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17th Jun '17 2:19:51 PM nombretomado
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* When {{Wikipedia}}'s article on ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'' became a featured article (a honor which goes to the best articles), one of the users claimed that "something so trivial, commercial and unimportant as a computer game" was unfit for featuring on the main page. He also suggested that it "should either not be in a wikipedia, because it's importance is not obvious, or it should have a far smaller entry to reflect it's unimportance in the order of things." Also, it's "barely a suitable subject for inclusion in an encyclopaedia", and video gaming in general is "a trivial area, not deserving of much effort in recording." Wheeee.

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* When {{Wikipedia}}'s Wiki/{{Wikipedia}}'s article on ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'' became a featured article (a honor which goes to the best articles), one of the users claimed that "something so trivial, commercial and unimportant as a computer game" was unfit for featuring on the main page. He also suggested that it "should either not be in a wikipedia, because it's importance is not obvious, or it should have a far smaller entry to reflect it's unimportance in the order of things." Also, it's "barely a suitable subject for inclusion in an encyclopaedia", and video gaming in general is "a trivial area, not deserving of much effort in recording." Wheeee.
21st May '17 1:39:18 PM HighCrate
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** GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere is the closest thing we have, frankly it sounds more like you were expecting the story to be HijackedByGanon but it wasn't, which isn't a trope since it is based solely on WrongGenreSavvy expectations.

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** GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere is the closest thing we have, frankly it sounds more like you were expecting the story to be HijackedByGanon but it wasn't, which isn't a trope since it is based solely on WrongGenreSavvy expectations.



** The trope that sounds closest to the title is TemptingFate or NothingCanStopUsNow since this is about a small group of people suffering from a combination of their pride making them WrongGenreSavvy.

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** The trope that sounds closest to the title is TemptingFate or NothingCanStopUsNow since this is about a small group of people suffering from a combination of their pride making them WrongGenreSavvy.
pride.



* In another one, Donald's being menaced by a bee. So he put a flowerpot over his rear end to protect it from the stinger, the bee starts dive bombing for the hole at the bottom of the pot. Then Donald, in a sudden moment of [[GenreSavvy clarity]], realizes that the bee would sting him through the hole, so he puts a cork in it.
** You named it: GenreSavvy.

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* In another one, Donald's being menaced by a bee. So he put a flowerpot over his rear end to protect it from the stinger, the bee starts dive bombing for the hole at the bottom of the pot. Then Donald, in a sudden moment of [[GenreSavvy clarity]], clarity, realizes that the bee would sting him through the hole, so he puts a cork in it.
** You named it: GenreSavvy.
10th Apr '17 11:14:12 AM nombretomado
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* {{Seanbaby}} says something like this in his article roasting Creator/UweBoll:

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* {{Seanbaby}} {{Creator/Seanbaby}} says something like this in his article roasting Creator/UweBoll:
8th Apr '17 9:11:41 PM nombretomado
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* I know we have a trope for difficulty increasing in sequels, but apparently neither DifficultyCreep nor SequelEscalation is it. Halp? We have a redlink on RockBand because someone thought it was "Sequel Difficulty Creep" and I don't know what to fix it as.

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* I know we have a trope for difficulty increasing in sequels, but apparently neither DifficultyCreep nor SequelEscalation is it. Halp? We have a redlink on RockBand VideoGame/RockBand because someone thought it was "Sequel Difficulty Creep" and I don't know what to fix it as.
4th Apr '17 6:11:00 PM nombretomado
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* Is there a trope for background plot elements -- fluff, basically -- that get promoted to a major plot element in another part of the same universe? Two examples that immediately come to mind, both from ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'': the Blood War in ''{{Planescape}}'', and the Beholder Genocide Wars in ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}''.

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* Is there a trope for background plot elements -- fluff, basically -- that get promoted to a major plot element in another part of the same universe? Two examples that immediately come to mind, both from ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'': the Blood War in ''{{Planescape}}'', ''TabletopGame/{{Planescape}}'', and the Beholder Genocide Wars in ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}''.
8th Mar '17 4:01:39 PM nombretomado
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* In MegaManZX, we can modify the trajectory of the bullets of Model F to create odd bullet maneuvers. Do we have a trope for this?

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* In MegaManZX, ''VideoGame/MegaManZX'', we can modify the trajectory of the bullets of Model F to create odd bullet maneuvers. Do we have a trope for this?
11th Jan '17 5:39:52 PM nombretomado
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** Not having seen it, DocumentN would expect it to be a show-within-a-show. If it was an X-Files episode of Cops, it might be something similar to a non-interactive ARG, a {{Mockumentary}}, a viral-marketing play or ''{{Lonelygirl15}}''.

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** Not having seen it, DocumentN would expect it to be a show-within-a-show. If it was an X-Files episode of Cops, it might be something similar to a non-interactive ARG, a {{Mockumentary}}, a viral-marketing play or ''{{Lonelygirl15}}''.''WebVideo/Lonelygirl15''.
13th Nov '16 9:49:27 AM nombretomado
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** Example from ''{{Enchanted}}''

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** Example from ''{{Enchanted}}''''Film/{{Enchanted}}''
2nd Oct '16 7:47:51 PM nombretomado
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* That chaplain off ''{{ER}}''. Hippy sort of Christian, rather attractive. Played by Reiko Aylesworth. BlondeRepublicanSexKitten or something different?

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* That chaplain off ''{{ER}}''.''Series/{{ER}}''. Hippy sort of Christian, rather attractive. Played by Reiko Aylesworth. BlondeRepublicanSexKitten or something different?
23rd Aug '16 6:35:35 PM nombretomado
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** So close! It's LiteralMetaphor. See the {{Airplane}} examples especially.

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** So close! It's LiteralMetaphor. See the {{Airplane}} ''Film/{{Airplane}}'' examples especially.
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