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NEW STORY DISCUSSION FORUM - spoilers go in there now (link inside)!!

posted by Miaou50 on - last edited - Viewed by 697 users

http://www.telltalegames.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=80

Hi all,

I've seen this morning that a new section appeared in this forum, which is designed to be used in order to post the "spoilers" messages.
I think it is a great idea.
But, do you - moderators or "responsibles" for this forum - have planned to move all already existing discussions tagged as "spoilers" from this section of the forum to the new one ?
I think it would make sense then, especially those related to the current new EP (3).

One more comment, I have just found where was located the "Support" section ... I think - but I might be wrong - it is not clear where this part is located.
I found there some posts related to the potential bugs concerning saves (the "hot" topic currently, it seems), and so on, and I would tend to think that all already existing posts about this problems could be moved there, or at least that a "reminder" with the link to the "Support" forum should appear somewhere at the beginning of each sections.

It's just an opinion ...

Regards,
Vinc.

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  • @Cyreen said: I think it's a work in progress - going through every thread, inserting spoiler tags where needed, merging topics and moving others.

    exactly why its a waste of time...

  • People whine about everything around here.. It's crazy.

  • @Red Panda said: Yeah, that's exactly what's going to happen. Seriously.

    That's why instead of a spoiler forum you should make it a spoiler free forum. It's a lot easier to prevent spoilers fresh then moderate a forum that has been spoiled to death already.

    Have you seen the reasons people want a spoiler free forum? So they can complain, or get help/tech support (for which there is already a forum), or check the forums instead of the blogs for release dates (which makes no sense b/c blogs & game websites get the info first) so you can have all that stuff there.

    Basically, yeah, it's pretty obvious the types you're dealing with.

    Make your life as moderators simple. Make this the spoiler forum because it will always have spoilers. Make the other forum spoiler free.

    Be smart about this.

    Their are other topics I have seen in here as well as ones about spoilers and people venting frustrations about late products.

    Granted the ones with Tech problems do have their own forum but the ones looking for a release date have no where else to go if they are from the EU because by the time anyone reported it on a game website like say ING it was probably on here first in the topic about it being late because everyone checks the PSN store as soon as they can. Plus I do not think TTG have actually posted a blog on the release date yet. (I could be wrong)

    Also saying something like "Basically, yeah, it's pretty obvious the types you're dealing with." sounds a bit insulting. Just warning you because you might end up with a bit of rage directed at you. I know if I would rage at you if I was insulted by the comment.

    On top of that looking through the pages it seems like a lot of time and effort but with good mods it should work.

  • Is there a way you can make the moved threads stop appearing in this forum? I mean, if there is a moved thread that's called Save Carley... the title itself is a spoiler.

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    Vainamoinen Moderator

    I can delete the redirects, yes. But at the time, they're too perfect a way to get people into the story discussion forum.

    I've moved a lot of the older threads in the last days without redirects - and have set all redirects I did establish to expire in seven days or less.

  • @BigMac30 said: Spoilers

    Still wrong section, its a whole new area of the forum, follow the link the OP provides.

  • So, how's it all working out?

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    Vainamoinen Moderator

    Surprisingly well. I did not think that the story discussion forum could really be functional when the idea was first proposed, but I'm quite happy with how it turned out. One or two threads a day still have to be moved - that's about a minute maintenance time. Spambots are still worse. ;)

    There are, of course, a few hundred threads left to be moved. That's quite a backlog. :eek:

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