Timeline of due South Fandom

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Fandom: due South
Dates: 1994-present
See also: Canadian 6 Degrees

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This timeline includes some general C6D activities, but not for individual C6D fandoms.

1994

  • April 26: The due South pilot airs in Canada as a TV movie. It is then picked up as a regular series.
  • September 22: The first episode airs.
  • December 20: DSOUTH-L

Due South Archive opens.

1995

Forever South convention is held.

1996

William and Elyse's due South Page goes online.

The first RCW 139 convention is held.

Due South Religious Wars of '96

Detective Armani, a fan club, forms.

due South is cancelled after two seasons.

1997

  • September 14: "Burning Down the House," the first episode of the third season, airs. Ray Vecchio is replaced with Ray Kowalski as Fraser's partner.

The Ray Wars begin.

1998

DSX mailing list started "late 90s"

1999

The DuSC Archive opens.

2000

2001

due Slash, an archive, opens.

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

  • January 24: LJ comm rayk97s is created for the Ray K Old 97's Challenge.
  • March 11: DS Weekly, a newsletter community, is created.
  • June 13: LJ comm fraser_vecchio is created for Fraser-Vecchio related ficathons.
  • June 13-15: Out.of.con.txt is run on livejournal for those who cannot attend Con.txt.
  • June 22: LJ account frannievecchio is created for the Get Frannie Laid challenge.
  • July 7: LJ comm getfraserlaid is created for the Get Fraser Laid challenge. At least 73 fics are posted by October.
  • July 22: LJ comm inuvikdotcom is created for the Inuvik Website Challenge. Stories posted October-November.
  • July 25: LJ comm ds_music_videos is created.
  • September 17: LJ comm getturnbulllaid is created for The Turnbull Challenge. Stories to be posted in November.
  • September 22: LJ comm vecchiofest is created for the Vecchio Fest. Stories posted November 21.
  • September 28: LJ comm ds_recsredux is created.
  • October 1: Five fics are posted as part of the Get Frannie Laid challenge.

2007

DS Match #1 happens.

2008

  • February 10: LJ comm the_ckr_files is created as "An attempt to compile a complete catalog of - to quote china_shop - Callum Keith Rennie's vast and traumatizing oeuvre."
  • February 14: The first "not actually annual" C6D Valentine's Day Cardathon masterlist is posted.
  • March 31: LJ newsletter community C6d Weekly is created.
  • June 7: LJ comm ds_women is created.
  • June 12-14: Out.of.con.txt 2008 runs on livejournal for those who cannot attend Con.txt.
  • June 21: The LJ comm for Due South Canadian 6 Degrees Big Bang is created.
  • August 15-17: CanCon 2008, a miniconvention, is held. It is "A small, slash-friendly due South convention run by LiveJournal folks to compliment the larger G-rated RCW 139 convention held at the same time."[1]
  • December 3: LJ comm ds_contest is created.
  • December 9: LJ comm ontd_c6d is created.

DS Match #2

The first Pacificon is held.

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

  • September 21: Fanworks for the first Ray Vecchio Day challenge are revealed.

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

  • April 29: due South Summer Swap AO3 collection created for a gift exchange, with fic and art to be posted July 4.

References

  1. ^ can_con2008 - Profile, Archived version (Accessed 27 January 2021.)
  2. ^ *flails* Y'all, we are LIVE!, Archived version, posted by sansets to ds_c6d_bigbang, 14 June 2009. (Accessed 19 January 2021.)