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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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Is your question about tv or TV?

I'm quite sure all these various places you list source their text from one and the same generic site description sentence (as also used for e.g. migration notices). However, this can only be changed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cameras and cinematography

Merging those two is very good idea, they've always been a thorn in my eye. They seem to be synonyms for all intents and purposes. One could argue that cinematography is more about the action of ...
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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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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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Is your question about tv or TV?

Well... better late than never, eh? The sidebar on the Ask Question page should have the correct capitalization now. I've also updated the audience description and you can verify it in the site ...
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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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Improving off-topic descriptions - particularly 'distribution'

My suggestion is to drop "Distribution" entirely from the off-topic list and to improve the descriptions about locating, purchasing or playing content. For good measure, I'm suggesting we also add ...
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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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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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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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I can Rickroll Stack Exchange, and so can you!

This is fixed, but I feel like editing the body of the report to get it rebaked would be destroying something beautiful... so instead let's have a much more boring example embed here:
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An extra user on the list of moderators

This is an artifact of the status of his accounts being changed from employee to normal user since he recently left SE. For more information on this you can see this Meta-SE Question Its been noted ...
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Automatically remind users for the age, country and language of a film

This is being trialled on Stack Overflow for the SQL Tag, and was requested for this as well. This is how it appears when the tag is added to a new question: Given this links to the tag wiki, the ...
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Cleanup of the "version" tags

Since versions, alternate-version and movie-edition seem to cover the same topics, I'd propose to merge them into a single tag. Though I'm yet unsure what to call that tag. versions seems a bit too ...
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Delete the foreign-film tag

I am kind of on the fence for this one, I do understand that "Foreign" does presume the site is exclusively from one country, and leaves a little bit of a bad-taste - however as the site is in the ...
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Stats gone wild

As @shenshin points out this issue has affected Area51 for a couple of days at least. I noticed yesterday it said 0 questions per day. There is a little more about the issue in this Meta-...
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Country tag consistency

Remove language tags These serve no real purpose and are primarily used on identification questions. All identification questions should have these tags removed and if any languages are used in a ...
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Question closed and answer received afterwards

I've reopened it to allow the user to post the answer.
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Can the "frostythesnowman" tag be amended?

This has been done And now some padding to make it long enough.
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Specific scene / Dialogue / quote tags

I agree that they have been used a bit confusingly, especially as of recent. I could see how quote has some specific meaning compared to the more general dialogue, i.e. when used for a specific ...
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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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