+Welcome to lyrical_fantasy, a lyric based icon community! Each week, a lyric or song is posted along with a Final Fantasy game or theme. Please join, even if you don't make icons. You can always look at the icons and vote! Please read through ALL the rules before joining. The rules are important. That's why they're there.
+All icons must meet LJ standards. (100x100, no larger than 40kb, saved in .jpg, .gif, or .png format) +If you are a member, please be active! I don't like seeing 7 names on our members list and not seeing them voting or submitting. +Each member is allowed to submit one icon unless otherwise specified. +All icons must be new. No icons you have already made. +Don't advertise your icon ANYWHERE until the contest is over. +All icons must be from a Final Fantasy. +The icons must contain the lyrics provided and the theme. No other text is allowed.
+Voting begins Sunday around 8:00pm EST and ends on Moday around 8:00pm EST. +You may vote for up to three icons and one Special Category icon each week. Just place your favorites in descending order. +This is how your vote should look: 89, 36, 24 75 or First: 89 Second:36 Third: 24 Special Category: 75 +Don't vote for your own icon, a friend's icon just because they made it, or let someone elses opinions sway your vote. +Don't vote for the same icon twice. However if you may repeat a vote for Special Catergory. +Voting is done on a point system. First place gets 3 points, second place gets 2 points, third place gets 1 point, Special Category gets 1 point.
+Every Monday around 8:00pm EST a new lyric or song and game or theme will be posted. +You may make one icon for the week, unless otherwise specified. +Post your icon and the URL to a screened comment on the challenge post. +Your icon must contain the lyrics and theme given No other text is allowed.
In short, here's how things will work, hopefully on a weekly basis: Monday/8:00pm EST/Challenge goes up Monday-Sunday/Make your icon Sunday/8:00pm EST/Icons due, voting goes up Sunday-Monday/Vote Monday/8:00pm EST/Voting ends, winners posted, challenge goes up