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''When Curiosity Met Insanity'', often abbreviated as WCMI, is an Alice in Wonderland webcomic that is partly based on the original book, partly based on the Disney movie, and partly based on the Disneyland version. The premise is that, at age 18, in order to escape an arranged marriage, Alice Lidell manages to find her way back to Wonderland, which is connected to the Disneyland park, along with all of the other lands that various Disney movies have been set in, like spokes around the center of a wheel. She meets up with old friends, like the March Hare (Ears, to those who know him personally), and new ones, like Belle. The Mad Hatter, or Reginald L. Theophilus (The Third!), figures prominently in this story, too, as Alice's love interest. Or so he would like to think. He is quite in love with her, she thinks him annoying. After getting off on the wrong foot, however, he is starting to win her over.

Its archive is located [[http://www.livejournal.com/tools/memories.bml?user=curiousinsane&keyword=When+Curiosity+Met+Insanity+Chapters&filter=all here]].

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!!Tropes displayed by this work include:
* AbhorrentAdmirer: "For the last time ''NO''!"
* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: [[spoiler: Alice doesn't mind Reg throwing a knife at someone she's innocently talking to when he makes a funny face.]]
* AllWorkVsAllPlay: Pretty much how Alice and Hatter fit together.
* AlmostKiss: A couple times, during the Spring Dance arc.
* {{Bookworm}}: There's a good reason why Alice and Belle co-run a bookstore.
* CampStraight: Reginald works as a milliner (hatmaker), wears outrageously flamboyant clothing, and is outrageously obsessed with Alice.
* CloudCuckooLander: Reg, big time.
* CompensatingForSomething: Almost said verbatim by Alice with regard to Reginald's hat.
* CockFight: Between Lumiere and Reg.
* CrazyJealousGuy: Reg's reaction to Alice talking to Peter Pan. [[spoiler: He throws a knife at him.]].
* DraggedByTheCollar: Ears wants to have a chat...
* DefrostingIceQueen: Alice, obviously.
* DisproportionateRetribution:[[spoiler: Throwing a knife at someone for talking to the girl you like.]]
* ForegoneConclusion: Who was surprised at any of this?
* GeniusDitz: Reginald may act like the biggest goofball around, but he's an master milliner, a superb dancer, and speaks fluent French.
* GenrePopularizer: Tons of fanart exploded from this.
* HeCleansUpNicely: Reginald ''CAN'' look moderately normal and even genuinely handsome.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Reginald and Ears, Alice and Belle.
* HypocriticalHumor: Reg makes fun of a beaver's teeth.
* ILoveYouBecauseICantControlYou
* TheMadHatter: But of course.
* ProtagonistCenteredMorality:[[spoiler: Stalking a girl, refusing to believe 'no means no', and threatening anyone interested in her is perfectly fine and very romantic...if you're part of the shipping.]]
* PunctuatedForEmphasis
* RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic
* StalkerWithACrush: Reginald refuses to take 'no' for an answer.
* StalkingIsLove: In Disneyland of all places. Happiest place on Earth?
* {{Tsundere}}: Alice could be seen as a type A one when it comes to Reginald. She's slowly starting to show a deredere side toward him, but most of the time it's insults and slapping.
** This could just be a product of her time spent with the Hatter, knowing his off-the-wall and often irritating personality.
* UnwantedHarem: The bimbettes, the most superfical girls in Disney history, are jealous that Alice dates Reg. Kida, despite (or [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation maybe because of]] valuing intelligence instead of looks, wants to kill Alice over getting Reg.