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Wed, May 13, 2020 6:05 PM

Poll Suggestion: Favorite Poll Category

This poll is in celebration of 9,000 polls going live.

After a poll goes live, it is assigned to a category to make it easier to find similar polls. Each choice represents an IMDb poll category.

Which poll category is your favorite?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls098092209/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/N0bO5dg4w2Y/

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ACT_1,

This might help:
https://www.imdb.com/imdbpicks/editors-picks-102519/ls098092209/?ref_=ls_mv_sm

After clicking on the link, click on Favorite Poll Category at the top of the page.

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Hey! Dan

Great job you do with Lists and  Polls here
My objection is that they should be on a different message board
from Questions and Problems with IMDb
as they were back in the good ol days
Not mixed in on the ALL list
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/poll  ? ?
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Category: Villains
Category: Romance
Category: Horror
Category: Oscars
goes to your list
Not a helpful caption for Image lists here
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Trying to get some votes
Jaime Staff:
We appreciate that you took the time to share your thoughts with us
and we encourage you to post your suggestion in the
IMDb User Community powered by Get Satisfaction
where our staff and other IMDb users can vote on it. 
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See reply by Peter, Champion
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/-add-captions-to-images-lists?topic-reply-list[settings][fil...

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5 months ago

 9000 is a weird number, I would have waited until 10k. but that is just me.

Also, I think that to list the poll categories about franchises like James Bond, Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars is too specific.

Personally, I would have voted for "DVD" mainly because I'm doing monthly polls in this one.

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cinephile,

I intended to create a category poll for a long time. However, when my database became too big I had to make adjustments that took a lot longer than I expected.

The categories listed are the ones with highest average votes. The 9,000 is simply a convenient milestone. I did not want to wait another 10 months to create this poll.

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I

The number is good enough for me.

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Television.

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5 months ago

Superhero and the moment, and then Horror.

I wonder that there is no drama in the list...

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Silitonga,

There are 217 poll categories. I only considered categories with at least 30 entries. The category Drama only has 14 entries.

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Perhaps some of the image choices could be improved. Some ideas:

Anticipated: a future release

Oscars: The Oscars

Relationships: Two or more people

ClassicFilms: A classic film

UserDemographics: Movie fans

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I suggest the "here's Johnny" picture for quotes

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Peter and ElMo,

Thank you for your suggestions. I updated the images based upon your recommendations. I also updated others.

I will try to future refine the images to use more suitable images.

We currently have 8982 polls that have gone live.

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5 months ago

Happy smiley 100  9,000th Live Pollhttps://www.imdb.com/poll/N0bO5dg4w2Y/?ref_=po_fp Bravo, Dan!  Happy smiley 100


And Congratulations to all of the poll authors, poll board contributors, and poll administrators who were instrumental in this impressive feat. 

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Thank you, Ruby.

I'm intrigued that there is no consensus in the poll results so far.

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An auspicious smilestone (TM pending).

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Tsar,

Thanks. I was slightly surprised to see the term smilestone already defined in the Urban Dictionary.
https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=smilestone

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BONAFIDE BOSS ⭐️,

I noticed that you chose Another category. I'm curious what that category is.

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Face-Offs and Video Games

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5 months ago

 You asked: "Which poll category is your favorite?"

and  you got:

1-The Dark Knight
2- The Shawshank Redemption
3- The Usual Suspects
4- Avengers: Endgame

I wonder if voters voted for their favorite category or their favorite film.


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I wonder if voters voted for their favorite category or their favorite film.
That is frequently a problem with many polls and is probably true with this poll.