Add a Quiz Section to IMDb, Allow Users to Make Quizzes.

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IMDb already has a Poll area, with polls contributed by users.  This would basically be the same thing, only the users make trivia quizzes!  The quizzes could be for shows, movies, music, celebrities, etc.  It could be along the lines of the trivia on the website of MeTV:  https://www.metv.com/quiz/

I ask that whoever is in charge of the ideas and suggestions on GS seriously consider this.  The quiz questions could be verified to be true so no incorrect information would get out there.  I think it would be a very popular addition to the site and very fun for the users.  

Thank you!
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NarniaisAwesome,

There have been various attempts to have a quiz section for IMDb. This is documentation on the latest attempt by the IMDb Technical Staff. Please note: the links in the document no longer work.

The New IMDb Quiz.docx
https://drive.google.com/file/d/168nDp_aWp0zAml4EeIcjlxQTjKsWZB-1/view?usp=sharing

In principle, having a quiz section is a good idea. Unfortunately, there was not enough interest by prospective quiz authors in 2015 when this was proposed.
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Thank you for answering.  Just so you know, I'm very interested in making quizzes, so if more people are interested too, you should think about bringing the idea back.  Thanks!
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IMDb could should set up
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/polls/
and move all the Polls and Lists there

and
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/quizeses

Keep
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb
for Conversations: Questions | Ideas | Problems | Praise | Announcements

This would not take up space on IMDb computers
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Thank you, ACT_1.  That sounds like a great way to get things organized if they do this.  :)
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I would gladly volunteer my time if you would like help.
As it is I'm here way more than ten hours a week.
That is if Dan approves.
Oh and I can restrain my self if acting in that capacity, Dan.
I can be professional when it is called for.
Cheers all
Thanks
Ed
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Thanks, Ed!  I bet you'd make good quizzes.
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So, Someone - not me - starts a Quiz ...

"Host: Say, kids, what time is it?"

There is a wait time of what 12 hours or  10... 15... 50 replies ? ?

then publish the answer

( https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0165594/quotes )

Fun thing about GS if a message gets a Reply or Like
the message can not be edited
so a wrong answer can not be changed to the correct one (*Cheating*)
Look for the word "(Edited)"


Who keeps score ? ?
Who has the Most correct answers ? ?
Dan Dassow, Champion on his own site ? ?

Mr. Smart Person answers with the correct reply (with a Link to source)
and a dozen others copy that for better scores

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Copy of Old IMDb Boads with New entries
https://filmboards.com/

Games: Trivia and Quiz Games
https://filmboards.com/board/5/

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IMDb Games: Trivia & Quiz Games
http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000115/threads/

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

http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000115/threads/

Feb 19 2017
http://web.archive.org/web/20170219205305/http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000115/threads/


http://web.archive.org/web/*/https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb

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https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/
Conversations
All | Questions | Ideas | Problems | Praise | Announcements


Set up
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/quiz (from above)
Conversations
All | Plots | Quotes | Trivia | Locations | ...

Easy to Search with
https://www.imdb.com/search/title


But, Some may vote here for  ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quiznos :-(
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Any IMDb Staff reading this ? ?
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NarniaisAwesome,

It looks like IMDb already has the software for creating quizzes. However, this looks like it is exclusively available to the IMDb Editorial Staff.

FAN IQ QUIZ: 20 QUESTIONS
Memorable Oscar Moements
https://www.imdb.com/oscars/quizzes/qz495631374/
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Dan, 
First I will respond to your previous comment.  So far, I know Ed, SeventhAr7, and I have expressed actual interest in authoring quizzes.  Not sure if can promise 10 hours a week, but I probably will be suggesting trivia very often.  Between me and any others there should be plenty of quizzes to go around.  

I'm not really prepared to setup and blog or anything, but I can show you some quiz ideas on this thread; that I will get to later on this post.

The quiz software is very interesting... the way I understand it it is only accessible to IMDb employees?  If that could be changed, that would solve everything.  :)

Before I end, I would like to say that if this is not do-able, I understand.  As I said in a post way above, I know the staff can only do what they believe is necessary.  Thank you!

Quiz Ideas (rough drafts, not yet polished):  I am assuming the questions will be multiple choice.

Can You Guess the Sitcom by the First 2 Words in the Theme Song?

Which Actor is Taller?  (Each question consists of two actors; guess which one is taller)

Can You Match the Quote to the Correct Mystery Science Theater 3000 Episode?  (I'm a personal MST fan; this quiz can really be done with any show)

Which of These Films Did Not Win an Oscar?

Can You Name All of These (place movie/show here) Characters?

Hope these make sense!  That's just a few ideas - I think of them all the time!
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Just thought of a new quiz idea: 
Guess the Action Movie by the First Line of Dialogue Spoken.
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The Office Trivia:
When Michael left the show in season 7, this huge name in comedy played the new boss for a few episodes.  Who was it?

Ben Stiller
Will Ferrell
Adam Sandler
Kevin James

And no checking Google for the answer, lol!  
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I'm an OfficeMinimum.com guy. NO Office Max!
No Office Zoner!
The only huge guy is Kevin. The others are way skinnier!
I'll Guess Sandler
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LOL!  The actual answer is...  Ferrell!  :O
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He's just tall only. Huge? Debatable. Did he not just do a big belly flop? I stink bomb? A possible Razzie nominee? A Pepe LePew?





Image result for pepe le pew gif
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I haven't seen H&W!  I kinda wanted to but it's out of the theater now.  Will give it a try when it's on DVD.  ;)