Casue of death and date and place of birth problems

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Absurdity: How many sources does one need to corroborate submitted information before it is accepted?

200618-021557-985000 
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2020-06-18 02:15:57Bufman, Zev
Date of Death -  1 item corrected
200618-020824-669000 
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2020-06-18 02:08:24Bufman, Zev
Date of Death -  1 item corrected
200618-020207-288000 
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2020-06-18 02:02:07Bufman, Zev
Date of Death -  1 item corrected
200617-142834-988000 
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2020-06-17 14:28:34Seligman, Matthew
Date of Birth -  1 item added
200617-142610-021000 
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2020-06-17 14:26:10Seligman, Matthew
Date of Birth -  1 item added
200617-142241-130000 
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2020-06-17 14:22:41Seligman, Matthew
Date of Birth -  1 item added
200617-141859-942000 
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2020-06-17 14:18:59Seligman, Matthew
Date of Birth -  1 item added
200614-172934-947000 
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2020-06-14 17:29:34Seligman, Matthew
Date of Birth -  1 item added
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Bradley Kent

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Bradley Kent

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The Zev Bufman information has been processed.  Thank you.  Now, how about doing the Matthew Seligman info.
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Alexander NYVKE

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I'm actually with you on this one.

I by no means aspire to be a prolific contributor, but I've had many contributions declined despite providing detailed explanations and multiple external links.

My thoughts - why bother... unless someone is an industry professional or an agent or manager of an industry professional, we have no vested interest in keeping IMDb info correct and up to date.

It's not like we are getting paid for our work; Bezos-Needham are reaping all the benefits.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Bradley
WHAT on earth is wrong with you!
You made 4 submissions for a date of birth for Matthew in 10 minutes.
Temper Temper!
Instead of posting here for your first rejection, you decided to what? Punish IMDb editors with a barrage of submissions?
If this is how you contribute, then maybe you need to take up knitting!
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Bradley Kent

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It's called corroboration.  I'll leave the knitting to you.
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Alexander NYVKE

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Bradley... perhaps gather all your corroborating links together, and make a single submission.

Not that that will help.

Sorry Ed, I'm with Prof. Kent on this one; I've tried to contribute and whatever my other failings, English Communication Proficiency & the ability to provide evidence & references are not among them.

IMDb staff suck.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Bradley... perhaps gather all your corroborating links together, and make a single submission.
Follow the advice given by B. Ann/Abi.
Put all your corroboration in one submission.
Yikes!
You're a College Professor.
Start being as smart as one.
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Hi Bradley Kent -

Concerning the birtdate updates you submitted for "Matthew Seligman", I can see that these submissions were not approved because our editors were unable to verify the birthdate based on the source content alone (for example: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/apr/19/david-bowie-bassist-matthew-seligman-64-dies-coronavir... and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Seligman)

Additionally, know that when you submit multiple same submissions within a short time frame this can negatively impact the processing of your submissions.

In this case, I have now approved the birthdate you submitted for Matthew Seligman and it should be live on the site shortly. 

Cheers!
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