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Rules & Guidelines

This is a group for Star Trek species and aliens that have small fandoms and/or lack of main cast characters; and 'aliens of the week'. Examples for such species would be Bolians, Yridians, Kazon, Gorn and so on.

Where do I submit what?

There are folders for each show. If your derivation is a Xindi, for example, you submit it to the 'ENT' album. If it is a species shown in more than one series, it's your choice (like Bolians can be in TNG or VOY, or Nausicaans can be in TNG, DS9 or ENT).
In doubt, put them in Featured or the show you like better.

Main cast rare species (such as Neelix, Odo, Phlox, Jadzia/Ezri Dax, Kes) have a shared folder, it's not seperated after shows.
You can count the characters on 10 fingers anyways, otherwise they wouldn't be rare. XD
Other minor canon members or OCs of their species go in the show folder (i.e. Talaxian other than Neelix goes in VOY).

Submit ships, homeworlds or technology of rare species as Faves, I doubt there's much request for an own folder.

Species that were mentioned, but never shown on screen, and soft canon species (books, comics, audio books) have their own folder, 'Unseen Species'.
TAS species go in this folder, too, since the animated series is on/off canon since years and most of the species haven't been in live action.

Semi Rare Species without own groups - like Bajorans or Betazoids - have their own album now.

Hybrids & Sub Species the group accepts are hybrids with both parts of the heritage clearly visible, and sub species featured in the group of their main species (like Remans and Aenar; non-green Orions).

Fan Art of all species, major or minor, can be submitted to the Show Off album. Members can submit 2 derivations per week.

What can I submit?

You can submit any art you created. Please do not submit photo manips, screenshots and the like. Honestly, everyone can google a picture and slap some text on it, and this group should be about art you made yourself.
You may set your phasers to sexy, but no nudity, please.

What qualifies as 'rare' species?

* Species that have no regular or returning character - for example, Bolians only had minor characaters, never a crew member in the main cast.
* Species that were only shown in very few episodes, 'aliens of the week', for example the Dosi or the Vidiians.
* Species that only have one prominent member, for example Talaxians or Denobulans.


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After :icondjap-chan: took on some challenges to draw rarely seen species from Babylon 5, I finally added an album for Non Trek Rare Species. So if you have fanart of a non-joined Goa'Uld or an Iratus bug; a pak'ma'rah or any other rarely seen alien from another universe, feel free to submit to this album (usual settings).
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princessjazzcosplay Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so is this page still alive?
Randomgirl339 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
can it be a species that I made up?
thomvinson Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is this group still active?
mdbruffy Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016
There is a boy, he's five years old. He lives in North Carolina here in the States. He's fighting Leukemia. The doctors say he's currently in remission, but he has at least 3 more years of treatments.
   All he wants for Christmas are Christmas cards. Mine's going out in the morning.
  Here's his mailing address:
   Hayden Drake
   1637 Lum Buck Rd.
   Greenville, NC 27858

I'm asking everyone to send him a card. Especially those folks who don't live here in the States. I think he'd get a big kick out of getting a Christmas card from Britain, or Germany or Australia.

BecDeCorbin Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
Thanks for accepting my pic. Great-looking group by the way.
billiejeanthrillkill Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
Thanks. :)
hostile-makeover Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
hey everybody, i have a request ,... i'm willing to do character portraits, or possibly some other kinds of work, in trade for a 3d render of a klingon bop, in starfleet colours,... any takers?? (:
MattOodles Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Student General Artist
As an affiliate of #The-Unknown-Fandoms, I just wanted to let you know about our Secret Santa event going on, and also that we are open to participants!
Please read the group blog for more information, and don't forget to comment if you wish to participate! :D [link]
swfan444 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for adding my DS9 drawings! :D
billiejeanthrillkill Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011
Any time, they are great! :)
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