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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

NOTE: This post has now been locked and new submissions are not being accepted. Ad submissions are now undergoing review by the Community Team, and this question will be updated once the ads are live. ...
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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 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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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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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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I'd like to ask for a specific detail in the plot of a movie that I am not likely to be able to view, would that be that on-topic?

My 2nd question ever here was Was Nancy Pierpan a spy? (Page Eight) and the first comment that appeared almost immediately was something like "Have you even seen the movie?" to which I could ...
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2020: 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 past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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How could that question could have been improved?

I recently asked a question about the latest Wonder Woman movie. I was surprised by the almost equal number of up- and down-votes (currently +4/-3). This suggests something but I am genuinely curious ...
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What happened to StackMovies Twitter account?

It says here: Account suspended Twitter suspends accounts which violate the Twitter Rules A screenshot:
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How about a SE specifically for ID questions?

I'm new here. In my short time here I've seen several movie-ID requests closed as off-topic. Looking at the archives I see that you made a decision about 3 years ago. I don't really understand why why ...
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Why are ID questions not removed immediately?

Since ID questions are off-topic, why are the moderators not removing ID questions immediately right after a user posts them? This question has been asked 16 hours ago but it's still online.
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If someone's reputations come back to below 15

AYK, A user can up-vote or down-vote posts when they reach the threshold of 15 reps. If they have lower reps their votes will be recorded until they reach the required threshold. My question is that ...
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Please help me improve this question

A question I posted yesterday is currently sitting on two closevotes with two downvotes. What does this dialogue mean in The Barefoot Contessa (1954)? I'd very much like to know how to improve this ...
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Guidelines for migration from Science Fiction & Fantasy

I'm putting together an effort on Science Fiction & Fantasy to give users guidance for when they should migrate1 a question from SFF to a different site on the network. Movies & TV generally ...
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How to make a question more focused when there are extremely few answers?

This question was closed for not being focused enough, but as the comments point out, it's a clear question but an issue never heard of before. How does it become more focused than that? Have movies ...
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Questions about coronavirus & film/tv production?

Looking at the help for what's On Topic, the following is on topic: Questions about a movie or TV show's production Questions relating to the film and TV industry but this is off topic: TV news, ...
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Can I Ask For More Information On Some Rare Short Video Clips I Have?

I have some most likely rare video clips that I believe are early HD video tests which I pulled from a hard drive of some test equipment. I would like to know more information about these clips but ...
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Why was this realism question marked as closed?

Why was this... Do US private schools ask Chinese students to get referral letters from the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association to join them? closed?
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Proper non-Stack Exchange site to ask about suggesting films by some topic

I have a question about my Movies & TV Stack Exchange post: searching for films by contents about challenges of seeing the world as your mirror I have the above question and have also asked about ...
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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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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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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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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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Community Promotion Ads — 2020 [duplicate]

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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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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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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