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Day 10 – A Who-Related Photo That You Took

This is the cake from my friend's nephew's 13th's birthday party. As you may have guessed, it was Doctor Who themed. My friend throws kick-ass kids' parties. They usually involve a treasure hunt, and for this one, her nephew JS was the Tenth Doctor. He and his companions, Rose, Jack, and Romana (me) traveled through space and time in the TARDIS (the downstairs bathroom) looking for the segments to the Key to Time.


Ever wondered what blue tastes like?

There were puzzles to solve, codes to break, a piñata, and my friend's brother who is an engineer, disguised his robot to look like a Dalek:


Yes, it's an actual robot. One day, he's going to build a Dalek.

Anyway, the party was awesome. Tons of people got involved, playing all the various characters, decorating the house (I wish I had a picture of the bathroom TARDIS, it was so amazing) and coming up with all the games and puzzles. We even managed to get one of his birthday presents, a sonic screwdriver, to play a major role. JS was thrilled to bits with this birthday, and he still talks about it two years later. He's almost too old for these parties now, which is too bad.

But don't worry, my friend has a niece. She's only three, but she's already a Doctor Who fan. One of her first English words was "EXTERMINATE!"


Day 11 – Your Favorite Season (Classic or New)

I can't choose just one season out of all of them, so I am going to pick one from the classic era, and one from the new series.

Hands down, my favourite classic series season is Season 16, otherwise known as The Key to Time. It's the season that introduced Romana, who is my favourite classic series companion. She was a character that could hold her own against Tom Baker's Doctor, and Mary Tamm did a fabulous job at it. It had Douglas Adams as both a writer and a script editor. There were pirates (in SPACE!), knights, androids, the Doctor flirting with Unlimited Power, Romana's fantastic wardrobe, and a robot dog. Plus a really intricate story that takes an entire season to tell. It's pretty amazing, really. I have watched it many times, and I was very happy to receive the box set for Christmas last year.





My favourite new series season is (wait for it...) Series Fnarg 5. Yeah, a big shock, I know. But as much as I love the other seasons (all criticisms aside), Series 5 delivers on so many levels. It has consistently great stories (yes, even Victory of the Daleks. Shut up, I like it), Matt Smith is amazing as Eleven, Amy Pond is fun and weird, bow ties and fezzes are now cool, and cracks in the wall are now scary. There's RIVER FUCKING SONG, Rory, and a series-long story arc that makes a ton of sense and pays off in so many ways. Plus, the series finale was just so emotionally satisfying.

Plus, how cute are Mazza and Kazza? SO CUTE:


I am so sad Series 5 is over. Saturdays are just not the same without it.


Day 01 - Your Favorite Quote
Day 02 – Your Favorite Classic Series Episode

Day 03 – Your Favorite New Series Episode
Day 04 – Your Favorite Doctor
Day 05 – Your Favorite Companion
Day 06 – Whatever Tickles Your Fancy
Day 07 – Your Favorite Piece of Music
Day 08 – A Who-Related Photo That Makes You Happy
Day 09 – A Who-Related Photo That Makes You Angry/Sad
Day 10 – A Who-Related Photo That You Took
Day 11 – Your Favorite Season (Classic or New)
Day 12 – Whatever Tickles Your Fancy
Day 13 – Your Favorite Villain
Day 14 – The Villain Who Scared You the Most
Day 15 – Favorite Who-Related Tumblr
Day 16 – Your Favorite Who-Related FanFic
Day 17 – A Piece of Who-Related FanArt
Day 18 – Whatever Tickles Your Fancy
Day 20 – The Character Who Is Most Like You
Day 21 – Your Doctor Who OTP
Day 22 – A Who-Related Fan-Site
Day 23 – A Who-Related YouTube Video
Day 24 – Whatever Tickles Your Fancy
Day 25 – Favorite Who Actor
Day 26 – Favorite Who Actress
Day 27 – An Episode You Wish Hadn’t Been Made
Day 28 – An Episode Idea You Created Yourself
Day 29 – Who You Think Should Be the Next Doctor
Day 30 – Whatever Tickles Your Fancy.


Date: 2010-07-08 04:53 am (UTC)
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Oh, Matt and Karen. ♥

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