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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can we embed videos in our posts

Are we allowed to embed videos in questions/answers. For eg, I posted a question about identifying an accent. It would certainly help the person answering if he could see the video even if he/she ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Request for better 'belongs on' suggestions for flagging as off topic

When you try to flag a post as off-topic, the only option you get is to suggest to migrate is to meta. Can I suggest we start to have some more options here, for example literature.stackexchange.com ...
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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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Tag synonym requests: Merge [allowed-topics] to [on-topic]

Before things get out of hand, I'd like a tag synonym for allowed-topics to on-topic. Currently the Gaming Meta has topic, off-topic-content, and allowed-questions; if we catch this early we could ...
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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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Join [tv-shows] and [tv-series]

I'll make this one short. We have two tags tv-shows and tv-series. As Tyler Shads pointed out in his meta post there are valid uses for tv-shows. However I don't think we need to distinguish between ...
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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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How is it possible to view the most viewed question?

My question What did David say to the engineer in Prometheus? has been viewed by more than 7k+ viewers, and now i'm tempted to know which questions are the most viewed questions in Movies and TV. Is ...
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Creating facebook page for movies.SE

Today I tried to search in Facebook about stackexchange. I found stackexchange itself and some stack exchange sites have their individual facebook page. So I feel movies.SE should also have a facebook ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How soon until we can change the favicon?

Right now the favicon says "MTV", which isn't likely to cause confusion, but it still a slight annoyance to the perfectionist within me. Does the site need to graduate from beta before a custom ...
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Question Page Titles for Search Engine Optimization

When asking a question, the first tag gets prepended to the title of a question page. I will be using a recent question of mine as an example. Question Title I originally had this as the title of ...
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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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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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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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'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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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 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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Rename [black-adder] to [blackadder]

I spotted earlier that the tag for Blackadder is black-adder rather than blackadder. The only time in the show's history the names are separated is in Series 1 which is called The Black Adder, ...
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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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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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Do we need a retag tag?

On Anime SE, there is a retag tag. You use it when you are choosing a new anime with no existing tags. This way, the members with more points can create a tag for that anime. Do we need something ...
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“Not a Question” close vote

Am I being dumb again or is there not a close option for "Not a question" ? I added a close vote to this question because it isn't one. But I didn't see it. If we don't have one, why not? SO has one (...
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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?