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How did you come across DLP?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Infidel, May 2, 2012.

  1. Anarchy

    Anarchy Prisoner DLP Supporter

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    I've got 3 partial vampire!Harry fics written and I have references to DLP in my profile, so I guess it's possible that I might be partially responsible. :facepalm
     
  2. scaryisntit

    scaryisntit Death Eater

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    Forever Knight, which is in the Restricted Section, was reasonably liked here. But that was mostly Hermione as a Vampire.

    I found DLP through someone's (I don't remember whose) profile. I visited a few times over a couple months before I posted my story and was invited shortly thereafter by Lord Ravenclaw and Myst. Been here since.
     
  3. Halt

    Halt 1/3 of the Note Bros.

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    I think I first learned about DLP from Shezza's Profile. I ignored it then, but an increasing amount of good stories I read began mentioning the name, so curiosity got the better of me one day.

    I haven't been the same since I joined.
     
  4. gullibleoats

    gullibleoats Seventh Year

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    Amerision's stories.
     
  5. magglez

    magglez First Year

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    I was around 12-13 and had just discovered the joys of fanfiction through watpad, and I stumbled across Shezza's denarian series. 9 hours and one sleepless night later I was here and I've never been the same. To be fair though, I'm not sure if this was how I got here or the aftermath of one of the times I rediscovered the Denarian Apocalypse and went on a shezza binge in depression. Either way the result is the same, and I've been here since. I joined about two and a half years later.
     
  6. Nocturnesthesia

    Nocturnesthesia Fourth Year

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    I also found this place via mentions in Methods of Rationality. As much as DLPers loathe the author, it was the first fic I'd ever read that clued me in to the existence of fanfiction that wasn't bad porn or something you'd see on Potter Sue.

    As soon as I read the Morons Need Not Apply thread I immediately bookmarked DLP. Lurking the library I was stunned by the existence of so much quality writing: The Wise One Trilogy, Harry Potter and the Unlocked Knowledge, Song of the Trees, and The Potter Conspiracy are the main ones I remember during the honeymoon stage :awesome

    After a year or so of lurking, I joined so I could access WbA. After skimming through most of the major discussion threads I came to realize that I wasn't imagining that FF.net is a cesspit, and DLP's purpose is mining for the diamond in the internet's river of shit.

    So yeah, I do have a soft spot for MoR since it was pretty much my first introduction to fanfiction in general.
     
    Oz and Infidel
  7. Evil Shnitzel

    Evil Shnitzel High Inquisitor

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    Don't remember really, seven years is too much back... must be a link through one of the earlier good fanfiction, maybe ip82?
     
  8. Gabrinth

    Gabrinth Chief Warlock DLP Supporter

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    I swear, you've had that avatar for as long as I can remember. Every time I see it, I 0_o.
     
  9. Oz

    Oz Heir to Hogwarts Moderator DLP Supporter

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    For as long as I've been a member I think, actually. o_O
     
  10. Jester

    Jester Sixth Year

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    It's a part of the DLP charm.