lost_spook: (adam adamant lives!)
[personal profile] lost_spook
I never can resist [community profile] hc_bingo. I mean, between free interpretation, metaphor, choosing hurt-only, hurt/comfort, comfort-only, the multitudinous means of getting a bingo and the fact there are no penalties even if you don't even post one fill in amnesty, and a year-long period of writing altogether, what's to be afraid of?

Well, save the card itself. (I look at everyone else's cards and so many of the prompts and go YES YES YES and then get mine and go: 0_o for a few hours until ideas start arriving. This one is particularly scary, I feel, but has possibilities. And, you know, it's pretty, and it's not as if h/c and apocalypses aren't likely to overlap here and there...)


accidental mating for life orphans hunger / starvation loss of powers rape / non-con
exhaustion falling alien abduction torture loss of home / shelter
accept injury to protect someone sensory deprivation WILD CARD experiments by evil scientists job-related trauma
healers atonement serial killers disappearing bruises
dungeons asking for help grief theft substance addiction



Ideas welcome! Also I am ridiculously tempted by writing the 12,500 word 25-in-one special achievement, except I cannot imagine how that would go or how I would pull it off and survive/keep a straight face.

Date: 16 Jun 2017 12:49 pm (UTC)
flowsoffire: (Hug)
From: [personal profile] flowsoffire
*cheers you on* :D

Date: 16 Jun 2017 12:50 pm (UTC)
astrogirl: (Feel your pain)
From: [personal profile] astrogirl
That is an interesting, but mildly terrifying card.

I look at everyone else's cards and so many of the prompts and go YES YES YES and then get mine and go: 0_o for a few hours until ideas start arriving.

Ditto, except for "hours" read "weeks." If I'm lucky. :)

But these bingo things are oddly addictive, aren't they?

Date: 16 Jun 2017 02:07 pm (UTC)
paynesgrey: Joy (drwho-12joy)
From: [personal profile] paynesgrey
Ooh, good topics! Good luck!
Maybe I'll check this comm out when I have a bit more free writing time. <3

Date: 16 Jun 2017 02:12 pm (UTC)
liadtbunny: (Sci-fi artwork)
From: [personal profile] liadtbunny
Good luck with the card! My HC card defeated me.

There's plenty of world destroying crossover potential:)

Date: 17 Jun 2017 02:20 pm (UTC)
liadtbunny: (Sci-fi artwork)
From: [personal profile] liadtbunny
It's lucky for us there are so many bingos for us to choose from and conquer!

Date: 16 Jun 2017 02:54 pm (UTC)
ext_2386152: (Default)
From: [identity profile] winebabe.livejournal.com
Ooh, see this is something I could get behind...(as I'm sure is readily apparent from nearly all of my RaTs pieces...)

How do I get in on this?

Date: 16 Jun 2017 03:43 pm (UTC)
osprey_archer: (Default)
From: [personal profile] osprey_archer
OH NO, HC_BINGO IS OPEN AGAIN. You're so right, it's completely irresistible, never mind that I haven't actually finished my last...three cards or so...

But I wrote stories I might not otherwise have written! Which is something, right?

I have no particular ideas to offer about your Dungeons square, but dungeons seem v. promising as a general thing in stories.

Date: 16 Jun 2017 06:25 pm (UTC)
osprey_archer: (Default)
From: [personal profile] osprey_archer
Perhaps the best dungeon guide book is... uh... some kind of weird coping mechanism! For the trauma of being locked up all the time! And eventually someone needs to comfort the Doctor for all his dungeon suffering. *nodnod*

Date: 16 Jun 2017 05:57 pm (UTC)
feng_shui_house: me at my computer (Default)
From: [personal profile] feng_shui_house
OOh, you know, what always gets me on these cards is how combining touching prompts always gets me thinking. Not that THINKING has resulted in me beginning my GenPromptBingo...

On your card, I'm thinking 'a healer in a dungeon' ooh, interesting. And 'atonement for serial killers'...mmm, yes. 'Orphans goes with Hunger/Starvation' really well... Maybe the 25 in one would be tough, but not impossible!

Date: 16 Jun 2017 08:00 pm (UTC)
feng_shui_house: animated bunnies yawning text OMG plot bunnies! (Plot Bunnies)
From: [personal profile] feng_shui_house
Definitely it would be a ride on the crack!train. ;^)

Date: 16 Jun 2017 07:44 pm (UTC)
swordznsorcery: (johnblack)
From: [personal profile] swordznsorcery
Wow, that's a cheerful bunch of prompts! "Accidental mating for life" is... different.

Have fun, and I'm sure you'll do brilliantly.

Date: 16 Jun 2017 08:17 pm (UTC)
swordznsorcery: (tardis)
From: [personal profile] swordznsorcery
Well, thinking about it a little more, it nearly happened to the First Doctor and Cameca in "The Aztecs", so I suppose it is do-able.

With enough chocolate, anything is possible. ;)

Date: 16 Jun 2017 08:53 pm (UTC)
jaxomsride2: default (Default)
From: [personal profile] jaxomsride2
it's a pity you don't seem to be a fan of Stargate Atlantis, there are any number of episodes where these prompts would be canon.

You could try taking Dungeon to mean D&D and do a set of characters playing the game, either as a LRP or the classic gathered round a table.

Accidental mating for life sounds fun.

Date: 17 Jun 2017 06:31 am (UTC)
clocketpatch: A small, innocent-looking red alarm clock, stuck forever at 10 to 7. (Default)
From: [personal profile] clocketpatch
It is utterly irresistible every time! I wish you best of luck with your card, and with attempting a 25 in 1. I think I've tried that every year without success... yours has some great leads for one though, especially if you're doing something Who related. (Accidental Mating for Life can always be a hot chocolate related gaffe, right?)

Date: 18 Jun 2017 01:13 am (UTC)
clocketpatch: A small, innocent-looking red alarm clock, stuck forever at 10 to 7. (Default)
From: [personal profile] clocketpatch
I've just got my card and it seems there is going to be a lot of hot chocolate going around this round. :)

Date: 17 Jun 2017 12:11 pm (UTC)
arnie1967: (Sherlock BAMFJohn)
From: [personal profile] arnie1967
Good grief, that's an alarming card!

Uhh, good luck.

Date: 17 Jun 2017 06:58 pm (UTC)
eve11: (Default)
From: [personal profile] eve11
I see a few lines that could all be rolled into one story (row 2, or column 4), but 25-in-1 would be pretty epic. Would a S&S fic where someone gets hooked on causing time distortions in order to interact with the elementals count as "substance addiction", ;)

Yours has more of a theme that the one I got. a 25-in-1 on mine would be utterly insane. Not only does it have the crackfic of de-aged, wings, and branding, it's got that mixed with the utterly non-scifi elements of eating disorders, group support, and therapy.

Date: 8 Jul 2017 11:10 am (UTC)
lokifan: black Converse against a black background (Default)
From: [personal profile] lokifan
Thanks for this post, btw, it got me to sign up for one too :)

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