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Posted: Aug 30 2013, 04:08 PM
from kiss me i'm irish
boys are cute
erin is Offline / 877 posts / she/her
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Also something to keep in mind when creating your character is the age. We want to stick to plus or minus five years of the playby's actual age. Even if you want to use younger pictures of them that will not be acceptable. If you're using a face that doesn't have a wikipedia or model's page, we would like for you to include links to where we can see their age to check. This being so we abide by this rule. We also prefer that the playby is a professional (model, actor, singer, author, etc). So, no youtubers/myspace/facebook/tumblr models, etc. If you are unsure if playby would be accepted feel free to ask.
Character count we won't limit you, but please, we don't want someone to have a handful of characters and a majority of them aren't even active. The first two characters are free to be made, but each one after that must be made only if the previous characters all have at least one active thread and 25 post each. When making the third or so on character you must post links to your active threads in your application! If you don't do that you will be pended until we see links to your active threads with your previous characters.
Keep in mind, that even though we allow for little variations in their history and personality we would like to stay as true as possible to the ethnicity. In other words, no white washing.
As of August 13th 2016, animals also fall into the no white washing rule. This means characters from Tarzan, The Lion King, Kung Fu Panda, etc. need to stick with the ethnicity that is implied in the movie.
We currently have a wanted canon list that can be found here. If you want a character on the list but aren't completely interested in the ad talk to the person with whom the ad belongs to before you make that canon, please. It is the considerate thing to do since the person may have a concrete idea about what they want, so keep that in mind when you are looking over them.
Racebending is allowed for characters who are originally white. Snow White can be black, asian, latinx, etc. However, we will not allow white washing. Tiana, Jasmine, Mulan, etc should stay as their respective ethnicity.
We do allow genderbending but only in secondary/minor characters. When getting ready to pick out your spirit please keep in mind that we will not allow characters from certain hybrid films. If you are considering a spirit from a hybrid film ask yourself this: 1. Does animation interact with the live action in any moment(s) of the film? and 2. Does the film take place in mostly in the real world? If the answer is yes to one or both of these then the film won't be allowed. Examples would be Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Enchanted. If you are unsure about a film please ask.
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Make note that when reactivating an account we ask for a regular thread post. So no im, cell, etc.
Plotting is extremely important to roleplaying, correct? Well then make sure to do it! Don't wait for other people to post in your plotter go post in theirs! Maybe you can think of something that they wouldn't have thought of and you would have a friendship or enemy that you might not have had otherwise. Plus, it is always great to make other members day by posting in their plotter. So, please make sure to do this! It just makes people feel welcome and that is always a good thing.
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Also, keep in mind that the post icons will disappear if you use the quick edit feature. So, if you use those to mark a topic as tw, m, etc then you might also want to add it in the first post just in case you forget.
We all love seeing graphics, and would appreciate profiles to have them display the character each person is playing. Icons can be at least 250 in width and 400 in height. The image will automatically resize to that size so keep that in mind as you are choosing an image. As for signatures, those are a no go. Depending on the mini profile that we choose those images can get fairly large so we don't want to have to worry about messing with stretching the board.
The size for the gif in the mini profile is 230x140. Remember to fill in all your profiles and to fill in the age. You must enter your characters birthday for the age to appear!
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