Author Topic: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums  (Read 74984 times)

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There is a section of this forum dedicated to spoiler material. However, sometimes you may want to post spoiler material in the non-spoiler area of the forum. To do this, you need to use the spoiler tags. Spoiler tags hide the text within the tags, so users who don't wish to be spoiler, won't see the text. Those that don't mind being spoiled, can click a button to read the hidden text. Here is an example:

Spoiler
Ethan is really Locke's mother

The format for using the spoiler tag is this:

[ spoiler ]Text to be hidden[ /spoiler ]

Except you don't add the extra spaces inside the brackets as I have done above. I will eventually add a spoiler button, so you can just highlight the spoiler text and click the spoiler button to tag it - but, for now, this has to be done manually.

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For those who were having problems using the spoiler tag early on, Sledge has now corrected the issue.  You can now try it again as he described.

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2006, 01:09:42 PM »
There is a section of this forum dedicated to spoiler material. However, sometimes you may want to post spoiler material in the non-spoiler area of the forum. To do this, you need to use the spoiler tags. Spoiler tags hide the text within the tags, so users who don't wish to be spoiler, won't see the text. Those that don't mind being spoiled, can click a button to read the hidden text. Here is an example:

Spoiler
Ethan is really Locke's mother

The format for using the spoiler tag is this:

[ spoiler ]Text to be hidden[ /spoiler ]

Except you don't add the extra spaces inside the brackets as I have done above. I will eventually add a spoiler button, so you can just highlight the spoiler text and click the spoiler button to tag it - but, for now, this has to be done manually.
WHAT?!?!?! Ethan is Lcoke's MOTHER?!?!?!?!
wow... I never knew that... Where'd you find it?

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2006, 03:55:12 PM »
When you are posting from the forum (as opposed to posting from the external main SWLS pages), you can use the following code to post "Clickie" links.

[ URL=http://lost.cubit.net ]Clickie[ /URL ]

Just leave out the extra spaces around the brackets [ ]. You can replace the word Clicke with whatever text you want to be the link. For example, CLICK HERE to search the web.
Thanks, Sledge. I was wondering how y'all did that. Similarly, how do you edit the text in a Spoiler tag? I see Pandy doing it all the time.

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2006, 08:18:20 PM »
JB:  Just put [ Spoiler=Sourceofspoilerorwhateversillytitle ] Spoiler stuff here [ /spoiler ]
(what comes after the = will be the title)

Here's what it'll look like if you take out the spaces:
Hey JBRam
Boo!

Hope that's what you meant...

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2006, 10:50:37 PM »
Spoiler Blah Yada Blah
Testing 123 ...oh pandy...thank you thank you thank you! I didn't know this thing existed!! Woohoo!!!

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2006, 07:01:41 PM »
Info for Pandora
You're the BEST!!!

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2006, 12:16:21 PM »
E-Rich Practicing
I love cheese.

E-Rich's mySpace
« Last Edit: October 23, 2006, 12:05:04 PM by E-Rich »

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2006, 11:49:55 AM »
E-Rich Practicing
I love cheese.

E-Rich[/http://www.myspace.com/doubleerich]
You probably want to use [ url=http://www.myspace.com/doubleerich] E-Rich's MySpace [ /url]
Without spaces.
You get: E-Rich's MySpace

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2006, 12:05:28 PM »
Thank you - I now know how to do it the right way and fixed it!

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2006, 08:13:59 AM »
Spoiler
just testing guys

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2006, 11:29:48 AM »
Spoiler
just testing guys

That was a total let down, jordan. 

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #12 on: November 20, 2006, 11:31:15 AM »
Spoiler
just testing guys

That was a total let down, jordan. 

i cant be brilliant ALL the time.. jeez

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2006, 11:36:45 AM »
yeah - it does take the energy out sometimes.

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Re: How to use SPOILER tags to post spoiler material in NON-SPOILER forums
« Reply #14 on: November 28, 2006, 04:57:26 PM »
Requested again by Princess Leia:

Are Podcasts really considered spoilers? To some, yes. Therefore, I normally label podcasts spoilers as such. Here's how to do so:

For Podcast spoilers, I normally label them as such:

Podcast Spoiler
Spoilerish info
Do it like this:
[ spoiler=Podcast Spoiler ] Spoilerish info [ /spoiler ]
Just without the spaces around the brackets.
Also see replies #3 and #4