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All Purpose Negima Fanfiction Thread:

 49801 SC Mof 2814, Sun, 7th Oct '12 9:24:20 PM from Center of Madness, 2814 Relationship Status: A teenager in love
Illya-PLAYA!!!
A bit convenient. Maybe she has a sexual tension detector, because the bad guy will always have sexual tension with her...
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 49802 rikalous, Sun, 7th Oct '12 9:25:49 PM from Right behind you, with a knife Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Oh I say!
[up][up]He's been one of my inspirations. By which I mean I ripped off the plot structure entirely.
The above post is probably not entirely serious.
 49803 SC Mof 2814, Sun, 7th Oct '12 9:38:27 PM from Center of Madness, 2814 Relationship Status: A teenager in love
Illya-PLAYA!!!
Hey Anemoi, given the silliness of "love confession detectors", in IM you could say the mages imported them from the wizards, since they seem to be more of a Harry Potter gadget.

Other models include early warning sarcasm detector, gaydar, incestometer, Kilonazi scale.
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 49804 Sereg, Mon, 8th Oct '12 1:13:32 AM from South Africa Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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The love confession detectors are indeed funny. And yes, they're the kind of things that an HP!Wizard would invent.

As for Plot Armour, I still think that it's funny that that in Medaka Box Plot Armour is acknowledged In-Universe and one character has a power that causes all Plot Armour to negate in his presence.
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 49805 SC Mof 2814, Mon, 8th Oct '12 1:53:45 AM from Center of Madness, 2814 Relationship Status: A teenager in love
Illya-PLAYA!!!
Really? I've always interpreted that as killing plot armor, contrived coincidence, sorting algorithms of good and evil, etc. he's kinda like the anti-ta'veren.
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 49806 Sereg, Mon, 8th Oct '12 2:19:28 AM from South Africa Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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@SCM: Well, yes. Devil Style does all of that as well. It's a versitile power, even though it's got ome negative side effects (eg. Oh? You're fighting someone stronger than you? He just wins. No random chances saving your behind!)
I'll concur that Sereg is awesome, but what does his dislike of Life & Times have to do with it? - Midnight Rambler
 49807 SC Mof 2814, Mon, 8th Oct '12 2:26:37 AM from Center of Madness, 2814 Relationship Status: A teenager in love
Illya-PLAYA!!!
Still, the effect it had on the bait and switch during the school festival was awesome. People probably expected a big plot and fight, what with one of the girls being Kumagawa's ex from one of his old schools, but it turns out they were professional entertainers who knew how to maximize the show. Awesome!

Though I feel it should have killed the contrived coincidence of the one other person who can nuke Ajimu being in the Shiranui village. Maybe he turned it off.

Annoyed Mogana doesn't appear anymore though.

edited 8th Oct '12 2:28:42 AM by SCMof2814

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 49808 Sereg, Mon, 8th Oct '12 2:46:28 AM from South Africa Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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He probably hasn't had it for long enough as Ihiko has been there for longer than he's been alive. Also, based on what we've learned now, Ajimu has met another 4 characters capable of beating her that we don't know about yet, though she's assuming that they've died of old age. Whether or not they have, I have no idea as this is Medaka Box.
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 49809 SC Mof 2814, Mon, 8th Oct '12 4:32:21 AM from Center of Madness, 2814 Relationship Status: A teenager in love
Illya-PLAYA!!!
True, true. Though I CAN predict how they give Medaka her arm back, though. They said that it can't be healed or repaired. Given who her sister is, however, it can be REBUILT!

edited 8th Oct '12 4:32:36 AM by SCMof2814

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 49810 Anemoi, Mon, 8th Oct '12 6:12:19 AM from Arendelle Proctology Relationship Status: Wanna dance with somebody
Snow Queen and Proctologist
@Magey: That sounds a bit too perfect. Given the inconsistency of HP magic and how it's used, I could imagine that the love-detectors could be imports form Britain through America.
 49811 Sereg, Mon, 8th Oct '12 6:16:20 AM from South Africa Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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[up][up]I didn't think of that, but it makes perfect sense! And she's right there now too!

EDIT: [up]I don't think that HP!magic is that inconsistant. Same spell has the same effect. There are recognisable patterns. We know some of the rules and exceptions.

edited 8th Oct '12 6:23:04 AM by Sereg

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 49812 Anemoi, Mon, 8th Oct '12 6:25:48 AM from Arendelle Proctology Relationship Status: Wanna dance with somebody
Snow Queen and Proctologist
It's inconsistent in it's applications

 49813 I Am Not Creative Enough, Mon, 8th Oct '12 6:33:42 AM from the hearts of men Relationship Status: Longing for Dulcinea
Number 14
We know that Rowling didn't really give it all that much thought.
~Hoy sos un heroe~
 49814 SC Mof 2814, Mon, 8th Oct '12 6:33:47 AM from Center of Madness, 2814 Relationship Status: A teenager in love
Illya-PLAYA!!!
... They have anti-cheating quills, Sneakoscopes, and Foe Glasses, and a 'love confession detector' is inconsistent?

edited 8th Oct '12 6:34:18 AM by SCMof2814

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 49815 Anemoi, Mon, 8th Oct '12 6:45:20 AM from Arendelle Proctology Relationship Status: Wanna dance with somebody
Snow Queen and Proctologist
It's schizophrenic.

If you were to pick up a random object you were told was 'enchanted', it would be just as likely to kill you as it would be to turn you purple.

HP wizards are not the smartest bunch
 49816 I Am Not Creative Enough, Mon, 8th Oct '12 6:49:59 AM from the hearts of men Relationship Status: Longing for Dulcinea
Number 14
That's with all magical items, dood. You don't pick up enchanted items until you know what they do.
~Hoy sos un heroe~
 49817 Anemoi, Mon, 8th Oct '12 6:53:36 AM from Arendelle Proctology Relationship Status: Wanna dance with somebody
Snow Queen and Proctologist
Then maybe it's not the magic that's schizophrenic, but the wizards themselves
 49818 I Am Not Creative Enough, Mon, 8th Oct '12 6:55:46 AM from the hearts of men Relationship Status: Longing for Dulcinea
Number 14
No. They're just morons.

And I think I know the reason why. Purebloods must suffer from the effects of a too narrow gene pool.

edited 8th Oct '12 6:56:33 AM by IAmNotCreativeEnough

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 49819 Anemoi, Mon, 8th Oct '12 7:02:49 AM from Arendelle Proctology Relationship Status: Wanna dance with somebody
Snow Queen and Proctologist
One thing that was pointed out in The Invincible Technomage:

From what we see, most purebloods only have ONE child per family per generation. They're strangling themselves.
 49820 I Am Not Creative Enough, Mon, 8th Oct '12 7:43:26 AM from the hearts of men Relationship Status: Longing for Dulcinea
Number 14
Not only that. Purebloods tend to only look for other purebloods for impregnation. From that, it should be plenty obvious...
~Hoy sos un heroe~
 49821 Anemoi, Mon, 8th Oct '12 7:49:32 AM from Arendelle Proctology Relationship Status: Wanna dance with somebody
Snow Queen and Proctologist
Yeah

I would love to read a story where Voldemort 'won' the war, but is helpless to watch as British pureblood society implodes on itself
 49822 Sereg, Mon, 8th Oct '12 8:29:42 AM from South Africa Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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HP!wizards are canonically, usually pretty stupid. Hermione practically says so at the end of the first book. And purebloods, who are the ones in power, tend to be the most stupid. Rowling was making a point about racism.
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 49823 I Am Not Creative Enough, Mon, 8th Oct '12 8:30:35 AM from the hearts of men Relationship Status: Longing for Dulcinea
Number 14
They're also inbred mutants, so, yeah, they do have an excuse for being morons...
~Hoy sos un heroe~
 49824 Anemoi, Mon, 8th Oct '12 9:01:50 AM from Arendelle Proctology Relationship Status: Wanna dance with somebody
Snow Queen and Proctologist
Well it's like I always say:

Stupid people are stupid
 49825 Napoleon De Cheese, Mon, 8th Oct '12 10:19:48 AM from Valencia, Venezuela
THAAAAAAT Big???!!!
URAE. Before leaving Kyoto.

"I have gathered you all here, " Haruna began, with the utmost gravity and applomb, sitting at the head of the table, "to discuss a matter of the greatest importance."

"Hmm, shouldn't we wait for Erebus-san and Ala Alba before starting, then?" Negi asked.

Haruna shook her head and rapped her knuckles on the table. "No! Why would we? We already have Erebus-kun and Ala Alba right here!"

Everyone looked in several directions for a few moments before Asuna said, "But from what Nee-chan told me, they needed their Natsumi to become invis—"

"B-A-K-A!" Haruna shouted. "That's our Erebus-kun-in-the-making!" she pointed at Negi. "And we're Ala Alba! Actually, that's what we are here to discuss. We need making clear if we're going to name ourselves after our forebearers or pick a new name for our band of adventurers!"

"That's correct!" Chamo said, perched on Haruna's right shoulder.

"Being a librarian, you really should know that word doesn't mean what you're using her to convey, " Chisame deadpanned.

"Give me a break, there's no existent single word that exactly describes what they are to us, " Haruna replied. "Anyway, folks, this is important! We can't go around saving the world without a proper title! We can't let people call us something lame like 'Negi's Girls' or anything like that! We need a catchy and edgy name, although I'm not sure 'Ala Alba' is radical enough for us. Maybe something sexier, hotter, bolder..."

"I was all behind you in the 'We can't go around saving the world' part, but then you had to continue..." Misora sighed.

"Seconded, " Chisame nodded.

"You only want to upscene Deathnote, don't you?" Haruka accused.

"You mean 'upstage', " Setsuna told her.

"How about 'The Red Squadron of Asskicking'?" Asuna asked, making everyone cringe.

"Denied!" Ayaka said.

"What? Why?-! Don't go around deciding that all by y—"

"DENIED!" everyone else, even down to Negi and Nodoka, repeated.

Asuna dropped down. "Et tu, Konoka..."

Ayaka blinked. "Asuna-san! I'm shocked you even know the context of that phrase!"

"Actually, she learned it from playing 'Roman Kombat', " Konoka said before patting Asuna's back. "Come on, Asuna-chan! It's just 'Ala Alba' is such a cool name! It means 'White Wing', and since Setchan has such gorgeous white wings, she can work perfectly fine as our mascot!"

Setsuna's face blanked. "I'm the mascot?-!"

"Why not 'The Danger Team'?" Yuuna asked. "Re-using a name someone already came with is so lame!"

"The Angels of Justice!" Ayaka said.

"Negima Magical Squad!" Makie chirped.

"Megadeath from Above!" Kerberos said.

Everyone glared at him.

"What?" he said. "I think it sounds good!"

"Agency of Magical Combat Mahora!" Haruka said.

"Ala Alba!" Setsuna said, always quick to support Konoka's decisions even if she had to be the mascot.

"... The Avengers?" Sora mused, with a finger on her mouth. "Defenders? Outsiders, if we're going to work out of the public eye? The Ultimates, maybe?"

"You're all getting carried away with this!" Chisame despaired.

The girls all stared at each other for long tense moments before turning as one to...

"NEGI!" they said. "SAY SOMETHING!"

"Ala Rubra was the name of my father's team, wasn't it? Then, since stealing their name would be disrespectful, we'll just homage them by calling ourselves Ala Alba, just like Erebus-san did, " he simply said. "That's all."

"But—!" several of them began to say.

"That's all, " he repeated himself.

"But—!"

"All!" he repeated one final time, and it was clear it was, indeed, final.

The girls looked in stupor at him, just as Konoka placed herself right behind him, with a Saintly Smile, Setsuna at her side.

For a moment, the others only gulped in unison, until Ayaka broke into laughter.

"Oh ho ho ho! Of course, Ala Alba it is! Excellent and wise decision, Negi-sensei!"

"Man, it took bringing his father into play for him to show some freaking authority already..." Chisame muttered.

Misa bit her lower lip. "He's so hot when showing unshakable domination...!"

"It's because we can't say 'Asskicking' in public, isn't it?" Asuna complained.

edited 8th Oct '12 10:20:27 AM by NapoleonDeCheese

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