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Rules Question: Real World References

Discussion in 'Announcements and Rules' started by AlexiGrey, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. AlexiGrey

    AlexiGrey Well-Known Member

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    I vaguely remember a forum having rules about talking about real life people/religions/etc. I thought it was QQ but I don't see it in the rules list. I also know I have seen quests that draw on real world influences but I can't remember if I saw them on QQ. I was planning a quest and my idea will probably lightly draw on the in-universe equivalents to real world religions. I understand that poorly done real world references can go bad fast so I was wondering if there were any guidelines.
     
  2. Biigoh

    Biigoh Purveyor of Fine Fanfiction Moderator

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    tehelgee? I think this one is more your field.
     
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    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator Moderator Subscriber

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    Taking inspiration from real world sources is fine, it's not against the rules. Try not to let your depictions shade over into revenge fantasies though.
     
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    magic9mushroom BEST END.

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    You may be thinking of the Giant in the Playground forums; they have such a rule.

    It's perhaps advisable that politics/religion debates here go in the Rants forum (since they have a marked inflammatory tendency), but there's plenty of them there.
     
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