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Merge [top-gun-2] and [top-gun-maverick]?

Can the tags top-gun-2 and top-gun-maverick be merged? Or maybe delete top-gun-2 and retag the question (s)?
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Assuming song identification is still on-topic, is this community okay being referred as an alternative resource on Anime & Manga SE?

Anime.SE has just deprecated song identification, thus inspired by Movies.SE for providing the alternative resources, we also have our own here. Currently, we are looking for alternative sites that ...
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We need dynamic titles

I was about to ask a question on a movie currently in cinemas. Since I want to avoid spoilers in the title, I end up with stupid titles such as What did he do in that scene? It simply does not make ...
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The tag "topgun-maverick" should be corrected to "top-gun-maverick"

Can someone please fix the tag topgun-maverick to the correct spelling "top-gun-maverick"? I cannot do it because when I try to replace the wrong tag with the right tag, the system refuses ...
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Why was this question reopened?

This question was closed by vote as being trivia and therefore off topic: Is this the biggest age gap between romantic leads where the actress is the older? Then, it seems after an edit that as far as ...
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Why was my flag to suggest a revision declined but then later the revision was done?

See (Avengers spoilers) here re my meta question How would peer review happen for meta spoiler answers?: iandotkelly spoils an Avengers movie when trying to give an answer with examples of generic ...
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How would peer review happen for meta spoiler answers?

For some questions asking what kind of TV series/movies satisfy certain conditions, there may be answers where saying the name of the TV series/movie is a spoiler. Eg I just asked Besides iCarly, has ...
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Why are comments being removed from questions? Why not move them to chat, with a link to the chat in the comments?

I posted this Why does Neelix cook, when the replicator can produce any meal? which last time I looked had 3 or 4 comments on the question. This morning, the comments have gone. If they have been ...
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Why closed as 'trivia'?

Why was this question closed for 'trivia' ? What happens to orphaned children of academics?
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Is it possible to object to (and revert) an edit that was made to my question?

A user has made edits to my question which I find objectionable. It's edit #3 here. The changes: replace "filmmakers" with "film makers" replace "&" with "and&...
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Oscar 2022 Topic Challenge: The nominees for Best Picture [completed]

The celebration of the 94th Annual Academy Awards ("Oscars") might be a chance to discuss the contenders for the Oscar for Best Picture of the year. So we're starting a new biweekly topic ...
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film.stackexchange.com should redirect to the site

If you go to http://film.stackexchange.com/ , you get a 404 page. I believe you should be redirected to https://movies.stackexchange.com/ . (Personally, I often type the former rather than the latter ...
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Which is the best SE to ask about the meaning behind a movie title adapated from a novel?

I want to ask about the significance of the title Primal Fear. I've only seen the movie, but I know it's based on a novel of the same name. Film adaptations can differ substantially from their source ...
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Should I post this question about a chemistry related joke in Louie on this site?

This question https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/q/162688/108725was closed but Buck Thorn, a mod, commented that maybe I should try posting it on Movies & TV, after editing it suitably. He said,&...
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Can we tidy up Adaptation?

We've got adaptation, book-adaptation, comic-adaptation, video-game-adaptation and play-adaptation. Some tag wiki's are filled in, some are just the usage. It's unclear if the specific tags should be ...
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Why does this question have a Historical Lock? It should be reopened

Minutes ago I turned on the TV and saw an item on the wall of the Big Bang Theory apartment. I didn't know what it was, googled it, and was happy to find the exact question asked on Stack Exchange. ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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People keep asking if I'm back and I haven't really had an answer, but yeah, I'm thinking I'm back

Three years back I stepped out of moderation positions and kept my hat for rest due to time shortage and personal life. But this site never left me, to be frank. So when I felt I can join back as ...
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I am interested in classic TV and Radio -- I think classic TV (like 1940s-1960s) are okay, but what of radio?

I currently have a specific question about an old and extremely obscure radio show -- is Movies the place where it can be asked? Is there a better stackexchange (I find one for amateur (Ham) radio but ...
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Where to ask an identification question on a series [duplicate]

I have asked an identification question about an episode in the "Monk" series, but I was told this is off-topic on "Movies and TV". OK. But it must be on-topic somewhere else, ...
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Could someone please create an "Eternals" tag? [duplicate]

A new (2021) Marvel movie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eternals_(film)
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10 Years of Movies & TV

On November 30th the Movies & TV Stack Exchange celebrates its 10th anniversary! We'd like to thank this community for making this site the great place it is for discussing films and TV-shows. ...
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Would a question about whether a comedian's joke was intentional or accidental be on topic?

Although rare, occasionally someone will say or do something without intention which just happens to be very funny, or clever, or otherwise notable. Just as it can happen to anyone, this could also ...
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Opinions about opinions (of a plot)

OK, this is going to be a fairly ironic question (I think, I've always had trouble with what is real irony), and is a request for some sort of consensus of users to decide on a (possible) change of ...
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Why did "Meaning of 'Never get involved in a land war in Asia' in The Princess Bride" get so many views?

I have a lot of HNQ's for some reason I don't quite understand (they're never the ones I think are really interesting) but this one is a real head scratcher. One day I was bored and letting YouTube ...
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Are questions about how stunts are performed considered on-topic?

I'm wanting to ask a question related to the performance of stunts within martial arts movies, particularly a specific movement in the movie Birth of the Dragon. In the movie, Master Wong performs a ...
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How should we tag the new Dune movie by Denis Villeneuve?

How should we tag the new Dune movie by Denis Villeneuve? Should it be dune-2021 (the David Lynch one is currently dune-1984)? Or should it be "dune-part-one" (as the film is apparently ...
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Why is a question about a performer's acting history an "identification question", or more generally why is it off-topic?

I've asked if a certain TV comedy performer has done certain kind of act (in a show) before. It was closed as an "identification question" (with that link). Why is it an identification ...
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Should accepted answers be sorted to the top or not?

Stack Overflow has recently changed the default sorting for answers so that accepted answers don't automatically appear at the top of the answer list, rather than being sorted into the rest of the ...
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Corrections for Tag: Rush [duplicate]

There is a tag named rush. It has been assigned to two questions, both of them on the movie Rush (2013). Unfortunately there is also a movie Rush (1992), starring Jason Patrick and Jennifer Jason Lee. ...
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How can I improve my question?

This question has got 5 downvotes at this time. Can anyone suggest how I can improve it, and avoid a similar fate befalling any future ones? Are these apparent mistakes in The Haunting of Bly Manor ...
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Community Ads for 2021

September update: Community Ads are now live network-wide. Since none of ad proposals on this site made it past the score thresholds, none will be displayed — go to the main post on MSE for a list of ...
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Does this community still accept questions trying to identify films from plots?

I have a film I remember from years ago but cannot remember the name of it, and all Google searches bring me to films that are similar, but not the one I remember. I looked at the "identify this ...
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How many questions have more than 1 million views on this site?

I would like to know that are there any questions with more than 1 million views on this site(the main movies site and not meta), if yes how many?
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How long it takes for a suspension of asking question and a permanent suspension from asking question?

I've asked 10 questions so far but half of them have downvotes because of bad quality questions. How long it takes for a suspension of asking question and a permanent suspension from asking question? ...
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Are questions about moviegoing culture on-topic?

Would a question about American movie audiences' habit of leaving a movie theater immediately when the closing credits start, and how that compares with the rest of the world, be considered on-topic?
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Any Mods watching this?

It's been flagged several times already. This guy is clearly a troll, his account needs to be dumped. Why isn't Angelo Pappas doing his job?
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Oscar 2021 Topic Challenge: The nominees for Best Picture [completed]

Yesterday saw the belated celebration of the 93rd Annual Academy Awards ("Oscars"). Like last year this might be a chance to discuss the contenders for the Oscar for Best Picture of the year ...
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Failed to upload image 3 using iPhone app

This is not a question. The iPhone app failed to upload a third image and popped a dialog telling me to “tell us on meta”. I was editing a question in Movies & TV that required additional photos.
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How to resize pictures in questions and answers?

I have answered a question recently and I've put two pictures in my answer. But the problem is that one of them is small and the another one is so big. I want to resize the big one in my answer to ...
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An anomaly concerning the "Closed" banner for closed questions: Is its appearance variable?

What is a good source for risqué content that's not pornographic? The above question was closed. When I looked just now, the Closed banner looked liked this That is not a problem in itself, ...
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Should there be a specific tag for Zack Snyder's Justice League?

Currently the Justice League tag says: 2017 American superhero movie about the team of comic superheroes of the same name as part of the DC Extended Universe But the 2021 director's cut, which is ...
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Why are identification questions not allowed here, but allowed on the Science Fiction & Fantasy site?

I found that the Science Fiction & Fantasy site indeed allows such questions. What is the difference between the topics of these two sites that caused these different decisions? Or is it just that ...
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Why was voting corrected on my questions?

I posted 3 questions in a series recently, one of which got closed which is not a problem. But suddenly I got a -30 rep change for "voting corrected". For two of the questions I got 1 upvote ...
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Question closed for not being focused enough

This question seems to have many sub-questions, but indeed they are not sub-questions, they are the reasons why this question was asked.
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Where to ask about movies from my past that I can't remember? [duplicate]

When did this tag [identify-this-movie] become off topic? Where should we go now to ask about movies we can't remember?
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Do you think this title needs change?

When you want to vote for a comment, it says: "This comment adds something useful to the post". But there are many examples that a comment has received many up-votes just for being funny; so ...
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How to judge ahead of time if people will think my question is "movie trivia" and perhaps unsuitable for the site?

I enjoy film and good TV sometimes as well, and from time to time I'll ask a few questions here. It was recently suggested that Rob Lowe said "I won't work for (Orion Pictures) again for all ...
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Should there be tag for the [John-Wick-series]

There have been a few questions related to the world beyond the character of John Wick. Questions regarding the organization of the enigmatic High Table and the operations of the Continental Hotel ...
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Would questions asking about the reality of a CGI scene be on-topic?

For example, I want to know whether this scene does depict a correct number of 10.000 people or is it just an exaggeration. Are such questions on-topic?
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