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How to find a quotation?

What I do largely depends on the media in question. Books I have all of my main books in (full-text searchable) e-book format: The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit, etc. All seven Harry Potter ...
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Should I translate the quotes in my answer?

General Case In the general case I would say it is usually preferable to translate the quotes, even if it is just using an online service. However, when doing so (and this is a practice I've seen done ...
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How much quote is too much quote?

There are two questions here; Copyright and readability. I'll address them in that order. Copyright Since these are fan-transcriptions, copyright is an issue, but not much of one. This is a site ...
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How to find a quotation?

Star Trek TV / Movies For Star Trek, you can't really do much better than the Script Search facility on Chakoteya.net. You can search by word, phrase and even who said the words. Doctor Who / Star ...
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How to find a quotation?

If you have an exact quote ... ... Google it! Whether it's from a book, a film, or a TV show, this usually works, at least for more popular works (it's less reliable for obscurer ones). By doing a ...
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Is there any way to see all my answers quoted by some other users?

For this I used some arguably pretty narrow definitions for what counts as a quote. I assumed that a quote is, at very least, a link back to the original post. This link has to have the following ...
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How to find a quotation?

Google* Before doing anything else, try searching for any phrases or keywords you might remember. If the work is well-known, and the phrase is catchy, odd’s are someone has written it online at one ...
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Should I translate the quotes in my answer?

You should translate. Both for the sake of future non-bilingual readers, AND as another comment noted, for search purposes. You should also make it clear the methodology for translation - is it copy ...
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