No, wait, I'm not done on the topic of tags.

Mar 24, 2013 10:22

Everything you need to know about AO3's author-freedom-is-paramount tagging experiment: The canonical tag "Fanfiction" is used 910 times.

No, wait, I'm not done ranting.
"Slash": 12835 despite the fact that the plumbing on the participants in any sex acts is a top-level fic category in the archive.
"To Read": 5584
"Unread": 2036Read more... )

rant, project, pancakes

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gileswench March 25 2013, 16:55:37 UTC
Great. Now I want pancakes, even though they don't like me very much in return. I always wind up feeling like I've got a bowling ball in my gut afterwards... but I want them. Sigh. Perhaps in revenge I will go to AO3, post a whole bunch of my back works, and come up with frustrating new tags for you to wade through. MWAHAHAHAAAAAAA!

But then, you know where I live, so that might not be such a good idea.


beatrice_otter July 18 2013, 03:33:22 UTC
On the subject of tagging, two recent posts on DW that may be relevant to your interests:
I was idly looking at my SG-1 fic hit counts on AO3, as one does (boy am I behind in my archiving. I really need to get to that one of these days), and it is so clear to me once again that people read by searching for tags, even more than they read by FANDOM and by AUTHOR, which is how I read.
a poll for AO3 users about how they use tags.


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