Plot Page Update

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We would like to announce an update to our Plot page. We have consolidated our mini Plot Summaries and full Title Synopsis content into a single experience, providing one page to display all plot detail.  As part of this update, we have also turned off our old wiki Synopsis contribution experience, integrating Title Synopsis into our standard submission form, enabling Synopsis contribution from all registered users and removing past contribution limitations.  With this change, some features which were specific to the old Title Synopsis page (locking, watching etc) are no longer supported. This decision was made only after careful consideration and was based on data quality, coverage, and usability.

IMDb is passionately committed to providing innovative ways for our users to engage with our content and we appreciate your continued support of IMDb.

Thanks,
Nic
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Posted 9 months ago

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This seems like a "fix" for something that wasn't broken. It just adds more noise to the equation and now I have to filter through all the plot summaries to get to a synopsis. The old page felt much cleaner than this new page. Please give us an option to use the old view.
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Thanks for the feedback and sorry about the filtering.  This is an unintended side effect of the way the new feature was launched.  We are scheduling a fix to take you directly to the plot synopsis section of the page. 
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The linkage problem has been fixed now, thanks again for reporting.
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a film called "The Man Who was Dead" starring Thomas Mitchell (1955) star and story series using Henry Fonda as host  Your plot is wrong.  It concerns a older man (Thomas Mitchell) who during heat wave goes around wearing an over coat and tells his family he is dead.  He really is not dead but he is being neglected by his family and he is trying to get them to pay attention to him.   After most frustration is forced to go to a Therapist and tells the Therapist he is not really dead but  not before
this ploy has he been finally paid attention too.  I saw this film on TV and I remember
it well. If you want to contact me try hernb101@verizon.net.  It as a short film that should be seen if a print or VHS is available.  Herb Fogelson (PS I saw the listing on IMDb)
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Plot Page Update
IMDb is passionately committed to providing innovative ways
for our users to engage with our content
and we appreciate your continued support of IMDb.

by Nic Bachhuber, Employee
Joined on October 17, 2014
https://getsatisfaction.com/people/nic_bachhuber_6867878
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/nic_bachhuber_6867878
Posted 2 hours ago
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ACT_l
IMDb member since April 2000
IMDb Member: 17 years
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a few suggestions for you and others to read (too much to read ?)

Samples by bob the moo

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "bob the moo"
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=bob+the+moo -  298 titles
Sort by: Popularity | A-Z | User Rating | Num Votes | US Box Office | Runtime | Year | US Release Date

add date posted by bob the moo to plot text ? (same as reviews)
add Sort by date posted ?

A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle  (1994 TV Movie) 
Plot
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110813/plotsummary
When Perry is unable to deliver a speech at a conference
bob the moo
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People With Bio Written By "bob the moo"
http://www.imdb.com/search/name?bio_author=bob+the+moo - 22 names.
Sort by: STARmeter | A-Z | Height | Birth Date | Death Date

add date posted by bob the moo to Bio text ? (same as reviews)
add Sort by date posted ?

Alfred Lynch Biography
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0528224/bio
Alfred Lynch was born in the East End of London in 1931.
IMDb Mini Biography By:  bob the moo
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bob the moo
IMDb member since February 2001
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/comments-index - 8,752 reviews in total
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/comments-index?order=date&summary=on

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6246336/reviews
"Search Party" The House of Uncanny Truths (2016)
Author: bob the moo from United Kingdom
31 August 2017
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add
Bio - Plot Summary

Change
http:/www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=bob+the+moo
to
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/plot

Change
http://www.imdb.com/search/name?bio_author=bob+the+moo
to
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/bio

easy to get back to
bob the moo
IMDb member since February 2001
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bob the moo
Joined on December 21, 2012
https://getsatisfaction.com/people/bobthemoo
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/bobthemoo



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Titles With Plot Summary Written By "garykmcd"
9,292 titles
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=garykmcd

Not on his Profile page

garykmcd
IMDb member since February 2001
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur1059210/

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david-alkhed ?
IMDb member since November 2013
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur47871793/


Radegund (2017)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5827916/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5827916/reference
Plot:
The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector,
refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.
—David Alkhed

Kin (2017/II)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6017942/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6017942/reference
Plot:
An ex-convict and his brother are forced on the run by a vengeful criminal.
—David Alkhed

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5175450/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5175450/reference
Plot:
The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat"
helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
—David Alkhed

Logan Lucky  (2017) 
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5439796/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5439796/reference
Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.
—David Alkhed

and others...
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http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=David%20Alkhed
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=David Alkhed
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=David-Alkhed
No results




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Change
http:/www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=bob+the+moo
to
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/plot
by ACT_1
2 months ago (Sep 12 2017)
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So... How do WE get to the  Profile page to see what else they have done here ?

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "ABC Publicity" - 809 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=ABC%20Publicity

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "AMC Publicity" - 23 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=AMC%20Publicity

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "CBS Publicity" - 389 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=CBS%20Publicity

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "Columbia Pictures" - 15 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=Columbia%20Pictures

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "Discovery Channel" - 29 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=Discovery%20Channel

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "Fox Publicity" - 529 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=Fox%20Publicity

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "FX Networks" - 3 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=Fox%20Publicity

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "MTV Publicity" - 2  titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=MTV%20Publicity

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "NBC" - 135  titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=NBC

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "NBC Publicity" - 652 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=NBC%20Publicity

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "NBC Television"  - 3 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=NBC Television

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "TNT Publicity" - 97 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=TNT%20Publicity

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "Twentieth Century Fox" - 20 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=Twentieth%20Century%20Fox

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "USA Publicity" - 50 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=USA%20Publicity

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "Walt Disney Pictures" - 13 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?at=0&plot_author=Walt%20Disney%20Pictures
 
Titles With Plot Summary Written By "Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures" - 3 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?at=0&plot_author=Walt%20Disney%20Studios%20Motion%20Pictures

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "Production" - 251 titles.
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=Production

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How to find Profile pages for ...

https://contribute.imdb.com/czone/hall_of_fame
Top Plot Summary Writers
Plot summaries, on the other hand,
are the original works of their authors,
and so deserve special recognition.
Please note that all counts are up until 31st December 2017.

27107  KGF Vissers
19383  Moving Picture World synopsis
13590  don @ minifie-1
10788  Huggo
9297  garykmcd
6428  Les Adams
5816  Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
4466  <jhailey@hotmail.com>
4064  rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)
4045  rcs0411@yahoo.com
3462  GusF
3321  frankfob2@yahoo.com
3156  Shatterdaymorn
3066  Skip Eastport
2807  Rune Thandy
2131  David Bassler
1837  Torsten B. Tomaschek
1760  Jean-Marc Rocher
1724  Guy Bellinger
1715  B. Dijkhoff


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5 months ago (Sep 14 2017)

Titles With Plot Summary Written By "garykmcd"
9,292 titles
http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=garykmcd
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found this today: Feb 2 2018
Titles With Plot Summary Written By "garykmcd / edited by statmanjeff"
83 titles

http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=garykmcd / edited by statmanjeff

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See above message "edited by statmanjeff"

found this today: Feb 3 2018

http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=J. Spurlin / edited by statmanjeff

http://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=J. Spurlin - 1,607 titles

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J. Spurlin
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Marco

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Thanks a bunch, this is very good news indeed!
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I don't approve, and I will explain why in another GS topic.
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Jeorj Euler

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So, that other GS topic is "Rendering of Standard Character Entity References in the Systems Replacing Swikis", a concern that was dubiously re-categorized from a "problem" to an "idea".