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Dec. 29th, 2010

Apparently I managed to get a sore throat just in time for New Year. *sigh*

Anyway. This is another thing I wanted to start before the holidays but never got around to; since these '30 Days of...' memes keep popping up on my friendsfriends page I was wondering if someone had maybe done one for Torchwood, and found one on tumblr. (I tweaked the list a bit and threw out a few questions about behind-the-scenes stuff and fan stuff since I don't really follow either, and replaced them with questions from other memes; the original set of questions is here.)


30 Days of Torchwood: Day 01: Favourite Torchwood Member


Jack. Not because he's perfect, God knows he isn't, but because he's such an interestingly flawed, complex character. There are moments where I love him, and moments where I don't even like him, but he's the character I keep coming back to, and keep writing and thinking about. Jack personifies what I find intriguing about Torchwood, the ambiguity, the difficult decisions, the specific existentialist philosophic angle of the show, the struggle for meaning. I'm not the kind of person who can maintain an interest in a show only for the minor characters, almost in spite of the main themes. I either like the story, protagonist and all, or I don't.

Jack, because he keeps going, even if it's only because he has to. Because he keeps trying, even though he doesn't have to.



Day 01: Favourite Torchwood Member
Day 02: Least Favourite Torchwood Member
Day 03: Favourite Series
Day 04: Favourite Episode
Day 05: Least Favourite Episode
Day 06: Something You Liked That Most People Didn't
Day 07: Favourite Alien/Villain
Day 08: Favourite Minor Character
Day 09: A Scene That Made You Cry
Day 10: A Scene That Made You Smile
Day 11: A Scene That Made You Angry
Day 12: Favourite Quote
Day 13: Favourite Promo Picture
Day 14: Favourite Couple
Day 15: Favourite Couple Scene
Day 16: Favourite Piece of Music
Day 17: Something You’d Like To Re-write
Day 18: Character You Relate To The Most
Day 19: Favourite Outfit
Day 20: Favourite Gwen Moment
Day 21: Favourite Ianto Moment
Day 22: Favourite Jack Moment
Day 23: Favourite Owen Moment
Day 24: Favourite Toshiko Moment
Day 25: Shag/Cliff/Marry?
Day 26: A Torchwood Geek Moment You’ve Had
Day 27: Favourite Location Or Set
Day 28: Where You Think The Series Should Continue To
Day 29: Best Torchwood on Doctor Who Moment
Day 30: Why You Love Torchwood

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