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Weird bug - can't put a regular blockquote between two spoilers

In a recent question of mine, I encountered what I think is a bug when I tried to put a regular blockquote between two spoilers: Text: !This is spoiler 1. "This is the regular blockquote". ...
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Lists are not working in spoiler blocks [duplicate]

Consider this following spoiler block: It should have one paragraph, then a bulleted list with two items - just as if it were not in a quoted non-spoiler block: The quick brown fox: Jumped ...
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Add help for Markdown spoiler tags in the formatting help

Is it possible to get some more "help" added to the Formatting help page particularly for Spoiler markdown? For example, it would be useful to be able to see how to put new lines and empty lines in a ...
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How does the community feel about including asterisks, underscores or similar plaintext conventions in question titles?

I just asked a question which included a question within a pair of asterisks; the word was intended to be read with emphasis, and that is how I would interpret this when reading it. This was almost ...
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Why do people NOT put empty lines before spoiler paragraphs?

I noticed a puzzling trend lately, editing a lot of TFA content (since it contains spoiler blocks). A lot of people format their spoiler blocks with NO empty line after preceding text, like this: I'...
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What's the best way to format quotes?

I can't seem to find a clear and consistent way to quote things. "May the Force be with you." May the Force be with you. "May the Force be with you." Am I supposed to use quotation marks if I'...
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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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Spoiler markup broken when used with pictures

When you throw a picture into the Like this: >! ![The nicest tux ever.][1] Then you notice that, surprise, surprise, It doesn't work. I.e. the picture is not hidden when the spoiler box is not ...
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How do you add spoiler markup to posts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should I be indicating a question is by it's very asking, a spoiler? I'm missing something obvious. How do you add spoiler markup to posts? I'm sure it's something ...
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Spoilered text is visible on the Questions page

If the text of a question has spoiler text near the beginning, this spoiler text might appear on the /questions page (example question; question search result illustrating the issue). It'd be nice if ...
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Is there any interest in a spoiler markdown button?

There is markdown for spoilers: put >! at the beginning of a paragraph, and the paragraph will be visible only when the mouse hovers over it, or when it is selected. !> like this Is there ...
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Markup not working properly

As shown in the picture below, taken from this question- What happens before the Crippled God? . The __italic__ actually bolds things instead of italicising them.