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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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Should we close older Identify questions?

We have about 25% of our unanswered questions belonging to identify-this-movie, 9 of which were asked over 2 months ago (before March). I want to close them purely for the fact that they have been ...
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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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/users and profile pages (/users/…) space the link to the current profile (in the top bar) differently

That's what I mean: These spaces I emphased - between badges, badges count, and rep are same on all the pages except /users/... Check yourself: first go to e.g. home page and then to Users. The ...
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Country tag consistency

I've been having a look through the tags, and there's a few country tags from identify-this-x questions, however the names aren't very consistent. Some are the name for the nationality, such as: ...
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What to do with the [aliens] tag?

At the moment the tag aliens is ambiguous, as the tag wiki states itself: Generally, indicates the presence of extra-terrestrial beings in a film or television project. Can also specifically refer ...
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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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The identification conundrum and the resultant tagging mess

I've been looking at tags recently as part of a post graduation clean up effort of sorts. The way tags are used on identification questions results in a lot of mess and I would like to propose a new ...
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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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Should we merge with TV?

Now that Television is on-topic for the Movies site, I move that we include TV completely, and invite people following the TV proposal to come hang out with us. I noted in another answer that being ...
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Is your question about tv or TV?

It's the "How to Ask" panel on the right side of the "Ask Question" page. I suppose "tv" should have been capitalized. On a related note, it says on the All Sites page that Movies & TV is Q&...
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indian-movies and bollywood should not be Tag Synonyms

bollywood means movies made in the Bollywood Industry which generally consists of Movies in the language of Hindi, Hindi and English Mixed together, and very rarely completely English Movies. indian-...
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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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What is the name of this site?

Since this site now includes TV in its scope, should it really still be called "Movies"? That seems like a wildly inaccurate name for this site now.
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Television and TV Shows

Following on from my initial post, would it be possible for us to discuss tv-shows and television? Did you know that we actually blacklist the movies tag? We explicitly ban the use of movies but we ...
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Repost of Questions from Other Sites

I've seen it mentioned on several questions where a thread question will be the exact question asked on another (unrelated to SE) site. What is to be done about this, if anything? I've seen responses ...
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How to address the “Advertising” tag?

Many of the 15 questions (of which two are closed) tagged advertising are actually about product-placement or marketing. In relation to the former, I feel that product placement is the preferable tag ...
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Delete Tag `indian-movies` because `bollywood` tag is enough for the purpose

indian-movies tag has only two question , each of them have Bollywood tag too. So there is no significance of having two tag for same meaning. Bollywood is only refers to Indian cinema in whole so ...
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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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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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Icon on stackexchange.com site stats is not yet updated

It's been a number of hours now, so it's not caching, but, on the main stackexchange.com sites page the icon for Movies&TV is a sort of half-mix of new and beta design: It's hard to believe that'...
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Multiple tags for 'The Hobbit'?

With the release of The Desolation of Smaug, do we need multiple tags for the three Hobbit films? (I'm guessing that we do.) If yes, how do we go about retagging all the questions?
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Do we want hats?

Stackexhcange is expanding the Winter Bash hat craziness that happened last year to the entire network. During the time period 19 December 2012 to 4 January 2013 whenever you do certain actions you ...
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What's the point of the “Specific Scene” Tag?

Essentially, specific-scene is a pointless meta tag that doesn't really add anything. (not like anyone is going to follow/be an expert in "specific scene"). It's basically synonymous with plot-...
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Inappropriate HNQ ad image

We finally seemed to have gotten HNQ advertizements for our site. Those advertize selected Hot Network Questions from our site on other sites, using the 220x250 community ad slots that each site has. ...
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Issue with ad background and font colour

I'm not sure it has been raised before as this is not a stack I visit. I've seen this ad on another stack: My eyes started to bleed. Ok, not that much, but since my vision could be better, I really ...
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Cameras and cinematography

Following on from my initial post and the subsequent discussion on cleaning up the advertising tag, would it be possible for us to discuss camera and cinematography? camera Questions about the use ...
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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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Instructions for Identify-This-X questions should include title advice

Many identify-this-movie questions have awful titles like: can't remember the name of this movie a movie I only saw the trailer unknown movie from years ago The on topic section of the help centre ...
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Please blacklist the TV tag

A recently-created tag, tv should be blacklisted. It's a given that everything on the site will be about a movie or TV show, so having such a uselessly broad tag is not helpful. Usually, tags that ...
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The “Star-Trek-2” tag

There's a tag I've seen a few times for Star-Trek-2, I feel this is a little unclear as there are almost two "2" films (it's also rather inconsistent). Star Trek Into Darkness has it's own tag, can ...
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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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Visited tags are styled differently to unvisited ones

I just recently noticed that the font color inside the tags behaves like links, which means the font color is the normal dark grey/light black when the corresponding link (i.e. the respective tag page)...
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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 ...