History JustForFun / TheTropelessTale

10th Feb '17 2:05:06 AM Argon2
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* AnAesop: You can't write a story without tropes and that's ok.

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* AnAesop: You can't write a story without tropes and that's ok.OK.
8th Feb '17 9:33:17 AM Prinzenick
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* RealityEnsues: Writers attempting to create a tropeless tale, even one where absolutely nothing exists or happens, will discover that even that kind of thinking spawns a type of context due to the thought process behind it, as well as other stories and tropes and the thought process behind them contrasting the utter lack of content in the attempt at a tropeless story. Art and creativity does not exist in a vacuum, and for a tropeless tale to even remotely be possible, there would have to be absolutely no existence at all--and even that could probably [[LogicBomb spawn tropes by itself.]]

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* RealityEnsues: Writers attempting to create a tropeless tale, even one where absolutely nothing exists or happens, will discover that even that kind of thinking spawns a type of context due to the thought process behind it and the real life audiences reaction to it, as well as other stories and tropes and the thought process behind them contrasting the utter lack of content in the attempt at a tropeless story. Art and creativity does not exist in a vacuum, and for a tropeless tale to even remotely be possible, there would have to be absolutely no existence at all--and even that could probably [[LogicBomb spawn tropes by itself.]]
8th Feb '17 9:32:27 AM Prinzenick
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* SchmuckBait: Both the link to the Self Demonstrating page and the challenge to write something tropeless seem appealing.'

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* SchmuckBait: Both the link to the Self Demonstrating page and the challenge to write something tropeless seem appealing.'
8th Feb '17 9:32:04 AM Prinzenick
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* ShowDontTell: The story proves the folly of trying a write a story with no tropes by showing that a story with no tropes has nothing in it at all.

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* ShowDontTell: The story proves the folly of trying a write a story with no tropes by showing that a story with no tropes has nothing in it at all. all, and yet still manages to spawn content and a reaction to it anyway.
8th Feb '17 9:31:13 AM Prinzenick
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism: Can go either way, depending on whether you interpret the impossibility of making a Tropeless Tale as a good thing or a bad thing.
1st Feb '17 9:10:49 AM Prinzenick
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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: It's a story without tropes (or at least, it's ideal is to be one).
17th Jan '17 5:41:21 AM Prinzenick
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* BeigeProse: The only words in the Tropeless Tale are in the title.
17th Jan '17 5:39:27 AM Prinzenick
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* {{Conflict}}: Averted, as the story has no conflict (unless you count the writer trying to make a Tropeless Tale as the conflict).


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* MohsScaleOfViolenceHardness: A straight 0 on the scale.
17th Jan '17 5:35:15 AM Prinzenick
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* EmptyRoomPsych: The lack of tropes is going to make people want to find meaning and content in the story anyway, even if there wasn't any content intended in the first place.
17th Jan '17 5:29:32 AM Prinzenick
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Some works have come close to reaching this nebulous quality such as ''Film/AfterLastSeason'', ''Film/{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'', ''Film/MyDinnerWithAndre'', ''The Man with the Movie Camera'', ''Film/RussianArk'', ''Film/{{Decasia}}'' and quite a few TrueArtIsIncomprehensible works, although all of these are arguable and subjective, and well... they tend to come up with tropes anyway. Also, ''Literature/FinnegansWake''. No, wait, that's a MindScrew... Arguably, the closest thing to it is the film ''Film/RoundhayGardenScene'' which is 2 seconds long and depicts no real action, but it's questionable if it can even be considered a "work". [[note]]Even so, aside from JustForFun/TheTropelessTale being a trope itself, its brevity inverts EpicMovie.[[/note]]

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Some works have come close to reaching this nebulous quality such as ''WesternAnimation/{{Allegreto}}'', ''Film/AfterLastSeason'', ''Film/{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'', ''Film/MyDinnerWithAndre'', ''The Man with the Movie Camera'', ''Film/RussianArk'', ''Film/{{Decasia}}'' and quite a few TrueArtIsIncomprehensible works, although all of these are arguable and subjective, and well... they tend to come up with tropes anyway. Also, ''Literature/FinnegansWake''. No, wait, that's a MindScrew... Arguably, the closest thing to it is the film ''Film/RoundhayGardenScene'' which is 2 seconds long and depicts no real action, but it's questionable if it can even be considered a "work". [[note]]Even so, aside from JustForFun/TheTropelessTale being a trope itself, its brevity inverts EpicMovie.[[/note]]
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