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Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 12:37 AM

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My contribution is marked as not meeting contribution guidelines. Why?

I submitted update 210723-165525-384000 (re-submission of 201211-040507-079000), and the new submission (210723-165525-384000) apparently does not meet submission guidelines.  If that is correct, I must assume the original post, which I am trying to add information to, should never have been accepted either (yet it was), as my updates are no different from the original - my updates provide complete information.  Also, my original update post (201211-040507-079000) was marked as unverifiable.  Now that I can provide information (screenshots and URL links) to back up my new information, I re-submitted it, expecting the same response - which I could then have uploaded confirming information for your people to validate.

I am attempting to provide information backing up the validity of IMDB.  The original post includes the following: Or, perhaps, IMDb has it wrong.

If the original poster fully believed that assertion, he/she would have submitted a change to the title of the episode, which IMDB would have summarily declined as incorrect.

Please tell me where I go from here.

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3 years ago

Hi james_johnston_4d5h8woi6a7ga -

The trivia item related to your update for the episode has now been removed, as this was an invalid trivia item (it appeared to be inaccurate and included an assumption).

In general, when you encounter this type of scenario, it's best to request a removal of the trivia item.

Cheers!

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3 years ago

Thank you. I have not run into this type scenario before. In general, I try not to out-and-out delete another person's post, but try to post more accurate information. In theory, I would hope that the original poster might see the update, and make a determination as to the veracity of their original post. I know, that's a high hope. In any case, I will try to make a better decision re this type of situation in the future.