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Etiquette when answering own question?

When watching Taxi Driver I noticed that a character named Sport had a long pink fingernail. I didn't know why and thought about asking here. But googling pointed me towards a reddit post. Such a ...
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Why do some movies exhibit more blood and gore than others, for the same cause like gunshots?

How can What do some movies exhibit more blood and gore than others, for the same cause like gunshots? be improved or on topic? I changed the title to ask about movies in general, not merely the two ...
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Tag is too long

Found a question about a movie called I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. When I tried to edit the question to include movie name, I see an error saying movie title exceeded the maximum ...
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Why are questions about locating or purchasing movie or TV content not allowed?

I find that locating or purchasing movie or TV content is not allowed. Why is that? Searching in Google with this query site:movies.meta.stackexchange.com locating or purchasing movie or TV content ...
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How does an undelete vote work?

I guess we've all suffered the irritation of a question being deleted by the author, right at the point you were about to hit the Post button on an answer you'd just worked on. Having had that just ...
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Does this question really involve trivia?

Now reopened After posting this question here: Frida Kahlo, Warhol, Klimt, Picasso - Which other artists are referenced in the Hey Duggee 'Art Badge' episode? I revised it so that it ...
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We're switching to CommonMark

Yesterday, I announced on Meta Stack Exchange that we'll switch all sites on the Stack Exchange network to CommonMark, a standardized and well-supported Markdown flavor. You can read up on the ...
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Is asking for screen shots allowed?

I am a crossover enthusiast and try to verify crossovers as much as possible. Sometimes that entails asking for help finding screen shots from films and television series. Is that allowed here if one ...
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Is asking about a movie on topic?

I have read about a movie on Wikipedia but googling and looking at IMDB no result at all (it is based on a book and I find a lot of results about the book). Would it be on topic to ask if anyone knows ...
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Should the [identify-this] tag be added to the other “identify” tags?

Apparently someone created the tag https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/identify-this. Their question will likely be closed and deleted ASAP, but this tag will probably be available for ...
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Topic Challenge: Irrfan Khan and his films [completed]

Last week saw the death of Irrfan Khan who not only made himself a big name in Indian cinema but also ventured into international productions. So in honour of his life of acting and due to popular ...
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My post got deleted without any explanation or feedback

Earlier today, I asked a question on this stackexchange site. It might not have been a suitable questions, for many reasons that more knowledgeable people here will presumebly enjoy detailing. However,...
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Is uncut-gem actually uncut-gems?

So while fixing up this question I was trying to fix the tags and found there was a tag for uncut-gem with a question to it. Now when I Google the titles I find Uncut Gems which is a 2019 film ...
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Why is my answer on this question deleted?

How does this guy eat? Napoleon, also closed one of my questions for being "lack of details"! but it was deleted because it was duplicated. Is it a good reason to close a question because of being ...
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What to do when the whole question is a spoiler?

I recently posted a question about The Invisible Man (2020), Why doesn't Cecilia think the police will be suspicious? ...wherein pretty much the entire post is a spoiler, so I put in a "Spoilers ...
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What makes this “Sea Patrol” question opinion-based?

Apologies, but I don't fathom why Why did Jim Roth and Swain die trying to defuse a bomb on an empty yacht, rather than save themselves and jump off? was closed as "opinion-based"? Doubtless I ...
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Can question about why a film is critically praised or not be asked? - More specific question

This is the more specific version of Can question about why a film is critically praised or not? Although critical point is opinon from the critic, but: (1) The question is not asking for answerer'...
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Can question about why a film is critically praised or not?

For example, a film doesn't make sense and get high critical point but low user point on rottentomatoes, can I ask why?
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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How should M&TV's “Ask Question” page be customised?

The "Ask a question" wizard is now live network-wide: The new ask page is now live on the network!. Ours is very plain right now, but parts of it are customisable: (shortened; see the main Meta post ...
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Could the question “What movie takes place entirely underwater?” be re-opened?

I've asked this question 2 years ago that I'm trying to re-open now. It is a cinema history question that I really want to know the answer of. What movie takes place entirely underwater? I've tried ...
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Why were these 3 questions unilaterally closed?

Moderator AJ unilaterally closed What happened to the German Panther that the British failed to PIAT twice?, Why did British officers just stand and cheer, while a lone lad was shot in the back ...
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Question suddenly closed

I asked this question about three years ago, and the answer helped me understand the scene better, as this comment also illustrates. The question has garnered 16 upvotes in the meantime. Today, the ...
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Favorite questions and answers from the last quarter of 2019

Too late this time but we are back again. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st October to 31st December. You can search ...
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Academy Awards Live Chat - 2020

On February the 9th/10th (depending where you are) the 92nd Academy Awards (Oscar) ceremony will be held and broadcast live into the world. While not everyone might agree about their true artistic and ...
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Oscar 2020 Topic Challenge: The nominees for Best Picture [completed]

Next Sunday sees the celebration of the 92nd 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 beforehand. So ...
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Where to find deleted questions?

Even this existing question doesn't give a definite answer about: If my question gets downvoted and deleted, why there are no questions in "deleted recent questions" in my profile? It displays "No ...
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Can this old ID question of mine get migrated to SciFi.SE, please?

About three years ago, when I first joined, I asked this ID question: Cartoon in which Donald Duck tries to stop another duck from committing suicide. When ID questions were made off-topic in early ...
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Why was this question closed?

This question: What type of alarm goes off when mercenaries invade Nya's apartment building? The reason was stated that it's a Trivia question, but it's not really. I don't know the answer to ...
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Are “do I need first part to understand second” questions good thing?

I asked two questions, already asking if I need to watch the first part of the movie to understand the second (here: 1, 2). I think these questions can be really beneficial. Both of mine received a ...
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Monthly Answer Challenge 2020: Solve old unanswered questions!

Similar to our previous challenges for answering unanswered questions, we're continuing our monthly habit of rewarding the best answer to any old unanswered question in order to encourage people to ...
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New tag for movie - should be specific or general

I asked a new question about specific escape room movie, and a tag escape room was created The escape-room tag has no usage guidance, can you help us create it? Should I edit escape room tag with ...
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Should 'TV' in 'Q&A for movie and tv enthusiasts' be capitalized? [duplicate]

The list of Stack Exchange sites describes this site as Q&A for movie and tv enthusiasts This description is also visible on your network profile. It's about the only place where 'tv' is ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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When can we start asking questions about The Rise of Skywalker? [duplicate]

I just saw The Rise of Skywalker film last night and I do have some questions rattling around in my head, but didn't know if perhaps I should wait a few days to be polite?
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Would a question about movie reviewers be on-topic?

I want to ask a question about why some movie reviewers use a four-star rating system instead of a five-star rating system. I'm sure there must be some historical reason behind its use. But I'm not ...
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Rename [once-upon-time-in-america]

Can the tag once-upon-time-in-america be renamed to once-upon-a-time-in-america, which is its real name? The existing name is clearly an artifact of the old 25 character max tag length.
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Would a question about identifying all universes in the Arrowverse be allowed?

If I would ask a question to identify all universes existing in the Arrowverse, would this be closed as an ID Question, or would it be able to exist as a community wiki answer? The fact that this is ...
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Are Question going to be worth 10 rep?

I just got an email from StackOverFlow We’re Rewarding the Question Askers Will this be implemented on this site? Sorry I don't have more to add, just want to know what will happen here. Cheers
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Distinguishing tags that are film titles from normal tags

A few times I've been frustrated by the tags on this site. The vast majority of tags are the names of films or programs, which makes finding suitable tags of the normal kind very difficult. So, when ...
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Are questions about how the number and types of movie theaters change over time on-topic?

I've just posted Are there “fewer independent theaters than ever”? in the main site and I'm not sure if a question about data on the number of independent theaters (US or world-wide) is on-topic here. ...
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Is there a website to ask technical questions about the art of cinematography?

I've just created an account on this website. After having quickly looked at the main tags, the on-topic page and some of the most upvoted questions, apparently, this website does not cover the ...
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Witch VVitch is which?

In the tag, it is spelled "normally", with a W: the-witch In a few questions, a user has spelled it stylized with a double V: Can corns be grown the way in the VVitch? What is the name of this ...
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Can someone please correct the tag “jojorabbit” to “jojo-rabbit”?

https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/jojorabbit is incorrect, it should be jojo-rabbit ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jojo_Rabbit ), but when I enter that one it is rejected as "too ...
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Answers from another Stack Exchange Site

We've had a number of interesting questions on M&TV lately where the same essential question was asked and extensively answered on another SE site, specifically our sister site Science Fiction and ...
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I'm disappointed

For those who don't know me, I've been here for the last two and half years, give or take. I find MTV SE very friendly and a great place to share knowledge; I've always felt connected with ...
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Should we close questions as “unclear” when they quote dialogue that is not substantiated by evidence?

This recent question asks about how a certain bit of dialog can be explained from the events of the movie, yet that piece of dialogue cannot be found when searching that movie's subtitles. Shouldn't ...
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Favorite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2019

Another quarter ended in the year. We are back with favorite questions and answers. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st ...
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Is asking which movie did it first identifying a movie?

I asked a question about which movie was the first to use a playback device to trick an adversary. It recieved one downvote (later upvoted) but no answer as of right now. Does it violate the post ...
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is it ok to edit someone's else answer, adding more info?

on this question here I did not want to post an answer but I wanted to complement a different answer that I have accepted and upvoted, but I thought I would add information so that everyone could ...

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