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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 is our 404 Image supposed to be of?

So, I saw a question over on Meta.SE about the 404 page images and how they all relate to the subject of the site to some degree. It made me wonder, what's our 404 image... It's all Egyptian to me... ...
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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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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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Serial new accounts to avoid question ban

Directly related to What type of dialogue related questions are allowed here? inc answer & comments. A good proportion of questions I'm seeing here every day for the past week or three are ...
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Why is this question getting votes to close?

I don't understand why "Why is Applebee's in so many movies?" is getting votes to close. The question seems squarely within the purview of on-topic questions, e.g. "Questions about a Movie or TV show'...
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Why am I getting notification of my own flag?

Why am I getting notification of my own flag and can't even review it. Is it some new feature? I never noticed it previously. Refer screenshot.
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can I vote a single user?

In the current going elections, I am willing vote to a one user instead of three. Is my vote for one user will be counted? or I should compulsorily vote for 3 users? PS: I know only one user and I ...
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“13 Reasons Why” vs “Thirteen Reasons Why”

I propose that the tag "Thirteen Reasons Why" is renamed to the correct "13 Reasons Why", since this is the title Netflix uses. "Thirteen Reasons Why" is the title of the book. Perhaps there should ...
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Editing questions written with “local color”?

Earlier I pulled up a suggested edit from a user where they edited "spelling errors". The spelling errors were actually (what I call) local color. What I mean by this is, in the UK, the spelling of "...
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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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Who is Movie Reel and what does he do?

Who is moviereel? And what does he do? I find him everytime I visit the chat section. I beleive he is not a human like community. If so what does he do by posting the questions in chat?
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What to do if you answer a question correctly?

I've answered a couple of questions correctly but they are yet to turn green. Am I supposed to notify the moderators or do not. I'm not sure.
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Need pointers for Low Quality Posts Review

I have recently got access to Low Quality Posts Review. I tried to look into Meta for related questions or some guidelines on the site for what action to make when and what to look for in posts. ...
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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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Where does the 'Untagged' tag come from?

Why are there so many questions with the untagged tag? And how does it get there in the first place?
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Who created the “identificar-este-pelicula” tag? Can it be deleted?

I just noticed an ID question pop up on my homepage, which shouldn't happen since I filter these out. I then noticed that it had the tag identificar-este-pelicula. Considering this is an English-only ...
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Why are there always 2 views immediately after I ask a new question

I've noticed that any time I post a new question and go back to the question list view, my question always immediately has 2 views attributed to it. Why? Are these server bots? Do we have some extra ...
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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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What happened to my comment?

I commented on the top answer (by KutuluMike) for this question two days ago. Why is the movie called "8 mile"? The answer as was written had incomplete/misleading information about the ...
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Can we ask question about any language movie and TV?

Can we ask question about any language movie and TV? Only Hollywood, English? Or released in English Version?
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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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Do deleted questions affect reputation?

So I was scrolling through my reputation tab, to see my rep breakdown and I noticed a post that has like 45+ rep, but when I clicked to see the page was deleted. I do not know why it was deleted ...
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To understand why this flag got declined

I have raised the flag that it is not clear what is being asked in this question. Title Why didn't Jeetu and Yogi didn't lodge an FIR against dungeon_master@hotmail.com after he copied there idea? ...
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How do we signal a typo in a tag?

I just noticed a typo in the tag cowboy-behop - it should be cowboy-bebop. I didn't find any link to signal that kind of errors though. Rare as they are, maybe it's not really needed.
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I'm at a loss as to why my question was put on hold because it was “off topic”

I posted a question and it was put on hold as off-topic by Napoleon Wilson on the basis that "This question does not appear to be about movies or tv within the scope defined in the help centre." ...
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Can I ask a question about movie demographics data?

An article discusses the demographics for Avengers: Age of Ultron during opening weekend: The film played broadly across demographic categories. Roughly 59% of the audience was male, 41% was 25 ...
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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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What happened with this question that was migrated to meta… why was it closed rather than duped?

Due to a question on SFF, I was playing with the 10K tools and looking around a bit. When I clicked on the "rejected" tab, I was surprised to find only one... this one: This is a dupe of our "what ...
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Where is the link to the Privileges page?

I couldn't find the link to reach the Privileges page. So my question is: is there no link/button that does that or I just couldn't find it?
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Rename or delete tags

I just saw this question. It first only contained a "stanley-kubrick"-tag and now somebody also added a "stephen-spielberg"-tag. But well, I think he's spelled "Steven" rather than "Stephen". But the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Questions most-viewed and least-liked

I am curious about questions with lots of views but few likes. Is it possible to generate a report that ranks questions by likes per view? As an alternative measurement, is it possible to generate ...
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Edited Question/Answer. Is there an editing history on per-post basis?

I frequently encounter situations where someone has edited my question/answer. How do I know what has been edited?
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Remove hold from question

My question was put on hold as "off topic" with further note that "Identification questions must contain sufficient detail." I have added as much detail as I remember, and have since received 1 ...
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Fix the “Sisters” tag please

Someone created a tag for the Tina Fey film "Sisters" but made the tag sister. I tried to fix it but the stupid system won't let me because it's too similar or something idiotic. It says something ...
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Where is the chat link?

I have become irregular to this site for sometimes. Now that I returned, I found the site's look has changed astoundingly and the change is good! Although I abled to work out how the new look works, I ...
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I have a better answer for a question that has been protected. What can I do?

There is a question that has been protected, but I would also like to answer as I think my answer can really add to that. Is there a way to answer a protected question?
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What does spoiler mean?

Sorry for being dumb here. But really before joining this site, I had no idea what the word spoiler means in case of movie discussion. After joining here, I have seen the word like spoiler alert here ...
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View count not real

My Question Question shows 1 view but I know it's not real because someone edited the Q so he must have seen it. It should have least 2 views. I noticed this happens on all SE sites with many ...