!! This is an encounter for the editing game we're putting together. Visit [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=5ce0kfd56qttd8ty0k6qhla0&page=1 this forum thread]] to join the fun.

''Description:''

A new member of the wiki sits at a junction of three corridors. He is considering three signs: Trope Pages, Forum, and Trope Academy.

[[http://www.mediatropes.info/tutorial/newbie.jpg image]]


----
''Narrative':'

as you approach him he asks you where a good place to go would be. Do you:

* Point out the Trope Pages
* Point out the Forums
* Point out the Trope Academy

----

* Point out the Trope Pages

As the new guy walks off towards the pages, edit tool in hand, you (RNG 1=5, match number with segment)
* 1. Yell out to him "Remember, Tropes Aren't Bad, TropesAreTools!".
* 2. See the tool change into a golden quill for a moment. (Next encounter with an Edit Warrior will add the aditional text before the choices "He looks familiar")
* 3. See him don an old-style pilots helmet. (Next encounter with an Parabomber will add the aditional text before the choices "He looks familiar")
* 4. See him change his mind and walk off in the direction of the Trope Academy.
* 5. See him change his mind and walk off towards the forums.

----

* Point out the Forums

The new guy walks off to the Forums. You occasionally see him in the trope pages afterwards, checking what tropes to add to his RP.

----

* Point out the Academy

The new guy walks off towards the Academy, you get the warm feeling from helping this Newbie on the first steps to Troperdom.