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Gratuitous spoiler tags: If it happened in the first episode, or the first 1/4 of a movie/game, it's not a spoiler, it's the ''premise''. If it's revealed about a character in their first episode or encounter, it's not a spoiler, especially if it's their ''only'' appearance. If it appears in the trailer or OP or NextTimeOn, it's not a spoiler. If it's described so obliquely that only someone who has already seen it would understand, then it's not a spoiler; that is the ideal way to add the entry anyway.

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Gratuitous spoiler tags: If it happened in the first episode, or the first 1/4 of a movie/game, it's not a spoiler, it's the ''premise''. If it's revealed about a character in their first episode or encounter, it's not a spoiler, especially if it's their ''only'' appearance. If it appears in the trailer or promo shots or OP or NextTimeOn, it's not a spoiler. If it's described so obliquely that only someone who has already seen it would understand, then it's not a spoiler; that is the ideal way to add the entry anyway.


I'm up to 75%. I weep for my immortal soul.

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I'm up to 75%.87%. I weep for my immortal soul.


Abused spoiler tags: Adding spoilers that aren't even an example of the trope it's listed under. Tacking on spoilers to an example that sufficiently illustrates the trope without giving away anything. [[{{Egregious}} And a combination of both]]: Following up an appropriate trope example with a spoiler tangential or completely irrelevant to same trope.

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Abused spoiler tags: Adding spoilers that aren't even an example of the trope it's listed under. Tacking on spoilers to an example that sufficiently illustrates the trope without giving away anything. [[{{Egregious}} And a combination of both]]: Following up an appropriate trope example with a spoiler tangential or completely irrelevant to same trope.
trope. And an example that stands in a class by itself: consistently spoiler-tagging a detail that would mean nothing unless it were given significance by waving the '''spoiler''' flag over it.


Gratuitous spoiler tags. If it happened in the first episode, or the first 1/4 of a movie/game, it's not a spoiler. If it's revealed about a character in their first episode or encounter, it's not a spoiler. If it appears in the trailer or OP or NextTimeOn, it's not a spoiler. If it's described so obliquely that only someone who has already seen it would understand, then it's not a spoiler; that is the ideal way to add the entry anyway.

IfYouKnowWhatIMean: Heh, heh. Heh, heh. You're so goddamn clever, you couldn't think of one of hundreds of tropes more specific to PotHole? Over-reliance on this makes you look like a prepubescent cretin who doesn't actually know what ''you'' mean.

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Gratuitous spoiler tags. tags: If it happened in the first episode, or the first 1/4 of a movie/game, it's not a spoiler. spoiler, it's the ''premise''. If it's revealed about a character in their first episode or encounter, it's not a spoiler.spoiler, especially if it's their ''only'' appearance. If it appears in the trailer or OP or NextTimeOn, it's not a spoiler. If it's described so obliquely that only someone who has already seen it would understand, then it's not a spoiler; that is the ideal way to add the entry anyway.

Abused spoiler tags: Adding spoilers that aren't even an example of the trope it's listed under. Tacking on spoilers to an example that sufficiently illustrates the trope without giving away anything. [[{{Egregious}} And a combination of both]]: Following up an appropriate trope example with a spoiler tangential or completely irrelevant to same trope.

IfYouKnowWhatIMean: Heh, heh. Heh, heh. You're so goddamn clever, you couldn't think of one of the hundreds of tropes available SexTropes more specific to PotHole? Over-reliance on this makes you look like a prepubescent cretin who doesn't actually know what ''you'' mean.


Inappropriate spoiler tags. If it happened in the first episode, or the first 1/4 of a movie/game, it's not a spoiler. If it's revealed about a character in their first episode or encounter, it's not a spoiler. If it appears in the trailer or OP or NextTimeOn, it's not a spoiler. If it's described so obliquely that only someone who has already seen it would understand, then it's not a spoiler; that is the ideal way to add the entry anyway.

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Inappropriate Gratuitous spoiler tags. If it happened in the first episode, or the first 1/4 of a movie/game, it's not a spoiler. If it's revealed about a character in their first episode or encounter, it's not a spoiler. If it appears in the trailer or OP or NextTimeOn, it's not a spoiler. If it's described so obliquely that only someone who has already seen it would understand, then it's not a spoiler; that is the ideal way to add the entry anyway.




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Alright, now. Two things that bug the everliving shit out of me enough to declare jihad:

Inappropriate spoiler tags. If it happened in the first episode, or the first 1/4 of a movie/game, it's not a spoiler. If it's revealed about a character in their first episode or encounter, it's not a spoiler. If it appears in the trailer or OP or NextTimeOn, it's not a spoiler. If it's described so obliquely that only someone who has already seen it would understand, then it's not a spoiler; that is the ideal way to add the entry anyway.

IfYouKnowWhatIMean: Heh, heh. Heh, heh. You're so goddamn clever, you couldn't think of one of hundreds of tropes more specific to PotHole? Over-reliance on this makes you look like a prepubescent cretin who doesn't actually know what ''you'' mean.

And I'm really not on a crusade to PotHole ArtisticLicense to BlatantLies. I just think it's funny.
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[[caption-width-right:250:Such a winning smile!]]

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[[caption-width-right:250:Such a winning smile!]]

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