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Is there a website to ask technical questions about the art of cinematography?

I've just created an account on this website. After having quickly looked at the main tags, the on-topic page and some of the most upvoted questions, apparently, this website does not cover the ...
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Can someone please correct the tag “jojorabbit” to “jojo-rabbit”?

https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/jojorabbit is incorrect, it should be jojo-rabbit ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jojo_Rabbit ), but when I enter that one it is rejected as "too ...
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What does “bumped by Community” mean?

Recently I saw in a question that was bumped to the homepage by user Community. It has a small description below which states This question has answers that may be good or bad; the system has ...
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REQ: Merging “criminal-intent” into “law-and-order-criminal-intent” tag

Can someone please merge https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/criminal-intent and https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/law-and-order-criminal-intent ? I suppose the first one ...
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Asking old or obscure TV and Movie Questions

I am not American. So I was brought up with a lot of TV shows and movies that most people on this forum would not have heard of. So my question is: can such questions have any point? For instance ...
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How to access “help” for the M&TV Meta site (if there is one)?

"Help" is critical for people to know whether their questions are appropriate for a particular site - but it seems difficult to find the help for the M&TV Meta site. Do we even have help for our ...
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Is it possible to recover lost rep from someone else getting on my account and giving it away?

Back in May/June of last year someone (ex. room mate) got on my account and gave away most all of my reputation in the form of bounties... they did this for Movies & TV, Biology and Science ...
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Migrate a question

I found a question that I think will be better suited on either ELL or ELU. But when I try to flag the question using This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network, All I can see ...
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Can a person earn Peer Pressure badge more than once?

Is a person eligible to earn the badge peer pressure more than once, if he deletes more than one question with score less than -3?
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Can I ask what a movie is based on scene fragments?

I'm trying to track down a sci-fi movie that I saw as a kid but I only remember a few bits and pieces (no title, no actors). I wanted to post this as a question to the main Movies & TV QA but I ...
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Suspended accounts - different duration of penalty

I admit that this is a matter of curiosity only. I have seen users that are suspended for different periods of time which will vary (greatly) from one user to the next. As a matter of avoiding such ...
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How is this question asked by “Google”?

Regarding this question, it says it was asked by "Google". I suppose a user could create an account with that name (but why? And would that not be on an obvious black list of valid usernames?) but it'...
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Replacing the “millionaire” tag with “who-wants-to-be-a-millionaire”

Can someone please link https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/millionaire and https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/who-wants-to-be-a-millionaire ? Maybe millionaire should be ...
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My posts disappeared from the site

I like to drop by our site from time to time but I am not a very frequent user, so I'm not sure when this happened I remember I had 3 more identification questions on the site, each had upvotes, ...
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Cannot update tag information

I saw there's few tags still has no usage guidance. so I tried to update some. after two (I think), every tag I tried to update shows below message. One section with this: There is no usage ...
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Why have I been banned for those 2 down votes questions?

When I asked this question, I tried my best to clarify it, and also I tried to put 2 different links, but no matter what, it appeared the same links as if they get cloned. And so, I left it as it, and ...
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How do moderator elections work?

Sorry if this is a dumb question but I genuinely looked for an answer before asking here. Since we're having a moderator election, I find myself curious about the mechanics of moderator elections ...
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Why have I got banned just for 3 down votes? It doesn’t make sense!

I have asked 2 questions, one I got -1 down vote and second question, I got -2 down votes. And the suddenly, I got a message from a moderator that I have been banned. What the heck is going on with ...
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Please change [Samsara] tag

Can someone with enough rep edit samsara to be samsara-2001 in accordance with this meta answer), then add in the tag info that this is about the 2001 movie https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0196069/?ref_=...
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Why can't this user post multiple YouTube links in one question?

There's currently an issue with this question. The OP is trying to link two different YouTube videos to illustrate their question, but every time they try, the two links somehow end up pointing to the ...
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Can we update the “trivia” close reason to not mention IMDB?

I recently came across a question that was put on hold because it was considered "trivia". The yellow box under the question showed the close reason as: Trivia questions are off-topic; we're not ...
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Need help with abusive user “Flater”

User "Flater" has posted an abusive answer on my question. Why is some technology in Star Wars so primitive? His tone is combative and hostile, and has poisoned the well for this question making it ...
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How did you get the warning popup implemented for identification questions?

How did you get the warning popup implemented for identification questions when user asks a question? We want a similar thing for autograph identification questions on Sports SE. This meta post doesn'...
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Why an off-topic question would be put on hold and not closed?

I asked a question today which I felt would probably be off-topic (too close to asking for recommendations). It was put on hold, fair enough. Why has not it been simply closed? I mention in that ...
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Why is this question locked from recieving upvotes?

How is color determined when colorizing black and white movies? This post is locked and is not allowing up votes while the answers do? Why?
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Why was my non-science fiction question moved to Science Fiction & Fantasy?

Last year, I posted the following TV-show identification question on the site: What show did Yakko, Wakko, and Dot make frequent silent cameos in? Animaniacs was an animated TV show made in ...
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Why was this question deleted so quickly?

A short while ago, we received this question asking for the name of a supernatural horror film. Obviously it's off-topic here, but it would have been on-topic over on SciFi.SE. I was halfway through ...
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Is this question about billing block guidelines off-topic?

A week before, asked this question. Since I didn't get any response, I'm confused whether this is off-topic or needed to be asked somewhere else.
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Is there a tool/way to show what rewards (badges etc) were bestowed as a result of a particular question?

I've been reading up on some of the older questions just out of interest and found myself wondering what was awarded as a result of them. For example, it's clear what reputation points were awarded ...
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Is there a delete queue?

Right now I occasionally stumble upon a (closed) question that needs to be deleted (e.g. an ID question or a recommendation question), but there doesn't seem to be an easy way to find them. ...
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May I put full length movies or TV shows here?

When there is an question or answer is it ok to put a link to the movie if available on the internet as a side note?
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Can I ask a question regarding the history of television?

I'm a newcomer at this stackexchange site and I haven't found the site guidelines and the kind of questions which are supposed to be asked. I wanted to ask a question regarding when a particular ...
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What is the duration of temporary ban on editing?

What is the duration of temporary ban on editing or suggesting edits? I have been temporarily banned from suggesting new edits as most of my suggestions were rejected. How can this ban be lifted from ...
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Removing my closed & locked identify-this- questions

After identify-this-* questions was discontinued, I have no interest in remaining on this site - partly because it was the type of questions I myself wanted answered, and partly because it tipped me ...
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What is the difference between close-voting detail-lacking ID questions and deleting inactive ones?

There has been quite some confusion recently as to what to do with old inactive ID-questions and what the difference is between close-voting for "not enough detail" and deleting for inactivity, ...
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Identify movies and TV shows from the image in the top bar / banner

Which are the TV shows and Movies shown in the image of top bar.
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What does roll back mean in Stack Exchange sites?

What does roll back mean in case of Stack Exchange sites? Does it mean to just delete the posted questions and answers or something else?
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Clarification for a rejected edit

I am sure there is a good reason for rejecting my proposed edit which gave the name of the film. I would like to know what I did wrong so that I don't make the same mistake again. A question was ...
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How to migrate questions to SFF? [duplicate]

How to migrate questions to SFF? And is it can only be done by moderators or also users can?
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Formatting Sandbox

If Meta Stack Exchange, Stack Overflow, Super User, Arqade, Code Golf, and Mathematics can all have their own sandboxes, why not let Movies & TV join the fun as well? The usual sandbox guidelines ...
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How to deal with inappropriate behaviour from a moderator?

Take a second to read these comments by Napoleon Wilson: I would have added more examples of his condescending behavior but he simply removed his comments that were even more condescending (and my ...
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My question on hold as 'random speculation' even though I provide facts to support my theory

My question was put on hold as primarily opinion-based and one of the mods even called it a 'random speculation' even though I provide facts in the question to support my theory. Please take time to ...
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Reputation being 1

I've seen some guys who actually had large amount of reputation, sometimes they're shown like that they're having only 1 reputation, with no badges at all. Why is that happening? Is that some error ...
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Can you create a tag for”Drawn Together”, “Ugly Americans”? [duplicate]

can you please create tags for: Drawn Together Ugly Americans and Atlantis Milo’s return? And add also other new tags? It will be helpful if you would do this.
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Can there be a tag synonym for 'plot-explanation'? [duplicate]

I want to use something shorter than using *plot-explanation' all the time, and I want to start using the tag synonym conspiracy which means basically means 'plot'. I have checked the tag synonyms ...
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Why am I experiencing Reputation issues? [duplicate]

I am sure that an upvote on a question is worth +5 reputation. Now what I want to talk about here is the fact that earlier today, I gained +5 reputation from my question: How do film producers and ...
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Sudden change in reputation?

I don't understand. Not long ago I was sitting on 2,444 reputation, then I answered a question and got a minus score, lost 2 rep, then I answered correct another question of mine and regained the 2 I ...
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Creation for the tag synonym 'Red Dog'?

I have tried to see if there is actually a tag for the movie Red dog. I wanted to ask a question about Red Dog but I don't have the reputation to create tag synonyms. I checked the tag synonyms on ...
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Can someone please create a tag for “The Night Of”?

I just asked a question about HBO's series The Night Of, and there doesn't seem to be a tag for it yet. And I don't have enough rep yet to create tags here.
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Can we rename [mst3k] to [mystery-science-theater-3000]?

Now that we can have more than 25 characters in tags, I'd like to recommend renaming mst3k to mystery-science-theater-3000, preserving the old one as a synonym. This site seems to prefer full names ...