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      Oathbringer Spoiler Policy   11/13/2017

      Oathbringer is out! Let's make our policy on spoilers clear! 1. You must preface topics with Oathbringer spoilers with the prefix [OB] in the front 2. You are only allowed to post spoilers and spoiler topics in the Oathbringer Spoiler Board, Cosmere Theories, and some select work-related forums. 3. For posts in the Oathbringer Spoiler Board you do not need to use spoiler tags inside a topic marked [OB]. For Cosmere Theories, you also do not need to put spoiler tags inside your topic if the topic has [OB] in the title. However, for Cosmere Theories, if you are adding Oathbringer stuff to an old theory without the [OB] tag, those must go in spoiler tags and you must make it obvious outside the spoiler tag that the spoiler is regarding Oathbringer content. 4. For select things that do require talking about OB spoilers, in Events, Coppermind, and Arcanum forums, those are allowed but keep OB spoilers in spoiler tags 5. Avoid and minimize spoilers in topic titles--even though those two boards will not appear in the Recent Topics ticker, topic titles still appear in Recent Activity and the forum home.  6. You aren't allowed to post Oathbringer spoilers in places other than listed, even with spoiler tags.  It will be nine months and then the Oathbringer board will be re-merged with the Stormlight board and you will not need to tag these spoilers. If you'd like to move something in the Stormlight Archive board to the Oathbringer board, to update it with new Oathbringer information, Report the post and we will happily move it to the Oathbringer spoiler board. Part-by-part Reactions Though the Oathbringer Spoiler Board will be very spoilery, very fast (maybe don't come there until you've read the book, as people do have copies that bookstores sold early), you'll have these five topics for reactions if you want to nerd out: Part 1 Reactions
      Part 2 Reactions
      Part 3 Reactions
      Part 4 Reactions
      Full Book Reactions For parts 1-4, they will not include the interludes immediately following it. On Discord All Oathbringer spoilers on Discord will be exclusively in the #oathbringer_spoilers channel for the nine month spoiler period and nowhere else.
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I thought about posting this directly to the Email List thread, but figured a new topic might be easier to see/more likely to be seen.

Between Sept 6 and Nov 30, I will be travelling and in and out of reliable Internet access (although I am expecting to be more-or-less back to normal as far as the forums are concerned by about mid-October). Robinski has graciously agreed to be my backup and will have full counting-to-five and list-adding privileges while I'm away. I'll certainly be checking the forums when I'm able but Robinski is going to be the primary contact for that time. (Thanks, Robinski!)

For those just joining, I've updated the guidelines to ask that they PM both Robinski and me with their email addresses and it will most likely be Robinski adding them to the list until about Oct 15-ish, but other than that it should pretty much be business as usual.

Cheers!

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Silk's getting out just before my travel ban comes into effect ;)  <cough>

Seriously thought, it's my pleasure and my honour to lend a helping hand. I will try and keep the numbers of mobs incited to a minimum.

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