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Can/should tv.stackexchange.com redirect to this site?

Yes, this should definitely be done for various reasons: There is precedent for this on other SE sites, from Science Fiction & Fantasy, over Unix & Linux, to Gardening & Landscaping. We ...
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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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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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How to properly close recommendation questions?

I think that having a builtin close reason for recommendation list questions would be beneficial as it is such a clearly defined category of questions which we're sure to get every now and then, even ...
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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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Feature for new users asking ID this movie questions

I haven't got time to write a fully detailed response to this, but here are some thoughts. We all know that some good detailed ID questions still get VTCs. I don't know who casts these votes, so can'...
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Explain down votes

No Firstly, we don't have to explain why we downvote... the reason is right there when you hover over the downvote arrow. This question does not show any research effort; it is unclear or not useful. ...
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Why does this site exist?

Just because one person quotes heavily doesn't mean the site has no value, and I don't believe that plot-related should be discouraged. I'm sure there are some examples of results that have ...
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Why does this site exist?

You wouldn't be talking about me, would you? There are a few responses I'd have to your answer. Firstly, like Stack Overflow, there's nothing wrong with building up a repository of information on ...
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Could we have a leaderboard saying who got the most reputation in a week on the main questions page? or even monthly? top 10 best reputation earners?

We already do. If you go to the Users Page, the list is sorted by reputation. You can show it for: Week Month Quarter Year, or All time See the image below for what it looks like, it defaults to ...
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Would a spoiler tag be a good idea?

No, it wouldn't! First of all, while I don't have as narrow a view about tagging as SE seems to have and don't value the "meta tag" term they coined as much as other people, this tag would clearly be ...
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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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Is this a possible legal countermeasure for adding movie images to posts?

US copyright law's Fair Use doesn't require attribution. Nor does it require a disclaimer stating a piece of copyrighted work is being used under Fair Use. The use itself says that, in the context of ...
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Can/should tv.stackexchange.com redirect to this site?

Adam added https://tv.stackexchange.com/ as an alias for https://movies.stackexchange.com/. I don't think there's much reason to add every synonym for those words, but it definitely makes sense to ...
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Video Embedding for Movies.SE

Video Embedding Enabled After reviewing your content and the moderation efforts to keep photos and such from causing problems with your content, we decided to activate video embedding on this site. I'...
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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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Change Off-Topic -> Recommendation text

After the community seems to deem this a good idea and noone expressed their reservations in actual answers, we went through with this suggestion and adapted the close-reason accordingly. ...
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Can we increase the tag length limit?

This has finally reached the whole network and the new maximum tag length is 35 characters.
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Can a user propose a new badge?

Badges are shared through the entire StackExchange system. The best place to ask this is on the StackExchange Meta. Bounty related badges have already been suggested, in 2009, so I wouldn't suggest ...
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Is there any way to set a minimum length on questions?

I doubt that technical restrictions will force an unwilling user to write more elaborate questions. They are more likely to just bypass the restriction (e.g. by adding useless text until the minimum ...
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Can we have a spoiler button?

I know it can be frustrating to not know the code for something and want to use it. Unfortunately, we strongly discourage the use of spoiler markup, in general, and your assertion that "spoilers are ...
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Extend the policy for deleting inactive identification questions

As a result of further discussion and taking into consideration the bad question policies, this is now 30 days, not four weeks. The current way we go about deleting identify-this posts allows a large ...
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How to properly close recommendation questions?

Tom Cody's suggested wording for a new off-topic reason seems to do the trick. However, I'd recommend swapping out the "current events" reason: Close reason Closed Closed% of total ------------ --...
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I'd like to see the up- and down-votes of my posts

The Established user privilege is standardized throughout the stack exchange network. For whatever reason, SE believes that you should have 1000 rep on a site to see any Up/Down vote stats. It's not a ...
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Please Improve Youtube URL Parsing

All sounds good; fixed in code - available after the next deploy (when the "rev" at the bottom of the screen is higher than "2016.3.23.3373")
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"Identify-this" tagged questions

Most ID questions do NOT have the level of detail we ask for.... about 2/3 that DON'T. Let's look at the guidance... Plot details of any scenes you remember Descriptions of any characters or ...
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Dark mode for Movies & TV?

Many sites have asked for this: Electrical Engineering Stack Overflow en español Chinese Language and of course the Meta Stack Exchange post Dark Mode for Stack Exchange sites, so I'm going to ...
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Let's make the ID-close reason text & explanation more useful

Well, there is currently a semantic difference between closing an identification question for lack of detail or closing it because it is simply downright off-topic, as would be the case for commercial ...
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