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Should we assume that questions about a book spoil that book, or should we use spoiler markup?

Honestly, I'm a big fan of M&TV's policy: No Spoilers in Titles Most answers will contain spoilers to someone. There's no way to draw a line that will make everyone happy. If the OP is asking for ...
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Should we assume that questions about a book spoil that book, or should we use spoiler markup?

I would avoid excessive spoiler markup. Most of the question about a book will naturally talk about its content and story and thus potentially contain spoilers (not to speak of the subjective notion ...
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Is it acceptable to remove spoiler blockquotes from questions and answers?

If the spoiler are excessive (90% of the answer is spoiler block), it's OK to edit them down. If they are for things that can be reasonably argued to NOT be spoilers, it's OK to edit them out (...
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Should spoiler warnings be included in question titles?

(based on the linked meta discussion) If you see someone added [spoilers] to the title - edit it out. If someone wants to put a spoiler warning in the body, that's fine, but don't include stuff like ...
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Spoiler feature

No, we should not encourage the use of spoiler markup (the type described in Gallifreyan's answer) because spoiler markup is inaccessible to keyboard users. This includes both blind users (who ...
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Spoiler feature

Assuming I understand you correctly, you're referring to the following feature, where the text is initially hidden and one needs to hover over/click on it to reveal it: This is achieved by starting a ...
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Is it acceptable to remove spoiler blockquotes from questions and answers?

At the time of writing, spoilers are inaccessible to keyboard-only users. This issue was reported on Meta Stack Exchange in October 2017. Solutions have also been suggested, including one that relies ...
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Should we assume that questions about a book spoil that book, or should we use spoiler markup?

It is in the nature of this site that both questions and answers may contain spoilers. It is sometimes possible to write submissions in a way that minimises spoilers, but sometimes there is no way ...
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