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Are questions about how stunts are performed considered on-topic?
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Questions about stunts are indeed on topic here. We even have a tag for them.

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Does this community still accept questions trying to identify films from plots?
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Thank you for checking. Your guess is correct, Identification questions are now off topic and will be closed. We do have a meta post to try and give you resources to identify your movie

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How many questions have more than 1 million views on this site?
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Two From this query The only questions with views over 1m are: When did each Horcrux get destroyed in the Harry Potter movies? Where are Frodo, Gandalf and the others going at the end and why?

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How long it takes for a suspension of asking question and a permanent suspension from asking question?
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So the rules for the automated question bans are not well known, because they don't want to advertise them to encourage people to work around them. They are designed to encourage you to improve the ...

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Where to ask about movies from my past that I can't remember?
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It has been around 3 years since ID questions became off topic. You can find some suggestions for how to identify a movie in this question

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WHY? Why are you deleting my posts?
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Your first question was closed. The reason is that this community has decided that it doesn't exist to answer identification questions like that. You can see this from the description of the close ...

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Can a user propose a new badge?
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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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Questions about coronavirus & film/tv production?
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My interpretation of TV news, sports and current affairs being off topic, is that this means "TV news shows, sports shows and current affair shows" are off topic. I don't think that a ...

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Would a question about movie reviewers be on-topic?
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I honestly don't know which way the community will vote on this, so this is just a suggestion. Someone else should probably post the alternative. I think if something is about the business of ...

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Is there a website to ask technical questions about the art of cinematography?
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In a short answer, No. As you have already ascertained this is a site for enthusiasts and fans of movie content primarily - with some technical content, mostly so that interested viewers can ...

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How do we handle interactive films?
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I think interactive films should be, in general, on-topic here. I would however narrowly define them, and limit them to something like: A full-motion video with an interactive element allowing the ...

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2018 Community Moderator Election Results
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Congratulations AJ .... well done. And commiserations to everyone else who took part. Thank you all for volunteering. There was a great field of candidates.

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Movies & TV Tour Display Bug
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This isn't a bug, this is a design choice In the tour, these are just example Question and Answers. You are intended to be reading the text to the left, for example "Just questions...." or "... and ...

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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Being a moderator you will be able to close questions on your own and override other community votes. Will this change how you vote to close questions?

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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The site has core cadre of 'die hard' members and, because of the popular subject material, attracts a lot of casual passing users. How would you use the role of moderator to encourage new users to ...

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Why the disparity in the Ocean's movies' tags?
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The movies appear to be most commonly titled as: Ocean's Eleven Ocean's Twelve Ocean's Thirteen Ocean's 8 The Ocean's 8 title is reflected in its Website Poster Wikipedia listing though it ...

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An extra user on the list of moderators
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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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What are the criteria for having a question tweeted by StackMovies?
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The bot is only meant to tweet "interesting" questions - based on some algorithm. I don't know the details of the algorithm, but I am aware that it does have a "score must be greater than zero" rule ...

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What is the duration of temporary ban on editing?
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The ban will clear in 6 hours according to the details that I (as a moderator) can see. I don't know what rules are applied to set the ban length - but that is the situation as of now. The ban ...

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How was the criteria chosen for deleting the identify-X questions?
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Criteria needed to be chosen - from keeping nothing to keeping everything. Starting from the Anime and Manga criteria (question score of 4 or more, answer of 3 or more) the moderators discussed the ...

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Are legal questions on topic?
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As you can see from the copyright tag, there are a number of questions about that subject. It is important to note that you should not seek, and should not trust, legal advice here - this is a ...

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Check in on Identification questions
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I think the difference in return rates of 17% vs 25% isn't particularly compelling but I completely agree with the argument that it takes a lot of the collective moderation of the site dealing with ...

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Creation for the tag synonym 'Red Dog'?
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Tag's can be created by anyone with 300 reputation or more, you don't need to ask for a tag to be created. You can create a new tag by typing it into the tags field on the question form. You can ...

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Sudden change in reputation?
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I suspect its because you deleted a question with 3 downvotes on it: You can view your reputation changes here: https://movies.stackexchange.com/users/43257/natural?tab=reputation

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Unexplained deletion of my edit
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It was rejected by 2 of the 3 reviewers, both giving the following reason: This edit deviates from the original intent of the post. Even edits that must make drastic changes should strive to ...

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Questions on if or when a movie or show will be released
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From the Help Center, the following is shown as off topic: A title's release date or rumors about a specific title or series. So in my opinion, questions about if or when something will be ...

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Why my question got deleted?
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The question was deleted by the system because your account was deleted by a moderator, because it was flagged as likely to be a user that we are having trouble with. This user is creating multiple ...

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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?
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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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Why does two of my questions have 10K views though when you click on the question itself it has less?
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Because the homepage view has the viewing numbers rounded. So both questions have over 9,500 views, so are rounded up to 10k in the list. You will get the badge when the actual number of views is ...

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How much reputation for a question upvote?
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I refer you to the help-center reputation page, which confirms that question upvotes give +5 reputation.

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