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Why was this realism question marked as closed?

Why was this... Do US private schools ask Chinese students to get referral letters from the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association to join them? closed?
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Close Vote invalidated?

I recently saw this question Why didn't Lisa Simpson become an atheist? which, to my mind, seemed to be asking for opinions and I voted to close as such. I understand that others might disagree as to ...
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Tag is too long

Found a question about a movie called I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. When I tried to edit the question to include movie name, I see an error saying movie title exceeded the maximum ...
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Why are questions about locating or purchasing movie or TV content not allowed?

I find that locating or purchasing movie or TV content is not allowed. Why is that? Searching in Google with this query site:movies.meta.stackexchange.com locating or purchasing movie or TV content ...
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How does an undelete vote work?

I guess we've all suffered the irritation of a question being deleted by the author, right at the point you were about to hit the Post button on an answer you'd just worked on. Having had that just ...
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Is asking for screen shots allowed?

I am a crossover enthusiast and try to verify crossovers as much as possible. Sometimes that entails asking for help finding screen shots from films and television series. Is that allowed here if one ...
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Is asking about a movie on topic?

I have read about a movie on Wikipedia but googling and looking at IMDB no result at all (it is based on a book and I find a lot of results about the book). Would it be on topic to ask if anyone knows ...
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Why is my answer on this question deleted?

How does this guy eat? Napoleon, also closed one of my questions for being "lack of details"! but it was deleted because it was duplicated. Is it a good reason to close a question because of being ...
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Can question about why a film is critically praised or not be asked? - More specific question

This is the more specific version of Can question about why a film is critically praised or not? Although critical point is opinon from the critic, but: (1) The question is not asking for answerer'...
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Can question about why a film is critically praised or not?

For example, a film doesn't make sense and get high critical point but low user point on rottentomatoes, can I ask why?
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Question suddenly closed

I asked this question about three years ago, and the answer helped me understand the scene better, as this comment also illustrates. The question has garnered 16 upvotes in the meantime. Today, the ...
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Where to find deleted questions?

Even this existing question doesn't give a definite answer about: If my question gets downvoted and deleted, why there are no questions in "deleted recent questions" in my profile? It displays "No ...
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Can this old ID question of mine get migrated to SciFi.SE, please?

About three years ago, when I first joined, I asked this ID question: Cartoon in which Donald Duck tries to stop another duck from committing suicide. When ID questions were made off-topic in early ...
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Rename [once-upon-time-in-america]

Can the tag once-upon-time-in-america be renamed to once-upon-a-time-in-america, which is its real name? The existing name is clearly an artifact of the old 25 character max tag length.
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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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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 ...
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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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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 make it clear and also I tried to put two different links, but no matter what, it appeared the same links as if they get cloned. And so, I left it as it, ...
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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 the 90's ...
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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 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 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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