History RenamedTropes / AToE

21st May '17 4:52:41 PM nombretomado
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* EndOfEpisodeSilliness was "Uncle Herbie", after a running gag example of this trope on ''WelcomeBackKotter''.

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* EndOfEpisodeSilliness was "Uncle Herbie", after a running gag example of this trope on ''WelcomeBackKotter''.''Series/WelcomeBackKotter''.
21st Apr '17 2:53:08 PM Berrenta
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* BrokenWinLossStreak was once simply "Broken Streak". The name had to be changed as the old trope was misused for when a recurring trend gets broken.
3rd Apr '17 7:01:49 PM IchigoMontoya
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* BigDamnMovie was formerly "Why Is Arnold Saving Something" after the occurrence of this trope in the ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' movie. It was renamed because the name Arnold could refer to multiple people (such as Mr. Schwarzenegger or [[Series/RedDwarf Mr. Rimmer]]).

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* BigDamnMovie was formerly "Why Is Arnold Saving Something" after the occurrence of this trope in the ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' movie. It was renamed because the name Arnold could refer to multiple people (such as [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Mr. Schwarzenegger Schwarzenegger]] or [[Series/RedDwarf Mr. Rimmer]]).



* CasanovaWannabe used to be "The Leisure Suit Larry", from ''VideoGame/LeisureSuitLarry''. The too-close names led to roughly half the ''VideoGame/LeisureSuitLarry'' links mistaking the game for the trope. (Originally the trope name was actually the same as the game, without the definite article.) Also, Larry is not a CasanovaWannabe: he always ends up with many conquests. He has to be the ''opposite'', a KavorkaMan, for the games to work.

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* CasanovaWannabe used to be "The Leisure Suit Larry", from ''VideoGame/LeisureSuitLarry''. The too-close names led to roughly half the ''VideoGame/LeisureSuitLarry'' links mistaking the game for the trope. (Originally the trope name was actually the same as the game, without the definite article.) Also, Larry is not himself isn't a CasanovaWannabe: CasanovaWannabe; he always ends up with many conquests. He has to be the ''opposite'', a KavorkaMan, for the games to work.



* ChangedMyMindKid was renamed from "Abandoned by the Cavalry" because it usually failed to suggest a last minute save by a returning abandoner. Worse: it sometimes suggested the opposite.
* CharacterAgedWithTheActor was formerly "Getting Too Old for This". It was renamed to reduce misuse for that stock phrase.

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* ChangedMyMindKid was renamed from "Abandoned by the Cavalry" because it usually failed to suggest a last minute save by a returning abandoner. Worse: Worse, it sometimes suggested the opposite.
* CharacterAgedWithTheActor was formerly "Getting Too Old for For This". It was renamed to reduce misuse for that stock phrase.



* ComedicLolicon was renamed from "lolicon" as the trope is not a general reference to paedophilia which "lolicon" is.

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* ComedicLolicon was renamed from "lolicon" as the trope is not a general reference to paedophilia paedophilia, which "lolicon" is.



* CuteAndPsycho was originally "Yangire", which is used by the anime fandom to describe this kind of character and is not an actual Japanese word.

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* CuteAndPsycho was originally "Yangire", which is used by the anime fandom to describe this kind of character and is not isn't an actual Japanese word.



* DangerDeadpan used to be called "Chuck Yeager". It was changed due to being a character named trope and for being opaque.
* DangerousKeyFumble was once the dialoguey "Oops, I Dropped The Keys".

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* DangerDeadpan used to be called "Chuck Yeager". It was changed due to being a character named character-named trope and for being opaque.
* DangerousKeyFumble was once the dialoguey [[BuffySpeak dialoguey]] "Oops, I Dropped The Keys".



* DefectingForLove was renamed from "Capulet Counterpart", a name which relied on knowledge of ''RomeoAndJuliet'' and ended up being misused for FoeYay, DatingCatwoman etc.

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* DefectingForLove was renamed from "Capulet Counterpart", a name which relied on knowledge of ''RomeoAndJuliet'' ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'' and ended up being misused for FoeYay, DatingCatwoman etc.



* {{Demythtification}} was "Low Low Fantasy", which makes it look like a direct extension of LowFantasy: it is not. These stories aren't intended as members of the fantasy genre, but as an ExternalRetcon of a myth to strip it of fantasy elements and render it as historical fiction.
* DesignatedVillain was formerly named "Designated Antagonist". It was renamed because being an antagonist [[HeroAntagonist does not always mean being a villain]].

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* {{Demythtification}} was "Low Low Fantasy", which makes it look like a direct extension of LowFantasy: LowFantasy; needless to say, it is not.isn't. These stories aren't intended as members of the fantasy genre, but as an ExternalRetcon of a myth to strip it of fantasy elements and render it as historical fiction.
* DesignatedVillain was formerly named "Designated Antagonist". It was renamed because being an antagonist [[HeroAntagonist does not doesn't always mean being a villain]].



* DiabolusExNihilo used to be "Diabolus Ex Vacuus". We were mixing up our nominative declension with the ablative. Who knew? Also, there is a common preexisting term: ex nihilo. So we use that.

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* DiabolusExNihilo used to be "Diabolus Ex Vacuus". We were mixing up our nominative declension with the ablative. Who knew? Also, there is there's a common preexisting term: ex nihilo. So nihilo, so we use that.



* DoUntoOthersBeforeTheyDoUntoUs was known as "Pandora Plea". It was renamed for clarity since Pandora's box does not clearly bring to mind using dangerous weapons.
* DownToTheLastPlay was formerly "The Casey Effect". It was changed because it implied the protagonist team always losing, and because it suggested that the trope was baseball-specific.

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* DoUntoOthersBeforeTheyDoUntoUs was known as "Pandora Plea". It was renamed for clarity since Pandora's box does not doesnt clearly bring to mind using dangerous weapons.
* DownToTheLastPlay was formerly "The Casey Effect". It was changed because it implied that the protagonist team always losing, lost, and because it suggested that the trope was baseball-specific.



* EloquentInMyNativeTongue was originally "I Sound Like a Retard in English". It was changed to be a wee bit more politically-correct.

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* EloquentInMyNativeTongue was originally "I Sound Like a Retard in English". It was changed to be a wee ''wee'' bit more politically-correct.



* TheEndingChangesEverything used to be [[spoiler:"The Usual Suspects Ending"]], a name based around a specific movie, which revealed nothing to those unfamiliar with the movie and constituted a spoiler. Worse, the trope itself told readers '''at the very beginning''' ''not to read the rest of the trope description unless they had seen the movie first''.

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* TheEndingChangesEverything used to be [[spoiler:"The Usual Suspects Ending"]], a name based around a specific movie, which revealed nothing to those unfamiliar with the movie and constituted a spoiler. Worse, the trope itself told readers '''at at the very beginning''' ''not beginning ''not'' to read the rest of the trope description unless they had seen the movie first''.first.



* ExpositionFairy was originally named "Ninja Butterfly", after the game ''Red Ninja''. It was changed because Ninja Butterfly sounded like it's about [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin stealth lepidopteran assassins of shadow]], instead of "friendly advice-giving character who commonly makes you yell, '[[AnnoyingVideoGameHelper Stop helping me!]]'"

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* ExpositionFairy was originally named "Ninja Butterfly", after the game ''Red Ninja''. ''VideoGame/RedNinja''. It was changed because Ninja Butterfly sounded like it's about [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin stealth lepidopteran assassins of shadow]], instead of "friendly advice-giving character who commonly makes you yell, '[[AnnoyingVideoGameHelper Stop helping me!]]'"character".
1st Apr '17 4:56:28 AM Josef5678
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* ArcFatigue was "Are They Still on Namek", which is meaningless for people who didn't see ''Anime/DragonBallZ.

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* ArcFatigue was "Are They Still on Namek", which is meaningless for people who didn't see ''Anime/DragonBallZ.''Anime/DragonBallZ''.
1st Apr '17 4:56:11 AM Josef5678
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* ArcFatigue was "Are They Still on Namek", which is meaningless for people who didn't see [[Anime/DragonBallZ the show]].

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* ArcFatigue was "Are They Still on Namek", which is meaningless for people who didn't see [[Anime/DragonBallZ the show]].''Anime/DragonBallZ.
31st Mar '17 9:48:41 AM Korodzik
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* AscendedExtra was formerly known as "Super Grape". Renamed mostly because Super Grape barely made sense even when explained.

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* AscendedExtra was formerly known as "Super Grape".Grape", the explanation being that it's a character who emerges from being "as nondescript as one grape in a bunch". Renamed mostly because Super Grape barely made sense even when explained.
26th Mar '17 2:37:06 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ComedicLolicon was renamed from "lolicon" as the trope is not a general reference to paedophilia which "lolicon" is.
14th Mar '17 3:24:44 PM maxwellsilver
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* CivilianVillain was previously named "Civillain" and was renamed for clarity since the pun in its title was far from obvious.
6th Feb '17 7:39:53 PM billybobfred
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* {{Beergasm}} used to be called "Best Beer Ever", but had to be renamed because people thought it was [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin about really good beer]], rather than an over-the-top reaction immediately after imbibing.
18th Dec '16 11:58:00 AM SeptimusHeap
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* BeerGoggles was once "Ten With A Two", after the name of a Music/WillieNelson song. Renamed because it sounded like a completely different trope and Beer Goggles is the normal name for this concept.
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