Lists: Make the "Seen" feature more accessible + slight improvement idea

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I'm sure most IMDb users aren't even aware of the feature, but I see that it is still alive even after the recent overhauls, and as such I feel you should make it more accessible. For those who read this and don't know what it is, it is a different view for name pages that shows a counter of how many of the titles of the page you've seen, and shows your ratings for those you've rated, as well as have the rating button available for each title, so that you can rate those you haven't rated yet from one page, instead of going into each title. Example, here's Morgan Freeman's seen page:

Why not provide a link on every name page to this view? I find it quite useful, and I'm sure so would many others, if they were aware of it.

It would, however, be even more useful if in addition to the "Hide titles I've seen" button, you also had a "Hide titles I've NOT seen" button, as that is what I mostly use it for; to find out where I saw some actor before, and want to filter only those I HAVE seen.
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Wow, Hidden Features, Crouching Documentation. Bookmarked that first FAQ!

Sure hope this doesn't come under the heading of "link hacks" that they want to eliminate.
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YES TO THIS!  How do we give momentum to this?

It should be as easy to add movies to your “seen” list as it is to add movies to your “watchlist” - with the little plus mark in the corner. When you are looking at a list, such as that Morgan Freeman list or the “top 100 rated movies” the star button appears beside the “watched” button, but not when you’re just browsing movies.

And I’ve looked for other movie apps to help me steward my “seen” and “want to see” lists, they are clunky and not worth it. IMDB should be the lead player in this. They’re missing it- barely.