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PatronusCharm, Dresden Files, and You

Discussion in 'PatronusCharm' started by Lord Ravenclaw, May 10, 2008.

  1. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw System God Admin

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    So my question is...should I open PatronusCharm to Dresden Files fanfiction as DLP has? Or leave it as-is?
     
  2. mbond98

    mbond98 Seventh Year

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    First, maybe make a poll?

    Is there a 'happy medium'? Like a site redirect, from 'www.(DF equivalent to Dark Lord Dresden, haven't finished book one yet).net' to PC, and then just change the background for those visitors? I don't know how those work.

    Since PC caters almost exclusively to DLP, people probably wouldn't mind an un-Dresden URL. But, if your trying to get a fandom built....
     
  3. The Fine Balance

    The Fine Balance Headmaster

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    Open it.

    Dresden will the be upcoming fandom. And the only existing Dresden site I know (Besides FF which, like a whore, caters to all), The Archive, is filled with mindless Harry/Bob slash.
     
  4. yak

    yak Moderator Moderator DLP Supporter

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    Yes, open it up. It'd be a useful tool in migrating the HP fandom (both DLP and non-) over to Dresden.

    A clear dividing line between HP, Dresden, and HP/Dresden fics would be a good idea for those who want one. Ideally, just a consistent use of the tagging system (by the authors) for every fic would suffice. A user could search for new Dresden and new Potter fics, but avoid getting results for Potter/Dresden crossovers if that was their hate - all done via tags and search.

    Thanks Ravenclaw.
     
  5. Midknight

    Midknight Middy is SPAI! DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    Open it. It's clear Dresden will be where most folks go after potter. And the only few FF sites I've found so far that are Dresden fail pretty hard.
     
  6. Coyote

    Coyote He howls n' stuff

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    Blow that bitch wide open like a New Orleans hooker's vag.
     
  7. Nuhuh

    Nuhuh Dastardly Shadow Admin Moderator

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    OPEN IT OPEN IT OPEN IT

    Expecto FORZARE!


    or Patronus Servitas

    or something :D
     
  8. Antivash

    Antivash Until we meet again... DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    Lame, Nuhuh. Lame.

    Lets just call it Tits.


    I'd suggest "The Mouthfull" but the kewl double pun dun werk here. D:
     
  9. Taure

    Taure Magical Core Enthusiast Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Perhaps a mirror site with the same code but with different graphics for the Dresden fics?

    It could get messy if they're all in the same system with nothing but tags to differentiate them.
     
  10. mbond98

    mbond98 Seventh Year

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    Kinda like....

     
  11. Mors

    Mors Denarii Host DLP Supporter

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    I vote for a mirror site too. I'd like it better if the two archives (HP and DF) were kept separate.
     
  12. Antivash

    Antivash Until we meet again... DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    Personally, I'm of the opinion that we should change DLP's name (If we can keep the DLP initials somehow) and PC's as well and just include it all on that site.

    Though, I think I'm in the minority here. >_>
     
  13. Zyloch

    Zyloch Fourth Year

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    Yes, because Patronus Charm rolls off the tongue too nicely. I am fine with just having an extension of the site for Dresden stories, although the tagging system would probably not be enough. It would likely need a category to distinguish between Dresden and HP on the opening page, which could fit in with the tagging system if fandom becomes a tag. This could handle crossovers nicely as well.

    I don't know how difficult this would be to implement. Keep the name, though.
     
  14. Seratin

    Seratin Proudmander Prestige DLP Supporter

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    While I like Dresden (I'm only on the third book) so far, I'd hate to see DLP losing it's HP aspect.

    As for PC, Taure's idea works for me. How big is the current Dresden fandom right now?
     
  15. Ryuugi Shi

    Ryuugi Shi Jazz Hands!!!

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    Not big enough. Pretty much all of the good ones are on this site already.
     
  16. Midknight

    Midknight Middy is SPAI! DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    No you're not.
     
  17. Ryuugi Shi

    Ryuugi Shi Jazz Hands!!!

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    I'll back that idea up as well, as long as you don't ask me to come up with a name. I suck at naming.
     
  18. Taure

    Taure Magical Core Enthusiast Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Dresden Loving People?

    Rofl.
     
  19. Xantam

    Xantam Denarii Host

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    If it was changed to reflect Dresden and Potter it could be something like Dresden (insert good L word) Potter.
     
  20. Kai Shek

    Kai Shek Supreme Mugwump

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    Dresden (Lore) Potter

    Only thing that I could think of with L, though it doesn't qualify 100%

    You could always think of an acronym for Dresden alone that equals DLP and DLP can mean either Dark Lord Potter or Dresden (something) (something) and just have two logo's with DLP one with Dresden and one with Potter.
     
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