What happened to the additional trailers that used to show after watching one?

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To whomever can help me understand this please,
Up until a few months ago it was quite enjoyable to check out the additional movie trailers that would show right after you watched the trailer of the movie you initially were checking out. Now, just about 99.9% of any trailer I watch only has that trailer and no others are offered below in the que of similar movies. This was a large reason I have always loved watching trailers on IMDB instead of youtube or one of the other many places I could watch them. An explanation would really be appreciated regarding this. It is a huge problem and disappointment for me regarding IMDB.

Thank you,
Curtis
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Are you using IMDb on a desktop or one of the apps? I'm using the website (non app) version and it seems to be working for me. Some newly uploaded trailers don't have any suggested trailers but I assume that's because they were just uploaded.
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I am using IMDB on my macbook which I have always done. So nothing has changed with how i access it.  I get this issue on 95% of any trailer I watch. It used to be that even the newer trailers would have similar trailers play after he one you set out to watch because there is usually always other movies that are like it in the same release year or even a year older.

Lets try this. Below is a few movies from this year and past, all of which only have the trailer for that movie and never show any similar movie trailers like every trailer in the past used to. Lets see if you se the same thing with no additional trailers like what used to show in IMDB.

Angry Birds yr-2016:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1985949/
Demolition yr-2015:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1172049/
LOL yr-2012:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1592873/
The Patriot yr-2000:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0187393/
Balls Out yr-2014:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2937254/

This just does not make any sense. Why has this changed now. Every once in a while there will be a movie that shows trailers after the initial trailer finishes playing but for the most part they are all like this now and I just don't understand what the hell is the point of this. Its very frustrating as a huge point of me watching trailers on IMDB is to discover other movies I might not have heard of yet.

Thanks for reading this and any help or explanation regarding this is very appreciated.

Curtis.
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Yup there aren't any trailers associated with those particular ones. That is strange. Wonder why. I have no answer for that. Maybe someone more knowledgeable will chime in.
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You could always go to the "People who liked this also liked... " section. The trailer feature was much more convenient, and there seems to be a problem with it, but still there is that.
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Thank you for helping to shed some light on this issue which has been really frustrating me for several months now. Those movies are only a few examples. If it were only a few I wouldn't have said anything but its just about every single one I come across, and when you use it so much like I do to find similar movies that I might be interested in, it really becomes a problem.

So thank you brother,
Curtis.
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Thanks for the problem report. We have opened a ticket with the appropriate team.
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Curtis MYOFUKNB

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Thank you Col Needham,  any help you can offer to resolve this would be greatly appreciated.
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The problem has been fixed, enjoy the trailers!
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Hi Alex - Could you fix this for me too? I saw 10 Cloverfield Lane within the last month, saw the similar trailers, now that I go back tonight it is only showing "Related Videos" which is pretty much one or 2 trailers and lots of clips. Seeing trailers of similar movies is one of the best parts of IMDb.
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FUCK YEAH!, Thank you sooo much.  And also, It's really quite hard to believe that it took "me" bringing this up for anyone to notice this issue. I know that millions of people watch trailers all the damn time on your site.
But nevertheless thank you so much for kicking your HTML coders or database eng. in the rear to fix this, or whatever it was. You do the entertainment Gods work!!
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