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Is it February already? The first month of the year has flown by, and here at Mi6 Café we’ve been busy hosting movie livestreams and book clubs, as well as introducing the new monthly challenges! On top of all of that, we have our shiny new Last Drabble Writer Standing challenge that is going to go live during February – keep an eye out on the Comm LJ and Tumblr as we will be posting announcements on both so you don’t miss them!

Anon commenting is on so you don’t need an account to join in the fun! If you are using anon comments, if you could put your name/handle in the subject line/body of the comments that would be fab (just so everyone knows who they are talking to!)

Weekly Recs

We’re debuting a new rec system, the fanwork rec form! It’s an easy to fill in form that allows you to rec your favourite fanworks for our monthly rec theme! We will then post the results of your recs with the next monthly chat post for everyone to view and enjoy!

This month, our theme is Post-Spectre Fanworks! With the release of Spectre on DVD this month in many of the countries across the world, this month we want to celebrate those Post-Spectre Fanworks! Any paring, any rating, any genre! Go wild and show some love for those works that have kick-started the fandom following the release of Spectre!

Note: As the rec form is new, if you have any trouble reccing your fanworks please don't hesitate to get in contact with any of the mods!

MI6 Café Book + Film Club

Our next book for book club is Dr No, which you can find resources for in the links on the sidebar. The first Book Club to discuss this book will be held on 13 February!

In film club will be watching Diamonds are Forever on 6 February. Please see the schedules for more information on times!

This Month’s questions

Don’t forget that these questions are also released on tumblr as our Weekly Questions! That means twice the discussion! Feel free to use these questions as conversation starters and get to know your fellow Bond Fans!

1.       What are some of your favorite aspects of Bond fanon? Are there any aspects that (respectfully!) you don’t engage in yourself, or prefer not to read?
2.       If they were married for 5 years, what would Q and Bond give each other on their anniversary?
3.       How does Spectre change 00Q as a pairing for you? If you create fanworks, are you rolling around happily in the new content, are you in full Fix-It mode coupled with a healthy dose of "THAT WAS A STUPID-ASS DECISION AND I'M ELECTING TO IGNORE IT", are you struggling to incorporate the new versions of the characters with the ones you already had in your head...? How has Spectre impacted your 00Q shipping?
4.       What does Tanner do all day and what is his greatest accomplishment that we don't know about?
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A little overdue, but here are the recs for the 'fanmixes' theme! We didn't receive any other recs for the other themes this month, but keep your eyes out so you don't miss an opportunity to rec your favourite fanworks!

Fanmix - 12/09/2015 )
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Last week’s rec theme was photomanips, and here are the recs we received:

All of the fantastic book covers for 00Q fic by catonspeedland, especially this one for paxlux’s slow hands killer

The wonderfully genre-diverse 00Q fanart and covers in It started with a bow tie (FANART), by thislostcastaway

The couple-y 00Q manips that dfotw created, which, in turn, inspired this ficlet by her: 00Q with a white background, 00Q with a MI6 background, 00Q movie-poster style, and especially the cool-looking 00Q black&white banner.

This cute cover for Chestnut_NOLA’s WiP Forsaken, by themuller13

Weekly Recs

Sep. 1st, 2015 08:14 pm
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Last week’s rec theme was 10,000+ words, and here are the recs we received! Thanks everyone, hope to see more this week!

A Promising Career in Espionage by DictionaryWrites​​
Bitter Brew by pikachumaniac​
Bittersweet by dr_girlfriend​
Curtains by Anonymous
Handle With Care by winterhill
Lay It Down by dhampir72​
Let Love In by dhampir72
Mélomanie by dhampir72
Sign No More by dhampir72
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Last weeks theme was humour, and here are all the lovely recs we received! Thank you to everyone who gave the recs - hope to see your recommendations for this weeks genre!

Memos from Q-Branch by AviaCarter

The Perils of Dating a Werewolf by BootsnBlossoms, Kryptaria
Anywhere by Bubbletrix
The Mating Dance of Wolf and Fox by epithalamium, TheCatOnTheMoon
Secret Agent Man by heartslogos
The Battlefield by Jen (ConsultingWriters)
Switched! by Mistflyer1102
Conversations About Q by MyLeatherCouch
A Series of Unfortunately Close Calls (Part 4 of "When We Start" series) by releasetheglitch
Yours, J by swtalmnd
So If You Give by TheCatOnTheMoon
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Genre of the week - Podfic
General link to skyfall podfic

"a cigarette you thought was gonna be your last," written by calciseptine and read by fire_juggler. 10 minutes.

"Q Branch Does Not Operate a Phone Sex Line," written by laughtershock, read by mothlights. Eight minutes.

"Prowl," written by professorfangirl, read by Justgot1. 19 minutes.

Rat Under The Apple Tree by Catherine McCord, read by Kelli. 2 hours.

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This week the theme was one shots and we got some fantastic recs this week! Thanks to everyone who recced this week - look out for the new rec theme on the next weekly chat!

The Battlefield by Jen (Consulting Writers)

Thought Even the Bones Would Do by TheCatOnTheMoon

Punch Drunk Love by swtalmnd

Turnips with Fingers and Pluto by a_xmasmurder

Amber by Scioscribe

The sheer lack of professionalism by Scioscribe

an ardent desire to be freed by pgtips

Silent, Calm, Anchor, Broken and Alone by Livetodream333

Wild Nights Should Be Our Luxury by Castillon02

Minus One Degree Centigrade by lc2l, and podfic by greedydancer
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This week we had the genre of Alternate Universe as well as all those great fancreations you've seen the past week!

General Recs

This headcannon about Q being a hippie food enthusiast by Cassellate

Alternate Universe Recs

Ghost in the Machine by isthisrubble

Bus Stop by rerumfragmenta

Lava and Glass Series by Casstea

Mercenary by BootsnBlossoms and Kryptaria

Drip by SilverMirror12

To Rust Unburnish'd by dewinter

Splintered Illusions by Mistflyer1102

A Promising Career in Espionage by DictionaryWrites

lay them down by lincesque

The Taste of Strawberries by kijakazibibi

Ineffable Series by thimble

terra tremuit by pgtips

Variables and Controls Series by 8611

she's an atom bomb series by LuckyDiceKirby

This Ill-Fitting Skin by TardisIsTheOnlyWayToTravel

eternal game of tug and war by thimble

this wasn't in the job descirption by jayeinacross

Besides Binary by TriffidsandCuckoos

Athanasia by kryilu

Last of His Knights by marlowe_tops

The Inevitability of Time by dhampir72

the body electric series by 8611

Crossed Wires by releasetheglitch

whatever our souls are made of series by CallicoKitten

the way we come undone series by blackidyll

Catamitus by beaubete

Hypocrisy Was Our Text by neveralarch

this is not new by thimble

we're all in the mood for a melody (and you've got us feeling alright) by laughtershock

(you must know that i'll follow you) by paperclipbitch

an oral history by 8611

A Most Peculiar Way by beaubete

Letters from Silberer by bjobjo and Fishwrites
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This week we had one rec for the theme of ‘Summer Holidays’

Its Always Ourselves We Find In The Sea by fightyourdragon

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This week, the theme was first time! Go take a look at the recs for this week, and don't forget to leave feedback for the creators!

General Recs

This picture of James and Q holding each other by Belli

This picture of Q by battlinmatt

'First Time' Recs

This fic about Q's first time flying by Castillon

Missmishka’s Bond/Q/Toys series which involves Q’s first experiences with sex toys. It’s brilliantly hot while maintaining a sincere relationship dynamic and, at times, a wonderfully funny/punny Bond POV.

mintwitch’s Old Dog, New Tricks is a gorgeous, sensual fic in which Bond is on leave and entertains a guest (Q) in his flat for the first time.

Weeky Recs!

Jun. 2nd, 2015 01:23 pm
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Here are the recs we have received this week!

Fics

Fourteen by Dhampir72

Art

This picture of Q and James by Skylocked

James and Q in cute jumpers by Synesthetecas 
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Fics

"The Hand that Holds the Leash," by Only_1_Truth

"This is His Love, This is Her Body." by Chaerring

"Wired up to detonate," by LuckyDiceKirby

Clementine by Fishwrites

Art

A picture of Q in a suit by megaikemen

A 00Q textpost meme by Rerumfragmenta

Fan Work Creators

Marlowe_tops

Want to rec a fic, art or creator to the comm? Look out for the Weekly Recs thread in the next Weekly Chat!!
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Here are the recs recieved this week:


Denominations by WriteThroughTheNight (T, no warnings apply)

Quriostiry by Dr Girlfriend (Explicit, no warnings apply)

Want to rec a fanwork you've enjoyed this week? Look out for the weekly rec comment in the next Weekly Chat (15/5 - 17/5) and reply with links to your fanwork recs!

Rec links will be posted in a separate tumblr post, as well as on the comm. It is a great opportunity for you to share a fanwork you've enjoyed with the rest of the fandom!
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Here are the fics that were recced in the first welcome post!

Towers by Couldbeaspaceraider (No rating given)

Guided by the Beauty of our Weapons by beaubete (Explicit, Canon violence, brief mention of child sexual abuse, OC death)

Ordinary Numbers by Kryptaria and BootsnBlossoms (T)

Want to rec a fic to the community? You can post your recs directly to the community to share the love of those fanworks you've enjoyed. If you've found a particularly awesome fanwork that week, please share it in the 'Weekly Recs' thread of the Weekly chat post!

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