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Spoiler Alert! Are you a Spoiler Nazi?

13 December 2015 2:13 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Anghus Houvouras on spoiler nazis…

Ironic Sub-Headline: This post contains spoilers.

Spoiler Nazi – noun

1. A demanding person or persons who employ fascist tactics via social media in an attempt to quiet potential spoilers for movies or television shows they have yet to see.

2. Spoiled, entitled assholes

Spoilers. It’s almost impossible for film fans to avoid them on the internet. Where every potential spoiler, fan theory, and rumor is aggregated and distributed to every online outlet available. They’re in your Facebook timeline and on your Twitter feed. They make the front page of Reddit with marked regularity.

The internet is a minefield of potential spoilers. Where major details about your favorite movie or TV show are just a click or a scroll away. Lying in wait, sandwiched between some innocuous links or ramblings. One moment you’re reading someone’s thoughts about Politics or looking at pictures of someone’s dinner, »

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