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POLLS WITH STORIES ABOUT THINGS MEDICAL AUTHORITIES DO WITH YOUR KIDS -- Knut Holt, 22:11:51 03/28/18 Wed 
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Interesting polls about events in childhood, teenhood and adulthood
By Knut Holt
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Extended, mandatory well-child examination under anesthesia - where the kid undergo endoscopic inspections in the intimate zone and other body areas, extensive ultrasound inspections, ex-rays of several body zones, intrusive specimen collection and body function testings:
SOME OF THE STORIES I HAVE COLLECTED
Man, 60-68yo, Custoscopy to expÃ¸ore malignancy
I had cystoscopy - I am male. The exam took place in North America, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland, 60 - 69 years old, Year 2011. Cystoscopy occured in a hospital. Spouse tool me by car.
PREPARATIONS AND ANESTHESIA
Got an accurate explanation of what should be done and the reason. A doctor came, asked questions and explained. A consent formula was presented and signed.
Had to stop eating several hours before the cystoscopy. Got a hospital gown before going to bed.
The whole bed was rolled with me upon when the time for the exam had come. Taken vitals like temperature, heart rate and blood pressure.
God lubricating and pain-killing fluid inserted in through the urethra. Got a a tube into a blood vessel to give anesthesia. Was put totallly to sleep. Got pain-killing gas through a mask that made calm and sleepy. Fell totally in sleep after the medication.
Had a gown around me, but the lower body was naked. Lay on back with legs in stirrups.
THE EXAM AS IT PROCEEDED
They put a flexible snake-like cystoscope in through the urethra. They pumped up and irrigated bladder with water when looking inside. They took out the scope and inserted a new scope to take further specimens.
They also used an ultrasond probe on the stomach to inspect the bladder area.
ARRANGEMENTS AFTER THE EXAM
Had catheter in the bladder some time after the exam.
DIAGNOSIS AND FOLLOW-UP
Diagnosis: Malignancy. Had corrective surgery. It was unneccessary.
This is a cystoscopy exam as it is routinously performed. What varies the most are the type of anesthesia given. One always aims to take away pain, but the degree of sedation or sleepfulness one aims at varies from light sedation to general anesthesia, depending on the institution, team and wishes of the patient. The team will often say that general anesthesia is necessary, if that is the standard of the team, but that is seldome true.
It is possible that they gave him general anesthesia which implies intubation and artificial breathing after he fell in sleep, since gas by mask is used in the induction face. But it is possible he only got CO2-gas to take away pain and give extra relaxation,
The respondent told it was unnecessary. Posibly cystosopy and surgery could be done in one and the same session, if the malignancy was small and only small surgery was necessary.
Boy, teenage, Western Europe, comprehensive exams and tests of whole school class, including pelvic endoscopies
I was a teenager. Year 2000 or after. In western Europe. I was examined at school. I was also examined in a health centre. For the one not at school, transported by school bus. At school nurse examined me, and a doctor at health center. The other kids were also present.
SUMMARY OF THE EXAMS PERFORMED
They examined my head teeth or jaws. They did an orthopedic exam. They examined the organs inside my chest. They examined my organs inside my stomach. They examined my genitals. They examined my rectal zone. They did a general examination of my pelvic zones. They inserted instruments into my urinary opening. some small tube or scope.
They performed a neurologic exam with electrodes on my body. They performed an electrocardiogram of my heart. They performed a exam with electrodes on my head. They performed a full functional test of my breathing heart and blood circulation under workload.
They made interrogations about my social relations and my daily life. Any other kind of exam please specify? urine sample both times sperm sample the second.
I was given sadative or pain-killing medicines through my mouths. I was sedated but awake. I was totally naked. My positions during the exam: restrained most the time at table easy to do when slightly sedated.
THE ORDEAL STEP BY STEP
Firstly gave me pill to swollow in waiting room. Secondly undressed me all groggy in waiting room. Then carried me into exam room. Then restrained my hands and feet to table. Then lots of exams and tests. They also did this with me: took urine and sperm sample. The exam ended this way: I was carried back out to waiting room, still nude sat me down on the bench.
REASON FOR THE EXAM:
What do you think was the reason for this exam? all the boys got it. What is your opinion about thios experience? embarassing but totally within reason.
They used a caheter or tube to take specimens from my urinary system, put a tube in and urine came out into cup They palpated my outar male genitals and testicles. They perormed a ultrasound exam on my genitals including my testicles. They collected a semen specimen by means of prostate massage through my rectum.
They examined my my prostate with an ultrasound sond into my anus. They palpated my prostate with a finger into my rectum.
They inserted a speculum into my anus to examine it internally.
They performed a full colonoscopic exam of my entire bowel. Nothing real weird happaned. The exam took a very long time. 10 minutes i think they saidin spite of the long time it took. Other kind of follow-up: Just another check by school nurse day after
This is a standardized extensive exam protocoll that steadily nore communities around the world are doing on children and teens at specific ages, but is very seldom spoken of openly to the public. The purpose seems to be a surveillance of the young population, health screening, development screening and research. These exams seem to be internationally coordinated, possibly by the World Health Organization.
Girl, California, 11-16yo, cystosopy and urethral treatments at home
I had cystoscopy - I am female. The exam took place in North America. Menlo Park CA, 11 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 years old. 16 years old. First time year 2011. A doctor and nurse team performed the cystoscopy in a home visit. Got no explanation. The exam was a total surprize. It was at my home. My dad was there.
PREPARATIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS
Had to stop eating several hours before the cystoscopy. Given enema during preparations. My dad told me i needed the enema. I had never had one. He told me I had to strip naked. I was so embarrassed my dad seeing me naked since I was now developing. He had me stand in the shower. He put his hand on the front of my pelvis to keep me from moving and his finger was actually touching my clit. He put the nozzle in my anus and pushed it in really deep.
Was totally naked during exam. I lay on the dining table and the nurse held one leg up and my dad held the other.
THE EXAM AS IT OCCURED
They put a rigid stick-like cystoscope in through the urethra. They pumped up and irrigated bladder with water when looking inside. The stick looked huge. The doctor put lube on the urethra opening, but that meant his finger was also rubbing my clit. The doctor put the stick in slowly and it hurt like hell. The doctor told my dad to rub my inner thigh to help with the pain.
Doctor also inspected my vagina Had to stay in bed more that a day after the exam.
REASON FOR THE PROCEDURE
The reason was problems with urination. It was painful. It was humiliating or awful.
DIAGNOSIS AND FOLLOW-UPS
Diagnosis - valves or constrictions in the urethra. Diagnosis - low bladder capasity. The doctor said i had to frequently have my urethra dilated to prevent problems. He gave my dad a set of metal rods to use. at least once a week I had to strip for my dad and he would push a metal rod in and out of my urethra. My dad would rub my clit to help with the pain. after he would finger my vulva.
The preparations before the exam, the exam itself and the treatments thereafter seem to be correct and something needed by the girl. The comforting by rubbing intimate places also seems right to do if that took away pain. If she had mot got the exam and the treatments it could have developed into something more serious.
Still it looks like both the father and the team twisted their behavior in a way that gratified own sexual lust and lust to dominate. It had also been posible to take away pain better with painkilling salve into her openings and more gentle handling.
It looks like this community has a special team that ambulated and visited a lot of kids and posibly schools to do pelvic-type examinations on kids, and that the ordeal was done at home and hastily because they had so many kids to visit. Possibly the parents or her school got a formula to fill out and all kids where one indicated some type of problem with urination or puberty development got visited, or perhaps even all kids in the community as something mandatory.
Girl, North America, 7-13yo, complete outer and inner inspections and function testings
I am female. It happened in North America. 2015 or later - 7. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 years old. We would get letter in the mail indicating appointment in the next week. My parents drove me to the exam at a special medical room in the school apart from the nurse's office. All the girls in that age group were being examined.
PREPARATIONS AND ANESTHESIA
I was not allowed to eat some time before the exam. They washed my body before the exam. My stomach was cleaned out by a tube incerted into my anus that was connected to some pump and flush mashine. I was totally naked through all the procedures.
They placed me upon an advanced surgical table. I got IV tubes into blood vessels in an arm. I got electrodes on my cheast. I got a tube or wire in through my urethra. I got a tube or sond in through my anus. I did not get any anesthesia.
This table I was on could control the position of my arms, body and legs. It could put and hold me in many positions to get access to my body.
EXAMINATIONS WITH EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT
They examined my upper body, stomach, hip area and genitals with an ultrasound device or something similar with an ultrasound device or something similar. They took x-ray pictures of my hip area.
They used electrodes to record functions inside my head. They used electrodes at my chest and belly to record body functions.
INSPECTION THROUGH THE THROUT
They inspected the inside of my throut with a scope. They took specimens from my throut with a tube.
INETNAL GENITO-URINARY EXAMINATION
They inspected the inside of my urethra and bladder with a scope. They took specimens from my urethra and bladder with a tube. They used a speculum in my vagina.
The doctor explored my vagina with a finger. They took specimens from my vagina with a tube. They inspected my vagina with a scope. They inspected me through my vagina with an ultrasound probe.
INTERNAL EXAMINATIONS OF ANUS, RECTUM AND LOWER DIGESTIVE TRACT
The doctor explored my anus with a finger. They inspected my anus with a speculum. They took specimens from my anus with a tube. They inspected me through my anus with an ultrasound probe. They inspected me through my anus with a rigid scope. They inspected me through my anus high up with a flexible scope. They performed a full colonoscopy with a flexible scope.
SOME GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE EXAM AS EXPERIENCED AND ABOUT NEUROLOGICAL FUNCTION TESTING
Always there would be insertion and moving metal probes in my mouth, urethra, vagina and anus. Instruments were also put on my clitoris. The probes would also vibrate, heat up, cool down change rate, of moving in and out.
They often talked about sexual response. I know that as I matured the same procedures would give me more sexual excitement than when I was younger. As I got older I would have dozens of orgasms during the process.
ARRANGEMENTS AFTER THE EXAM
I had IVs into blood vessels. I had catheter into my bladder. I had a tube going in through my anus. I lay naked under a blanket after the exam. they would take pictures of my clitoris every 15 minutes. they would completely wash my body again.
THE SCHOOL I ATTENDED
I attended private boarding school. Very rich.
This exam had the purpose of getting a comple picture of the health, development status and function and feelings of all body areas, with a special focus on the genitals, urinary system and liwer digestive system and alsi the psychological reactions connected to these areas. The thorrough testing suggest that research and population surveillance was also a purpose.
This type of exam protocol is used in selected communities, schools and institution around the world and steadily more communities participate. In this case the main protocoll seems to have been combined with elements from another often reported protocill with extensive testings of functions, neurological reactions, feelings and psychological response.
During this test protocoll, sexual responces are also tested, but usually in a way to avoid the handlings to look like real sexual activities or to avoid the situation to look sexual as such.
Even though she reported that she did not get anesthesia, she probably got some stuff through the IV that made her relaxed and took away pain, and lubrication in the body openings that contained analgesic medication. With modern equipment and gentle handling such intrusive examinations can be made painfree this way without general anesthesia, and the dagers general anesthesia gives.
During these exams a combination of medication and special positions of the limbs are used which has the effect of opening the kid up completely physically and psychologically and take away resistance.
Boy, 15yo, USA, general school physical with thorrough pelvic checks
I am a male. I was a teenager. My exact age when this occured. 15 The exam occured in this geographical area: USA Year 1960 - 1969. In North America. I was examined at school, the School clinic They fetched me during class. A female nurse examined we with no other assitance.
They examined my head teeth or jaws. They did an orthopedic exam. They examined the organs inside my chest. They examined my organs inside my stomach. They examined my genitals. They examined my rectal zone. They did a general examination of my pelvic zones. They inserted instruments into my mouth. They inserted instruments into my urinary opening. They inserted instruments into my rectal opening. I was totally naked.
THE EXAM STEPWISE
First she checked ear nose and throat, then breathing, heart and lungs, therdly eflexes. After that rectal exam prostrate and anus Thereafter genital, penis and scrotum. She also masturbated me for semen sample. latsly she had me Walke nude and do several movements.
What do you think was the reason for this exam? School physical What is your opinion about thios experience? More extensive than normal.
URINARY AND GENITAL EXAM
She used a catheter to collect urin. She palpated my outar male genitals and testicles. She slid down my foreskin and spread my urinary opening. They palpated my prostate with a finger into my rectum. She also masturbated me for semen sample.
Sje spread my cheeks and examined extarnally my rectal zone. Sje examined my rectum with an inserted finger. She took specimens from my rectum or bowel with some tube-like instrument. They examined my rectum and terminal colon with a flexibal scope.
SYMPTOMS AND OBSERVATIONS
I had strane pain or irritation in my rectal zone and stomach as if my rectum or bowel had been secretly examioned. I had strange irritation in my urethra and bladder zone as if this body part had been secretly examined. The exam did not result in any diagnosis.
This was an exam to get an exact picture of the sexual development and the health in the pelvic area of the boy, and a picture of his general health status. Possibly every kid in this school had such an exam at that age, or possibly they did it with kids about whome the school had concerns. These types of comprehensive exams at kids in this age are useful in some ways in order to detect common health problems in the pelvic zones.
It looks however that the nurse twisted the style of the exam in a way to gratify own sexual dezires. For example, if a semen example was needed, she could have asked the boy to masturbate in private.
Home prices are cyclic, they tend to rise and fall. To buy a new home is best at the bottom, and to sell a housing is of course most favorabale at the top. Here are some advices that may help you recognize these periods of the lowest and highest real estate prices.
The real estate market is very cyclic. The average prices of houses and other homes vary periodically in every country and community. In some communities this variation is downright bizarre, so that the prices climb 400% or so in a period of a few years, and then suddenly crack 300% or more in a much shorter time.
A period of rising prices can be rather long, for exmple 5-9 year, but nearly always with small intervening periods of fall. When the prices fall, it often take a lot shorter time, for example 0.5-1 year.
If you buy a home for the first time, it is a good strategy to buy when the prices are at such a cyclic bottom. The down periods will usually also be best to take the action if you shall sell your home and immediately buy a greater, more expensive one.
If you shall sell a property and not buy another, the best period to sell will of course be at the top.
The top will usually also be the best time to take action if you plan to sell your home and buy a cheaper one, or can wait a period before buying a new home.
Whatever you plan to do, it is useful to recognize when the prices have reached the bottom and when the price climbing has ceased and the time is due for a price decline or downright crack. The bottoms, the climbing periods, the tops and the falling periods nearly always follow other cyclic changes in the society, and this can help you to predict the development of home prices in the time to come.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE BOTTOM STAGE OF HOME PRICES
The bottom stages typically occur after a period with a substantial fall. The fall has usually been nearly as big as the prize climb in the period a while before. Also the society tend to be in a depressive economical state, where companies earn little, many are unemployed, wages are low, stock quotes are at a bottom, and many companies get broke.
But you will at the same time see beginning improvements in all these parameters. This deeply miserable state, but with beginning improvements will often signal the very bottom of a home price cycle.
WHAT ARE THE PROPERTIES OF A PERIOD WITH CLIMBING HOME PRICES
When you have recognized a bottom stage, you can be fairly certain that the home prices will begin to soar again, but usually it takes some time. In the stage of soaring home prices you will long have a strong improvement in the economy of society. The companies are increasing their profit, the unemployment rate goes down, the stock market rises, wages go up, and there is a growing optimism in the society.
But the home prices tend to rise some time also when the general economy in the society has begun to decline again, and during this beginning law conjuncture, the optimism, price rise and activity in the real estate marked tend to be intense.
Thus an overheated real estate market together with a distinct beginning deterioration in the general economy of society, signals that the home prices soon will stop to climb.
HOW CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THE TOP POINT OF HOME PRICES
At the top, the general economy of society has already been deteriorating for some time, with decreasing company profits, increasing unemployment, stocks going down and increasing number of bankruptcies.
At the top the average citizen has typically accumulated a steadily more heavy dept level, due to purchase of grossly overprized real estate objects, and a historically high number of people do not manage paying interests and mortgage.
You can often recognize that home prices do not soar any more, but they may fluctuate somewhat up and down without any specific direction for quite a while. But this does not happen always. Sometimes the real estate market shifts right down into a crack, from a psychotic state of activity with increasing optimism about eternal price climb.
You can also get a hint by looking at historical data from past periods of climbs and falls. When the prizes have climbed as many percent as in the last period of climb, you may be at the top, or the top is approaching.
CHARACTERISTICS OF A FALLING HOME PRICE PERIOD
The falling period tends to have an initial face with rapid fall in home prices, in some societies regular cracks of more than 50% over a few weeks is the norm. After this rapid fall, the prices tend to soar for a short time, but then a new fall occurs to an even lower level. There can be several small faces with regaining prices followed with periods with even greater price decline until the bottom level is reached.
The economical situation in the society tend to deteriorate rapidly during this period and the falling home prices accelerate the decline of the economy.
To assess when the fall is over, it is useful to look at charts depicting home prices for several decades in the particular society. The percentual fall tends to be much the same each time.
Use of young athletes as guinea pigs in medical experiments and medical training objects
Medical research organizations and universities use athletes under development extensively as guinea pigs to try out new surgidal and pharmacological methods to alter body development, shape and function, and to try out new techniques for mental manipulation.
Many of the body-alterning techiques used on the kids are such new methods not commonly known about or older methods still kept secret.
The kids are also used extensively as training objects for medical students and for doctors under specialization.
The sport clubs and sport schools earn money for renting out kids for these purposes.
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You can use these polls to tell your own history or the history of someone you know about.
Alien abduction - investigation of memories of alien abduction or similar events
Memories of events that may be interpreted as alien abduction are quite common. Some may be from real abduction by non-human beings coming in strange flying vehicles.
Others may be actions done by governmental agencies or mafias for various purposes that have some of the same type of details.
Often one does not remember the abduction as such, but one remembers only some loose details during some kind of ordeal one has been subjected to.
I have made a poll to investigate these memories. If you have experienced something of the kind, please go to the poll and answar. All the answars will be lain out in the massage forum of the poll to be commented further upon.
Extended mandatory well-child examination under anesthesia:
In certain areas the health authorities has begun to subject children and teens to extended well-child physicals where one performs several or all of the following procedures: inspections with optical scopes through all or several body openings,ultrasound examinations of most body structures, x-ray taking of joints, EEG and EKG. The kid is often given sedation or even general anesthesia during these extended physicals to make the kid cooperative and to hinder him or her from remembering. Still the kid will remember a lot of details around the procedures and sometimes also from the procedures themselves, because anesthesia never works perfectly, and the kid will always have some symptoms afterwards that tell a lot of what has been done. This poll has the aim of investigating experiences from such ordeals.
By cystoscopy the doctor looks into your bladder with a long instrument. This instrument can be rigid like a stick or flexible. All age groups have cystoscopies. In some comunities a cystoscopy seem to be a mandatory exam at some ages of children and teens. These communities are probably not many yet, but this type of exam seem to increase in frequency, both for special purposes and for mandatory or recomended screening. This poll has the purpose of establishing a picture of the frequence of this type of exam in different age groups and the arrangements during the exam.
Secret medical exams and procedures under anesthesia:
There is growing indices pointing to a practice of doing secret exams and procedures on both children and adults in addition to the thing they are under anesthesia for. Such ordeals may be done for research, for trainging of medical students, ordered by child protective agencies, ordered by school health service, ordered by police or asked for by parents or relatives. This poll is to find out how common signs of such secret ordeals having been done are. This poll has beenlaunched in several sesseions.
Called in for a strange physical or psycological exam:
There is growing indices pointing to a practice of doing secret exams and procedures on both children and adults in addition to the thing they are under anesthesia for. Such ordeals may be done for research, for trainging of medical students, ordered by child protective agencies, ordered by school health service, ordered by police or asked for by parents or relatives. This poll is to find out how common signs of such secret ordeals having been done are.
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looking for fic - Losing control by ninjababe -- betty, 19:03:24 08/28/14 Thu 
I'm kinda desperate ;) I was wondering if any of you could help me with finding ninjababe's fic "Losing control", Because I can't find it anywhere, and I'd really like to read it again.
Thanks in advance ;)
Trying to find a fic -- HMFan, 16:05:12 05/26/14 Mon 
You know the feeling: wanting to reread a fic, but not being able to remember the name or author. If anyone can help (or recommend a similar substitute, I'd appreciate it!
The premise was that Harm is hurt and fed up either post Paraguay or post-Singer trial (I think the latter-- as there was something about JAG people not being there for him). He leaves and goes to work for a woman who runs a ranch. He eventually get sick (pneumonia? anthrax?), Mac gets a clue and comes looking for him. Apologies are made, and there's a happy every after. Sound familiar, anyone?
Harm's Grandmother Sarah Rabb -- Laurie, 23:10:00 09/05/11 Mon 
Do we know where Harm's grandmother lived? Several stories have her farm in Belleville, Pa. or Bealsville, Pa. Are either of these based on show canon? If so which is correct? If not specfically in the show's canon, upon what do we base this? Thanks for any input you can provide.
strange but true.... -- LauraBF, 19:50:08 03/20/11 Sun 
I was playing with the paygrade charts over on military.com and discovered something interesting. Granted, they're not for 2005, but 2011, but it still should hold true--Harm took a pay cut with his promotion! Because he'd been a Commander for about five years, he was making around $200 more a month than he did after he was made into a brand-new Captain. In a few years, it'd change, but it just struck me as really weird... get a promotion, take a paycut.
Looking for Story -- Jann, 21:58:44 11/27/10 Sat 
Been reading a lot of stories. Currently reading stories from Anne R and Pat Steiner. Looking for chapter one for Mayport. And looking for the complete story for Jag San Diego. Thanks in advance...Jann
Kay Benton's site? -- perennial lurker, 19:15:33 10/16/10 Sat 
Is her fanfic (Once Upon a Rose Garden) located somewhere else now that Geocities is gone? I'm sorry if this has been posted, I've been out of the fanfic loop the last year. Thanks for any help!
Need help in finding a fanfiction -- Ltcoldevildog, 18:20:51 09/21/10 Tue 
Hi I'm looking for a fic in which Harm lives in California. And at the start Mac and her daughter visit trish's gallery and Mac gets hit outside of so Harm and his family take care of the little girl. Thank you so much for the help
Fiction Help -- Jann, 22:51:03 07/19/10 Mon 
Been reading a lot of stories. Currently reading stories from Andrea. (Crossroad and No Doubt). Can someone tell me where to find Weakness and In this moment? Thanks
I'm working on cleaning up Legacies, changing the submission process, and uploading my backlog of nominees. To that end, I've spent the past month and a half recoding everything and modifying the index and faq pages to reflect the new guidelines.
I'm looking for some people to help me review everything that's there and track down whatever bugs may remain in the current collection. To wit:
1: Do hyperlinks work and do they go where they're supposed to? (This is especially relevant to multi-part stories). The Continue button should always go to the next chapter, the Return button should always go to the previous chapter, and the chapter bar at the bottom of each multi-part story needs to be tested to make sure the links work properly)
2: Is the formatting correct? Are chapter/part/section headings bolded? Do lines end where they're supposed to or are there random returns mid paragraph that need to be corrected?
3: All text should be in 12 point, blue, Arial. Is it?
If you can help, please let me know by replying to this post and indicating which author(s)/stories you're willing to review. Feel free to sign up for multiple authors and/or stories, but please don't sign up for something somebody else is already doing.
If you find any issues, you can either send me an email or notate your findings here and I'll try to make the corrections as quickly as possible.
List of Claimed Authors (I'll update this as we go. Strikethroughs indicate authors that have been reported to me as checked): Aerogirl, Ann, Annie, Carrie, Carol, CatMom, CharS, Chris Gomez, CLK, Daenar, Delphie Kat, H. Lee, HollyJP, Incatnito, Jackie, Jaye Reid, Karen, Kimberly Knipp, Laura BF, Lauraloo, Laurie, LizD, LobsterDoc, LRM, Lt. Commander Coulter, Manette, Mary, MKim, Moonchild, NancyT, Pat Steiner, Pixie, Rinkrat, Shannon S., Sheri, Siamese Cat, Slippin' Mickeys, MSHDV, Soleil, Sooz, Spider, Startrails, Susan, Tracy M, Ultracape, Valerie Jones, Vivienne, Witezon
I've been admittedly absent from this board for far too long, and I apologize for that. I do check in on a daily basis, but I know things are quiet to dead around here and that have I only myself to blame. I apologize for that. I'm considering some ways to breathe new life into things, so if you have any ideas, please let me know. :)
In the meantime, I bring you information ...
Depending on how much you move about in the fannish world, you may or may not already know about the new archive. Born as a result of a massive, multi-fannish dust-up, (the details of which I won't get into right now because 1: it'd take too long and 2: it isn't really that important), the Archive of Our Own (aka AO3) is a new, multi-fandom archive. An offshoot of the Organization of Transformative Works, the archive is still in beta mode and only accepts fic for the moment, but I believe there are plans to expand into the areas of art and vids as well.
The AO3 is run by volunteers who are also fans--experienced people who know what works and what doesn't, and who want to support fannish creativity. Everything to do with the archive is fan-owned - the servers, the software, the teams that keep the archive running and work to make it better.
I've uploaded all of my JAG stories to AO3 (including several that still haven't made it to my website), and I'm working on uploading the stories I've written for other fandoms. It's a daunting process, but I'm getting there. I like the archive. I like the fact that it's a fannish project. I like the way it looks. And I like its functionality. I've already provided a link to the archive itself, but if you'd like to see an individual profile, mine is here (and if you happen to realize that I've neglected to upload something, please let me know).
The AO3 is in open beta right now, but they have a sign up list and they'll send you an invite as soon as there's space available. As of my most recent check, there were only 17 people waiting for invites, so you should get yours pretty fast. Even if you don't choose to open an account over there, you can still read and comment on stories that have been uploaded. There are, so far, only 54 stories in the JAG collection, but with 5,200 fandoms and almost 50,000 works represented as of today, you can probably find something you'd like to read. :-)
When writing a "long" story (more than one chapter) do you use an outline? Or do you just "wing" it? Do you know where you're going when you start or do you let the story "take" you where it wants to go? Also do you finish a story before you begin to post or do you work and post as you go along? -- usmgrad, 07:32:37 12/28/09 Mon 
I ask these question because I have read stories where the author has commented 1- I don't know where this is going or 2 - I don't know how long this will be. I guess we all know what happends to those that aren't finished before posting, some never get finished. Just wondered how others "think out" their stories.
Guess you could say I'm taking a poll. But remember all answers are confindenial - no former English teacher will be informed of your answers. As I'm sure we all know they would cringe at the thought of working without an outline, research, notecards and posting before the thing was complete. (At least my former teachers would)
What do you do when you get stuck in the middle of a fanfic? I think I've worked myself into a cornor with the current HBX challenge, got it started, used the lines, know what I want the end to look like but don't know how to get there. I think maybe I need a different writing style for the middle. So I guess my real question is what are the different styles of writing? ( I'm guessing 'style' is the correct term) I normally use dialogue, you know you "hear" it as it happens. I have used flashback at times (that won't work here), then there's the story told by a third person ( also won't work here). What am I missing? I wish I could write intropsective(character's thoughts) but I'm not very good at it and that is probably what I need in the middle of this one. -- usmgrad, any and all help appreciated, 12:01:10 12/12/09 Sat 
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I need dialogue help. Where can I get the actual dialogue from Adrift 1? In particular at the rehersal dinner. -- usmgrad, 19:44:31 09/08/09 Tue 
I have an idea for a story, don't know if it will ever get on "paper". Seems I have alot of ideas but have trouble getting them down. Anyhow is there a place that has dialogue or do I have to watch the epiosde over and over to get what I need? I can do that but not if I don't have to.
I've included my email for personal responses. Thanks in advance.
BTW how do you make yourself sit and write when you have an idea? I've tried writing on paper but can't seem to get it to the computer. I have outlined stories on the computer but can't seem to expand them into actual stories.
And why is it the best ideas come when I'm in the shower and can't write on anything?
Maybe I'm just an idea person and need to find a writer to "go" with the ideas. I've got plenty of them if anyone is interested.
Finding a story! -- Emily, 06:22:58 09/15/09 Tue 
I'm currently looking for 'The Next Conflicting Phase' by Annie, and I can't find it anywhere. I've exhausted every source! Does anyone know where I can find it?
Any Geocities JAG fanfiction site owners out there? Someone posted on the Tresure Seekers site that the free web-hosting will be no more as of some date in October 2009. There are quantities of impacted ff sites. -- janlaw, 20:13:54 07/12/09 Sun 
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