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21st Sep '16 10:33:50 AM MisterApple
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There are three main ways of writing a song fic. One is to intersperse the lyrics in the text, often italicizing them to distinguish them from the rest of the story. This may disrupt the flow, but it can also add to the drama, particularly if it's done at a major WhamMoment.

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There are three main ways of writing a song fic. One is to intersperse the lyrics in the text, often italicizing them to distinguish them from the rest of the story. This may disrupt the flow, but it can also add to the drama, particularly if it's done at a major WhamMoment.
[[WhamLine Wham Moment]].
13th Aug '16 6:00:48 PM nombretomado
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* A character called Alice miscalculates during a lesson in preparing a hallucinogenic incapacitant. She inadvertently goes on a mind-bending trip and encounters smoking caterpillars, talking chessmen and a dormouse in a teapot. See Creator/AAPessimal's ''{{Discworld}}'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5169257/1/White-Rabbit White Rabbit]]''. A Music/JeffersonAirplane song is intimately involved. Alice Band even finds herself merging with the essence of Grace Slick to sing it.

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* A character called Alice miscalculates during a lesson in preparing a hallucinogenic incapacitant. She inadvertently goes on a mind-bending trip and encounters smoking caterpillars, talking chessmen and a dormouse in a teapot. See Creator/AAPessimal's ''{{Discworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5169257/1/White-Rabbit White Rabbit]]''. A Music/JeffersonAirplane song is intimately involved. Alice Band even finds herself merging with the essence of Grace Slick to sing it.
20th Jun '16 2:01:13 PM gewunomox
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* An example of the third variety: ''[[http://www.accessdenied-rms.net/rwb.shtml We Belong]]'', a ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' SongFic by troper @/LooneyToons, set around the song of the same name by PatBenatar. (And written in 1998, before songfics wore out their welcome.)

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* An example of the third variety: ''[[http://www.accessdenied-rms.net/rwb.shtml We Belong]]'', a ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' SongFic by troper @/LooneyToons, set around the song of the same name by PatBenatar.Music/PatBenatar. (And written in 1998, before songfics wore out their welcome.)
20th May '16 6:36:31 AM erforce
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* [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5782108/9/Harry_Potter_and_the_Methods_of_Rationality Chapter 9]] of Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality contains a spoof of the Film/{{Ghostbusters}} theme. Chapter 10 contains an apology for chapter 9.

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* [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5782108/9/Harry_Potter_and_the_Methods_of_Rationality Chapter 9]] of Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality contains a spoof of the Film/{{Ghostbusters}} ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' theme. Chapter 10 contains an apology for chapter 9.
4th May '16 5:30:06 PM aye_amber
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* The song ''Closer'' by NineInchNails is a frequent choice for {{Lemon}} fics because of the lyrics. Specifically, the "I Wanna Fuck You Like An Animal" portion of the lyrics. However, this is MisaimedFandom since ''Closer'' is meant to be about a self-loather using sex as an escape, a way he can delude himself into thinking he's somebody else.

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* The song ''Closer'' by NineInchNails Music/NineInchNails is a frequent choice for {{Lemon}} fics because of the lyrics. Specifically, the "I Wanna Fuck You Like An Animal" portion of the lyrics. However, this is MisaimedFandom since ''Closer'' is meant to be about a self-loather using sex as an escape, a way he can delude himself into thinking he's somebody else.



--> Credit for the above lyrics go to the band America ("Horse With No Name"), Music/PinkMartini ("Dosvedanya, Mio Bombino"), Jim Croce ("Had to Say I Love You In a Song"), and Music/TheBeatles ("Sun King.")

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--> Credit for the above lyrics go to the band America ("Horse With No Name"), Music/PinkMartini ("Dosvedanya, Mio Bombino"), Jim Croce ("Had to Say I Love You In a Song"), and Music/TheBeatles ("Sun King.")
22nd Dec '15 12:18:47 PM Discar
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* [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/14449/1/Embryonic_Eclipse Embryonic Eclipse]] is an [[SubbingVersusDubbing anti-dub]] AntiSue ''Anime/SailorMoon'' fanfic written to rectify a complaint the author had with another fic: a DarkFic entitled "The Dark Side Of The Moon", which contained no other references to Music/PinkFloyd. This fic makes up for it with large amounts of references to the band, quoting a song in its entirety, and naming all the chapters after the album's tracklist.

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* [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/14449/1/Embryonic_Eclipse Embryonic Eclipse]] is an [[SubbingVersusDubbing anti-dub]] AntiSue ''Anime/SailorMoon'' fanfic written to rectify a complaint the author had with another fic: a DarkFic entitled "The Dark Side Of The Moon", which contained no other references to Music/PinkFloyd. This fic makes up for it with large amounts of references to the band, quoting a song in its entirety, and naming all the chapters after the album's tracklist.
13th Dec '15 6:58:58 PM nombretomado
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** Of course, the ''actual'' meaning of ''Closer'' can be useful for writing {{Angst}}. Take, for instance, [[http://xmen.adultfanfiction.net/story.php?no=600090653 this]] (NotSafeForWork) Franchise/{{X-Men}} SlashFic. So yes, not all uses of ''Closer'' in a SongFic are MisaimedFandom.

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** Of course, the ''actual'' meaning of ''Closer'' can be useful for writing {{Angst}}. Take, for instance, [[http://xmen.adultfanfiction.net/story.php?no=600090653 this]] (NotSafeForWork) Franchise/{{X-Men}} Franchise/XMen SlashFic. So yes, not all uses of ''Closer'' in a SongFic are MisaimedFandom.
5th Nov '15 5:52:13 PM nombretomado
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* An example of the third variety: ''[[http://www.accessdenied-rms.net/rwb.shtml We Belong]]'', a ''[[RanmaOneHalf Ranma 1/2]]'' SongFic by troper @/LooneyToons, set around the song of the same name by PatBenatar. (And written in 1998, before songfics wore out their welcome.)

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* An example of the third variety: ''[[http://www.accessdenied-rms.net/rwb.shtml We Belong]]'', a ''[[RanmaOneHalf Ranma 1/2]]'' ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' SongFic by troper @/LooneyToons, set around the song of the same name by PatBenatar. (And written in 1998, before songfics wore out their welcome.)
6th Oct '15 9:26:19 AM valozzy
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* Another Friendship is Magic fanfic, the infamous Rainbow Factory, intersperses the lyrics of the WoodenToaster song 'Rainbow Factory' throughout the story. But it works here, since the fic is actually inspired by the song itself, which was about how the weather factory in Cloudsdale had some dark ominous secret behind how it makes rainbows. But where the song was very vague about exactly what goes on at the titular factory, instead saying that it's simply "Where your fears and horrors come true" and "Not a single soul gets through", the fic explains exactly what the Rainbow Factory's dark secret is, in all its gory detail.

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* Another Friendship is Magic fanfic, the infamous Rainbow Factory, FanFic/RainbowFactory, intersperses the lyrics of the WoodenToaster song 'Rainbow Factory' throughout the story. But it works here, since the fic is actually inspired by the song itself, which was about how the weather factory in Cloudsdale had some dark ominous secret behind how it makes rainbows. But where the song was very vague about exactly what goes on at the titular factory, instead saying that it's simply "Where your fears and horrors come true" and "Not a single soul gets through", the fic explains exactly what the Rainbow Factory's dark secret is, in all its gory detail.
6th Sep '15 9:04:09 PM Gideoncrawle
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* ''[[Fanfic/TotalDramaIslandByGilbertAndSullivan Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan]]'' takes the song fic concept to [[UpToEleven reality warping levels]]. Instead of just one song, itís over 70 percent of the total verse content from a whole series of 14 light operas. The thousands upon thousands of lines of Creator/GilbertAndSullivan lyrics are collected in a separate section with a cross-referencing system that allows the reader to quickly jump back and forth between the text and the lyrics. The overall effect is to turn the canon story arc of ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' into a comic opera.

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* ''[[Fanfic/TotalDramaIslandByGilbertAndSullivan Total Drama Island, by Gilbert and Sullivan]]'' ''Fanfic/TotalDramaIslandByGilbertAndSullivan'' takes the song fic concept to [[UpToEleven reality warping levels]]. Instead of just one song, itís over 70 percent of the total verse content from a whole series of 14 light operas. The thousands upon thousands of lines of Creator/GilbertAndSullivan lyrics are collected in a separate section with a cross-referencing system that allows the reader to quickly jump back and forth between the text episode synopses and the lyrics. The overall effect is to turn the canon story arc of ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' into a comic opera.
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