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  1. Flag deleted TVDB shows

    Trakt relies a lot on TVDB for shows. Sometimes TVDB has duplicates which eventually get fixed. But when that happens, these dupes are still available on Trakt.

    I suggest coming up with a notification system that warns when a show has a TVDB entry disappear. Who would get notified? Well, mostly you guys, since you're the ones with the ability to remove dupes. Maybe you could also add a warning on the show page that the TVDB entry is gone and that Trakt admins are investigating.

    This might cut down on dupes and the constant reports about them.

    Note: this…

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  2. Up next determined by air date

    Currently, the episode shown to watch next is based on numerical order, so e.g. 4x20 will follow 4x19 - makes sense, of course.
    But if there was a special that aired between these episodes, it will not show up as the next episode, which does of course get especially annoying when the specials are important to the plot of the series, for example Sherlock or Doctor Who.

    So what I'd love is that the "Next episode to watch" on the Dashboard and the Watched Progress page are (maybe optionally) based on the next episode that aired after the latest episode…

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  3. Share a list of watched shows/movies

    Hi,
    It would be a nice feature to be able to share a list of watched shows/movies just like I can see them here:
    https://trakt.tv/users/siwyboy/history/movies?start_at=2018-12-31T00:00:00&end_at=2019-01-31T23:59:59
    This grid looks very nice and I would like to share it on twitter of fb :)
    Regards
    Artur

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  4. Search option on History page

    Could we have a search option on https://trakt.tv/users/me/history

    So I can search only what I have watched before

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  5. Sync to My Anime List

    There is one to sync from, but I’d like to sync my trakt status to my anime list. This would be great!

    Thanks

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  6. Concise History

    Make "History" a nicer, concise list of your viewing activity. Letterboxd does this perfectly with their "Diary" page. Trakt's "History" page is close, but the icons for each ep/show are too big so you have to scroll down a lot and hit "next page" in order to see what you watched in just the last week, let alone last month/years. Simply show the date watched on left, then a small scaled show icon, title of the show and the episode title. That's it... on just one line. Clean and simple. Thanks for the consideration!

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  7. Exclude shorts in Most Watched Movies

    Exclude short films to showing up in the Most Watched Movies panel. (Because shorts can be watched so many times.)

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  8. Movies/Episodes/TV Seasons/TV series Getting Removed

    The main reason I, and I suspect, many others, use, and love, this website is that it is a near perfect tool to keep track of one's watch history. Seeing as that's the most important thing (to me anyway) I would love it if our accounts could get a little notification everytime a movie entry or tv show (or an episode from a tv show) that we've watched gets removed from the trakt database. Just so that we're aware of the things that are no longer accounted for in our watch history. Rather than 5 years later trying to find…

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  9. Will Trakt ever decide to use TMDB episode information if there is none on TVDB?

    I love trakt. And I love TMDB. I contribute a lot to TMDB and think it is much better of a site and a community and more user friendly than TVDB. I understand that TVDB probably has a more comprehensive database for series compared to TMDB (I think TV shows are only a fairly recent addition to TMDB). However, contributing to TVDB is much more arduous than to TMDB, especially when it comes to getting incorrect data changed. The TVDB forum is fairly dead and slow to respond, me as a user have no idea if they keep track of…

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  10. Bath edit plays / history

    When I joined Trakt, I set a bunch of movies/shows I had watched to Release Date if I didn't know the date, but I realized later this messes with my stats more than I'd like. I'd love a bulk edit option (i.e. remove plays before X date) until the indeterminate date option is added.

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    No immediate plans to add this to the website. For now, the Trakt API can be used to batch edit. There are also some 3rd party tools out there which might help with this too, although those are mostly to help clean up duplicate plays.

  11. Automatically reload page if connection to server is lost.

    I keep a tab open on Trakt in Firefox for Android at all times and come back to it whenever I need to file something as watched. Because of the caching system in Firefox (possibly just for Android?), sometimes the tab is being loaded from the local cache instead of from the server.

    When it does this, I'm no longer connected to the server, and trying to mark shows gives me an error saying "You are already signed in." To get the site back into working condition, I need to hit reload in Firefox to force it to establish a…

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  12. Allow to reorder Watchlist

    Allow to reorder Watchlist in the personal lists page? It's not that important to be featured at the top.

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  13. Create a folder/list of lists

    I like to keep my series/doramas/animes/variety or reality shows organized by status (currently watching, dropped, priority, freezer etc), but my lists get a bit messy since they're all mixed up.
    If I could create different folders for each, I think it would make things easier.

    And I know it sounds like a feature not many people would use, but it's worth the try.

    Thanks anyway.

    ^^

    11 votes
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  14. About Box: “Featured comment”

    “Featured comment” for the About Box?

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  15. Horizontal cast list is unwieldy

    The horizonal cast list has some issues worth mentioning:

    1. Captions are very small and often abbreviated, requiring mouseover;
    2. Emphasis on pictures makes it look nice, but trying to find someone by name or character name can take more time than necessary if the cast is extensive;
    3. Horizontal scrolling on mobile can be problematic (more often than not the touch sensor registers the slight vertical move of a finger and starts vertical scroll instead of horizontal), and even on desktop clicking and dragging the scrollbar is clunky compared to using the scroll wheel.

    I'd much prefer it to…

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  16. metadata bulk changes

    I hope I am not just missing such a thing .... but I was looking at the options of adding metadata to entities. I have a large collection, and going in to each one of them individually is just not something I would take the time to do. Are there options to select multiple entities and do a bulk apply of a set of metadata? I do see the ability to change each individual entity

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  17. Allow other lists to automatically remove item when watched

    Allow the option for other lists to act like the watchlist and automatically remove items when you mark them as watched

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  18. Only collected shows in progress page

    I think it would be great if there was an additional filter for collected/uncollected shows in progress (watched) page. For example some show has 5 seasons but in my country I only have 3 - if i could mark "show only collected" then after watching these 3 seasons that show would disappear from my progress - until i'll collect more seasons...

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  19. Import watched status from Netflix csv

    Hi, from my account in Netflix I can download a csv of everything I've ever watched and the date I watched it. It would be tremendous if I could import all that into Trakt. Even better if I import is more than once, it shouldn't duplicate - such that I can do it periodically.

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  20. Share TV Episode only if the Show is active

    Right now I don't share TV Episode on twitter because i don't want to spam my followers,
    but for series that are active (by that i mean, it's currently releasing one episode of a season each week)
    Because of the delay between episodes, i wouldn't spam my followers and the show is airing so it's great to share that you saw the last episode released.
    I think for the last episode of the season you could make it so the Show is considered active until one week after the last airing of the show.

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