Rana Al Rifai is credited for shows she's dubbed in Lebanese. IMDb currently doesn't list dubbing credits. Any way to easily remove them?

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Hello IMDb people,

I was going through the cast and credits of various animated series, when I noticed something odd. The actress "Rana Al Rifai" was credited and listed under shows she didn't voice act in the English dub of. She appears in the cast and actors' section for shows that she's only acted in the Lebanese dub of. Per IMDb's guidelines, we don't list actors who've dubbed something in a non-English/non-original language.

Sadly, Rana Al Rifai is now credited on over a hundred pages of episodes of series that she only provided voice work for the Lebanese dub of. Any way to easily fix this issue?

EDIT: Did the painstakingly long process of attempting to delete all of the "Ed, Edd n Eddy", "Mucha Lucha", and "Steven Universe" credits, which weren't in line with IMDb's current guidelines. Not sure about the "Grim Adventures" video game. I do believe she was in "Princess of Rome" and "Maitre Nada", however. Someone would need to check those last three (which I didn't attempt to delete).
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This is one of the biggest issues I know of* when it comes to the database. Dubbers currently can not be listed on the title page! They can only be listed in the other works section for a person. (one of many examples: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0583221/otherworks)

Unfortunately, I don't know of an easy fix for the credits of Rana Al Rifai...

I have mentioned this whole dubbing issue to IMDb for the first time in 2003 (!) and, unfortunately, they still haven't acted upon it, even though literally hundreds of millions of people watch dubbed versions and even though IMDb always likes to point out they look at more than just Hollywood. (https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/imdb-india)

For reference: This is the guide regarding dubbing credits: https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/filmography-credits/cast-acting-credits-guidelines/GH3JZC... (and yes, the length of these URL's was shorter in the past)


*for other contributors: I consider the lack of genres like Soap Opera, Erotica, Experimental and the like the other huge issues when it comes to the DATAbase.
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We really need to start a new idea thread on the subject and include all of those facts because it feels as an outdated standard.
Well, feel free to respond to these: https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/suggestion-for-new-feature-voice-actors and https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/add-voice-acting-dubbing-credits-to-drop-down-section. There are probably more out there: https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/search/show?category=imdb_imdb_contentdata_issues.

Considering that music videos are now eligible (btw why are they still cluttering "other works" then?..)
Because for a long time, they weren't allowed and the Other works section was where to put them.

some restrictions should be lifted for adequate representation of fullest information available.
Totally agree. If the old message board area was still around, I could link a plethora of threads here about this very subject.
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We really need to start a new idea thread on the subject and include all of those facts because it feels as an outdated standard.
Well, feel free to respond to these: https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/suggestion-for-new-feature-voice-actors and https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/add-voice-acting-dubbing-credits-to-drop-down-section. There are probably more out there: https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/search/show?category=imdb_imdb_contentdata_issues.

Considering that music videos are now eligible (btw why are they still cluttering "other works" then?..)
Because for a long time, they weren't allowed and the Other works section was where to put them.

some restrictions should be lifted for adequate representation of fullest information available.
Totally agree. If the old message board area was still around, I could link a plethora of threads here about this very subject.
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I know why music videos are still there, merely wondering why there is no certainty whether to remove them from "Other works" now that they've become eligilbe, or leave them be. 

I feel like we need a really big suggeston thread, which adresses multiple problems. 
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I know why music videos are still there, merely wondering why there is no certainty whether to remove them from "Other works" now that they've become eligilbe, or leave them be.
If the music video already has its own page, all information should be on that page, not in someone's Other Works section.

I feel like we need a really big suggeston thread, which adresses multiple problems.
It's always best to have one issue per thread. That way, no issues can get buried and get lost in a thread.
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I know, I wish they would consider letting us add dubbing credits cause dubbing is acting too, :D