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Why was my old question was marked as a duplicate of a newer question?
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Duplicate voting is a matter of quality. Ideally, the question with the best quality should stay open. This depends on how it's written, any answers, and community reception (aka up/down votes). The ...

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Is it on topic to ask questions about the private life - movie character connection of actors?
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That's a very borderline question. If it is phrased differently, like how did the characterization affect the actor, and in return how did that affect the show (cancellation, recasting, story changes, ...

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Why was this edit approved?
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The suggested edit screen is misleading. The edits doesn't show the double spaces that were removed which gets combined with the word immediately following them making it seem like retype words, or ...

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Why edit low-interest 3-year old answered question?
7 votes

Any improvement to a post improves the overall quality of the site. That's why there is a badge specifically for editing old ignored questions. And its the same on every stack.

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Is this a possible legal countermeasure for adding movie images to posts?
7 votes

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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Is “Deleting images out of other peoples' answers is a no-no.” on this site?
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In this case, having a readable text quote of the image (a less than stellar picture of a screen play) would be a helpful edit, for seo, regular search, and visually impaired reasons, without removing ...

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Scripted sport entertainment shows
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5 votes

WWE production and storyline questions are on topic. Is a question on WWE on topic? The sport related questions are not. Same with Game shows. Ex: Why was character x made a heel? Ex: How is jeopardy ...

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Should people explain their motivation for downvoting other people's posts and questions?
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5 votes

Stack exchange does not force people to explain their down votes. It's just how things are on this website. It helps prevent antagonistic confrontations between users.

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Editing answers and questions
5 votes

Edits are a right for any user with enough rep. That's one of the defining features of Stack Exchange. Edits that completely or significantly change nature of the question should be rejected. They are ...

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Remove hold from question
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5 votes

About an hour after you posted this, 2 users and a mod voted to reopen. It has been reopened at this point.

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Shouldn't we move on SciFi stackexchange question that are related to comics characters and have nothing to do with the movie?
5 votes

Because screw that. Those are on topic here, they are about understanding the movies and characters in the movies. Let's ignore that Deadpool and Wolverine come from comics or a non movie or tv ...

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I'd like to see the up- and down-votes of my posts
5 votes

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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Notification on question which we voted
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This is a site wide feature request and such should be asked on Meta. Se. That said, I'm sure it's a duplicate feature request and has been requested multiple times. Best option in the mean time is to ...

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Why is my question not yet opened?
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3 votes

As @chanandler linked to, questions get reopened by community consensus. Same as closures. Normally its 5 users, or a mod. In this case it was 3 users and a mod (counting as 2 instead of 5). At this ...

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Why was my question put on hold as primarily opinion-based?
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3 votes

It shouldn't be. It's an objective question that asks for an objective answer related to the film industry. While we may not know all the rules or criteria, it can be answered in a completely ...

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How to deal with questions that simply cannot be answered
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M&TV does not and should not ban questions just because you or some random handful of people don't think they can be answered. Some question can be answered via source material, interviews, or ...

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/users and profile pages (/users/...) space the link to the current profile (in the top bar) differently
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The issue is in this computed Css rules in all.css .user-page .badge1, .user-page .badge2, .user-page .badge3 margin: 0 2px 0 6px Please fix/remove/make it like every other page, which lacks that.

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Are questions about equipment/phenomena details/properties and their realistic use on topic?
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Yes. For example, please see the entire realism tag. Especially for realistic things, it helps a user's understanding of the plot of the movie or a specific thing, if they know what's happening and ...

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Questions related to movies or episodes not released yet
1 votes

Unless there is a significant and quantified number of unanswered questions, or questions with significantly and numerous low quality speculative answers without evidence, attempting to preempt "can ...

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Editing answer into question
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This suggested edit by anonymous was specifically approved by the OP: Edit: proposed 11 hours ago by an anonymous user Approval: Andrew Thompson reviewed this 10 hours ago: Approve Original: asked ...

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Shouldn't these questions WRT "It Follows" be closed?
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If it should, vote to close as dupe, they will go into the review queues and if 4 others agree, they will be closed. As it stands no one else believes they should. Other wise they are non-issues. Six ...

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What's up with the migration?
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The chain of events are like this. The question was VTC by 5 users on Scifi.SE as Off-Topic. Off topic can mean a few things, and unless there is a clear migration option as the winner, it is just ...

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Best tag suggestion for Fantastic World of DC Collins
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How about just dc-collins?

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Bad policing and constant down-voting of questions with the [identify-this-movie] tag
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The first question meets the quality standards described in the help section: Please try to show effort and give as much detail as possible:   Plot details of any scenes you remember ...

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Are questions specifically about movie theatres, and irrelevant of the actual movies they are playing, considered on topic?
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We have many questions regarding movie theaters, which have no relation to a specific movie. See the film-industry, cinema-history and distribution tags. While some will down vote and VTC them ...

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Please remember that "Just Google it" and other such comments aren't appropriate
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Embrace the non-Googlers https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/15656/251318 from a stack exchange employee: On a broader view: It seems that many people, even regulars, aren't getting the "Every ...

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Is it the answer or the question that makes a question duplicate?
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The normal SE policy is that duplicates are only for questions. You can have the same answer on multiple questions in a technical sense with the questions being completely unrelated. But since M&...

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Why are tag wiki edits with copied content getting approved?
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Moderators are not allowed to make decisions on copyright infringement blah blah blah. Atleast that's what I've been told when flagging blatant copyright violations like a tool who posted an entire ...

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Are spoilers a reason to get downvotes?
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Yes not following community guidelines about acceptable posting is a reason to down vote and close vote. This is a long standing policy and as a supposedly reputable member of another stack you have ...

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