sarajean1018:

Happy #newtowho week!

My brother and I are fairly #newtowho (being only finished with season 4) but we’re enjoying the ride. 

For a long time, my friends were trying to get me to watch it and I really resisted. I thought I gave my best shot to watching it and I “just couldn’t get into it.” They let it go, and eventually so did I. 

One day, my fifteen year old brother told me that one of his favorite shows was Doctor Who, but he had only seen a couple of Matt Smith episodes that were on BBC. We watched a few of them of Christmas Eve, and I decided that I would give it another go, but only watching it with my brother. 

I’m away at college and I rarely get to see my brother. Plus, he’s in his angsty teenage boy years and doesn’t enjoy hanging out with his family as much any more. But once we started Doctor Who, it changed. 

Doctor Who brings my brother and I together. He and I stay up late and watch hours of Doctor Who, just because we only watch it together. Nine is now his favorite and we’re both obsessed. It’s one of my favorite parts about being home and we’re watching everything for the first time.

Next time I go home, we begin Season 5 and we’re both really excited about it. He’s one of my best friends and I’m really glad we found something we both love to bring us closer together!

How have you shared the show with others?

endomorphusagi:

ART. #pwatpittsburgh #doctorwho #tardis #whovian

endomorphusagi:

ART. #pwatpittsburgh #doctorwho #tardis #whovian

RTD Era Companion Alphabet (inspired by x)

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New to Who: Sharing With A Friend

justthefangirl:

I can proudly say I introduced 3 people to Doctor Who, and they’re all Whovians now.

First, some context: I got in to Doctor Who in 2011 while recovering from an accident (when you’re stuck on the couch or in bed, and have Netflix, the TARDIS is bound to catch you).

Shortly after, while my mother was recovering from stint surgery, we watched the series together. She loves ALL of the Doctors, but I think she especially likes Eleven.

One year later, I introduced the show to my friend, Courtney. She would come over, we’d hang out, and one day, I told her, ‘We’re totally watching Doctor Who! It is the BEST thing EVER!’

That same summer she got me in to Sherlock, but that’s beside the point. She came over twice a week, every week for that summer, and we watched ALL of the available episodes. She was hooked. Her favorite Doctors are Ten and Eleven, while her favorite companions are Rose, Donna, and Amy (But Rose is her top fave).

The year after THAT, I shared the series with my friend, Tony. First I tried the newer series, and that he wasn’t quite in to. But then I showed him Classic Who (Tony’s a classic Trekkie. I knew it’d get him). He liked it, but it seemed as if my friend would be immune to the lure of The TARDIS. However, a few months later, he watched the series again. And I mean ALL OF IT! His favorite Doctor is Four, but he also likes Ten and Eleven. He’s even trying to gather the items to cosplay as Four! I can’t be happier!

I do intend to introduce others to the series, and my best and most effective methods have been to show them the whole thing from the start with The Ninth Doctor and Rose, and then proceed, or for those who like older SciFi shows and films, I’ll start with Tom Baker’s era (he was, and is, a most marvelous Doctor, after all!).

How have you shared the show with others?

shadowoftheedgeworth:

My Twelfth Doctor finale cosplay! :D Pretty happy with how it has turned out! :) The waistcoat was pretty much a lucky find xD

shadowoftheedgeworth:

My Twelfth Doctor finale cosplay! :D Pretty happy with how it has turned out! :) The waistcoat was pretty much a lucky find xD

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badwolfnobiscuit:

Feeling pleased with myself.
I was in a shopping centre, waiting for my mum, and I had this idea. I ran into this clothes shop and said to the assistant
“Excuse me, what year is this?”
And she was like,
“2014, are you OK?”
So I went
“YES! IT WORKED! WE DID IT!” really loudly, and ran for the door.
I was wearing jeans and a jacket (Bad Wolf Bay style) and I have been told quite a lot that I look like Rose (same hairstyle, eyes etc).
AND THEN THIS LITTLE BOY, ABOUT 9 ASKED HIS MUM
“Mummy, was that Rose Tyler? Is she going to find the Doctor?”
I heard and turned around and winked at him and ran off. I like to think that made his day.

It also made mine.

doctorwho:

mtv:

nominee 4 of 6
like or reblog this post to vote doctor who for best fandom forever!
scope out all the other nominees and see who’s in the lead. then watch the mtvU fandom awards on sunday, july 27 at 8/7c on mtv to see which o.g. fandom takes the crown!

Hello Whovians!
Isn’t this fantastic? We’ve all been nominated for mtvU’s Best Fandom Forever award alongside some other amazing fandoms like Batman and Lord of the Rings. As mentioned in the post, this is an award for the best fandom, which means that this nomination is about you. From the gif makers to the artists, the text posters to the casual watchers, all of you are the reason why we’ve all been nominated, and why we get to do all of the fun stuff we do every day here on Doctor Who Tumblr. For that, we thank you!

Like or reblog to vote for Doctor Who, and good luck to all of the other nominees.

Hello, Whovians. We’re currently in second place behind Harry Potter and the competition for Best Fandom Forever ends tonight at 9pm EST! 

doctorwho:

mtv:

nominee 4 of 6

like or reblog this post to vote doctor who for best fandom forever!

scope out all the other nominees and see who’s in the lead. then watch the mtvU fandom awards on sunday, july 27 at 8/7c on mtv to see which o.g. fandom takes the crown!

Hello Whovians!

Isn’t this fantastic? We’ve all been nominated for mtvU’s Best Fandom Forever award alongside some other amazing fandoms like Batman and Lord of the Rings. As mentioned in the post, this is an award for the best fandom, which means that this nomination is about you. From the gif makers to the artists, the text posters to the casual watchers, all of you are the reason why we’ve all been nominated, and why we get to do all of the fun stuff we do every day here on Doctor Who Tumblr. For that, we thank you!

Like or reblog to vote for Doctor Who, and good luck to all of the other nominees.

Hello, Whovians. We’re currently in second place behind Harry Potter and the competition for Best Fandom Forever ends tonight at 9pm EST! 

sparagmos17:

In honor of Doctor Who’s #newtowho week, I’m going to tell the story of how I got my mom and sister into Doctor Who.

My mom is a big British TV fan, so it was easy to convince her to start watching the show. She would come to my apartment every Saturday morning and watch a couple of episodes with my roommate and me. Sometimes, she would bring my sister (who was reluctant to watch, but I’ll get to that in a second). Pretty soon she was watching episodes on her own, but it wasn’t until the 50th anniversary special loomed that she knew she needed to catch up. She watched all of series 6 and 7 in a day and a half and was ready to watch the worldwide simulcast with us on November 23. She’s also responsible for the TARDIS mugs that my roommate, my boyfriend, and I cherish.

My sister was a little more difficult. Like I mentioned, she was reluctant to watch with us at my apartment, but in the fall she went back to school and was freed from watching if she chose not to. I got a frantic phone call from her about a week after she left.

"Sarah! I met a guy who is into Doctor Who!"

"Great!"

"He started talking about it, and I could only remember that first episode with Rose, and I managed! But if I run into him again, I won’t have anything to talk about! I have to watch the whole series now!"

She never ran into the guy again, but she made it all the way through Doctor Who anyway. Proudest Whovian moment.

How have you shared the show with others?

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All week long we’ve been celebrating Doctor Who by reminiscing about where we started, who got us into the show, and talking about what being a Whovian means to us. To end our  #NewToWho week - let’s share the show with someone new! 
Being able to share your love for a show/movie/podcast/brand twitter/fanfic/etc with each other is the best part about fandom, and when you can share your fandom with someone else, it’s a fantastic feeling. It’s also very rewarding, because showing this thing that you love so much to somebody else gives you the opportunity to support them through the roller coaster of emotions they experience as they watch for the very first time. It’s like being #NewToWho all over again! 


And don’t forget that one of the best things about Whovians is that ANYONE can be one. You can watch an episode with your parents, or your dog, your cat, your librarian, the person who does your taxes, local zookeeper, a friend who lives on the other side of the world, the ghost that haunts your room sometimes, your friend’s cat (make sure you ask permission,) imaginary friend, adipose plush, literally anybody.

And what better way to introduce someone new to the show than with a surprise #NewToWho digital prize pack? It has reaction gifs for your new Whovian friend to use on Tumblr, a cheat sheet for your friend to learn about the show, some fun trivia facts (just because they’re fun), recipes for your next viewing party, and a special letter from Doctor Who Tumblr. You can download the prize pack here!
So tell us a story about how you’ve shared the show with others in the past or how you plan to do it now, make a post about it using the hashtag #NewToWho, and we’ll be reblogging some throughout the day. 

You can grab the entire pack here (53MB zip file.)
You can grab the entire pack as individual files by clicking the links below. 
(We tried to keep the images at sizes that would suit most people’s computers, so make sure you’re viewing the images full sized before printing. If you want any of these bigger pop them into your fave photo editor and blow ‘em up!)
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A special message from us
A handy dandy infographic
Some fun trivia

A folder full of reaction gifs

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And an introductory PDF!

All week long we’ve been celebrating Doctor Who by reminiscing about where we started, who got us into the show, and talking about what being a Whovian means to us. To end our  #NewToWho week - let’s share the show with someone new! 

Being able to share your love for a show/movie/podcast/brand twitter/fanfic/etc with each other is the best part about fandom, and when you can share your fandom with someone else, it’s a fantastic feeling. It’s also very rewarding, because showing this thing that you love so much to somebody else gives you the opportunity to support them through the roller coaster of emotions they experience as they watch for the very first time. It’s like being #NewToWho all over again! 

And don’t forget that one of the best things about Whovians is that ANYONE can be one. You can watch an episode with your parents, or your dog, your cat, your librarian, the person who does your taxes, local zookeeper, a friend who lives on the other side of the world, the ghost that haunts your room sometimes, your friend’s cat (make sure you ask permission,) imaginary friend, adipose plush, literally anybody.

And what better way to introduce someone new to the show than with a surprise #NewToWho digital prize pack? It has reaction gifs for your new Whovian friend to use on Tumblr, a cheat sheet for your friend to learn about the show, some fun trivia facts (just because they’re fun), recipes for your next viewing party, and a special letter from Doctor Who Tumblr. You can download the prize pack here!

So tell us a story about how you’ve shared the show with others in the past or how you plan to do it now, make a post about it using the hashtag #NewToWho, and we’ll be reblogging some throughout the day. 

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You can grab the entire pack here (53MB zip file.)

You can grab the entire pack as individual files by clicking the links below. 

(We tried to keep the images at sizes that would suit most people’s computers, so make sure you’re viewing the images full sized before printing. If you want any of these bigger pop them into your fave photo editor and blow ‘em up!)

Enjoy!

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heyheyitsianj:

These are the moments that I live for as a Doctor Who fan. Any time I see another doctor who​ fan, go to a convention or anytime someone understands my Keep Calm and Don’ Blink shirt I have a double heart attack.  I just love being around other Whovians so we can fangirl and just enjoy our favorite show together!

What does being a Whovian mean to you? 

the-fource:

How many daleks does it take to change a lightbulb?

ExterminEIGHT

thiswandcouldbealittlemoresonic:

Tenth Doctor + Wearing Bow Ties (and pulling them off)

randomhannahfangirl:

For me, to be a whovian is to believe that the impossible is possible.

Doctor who is the very first fandom that I joined (although I was like 9 so I didn’t understand the idea of fandoms back then) and even through puberty I never stopped watching and loving every second.

Being a whovian may separate me from most of my peers but also helps me find the rest of my peers who do and be able to connect with them through various other fandoms (but mostly Doctor Who).

It helps open up my imagination and let my mind wonder to the past, the present and the future. Being a whovian is my life and I’m so proud to be one.

(I’m also well prepared if that strange man with a big blue box happens to come along and say “Run!”, so you know, whatever’s best).

What does being a Whovian mean to you?




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