Numbering Issue in List Editing Mode

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Dear IMDb:

I am once again experiencing a numbering problem in list edit mode. 
Here is the list in question: - Film Life: The American Presidents and the History of the United States.
Your help in regards to this problem will be much appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
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bderoes, Champion

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The problem is with the data. Here's a screenshot of some of the Exported data. Notice the repeated position numbers 1212 and 1215.

This is a long-standing intermittent problem (dating back to at least the big system updates a couple of years ago), and the tech team seems to be able to correct the position numbers without altering the created/modified dates. I wonder if they've ever determined and fixed the Cause of the problem, or if this is a newly-infected list.

Since you have many longish, oft-edited (and oft-viewed!) lists, and will likely experience this problem again, you might want to make sure you provide the location of the corrupted position numbers in your subsequent reports, and mention that the data itself is visibly wrong when Exported. And  whether you edit on desktop or app.
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Hi all,

Consolidating all reports into this earliest thread regarding the issue. Will report here as soon as we receive further information.

Thanks for your continued patience!