|Name:||Due South Flashfiction|
|Date(s):||Created April 12, 2003|
|Moderator:||Speranza, China shop, Renenet, Sage|
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Due South Flashfiction, aka DS Flashfiction, was a fanfiction challenge community on LiveJournal. It was the first of its kind, and has been the model for many other flashfiction communities, which have adopted its structure and challenge rules. 
DS Flashfiction was modeled on the wednesday100 and ff_friday communities.
From the community profile: "All ratings, all pairings, and any and all Rays you care to mention are welcome."
DS Flashfiction also hosted DS Match.
The most recent challenge was posted in October 2010 by China shop.
In 2016 the comm was imported to dreamwidth. In 2019 a few fans participated in new challenges.
As of January 2021 the dreamwidth community has 2,692 posts and 64,932 comments.
Some works that originated from DS Flashfiction challenges:
- Aphelion by cherryice - For the "Fuck or Die Challenge." Warning: Character death."
- Believe You Me by Speranza - Inspired by the Mendacity Challenge
- Chasing Fraser by Skud - For the ds_flashfiction "Genderfuck" challenge.
- Chip Off the Old Blog by Salieri - Written for the Amnesty/Genre challenge.
- Competition by qe2 - Written for the 7 deadly sins challenge
- Dark is a Way and Light is a Place by JS Cavalcante - Written for the First-Line Challenge
- D R A W N by serialkarma and lalejandra - For the Ink challenge
- Five Confessions by kindkit - For the "Forgiveness" challenge
- Flying Blind by Speranza - Written for the Necking Challenge.
- Girls Girls Girls by brooklinegirl - Written for the Genderfuck Challenge.
- Good Afternoon, Sir by Speranza - Wrotten for the Naive Fraser challenge.
- An Incident Along a Poorly Guarded Border by kindkit - Written for the "Fuck or Die" challenge.
- Luck by Kat Allison - Inspirted by the three-way challenge
- Number Eight by Speranza - For the Cliche challenge.
- Passeggiata by Hth - For the Anywhere But Here challenge
- Perfection in the Work by kindkit - Written for the Sweat challenge
- A Reverse Country Song, in D Minor by lyra_sena - For the Neck(ing) challenge
- Seven Years by Speranza - Written for the Hourglass Challenge
- Stronger by Vienna Waits - For the No Power challenge
- When the Walls Come Down by aerye - Written for "Amnesty: The Cave-in Challenge"
- Woman Like a Man by Lalejandra - Written for the gender-fuck challenge.
- You Can't Take That Away From Me by joandarck - Written for the cliche challenge
- ^ merlin flashfic, for instance
- ^ ADMIN: Genre Challenge 2010, Archived version, posted by china_shop to ds_flashfiction, 8 October 2010. (Accessed 30 January 2021.)
- ^ ds_flashfiction - Community Profile, Archived version (Accessed 30 January 2021.)