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1. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 17:29 BST
Due to the fact that this is a gaming site, people may want to share details on a level of a game without "spoiling" it for users who have not yet reached that specific point. To prevent this, you may want to incorporate a spoiler feature (i.e., [spoiler]Blah[/spoiler] [Blah would be hidden]) so the message remains hidden for a user until said user clicks and/or highlights the message. For example, in the recently made "Inception" thread, spoilers were prohibited, thus making people who wanted to discuss the more ambiguous aspects of the film were forced to make an entirely seperate thread to speak of them. Also, people may want to offer tips or tricks to a game, but are inable to hide them from people who would like to play them fairly (e.g., without a FAQ, or a walkthrough). An example of this feature/code can be found on Backloggery. I believe that this feature would solve many of the aforementioned problems I brought up.
Edited on Fri 3rd September, 2010 @ 19:27 by Macaronius
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2. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 17:32 BST
yes, this would be a much appreciated feature.
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3. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 19:04 BST
I agree that this would be a good idea.
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4. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 19:07 BST
Me too as well also.
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5. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 19:09 BST
Good example was that Other M thread, lol.
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6. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 19:11 BST
Exactly, but what brought the subject to mind was the Inception threads.
7. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 19:15 BST
I second that. It would be much easier to just add in some spoiler code than to make a completely new thread.
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8. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 19:20 BST
What I don't get is why this site doesn't have it, when every other forum I go to has it.
9. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 19:22 BST
V8 Ninja wrote:
TBH, I can't imagine it being too hard to add Spoiler code but perhaps it's easier said than done. I'm not the programmer here so I can't say (And I think we only have the one programmer, Ant, right now as it is)
10. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 19:27 BST
@Terra I'm talking about how it would be easier for a user to type something like [spoiler] and then [/spoiler] instead of searching for the spoiler-filled thread and posting their thoughts there.
11. Posted: Fri 3rd Sep 2010 20:28 BST
This was already brought up in the Have Your Say thread a while back. Ant has been made well aware of our desire for a spoiler tag, and hopefully we'll see some of the features we all brought up in that thread eventually (if not soon?). :3
Edited on Fri 3rd September, 2010 @ 20:32 by theblackdragon
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