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Regarding Thread Titles in Now Playing...

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by nyny523, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. nyny523

    nyny523 Oy

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    It's NOT a huge deal - please don't let it stop you from participating!!! :up::)
     
  2. getreal

    getreal postcrastinator

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    mm2margaret is clearly a relatively new and enthusiastic forum member who has acknowledged her errors and is eager to comply with the community ... and that's all great! :up: We learn from our errors.

    I also like this format the best. :up:
     
  3. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

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    Personally, I prefer
    Show SssEee "Episode Title" Date

    like:

    The Apprentice S12E08 "Ad Hawk" 08 Apr 2012

    I think it's better to separate the numbers of the episode from the numbers of the date. I also like to see the episode titles in quotes because that helps them stand out from the show name.
     
  4. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give em Hell, Devils

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    My favorite site for episode titles and air dates is TV.com.
     
  5. getreal

    getreal postcrastinator

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    This is now my preferred format. It reads naturally and doesn't lead to confusion (except that some people will tend to switch month & date & year and put in just numbers instead of the name of the month).
     
  6. mattack

    mattack Active Member

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    epguides.com
     
  7. Zevida

    Zevida witless and unarmed TCF Club

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    I vote against European date formats! :p

    In general when I'm behind on a show the episode name or number are most helpful. When I'm caught up, the date is most helpful. That's a good argument to always include both. I've been too lazy in the past to look up episode numbers, I'll be sure to do that moving forward.
     
  8. dianebrat

    dianebrat drastically off narrative TCF Club

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    This weeks MM had a very unique issue with the title, but it's not anyone's fault, it gave us a chance to open up the discussion more.

    And the placeholder issue has a history, between that and a few other users that do bogus placeholders to make sure all season threads don't happen it can be a hot button issue at times.
     
  9. nyny523

    nyny523 Oy

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    Yes, but when I come in here excited about discussing a show, I don't research it first. I look for the date I recorded it so I know it is the correct episode.
     

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