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spoiler: [USENET] n. 1. A remark which reveals important plot
   elements from books or movies, thus denying the reader (of the
   article) the proper suspense when reading the book or watching the
   movie.  2. Any remark which telegraphs the solution of a problem or
   puzzle, thus denying the reader the pleasure of working out the
   correct answer (see also interesting).  Either sense readily
   forms compounds like `total spoiler', `quasi-spoiler' and even

By convention, articles which are spoilers in either sense should contain the word `spoiler' in the Subject: line, or guarantee via various tricks that the answer appears only after several screens-full of warning, or conceal the sensitive information via rot13, or some combination of these techniques.