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Posting un-prompted fics

(Anonymous) 2013-01-09 12:03 am (UTC)(link)
Am I allowed to post fics here that are not prompted?

(Anonymous) 2013-10-04 12:50 pm (UTC)(link)
*is almost a year late*
Bless you friend for including links for dummies

I'm an Aboriginal Australian and I'm extremely interested in indigenous issues world wide. Seriously, I want to know everything.

Fill post

(Anonymous) 2013-01-30 09:00 pm (UTC)(link)
So, does anyone check it or is that bascially were prompts go to die? (I've seen both on other kinkmemes.)

I've been wanting to fill some older prompts, but of course seeing OP/other anons happy is the reason you post in the first place instead of the stuff you just write for yourself. Also, it says it's for prompts from P.1 and P.2, do we also post fills for the other two not-recent posts there?

Re: Fill post

(Anonymous) 2013-01-31 04:01 am (UTC)(link)
Not!Mod here. I have the Fill Post in my tracked tags, so anything people post to it lands in my inbox. :)

I think it was mainly set up in case the first parts end up hitting the max comment limit on LJ. So if you want to fill from the first Parts, and those Parts still have the ability to comment, you should be able to fill right there. (It's looking like 10,000 is the limit for comments in each Part, so anymore P.1 fills you wanna do will have to be in the Fill Post. But every other Part should be good! :D)

I think the only rule of thumb if you use the Fill Post would be to link back to the original prompt, and link to the fill on the prompt if you can.

I know other Kink Memes require fills to go into a completely different Part separate from the Anon Prompts, but I've always found those Memes to be overly complicated, and hard to navigate.

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(Anonymous) 2013-02-15 07:40 pm (UTC)(link)
Anybody have years that Shaun, Kadar, or Robert were born? I'm fiddling with ages for a crossover AU and found canon birth years for everyone except those three (kinda iffy on some of them, as I'm uncertain on the wikia's sources.)

I have the first ed of the encyclopedia (floppy white one), but it either doesn't list, or states unknown.

Canon years are preferred, obviously, but accepted fanon ages will work too! (My current guesses are that Shaun ~27, Kadar ~23, and Robert ~35.)

Re: Birthdates?

[personal profile] astray_chan 2013-08-01 08:09 pm (UTC)(link)
Random de-anon, but here's what I found:

There are no DOB for Robert - you'd think the French would keep track but nope, idiots.
But he died in 1196, and he was quite old when he did.

Another way to think about it is this: he spent 19 years in the service of both Henry II and Richard I. That'd get him started in 1177 at the latest. He married in 1174 and his wife was 29. If we consider he was the same age - roughly, as she was, he would have been 46 in 1191.

Again, it may appear to be old, but he was a nobleman. It was not so unusual.

Sorry, I am a bit of a freak with these stuff.

For Kadar, I am not sure - I think it depends on the time you spend as a novice before becoming a Master. If I am not mistaken, Malik already was. I'd say that Malik is at least 5 years older. So it's consistent with your guess.

Shaun... it's rude to ask a lady's age! /gets shot
I'd say about the same thing though...

Re: Birthdates?

(Anonymous) 2015-10-24 02:13 am (UTC)(link)
The latest game, Syndicate, says Shuan's birthday is November 16, 1985. Here's Rebecca's too just cuz: February 3, 1984.

(Anonymous) 2013-02-19 09:09 pm (UTC)(link)
there's no archive for all the new prompts and fills wtf

(Anonymous) 2013-02-20 05:47 am (UTC)(link)
Are you talking about the Delicious/Dreamwidth Archives? *confused*

Suggestion: The Just Post Whatever the Fuck You've Done So Far Thread

(Anonymous) 2013-05-16 06:47 am (UTC)(link)
This is a shout out to all those anons (self included :) who have claimed prompts with the best of intentions and a great idea, and then got writer's block half way through their fill, or life got in the way, and never managed to post their fill. And now it's bugging you, like you really should get around to finishing it, and oh noes the OP probably thinks you're a terrible person for getting their hopes up and never posting your fill. :(

I would like to suggest that a few paragraphs, or an unfinished fill that went off on a tangent, or you wrote yourself into a plot hole, or accidentally didn't fill the prompt but it turned into something else while you weren't paying attention, is better than nothing. :D So post it in the Fill Only part even if it's just a few disjointed paragraphs.

I can't be the only one who claims fills and then writes part of them and gets stuck and doesn't post. I promise all those claimed but as yet unfilled prompts are not just mine. And no matter how old the fill is, it's sitting on your hard drive waiting for you to give it some love... maybe you can't give your poor WIP the love it deserves, but you can still post what you've done so far.

What do you think... does anyone read this discussion thingy?

Re: Suggestion: The Just Post Whatever the Fuck You've Done So Far Thread

(Anonymous) 2013-08-01 08:15 pm (UTC)(link)
*looks around and gets out of her haystack* Ahem... I did. *huggles anon and gives them cookies*

I remember this prompt... was a Ottoman Jester thing... I claimed it probably in March 2012 or something and I finished in November 2012 - because I could not be bothered doing NaNoWriMo as normal people do.

Also, I think it's a great idea - not only because these un-fills deserve the love, but also because it may give other anons some ideas, and perhaps the wish to actually write these. Sometimes I don't claim prompts because I don't know where to start.

Credit given where credit is due, of course.

(I am so ashamed of myself, d'awwwww. /slinks off to look for any unfinished fills if any)

To have It beta'd or not?

(Anonymous) 2013-10-04 12:43 pm (UTC)(link)
Sorry if this has already come up guys but I have a little bit of an internal struggle at the moment.
I've just written the bare bones of a fill, and I have every intention of going back and editing it so it actually makes sense, but, do I go ahead and post it once I've done that, or must I have it beta'd first?

If so, where do I go to get someone to look over it and tell me if it makes sense or not before I post it for public consumption. I'm very interested in maintaining my anonymity for embarrassment reasons (nervous writer is nervous) but I suppose I'd be happy sharing an email address??

Who Do you guys look to for matters of beta'ing fanfiction which includes assassins going at it??

Re: To have It beta'd or not?

(Anonymous) 2013-10-10 04:58 pm (UTC)(link)
No need for betas here, anon. We are all one big faceless mass (for the most part, outside of those that willingly de-anon by posting the fill to another archive or being known by a specific story/series), after all, and not everyone cares enough for the quality to get a beta hooked up to the story - or they have their own beta in the wings.

That said, perhaps we could set up our own little beta-group for Assassins Going At It (henceforth known as AGAI)? Personally, this A!A's usual minions betas aren't into the AC fandom, so that makes them give me the funny stares when I start rambling about bloodlines that lets you climb up sheer walls and machines that read your DNA to render a virtual enviroment...

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(Anonymous) 2013-12-02 09:19 am (UTC)(link)
Hay y'all, I'm new to writin stuff for the kinkmeme, and I wondered what the rules or etiquette was about de-anoning for stuff, or posting it elsewhere?

Is that okay? Should you link back to the original prompt? I tried looking around, but the rules at the top don't say, and the bio of the meme links to a broken lj thing??

What if you feel your fill wasn't quite in the vein of what the OP wanted? Could you post it elsewhere and still link to the prompt? If you do that, should you post a link to the fic in the prompt thread? I've obviously seen some links to the kinkmeme on AO3, but I didn't know if there was a set way to do things or something.


(Anonymous) 2013-12-31 11:49 am (UTC)(link)
This A!A believes the gist is that, if you wish to de-anon on a fill, you post it elsewhere (tumblr,, ao3, etc) and make a link in the prompt post.

If you make a story that is inspired by the prompt but doesn't fill the prompt itself, it gets more fuzzy. Personally, this A!A thinks that it would be fine to post it elsewhere, link to the prompt, and be specific in pointing out that it may not be entirely what the OP wanted.

If it is entirely different from the OP's prompt, make a new anon prompt of your own and post the fill there.

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An apology for my unfilled claimed posts

(Anonymous) 2013-12-08 12:27 pm (UTC)(link)
I just felt the news I actually apologise for all the prompts I've claimed (like at least five). I promise I have started working on the ideas for all the prompts I have promised to work on.

I don't know how to explain myself, real life has been super intense lately (applying for uni and scholarships, searching for a job and being unsuccessful) and my writers block coupled with my intense procrastination means... I work on things sporadically. Ideas keep coming but actually penning them down is tricky.

Please and thank you for your patience, I'm really looking forward to posting what I've got :)

I love this community of anonymous kinksters. You guys are seriously great

Should we begin anew?

(Anonymous) 2014-06-14 10:53 pm (UTC)(link)
So, since Unity is set for release in a few months I kind of expect there will be a surge of people to the fandom. A small one, or maybe even a large one. I know there's still people hanging around here, but has anyone considered starting a new kinkmeme? With links back to the previous ones of course. No need to abandon everything, but the ability to have new posts for fills and discussions would be helpful. Especially if no one wants to get spoiled.

Just looking to see what other people think right now. Yay, nay, there already is one dumbass and the link to it is right here, or the mods are still around and you haven't been paying attention? Anyone?

Re: Should we begin anew?

(Anonymous) 2014-06-15 03:16 am (UTC)(link)
I would think just a new part or just letting Unity prompts go into the existing part?

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Reposts from Part 6?

(Anonymous) 2014-07-21 11:36 am (UTC)(link)
People have started doing this, and it's not against the rules because there is no rule about reposting, but I am the only one thinking this shouldn't happen? We've got so many unfilled prompts and so few fills already. Opinions welcome.

An AssCreed KinkMeme tag on A03?

(Anonymous) 2014-07-25 03:24 am (UTC)(link)
Hello lovelies,

I'm not sure how much you guys use A03, but I put all my fills for the meme there, and link back to the prompt from A03 in order to give due credit for the idea that inspired the fic.

Does anyone else put their fills in A03?

IMO it would be pretty awesome if we could make a tag on A03 so that if people do feel like using it, we can have the option for readers to search for other stuff that came out of our kinkmeme. What do you think?

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(Anonymous) 2014-07-25 03:25 am (UTC)(link)
Whoops, sorry - for those who don't know, A03 is Archive Of Our Own -

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A fill for an old request?

(Anonymous) 2014-08-09 06:01 am (UTC)(link)
Hello, I hope I'm in the right place to ask this but I've been somewhat of a lurker until recently when I saw one of the requests which I then started to write for only to realize that the prompt was about two years old so I'm a bit lost about what to do. Do I just post what I wrote and hope people see? Because I kind of doubt anyone's going to notice it so can anyone please tell me what to do? Thanks!

Re: A fill for an old request?

(Anonymous) 2014-08-09 09:52 am (UTC)(link)
Hmm. I think the best thing to do here is re-post the kink prompt.

If you like, you could probably re-post the kink prompt in the current meme and link back to the original, then comment on that with your fill. Voila, it will be a current fill and people will see it.

Good on you for filling old prompts!!!! :)

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We're Connor and Haytham Aware of Edward' s Exploits?

(Anonymous) 2014-08-16 11:03 pm (UTC)(link)
Working on a fic that involves Haytham and Connor, and wanted to know if in canon, did Connor have any knowledge of Edward's exploits? Did he know about the pirating and that he eventually joined the assassins? If so, who told him/how did he find out? I know the Madness of King George version of Ratonhnhaké:ton explicitly mentions his grandfather sailed with "a rough crew." But was Connor aware?

Also, was Haytham aware in canon that his father was a pirate and Assassin? If so, when did he find out? Thanks, any info is appreciated.

Re: We're Connor and Haytham Aware of Edward' s Exploits?

(Anonymous) 2014-08-23 06:31 pm (UTC)(link)
If Connor WAS aware, he was probably only told through Achilles (we must assume that Achilles took over from Ah Tabai, based on Achilles' age). It is likely, I'd say, that he heard a bit about his ancestor and said ancestors' piratey ways.

According to the Assassins' Creed wiki, Haytham was trained by Edward as an assassin, though not told about the order. Then, when Haytham was ten, Edward was killed, and Haytham was all but adopted by the Templar order... One would assume that what little Haytham knew of the Assassins thus was mostly from the Templar point of view. He may have known about the piracy through Tessa's stories, though, again, we have no idea.

Seems to me that, according to canon, both Connor and Haytham would know only little of Edward Kenway, but in an odd twist, Connor may have known a lot more about Edward's pirate background than Haytham did (because Haytham had his father living in a house in London and most certainly not being a pirate - it seems that by the end of AC4, Edward left that life well behind him).

Could we get a mod here?

(Anonymous) 2014-09-17 06:43 am (UTC)(link)
Sorry if this is he wrong place, but there's no "contact a mod" thread.

Couldn't we get removed? It only invites angry comments, and it's already been determined that it's a troll. All it does is make this anon sad to see all the hate in he comments. :(

Re: Could we get a mod here?

(Anonymous) 2014-09-19 12:49 pm (UTC)(link)
As far as I know, the only way to reach the mod is sending them a private message.

Could there be a "Request One Post One" General Etiquette

(Anonymous) 2014-09-27 01:58 am (UTC)(link)
There would be no policing to make sure you're in line with it, just maybe it could be a suggestion on the rules that if you're going to make a request also take the time to either fill a prompt or review a fill. It would give fillers more incentive to fill if they received reviews more regularly and it might give people more motivation to fill something instead of just letting the requests pile up.

Re: Could there be a "Request One Post One" General Etiquette

(Anonymous) 2014-09-30 06:38 pm (UTC)(link)
Dunno. But the general problem may be that we simply don't have a lot of writers left... This A!A does try to fill stuff when they have time (not much time, sadly). But due to preferences, they only really stick around AC2 related prompts. :(

A complete lack of new prompts, though, is worse than a lot of unfilled prompts... Because then the meme would be dead. Though people COULD be better at seconding and tossing comments at filled posts. Feed the A!As and all that.

The Future of the Delicious Archive

(Anonymous) 2014-12-18 08:26 pm (UTC)(link)
Hello everyone, here is your friendly neighborhood Delicious archive mod.

Some of you might have noticed that the Delicious archive for the Dragon Age kink meme closed toward the end of November. The mod said that Delicious is currently purging adult content from the site. I’ve been thinking on and off about moving the archive to Pinboard, but frankly, after spending so much time on this, having to pay actual money feels like adding insult to injury. On January first, new Pinboard accounts will become 11$/year, which is out of the question.

1) Can anyone confirm or deny whether Delicious is really going after adult content, or give me other examples of this happening? I can't seem to find anything else.
2) Does anyone know of free alternatives where the archive could be moved if needed, or is Pinboard the only solution?

Re: The Future of the Delicious Archive

(Anonymous) 2014-12-18 09:22 pm (UTC)(link)
I'm one of the mods at the Hobbit kink meme on LJ and have been responsible for the archive for a couple of years now.

We got the same email from delicious, and one of our members very generously bought us a Pinboard account. Am really glad for it now, I had no idea they would be going over to a yearly subscription model.

The other alternative I briefly looked at was, but I ditched it because I was having a lot of trouble importing from Delicious.

A friend of mine helped me look at several options before, here's the list we ended up with:
~ unsure if import from delicious is supported

~ $5/year

~ $10.54 one time fee (currently)

I hope this was a little bit helpful and that you find a solution that works for you.

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AC Character Discussion (forking from the Hope/Shay thread)

(Anonymous) 2014-12-21 10:39 am (UTC)(link)
With apologies to the anon to whom I'm reply (, in part for my reposting part of my reply and in part for the sheer amount of info-dump...
I love Ezio as much as everyone else, but yes, I think him being this eurocentric straight white male character is a huge part of the reason why he got three games, especially when compared to the other two protagonists of the numbered games.
I'll mildly disagree with you insofar as Altaïr if only because I don't recall Islamophobic views of him being prevalent after he debuted, but also because his AC1 story was him being flawed from the get-go and building himself back up, as opposed to "goodie two-shoes all the way through". (If Ubisoft had Ezio grow as an Assassin in wake of his own mistakes, I sure missed that!) That is to say, I believe that it wasn't just "straight white male", but also "nobleman" and "less complex/not really flawed" which played a role in why Ezio was so "universally" praised... heck, just look at Edward Kenway, who had only the first! Despite Edward's induction I consider Connor to be the first and possibly only -- certainly only depicted -- "proper" Assassin of the male Kenways, and I confess that a mini-fill I posted here about the Kenways and "the eagle's cry" ran was based on that opinion...

(Ironically to me, Revelations cast Altaïr in such a glowing light that it sparked a personal headcanon about the questionable canonicity of the Masyaf Key visions, since -- with the exception of the second memory being the aftermath of AC1's ending -- they skipped over AC1's events entirely! Beyond those select scenes, his knowledge of Altaïr is as secondhand as anyone else's, and my headcanon treats those scenes as being just as secondhand!)

As for the nobleman bit: I'm absolutely of the belief that Ubisoft saw some correlation if not outright causation between Ezio being hereditary nobility and him being the "most universally praised" playable Assassin and tried to reproduce that with Arno, to say nothing of Elise being cis het white nobility as well. Then again, if Unity may be considered the most regressively "super right wing" entry in the series about freedom...
And then there's Connor/Ratonhnhaké:ton, who might technically be Metis but fully identifies as Mohawk
Your pointing out how Connor/Ratonhnhaké:ton fully identifies as Mohawk is refreshing, since his being mixed has basically nothing to do with the plot other than give him a blood connection to Haytham, and to make him "half-white". He doesn't identify on that basis at all though (his only connection to Haytham is as individuals, Assassin & Templar) and all his other connections to colonial/British society are those that Connor made by choice, so it's really just the "half-white, half-other culture depicted" trope...

(Everything about who he is as a person and as an Assassin as depicted by Ubisoft came down to his mother, the people of Kanatahséton, and finally Achilles. Heck, an author!anon on this very kinkmeme said about their fill that "if Ratonhnhaké:ton had his way, I suspect he would be Captain Ratonhnhaké:ton Davenport in public." I cannot not praise this depiction ENOUGH.)
they also have to rub salt in the wounds of his fans by casually dropping that his (as white as possible, of course) wife and children left him, and his death was lonely and 'a mess', whatever that means. Sure I'm apparently free to reject that as Abstergo propaganda or whatever, but still. Sure I'm apparently free to reject that as Abstergo propaganda or whatever, but still.
For me it's easier to believe that it's Abstergo propaganda because the blurb (from the Abstergo Employees Handbook) was underneath a blurb that was already a known-to-lore-fans reinterpretation by Abstergo (Shao Jun's conflict with Emperor Jiajing, recasting his side as the heroes and her Assassins as a criminal organization), and of course there's the Market Analysis videos in Black Flag, plus the Devils of the Caribbean/Pirates of Nightmares trailer(s). (Derby McDevitt has declared that the "mess" bit in the Rogue e-mail was about how Connor's story couldn't readily be winnowed down to Templar propaganda in the way that they had succeeded with Aveline's, tried with Edward's, and outright didn't bother with Altaïr and Ezio.) Speaking of which, if you ever do check out Unity, take a look at the Helix "virtual experience" menu of memories...
They took a story about an indigenous character, sadly a rarity in itself already, and made it almost exclusively about defeat and loss.
Sad part is they'd probably call it "tragic reality" with regards to indigenous people, despite the fact we're focused on one particular and fictional indigenous man...
What message do they think that sends?
At this point, someone at Ubisoft evidently gets a kick out of Connor fans' displeasure and probably considers it a job perk... although, did you get the sense that the writers would much rather have preferred to have been telling Haytham's story? Because that's pretty much the sense I got of how much time he's gotten, especially considering that Forsaken was mostly his story and the first/only AC novelization to not be about the Assassin.
I'd have loved more Chinese Assassins too, including male ones, but on a whole I think Ubi could do with more playable female characters and loved Shao Jun. But more Asian cultures in general would be great, the history and politics are so complex they could get infinite amounts of AC games out of it.
Cynically in light of what I said about Ezio and lack of moral ambiguity (his games really are an outlier compared to the rest of the series here!) I'll suggest that "the history and politics are so complex" is probably WHY we haven't had a playable Chinese Assassin until now, much less a playable Chinese male Assassin (as opposed to lore mentions of dead ones)... though I tend to chalk the latter up to similar reasons as the lack of representation for Asian men in American media (especially in light of a certain line of Aaron Sorkin's in the Sony e-mails) if you get my drift...

As for what a Chinese Assassin could look like besides the Shao Jun revamp ( in Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, the artist ChaoyuanXu (who's also done some art for Blizzard and placed first in BlizzCon 2011's fan art contest) has actually done and gotten some hype for a series of pieces about a Tang Dynasty-period Chinese Assassin and spurring the imagination about a(nother) hypothetical Chinese-set AC game, set to music here ( and available with others at the artist's deviantArt. In particular, that image at 32 seconds in can be found in here in higher-def with a story hook (!

Re: AC Character Discussion (forking from the Hope/Shay thread)

(Anonymous) 2014-12-22 09:44 pm (UTC)(link)
I kinda wanted to reply to all the concern raised in the Hope/Shay thread, but it did take me quite some time to make something sensible out of. And of course I did it in words :-(. So I'm gonna post it in parts.

On Ratonhnhaké:ton

I felt that telling Ratonhnhaké:ton's story was a brave move from Ubisoft's side. As a poter in the Hope/Shay thread stated. stories about indigenous people/characters are rare: There is a plethora of reasons for this, stretching from outright racism to source criticism to policies of assimilation and so on. I think all these reasons make it a brave decision, both because they increase the risks and difficulty of telling the story.

I was also very happy that they let Ratonhnhaké:ton be the narrator of his own story. To me it would have felt wrong to have colonist Haytham tell the story. It would be in parts the oppressor's story of the oppressed. He needed to be the author/possessor of his own story (have agency) and not just be a token or prop in somebody elses'. This is one of the reasons why I don't think non-playable character representation of minority groups always is sufficient and why I am grateful of Ratonhnhaké:ton.

I sound awful saying this, but I didn't really mind his suffering. It resonated with my understanding of history and experiences of my grandmother who belongs to the indigenous people of my country (the Sami). However, there were things I found offensive/troubling. These were:

1. The way Ratonhnhaké:ton was silenced in the end of the game. Haytham got his rant while Ratonhnhaké:ton's got deleted. For me this made AC III more Haytham's story than Ratonhnhaké:ton's. I had prefered it to be equally both's as this would have made it a better game (and because I loved them equally). Also I found it upsetting in the context of him being dispossessed of authorship.

2. The fact and way Ubisoft canned his storyline. It felt like a desertion. I wished they had stayed by him instead of writing him off. Or at least paid for a better publicist so it would have been done better.

Apologies if this is considered thread necromancy

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(Anonymous) 2015-09-19 02:25 am (UTC)(link)
lo, asscreedkinkmeme is now on Fanlore (a wiki site that documents fan communities and stuff)

Dead Meme?

(Anonymous) 2016-01-11 12:25 am (UTC)(link)
Is this meme dead? I thought it would come back a bit with AC: Syndicate, which is a lot of fun and has some great protagonists in the Frye Twins, but it seems like no one is around. Is anther AC Kink Meme around? Have people migrated elsewhere? Hello? *hears echo in empty chamber*

Re: Dead Meme?

(Anonymous) 2016-02-28 07:26 pm (UTC)(link)
I know people are lurking around, but no one's that active. It's still alive, but not thriving like it used to, which is pretty sad. I hope more people get into the fandom

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