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2012 Genficathon prompts list

This post contains a prompts list for the 2012 Stargate Atlantis Gen Ficathon. This list is meant to be used in conjunction with the 2012 signup post. Access is not locked, but browsing is strongly discouraged.

Prompts are sorted alphabetically to create at least a partial randomness of themes. Prompts are also split into blocks of ten and numbered for easier reference. When selecting, please note both the number and the prompt text, to ensure accuracy.

Too many prompts causing choice paralysis? Feel free to randomize (there's a handy widget here) ... and if you don't like the outcome, try another number!

The Prompts
001 Absolution
002 A criminal investigation in Atlantis
003 A good night's sleep
004 A long-expected party
005 Ancient ghosts
006 And that has made all the difference
007 A secret from the past
008 "Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be." (Kurt Vonnegut)
009 Blindness
010 Birds of prey

011 Board games
012 Bookmark
013 "But in the end it doesn't really matter" (In The End by Linkin Park)
014 Caffeine withdrawal
015 Co-operation
016 Cotton candy
017 Counting down
018 Dark, dank and spooky
019 "Death awaits ye! With big nasty sharp pointy teeth!" (Monty Python)
020 Declassification

021 Dragons
022 Driver's seat
023 Duct tape
024 Excuses, excuses
025 Family ties
026 Fancy dress
027 First come, first serve
028 Five things
029 Flotsam and jetsam
030 Forgiven

031 Game Over
032 Gone but not forgotten
033 Graffiti
034 Heartbeat
035 He who laughs last ...
036 I can stop any time I want to
037 I don't want to do this
038 If I could, I would
039 "If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance." (George Bernard Shaw)
040 If you can't beat them, join them

041 In search of the perfect cup of tea
042 Invisible
043 It's all fun and games until someone breaks out the ...
044 It's behind me, isn't it?
045 Journey to the crossroads
046 Juvenile
047 King for a day
048 Late bloomer
049 Like burning
050 Like death warmed over

051 Like right out of a comic book
052 Maze
053 Memory
054 Musical interlude
055 Never saw it coming
056 New skills
057 Nice work if you can get it
058 Nostalgia
059 "Out of the night, into the water / we push the boat from shore" ("Lodestar", Sarah Harmer)
060 Paper cranes

061 Passport
062 Pathogen
063 Photographs
064 Pieces and parts
065 Popcorn
066 Potlatch
067 Prison break
068 Puppies
069 Purple sands
070 Reunion

071 Riddles in the dark
072 Robot wars
073 Roots and Beginnings
074 Running
075 Scavenger hunt
076 "Set the self-destruct."
077 Shadows
078 Silence
079 Silver machine
080 Skies of blue

081 Snow-bound
082 Solar Eclipse
083 Space, the Final Frontier
084 Sun and Sand
085 Superpowers
086 Surprise!
087 Talons
088 "That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness." (U.S. Declaration of Independence)
089 The Chalice Passed
090 The day the computers revolted

091 The Eyes of the White Tower
092 "The higher you fly, the faster you fall." ("Gravity's Angel", Laurie Anderson)
093 "The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!', but 'That's funny...'" (Isaac Asimov)
094 The Paths of the Dead
095 "There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full." (Henry Kissinger)
096 The shadow of the past
097 [this/you/we/they] will never be the same again
098 Three is company
099 Time travel
100 Token

101 Too clever by half
102 Toys R Us
103 Training wheels
104 "True friends are those who, when you make a fool of yourself, don't believe that this condition is permanent." (Erwin T. Randall)
105 Unexpected consequences/surprising outcomes.
106 Unexpected partnership
107 Universal truths
108 Waterfall
109 "We came, we saw, we kicked its ass" ("Ghostbusters")
110 We're going to need a bigger can of Raid

111 We think, therefore we are
112 "We were never meant to fail" ("Never Meant to Fail", Alex Lloyd)
113 "When you try your best but you don't succeed / When you get what you want but not what you need / When you feel so tired but you can't sleep / Stuck in reverse" ("Fix You", Coldplay)
114 Where have you been?
115 Who cares for the caregivers?
116 "Whose McKay is this?"
117 Wise guy
118 "Without forgiveness, there can be no real freedom to act within a group." (Max DePree)
119 "Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away" ("Yesterday", The Beatles)
120 You're not going to like this
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