WMG: [Trope Name]
Theory about how this character is a Time Lord.Really bad explanation with no mention of what his TARDIS is...or where it's extremely obvious that the theorist has never even SEEN Doctor Who!
Theory about how this character is Haruhi Suzumiya.More really bad explanations go here.
Theory about how this character is Nyarlathotep.Nothing is complete with a reference to cult horror writer Howard F***ing Lovecraft, better known for creating the giant squid monster Cthulhu.
Related theory that the entire series either takes place within Shinji Ikari's mind, or takes place during Instrumentality.Because everything has to be somehow connected to Doctor Who, Haruhi Suzumiya, Cthulhu Mythos, or Neon Genesis Evangelion.
Just a theory and no explanation.
- Sarcastic response implying a preference for elaboration.
Claim that the show is All Just a Dream of one character.Another really bad explanation.
Claim that everything past a certain point is a Dying Dream.Possibly claiming that everyone died in the first episode, or even before. They may even be lost souls wandering around in the afterlife.
List tying everyone to the Seven Deadly Sins.
Blatantly canon WMG.Convoluted explanation.
- Sarcastic expression of disbelief.
Jossed WMG....that a Troper posts not knowing it's been Jossed.
- Indication and example showing that the WMG was Jossed.
Confirmed WMG.Every once in a while, a troper is lucky enough to guess what happens correctly.
Claims that something awesome is powered by Spiral energy.Explanation that since it is awesome, it must be powered by Spiral Energy.
Claims that good guy is a traitor.Extremely convoluted explanation including things not actually in the work and taking everything they do as evidence against them.
Claim that shy nerd on show has autism.Long explanation using circumstantial evidence that could describe anybody who is shy or has low self-confidence.
Shipping claims.Made by someone who desperately wants these characters to be together.
Interesting, original, and plausible theory.With lots of explanation that makes it easy for this to be believed. On the other hand...
Theory related to above theory.Which proposes that the complete opposite is also true.
- Corollary proposing a similar theory.
Theory contradicting the above theory.Convoluted, yet easy-to-believe theory about how this is possible. [[wmg Improperly coded example]] made by somebody who doesn't know what they're doing.
Theory that Fandom A and Fandom B take place in the same universe.Including theory that character from Fandom A somehow became character in Fandom B. Similarities between Fandom A and Fandom B pointed out.
Theory that sounds really cool and brilliant in the mind of the Troper who posted it.Troper is deeply disappointed when no one comments on the theory.
Theory that really fits a particular fandom.Troper realizes after the fact that he just edited the wrong tab...
Theory that the hero is actually a villain and vice versa.Convoluted reasoning that ignores big chunks of canon and invents several other facts out of whole cloth. A number of the invented facts directly contradict established canon.
Theory related to an above theory.Which proposes the exact same thing as a result of not checking the page thoroughly enough.
Theory that comes with no explanation or any sort of evidence, just this one line of text.
Genuinely well-written and well thought-out example..which will get buried in all the other guesses.
If this WMG page is divided into separate pages, but there's still a main page for miscellaneous guesses.....then something that really should belong on one of the sub-pages.
OBVIOUSLY CANON WMG BY NEW TROPER CANT USE GRAMMUR!!!!!!!111
Theory that two characters from unrelated shows are the same character......only because they share an actor.
Theory that two characters from unrelated shows are the same character......only because Name's the Same
Theory that Male character is femaleStates facts that show it's a possibility, but states no facts that give proof
Half-assed, reluctant WMG which violates the Programme Note."It's not likely but I might as well put it out there" or something similar.
Theory that all of the above theories are true.No matter how contradictory and absurd said assertion would be.