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  • Scrappy Mechanic: The introduction of 4 character choices in filters. For the vast majority of fandoms the site is used solely for Shipping two characters together. Since the update this ability to add more characters has lead to an infuriating level of people who put all the main characters in a story as the 4 characters even if the story is just for shipping one of them. Example: Wanting to find Spencer/Aria stories for Pretty Little Liars, only to find that filtering for those two characters now also brings up dozens of stories that have the Four-Man Band of Spencer, Aria, Hanna and Emily all included in the filters.
    • On the other hand, this has now made seeking out pairings like the OT 3 a lot easier, now that one can filter out the fic that deals with just two thirds of the threesome.
    • It is possible for writers to make pairings which are recognised by the filter. Whether enough people do it to avoid irritating the people who still hate the new feature, however ...

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