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Are evolution/existence of genre questions on-topic?
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The first point opens up great opportunities for genre analysis, assuming it can be done right, which is a good thing to me. The second point will have to be careful as "Too Localized" (only a ...

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What is the best way to answer [identify-this-movie] questions?
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Identify answers are expected to be as well done as the rest of the answers on the site. As per example, I give my latest answer to an identify question. Clean enough where I give the movie I ...

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How can this question about 'where to buy' be asked?
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No. The simple fact is that it is essentially shopping advice that may be invalidated within a couple of hours and/or not be available at the same place as anyone else. This is a perfect example why ...

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Should we allow "jumping the shark" questions?
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As I've said in comments, I agree with almost every point @Robert Cartaino brings up in his post. But at the same time I do not. Lets go over each, eh? Bill Cosby Upon further review and community ...

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Does Movies and TV covers film-making questions?
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Currently, we do not accept questions about Film Making as a profession but as an analysis of a work (ex: What significance is there for the LotR movies to be filmed in New Zealand). For technical ...

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How does migration of a question work?
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Any user with flag rights can flag a question for migration. Moderators can have the final say and actually perform the migration and see all flags for migrations. Typically the migration process ...

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Is this edit too minor?
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While this specific edit doesn't strike me as too minor, my biggest problem with it is getting rid of the link to the movie in question. While not required by any means, it is always nice to have a ...

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When should I cast reopen vote?
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Reopen votes are meant for questions that you believe actually have a chance on the site that were closed for one reason or another. A typical example is a question where the author got shut down by ...

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Should videos associated with a question be embedded or should a hyperlink be provided instead?
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Poking around a bit with some other sites mods the consensus for video embedding is this: In order to get video embedding on the site, we must start a meta discussion, siting existing questions that ...

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Let's nuke [plot-inconsistency]!
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It is definitely an interesting thing to consider. While I had never considered it,it is a valid synonym for plot-explanation I'll let this linger and see how everyone else reacts. Enough reaction ...

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Delete Tag `indian-movies` because `bollywood` tag is enough for the purpose
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Done.

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We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context
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This is one of those secret super special awesome powers the mods have. I have been tacking it on to those questions mostly because I can already tell some users will try to answer them with a "its ...

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Are the qualification bars for some of the badges too high?
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While the badges are not unobtainable, they are definitely harder in a beta site due to the reduced traffic compared to a graduated site. I can only assume there are not reduced badge constraints ...

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Why are answers with minimal information getting up voted?
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The fact of the matter is, the up/down vote options are there and no one is stopping anyone from using them. The only thing that can be done is for the mods to comment on it (I don't personally like ...

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How do I request a new tag?
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Just as the privilege says: How do I create a new tag? Simply enter a new tag with your question and it will be created. When creating your new tag, bear in mind that tags ... have a ...

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What is the plan for the design of this website?
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This seems to be it. However, it is still very early in the beta and I don't forsee this becoming an issue yet, but it is never too early to start. Without any visual aids to help me. I was ...

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Final TV Decision
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To put it simply, movies are named such because they are "Moving Pictures". TV does fall into this category. Also, I know it is still early in the beta, but our numbers aren't showing much promise, ...

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Thou shalt not put two questions in one post!
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Unfortunately, one of the tools mods don't have is the ability to split questions. In essence it just comes down to the OP to take the criticism or have the insight to post multiple questions.

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Is there any way to set a minimum length on questions?
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So there is a minimal requirement to all the fields in a question. Below, I attempted to post a question to Meta without much in it at all: Specifically Title -> 15 Char min Body -> 30 Char min ...

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Policy for list questions
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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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Rename [austin-power] to [austin-powers]
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Done

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Merge [star-trek-wrath-of-khan] into [star-trek-2-wrath-of-khan]
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Done

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Are questions about cinematography allowed?
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To flesh out my comment (I was on mobile, too frustrating to write an answer). Technical production questions are on-topic here, however, asking on AVP.SE is a better bet for really technical ...

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Can one view the analytics for a site?
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As @DForck42 mentioned, its possible to peek at this stuff using Quantcast. The view you have there is a Secret-Super-Special-Awesome-Mod-Power not available to normal users and only to ♦ Moderators.

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Is there any way of viewing spoilers on mobile?
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I literally just tried (iPhone 4S) Not sure about Android usage though.

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why can't we include american pie series as tag?
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The tags are there for the questions that are there. Personally, I think series tags should be reserved when talking about an overarching item, theme, etc of the entire series as a whole as in this ...

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Join [tv-shows] and [tv-series]
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Because tv-series doesn't have anything tagged under it, the system will auto-delete soon. If this happens in the future, I will synonym them.

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What's wrong with this question?
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Initially, the question was about a specific word's first use in a movie. Which in itself, while intriguing due to the subjet matter, is different from our other first occurences because asking about ...

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Disambiguation between franchise and movie tags
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I have been meaning to bring this up actually but have not been able to word it properly. I do agree we need some sort of standardization with franchises in general. In particular, however, I ...

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Can we safely add images to questions and answers?
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Without any backup from the team, I will post my thoughts. I have not heard of any site or any company taking a case against SE as of yet. The moderators actually just received a newsletter ...

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