Page Action: Nonstandard Game Over
What would be the best way to fix the page?
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+28 (yeas:34 nays:6)
Hard split A:
- Redefine Non-Standard Game Over as any unusual method for achieving a Game Over (rename optional), regardless of whether or not it uses the game's "standard" Game Over Screen.
- Move the current article text (presentation of unusual Game Over screens) to a new title.
- Comb through and clean up the related wicks, making sure that examples of both are linked to both.
- Game Over is already pre-existing jargon for the condition of having lost a game, while Non-Standard Game Over currently talks about the screen that declares it. The snowclone isn't consistent with its source.
- Various samples of wicks imply that a majority of links discuss unusual methods for triggering a Gameover, moreso than the screen that results from the trigger. This may or may not strictly be misuse, but it doesn't match article as currently defined.
-2 (yeas:4 nays:6)
- Create two new articles with new names: One for a non-standard loss condition, the other for a non-standard Game Over screen.
- The Non-Standard Game Over article becomes a "no examples" Super Trope; all current examples get shuffled into the respective Sub-Trope as needed.
- Since the two meanings overlap, wicks that ambiguously mention one meaning or the other aren't necessarily misuse.
-3 (yeas:8 nays:11)
- Mention both definitions (defined at top) in the article, effectively expanding the article to both definitions.
- The two definitions frequently overlap. Avoiding a hard split means we also avoid duplicating examples where an unusual method triggers an unusual Game Over screen.
- Only minor cleanup to the article itself is required; no major review or cleanup of wicks is necessary.
-11 (yeas:3 nays:14)
Cleanup only (Hard split B):
- Preserves the current article/definition.
Total number: 4. Number shown: 4.
Total number of votes: 86