Spoiler protection

Richard Suitor rsuitor at cjwrfs.net
Thu Jun 13 20:14:58 PDT 2002

On Thu, 13 Jun 2002 13:56:34 -0400 (EDT), tyan at twcny.rr.com (Thomas Yan)
(I had written earlier:
>> They will be an annoyance to Steve -- I would think that
>> in this group that would be a major inducement not to use them.  But
>> others may have different views.
>Sorry, I don't understand what you're saying here.  Please explain?

He will never benefit from a spoiler warning.  I hope.  I think.  Well, hardly

If we require such a thing he will have to choose between ignoring the
practice, or taking the trouble to stick one in.

I would rather make his participation easy - that's one of the reason's I'm
here, although several of the books I haven't read, and it looks like it may
be a while before I get the chance.

I would rather say to those who legitimately don't wish to be spoiled - and it
is, I agree, a very legitimate wish - 

"Read gingerly."

"Look for discussion on books *after* you've read them."

That is difficult here, because the books are tied together, and threads
careen recklessly from volume to volume.

But I'd say that is the nature of this particular beast, and people concerned
about being spoiled should perhaps wait before lurking here.  If not -  "Read

Just one person's opinion.   And I've appreciated your contributions on a
variety of subjects in several groups.