FAQ: Poll Authors - Re-Push Requests

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At least for the time being, please do not ask for a re-push to change the link to Get Satisfaction. There are over 5,000 polls; there is not enough time right now to make such a substantial change.

Polls that are accurate, up to date
and complete are more fun and satisfying. It's hard to make a perfect poll and the quality has been tremendous, but errors do slip in.

What we are describing below is a process for supporting post launch poll revisions.

Note: if you are looking to close a no longer relevant poll, check this thread: FAQ: Poll Close Requests

If you're a poll author, I would encourage you to revisit your thread anddecide whether the post-launch suggestions (or any new ideas you have) are worth incorporating. Some things to look for.

At least for the time being, please do not ask for a re-push to change the link to Get Satisfaction. There are over 5,000 polls; there is not enough time right now to make such a substantial change.

Always OK Revisions
* Missing discussion board links
* Typos in descriptive text.
* Missing an obvious choice (an obvious option was overlooked at the time of poll publish)
These are usually ok to add, as long as it is to the END of the list. It is good form to add the date you added this choice to the description field forthat choice. That way someone looking at the results will not be surprised this obvious choice has so few votes compared to the original entries.

Sometimes OK Revisions
* Missing/weak descriptive text.
Important! Do not change the feel of the poll. If your poll was for favorites,it must stay that. If it's a worst poll it must stay that. Does this make sense? Otherwise you're changing historic votes. That is bad karma. Adding alittle color or description that keeps the feel of the poll is ok.
* Changing A Poll Title
Mostly discouraged, except for adding a question-mark if appropriate.
* Updating a Poll Due to New Information.
A new creditable entry, not due to an oversight comes up (e.g. a new release).We would generally discourage this if the poll has more than a few hundred votes. You maybe should consider a new poll?
* Fixing a image for character polls

Very Rarely OK Revisions
* Deleting a Choice
* Re-Arranging and Order of A Choice
* Re-pushing to Replace Valid Options Without Votes
These used to be impossible, but they are rarely OK. It is allowable in the case they do NOT affect any live votes and the duplicate choice and ALL items following it in the list have ZERO votes. If you have any doubt, please post to your original thread before making this change; if you do it incorrectly, you will never be able to update your poll again!

How to Proceed

If you are the author and want your poll re-pushed, make the changes to your original list in accordance to the instructions above, then reply to this post with the URL of the poll. This gives us (and other users) a chance to see these in a consolidated place and not hunt through threads. If you are not the poll author, you must contact the author by private message or the poll thread (or one our poll admins may be able to help you make a case).

A re-push request on this thread will be considered if formatted as follows

Ensure your reply incorporates the Poll title in the title of the post.

    Poll Title: O',brother,sister, who art thou

    Poll URL: http://www.imdb.com/poll/wvdPChk96q8/

    List URL: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls059040806/

    Reason: Fixing capitalization in title (add much detail as you like)

Poll board members, please feel free to comment on the proposed revision and offer your support or rejection of the change.

It would be reasonable to cross post to the original poll suggestion thread, but this is optional.

Note 1: here's a useful trick. Can't guarantee this will work forever but it works now. If you want to find the list from a poll, substitute the word"list" for "poll" in the URL and the list id will come up.
e.g. http://www.imdb.com/poll/wvdPChk96q8/ -> http://www.imdb.com/list/wvdPChk96q8/ will 'automagically' transform to http://www.imdb.com/list/ls059040806/

-hb

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Transitioning to Get Satisfaction presents a number ofissues, not the least of which is that all legacy polls no longer have validlink backs. Fortunately, the link backs which go to the IMDb message boards arere-directed to: https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/categories/imdb_imdb_poll

At least for the time being, please do not ask for a re-push solely to change the link to a thread on Get Satisfaction. Please do not ask to correct minor formatting problems to justify updating the link back.There are close to 5,000 polls which went live when the IMDb message boards were available; there is not enough time right now to make such a substantial change. The poll administrators do not have the capacity to update the link backs on the majority of these legacy polls. Exceptions will be made on a case by case basis. These exceptions include but are not limited to:

  • Specific requests to update a poll from the IMDb Editors
  • Updating polls to add new relevant options
  • Updating polls to better reflect current information
  • Correcting typos in descriptive text
  • Replacing missing images or character pages
If there's still any confusion as to which polls will be re-pushed, please ask so that we can clarify this for everyone as soon as practical.
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Title: Face-off: The Three Amigos
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls023157242/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/-ngQEBki9Fw/
Reason: Added Alfonso Cuarón for Roma as new option.
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Done.
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Title: The Best "Best Picture" of the 21st Century
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls021871676/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/LzZZqdEJDHc/
Reason: Added Green Book (2018) to the list.
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Done
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Thank you Peter
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Oscars 2018 — Favorite Winner

list - https://www.imdb.com/list/ls023786547/

poll - https://www.imdb.com/poll/6TFHez7b6xw/

reason - linked with 2019 poll.
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Best Oscar Winning Documentary Feature Since 2000

list - https://www.imdb.com/list/ls062427070/

poll - https://www.imdb.com/poll/kB6VuFEQyhM/

reason - added 'Free Solo'
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Best Oscar Winning Animated Feature Film

list - https://www.imdb.com/list/ls076332496/

poll - https://www.imdb.com/poll/DmGRwUhl2tA/

reason - Added 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'
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Single Performance, Winner of Five Major Awards — Best Supporting Actor

list - https://www.imdb.com/list/ls066124496/

poll - https://www.imdb.com/poll/NvR8CuQkkRQ/

added this year's entry
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You should edit the intro (So far seven actors have won...)
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Done.
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Done Gigi!

Sorry for the delay!
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Thanks. 
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Single Film, Winner of Five Major Awards — Best Director

list - https://www.imdb.com/list/ls064013747/

poll - https://www.imdb.com/poll/rdjLMLxjIF0/

reason - added this year's entry
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Done.

Please see Jessica's note above for:
Single Performance, Winner of Five Major Awards — Best Supporting Actor
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Title: Multilingual Movies
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls026101695/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/rvITPHeZAMY/?ref_=po_ti
Reason:  Added link to what is essentially the second part of the poll. 

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Thanks, Peter!
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   Poll Title: Choose Your Movie Based on the Tagline (2019 Edition)

    Poll URL: https://www.imdb.com/poll/UlR63HPbNms/?ref_=po_ho

    List URL: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls041845981/

    Reason:
1. I removed all the links to the movies titles because it would spoil the movie titles before people make their vote. This was more an idea so people can go to the movie pages afterwards, but afterwards the links don't work. 
2. I added the word "tagline" in blue so people can see easily where to read the taglines.

Nothing is changed in the list order.
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Re-Push #1
Poll Title: Universally Understood Oscar Performances
GS Thread: https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/ps-universally-understood-oscar-performances/
List URL: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls062688534/
Poll URL: https://www.imdb.com/poll/Bn-BfwcnavI/
Reasons: moved previous asterisked notation to inside question, Which Oscar winning acting performance, performed in whole or in part in a non-English or a non-verbal language,* do you think best transcends language? to allow for use elsewhere, corrected for Wikipedia NON-ENGLISH OSCAR ACTING NOMINATIONS limited language citations #1 Roberto Benigni Life Is Beautiful Italian | German | English #6 Robert De Niro The Godfather: Part II Sicilian | English

added option #14 added 07 March 2019 *significant non-English communication

Anne Bancroft The Miracle Worker
Languages: English | American Sign Language | English | Silent: Non-Verbal
Anne Sullivan Best Actress: The Miracle Worker (1962)

added option #15 added 07 March 2019 *significant non-English communication

Leonardo DiCaprio The Revenant
Languages: English | Pawnee | Arikara
Hugh Glass Best Actor: The Revenant (2015)


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Thanks, much appreciated.
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Please also include a note such as "Added on March 7, 2019" so poll takers know that the option was added after the poll went live.
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Thanks Jessica.
First time on a push.
Wanted to be nice to the new pollmaker.


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Thanks. Re-push done.
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Re-push Request: The Greatest Showman: RiffTrax Style!  Current poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/HDRenTL0xLg/
New list: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls045994417/
Added same photo (#17) that had for some reason been deleted.
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Thank you!!!
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You're quite welcome. : )
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Title: Metacritic's Best Films of 2017
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/N4hZYrHxvDc/?ref_=po_cp_q1
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls027469324/
Reason: Added a link to the 2018 poll. 

Thank you!
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Thanks, Peter.
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Title: The Best 2010s Superhero Movie
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls025838605/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/ls025838605/
Reason: Added Captain Marvel.
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Re-Push Request: https://www.imdb.com/poll/NPpKz7X0KhA/
Reason: Added option.  New list: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls046062651/
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Favorite 'American Pie' Movie

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls075699101/

Reason: Description edited as Suzy suggested.
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Done, thanks.
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Re-Push #1
Poll Title:
Live Poll: Favorite Top Box Office Grossing Female Director?
GS Thread: https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/ps-favorite-top-box-office-grossing-female-director?/
List URL: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls047702497/
Poll URL:https://www.imdb.com/poll/HUUJ87EbitE/
Reasons: updated data and introduction to 15 March 2019 totals, added select to question as poll option list does not include all Top 501 directors, replaced lowest box office zero vote Top 500 options #27 Callie Khouri and #28 Julie Anne Robinson with new Top 500 entries Anna Boden and Phylida Lloyd to keep list current.

New Entries
Anna Boden's Movie Directorial Resume
Top Box Office Film: Captain Marvel $200m plus
#323 rank (
15 March 2019) Box Office Mojo Totals $200m plus
added #27 15 March 2019 (new entry)

Phyllida Lloyd's Movie Directorial Resume
Top Box Office Film: Mamma Mia! $144.1m
#NR est. 355 rank Box Office Mojo Totals
$174.2m
added #28 15 March 2019 (not listed on boxofficemojo database)

Honorable Mentions
 
Callie Khouri's Movie Directorial Resume
Top Box Office Film: Ya-Ya Sisterhood $69.6m
#476 Box Office Mojo Totals
(more known as writer with limited feature directing credentials)

Julie Anne Robinson's Movie Directorial Resume
Top Box Office Film: The Last Song $63.0m
#477 Box Office Mojo Totals

(more known as TV episode director with limited feature directing credentials)

potential future additions
Potential 2019 $100m Female Directors (new)
Director: Marielle Heller |
https://www.imdb.com/filmosearch?explore=title_type&role=nm1716636&ref_=filmo_ref_typ&so...
Director: Greta Gerwig
https://www.imdb.com/filmosearch?explore=title_type&role=nm1950086&ref_=filmo_ref_job_typ&am...
Director: Andrea Berloff |
https://www.imdb.com/filmosearch?explore=title_type&role=nm0075696&ref_=filmo_ref_job_typ&am...
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Hi Urb.

When adding new options, they should be placed at the end of the list. I know you said you're replacing options but think about it as two separate things.  

if you add them to the end, I'm completely comfortable re-pushing this for the additions and the updated intro. Deleting valid options are rarely ok so, since you only have 33 options and don't need to delete Khouri and Robinson in order to add Boden and Llyod, why not keep them in? 
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urbanemovies,

Done. However, please consider that it is difficult to verify re-pushes when replacing choices with no votes, especially when the poll has been live for a long time.

Please be extremely judicious in asking to replace choices in a poll. If the admins CANNOT verify without a lot of effort, your request will be denied.

I verified that Callie Khouri and Julie Anne Robinson have no votes.

01 Lana Wachowski
02 Lilly Wachowski
03 Nancy Meyers
04 Betty Thomas
05 Nora Ephron
06 Patty Jenkins
07 Vicky Jenson
08 Penny Marshall
09 Jennifer Lee
10 Amy Heckerling
11 Anne Fletcher
12 Brenda Chapman
13 Jennifer Yuh Nelson
14 Catherine Hardwicke
15 Penelope Spheeris
16 Kathryn Bigelow
17 Mimi Leder
18 Elizabeth Banks
19 Sam Taylor-Johnson
20 Barbra Streisand
21 Ava DuVernay
22 Martha Coolidge
23 Angelina Jolie
24 Niki Caro
25 Beeban Kidron
26 Sharon Maguire
27 Callie Khouri (zero votes) replaced by Anna Boden
28 Julie Anne Robinson (zero votes) replaced by Phyllida Lloyd
29 Jodie Foster
30 Sofia Coppola
31 Mira Nair
32 Mary Lambert
33 Gina Prince-Bythewood
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Urb,

By the way. I agree with what Ruby posted and probably would have denied your request if I had seen it before I reviewed your request.

Since your poll only had 33 choices, there really was no need to replace Callie Khouri and Julie Anne Robinson.

In summary, please avoid replacing choices in a poll unless there is no room.
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Re-Push #1
Poll Title: Inspirational Women's History Writer Biopics
GS Thread:https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/ps-inspirational-womens-history-writer-biopics/
List URL: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls046118223/
Poll URL: https://www.imdb.com/poll/BhOIGWvCnNo/
Reasons: updated Women's History Month Companion Polls hyperlinks, swapped "of these" for "progressive" in question, added inspirational options #31 The Sound of Music memoir movie and #32 The Zookeeper's Wife non-fiction movie (based indirectly on her diary) to answer pool

In 2007 Diane Ackerman made Antonina and Jan the main characters of her book The Zookeeper's Wife, based on the diary, Ludzie i zwierzęta (People and Animals). In 2017 a feature-film adaptation of Ackerman's book was released, starring Jessica Chastain as Antonina Żabińska.


The Sound of Music 1965 | Movie
Maria Von Trapp: Memoirist
added 21 March 2019

The Zookeeper's Wife 2017 | Movie
Antonina Żabińska: Short Story Writer, Children's Book Author and Diarist
added 21 March 2019
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Done.
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Poll: Biggest Movie Losers. (typo?)

There is a sentence that seems wrong to me:

"The monster’s heartache arose from the desired for a mate."

Shouldn't it be:

"The monster’s heartache arose from the desire for a mate." (?)

It's #5 of the options.

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/6mkSYACEbok/
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls028488232/

I changed it. If it's better now, please repush it. If not, I'll redo the change.

Ciao,
Breumaster. :D
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Quite right. Done.