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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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Check in on Identification questions

The rather clear direction of this discussion together with the current situation on the site led to the conclusion that identification questions are no longer appropriate on this site. Back in May ...
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Identify This Movie Questions?

Are identify this movie questions to be encouraged? They are one of my favourite tags on gaming, but quite a few are closed due to lack of details or often multiple edits are needed to turn it into a ...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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How to improve the problem with identification questions?

As many of you know, one way or the other this site has a problem with identification questions. The large and rising influx of identification questions, which are often of rather low quality, ...
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How can I find the title of a movie from just a description or image?

I need to find the title of a movie or TV-show, but I only know part of its story and/or descriptions of scenes and characters. I might happen to know who acted in it or even have some images from it. ...
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Can I describe a very sexual scene which is needed to identify a movie?

There was a movie I watched many years ago, and I don't remember almost anything, except for a... very sexual scene (which is very specific, so I think one who watched the movie can identify it by ...
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About banning Id questions

I know a lot of users don't like them, but that's quite absurd and disrespectful to the users who do. And it's more absurd to change the rules retrospectively, deleting an entire (helpful) archive of ...
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ID questions about sci-fi or fantasy films

So apparently ID questions are going to be banned on this site. Some of the ID questions posted here are about films in the science fiction or fantasy genres, which would be on-topic at the sister ...
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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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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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Identification Question Cleanup: Closing existing questions

As part of no longer supporting identification questions, we're starting the next phase of cleaning up the existing baggage, which is closing and locking all the existing questions. This process ...
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Identification Question Cleanup: Deleting old questions

As part of no longer supporting identification questions, we're starting the next phase of cleaning up the existing baggage. After closing and locking all existing questions, we now have to prune the ...
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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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Can I ask what a movie is based on scene fragments?

I'm trying to track down a sci-fi movie that I saw as a kid but I only remember a few bits and pieces (no title, no actors). I wanted to post this as a question to the main Movies & TV QA but I ...

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