Watchlist, dont work as a playlist?

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Hi, I added some videos to my watchlist. I can not seem to find a way to play this list at all.
That was very disappointing. I can only click on a video to get more details on it for then to watch that one only. Did i miss this future or is it not implemented in the watchlist?
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IMDb is the Internet Movie Database, so it holds details of films and can provide links on to sites where you can buy or watch the films - LoveFilm does indeed have a playlist feature that you can add streaming films to.

Your Watchlist can, sort of act like this - on the right you can filter the list by options that allow for streaming
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Thanks for the answer. But I'm afraid you have misunderstood me. I should maybe have mentioned that i am looking for the feature witch plays the trailer of the movies like a playlist. Not the entire movies.

I know this feature is there, but not in my Watchlist. When i saw the Watchlist here in iMDB i just asumed it would have this playlist feature. Is there a way i could make my own ''playlist'' here, of the trailers i pick on this site?
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Such a feature does not exist on IMDb. Watchlist, is a list of titles, basically, that you can create for your own reference. It can be what you want to watch, what you've watched, what you own, etc. It does not allow you to actually view those titles. As Emperor mentioned above, you can have your list show you those that have a streaming option on their page. You'd have to choose one from your list, then click the option for the video content on that film's page.
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You are all wrong. Sorry. Example: on the front page when you click on one of the three featured HD movies trailers at the top. A playlist of other featured trailers will automatically start. So id say the playlist feature is there.

I'm sorry i don't know if I'm just to stupid to understand what you guys are explaining. But it does not sound like its gonna give a playlist effect.

Ye, I get that its just a list of titles. Witch can be of some use to remember and group titles. But other than that. Useless. I imagine many others also assume that the watchlist would offers more original and new features than storing titles.
It is kinda in the name. (not that the actual feature ain't)

It cant be much work to implement a feature that allows you to watch all the trailers to the titles in your list like the mentioned playlist. The trailers are already connected to this page...
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A watchlist, is a list you add things to in order to monitor changes - this is how it works elsewhere too (like Wikipedia):
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/watchlist

What you want is a playlist and it'd be an idea to suggest this, or it might be what we really need is a way to filter your watchlist for entries with trailers you can view (as you would with Amazon Instants, Love Film Instants, Internet Archive, Withoutabox, etc.).

What they have on the front page is a gallery of HD trailers to watch, as far as I'm aware there is no way to add these to a playlist.:
http://www.imdb.com/features/hdgallery
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I find it fucking amazing how much BS u guys manage to write about in here when my only question was "Did i miss this the playlist future or is it not implemented in the watchlist?" You are explaning to me what iMDB is and what a playlist is.

What the hell makes you do that. Sorry. Thanks anyway. Guess i got my answer in the end.
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I believe you may be referring to:
http://www.imdb.com/trailers

There has been a link to this on the IMDb home page in the past. However, I do not currently see it there.

I found this by referencing the site index. There is a link to the Site Index at the bottom of most pages.
http://www.imdb.com/a2z

In addition, many titles have a link to trailers. For instance, the trailers "trailers and videos". For instance, this is a link to trailers and videos for The Shawshank Redemption (1994).
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111161/v...

Unfortunately, the watch list cannot currently be used as a play list for trailers.
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No it obviously can not at this time. Maybe one day.
I sent it as a suggestion to iMDB the same day i posted this question here.
Watching trailers and checking release dates is what i do here anyway.

The ability to create a playlist of my favorite trailers available here would be usefull.
And should be rather easy to implement in the watchlist.
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You'd be better off posting it as a suggestion here so people can +1 it (I would if it was done by allowing a trailer filter on the Watchlist, for example) and staff can get a good idea of its popularity.

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