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Xortberg

I assume it's on a topic-by-topic basis. I doubt you'd need to do it for every chapter you post in a topic. Rather, if you have a particular story you don't want critiqued, specify it there, and it applies to that topic only. Other works you post in their own separate topics aren't subject to a blanket ban just because of one where you didn't want it.

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Sluggsnipa

Stuff like "He put his beef in her taco" is really pushing it, though.

Mmmm,Beefy tacos... :trollface:

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Nova

Mmmm,Beefy tacos... :trollface:

Shut up you virgin. Real pimps call them VAGINAS

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Sluggsnipa

Shut up you virgin. Real pimps call them -CENSORED-

:trollface: Heh he he.

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"User"

You two are among the most....bizarre forum goers I've encountered recently. :shock:

Btw, this isn't the thread for e-peen competitions. Ergo please don't post completely unrelated stuff in various topics - especially those concerning rules.

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Sluggsnipa

You two are among the most....bizarre forum goers I've encountered recently. :shock:

Btw, this isn't the thread for e-peen competitions. Ergo please don't post completely unrelated stuff in various topics - especially those concerning rules.

Ok User,I won't pull any more shenanigins...*High Fives Nova*

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Xortberg

This topic being bumped has reminded me, I have a bit of a suggestion.

2. Be constructive. Tell why you don't like it and how the author can do better. Politely of course.

This is, of course, necessary. Telling someone they sucked and leaving it at that really won't help them improve at all. On the flipside of the coin here, telling someone "This fanfic rocks!" and leaving it at that is just as unhelpful, and actually tends to hurt more than it helps. No work of fiction is perfect, and just telling someone their work is good without telling them how to improve it further is kind of a barrier to improvement. I propose that, if you post to tell someone that you like their work, you should be just as critical as if you didn't like it. I've seen legitimate critique turned down because an author preferred to pay more attention to the plethora of "This is awesome!" replies instead, and that's just no good.

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SpiralPyramids

Just a quick question before I start posting my Fanfic... what constitutes as violence that is "Title note worthy?" Extended firefights? Or, you know, heads flying off of bodies sort of things?

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OneUnder

Just a quick question before I start posting my Fanfic... what constitutes as violence that is "Title note worthy?" Extended firefights? Or, you know, heads flying off of bodies sort of things?

Here's a quote from the first page;

My guess:

Saying someone was killed is fine. Going into enough detail to say that they were crushed by a falling machine or beheaded by a laser sword is also fine.

Describing the blood, guts, and thrashing of the body in its death throes is not so fine.

Seems to sum it up well IMO.

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SpiralPyramids

Right on! Thank you very much for the reply :)

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Guest BlueRaccoon

I already started on my fanfic and I'll make adjustments if I have to, but am I allowed to bring God into the story (through a christian character, of course, not God himself)?

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reread the forum rules and I now understand about this subject. I do have a new question, though: Is one allowed to write more than one story in this forum? I just gotta ask to make sure.

Edited by BlueRaccoon

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kellyHigurashi

Ok. I read the rules I try upload my history I have bad english but I try do my best

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Hidi

I do have a new question, though: Is one allowed to write more than one story in this forum? I just gotta ask to make sure.

I would assume so, just don't post anything that would be considered against the rules.

Ok. I read the rules I try upload my history I have bad english but I try do my best

Great to hear! And welcome to SF-O both of you!

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Snys93

I've never been a big fan of sexual fan fics. I find them most irritating and irreverent.

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Guest BlueRaccoon

This is something I thought it would be better to ask instead of just assume.  It's concerning this rule in the forum rules:

 

 

 

4. Do not post anything that promotes illegal activity, including substance abuse.

 

Now, my fanfic I have going involves an illegal race.  Should I cease my story or am I ok?  No one has said anything to me yet, but I felt I should ask anyway.

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Snys93

Illegal activity? What about a group of bad guys stealing from a CDF weapons depot or high ranking officials cheating on they're taxes? This rule is VERY vague.

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OneUnder
Illegal activity? What about a group of bad guys stealing from a CDF weapons depot or high ranking officials cheating on they're taxes? This rule is VERY vague.

 

Admittedly it definitely is; the scenario you described seems perfectly reasonable for a story though.

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Merisstheskeletal

Hi, i'm going to be posting a fanfic where star fox is in highschool/college, just one question.

Do school shootings count as significant violence if only 2 characters get shot? or is that even allowed?

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StarFoxfan-FUR_ever

Hi, i'm going to be posting a fanfic where star fox is in highschool/college, just one question.

Do school shootings count as significant violence if only 2 characters get shot? or is that even allowed?

 

Going back to the first post,

 

2. Graphic descriptions of death are prohibited.

4. Please post a warning if a story contains significant violence.

 

I'm not the first person to go to for questions about fan fics, but in I'd be willing to bet you can't actually have a scene where anyone gets killed, which includes gun violence. I think in your specific case, because it's within a high school setting, the subject matter is much more touchy as compared to say "Fox dodged enemy fire, while simultaneously returning fire, hitting his mark" within the context of general sci-fi warfare.

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Merisstheskeletal

Going back to the first post,

 

2. Graphic descriptions of death are prohibited.

4. Please post a warning if a story contains significant violence.

 

I'm not the first person to go to for questions about fan fics, but in I'd be willing to bet you can't actually have a scene where anyone gets killed, which includes gun violence. I think in your specific case, because it's within a high school setting, the subject matter is much more touchy as compared to say "Fox dodged enemy fire, while simultaneously returning fire, hitting his mark" within the context of general sci-fi warfare.

Oh okay, i got it. So i have to put http://www.starfox-online.net/uploads/monthly_02_2015/post-16321-0-92207200-1423687643.png on the second part (2 episodes, 2 parts), and i can't be overly descriptive with the shooting, but here are the examples i'll use.

Example 1: ____ feels a sudden white hot pain in his back, causing him to howl in pain, and a force that pushes him/her to the ground.

 

Example 2: As the 2 struggle with the gun, ignoring _____'s plea to stop, the gun suddenly goes off. Both of them show expressions of pain, and then fall to the ground.

 

Does that fall within the content limits?

 

If you want the actual clip as an example, look it up on youtube, it's there

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Vy'drach

Violence/death and all are alright, it's just you can't get too descriptive. Say you were having a character lose an arm in a sword fight or what have you. You can say character A slices off character B's arm. What you can't do is go on about blood spurting or the state of the tissue at the wound. Things like that tend to be a bit too much.

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CommanderRed

I really hope my fanfic is okay. I put some effort in it and I feel like it has potential.


Tell me what you think

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