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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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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 ...
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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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Where to find deleted questions?

Even this existing question doesn't give a definite answer about: If my question gets downvoted and deleted, why there are no questions in "deleted recent questions" in my profile? It displays "No ...
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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 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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Bounty color mismatching to color scheme

I'm not sure if this a bug or a concious design decision. In the initial design proposal, the color of the "bounty tag" was adapted to the general color scheme of the site, thus it used some kind of ...
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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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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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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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Can a person earn Peer Pressure badge more than once?

Is a person eligible to earn the badge peer pressure more than once, if he deletes more than one question with score less than -3?
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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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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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How to get an official blog for a site?

How SE sites get official blogs like SciFi? Even Islam.se have it which is still in beta. How can we propose that?
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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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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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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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Viewing Site Stats?

So I was on another SE site and saw the Area 51 data for the site in the side bar... I thought it looked pretty cool and wanted to see what the similar data was for M&TV... but it's no longer in ...
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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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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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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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Why can't this user post multiple YouTube links in one question?

There's currently an issue with this question. The OP is trying to link two different YouTube videos to illustrate their question, but every time they try, the two links somehow end up pointing to the ...
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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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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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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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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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Replacing the “millionaire” tag with “who-wants-to-be-a-millionaire”

Can someone please link https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/millionaire and https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/who-wants-to-be-a-millionaire ? Maybe millionaire should be ...
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My posts disappeared from the site

I like to drop by our site from time to time but I am not a very frequent user, so I'm not sure when this happened I remember I had 3 more identification questions on the site, each had upvotes, ...
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Is there a tool/way to show what rewards (badges etc.) were bestowed as a result of a particular question?

I've been reading up on some of the older questions just out of interest and found myself wondering what was awarded as a result of them. For example, it's clear what reputation points were awarded ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ask a question regarding the history of television?

I'm a newcomer at this stackexchange site and I haven't found the site guidelines and the kind of questions which are supposed to be asked. I wanted to ask a question regarding when a particular ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...