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Has the Rep Limit Cap been revoked?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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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 asking for screen shots allowed?

I am a crossover enthusiast and try to verify crossovers as much as possible. Sometimes that entails asking for help finding screen shots from films and television series. Is that allowed here if one ...
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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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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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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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What does “bumped by Community” mean?

Recently I saw in a question that was bumped to the homepage by user Community. It has a small description below which states This question has answers that may be good or bad; the system has ...
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REQ: Merging “criminal-intent” into “law-and-order-criminal-intent” tag

Can someone please merge https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/criminal-intent and https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/law-and-order-criminal-intent ? I suppose the first one ...
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How to access “help” for the M&TV Meta site (if there is one)?

"Help" is critical for people to know whether their questions are appropriate for a particular site - but it seems difficult to find the help for the M&TV Meta site. Do we even have help ...
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How did you get the warning popup implemented for identification questions?

How did you get the warning popup implemented for identification questions when user asks a question? We want a similar thing for autograph identification questions on Sports SE. This meta post doesn'...
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Why was my non-science fiction question moved to Science Fiction & Fantasy?

Last year, I posted the following TV-show identification question on the site: What show did Yakko, Wakko, and Dot make frequent silent cameos in? Animaniacs was an animated TV show made in the 90's ...
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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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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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'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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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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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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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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Is there a website to ask technical questions about the art of cinematography?

I've just created an account on this website. After having quickly looked at the main tags, the on-topic page and some of the most upvoted questions, apparently, this website does not cover the ...
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What is the duration of temporary ban on editing?

What is the duration of temporary ban on editing or suggesting edits? I have been temporarily banned from suggesting new edits as most of my suggestions were rejected. How can this ban be lifted from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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How does an undelete vote work?

I guess we've all suffered the irritation of a question being deleted by the author, right at the point you were about to hit the Post button on an answer you'd just worked on. Having had that just ...
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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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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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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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Can someone please correct the tag “jojorabbit” to “jojo-rabbit”?

https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/jojorabbit is incorrect, it should be jojo-rabbit ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jojo_Rabbit ), but when I enter that one it is rejected as "too ...
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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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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 this question asked by “Google”?

Regarding this question, it says it was asked by "Google". I suppose a user could create an account with that name (but why? And would that not be on an obvious black list of valid usernames?) but it'...
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Can I ask what a movie is based on scene fragments?

I'm trying to track down a sci-fi movie that I saw as a kid but I only remember a few bits and pieces (no title, no actors). I wanted to post this as a question to the main Movies & TV QA but I ...
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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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Why is this question locked from recieving upvotes?

How is color determined when colorizing black and white movies? This post is locked and is not allowing up votes while the answers do? Why?
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Why are questions about locating or purchasing movie or TV content not allowed?

I find that locating or purchasing movie or TV content is not allowed. Why is that? Searching in Google with this query site:movies.meta.stackexchange.com locating or purchasing movie or TV content ...
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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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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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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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Cannot update tag information

I saw there's few tags still has no usage guidance. so I tried to update some. after two (I think), every tag I tried to update shows below message. One section with this: There is no usage ...
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Is there a delete queue?

Right now I occasionally stumble upon a (closed) question that needs to be deleted (e.g. an ID question or a recommendation question), but there doesn't seem to be an easy way to find them. ...
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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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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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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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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!
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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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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? [...