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We are discontinuing support for identification questions

Just an observation; Walt was recently lauded for hitting the 100K mark here in terms of rep. Take note that 67% of his posts are in identify-this-movie and another I'm-not-really-sure-how-many are ...
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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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We are discontinuing support for identification questions

I think one option we could do is create a meta post detailing the avenues/resources that our experts would follow in order to identify movies and tv shows. This way we can at least point users to a ...
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How can I find the title of a movie from just a description or image?

First of all, there are a few sites within the StackExchange network which still accept such questions: Science Fiction & Fantasy obviously requires the work to contain distinct science-fiction ...
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We are discontinuing support for identification questions

Identification questions is what introduced me to this site. It is also why I got addicted to it. It is really a shame to see it go away. Especially when there is no other site that provides such ...
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We are discontinuing support for identification questions

Not sure if this should be an "answer" or a comment, but I think that the tags should still show up in the selectable list when someone is asking a question with a warning of not to use the tags. If ...
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What identify-this questions should be kept/deleted? [**VOTING CLOSED**]

3. Scrap identify-this-commercial questions. Vote up or down depending on your preference.
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What identify-this questions should be kept/deleted? [**VOTING CLOSED**]

1. Scrap all identify-this-music-video questions Vote up or down depending on your preference.
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We are discontinuing support for identification questions

It sounds like there is enough support for a Movie/TV Trivia SE. Seems odd to create what will essentially be a competing group, but other areas of SE have branched apart, so it's not unprecedented.
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Comment Deletion guidelines?

The same guidelines as everywhere on SE, which means not so many other than that comments are not for extended discussion irrelevant to the question. There are many comments that are downright useless ...
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Supported URLs for video embedding

How does video embedding work? A link to a YouTube video, where the link text is the same as the href (typically a bare URL, but it can also be done using Markdown syntax) will be converted to an ...
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Create Tags for every movie I want to ask something about?

Now first of all, you can't create a tag if there isn't a question about the movie yet, neither should you. Tags are only created when asking a question by just adding it to the question. But when ...
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Need pointers for Low Quality Posts Review

The guidelines for questions, I reckon, are pretty straightforward. You'll close if a question deserves closure, vote looks OK if the flag isn't justified and skip if you're unsure. You have four ...
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Policy for list questions

First of all, thanks for the hopefully fruitful question. This topic waits to be adressed for a long time in a referential meta discussion, and I for myself have deferred to think more thoroughly ...
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Should movie trivia questions be closed?

The examples given were "trivial" enough to be closed. I tried to edit this question by asking for the significance of the song. The answer was a very good one, because it not only identified the ...
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Music videos on topic?

Due to the responses of the question by downvotes and the upvotes on the answer that says get rid of them I am going to go out on a limb and say identify-this-music-video will be declared Off-...
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We are discontinuing support for identification questions

Very dissatisfied with the disappearance of these questions, which I loved and kept coming back for. Would it have taken a coding wizard to send an actual email to everyone who ever interacted with ...
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Policy for list questions

Lists have always been a fun topic for us (and SE as a whole). In general, the examples you give are actually really what I would expect from a question that can be answered with thought and ...
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Use of copied content

Please try to not just copy material for these, but to write the content in your own words. Also, most of the content from other pages does not belong in a tag wiki to begin with, regardless of ...
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Cleaning up the general topic tags

Yes! I agree with this entirely and we should remove these tags! For clarity, a full list of tags effected by this change (as far as I can see) is as follows: fight, zombies, vampires, technology, sex ...
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Policy for list questions

Despite that one question which I fixed later, I'm against list questions, mostly because they tend to fall into this off-topic category: every answer is equally valid: “What’s your favorite ...
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Should movie trivia questions be closed?

I think the examples given do not relate so much to the question. The examples could all be googled, most of the time quickly and effectively - it's more of a case of lmgtfy than of being off-topic.
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