Linked Questions

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Shall we ban identification questions?

The consensus for now seems to be to try it further with identification questions on the site and see how it will pan out in the future. We will shortly post more meta discussions about how to deal ...
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1answer
121 views

Can we embed videos in our posts

Are we allowed to embed videos in questions/answers. For eg, I posted a question about identifying an accent. It would certainly help the person answering if he could see the video even if he/she ...
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5answers
311 views

Are “identify this song” questions on-topic?

Are questions asking for a song that plays in a movie or in a specific episode of a television show on-topic here? Why or why not should they be on-topic? To serve as examples, there are a few such ...
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5answers
374 views

Declare identify-this-picture question as off-topic

We just got another "Who is the person in this picture?" question: https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/19208/whos-the-actress-in-the-picture This kind of question is really bad, far worse ...
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1answer
91 views

Let's make the ID-close reason text & explanation more useful

We have, as a community, decided to consider commercials and music videos as "off topic" for the purpose of identify questions. What identify-this questions should be kept/deleted? ID-This-...
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1answer
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Questions on soundtrack

I noticed recently that one question posted about song that appears to be in a movie (movie appears to be Indian) was put on hold. Here's the link to it: https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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2answers
132 views

How shall we handle identify-this-actor questions?

In my other question on this topic, found here, I gave three suggestions for handling identify-this-actor questions: Scrap ALL identify-this-actor questions with NO exceptions. OR Scrap ...
5
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1answer
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Answer a question that is closable

I've realized that something I've been doing may be (borderline?) unethical, so I'd like your opinions. There have been questions, such as this identify-this-actor and this identify-this-music that I ...
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2answers
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Deleted tags vs. tag synonyms for invalid question categories

According to the results of a recent meta vote questions about identifying music videos or commercials have been ruled off-topic (and for the sake of this discussion here, that is to be taken as given ...
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1answer
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Did adding a clip to my “identify-this-movie” question get it closed?

I recently asked an identify-this-movie question which was promptly closed featuring a spoof-GIF mashup of Dr. X and the Iron Giant. In order to make it searchable I did my best to textually describe ...
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2answers
136 views

Music videos on topic?

Are questions about music videos on-topic? I can easily see the FAQ being adapted to include music videos: Analysis of content or theme of all forms of Music videos Identifying a Music video ...