Page Action: Real Life Section Maintenance 7
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.
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) 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.
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+15 (yeas:18 nays:3) Adorkable - It's mostly listing editors' Celeb Crushes and projecting their ideas about famous people. Not relevant to this wiki's mission. [Added 10th Jun '13 at 01:53:12 PM]
+12 (yeas:13 nays:1) Putting on the Reich - The trope is about using uniform designs as a shorthand for "evil group". Not only is the wiki not for calling real life people evil, but most RL people don't go "hey, let's make it obvious we're evil". [Added 6th Jun '13 at 05:29:49 PM]
+12 (yeas:14 nays:2) +12 (yeas:13 nays:1) Being Evil Sucks - because we don't call real people evil. [Added 22nd Jun '13 at 08:01:14 PM]
+10 (yeas:15 nays:5) +10 (yeas:10 nays:0) +9 (yeas:11 nays:2) Ambulance Chaser - The term is an insult as used in real life, and the RL section is plagued by Natter. [Added 4th Jun '13 at 06:21:53 AM]
+9 (yeas:10 nays:1) What Could Have Been - The trope requires a writer or director, which real life doesn't have. [Added 7th Jul '13 at 06:18:23 AM]
+8 (yeas:10 nays:2) +8 (yeas:9 nays:1) -3 (yeas:4 nays:7) Foreign Culture Fetish
: The RL section is limited to cultural or country level examples, but the wiki isn't for talking about RL peoples' fetishes. [Added 29th Jun '13 at 11:27:47 AM]
-6 (yeas:3 nays:9) The Bore
- It's not a good idea to call real life people boring. [Added 20th Jun '13 at 08:25:02 AM]
-6 (yeas:2 nays:8) -8 (yeas:4 nays:12) Stay in the Kitchen
- the real life section is being abused as a soapbox for tropers' personal opinions and views. [Added 14th Jun '13 at 06:11:54 AM]
-10 (yeas:2 nays:12) -11 (yeas:2 nays:13) Total number: 16. Number shown: 16.
Total number of votes: 219