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Hi,

in this topic Contributor contact, I alerted about the appalling quality of plot summaries provided by one contributor, who does a (very bad) translation from pitches which can be found on French websites.

The request for contact was declined by IMDb staff, for very good reasons, but  Michelle mentionned "I have also passed along your suggestion to reach out to the user specifically for further guidance on our policies and text formatting issues."

Obviously, this has had no effect, when looking at https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7073522/plotsummary

In the same topic, Jeorj said : "Although they've not explicitly stated it, I'd image that the best the IMDb staff could do is try to invite Hugo Van Herpe to participate in this GS conversation".

I do insist to comply with Jeorj's suggestion and call for that contributor's attention to this topic? Keeping in mind that, for the sake of IMDb, I want to help him!


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Not helpful :
https://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=Hugo%20Van%20Herpe - 117 titles

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bob the moo
IMDb member since February 2001
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/
https://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/reviews - 8,875 Reviews

https://www.imdb.com/search/title?plot_author=bob+the+moo - 298 titles
https://www.imdb.com/search/name?bio_author=bob+the+moo - 22 names
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I have asked here and the Old Boards a gazillion times to change links
'plot_author=' to https://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/plot
'bio_author=' to https://www.imdb.com/user/ur1002035/bio

and add to
Quick Links
Ratings ....... Lists
Watchlist .... Checkins
Reviews ..... Poll Responses
Plots ............ Bios

Sos WE can get back to the User Profile page and see what else he has done

Also when the Boards closed Feb 20, 2017,
so did Private Messages to contact another User here

PS

oh and maybe add...

bob the moo
Joined on December 21, 2012
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/bobthemoo

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Vince, you want to get his attention? Rewrite some of his work. In the place where you put the author name.....put this.....https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/vincent_fournol.

Put the whole URL not just your name. He will know where to go finally. Since staff is of no help in your effort to reach out. Authors like to admire their handiwork. You change it and leave a trail of breadcrumbs, he will find you.

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Hi Cliff,

That's not a bad idea. I will try to work on it during the weekend!

Thanks.
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Vince knows where. I know where. I pay attention. I am a Mini-database. Not my account. My head. Cheers!!! OK Act1
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Vince I was just thinking. If you know what titles he is doing plot summaries on maybe you can also do one before he does, and mention that the review on the previous, XXXX is not to be taken.....ETC ETC ETC that was written by Hugo Van Herpe
You know what I mean.

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He is writing plot summaries for unreleased titles???
I'm submitting a deletion.
You can do same.
He has included spoilers by giving away names and plots.

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Vince these will get his attention. If all of his work is removed for incoherent babbling, and some are replaced by your summaries. That would be easier. Deletion of the work is easy to do. I could do all of them in about an hour or less. That's another option  

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