Engaging Sarcasm Mode. Tropers realize something Fast Eddie does not, that robust 9-year-old websites, while seemingly healthy, are in actuality as fragile as two bricks tied together with tissue paper. One mistake, one bad mis-step will cause the entire thing to shatter and fall apart; and TV Tropes would be ruined forever. Much like this analogy. Fortunately, there is hope. The Members of TV Tropes has resolved to remain ever vigilant against something that could Ruin TV Tropes Forever, and call out a warning if they see something that could potentially do so. Some TV Tropes conservationists suggest a more extreme approach, that TV Tropes should abandon all attempts at re-invention and instead cater exclusively to the old-school Tropers. Though attractive, this approach may prove impractical as a long-term solution. Ruined FOREVER remains a serious threat to TV Tropes now and in the foreseeable future, though it's possible a proposed initiative requiring all Tropers to purchase an annual bandwidth offset could ensure our fragile site's existence through the mid-21st century.
Things that have Ruined TV Tropes FOREVER in the past: