spock: break down these walls

A shipping meme

Stolen from everyone on the internet! Pick a number and I will tell you things about my shipping preferences (or try to tell you things about my shipping preferences, for I am a gen fic fangirl). But don't pick the ones I've marked out. I actually can't answer those.

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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 your 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?
RPF squicks me pretty hard. It's kind of the same way that I can't look at paparazzi photos of my favorite actors. It feels like an intrusion into someone's life. Which is not a value judgment on anyone who enjoys RPF; it's just how it feels to me. The one exception was that I read a whole lot of Johnny Weir figure skating RPF during the 2010 Olympics. He seemed like the kind of guy who wanted people to write erotic fanfic about him.
Well, I'm on a huge Veronica Mars kick right now, so my current favorite first kiss is Logan/Veronica. Their first kiss in the series was completely unexpected, yet it also made total sense. Plus it was so passionate! And their first kiss in the new movie was beautiful too.

S3 of Sherlock ruined Sherlock/John for me. Although John marrying a woman was certainly inconvenient for my shipping preferences, the moment that really broke me came much before that. When they're on the train, and Sherlock manufactures a life-threatening situation just to get John to admit his feelings...ugh. At that point, it was no longer possible for me to believe they could have a healthy relationship.
I've not seen any Veronica Mars yet, but I will add it to my list.

I agree with you about Sherlock. We all knew he was a git, but that tube scene was so deliberately hurtful, it broke Sherlock as a character. I just pretend I haven't seen S3, it's been deleted ;)
Laughing at your Johnny Weir comment -- if he hasn't discovered fanfic about him (and I wouldn't be surprised if he has!), I think he'd be tickled by it. :)