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"How tall is King Kong ?"
I'll make a special point to try to investigate this a bit more tomorrow and I'll ping you either way.
Don't prioritize it. I'm really checking it more on a week by week basis than a minute by minute one. I'm not very likely to put my mind back to it before next weekend...

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Don't prioritize it. I'm really checking it more on a week by week basis than a minute by minute one. I'm not very likely to put my mind back to it before next weekend...
Cool, good to know. If I don't get "through" it tomorrow then and need a bit more time I won't panic. But I'm still gonna prioritize it a bit so I don't get distracted and let it drag a week.

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Oof. Good luck with that.



Okay, progress: I've figured out why it says "25" instead of "100" (one script is pulling double duty for both functions but apparently is not properly differentiating between the two in at least one place), and I've significantly narrowed down the scope of the problem.

I do not get the duplicate problem when adding the Godzilla film in question, but I'm pretty sure that's because it only happens initially, when you add a film that we do not have a "copy" of saved locally. So the problem is with that overlay, adding from IMDB or TMDB, with a film that has not yet been added. It's still a bit of a thicket in there, but at least it's a thicket and not a whole forest now.

My thanks to both/all of you for your patience with this. Hopefully I'm getting close to isolating this. And once it's fixed I can turn my attention to new features and the like.



Another update:

I haven't found the problem yet (at first glance it doesn't seem like it should be possible, but obviously it is), but I have:

a) deleted all the duplicates
b) made it so it should be impossible to add any more duplicates

That second part may sound like a fix, but it's more of a band-aid because it'd be better to know how it's happening and stop it there. It also might just throw a database error the next time someone triggers this bug, but that, too, might help me make sense of it.

Just a heads-up.



So, I tried to find a few films I was highly confident were not already in the DB, and added them, but it still didn't cause any duplicates on my end. Maybe that means my new fix is working, maybe not? I'd still like to understand, but I also don't want that to get in the way of moving forward if things are going to function okay.

Has anyone had any issues with this since the post above a week ago?



"How tall is King Kong ?"
Has anyone had any issues with this since the post above a week ago?
Hm. I briefly had Zebraman (2004) appear twice in a list I'm making. I removed one (clicking x at the right), it erased both, I re-added it, it only appears once.

No, wait, it still appears once on "view list" mode, but twice in the "edit list" mode.

For now it's a seven items list :

Casino Royale (1967)
Buckaroo Banzai (1984)
Baxter (1989)
Zebraman (2004)
Zebraman (2004)
Love (2011)
Spectre (2015)

But I don't remember in which order I've entered them (as I always reorder my own lists' items by year as I go).



So, I tried to find a few films I was highly confident were not already in the DB, and added them, but it still didn't cause any duplicates on my end. Maybe that means my new fix is working, maybe not? I'd still like to understand, but I also don't want that to get in the way of moving forward if things are going to function okay.

Has anyone had any issues with this since the post above a week ago?

I added a few more movies to my list this week, and it seems to be working great with no duplicates.
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Hm. I briefly had Zebraman (2004) appear twice in a list I'm making. I removed one (clicking x at the right), it erased both, I re-added it, it only appears once.

No, wait, it still appears once on "view list" mode, but twice in the "edit list" mode.

For now it's a seven items list :

Casino Royale (1967)
Buckaroo Banzai (1984)
Baxter (1989)
Zebraman (2004)
Zebraman (2004)
Love (2011)
Spectre (2015)

But I don't remember in which order I've entered them (as I always reorder my own lists' items by year as I go).
Which list is this? Sorry, you have a lot and it can take awhile for me to find these things without it narrowed down. List title is fine but if you can easily post the ID number from the URL, even better.



"How tall is King Kong ?"
Which list is this? Sorry, you have a lot and it can take awhile for me to find these things without it narrowed down. List title is fine but if you can easily post the ID number from the URL, even better.
Ah yeah, it's not a public list because it's a half-arsed work in progress, so, I wasn't really meaning to throw it out there. And wasn't sure you'd look at it specifically.

It's the last one, "What were they even meant to be ?" (it's about movies which intent baffle me a bit). Do you have access to it as an admin ?