Administrivia: Launch Displacement

This special case of Renamed Tropes occurs when an existing article is renamed to allow a new article to occupy ("displace", if you will) the old title. It is also nicknamed a "Trope Transplant", in the sense that the old trope was "transplanted" to a new title.

Reasons for this wiki phenomenon vary; it may be because the original title wasn't getting used correctly (possibly caused by the definition not matching what other tropers thought it was), or because it matched the name of a pre-existing fictional work (causing confusion about whether a given link refers to the trope or the work); the latter is now a formal policy, though the existence of namespaces could serve as a temporary solution while a new trope name is decided on.

Tropes renamed because of a fictional work

In some cases, we were able to preserve the reference to the Trope Namer during the rename.

Other displaced tropes:

Alternative Title(s):

Get Out Of The Way, Trope Transplant, Trope Displacement