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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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Statistics on identification questions and their askers

Identification questions are a major point of discussion on this site and we all have our own subjective impressions about them. Therefore I would like to have some more hard numbers and statistics ...
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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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Can we safely add images to questions and answers?

I really appreciate questions with images, because they often help to specify what is being asked and pep up long text passages. But what are the rules for adding images of movie scenes taken as a ...
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Supported URLs for video embedding

How does video embedding work? What URLs are recognized? Is it possible to link to a particular time in a video? Is video embedding also enabled on this Meta site? (Posting this as a sort of sandbox ...
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Why was my “Identify-this” question put on hold for lacking information (off topic - Identification)?

Recently I posted a question of Identify X movie type. It was soon answered by some user, and I accepted the answer because I recognized it was the movie I was looking for. My question now is, why ...
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How do I request a new tag?

How do I request (I don't think i've the rep to create one) a new tag for this site? I'm very surprised that there's no martial arts tag.. Edit: Discovered I do have the rep to create one.: How do ...
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Is there any news about the graduation swag? [duplicate]

As part of the site's graduation over 3 months ago there was promise for certain graduation swag to be delivered to the top users of the site during graduation (the first 2 user pages, that is, i.e. ...
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Why is this comment not considered rude or offensive?

What are all the films in Colonel Sandurz's collection? I though this question appear off topic to you. – Ankit Sharma♦ Feb 5 at 9:05 All it is is a snide comment by a mod intended to mock or ...
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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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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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1111 days in beta: Where do we stand?

I'd like to use the fact that the site is now elevenhundredeleven days old as an opportunity to enquire a little status update from the higher powers, if possible. First of all, while I'm aware that ...
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Why does two of my questions have 10K views though when you click on the question itself it has less?

I have two questions: Spy movie where recruits are tested by flooding their dormitory and: How do they film someone being stabbed with a weapon that goes all the way through? Why are they ...
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Is there any way to delete a question whose answer has been given?

If I feel that a particular question that I asked was irrelevant from the comments and in the mean time someone has given answers to the question, is there any way that I can delete the question apart ...
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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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Is there a question penalty for a question that was deleted because it had no answers?

I believe that I had a question on the site that received one or two upvotes, but no answers that was under the heading of "Identify This Movie." (It was an Americanized version of the Sound of Music, ...
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We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context

Somtimes below a question body this text block is placed: We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context. Don't just give a one-line answer: please explain why you're ...
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Why did I get a -1 reputation?

I'm curious. I downvoted an answer which was of a very poor quality. Now I'm showing a -1 in my reputation for this question? Do we know why? If I'm being punished for doing something wrong I'd like ...
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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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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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Why was my flag declined at first when it was justified later?

While reviewing First Post queue, I came across this review item and flagged it because it was kind of a comment. Since it was flagged as not an answer, it was added in the Low Quality Posts review ...
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Difference between Private Beta, Public Beta and Full Site

Well my question is quite simple and straightforward. What is the key differences between Private Beta, Public Beta and Full Site? Are they only different by the statistics shown in Ara51? Are newer ...
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How to format a link in a comment?

I could not format a link in comments. I tried like [link][1] [1]:link.address. But it did not help? So how should I format in comment? Thanks.
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Failure of Questions to delete

I have been deleting my answers for nearly a week to comply with the requirements needed to sever my connection to this stackexchange (at least that was the requirements I understood - delete as fully ...
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Should people explain their motivation for downvoting other people's posts and questions?

I am just concerned because people downvote and for no reason, I don't understand this rule, should people downvote and take off running or should they give a reason for doing so? I'm confused.
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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 ...