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How long do we wait before spoilers are no longer needed?

You're misunderstanding the point of spoiler tags. It does not matter how old a game is (or a movie, book, TV show or other form of narrative art). Putting a deadline on how old something needs to be ...
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Is editing a question to use the Spoiler format acceptable?

Here's the golden rule: Feel free to spoiler protect things, but if you don't heed the golden rule, you are doing it wrong. An example is this suggested edit of yours; hopefully now you can ...
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Is editing a question to use the Spoiler format acceptable?

I think If you don't put everything in spoiler tags you can go ahead. Basically the most secure ways to tell if something is worth to put into a spoiler tag are: If you don't know the part and just ...
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"Spoiler" issues in editing

I would not spoiler the whole answer. If you consider all, or most of the answer a spoiler, the question is usually asking for one, and it should be obvious that reading it and its answers can spoil ...
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Should I update my spoilers?

There are no rules for the use of spoilers on Arqade. Use your judgement. In general, if everything in your post, whether it be a question or an answer, then nothing is a spoiler, because it's ...
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Collapsible Sections/Spoilers

EDIT: Implementation feature-request I've found an idea that is really easy to implement to make this work: Add <details>, <summary> and the open attribute to the HTML whitelist. The <...
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Are companion names in SWTOR considered spoilers?

In some cases, you encounter someone in the story at a point where it wouldn't make sense for them to become your companion, but a twist at some point makes it happen. You could consider that a ...
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Make the [spoiler] tag ignored by default, even for anonymous users

status-declined* as we no longer have a spoiler tag anyway. Use Spoiler markdown to denote spoilers instead, e.g: >! spoiler text resulting in:
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