Happy Birthday Tarotgal!!
tarotgal's birthday challenge
birthday Issued on: February 10, 2004
Ended on: April 12, 2004
Challengers: girlwithtulips and Annalisa

We had a response of: 14 stories from 8 fandoms by 8 authors, and 8 media submissions! Thank you to everyone who took part.

 Dear tarotgal,

Um... surprise!! *lol*

This is our way of saying thank you and that we think you're absolutely wonderful *hugs*

Happy birthday!

Love, everyone.

Sneezefic is fanfiction which involves characters sneezing. It is written and posted on a number of groups and sites. This challenge was created to celebrate tarotgal's birthday, because she's such an integral part of the sneezefic community, but most importantly because she's so wonderful. Happy birthday, tarotgal, we hope you have a great one!

    Situational challenges:
  1. Birthday sneezes
  2. Rain at an inopportune time
  3. Two surprises - one nice, one not so nice
  4. Growing up / growing closer / growing apart / changes caused by time
  5. A blackout
  6. Character getting sick and other character notices
  7. Character is feeling down due to impending illness
  8. Easter egg hunt / treasure hunt

    First line(s) challenges:
  9. "Spring had come early."
  10. "There was a sense of expectation in the air."
  11. "April flowers bring May Showers."
  12. "The darkest hour is just before dawn."

    Five-word challenges:
  13. dreaming, exhausted, stubborn, dark, "Don't need it."
  14. flowers, floating, warm, sudden, "I want to."
  15. tissues, light, sleepily, cozy, "Perhaps you do."
  16. smooth, cool, wet, damp, "It's so cold!"
  17. candles, illuminate, shadows, figure, "Where'd the lights go?"

    Length challenges:
  18. 100 words
  19. 500 words
  20. 2000 words
  21. 10,000 words +

    Media challenges:

  22. fan art, original art
  23. digital art, manips
  24. cartoons, comics
  25. icons, avatars
The fics submitted for the challenge were originally posted at tgbdaychallenge. They have been archived here, arranged by title, author, fandom, and bunny. It is encouraged that you give feedback to the authors and thank them for the contributions. You may do so by posting to the challenge's Yahoo group or by e-mailing the authors of these fics directly.

Please read carefully the ratings and warnings of the challenge results. Some of them may contain slash, violence, sexual situations, and/or other adult references.

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tarotgal's birthday challenge 2004
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girlwithtulips & Annalisa