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  1. 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  ·  40 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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!

      4 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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…

        127 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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.

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              Researching  ·  0 comments  ·  Data Removal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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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                Researching  ·  2 comments  ·  Social (Twitter, Facebook, Google)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Import from dvd profiler

                What about importing your collection from DVD profiler?

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                  3 comments  ·  Data Refresh  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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  ·  51 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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

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                          Long Term  ·  21 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Check in from progress and other pages

                          I think it would be great to be able to check in or mark as watched from the progress page. Maybe icons under the Next episode name.

                          I find myself spending a lot of time on the progress page to find the next episode to watch, and it would save a lot of time if I didn't have to go to the episode page to check in.

                          88 votes
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                            Researching  ·  9 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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.

                            157 votes
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                              Long Term  ·  5 comments  ·  Data Refresh  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • News and articles about shows, movies, etc

                              I wonder if would be good a main page with news related to series or movies, news in general so we can use trakt for something more than just selecting what we see.. to use it like a real and trustworthy entertainment website.

                              Perhaps with a section dedicated to detect series that you've seen or are in your watchlist, so that you go there knowing that you'll read something of your interest.

                              38 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Embedded Preview Trailers For Movies and TV Shows

                                When browsing the dashboard or home page on trakt, I occasionally find some interesting movies or TV shows that I would like to preview.

                                I thought it would be neat and convenient if a user can hover over a poster of a movie or TV show, and be able to view a trailer straight from trakt without having to search for it on youtube or through some other media source. Bascially if a user, hovers over the poster and clicks play, a pop out embedded video of the trailer would start playing.

                                83 votes
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                                  Researching  ·  2 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Private messaging

                                  Sometimes I want to exchange ideas with a user and can not. You could also put a message box or a small part "hidden" so that we can communicate. How about?
                                  So it would be easier to make friends and ask for opinions! :-)

                                  (Sorry for bad english)

                                  114 votes
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                                    Researching  ·  15 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Share badges with Achivy.com

                                    I know the badges for Trakt haven't even really launched yet, but at some point it would be really great if they could be shared to Achivy. I imagine this would just be a question of making the badges available via the Trakt API so they integrate them into Achivy, right?

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                                      Long Term  ·  2 comments  ·  API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Recommend a show, episode or movie to a friend

                                      It would be great if i could recommend a given show, episode or movie to another trakt user.

                                      In order to avoid spam i suggest that you can only send a recommendation to a user that follows you.

                                      253 votes
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                                        Planned  ·  12 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Show more shout/review statistics about the different Trakt users on the shout/review page

                                        Maybe its an idea to show more statistics on shouts and reviews of Trakt users.

                                        For example the total amount of shouts can be shown a Trakt user has made and the total amount of likes for all the shouts someone has received besides the likes on the currently displayed shout or review.

                                        7 votes
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                                          Long Term  ·  5 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Tag your collected items

                                          Give us the ability to tag movies, series and episodes in our collection, using tags.

                                          Tags can be marked as private, seen by friends or been public, like it's happening with lists.

                                          Tags can also have their own unique custom color and can be manipulated through Trakt's API.

                                          An example would be to tag some movies for their location in user's library, i.e. in HDD #3 or in BluRay #41. If someone want to do the above example now, using lists, s/he would end up having an enormous number of lists.

                                          Another example would be to indicate the format (i.e.…

                                          68 votes
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                                            Long Term  ·  6 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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