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19th Dec '15 3:04:36 AM pittsburghmuggle
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The term has come to refer to anyone who enjoys examining, discussing, [[PlayingWithATrope deconstructing]], and [[LampshadeHanging lampshading]] {{Trope}}s. And as you are here reading this, this means You. [[BreakingTheFourthWall That's right, You]]. Time Magazine's person of the year, [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html 2006]]. Anybody who [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contributor_list.php has a page here]], and many people who don't. A "Vigilante Taxonomist." A person who ''gets'' it. OneOfUs.

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The term has come to refer to anyone who enjoys examining, discussing, [[PlayingWithATrope deconstructing]], and [[LampshadeHanging lampshading]] {{Trope}}s. And as you are here reading this, this means You. [[BreakingTheFourthWall That's right, You]]. Time Magazine's person of the year, [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html 2006]]. Anybody who [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contributor_list.php has a page here]], and [[SilentMajority many people who don't.don't]]. A "Vigilante Taxonomist." A person who ''gets'' it. OneOfUs.
19th Dec '15 2:33:39 AM PaladinOne
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About a month after TVTropes launched in 2003, site users began referring to themselves as 'tropers'. The term has since come to refer to anyone who enjoys examining and discussing [[GenreConvention tropes]].

It means You. [[BreakingTheFourthWall That's right, You]]. [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html Time Magazine's Person of the Year, 2006]]. Anybody who [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contributor_list.php has a page here]], and many people who don't. OneOfUs.

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About [[DescribeTopicHere Describe Troper here.]]

The first occurrence of "troper" as a name for the people who record their thoughts on this site was in 2003, about
a month after TVTropes launched in 2003, site users began referring to themselves as 'tropers'. we launched. The term was coined by a guy who wrote a lot of good TV.

And a few movies.

''Moving on...''

The term has since come to refer to anyone who enjoys examining examining, discussing, [[PlayingWithATrope deconstructing]], and discussing [[GenreConvention tropes]].

It
[[LampshadeHanging lampshading]] {{Trope}}s. And as you are here reading this, this means You. [[BreakingTheFourthWall That's right, You]]. Time Magazine's person of the year, [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html Time Magazine's Person of the Year, 2006]]. Anybody who [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contributor_list.php has a page here]], and many people who don't. A "Vigilante Taxonomist." A person who ''gets'' it. OneOfUs.
14th Dec '15 1:44:06 PM FekketCantenel
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[[DescribeTopicHere Describe Troper here.]]

Yeah, like ''that's'' going to happen. The first occurrence of "troper" as a name for the people who record their thoughts here was in 2003, about a month after we launched. It was coined by a guy who wrote a lot of good TV.

And a few movies.

''Moving on...''

Mostly, it means You. [[BreakingTheFourthWall That's right, You]]. Time Magazine's person of the year, [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html 2006]]. Anybody who [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contributor_list.php has a page here]], and many people who don't. A "Vigilante Taxonomist", so to speak. A person who ''gets'' it. See also OneOfUs.

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[[DescribeTopicHere Describe Troper here.]]

Yeah, like ''that's'' going to happen. The first occurrence of "troper" as a name for the people who record their thoughts here was in 2003, about
About a month after we launched. It was coined by a guy TVTropes launched in 2003, site users began referring to themselves as 'tropers'. The term has since come to refer to anyone who wrote a lot of good TV.

And a few movies.

''Moving on...''

Mostly, it
enjoys examining and discussing [[GenreConvention tropes]].

It
means You. [[BreakingTheFourthWall That's right, You]]. Time Magazine's person of the year, [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html Time Magazine's Person of the Year, 2006]]. Anybody who [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contributor_list.php has a page here]], and many people who don't. A "Vigilante Taxonomist", so to speak. A person who ''gets'' it. See also OneOfUs.
18th Jun '14 9:55:39 AM Thesedaysthosedays
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Mostly, it means You. [[BreakingTheFourthWall That's right, You]]. Time Magazine's person of the year, [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html 2006]]. Anybody who [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contributor_list.php has a page here]], and many people who don't. A "Vigilante Taxonomist", so to speak. A person who ''gets'' it.

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Mostly, it means You. [[BreakingTheFourthWall That's right, You]]. Time Magazine's person of the year, [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html 2006]]. Anybody who [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contributor_list.php has a page here]], and many people who don't. A "Vigilante Taxonomist", so to speak. A person who ''gets'' it. See also OneOfUs.
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