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Should I give away the solution to a mystery novel I'm reviewing --- with appropriate warning?


Some of my hubs are reviews of mystery novels. I've been wondering if I should put a "spoiler" ---- labeled appropriately, of course --- giving away the solution to the mystery? So, those who don't want to know, can just stop reading the review before they find out the solution. I haven't done that yet. Just wondering if it's a good idea or not?

 

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Best Answer Michael H (mikejhca) says

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    Huntgoddess 4 years ago

    Thanks for this detailed answer. I like it, and it looks like most Hubbers agree.

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    Huntgoddess 4 years ago

    Thanks, Gina145. You're like me. I can't keep myself from looking, either. The only way really is --- like if it's on another page, or something? But, that's not feasible for Hubpages. Plus it wouldn't keep me from looking, anyway :-))

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    Huntgoddess 4 years ago

    Thanks for your great answer, Olivia-O. I'm definitely feeling that way, too.

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    Huntgoddess 4 years ago

    Thanks, Lupita. I think so, too. That's the least I could do. If I do decide to give away the solution. I'm seeing that most Hubbers think it's not worth it, though. I'm starting to lean in that direction.

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    Huntgoddess 4 years ago

    Thanks for your comment.

    You guys have convinced me it's not a good idea.

    I would like to select EACH answer as the best, but I don't think they will let me do that. These answers are all so great! So --- I guess I have to say you're all the BEST.