Administrivia / TRS Wick Cleaning

This is a list of wick cleanings mandated by TRS efforts. Please add new workpiles to the bottom of the list, so that older efforts have better visibility.

If you're waiting on a TRS slot, finishing off one of these is a great way to open up a spot.

Dates are written in month/day/year format.

Renames - be sure to check the definition of the page(s), many of these were renamed due to misuse.

Closer to Earth to Women Are Wiser: 637 wicks left (with 55 additional as Voice Of Reason) as of 5/3/2017

Kuudere to Sugar and Ice Personality: 555 wicks as of 5/3/2017

  • Unless it refers to the fanspeak term, in which case it can stay

Dojikko to Cute Clumsy Girl: 63 wicks as of 5/3/2017

  • Only wicks that directly refer to the fanspeak term should stay

Image Boards to 4chan: 399 wicks (with 90 additional as Imageboard) as of 5/3/2017

  • Only wicks directly referring to 4chan need to be changed.

Bigger Bad to Greater-Scope Villain: 2538 wicks as of 5/3/2017

The Dev Team Thinks of Everything to Developers' Foresight: 565 wicks as of 5/3/2017

Mommy Issues and Daddy Issues to Freudian Excuse: 365 wicks and 286 wicks respectively as of 5/3/2017

Base Breaker to Base-Breaking Character: 605 wicks as of 5/3/2017

  • If it's misused for Broken Base, change it to that instead.


Splits - wicks need to be changed to two or more different tropes

Most require familiarity with works.

Megane into the various Glasses Tropes: 763 wicks as of 5/3/2017

  • Only wicks that directly refer to the fanspeak term should stay

Green Lantern Ring to: 425 wicks as of 5/3/2017

Toy Ship into Puppy Love: 619 wicks left as of 5/3/2017

  • Only wicks that directly refer to the fanspeak term should stay. In-universe examples go to Puppy Love.

Nerd Glasses into Opaque Nerd Glasses: 1257 wicks remaining as of 5/3/2017


Removal - most of the wicks need to be removed, save for special cases

Fetish Fuel: 996 wicks as of 5/3/2017


Clean Up - wicks need to be checked for misuse

Shared Universe cleanup: 777 wicks as of 5/3/2017

  • This trope is defined as "A fictional universe constructed by multiple writers/creative teams working independently from each other." It is frequently misused.

Aristocrats Are Evil cleanup: 1856 wicks as of 5/3/2017

  • "Aristocrat" must be shorthand for "evil" to qualify. Pull Zero Context Examples to discussion. Kill "aversions" on sight.

Me's a Crowd wick cleaning: 1216 wicks as of 1/3/2017

  • Me's a Crowd is a plot when the main character duplicates himself. Examples of self-duplication in general should be moved to Self-Duplication.

Implacable Man and The Juggernaut: 2901 and 1749 wicks as of 5/3/2017

  • Frequently misused for each other. The Implacable Man is slowed by obstacles, but finds a way to deal with them. The Juggernaut goes right through them as though they never existed in the first place.


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