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Roleplaying Vocab||The Role player's Cup of Tea

These are my definitions and what I know so. Not perfect, but decent. To start off we will just cover this: roleplaying means to play out a role. Role players here do that with writing. All the terms covered are used often in the roleplaying community. One's with ** will have their own blog.

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Admin/Moderator/Curator/Leader/Members**-

These are all the people that make up a community.

The first four are titles given to those who run the site.

Aesthetic**-

An aesthetic is something that is beautiful. Most people have an aesthetic theme, which, for example, means they might only have pictures and text in a certain font and color, because it looks nice.

AFK/BRB-

Two terms that means a roleplayer is not available at that moment.

Blog(s)-

Often a written article telling a story or something else that the writer wants to share.

Canon-

An official part to a character or story.

Canon Characters**-

Characters taken from a show, book or ect. But not created by yourself.

CSS/Html**-

The coding behind the customization of someone's profile.

Discussions-

Always OOC, often a place to discuss about plots or roleplaying.

Dungeon Master (DM)-

Someone who runs an event.

Events-

Often an open group roleplay that was plotted out before OR something that is taking place on the site, such as a contest.

Faceclaim(s)**-

A person that you use as a reference to how your character looks.

Fanfic-

A story written about a show, book, actor, etc. but was not canon and created by a fan.

Fandoms-

A community of fans.

Forums-

By definition, a place where ideas can be exchanged.

God Modding**-

When a roleplayer their character do something to another role player's with out giving them a chance to prevent it.

Hiautus-

When a writer takes a break from writing.In Character (IC)**-Serious roleplaying, often canon.Lemons-Fanfic with sexual scenes.

Literacy/illiteracy**

-How well someone writes.

Muse-

Someone's inspiration.

Original Characters (OC)**-

A character you made.

Out of Character(OOC)-

Not canonly roleplaying, or roleplaying at all.

Over Powered (OP)**-

Very self explanatory

Plots-

The storyline set out for a roleplayPrivate Messages (PMs)-Again. Self explanatory

Profiles/Bios**-

Often found at your page, a place to introduce your character.

Smut**-

Writing about sex.

Starters-

The first post of a roleplay.

Threads-

A roleplay.

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