Simon Slaughters wrote: Exactly what I'm saying I have a Candle Cove inspired story but they simply didn't attempt to look at it.
As for removing the abuse filter, I can see the appeal as it would make some things easier in some aspects, but unfortunately we still get a lot of blacklisted stories caught up in it that need a lot of work. I'd also like to mention that the past five appeals made on the Spinoff Appeal have passed due to the time the authors put into them while still following the rules so it isn't like we have a hard ban set up that prevents any blacklisted story from appealing. I think the major benefit the abuse filter does is it sets up a choke point where authors have to go through the channels we made instead of spamming their stories and not following the guidelines:
Yeah that was the old version of the Elmo story and pokepastas belong on spinpastas I understand that but I think Lost Episodes shouldn't be disregarded i have a better version of the elmo one know anyway.