History SelfDemonstrating / ThreadMode

29th Jan '16 2:47:02 PM SolipSchism
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* I beg to differ. Entry pages will occasionally fall into ThreadMode as a side effect of an EditWar.

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* I beg to differ. Entry pages will occasionally fall into ThreadMode as a side effect of an EditWar.Administrivia/EditWar.
26th Oct '15 8:41:34 PM mlsmithca
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In extreme manifestations of this phenomenon, sentences stop bothering to even keep up the appearance of following the previous sentence's train of thought. The reader is subjected to perfectly fluid prose that abruptly changes its opinion one-hundred-and-eighty degrees mid-sentence, which is very jarring and ought to be avoided, but on the other hand often appropriate and highly beneficial, or at least that's what supporters of the practice say but in truth its cons outweigh its pros. Though of course YourMileageMayVary on that. Well, actually, there's no reason why it should, because ''most'' people can obviously see that it is nothing short of psychological torture. Though to be fair--

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In extreme manifestations of this phenomenon, sentences stop bothering to even keep up the appearance of following the previous sentence's train of thought. The reader is subjected to perfectly fluid prose that abruptly changes its opinion one-hundred-and-eighty degrees mid-sentence, which is very jarring and ought to be avoided, but on the other hand often appropriate and highly beneficial, or at least that's what supporters of the practice say but in truth its cons outweigh its pros. Though of course YourMileageMayVary on that. Well, actually, there's no reason why it should, because ''most'' people can obviously see that it is nothing short of psychological torture. Though to be fair--
26th Oct '15 8:38:11 PM mlsmithca
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* [[{{YMMV}} I beg to differ]]. Entry pages will occasionally fall into ThreadMode as a side effect of an EditWar.

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* [[{{YMMV}} I beg to differ]].differ. Entry pages will occasionally fall into ThreadMode as a side effect of an EditWar.



*** YourMileageMayVary. [[DarthWiki/TropersLaw We are not Wikipedia]].

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*** YourMileageMayVary. [[DarthWiki/TropersLaw We are not Wikipedia]].
26th Oct '15 7:35:48 PM DoctorCooper
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* [[YourMileageMayVary I beg to differ]]. Entry pages will occasionally fall into ThreadMode as a side effect of an EditWar.

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* [[YourMileageMayVary [[{{YMMV}} I beg to differ]]. Entry pages will occasionally fall into ThreadMode as a side effect of an EditWar.
20th Nov '14 6:22:52 PM dexterian120
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*******Arguments [[TakeThat like the one above]] tend to be a major cause of this! as well as snide remarks made at the person above.
24th Jul '14 8:50:37 AM MarkLungo
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*** And, well, [[SelfDemonstratingArticle this very page]].

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*** And, well, [[SelfDemonstratingArticle this very page]].page]].
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20th Nov '13 4:12:05 PM troacctid
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**** Even if there are conflicting viewpoints, there is no reason not to reflect that in a normal article instead of in the form of a threaded discussion.
***** But aren't tropes supposed to be free of opinion or bias, to avoid things like Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike?

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**** Yeah, sometimes editors are simply intending to expand on an example, but [[Administrivia/RepairDontRespond write their edit underneath the existing entry as if they're responding to it.]]
***** Don't forget that those ones are also violations of the rules for Administrivia/ExampleIndentationInTropeLists.
***** We already linked to Administrivia/RepairDontRespond above.
****** Oh, you're right. Sorry.
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Even if there are conflicting viewpoints, there is no reason not to reflect that in a normal article instead of in the form of a threaded discussion.
***** ** But aren't tropes supposed to be free of opinion or bias, to avoid things like Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike?
26th Oct '13 8:24:20 AM SeptimusHeap
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***** But aren't tropes supposed to be free of opinion or bias, to avoid things like ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike?

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***** But aren't tropes supposed to be free of opinion or bias, to avoid things like ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike?Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike?
13th Aug '13 3:12:52 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The previously informative page slowly takes the form of a [[{{fora}} message board]]-like [[ConversationInTheMainPage dialogue]] instead of coherent prose.

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* The previously informative page slowly takes the form of a [[{{fora}} message board]]-like [[ConversationInTheMainPage [[Administrivia/ConversationInTheMainPage dialogue]] instead of coherent prose.
10th Aug '13 1:00:41 PM Viira
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**** Wait, how would that fix anything? If we simply get rid of bullets, the arguments will simply devolve into * notes![[hottip:*:No they won't. Those are unwieldy.]]

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**** Wait, how would that fix anything? If we simply get rid of bullets, the arguments will simply devolve into * notes![[hottip:*:No notes![[note]]No they won't. Those are unwieldy.]]
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