25 votes
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Are spoilers a reason to get downvotes?

No, they are not. First of all, there is nothing wrong with asking a question that contains spoilers and it is absolutely no requirement to use spoiler blocks in the question body (in fact, they are ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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11 votes

We need dynamic titles

Sorry, but this is a really bad solution to a non-existent problem, but fortunately this isn't anything that's even practically possible to get implemented by SE for our little site anyway. First of ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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8 votes
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After what amount of time after movie release, is it ok to put a spoiler in the title?

No, we neither do nor should have such a rule. Spoilers on this site don't have a shelf life per se. We have a standing and practiced policy to avoid spoilers in question titles but there is ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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7 votes

You can select tags to ignore

This changed at some point and is not in preferences; now the way to hide tags rather than just gray them out is a box on the right side of the homepage: If you click the Hide questions in your ...
Stormblessed's user avatar
6 votes

Should we implement tags for Seasons of TV Shows?

Tags are designed as a means to categorize groups of related questions based on a typical users' interests. Tags are not really intended to enumerate every possible detail about a question. It is ...
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5 votes

Can spoilers be removed from the HNQ?

First of all, our current enforced policy is to not include spoilers for any releases. However, this only extends to question titles, since these are unavoidable. A question body will naturally talk ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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5 votes
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What is the policy about spoilers here?

The current consensus is that spoilers should not be in titles only. I'm not aware of any specific consensus about spoilers in question text unless the bulk of the question becomes unreadable because ...
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4 votes

What to do when the whole question is a spoiler?

Wouldn't a "spoiler warning" at the top be better in this case, and people who didn't wish to have it spoiled could just stop reading? As commented... IMHO, people who don't wish to have the movie ...
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4 votes

Is the the current spoiler control sufficient?

If you think it's a spoiler, change it. Period. If someone doesn't like it, they can revert it but this is extremely uncommon. Please don't expect mods to do all of the work. At least one of our ...
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2 votes

How to deal with Spoilers

I agree that any and all spoilers should be kept out of the question title. But I also think we should embrace and encourage the use of; There is a reason that this feature exists in markdown, and it'...
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