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|Thu, 08-18-2011 - 8:47am|
I saw this article about spoilers ruining TV shows or not and thought of you all.Study: Spoilers May Not Ruin Viewer Enjoyment
It turns out spoilers aren't the worst thing. In fact, a new study suggests that knowing the end of a story in advance may actually enhance enjoyment.
According to Reuters, researchers at the University of California at San Diego tested three different types of stories by authors like John Updike, Roald Dahl and Agatha Christie and found that readers actually preferred the versions with a spoiler paragraph written into the plot. Both the original version and edited version of each story was read by up to 30 people.
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