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Are questions related to TV (not shows) on topic?

This recent question has appeared on the site, which made me curious if questions related TV technology, media format, channels etc are on-topic or not. I wasn't sure about this as there are other ...
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How should “The $100,000 Pyramid” be tagged?

The question https://movies.stackexchange.com/q/79614/12783 is our first about the game show The $100,000 Pyramid. How should this be tagged? My first guess is the-100000-pyramid. However, that's ...
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Topic Challenge: The TV-series of the Marvel Cinematic Universe [completed]

With the release of The Defenders and due to popular demand, we are starting a new topic challenge. From 2017-08-26 07:00 UTC to 2017-09-02 07:00:00 UTC we're challenging you to ask your great ...
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Is it justifiable to spoil a series over placing a title “too off”?

I started like 5 months ago watching Game of Thrones with a friend of mine. So it comes we are right now in season 6 episode 8. But as I'm a software developer and somewhat required to use ...
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How to know which tag to apply “plot explanation” or “analysis”?

I have found that there are alot similar questions that ask for better understanding of the plot and some of them use "plot explanation" tag while others use "analysis" tag. The tag info says what ...
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Too many questions are `on hold` in movies

my question was onholded too. But what I see on the first page, that now it happens to almost every question about identify of plot exploration something wrong I guess.
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How should questions about licensing be tagged?

There are a few questions on Movies & TV about whether creators had permission to use copyrighted characters/music. How should these questions be tagged? Should a new licensing tag be created? ...
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Topic Challenge: Stephen King [completed]

With the release of The Dark Tower and due to popular demand we're looking back on the rich history of Stephen King adaptations in a new topic challenge. From 2017-08-08 00:00 UTC to 2017-08-18 23:00 ...
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Cinema questions about games

Not that I'm interested in asking anything about a game right now, but I recently heard that a video game became eligible to receive an Oscar. It just made me wonder if this community would eventually ...
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Closing questions due to lack of knowledge

This question has an answer: Why doesn't Doc use the DeLorean in order to escape from the Libyans? It's a very specific answer covered in the movie, spoken by a main character. I'd like to know ...
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Should there be a tag for [regional-differences]?

There are a few questions on Movies & TV about regional differences between releases of a movie. Why "Moana" is called "Vaiana" in Europe? Why and to which extent was The ...
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Why did my comment get deleted?

On this question What's the difference between "and" and "&"? I made the following comment The title should have been 'What's the difference between “and” & “&...
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Don't let the Stack Exchange network spoil my favourite TV series [duplicate]

This just popped up in my hot network questions when looking for programming answers: Why did Jon Snow make him the hand of the king? I haven't started watching series 7 yet and cant un-see this now....
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Is “the Homestar Runner series of animated Flash web cartoons” on-topic?

There is a question about a joke on Strong Bad, which is apparently part of "the Homestar Runner series of animated Flash web cartoons" (quoting Wikipedia here): Why does Strong Bad say April Fools ...
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Named Director Tags [duplicate]

I noticed recently that we have a few tags which are specific to individuals such as... alfred-hitchcock 11 Questions steven-spielberg 6 questions tim-burton 1 Question ...just to name a few. I'm ...
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Can there be a tag synonym for star wars the phantom menace?

Because I have already checked, can there be a tag synonymy called star-wars-1 considering it doesn't exist and it is very accurate to which star wars movie we are talking about. Instead of it being ...
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Topic Challenge: Christopher Nolan and his films [completed]

With the release of Dunkirk and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2017-07-22 00:00 UTC to 2017-07-30 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to all your great questions about ...
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Why was my comment and the reply deleted?

Why was my comment on Explain down votes deleted? Why was the reply to it also deleted? And no others?
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Where can I go to ask about getting a list of certain situations in movies? [closed]

Googling doesn't really help. IMDb message boards were my go-to place, but that's over with. I want to ask what movies had bizzare hostage demands in them, but I'm pretty sure that's not allowed here.
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Explain down votes [duplicate]

Down-voting is okay, but when somebody put a down-vote isn't that good practice let know the poster what was wrong with his/her question/answer? I see many down-votes, people just click down-vote ...
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Why was my bounty removed?

I started a bounty to bring attention to my question Why did Romero cast a Black actor as the lead? The bounty mechanism allows for bringing attention to a question specifically. Now am am being ...
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Questions on if or when a movie or show will be released

Are questions asking when or where something will be released on topic? Are questions asking if something will be released or made on topic? Multiple questions of the above types have mixed voting (...
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Scripted sport entertainment shows [duplicate]

Scripted entertainment shows like wwe network, wrestling brands all across the world, talk shows, chat shows can be labeled as on topic questions? If somebody has a question, is it okay and is it on-...
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Are questions specifically about movie theatres, and irrelevant of the actual movies they are playing, considered on topic?

A user just asked a question involving the volume of movie theatres, when the previews come on. I immediately felt the question could do with a tag cleanup; it uses the tags soundtrack and previews. ...
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Why was this answer edited?

Why was this answer edited? The link has worked, and was clickable.
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Why is my cited url being changed?

https://movies.stackexchange.com/posts/76351/revisions The linked "issue has been addressed" has never been implemented, basically ignored and even pointed out as a non issue by the CM: What's the ...
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Closed: 'How do window curtains' blowing and waves breaking on a beach, insinuate sex?'

Why was How do window curtains' blowing and waves breaking on a beach, insinuate sex? closed as unclear?
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Topic Challenge: Patrick Stewart and his films/TV shows [completed]

Today is Patrick Stewart birthday, so in honour of him and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2017-07-13 16:00 UTC to 2017-07-20 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to all ...
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Proposed update to Help Center for “Identify-This-X Questions”

Currently, the help center reads like this: Identify-This-X Questions Identification questions are currently on-topic for this site with the exception of commercials, music videos and ...
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what if we use seperate tag for low quality questions?

I've seen often new users' questions get into hold because of off-topic, unclear and trivia. What if we use separate tag for those questions so we can easily find what was gone bad and ultimately ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2017

We'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from April 1st 2017 through ...
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Why my question got deleted?

Just now I posted a question regarding The Family Man, it got removed. I am new user here. I solved my question by clicking the green tick. I am just learning about it. Is that mistake I did now? ...
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“Identify-this” tagged questions

I've seen this many times. Most of the questions tagged with identify-this-movie or identify-this-'something' are not received well. Most of the time those questions were asked by new members and even ...
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Should we allow “joke answers” that don't actually answer the question as intended?

The question What if a bullet hit Wonder Woman? is about Wonder Woman in the DC Extended Universe. All of the answers specifically address this with evidence from the DCEU movies involving her, except ...
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Immediately targeted serial un-upvotes

Not one day back and someone targets me for abuse. What is being done about this?
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How to tag questions regarding Ghost In The Shell?

Ghost In The Shell exists as a Japanese media franchise, and the recently released movie is part of that franchise (because it is a live-action film adaptation of the original Ghost in the Shell manga)...
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Please don't redirect your anime ID requests to Anime.SE − we don't want them

I'm not sure if everybody knows this already, but after seeing a comment left by a user with a few thousand rep under a bad anime ID here to try Anime.SE, I thought it's worth mentioning: Anime.SE ...
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Our SE allows multiple accounts then why our MOD deleting it?

See this META post here, it clearly shows Multiple accounts are 100% allowed. See I am not spamming our SE with bad questions. Yesterday our MOD Napoelean Wilson deleted my 2 multiple accounts. ...
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Topic Challenge: LGBT Pride week [completed]

June is a LGBT Pride Month and due to popular opinion we're starting a new weekly topic challenge From 2017-06-26 08:00 UTC to 2017-07-03 07:59 UTC and we encourage you to ask questions from LGBT ...
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Why straight-forward question is getting close votes for being “too broad”?

Why is straight-forward question getting close votes for being "too broad"? Why did Spielberg use fictional characters (informants Louis and Papa) in Munich too broad - if your question could be ...
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Topic Challenge: Adam West and his films [completed]

Few days back we saw the death of renowned actor Adam West. So to honor him and due to popular demand we'll start a weekly topic challenge from 2017-06-19 07:00 UTC to 2017-06-25 23:59 UTC asking for ...
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Explicitly clarify stance on image-only identify-this-x questions [duplicate]

Can "Identification questions containing only an image are off-topic here" be explicitly added to the guidelines for identify-this-x questions? It would seem by convention that identify-this-x ...
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Topic Challenge: Female-lead films and TV-shows [completed]

With the release of Wonder Woman and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2017-06-05 00:00 UTC to 2017-06-16 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to all your great questions ...
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Should new tags distinguish between movies and TV or multiple versions? [duplicate]

There were a couple of questions about the 1997 movie The Saint that showed up on the front page today. I believe this movie was based on the 1960s TV series of the same name. There was no tag for ...
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How to save my account from ban from asking new questions?

Comment here shows, even deleted questions also matters while banning the user from asking new questions. I already got 5 closed/on-hold tag on my questions(includes deleted questions also), I am ...
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How should I create a tag for Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla, since it's more than 25 characters?

I just asked a question about Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (not to be confused with Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla or Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II). However, I couldn't figure out how to tag the movie. ...
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Do we allow questions asking real world scientific explanations of science fiction?

Is it scientifically possible to grow potatoes in Martian soil? This question would have been closed as off-topic on SciFi.SE because it asked for real world scientific explanations. With common ...
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Can we have a tag synonym to replace or have as an alternative to plot-explanation?

What would you guys say if we shortened the tag plot-explanation to only p-e? It would come into handy and lots of people would probably use it. This is just a suggestion.
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What's so downvotable about this question?

This question is short and to the point. Did I not show off how much I know enough? Why the drive-by do you even know what you are talking about? comment? In most SE sites clear, concise questions ...
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An example ID question

I have recently been browsing the newest questions tab and have noticed a constant influx of ID questions. It has been well-established that ID Questions will eventually kill this site and a lot of ...