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Prompt Submissions 
24th-Jan-2008 01:09 pm
Every great fic must start out with an idea. This post, the prompts collection post, aims to do just that. The rules are incredibly simple:

1). Anyone can submit prompt ideas. You don't have to plan on writing a fic either. But if you have an idea you'd like to share, hand it over, hehe.

2). All genres of prompts are acceptable. That means het, gen, slash, threesomes, sci-fi, medical drama, etc. Sorkin's awesomeness will translate to any genre.

3). You may submit as many prompts as you like. Take as many posts as you want/need.

4). When submitting prompts, you MUST specify if its for Sports Night, The West Wing or Studio 60. If you don’t, your prompt won’t be used. Sorry.

Example Prompts:

· Sports Night: Dan Casey’s first broadcast goes horribly wrong.
· The West Wing: They successfully tempt the wrath of the whatever from high atop the thing
· Studio 60: Tom decides to keep the lobster suit.

Comment in this post with your ideas. We will remain open for prompts until April 8, 2008.

Please remember that this post is NOT for claiming prompts; that will come after the mods sort through the prompts and make a pretty list of all the ideas we've received.
Comments 
24th-Mar-2008 06:23 am (UTC) - Prompts
The West Wing: Toby/Sam. Sam Seaborn was shot in the chest in Roslin, not Josh.
The West Wing: Josh comes to work dressed as Sherlock Holmes and it isn't Halloween.
The West Wing: Five Times Toby Ziegler decided to quit politics and one time he didn't.
The West Wing: Toby passes on some brotherly wisdom to Sam.
25th-Mar-2008 04:53 am (UTC) - <-- points to icon
Toby/Sam fan?
25th-Mar-2008 06:34 am (UTC) - Re: <-- points to icon
Yes! However did you guess? ;-) Hope I put the prompt suggestions in the right place.
25th-Mar-2008 07:55 am (UTC) - Re: <-- points to icon
Yup. This is where they belong. :-)
25th-Mar-2008 05:11 am (UTC)
Sports Night: Thespus returns. And this time somebody dies.
The West Wing: 5 times CJ proved she really was that great in bed and one time she didn't live up to her reputation.
The West Wing: Leo/Annabeth - first date
Studio 60: AU - what would have happened if Jordan had died?
Sports Night: Casey gets sick, and Dan has to do the show all by himself.
The West Wing: CJ cheats on Danny, post-show
The West Wing: Gail the goldfish finally dies
The West Wing: Why Josh missed the Dean's list two semesters in a row.

25th-Mar-2008 06:14 am (UTC)
The West Wing: Josh/Donna - Big Block Of Cheese Day is responsible for the end of the world
The West Wing: Josh/Donna - At Camp David
The West Wing: Josh/Donna - She brings him home for the holidays, or vice versa
The West Wing: Josh/Donna - They're accidentally set up on a blind date
The West Wing: Cliff/Donna - Their relationship continues after "War Crimes," or it picks up again in season six
The West Wing: Charlie/Zoey - Some of the more stupid thing he does to win her back
The West Wing: Sam/Ainsley - They don't agree on, well, anything
The West Wing: Sam wins the race in the California 47th
The West Wing: Sam runs for President
The West Wing: Josh never left Hoynes' campaign pre-series
The West Wing: What Kate did in the CIA
The West Wing: WW2-era AU
The West Wing: Five things that never happened to the Bartlet administration
The West Wing: Bingo Bob is left in charge of the nation after Bartlet suffers a severe MS attack; it goes about as well as you'd think
The West Wing: Ginger gets lucky at a White House ball
25th-Mar-2008 06:54 am (UTC)
The West Wing: Leo/Ainsley Leo decides to ask Ainsley on a date.
The West Wing: Toby meets Sam for the first time, Toby-POV. Preferably somewhere cramped and uncomfortable: a campaign office cubicle, a bus stop, etc.
The West Wing: Josh, Toby: Five Times Josh and Toby fought about something that wasn't political.
The West Wing: CJ/Ainsley Femslash, CJ and Ainsley go on a date and run into Sam.
Sports Night: Dan and Casey get the gang together for a pick-up football game in Central Park.
Sports Night: Jeremy crashes all the computers in the office.
Sports Night: Casey/Dana, Casey and Dana kiss in the rain.
Sports Night: Dan/Casey, Dan and Casey share a romantic moment outside on Christmas Eve. Hurt/Comfort.
Sports Night: Casey has a conversation with Danny's father. They wind up fighting and Casey gets a black eye.
25th-Mar-2008 12:15 pm (UTC)
Studio 60: Danny bring Rebecca to work for the day.
Studio 60: Jordan and Danny ask Matt to babysit so they can go out.
Studio 60: Tom comes to Danny for advice about proposing.
The West Wing: Annabeth, Donna, and Helen have girl talk.
The West Wing: Toby owes Josh and Sam for some debt (not necessarily monetary).
The West Wing: Sam goes to CJ for advice.
Sports Night: Jeremy tries to propose to Natalie.
Sports Night: Elliot/Kim. Elliot tries to ask Kim out.
25th-Mar-2008 12:30 pm (UTC)
The West Wing: The first anniversary of Rosslyn.
25th-Mar-2008 12:42 pm (UTC)
The West Wing: Amy at Josh/Donna's wedding OR Donna at Amy/Josh's wedding (What can I say? I love them both.)
Studio 60: Harriet breaks the clock on the wall.
25th-Mar-2008 12:58 pm (UTC)
The West Wing: Jed visits Leo in the hospital after the heart attack.
The West Wing: Toby attempts to write a letter to Jed Bartlet after being pardoned.
The West Wing: Charlie and Josh shop for Zoey's engagement ring.
The West Wing: Ensemble piece in which The Sound of Music is discussed over beer.
The West Wing: CJ has a secret admirer...is it one of her spin boys or someone she would never even think of.
The West Wing: Sam/Josh--Sam confronts Amy Gardner.
25th-Mar-2008 01:07 pm (UTC)
West Wing: settling in to the White House (either Bartlett or Santos)
West Wing: Leo/Annabeth--being managed
West Wing: How did we get here again?
West Wing: Abby--fear and hope.
West Wing: Vinnick for President
25th-Mar-2008 04:10 pm (UTC)
Sports Night: Dan/Casey: unbeknownst to them, a paparazzo snaps them in an intimate moment and they are outed in the press.
Sports Night: Dan/Casey (first time): they go to Atlantic City and win a lot of money at the casino, and in their giddiness, one thing leads to another.
The West Wing: anything at all about Vinick's personal life (maybe a sweet romance?).
The West Wing: Charlie at age 40: what is he doing, who is he with?
25th-Mar-2008 06:22 pm (UTC)
Sports Night: Dan/Lisa...Lisa confronts Dan with the *real* reason for her divorce from Casey. Or any Dan/Lisa heart-to-heart.
Sports Night: Casey/Charlie...Charlie asks Casey how he first knew he was gay - except Casey doesn't even know he is yet.
Sports Night: Dan/Casey..what are they doing now?
25th-Mar-2008 06:54 pm (UTC)
Are we allowed to submit crossover prompts if they're within the three shows? Like West Wing/Sports Night?
25th-Mar-2008 06:59 pm (UTC)
Yes. You can do any sort of crossover you want - between the shows, with other shows, etc.
25th-Mar-2008 09:27 pm (UTC)
Sports Night: Dan/Casey, now that they're out, the world of sports isn't as much of a home as it once was
Sports Night: Casey, after Sports Night
Sports Night: Jeremy, math is simple, life is complex
Sports Night: Dan, every battle heads towards surrender on both sides
Sports Night: Dana, happily ever after

The West Wing: CJ/Toby, the last day of an endless was
The West Wing: CJ/Danny/Toby during the largest scandal of Matt Santos' political career
The West Wing: Josh, They're on the campaign bus the first time Matt Santos sees Josh over react to a brass band.
The West Wing: Charlie, he wishes all the time his mother could see him now
The West Wing: Sam, the second time around, the White House is a different place

Studio 60: Matt/Danny, a friend jumps in the hole
Studio 60: Harriet, people don't like funny girls
Studio 60: Tom & Simon, Simon will always stand up for Tom
Studio 60: Ensemble, joy
Studio 60: Matt/Danny/Harriet, no one ever suspects
26th-Mar-2008 09:40 pm (UTC)
Sports Night: Isaac, giant space squid
Sprots Night: Dana/Casey, high heeled shoes
Sports Night: Kim & Elliot, trapped in a stairwell
Sports Night: Dan & Isaac, eggplant
Sports Night: Dan/Rebecca, Baltimore Orioles

The West Wing: Andy/Toby, baseball
The West Wing: Andy/Toby, Roosevelt Room
The West Wing: Andy/Toby, Brooklyn
The West Wing: Andy/Toby, cherry blossoms
The West Wing: Andy/Toby, not drunk enough
The West Wing: Andy/Toby, too drunk
The West Wing: Andy & Molly, tall
The West Wing: Andy & Molly, sleep
The West Wing: CJ/Toby, winter
The West Wing: CJ/Toby, not drunk enough
The West Wing: Toby & Huck, paper
The West Wing: Toby & Huck, grown up
The West WIng: Toby & Molly, attic
The West Wing: Toby & Molly, water
28th-Mar-2008 06:57 pm (UTC)
I only know STUDIO60 from Sorkin - TWW is on my list, but I just don't have time yet ;) - so it's all S60 for me. I'd like to see some Jack, for we don't really have a lot of fics about him, unless it's him and Jordan, so...

STUDIO 60 - Jack and Marylyn, the night they got separated (big fight, an honest talk, she simply left, whatever you want).
STUDIO 60 - Some background on Jack.
STUDIO 60 - the five interviews for Jordan to get her job - non Jack/Jordan relationship, please.
STUDIO 60 - Jordan leaves Becky with Jack. Danny is mad and worried - and jealous when he realizes Becky likes uncle Jackie.
STUDIO 60 - The fight with the FCC is wearing Jack out (heart attack, seeking help, drinking, angsty, something like that).
STUDIO 60 - Simon is in need of a new wing man and Jack is the last single guy he knows. Too bad Simon didn't ask permission before taking him to hang out.
STUDIO 60 - Jack/Mary Tate

okay, I'll probably think of some more... :)
29th-Mar-2008 08:14 am (UTC)
The West Wing: Josh/Donna - Josh's nine-point plan to win Donna
The West Wing: Josh/Donna - Everybody knows about his feelings for her; he's not cryptic
The West Wing: Josh/Donna - She was only Canadian for about half an hour, but that doesn't mean he isn't going to tease her about it
The West Wing: Joe/Donna - She has a thing for Republicans
The West Wing: Sam/Donna - After yet another White House event
The West Wing: Ainsley/Donna - Extremities in temperature (too hot or too cold)
The West Wing: Sam/Ainsley - They both go back to work at the White House, post-series
The West Wing: Sam/Ainsley - Ainsley is Sam's fiancee
The West Wing: Leo/Annabeth - Because of the tension
The West Wing: Josh introduces Big Block Of Cheese Day to the Santos administration
The West Wing: Will's congressional race in the Oregon 4th
The West Wing: Josh asks Sam to join him during the Santos campaign (either during the primaries or the general election)
The West Wing: Donna the Vampire Slayer
The West Wing: Lost on the campaign trail
The West Wing: Despite everybody's best assurances, there were pranks played on the incoming staff
The West Wing: What happened to one or more of the staffers whose futures were undisclosed?
1st-Apr-2008 07:35 pm (UTC)
The West Wing: Ainsley/Donna - Josh thought he was kidding when he said she'd go for any Republican
The West Wing: Ainsley/Donna - Not a teetotaler
The West Wing: Josh/Donna - Press scandal
The West Wing: Josh/Donna - Events (and White House staffers) conspire to bring them together
The West Wing: Josh and Donna forget they're not allies any more (season six)
The West Wing: Notes from the flak jacket
The West Wing: The press hazes the new Press Secretary
The West Wing: Josh finds something of Leo's tucked away in the office
The West Wing: Donna may be pregnant (during series continuity)
The West Wing: What do you mean, there's alcohol in this?
7th-Apr-2008 05:06 pm (UTC)
The West Wing: Leo has found a suitable substitute for hard liquor (something light and humourous).
The West Wing: Jed Bartlet's dreams have come true - his whole White House wakes up one morning to find itself in the midst of the Roman Empire.
The West Wing: Who woulda thunk it? The President did make Latin the national language.
The West Wing: So Congress didn't end up moving to Vancouver. But then again, where did everybody go?
The West Wing: Jed/CJ On the night before their story breaks.
7th-Apr-2008 09:00 pm (UTC)
The West Wing: Josh explains his reasoning for hiring Donna to the group
The West Wing: CJ and Toby meet for the first time
The West Wing: Sam talks to Donna about Ainsley
The West Wing: Donna reflects on year 1 in office and on the departure of Mandy
8th-Apr-2008 08:42 pm (UTC)
Sports Night: Dan discovers what the perfect restaurant is.
9th-Apr-2008 03:16 am (UTC)
West Wing: Jenny and Leo never divorced and she reacts to him wanting to be VP.
West Wing: A day in the life of Vice-President Hoynes.
West Wing: What if Josh and Donna met as teenagers?
9th-Apr-2008 05:03 am (UTC)
Thanks to everyone who submitted prompts. Now, it's time to claim, so please head over there. Thanks again. :-)
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