Watched List

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This conversation has been merged. Please reference the main conversation: Lists: "Seen it" button.

As many other people who are included in the IMDb site have mentioned, it would be a great idea to have an option to put movies in a "Watched" list. It would allow people to send said list to others to show what movies they have watched and that they have liked. It would be a very useful tool in this already innovative site. 
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Persephone Larkin

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Vincent, Champion

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I wonder how long it would take for me to add 14,000+ items to my watched list...
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DavidAH_Ca, Champion

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IMDb really needs to allow export and import of lists.

If they require the t-consts instead of Titles  (n-consts for people), the import only requires 3 fields :  position, const, and description. The created and modified fields would be set to the time the record is imported, and all the other fields that are in the exported file are taken from the database proper and should not be stored in the list itself.

It seems to me that that would be a relatively simple function to create. The only problem might be the 'position' field as they would need to handle duplicates/collisions. They might decide to just append the records to the current data in the sequence it is uploaded in and require the user to move them around if they want that. This option would reduce the upload to 2 fields: const and description.
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At the "watchlist" button, there is an arrow-down, to the right.  You can use this to start a new list.  Call it what you want.  Then, when you add one to "watchlist," just click the button, but to add to your "watched" list, us the drop-down arrow and add it straight to your "watched" list. 
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It would be nice to have a "I have watched this" (or Watched) list as a standard part of IMDB. This is especially true for older movies and TV series. This would also provide for ranking items on the Watched list, but not the "I want to watch this" (or Watchlist) list.

I have over 400 items in my Watchlist. I want to be able to copy or move them to my other lists (Watched for movies and TV shows I am watching, and Completed for TV shows that have ended and that I have completed watching). How do I move shows or movies between lists?
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To Copy or Move to other lists, select the compact version (the right-hand button) of your list.
Click on Edit list in the top right corner of the list.
Select the items you want to copy/move by checking the box at the left side of the item.
If you want to move, select Move to instead of the default Copy to
Select the list you want to Copy to/Move to.
Click the Go button

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