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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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Clarification on why my post was closed and deleted

I had a post (2k+ only) that was deleted, but there is no moderator comment indicating why. The only thing wrong with it is apparently I'm confusing some movies I had watched. I had thought it was ...
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Why are questions attributed to the editor when after they have been edited?

If you go to homepage where the list of questions are shown, the name shown against a question is that of the person who last edited modified the post(if it has been edited)? Why is this? Shouldn't ...
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What's the deal with the serial upvoting?

I found -135 rep from "Serial upvoting reversed" in my rep status. Of course, my rep is the same as it was 2 days ago so no harm, but I was upvoted, then reversed 135 points. Why? (obviously I know ...
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Can this identify-this question be reopened?

This question is a picture-only identify-this type of question. That class of question was recently discussed, and my answer there has +8/-0 votes, which indicates this type of question is allowed. ...
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Am I being upvoted for malicious reasons?

I'm probably the only one who would be concerned about getting a nice surge in upvotes, but in a few short hours since I checked last night, I have had +35. It seems that all of my recent questions/...
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Where is my Proofreader badge?

For Proofreader badge badge we need to Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits So why didn't I got it. As per the stats, I have completed 101 Suggested Edits. There are only four users on ...
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Splitting a bounty?

I answered Comedy about train robbery ruining the sherrif's car and within seconds, I see that another user posted the same answer. Assuming that we have the correct answer, is there a way to ...
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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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441 days in beta. Will Movies.SE make it? [duplicate]

It's been more than a year since Movies.SE started public beta, and more than two years since proposed. The following statistics show the current progress of the site: Is our site going to complete ...
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After how many days, close votes get deleted?

I have seen several questions lose "close votes" after some time passes if the question doesn't get any new close votes. What is the time limit? I mean, after how much time do the already cast votes ...
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How do you earn the Strunk & White badge?

It says on the Badges page "Edited 80 posts". When you click the link below it says I've 102 edits. Are only certain types of edits eligible for the badge or is this an error? https://movies....
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Will I lose my privileges?

Let's say I have ... 15k reputation. I have the privileges of a trusted user. Now, the site goes out of beta. And therefore, the required reputation for being a trusted user is 20k. In this case, ...
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Are movie/ TV show success/ failure story discussions allowed?

Are movie/ TV show success/ failure story discussions allowed? Means questions like - Why is this film flop? Reasons for success/ failure of a film/ TV show? How much income or loss through a film/ ...
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What is wrong with my account?

I logged in initially with my Facebook account in Stackoverflow. Then I created several accounts in StackExchange sites. Today I was casually visiting data.SE and wanted to login. but there was no ...
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What is Community Evaluation Review?

I want to know that what is this new review is for. I mean what will happen to those question which we rate as Needs Improvement? Mods will improve it or they got deleted? And what happen to other ...
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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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Discovered being a mod; Now what? Feeling Aimless! Need advices from experienced mods!

Today morning I discovered that i have gained the access to moderation tools privilege. That is obviously delighting news. But when I looked into the privileges, suddenly I felt lost. So many options ...
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Issues around Movie mistake questions

I found this question recently which is truly a movie mistake question and it has got already 2 closevotes: Why didn't Simran get into bogey from first door in DDLJ? I have got a question and a ...
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Can the mods see who is flagging?

Can the moderators see who is flagging a particular post? Does it come anonymously like we see in "Close Votes" review? Or the name of the person who is flagging is shown to them?
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Is there a way to get rid of deleted posts?

I have deleted an answer to my own question. I knew that a deleted post can only be seen by the mods only. Although, I have not become moderator, I still can see my deleted answer. So how can I get ...
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How is Low-Quality post decided by the system?

I have always wondered how a low quality post is decided by the system. Is this even decided by the system or is it a manual process? What qualities should a post contain so that it does not become ...
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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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If I give an answer is it not the askers responsibility to respond to it?

I gave two answers (1st ans and 2nd ans) to two questions. But the askers did not response to it. Neither did they commented on it nor accepted it in both the cases. I answered them as I thought I ...
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How does migration of a question work?

Just out of curiosity, today I saw the privileges of different users, but found nobody who has the privilege to migrate a question. Moderators can only see the recently migrated question in moderator ...
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Why am I not able to suggest edits for Meta.movies posts?

I am not able to suggest edit on the posts in Meta.movies. I can see the edit button, but it is greyed. Other buttons are working fine. What is the reason? Edit: I can edit my own posts on meta.
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When should I cast reopen vote?

I have just gained the "Reopen Vote" privilege. But I am not sure how to use this privilege. So I have the following queries, 1) When should I cast reopen vote? 2) Can I vote "reopen" if a closed ...
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Why is there no separate rep system in meta.movies?

Stack Overflow has its meta site meta.stackverflow, which supports separate reputation system in meta site. Why is this rep system separately for meta is not seen in meta.movies? Is stack Exchange ...
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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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What does “Your vote is now locked in” mean?

I down voted a question and tried to undo my down vote as it was not right. So I tried to undo my vote to which a box appeared and said This question is voted 48 minutes ago. Your vote is locked in ...
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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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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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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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Disambiguation in Community Bulletin board [closed]

Attention to Moderators There are two questions showing up in our Community Bulletin board and both are going to ends in same days i,e 3days as of now. But according to Topic of the Week Indiana ...
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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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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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How is it possible to view the most viewed question?

My question What did David say to the engineer in Prometheus? has been viewed by more than 7k+ viewers, and now i'm tempted to know which questions are the most viewed questions in Movies and TV. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to subscribe to Movies and TV weekly newsletter?

I'm pretty much interested with Movies and TV Stack Exchange site.Unfortunately, I can't visit the movies and tv site quite often.Surprisingly i couldn't find any link in movies and tv to subscribe to ...
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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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Site has split me into two users?

I've noticed that when I visit, the site will list me as user johnnyBrandom (unregistered) or johnnyBrandom (registered) depending on which browser I use. Also, it is tracking my questions/answers and ...
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“Analytical” badge wasn't awarded

Analytical badge is awarded to those who read all the sections of FAQ. I am pretty sure that I read all the sections of FAQ, but I did not see analytical badge on my profile. I also tried using "...
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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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Change tag groundhogs-day into groundhog-day

Can any mod change the tag groundhogs-day into groundhog-day? (Post too small): And to fullfill the quality standards, I must say, euhhh..... please?
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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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Suggested edits show an edit but no edit there

On the /review tab, I have the following But there is no suggested edit there. There are no pending suggested edits to review!