Page Action: Real Life Section Maintenance 9
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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+22 (yeas:23 nays:1) Predatory Business
- These do exist in real life, but it's a villain trope, and real life corporations are not "written" as villains. [Added 14th Sep '13 at 07:46:29 AM]
+14 (yeas:15 nays:1) +14 (yeas:15 nays:1) +13 (yeas:14 nays:1) Redshirt Army - Trope is for a group of characters as a plot device, which requires a writer that real life lacks. Also, Redshirt Army is defined as being good guys, making this also a morality trope. [Added 10th Sep 13 at 09:18:03 AM]
+12 (yeas:12 nays:0) Four-Temperament Ensemble: Characterization device based upon a pseudoscience; real life examples just felt shoehorned in.
[Added 13th Oct '13 at 09:35 PM]
+11 (yeas:13 nays:2) Reverse Mole - This trope depends on one side being good and the other being evil. In Real Life, whether or not The Mole is a Reverse Mole or not depends on which side you are on. [Added 2nd Sep 13 at 01:52:10 AM]
+11 (yeas:12 nays:1) +11 (yeas:12 nays:1) Common Knowledge: The page is supposed to be about popular misconceptions about the content of a work. A repository of "popular misconceptions" about all kinds of real life stuff is off-mission. Other websites do that much better. [Added 21st Sep '13 at 02:47:13 PM]
+11 (yeas:12 nays:1) Karmic Death: Villain trope about people who deserve to die. [Added 23rd Sep '13 at 11:38:33 PM]
+9 (yeas:12 nays:3) -5 (yeas:6 nays:11) Christmas Creep
: It's probable it will attract Natter
and complaining. [Added 6th Oct '13 at 04:50:17 PM]
-7 (yeas:0 nays:7)
Total number: 12. Number shown: 12.
Total number of votes: 176