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Improving off-topic descriptions - particularly 'distribution'

So we have had a recent interesting question about film-distribution. Strictly speaking 'distribution' is on the off-topic list, but we have a distribution tag and a number of questions relating it ...
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When should a director tag be used/created?

There are some very famous directors, such as Christopher Nolan and Ridley Scott, who have tags here. Effectively, when a question is asked of their films it is tagged with both the film title and the ...
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Should plot-inconsistency be scrapped in favour of plot-explanation? [**VOTING CLOSED**]

Plot-Inconsistency is now Plot Explanation --TylerShads With graduation coming up, it's time to get some of these old issues sorted out once and for all! This meta question suggesting "nuking" ...
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What identify-this questions should be kept/deleted? [**VOTING CLOSED**]

RESULTS ARE IN: ID-This-Commerical Will be Off-Topic ID-This-Music-Video Will be Off-Topic Scrap any identify-this-actor question which doesn't include a description/title of the movie/tv series ...
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Declare identify-this-picture question as off-topic

We just got another “Who is the person in this picture?“ question: Who's the actress in the picture This kind of question is really bad, far worse than the usual identify-this content. Here is ...
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Policy for list questions

There is nothing in our What topics can I ask about? that outlaws list questions. There is nothing in our What types of questions should I avoid asking? that outlaws list questions. In his post Real ...
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Please remember to vote

Voting on Stack Exchange sites does a number of things. It rewards the content that we like to see when we upvote. It also signals trust, the more someone is upvoted, the more powers ...
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Use of copied content

This is not directed at anyone specifically, the moderators have just noted an increase in the number of incidences of this from a number of contributors. Everyone's contribution here is incredibly ...
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Should movie trivia questions be closed?

Should we allow questions that are intended for trivia? e.g: Who played _ in __ movie / tv ? How many seasons did _ have? Who produced __ show? What was that movie that had __ (person) in it?
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Are questions about cinematography on topic?

Are questions germaine to the idea of cinematography on-topic? More specifically, questions that relate to developing or creating movies.
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Music videos on topic?

Are questions about music videos on-topic? I can easily see the FAQ being adapted to include music videos: Analysis of content or theme of all forms of Music videos Identifying a Music video ...
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Questions about differences

How do we want to handle questions about differences between remakes, adaptations, etc? I believe questions asking for just general differences between two forms of media (one obviously being a movie ...
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Netflix questions

Should questions about availability of movies on netflix or agreements Netflix has made over movies be allowed? I don't have anything specific in mind otherwise I'd ask it to get an honest opinion.
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Final TV Decision

From the result of a majority vote between the moderators, it has been decided that: Television will be on topic for this site. I think with this, it is time to shape the FAQ from more than ...
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Is wikipedia a valid reference

Just like the title says. Myself and a few other users have used wiki as a reference while others use IMDB/articles/etc. We should establish here and now if this is a valid way to reference ...
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Is the question on projection frame rates on-topic?

Is this question on-topic? Do contemporary cinemas really project at 25fps? It has received 1 off-topic close vote already. I am unsure whether that is correct or not, even if the question itself ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

In order to prevent this site from turning into Trivia central we need some borders. I don't think we can get all in one go (or even at the end of private beta) but we could at least start. Working ...
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What's the policy on spoilers?

There's going to be lots of posts that ruin endings, how to deal with them? Should spoilers be included in question title?