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Lumos Rating Community

Name:
Lumos Rating
Membership:
Moderated
Posting Access:
All Members , Moderated
Schools:
Introduction


Welcome to Lumos Rating. This sub-community of Lumos is headed by Sarah, tomorrowimokay. This community is intended for the students of the Lumos community only. You must have be sorted at lumos_sorting before you can join & apply. Anyone who has not been sorted that requests membership will be rejected.

Lumos Alumni who wish to rejoin may visit this post for instructions on gaining membership.

Please read the rules to the community & join the community.

Modly Contact Info

General Rules


· You must be a member of Lumos in order to join. All posts are friends only.

· All students, stamped or unstamped, are able to vote on all applications.

· As in most communities, no petty arguments or flaming through comments. If we notice anything like this happening, you will be warned. You may be banned from lumos_rating if it gets out of control.

· When applying, double check your HTML coding to ensure proper posing of your application, or it may not be approved for posting. Make sure you're posting in the HTML side of the entry screen. Do not post in the Rich Text format or this will cause application to not post correctly.

· Tag all entries accordingly or your application will not be accepted. The following tags may be used -- application: animagus, application: hybrid house, application: matchmaking, application: rating

· Applications are accepted at all times. Following is the release/voting/stamping schedule:
-- Released Sundays until 11:59 pm EST
-- Voting ends Saturdays at 11:59 pm EST
-- Stamps posted Saturday night or Sunday

· You may only have one active application at a time.

· Only one application per type per term.
TBD

· As in sorting, you may receieve squib votes if your peers don't feel your application is strong enough to rate you accurately. Applicants may edit their applications once they receive a squib vote.

· We currently have one new application, and will be released a second within the next few weeks.

· One final general note, the sidebar is your friend people. It's going to be your best way to navigate around the community!! If you see a link that you'd like added over there, don't hesitate to let me know!!

Character Applications


· Somewhere in the subject line of your post, please type "Nox" so we know you've read the rules.

· Fill out the application. Please elaborate as much as you can. Non-detailed answers can lead to squib votes.

· Include at least one picture or yourself at the bottom of the application. Please do not manipulate these photos in a graphic making program. If you do not have any pictures to post, dolls will do or simply a description of yourself. Pictures are best though.

· You will have one week to round up votes. If your application receives less than 5 votes in the week it was posted, we will allow it to run for another week to gain enough votes to make an accurate stamp.

· The application can be found here. Copy & paste it exactly as it is with your answers filled in.

· Please tag your post application: rating.

· New character applications will be released weekly on Sundays when previous applications are stamped.

Hybrid House Applications


· In the subject line of your post, please let us know you're seeking a hybrid house.

· A hybrid house is a combination of two houses (e.g. Gryffinpuff, Slytherclaw, etc)

· Hybrid House application can be found here. Copy & paste it exactly as it is with your answers filled in.

· You will have one week to round up votes. If your application receives less than 5 votes in the week it was posted, we will allow it to run for another week to gain enough votes to make an accurate stamp.

· Please tag your post application: hybrid house.

· New hybrid house applications will be released weekly on Sundays when previous applications are stamped.

Animagus Applications


· In the subject line, please inform us that you are seeking an animagus.

· Comments need to be screened. This is the only instance this is required.

· Please tag your post: application: animagus

· Animagus application can be found here. Copy & paste it exactly as it is with your answers filled in.

· New animagus applications will be posted every three weeks when previous batches have been stamped.

· Please note this change: animagus applications will be released on a schedule to make it simpler on everyone. The release dates for animagus applications will be the following: November 09, November 30, December 21, January 11, February 1.

· If you submit an application before the release date, it will be held in the queue until release.

Matchmaking Applications


· Matchmaking is our brand new application. The purpose of this application is to let you see who your peers think you're most compatible with in the Potterverse. This could be fun and exciting or kind of scary, but nonetheless you'll get to see who they pick for you!!

· In the subject line, please inform us you're seeking to be matched in your own way.

· Matchmaking application can be found here. Copy & paste it exactly as it is with your answers filled in.

· Please tag your post application: matchmaking

· At the end of your application, please put "I am a love machine" so we know you've read the rules.

· You will have one week to round up votes. If your application recieves less that 5 votes in the week it was posted, we will allow it to run for another week to gain enough votes to make an accurate stamp.

· New matchmaking applications will be released weekly on Sundays when previous applications are stamped.

Guidlines for Rating


These are some guidelines for voting here in Lumos_Rating.
Okay, they're rules!


· When voting, please be honest & fair.

· You are not permitted to bash an applicant. If this is occurring, you will be warned by a mod. If this behavior continues, you will be banned from the community.

· Just like when applying, please be sure to elaborate on your answers. Give at least one sentence why you're voting the way you are. This helps the applicant out a little.

· If you squib someone, please give them an explanation as to why, such as their application wasn't long enough.

· Please place your House in the subject line or your vote will not be counted.

· Please bold your vote or your vote will not be counted.

· For character & matchmaking applications, your vote may consist of any canon character that you see fit to that person. Please be sure to pay attention to their "cross-gender" question preference.

· For animagus applications, your vote may be just about any type of animal you can think of, so long as that animal has a connection to their personality.

· For hybrid house applications, your vote may consist of the following: Slytherpuff, Slytherdor, Slytherclaw, Ravenpuff, Ravendor, Gryffinpuff.

· Please respond to this entry with a unique/random phrase so that I know you've read the rules. But do not mention the rules.



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