When to use Spoiler Tags

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When to use Spoiler Tags

Post by RabidFox » 01 Jun 2018, 15:21

Hi!

I was wondering something. If a topic was to be made about the bible or a specific version of the bible, would you include a spoiler tag in the subject if the bible was to be talked about in a way that was revealing? Normally, I would use a spoiler tag, but I don't know if that really makes a lot of sense when it's something like the bible.

Also, before I noticed the rules about spoiler tags—And I did look for rules, but couldn't find any—I created a topic about a book that included spoilers without using a spoiler tag in the subject. I tried to edit the topic to include a spoiler tag in the subject, but by the time I had realized that I should have included a tag, I was no longer able to edit the topic. The edit button was gone. So I was wondering if a moderator or an administrator could add a spoiler tag in the subject of the following topic I started: viewtopic.php?f=97&t=69323

Thank you for your time.

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Post by Omoye+ » 01 Jun 2018, 15:41

I am new kind of. Please what are spoiler tags? When and how are they used?

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Post by RabidFox » 01 Jun 2018, 15:56

A spoiler tag is an indicator that you're going to be discussing a book in a way that reveals things about the characters and the plot. So, basically, it's a warning that you may read important information that could ruin the book for you. You are supposed to put it in the subject line of a topic. So, for example, you would use something like (Spoilers) in the subject.

I was thinking that people would be talking about books without worrying about spoilers, because I wasn't sure how someone could discuss a book without revealing key elements about it. However, I finally found some rules somewhere that said that spoiler tags must be used when applicable.

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Post by gali » 01 Jun 2018, 22:32

RabidFox wrote:
01 Jun 2018, 15:21
Hi!

I was wondering something. If a topic was to be made about the bible or a specific version of the bible, would you include a spoiler tag in the subject if the bible was to be talked about in a way that was revealing? Normally, I would use a spoiler tag, but I don't know if that really makes a lot of sense when it's something like the bible.

Also, before I noticed the rules about spoiler tags—And I did look for rules, but couldn't find any—I created a topic about a book that included spoilers without using a spoiler tag in the subject. I tried to edit the topic to include a spoiler tag in the subject, but by the time I had realized that I should have included a tag, I was no longer able to edit the topic. The edit button was gone. So I was wondering if a moderator or an administrator could add a spoiler tag in the subject of the following topic I started: viewtopic.php?f=97&t=69323

Thank you for your time.
I added it for you. :tiphat:
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