Hate to be a pest, but wrong country in help guide

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In the help guide about images and tagging countries, it talks about and links to a Star Wars image saying it is from Japan. The actual image says country=China and language=Chinese,Mandarin. So there's a conflict there.
While I'm not certain, I'm pretty sure that the language is in fact Chinese and so I would supposed the country should also be China although that isn't a definite since languages spill over from country to country albeit Chinese is more often seen in Japan than Japanese in China due to their past conflicts.
So I believe the image is correct, but the guide has the wrong country.
Thx
https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/images-videos/images-guidelines/G27LPBQZA7EAZGJW?ref_=hel...
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076759/mediaviewer/rm1669978368




My guess would be that the image was at one time tagged Japan/Japanese, and then someone realized that it was in fact Chinese and got it changed but the guide wasn't considered. Not sure if I'll remember the ones I've come across, but this isn't the only error like this in the guide I've found.
Any points for finding things like this assuming I'm correct??? :))

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MikeTheWhistle

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Peter, Champion

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Various sites say this is a Hong Kong poster from 1978.

https://theoriginalunderground.com/pr...

Hong Kong can be tagged separately from China.

The Mandarin language tag may also be incorrect.
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Based on the above, I've readded the Japan country to the image, if you are aware that this is incorrect please let us know and we can amend the tag and the guide accordingly.

Thanks,
Will 
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MikeTheWhistle

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I'm confident that having Japan on the image is wrong and should be removed. The image is written in Chinese and would fit with the country of Hong Kong.

The fix is to change the guide from Japan to Hong Kong. (Whether China should also be listed I would say no since the turnover from the UK to China didn't occur until about 20 years later.)
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MikeTheWhistle

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Is there anyway to get the staff to address this without re-posting. Unfortunately the "fix" was incorrect and it's still wrong.
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Peter, Champion

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The thread has not been marked as solved or closed yet.

I did some more research to confirm the text is traditional Chinese, which is in keeping with it being from Hong Kong.
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Hi, MikeTheWhistle.

I used to address such problems to the existing thread:
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/dead-guidelines-link

However, can not be sure if such way is more effective, but it seems Megan is or was somehow responsible for solving such problems.

Anyway, this time you addressed this problem in a separate thread and it is "ACKNOWLEDGED".

PS: 
https://www.amazon.com/Chinese-Star-Movie-24x36-Poster/dp/B01FWIBQ4I
https://www.amazon.com/Star-Wars-Poster-Sheet-24x36/dp/B009P9DHTI

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Hi All -

Thanks for all your additional comments and research, I have now removed the country tag "Japan" from this poster image. 

Thanks again!
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MikeTheWhistle

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Michelle,
There is one other issue that is in the help section. In the help section this image is specified to be "Japan", It needs to be changed to China.
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MAthePA

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I'd suggest that image and its description were changed to another one printed in a language known to the person who will edit the online help section.
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