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Why was this edit to hide a plot spoiler rejected? [duplicate]

Yesterday I saw this answer, which essentially summarized an entire story in plain view, so I suggested this edit to hide the summary and require the user to mouse over it to read it. This edit was ...
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Editing a question to add details that the querent doesn't want to add

https://scifi.stackexchange.com/posts/161595/revisions This is getting kind of ridiculous. On one hand, it's best to have questions that are conducive to knowing what they're about. On the other hand,...
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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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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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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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How are spoiler questions to be handled? [duplicate]

I've got a question I was planning to ask. However, the title of the question: Is a spoiler in and of itself. I'm not sure there's a way to frame that tile any better to make it not a spoiler. What's ...
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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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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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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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Flag a comment for containing a spoiler when OP requested no spoilers?

In this question OP stated that they didn't want spoilers from preview chapters of The Winds of Winter. Somebody then went on to post a comment saying (paraphrased) "why would you exclude The Winds of ...
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Proposals for a list of FAQ questions

For the pedants: yes, I realise that "FAQ questions" looks like a tautology, as it means "frequently asked questions questions". But in this context, the word FAQ refers to the tag, so it means "meta ...
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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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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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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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Will we ever clean up those ridiculous spoiler-free “The Force Awakens” question titles?

On one hand[1], I appreciate the intent behind trying to de-spoiler TFA questions. However, we don't have THIS deep and wide a level of hiding data for any of the older works, like the other 3 Star ...

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