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  # Rules for Beatmap Nominators
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- The rules listed here affect what [Beatmap Nominators](/wiki/People/Beatmap_Nominators) can and cannot do when nominating beatmaps as well as set the tone for the general conduct expected from them. These rules are the result of discussion within the [Nomination Assessment Team](/wiki/People/Nomination_Assessment_Team) and have taken into account feedback from the Beatmap Nominators upon their proposal.
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+ The rules listed here affect what [Beatmap Nominators](/wiki/People/The_Team/Beatmap_Nominators) can and cannot do when nominating beatmaps as well as set the tone for the general conduct expected from them. These rules are the result of discussion within the [Nomination Assessment Team](/wiki/People/The_Team/Nomination_Assessment_Team) (NAT) and have taken into account feedback from the Beatmap Nominators upon their proposal.
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- Beatmap Nominators possess the tools to nominate beatmaps and shape the world of osu! by promoting new content towards being included in the official listings, for this reason they have to abide by the rules at all times. Violating any of these may get the respective Beatmap Nominator removed from the Beatmap Nominators. Violations of those rules may be reported to a member of the Nomination Assessment Team directly.
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+ Beatmap Nominators possess the tools to nominate beatmaps and shape the world of osu! by promoting new content towards being included in the official listings, for this reason they have to abide by the rules at all times. Violating any of these may get the respective Beatmap Nominator removed from the Beatmap Nominators. Violations of those rules may be reported to a member of the NAT directly.
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  ## Expectations
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  All Beatmap Nominators are expected to do their best to abide by the ethos laid out in the [Expectations for Beatmap Nominators](/wiki/People/The_Team/Beatmap_Nominators/Expectations) article.
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- Sustained behaviour in conflict with these expectations is grounds for dismissal at the discretion of the Nomination Assessment Team.
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  ## Conduct
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- - **Do not follow any unfinalized rules or amendments.**
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- - **Abide by the [osu! Community Rules](/wiki/Rules) and the [Code of Conduct for Modding and Mapping](/wiki/Ranking_Criteria/Code_of_Conduct) at all times.** As a Beatmap Nominator, your behaviour should serve as a positive example to other members of the community. Infringing upon the Code of Conduct may result in you being placed on a temporary probation, or in extreme cases, removal from the Beatmap Nominators.
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- - **Do not partake or participate in paid modding, ranking OR beatmapping commissions.** There should never be any question as to the legitimacy or motives of members of any "official" osu! team (BN, NAT or otherwise) involved in the ranking process.
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+ - **Do not follow any unfinalised rules or amendments.**
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+ - **Abide by the [osu! Community Rules](/wiki/Rules) and the [Code of Conduct for Modding and Mapping](/wiki/Rules/Code_of_Conduct_for_Modding_and_Mapping) at all times.** As a Beatmap Nominator, your behaviour should serve as a positive example to other members of the community. Infringing upon the Code of Conduct may result in you being placed on a temporary probation, or in extreme cases, removal from the Beatmap Nominators.
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+ - **Do not partake or participate in paid modding, ranking OR beatmapping commissions.** There should never be any question as to the legitimacy or motives of members of any osu! team (BN, NAT or otherwise) involved in the [ranking process](/wiki/Beatmap_ranking_procedure).
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  ## Activity
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- - **Activity requirements for your respective gamemode(s) must be met.** Average activity over the last 3 months will be checked on the first day of each month and during regular BN evaluations, taking into account any leave of absence communicated. Any BN who falls below their mode's required average will get an activity warning.
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- - **When warned for activity, minimum activity requirements for your respective gamemode(s) must be met over the course of one month.** Failing to meet the required minimum when being warned for it prior may result in removal from the Beatmap Nominators.
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+ - **Activity requirements for your respective game mode(s) must be met.** Activity over the last 90 days will be checked on the first day of each month and during regular BN evaluations, taking into account any leave of absence communicated.
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+ - **Falling below 60 days worth of nominations in a 90 day period will result in a removal when activity is checked.** For example, an osu! BN with less than 6 nominations in a 90 day period will be removed.
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+ - **Falling below the 90 day requirements with more than 60 days worth of nominations will result in an activity warning.**
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+ - When warned for activity, minimum activity requirements for your respective game mode(s) must be met over the course of one month.
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+ - Failing to meet the required minimum when being warned for it prior may result in removal from the Beatmap Nominators.
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+ - Beatmap Nominators are expected to stay below a maximum number of nominations over any 90-day period, with each mode having its own nomination cap. Exceeding this amount will lead to a warning, followed by a removal if they fail to manage their activity accordingly.
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+ - osu!, osu!catch, osu!mania: 75 unique nominations.
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  ### Requirements
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- Multiple activities available to Beatmap Nominators can be peformed to gain activity: nominating, quality assurance (QA) checking, and nomination resetting. These can be mixed and matched to meet the equivalent of your gamemode's minimum requirement.
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- Activity is measured in nominations, meaning that each nomination is worth one point of activity. Each QA check is equal to 1/4 the activity of a nomination. Resetting beatmaps is taken into account but to a lesser extent, and it has no set ratio compared to nominations.
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+ Beatmap Nominator activity is primarily measured by nominations. Resetting beatmaps is taken into account but to a lesser extent, and it has no set ratio compared to nominations.
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  Each mode has its own required minimum for monthly activity.
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- - osu!, osu!taiko, osu!catch: equivalent of 3 nominations.
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- - osu!mania: equivalent of 2 nominations.
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- - Hybrid: equivalent of 3 nominations, with at least 1 per proficient gamemode.
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+ - osu!, osu!taiko, osu!catch: 3 nominations.
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+ - Hybrid: 3 nominations, with at least 1 per proficient game mode.
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  ## Nomination
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- - **Do not nominate beatmaps with unrankable issues.** The General Ranking Criteria and additionally all mode-specific Ranking Criteria apply to all sets with mode-specific difficulties.
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+ - **Do not nominate beatmaps with unrankable issues.** The [General Ranking Criteria](/wiki/Ranking_Criteria) and additionally all mode-specific Ranking Criteria apply to all sets with mode-specific difficulties.
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  - **Do not nominate beatmaps that you contributed to.** This includes any major contribution such as mapping, hitsounding, storyboarding, skinning, or slider velocity editing.
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  - **Do not nominate a beatmap without properly checking all difficulties of the mode(s) you are nominating.** Improper checking includes just running a modding tool before nominating or not even downloading the beatmap.
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- - **Do not nominate a beatmap if you are unsure of something.** In such cases, ask fellow nominators for assistance before making any rushed decisions. This includes unfamiliar game modes, suspiciously gray area/unrankable issues, quality issues or complex timing.
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+ - **Do not nominate a beatmap if you are unsure of something.** In such cases, ask fellow nominators for assistance before making any rushed decisions. This includes unfamiliar game modes, suspiciously grey area/unrankable issues, quality issues or complex timing.
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  - **Do not nominate a beatmap if you cannot reasonably judge it.** Being able to reasonably evaluate a beatmap, either through playtesting or modding experience, is a core part of being able to judge a beatmap’s quality. If you are deemed not to have sufficient playing skill or modding experience, we may call your ability to judge the beatmap into question.
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- - **Make sure no mod posts in the beatmap discussion have been ignored before nominating a beatmap.** Posts without a sufficient reply may count as ignored. When in doubt, double check if the Code of Conduct for Mapping and Modding has been violated on the beatmap discussion and act accordingly.
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+ - **Make sure no mod posts in the [beatmap discussion](/wiki/Beatmap_discussion) have been ignored before nominating a beatmap.** Posts without a sufficient reply may count as ignored. When in doubt, double check if the Code of Conduct for Mapping and Modding has been violated on the beatmap discussion and act accordingly.
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  ### Qualification
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