Everything's confusing with "EverythingsBetterWith" tropes NEW CROWNER 06/20/13: Everythings Better With Indexes get usage counts
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301 SeptimusHeap11th Feb 2013 01:58:16 PM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Chicken For Funny.

That said, the question here is whether we are still making these multi-page rename crowners from Summer 2012.
I want to bring up a YKTTW Deadly Mantis in here because it may be launched soon, despite not being a trope.

It's another "list every work that contains animal X" thing.
Oppression anywhere is a threat to democracy everywhere.
Eenie, Meenie, Miny Moai is, in my opinion, an EBW trope in disguise; its title is, if anything, even more confusing. I propose splitting it into two somewhat overlapping tropes:

  • Easter Moailand: A place with numerous moai statues. The reason why is often a mystery, though in comedies their faces are often altered to resemble a familiar character.
  • Mighty Moai: Living and/or weaponized moai.
Yeah, go ahead and split it.

We should start a project to fix/split/cut all pages that are titled "object and meaningless pun." They can all just as well be named "object," which is not a trope.
305 Spark93rd Apr 2013 02:13:54 AM from Castle Wulfenbach , Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
I think we should definitely continue to clean up the "List Of All <object> In Fiction Ever" pages, but the TRS may not be the best place for it. Does the ongoing projects subforum work?
Special trousers. Very heroic.
306 StarSword4th Apr 2013 01:52:58 PM from somewhere in deep space , Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
Need to update the status list. Everything's Better with Chickens has been retitled as Clucking Funny.
This thread is now well into its third year... what shall we fix next?

How about Everythings Better With Chocolate? Any hint of a trope on that page?
308 StarSword10th May 2013 12:18:00 PM from somewhere in deep space , Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
I can see a couple of interpretations. "Everything tastes better with chocolate", or "Must Have Chocolate" (as in Must Have Caffeine). But as it stands it's basically "this work has chocolate in it".

We might split off a Useful Notes for chocolate itself, though.
Wandering...
The description of Everythings Better With Chocolate just makes me think of Chocolate Overload, actually. Or Mad For Cocoa... or Obsessed With Chocolate Disorder.
And whoever wrote it was probably an example of all of those, but the page's entries aren't examples of anything. I'd love to send this back to YKTTW.
Wandering...
I agree that most of the examples aren't "chocolate is added for no other reason than chocolate is awesome."
312 SeptimusHeap13th Jun 2013 02:08:30 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
So Everythings Better With Chocolate is now the trope under issue. Looking at the description and examples, it looks like nothing more than Chocolate. I would propose to just cut it and possibly redirect to Garnishing the Story.
Hear, hear!
314 Spark913th Jun 2013 07:37:40 AM from Castle Wulfenbach , Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
Much as I enjoy chocolate, I can't argue with that. C Oncur.
Special trousers. Very heroic.
315 SeptimusHeap13th Jun 2013 02:48:10 PM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
OK. Shall I ask for a "cut" crowner on that?
316 johnnye13th Jun 2013 07:50:21 PM from Brighton, UK , Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
Do we have a trope for Chocolate Addiction, or Chocolate Is The Tastiest Thing In The World, or All Women Love Chocolate? I'd say there are several examples of each of those in there.
Zaldrīzes buzdari iksos daor, so Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus.
317 SeptimusHeap14th Jun 2013 12:41:03 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Not as far as I know.
318 SeptimusHeap30th Jun 2013 06:27:49 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Bumping this to get an opinion on my question 3 posts above.
319 SeptimusHeap7th Jul 2013 01:53:51 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Bumping, since there is a crowner now.
320 PancticeSquadCutterback9th Jul 2013 12:30:41 PM from Georgia (the one the devil went to, not Russia)
This is Rain. Isn't she pretty? :)
I think a disambiguation page would be best for EBwC.
I'm not LGBT. I just think Rain's really cool.

Apologies if my humor gets too painful.
321 StarSword9th Jul 2013 01:57:07 PM from somewhere in deep space , Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
We do have a new trope, Chocolate of Romance, to cover the romance aspect of Everythings Better With Chocolate.

edited 9th Jul '13 1:57:40 PM by StarSword

Honestly, I think every "Everything's Better With X" trope would have a title just as descriptive if it was just "X".

Everythings Cuter With Lucky Charms discussion here.
Formerly known as Oreochan
Bump for votes.

edited 15th Aug '13 5:08:05 AM by MacronNotes

"For those who don't know, I have XX chromosomes, not XY (although sometimes I feel like I have them...)." Maces
Formerly known as Oreochan
The leading option has 12 yeas and 1 nay, and other option has 2 yeas and 4 nays. Is that enough to call or do we need to wait longer?
"For those who don't know, I have XX chromosomes, not XY (although sometimes I feel like I have them...)." Maces
How does a YKTTW for the "must have chocolate" examples under Cuckoo For Cocoa sound?

Page Action: Everythings Better With Chocolate
16th Jun '13 1:37:49 AM
What would be the best way to fix the page?
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