Post # 1
WALKING DEAD SPOILER ALERT OMG
I’m just annoyed right now.
I was watching the Walking Dead earlier, and I got excited when Tyrese turned around and was holding Judith. I had been really sad thinking about the possibility of her dying. So anywho, I got on FB afterward and posted how I was happy Judith wasnt dead, and almost immediately I had people posting on my status,
“Well thanks for the spoiler.”
“I’m so mad at you now. I HAVENT WATCHED IT YET.”
“I guess there is no point for me to watch tonight, thanks.”
And “Omg, how dare you post this?!” Although I’m fairly certain that person was being sarcastic.
Last I checked my facebook account was MY account to post my thoughts on. I was happy about it, so I posted it. I wasnt aware I needed to wait and post my thoughts on my favorite show until I check with every single person and make sure they’ve watched it. I’m almost tempted to go to a status one of them made about a movie and be all “I havent watched that yet, so thanks for ruining it for me,” but I know that would be childish and possibly start something that I dont want to get into.
Post # 3
@allyfally: I think they had a point. Why would you want to ruin it for someone else?
Couldn ‘t you just say you enjoyed it?
Post # 5
I think it’s due to the lack of spoiler alert like these people would not have realised they were going to read a spoiler until too late, no choice as it shows up in their news feed automatically. It wouldn’t really bug me as I don’t care about spoilers as I like to watch things for myself even if i know endings already but if I did this or saw it happen I would expect the same reaction
I know on redditt and sites like that you get flamed for posting spoilers without a warning
Edit due to stupid autocorrect
Post # 6
No spoilers until at least three days after airing. I’ve defriended people who post anything that night, since I can’t always see it the first airing.
Post # 7
@allyfally: Ack.. I can see why they would get mad at that, to be honest. I’d certainly be annoyed if I went on facebook and someone posted a spoiler to, I dunno, Game of Thrones, when I haven’t watched the recent episode.
I imagine you didn’t do it on purpose but it would’ve been considerate to others to say “spoiler alert” next time.
Post # 8
I always ALWAYS say spoiler alert if I’m posting anything about a TV show or book or movie that I think any of my friends might watch. Typically I’m just vague though and say “OMG the series finale of *show name*”
posting detailed spoilers is pretty inconsiderate.
Post # 9
I’d be mega pissed if someone spoiled anything from a show/book/movie/whatever that I hadn’t gotten a chance to experience yet.
Yeah, it’s your space to say whatever you want. But what you posted was a spoiler. You didn’t warn for spoilers, you didn’t pre-tag it as spoilers, so you spoiled it for some people. I don’t think they’re in the wrong here. I’d absolutely defriend people who did this.
Just post that your comment has spoilers next time.
Post # 10
Meh. I guess I’m in the minority then. I certainly dont get mad when people post about things I havent seen. Its a pretty petty and somewhat selfish thing to expect everyone to censor their own FB to suit your needs.
Post # 11
@Hyperventilate: You would defriend someone for posting spoilers to something? You take your fandoms way too seriously then.
Hearing something about a show/movie/book/whatever before you’ve watched/read it is not a major problem.
Post # 12
Closing this thread. If you seriously have to send me a private message telling me what an awful person I am for not posting an OMG SPOILER ALERT message all over my own fb, then maybe you should step away from the TV show for a while. You’re taking it way too seriously.