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Fandom: How I met your mother
by cosmic (bananacosmic)
at August 26th, 2010 (02:43 pm)

How I met your mother (HIMYM) is a sitcom. The main character is Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor), who in the year 2030 recounts to his son and daughter the events that led to his meeting their mother. Ted's friends are Marshall Eriksen (Jason Segal), Lily Aldrin (Alyson Hannigan), Barney Stinson (Neil Patrik Harris, aka NPH), and Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders).

The show premiered on September 19th, 2005. Airs on CBS on Mondays, 8:00 PM. Official website.


Please note: I have listed each community under only one category. Many of them have several other purposes as well, so check their info pages. Also, I've only included the comms that have been active within the last year and have at least one post.



Overview at crack_van: here


Announcements/Discussion/Meta/News

howimet
suitup_swarley
ninjareport
haveyoumetted
himym_style (The styles/clothes of HIMYM)


Fic

himym_awards (HIMYM Awards for the best fanfic)
himym_fic
himym_darkfic
mature_himym
himym_slapbet (everything but Barney/Robin)
him_tbbt_100
himym_ficprompt


Role playing/games

himym_roleplay
himymland
himym_au_rp


Graphics/icons/vids

himymlims
himym_elite
himym_icons
himym_animoods (animated mood themes)
nph_icons
alyson_stills
daily_nph (daily NPH pictures)
daily_himym (daily HIMYM pictures)
dailyhowimet (daily HIMYM pictures)


Pairing specific comms

barneyrobin (Barney/Robin)
marshall_lily (Marshall/Lily)
theolivetheory (Marshall/Lily)
barneyted (Barney/Ted)


Actors

she_smulders (Cobie Smulders)
robinsmulders (Robin Scherbatsky & Cobie Smulders)
haveyoumetjosh (Josh Radnor)
alysonhannigan (Alysson Hannigan)
nph_daily (NPH)
church_of_nph (NPH)
thedoog (NPH)
nph_capslock (NPH)
slutup (Barney Stinson & NPH)


Ship manifestoes

Barney/Robin - you give love a bad name by damalur
Barney/Lily - the former Mr. and Mrs. Stinson by otempora42


Fic recs

Recs at crack_van
bananacosmic's recs
Idioticonion's recs
Fic recs @ TV Tropes


Other websites

Official website
HIMYM source
Have you met Ted? (blog)
HIMYM @ fanfiction.net


If I've missed any, please comment :)