Welcome!! ...From one newbie to another. LOL
The best RP I ever did was something that involved HOURS of plotting and talking with my partner (who was my best friend at the time)... We took the rock band Queen, created fictional characters to go along with the story, and began a retelling of their career. No kidding...we'd sit around and plan how to make births, weddings, and other personal happenings coincide with their REAL history. It was the most elaborate story I ever worked on, truly novel material, if I do say so myself. I still have about half of the logs from it and re-read them constantly. It's the one thing I wish could have been continued and finished. It would have been epic! Sadly, we parted ways after a falling out.
Part of me wonders what they'd think if they could read what we did with them in this fictional life. I think they'd be a little shocked, but there'd be laughing. After all, no matter who you are, when two of your friends, dressed in togas for a Halloween party, accidentally shred each other's clothing and end up naked in front of everyone in the place...you remember that!