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welcome to secondhand fame! here's where you're going to find our rules and setting, as well as information about our member groups. there's a lot to take in here, so this will all be very helpful.

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must haves
horse guide by lux // Dec 27 2016, 11:57 PM


any announcements for secondhand fame, such as updates, activity checks and information about site events, can be found here!

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newsletter
announcement #003 by lux // Jan 4 2017, 08:45 PM


do you need a staff member to do something for you? this is where you'll want to post. included here is a moderation request form and an open thread directory, so you don't have to hunt down threads across the whole site.

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member services
open threads by lux // Oct 26 2016, 07:31 PM


if you have any questions and/or suggestions and there's nobody in the cbox, please ask away here! this forum is guest-friendly.

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help desk
frequently asked questions by RACHEL // Oct 26 2016, 07:03 PM
a pretty royal flush of second hand fame


are you ready to join secondhand fame? this is where you'll create your character. to be accepted, your character will need to have their profile filled out, as well as a shipper.

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registration
how to create your character by lux // Oct 27 2016, 12:05 AM


our claims work on a first come, first serve basis, so please make sure to fill them out once your character is accepted! reserves last 3 days and can be renewed only once.

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claims
members by Jennifer Alyssa O'Neill // Jan 4 2017, 10:11 PM
for proof of excellence, for critical acclaim


shippers are sorted into member groups, and are the best way to get plots started! you'll want to reply in the same shipper the conversation was started in, to make plotting easy to follow.

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connections
Jennifer A. O'Neill by Jennifer Alyssa O'Neill // Jan 8 2017, 07:55 PM


are there characters you need that are crucial to the plots you want to play out? here's where you can request them. this section is, of course, guest-friendly.

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requests
through wasting all these t... by kit carraway // Dec 18 2016, 06:36 PM


if you'd like a board just for you to post all your crazy ideas in, this is where it'll be! to request a development board, simply post in the request thread inside.

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development
pavlenco, elizabeth s. by elizabeth pavlenco // Jan 2 2017, 01:45 AM
Come here to learn all about the points system implemented on SHF! You can spend your points in the shop, earn extra points by reaching milestones or participating in contests, and see who's currently getting a spending break in the show ring by checking current sponsorship information!
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points system
the stud book by pixel // Jan 7 2017, 01:25 AM
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Everyone has email, a cellphone, and some sort of messaging system these days, and let's be honest here: we use them probably more than we should. If you want to use anything that isn't face-to-face, it goes in here and can absolutely include some rapid-fire!
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communications
if wishes were horses by LARAMIE GREENE // Dec 3 2016, 12:47 PM


Welcome to the Winter Equestrian Festival! Held in beautiful Wellington, Florida, the WEF is a three month long competition, running classes every day of the week. It is a huge tourist draw, featuring competition at all levels - for children, juniors, adult amateurs, and even international and Olympic riders. Not to mention the shopping available! It's a horse-person's paradise!

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Greystone Acres is home to the best of the best. It isn't unheard of for international and olympic riders to keep their mounts here for training, especially during the Winter Equestrian Festival. Their facilities are top-notch, allowing for individual or group turnout with immaculate stables and grounds to work on. Anything you need, they have it.
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greystone acres
fire a gun by simon flynn // Jan 18 2017, 07:41 PM
Considerably quieter than Greystone, Greenbrier has never really been focused on the competitive atmosphere of the equestrian world. If you're looking for a quiet place to poke around the trails or learn without a whole lot of pressure, this would be a much better fit, even if the facilities aren't nearly as polished and dust-free.
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greenbrier ranch
Taking Off the Training Whe... by avery hayes // Jan 18 2017, 08:54 PM
Century Hill is one of Wellington's oldest racing stable. They've got a stellar reputation for wins, having produced multiple winners of various high stakes, high publicity races. Their facilities are beautiful, with large, rolling hills for relaxing rides on break days, a hot walker, and a fully functional race track for training purposes.
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century hill stables
i've got my priorities ... by elizabeth pavlenco // Nov 29 2016, 11:27 PM
Larklake is a small working ranch, run by Rawley Harrington. They focus on reining and cutting, primarily, but welcome western riders of all types. As a working ranch, they also house cows, which they use to practice on and help earn extra income.
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larklake performance horses
just riding my days away by Rawley Harrington // Jan 7 2017, 02:26 AM
All member-purchased barns, owned by characters, that are not an integral part of SHF's plot will be stored as boards here. Please check the descriptions carefully; some barns will have specializations, and the facilities and boarder capacity will be listed in each. If a barn accepts boarders, you do not have to ask before listing the horses as being kept at that barn in the horse directory.
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other barns
standing on the edge of a t... by kit carraway // Jan 8 2017, 10:51 PM
Home to the Winter Equestrian Festival, which boasts months of equestrian competition of all levels, Wellington is simply one of the places to be for a number of disciplines, including show jumping, dressage, and polo.
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wellington, florida
Every Move You Make, I... by casper miyamoto // Jan 8 2017, 11:02 PM
Wellington isn't the end-all and be-all of the world, and many of our riders will likely travel for shows, training opportunities, and a multitude of other reasons. If that location happens to be in the US of A, plop that thread right in here.
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within the united states
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There's a whole wide world out there, so anyone looking to explore, travel for work, or take that much needed vacation will likely find themselves venturing outside the borders of the United States sooner rather than later.
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international travel
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Feeling like roleplaying something in your character's past? Or maybe you want to jump ahead but can't wait for the site's timeline to catch up? Regardless, feel free to place your topic here and, should the site ever pass through that time frame, your thread can be moved then.
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time travel
this is your warning by nikolas kovac // Nov 12 2016, 11:50 PM
Ever wonder what might have happened if things played out differently? Well, we can't figure that out in our own lives, but our characters are another story. Hash it out here!
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alternate universe
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show process
show #6    sign ups close 12.16

wef series #1    sign ups close 12.16

Second Hand Fame prides itself on keeping shows active, so there will likely never be more than a day or two where there is no show available to sign up for. Some shows may requires points to enter, though, so read the class descriptions carefully!
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sign ups
fei nations cup dressage in... by lux // Jan 17 2017, 08:50 PM
Show results will be posted here within 24 hours of the show closing. We generate points for each placing horse/rider combination and then enter those into the high points sheet, which will get sorted every month for the awards. At the end of each IC year, there will be rewards for the top five combinations and points will be reset!
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results
fei classics lexington results by lux // Jan 15 2017, 01:02 PM
Looking to add some extra oomph to your entries? Look no further! Posts are not meant to be full on threads. You may have one per horse/rider combination per show and, at the end of the show, all threads here will be archived. For more details, check the show process thread in the sign-ups forum!
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warm up ring
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Want to make room in your horse roster for a new horse? Fit just not quite right for your character? No worries! Post an advertisement within and earn some points when someone buys your horse for their character!
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sale barn
process of selling a horse by lux // Dec 1 2016, 02:44 PM


auction process
auction #001    1 horse remaining

Come one, come all! Horses galore for the enthusiast who needs yet another equine to add to their roster - and possibly for prices less than the site's store, so long as there's no stiff competition!
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auction house
auction process by lux // Dec 1 2016, 02:23 PM
mark my words, it's never what you thought


this is where you can sit back, relax, and get to know all the other lovely faces here on secondhand fame! if you're going away, this is where you'll want to post about that, too.

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member lounge
away notices by RACHEL // Feb 12 2017, 04:45 AM


here is where you can play all those fun games that you use to procrastinate being "productive," whether they're in character or out of character.

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forum games
fact or fiction? by pixel // Dec 29 2016, 04:57 PM


are you playing around with codes? have some that you want to allow other people on secondhand fame to use if they want to? just want other peoples' opinions on something? amateur or expert, it doesn't matter – you can put them right in here.

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code testing
lux tests things by kit carraway // Dec 19 2016, 10:37 PM


looking to advertise your site? this is where you'll do it! this forum is guest-friendly and we'll take any and all ads, as long as we're able to link back easily. if we can double post, you can double post.

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advertising
JACFC: Your Favorite Charac... by JACFC Staff // Aug 30 2017, 09:08 PM


any old, abandoned or finished threads will be moved here, if you'd like to take a look at some old stuff. if you need something moved back out of the archives, please post in member services.

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archives
DEVELOPMENT PROMPT #1 by LARAMIE GREENE // Jan 6 2017, 04:50 PM
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