This is my subject

Just a couple of things, dear hearts:

1. If you're sitting in the 'join' queue, it's only because you've not shown me some icons on that application post down there. I promise that I'm not being rude by ignoring you!

2. I know there are only a few of us, but members, please post whenever you wish. There's no queue for that - I highly doubt there will ever need to be one. I also wanted to mention that if you have tips or tutorials on how you make your uniquest of all icons, and you wish to post it, it is welcome! I love learning new things and I might post a couple of my own 'tips,' if anyone would be interested. Also, if you wish to take requests, feel free. I have no worries about anyone stepping on toes (mine at least) - play as you wish!

3. If anyone, member or not, has suggestions, please hit me with them at will.

4. It's absolutely not mandatory, but if you know a place to advertise this community, please feel free to do so. There are only a few members and I'm running out of places, that I know of, to gather members. I have no desire to be the 'biggest and the bestest community evah,' but more people mean more ideas and activity and lovely unique icons.

5. Use the tags if you wish - it might help people find icons later on.

6. Thanks to everyone who's hopped on board thus far!

7. I'm posting three icons to 'break the silence.' Feel free to use them as you wish if you like them; credit is nice, but I appreciate them just being used even more:

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Apply here and receive a rigorous inspection!

Yes, this is where you post a few icons and I decide whether or not they're unique.

I'm not going to tell you want to improve on.
I am going to figure out if your icons are just like everyone else's or not.

1. Post five to nine icons that you think are different from most of the trends running rampant at any given moment. You may also post a link to your icon journal/community as long as it's an open journal/community. You can be a self-proclaimed expert or a novice, like me; I don't care. All I care about is whether your icons are uncommon.

2. Join the community. You will be put into the moderation queue.

3. I will peer at your icons.

4. I will look at a few icon communities to see if there are dozens of other icons that look extremely similar to your icons.

5. If your icons are fabulously different from everything else, you will be approved and a lovely LJ generated email alerting you to this fact will be yours!

6. Posting access will also be yours.

7. Do not apply with unique icons and then post 80 trendy icons. Trendy icons have a million other places to play... they don't play here.

8. No drama. It makes me do funny things... like ban you.

9. When posting, please post no more than six icons outside of an lj cut.

10. Put "just like everybody else" in your subject line to assure me that you've read my ever so stringent rules!

Thank you!