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Are we overusing the spoiler markup?
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Some people are overusing the spoiler markup. I don't know how else to say it ... it gets in the way of reading the question and answers. It is irritating. Unsigned's edit to my question: Why are ...

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Asking questions about Bollywood movies
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As long as the question is good, I think it is okay. I am pretty sure a few of us know some Bollywood movies as well. If not we can always invite an expert into private beta.

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Can we safely add images to questions and answers?
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Can we safely add images to questions and answers? Yes Copyright. Using copyrighted material does not constitute infringement in all cases. In general, however, users should be careful when using ...

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concerns about the rules of these sites conflicting with the goals of this particular one
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Why are questions like these not normally allowed? Because it's a pain to clean up when everyone had their fun with it. It's that simple really. In that C++ question you linked, users are ...

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Should we outrule questions without research effort?
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Please see Are Some Questions Too Simple?, in the blog post the following chart was brought up. As seen above for your question we will close it as general reference (i.e. not a real question). Also ...

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Are adult movies (as far as industry, actors, etc... are concerned) on topic?
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There is nothing that prevents one from talking about it but you may risk trying to keep a handle on controlling the links for adult questions when the traffic increases. As stated in Stack Exchange ...

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Who should the beta moderators be?
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iandotkelly Following the guidelines above, I accept the nomination. I am not prone to pushing myself forward but I (think) I would both enjoy and learn from being a moderator - and would try my ...

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Why this question does not meet quality standards
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The overall word (character) length is short so the filter must have picked up on that and other things that I am not aware of in the system of SE. What are you trying to determine, a certain outcome?...

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How do we deal with questions about rumors and release dates?
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I agree these questions will enter a localized state once the rumor/date is validated. This portion, They should be closed as not a real question, in line with Real Questions have Answers: rumor ...

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Discussion on identification questions
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I think everyone said pretty much everything. Though I will just give my input as someone who used the tag to ask a question and then as someone who answers them. Movie about army reserve soldiers on ...

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main faq page is not complete
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Actually no it doesn't the community comes up with the FAQ so we are supposed to bring about the scope. Do you see that banner at the top of this meta? Take ownership of your community - Read The 7 ...

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Please elaborate or clear up the FAQ with regards to what is considered off-topic?
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Yes, the wording does need to be changed. It can come across as a bit offensive when on the receiving end. Robert already had this idea in his head of what he thought MTV would be a film aficionado ...

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Is a question about applications that keep records of movies on topic?
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Would questions about IMDB be on-topic? No, unless it is to do with a reference that IMDB has pertaining to a movie. Questions about how to use a site, specifically webapps, are off-topic. e.g. "...

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Request for better 'belongs on' suggestions for flagging as off topic
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Migrations in private beta are not possible as no one knows whether the site will survive or not. Once the site passes into public beta I am sure these options will be available (the developers would ...

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How do we signal a typo in a tag?
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There is no way to fix a typo in a tag (i.e change tag stak to stack). These are now two different tags. Suggest an edit to all questions incorrectly tagged. For a large set do as you had did and ...

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Statute of Limitations on Spoilers?
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See: Policy for spoilers on fiction or literature sites? For extended discussion. But the gist of it; there is no policy network wide. If most of your question uses the spoiler markup don't use it. ...

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Are adult movies (as far as industry, actors, etc... are concerned) on topic?
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I think there should not be any problems as long as it involves adding to the understanding or appreciation of the title. The line between Rated-R and MA gets small sometimes Some examples Swordfish ...

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What should our FAQ contain?
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Questions about marketing questions e.g. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/8544/film-making, should be off-topic See What is the unique selling point in the The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - ...

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Tossing around some contest ideas
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As stated in the comments, Scifi has http://avx.stackshowdown.com/ What you need is a movie with more content and story than fluff to pass the gates. Originally I thought of MIB but the content ...

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69 days in beta, but the site still needs work. Should we worry?
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The site is doing okay, it could do better but compared to other sites in public beta it's doing alright. You shouldn't look at those stats it has been mentioned across SE metas that they are a poor ...

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Final TV Decision
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Why are we still having this discussion as Gilles said this is a duplicate of Should we cover TV Series here? Now that we have moderators established, it is time once and for all to decide if TV ...

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Is the trailer-question off-topic?
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I am the one who added the close vote. The question asks about the unique selling point of the trailer. This term does not stem from movies but marketing. The point of a trailer is to market the ...

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General theme tags
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The submarine and cold-war tags make no sense. I have removed them. Please keep it limited to movie name and genre for now. Additional tags include, analysis, movie-identification, ending.

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When should a director tag be used/created?
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I would use it only if asking about a body of work about the director, as opposed to a single film. Mmm yes, though sometimes it's really not that black and white. The question may start off innocent ...

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Self-Evaluation: Why cutting an 'X' into ammunition?
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Why cutting an 'X' into ammunition? http://www.google.ca/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=Why+cutting+an+'X'+into+ammunition%3F Search: "high position" Answer: "good answer" Result: better

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Self-Evaluation: Why cutting an 'X' into ammunition?
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cut x into ammunition http://www.google.ca/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=cut+x+into+ammunition Search: "no position" Answer: "good answer" Result: worse

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Self-Evaluation: Why cutting an 'X' into ammunition?
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Why does Robert De Niro cut his bullets http://www.google.ca/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=Why+does+Robert+De+Niro+cut+his+bullets Search: "iffy position" Answer: "good answer" Result: ...

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Self-Evaluation: Why cutting an 'X' into ammunition?
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Why does Travis cut his bullets http://www.google.ca/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=Why+does+Travis+cut+his+bullets Search: "no position" Answer: "good answer" Result: worse

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Self-Evaluation: Why cutting an 'X' into ammunition?
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cut x into bullets http://www.google.ca/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=cut+x+into+bullets Search: "no position" Answer: "good answer" Result: worse

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Self-Evaluation: Why cutting an 'X' into ammunition?
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cutting x in lead bullets http://www.google.ca/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=cutting+x+in+lead+bullets Search: "no position" Answer: "good answer" Result: worse

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