Warning: This article contains Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers, or may link to Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers. If you don’t want to read any spoilers about the new Star Wars movie, click away. Now that only those folks who intentionally want to read and discuss Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers are left, the spoilers that have already leaked on to the web about Star Wars: The Force Awakens can be freely bandied about. As reported by the Detroit Free Press, major and minor Star Wars spoilers abound.
Wading through Star Wars videos on YouTube, sorted by the most recently uploaded videos, plenty of “watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens full movie” promises can be found with links to dubious sites in the description. Some of the Star Wars movie clips that make it onto YouTube are removed for copyright claims, but leave it to Vine users to publish real #StarWars movie clips of The Force Awakens from inside the movie theater, even if they are only six seconds long.
Searching Google’s videos tab for Star Wars stuff in the past hour could eventually prove fruitful as the upload and take-down dance goes on.
Some of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers are appearing in the title of articles, such as on Entertainment Weekly. Daniel Craig’s cameo was confirmed as one Star Wars spoiler.
“This piece contains spoilers about Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Daniel Craig lied to me.”
As reported by Bustle, the biggest spoiler being published about Star Wars: The Force Awakens is that Han Solo dies.
“(Spoiler alert!), I can’t say it’s a good one. I am not going to beat around the bush. My beloved Han dies in The Force Awakens.”
That major Star Wars spoiler was initially uploaded to YouTube, as reported by the Inquisitr, but the video of the biggest spoiler of all the Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers has been removed as of this writing. Plenty of Star Wars spoilers can be found online such as on Twitter, whereby a search for “Star Wars spoilers” or “#StarWarsTheForceAwakens SPOILERS” or searching the #spoilerspoilers turns up real and fake spoilers. The “spoiler spoilers” hashtag is a funny effort to confuse folks with fake Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers.
That hasn’t stopped folks from posting real Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers on Twitter, especially those who tease others about tweeting that they are staying offline in order to avoid Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers.
— ok (@waNErleet) December 18, 2015
Meanwhile, the spoilers about the Force Awakens are sending some folks into a tizzy, and have them going to great lengths to avoid Star Wars spoilers, as reported by Forbes.
Lupita shares a major Star Wars spoiler. https://t.co/eTF3L5fqa5
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) December 18, 2015
In fact, Star Wars spoilers are causing Reddit to ban some people who post Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers on purpose, reports the Daily Mail. The whole dance of avoiding Star Wars spoilers is reminiscent of that Key and Peele skit whereby a couple couldn’t discuss any subject with another couple, because the other couple hadn’t seen any movie yet.
— Sean Peck (@Pecktec101) July 20, 2015
As such, the moratorium on Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers is being discussed on Twitter as well, with folks wondering how long they must wait until they can freely being publishing and discussing Star Wars spoilers. One person tweeted, wondering if 30 days was long enough to wait on making Star Wars spoilers public.
The nerdfest against Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers has even led to a Google Chrome browser extension called “Force Block” to protect Star Wars fans against Star Wars spoilers, reports PC World. To those who aren’t big Star Wars fans and didn’t wait in line for hours or days to score Star Wars: The Force Awakens tickets, the spoilers don’t seem like a big deal. For others, whose childhood memories are comprised of seeing every Star Wars movie multiple times, and analyzing every detail of said movies, the Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers could be likened to a kind of personal affront to their existence.
The Philadelphia police department even tweeted their take on spoilers spilling out from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
No, posting #StarWarsForceAwakens spoilers is not a crime. Yes, it should be. We enforce the laws – we don't make them. Sorry.
— Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) December 15, 2015
Those who’ve seen Star Wars or don’t care about spoilers can find a safe space in articles like Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Han Solo, plot holes and family connections – discuss the spoilers from the Guardian. It’s an in-depth article that lets folks think about plot problems as they wish.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiered on Thursday, December 17.
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