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Questions tagged [spoilers]

Questions regarding how to deal with Spoilers on the main Movies & TV, including hiding spoilers in the anti-spoiler quotes, spoilers in titles, and general site policies towards spoilers.

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Can spoilers be removed from the HNQ?

Considering clearly the goal is to spoil the movie for people who haven't seen it, can we at least hide these posts from the HNQ list? Or maybe hide the entire site if the current enforced policy is ...
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After what amount of time after movie release, is it ok to put a spoiler in the title?

Do we have any rule on time for spoiler titles? I mean, when is it ok to put a spoiler in the title? To put it better, what amount of time, after release of the movie, needs to pass so it's ok to put ...
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What is the policy about spoilers here? [duplicate]

I recently asked my first question here. In my first version, I used a spoiler block to hide most of the text. Soon after, a mod passed by and edited the spoiler block away, leaving all the text ...
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Are spoilers a reason to get downvotes?

I asked this question, it has spoilers about logan, don't click if you hate spoilers and you don't have to. It got downvoted simply because of "spoilers"! And the answer too! the good guy trying to ...
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Is the the current spoiler control sufficient?

A few recent examples of spoilers in question titles: What happened to Obi-Wan's lightsaber after he was killed by Darth Vader? (Obi-Wan dies and Darth Vader was involved with his death) What is the ...
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Should we implement tags for Seasons of TV Shows?

One aspect of this site is that sometimes questions can lead to spoilers. It's an inherent danger to any topic regarding a movie or tv series. With movies it's fairly easy to avoid, as each movie has ...
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Would a spoiler tag be a good idea?

This question is about asking how to make spoilers easier to markup: Can we have a spoiler button? I'm a fan of movies and, as such, tend to appreciate spoiler markup. But it seems that it not what ...
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How to deal with Spoilers

The questions is related to the recent release Age of Ultron. This questions contains details about the movie that can termed as spoiler. I tried to put a Spoiler Alert at the top of the question to ...
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Make the Ignore theme more suitable for spoilers

When I spot a tag about a movie / show I plan to watch, I ignore it to help hide the spoilers, unfortunately the only slight reduction in colour doesn't really help and I inadvertently find myself ...
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Spoilers In Question Title

I agree that the question content and answers to the question should not tip toe around spoiling the subject of the questions but the title of the question should have some guidance. If I see a ...
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You can select tags to ignore

When you are browsing through the questions list, in the sidebar to the right there are a couple of text boxes labeled "Favorite Tags" and "Ignored Tags". By adding tags here you can alter the way ...
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Are we overusing the spoiler markup?

As others have recently commented on the 'statute of limitations' on spoilers, I am wondering whether we are overusing the spoiler markup period. It strikes me that the spoiler markup is somewhat ...
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Statute of Limitations on Spoilers?

It seems odd to me to see the spoiler markup on a question about a movie from 1980. i.e: What does the scene during the ending represent? Should there be an age-limit on spoilers? One would think ...