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The Open-mind Pairing Challenge is a fanworks challenge created by Threshie .

The Challenge: To encourage open-mindedness in your romance fanworks (rather than being biased toward one pairing), choose a character and then draw/write them into couple pictures or fanfics with at least five other different characters, one work per pairing.


o Create at least 5 fanworks, one per pairing. (You can create MORE than 5 for one character if you like, or draw 5-pair challenges for more than one character.

o Works can be fanfiction, fanart, sculpture, cosplay, comics, textile arts--anything that can portray your chosen couples!

o Any fandom goes--anime, tv series, books, or something else, but it has to be a fandom. Sorry, no original characters/original stories, the idea is to open the minds of other fans of something you are also a fan of, and to do that it has to be something people have heard of. No offense if you create original works--I do, myself--the Challenge just has a purpose that doesn't relate to them. =)

o Shounen-ai, shoujo-ai, het, canon, alt and even crack pairings are fine. Think outside the box!

o No crossovers, please--show what variety of pairings your chosen fandom can have all on its own!

o Anybody can join the Challenge. If you've just found this, and the challenge is already underway, feel free to jump right in anyway! The more the merrier. :thumbsup:

~Threshie :heart:
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Hannah66665 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm curious... what picture was used as the group avatar? ^^
Threshie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cripes, how did I never see this comment? :faint: It is this picture of mine, here:…
ToysAndChocolate Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
This one -> [link] :love:
Lilytooth-Star Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010   Writer
Is this still going on?
Threshie Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yep, people are just too busy with the holidays and such lately to submit as many works to the Group. =)
SparxPunx Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
aww shoot no crossovers that killed it off for me xD
Threshie Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sorry, it kind of defeats the purpose of this particular project. ^^;
Mew-Ville Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010
I want to make a new group. so I'll be a member from now on if that's okay
Threshie Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's okay, this Group is basically a big collection so you may be an active contributor or a member as you like. =) Thanks for letting me know!
Mew-Ville Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010
C: your welcome
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