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New design colour scheme

Maybe it's just me as my eyes isn't that good (but no need for glasses yet) but I find it the text/background contrast isn't enough as in I think the text colour is a bit light. Specially the vote/...
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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 the top bar?
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What is the difference between these two questions?

Why is this accepted, and upvoted Is James Bond explicitly described as caucasian in Ian Fleming's books? And this question closed as off topic Is Miss Moneypenny describe caucasian in the novels? [...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to improve 'How to find happy, upbeat material in rankings?'

Would someone please advise if my question can be amended? I'd appreciate its reopening. I've tried the asserted duplicate but it doesn't turn on the additional condition of works 'that are also ...
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What do we do with a possible case of serial downvoting?

I seem to have picked up a stalker in the past day or so, and (coincidentally) I received 4 downvotes in that same timespan. Now, it may indeed be entirely coincidental, but it sort of smells like a ...
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Request for Tag cleanup

I've recently created both the multi-part and multi-part-films tags. One of these is clearly redundant but I don't have permissions to delete it. Can someone do the honours?
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Should new answers to identify-this-x questions with an already accepted answer be removed?

Earlier tonight, this answer was added to a year-old identify-this-tv-show question which already had an answer that had been accepted. In this format of question (unlike most types on the network), ...
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Has the Rep Limit Cap been revoked?

So I've hit the 200 cap a few times now, but today I logged in to find this: What's the dealio, here? Has the rep been adjusted?
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How do I disagree with a flag?

I was inspecting a flag of this answer because it was low quality. It was indeed low quailty, but only because it didn't have references or numbers (factual information). I posted a comment asking ...
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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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Adding new tags via mobile

Is there a reason we can't add new tags when using the mobile site? Is this a bug or a feature that is yet to be implemented? Is it possible to get it added?
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How can I make my point of view or critic on topic?

Say I watch a movie but I did not like the ending. Can I post a question to evaluate my preferred ending to that movie? Or do I just post a question to say my reasons why that movie shouldn't have ...
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Will scifi.SE be implemented in any way? [duplicate]

This is the first time for me on SE that a site is splitting up. For me it seems like that movies and TV used too much attention for a formerly book- and comic-based site (scifi.SE). When this site ...
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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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Is there a page detailing how points are awarded?

I have a general understanding of how this works, but every now and then I just don't quite get it. I answered this question on SF&F SE and got 18 points but there is only 1 upvote. Is it because ...
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Why did I get a -1 reputation?

I'm curious. I downvoted an answer which was of a very poor quality. Now I'm showing a -1 in my reputation for this question? Do we know why? If I'm being punished for doing something wrong I'd like ...
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Can we check (see) who upvoted our question?

Can we see who voted our question's?
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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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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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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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When can you rollback other people's posts?

I have on a few occasions wanted to rollback other people's posts after suggested edits have been approved when they shouldn't have. For example; two hours ago I edited the title of a question just ...
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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.