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Any element of any summary of any piece of fiction that reveals any plot element which will give away the outcome or the conclusion of the entire work.

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Can I include anti-spoiler instructions in a question?

E.g. "Why did X happen? Please don't include content past episode 150", assuming the question is answerable as such. Here's the exact question I have in mind, which contains episode 218 &...
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A code geass spoiler title

There's this question with a Code Geass spoiler title. It is How can this be made less spoilerous? I think of... But for me I even find spoilerous. I prefer Why did this character forget? Again ...
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Why were the edit suggestions rejected and no other actions taken about the spoilerous title?

I refer to these 4 edit rejects that come from a Code Geass question with huge spoilers IN THE TITLE: https://anime.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/70372 https://anime.stackexchange.com/...
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Is saying that A gives B a present a spoiler? (Kaguya-sama)

Here What is the kanji on the fan that Kaguya gives to Shirogane in season 2 episode 2? I think this is a spoiler. I think it should be What is the kanji on the gift given in season 2 episode 2? ...
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Should we say the episode/chapter/season in the question to help avoid spoilers (and also to possibly be clearer or more helpful)?

Related: Should this question have avoided spoilers in the title or not? What should our policy be regarding spoilers? Thing 1: Spoilers I think it's not so hard to handle spoilers in answers to ...
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An answer with spoiler formatting is displaying weirdly

I am viewing the answer by User 3.1415926535897932384626433832 to Why didn't Madara start his own plan when he was still young?. The entire answer is currently (revision number 2) within a spoiler ...
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Policy Proposal: On Spoilers, the Site, Chat, and Users

It may have been on the minds of some users how inconsistent we are with spoilers on the site compared to our other fellow Stack Exchange site. While not a pressing matter, it is a bit of a problem ...
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Would it be possible to have Stack Exchange alter this site's features to avoid spoilers? [duplicate]

This site seems to bring with it a special issue: When asking a question both the suggested questions and sidebar are practically designated spoiler flashes. It's very difficult, when the content is ...
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Should this question have avoided spoilers in the title or not?

I edited this question's title (Death Note spoiler) to avoid spoilers. Later on, it was rolled back. Should I not have edited it then? I'm not quite sure that the title is needed to contain such ...
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Spoilers in comments

When discussing about an answer before posting it, commenting is essential. We can add spoilers in questions and answers but not in comments. Anyone who reads the comments can see the spoilers. Why ...
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How should we treat spoilers? [duplicate]

When asking for information about an event in a particular series, how should we behave? Both when asking and when answering a question. Questions like - why did X kill Y? - why did X do XYZ? ...
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What parts of my answer in the question, "What are Madara Uchiha's weaknesses?" should be hidden with spoiler markup?

What parts of my answer in the question, "What are Madara Uchiha's weaknesses?" should be hidden with spoiler markup? I currently only hid the images I embedded in the answer with spoiler markup. ...
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When does a spoiler become a spoiler?

My question may seem a little simple, but most events regarding anime and manga are chronological. Would asking a question about the first couple arcs of an anime or manga without the use of the ...
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What do we do with questions which are spoiler by nature?

We really need to agree on this one early on. What do we do with questions who by nature are spoilers? I mean, not part of the question, but the entire question. For instance, asking about a ...
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Making the spoiler markup more accessible

I think we should include a faq on how to use the spoiler markup in the faq or somewhere more accessible for new users, as anime contains a lot of spoilers and many new users don't use the advanced ...
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What should our policy be regarding spoilers?

Considering the topic of our site, I think it's important that we discuss the issue of spoilers early so it doesn't become an issue later. With that in mind, things we need to address: When should ...