2017-05-14

How to Deal With Spoilers! Besides, Well, Murdering Them in Their Sleep...

    


       You know what I hate? Spoilers. And I'm pretty sure I'm not alone. So many books have been ruined by spoilers.
       True Examples From My Life:

The Fault in Our Stars
 I straight up wanted to murder the person who spoiled that.

The Crown This was mostly my fault. I had the audacity to go online right after this book was released, and since The Selection was pretty popular, the internet blew up over the unexpected twist in the last book. It was heartbreaking.

Me Before You I had just checked it out and I was stupid enough to bring it to youth group and this heartless girl came up to me and was like: So you're reading that?
Me: Yes.
Her: Have you gotten to the part where _________ does __________ to ______?
Me: *Closes book* No.
And guys, I never read anymore of Me Before You, I read the first chapter, but after it was spoiled I was just like, no. I did make an exception for the Fault in Our Stars, but that was because I was on the third chapter and I was already attached.

Strangelets I was checking this book out and I kid you not, this guy walked up and said: _______ was actually the monster. And I just stared at him until he turned and walked away. BUT GUYS. Strangelets was SO good! Yes, it was spoiled for me, but AH, IT WAS STILL AMAZING. In fact I wrote a review on it on my other blog, so check it out!
          So how do you avoid spoilers? It's simple; when you get a book, put on earbuds, turn up your music to full blast, run home, lock yourself in your room, and whatever you do DON'T GO ONLINE UNTIL YOU FINISH THE BOOK!
         Oh, and also if anyone does ruin the book you're reading don't murder them like I did….Wait, what?! Did I say that I murdered my spoilers?!? Nooooo, I was just joking… *Laughs nervously, and kicks the arm sticking out from under my bed back under*

Do you have any tragic spoiler stories? If so, do tell! Then we can mourn together. Also, Happy Mother's Day! 💖💕

Happy Writing,





33 comments:

  1. I actually spoil books for myself all the time! (I.e., I read the stuff in the spoilers tags on Goodreads, I read the ending first, etc.)
    I know how the fault in our stars ends too, but I'm still gonna read it. I have this weird thing where I believe that the person is making things up and this J read the book and still get my pants knocked off. XD

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    1. The Fault in Our Stars is really good, but just a fair heads up; it has swearing and some scenes in it.

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    2. Yeah, so I've been told. Oh well. If the story is good I can usually mostly ignore the swearing :P And I'll skip the scenes if I can. There's usually fair warning.

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    3. Same here. And the story was heartbreaking.

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  2. You know Gray, I am sorry to say it but... I LOVE to spoil books or movies myself! I need to know what is going to happen so I have been known to skip to the last page or chapter. Or if watching a movie, I read the movie cover or ask whoever is watching what happens next.
    Stay away from me! LOL! Have a great day.

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    1. LOL. I hope you at least say "spoiler alert" before you spoil something, unlike my spoiler friends!

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    2. Hope your spoiler friends read this blog post! :) Just kidding!

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    3. They know how much I hate it, which is why I think they do it, lol.

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    4. That makes me smile. :) Sounds kinda like me on certain days!

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  3. "Her: Have you gotten to the part where _________ does __________ to ______?" -------UGH!!!!!!!!! oH MY GOSH!!! I hate this. I'm at the part where I'm at. I mean, I want to discuss it with you, but for goodness sake....DON'T TELL ME BEFORE I'M DONE!!!!! If a book is really boring, I'll look at the end to see if it gets better. But, it's rare....kind of. I can't wait for your book to come. It's going to be great. I like to look at the reviews for books, but then it spoils it. I spoil myself?!?! LOL
    Okaaaay, I have to threaten my sister for her to keep her mouth shut when it comes to spoilers. I tell her she has to give me all her money if she spoils it. I ell her OVER and OVER again, but I'm speaking to a brick wall. mean, my threats don't work anyway. Lol She says, "I didn't agree to that", in a snarky voice. NEH!!! That's my mourning for ya. You can sob for me, it's okay. (JK) LOL!
    THANKS!!!! Yesterday was great because we spent time with so much fam, and it was the best. Plus, I knew that the next day would be my birthday, so that added to the excitement.
    Ya'll are great! <3

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    1. I'm so glad my sisters aren't old enough to read the books I read!
      And Happy Birthday!!! :D

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    2. LOL! I bet you are.
      Thanks!!! <3

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  4. Spoilers do suck, but fourtunatly, I rarely get them. My dad watches tons of shows before letting us know that we would like them, but he is good about not spoiling it. Also, another way to prevent spoilers is to read the book or watch the show right away. Then you can spoil back the people who spoiled you.

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    1. True! Revenge at it's finest..

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  5. Hehe. He. Ummmmm......... I'm a spoiler. What? Did I just say that? *laughs nervously* What are you talking 'bout??????/ I didn't say a word!
    OH WELL. I am a spoiler. I'm a terrible human bean!!!! *cries* I can't HELP IT. My sister (LHE) gets annoyed, 'cause I can't keep the book IN. I have to tell the WORLD what happened.
    It doesn't help that I'm a super fast reader, so I always finish before her. That gives me a perfect opportunity to blab. I don't mean to! I mean, I HATE it when people spoil my books, but....... I'm a spoiler.
    *sighs*

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    1. Don't worry about it! I don't think spoiling your siblings counts, it seems pretty common! :P

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    2. lol! I hope not, or I'd be in Spoiler Prison. teehee

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  6. I hate it when people spoil books! Though sometimes I do it to myself. But I don't mean to! There are times when my memory isn't that great so sometimes I don't mind if someone gives like, little spoilers when (and only when!) I know it's going to be a really long time until I actually read the book. Because by then, I'll probably have forgotten what they said. :P

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    1. I have an awful memory on everything, except books. So when someone spoils a book for me it's spoiled for good! But lucky you!! xD

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  7. I'm somewhere on the middle ground as far as spoilers. Oftentimes, they don't ruin the book/movie for me per se, and sometimes I spoil them myself, but I still would rather not have spoilers. But I also find it difficult to not spoil stuff for my friends. XD But I'm pretty good about not doing that to others. :) I think. :P

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    1. I'm usually on the middle ground, except when I'm super excited for a book.

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  8. I can totally relate to this. It happens with movies as well as books, yet always disappointing. Although many spoilers I admit, are my own fault.

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    1. I'm sorry that you can relate, because spoilers are very disappointing!

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  9. Sigh, yup. I've gotten spoiled for The Fault in Our Stars, The Wingfeather Saga, Hunger Games, Me Before You, Harry Potter, Everything, Everything, the second Spider-Man movie... It's quite difficult to stay away from spoilers, unfortunately. :P

    katie grace
    a writer's faith

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    1. Ugh, I LOVE the wingfeather saga! If someone spoiled the ending for me when I was reading it, let's just say it wouldn't have been pretty! XD

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  10. I can totally agree! I've had so many books spoiled! My mom even spoiled the last Harry Potter

    Volpe
    http://lifeofafoxlover.blogspot.com
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    1. HARRY POTTER?!?! WAHHHH?!?!?! That's terrible!!!! :'(

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  11. Ugh, I can relate. For some reason I was watching a video on Gravity Falls (one of the best cartoons ever), and the guy spoiled who wrote the journals. That was a sad, sad day.

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    1. Aw, that stinks. I haven't watched Gravity Falls yet, I suppose I need to since I keep hearing that it's good, so shsss! Don't spoil me!!!

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    2. It's amazing. The only place I could find it was Hulu or Amazon. On Amazon Video, they separated it into 4 volumes instead of 2 seasons. I think it was to get more money. Anyways. The best place to watch it is probably Hulu.

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  12. I can relate to this, I love this. Nice job.

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