Speak No Spoilers

We live in a DVR Age, when people don't see television shows when they're broadcast, but instead wait weeks or even months (in some cases years) to "catch up" on what the rest of us have already seen.  We also live in an Era of Streaming Movies, when folks download films on Netflix or Hulu or Amazon Prime, long after the rest of us have seen the flicks in theaters.  We also live in a Time of BluRay, when fans rent or buy high-definition movies or TV series compilations long after the rest of the world has watched them.  Believe it or not, we live in a world where many people have seen the adaptations of stories without having read the source material. I say all this to warn you, Innocent Readers, that what you say about anything you may have seen or heard could be construed as a big, fat SPOILER for those who haven't yet seen or heard it.

This week alone, I've bumped into friends and family who had to stop me from divulging key information about Under the Dome, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, True Blood, and, I'm not kidding, Citizen Kane.

When are we permitted to exit the Spoiler Free Zone?  I'm not annoyed by it, rather I'm amused by it.  When you have a chance, read my old post about spoilers and then let me know if you've had any amusing spoiler encounters.  How did you react and on which side were you?  Leave comments below.

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