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How to collect clever problem-solving instances in movies

I've just watched the Bourne series again in preparation for Jason Bourne, and greatly enjoyed some of the clever escapes that the protagonist employed. For example, to start a fire with a delay, put ...
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Why was my question put on hold as primarily opinion-based?

I posted my question How are awards given in the editing category? after seeing How are the best director award winners chosen? The second question is related to how awards are given to directors' ...
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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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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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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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Trouble with meta login

I am having trouble with meta.movies.stackexchange.com. It won't do automagical login and does not let me login the usual way either. Clicking login simply reloads the page without logging me in. If ...
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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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Why is my question gone?

It wasn't a stellar question, but it was the only one I have ever posted here. If I remember right, the question itself didn't get any upvotes, but the answer I posted a few days later, did. It ...
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Can I delete my account on one exchange, but keep my account on all other Stack Exchanges?

I have an account on multiple Stack Exchanges; I would like to delete my account on one site but keep it on the rest. Is this possible?
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Italics in titles?

Normally the title of a film is in italics, and although this can be done with enclosing asterisks in the body of a question, this does not work in question titles. Is there a way to put text in ...
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How can this post be salvaged through editing?

So I flagged this answer as 'very low quality', because to my mind it "has severe content problems" and "is unlikely to be salvageable through editing". However, my flag was declined (not disputed - ...
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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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'Newest questions' without on-hold or duplicate filter?

When browsing the newest questions on movies.Stackexchange I tend to see and find tons of questions that are put either 'on-hold' or are marked as 'duplicate question'. This might be on other SE's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Question got reputation for 2 upvotes but showing 1 upvote in the post

I see a user posted a question and got reputation for two upvotes. On checking the question, it shows only one upvote. He also didn't get any downvote(s). As per the reputation the question should ...
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What's up with the migration?

I have asked this question, originally on Scifi and Fantasy. After a bit of discussion, it was voted that it should be migrated to english.stackexchange, but was for some reason migrated here. Yes, ...
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Ask about popular TV-programmes in specific country

Can I ask here some questions about popular TV-programmes from Belgium? If yes: Do I need special tags to let it know? Can I write the details in Dutch and the most important info in English? Can I ...
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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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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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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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Where to find featured/bounty questions?

I'm new here and I wonder where I could find the questions with a bounty. On Stack Overflow, you can find them by clicking on "Featured Questions" when on a tag page but here it is not the case. I'm ...
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What guidelines does “Community” use to delete posts?

I just came across this question relating to Captain Phillips (2013): Why was the family's viewpoint not shown in the movie? If you look at the revision history, it was twice deleted by "...
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Why is removal of this comment being denied?

I keep flagging a certain comment on one of my questions for elimination, and it keeps getting denied. The comment is on Why were 2 episodes omitted from the "The Tick" DVD releases, and ...
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How is it possible to view the new user and their details?

I have the privilege for using the moderation tool and it has bunch of features like Highest voted, Lowest voted, Most viewed etc., under the stats menu. But I don't see any features like, How many ...
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Users with most profile views

In our profile under the stats category, we can see our "profile views". I'm curious to know, Is there any options in SE sites to view the users according to their profile views, and sort them by ...
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If you get a lot of upvotes in one day…?

So, I answered a question last night, and it ended up getting a lot of upvotes today. I'm really flattered that so many people seemed to like it, but it seems that I hit the reputation cap pretty ...
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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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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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Font is hard to read

I don't know how else to express this. The font in "wall of text"-style questions is much harder to read than on SO. On SO, the font on posts is so much cleaner. Also, why is italics bold? The font ...
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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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What places a question on the Questions:Faq subpage?

There are several questions which have high views and high votes on the page which makes a good bit of sense. But there are also some weak questions, unvoted/unanswered questions, and one that's ...
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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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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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Is it possible to access the content of my answer for deleted question

I have wrote answer for this low quality question few months back, which got deleted. However now someone asked other related question , for which my answer can be useful. But now I don't know how to ...
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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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How to unflag a comment

I flagged a comment before doing any research on the answer - I feel bad because the user is highly ranked on the website? This was on the Movies and TV category. How do I unflag the comment?
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Merge Request: Merge [marvel-cinematic-universe] & [marvel] -> [marvel-universe]

I've been looking at these two tags, trying to come up with some reasons as to why we have both of them. I started by looking at the descriptions: marvel (No Description) marvel-cinematic-universe ...
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Is namethatmovie.org part of StackExchange Network?

This website called NameThatMovie (http://namethatmovie.org/) looks very similar to a StackExchange network site. I found the website's poster on the right sidebar on movies.stackexchange, the ...
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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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Why was the design of the sub-headers in the Community Bulletin changed?

I recently noticed that the design of the sub-headers in the Community Bulletin has been changed to not use all caps anymore and I wonder why this has been done. Seeing that a request for this has ...
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Where can I access my deleted question?

I need to add other details to it. It's not even shown on my user page (no questions asked/deleted), as if I never asked it. (Also, I lost a lot of reputation points with it despite the fact that it ...
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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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No tag for The 100 [duplicate]

Please create a tag for the 100 TV Series of The CW. I have only 100 reps, and therefor I can't create one. I need to ask a question on the 100.
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my question was deleted

I asked a question about a film I am looking for and I logged in today to find that it has vanished. what happened to it? why was i not notified that it was removed? how can i recover my deleted ...
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When will the site get Community Promotion Ads? [duplicate]

This site has graduated over a month ago now and I'm wondering when we are to expect the post for Community Promotion Ads. Please don't misunderstand this question as complaint or making any pressure ...
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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 ...