Checklist Date Added Removed

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After the 02/07 update on iOS, checklist date added was removed. Why? What's the purpose? THE ONLY REASON I got so used to checking in films was to track and keep note of the date I've seen a particular film. NOW, there's literally no point in checking in films anymore.
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Walter

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Dan Conway

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I agree, please add back this feature!
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Kurt

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Hi Ankhbayr and Dan,

This was an intended change by our iOS mobile teams. The default sorting will still remain;populating in the order of which title was added (most recent), however; the exact date will not be displayed on each title any longer as this was removed for a more streamline experience. I've passed your feedback on to our teams, however, please note this was intended and not the result of a bug/issue. Thanks,


Kurt
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Hey Dan and Martin. It's me, again. 

Thanks for the suggestion, guys. Sorry if I'm asking too many questions. I tried Trakt today and I've had a few questions. 

- What's the best Trakt app on iOS? 
- Is there anyway I can check-in films and TV shows in the same app? It seems like there's one for feature films and one for TV shows. 
- Can I import all my watchlist, check-in list and ratings from iMDB to Trakt? It seems like there is TraktRater on Github which I can use. https://github.com/damienhaynes/TraktRater. Have you guys tried TraktRater? 

Checking-in feature is definitely more complex and detailed than iMDB which I like. I just wish there was a way to keep track all of my check-ins and watchlist (regardless of TV show episode or a feature film) in a single app.

Thanks again, guys.
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Martin Hanley-Frost

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Hi there Walter. I don't use an app for Trakt but I know there is multiple. Because I primarily use an iPad I prefer just to use Trakt via safari. That way I'm able to track both movies and tv shows without having to have multiple apps.
I'm not sure you can import from IMDb. You might want to tweet Trakt and ask them. They are pretty good at responding.
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Chloë VanderElst

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Pissed the dates are gone for check ins!
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Martin Hanley-Frost

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I've tried emailing them multiple times about it and haven't had a response. They really don't care about their users.
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Dr. Ken Saichek

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I completely protest any action taken for my/our benefit without eliciting a significant percentage of viewers/readers votes on the matter. In psychology, this is deemed a Rescue which inevitably leads to bad feelings and, sometimes, actions. No response from management desired.
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Hi All, 

Thanks for the feedback here; our technical team has decided to review this further. As soon as I have more information from them I'll respond here.

Best.
Kurt
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Chloë VanderElst

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Thank you, please put dates back if you can!
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Martin Hanley-Frost

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Not just dates, all the other filtered information. For instance when I want to filter by runtime, before it would list movies and show the runtime under the image. If I wanted to filter by rating I could see my rating and the average rating under the image. The lists, check in features etc are pointless right now. The whole experience sucks. Just revert back to how it was and everyone will be happy. Thank you :)
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The one thing that sets check-ins apart from being just another list is the check-in date. The point of a check-in list is to see what I watched and WHEN. Removing the check-in date renders the feature practically useless. Please put it back. Make it optional if you have to but please bring it back.
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Marchino RR3

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Please restore it also in any user list. I want to know when I marked a movie as "seen".
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Kurt

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Hi All,

This should be resolved now as of the most recent iOS update, the check in list should now show the date the film was checked in on your list. 

Thank you for your patience here. 

Best,
Kurt
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Martin Hanley-Frost

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The app still is no where near as good as it was before this attempted 'streamlined experience'. When you added Ways to watch under each title in your lists you lost all the cool info like if you reorganized the list in runtime you'd see the runtime under the image, or by user rating you'd see the score of the movie. Now when you filter apart from filtering it in the order of what you selected you get no added info relating to what you filtered it for. You have to click on the movie to find basic info.
The ways to watch feature was fine on a titles page but it didn't need to be added to lists.
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Too little, too late. Guys, if you're reading this and want a website that has a comprehensive look at your movie/tv show history then head to trakt.tv - it's amazing

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