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Should this question about George Orwell’s 1984 be 80% blocked by spoilers?

I came across the question about George Orwell’s 1984 that is—for all intents and purposes—pretty useless as-is. In my humble opinion, the book is extremely well known, 68+ years old and past that the ...
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Overlap with M&TV and SF&F pertaining to spoilers - Solved

Radically Edited in light of perpetual misinterpretation - 28/04/14 We have overlap between SF&F and M&TV, particularily with Game of Thrones. As we're M&TV, we've encountered some ...
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The Spoilt Child

It is now roughly 2½ months since Harry Potter and the Cursed Child came out. Now, the waiting list to see the play is very long and I know more than one person who is waiting for their opportunity ...
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Why is my question closed?

After moderator and users trying to close it, it got reopened by the sane. In Star Wars: "The Force Awakens," how could this lightsaber have turned up where it did? Why has it been put on ...
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Have spoiler tags gone too far?

I'm inclined to think so after looking at the answers to this question: How could Leia sense a specific death among so many? Read, hover, read, hover, read, hover... Do we really need spoiler ...
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Character Death Spoilers In Title

Very similar to this unanswered meta question. Should we allow the obfuscating a character's name when the question is about his/her/its death? In particular, this question about Merlin (BBC) was ...
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Should we ban spoiler markup in questions?

We've had previous discussions about spoilers. We have the rudiments of a policy, and we're trying to stamp down on spoiler tags. Saying “spoiler” in a question title is meaningless because there's no ...
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What's the policy on whole-answer spoilers?

I was just about to answer an old question with newly-released information, but I stopped: the answer came from an issue of a recent comic, and basically the whole answer would be spoilers. The ...
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Why do you have to mouse-over to see content in a quote?

I am having a problem that I need to mouse-over a quote to see it. Is this a bug or intentional? See in this link, I need to mouse-over "Royal Canadian Bandit" quotes to see them. Why does Poe ...
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Spoiler markdown issue with multiple paragraphs?

In an answer I recently posted I tried to use spoiler markdown on multiple consecutive paragraphs. It took a while and some help to get it to work right. In short, the issue seems to be with the white ...
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How to help this answer avoid spoiling SW Rebels

A user's answer to Can the Force be used to fly? spoils a surpise from the season 2 finale of Star Wars: Rebels. I edited the spoiler into spoiler tags while still allowing the answer to remain ...
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How long should new content be protected with spoiler markup etc.? [duplicate]

I've seen a lot of questions since the new Star Wars movie premiered where most people title their questions in a roundabout manner in order to avoid revealing spoilers, since spoiler markup (afaik) ...
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Do we have any sort of spoiler policy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it important to mark spoiler questions as such? After seeing this question, which was posted the day after the episode in question aired, I wanted to know if we have any ...
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Is it possible to update the “How to Ask” block to include our policy on spoilers?

When reviewing a recent question about Westworld, I encountered what turned out to be a spoiler to climax of the season. Our accepted policy on spoilers in titles seems to be "try not to", ...
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When should spoiler tags stop being used? [duplicate]

Is there any story reason for Force users being less acrobatic? So my question is: This entire site could be hidden behind spoiler tags at a certain point. It seems 3+ months especially for such a ...

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