History JustForFun / LousyAlternateTitles

30th May '16 10:19:57 AM Diask
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* DarkWorld is a better title than '''The Veil''' since not everyone has played ''VideoGame/Wolfenstein3D'' and it's far from being a good example.

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* DarkWorld is a better title than '''The Veil''' since not everyone has played ''VideoGame/Wolfenstein3D'' ''VideoGame/{{Wolfenstein}}'' and it's far from being a good example.



* EndingFatigue is called that because '''The Point Where It Becomes Obvious That Someone Was Paying The Writers By The Word''' may not always be accurate.
** It also sounded better than '''You've Already Killed The Bad Guy, Just End The Fucking Thing Already!'''.

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* EndingFatigue is called that because '''The Point Where It Becomes Obvious That Someone Was Paying The Writers By The Word''' may not always be accurate.
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accurate. It also sounded better than '''You've Already Killed The Bad Guy, Just End The Fucking Thing Already!'''.



* We settled on {{Even the Girls Want Her}} because '''Women love [[Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit Jessica Rabbit]]''', [[GirlonGirlIsHot while a wonderful thought]], made people, shall we say, over excited by the prospect.

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* We settled on {{Even the Girls Want Her}} EvenTheGirlsWantHer because '''Women love [[Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit Jessica Rabbit]]''', [[GirlonGirlIsHot while a wonderful thought]], made people, shall we say, over excited by the prospect.



* HotWitch is a pretty intuitive name. '''Hex Bomb''' would be hilarious, but it would be genuinely confused with actual magical explosives.



* IndexOnTheMoon could be called '''Albedo Girl'''...if anyone understood so much mythology, physics AND the [[Music/{{Kiss}} popcultural shout out.]] A bit much even for TVTropes. Still would make a nice [[Creator/JoeHill Joe Hill]] title.

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* IndexOnTheMoon could be called '''Albedo Girl'''...if anyone understood so much mythology, physics AND the [[Music/{{Kiss}} popcultural shout out.]] A bit much even for TVTropes. Still would make a nice [[Creator/JoeHill Joe Hill]] Creator/JoeHill title.



* JumpingTheShark is called that because '''Oh Shit, The DarthWiki/RuinedFOREVER Crowd Was Right''' is too long.

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* JumpingTheShark is called that because '''Oh Shit, The DarthWiki/RuinedFOREVER Crowd Was Right''' is too long.
long, not to mention jumping the shark as a term existed longer than crying ruined FOREVER.



* Calling LampshadeHanging '''TVTropes most favorite trope''', even if factually probably correct, would be rather nondescript.

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* Calling LampshadeHanging '''TVTropes '''Wiki/TVTropes most favorite trope''', even if factually probably correct, would be rather nondescript.



* It's called LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition because '''{{L|ostForever}}imited [[NewAndImproved Deluxe]] [[PaletteSwap Gre]][[GreenAesop en]] [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Super Special Awesome]] [[InfinityPlusOneSword Ultra]] [[{{Padding}} Extended]] [[ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption Combat]] [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Commando]] Franchise/{{Alien}} NinjaPirateZombieRobot VinDiesel [[{{Dragonball}} Widescreen]] [[GottaCatchEmAll Collector's]] {{Unrated|Edition}} [[WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut Uncut]] [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSeries Kane]] [[{{Hellsing}} Ultimate]] [[Anime/PaniPoniDash Game of The Year]] [[CosmeticAward Editor's Choice Edition:]] [[AuthorAppeal Director's]] [[ReCut Extended Cut:]] [[ColonCancer The Lost Scenes:]] [[VideoGame/NeverwinterNights Gold Platinum Diamond Chaotic Lawful Evil Good]] [[BaldursGate Saga]] [[{{Starcraft}} Bat]][[VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} tle]] [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Che]][[VideoGame/{{Diablo}} st]] [[XtremeKoolLetterz Megapak]] [[{{Spore}} Galactic Edition]] [[VideoGame/{{Half-Life2}} Ora]][[VideoGame/{{Portal}} nge]] [[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 Box]] [[{{God}} Omega]] [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment Limited]] [[XMeetsY With]] MoreDakka: [[Film/BladeRunner Final Cut]] [[Franchise/StreetFighter Champion Edition]] [[VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters Ultimate Match]] [[VideoGame/GuiltyGear Reload Accent Core]] [[SideEffectsInclude Heartburn]] [[Creator/SquareEnix Inter]][[Franchise/FinalFantasy national]] [[KingdomHearts Final Mix]] [[PrecisionFStrike Fucking]] [[Franchise/{{Halo}} Legendary]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV Spoony]] [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Bard]] [[OverlyLongGag Edition X]]''' is way too long and would be very difficult to remember.

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* It's called LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition because '''{{L|ostForever}}imited [[NewAndImproved Deluxe]] [[PaletteSwap Gre]][[GreenAesop {{Gre|enAesop}}[[PaletteSwap en]] [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Super Special Awesome]] [[InfinityPlusOneSword Ultra]] [[{{Padding}} Extended]] [[ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption Combat]] [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Commando]] Franchise/{{Alien}} NinjaPirateZombieRobot VinDiesel [[{{Dragonball}} [[Manga/{{Dragonball}} Widescreen]] [[GottaCatchEmAll Collector's]] {{Unrated|Edition}} [[WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut Uncut]] [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSeries Kane]] [[{{Hellsing}} Ultimate]] [[Anime/PaniPoniDash Game of The Year]] [[CosmeticAward Editor's Choice Edition:]] [[AuthorAppeal Director's]] [[ReCut Extended Cut:]] [[ColonCancer The Lost Scenes:]] [[VideoGame/NeverwinterNights Gold Platinum Diamond Chaotic Lawful Evil Good]] [[BaldursGate [[VideoGame/BaldursGate Saga]] [[{{Starcraft}} Bat]][[VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} tle]] [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Che]][[VideoGame/{{Diablo}} st]] [[XtremeKoolLetterz Megapak]] [[{{Spore}} Galactic Edition]] [[VideoGame/{{Half-Life2}} [[VideoGame/HalfLife2 Ora]][[VideoGame/{{Portal}} nge]] [[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 Box]] [[{{God}} Omega]] [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment Limited]] [[XMeetsY With]] MoreDakka: [[Film/BladeRunner Final Cut]] [[Franchise/StreetFighter Champion Edition]] [[VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters Ultimate Match]] [[VideoGame/GuiltyGear Reload Accent Core]] [[SideEffectsInclude Heartburn]] [[Creator/SquareEnix Inter]][[Franchise/FinalFantasy national]] [[KingdomHearts [[Franchise/KingdomHearts Final Mix]] [[PrecisionFStrike Fucking]] [[Franchise/{{Halo}} Legendary]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV Spoony]] [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Bard]] [[OverlyLongGag Edition X]]''' is way too long and would be very difficult to remember.



* MagicalGirl is both more appropriate and less punny than '''Puts The 'Ki' Into Bikini.'''

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* MagicalGirl is both more appropriate and less punny than '''Puts The 'Ki' Into Bikini.'''Bikini''', not to mention most of the works in this genre are much more wholesome.



* NubileSavage could be '''Sexy Savage''' if TV Tropes didn't prefer [[JustForPun puns]] over [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal alliteration]].

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* NubileSavage could be '''Sexy Savage''' if TV Tropes didn't prefer [[JustForPun puns]] over [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal alliteration]].{{a|ddedAlliterativeAppeal}}lliteration.



* OnlyYouCanRepopulateMyRace isn't a snowclone, unlike '''I Cannot Self-Pollinate'''.

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* OnlyYouCanRepopulateMyRace isn't a snowclone, unlike '''I '''[[ICannotSelfTerminate I Cannot Self-Pollinate'''.Self-Pollinate]]'''.



* SpaceIsNoisy does not sound like dialogue nor is particulary punny like '''[[Film/{{Alien}} In Space Everyone Can Hear You Scream]]'''.

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* SourGrapesTropes is not as mean as '''If Your Life Quality Is Better Than That Of A Caveman, You Should Be Ashamed Of Yourself'''.
* SpaceIsNoisy does not sound like dialogue nor and is particulary punny like much more general than '''[[Film/{{Alien}} In Space Everyone Can Hear You Scream]]'''.
20th May '16 11:05:24 AM rjd1922
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* We call it WindmillCrusader instead of '''Windmills Do Not Work That Way''' since the latter is highly misleading even for people who recognize it as a ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' reference.


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14th May '16 3:27:18 PM rjd1922
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** '''Kefklone''' wouldn't work for the same reason, and because it implies that every example is an {{Expy}} of Kefka, which isn't true.
14th May '16 9:20:52 AM rjd1922
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* LiveButDelayed is not named '''Live But Retarded''' as less commonly used meanings for "retarded" aren't as well known.

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* LiveButDelayed is not named '''Live But Retarded''' as less commonly used meanings for "retarded" aren't as well known.known, and the title would probably be taken to mean a mentally disabled baby was born alive.
14th May '16 9:13:20 AM rjd1922
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* EarthIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse is more or less self-explanatory, '''Most Writers Are Terrans''', however, isn't.

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* EarthIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse is more or less self-explanatory, '''Most Writers Are Terrans''', however, isn't.isn't, and it could be taken to mean that most writers are named "Terran".



* NubileSavage could be '''Sexy Savage''' if TV Tropes didn't prefer [[JustForPun puns]] over [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal alliteration]].



* PlotHole is much better title than '''Voodoo Plot''' since the latter made no sense and the trope has nothing to do with voodoo.

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* PlotHole is much better title than '''Voodoo Plot''' '''[[VoodooShark Voodoo Plot]]''' since the latter made no sense and the trope has nothing to do with voodoo.
30th Apr '16 5:24:43 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* NinjaPirateZombieRobot is not called '''{{Ninja}} {{Pirate}} [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies Zombie]] {{R|idiculouslyHumanRobot}}obot [[WesternCharacters Cowboy]] {{Hobos}} With {{Chain|sawGood}}-{{Katanas|AreJustBetter}} And [[GunsAkimbo Several]] {{Revolvers|AreJustBetter}} And ThePowerOfFriendship [[CoolVersusAwesome Fighting]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Vampire]] [[ThoseWackyNazis Nazis]] With [[BlackMagic Dark Magic]] Riding {{Cyborg}} [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs Dinosaurs]] With Head Mounted [[FrickinLaserBeams Lasers]] Voiced By [[ScaryBlackMan Kevin Michael Richardson]] Attacked by Film/{{Snakes On A|Plane}} [[ClusterFBomb Mother]][[PardonMyKlingon frakkin']] [[MilitaryMashupMachine Submarine Jet]] With [[MisplacedWildlife Desert Polar Bears]] Crashing Into An Ancient {{Zeppelin|sFromAnotherWorld}} With Franchise/{{Alien}} [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Anacondas]] [[RecycledINSPACE In SPACE]] [[MemeticBadass With Chuck Norris]] And Creator/SamuelLJackson With {{L|ipstickLesbian}}esbian {{Time Travel}}ling [[{{Fanservice}} Bikini]] {{W|olfMan}}erewolf {{Cat Girl}}s DualWielding [[ProductPlacement Febreze]] [[OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo Part 2:]] [[ItsPersonal This Time, It's Personal]]... [[TheMovie THE MOVIE]]! [[ThreeDMovie In 3D!]] [[ReCut Special edition Director's Cut]] [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment But this time]] [[RecycledINSPACE in SPACE!]]''' because that would be far too much to type.

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* NinjaPirateZombieRobot is not called '''{{Ninja}} {{Pirate}} [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies Zombie]] {{R|idiculouslyHumanRobot}}obot [[WesternCharacters Cowboy]] {{Hobos}} With {{Chain|sawGood}}-{{Katanas|AreJustBetter}} And [[GunsAkimbo Several]] {{Revolvers|AreJustBetter}} And ThePowerOfFriendship [[CoolVersusAwesome Fighting]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Vampire]] [[ThoseWackyNazis Nazis]] With [[BlackMagic Dark Magic]] Riding {{Cyborg}} [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs Dinosaurs]] With Head Mounted [[FrickinLaserBeams Lasers]] Voiced By [[ScaryBlackMan Kevin Michael Richardson]] Attacked by Film/{{Snakes On A|Plane}} [[ClusterFBomb Mother]][[PardonMyKlingon frakkin']] [[MilitaryMashupMachine Submarine Jet]] With [[MisplacedWildlife Desert Polar Bears]] Crashing Into An Ancient {{Zeppelin|sFromAnotherWorld}} With Franchise/{{Alien}} [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Anacondas]] [[RecycledINSPACE In SPACE]] [[MemeticBadass With Chuck Norris]] And Creator/SamuelLJackson With {{L|ipstickLesbian}}esbian {{Time Travel}}ling [[{{Fanservice}} Bikini]] {{W|olfMan}}erewolf {{Cat Girl}}s DualWielding [[ProductPlacement Febreze]] [[OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo Part 2:]] [[ItsPersonal This Time, It's Personal]]... [[TheMovie THE MOVIE]]! [[ThreeDMovie In 3D!]] 3D! [[ReCut Special edition Director's Cut]] [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment But this time]] [[RecycledINSPACE in SPACE!]]''' because that would be far too much to type.
3rd Apr '16 11:27:10 PM erforce
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* It's called AmericaSavesTheDay instead of '''[[TeamAmerica America! Fuck Yeah!]]''' because we try to avoid swearing in titles unless it's absolutely necessary.

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* It's called AmericaSavesTheDay instead of '''[[TeamAmerica '''[[Film/TeamAmericaWorldPolice America! Fuck Yeah!]]''' because we try to avoid swearing in titles unless it's absolutely necessary.
9th Mar '16 10:13:04 AM Hossmeister
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** Same thing with IdiotPlot. Neither can we call it '''BeavisAndButthead Plot''' because it would come off as a TakeThat.

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** Same thing with IdiotPlot. Neither can we call it '''BeavisAndButthead '''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead Plot''' because it would come off as a TakeThat.
26th Feb '16 12:45:25 PM shokoshu
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* Calling TheCuckoolanderWasRight '''Listen to the Voice of Butters''' is already bad as [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Butters]] is not the best example for the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, so the fact that noone gets the Human League reference (Ha! they don't even have an entry here!) is rather irrelevant.
10th Feb '16 11:43:15 AM shokoshu
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* IndexOnTheMoon could be called '''Albedo Girl'''...if anyone understood so much mythology, physics AND the [[Music/{{Kiss}} popcultural shout out.]] A bit much even for TVTropes. Still would make a nice [[Creator/JoeHill Joe Hill]] title.
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