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Automatically remind users for the age, country and language of a film

How many times have you seen a "Country, age and language?" comment to an identify-this-thingy question? I'll bet it's every single damn time, or as close as makes no differences. Would it at all be ...
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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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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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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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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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Country Of Origin should be a required field

I'm a pretty big moviephile. I've got over 2,000 DVDs/Blu-Rays in my collection, plus another couple hundred laserdiscs and VHS tapes (yeah, some are dupes or alternate versions...) and I can usually ...
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Tagging foreign language films

Is there a system for tagging foreign language films (i.e., languages other than English)? I would personally like to follow questions on all Korean and Japanese films and there does not appear to be ...
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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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Disable removing tags used on single questions

This is a request to turn off the automatic removal of tags that only apply to a single question, preventing the situation where questions end up with just a meta tag against them. I have noticed ...
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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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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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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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Video Embedding for Movies.SE

Below is a collective list of questions that we (the Movies.SE community) feel would be vastly improved if we were allowed to embed YouTube videos into our questions and answers. What is the cabby ...
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Should we ask for a 'general reference' close reason?

Looking at this question, What is a "performance capture" animation movie?, I tried to vote to close it, but none of the reasons fit well. I would have liked to vote to close it due to being ...
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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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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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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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Do we want a Meta MovieReel?

Our chatroom has an automated bot posting new questions from the main site but not one for meta questions. Seeing that meta activity isn't particularly high (though, chat activity isn't either), I ...
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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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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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Why doesn't there seem to be an obvious “Cancel” to abandon an answer in progress?

I was creating an answer for a question, while searching for the supporting CSI: link. However, I couldn't find the link and decided to just Stop without submitting an unsupported answer. There is NO ...
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Is it necessary for a new user to visit meta.SO first before posting in meta.movies?

I guess meta.SO is the oldest site among other meta sites of stack exchange. So several typical questions like queries on Community Wiki, User Community, How to be unbanned, Who is diamond moderator, ...
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Is there any way to set a minimum length on questions?

Sorry that I've been inactive for awhile but I've been going through the unanswered questions. I started noticing a pattern. A lot of the unanswered questions are only two to three sentences long and ...
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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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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 ...