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I had to make several attempts to give someone a neutral rep explaining how to use the
tag when they quote long things and only have a short response. I said, "Blah blah it looks like this: <spoiler>quote</spoiler>", except the <> was  and it did a mini-spoiler in the comment. I don't know how important it is to some people to have italicized or underlined, or underlined twice (Yossarian!!!(?)!). Which, I guess there isn't a double-underline on this. Shame!
Anyway, can we get the formatting stuff disabled for rep comments, since it's not really used ever, or is that not possible?