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Wheel of Time: Season 2  Books Included   Season 2, Ep 0

Covering the events of the The Wheel of Time book 2: The Great Hunt. There is an excellent series of show-only posts beginning here - go read those! This is the place for the book-readers (and book-curious) to discuss the adaptation choices and talk about how they fit into the larger picture drawn by the novels. [more inside]
posted by restless_nomad on Oct 7, 2023 - 37 comments

Me... Metafilter has spoiler tags now?

What sorcery is this? [more inside]
posted by whir on Dec 22, 2019 - 5 comments

Discussing the Watchmen ending in context of The Leftovers

Consider this a sidebar for people who have thoughts about the finale of Watchmen that relate to the finale of The Leftovers. Spoilers permissible for both series within.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 16, 2019 - 23 comments

What to do about the Good Place podcast?

The Good Place podcast is great and adds a ton of cool detail to the show. It comes out on Friday morning after the Thursday night episode. But is it okay to post about it in the episode Fanfare? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Nov 2, 2018 - 17 comments

Star Wars Rebels: Series Finale Special: A Fool's Hope + Family Reunion and Farewell  Season 4, Ep 16

The 3 Part Series Finale of Star Wars newest animated series. The ghost crew faces their final on screen challenges against the empire before shuffling off to the pages of comic books, companion novels and tons of fan fiction. [more inside]
posted by French Fry on Mar 6, 2018 - 15 comments

Star Wars Rebels: Jedi Night  Season 4, Ep 10

The rebels look to rescue Hera from the clutches of Governor Pryce and Grand Admiral Thrawn. [more inside]
posted by French Fry on Feb 28, 2018 - 5 comments

Avoiding spoilers for other shows

Sometimes discussion of a show will contain spoilers for a different show. What's the etiquette or policy on this? SPOILERS for Game of Thrones, Twin Peaks, and Better Call Saul within. [more inside]
posted by mama casserole on Aug 2, 2017 - 6 comments

New post type - "Should I watch this?"/Spoiler-free "Reviews of"

I'm noticing something interesting which is that a lot of the first few posts in a thread tend to be something like "This is a spoiler-free description of whether or not this thing is worth watching"; People will go into a thread about a thing they've never watched to get a sense of whether or not the thing is worth watching and find spoiler-free reviews there written by other people who also do the same thing. I think this is an interesting observation & maybe something we want to support officially, because spoilers should be frankly assumed in general. [more inside]
posted by bleep on Jan 14, 2017 - 14 comments

Discussing titles of forthcoming episodes?

It is considered a spoiler to discuss the title of a forthcoming but as yet unshown episode of a show? It's quite common these days for future episode titles to become known or even be announced, but I could imagine some people might try to avoid even these. Do we have a FanFare policy on this? [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Oct 19, 2016 - 8 comments

Book: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Albus Severus Potter faces dangerous adventure while Harry struggles with the perils of fatherhood. Spoilers. [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Jul 31, 2016 - 43 comments

Book: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The final chapter in the Harry Potter series. Contains series and movie spoilers. [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Jul 17, 2016 - 9 comments

Movie: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past. Contains series and book spoilers. [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Jun 22, 2016 - 14 comments

Book: Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince

Harry enters his 6th year at Hogwarts as the Chosen One and begins private lessons with Dumbledore. Through the year Harry is pressured by the new minister of magic to ally with the Ministry, learns about Voldemort's murky past, and excels in Potions due to an old but useful textbook. Contains series spoilers [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Jun 15, 2016 - 13 comments

Book: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

In his fifth year at Hogwart's, Harry faces challenges at every turn, from the dark threat of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named and the unreliability of the government of the magical world to the rise of Ron Weasley as the keeper of the Gryffindor Quidditch Team. Along the way he learns about the strength of his friends, the fierceness of his enemies, and the meaning of sacrifice. Series and movie spoilers. [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on May 15, 2016 - 17 comments

Book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter is midway through his training as a wizard and his coming of age. Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the International Quidditch Cup. He wants to find out about the mysterious event that's supposed to take place at Hogwarts this year, an event involving two other rival schools of magic, and a competition that hasn't happened for a hundred years. He wants to be a normal, fourteen-year-old wizard. But unfortunately for Harry Potter, he's not normal - even by wizarding standards. And in his case, different can be deadly. Contains series spoilers. [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Apr 15, 2016 - 13 comments

Book: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort. Now he has escaped, leaving only two clues as to where he might be headed: Harry Potter's defeat of You-Know-Who was Black's downfall as well. And the Azkban guards heard Black muttering in his sleep, "He's at Hogwarts...he's at Hogwarts." Harry Potter isn't safe, not even within the walls of his magical school, surrounded by his friends. Because on top of it all, there may well be a traitor in their midst. Contains series spoilers [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Mar 14, 2016 - 20 comments

Movie: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him. Contains book and series spoilers! [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Feb 22, 2016 - 7 comments

The Walking Dead: "Show Only" vs. "Books Included"?

We used to have both "Show Only" and "Books Included" threads for The Walking Dead. I just realized that more recent threads have been neither—just generic threads that don't specify any particular spoiler policy. [more inside]
posted by escape from the potato planet on Feb 17, 2016 - 7 comments

Book: Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

Second book of the Harry Potter series. Thread contains series and movie spoilers! [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Feb 15, 2016 - 22 comments

Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Contains book and series spoilers. [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Jan 22, 2016 - 21 comments

Book: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

The first book in the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling in which Harry learns on his 11th birthday that he is a wizard and soon after sets off to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. [more inside]
posted by toomanycurls on Jan 14, 2016 - 24 comments

The Great Hiatus: Potential Spoiler Thread

You would think there could not be any possible spoilers for a TV series that folded several months ago and was preceded by a book and movie canon in which the last piece of work was released in 2007. But you might be wrong. [more inside]
posted by tel3path on Nov 26, 2015 - 68 comments

"Whole season discussion" spoiler condition flag

Idea for handling the emerging "Bingers Dilemma". So when a new season of OITNB or House of Cards or what have you is released, you could have your episode threads as usual plus another thread for those who want to discuss the season as a whole. That everyone can discuss the show at their own pace - - bingers can discuss right away without having to wait or flood FanFare with episode posts just to get to the end - savorers can add episode threads organically as people are ready for them without having to wade through the bingers' flood. Episode threads would retain spoiler-free policy of course.
posted by bleep on Jun 25, 2015 - 9 comments

Game of Thrones - Free for All

Here be dragons (spoilers). [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden on Apr 12, 2015 - 28 comments

Breaking Bad spoilers in Better Call Saul threads

Should we have a disclaimer on Better Call Saul posts about allowing/disallowing Breaking Bad spoilers? I am already guilty of this myself. [more inside]
posted by aabbbiee on Feb 25, 2015 - 17 comments

Mad Men: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

Mad Men: A term coined in the late 1950s to describe the advertising executives of Madison Avenue. They coined it. Spoilers within. [more inside]
posted by donajo on Jun 1, 2014 - 205 comments

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