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MOD: Community Tag Descriptions.

With the influx of members being worried if they tagged their posts properly, here is a handy dandy guide on each every single tag, and their respective description. Please use this to guide you on what tag to use. :)

Please note that all tags and tag descriptions are subject to change, so expect this post be updated and edited now and then whenever a new tag pops up or such. ^^

Tag Name
Description
*mods
  • Posts posted by moderators regarding community politics etc.
*requests
  • Weekly collected request posts done by moderators.
*rules
  • Posts that contain the current effective rules of the community.
advertisements
  • Website advertisements that includes any of the following: LiveJournal communities, message boards, fansites/fanlistings, blog crews etc. All website ads under this tag should not be done by a member but by a moderator (e.g. sadaoru). This is due to this advertisement request post. International fansites, such as ones in a different language, are not excused from this process.

  • The cummulative monthly posts that can only be started by community moderators.

  • Advertisements for blog crews and memes do not get tagged.
discussion: birthday
  • Official moderator-started birthday posts for a KAT-TUN member’s birthday. Hence, no community member should be using this tag at all.
discussion: general
  • Prompted written discussion in regards to the KAT-TUN members. Possible subjects can include member relationships, new research information etc.

  • Member specific posts (e.g. a post concerning only Kamenashi) now have their own tags; please scroll down to the "member" section. All six member-related posts (e.g. concerning all six of members, not just two or three of them), should be tagged under this, and not with all six "member" tags.

  • General discussion on existing facts/material related to the group is allowed.

  • New LJ community member introductions are also in this category.

  • Drama episode or TV show summaries are to go under this tag only.
discussion: fan reports
  • Personal fan reports on concerts, musicals, shows etc. This includes personal fan encounters.
discussion: fan meetups
  • Fan meetup advertisements at a certain place.

  • Fan meetup discussions (e.g. pre-meetup or post-meetup) should be tagged this.
discussion: fandom info
  • Requests on where to buy fan goodies in a certain country.

  • Any other information regarding the process buying and/or selling KAT-TUN related fan goods.

  • The mail address to contact the group members, and other discussions regarding the official fan club.

  • Personal fan reports on concerts, musicals, shows etc. This includes personal fan encounters.
downloads: music
  • Posts where unofficial and non-copyrighted songs have already been posted (e.g. performance rips).
downloads: other
  • Anything else that can be downloadable that are not videos or music. Examples include: mood themes, ring tones, Winamp skins etc.
  • Zipped files of scans, pictures or screencaps do not go under this tag.
downloads: radio shows
  • Radio shows by KAT-TUN (e.g. R-One, KAT-TUN Style).
fanfiction: chaptered
  • Posts that advertise fanfiction with chaptered updates.
fanfiction: drabbles
  • Posts that advertise drabbles fanfiction.
fanfiction: one-shots
  • Posts that advertise one-shot fanfiction.
fanworks: art
  • Posts that display art created/designed by fans.
fanworks: other
  • Posts that display art created by fans (e.g. a song/instrumental cover).
fanworks: video
  • Posts that display video clips put together by fans.
graphics: icons
  • Posts that advertise LiveJournal icons made by fans. Note that only three icons should be out for sample at each batch. Other icons should be placed under a LiveJournal cut.
graphics: other
  • Posts that advertise LiveJournal layouts, mood themes, Winamp skins, desktop icons etc. that have been created by fans. Everything that does not fit under “icons” or “wallpapers” should be fit under here.
graphics: wallpapers
  • Posts that advertise desktop wallpapers made by fans.
lyrics
  • A database of lyrics translated (or non-translated) by fans; also includes official lyrics from single/album booklets.
news & info: general
  • Official news regarding the group. Note that all video news reports do not belong under this category.

  • News under this tag must have a source from a reliable source (e.g. a professional company etc), or have actual pictures/scans to prove it. Tabloid scans are not credible.
news & info: jin's hiatus
  • News regarding to the Akanishi’s October 2006 hiatus. This tag should not be used often, if at all.
news & info: rumours
  • News regarding the group that have not been stated officially by an association (e.g. Johnny’s Entertainment). Tabloid reports are categorized under this tag.

  • It would be a good idea to link the page/site where you found the news. Remember that other people's blogs are not allowed to be linked without their permission.
member: akanishi jin
  • Akanishi Jin specific picspams, magazine scans, activities, news & information etc. posts.

  • Other members have their own tags. All six-member related posts should be not tagged with all member posts. Instead, they should just be simply tagged as "discussion: general".
member: kamenashi kazuya
  • Kamenashi Kazuya specific picspams, magazine scans, activities, news & information etc. posts.

  • Other members have their own tags. All six-member related posts should be not tagged with all member posts. Instead, they should just be simply tagged as "discussion: general".
member: nakamaru yuichi
  • Nakamaru Yuichi specific picspams, magazine scans, activities, news & information etc. posts.

  • Other members have their own tags. All six-member related posts should be not tagged with all member posts. Instead, they should just be simply tagged as "discussion: general".
member: taguchi junnosuke
  • Taguchi Junnosuke specific picspams, magazine scans, activities, news & information etc. posts.

  • Other members have their own tags. All six-member related posts should be not tagged with all member posts. Instead, they should just be simply tagged as "discussion: general".
member: tanaka koki
  • Tanaka Koki specific picspams, magazine scans, activities, news & information etc. posts.

  • Other members have their own tags. All six-member related posts should be not tagged with all member posts. Instead, they should just be simply tagged as "discussion: general".
member: ueda tatsuya
  • Ueda Tatsuya specific picspams, magazine scans, activities, news & information etc. posts.

  • Other members have their own tags. All six-member related posts should be not tagged with all member posts. Instead, they should just be simply tagged as "discussion: general".
pictures: general
  • Pictures of the group, excluding magazine scans. Picspams are to be tagged under this.
  • Zipped files of massive picspams should be tagged under this only, and not under "downloads: other".
pictures: screencaps
  • Screencap batches done by members. There should be a group of screencaps done by the member, and not just a few to be tagged under this.
  • Zipped files of massive screencap spams should be tagged under this only, and not under "downloads: other".
request: music
  • Requests of unofficial and non-copyrighted songs (e.g. performance rips).
  • This tag is now retired after the introduction of the master request post; thus, it should no longer be used.
request: other
  • Requests of other things that do not fit in other “request” categories (e.g. music sheets).

  • General questions that result in a short answer (e.g. what is the date of this particular performance? What is the title of this song?)
  • This tag is now retired after the introduction of the master request post; thus, it should no longer be used.
request: pictures
  • Requests of pictures or scans.
  • This tag is now retired after the introduction of the master request post; thus, it should no longer be used.
request: translations
  • Requests of short general translations (e.g. article clippings, lyrics). Requesting subtitles is not allowed, but requesting of where to find existing subtitles is allowed. See here to find if a certain drama has been subbed. See here to see if a certain TV appearance has been subbed.
  • This tag is now retired after the introduction of the master request post; thus, it should no longer be used.
request: video
  • Requests of certain videos that feature KAT-TUN members.
  • This tag is now retired after the introduction of the master request post; thus, it should no longer be used.
scans
  • Pictures that have been scanned out of magazines, booklets or posters. We prefer that you post only scans you have scanned yourself, but otherwise if they are recent, you must credit the original scanner.

  • “Scans” are considered to be images that have been originally scanned and around 1000px minimum. See boys_paper for more details. Hence, cropped magazine scans are not to be placed under this category because once cropped, they are then considered “pictures” not “scans”.
translations
  • Articles or J-webs translated by fans for fans. Lyric translations do not go under this category.
video: cartoon kat-tun
  • Episodes of the group’s talk show.

  • Soft subtitles or hard subtitles done by fans for the show.

  • Questions regarding this show should be tagged under "request: other", but not before checking this information site on the show.
video: concerts
  • Concert fancams or short video clips.
video: dramas
  • Drama episodes/specials that KAT-TUN members are featured in.
  • Drama commercials and pre-show specials also fit under this category.
video: movies
  • Movies that KAT-TUN members are featured in.
  • Movie commercials and movie promos also fit under this category.
video: music shows
  • Music shows that KAT-TUN members are featured in. Examples include Music Station, CDTV, Music Fighter etc.
video: musicals
  • Musicals that KAT-TUN members are featured in (e.g. Dream Boys 2006, Dream Boys 2007 etc.).
video: music videos
  • All music videos that have been officially filmed by KAT-TUN. Making of's and DVD specials also fit under this category.
video: other
  • Short video clips that do not belong in the other video categories. For example, news reports, commercials etc.
video: shounen club
  • Videos that show KAT-TUN featuring on Shounen Club as Johnny Juniors or as guests.
video: subtitled
  • Videos that have been subtitled, whether in English, French, Spanish, German etc.
  • Subtitled dramas/movies do not get tagged under this. They remain under the "video: dramas" or "video: movies" tag.
video: talk & variety shows
  • Videos showing KAT-TUN appearing on various talk shows like HEY! HEY! HEY!, Utaban, Tokyo Friend Park II etc.

Last Updated: September 19th, 2008

If you have any questions or comments regarding any of the tags, feel free to leave a comment. Especially if a tag description isn't too specific. There definitely will be some loopholes that aren't cleared (aka posts that don't fit any of the existing tags), but these are just general descriptions to fit the overall tag usage.

Cheers. :)
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