Avengers Fans Get #DontSpoilTheEndgame Trending as They Go to Extreme Lengths to Avoid Spoilers

As Avengers: Endgame hits theaters nationwide, fans are taking drastic measures to avoid accidentally hearing the blockbuster's critical plot twists.

Ahead of Endgame's release, major leaks spread across Reddit, Twitter and YouTube. After Endgame debuted in theaters Thursday night, fans who still haven't seen the film have taken to social media to share how they're avoiding spoilers or their requests for others to not post important plot details.

A Twitter user shared a note their teacher posted to the classroom's door on Friday, demonstrating how seriously he's taking spoilers. Since he won't be able to see the film immediately, he requested all students refrain from revealing Endgame spoilers for the time being.

"Do not discuss anything about it anywhere near my classroom until this sign comes down," the note warned. "You know how much I love Marvel Comics. So help me Jeebus, if any one of you spoils a single frame of this movie for me, I promise you I will make you wish that Thanos snapped your narrow a**."

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One fan admitted that their entire family shunned their brother after he returned home from an Endgame screening on Thursday, tweeting: "The rest of the family turned to look at him as he came into the house and either shushed him verbally, with hand gestures or outright yelled 'Not one WORD!' at him." Elsewhere, a fan posted declaring their fury at a cousin posting the beginning of Endgame on Instagram and threatened to block them. Another person claimed they had reported videos upladed to YouTube containing Endgame spoilers.

"A spoiler is not just a huge plot point. A spoiler is ANYTHING you found out by watching something that you then tell others about BEFORE they get to see it," Community alum Yvette Nicole Brown tweeted Friday. "Seeing something first is a blessing, don't make it a curse for others. #DontSpoilTheEndgame. NOTHING about it."

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Fans aren't the only ones taking Endgame spoilers seriously. Avengers actors Brie Larson, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Danai Gurira, Jeremy Renner, Karen Gillan, Don Cheadle and Paul Rudd warned fans in a promotional video shared via social media Thursday to not "spoil the Endgame."

On April 16, Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo urged fans to abstain from sharing major plot details on social media:

"For all of you who have been on this journey with us since the very beginning, sharing every high and low with your family, your friends, your classmates, your co-workers. Investing so deeply in every character and storyline. Laughing. Cheering. Shedding tears," the letter read. "Giving so freely of your thoughts in spirited dialogue, theories, fan art, and fan fiction. Please know that the two of us, along with everyone involved in Endgame, have worked tirelessly for the last three years with the sole intention of delivering a surprising and emotionally powerful conclusion to the Infinity Saga."

"Because so many of you have invested your time, your hearts, and your souls into these stories, we're once again asking for your help. When you're seeing Endgame in the coming weeks, please don't spoil it for others, the same way you wouldn't want it spoiled for you. Remember, Thanos still demands your silence," the notice concluded.

Endgame picks up after the events of Avengers: Infinity War, where Thanos (Josh Brolin) wiped out half of the population using the Infinity Gauntlet. In Endgame, the remaining Avengers are tasked with reversing the damage.

Avengers: Endgame arrived in theaters on Friday.

Actor Robert Downey Jr. is pictured arriving for the world premiere of Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images
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