Author Topic: Spoiler alerts and other etiquette - please read before you post  (Read 14177 times)

Offline petetherock

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Every likes to hear about a new movie, but not everyone wants to know the ending in a place like this forum.

I for one would like to found out about the end myself.

Hence can we all post with a big WARNING about a SPOILER AHEAD, either in the header or in a way everyone can see.

Either that or have the rest of the plot text changed to white so it cannot be seen unless you highlight the text.

Thanks


« Last Edit: June 28, 2008, 21:32 by petetherock »
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this is a very good habit that i hope all of us who enjoy watching movies and especially talking about movies would practise :) kudos to pete for bringing this up and mods, please make this a sticky.

thank u.

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I am farking sick of idiots who post spoilers. What's so cool about telling people who and who is dead? Damn farking irresponsible.  >:(

It's ok. It's my fault too but I will never open that thread anymore and read anything that idiot writes
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so... how do we do something to hide the spoilers ahead machiam like HWZ like that?
is it by
Spoiler: show
xxx
will do?

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Hello Norman


so... how do we do something to hide the spoilers ahead machiam like HWZ like that?
is it by
Spoiler: show
xxx
will do?

I normally just change the font colour to white if I am on a PC. If I am typing on a phone or tablet, I just use a SPOILER header and then type everything inside then with an END SPOILER at the end so they can skip past.

I don't think the forum script allows a "spoiler" BB code at the moment.
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Newman  :P

I know. But this was a deliberate typo. :)
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I know. But this was a deliberate typo. :)

Ahh, my mistake! ;D… Didn’t catch the reference till now (I don’t read that particular thread)… :P
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Sigh... I just opened another movie thread where an important plot info was revealed...
Why can't we put spoiler alerts...  ::)
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I used to love looking forward to early watchers' opinions, but the number of bros posting spoilers is just too much..
Everyone, please.. post a spoiler alert!
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One more idiot just went into my shite-list.

« Last Edit: April 28, 2016, 11:07 by westendboy »
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