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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Are “First movie to do X” questions good?

To me, this question seems like a dressed-up list question (or at least, the first part is and the second part is justification for it being legitimate). It may be this particular question that's a ...
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I can Rickroll Stack Exchange, and so can you!

While testing the YouTube video edit preview feature for the next version of my Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP) user script / browser extension, I stumbled across an interesting input ...
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Delete the foreign-film tag

The foreign-film tag is awful and should be burninated (deleted) and here's why: It assumes that everyone is from the same country. "Foreign" just means "anywhere except where I am", and unless you ...
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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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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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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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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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Quest to reopen the question about Batman and fear of death

There is fairly constant complaining on meta about the quality of questions and the overabundance of identity questions. There are also consistent concerns about attracting new users. So a new user ...
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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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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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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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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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Update tags to full title

Some tags use a shortened version of a movie's name because of the tag length limit. But this limit has been increased, and I've come across some tags that can now use the full name. once-upon-a-time-...
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Movies self-evaluation: let's get critical! [closed]

You love your site and we love your site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare them away or ...
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Clean up unhelpful “identify” question titles?

Could we perhaps indulge in a community clean-up of [tag:identify-this-*] tagged questions that have unhelpful titles? "Identify this Disney movie", "Identify this 80s movie", etc., are all titles ...
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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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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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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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/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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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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An extra user on the list of moderators

On the list of moderators, one of the users is not like others. He is a former SE employee, not a moderator.
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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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main faq page is not complete

The main faq page is missing the "What kind of questions can I ask here?" section completly, and has wrong contents under "What kind of questions should I not ask here?" - copied from some programming ...
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Change spiderman tag to spider-man?

I know this may seem pretty nitpicky, but can we change the spiderman tag to spider-man? That's the correct spelling of his name (see Wikipedia for a quick example).
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Mismatching design of “we are offline” page

Well, no site problem without the chance for a little design test. I noticed that other sites in the network employ a specialized "we are offline" site (not the 404 site or the "there was an error" ...
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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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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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New chat welcome message “OK” button is invisible

The message that now appears the first time you join a chat room (for a given site, it appears?) looks odd on M&TV's chat. Specifically, the "OK I'll keep it in mind" button isn't visible until ...
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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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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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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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Specific scene / Dialogue / quote tags

This question is about two tags - dialogue and quote (and to a lesser extent specific-scene). Dialogue is defined as: Questions related to specific pieces of a work's spoken word. Quote is: A brief ...
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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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O brother where art thou tag

I noticed that the tag description for o-brother-where-art-thou includes the line "An optimistic young Hollywood actress gets caught up with a woman with amnesia in a dark adventure." This has ...
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Why did our Meta just break? Links are white?

Mod tag text and background for most required tags have turned white/grey: And the top bar links are white, so they're barely discernible from the light grey background: This doesn't seem to be an ...
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Change tag groundhogs-day into groundhog-day

Can any mod change the tag groundhogs-day into groundhog-day? (Post too small): And to fullfill the quality standards, I must say, euhhh..... please?
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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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Text/image overlap in reopen vote review queue

I just noticed a overlapping issue in the Reopen Votes review queue: Not sure if it's specific to Movies & TV Stackexchange or not but it didn't look right.