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Adults & Children / Re: Fiodhagal Giuthaisan Duncan
« Last post by Anneka Ivanova on Today at 00:28 »
Hi Fiodhagal!

Your application is looking good! However, if your RP sample, you make some assumptions about Janey's looks, like her dark brown hair. If it's not mentioned in someone's post and you don't have prior knowledge of what the character currently looks like, writing that in your post is a form of powerplaying. You'll need to edit your RP sample to fix this.

Once you've made that change, please post your entire revised application below and we'll be happy to take another look!
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Adults & Children / Re: Isabelle Lee Elsewhere Child
« Last post by Isabelle Lee on 18/09/2017 at 20:13 »
Character Name: Isabelle Lee
Age: 10 (nov. 7th 1940)
Bloodline: Muggleborn
Parents/Guardians (Are they currently played characters?): Henry Lee (NPC) and Alice Lee (NPC)
Residence: London
Do you plan to have a connection to a particular existing place: No

Do you wish to be approved as a group with any other characters? If so who and for what IC reason?: No
Please list any other characters you already have at the site: None
Biography: (100 words minimum.) Isabelle Lee was the youngest of 3 children the other 2 being Rachel, and Bobby.
She was the closest to Rachel yet they were really far apart in age and it was a miracle Isabelle was even born.

She is home schooled and her older brother Bobby is not in school anymore he graduated and moved out.

Isabelle doesn't really have many friends she goes to the park and is often left playing by herself because she is really shy and quiet she likes the swings and will often swing until her mom calls for supper time.

Her and Rachel often have a race to see who can get home first but Rachel always wins because she is older and faster Isabelle likes racing with her sister because its a fun challenge to see who can get there first.

She is the youngest of the children and can get away with more but she is so shy and quiet that they have a hard time getting her to even talk.


Roleplay:
Reply as your character to the following:

Godric Park.

Overhead, the sky was a crisp blue, for once clear of the ever-pervasive spongy clouds and rain. The sun was a lemony-yellow presence, high in the Eastern sky, and in front of it zipped three broomsticks in a straight line, or something very like one. One... two..... three... the boys passed, their shouts of excitement echoing as they chased the snitch, a tiny shimmer reflecting the sunlight.

Far below was another, much smaller broomstick.

It trugged along the ground, hugging close to it like a sluggish choo choo train and occasionally shuttering in protest. This was because said stick was currently being occupied by a very small girl who was tugging upward on the front of it with all her might, trying to coax it into doing what it had been expressly designed NOT to do.

"John, I said wait up!" The tiny girl squealed, giving the broomstick another tug.

Begrudgingly, it drifted upward a foot, and then sank, depositing the troublesome girl safely on the ground. Janey Hurst was not pleased. In a huff, she hopped off the toy safety broom, grabbing it firmly and thrusting it handle first into the turf.

Her brother was such a beast. He NEVER let her play! She folded her arms, seething blue eyes fixing on another figure nearby.  "You!" She barked, much more sharply than she meant to.

"...Do you want to play?"

Roleplay Response:
Type your response here. Isabelle jumped she was alarmed at how loud the girl was then she said "no I have to go home soon..." and almost ran away she can't handle strangers. She was scared that the girl was about to play with her she didn't like meeting people because they might be bossy or selfish so she was not intrested in playing with Janey. Then she saw how lonely Janey was and remembered how she felt when her older siblings left her out! She also saw that Janey had a broomstick this fascinated Isabelle because she had never seen someone fly on a broomstick before! She finally decided she wanted to play with Janey because she looked like she needed a friend! "Yeah I'll play with you" she said hoping Janey would want to be her friend.
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Adults & Children / Re: Mary Emera Elsewhere Child
« Last post by Mary Emera on 18/09/2017 at 20:01 »
Character Name: Mary Emera
Gender: Female
Age: 10 (august 26th 1941)
Bloodline: Muggleborn
Parents/Guardians (Are they currently played characters?): Dan Emera (NPC) Dorothy Emera (NPC)
Residence: London, England
Do you plan to have a connection to a particular existing place (for example: the daycare)?: no
Do you wish to be approved as a group with any other characters? If so who and for what IC reason?: no
Please list any other characters you already have at the site: Isabelle Lee, Rosey Clay
Biography: (100 words minimum.): Mary Emera was born as an only child she had a pretty normal life until she turned 6 she was gonna get into a great primary school but her grandfather Gregory Emera died and they had to pay for his funeral so they decided it would be best to home-school Mary.
Her best friends are Isabelle Lee and Rosey Clay they all do almost everything together despite Isabelle's shy nature and Rosey's wild side.
Mary being an only child was really lonely sometimes because she was a very social kid not afraid of strangers and bullies.
They always made her go to the store so she could get the necessary amount of exercise she didn't mind though she loved going out into town to get stuff.

Roleplay:
Reply as your character to the following:

Godric Park.

Overhead, the sky was a crisp blue, for once clear of the ever-pervasive spongy clouds and rain. The sun was a lemony-yellow presence, high in the Eastern sky, and in front of it zipped three broomsticks in a straight line, or something very like one. One... two..... three... the boys passed, their shouts of excitement echoing as they chased the snitch, a tiny shimmer reflecting the sunlight.

Far below was another, much smaller broomstick.

It trugged along the ground, hugging close to it like a sluggish choo choo train and occasionally shuttering in protest. This was because said stick was currently being occupied by a very small girl who was tugging upward on the front of it with all her might, trying to coax it into doing what it had been expressly designed NOT to do.

"John, I said wait up!" The tiny girl squealed, giving the broomstick another tug.

Begrudgingly, it drifted upward a foot, and then sank, depositing the troublesome girl safely on the ground. Janey Hurst was not pleased. In a huff, she hopped off the toy safety broom, grabbing it firmly and thrusting it handle first into the turf.

Her brother was such a beast. He NEVER let her play! She folded her arms, seething blue eyes fixing on another figure nearby.  "You!" She barked, much more sharply than she meant to.

"...Do you want to play?"

Roleplay Response: Mary looked up at the girl from the bench she was sitting at and thought 'wow that was loud' Mary was thinking about dinner when she heard Janey.
She thought for a moment 'Should I play with her?' Mary then said "all right what do you want to play do you want to play tag?" She hoped Janey would say "yes".

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Suggestions & Questions / Re: Extra curricular sign-ups deadline?
« Last post by Calypso Ross on 18/09/2017 at 18:12 »
Hey, Kadence!

Duelling: you won't be able to sign up for the tournament now, but if you do still want to duel, you can sign up for this term's Duel Club. You won't be able to get a half level for it, but you will get a permanent extra point to add into any future Duelling profiles.

Quidditch: you can sign up at any point during the term, so you can definitely go ahead and still do that.

Classes: it's totally fine to say that she's taking other classes in addition to the classes you're actually writing with her.

Deadlines: for Quid, no deadline; for Duelling, this term it was the 10th, but in some previous terms it's been the 15th -- it's not always the same, but usually within that window, so best to sign up as early as possible; for Spellbound, it's the 10th, but if you miss it, you can PM me/Lincoln Litchfield/Edmund Wolffe and ask to join at any point in the term; for HW, it depends on the Head Nurse -- again, they'll usually close around the 10th, but if you still want to join for this term, you can PM Rafael Blancamuerte about it.

(Generally, you can assume that sign-ups will always be open until at least the 10th.)
 
Hope this helps, let me know if you've got any other questions!
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Suggestions & Questions / Extra curricular sign-ups deadline?
« Last post by Kadence Brannen on 18/09/2017 at 16:13 »
Hey! I found out I'm going to be pretty busy until mid-October. I'm guessing with the duelling tournament you'd have to be signed up at the beginning, but is it the same with quidditch?

Also, I've only signed Kadence up for 2 classes. Is is okay to say she is taking other specific classes in non-class threads? And the same for quidditch? (that I could mention her being a part if I'm unable to sign her up?)

Finally, just wondering, is the normal deadline to sign up for extra curriculars the 10th of the first month of term like classes?
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Adults & Children / Fiodhagal Giuthaisan Duncan
« Last post by Fiodhagal G. Duncan on 16/09/2017 at 23:38 »
E L S E W H E R E   C H I L D

CHARACTER INFORMATION
Character Name: Fiodhagal Giuthaisan Duncan
'Fiodhagal, which you speak out like Fidhachel, is derived from the gaelic word Fiodhag, which essentially means 'hackberry' or 'mayday tree'. Giuthaisan, which you speak out like Gy-uthai-san and is derived from the gaelic word Giuthais, which means 'pine tree'.
Character Nickname: Fiod (Fid), Little Fiddle.

Gender: Male

Age: Ten.. "and a half!!"

Bloodline: Halfblood

Parents/Guardians : 
Currently NPCS, but his parents are dragonologists and fellow druids. They participate in druid rituals, aswell as doing plenty of other stuff. They are said to be (especially the mother of the household) the prominent and 'leading' household of the few people in the druidic grove they are apart of. Aside from their religious doings, the parents of Fid and Aoife (his sister) and their other sibling are also dragonologists. They know a lot about dragons, and have the right to own various dragons for short periods of time in order to give them the care they need.

Residence:
Carnoch, Scotland in an old but big wooden hut far in the countryside. They live almost half an hour away in average broomflight from the nearest village, and in this village they often do druid rituals and ceremonies.. This is because one of the altars is close by the village, and because most of the druidic grove live there.

Do you plan to have a connection to a particular existing place (for example: the daycare)?
AB&C Daycare

Do you wish to be approved as a group with any other characters? If so who and for what IC reason?
I don’t think so, no. Altrough my IC sister is Aoife Duncan, we dont need to get accepted at the exact same time.

Please list any other characters you already have at the site:
None.

Biography: (100 words minimum.)
Fiodhagel 'Fiddle' G. Duncan is the oldest child of Aoifen & Saoirse (O’Finan) Duncan, William Duncans brother and sister in law. His sister is Aoife Duncan, and has an yet to be unnamed other sibling. His parents are dragonologists and druids, and because of their high influence in their druidic grove the children are thought to be "royals" just like the preacher's kids are handled in christianity: they look up to to them, and are said to be needing to follow the high expectations the grove put them up to..

However, Fiddle is no one to care about these expectations, altrough he can come of real shy, he often does want he wants, which mainly involves magical creature studies or in general, learning. He loves magical creatures, and has an special close connection to his bowtruckle, of which he is clearly devoted. This little bowtruckle fellow is named 'Crannír', meaning tree in Gaelic.

Roleplay:
Reply as your character to the following:

Godric Park.

Overhead, the sky was a crisp blue, for once clear of the ever-pervasive spongy clouds and rain. The sun was a lemony-yellow presence, high in the Eastern sky, and in front of it zipped three broomsticks in a straight line, or something very like one. One... two..... three... the boys passed, their shouts of excitement echoing as they chased the snitch, a tiny shimmer reflecting the sunlight.

Far below was another, much smaller broomstick.

It trugged along the ground, hugging close to it like a sluggish choo choo train and occasionally shuttering in protest. This was because said stick was currently being occupied by a very small girl who was tugging upward on the front of it with all her might, trying to coax it into doing what it had been expressly designed NOT to do.

"John, I said wait up!" The tiny girl squealed, giving the broomstick another tug.

Begrudgingly, it drifted upward a foot, and then sank, depositing the troublesome girl safely on the ground. Janey Hurst was not pleased. In a huff, she hopped off the toy safety broom, grabbing it firmly and thrusting it handle first into the turf.

Her brother was such a beast. He NEVER let her play! She folded her arms, seething blue eyes fixing on another figure nearby.  "You!" She barked, much more sharply than she meant to.

"...Do you want to play?"

Roleplay Response:
The figure of the little red and curly haired boy slowly looked over in the beautiful park he was in. In his sight there was a girl somewhat younger than himself, with a really small child-safety broom in her hands. Fid's dark brown eyes looked around the girl from toe to top

The little girl had dark brown hair, and bright blue eyes. She was much smaller than himself, but seemed way more adult in personality. Eventually, his thought were interupted.. "You!" She shouted out loud "...Do you want to play?" Slowly his thoughts began to rattle once again.. Ofcourse he would love to.. But.. He isn't that quite of a social flutterby bus-.. uhh, butterfly..

"Euh, Eh... I guess so.." Said Fiodhagal nervously.. "I'm Fid, or Fiddle.. What do you wanna .. play?" 


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Adults & Children / Re: Isabelle Lee Elsewhere Child
« Last post by Calypso Ross on 16/09/2017 at 19:35 »
Thank you for making that change! Unfortunately, your RP still falls a little short of our general minimum of nine sentences. If you could add just a few more sentences, that would give 'Janey' a bit more to respond to.

If you're stuck on things to write about, you could maybe include the following:
1. Why is Isabelle at the park -- did her mum let her go out to play or did she sneak out of the house?
2. Janey has a toy broom... Has Isabelle ever played Quidditch herself? If she has, does she like it/how does she feel about it? If she hasn't, does she want to try it out? Or is she a bit scared of flying?
3. It looks like Janey's been left behind by the other children. Seeing as Isabelle is the youngest child in her family too, does she get left out a lot too? Or are her siblings a bit kinder than Janey's?

You can also take a look at some of the RP samples in our sample applications.

Once you've made the required change, please repost your entire revised application below, and we'll be more than happy to take another look. If you've got any questions, please feel free to PM myself or another administrator. Thanks!
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Adults & Children / Re: Mary Emera Elsewhere Child
« Last post by Calypso Ross on 16/09/2017 at 19:25 »
Hi, Mary!

Your application's coming along nicely, there's just a couple of things we'll need you to edit before we can get you accepted.

Firstly, your RP sample is a little short. The general rule we follow here is the 3x3 rule (at least 3 paragraphs of at least 3 sentences each). This is to give the other player you're threading with (in this case Janey) a little more to work with when responding. If you could add to your RP sample to make it at least nine sentences long, that would be great.

Secondly, you're powerplaying Janey right at the end of your RP sample. By choosing what Janey responded to Mary and by saying that they played together the whole day, you're assuming Janey's actions here. If this was a real thread, that wouldn't be very fair to Janey's player. If you could remove the parts in your sample where you're choosing/assuming Janey's actions, this would resolve any issues of powerplaying.

If you'd like to see some examples of successful roleplay samples, you could take a look at our sample applications.

Once you've made the required changes (increasing your RP sample length and removing any instances of powerplaying), please repost your entire revised application below, and we'll be more than happy to take another look. If you'd like any more help with or have any questions about your application, please feel free to PM myself or another administrator. Thanks!
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Adults & Children / Re: Aoife Duncan
« Last post by Calypso Ross on 16/09/2017 at 19:13 »
Hi, Aoife!

Your application looks good, there's just one thing I want to draw your attention to before we can get you accepted.

For things like excessive scarring, you'll need to submit a special request. You can find the special request form here -- you'll need to fill it out and PM it to an administrator for approval.

If your special request is accepted, we'll then process your application as normal. If not, you'll need to edit your biography accordingly. Thanks!
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