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We need dynamic titles

I was about to ask a question on a movie currently in cinemas. Since I want to avoid spoilers in the title, I end up with stupid titles such as What did he do in that scene? It simply does not make ...
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film.stackexchange.com should redirect to the site

If you go to http://film.stackexchange.com/ , you get a 404 page. I believe you should be redirected to https://movies.stackexchange.com/ . (Personally, I often type the former rather than the latter ...
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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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Dark mode for Movies & TV?

I'm a user of stackoverflow (just recently created an account but have been using it for years) and IIRC somewhat recently they've come out with a dark mode (and/or at least, I've recently enabled it)....
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Can a user propose a new badge?

I recently answered a bountied question and my answer was accepted. I got the 50 rep points for the bounty but was surprised there was no badge/medal for collecting my first bounty. Considering you ...
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Distinguishing tags that are film titles from normal tags

A few times I've been frustrated by the tags on this site. The vast majority of tags are the names of films or programs, which makes finding suitable tags of the normal kind very difficult. So, when ...
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Improving the design of the top banner

A few weeks ago this site got a bit of a redesign as part of SE's move towards a responsive design, as detailed in this announcement. This also went live for everyone on December 7th. Now the ...
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Should a link to the FAQ post for list of external sites be added to the identification close reason?

The current close reason for identification questions goes like, Identification questions are off-topic, because they tend to attract low-quality and low-effort posts. The community has decided to ...
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Can you please create a tag for Counterpart?

I have a question about my Movies & TV Stack Exchange post: Whats the weapon Nadia Fierro/Baldwin uses in Counterpart S01E08 to kill the guy in his flat? Can you please add a tag for counterpart, ...
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Create a tag for The Beyond

I am a noob and I just asked a question for the movie The Beyond Can/Should someone create a tag for the movie?
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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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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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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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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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Could we have a leaderboard saying who got the most reputation in a week on the main questions page? or even monthly? top 10 best reputation earners?

I was just wandering and it could add to the challenge and enthusiasm of users getting reputation. COuld also increase competition.
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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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Add HTTPS instead of HTTP for URLs for chatrooms on home page

Since SE has implemented HTTPS weeks ago, the URLs for chat rooms still have HTTP. For eg., The Screening Room Clicking on these URLs take to the related chatroom, but it takes forever to load which ...
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Can we increase the tag length limit?

The 25 character limit on tag names has always been a problem for this site, due to our policy of tagging questions with the titles of the movies they're about as accurately as possible and the fact ...
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Would it be possible to automatically check "identify-this-x" questions?

We're probably all familiar with the problems that the "identify-this-x" tags cause (low quality, rambling posts often with little to no information on the thing to be identified). We also know that ...
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Feature for new users asking ID this movie questions

Reading this thoughtful answer to the question, "Why are we down-voting off-topic ID questions?" it occurs to me that a useful feature might be to have an automated "Community" comment address ...
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Can/should tv.stackexchange.com redirect to this site?

http://movies.stackexchange.com is the URL for this site, Movies & TV, but http://tv.stackexchange.com just gives a "Page Not Found" and a sad panda. Given that the site is equally about both ...
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ID Questions - Time to update the Guidance to include Image ID?

The inflow of Image ID questions continues unabated and our current guidance does not mention these specifically. It's my understanding that the current 'rule' is that these are off-topic as not ...
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Notification on question which we voted

I come across some posts (Answers as well as Questions) which I had downvoted due to low quality, however laters creater updated them and now are good ones. But, my downvote was still there and I even ...
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Is this a possible legal countermeasure for adding movie images to posts?

I have posted images from movies in my questions before and always had this question in the back of my mind. I've just came across this OP's answer which included images from the movie The Martian ...
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Change Off-Topic -> Recommendation text

As we have Locating or purchasing Movies or TV content as off-topic in https://movies.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic yet we often get these type of questions, it would be nice if the off-topic close ...
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Is there any statistical data about the film names mentioned in quesions and answers?

I think it would be awesome to see a list of the top 100 frequently mentioned movies on Movies&Tv Does it exist somewhere? Can we make it?
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'Newest questions' without on-hold or duplicate filter?

When browsing the newest questions on movies.Stackexchange I tend to see and find tons of questions that are put either 'on-hold' or are marked as 'duplicate question'. This might be on other SE's ...
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Please Improve Youtube URL Parsing

Update: These seems to be asked on Meta.Se as Please Improve supported URLs list for Embedded YouTube videos. It has very little support. I posted the below as an answer to try to improve views for ...
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Redirect users with ID questions to reddit

reddit.com/r/tipofmytongue Specifically designed for identifying movies or whatnot. What are your thoughts? I believe this is going to work because the site has many people active and also there will ...
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Improve and extend the automatic tag-popup for identification questions

We currently have a feature in place that creates an automatic tag-popup whenever someone uses the identify-this-movie tag. This tag popup shows a message asking for providing as much details as ...
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MOVIES & TV community name need to be CAPS in communities drop down list?

In the explanation by the community moderator's answer The all-caps style of captions is inherent to the style of this site, as also evident from the site's logo text, which isn't "Movies & TV" ...
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I'd like to see the up- and down-votes of my posts

The StackExchange sites make great deal about hiding up- and downvotes since that information is given as a privilege. I don't understand however why that information is still hidden in my posts. As ...
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I'm in danger of being blocked from asking questions, but I have asked no question?

Why have I received this warning if apparently I haven't asked any questions? If I have asked a question and it was deleted, why can't I see it privately? This would be useful so that I can remember ...
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How to properly close recommendation questions?

As of recent there were quite a few questions asking for movie recommendations, which are currently off-topic on this site, and those questions arise now and then and are usually closed quite fast and ...
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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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Would a spoiler tag be a good idea?

This question is about asking how to make spoilers easier to markup: Can we have a spoiler button? I'm a fan of movies and, as such, tend to appreciate spoiler markup. But it seems that it not what ...
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Can we have a spoiler button?

Spoilers are pretty essential to a site like this, but as a new-ish user, I have no idea how to put them in. I feel like there should be a spoiler button on the input box, next to the quote button, ...
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Can we add options to the Flag reasons?

Under Flags>Closing>Off-Topic here are the options: Trivia questions are off-topic; we're not trying to duplicate IMDB. See: Should movie trivia questions be closed? Identification questions ...
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Make the Ignore theme more suitable for spoilers

When I spot a tag about a movie / show I plan to watch, I ignore it to help hide the spoilers, unfortunately the only slight reduction in colour doesn't really help and I inadvertently find myself ...
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Extend the policy for deleting inactive identification questions

The impact of identification questions has been discussed by and large already and I want to concentrate here on a particular aspect whose reasons and counter-measures have been largely agreed upon ...
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Auto Comment Fill

Hey everyone (sorry this is so long), I've recently discovered the amazing auto comment add-on that prevents one from having to retype comments constantly. Could we please get a list of recommended (...
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Uncap the mini-headers in the sidebar

Similar to the already completed request to uncap the usernames. Please do the same with mini headers in the sidebar, but the first letter should remain capital, of course (as done on other sites, e....
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PLEASE UNCAP USER NAMES ON THE PROFILE PAGES

I mean, eh, I'd like the names not to be in all caps, my name is "nicael", not "NICAEL", right? Pretty please?
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Where are our migration options?

In closing question section, we are not showing a migration list. Like stack-overflow. Similarly in http://scifi.stackexchange.com movies and TV not coming in there migration list. Both SF&F ...
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Community Bot and Identify Questions

Simply put, is there a way to tell the Community Bot to ignore questions that are marked as identify questions? When this question got bumped, it reminded me that I'd been wondering if this was ...
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Merge [tags], [tagging] and [retagging]

Those three meta tags are basically the same thing, and for the sake of cleanness we should merge them: tagging tags retagging I would propose the tag synonym, but it won't let me (because ...
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Feature - Guidelines for Identify-This Questions - Reposition?

Someone uses the identify-this-movie tag and a new section pops up between the Tags section and the Post button that gives some help and some clarifications of common stuff people forget to add to ...
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How to get an official blog for a site?

How SE sites get official blogs like SciFi? Even Islam.se have it which is still in beta. How can we propose that?
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Can we prioritise non-identify questions on the Twitter account?

I follow the Movies & TV SE Twitter account and I've noticed that the vast majority of questions posted there are 'identify this movie' questions. In particular, this old question was just posted,...
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Movies Meta Bot looks same as Movie reel

Movies Meta Bot looks too much similar to Movie reel and they share the same dp. Can't we have her/his new name and DP, like a popcorn theme picture and some funky name? Already Raised this concern ...
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