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Crisha
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:38 am Reply with quote
Okay, so this may end up just being me in a room alone answering my own questions (not uncommon in my case lol), but I'll give this a try.

I have a list of 40 questions related to shipping. I'll answer one and then choose a number for the next person to answer. Anyone interested in answering can do so and then choose a number for the next person to answer. And so on and so forth.

Or, hey, if anyone here is really dying to answer specific questions on their own, I ain't gonna ruin your party, so go ahead.

Maybe I'll find more of these questions lists and make other threads. I imagine they're more for places like twitter where followers ask the poster to respond to numbers, but I think it could be adapted to a forum.

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  1. Talk about the first ship you ever had.
  2. Talk about three of the most important ships throughout your life.
  3. What’s your current OTP?
  4. What’s your current NOTP?
  5. Do you have any poly ships?
  6. How do you feel about love triangles?
  7. How do you feel about RPF?
  8. Have you ever shipped yourself with a character?
  9. Do you have many ships that never got together at all?
  10. Do you ship any characters that have never met?
  11. Talk about your favorite first kiss.
  12. Have you ever been disappointed when your ship finally got together?
  13. Has a ship ever broken your heart?
  14. How do you feel about will they/won’t they?
  15. Have you ever “shipped at first sight”?
  16. Talk about a ship you initially disliked.
  17. Talk about a pairing you’ve stopped shipping romantically.
  18. Talk about a moment which made you question an entire ship.
  19. Have you ever shipped something despite yourself?
  20. Talk about a ship you feel alone in shipping.
  21. Is there a ship you just don’t get, but have nothing against?
  22. Which of your ships have the best chemistry?
  23. Which of your ships deserve better writing?
  24. Do you mostly ship canon pairings?
  25. Have you ever shipped a pairing before you even started watching the show/movie simply because of gifs and graphics or similar?
  26. Have you noticed a pattern in your shipping? Is there a romantic dynamic you’re more drawn to?
  27. Is there a ship you’ve shipped for most of your life?
  28. Does shipping come easily to you?
  29. Do you need to ship something to really enjoy a movie/book/tv show/comic?
  30. Name a couple of fandoms in which you have no ships.
  31. Talk about one of your favorite headcanons for a ship you love.
  32. Share five must-read fics.
  33. Name your favorite fanartist(s).
  34. Share your favorite fanmix for your OTP.
  35. Recommend 1-5 shipper blogs.
  36. Do you create fanmixes/gif sets/fanart/fic/fanvids and so on for you ships?
  37. Do you have a favorite trope and/or AU for your OTP?
  38. Do you like and use ship names?
  39. Is there a fictional relationship you’d really want for yourself?
  40. If you could change one thing about your OTP, what would that be?


Me: #26
I'm a big fan of dynamic duos/tag teams/partners in life and love (whatever words/tropes represent partners who are friends, lovers, and buddies who work together). Those duos I end up shipping the most whether they're canon or not. Also, I prefer healthy, equal relationships. Once relationships become abusive or dubcon dom/sub, then I check out. Examples:
  • Yuuri/Victor (Yuri!!! on Ice)
  • Shepard/Garrus (Mass Effect)
  • Rosette/Chrno (Chrno Crusade)
  • Ahiru/Fakir (Princess Tutu)
  • Maka/Soul (Soul Eater)
  • Hisoka/Tsuzuki (Yami no Matsuei)
  • Sakura/Syaoran (CCS)
  • Judy/Nick (Zootopia)
  • Blake/Yang (RWBY)
  • BB/Raven (Teen Titans)
  • Jane/Maura (Rizzoli & Isles)


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Crisha
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:57 pm Reply with quote
Oh hey, me alone in a room answering my own questions. Laughing I could just let this die, but I'm shameless enough to continue answering all the questions, so I will.

Me: 6. How do you feel about love triangles?
Hate 'em. I love romance in general, but I often dislike when the romance drives a majority of the conflict in a series. Some of the most egregious tropes that I dislike:
  • Will-they/won't-they
  • Simple misunderstandings that could easily be resolved with a single conversation but aren't and drag the conflict out way past anything reasonable
  • Waiting the entire series for the first "I love you" or kiss
  • Love triangles
  • Arranged marriage
  • Pretending/fake relationship turned real
  • Cheating


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cyberdraco



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:04 pm Reply with quote
Me:#10

Yes I do. Most of Ships that I like are completely canon. Three that come to mind are: Kirito and Asuna, Renton and Eureka, and Yuji and Shana.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:12 pm Reply with quote
Crisha wrote:
Oh hey, me alone in a room answering my own questions.


And alone in my room
I am the last of a lost civilization
And I vanish into the dark
And rise above my station
Rise above my station


Anyway, I never 'ship' characters as a rule, except for Nermal to Abu Dhabi*, but I can see the appeal of shipping characters who have never met, because it makes use of the viewer's more-or-less omniscience and lets one play with toys that the characters, with their mere mortal perception, lack. It's also, at least until the narrative created by the writers gets in the way, to engage with a story more personally without disrupting it, as the relationship is purely speculative.

That's why I ship Ty Lee x Cabbage Merchant. I'm pretty sure that they never met; it has been... more than a decade?!? Oh, mercy, send help... or gin. Actually, just send gin.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:43 pm Reply with quote
Hmmm. I'd want to be spoiler[Anthy doted on and spoiled by Utena.] At the end of the Utena TV series. Not during the show.

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Crisha
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:17 pm Reply with quote
The thread, it has a heart beat! It liiiiiiiiiives!

5. Do you have any poly ships?
One? (I feel like there may have been another, but I can't recall). A ship would have to be introduced as poly for me to like it. Rose/Nine/Jack (Dr. Who) is the only one I can think of. While Rose and Nine were together first, the romance in the show didn't really kick in until Jack was in the picture. And all 3 of them fit together so well, it felt like an equal loving relationship between all 3. Otherwise, I'm an exclusive monogamous shipper. Introducing more to the party ruins the romance. I have nothing against other people enjoying it, it's just not my thing. I wouldn't mind coming across another canon poly relationship in a series tho'.


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Surrender Artist wrote:
*What's up, fellow kids?

Hi, SA! Good to see you around again! How's life going?

Ty Lee x Cabbage Merchant sounds like it could be a pretty interesting dynamic. I'd read a fanfic of it!
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:17 pm Reply with quote
Definitely Shinji and Kaworu from Evangelion.

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Crisha
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:29 pm Reply with quote
39. Is there a fictional relationship you’d really want for yourself?
Romance-wise? Nothing is really sticking out or coming to mind. I could only ever see myself in one of those relationships with a close friend. So I guess any close-friends-who-eventually-find-themselves-in-love-with-one-another.


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Crisha wrote:
39. Is there a fictional relationship you’d really want for yourself?
Romance-wise? Nothing is really sticking out or coming to mind. I could only ever see myself in one of those relationships with a close friend. So I guess any close-friends-who-eventually-find-themselves-in-love-with-one-another.
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Maybe I'll find more of these questions lists and make other threads. I imagine they're more for places like twitter where followers ask the poster to respond to numbers, but I think it could be adapted to a forum.
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