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Trigger Warnings by Foedus-Stamps Trigger Warnings by Foedus-Stamps
I have a keen dislike for 'trigger warnings', because in all honesty, the people who put trigger warnings put them up for stupid shit. OMG theres BLOOD. Trigger Warning. OMG RAPE SAID THE WORD RAPE. Trigger Warning. OMG SEX. Trigger Warning. OMG JESUS HATE. Trigger Warning.

In all honesty, and in my opinion, they should just rename all the triggers in one thing.

WARNING: MAY TRIGGER BUTTHURT.

You were raped, it was painful, I get that, but if you are going to flail and go into a full blown episode because someone said the word online, you really, really need to get mental help for it. I'm not saying it to be a dick, I'm saying it because you NEED IT.

And fuck, if I have to put a trigger on the word rape, go to each and every Yaoi-fucktard and tell them to do the same.

Yeah, I admit I don't like certain topics. Does that mean I need a trigger warning? Fuck no. And we already have a 'Mature' tag for things such as sex and violence, so if you're going to be AFFECTED by those things, why the fuck are you LOOKING at them..

Now, someone's probably going to go 'BUT WAH POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER'. Yeah. I have it. But I get help for it. I don't flail and wail online about how a picture of a dying soldier sent me into a psychotic breakdown. In fact, it rarely does that at all anymore.

WHY YOU ASK!?!

Easy, I got help.


Point I'm trying to Make?: If you're being affected by something to the point you need a 'trigger warning?' don't baw and bitch at the people who are 'causing the trigger'. Get help for it, because obviously you have some serious, unresolved issues.
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alex-draws Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
excuse me this stamp has the color red I feel very triggered by this
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FlDDLE Featured By Owner Edited Aug 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
For anyone who wants to bitch in the comments about this stamp:

Trigger warning is a fucking stupid way to put it. Just ask someone to place mature tags. Don't say "Trigger warning"
Everyone bitching doesn't realize that there are people who don't have issues you do, yet act like they do, and act like a little pussy shit, and just make the idea of something seem bigger than it is. Which is MUCH more obsessive to those who have issues, than the person who mentioned the said offense. 

The guy who made this stamp was more talking about those who act like they have PTSD and think they know what it's actually like to have a "trigger" (which is a stupid word). I myself, find the stupid phrase over used, and I am tired of it.

Plus if you bitch that you haven't gotten over it, that's because you don't get over it. It just doesn't effect you as bad over time, and with help. So shut the fuck up about your "I am not the same!". Because that's fucking rude.

Plus it's the fucking INTERNET. Don't expect you not to get offended.

Also:Urban Dictionary
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DogmaticLoki Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
If I'm reading fanfiction I prefer trigger warnings because I don't want to read about some stuff. 
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corsolareef Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  Student General Artist
startling concept: most people who need trigger warnings are getting help and need trigger warnings so they dont relapse

do you honestly think that once you get help your ptsd magically disappears and youre fine forever? do you think your case is the same as everyone elses?

but i suppose being decent doesnt fit your Edgy Internet Tough Guy persona
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hannikka Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015
i agree, if you have a problem you should get help
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Guei-Girl Featured By Owner May 25, 2015
PC thugs can all go and suck an STD ridden dick. It's because of PC thugs, we can't have nice things.
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ElementLane Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
Thugs? Example?
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Guei-Girl Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
Politically Correct Thugs are basically Social Justice Warriors. People who bitch and cry about everything, yet do nothing to fix the problem themselves.

Don't tell me you're for political correctness.


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:iconelementlane:
ElementLane Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
Not really, I usually just ague with those people for the fun of it. I couldn't care less about governmental standards.
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Guei-Girl Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
Cool. You rock.
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contentes Featured By Owner May 13, 2015
this is one of the shittiest stamps ive ever seen
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Commander-Dominic Featured By Owner May 7, 2015
Agreed.
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FireLordFerdinand Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015
... My main question is why. Trigger warnings take like, two seconds to write. That's a pretty small price to pay in order to help someone avoid content that could trigger a panic attack or bring up painful memories. People who have sufferered physical\sexual abuse DO exist, and they DO use the internet. There is seriously no decent reason at all for people to not use trigger warnings. (Rubs temples)
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Adoptables-Hoe Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Get help for it.
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ICameToRead Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015
You can get help, but that doesn't mean everything will be okay. would it really kill someone to write: tw: Blood or tw: Rape Mention? Honestly, why be a dick? Recovery is a long process and sometimes things like blood or the mention of rape when you've seen something traumatic can through you into a full blown panic attack. 

The OP dealt with PTSD in their own way, but not every deals with it the same way. People are different. Some like the comfort of trigger warnings, others don't need them.

I like to use them just in case. It's our responsibility to make the internet a better place, and using TW's help that. 
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Adoptables-Hoe Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Honestly, I think they're damn useless. Not everyone who was victimized will be brought to tears or panic by the very mention of rape or a speck of blood.

And triggers can be overcome. Hiding behind warnings your whole life isn't going to make it better.


Besides, catering to the every whim and need of every single person on this planet is hard as all hell, and giving some people special tags just because they get upset at the sight of something is pretty stupid, in my opinion. Especially given how many people have triggers, and how many triggers there are.

The sight of menstrual blood, feces, vomit, and videos / pictures of violent animal and child abuse gives me bad anxiety attacks (due to previous experiences and because any rational human being will get upset over seeing a child or animal getting beaten), yet I don't expect or even command people to tag them for me just so I won't get them. The logical thing to do would be, if I don't like it, I stay away from anything that may obviously contain them. If I happen to come across it, anyway, and it triggers me, then I focus more on calming myself down than spewing 'OMG TAG THIS !1' at the poster.

If your triggers are so bad that you can't even function normally at the sight of the word 'rape' or some blood, you need some serious professional help.


I'm not going to tag a pomegranate because someone thought it looked like a heart.
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ICameToRead Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015
I just said that. Not everyone reacts the same to triggers. Sometimes, they are unavoidable in real life. It is best to try and find a calm place when you're having an anxiety attack. 

Lot's of people who like trigger warnings ARE getting mental help. And they do stay away from things that trigger them. 

But, online, things are different. Things are more accessible and you sometimes get things you didn't ask for. 
It would be nice to have a warning on things like blood, body horror, rape, vomit, etc,. I'm not asking you to trigger warn about fruit. That is silly. 

It's like saying, "Why do movies have ratings?" So you can avoid unwanted content. The same goes for TWs. 

Also, not everyone in the world is going to see your post or artwork. I've been asked to trigger warn on certain tumblr posts, and the people asking were nothing short of kind and respectful.  It isn't that hard to tag something and it's sorta stupid, in my opinion, to not use them when it's obvious to do so. 
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Adoptables-Hoe Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Sorry about my earlier rudeness. u n u

Like I said, I honestly find it pretty silly to tag stuff like that. I understand not wanting to see it, of course, whether because it's gross or if it really triggers you, but there will always be a time when you'll see it again.

Like blood, for example. Gods forbid you have to see a large amount of blood at one time, especially when it's not fake or is a serious situation, but it should be common sense that because just about every living creature on Earth has blood - you're going to see it at some point in your life. You can't put a trigger warning on real life, as you said, and staying sheltered from the things that trigger you is a) almost impossible (depending on the trigger, at least), and b) rather idiotic. Same goes with rape, murder, abuse, death, etc.

It exists out there, be it because of horrible people or because of how life works, and trying to hide behind warnings won't prepare you to deal with your triggers if you come across them in real life. People bleed, people rape and murder (and are the victims of such crimes), and people do terrible things, but a trigger warning won't flush all that down the drain. It will always exist, unfortunately, and sometimes it's your own mind that reminds you of the traumatic event.

Besides, with the nature of triggers, some people associate their experience with something unrelated - maybe, their abusive parent's favourite song that they loved to play, or the place they met their rapist / were raped. With that in mind, we'd have to put a trigger warning on everything to prevent someone from being uncomfortable.
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Xzarias Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!
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VonRabenherz Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I mean, it's not like the whole world is responsible for taking the outmost care to not offend you in any way.
In what kind of society do these people think we live?
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AlphaMoxley95 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I can understand getting triggered by the word "Rape" or "War" cause lets call it like it is. Rape is a serious crime. And for people with PTSD it must be really hard for them. I understand that!

 But if i see a picture of somebody's cut up arm on Tumblr, then i get the urge to cut up my own arm. That is so stupid! Triggered because of a fetish, STUPID. Triggered because someone called you stupid, STUPID!! Cause i know better than to go on tumblr and search depressing stuff on purpose, then all of a sudden get triggered. Please.......Just leave the internet if your THAT trigger proned. Its for your own good.

Now don't even get me started with homophobes!
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Galaxy-Pretzel Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
#tw: cursing #tw: sensetive topics #tw: sexual themes #tw: my tw tags matter

i made a homestuck reference/shot by haters
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Primaltimediamond Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh my god. You made a stamp against trigger warnings? I am triggered!!!! 


Note: just joking, please don't take it seriously XD 
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MDFive-Art Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
They do that for everything these days. It's sad, really.

This stamp is on point :)
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The-Syreth-Clan Featured By Owner Edited Nov 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amen! I'm sick and tired of all the bullshit the little pussies over tumblr invent. Yeah, there are things that can/will make someone uncomfortable or worse, it's something you should be expacting when you plug in the bloody Internet. Yeah, trigger warnings are good to have for extreme circumstances, but not for literally every tiny thing that makes you uncomfortable like... pomegranades or a picture of someone's fingertip bleeding a bit.

I also had a phobia of blood when I was around fourteen, but I got tired if it. So I borrowed Quake 3 - a game where people will literally blow apart and leave their guts all over the place - from my cousine and began playing it. At first I faced against the turned off TV so I could see the monitor from its reflection, but with things being small and looking not really clear. Then as I got used to the "black splatters", I started playing other games with blood on as well, just very minimal at first, then more, and more, until I was comfortable enough with it, then I went back to Quake. Guess what, I'm totally okay with blood now most of the times, though many grotesque horror films still make me want to throw up.

And what do these idiots do? Trying to brush their little problem under the couch and lash out on everyone who doesn't obey all their little princess wishes instead of seeking help, or even trying to help themselves. Pathetic, really.
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Itachi-Spirit-w0lf Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
Y'know what? I think I just fed this crazy bitch. Foedus, you might need to close down the comments before it becomes a hate mill for this petulant brat. Or just block her from commenting altogether. Outside of RoK. I've never seen such a hateful, angry, and monstrous little brat. 
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ElementLane Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
Freedom of speech, bitch
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Itachi-Spirit-w0lf Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
Bitch, it goes both ways but subject to change upon the judgements of the maker of the stamps. Also freedom of speech doesn't cover that twits rambling of deathwishes. So think before you project, stupid cunt. 
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ElementLane Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
Dayumn, don't need to be so sensitive. And the stamps already been made, unless the creator decides to edit the original post, the subject is going to stay the same, as always. You can't tell me you expect everyone who stumbles on this post to stay vigorously updated on the creators judgements and beliefs.
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Itachi-Spirit-w0lf Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
Cry harder, Taysuffocation, when you're done. Either quit living in denial and quit projecting or get off the internet. You're the problem because I'm not the one having fits to every response who confronts me without explanation. 
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GalaxyKitt3n Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Student Artist
The person below me is a faggot (ignore the hidden comment) 
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SuperFlandreBros Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
tw: homophobia (and i am not a faggot. :c )
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taysuffocation Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
The only one that is "heartless" is you, cunt. Get a fucking life. YOU need to get off the Internet, NOT me. How old are you, twelve? Grow the fuck up, cunt.
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BillWilsonCIA Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  New Deviant
Super edgy.
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Mitochondria-Raine Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015
oh, the edge
so much edge
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StePauMa2 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh boy, somebody is butthurt.
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niggapleez Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
My, my! Someone seems a little triggered!
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silverplatine Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist
Um, what are you talking about? This person was clearly stating their opinions, they weren't forcing their belief or anything.
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GalaxyKitt3n Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Student Artist
Oh it's you again
Also you're not cool nor edgy using the word "cunt"
Just get off the internet and smell the roses sunshine, trigger warnings aren't in real life
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taysuffocation Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Piss off, cunt. You're fucking pathetic.
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silverplatine Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist
I heard someone say that they saw a fanfic that had a trigger warning: meat eating.

Seriously, trigger warning is just ridiculous.
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EquinoxSoul Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my gosh- I just saw this comment and almost cracked up
I might be vegetarian, but meat eating is by no means a trigger -_-''
Let's hope that trigger warning was a joke
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silverplatine Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist
Naw, it's offensive because it kills animals an- I'm just kidding
Yeah, I hope that person was sarcastic.
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EquinoxSoul Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
xD I need to write something and be like "trigger warning: heavy breathing"
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silverplatine Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist
A better trigger would be
"Trigger warning: Has stuff in it that you might slightly be offended by and later to be forgotten in the next few minutes."
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EquinoxSoul Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
xD Yes

"Trigger Warning: May contain offensive use of the word 'trigger'"
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silverplatine Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist
I'd totally report that fanfic
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EquinoxSoul Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know right :icondegdegplz:
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