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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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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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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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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 ...
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Unexplained deletion of my edit

I recently asked a question about Hitchcock, Stewart and Grant at the regular site (not the Meta site). The question was, what's the source of the often-repeated statement that after completing ...
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How do I make a bulleted list in spoiler tags?

I want a bulleted list in spoiler tags. I tried just doing >! *, but that ends up with the below
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Tag creation and deletion

Recently, for a answer I gave for a question about Super Sentai and their costumes, I mentioned a couple of times the Tokusatsu genre. I thought it would be kind of nice to create this tag, since it ...
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What is this part of the website's design?

I came to see the bottom of the main website page, for once, and I must say I'm troubled: I don't know what the following image represents. It looks like snow next to a schematic pump or something ...
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What is the policy about spoilers here? [duplicate]

I recently asked my first question here. In my first version, I used a spoiler block to hide most of the text. Soon after, a mod passed by and edited the spoiler block away, leaving all the text ...
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Title tag for only one (first) question about the movie? [duplicate]

I just posted (and self-answered) a question about the movie Magallanes. There is was nothing on the site yet about that movie. Does one question about a title justify creating a new tag for it? * ...
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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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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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Immediately targeted serial un-upvotes

Not one day back and someone targets me for abuse. What is being done about this?
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How much reputation for a question upvote?

In my own question, I get a 2 upvotes so it should be 20 score. But it only shows 10 and 5 per each. Why is that? Is score 10 is awarded for only answer upvotes?
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Add HTTPS instead of HTTP for URLs for chatrooms on home page

Since SE has implemented HTTPS weeks ago, the URLs for chat rooms still have HTTP. For eg., The Screening Room Clicking on these URLs take to the related chatroom, but it takes forever to load which ...
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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 save my account from ban from asking new questions?

Comment here shows, even deleted questions also matters while banning the user from asking new questions. I already got 5 closed/on-hold tag on my questions(includes deleted questions also), I am ...
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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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Can I ask too many questions?

I watch TV very frequently and have a lot of questions. However, I feel like I can't ask all of them at once because it could flood the Active Questions, stealing away from other users. So I want to ...
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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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What does it mean that a post is off topic because it's too old to migrate?

Sometimes, in the close queue, I find some post that is flagged as off-topic becase too old to migrate. The most recent is What was the first trailer to use “in a world”?. What does it mean?
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Why is a mod revealing private VTC information?

VTC are private unless the question is closed. Yet multiple mods here have no problem publicly blasting this information. Why is this happening? http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to remove a flag?

My question is pretty straightfoward. I flagged this question as a duplicate, but realized later it wasn't actually a duplicate. Is there a way for me to remove the flag? Or only moderators can do ...
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peaceful-warrior tag

This question and this question have been tagged with peacefulwarrior. This new tag doesn't follow the tag naming policy (it should be peaceful-warrior). When I'm trying to correct it the following ...
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I need help understanding why my “identify-this-movie” tagged question was marked “off-topic”

70s or 80s movie where woman has healing powers So I don't get why after my question was answered, after it has received up-votes, and I verified with a YouTube link in a comment, that some people ...
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Where do television series fit in?

Where do questions about television series fit in. It probably will not fit in movies.stackexchange.com. Is there any other place where queries about television series fit in?
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Why edit low-interest 3-year old answered question?

I am not sure I understand editing on Movies SE-section. What is the use of editing old, answered, low-interest questions with minor corrections? I am not currently suggesting to change the current ...
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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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My question disappeared - was it deleted or is this just a bug?

Some months ago I asked a question about a movie which I was struggling to identify for several years. Today I've discovered that my question is not there: However, as you see, this question received ...
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Is this the right place to ask about tuning a TV?

Is this the right place to ask about tuning a TV? I was looking through the StackExchange sites and really don't know where I should post this. I'm aware that this site is for TV series so if anyone ...
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Why was the correct and accepted answer deleted?

It seems there was a correct answer under Movie about ability to touch objects and know its past. Since I can't see who wrote it, I hesitate to recreate it - after all is was user John who came up ...
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Why is my question not yet opened?

My question, Which movie started the common practice of 2 sets of closing credits? is still closed. I've added so many details to it and I am ready to add even more of them. Is there any reason it ...
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Have country tags been deleted?

Country tag consistency refers to tags about countries, but I can't find country related tags any more. Have they been deleted?
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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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Reply on Flag, canned message or reprimand?

I flagged this question as low quality; the flag was declined (I am still convinced that this is very low quality, especially the first version), and the following message appeared: flags should ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...