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  1. Remove inactive users from charts

    Remove from charts users that don't check a movie for more than a certain time, like 6 months or 1 year. This will prevent cheaters who register and check lots of movies just to get a high position on charts and then never check a movie again. The accounts are kept and people can still access them. They only drop out of the charts in case of inactivity.

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    • More official lists!

      I find I often don't watch films because they are not on official watch lists, important films that are on many great lists that have not been made official yet. I hate letting this control my viewing and have been trying to fight it, watching films that are not official and then find that I'm falling down the chart. I just think that a real lover of cinema should not be limited to so few films. So, MORE official lists!!! It is the lists that brought us to this site, not social features, even though they are nice also. :)

      347 votes
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      • 335 votes
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          planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Admin →
        • Create a filmography system

          Much like movie lists, start adopting filmographies (grouping these seperately from lists) and handing out a different type of award for them. A vane in different colours for example.

          269 votes
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          • Fix the imdb lists

            In my opinion, several of the imdb genre lists have suffered greatly from a vote inflation, causing indian and turkish cinema to dominate the lists because of the way the lists are being calculated.

            238 votes
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            • Create more lists that analyse icheckmovies' data.

              "Most disliked", "Most polarizing" (ie highest count of likes+dislikes), "Most listed" (in the most toplists), etc.

              170 votes
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              • Create an iPhone application

                Create an iPhone application that allows one to easily search for and check movies using an iPhone.

                166 votes
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                • Statistic of movies I've watched

                  I'd love to see statistics or some kind of chart about movies I've watched. Like top 10 actors, directors, or genres I've watched the most, based on my check.

                  149 votes
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                  • create charts to show progress over time

                    if the data is kept, it would be nice to show how you've moved up in rankings (or progressed in a list) over time in a line chart

                    118 votes
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                    • Intergrate TV-series

                      Make it easy to check episodes, with a great overwiev of series and seasons. Make it easier to track our progress on tv shows. But don't count the checks along with the movies.

                      93 votes
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                      • 89 votes
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                        • Add some simple stats

                          Total hours watched and favorites by year immediately come to mind.

                          80 votes
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                          • Separate useless personal lists from quality ones

                            There are ~2500 personal lists on ICM now which are interesting only to their creators, e.g. "Watched in 2011", "Watchlist", "My favourite films" and so on. People created them because they don't know how to use specialized ICM features for such tasks (Owned movies. Watchlist)

                            Several measures that can reduce their number or hide them completely:
                            1. Appoint moderators from power users who would regulate tags of personal lists and put useless ones in distinct hideable group.
                            2. Add privacy option to lists to access only by link.
                            3. Directly discourage creating of such lists on the "Add a list"…

                            80 votes
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                            • Improve comment system

                              Some things that bug me about the current comment system:

                              - I don't know when someone replies to my comment
                              - It's impossible to read them chronologically (not only is it ordered the wrong way, I have to read down to up, then scroll down, go to the next page, rinse, repeat).
                              - Quoting someone might be nice
                              - (maybe a bit too far out) liking comments and or mentioning people would improve discussion, but then again I just like the whole social/interaction/discussion part of the site. Might be a bit too much of a sidetrack of the site's goals.

                              74 votes
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                              • bring back award rankings i.e most awards, most platinum awards

                                the same ranking system as 'the most checks on official lists'..but with awards.

                                72 votes
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                                • Filter friends activity

                                  I think it would be great to have the possibility to choose which of your friends activities you want to see. This can be very useful especially for those who have many friends. In my case, sometimes I receive so many notifications, that I have difficulty to see what are my closest friends (in cinematic taste) doing.

                                  71 votes
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                                  • When you watch a movie on your watchlist, it should be automatically removed once you check it

                                    As of now, "Remove from Watchlist" has to be clicked separately, in addition to checking it

                                    69 votes
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                                    • iCheckMovies Most Favorite by decade

                                      Now that IMDb removed their decade lists, iCM should fill the gap by having its own decade lists based on favorite/check ratio.

                                      59 votes
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                                      • Make it possible to tick films again when you've re-watched them.

                                        There are a lot of films you're likely to watch more than once. If it were possible to tick a film again when you've re-watched it, it would help users to keep track of what they've watched and when. It would also allow friends to see all that you've been watching - not just newly ticked films.

                                        55 votes
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                                        • Filtering checked movies

                                          i want to filter my checked movies per year or per country or per director etc.

                                          54 votes
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