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PSA: The AO3 "Reveals Bug"
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When you post a work to an anonymous, unrevealed AO3 collection your work is supposed to stay hidden until the collection is set to be revealed... and that is what happens unless that collection has been hit by the AO3 "reveals bug" that causes submitted fanworks to appear immediately as if you'd posted them outside the collection. The mods cannot predict or prevent the “reveals bug”. To prevent your work from being revealed ahead of time, you need to preview your work and save it as a draft, check its settings, and then either continue to post it (if the settings are correct) or delete it, wait a few minutes, and try again. And don't leave it as a draft - that will not fulfill your assignment.

Here’s a “Reveals Bug” Tutorial, courtesy of the Once Upon a Fic comm.

(TYK to feroxargentea for providing this information.)

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cool beans, thanks for the info!

You're very welcome! (And to quote Fraser: "Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance".)

(I'm currently modding the dSSS, as you know -- and so this is very pertinent to me -- two of my participants were hit with this bug.)

Thanks for the tip, Ride! I’m working on my Yuletide fic, and that could have gone badly wrong.

You are very welcome!

*cheers you on for your Yuletide fic*

EEEEEKKKK!!!!!! How to not unintentionally "reveal" your TSSS item at AO3!

User ainm referenced to your post from EEEEEKKKK!!!!!! How to not unintentionally "reveal" your TSSS item at AO3! saying: [...] already responses for... I think that without a mod, the only thing you can do is what suggests [...]

RE: EEEEEKKKK!!!!!! How to not unintentionally "reveal" your TSSS item at AO3!

The dSSS is rigorously modded by three co-mods and set to hold contributed fanworks for mod approval...and was still hit twice by the AO3 Reveals Bug.

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