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AnoBakaDesu Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
Aug 30th 2014 at 6:36:56 PM

I have watched the 10-episode anime and OVA some years ago, but I should be able to take a look at it.

"They played us like a DAMN FIDDLE!" — Kazuhira Miller, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Aug 30th 2014 at 6:47:56 PM

I fixed some of the more major formatting issues, but left the spoilers for now.

desdendelle Grey Crow from on top of a polar bear's head Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
Grey Crow
Oct 1st 2014 at 9:35:15 AM

Is it OK to strip the spoilers from The Man Behind the Man? It's spoiler-y by nature and it has quite a lot of examples that are basically covered in spoiler font.

"... You're making me think about a parasitic, Raising Heart-wielding Kyubey living inside people" -Sergio Turbo
AnoBakaDesu Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
Oct 1st 2014 at 11:16:11 AM

[up] [tup], and comment out ZCE while you're at it.

"They played us like a DAMN FIDDLE!" — Kazuhira Miller, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Oct 2nd 2014 at 4:45:18 AM

[up][up][tup][tup], yeah, that looks pretty ugly, with entire sections of white text. It even has a spoiler warning, so putting spoilers anyways seems self-defeating

desdendelle Grey Crow from on top of a polar bear's head Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
Grey Crow
Oct 2nd 2014 at 8:06:40 AM

Done, but I didn't finish cleaning the Zero Context Examples up. My head hurts.

"... You're making me think about a parasitic, Raising Heart-wielding Kyubey living inside people" -Sergio Turbo
captainmarkle captainmarkle from In Cloud Cuckooland Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
captainmarkle
Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:31:31 AM

When I last checked, Red vs. Blue is a borderline quagmire; the pages for Red Team and Blue Team especially are pretty messy. I'd tidy it up myself but as a uni student my time is more limited. If someone could help that would be appreciated, many thanks.

Fantern, Hatter and Korra fan. Not to be confused with Captain Sparklez, although I may have unconsciously taken inspiration.
SeptimusHeap Token Good Teammate from Bern, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:50:02 AM

Ditch the spoilered paragraphs in the description. Other than that, I don't think it's too bad.

Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:49:30 PM

@ Desdendelle: Your post implied you stripped all the spoilers from The Man Behind the Man by hand. You can use this tool instead for when all the tags needs to be removed. Much easier.

desdendelle Grey Crow from on top of a polar bear's head Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
Grey Crow
Oct 3rd 2014 at 6:03:41 AM

I did use the tool. I just did (some of) the cleanup when I was a bit too tired.

"... You're making me think about a parasitic, Raising Heart-wielding Kyubey living inside people" -Sergio Turbo
doubleyouteeeff Political ends as sad remains will die from (Hudson) River running right on over my head Relationship Status: Owner of a lonely heart
Political ends as sad remains will die
Oct 3rd 2014 at 6:12:09 AM

Is it appropriate to use spoilers to indicate words or parts of words that are meant to be hidden but are not spoilers, as on Censored for Comedy?

Not right away, not right away
SeptimusHeap Token Good Teammate from Bern, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Oct 3rd 2014 at 6:15:04 AM

I would think so, but seeing as spoilers don't display for everyone I would use asterisks in that specific case.

doubleyouteeeff Political ends as sad remains will die from (Hudson) River running right on over my head Relationship Status: Owner of a lonely heart
Political ends as sad remains will die
Oct 3rd 2014 at 7:51:55 AM

Would note markup have to be used in that case to show the word hidden behind the censor?

Not right away, not right away
theAdeptRogue iRidescence Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
iRidescence
Oct 6th 2014 at 5:55:39 AM

This page contains a section that is labelled: "Spoilered tropes; read at your own risk", then proceeds to spoiler tag everything in that section including the trope names. Can we just strip all the spoilers there?

desdendelle Grey Crow from on top of a polar bear's head Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
Grey Crow
Oct 6th 2014 at 6:18:24 AM

Counterintuitive... Yes, strip that section.

"... You're making me think about a parasitic, Raising Heart-wielding Kyubey living inside people" -Sergio Turbo
Madrugada Zzzzzzzzzz Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Oct 6th 2014 at 6:36:22 AM

I dropped them all into a folder and stripped off the spoiler markup. Frankly, I don't see that most of them are even spoilers; it appears that whoever made that page is of the opinion that anything that isn't immediately obvious from reading the cover is a spoiler.

There also appears to be a lot of shoehorning in general.

Someone who knows the game better than I do is needed to finish the cleanup.

...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
Oct 6th 2014 at 6:54:51 AM

If character pages are to have no spoilers, Characters.Dangan Roleplay would provide robust start material (it was a recent random find that I had a clash with, incl. despoilering lots of trope names).

bwburke94 My Ice Cream Waifu from Remnant Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
My Ice Cream Waifu
Oct 13th 2014 at 2:16:43 AM

[up] Administrivia.Handling Spoilers doesn't list "no spoiler tags on character pages", but certain character pages do have a policy of not tagging any spoilers up to a specific point so that the page doesn't look like Swiss cheese.

Misspelled trope names dealt with... for now. Moving back to the Understatement project soon?
desdendelle Grey Crow from on top of a polar bear's head Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
Grey Crow
Oct 13th 2014 at 2:23:59 AM

Characters.Dangan Roleplay has more holes than a wheel of Swiss cheese, though.

"... You're making me think about a parasitic, Raising Heart-wielding Kyubey living inside people" -Sergio Turbo
dsneybuf Relationship Status: I've been dreaming of True Love's Kiss
Oct 30th 2014 at 8:37:24 AM

Does the Marvel Entertainment folder of Disney Death have too many spoiler tags, or not enough?

Oct 30th 2014 at 10:11:30 AM

Disney Death is a Death Trope, so too many. The trope pages for death tropes aren't quite Spoilers Off (there are often spoilers that aren't directly related to the death that need to be hidden), but they're pretty damn close.

I mean, the Marvel folder isn't excessively bad, but it is unnecessary.

dsneybuf Relationship Status: I've been dreaming of True Love's Kiss
Oct 30th 2014 at 11:33:32 AM

I removed the tags related to MCU movies and The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, but I have to leave it to someone else to decide the seriousness of those Agents of SHIELD spoilers, since I don't watch the show myself.

edited 30th Oct '14 11:33:46 AM by dsneybuf

Nohbody "In distress", my ass. from Somewhere in Dixie Relationship Status: Mu
"In distress", my ass.
Oct 30th 2014 at 7:00:31 PM

The AoS ones don't look too egregious, though I did tweak the Garrett entry a bit.

I do wonder why there are separate Marvel and Lucasfilm folders instead of putting the works from the respective studios in with the normal media folders, though, but that's not this thread.

edited 30th Oct '14 7:03:31 PM by Nohbody

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crazyrabbits Crazyrabbits from Mississauga, ON, Canada
Crazyrabbits
Nov 25th 2014 at 8:58:46 PM

I feel like we need to figure out what to do with Frog Fractions. Aside from the fact that it needs a description rewrite (which I'm more than happy to do), two-thirds of the examples are whited out. This is due to the fact that the game, by design, goes through a series of gameplay changes that are likely spoilers to first-time players. However, the fact that it's getting a sequel means that interest will likely increase in the future.

I'm wondering if we should stick a spoiler policy upfront and tell them examples will be unmarked, or leave it the way it is.

desdendelle Grey Crow from on top of a polar bear's head Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
Grey Crow
Nov 26th 2014 at 2:44:39 AM

90% of that page's examples are Zero Context, too. Is there a 'this page really needs help' thread? Looking at it, aside from (IMO) a "here there be spoilers" warning and spoiler-stripping it also needs a better description and context for its examples.

"... You're making me think about a parasitic, Raising Heart-wielding Kyubey living inside people" -Sergio Turbo

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