rats (this is actually way down from what we had before medical shit storm).  financially poor, almost all my family is dead or disowned me, horrible social anxiety so no local friends, when not having a panic attack i am often depressed,  haven't painted for over a decade due to arthritis, am nolstalgic for HP and LJ fandom when meta was frequent and indepth, canon was open, there was hope it wasnt one long cheesy calvanist tract..... i have no clue why i'm filling this out as i've no clue why anyone would want to friend me.

Top 5 Fandoms: Harry Potter is pretty much it.... i cant afford comics, i have no tv, cant afford subscriptions to online stuff or movies.  The crossovers Ive done with HP are with things like Gilgamesh epic, works of Gertrude Stein etc.

I mostly post about: i havent posted for a long time so trying to find my journal voice again... likely will be meta and fic/art and complaining about how worthless i am

My last three posts were about: jkr and cultural appropiation, info search on a work of art at a local museaum, computer woes.

How often do you post? trying to get back into it, so not really sure.

How about commenting? ditto.  something i miss on other platforms that dont do this well or even discourage / prevent it.
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[personal profile] circular_time

Name: Ellen
Age: 46
Location: Within earshot of Disneyland fireworks
Gender: Female
Languages: English, Latin... ("...speak seven languages badly and am subject to gout." - The Last Unicorn)

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: I'm an old LJer who came over to Dreamwidth about ten years ago, but have been intermittently active. Like many fans, the low-effort shininess of Tumblr Where Everybody Else Is (tm) sucked me in. But I miss in-depth fandom discussion and lively comment conversations on people's fics. This fandom blog is dedicated to Doctor Who; I have older DWs but won't spam you with those since they're dormant. In real life, I'm a semi-disabled writer with a host of chronic health issues and a ginormous orange cat named Pumpkin.

Top 5 Fandoms: Classic Who, Big Finish Audio Doctor Who, Final Fantasy, Lord of the Rings, Star Trek

I mostly post about: Doctor Who related fandom stuff: meta commentary, audio reviews, cons and personal Who stuff, fanfiction updates.

My last three posts were about: New chapter update on a Fifth Doctor fanfic, reminiscences about Who fannish experiences in the 80s (mostly), observations about an ongoing minor flaw in Big Finish Doctor Who.

How often do you post? Just getting back into the swing of things. Probably a couple times a week.

How about commenting? That's why I'm getting active on DW again; I miss it!

A GIF to describe how your day has been today so far:

(guess what I just went to see for second time this week)
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[personal profile] iron_and_silver
Name: Febe

Age: 37

Location: Denton, TX

Gender: Female

Languages: English

Describe yourself in five sentences or less:
I'm an old school lj-er looking to start journaling again. I'm happily married to a quiet man. We have a very talkative cat. I work for a small university by day and am a writer by night. I met amazing people in my old LJ days and looking to meet future amazing people.

Top 5 Fandoms:
Walking Dead
Queer as Folk
Parks n Rec

I mostly post about:
My life, my health struggles, my fandoms, writing life, and three positive things. I do enough politics on facebook. FYI - Liberal.

My last three posts were about:
Settling into my new journal, my intentions for this journal, and a 2 year old post from my former LJ.

How often do you post?
I'd like to post at least weekly to 2x a week.

How about commenting?
I'm a comment junkie!

A GIF to describe how your day has been today so far:

hi there

Jun. 2nd, 2017 01:29 am
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[personal profile] ayebydan
Name: Sam
Age: 25
Location: Scotland
Gender: non binary using she/her for now

Describe myself in five sentences or less:

An introvert with many opinions which I fight to state despite being introverted. I am a qualified historian but yet to be able to put my degree to use so mostly remain a retail monkey. I'm a member of the SNP in Scotland and active in all senses whether that is being part of photo ops or posting leaflets or knocking on doors with a wide smile and a clipboard even if a Union Jack is in the plant-pot. I prefer reading factual books over fiction and take a personal pride in my cooking each night as given I'm at home most of the time I am the family chef. I am child-free and living at home while single but the love of my life is my lhasa-apso dog Nico who turns 5 in July and who was a huge factor in helping me overcome my social and general anxiety enough to function in the so called 'real world'.

Top five fandoms:
Harry Potter. Star Wars. The Hunger Games. Middle Earth. Charmed. Though I don't talk about fandom that much in my journal to be fair.

I mostly post about: My life. I have a lot of health problems so my dw is an outlet to talk about that. My dog (and my mum's two we live with) come up a lot. My blog changes from week to week. Sometimes I talk about what I'm reading. Sometimes I post links to articles I find interesting. Sometimes I post quotes. I can't claim to be consistent but I'd like to think I'm interesting. I'm a good commenter when I connect with someone though.

My last three posts:
♥ a complaint about when people take up awesome usernames and then don't use them.
♥ a link to my first graphics post in a year.
♥ a general run down of my past couple of days in the world.

How often I post/comment: I will post either every day or once every couple of weeks. It honestly depends on if I feel I have something credible to say. Twitter took a lot of those little posts away huh? I read every day so if I have something to say it would be daily but I don't always feel I DO have anything to say.

GIF to describe day so far:
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[personal profile] hfzdreams
I've been blogging since forever. I've had several LiveJournals, back when LiveJournal was "in." I prefer Dreamwidth, because it's lightweight and pink.

I boast a Tumblr with thousands of followers, but none of them talk to me, so I decided to return here for the few that will.

You can find my interests in my profile. I am a super artsy intellectual--a true Brooklyn hipster. Oh, and I'm a 28 year old male who's never been kissed. I stay in my room, avoiding sunlight to prevent aging so I can make up for lost time. Someday.
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[personal profile] harmlesscult
Name: Nicole
Age: Very close to 30
Location: Back and forth between New York City and Upstate New York
Gender: Cis Female

Describe myself in five sentences or less:
Kind of awkward and shy, but I try not to come off that way. I love animals and wanna save them all. I've been a bookworm in the past but have fallen out of the lifestyle and I'm looking into picking it back up. It's my opinion that real life doesn't always have enough magic in it, so I tend to like fantasy/superhero genre shows, books and movies. In fannish speak, I'm a Slytherin, a Lannister, and a Noldo. I'm probably more Tina Belcher than I'd like to think.

Top five fandoms:
It's been years since I've written fanfic, but I run a Harry Potter read-along with some friends and I like to chat about fannish things with people with similar interests.
1. Harry Potter
2. The Silmarillion! Mainly anything to do with The House of Finwe. I think Tolkien seriously wrote this dysfunctional family just for me. Feanor is my dad. I love me some antiheroes.
3. DC/DCEU. I think the cinematic universe is weak so far, I still have hope! I should add that I haven't seen Wonder Woman yet, but I'm so excited that the reviews I've seen have been great.
4. Marvel/MCU. I'm planning on starting a full watch/rewatch of Marvel's movies, shows and shorts very soon. I'll likely be posting all about it as I go
5. Game of Thrones. The Starks are my babes but I'm a Lannister, I think.
Some honorable mentions: I'd love to see fanworks for Bob's Burgers, Attack the Block, Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus, American Gods book and TV, Chronicle,Gravity Falls, Teen Titans, The Incredibles, Vicious by VE Schwab, Star vs. the Forces of Evil, Samurai Jack, Kubo and the Two Strings, Cowboy Bebop and tons of things I can't think of at the moment.

I mostly post about: Entertainment and media that I love. Writing. Online exploits. Maybe some of my photography in the future. (I'm trying to keep politics and real life complaints out of my journal. For reference, I'll say that I was raised in a liberal politics/conservative home values household but I'm very liberal).

My last three posts: I'm new here so you'll see my friends lock post and an about me type introduction later today.

How often I post/comment: I'm trying to start with at least once a week. It's likely to fluctuate between that and numerous times a week. I comment much more often.

GIF to describe day so far: Me writing this entry...
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[personal profile] spiderbraids
Name: Parn

Age: Just entered my mid 30s

Location: Thailand

Gender: Male

Languages: English and Thai

Describe yourself in five sentences or less: I moved to the US when I was 3 and moved back back when I was 9, so my English is good. I'm a computer engineering graduate working in software programming. I've been an avid fan of Winx Club since 2005. I'm also great at geography and editing videos :-)

Top 5 fandoms:
The only fandom I've remained active for all these years is Winx Club (it's a major part of why I got an LJ to begin with), though I've also been a fan of The Amazing Race since the beginning. Currently I'm also into post-2010 animated Disney features (plus Inside Out), Equestria Girls, and whatever my eclectic tastes happen to fancy :-)

I mostly post about: Reactions to The Amazing Race (both US and Asia editions) dominated my LJ for the past couple of years, but 1) once upon a time, I made plenty of posts about Winx and the very occasional post on my life, and 2) I used to post plenty of icons at a now-defunct LJ community (had a good knack for it too :-)) I do hope to diversify, though...

I rarely post about: Personal life, except for really big events

My last three posts were about: Reactions to TAR... You'd have to go back to early 2016 to find my last non-TAR post :-\

How often do you post?: About once a month during TAR seasons (I try to gather several eps' worth of thoughts at a time) plus occasions I'm inspired to write about other things

How about commenting?: I've never been big on commenting for commenting's sake, usually only if I have something substantial to say. I prefer my comments to be more than simply "I like it! It's pretty!"


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