Page Action: Real Life Section Maintenance 5
What would be the best way to fix the page?
Deciding which pages should have their Real Life sections removed. Reasons to do so include contentiousness and high potential for flame wars.
if you think the page's RL section should be cut.
if you think the page should still be allowed RL examples.
Items with the trope name stricken (
) have already been decided, with ten or more total votes, more than 48 hours on the crowner, and at least a 2:1 yes/no ratio. No further voting is needed on those items.
+14 (yeas:16 nays:2) +12 (yeas:16 nays:4) +12 (yeas:14 nays:2) +11 (yeas:17 nays:6) Designated Villain - Villain trope; ambiguous about whether to allow examples of calling Real Life people not-actually-villains. [Added 20th Feb '13 at 05:52:34 AM]
+11 (yeas:19 nays:8) Discontinuity.Real Life: This is an audience reaction trope about a fan response to works of fiction. It is not a place to get into a discussion about claims that people make about history. Also, the page creates the appearance of taking sides in controversies about Real Life Flame Bait issues by suggesting that certain groups are denying reality or lying. [Added 4th Mar '13 at 09:20:47 AM]
+11 (yeas:16 nays:5) +11 (yeas:15 nays:4) Tearjerker.RealLife - This page encourages editors to post about anything that saddens them. It therefore functions much like a troper tales page. If we delete this page, we will move all examples about media coverage (news reports of tragedies, sports etc) to an appropriate alternative subpage. [Added 8th Mar '13 at 03:25:24 PM]
+10 (yeas:15 nays:5) What the Hell, Hero? - Morality trope, which we generally try to avoid having real life examples for. [Added 24th Feb '13 at 10:28:35 AM]
+10 (yeas:12 nays:2) Underdogs Never Lose: it's a narrative trope, so it doesn't really apply to real life. It is supposed to document a way in which fiction differs from reality. [Added 8th Mar '13 at 04:43:39 PM]
+10 (yeas:12 nays:2) +9 (yeas:13 nays:4) Crime of Self-Defense: It would invite passionate arguments about whether the self-defense was justified or not. [Added 6th Mar '13 at 04:45:16 AM]
+5 (yeas:13 nays:8) Total number: 12. Number shown: 12.
Total number of votes: 230