Danbooru

Alias scope into optical_sight

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The bulk update request #13520 has been rejected.

create alias scope -> optical_sight

Commonly saying, most people associate the word "scope" with long-range telescopic sights found on sniper rifles or DMRs. And not all "scopes" cover very long distances, some of them provide lower level of magnification. Take a look at infrared scopes, ACOG, reflex, red dot sights. Optical sight is the more reasonable umbrella term.

Instead, how about having another type of separate tag for scopes specialized for sniper/hunting/marksman roles (e.g. telescopic_sight)? Originally I intended to suggest renaming, but amount of posts containing such tag exceeds 200. Thank you for reading this suggestion.

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