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  1. Reject duplicate plays to history

    I don't do regular housekeeping of my trakt data and things are prone to get messy due to various bugs in apps and plugins but I'll always end up with duplicate plays at some point. Many of those end up going from check-ins to plays at the same timestamp which shouldn't get accepted as valid by the site at all imho or at least end up getting merged. Despite not not being advertised outside of some support threads and a single kodi forum thread I end up getting a lot of visitors on my duplicate removal script (500+ last year)…

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    • Native Friend discovery

      Rather than making Friend discovery dependent on 3rd-party social platforms, please implement native Friend discovery. One solution would be comparing tastes and ratings and film viewings between users and letting users discover & add each other that way, similar to Last.FM's Neighbors feature

      18 votes
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      • More than one collected format of an item

        As of right now you can mark a item as collected with one type of metadata bluray/dvd/digtal ect.
        Myself I have multiple editions of a movie like a bluray and a dvd or bluray and digital copy or all of the above.
        It would be nice to either be able to mark a movie/tv show/episode as collected more than once.
        Like watch history with a view all button and the best quality shown on the main page.
        Or be able to select more than one option under format.
        I personally prefer the former because it represents what is an entirely…

        27 votes
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        • Additional options for profile boxes

          It's very minor, but I think it might be nice to have more options for the boxes on your profile. I marked my ideas per what the boxes currently are on the profiles.

          ABOUT BOX
          Featured comment/review of your own choosing.

          MOST WATCHED MOVIE
          Random movie from your history. It changes on refresh.
          Featured movie of your own choosing.

          MOST WATCHED TV SHOW
          Random TV show from your history. It changes on refresh.
          Featured TV show of your own choosing.

          I think little stuff like this makes it a little bit more personal.

          6 votes
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          • Specials progress in air date order

            Currently, special episodes in Watched Progress is shown after all season episodes is completed. Is it possible to use the air date order? Some specials aired in the middle of season...

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            • Create a Watching Challenge similar to Goodread's Reading Challenge

              I could explain this idea, but I think the Goodread's blog post ( https://www.goodreads.com/blog/show/1130-read-more-this-year-with-the-2018-reading-challenge ) does it better than I could. Obviously this is a low priority suggestion and more for fun, but it does have an element of that newfangled gamification thing that was all the hype.

              27 votes
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              • Preview comment before publishing

                When trying to do "fancier" tricks with Markdown, it's not always clear if the rendered result will match the desired effect. The thing I miss most when writing comments on Trakt compared to places like GitHub is the ability to preview what I've written, as it will appear after posting, before publishing it.

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                • Estimated Date/Time When I Will Catch Up/Complete This Show At The Rate I Am Watching Episodes

                  I have this as VIP since this is a little more complex but it would work fine non-VIP as well.

                  What I was thinking was that when you pull up a show's main page, it will show an estimate of when you will ether catch up or finish watching the show.

                  Here is an example of the math for it to work.... at least I think it works. But it should give you a general idea of how it may function.

                  Key:
                  b = Average time between episode plays for that show.
                  x = Time since last played episode for…

                  66 votes
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                  • Viewer's Milestones

                    Hello
                    I have small idea - special page in profile, where user can observe they milestones for using trakt.tv.
                    Milestones would be like:
                    - watched 100 episodes,
                    - watched 1000 episodes,
                    - watched 150 movies,
                    - watched 30 comedies,
                    - watched whole [eg. Marvel Cinematic Universe] list,
                    - spend 100 hours watching shows,
                    - spend one month watching tv shows,
                    - started watching [eg. The Big Bang Theory]
                    - finished series: [eg. Strike Back]
                    - created first list,
                    - added 100 items to Watchlist,
                    - friended 10 users,
                    - had VIP account for 6 months.

                    It could be also place…

                    537 votes
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                    • Dashboard recommendations

                      It would be great if the recommendations would be a bit random. When the same ones appear each and every time you log in, they become less "discovery" and more ignored. I saw other ideas on how to select them, which all would be nice, but I think that no matter the method, a bit of randomization / variety to them would be nice.

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                      • Follow a List

                        Would be nice, if there a way to follow a User List or import the list to the watchlist.

                        Sometimes we see great lists... but always need to return to the list to see non-watched movies, etc...

                        67 votes
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                        • Allow bulk removal of duplicate plays

                          Currently we can remove a single play for a single TV episode or movie. I think it would be great if we could bulk remove all duplicate plays from our entire collection.

                          When viewing content, I sometimes have to replay because of a streaming error, etc. This causes duplicate plays.

                          152 votes
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                            Long Term  ·  6 comments  ·  Data Removal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Differentiate a first-time watch from a rewatch on the Recently Watched sections of user profiles.

                            When taking a glance at the recently watched sections of a user's profile page, it's easy to assume that the user has just watched the movie/show for the first time, even if that user originally watched said movie/show a long time ago. I think that it's very important to distinguish the difference between a first-time watch and a rewatch as they are very different experiences for the user, and that maybe adding a rewatch label/icon or giving the option to hide rewatches from the recently watched sections would be a good idea.

                            513 votes
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                            • Official Trakt App

                              It would be great to have an official Trakt app to mark shows watched and view upcoming schedules

                              3,089 votes
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                              • Facebook Integration

                                Facebook Integration:
                                - Import tv shows from facebook
                                - Import movies from facebook
                                - add like buttons
                                - import friends
                                - login with Facebook

                                85 votes
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                                • Sync from MyAnimeList

                                  my anime list

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                                  • Trakt podcasts/radio shows

                                    The ability to trakt podcasts or radio shows would be fabulous.

                                    109 votes
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                                    • Track sporting events

                                      Tracking sport matches. Users can add the missing shows.

                                      53 votes
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                                      • Add the option to skip episodes in your progress tracking

                                        It would be useful to have the possibility to skip a single episode or season. For example, it is useful to make some special episodes you will never watch disappear from the progress view.

                                        This is different than dropping a show because you may want to skip one episode but be sure of being notified of the next one.

                                        414 votes
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                                        • 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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