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New additions to the ineligible list

Almost Human
John Kennex (304 on AO3)

Firefly
Zoe Washburne (603 on AO3)

Gundam & Related Fandoms
Relena Peacecraft (290 out of 1673 on AO3)

Hannibal (TV)
Abigail Hobbs (540 out of 5368 on AO3)
Dr. Frederick Chilton (341 out of 5368 on AO3)

Hawaii Five-O
Grace Williams (853 out of 3925)
Kono Kalakaua (1395 out of 3925)

Hell's Kitchen RPF
we don't allow RPF after the 1900s.

Inception (2010)
Mal (415 on Ao3)
Saito (282 on Ao3)
Yusuf (576 on Ao3)

Marvel Cinematic Universe
Jane Foster (2013 out of 32675)
Pepper Potts (4665 out of 32675)

Pacific Rim (2013)
Mako Mori (925 on AO3)

Percy Jackson and the Olympians & Related Fandoms - All Media Types
Annabeth Chase (641 on AO3)
Jason Grace (438 on AO3)
Leo Valdez (303 on AO3)
Nico di Angelo (798 on AO3)
Percy Jackson (945 on AO3)
Piper McLean (283 on AO3)

Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Toothiana (551 on AO3)
Nicholas St North (543 on AO3)

Shingeki no Kyojin | Attack on Titan
Annie Leonhart (446 on Ao3)
Krista Lenz | Historia Reiss (371 on Ao3)
Ymir (293 on Ao3)

Sleepy Hollow (TV)
Abbie Mills (333 on AO3)

Teen Wolf
Erica Reyes (4028 of 23518 on AO3)
Lydia Martin (6465 of 23173 on AO3)
Scott McCall (10777 of 23518 on AO3)
Vernon Boyd (3443 of 23518 on AO3)
Alan Deaton (2022 of 23518 on AO3)

Tennis RPF
We don't allow RPF after the 1900s.

Young Justice
Wally West (803 out of 1750 on AO3)

Young Justice (Cartoon)
Kaldur’ahm (379 of 1537 on AO3)
Wally West (753 of 1537 on AO3)


Date: 2014-07-01 07:53 pm (UTC)
elleth: Galadriel smiling before a flowery background, with the letter "G" (LotR: Galadriel - G)
From: [personal profile] elleth
What about characters occuring in multiple fandoms in the same 'verse? Example: Galadriel is tagged in 277 complete English 1000+ word fics, so she'd be ineligible, except that she occurs in three different fandoms (The Silmarillion, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and for the latter two AO3 splits them again into all media types, books only and movies only, plus these may overlap and there's a Catch-All for J.R.R. Tolkien - Works), so would probably qualify as rare in the different fandoms while not being a rare character per se. Is she eligible?

Date: 2014-07-02 12:39 am (UTC)
elleth: Galadriel smiling before a flowery background, with the letter "G" (LotR: Galadriel - G)
From: [personal profile] elleth
Awesome, thank you! :D

On second thought, I'm not entirely sure whether or not some of my nominations are permitted. Tauriel skirts just below the 5% rule, so I did nominate her, but there are a lot of (mostly female) characters in Tolkien's world who must have existed because they had children (Glóin's wife and Gimli's mother, Thranduil's wife and Legolas' mother, and Bard's wife in the Hobbit movies who is implied to be dead in a half-sentence) but are never named or described. I didn't see a rule against quasi-OCs like that, but probably should have asked beforehand. Sorry if I'm being a nuisance.

Date: 2014-07-02 10:32 am (UTC)
elleth: Galadriel smiling before a flowery background, with the letter "G" (LotR: Galadriel - G)
From: [personal profile] elleth
Thank you for being so open for discussion. :)

And that makes perfect sense. Since none of these mother/wife characters are mentioned very much (I can literally only think of a single sentence for two of the characters) I'll wait for the community discussion and probably amend my nominations after, depending on the outcome. Tolkien's legendarium, especially where it gets more mythical, has a lot of very sketchily drawn characters and writers tend to have to fill in the blanks more than not even with more prominent figures, so this doesn't feel like an exception to me, but I understand how it's probably not the best request to make for a fic exchange. :)
Edited Date: 2014-07-02 10:33 am (UTC)

TW - Lydia Martin

Date: 2014-07-05 03:00 pm (UTC)
elizabeth_rice: Snoopy typing on his typewriter (Default)
From: [personal profile] elizabeth_rice
I'm a Lydia Martin fan and trust me she's a rare character. There aren't many femslash stories featuring her in TW but the most popular ship is Allison Argent/Lydia Martin. Again, there aren't many het stories featuring her but the most popular ships are Lydia Martin/Jackson Whittemore, Lydia Martin/Stiles Stilinski and Lydia Martin/Aiden. You can cross-check with these. The bottom line is that there aren't many fanworks that feature Lydia Martin as the main character. She is always a secondary character or belongs to a secondary/background ship. That's why she appears in so many fanworks.

Re: TW - Lydia Martin

Date: 2014-07-16 12:29 am (UTC)
elizabeth_rice: Snoopy typing on his typewriter (Default)
From: [personal profile] elizabeth_rice
No problem.

Oh, well. If she's as popular as the numbers say, I should be happy so I'll accept your decision. Thanks for your time and patience and hard work.

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