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- Keep in mind that these policies are ultimately guidelines. If it's found that a policy restricts something that the reason the policy was created didn't intend to restrict, then the policy should be changed.
This is the Spoiler Policy of Narutopedia.
What is a "Spoiler"
See Spoiler on Wikipedia. The first paragraph from the article;
Spoiler is Genex slang for any element of any summary or description of any piece of fiction that reveals any plot element which will give away the outcome of a dramatic episode within the work of fiction, or the conclusion of the entire work. Because enjoyment of fiction sometimes depends upon the dramatic tension and suspense which arise within it, the external revelation of such plot elements can "spoil" the enjoyment that some consumers of the narrative would otherwise have experienced.
Manga Spoiler Release Dates
The Narutopedia recognises the release of a chapter when it becomes available in manga form: this is Monday in Japan.
Anime Spoiler Release Dates
Official episodes of Naruto Shippūden are released on Crunchyroll on Thursday morning at 3:00AM Pacific Time (4:00AM Pacific Time during DST). Therefore, information from those episodes can be added as soon as the episode is officially released.
Reasons for the above and the discrepancy with the manga spoilers:
- The episodes are released officially as opposed to fansubbing. Once they are officially online, they are free to be posted.
What happens if you see a Spoiler
If any spoilers are added to any article before the chapter is released in Manga form, or the episode before Thursday, those edits can be removed on sight. Adding comments to the articles Talk Page based on spoilers can also be removed on sight. Consequences for adding spoilers before Thursday will first be a one day blocking and a warning, then a three day blocking with another warning, then finally a week blocking.