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Occasionally used in FauxHTMLTags, especially on forums whose software strips out anything that looks like it ''might'' be an HTML tag (like, for example, "<blah>"), on forums that don't allow HTML posting.

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Occasionally used in FauxHTMLTags, FauxComputerCode, especially on forums whose software strips out anything that looks like it ''might'' be an HTML tag (like, for example, "<blah>"), on forums that don't allow HTML posting.


[img]http://the.address.of/an/image/to/display[/img]\\

to:

[img]http://the.[img][[http://www.example.com http://the.address.of/an/image/to/display[/img]\\of/an/image/to/display]][/img]\\



::[url=http://the.address.to/make/a/link/to]text to be linked[/url]\\

to:

::[url=http://the.::[url=[=http://the.address.to/make/a/link/to]text to/make/a/link/to=]]text to be linked[/url]\\


::[s]t̶o̶n̶g̶u̶e̶-̶i̶n̶-̶c̶h̶e̶e̶k̶ ̶t̶e̶x̶t̶[s]\\

to:

::[s]t̶o̶n̶g̶u̶e̶-̶i̶n̶-̶c̶h̶e̶e̶k̶ ̶t̶e̶x̶t̶[s]\\̶t̶e̶x̶t[s]\\


::[s][[strike:tongue-in-cheek text]][s]\\

to:

::[s][[strike:tongue-in-cheek text]][s]\\::[s]t̶o̶n̶g̶u̶e̶-̶i̶n̶-̶c̶h̶e̶e̶k̶ ̶t̶e̶x̶t̶[s]\\


::[s]t̶o̶n̶g̶u̶e̶-̶i̶n̶-̶c̶h̶e̶e̶k̶ ̶t̶e̶x̶t̶[s]\\

to:

::[s]t̶o̶n̶g̶u̶e̶-̶i̶n̶-̶c̶h̶e̶e̶k̶ ̶t̶e̶x̶t̶[s]\\::[s][[strike:tongue-in-cheek text]][s]\\

Added DiffLines:

A markup language for {{Message Board}}s; slightly simpler than HTML. '''NOT used on the TV Tropes wiki or forums.'''

The most common ones, found on nearly all forums:
::[b]'''bold text'''[/b]\\
[i]''italic text''[/i]\\
[u]underlined text[/u]\\
[img]http://the.address.of/an/image/to/display[/img]\\
[url][[http://www.example.com http://the.address.to/make/a/link/to]][/url]\\
[quote][[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} to be or not to be that is the question]][/quote]

Some tags also take a parameter:
::[url=http://the.address.to/make/a/link/to]text to be linked[/url]\\
[quote=Hamlet]to be or not to be that is the question[/quote]

Also common on many forums:
::[s]t̶o̶n̶g̶u̶e̶-̶i̶n̶-̶c̶h̶e̶e̶k̶ ̶t̶e̶x̶t̶[s]\\
[spoiler][[ItWasHisSled Darth Vader is Luke's father!]][/spoiler]\\
[spoiler=text label][[labelnote:text label]]either Darth Vader is Luke's father or else this post is just really long-winded or else has lots of large images or one REALLY large image and will stretch the page if unconcealed by some sort of folder[[/labelnote]][/spoiler]\\
[code]#computer code[/code]

Occasionally used in FauxHTMLTags, especially on forums whose software strips out anything that looks like it ''might'' be an HTML tag (like, for example, "<blah>"), on forums that don't allow HTML posting.
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