Stories that take place during the current run of the show.
 Fic that takes place during or is closely tied to a specific episode.
 Stories that take place pre-series.
 Stories that take place far in the future - not post-Casino Night fic, but fic that's farther down the road
 Alternate universes, with premises dramatically different from the show as it stands; for instance, Jim never came to work at Dunder Mifflin.