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Identify movies and TV shows from the image in the top bar / banner

The header background image contains the covers or famous scenes from 17 TV series and movies. Here is the background shown with the original (or similar) beneath. Star Wars (A New Hope) Batman ...
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What is our 404 Image supposed to be of?

They're the hieroglyphs from the countdown timer on Lost. You can read more about them here (specifically, these are our 404 page symbols because in Lost, they basically mean system failure).
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UPDATED (January 9) Design for Movies SE

Well, first of all, Thank you very much for making this possible and driving graduation forward! The overall design idea seems very good to me. As a huge fan of orange, I personally love the general ...
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PLEASE UNCAP USER NAMES ON THE PROFILE PAGES

This is being fixed now. Stand by. And, done!
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UPDATED (January 9) Design for Movies SE

Regarding the upvote and downvote buttons, could they be thumbs up and thumbs down icons? I rather like the idea, stemming from the days of At The Movies, where Siskel and Ebert started their ...
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Improving the design of the top banner

Okay, first of all, let's look at the current iteration and its problems: It's too dark. It deviates significantly from our site's signature bright orange-red as devised in the original design ...
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UPDATED (January 9) Design for Movies SE

This Community Wiki answer is for everyone to add his possible suggestions for other cool little image snapshots of famous movies and TV-shows in addition to the ones already presented in the question....
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Improve and extend the automatic tag-popup for identification questions

While we're at the task of cleaning up the identify tags (as much as possible) it might be worth also trying to improve identify-this-actor. It's not nearly the crisis that identify-this-movie is, but ...
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Movies & TV updated site theme is ready for testing!

Movie reel is so so so tiny that it's difficult to even understand what is there, compared to before when it used to be the main part of the site design: Older design: Newer design: Now it's ...
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Movies & TV updated site theme is ready for testing!

I was quite confident that our site wouldn't be hit too much by the untheming process, primarily because our old top-bar image already fit perfectly into the new top-bar. But...apparently that was ...
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Movies & TV updated site theme is ready for testing!

Are we going to lose colours from our colour scheme too? Movies & TV colour scheme: But we are losing all the blue. Blue footer is removed and help page sidebar lost it's unique colour sceheme ...
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Movies & TV updated site theme is ready for testing!

The vote buttons seem to have been recoloured from their intial cyan-blue colour (left) to the site's red-orange (right): This removes a little bit of variation from the colour scheme and seems to ...
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Uncap the mini-headers in the sidebar

No, please don't do that! I was all for uncapping usernames, since they are prone to each and every user's personal spelling preferences and styles. But those general headings are not to be uncapped. ...
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Improve and extend the automatic tag-popup for identification questions

I think it should be enhanced a bit to something like: Don't forget to include the following in your question: The original language of the film (English, French, Spanish, etc.) The ...
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UPDATED (January 9) Design for Movies SE

It is so nice to see the design work you have done, it looks great - thank you! Like many I suspect we won't want to emphasize the Identify-This questions of the site - they are viewed as a necessary ...
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Text/image overlap in reopen vote review queue

Thanks for reporting. Fix is waiting in repo and should be live in couple hours.
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UPDATED (January 9) Design for Movies SE

32 upvote to a meta question, as i always expected graduation is always a hot topic. Anyways with the design, i will want to represent my views in two-part (Inspired with MattD's suggestion:- Thumbs ...
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MOVIES & TV community name need to be CAPS in communities drop down list?

No. The all caps on the M&TV site makes sense, as the logo is in all caps. The navigation is not specific to the site you're on, it's uniform to the Stack Exchange network's overall styling. ...
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New chat welcome message "OK" button is invisible

Thanks, fixed now. The movies.se theme has extra styling for buttons in the bottom area, and those extra styles were incorrectly applied here as well.
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What is this part of the website's design?

It's a spilled popcorn container... It's similar to the one in our main logo at the top the page
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Inappropriate HNQ ad image

To not only complain about all the things but contribute to an actual solution of the problems, I made a few small changes to the base image that might already improve it to a large degree. I would ...
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/users and profile pages (/users/...) space the link to the current profile (in the top bar) differently

Wow, you've got good eyes. Anyway, the bug is because the styles for badge icons on those pages are leaking into the top bar. Here's a simple CSS rule to fix it: .top-bar .my-profile .-badges ....
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Mobile App still showing old icon

It will eventually fall out of cache and pull a new icon. We cache things like this heavily to ensure we don't abuse your data plan.
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New design colour scheme

Coincidentally, I work in website accessibility - though I'm a product developer not an accessibility expert. The color contrast here (between #777 and #fff) is 4.48:1 This would not meet ...
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Movies & TV updated site theme is ready for testing!

status-completed Mobile site top bar is design-less: Just a shouting plain logo with bright orange/red and without moviereel. But some other site's are better in this context, like worldbuilding: ...
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Movies & TV updated site theme is ready for testing!

bug status-completed The new ask button in the upper right corner of an individual question page seems to cause rather odd intra-word breaks in the question title, for example on this question:
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M&TV icon in browser tab

Definitely a cache issue. I'll ask our devs to do a server side purge today.
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Inappropriate HNQ ad image

Our HNQ ad base image has been updated and all the problems the question adressed seem to have been solved. It's more exciting, uses a matching color scheme and doesn't suffer from significant image ...
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Movies & TV updated site theme is ready for testing!

Well, for something positive, it seems the design unification fixed this long-standing bug. So that's something.
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Movies & TV updated site theme is ready for testing!

bug tools page new tag section is broken: It's crossing the margin line:
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