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Welcome to ian_nikki, a NUMB3RS community dedicated to the (now canon) pairing of Ian Edgerton and Nikki Betancourt. Fanart, fanfic, inquiries, etc. – as long as it’s Ian & Nikki, it’s welcome here!

Please kindly follow our rules so that everyone here has a great experience.


CONDUCT RULES


1. No hotlinking images. That means to and from the site. Some of us pay for our bandwidth while others have bandwidth allowances. If you’re going to repost images, upload them to your own server or account.

2. No flaming. Don’t be rude to each other. Most people are open to constructive criticism, but don’t tear apart another member’s art, fic, vids, etc.

3. No spamming. This is an Ian/Nikki-centric community. It’s not a place for pimping your communities or contests. If you have a Numb3rs-related announcement you’d like to make, please refer to numb3rs_notice.

Posters found in violation of these rules will have their posts/accounts deleted.


POSTING RULES


1. Subject/Title
The vast majority of posts to this community are organized in our memories. Keep this in mind when titling your posts – you’ll want something that tells the visitor exactly what s/he is clicking on. Specific details for fic and picspam to follow.

Sample Subjects/Title
Video: Star Struck, Ian/Nikki
Fic: Two of a Kind (Ian/Nikki, NC-17)
Wallpaper: Gazes, Ian/Nikki

Need more help? Copy and paste from the text box and fill in your information for your post.



2. Tags
Please tag your posts.
Art
Challenge
Fic: General
Fic: Het
Fic: Het/Slash
Icons
Inquiry
Picspam
Poll
Recs
Video
Wallpaper

Because this is an Ian/Nikki community, there are no pairing tags listed. However, if it becomes apparent that pairing tags are needed (such as threesomes involving Ian & Nikki as the main focus), these tags will be added.

All tags can be viewed here.

Please review the following for definitions of these categories and specific guidelines.

Art
Banners, photo compilations, drawings, graphic manipulations (i.e. Photoshop).

ALL ART MUST GO BEHIND AN LJ-CUT.


Challenge
Community challenges, responses to challenges, etc.

All challenge responses must follow the formatting for the respective medium (fic, video, icons, wallpaper, etc.)


Fic
Stories written about Ian and Nikki.

Because this is a het specific pairing, accepted genres include general (Ian and Nikki as friends), het (Ian/Nikki), and het/slash (Ian/Nikki/male or female character, canon or OC).

All ratings (G – NC-17) are welcome. The only rule is that Ian and Nikki MUST BE the central characters.

Subject/Title: Subject must follow this format:
TITLE (PAIRING, RATING)
ex. Two of a Kind (Ian/Nikki, NC-17)


Header: You must use the following header:
Title:
Characters: [use a / to designate pairing (ex. Ian/Nikki)]
Rating: [MPAA ratings recommended (G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17)]
Warnings:
Spoilers: [if applicable]

For easier posting, you can copy and paste from the text box below.


Feel free (even encouraged) to add Summary, Word Count, Author’s Notes, and Disclaimer [sidenote: you should have a disclaimer on the fic itself to avoid possible legal ramifications].

Ratings Info (as popularly accepted):
- G: General Audiences, acceptable for all readers (not to be confused with gen (a genre type), as gen fic can go up to an R rating).
- PG: Parental Guidance Suggested, contains light profanities (“hell,” “damn”) and/or non-sexual romantic relationships.
- PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned, contains stronger language (but still nothing more than what you’d see on Numb3rs), implied sexual romantic relationships, adult themes (drug use), and/or non-explicit violence.
- R: Restricted, contains strong profanities, sexual relationships, intense violence, explicit details of adult themes (drugs, kink), and/or gore.
- NC-17: Adult, contains explicit sex.

ALL FIC AFTER THE HEADER MUST GO UNDER AN LJ-CUT.


Icons
100x100 pixel photos used for posts and comments.

There is a THREE icon maximum for previews. All other icons must go under an LJ-cut.


Inquiry
Question for the members.

This may be to find out if something is acceptable for posting, if a new feature can be added (like a fic challenge), if someone will beta a fic for you, or another question directed at the members.


Picspam
Picture post.

Our memories separate picspam into two categories – Episode and Themed.
- Episode: Post of picture(s) from a specific episode
- Themed: Post of picture(s) with a related theme

Subject/Title: Be specific about what your post contains (ex. “Episode Picspam: 5.01 – High Exposure,” “Themed Picspam: Nikki Checking Out Ian’s Assets,”).


Poll
Question-and-answer format to get opinions from members.


Recs
Recommended fics, art, icons, vids, etc.

If you didn’t create what you’re posting, it’s a rec. Tag as such.


Video
A compilation of clips, interview, scene, blooper, or fan-made music video.

ALL VIDEOS POSTED DIRECTLY TO THE COMM MUST GO BEHIND AN LJ-CUT.


Wallpaper
An image intended to be saved as the background picture on a person’s computer desktop.

Standard resolutions include 800x600, 1024x768, and 1280x1024, but you’ll find all kinds of variations.

Please post your resolution.

WALLPAPERS POSTED TO THE COMM GO BEHIND AN LJ-CUT.


3. Use LJ-cuts as indicated above
How do I make an LJ-cut?
<lj-cut text="LINK TEXT HERE"> [content of post] </lj-cut>



Posters that don’t follow the guidelines will be reminded to do so promptly. If indicated changes are not made, the post will be deleted.



CONTACTING THE MOD


The moderator/maintainer of ian_nikki is mustangcandi.

She can be contacted via email at sweetce @ yahoo . com.


Ian & Nikki header created by nicelyobsessed.

Rules and profile page originally created by neur0vanity for savecolby and used here because they kick ass. Don’t question.



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