Page Action: Real Life Section Maintenance 8
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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+15 (yeas:16 nays:1) Teacher/Student Romance - Involves a lot of underage kids, which is squicky enough when it happens in fiction. No need for Real Life examples.
[Added 18th Aug '13 at 12:51:27 PM]
+14 (yeas:15 nays:1) Sealed Evil in a Can - Calling real life people evil, and in some cases used for materials that can't be evil because they don't have minds to have "evil" thoughts. [Added 29th Jul '13 at 05:13:47 PM]
+14 (yeas:14 nays:0) Opinion Myopia - Off-mission for the wiki, and unlike the fictional sections prone to Flame Bait issues. [Added 8th Aug '13 at 08:11:04 PM]
+14 (yeas:15 nays:1) Beauty Is Bad - Besides calling people bad, the RL section has attracted tons of natter full of off topic rants. It also attracts misuse and shoehorning.
[Added 27th Aug '13 at 01:36:39 AM]
+13 (yeas:14 nays:1) +12 (yeas:12 nays:0) Bastard Understudy - This one is implying that two people are evil. [Added 6th Aug '13 at 04:54:46 AM]
+12 (yeas:12 nays:0) Mega Corp. - Full of Natter and Complaining, and the trope is primarily used for evil corporations. [Added 19th Aug '13 at 02:24:11 AM]
+9 (yeas:10 nays:1) Adventure-Friendly World - given that this is a Worldbuilding trope, the real world doesn't qualify. [Added 12th Aug '13 at 06:08:35 AM]
+8 (yeas:10 nays:2) Rasputinian Death: Many examples are really just legends and rumors, and it's creepy to recount real cases of how people were brought to slow and painful deaths. [Added 23rd Aug '13 at 01:59:42 PM]
+7 (yeas:13 nays:6) Wizarding School - These don't exist in real life. [Added 20th Jul '13 at 01:15:42 PM]
+7 (yeas:10 nays:3) Ate His Gun: A list of people who committed suicide in any specific way is of questionable relevance. Also, matters of taste. [Added 22nd Aug '13 at 12:58:03 PM]
+6 (yeas:10 nays:4) Straw Man News Media - It has strawman in the title, real life organizations cannot be strawmen, and Natter magnet. [Added 22nd Aug '13 at 03:59:56 PM]
+1 (yeas:8 nays:7) Total number: 13. Number shown: 13.
Total number of votes: 186