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  1. Live commenting feature (like soundcloud)

    commenting feature that displays user comments of checked in users at the point during the episode that they posted it, like on soundcloud

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      Long Term  ·  0 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →
    • Custom Rankings

      I kind of find the "totally ninja" and "weak sauce" rankings to be somewhat... confusing. (For instance, when a tweet got sent out that I gave an episode of Breaking Bad 'totally ninja,' it was received with more confusion than anything).

      Since we all have different tastes and subjective opinions on how we feel about television and film, I was wondering if there was a way custom rankings could be implemented? Where we could edit the 1 and 10 rankings ourselves, since I'd call an episode that gets a ten "Perfect," but somebody else might think of it more as…

      33 votes
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        VIP Ideas  ·  2 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →
      • After signup, optimize new user flow to add all the movies I've seen

        The first thing I want to do after signing up is to add all the shows and movies I've seen. This isn't really accommodated very well with the current flow. I would expect the option to view all movies in the db (with various sort options - alpha numeric at least). I'd also really expect the option to hide all movies I've seen from all search results (featured, trending, full list, etc.) to help me get it done. Since I'd want to add literally thousands of movies to my Seen list (valuable data that you want me to enter), you…

        23 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →
        • Popular Actors, Directors and other Cast.

          Just how you can sort for the most popular television shows and movies, it would be nice to also bring up the most popular actors, directors and other cast members.

          9 votes
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            Researching  ·  2 comments  ·  Admin →
          • Recent visitors to your profile

            ...on User Profile / Network

            [Std.] The last ~5 Visitors
            [VIP] A History with all Visitors, Sort by date and how often

            25 votes
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            • Create lists from a CSV file import

              Before trakt, I used to have a list with all the titles I've watched and liked. It's painful to manually sync that list (thousands of entries) with trakt.tv

              It would be very useful to have an ability to sync them automatically.

              148 votes
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              • Watch a TV Show or Movie with a friend

                Often times, I don't watch movies or TV shows alone, but with friends. It would be nice, if only one person would check into a movie/show and mark the others. That way you could not only track which shows/movies you have watched, but also with whom.

                If you would like to make things more complex, you could link a foursquare profile to your trakt account and check in (movies/shows) those friends who are checked into the same venue as you are. But that's maybe over the top ;)

                114 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →
                • [idea] "My Top 10" default user list

                  What do you say about a list called "My Top 10" that every user has by default.
                  The max count of items on that list is 10, no more.

                  Use case could be a page like http://trakt.tv/movies/popular where the most favored items of all trakt members are displayed.

                  This way we could narrow the many thousend of popular items to a top 100.

                  5 votes
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                  • Privacy: hide watch times

                    I've had several friends complain about Trakt that altough they like being able to see what TV Shows and Movies other friends have watched, they don't like the 'time' being displayed.

                    They have no problem inthe information showing they watched XXX on Tuesday, but they have a problem when it also says they watched at 11AM.

                    Probably because of privacy issues. Maybe then don't want friends knowing they're at home watching TV instead of working, or at 3AM watching TV.

                    I believe there are lots of strong and compelling reasons to make Times an toggle, and user can decide to…

                    187 votes
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                      11 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →

                      Interesting idea. We’ll look into this, the main challenge is not only hiding from the website, bu also the API. The activity API specifically is largely based around timestamps of all the various actions.

                    • Import from IMDb

                      It would be nice if there would be a function to import my imdb watchlist into trakt, so I don't have to do all movies manually

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                        VIP Ideas  ·  39 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →
                      • [idea] check items on friends lists

                        Lets say I am on a movie page, and I click on "lists" I'll get for example here: http://trakt.tv/movie/thor-the-dark-world-2013/lists
                        The given navigation elements are: "Personal" "Official" "Watchlists" "All" - of all members of trakt.
                        On those pages it would be fantastic to filter JUST the list of friends (or people I follow) - so I could see if he/she already has it on his/her watchlist or any personal list.

                        That way I don't have to recommend it anymore, when he/she knows it already.

                        Thank you!

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                        • Links to previous and following movies in a movie franchise/series.

                          Links to previous and following movies in a movie franchise/series. E.g. on the movie page for "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" link to "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1". Personally I would put the links in the box containing runtime and other meta information.

                          Concerning the source for this data I can tell you that The Movie DB have "collections" which seen to contain movie series and franchises. This data is accessible through their API similar to their movie data.

                          When you get the movie data there is…

                          120 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Website  ·  Admin →
                          • Notifications for changes in lists

                            It would be great if we could have notifications when a change is made to "liked" list.
                            Therefore if i follow/like someone elses list and he makes a change or addition i would be notified, can see the change and for example want to watch as well.

                            8 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →

                              Good timing as we are beta testing new notification features right now.

                              The trickest part for this request is including the changed items. For example, say I add 10 movies over a 5 minute period. Getting 10 notifications is overkill. So, we might have to simply notify you the list changed and then you can view it yourself.

                            • Hidden Shows - Additions!

                              Well - here's my idea. The ability to hide a show from your progress bar is great, but we all have guilty pleasure shows that we'd rather not tell everybody about. So being able to watch a show, check it in on the website and all, without making it visible to everybody would be great. Just being able to hide it from your public profile would be great.

                              82 votes
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                                Researching  ·  0 comments  ·  Data Removal  ·  Admin →
                              • Publich collected movies, shows, and episodes to facebook, twitter, etc

                                When i download a show\tv series\movie and rename them manually (or automatically using renaming software) and add them into my collection, I would like to have the option to enable notifications to twitter (especially) and maybe even facebook.
                                This would come in handy especially when im using software that automatically downloads, renames and adds the files to xbmc and sends a notification to Trakt. Trakt then sends a notification to twitter & facebook. Hope that makes sense.

                                3 votes
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                                • Import from dvd profiler

                                  What about importing your collection from DVD profiler?

                                  21 votes
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                                  • Progress for movies

                                    it collects box sets, e.g. all star trek, ice age, carry on, american pie, die hard movies

                                    and it should include not only official box sets

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                                      7 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →
                                    • Import from GetGlue

                                      Is it possible that you add an option to import GetGlue checkin data? As a way to easily kickstart your Trakt profile. I've been using GetGlue for some time now and want to switch. They have an api (http://o.getglue.com/api) but I'm afraid I'm no developer...

                                      37 votes
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                                        VIP Ideas  ·  2 comments  ·  Admin →
                                      • Translate website, movies, and shows to other languages

                                        It would be really nice, if you let people translate the website but that's not so important for me...
                                        but i found that the movie titles are only the english ones, for example the movie "the inbetweeners" is in german "sex on the beach" and so i couldn't find it first because i didn't know that!

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                                          Long Term  ·  48 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add more achievements and badges

                                          I think there should badges for such things as watching a series premier on day one, 10,000 episode watch, watching complete series, guilty pleasures, etc.

                                          Way to get users better tracking their watch counts

                                          727 votes
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                                            Long Term  ·  21 comments  ·  Website  ·  Admin →
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