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Well, I'm Kha0s_Absolute, but I use Secret-H more often.
I read. A lot. I write a little. I'm a pretty good drawer, but not so good with the technological side.

I got into Sherlock, half because of the Movies, and half because I tend to read stories about books/shows/movies/games, that I've never actually read/watched/played.

A prompt hmm...
John & Sherlock, Mycroft/John Omega!verse---Mycroft is one of the most powerful the most powerful Alphas in Europe, Sherlock is a beta that no one wants, and John is an omega that kept it hidden solely to join the army.
Sherlock gets hurt, so Mycroft and John indulge in some comfort sex. Unfortunately, John ends up knocked up and enlist Sherlock’s help to keep it a secret, because if Mycroft is so over protective about his hateful little brother, there is no way John would be leaving whatever isolated mansion/facility Mycroft would spirit him off to if he found out John was baring his children.
Not necessarily a dark!verse, but omegas, no matter what sex, are the only ones who can have kids, which makes society very over protected of them. I guess their a little misogynistic-ish.

I have awesome ideas, but no skillful outlet.

I'm more of a John fan than a Sherlock fan, but I like a lot of fandoms, from different medias.

Along with the generic pairings, I also have some that I don't know why I like them.

That's all I got.

Edited at 2012-03-16 01:46 am (UTC)

I like that you didn't mindlessly conform to the suggestive layout of the questionnaire (like I did). And of course, Mycroft/John and omega!verse is always a good idea. I really shouldn't like the omega!verse stuff, but I do.


Name/nickname: Mandy.
Age: 33.
Location: East Texas.
How you got into Sherlock: I'd meant to watch it for ages, but seeing all my friends squeeing over how perfect it was sort of lit a fire in me and I finished all the episode within the last week/week & a half. And now I'm hooked beyond belief.
Other adaptations you enjoy: I've never actually seen and/or read any other adaptations. I'm not even sure I want to. How do you improve on perfection?
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Sherlock, John, Sherlock/John. Yeah, I could just watch those two all day.
A prompt you'd like to see filled: I love good text fic and I've read some lovely ones in this fandom. I'd love to see them come to terms with their feelings for each other via texts over a certain number of days apart and then come back together and you know. Get together. ;)
Favourite episode and why: I can't pick a favorite. No possible way. There are moments in all of them -- yes, even that horrid one that I adore.
Things you enjoy in fics: I like seeing Sherlock blown away by John for a change. Sort of in awe of John and his feelings for John.
Other fandoms: Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, Smallville, Lois & Clark, Legend Of The Seeker, Stargate, Veronica Mars, Game Of Thrones, The Borgias, The Secret Circle, Hart Of Dixie, Star Wars, Once Upon A Time, Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, Twilight, True Blood, Terminator TSCC, The Walking Dead, Pretty Little Liars, The Lying Game, Switched At Birth, really this list could go on forever. I'm a bit of a fandom!whore.
Non-fandom interests: Wait. There's stuff other than fandom? Who knew!
Five random facts about you: Texan. Drummer. Published Author. Bookworm. Single.
Something you'd like to do this year: Well, I'd like to see new Sherlock episodes, but that doesn't seem to be on the agenda . . . ;)
Anything else: That's pretty much it. My journal is friends-locked (except for fic and recs), but I usually add everyone back. I'm sorta spammy and very commenty and love getting to know new people to squee with.

Hey! East Texas! I have a lot of family from there.

Name/nickname: Elyse
Age: 20
Location: Ontario, Canada

How you got into Sherlock: Heard about it from a friend of a friend and decided to download series 1 a few weeks after it aired.
Other adaptations you enjoy: Granada and Russian Holmes are my other favourites but I hold a special spot in my heart for the Great Mouse Detective <3
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): John, Sherlock, Molly, Mycroft, actually I should just say ALL THE CHARACTERS. Sherlock/John, Mystrade, Irene/Molly, John/Mary, Moriarty/Moran, Sherlock/John/Mycroft, Sherlock/John/Lestrade (sup OT3's)
A prompt you'd like to see filled: most crossover fics, I'd especially love to see a Kingdom Hearts one (just because I've been listening to the soundtracks all week)
Favourite episode and why: A study in Pink because I love watching adaptions on how John and Sherlock actually met
Things you enjoy in fics: I'm a HUGE lover of crossovers and AU's. I'm also fond of character studies and of dysfunctional character backgrounds. Oh and I got a weakest for reading WIP's apparently

Other fandoms: Homestuck, Community, Doctor Who, How to train your dragon, bakemonogatari, Avatar the last airbender, Kingdom Hearts, Pokemon, Tiger&Bunny, Madoka magica, QI, Game of Thrones (tv version only), the Borgias, Adventure time, Downton Abbey, IT Crowd
Non-fandom interests: reading, drinking a ridiculous amount of tea in a day, going for walks in the middle of the night, being a crazy cat lady, idk most of my life revolves around fandom life <3
Five random facts about you: I'm ginger. I have 3 cats. Asexual. Shows my emotional by keyboard smashing. Sleeps with teddy bears because her cats kick her in the face.
Something you'd like to do this year: Get a job again
Anything else:



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Name/nickname: augustbird / jenny
Age: 22
Location: Pennsylvania
How you got into Sherlock: i kept seeing it all over my friendslist, but it wasn't until an irl friend demanded for me to watch it it that i finally got around to it last summer. and the rest is benedict cumberbatch's chins history.
Other adaptations you enjoy: i actually only recently got around to reading the acd books, just finish the sign of four yesterday! and i love both rdj and jude law so fan of the movies too. *__* but fandom wise, sherlock bbc all the way.
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): i kind of love molly a lot. i think mycroft is a fantastic character. huge fan of john. sherlock is a dick but i love him anyway. i'm sure i'm missing people! and as for pairings, i stick mostly with john/sherlock.
A prompt you'd like to see filled: i should really browse the kinkmeme more because i can't but i could see this escalating into a really hilarious fic. :D also there was this prompt about peter guillam disguising himself as sherlock to flush out moriarty and how the fall was the conclusion of this particular assignment but peter/sherlock not expecting to fall in love with john and DOES ANYBODY HAVE A LINK TO THIS BEAUTIFUL PROMPT THAT I HAVE LOST?
Favourite episode and why: REICHENBACH. because it made me cry and i don't cry at anything lol.
Things you enjoy in fics: good writing. believable characterization. bonus if it's plotty and action packed. :D
Other fandoms: hbo war fandoms (band of brothers, the pacific, generation kill), the eagle, inception, durarara, & white collar are fandoms i've written for. i've lurked in countless others though--my interests range from parks & rec to breaking bad to pokemon.
Non-fandom interests: i'd really like to learn how to cook better aaaa, but i absolutely suck at it. i also like walking around in beautiful weather and settling on a bench in a park with a book. oh and science. so much science.
Five random facts about you: 1. i am a pretend graduate student working in an immunology/epigenetics lab and my lj consists of a lot of whining about that, 2. i have elbows that hyperextend and sometimes when i catch a glimpse of myself in the mirror while stretching, i get weirded out by the hyperextension, 3. the more i learn, the more i realize i don't know anything, 4. i have performed cpr on a real person, 5. miike snow's new album is currently the love of my life.
Something you'd like to do this year: graduate. please.
Anything else: can i shamlessly plug my fic recommendation tumblr?

and baby goats fix everything :D

Wow, how many Bio people do we have on here? Enzymology here! I have met several other Macro bio/ Biochem grad students on here. Goats are awesome, though mine are currently being assholes cause it's spring.

Name: Spurandsaddle (deindae in other places)

Age: 21

Location: Massachusetts, not Boston the other side (yes there is things in Mass besides Boston)

How you got into Sherlock: I read the books when I was 7-9. Last summer I had surgery and was stuck in bed all summer. It was on Netflix.

Other Adaptions: I really Enjoyed the RDJ movies. I felt like it updated Sherlock Holmes in making us feel a bit like the victorians would have felt about it. Gave it that little bit of racy edge that they original stories had that became quaint.

Other Fandoms: LoTR; DCUniverse; Classical History (I will write that Iliad cross over one day!); Avatar:Last Airbender; Star Trek (all of them); X-men; Star Wars; Dr.Who; Torchwood; Firefly; Harry Potter; Way to many other random ones to count.

I tend to write short stories, and only really post them to memes. Usually anon.

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Name/nickname: Fern
Age: 21
Location: Seattle originally, Missoula for school.
How you got into Sherlock: I was already a Whovian, and a fan of both Moffatt and Gatiss's writing. Then my fandom buddies started going on about this new "Sherlock" thing, and I started making grabby hands.
Other adaptations you enjoy: I have to admit, I haven't really explored the other adaptations much, though I plan to eventually. I'm working on the stories right now and enjoying them; I thought the Guy Ritchie films were cracky popcorn fun; and I was pretty obsessed with the first few seasons of House, which I think should totally count.
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): ALL OF THEM. I mean, I love Sherlock/John as much as the next kid, but my approach to fandom generally involves loving all the characters and shipping everyone with everyone else. If you write it well, I will totally read it.
A prompt you'd like to see filled: I'd like to see more fics that explore Donovan in an interesting way. She gets demonized a lot, and while I totally get why Sherlock finds her irritating, she's pretty obviously competent and doing her job.
Favourite episode and why: Probably Reichenbach. It's so exquisitely crafted. Plus, Molly gets to be awesome, and I'm a sucker for that.
Things you enjoy in fics: It depends on the type of fic, really. I love a clever plot, for instance, but I'm not going to hold the lack of one against something that's obviously meant to be a vignette. That said: good dialogue, thoughtful characterization, no character-bashing. If there's sex, I appreciate it when things don't always go perfectly and characters have to negotiate what works and what doesn't. Not that I'm against a good PWP by any means, though. :D
Other fandoms: Doctor Who, Torchwood, Homestuck, The Mighty Boosh, Harry Potter, Whedonverse, probably some I'm forgetting.
Non-fandom interests: Social justice, music of all sorts, reading, writing, being outdoors, swearing like a sailor, being a giant queer, crafting, learning all kinds of shit.
Five random facts about you: 1) I play quidditch. 2) I also play the violin. 3) As a result, whenever I go to quidditch practice I have to stop myself from calling it "quidditch rehearsal." 4) I can't decide if I want to marry Rachel Maddow or be her. 5) I'm taking a human sexuality class right now. It's kind of the best thing ever.
Something you'd like to do this year: Finish writing a story.
Anything else: I has a tumblr!

Ahhh, so jealous of your quidditch playing! That is awesome. Also, I took human sexuality a few semesters ago. It is definitely the best thing ever.

Name/nickname: Meredydd
Age: 34
Location: Southeast Texas
How you got into Sherlock: Fan of ACD canon then I got sucked into series one while laid up post partum and here I am...
Other adaptations you enjoy: Prety much all of them but I have yet to see the Russian version lol.
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Sherlock/John, Molly/Lestrade, Molly/Mycroft, Molly/Lestrade/Mycroft
A prompt you'd like to see filled: LOL any of mine, several D/s ones and most molly-centric ones.
Favourite episode and why:ASiP for the initial meeting, as above mentioned, and also TRF mainly for Freeman's opening scene.
Things you enjoy in fics: strong plot and consistent characterization... Also love love love character backstory (when done well) and *ahem* good smut.
Other fandoms: SyFy's "Alice," "Primeval," Being Human, Doctor Who
Non-fandom interests: Belly dancing, reading, museum hopping esp with my kiddo, writing (someone actually published me IRL...weird, lol)
Five random facts about you: Belly dancer, writer IRL, can touch my tongue to my nose,I have a master's degree, and I'm a bisexual polyamorous pagan geek
Something you'd like to do this year: Finish my RL and Fandom WIPS... Learn more ASL for my son.
Anything else: Um. Hi. Oh and my Sherlock fic is on my writing LJ, InelegantScrawl

Edited at 2012-03-16 02:09 am (UTC)

We seem to have a few things in common beyond Sherlock. Want to try friends?

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Hi, where in AZ? I'm in Safford.

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Name/nickname: Steph
Age: I'll be 26 in about 2 1/2 weeks :D
Location: London, UK
How you got into Sherlock: Obsessed with Sherlock Holmes since I was about 9/10, joined the Sherlock Holmes Society as soon as I moved to London when I was 18. Was very excited/scared when they announced 'Sherlock' and am very glad that it turned out to be awesome :D
Other adaptations you enjoy: Big fan of the Russian!Holmes series - I think Vasily Livanov is tied with Clive Merrison as my favourite Holmes. I really enjoyed 'The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes' when I first saw it when I was about 12 and I have soft spot for Nigel Bruce's Watson (I maintain that the best on screen version of 'The Musgrave Ritual' was done by Bruce/Rathbone).
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Without a question, Mycroft :) I don't have a favourite pairing, Anthea/Molly makes me happy.
A prompt you'd like to see filled: Oh. Er... I prompted that Moriarty was an actor and that it was all a test of Mycroft's loyalty. Sherlock worked it out but couldn't tell Mycroft. Following Sherlock's 'death', all is revealed and his loyalty is 100% without question. Sherlock returns and they work together to bring down Mycroft's 'masters'.
Favourite episode and why: oooh...tie between 'A Study in Pink' and 'Scandal in Belgravia' - I like the way they made the update work and I really liked Irene Adler (no I do not think she was working for Moriarty, remember, he's a consulting criminal...she consulted him). I also like the interplay between everyone in those stories, particularly between Mycroft & Sherlock.
Things you enjoy in fics: I quite like 'normality', you know, every day stuff...and humour. A character trying their best to have a cup of coffee whilst everything around them is trying to stop them having that five minute sit down...that sort of thing :))
Other fandoms: Not particularly active in but I've written some 'Grey's Anatomy' fanfic (my guilty pleasure :P) and I'm a huge fan of 'The Thick of It'.
Non-fandom interests: Theatre, photography, guinea pigs, films, gaming
Five random facts about you: I've had tea at the House of Lords, been to tea & a show at the Magic Circle, worked with Michael Crawford, I used to live off Baker once walked from the Lyceum Theatre to Upper Norwood with my friend following the route in SIGN using 19th century maps.
Something you'd like to do this year: finally pull it together and submit something to the Sherlock Holmes Society Journal. Oh, and lose weight but to be honest, I'm with Mycroft on this - I detest legwork :P
Anything else: I talk about my job a bit on my journal, which I understand is quite boring but I promise it's not all boring...honest :)

Hi! I remember your prompt, I think it could turn into a really interesting story. I hope it gets a fill. :)

I loved Irene, too, and "Scandal" is also one of my favourite episodes. :D

I once walked from the Lyceum Theatre to Upper Norwood with my friend following the route in SIGN using 19th century maps.

That is totally awesome.

We seem to have a few interest and friends in common, so - wanna be friends?

Name/nickname: Rose
Age: 22
Location: Essex
How you got into Sherlock: A lot of my friends kept telling me to watch it after they saw the first episode. I watched the Blind Banker and was sort of; "Meh...this isn't for me." Then last December I decided to give it another go because I was on a bit of a Sherlock Holmes fix after watching the Guy Ritchie movie and Great Mouse Detective. Ten minutes into the first episode and I was in love.
Other adaptations you enjoy: Granada, Guy Ritchie, ACD!Canon, Great Mouse Detective and I am a little curious about Elementary, I have to admit.
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Sherlock/John are my platonic OTP. I also like Lestrade/Molly and Jim/Seb.
A prompt you'd like to see filled: There was a prompt I remember seeing a while back that was about the whole "It's all a dream" trope except both Sherlock and John were hallucinating but they sort of made up this world together. And it turns out John is being tortured in Afghanistan and Sherlock is still a junkie but when they 'wake up' they find each other even though they haven't really met (or so everyone thinks).
Favourite episode and why: A Study In Pink. Because so many other Holmes/Watson adaptations I've seen usually have their relationship pre-established like Granada, Guy Ritchie, Basil Rothebone etc. While I love those versions of the characters as well, this Sherlock and John are the most precious to me because we get to see them meet and how they made each other happy when they were both so alone before.
Things you enjoy in fics: Hurt/comfort is my kink with an equal emphasis on both. In that order. I'm a bit of a sadist, I like to see a character brought to breaking point and then I love seeing them be put back together. I can never just leave them broken, I'm not that evil. :P I also love humour. I don't have many sexual kinks but when I do it depends on the pairing.
Other fandoms: Doctor Who, Supernatural, Misfits, Mass Effect, Ouran High School Host Club, Being Human, Star Wars, Red Dwarf, Black Books (some of these aren't fandoms, just other shows I like).
Non-fandom interests: Gaming, I have an 360 and a Wii. Jobseeking and my volunteer work takes up the rest of my time at the moment.
Five random facts about you: 5"5. An Essex girl who doesn't wear fake tan. Agnostic (sort of spiritualist). I can instantly know a quote from any episode of the Simpsons pre-1999. My first same-sex crush was one of the women who used to host Nickelodeon back when it was that sort of channel (I was 11).
Something you'd like to do this year: Get a decent job. Move out, preferably to London near my friends.
Anything else: Not much. I'm a bit of a loner but I do like to get to know people if they're willing to put up with me. Outside of fic, I'm more into vidding and if anyone wants to check out my channel on YouTube it's RoseNoir90. Shameless self-plugging is shameless.

Edited at 2012-03-16 02:24 am (UTC)

I know how it is to look for a job! Was doing that till 3 weeks ago, and was overly depressed about everything ><
Hang in there, yeah?

What kind of volunteering do you do?
I am a volunteer for the British Red Cross in London, well, actually, I just started XD just finished all my training and have still to go out the first time >>

Mad Woman in the middle of the desert looking to make new friends

Location:Safford,AZ USA, Originally from Clio, MI
How you got into Sherlock:I kept hearing about Sherlock on Tumblr and finally watched it. I was instantly hooked.
Other adaptations you enjoy:I love the original books, reading them as a kid made me fall in love with Sherlock Holmes
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s:)Sherlock/John,Mycroft/Lestrade
A prompt you'd like to see filled:John walks in on Sherlock doing yoga in the nude, lots of smut happens.
Favourite episode and why:
Things you enjoy in fics:Smut, Fluff, Smut & Fluff, Smut
Other fandoms:Torchwood, Doctor Who, NCIS
Non-fandom interests:Reading, Knitting, Writting
Five random facts about you:I like to dance, I love to cook, I like tatoos, I think snakes are cool, The final episode of MASH always makes me cry
Something you'd like to do this year: Go see the Grand Canyon
Anything else:I'm a non-married house wife, I'm owned by two Rottweilers and a psycho rabbit,I like to make new friends

Edited at 2012-03-16 02:35 am (UTC)

Re: Mad Woman in the middle of the desert looking to make new friends

"I'm owned by two Rottweilers and a psycho rabbit" <- You are amazing! \o/ But does the rabbit glow in the dark?

Where is this yoga prompt? Is it one of yours? It sounds delicious <3

Name/nickname: Zed
Age: 27?
Location: Las Vegas
How you got into Sherlock: I'd heard about it because I hold a passing interest in what Martin Freeman gets up to, but didn't actually watch it until someone assured me that it was actually decent.
Other adaptations you enjoy: Granada, Great Mouse Detective
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): I've always loved Molly, and have recently become quite fond of Jim.
A prompt you'd like to see filled: I have such a hard time keeping up with this meme any more. I don't even know what's out there.
Favourite episode and why: The Great Game, still. It has a good blend of mystery and domesticity, and has the least amount of bits in that make me ragey or confused.
Things you enjoy in fics: The same things I enjoy in the show. Mystery and domesticity.
Other fandoms: Cabin Pressure, Doctor Who, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Probably others, but I can't think of any right now.
Non-fandom interests: Drawing, Minecraft, knitting/crochet.
Five random facts about you: I have terrible insomnia; I have been known to spend hours on end in the bath; After a spinal injury, I lost two inches to my height; I once spent about six months travelling the American west coat, paying my way by doing close-up magic in diners and restaurants; I can't think of a fifth one. I'm not very interesting.
Something you'd like to do this year: Move back to Portland.
Anything else: I distrust LJ, and no-longer use my account here because LJ have proved time and time again that they don't care about their users. You can find me on DW.

I once spent about six months travelling the American west coat, paying my way by doing close-up magic in diners and restaurants

I can't even think of a good way to tell you how fucking cool that is...

Name/nickname: Sator square
Age: 25
Location: USA
How you got into Sherlock: I don't even remember at this point.
Other adaptations you enjoy: Do the audiobooks read by Christopher Lee count as an adaptation? I love his voice.
I've acquired some of the Granada stuff, but haven't seen it yet.
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Sherlock/Mycroft, Jim/Mycroft, Irene/Mycroft, John/Mycroft... let's just make this one Everyone/Mycroft
A prompt you'd like to see filled:
The prompt where Moriarty brainwashes either Mycroft or Sherlock into obsessively thinking about getting it on with the other one. It would be sooo messed up.
Favourite episode and why: This one's hard. I'm going to go with ASiP. ASiB could have rivaled it for me up until about 20 minutes before the end, when it got a bit silly for me.
Things you enjoy in fics: It varies a lot. I like gen casefics. I like what-if-one-event-happened-differently AUs. I like stories that address how a pairing got together in the first place. For PWP, I like power games.
Other fandoms: Harry Potter, Person of Interest, Doctor Who, Highlander, Pretty Little Liars, Revenge, and tons of others, though I only write for Sherlock currently
Non-fandom interests: Languages. Programming. ASMR.
Five random facts about you:
Harry Potter was my first ever fandom.
I've been reading fanfic for ten years now.
I can understand German fairly well, but can't speak it for the life of me.
I have the strong urge to compile in-depth statistics about the meme.
I've never had coffee.
Something you'd like to do this year: Pay off my student loan (highly unlikely, but distantly possible)
Anything else:
I may ramble about strange things.

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Oh, hullo! I'm Kristen, and I live in Kentucky but I went to college at Wittenberg University in Springfield. What part of the state are you in?

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Name/nickname: Lostgirl
Age: 31
Location: New Orleans
How you got into Sherlock: My fiance's friend told him about it (for which I have thanked him profusely!)
Other adaptations you enjoy: Books, some movies
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Sherlock/John, who also happen to be my favorite characters. Also love Lestrade and Molly, and Irene sometimes. Molly/Irene is pretty awesome. (I have a bunny!) And Sherlock/John/Lestrade can be pretty awesome. *nods*
A prompt you'd like to see filled: I'd love to see John subtly seducing Sherlock over time. (Oh, wait, that's the show! :-D)
Favourite episode and why: Oh, dear. I love bits and pieces of all of them, and don't love bits and pieces of all of them. I'd have to say that my favorite is The Reichenbach Fall, despite the tear-inducing ending.
Things you enjoy in fics: Oh, I love insecure!Sherlock, pining from all sides, D/s (Top!John), well-written UST (as long as there's RST in there eventually), well-done depictions of Sherlock's thought processes, case-fic, and I love it when they come out to the NSY gang. In fact, combine all of those into a single fic and I may just worship at your feet.
Other fandoms: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Non-fandom interests: Writing, drawing, painting, reading, juggling (yes, most of these can be related back to fandom. :-D)
Five random facts about you: 1) I can open doors with my toes, 2) I love cheese, 3) I enjoy knitting, but don't get time to do it often, 4) I can cook three things extremely well (lasagna, quiche, and red beans), 5) I have been happily engaged for about 11 years, together for 13. Seriously.
Something you'd like to do this year: Finish writing a Sherlock/John long fic!
Anything else: In addition to writing fanfic, I also do fanart, although I haven't posted any Sherlock fanart yet.

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Hey, NOLA! Another place I have family, lol. I did undergrad at LSU in BR and went to NOLA frequently. Shiny.

Name/nickname: Three-sixth
Age: 20
Location: U.S.
How you got into Sherlock: Netflix
Other adaptations you enjoy: Well, I'm reading the original stories still.
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Molly is my favourite character; Sherlock/John is my favourite pairing.
A prompt you'd like to see filled: Which ever ones are not filled. People do brilliant work anyway.
Favourite episode and why: TRF because it is the most polished. Everyone shined: Molly, Sherlock, John, Mycroft, Lestrade, Anderson, Donovan, and Moriarty.
Things you enjoy in fics: Emotional complexity and a clever plot
Other fandoms: I'm not involved with other fandoms, but I have a familiarity with SG1, The Hunger Games, CCS, Death Note, Code Geass, Heroes and Harry Potter.
Non-fandom interests: Drawing, reading, music, and eating
Five random facts about you: I love smoothies, my favourite colour is yellow, I have long hair, my socks are either white or mismatched, and somehow my closet contains mostly black clothes despite my efforts.
Something you'd like to do this year: Finish my physics work on time.
Anything else: It's a pleasure to meet you.

Long hair you say? We can be long-hair friends! :3 How long is your hair, exactly?

(I am enthusiastic about hair. xD)

Name/nickname: Chaeni
Age: 26
Location: Washington DC
How you got into Sherlock: I had a lot of friends that had been bugging me to watch it for a while and finally gave in last fall. Definitely don't regret it.
Other adaptations you enjoy: Granada, books
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): any combination of Sherlock/John/Lestrade/Mycroft
A prompt you'd like to see filled: ALL OF THEM!
Favourite episode and why: The first for too many reasons to list
Things you enjoy in fics: h/c, angst, relationships that aren't perfect but work, asexuality, kink
Other fandoms: Star Trek, Doctor Who, Merlin, The Fast and the Furious, more listed in my profile.
Non-fandom interests: Not much time for else between fandom, work, and school. I do like to dance and sing though not in front of people. ;)
Five random facts about you: I've dislocated my ribs. Twice! I'm asexual. I'll have my master in forensic psychology in two months! I'm from the midwest.
Something you'd like to do this year: Graduate!
Anything else: I should be sleeping, but this fandom is just too awesome.

Forensic psych! Being in psych automatically makes you at least 2x more nifty. ;) I'll be starting work on my masters in transpersonal psych this fall. (Way fluffier than forensic, I know, but I heart it.) Luck with the home stretch to graduation!

Name/nickname: Ann
Age: 20
Location: California
How you got into Sherlock: A friend shared it with me. :]
Other adaptations you enjoy: I liked the RDJ and Jude Law version well enough. I've never really been big into Sherlock Holmes, but I've been reading the ACD canon lately and enjoying that.
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Sherlock/John, Mycroft/Lestrade
A prompt you'd like to see filled: this one!
Favourite episode and why: The Great Game. So many cases! I love watching him solve them.
Things you enjoy in fics: Er... John and Sherlock together before John comes back from Afghanistan, soul mates, alpha/omega fic, basically any supernatural/creature fic, mpreg, genderswap, AU.
Other fandoms: Currently Harry Potter and Supernatural/J2
Non-fandom interests: Uh... >.>
Five random facts about you: Crazy cat lady (currently lacking sufficient numbers of cats). Lesbian. Socially awkward. Addicted to fic. And I like making lists.
Something you'd like to do this year: Get into nursing school? Fingers crossed. >.<
Anything else: I'm new to fandom and incredibly shy, but still happy to make new LJ friends!

Edited at 2012-03-16 03:15 am (UTC)

It's so nice to see other crazy cat ladies around! :-D

Name/nickname: verucasalt123
Age: 39
Location: Marietta, Georgia
How you got into Sherlock: peer pressure from fabularasa
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s):John/Sherlock, Mycroft/Lestrade
A prompt you'd like to see filled: John getting all bossy on Sherlock and Sherlock responding accordingly.
Favourite episode and why: Hounds. Because of the scene where Watson says "That's an order, Corporal".
Things you enjoy in fics: First times, schmoop, any kind of dominance/submission, filth.
Other fandoms: Supernatural, Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Non-fandom interests: neurology, insights into medical and psychological disorders, SyFy Original Motion Pictures.
Five random facts about you: 1) I am a single mom with two kids. 2) I've only been reading/writing fanfiction for less than a year. 3) I was raised in the deep South of the United States and have a really obnoxiously pronounced southern accent. 4) Once I was a prostitute. 5) I got married VERY young.
Something you'd like to do this year: Find a job that I don't hate.
Anything else: Sherlock fandom is amazing, I find myself very hesitant to write anything substantial because I am intimidated by the stories I read by much more talented authors.

Well, we're already new friends, but I figured I should mention that I have a really obnoxiously pronounced Southern accent, too. :)

Name/nickname: Lyss
Age: 18 (I think I'm the youngest person on this page...bit depressing, really.)
Location: West Florida, near Tampa
How you got into Sherlock: Loved Moffat's work with Doctor Who, friend was raving about it, it all went downhill from there.
Other adaptations you enjoy: Granada! Who doesn't?
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): John/Sherlock, like everyone else on the freaking planet. Uh...I'm a fan of Mystrade, as well. Favorite character would have to be Molly, because she does remind me a lot of myself, sadly.
A prompt you'd like to see filled: A bunch, but none that I can think of off the top of my head. There was an Artemis Fowl/Sherlock crossover that I'd just like to see for the lulz, even though I wasn't a *huge* fan of the Artemis Fowl series.
Favourite episode and why: A Study In Pink. I love watching pilots of series to see how the director introduces us to characters. Plus the whole plot was pretty awesome, and A Study In Scarlet was the first Holmes story I ever read.
Things you enjoy in fics: Er...fluff, after/before sex things, omegaverse without knotting/mpreg (i.e. hormones, bonding, stuff like that).
Other fandoms: Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Harry Potter.
Non-fandom interests: PC gaming, marine biology, animals in general, steampunk, geeky things, cooking.
Five random facts about you:
-I'm in college, majoring in marine biology.

-I'm on a maritime search and rescue team that takes up 65% of my time.

-Coffee, alcohol, pot, and other drugs don't affect me, or they take more than the usual amount. (This proved interesting when I got my wisdom teeth out-- the doctors IV sedated me with five times the normal amount of drugs, and I still woke up during surgery!) I do have to be careful with alcohol though, as it still affects my liver and stuff but I don't show any real major symptoms. (Obviously this isn't a major problem as I don't drink.)

-I'm asexual, but not aromantic.
-I'd like to think I'm an Amy Pond or a River Song but really I'm more of a Molly Hooper.
Something you'd like to do this year: Finish this Young Wizards/Sherlock fusion. Also finish my first year of college and not have a nervous breakdown.
Anything else: I don't use LJ much. Pretty much I just use the kinkmeme and that's it. I do have a tumblr though-- message me if you want the url.

Hey, I'm way older than you (33), but alcohol doesn't affect me, either. Haven't tried pot. And I just about have to mainline caffeine -- I'm talking 12+ cans of DP and 5 or so cups of strong coffee a day to feel a good buzz. I had 5 shots of Morphine when I came out of one of my surgeries and tbh, I probably could have passed a driving test while taking the SATs. Heh.

Anyway, it's just so nice to find someone else who isn't affected by this stuff! Always makes me feel a bit boring. ;)

Name/nickname: finmagik or Fin or YAYME
Age: 28
Location: Schenectady the crazy capital of Upstate New York
How you got into Sherlock: I liked it when I was kid, hated the RDJ saw this it was better.
Other adaptations you enjoy: Granada
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Sherlock/Irene, Sherlock/Molly, Mycroft/Sherlock, Jim/Sherlock, Jim/Moran Sherlock/River Tam, 'Anthea'/John, Deerstalker/Jumper
A prompt you'd like to see filled: I dunno I want to write the Deerstalker/Jumper one now.
Favourite episode and why: Scandal in Belgravia, because of how Sherlock is like "EEK! SEXY THINGS! I'm to smart for that... o she's sexy..." Yeah I love that pairing.
Things you enjoy in fics: Errr lots of things? Not picky, just about pairing and ICness.
Other fandoms: Sherlock ACD, Doctor who, Wodehouse, JS&MN, Withnail & I, Black Books, Watchmen, True Blood, Lovecraft, Being Human, and Arrested Development.
Non-fandom interests: writing fiction, scifi/fantasy, anglophilia, airships, chap hop, depressing music, cooking, my cat, crafting, Tarantino movies. Making up tv shows in my head about cartoon girl kitties in space oh and Aye-ayes.

Five random facts about you: 1. I make pickles for fun.
2. My hair is evil
3. I wish Dennis Kucinich was the president.
4. I love pre-1930s and pre-1920's music.
5. I call my Dad every night and we chat.

Something you'd like to do this year: Finish a novel, find true love, get a job and get another cat.

Anything else: I'm just a soul who's intentions are good oh lord please don't let me be misunderstood. Seriously I just want to goof around, write fic and have fun. I hate getting mad.

Edited at 2012-03-16 03:39 am (UTC)

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Name/nickname: Dani, or Makhsi
Age: 26
Location: Denver, CO
How you got into Sherlock: I idolized Moffat as a writer thanks to his work in Doctor Who. I heard about this other show he did and wanted to see it, but it wasn't until my partner got me the season 1 DVD for this past winter solstice that I actually saw it. I was immediately hooked.
Other adaptations you enjoy: Haven't seen very many, I'm afraid. I did like Guy Ritchie's adaptation enough to buy a copy of the DVD, which is a serious rarity for me.
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): I rather love all of them, this isn't exactly a fair question! ;)
Favourite episode and why: Scandal in Belgravia! It hit all the right emotional buttons for me, and I loved the development of the dynamic between Sherlock and John. Plus Irene is a BAMF. And there was further depiction of Mycroft and Sherlock relationship dynamics which is a favorite of mine.
Things you enjoy in fics: Angst. Torture fic. Hurt/comfort. Asexual!Sherlock. Romantic friendship between Sherlock and John. Brotherly interactions between Mycroft and Sherlock. Exploration of Sherlock's addictive behavior and addictions. More hurt/comfort (it's seriously a narrative kink). Bamf!John. Various configurations of BDSM interactions between Sherlock and John (hey, I favor asexual!Sherlock, but I enjoy indulging in porny slash sometimes too).
Other fandoms: I'm a much more casual part of other fandoms. Doctor Who, Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel novels, and Buffy, I think. By "fandom" here, I mean I watch it/read it avidly, think about it, and read some fanfic. Sherlock is the first time I've gotten seriously into fandom since high school.
Non-fandom interests: Psychology! Roleplaying (I LARP, as in medieval fantasy costumes in the mountains for a weekend with padded sticks for swords geekery). Egyptology. Exploring myth (ancient and modern, including fiction as myth) as an integral part of existance/spirituality/tool for personal development (okay, that's maybe less of a hobby and more of a spirituality thing). Just starting to get into baking (still a newbie but enjoying it).
Five random facts about you: Sometimes my hair is blue. I don't identify as gendered. I'm left handed. I'm going to grad school this fall for transpersonal counseling psychology. I worked as a mental health worker in a youth treatment facility for 2.5 years.
Something you'd like to do this year: P90X. Mostly because my current workout routine is boring me, and I think it would be intense but a serious accomplishment, and I think I actually will be capable of it by summer.
Anything else: This is my fandom journal, so anything I post is going to be more fandom related than anything... I made it to avoid flooding my personal journal's friends list with Sherlock flailing.

denver is seriously my heart and home and overall just the best city in the world. <3 i love all of your academic interests and would love to know your thoughts on myth as a tool for personal development! do you use it in your counseling?

and p90x--massive kudos to you for taking that on. i joined my friends for all of one session (the aerobics one i think) and it was just too intense for me haha.

Name/nickname: Popi Age: 22
Location: Malaysia, the part on Borneo
How you got into Sherlock: Watching people post pretty pictures on Tumblr
Other adaptations you enjoy: None so far, this the only one I watched ;.;
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Sherlock/John. Sherlock/Molly, ANDERSON
A prompt you'd like to see filled: Haven't been on the prompt post lately but I'd like to see any prompt involving lots of sciency things get filled <3
Favourite episode and why: I loved Scandal. I liked Irene a lot. Because of reasons.
Things you enjoy in fics: All the angst, all the kid!fic and all the beautiful beautiful hurt and comfort.
Other fandoms: Harry Potter? White collar?
Non-fandom interests: Drawing? Dancing? Booooks. <3
Five random facts about you:
I'm so short, a car wouldn't run me over but instead, run over me.
My hair went one to one with a brush. The brush lost.
English is surprisingly, my first language.
I'm Chinese.
Something you'd like to do this year: See my brother graduate. Finish two WIPS.
Anything else: I would really, really like a penpal. I have all these stamps, all these envelopes, and they're looking for a friend. In you :>

Edited at 2012-03-16 03:54 am (UTC)

Oh hi there fellow Malaysian Chinese with English as a first language! I'm from Kay-Hell (blasted traffic!).

Where was there a prompt on sciency things? I like those too, and if I spot one I like, I might fill it for kicks. I like HP too and books and reading are my lifelong obsession. A rather desultory letter writer though, but I can do emails! :D

Name/nickname: nene or aiwaguru

Age: 27

Location: London

How you got into Sherlock: Friend forced me to watch it XD

Other adaptations you enjoy: I liked a Game of Shadows

Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Johnlock always, I could RP some Moriarty/Sherlock maybe, if someone was a really good Moriarty

A prompt you'd like to see filled: I usually write them if I like them >> but I was impressed by the one with John having a PTSD attack after some verbal abuse, or the one where John gets attacked and everyone thinks it was Sherlock, I think that with the right amount of angst and some fluff and happy ending, they could be epic to read... don't know if I'll ever come around to write them though.

Favourite episode and why: Episode 1 is my favorite... I think it is the best when talking about script, case, wit, characters depth... fell in love with John right there.

Things you enjoy in fics: Romance, first-kiss or first time, happy ending, angst with a purpose, films or fairy tales retelling... I just love love XD

Other fandoms: Merlin, Supernatural, Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Jrock

Non-fandom interests: Music, volleyball, videogames

Five random facts about you:
I am an English teacher
I speak Japanese and used to live in Japan
I write a lot when I am obsessed by something
I tend to stay up late more than I can wake up early
I am very honest and straightforward

Something you'd like to do this year:
Visit Japan again
Get rich? XD

Anything else:
I really need friends >_< especially in the London area, none of my friends who live here at the moment care much about Sherlock >_<
Also RP people who like the same things as me would be cool~~ from anywhere~~

Johnlock always
fairy tales retelling
Merlin, Supernatural, Harry Potter, Doctor Who
RP people

Friends? :D

Name/nickname: Cordy
Age: 19
Location: West Michigan
How you got into Sherlock: The people in my nerdfighters group really loved it. I also saw a lot of Whovians flailing over it on Tumblr, and knew that I had to check it out.
Other adaptations you enjoy: The books are amazing and the recent movies are really great.
Favourite Sherlock character(s)/pairing(s): Sherlock, John, and Moriarty are my fave characters, Johnlock is my fave pairing.
A prompt you'd like to see filled: I just love anything with Vampires/Werewolves, maybe something in the Moonlight!Verse, if anyone else even watched that show besides me >_>
Favourite episode and why: I love all of them, but A Study in Pink and The Reichenbach Fall are my faves.
Things you enjoy in fics: Awkward declarations of love!
Other fandoms: Kradam (American Idol Season 8) is my main other fandom. Doctor Who, Cabin Pressure, Moonlight, Angel, and Veronica Mars.
Non-fandom interests: HISTORY!! Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Mythology, etc. Reading, writing, libertarianism.
Five random facts about you:
1. Have I mentioned I love History? Because I kinda do :P I'm a history major :D
2. I love old movies. (especially James Dean movies and Brigadoon)
3. I'm a ginger! :)
4. I'm an asexual panromantic.
5. I wanna own a museum someday. I just really love history, ok?
Something you'd like to do this year:
Anything else: Dear Moffat and Gatiss,

We're a bit apart in age (I'm 33), but I'm also crazy about history and mythology -- Ancient Egypt and Greek being my favorite periods, probably tied with the Medieval era. And I adore Moonlight and Veronica Mars. :)


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