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16th Sep '17 6:54:25 PM TropesForever
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Tropes are not the same thing as cliches. They may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale story without tropes]].

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Tropes are not the same thing as cliches. They may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be It's pretty much impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale story without tropes]].
9th Sep '17 2:07:41 PM ElSquibbonator
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Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

to:

Tropes are not the same thing as cliches. They may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].
story without tropes]].
1st Aug '17 3:35:55 AM SeptimusHeap
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Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each trope page you will find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

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Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each trope page you will find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pagelist_having_pagetype_in_namespace.php?n=Main&t=trope This is a long list of all tropes we have already catalogued]]. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.
NarniaTime in either case.
16th Jul '17 4:54:34 AM system
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16th Jul '17 4:39:58 AM TvMopes
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A {{trope}} is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each trope page you will find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

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[[index]]
!Main Indexes:
+ '''GenreTropes'''
+ '''MediaTropes'''
+ '''NarrativeTropes'''
+ '''TopicalTropes'''

%% Check the four Main indexes and sub-indexes before adding a new index below %%
!!Other Indexes:
+ {{Administrivia}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ AudienceReactions
+ BooksOnTrope
+ TheContributors
+ CreatorSpeak
+ {{Creators}}
+ DerivativeWorks
+ {{Fandom}}
+ FlameBait
+ {{Forgotten Trope}}s
+ {{Formats}}
+ {{Genres}}
+ InformationDesk
+ JustForFun
+ LanguageIndices
+ LawsAndFormulas
+ {{Media}}
+ MetaConcepts
+ MoreLikeAFootnoteThanAnythingElse
+ {{Networks}}
+ TheOldestOnesInTheBook
+ OmnipresentTropes
+ OverdosedTropes
+ {{Snowclones}}
+ SubWiki
+ TropeOverdosed
+ {{Tropes}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ TropeTropes
+ {{Trivia}}
+ JustForFun/TropesOfLegend
+ TruthInTelevision
+ UniversalTropes
+ UsefulNotes
+ WikiTropes
+ {{Works}}
+ [[YMMV.HomePage Your Mileage May Vary]]

[[/index]]
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A {{trope}} is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each
trope page you will find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

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[[index]]
!Main Indexes:
+ '''GenreTropes'''
+ '''MediaTropes'''
+ '''NarrativeTropes'''
+ '''TopicalTropes'''

%% Check the four Main indexes and sub-indexes before adding a new index below %%
!!Other Indexes:
+ {{Administrivia}} %%Just so that this page appears
is anything on an index.%%
+ AudienceReactions
+ BooksOnTrope
+ TheContributors
+ CreatorSpeak
+ {{Creators}}
+ DerivativeWorks
+ {{Fandom}}
+ FlameBait
+ {{Forgotten Trope}}s
+ {{Formats}}
+ {{Genres}}
+ InformationDesk
+ JustForFun
+ LanguageIndices
+ LawsAndFormulas
+ {{Media}}
+ MetaConcepts
+ MoreLikeAFootnoteThanAnythingElse
+ {{Networks}}
+ TheOldestOnesInTheBook
+ OmnipresentTropes
+ OverdosedTropes
+ {{Snowclones}}
+ SubWiki
+ TropeOverdosed
+ {{Tropes}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ TropeTropes
+ {{Trivia}}
+ JustForFun/TropesOfLegend
+ TruthInTelevision
+ UniversalTropes
+ UsefulNotes
+ WikiTropes
+ {{Works}}
+ [[YMMV.HomePage Your Mileage May Vary]]

[[/index]]
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TV.
16th Jul '17 4:38:51 AM aaribaud
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A trope is anything you imagine

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A {{trope}} is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each
trope is anything page you imaginewill find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

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[[index]]
!Main Indexes:
+ '''GenreTropes'''
+ '''MediaTropes'''
+ '''NarrativeTropes'''
+ '''TopicalTropes'''

%% Check the four Main indexes and sub-indexes before adding a new index below %%
!!Other Indexes:
+ {{Administrivia}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ AudienceReactions
+ BooksOnTrope
+ TheContributors
+ CreatorSpeak
+ {{Creators}}
+ DerivativeWorks
+ {{Fandom}}
+ FlameBait
+ {{Forgotten Trope}}s
+ {{Formats}}
+ {{Genres}}
+ InformationDesk
+ JustForFun
+ LanguageIndices
+ LawsAndFormulas
+ {{Media}}
+ MetaConcepts
+ MoreLikeAFootnoteThanAnythingElse
+ {{Networks}}
+ TheOldestOnesInTheBook
+ OmnipresentTropes
+ OverdosedTropes
+ {{Snowclones}}
+ SubWiki
+ TropeOverdosed
+ {{Tropes}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ TropeTropes
+ {{Trivia}}
+ JustForFun/TropesOfLegend
+ TruthInTelevision
+ UniversalTropes
+ UsefulNotes
+ WikiTropes
+ {{Works}}
+ [[YMMV.HomePage Your Mileage May Vary]]

[[/index]]
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16th Jul '17 4:35:33 AM TvMopes
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A {{trope}} is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each trope page you will find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

----
[[index]]
!Main Indexes:
+ '''GenreTropes'''
+ '''MediaTropes'''
+ '''NarrativeTropes'''
+ '''TopicalTropes'''

%% Check the four Main indexes and sub-indexes before adding a new index below %%
!!Other Indexes:
+ {{Administrivia}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ AudienceReactions
+ BooksOnTrope
+ TheContributors
+ CreatorSpeak
+ {{Creators}}
+ DerivativeWorks
+ {{Fandom}}
+ FlameBait
+ {{Forgotten Trope}}s
+ {{Formats}}
+ {{Genres}}
+ InformationDesk
+ JustForFun
+ LanguageIndices
+ LawsAndFormulas
+ {{Media}}
+ MetaConcepts
+ MoreLikeAFootnoteThanAnythingElse
+ {{Networks}}
+ TheOldestOnesInTheBook
+ OmnipresentTropes
+ OverdosedTropes
+ {{Snowclones}}
+ SubWiki
+ TropeOverdosed
+ {{Tropes}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ TropeTropes
+ {{Trivia}}
+ JustForFun/TropesOfLegend
+ TruthInTelevision
+ UniversalTropes
+ UsefulNotes
+ WikiTropes
+ {{Works}}
+ [[YMMV.HomePage Your Mileage May Vary]]

[[/index]]
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to:

A {{trope}} is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each
trope page is anything you will find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

----
[[index]]
!Main Indexes:
+ '''GenreTropes'''
+ '''MediaTropes'''
+ '''NarrativeTropes'''
+ '''TopicalTropes'''

%% Check the four Main indexes and sub-indexes before adding a new index below %%
!!Other Indexes:
+ {{Administrivia}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ AudienceReactions
+ BooksOnTrope
+ TheContributors
+ CreatorSpeak
+ {{Creators}}
+ DerivativeWorks
+ {{Fandom}}
+ FlameBait
+ {{Forgotten Trope}}s
+ {{Formats}}
+ {{Genres}}
+ InformationDesk
+ JustForFun
+ LanguageIndices
+ LawsAndFormulas
+ {{Media}}
+ MetaConcepts
+ MoreLikeAFootnoteThanAnythingElse
+ {{Networks}}
+ TheOldestOnesInTheBook
+ OmnipresentTropes
+ OverdosedTropes
+ {{Snowclones}}
+ SubWiki
+ TropeOverdosed
+ {{Tropes}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ TropeTropes
+ {{Trivia}}
+ JustForFun/TropesOfLegend
+ TruthInTelevision
+ UniversalTropes
+ UsefulNotes
+ WikiTropes
+ {{Works}}
+ [[YMMV.HomePage Your Mileage May Vary]]

[[/index]]
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imagine
16th Jul '17 4:33:33 AM aaribaud
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A trope is anything you imagine.

to:

A {{trope}} is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each
trope is anything page you imagine.will find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

----
[[index]]
!Main Indexes:
+ '''GenreTropes'''
+ '''MediaTropes'''
+ '''NarrativeTropes'''
+ '''TopicalTropes'''

%% Check the four Main indexes and sub-indexes before adding a new index below %%
!!Other Indexes:
+ {{Administrivia}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ AudienceReactions
+ BooksOnTrope
+ TheContributors
+ CreatorSpeak
+ {{Creators}}
+ DerivativeWorks
+ {{Fandom}}
+ FlameBait
+ {{Forgotten Trope}}s
+ {{Formats}}
+ {{Genres}}
+ InformationDesk
+ JustForFun
+ LanguageIndices
+ LawsAndFormulas
+ {{Media}}
+ MetaConcepts
+ MoreLikeAFootnoteThanAnythingElse
+ {{Networks}}
+ TheOldestOnesInTheBook
+ OmnipresentTropes
+ OverdosedTropes
+ {{Snowclones}}
+ SubWiki
+ TropeOverdosed
+ {{Tropes}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ TropeTropes
+ {{Trivia}}
+ JustForFun/TropesOfLegend
+ TruthInTelevision
+ UniversalTropes
+ UsefulNotes
+ WikiTropes
+ {{Works}}
+ [[YMMV.HomePage Your Mileage May Vary]]

[[/index]]
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16th Jul '17 4:29:10 AM TvMopes
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A {{trope}} is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each trope page you will find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

----
[[index]]
!Main Indexes:
+ '''GenreTropes'''
+ '''MediaTropes'''
+ '''NarrativeTropes'''
+ '''TopicalTropes'''

%% Check the four Main indexes and sub-indexes before adding a new index below %%
!!Other Indexes:
+ {{Administrivia}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ AudienceReactions
+ BooksOnTrope
+ TheContributors
+ CreatorSpeak
+ {{Creators}}
+ DerivativeWorks
+ {{Fandom}}
+ FlameBait
+ {{Forgotten Trope}}s
+ {{Formats}}
+ {{Genres}}
+ InformationDesk
+ JustForFun
+ LanguageIndices
+ LawsAndFormulas
+ {{Media}}
+ MetaConcepts
+ MoreLikeAFootnoteThanAnythingElse
+ {{Networks}}
+ TheOldestOnesInTheBook
+ OmnipresentTropes
+ OverdosedTropes
+ {{Snowclones}}
+ SubWiki
+ TropeOverdosed
+ {{Tropes}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ TropeTropes
+ {{Trivia}}
+ JustForFun/TropesOfLegend
+ TruthInTelevision
+ UniversalTropes
+ UsefulNotes
+ WikiTropes
+ {{Works}}
+ [[YMMV.HomePage Your Mileage May Vary]]

[[/index]]
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to:

A {{trope}} is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each
trope page is anything you will find a convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

----
[[index]]
!Main Indexes:
+ '''GenreTropes'''
+ '''MediaTropes'''
+ '''NarrativeTropes'''
+ '''TopicalTropes'''

%% Check the four Main indexes and sub-indexes before adding a new index below %%
!!Other Indexes:
+ {{Administrivia}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ AudienceReactions
+ BooksOnTrope
+ TheContributors
+ CreatorSpeak
+ {{Creators}}
+ DerivativeWorks
+ {{Fandom}}
+ FlameBait
+ {{Forgotten Trope}}s
+ {{Formats}}
+ {{Genres}}
+ InformationDesk
+ JustForFun
+ LanguageIndices
+ LawsAndFormulas
+ {{Media}}
+ MetaConcepts
+ MoreLikeAFootnoteThanAnythingElse
+ {{Networks}}
+ TheOldestOnesInTheBook
+ OmnipresentTropes
+ OverdosedTropes
+ {{Snowclones}}
+ SubWiki
+ TropeOverdosed
+ {{Tropes}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ TropeTropes
+ {{Trivia}}
+ JustForFun/TropesOfLegend
+ TruthInTelevision
+ UniversalTropes
+ UsefulNotes
+ WikiTropes
+ {{Works}}
+ [[YMMV.HomePage Your Mileage May Vary]]

[[/index]]
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imagine.
16th Jul '17 4:24:21 AM NB2000
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A trope is a thing that expresses the world and crap.

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A {{trope}} is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; {{tropes are tools}} that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. In fiction, it can even be impossible to create a [[JustForFun/TheTropelessTale tropeless tale]].

Here is a list of indexes, split into conceptual groups. At the bottom of each
trope is page you will find a thing convenient '''Next''' or '''Previous''' link that expresses allows browsing alphabetically. You may, however, want to take along a supply of NarniaTime.

----
[[index]]
!Main Indexes:
+ '''GenreTropes'''
+ '''MediaTropes'''
+ '''NarrativeTropes'''
+ '''TopicalTropes'''

%% Check
the world four Main indexes and crap.sub-indexes before adding a new index below %%
!!Other Indexes:
+ {{Administrivia}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ AudienceReactions
+ BooksOnTrope
+ TheContributors
+ CreatorSpeak
+ {{Creators}}
+ DerivativeWorks
+ {{Fandom}}
+ FlameBait
+ {{Forgotten Trope}}s
+ {{Formats}}
+ {{Genres}}
+ InformationDesk
+ JustForFun
+ LanguageIndices
+ LawsAndFormulas
+ {{Media}}
+ MetaConcepts
+ MoreLikeAFootnoteThanAnythingElse
+ {{Networks}}
+ TheOldestOnesInTheBook
+ OmnipresentTropes
+ OverdosedTropes
+ {{Snowclones}}
+ SubWiki
+ TropeOverdosed
+ {{Tropes}} %%Just so that this page appears on an index.%%
+ TropeTropes
+ {{Trivia}}
+ JustForFun/TropesOfLegend
+ TruthInTelevision
+ UniversalTropes
+ UsefulNotes
+ WikiTropes
+ {{Works}}
+ [[YMMV.HomePage Your Mileage May Vary]]

[[/index]]
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