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  1. 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!

    1,294 votes
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  2. 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

    748 votes
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  3. Mark multiple episodes watched/collected

    I would like to be able to see a list of episodes with checkboxes next to each so that I could quickly mark what I have seen or collected. For example, I might have seen a full season except one special episode and it takes too many steps to mark this.

    530 votes
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  4. Compare your movie collection with another user

    Compare your movie collection with someone else (friend or just another community member). This would show a list of the movies the other person has that you don't.

    588 votes
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  5. International airings and EPG data

    Would it be possible to specify the user country, so that in the calendar we can see the airings adapted to the local channel sets?

    For example, FOX Spain airs new episodes of top shows a week later than FOX US, due to (I think) translation and legal issues.

    163 votes
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  6. Community lists (or moderated lists)

    Allow for lists to be moderated or have an option for a community list.

    Moderated list: Allow an author of a list to add moderators. That would allow for the others to make changes to it. And as a further feature allow someone who isn't a moderator to submit an entry for the list. Examples of this could be a list for season previews, festival entries or genre lists.

    Community list: This could be a list where everyone is allowed to submit one recommendation as for something like "community recommendations" or voting on lists; "trakt's favorite movie of 2012" etc.

    98 votes
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  7. More specific privacy controls for sections

    Another one to get more open profiles: Let users choose what information they are showing. There have been instances where previously open lists suddenly got private etc. This would still allow users who are not too eager to show things like their collection or maybe watchlist to others to at least have something public (ex. lists).

    371 votes
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  8. TMDB Episode groups

    TMDB went ahead and made episodes groups available in the API. TVDB failed kinda hard with their V2 and has this feature nowhere with an ETA. Would it make sense to implement them anyways based on the corresponding TMDB#? The major issues will most likely be things containing specials but the same already holds true with today's mappings.

    https://blog.themoviedb.org/latest-api-updates-3d7ead1ecaf9
    https://developers.themoviedb.org/3/tv-episode-groups/get-tv-episode-group-details

    3 votes
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  9. Custom genres for anime

    You previously added some genres based on keywords on trakt. I would like to propose the following to be added to that list, primarily having anime shows in mind:
    - Harem (http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=tag&tagid=2859) (could be handled as romance but shows usually have no "winning" girl)
    - Slice of Life (https://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=tag&tagid=2864) (imho the biggest one since "drama" doesn't fit at all)
    - Mecha (https://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=tag&tagid=2638)
    - Ecchi (https://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=tag&tagid=2856) (could be handled as "erotic" to cover regular content too)
    - Romance (TMDB has yet to create this as a genre for TV shows..)
    - Horror (same..)

    7 votes
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  10. Fetch hidden/progress_watched for other users

    Would it be possible to add an API to fetch the hidden/progress_watched list for other users (respecting privacy settings)? I would like to use this as a proxy for whether the user intends to continue watching the show.

    3 votes
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  11. Movie Location & Friends

    I've been trying to clean up some movie tickets and I wanted to add the theater names, location, and possible who I was with.

    9 votes
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  12. User contributions

    Different from this one: http://support.trakt.tv/forums/188762-general/suggestions/3599694-show-statistics-about-users-who-edited-and-added-i

    This is for user contributions to be tracked here. Meaning, duplicates reported, errors found, imported movies and shows, etc. On the same, those who contribute and help keep the Trakt database looking better might get some privs or something. When things are found like missing artwork or duplicates, since users cannot do refreshes on their own, they need to report the issue, which helps Trakt and its paid users, and all users.

    It seems that a lot of the errors that get into Trakt reply on users to get corrected, so this would just be…

    1 vote
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  13. Australian Free-to-Air EPG metadata

    I own the only operator in Australia who owns its own FTA metadata. We won landmark High Court case supporting our methods. You need to use our metadata to integrate into your service and our TV apps would fit nicely.

    4 votes
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  14. Dashboard News for Show/Season

    Hi,
    I really like the new implementations that have been made on dashboard (on deck to watch/upcoming schedule), I find myself hardly in need to go on calendar anymore.
    I had an idea for another block on dashboard, let me know what you think of this :
    News for shows you are watching that would let you know the changes in said shows, for example when you get the information a new season has been ordered/renewed or when a show has been cancelled/ended. I do believe it would be extremely useful. Especially for some - a little unknown - shows…

    26 votes
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  15. IFTTT playback status and scrobble triggers

    I would really like to IFTTT triggers such as:

    - Movie playback started
    - Movie playback paused
    - Movie playback resumed
    - Movie playback finished
    - Movie scrobbled
    - TV ep playback started
    - TV ep playback paused
    - TV ep playback resumed
    - TV ep playback finished
    - TV ep scrobbled

    These could be used for all sorts of things such as triggering Hue lights to dim/turn off/turn on etc. during movie playback. Or adding the name of movies I watched together with the date I watched them to a Google spreadsheet.

    Any chance this might happen?

    I know…

    64 votes
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    I love the idea, but its going to take IFTTT wanting to do a deeper integration with Trakt. I’ve reached out a few times before, but maybe if users also message them it will get more traction.

  16. Idea: Community Moderators

    Hi,

    Trakt is growing bigger and bigger, with the new v2 it's obvious that you guys are a little bit shortstaffed.

    It isn't easy to manage 800k users and this huge pile of data with 10 people or something like that. hence, there is a need for external voluntary help.

    For example, you have GoodReads, it's a huge social network for books, it relays on a 'librarian' system where people can apply to be a 'librarian', a librarian can add books and edit current ones, add posters and stuff like that, then there's superior librarians who have more power and…

    127 votes
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  17. favorite actors/ directors

    based on how many movies you've watched with him/her

    13 votes
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  18. Random (Surprise me!) TV Show/Movie

    Movie/TV Show recommendation engine - random suggestion.

    26 votes
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  19. Watching duration

    It would be nice to get an overview of how long it took to watch every season of a tv show.

    63 votes
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  20. Connection between Movies & TV shows that are related

    Add the connection between Movies & TV shows that are related.
    Like "Agents of shields" & Marvel movies
    Special Section with movies TV connections

    27 votes
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