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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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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.