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This guy takes Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers to a whole new level

January 14th, 2016 by Matt Gault Comments


Warning: Massive Star Wars spoilers ahead

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has now been out for nearly a month, meaning the vast majority of fans have flocked to the cinema to experience it. It’s rapidly on its way to becoming the biggest movie of all time and there’s been a general coming together of fans in the banishment of spoilers. Unfortunately, trolls still exist – and they seem to be out in full force to ruin the movie for anyone who hasn’t seen it yet.

However, one certain guy has taken trolling to astonishingly obnoxious heights in his attempts to just generally be a bit of douche (it’s OK to call him that, seriously). He’s only gone and gotten himself an alphabet letter sticker set so he can spell out possibly Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ biggest spoiler on the back of his car: ‘Han Solo Dies in The Force Awakens.’ What’s up with that like? What satisfaction is he getting from it?

This guy is clearly ruining the sequel’s most emotional, and pivotal scene for everyone who sees his car. While it does open up the discussion of whether Star Wars fans are taking the whole spoiler thing a bit too far, he’s clearly just being a troll. Giving your automobile a makeover with one of the biggest spoilers of all time is a little different than someone not regulating the volume of their conversation in a coffee shop or on the back of bus. That’s careless, this is just incredibly rude. It’s also baffling, because he’s clearly spent time, money and effort in constructing his ultimate spoilers device.

Is this guy trying to tell us something about the current climate of spoiler-avoiding? Who cares, really, there’s other ways of doing it.

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Matt Gault is a sports writer and film fanatic. He is a fully-qualified journalist and has worked for BBCNI, Sunday Life and has been published on The Guardian's website. He interns at REDNI, sub-editing for the Belfast Telegraph. He studied at Queen's University pretending to like history and literature and then University of Ulster Coleraine, where he slacked off enormously for a year and somehow got away with it. He also enjoys Captain Morgans, The Sopranos, Led Zeppelin and Hunter S. Thompson which makes him a remarkably uninteresting person.