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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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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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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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Migration paths

I think this is as good a place as any to start keeping a meta record of what our migration paths should be once we reach that stage of our site. Currently, in beta, we cannot have any more paths set ...
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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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Monthly Answer Challenge 2019: Solve old unanswered questions!

Due to the success of 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 ...
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Can I ask questions about who would star in imaginary movies?

Can I take real world events that are yet to be made into movies and ask who would star in them? Or is that not allowed in movie tv SE?
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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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All the times when Movies & TV SE made it big

Movies & TV Stack Exchange has had the opportunity to be covered by media companies like The Guardian and Business Insider lots of times. So this post is to list all these moment of glory in the ...
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Linking to Youtube [duplicate]

so when answering this question Why did the dad try to shoot Victoria, and what happens to the real mom? I came across a video on youtube that shows the opening sequence to the movie but its clear ...
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Editing for style rather than content

I have a certain writing style. It can be rather conversational at times. I can spell [usually]. I can even find my way through some rather tortuous grammar & syntax on occasion, without my being ...
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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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Weekly Topic Challenge - Ideas

Quite a while ago we had a so called Topic of the Week where users were encouraged to ask questions about a specific topic and compete for the best question. In an effort to revive this kind of ...
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Topic Challenge: Moon Landings and Space Exploration [completed]

In celebration of half a century of humanity colonizing the known universe and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2019-07-20 00:00 UTC to 2019-07-30 23:00 UTC we're ...
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New tag for The Boys

I just asked this question about a new show. However, "The-Boys" is too close to "the-Boy" and it kicked out the tag, so i called it The-Boys-Amazon. This doesn't seem correct. What should we tag ...
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Should we have [YEAR] tags?

Whenever there are multiple films with the same name (remakes, franchise reboots and such) usually we create moviename and moviename-year to differentiate them. However (bear with me, maybe it's just ...
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Tag creation: [Suspiria-2018] and [Suspiria-1977]

Seeing that there are 2 movies with the exact same name shall I create these tags to help differentiate them? (not that there are billions of questions for these anyway, so no rush...)
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Tag merge/synonym request: [memories-of-murders] » [memories-of-murder]

There is currently a question with the tag, memories-of-murders: Who is the serial killer in Memories of Murders? According to IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes, the English title of this movie is Memories of ...
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Asking old or obscure TV and Movie Questions

I am not American. So I was brought up with a lot of TV shows and movies that most people on this forum would not have heard of. So my question is: can such questions have any point? For instance ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2019

End of another quarter. So, 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 April to ...
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If I mark my question as “truly sadistic” for being impossible should I offer a bounty?

I have already said that there are some movie and tv questions that only I could answer; because I was there when the movie was being made I know some things that only a handful of people in the ...
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Topic Challenge: Toys [completed]

With the release of Toy Story 4 and Child's Play and due to popular demand, we're back with a new topic challenge. From 2019-06-22 00:00 UTC to 2019-06-30 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to ask your ...
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People have missed the entire point of the question about bad gay guys in movies

This was not a list question by whoever wrote it. It was making the point that the culture of cinema has most of the time had gay guys as good guys. So the OP asked for exceptions. Asking for ...
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Do I have to Keep my questions Family Show Friendly? [duplicate]

Can I ask Movie and TV questions about things that were let's say Adult entertainment. OK I will put it this way as a scale: lower end of offensive content: movie Blue Lagoon In the middle the ...
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The term “trivia” is just lazy. Can't we do better?

Officially, "trivia" is off-topic. But it's a poorly-defined category that we should be able to replace with more specific reasons. Can't we do better? I'm not the first person to be unsure of what "...
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How to bounty an extremely difficult, but answerable, question?

I recently posted this question about who voices "Finger" in The Fifth Element. People have been seeking the answer for literally decades, yet nobody has been able to provide the correct answer. But ...
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What can I do to ask better questions on Movies & TV?

I recently asked a question here which is accumulating downvotes. As downvotes are a form of community moderation, I want to know: How could I edit the question to make it better? Clearly, there are ...
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Is a question better with a “drive-by diss” than without it?

I found a couple of questions that included seemingly unnecessary opinions about the movies/shows in question: Is Johnny in Cobra Kai a sympathetic character? As a preface to this question, I will ...
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Should we close questions about inconsistent plots as duplicate?

I saw a few questions about the Transformers franchise and the movie scripts are full of inconsistencies. Question like "why don't they use lasers in combat when they had lasers to open up a ship made ...
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Why is it that new users to Movies & TV Stack Exchange (like me) are unable to ask good questions?

I am looking at the 15 newest questions. Out of the 15, only 7 have at least one upvote and are still open. This is <50% of all new questions. There are 6 questions asked by users with 150 ...
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We are discontinuing support for identification questions

NOTE: Got linked here but don't really care about all the meta discussion? Just want quick help with identifying your movie? Take a look at this question and its answers. Since its very inception ...
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Is it okay to post nudity if it's in the film/TV show? [duplicate]

Sparked by this post where Daenery's breasts are were being shown. Even if there's a justifiable reason (whatever that may be) to include nudity from a film/TV show in a post, should the OP still ...
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Fanatic and Enthusiast badges

Two badges Fanatic and Enthusiast have a criteria to Visit the site each day for X consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.) I'm here everyday, maybe not always asking nor answering. But I ...
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Shouldn't this question be closed as “too broad”, since it actually asks about two distinct items?

There is a question about the recent series of Black Mirror, inquiring to the meaning behind the titles of two episodes. Shouldn't this be closed as "too broad", and the poster be required to split ...
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Narrative questions related to TV shows / films

Am I allowed to ask a question about narrative in the main site? Like if X character was a Deus Ex Machina or simillar. I'm asking this because it may be a question for a writing techniques or ...
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How do we handle multiple answers to a question from the same user?

We have this question: Is there a grandfather paradox in Endgame? Where a user appears to believe we're a forum and has done multiple answers: https://movies.stackexchange.com/a/99776/44698 https://...
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Could we wait for a while before asking a question about the film that just came out? [duplicate]

Fortunately, I managed to cover questions about avengers-endgame with my hand before I could see it. I'm actually a bit angry at those who ask questions about the new film immediately after they ...
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Does this SE have a ban on Avengers: Endgame questions?

I would like to ask for something regarding the movie... but so as not to spoil the others that have not yet seen it, does this SE created a ban on MCU Avengers: Endgame questions?
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Can spoilers be removed from the HNQ?

Considering clearly the goal is to spoil the movie for people who haven't seen it, can we at least hide these posts from the HNQ list? Or maybe hide the entire site if the current enforced policy is ...
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You can select tags to ignore

When you are browsing through the questions list, in the sidebar to the right there are a couple of text boxes labeled "Favorite Tags" and "Ignored Tags". By adding tags here you can alter the way ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 1st quarter of 2019

First quarter has come to end. So, we are back with favorite questions and answers from the past quarter. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and ...
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Is cable news on-topic?

Broadcast news is an important part of television. Is it considered on-topic to ask about television news? And if so, what kind of restrictions are there, given that news stations and personalities ...
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Academy Awards Live Chat - 2019

On February the 24th/25th (depending where you are) the 91st Academy Awards (Oscar) ceremony will be held and broadcast live into the world. While not everyone might agree about their true artistic ...
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Oscar 2019 Topic Challenge: The nominees for the Best Picture [completed]

Next Sunday sees the celebration of the 91st 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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How should the various properties called “Homecoming” be tagged?

There are currently three questions tagged with "Homecoming": https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/homecoming . Two of those are about the 2018 TV series, and one of them is about a movie ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...