iandotkelly
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Why are answers with minimal information getting up voted?
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Ok, the answer you highlight was posted on December 8 - only a few days into the beta. People were a little more 'upvote happy' then than they are now. If you look back, in the first few days of the ...

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Netflix questions
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The problem with questions about the availability of movies on any format is that this is 'localized' to use the language of stack-exchange, for two reasons: Its only of interest to some people (not ...

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Migration paths
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literature.stackexchange.com would be another useful one in due course.

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Rename or delete tags
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Ok, since this was my mistake, I can do the research to answer your question. Anyone with 200 reputation can re-tag a question, which will enable someone to substitute a correct tag for an incorrect ...

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How will meta-discussion be decided?
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I believe that a successful stack-exchange site becomes (largely) self regulating as people gain privileges including the ability to close questions. It is the responsibility of the people that have ...

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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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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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What is the difference between these two questions?
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In short, because the first question relates to the main character of the Bond series, posed a potentially interesting question about casting decision. The Moneypenny question is derivative, a point ...

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Is SciFi the reason for Movies SE still being in beta?
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There have been a large number of questions addressing the overlap between 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' and 'Movies & TV' sites. I'm not going to list all the relevant ones here, but this one ...

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Should I get a Populist badge for this answer?
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According to this meta-stackexchange post, to qualify for the Populist badge, you need: it is the highest scoring answer on the question TRUE it does not have the accepted checkmark TRUE it ...

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Duplicate closed question should be reversed for this case
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I'm sold on the idea - I think @JohnSmithOptional would need to transfer his answer though.

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When is something considered "rude or offensive"?
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To my mind "rude or offensive" should not be used to flag someone engaging in comments on the question or answer for strongly expressing an alternative point of view, or critiquing the post. Rude or ...

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How to translate @ into tags?
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Personally I think at-midnight is clearer and close to the intent of the title.

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Do we want practical questions about movie production?
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I wanted to wait a while to see whether someone else would jump in - as someone who's been with the site almost from the beginning I feel I may have too settled a view on what is on topic. Personally ...

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How soon until we can change the favicon?
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The site needs to graduate from beta before a custom theme will be used - until that time the M&TV icon will probably remain.

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Let's get critical: Mar 2014 Site Self-Evaluation
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I think this is the best self-evaluation I've seen here - no terrible questions, even the identification ones were detailed. I was even quite harsh on one by making it as 'needs improvement' as I ...

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Graphic content
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We should be aware that StackExchange allows anyone from the age of 13 to open an account. This means we should always be aware of the content of our posts, including: Bad language Drug & ...

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Is the tag "Veronica-Mars" or "Veronica-Mars-The-Movie"?
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I would presume that since the TV show came first, that you would use veronica-mars for the TV show and veronica-mars-movie for the movie Or have I misunderstood?

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Adding new tags via mobile
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The answer can be found on meta.stackoverflow.com Why can't I create a new tag in Mobile? It appears that this is a deliberate design decision, and has been since the mobile site was launched (...

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Will scifi.SE be implemented in any way?
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This site started its public beta in December 2011, it is not a new site and has been running alongside 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' for all that duration, it is not 'splitting off'. Hopefully the ...

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Question Page Titles for Search Engine Optimization
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You are going to have to take your request about manual ordering of tags to Meta Stackoverflow, as the same platform is used throughout StackExchange. As you can see from this question tags are shown ...

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Are those two questions not duplicates?
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They are certainly related - they are about the credibility of IMDB's movie rating score, however they are not duplicates in my opinion.. One is about the general credibility of the score, e.g. is a ...

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Sherlock Holmes tags
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I must admit my first reaction to this was that we shouldn't have a tag for 'generic works about ACD's Sherlock Holmes. However I thought about an equivalent character, and looked up the james-bond ...

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When can you rollback other people's posts?
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Rollback is part of the 'edit questions and answers' privilege - which you can gain with 1,000 reputation on this beta site. You are only 21 points away from this already. I think the logic is that ...

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Discovered being a mod; Now what? Feeling Aimless! Need advices from experienced mods!
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Honestly, the best tools were already available to you - the ability to vote, close and most importantly comment. Comments are especially useful as they help guide users and explain to them what they ...

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Is it necessary for a new user to visit meta.SO first before posting in meta.movies?
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It is true that meta.stackoverflow.com does provide many answers to how the stackexchange system as a whole works.... reputation, voting, badges etc. Many times on this meta, the answer often links ...

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Is there any way of viewing spoilers on mobile?
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As @TylerShads indicates, stackexchange looks like it has some Javascript which allows such spoilers to be shown on iOS Webkit based phones. I cannot confirm this works on Android either, but its ...

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What about short facts?
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I think the question is valid and on-topic. Others think that it is not constructive (a reason for closing a question on stack-exchange). Personally I think that it is perhaps not that interesting,...

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Is this question helpful?
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Personally I don't feel the need to police posts to the degree that we close ones that are not of sufficient quality (in our humble opinion). This Q & A example is (presumably) accurate, but as ...

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Would creating decade tags help to de-clutter and simplify tagging?
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I asked that original question as, like you, I was concerned we might have too many tags. However your proposal would be rather difficult to apply objectively, Lawrence of Arabia ... one person's ...

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