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Mark show as abandoned (or dropped) when you intentionally stop watching.

Mark show as abandoned (or dropped) when you intentionally stop watching.

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    musictvlife shared this idea  ·   ·  Admin →
    Researching  ·  AdminJustin Nemeth (Founder, trakt) responded  · 

    Currently, you can hide a show from you calendar or progress page. Hiding from watched progress also hides it from your dashboard on deck. Hiding in those 2 places should work for most users.

    This topic proposes a “dropped” status for a show. This would hide from the 3 sections mentioned above + add a “dropped” indicator in places such as the show summary page.

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      • Anonymous commented  · 

        The dashboard shows 6 items at a time. On mine, 2 of them are shows I stopped watching but won't go away, and two of them are The Daily Show And The Late Show, which when I mark the latest episode as watched, go all the way back their respective premieres rather than going away. So my dashboard is literally 2/3 useless, because the majority of the space it taken up by things that shouldn't be there.

        For that matter, there should be a way to mark an episode as 'not watched and not going to be watched.' That way if you just don't want to see something, you don't have to mark it as watched anyway just to make the listing go away, but you can do so without ditching the whole series (for example if you go on vacation and aren't watching The Daily Show, you just mark those eps as 'not interested in going back and watching old stuff,' but keep your general reminder).

      • AdminJustin Nemeth (Founder, trakt) commented  · 

        Do you see all the hidden shows listed at trakt.tv/settings/hidden? As I see it, the issue seems to be with the hiding either not working properly or not saving when you click the Ø icon to hide.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        I have deleted the series from my watchlist, marked them as hidden, removed all records of my having watched them, etc. They still show up on my calendar and my dashboard. The one and only way I can get them to go away is to go through everything episode by episode and mark them as watched, even if I haven't been watching, and this of course only works until the next new epidemic comes out.

        I am not suggesting a catchall system. I am suggesting that there be a way to mark a show to only show you the latest episode, latest season, or to designate how many seasons back or which seasons you want to be reminded about. If you don't want to use that way, that is up to you. I want to know the daily show is on this week. I want to know who will be on. I do not want to go back and watch every episode from the premiere of the Daily show With Kraig Killborn, but it will not stop trying to remind me to watch it from that episode onward, and that clutters up the dashboard.

      • sp1ti commented  · 

        [...] If I haven't don't the 'right thing' at this point, it means it is so non-obvious or hidden as to be effectively a missing capability. [...]

        Is that specific to the calendar? All you did is remove it from your watchlist and it's not associated with your account anymore (nothing collected either or single episodes in the watchlist)? Does it show as hidden in your profile settings http://trakt.tv/settings/hidden?
        I could always without fault hide a show without it showing in the dashboard under "on deck" (w hide from progress) or "upcoming schedule" (w hide from calendar).
        The "on deck" also just is for recently watched shows so I highly doubt it shows up there if you watched a anything since then.

        [...] try to make you go back and watch the entire rest of the series of hundred or even thousands of episodes starting with episode 1 [...]

        There are always two sides to the coin. You might not want to see your actual progress but there are others who want exactly that. Do we really need a catch-all system for possible minorities (next we need an option to choose the starting year/episode)? That said, hiding the show's seasons at the progress page already gives you that option?
        I also think the progress changed the behavior and defaults to the most recent episode after the one you watched?

        The only thing I'd implement to make the hiding complete is the option to also select calendar or vice versa the progress and the ability to hide a single episode (for docu series for example).

        Didn't mean to take this off topic though as it's about a dropped status and not hiding ;).

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        @Justin Nemeth I have hidden it and everything else I can find to do to make it go away. Not only hasn't it gone away, but now Tokyo Ghoul has joined it as refusing to go away unless I say I watched it. If I haven't don't the 'right thing' at this point, it means it is so non-obvious or hidden as to be effectively a missing capability.

        Also, you never addressed the other issue, which is for shows like The Daily Show or Late Night that, when you say you watched today's episode, try to make you go back and watch the entire rest of the series of hundred or even thousands of episodes starting with episode 1. There needs to be a way to set shows to only ask you about the most recent episode or at least only designated or the most recent season. Just like the other shows, since the system ALWAYS thinks you have more episodes to watch, these shows are always on my dashboard taking up spots.

      • AdminJustin Nemeth (Founder, trakt) commented  · 

        @Anonymous did you hide the show from your progress page? That removes it from your on deck as well. The watchlist is a special list for what you want to watch, so adding/removing to that shouldn't affect the progress or calendar.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        When you remove a show from your watchlist, it should stop telling you about new episodes. But it does not. No matter if you remove it from your watchlist, hide the show... No Mater What You Do, You Cannot Get The Site To Stop Bugging You To Watch The Next Episode.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        SHEESH guys come on, add this already

      • AdminJustin Nemeth (Founder, trakt) commented  · 

        @Anonymous you can hide the show from your progress page which will also hide it from your dashboard on deck. No need to mark it as 100% watched.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        I stopped watching Moonbeam City months ago. I even put it on hidden. But my dashboard STILL won't remove the reminder to watch the next episode.

        There is no good, functional way to voluntarily stop watching a show. Currently, your only option on the site is to watch to completion or be bugged about it by constantly having it on your dashboard until you do.

      • Danial Behzadi commented  · 

        I gave up from watching the vampire diaries and hide the remaining seasons from progress.But the next episode is still on my deck in dashboard!

      • Anna commented  · 

        Yes please! Not only from 'progress'/episodes to watch but also from the calendar.

      • Liam Munday commented  · 

        Oh, and I say it's a problem because sometimes you decide to abandon a season that you might still want to watch in a few years time. The problem with Trakt is that it's hard to tell which series you've only watched half of considering the seasons now appear non existent.

      • Liam Munday commented  · 

        Hi Justin,

        Hiding seasons has helped me somewhat. However I can't manage to hide separate episodes. I think the main problem with this whole "abandoned" thing is that instead of marking the episodes/seasons as abandoned, Trakt decides to just hide it completely from your profile. It basically just pretends that the other seasons never existed. We need a system that informs you that you haven't seen the seasons without getting rid of them from the progress tab.

      • OgreMHDW commented  · 

        Hide a show. Shows are shown up as popular or trending that I am not interested in. It would be great if I could just mark a button for "Not Interested" so I never have to keep seeing the show appear when I am looking to discover new shows to watch.

      • RoxieVelma commented  · 

        Hi Justin! In my case, I am using Chrome, but I checked on IceDragon (Firefox based) and it was there as well. The show was definitely hidden from my progress page, so I decided to un-hide it and with that it appeared in my calendar too. When I re-hid it from my calendar, it left the calendar, upcoming schedule, and my on deck section. Maybe it really just wanted me to watch the show. ;)

      • AdminJustin Nemeth (Founder, trakt) commented  · 

        Liam, you can ignore seasons from the progress page as well. Just expand the percentage view, and there will be Ø icons next to each season as well.

        Alan & Roxie, I'm not able to reproduce the issue. I just tested and was able to hide a show from my watched progress and it correctly hid from my on deck as well. If you have more info (i.e. browser errors, etc) please let me know. Can you confirm the show is actually hidden from the progress page too?

      • RoxieVelma commented  · 

        As of today, a show I hid from the progress section popped up in the On Deck to Watch section for the first time since I hid it a couple of months ago.

      • Alan Thomas commented  · 

        Justin, this doesn't work for me. I've gone to my Progress section and hidden all the shows I don't want to see, but these same shows still show up as "On deck to watch".

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