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Sun, Apr 4, 2021 7:49 PM

Retrieving Deleted User Lists (Time Limit?)

Hi, all

Is it possible to recover user lists that were deleted on or about January 1 of this year (much to my regret), or has too much time elapsed to be able to recover them?

The lists in question were all created on December 8, 2020.

Thanks!

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12 d ago

Is it possible to recover user lists that were deleted on or about January 1 of this year, or has too much time elapsed for them to be recovered?

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Retrieving Deleted Lists (Time Limit?)

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10 d ago

Hi @steve_michaud 

Unfortunately if your IMDb account has been deleted, we are not able to restore the account or list. Should you have a need to delete your IMDb in the future, you're welcome to export any lists on your account before deletion. 

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My IMDb account hasn't been deleted.  It's still active and I use it every day.

It's the deleted user lists I was inquiring about.

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@steve_michaud


Do you still have the list link ? ?
If it is gone maybe find it here ...

The Wayback Machine
http://web.archive.org/

Samples:

adhm_mndor 
IMDb member since August 2007

https://www.imdb.com/user/ur16489743/

 

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls000044903/

http://web.archive.org/web/20210308102217if_/https://www.imdb.com/list/ls000044903/

March 8 2021
9,998 titles

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls051315419/

http://web.archive.org/web/20210308103020if_/https://www.imdb.com/list/ls051315419/

March 8 2021
9,999 titles
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My account:  https://www.imdb.com/user/ur1143805/

My lists page:  https://www.imdb.com/user/ur1143805/lists

Unfortunately, I was not able to access any of my lists via the Wayback Machine.  The only result that comes up there is my IMDb message board profile from 2002.

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Lost lists by others have been restored here before
  
If Taylor the Employee can restore your lost lists
add links to them On your profile page for future reference
and maybe add them to the WayBack Machine ? ?  

Rewinding the '80s: January 1980
by Alexander-DeLarge

created - 3 months ago
http://web.archive.org/web/20210407132909/https://www.imdb.com/list/ls084018168/

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Great idea.  I will do that, thanks.

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? ?

  

IMDb Contact Us
https://help.imdb.com/contact

  
e-mail them and see  if they can restore your lists 
and add link back to here ? ?
They may auto-bot reply suggestion you post a message
You've already been there... done that

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Hi @steve_michaud 

It sounds like you may have previously used a different IMDb account to have created your list. On the referenced account, there have not been any lists created before February 2021.

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That's really strange.  This is my only account, and I've had it since 2001.

I have created other lists before, and now more than ever I am regretting having deleted them. >_<

Perhaps too much time has elapsed since they were deleted and now they're irretrievable?

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