See here. Why does the Wayback Machine not show our text inside spoiler code? Can't the SE team do something about it?

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    No repro here Firefox 89.0 (64) on win 10. Spoilers show just fine in wayback for me. Tested with Chrome: 90.0.4430.212 (Official Build) (64-bit) on win 10, still works fine. What browser are you using, addons etc.?
    – W.O.
    Jun 6, 2021 at 3:05
  • It shows up just fine for me. Maybe you're trying to click it before the page fully loads? Jun 6, 2021 at 3:05
  • Maybe you need to "accept all cookies" - :(
    – W.O.
    Jun 6, 2021 at 3:06
  • Works fine on Chrome 91 on Android. Jun 6, 2021 at 3:15
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    @ARogueAnt. more likely blocked JS, cookies are not related here at all. Jun 6, 2021 at 6:08

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It works for me - though, there's a *slight* delay before reveal spoiler turns up. In any case, Way Back Machine/Internet Archive (IA) is separate from Stack Exchange, so there is not much the developers here can do 'formally' should something be broken. On the other hand - nothing's broken on IA's side from what I can tell. I'm running Vivaldi (which is the same engine as Chrome - so chrome-likes should work), but I'm wondering if you have something turned off, or if it's a browser-specific issue.

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