The Weight of
The Weight of Yesterday is a DCU based RP site, drawing inspiration primarily from the events of DC Rebirth, and choosing to blend in pieces of the New 52 and New Earth eras. Here at tWoY we're primarily focused on delivering the spirit of the DC universe. With our own unique, ever-evolving site canon, we encourage you to become a part of it today! What role will you take in our universe?


new rules & new standards

February 17th, 2017

Welcome back; your last visit was on Today
Rules, guidelines, and regulations can all be found here. It is essential that you read over these materials and review them so that you can limit the amount of questions that need to be asked, as well as providing you with all of the important information that we have available.

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Nov 19 2017, 03:53 PM
Here is where the updates and announcements will be posted. These will be major updates to the rules, skin, codes, organization, events, etc. You will be tagged or PM'd whenever a new update or announcement is posted.
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Feb 17 2018, 02:03 PM
Need help? Have a question? Need a topic moderated? Just want to bug staff? Here’s where you do it, and remember, there’s no such thing as a stupid question.

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Mar 20 2018, 03:39 PM
Any and all in-progress or completed applications can be found here. Remember to post the titles and subtitles of application topics in the correct format!

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Yesterday at 05:54 pm
After acceptance all required claims must be filled out here including Affiliation Claims, Face Claims, and the Member Directory. Any additional and optional claims are also located here. Post all claims in the Claims Directory.

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Yesterday at 06:28 pm
All accepted applications go here within their corresponding member groups. They also double as your plotter. This is where you storyboard, plan threads, and plot with other characters! A place for ideas to flourish and threads to be born. Only post in each others' shipper-apps, please!

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Yesterday at 08:26 pm
Information on all the Teams & Families across the board will be stored within this section on site. All your needs from official timelines, to group events, to plot developments will be in this section.

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Mar 18 2018, 12:57 AM
Want a character to be played? Make a want ad here for them! Looking for a character? Browse this forum of guaranteed plots!

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Mar 21 2018, 12:26 PM
Personality tests, cool pictures, headcanons, and threads full of material your characters can relate to. Here’s where you post all the codes, templates, one shots, and things you find on Tumblr.

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Yesterday at 10:42 pm
As more events, both major and minor, occur, the different forms of media will provide coverage for those events. Here is where newspaper articles, news interviews, blog posts, etc., will be submitted by members associated with reporting and journalism.

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Mar 15 2018, 04:42 PM
Here is where in-character technological communication will take place, including things as small as texting or as large as virtual conferences.
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Mar 21 2018, 05:50 PM
Coast City is a conglomeration of lively citizens, finely sculpted buildings, and expansive beaches ruled by cerulean waves and upbeat sunbeams. Despite its glamorous appearance and lack of criminal activity, Coast City still falls victim to the evil forces of the world. Luckily for the citizens of Coast City, they have the shining light of the Green Lanterns shrouding them.
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Yesterday at 12:55 am
The sister cities, Central City and Keystone, coalesce to form the eminent Gem Cities. With the combined efforts of the Flash Family, these cities take little damage from the forces of evil.
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Gotham, a city plagued by malevolence and smog. Crime slips through the veins of the sable streets and insanity pours from its nearby islands, striking fear in the hearts of its citizens. However, they can rely on the Dark Knight to keep them safe.
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Today at 12:21 pm
Drenched in sunlight and bustling with life, Metropolis is a city full of splendor and marvel. Skyscrapers cut into clouds and logos adorn every other wall. While shadows threaten to creep in, the citizens of Metropolis can sleep well knowing that the Man of Steel protects them.
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Today at 12:09 am
Dominated by modern high-rises and affluent business moguls, Star City is a city that thrives in chaos. Underneath a veil of beautiful beaches and unique tourist traps hides many veins of corruption, criminality, and betrayal. However, the Emerald Archer has vowed to rid Star City of its darkness one arrow at a time.
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Yesterday at 11:15 pm
A vast world awaits discovery and adventure. From the chasms of the Grand Canyon to the palace temples of Dubai to the great Kahndaqi pyramids, more of the world still remains. Go explore!

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Today at 03:04 am
A collection of planets, stars, and galaxies exist in the dark, endless expanse of Space. Millions of different alien species inhabit entirely different worlds and can be encountered through Space voyages. But beware, the dangers of Earth pale in comparison to the perils of Space.
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Yesterday at 02:02 pm
Here, you can entertain the endless possibilities of Alternate Universes. The adventures detailed here have no affect on the realm of Earth 1, so you're welcome to explore any alternate ideas!
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Mar 19 2018, 01:35 PM
Here, you can detail the events of the past, in depth, in the form of classic threads.
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Yesterday at 10:24 pm
Looking to spread the work about your site? Responding to one one of our advertisement posts? Well, this is where you do so. Also located here will be our ad and its different versions.

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Yesterday at 05:31 pm
When threads and topics become outdated or inactive, they are moved here to designate as much. This information will be able to be retrieved and moved back if there is a necessity for it or if you've been given a second chance. Regardless, this will serve as an archive for completed and incomplete in character and/or out of character information.

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Yesterday at 08:39 am
Chuckles, giggles, jokes, in character harassment, all here. Make sure that the content posted doesn't infringe upon our respect rules and doesn't make anyone feel uncomfortable.
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Today at 11:11 am
Need or want to discuss something? Even if it's not DC related? Then this is where you do so! Try not to linger upon sensitive topics or include any bigotry or hate. Otherwise, discuss as much as you want!

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Mar 20 2018, 08:05 AM
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