Pre-made characters that can be taken by other players. They can either be filled out almost completely or be mostly ambiguous. If you are not sure what character to make, you might find an interesting one here.
Welp, there's a lot to do but I got the feeling that it will be worth it.
Status updates like this can be used by any member for almost anything, like what's happening around you, what you're thinking about etc. Only OC, though