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22nd Jul '17 3:45:09 PM FranksGirl
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* {{Wimpification}}: Stripping the action, common sense, and strength from characters to add {{Wangst}} is a good way to piss off many of the audience.

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* {{Wimpification}}: Stripping the action, common sense, and strength from characters to add {{Wangst}} is a good way to piss off many of the audience.
22nd Jul '17 2:32:13 PM FranksGirl
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* RealWomenNeverWearDresses: Bashing a female character for liking/doing traditionally-feminine things, or lauding one for ''not'' liking/doing traditionally-feminine things is the very definition of misogyny, and will piss off feminists in the audience.

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* RealWomenNeverWearDresses: Bashing a female character for liking/doing traditionally-feminine things, or lauding one for ''not'' liking/doing traditionally-feminine things is the very definition another form of misogyny, and will can piss off feminists in the audience.



* {{Wimpification}}: Stripping the action, common sense, and characterization from a male character to add {{Wangst}} and gender stereotypes applied to females is a good way to piss off many of the audience, including but not limited to feminists and actual gay or bisexual men.

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* {{Wimpification}}: Stripping the action, common sense, and characterization strength from a male character characters to add {{Wangst}} and gender stereotypes applied to females is a good way to piss off many of the audience, including but not limited to feminists and actual gay or bisexual men.
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22nd Jul '17 2:17:42 PM FranksGirl
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* {{Chickification}}: Be careful when you decide to make an ActionGirl less action-oriented; if not done properly, it could upset feminists.

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* {{Chickification}}: Be careful when you decide to make an ActionGirl less action-oriented; if not done properly, it could upset feminists.will annoy your audience.
7th Jul '17 3:11:14 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* FantasticAesop: Warning people not to do physically impossible things is a waste of time.



* SpaceWhaleAesop: If you want to show the consequences of not following the aesop, make sure they're realistic.
3rd Jul '17 9:01:14 AM Kuruni
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** DoNotDoThisCoolThing: Unless the point is that appearances are deceiving, you can't claim that something is bad if the story makes it look awesome.
3rd Jul '17 3:57:59 AM 1810072342
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* AesopAmnesia: If characters take a long time learning a lesson, don't have them immediately forget it again.


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** DoNotDoThisCoolThing: Unless the point is that appearances are deceiving, you can't claim that something is bad if the story makes it look awesome.


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* FantasticAesop: Warning people not to do physically impossible things is a waste of time.


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* SpaceWhaleAesop: If you want to show the consequences of not following the aesop, make sure they're realistic.
17th Jun '17 6:40:41 PM CyberTiger88
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13th Jun '17 3:17:47 PM Az_Tech341
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* BluenoseBowdlerizer: The wiki and the rest of the internet is not to systematically change [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad only because swearing merely offends you]].
* BoldInflation: Don't bold tropes' names. Tropes need no emphasis, if something's very important, then it should be specified in the description instead.
* Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike: TV Tropes wants to keep the wiki as civil as possible. Having a trope, entry or an example that is nothing but bashing will simply invite both EditWar and FlameWar between its supporters and detractors.

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* BluenoseBowdlerizer: The wiki and the rest of the internet is not to change systematically change [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad only because swearing merely offends you]].
* BoldInflation: Don't bold tropes' names. Tropes need no emphasis, emphasis: if something's very important, then it should be specified in the description instead.
* Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike: TV Tropes wants to keep the wiki as civil as possible. Having a trope, entry entry, or an example that is nothing but bashing will simply invite both EditWar [[EditWar edit wars]] and FlameWar [[FlameWar flame wars]] between its supporters and detractors.



* Administrivia/EditWar: Having two tropers edit back and forth will reduce the quality of the page, easily snowballing into a WikiVandalism, even a FlameWar which this wiki absolutely does not want to create. Any attempt at such things warrant a quick suspension, [[Administrivia/LockedPages the page in question being locked]], or at worst a spot at the PermanentRedLinkClub.

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* Administrivia/EditWar: Having two tropers edit back and forth will reduce the quality of the page, easily snowballing into a WikiVandalism, even a FlameWar FlameWar, which this wiki absolutely does not want to create. Any attempt at such things warrant a quick suspension, [[Administrivia/LockedPages the page in question being locked]], or or, at worst worst, a spot at the PermanentRedLinkClub.



* Administrivia/LinkingToAnArticleWithinTheArticle: Having a link on a page that leads to the exact same page is completely pointless and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment redundant]]. It's even worse if the link is {{pothole}}d or if a redirect is used, as this can trick the reader into wasting their time clicking on it and thinking they're going somewhere when they really aren't.

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* Administrivia/LinkingToAnArticleWithinTheArticle: Having a link on a page that leads to the exact same page is completely pointless and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment redundant]]. It's even worse if the link is {{pothole}}d or if a redirect is used, as this can trick the reader into wasting their time clicking on it and it, thinking they're going somewhere when they really aren't.



* WikiVandal: We are not your scribbling wall, and vandalism is destructive to the pages' value.

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* WikiVandal: We are not your scribbling wall, and vandalism is destructive to the pages' value.value of every page.



* {{Writerbashing}}: This wiki is for being informative, not for [[Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike dumping out your hatred.]]

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* {{Writerbashing}}: This wiki is for being informative, not for [[Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike dumping out your hatred.]]hatred]].
10th Jun '17 4:28:32 PM supergod
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When done unintentionally, these tropes are usually bad signs. When done intentionally, they're often signs of {{parody}}, comedy, or just the writer being ironic, [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible eccentric]], or [[SylisticSuck stylized]]. Hopefully.

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When done unintentionally, these tropes are usually bad signs. When done intentionally, they're often signs of {{parody}}, comedy, or just the writer being ironic, [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible eccentric]], or [[SylisticSuck stylized]].stylized. Hopefully.



* SoYouWantTo.AvoidWritingAMarySue: Attention to important details and how a character fits into a story.



* ShowDontTell: The near-universally considered good writing style.
10th Jun '17 10:12:52 AM MasterofGalaxies4628
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When done unintentionally, these tropes are usually bad signs. When done intentionally, they're often signs of {{parody}}, comedy, or just the writer being ironic or [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible stylized]]. Hopefully.

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When done unintentionally, these tropes are usually bad signs. When done intentionally, they're often signs of {{parody}}, comedy, or just the writer being ironic or ironic, [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible eccentric]], or [[SylisticSuck stylized]]. Hopefully.



* CreatorsApathy: When the creators admit they weren't even making an effort.

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* CreatorsApathy: When the creators themselves admit they weren't even making an effort.



* NecessaryWeasel - An unrealistic or outdated trope which the audience expects to be there.
* StylisticSuck - Making a work/art style etc. bad on purpose.
* WhoWritesThisCrap - When a work's writing is criticized {{in-universe}}.
* IntendedAudienceReaction - An attempt to intentionally evoke a reaction from the audience.
* SoYouWantTo/AvoidWritingAMarySue - Attention to important details and how a character fits into a story


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* NecessaryWeasel - SoYouWantTo.AvoidWritingAMarySue: Attention to important details and how a character fits into a story.
* IntendedAudienceReaction: An attempt to intentionally evoke a usually unwanted reaction from the audience.
* NecessaryWeasel:
An unrealistic or outdated trope which the audience expects to be there.
* StylisticSuck - ShowDontTell: The near-universally considered good writing style.
* StylisticSuck:
Making a work/art style work, art style, etc. bad on purpose.
* WhoWritesThisCrap - WhoWritesThisCrap: When a work's writing is criticized {{in-universe}}.
* IntendedAudienceReaction - An attempt to intentionally evoke a reaction from the audience.
* SoYouWantTo/AvoidWritingAMarySue - Attention to important details and how a character fits into a story

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* DesignatedLoveInterest: If you say that two characters are in love, don't make them hate or be apathetic to each other, actually go out of your way to make them love each other. Otherwise it just feels contrived.

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* DesignatedLoveInterest: If you say that two characters are in love, don't make them hate or be apathetic to each other, actually go out of your way to make them love each other. Otherwise Otherwise, it just feels contrived.
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