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voxam 
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34 / M / Georgia, US
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Posted 4/15/16
I have 1-4 (currently 2) completed shows I'm actively watching at the top, followed by current simulcasts in the order they air during the week. After that are the completed shows I started but put on hold and intend to pick back up later (though I may also drop them later), and then an absurd number of completed shows I've added that I may or may not actually watch in the future. Occasionally I cull the whole list, though if I stop actively watching a simulcast I usually remove it immediately.
Due mostly to website design differences, my Funimation queue has the first two things swapped and has many fewer shows overall.

While I tend to try to catch up on simulcasts first, it really depends on how I'm feeling at the time. Most of this season's shows aren't great for unwinding, so if I just got home from work I usually watch something more suitable from my backlog.
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Posted 4/15/16 , edited 4/15/16
I just add my favourite shows which are on CR to my queue. I never have more than 1 unfinished show on it, unless a new season pops up.
I finished whatever I'm currently watching, then go back and watch whatever new season of old shows comes up, unless its a simulcast; in that case I watch it whenever a new episode is released.
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Posted 4/15/16 , edited 4/15/16
I gave up on putting up with managing multiple queues. I find its much easier to just use anime season charts and mark the images (as pictures) with information. You can mark/rate and record your thoughts on shows, including your initial impressions and have all this information in one place. Upload the pictures to a stable image host folder and you can keep them for later viewing. If you really wanted to go further you could include a text document and put them in the same location. Here's a small example:

I use a simple color coded system for rating shows from watch, to maybe if I have time, to mildly interested. Shows I don't care for are left untouched. Its fun to see what my initial thoughts of shows were at the beginning of a season, so I keep them saved.

I like that I'm able to view an entire season's anime personal notes with very little effort. Above anything else, it only takes me seconds to update info on several shows.

I also just started using this system for picking shows for upcoming seasons. I mark anything that seems remotely interesting and add notes, once the season starts I know exactly what I'm watching and anything to keep an eye on.
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Posted 4/15/16
I just simply add it to my queue and forget about it.
If I watch the entire anime, ill usually leave it be in the queue all finished so I don't forget about it if it gets a second/3/4th season.
It gets a little annoying on the app though, its hard to navigate past all my watched animes - especially on the Nvidia Shield TV.
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29 / M / Winston-Salem, No...
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Posted 4/15/16
I put shows with a high replay value near the top, and simulcast shows near the bottom (since that's where they go when you add them to begin with, and it can be a pain to reorganize them).
Some shows I'll group together by series (when they're not airing), and I generally move live action dramas to the middle, since I don't watch them as often.
I really hate it that they removed the ability to jump to the end of the list on the Roku app, as well as the means to reach the bottom by having them on an infinite loop, because I have around 390+ series on my watch list, and it goes up every season, so it takes a ridiculously long time, as well as button presses, to get to the shows I want to watch.
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Posted 4/15/16
My queue is organized by prioritizing shows I am currently watching according to interest and then the shows I still want to watch. The bottom of my queue is generally series that I am waiting for news seasons, and anything else is removed once I complete it.
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