Still Not Ginger

September 13, 2011
By tianna-alexa BRONZE, Minden, Nevada
tianna-alexa BRONZE, Minden, Nevada
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Favorite Quote:
A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing.
— Eugene Ionesco

As well as pretty much everything that comes out of John Green's mouth.


They were laying side-by-side, palms facing up, hair splayed back against the grass and blossoms of white tangled in their curls. Two innocent teenagers trying to evade the boredom of the afternoon. They did this, of course, like every other pair of normal teenagers would -

discussing the current political situation of the Middle East, highlighting the finer points of the Harry/Hermione ship, and briefly discussing the latest season of Doctor Who, and whether or not the newest regeneration would finally be ginger.

Okay, so maybe it should have been clarified that they were nerd teenagers.

“Don’t get me wrong,” the girl said airily, waving a hand as if to decapitate any unlucky flies, “Matt Smith is great. But having a ginger Doctor would really spice things up. And probably increase the female viewer count by at least a few thousand.”

The boy’s eyebrows furrowed. “So having Rupert Grint’s ginger glory is going to rocket the show’s popularity a million fold? Are girls really that obsessed with hair colorization?"

The girl narrowed her eyes seriously. "One. No hating on Rupert Grint for his goregous locks. And two, not all girls. But if faced with the choice of, say, Rupert Grint, like you said, and Matt Smith, you know which one'd be flocked to."

The boy paused, as if suddenly concious of his dark brown locks. "Even you?"

"Oh, please. I'm not that shallow." A pause. "Okay, Rupert Grint."

A few minutes later, they were launched in a deep discussion about why most females were inclined to nail polish and designer bags instead of space-traveling Time Lords, the latter clearly being superior, with the boy subconsciously rubbing his hair - as if, upon begin disheveled, his brunette locks would turn into a shade of red.


The author's comments:
Random nerd fluff that popped into my head a few weeks ago after watching the newest season of Doctor Who. I posted this on my tumblr, but I went the next step and posted it here. THAT'S PROGRESS, PEOPLE!

/considered tagging this as discrimination as well. XD

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on Dec. 26 2014 at 5:22 pm
SaraCattt PLATINUM, Shelton, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"I am and always will be the optimist. The hoper of far flung hopes, the dreamer of improbable dreams."- The Eleventh Doctor

I saw the title and immediately knew what this was about. XD It's great I love it, I have a huge Doctor Who obsession, this made my day.

on May. 21 2014 at 2:13 pm
uncomfortableBrunette SILVER, Lr. Sackville, Other
5 articles 13 photos 164 comments

Favorite Quote:
I want to hate you half as much as i hate myself

lol! This sounds like my conversations at school with my friends! except i'm the only one in my group of friends who likes doctor who. Yay for Matt Smith! Yes, the doctor should one day be ginger!

d_rentre said...
on Sep. 11 2012 at 6:42 pm
d_rentre, El Paso, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Things must end for others to begin.
~Someone I Don't Know and I'm not nearly as intelligent as.

Okay, this was just fantastic. And nerdy teenagers are obviously the best kind! :D And Rupert as the Doctor would be like a really awesome fandom marriage or something. XD Loved it! 

ChantelleK. said...
on May. 12 2012 at 11:24 pm
ChantelleK., Toronto, Other
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Haha, Rupert as The Doctor. I totally wanna see that happen.

I love this (and your television taste) so much. It's adorable. 


on Apr. 26 2012 at 8:01 pm
Pretzel..Dream GOLD, Longmont, Colorado
11 articles 2 photos 66 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. ~Thomas Edison

Oh sorry typo that was meant to be "be"

on Apr. 26 2012 at 8:00 pm
Pretzel..Dream GOLD, Longmont, Colorado
11 articles 2 photos 66 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. ~Thomas Edison

 Love it, The Doctor ought to be3 ginger next. 

on Oct. 28 2011 at 1:36 pm
tianna-alexa BRONZE, Minden, Nevada
4 articles 0 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing.
— Eugene Ionesco

As well as pretty much everything that comes out of John Green's mouth.

I'm so glad you enjoyed it! :D

I think this story says a lot about my romantic life (or lack thereof) and the sad amount of time I spend wishing for these moments. XD

Thanks for reading and commenting!!


on Sep. 24 2011 at 2:36 pm
Savannalore SILVER, North Branch, South Dakota
9 articles 17 photos 121 comments

Favorite Quote:
Art is all about mistakes and knowing which ones to keep.

One of my stories did that too! I was wondering why...and I copy/pasted it, I didn't type drectly on the web so I don't know what "G" is talking about...hmm. Your story is really cute! I love how intuitive it is, and how it's not outright romance, but sort of subtle and laid back, but longing. Good job:)

on Sep. 22 2011 at 11:39 pm
tianna-alexa BRONZE, Minden, Nevada
4 articles 0 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing.
— Eugene Ionesco

As well as pretty much everything that comes out of John Green's mouth.

I'll have to keep that in mind for the next story I submit!

Thanks G!

 


G. said...
on Sep. 22 2011 at 8:21 am
Sometimes if you type directly into the website, I've found that when you type a ("), it'll do that sometimes.  It's just HTML code though.

On the other hand, that was fantastic writing!  Time Lords clearly are superior....

on Sep. 21 2011 at 5:17 pm
tianna-alexa BRONZE, Minden, Nevada
4 articles 0 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing.
— Eugene Ionesco

As well as pretty much everything that comes out of John Green's mouth.

I was reading this over (SOMEONE has to read it, right? :D), and I discovered the weird glitch of " &quot " with every pair of quotation marks. Honestly, NO idea why it did that. Hopefully it'll be cleared up soon!




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