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19th Nov '17 10:32:31 PM DragonQuestZ
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In [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genus%E2%80%93differentia_definition logic terms]], the Super Trope would be the genus, and the sub tropes the differentia.



In [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genus%E2%80%93differentia_definition logic terms]], the Super Trope would be the genus, and the sub tropes the differentia.

Do not confuse this with different tropes simply having a common element. That is a standard index. Although a super trope can be an index if it has enough sub tropes.

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In [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genus%E2%80%93differentia_definition logic terms]], the Super Trope would be the genus, and the sub tropes the differentia.

Do not confuse this with different tropes simply having a common element. indexes. That is a standard index. Although when listing when pages have common elements. Though not only can indexes have super and sub pages, a super trope can be an index if it has enough sub tropes.



19th Nov '17 10:28:30 PM DragonQuestZ
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Let's say you have tropes for "Scarf Juggling" and "Knife Juggling". Just plain "Juggling" would be the Super Trope for both of them.

In short, if you took every example of a super trope and combined with every example of its sub tropes, they would all count as examples of the super trope. Therefore, only the lowest level subtrope needs to be listed in an example list. The subtropes imply the presence of the supertrope.

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Let's say you have tropes for "Scarf Juggling" and "Knife Juggling". Just plain "Juggling" would be the Super Trope for both of them.

In short,
them. The key point is that the definition of a sub trope must include the definition of the super trope, just with special qualifiers that make it distinct.

Now even
if you took the definition must be included, that doesn't necessarily mean every example must be. In most cases, every sub trope example would also count as an example of a the super trope, but there are some exceptions due to the nature of some tropes. PinkProductPloy includes the definition of PinkMeansFeminine, but as an aspect to sell products, not to make the products fit the trope (so something considered masculine wouldn't be the super trope and combined with just because it's colored pink; its merely relying on the color association to appear feminine). Fortunately its always best to list sub trope examples on their sub trope pages instead of their supertrope ones[[note]]since it helps keeps page lengths from bloating[[/note]], so you needn't worry about whether every example of its sub tropes, they would all count as examples of the fits is super trope. Therefore, only the lowest level subtrope needs to be listed in an example list. The subtropes imply the presence of the supertrope.
trope(s).
3rd Oct '17 7:51:45 AM Morgenthaler
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[[caption-width-right:330:PrettyInMink is one, with six {{Sub Trope}}s so far (ItsFakeFurItsFine not pictured).[[note]] Pictured, from left to right: HappyHolidaysDress (from Franchise/DisneyPrincess), SexySantaDress (from ''Film/BatmanReturns''), GoingFurASwim (unknown), FurBikini (from ''WesternAnimation/DungeonsAndDragons''), NakedInMink (from ''{{Playboy}}'')[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:330:PrettyInMink is one, with six {{Sub Trope}}s so far (ItsFakeFurItsFine not pictured).[[note]] Pictured, from left to right: HappyHolidaysDress (from Franchise/DisneyPrincess), SexySantaDress (from ''Film/BatmanReturns''), GoingFurASwim (unknown), FurBikini (from ''WesternAnimation/DungeonsAndDragons''), NakedInMink (from ''{{Playboy}}'')[[/note]]]]
''Magazine/{{Playboy}}'')[[/note]]]]
21st Jul '17 12:38:53 AM GeekyBinka
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* CloserToEarth covers all tropes where minorities are there to inspire and prop up the WhiteMaleLead, such as WomenAreWiser and MagicalNegro.

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* CloserToEarth covers all tropes where minorities are there to inspire and prop up the WhiteMaleLead, such as WomenAreWiser MagicalNegro and MagicalNegro.MagicalAsian.
31st Jan '17 4:11:29 PM Korados
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Let's say you have tropes for "Scarf Juggling" and "Knife Juggling". Just plain "Juggling" would be the SuperTrope for both of them.

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Let's say you have tropes for "Scarf Juggling" and "Knife Juggling". Just plain "Juggling" would be the SuperTrope Super Trope for both of them.



* TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty covers a number of {{trope}}s that are both CombatTropes (like TTCMFD itself) and not necessarily related to combat. One of those second {{trope}}s, WeNeedADistraction, is a SuperTrope with a number of {{subtrope}}s of its own.

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* TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty covers a number of {{trope}}s that are both CombatTropes (like TTCMFD itself) and not necessarily related to combat. One of those second {{trope}}s, WeNeedADistraction, is a SuperTrope Super Trope with a number of {{subtrope}}s of its own.



* SignificantWardrobeShift is a SuperTrope to GoodCostumeSwitch, EvilCostumeSwitch, ImportantHaircut, ExpositoryHairstyleChange, FanservicePack, and AdrenalineMakeover.

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* SignificantWardrobeShift is a SuperTrope Super Trope to GoodCostumeSwitch, EvilCostumeSwitch, ImportantHaircut, ExpositoryHairstyleChange, FanservicePack, and AdrenalineMakeover.



->By the way, have you ever seen SuperTrope and JustForFun/TropeTan in [[SecretIdentity the same place at the same time]]?

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->By the way, have you ever seen SuperTrope Super Trope and JustForFun/TropeTan in [[SecretIdentity the same place at the same time]]?
9th Jan '17 4:53:18 AM TimG5
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* NoHarmRequirement covers BringItBackAlive, IWantThemAlive, ThouShallNotKill, SheatheYourSword, and CantKillYouStillNeedYou
28th Nov '16 4:09:34 PM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}} can come in so many forms, because {{badass}} is just too awesome to contain in one.
31st Jul '15 8:02:13 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* SignificantWardrobeShift is a SuperTrope to GoodCostumeSwitch, EvilCostumeSwitch, ImportantHaircut, ExpositoryHairstyleChange, FanservicePack, and AdrenalineMakeover.



->By the way, have you ever seen SuperTrope and JustForFun/TropeTan in [[SecretIdentity the same place at the same time]]?

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->By the way, have you ever seen SuperTrope and JustForFun/TropeTan in [[SecretIdentity the same place at the same time]]?
30th Jun '15 6:23:07 AM Morgenthaler
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[[quoteright:330:[[TheBadAndTheBeautiful http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/prettyinmink_supertrope_8694.jpg]]]]

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[[quoteright:330:[[TheBadAndTheBeautiful [[quoteright:330:[[Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/prettyinmink_supertrope_8694.jpg]]]]
2nd May '15 3:43:50 PM crazysamaritan
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In short, if you took every example of a super trope and combined with every example of its sub tropes, they would all count as examples of the super trope.

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In short, if you took every example of a super trope and combined with every example of its sub tropes, they would all count as examples of the super trope.
trope. Therefore, only the lowest level subtrope needs to be listed in an example list. The subtropes imply the presence of the supertrope.
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