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Hello, I do not like the new format of the tracker, it makes it harder to read, is there a way to retrieve the old format in preferences.? thank you
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Alex

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Hi Reen,
Thanks for your honest feedback! Unfortunately there's no way to revert, but we're still working on updates to the profile, so we'll definitely keep this in mind to make it easier to read!
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Hey guys,

Sorry, but I think I liked the previous layer of the Tracker better, I feel like I could see better which shows had unwatched episodes and which hadn't. Any way you could add an option to display, say, the shows that have unwatched episodes at the top, then the others at the bottom? Right now I almost feel like untracking my September-May shows during the summer to unclutter my list...

I also regret not finding any vids with close-captioning. How much of your traffic comes from outside America? English subtitles on vids would be awesome. I'm aware Sidereel is not the content provider, but I don't know who else to tell...

Thanks for the site anyway, love it!

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highlight shows with unwatched eps in Profile.
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Hi vipaul,
Thanks for the feedback! We really appreciate your honesty, and we're working on ways to make the tracker easier to read and eventually sort!
As for closed captioning, unfortunately there's no way for us to provide this on the videos themselves, but we're certainly open to provide some sort of label for user uploaders to distinguish which videos they have that they want to label as closed captioning! We'll keep this in mind!
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Thanks for your quick reply Alex!

About the Tracker: if possible, I would also like it if I could sort shows by Current / Past. Maybe, let users add tags to the shows they track, so everyone can sort in their own way? I know, easy to say and maybe not so easy to implement! ;)

On the close-captioning issue... I'm clueless as to why people upload videos in the first place, but I'm gonna assume that the uploaders want as many hits as they can get, and so do websites that gather links to videos, such as Sidereel...
Well, considering this, I'm surprised no one has jumped on the "closed-captioned videos" niche yet, cos there is a need: all of us non-native English speakers, even those who speak English well enough to catch regular dialogue, I think we would appreciate subtitles to fully enjoy Lorelei and Rory's quick literary references on Gilmore Girls, to get the entirety of Abed's fast-paced monologues on Community, to understand what it is that Walter Bishop mumbles on Fringe, to decipher what Adam says in that crazy Irish accent of his on Being Erica... A few examples from shows I watch! ;)

If someone were to launch a site that gathered links to close-captioned videos only, I bet a huge chunk of your international traffic would head there within a few months... Even the Americans would, maybe! I mean, when I read the recaps of The Good Wife on EW, there's always (American) people commenting "Thank God for close-captioning or I would never have understood what Kalinda said this week".

My point is... you're not providing the videos, but maybe, you could encourage uploaders to capture and upload vids with embedded captions? Emphasizing how many more hits they could get?...
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Hmm, even if there's nothing more to be said for now, I'd like to know this has been read! Yes? Thanks! ;)
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Hi vipaul, sorry for the delay! We did indeed read your ideas and appreciate your well thought-out feedback! Thanks for your input - we'll keep your ideas in mind for future updates!
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Cool! I'll keep my fingers crossed! :)
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When a new episode comes out, I cannot tell if there is one or not as it blends in to the color of the text of the show below it. The way the profile page was before was SO MUCH better. Please fix it.

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Hi P! Thanks so much for your honest feedback. Could you take a screenshot of what you're seeing so we can get an idea of the issue you're referring to?
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Alex,
The image I included has what I wanted to show. The black circle is a new episode alert while the grey one is the title of show below it. They are right next to each other and the same color and are hard to distinguish. Previously, the new episode alert was in front of the the show's title, away from other shows. Thus, easy to see if there was a new episode.