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How to deal with Spoilers
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We don't like spoiler markup. Spoilers for newly released movies is a moving target and at the end of the day somebody has to remove them when they're no longer a spoiler. Wait - what? They're always ...

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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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As a moderator, your votes become binding. Actions you used to take like flagging, reviewing, closing, and deleting will take effect immediately without any input from any other users or moderators. ...

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New to website, reputation earning?
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This link here should help you with any questions you have relating to reputation. We also have a comprehensive help section detailing how many other parts of the site works here. I would also ...

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Failure of Questions to delete
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The real question is why are you deleting your account and what can be done to resolve the issues that you've experienced leading up to this point? If this is something that we can help with you could ...

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Are we too strict with "identify this movie by a single scene" questions?
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Before starting; I didn't downvote this question. However, my answer to the question "Are we too strict with such questions?" is NO. In fact, I don't think we're being strict enough. Here's ...

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Can I ask a question regarding showing times?
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6 votes

No need to apologize, this is the right place to clarify such things! No - these kind of questions are off topic and will be closed as either "too broad" or "questions about current events". The ...

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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all
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status-completed - Tags blu-ray and dvd have been removed accordingly. blu-ray Not sure we need a tag for a specific HD format, however, the point is moot as pretty much every question with this tag ...

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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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A new user has arrived and doesn't really understand the way the Stack Exchange system is supposed to work. They're complaining that people keep editing their posts and a roll back war has started on ...

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Is there any way to delete a question whose answer has been given?
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5 votes

The general rule is, you can't. The exception to this rule is that it's possible to delete a question that has no upvoted answers and no accepted answer. Since your post has got upvoted answers that ...

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Extend the policy for deleting inactive identification questions
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5 votes

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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Are identification requests of foreign language text in movies on-topic?
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We actually already have several of these types of questions (for example Translating the Jive...). Personally I don't see an issue with them, I find the counter of "this is trivia" to be invalid as ...

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Television and TV Shows
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4 votes

I personally think we should remove both of these tags (after editing suitable replacements into place) and then black list both tags, like we have with movies. If the question is about a TV show or ...

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Country tag consistency
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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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Is "Science Fiction & Fantasy" a subset of "Movies & TV"?
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4 votes

Science Fiction and Fantasy covers all forms of media, not just Movies and TV shows. This includes books, comics, websites, etc. Movies and TV only covers... Movies and TV.

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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all
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The specific-scene tag looks awfully meta. I'm not sure that anybody is ever going to use it as a filter without using another tag to go with it (how can you be an expert in 'specific scenes'?) If ...

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Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope
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Rename the tag to a-new-hope I know the movie was released Star Wars, and only later given an episode number and then a name - but it's called by and known by its name now enough that there isn't ...

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Cleaning up the general topic tags
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Yes! I agree with this entirely and we should remove these tags! For clarity, a full list of tags effected by this change (as far as I can see) is as follows: fight, zombies, vampires, technology, sex ...

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How to address the "Advertising" tag?
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I like this idea a lot and it would clean up the advertising/marketing tags - I wouldn't worry about the translation tag as I think that's one of the ones that will end up being retired at some point. ...

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Movie/Image/Question links
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There are several issues going on here, I have broken them down to deal with them one by one. Links to content suited for more mature individuals Definitely remove the link and replace it with some ...

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Rules for multiple media using the same name
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Every instance where there are questions about different versions of things with the same name, these should be tagged with a year. Using your Godzilla example: Godzilla (1954) would get godzilla-...

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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all
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status-completed - The accent tag was made a synonym of dialogue. accent Probably not required, would be covered by actor-name or dialogue in pretty much every instance you'd ever use it.

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Handling duplicates that aren't exactly duplicates
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Because they're identification questions I'd regard them both as useless anyway. From a purely objective point of view if you have two questions that are asking different things but both happen to ...

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Can we add options to the Flag reasons?
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I am probably missing something, since that is usually the case, but... we already have an "Other" option? This only appears when you have enough rep to close vote, and one you can close vote you can ...

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Why THIS example?
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The tags shown in that example when creating a question are chosen from a pool of eligible tags. There are three examples, it's not recommending that you use multiple, it's requiring that you use at ...

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Let's talk about [sex]
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sex has been cleaned up as part of Cleaning up the general topic tags

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Tag definitions - why do we buck SE's rules?
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While the collective knowledge from all of the other Stack Exchange sites on the network helps shape the rules for new sites, for the most part, other than the core Stack Exchange engine we all run on,...

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Why close easy questions?
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As the tooltip text says when you hover over the "downvote" button: This question does not show any research effort. It is unclear or not useful With this in mind, for easily searchable questions, ...

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The one tag cleanup post to rule them all
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copyright should be merged into legal - both cover a small number of questions, copyright is a subset of legal and "We're not lawyers" anyway.

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