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LunarCrystal 03-25-2006 09:36 AM

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Originally Posted by Samantha Beckett
I'm going to plug Jennie's story "Stardust" on the Prequels page of the VS. A lot of her story is how Sam breaks down Al's emotional walls, and its soooo fantasically good. Go check it out.

I'd have to second (or is it "fifth" by now?) the mention of Al's dress whites. I am a sucker for a uniform.

Samantha Beckett

Where is this alleged story? I see no story with the title "Stardust"...

leaper1 03-25-2006 12:13 PM

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Originally Posted by LunarCrystal
Where is this alleged story? I see no story with the title "Stardust"...

Stardust is not part of the Virtual Seasons as such - it is a PREQUEL set in the days of the Star Bright Project mentioned in "Star crossed" when Donna was working with them.

There is a link to it on the Virtual Seasons page, if you click on the Alternate Universe button, and then go to Prequels.
http://www.quantumleap-alsplace.com/...cepisodes.html

Jennie is unparalleled at writing Al-centric stories. You really should check this one out.

ccsqueaky 04-10-2006 12:38 AM

Going back to the orginal question
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What about Al (either as seen in the episodes in action during a Leap or aspects of his backstory as revealed during a Leap) do you find the most poignant?
I agree with what a lot of you have been saying, but what really strikes me is the side we see of Al when he refers to Trudy. He puts on this image but talking about her can break so many walls for him.

bluedana 04-10-2006 10:00 AM

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What about Al (either as seen in the episodes in action during a Leap or aspects of his backstory as revealed during a Leap) do you find the most poignant?
For me, it would be his interaction with Teresa, the four year old in Another Mother. Pre-MI, he's this gruff, salty Navy guy, and yet he's just so sweet to the little girl, teaching her about dinosaurs, and so proud when she can name them.

As for outfits, a couple times in the 4th season he wore this sort of salmon-colored suit with cut-outs on the lapels. I always thought that would make a nice skirt suit for me for church. (heh.)

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OTHER than Beth---which of Al's ex-wives would you be most curious to see a reunion with?
Maxine, definitely. I'm really curious about that "mint flavored toes" trick.

Slightly off-topic: I would love to see both Al and Sam in their Navy dress whites spliced onto the same frame (Al in The Leap Home: Vietnam and Sam in A Leap for Lisa). I'd probably need a cigarette after that.

TortureXChick 04-19-2006 06:25 PM

Question
 
HEY PPL
I WAS JUST WONDERING IF IT WAS JUST ME BUT DOES ANYONE ELSE FIND AL ATTRACTIVE AND I DONT JUST MEAN A LITTLE BIT BUT LIKE TOTALY HOT:drool

Samantha Beckett 04-20-2006 12:22 AM

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Originally Posted by TortureXChick
HEY PPL
I WAS JUST WONDERING IF IT WAS JUST ME BUT DOES ANYONE ELSE FIND AL ATTRACTIVE AND I DONT JUST MEAN A LITTLE BIT BUT LIKE TOTALY HOT:drool

Haha, talk to Jennie.....:lol

Samantha Beckett

LunarCrystal 04-23-2006 10:00 PM

Dress Whites (as requested)
 
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Originally Posted by bluedana


Maxine, definitely. I'm really curious about that "mint flavored toes" trick.

Slightly off-topic: I would love to see both Al and Sam in their Navy dress whites spliced onto the same frame (Al in The Leap Home: Vietnam and Sam in A Leap for Lisa). I'd probably need a cigarette after that.

I made these for you. ^.^

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e2...esswhites1.jpg

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e2...esswhites2.jpg

McDuck 04-23-2006 10:14 PM

Cool! :) The only thing missing is Tom Selleck as Magnum for the dress whites triumvirate! <g>

bluedana 04-24-2006 09:03 AM

LunarCrystal: Thank you! It's only 9:00 a.m. on a Monday where I am, and I'm already having a terrible week (like, close my office door and cry kind of terrible). You have just made me feel so much better. Thank you so much! You rock.

LunarCrystal 04-24-2006 02:11 PM

Yay! I'm glad I made you happy. ^.^

*Al'sChick* 04-24-2006 08:56 PM

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Originally Posted by TortureXChick
HEY PPL
I WAS JUST WONDERING IF IT WAS JUST ME BUT DOES ANYONE ELSE FIND AL ATTRACTIVE AND I DONT JUST MEAN A LITTLE BIT BUT LIKE TOTALY HOT:drool


OMG! I totally agree! My friends all think Im a freak but I just LOVE Al!!!! I mean hints the name and signature!:dreaming He's absoulutly SEXY! And I mean its not all about he's looks, its the way he talks (+ all the perverted remarks ;) Teehee!) and the way he just... IS! LoL! sorry, Im in LOVE!

*Al'sChick*

bluedana 04-25-2006 09:25 AM

Hey, LunarCrystal? Thanks! You and leaper1 get the Making Right What Once Went Wrong Award for the week. Ziggy is very proud.

leaper1 04-25-2006 01:23 PM

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Originally Posted by bluedana
Hey, LunarCrystal? Thanks! You and leaper1 get the Making Right What Once Went Wrong Award for the week. Ziggy is very proud.


Awww gosh bluedana - I know what you're referring to but honestly I didn't hardly do nothing. Entirely my pleasure my dear, and I certainly don't deserve an award for it, but thanks anyway - of all the awards it is possible to get, that one probably means the most!!!

TortureXChick 04-26-2006 10:32 AM

lol
 
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Originally Posted by *Al'sChick*
OMG! I totally agree! My friends all think Im a freak but I just LOVE Al!!!! I mean hints the name and signature!:dreaming He's absoulutly SEXY! And I mean its not all about he's looks, its the way he talks (+ all the perverted remarks ;) Teehee!) and the way he just... IS! LoL! sorry, Im in LOVE!

*Al'sChick*

i totally agree
there's something about al that's sooooooooooo attractive

LadyKayoss 04-28-2006 01:08 PM

Wow...:drool I've said it once, and I'll say it again: You make awesome graphics! They look so pretty like that...

LunarCrystal 04-29-2006 07:51 PM

I'm glad everyone is so pleased. I do the graphic thing to pass the time, sometimes - in between reading, making dinner, and roleplaying ^.^

To the person who made the "Al is sexy hot" comment. *clears her throat* I have to agree. But it's not so much a physical hotness, though he has a lot of that too. Dean's face has a very handsome, attractive quality. Dark, rugged and always so bloody expressive. He can go from anguished to playful to serious in less than two seconds.

The most attractive thing about Al as a character is the charisma and charm. The wit and candor, the way he holds himself up and conducts himself. His humor, lightheartedness, and his never ending loyalty. Dean Stockwell played him very well.

And those are my two cents.

By the way, is anyone going to write a proper biography of the Admiral to go along with Dr. Beckett's nifty bio? (complete with picture, even).

Al The Observer 04-29-2006 07:54 PM

Here ya go... http://quantumleap-alsplace.com/foru...=1500#post1500

jmellissa 05-01-2006 12:10 AM

What about Sam?
 
[quote=Al The Observer]Here ya go... http://quantumleap-alsplace.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1500#post1500[/quote]


Hi I was woundering where would I go to find one about Sam. I really like this one about Al and would love to read Sam's.
Good Job by the way!!:hurray:

So that leads me to ask. Can I go back and read the very first VS. And can I print it so I can read it later.

leaper1 05-01-2006 11:18 AM

Biographies and VS
 
Here's the Sam one:
http://quantumleap-alsplace.com/foru...read.php?t=298

You can indeed read the VS episodes from the start, and there is a printer friendly version.
I have been doing the same thing, I've read all of Season 6 now, and have kept up to date from Season 10 onward (when I started contributing), but I still have a whole batch inbetween to catch up on.

http://www.quantumleap-alsplace.com/...son6/601p.html

This should take you to the printable version of the first episode.

http://www.quantumleap-alsplace.com/...main/main.html

From the main page you can go into the archives and find any episode you choose.

Enjoy, there are some incredible stories here.

jmellissa 05-01-2006 03:32 PM

Wow! I what can I say but a big thank you! I think you did a great job with the the bios. and thanks for helping me find the frist VS. :-)

Dman176 05-01-2006 03:56 PM

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Originally Posted by LunarCrystal
By the way, is anyone going to write a proper biography of the Admiral to go along with Dr. Beckett's nifty bio? (complete with picture, even).

Actually, there used to be a bunch of bios in this section that Brian originally posted and stickied (for all essential PQL members), but most of them got destroyed after the ezboard crash last year. For whatever reasons, none of us have really had the time to try and recreate them. However, as you can see in the Virtual Seasons section, MJ has posted the character profiles that I created last year of all of the major characters (both original series and new "virtual" additions).

Speaking of which, I plan on updating the character profiles for TVS, Quantum Retribution, and The Starbright Project, as well as the Recommended Reading List for TVS sometime soon (most likely after Mike and I finish writing our next 2-part story).

EDIT: Forgot to mention...we can't take full credit for the bios. MJ took what she felt was the most essential and important information about Sam and Al from their entries in the Quantum Leap: A to Z book by Julie Barrett. The actual full A to Z entries for both characters are at least a dozen or so pages! EACH!! :hair

jmellissa 05-05-2006 01:10 AM

Sorry its taken so long...but I must say.

I am so glad that you know what your doing. people like you make it easey from people like me to the "meat" of QL.

:bow:dreaming :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :bow:dreaming

I send a really big.....THANK YOU!!!


For all of you that help make this the best QL site on the web!!! I can't wait to read the updated bios.

Julie

cazamaree 05-27-2006 10:29 AM

If this is were we talk about Al, i dont know about anyone else but i cried in MIA. it was so sad. This is the one women that he ever truelly loved. i'm not saying that he never loved the others but he never stoped loving Beth and she gave up on him. I never really understood why Sam just didnt ask her to wait to begin with. But the one that upset me the most was the epp were Sam leaped into someone in the navy i think it might have been Al. He had to save him before a time limit, but it ran out and Al was replace. so sad lucky it wasnt for long. i love every thing bout Al

TessCrazy 06-12-2006 12:19 PM

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Originally Posted by *Al'sChick*
OMG! I totally agree! My friends all think Im a freak but I just LOVE Al!!!! I mean hints the name and signature!:dreaming He's absoulutly SEXY! And I mean its not all about he's looks, its the way he talks (+ all the perverted remarks ;) Teehee!) and the way he just... IS! LoL! sorry, Im in LOVE!

*Al'sChick*

yeah i totaly agree, i think it's that deep voice and the lil twinkle in his eye. totaly fell for Al in M.I.A - sooo sweet. All my friends also think im weird for having pictures of him by my pc... im a sassie now coz of stockwell in quantum leap :)

- Tess

The Caz 07-03-2006 12:22 PM

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Originally Posted by *Al'sChick*
OMG! I totally agree! My friends all think Im a freak but I just LOVE Al!!!! I mean hints the name and signature!:dreaming He's absoulutly SEXY! And I mean its not all about he's looks, its the way he talks (+ all the perverted remarks ;) Teehee!) and the way he just... IS! LoL! sorry, Im in LOVE!

*Al'sChick*

Hehe, there is something about him isn't there? But i'm still not sure exactly what it is...


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