Repeated credits and alternate name.

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Hello, I tried to solve this problem but I keep getting declined. I had a merge gone wrong, to say the least. 

As of now, I have my old name and my stage name repeated on a few credits. My shorts look like they've been be produced and directed by two alter egos:  <Old name> + <Stage Name as Old Name>. And it looks unprofessional. Also, it does not reflect what it shown on the credits for each of the short films. So, as the credits for the short films were under my <Old Name>, please remove the <Stage Name as Old Name> and leave the one that was officially on the credits; which again, is the <Old Name>.  I'm at the point of frustration where I don't care if I don't have the credits from my previous work under my stage name. 

And while you are at it, since I won't have anything credited "as <Old Name>", please remove the alternate name. It'll just confuse people. 

Reference #190925-190533-678000

In the explanation section of the contribution, I posted a link (Dropbox) for each screenshot of the credits as proof. As I've been doing for the past few weeks and getting declined. 

Thank you for your time. 
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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This is IMDb policy......Just reprinting it!!


IMDb aims to be the most comprehensive and reliable source of information on movies, TV and celebrities. We are committed to accuracy and it is our longstanding policy not to alter or remove correct factual information from our records.

IMDb will not remove accurate information. If you try to delete an item of data which is accurate, your delete will not be processed. Please be aware that attempts to delete accurate data will count against your overall accuracy rating and may result in all your submissions taking longer to process along with additional proof requirements.


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Thank you Ed. I am familiar with that policy. What I'm looking for is to delete one of the two repeated credits. Both are mine, so it'll still be accurate, its only that they both show different first names. Having two different profiles, for the same person, credited for one job looks...well...messy. I'm opting for them to remove the new one, since it's NOT the one on the credits. But honestly, at this point, they could remove either one. I just want the credits for the films to look as clean and accurate as possible. 
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If you've got two name pages for the same person, the first thing you need to do is merge them.  After that's completed, you can look at whether any credits need  to be cleaned up (I think the merge process will try to sort out duplicate credits, but it might not always work).
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Thank you Phil. I tried doing that before, but my stage name ended up with "as old name" in the credits, when they were not. And vice versa. Some credits were even <Stage name "As Stage Name">. Frankly, it looked like a mess. So I decided to leave the old credits with the old name, and keep the recent ones with my stage name. With screenshots as proof and all. But the decline and approval responses have been, to say the least, inconsistent. This has been an exhausting and frustrating experience :/  
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Hi Liquid011 -

In order for our staff to take a look, can you post the links to the two name pages that currently belong to you?

Can you also clarify which credits are listed as duplicates and confirm what exact name you were credited under on-screen for those titles?
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Thank you Michelle, the contribution was finally approved, but I just noticed I still have one of the "writer" credit repeated. I forgot to add that one to the previous contribution. This is the new reference number: #190926-173406-605000. I put a link to the screenshot as well. 

Stage name: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7928762/?ref_=rvi_nm
Old name: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm10985816/?ref_=tt_ov_wr

Also, in the <Old Name>, you can see some of the acting credits, except the very first one, (which I was credited with my Old Name) have the "As Stage Name". I tried to correct those acting credits by changing it back to the <Stage Name>, which is how it was in the first place, but I kept getting declined.  As I didn't want to lose those acting credits, the ones credited under my <Stage Name> at least, I had to add them again to my <Stage Name> profile. So now both <Old Name> and <Stage Name> have acting credits for the same characters. 

Basically, the only acting credit in <Old Name> should be the very first one, the rest should be deleted as they're already credited to <Stage Name>. Also, the alternate name on both profiles should be removed as no single credit should end up with "as...". 

Thank you for your time. 
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Hi Hi Liquid011 -

Thanks for the additional details.  I have now merged the two name pages (which is currently pending).  In the meantime, are you able to provide on-screen credit screen grabs for the titles "El Buen Vasallo (2016)", "Lunas Rojas (2016)",  and "Extranjero : Foreigner" to help our editors verify the credited name?