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Lots of problems.: BFC get usage counts

So. Where to start. This is a snowclone title, launched apparently without a YKTTW (though a YKTTW bears that name for a trope that matches the other BF_ tropes). Furthermore, the formatting is nonexistent.

It is a trope, though, so unless we have it already, it needs a cut, YKTTW and new name.
 2 Madrugada, Wed, 19th Jan '11 3:24:37 PM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Does look like that would be the best way to handle it. A snowcloned name on a trope that's completely unrelated to the other names in the snowclone group is a really bad idea.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
 3 DRCEQ, Wed, 19th Jan '11 3:35:41 PM Relationship Status: Anime is my true love
MOVE, B****! GET OUT THE WAY!
I don't think we should allow any more BF_ tropes to exist, because that last letter can stand for any number of different things. What if the C stand for both Castle and Cake?
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^Well, as I said, someone had proposed a BFC in YKTTW. The "C" stood for "club, " though we have that one, apparently.

But yeah, those titles could get bad if unchecked. S could stand for "spear" or "sword."

edited 19th Jan '11 3:37:58 PM by INUH

 5 shimaspawn, Wed, 19th Jan '11 3:40:37 PM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
Or Canon which would make far more sense seeing as the others are weapon tropes.
Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
 6 Tony Muhplaah, Wed, 19th Jan '11 3:45:37 PM from Tony, Wisconsin
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The other two are weapon tropes, BFC should not stand for castle. Cut it like a dork's hair by his mother.

Edit: [down] You're correct, there's also bombs. But it's still a weapon trope and a fourth one without any similarities to that is unnecessary. I do think that we can have a trope for big castles, but give it a different name.

edited 19th Jan '11 4:34:41 PM by TonyMuhplaah

 7 DRCEQ, Wed, 19th Jan '11 4:01:19 PM Relationship Status: Anime is my true love
MOVE, B****! GET OUT THE WAY!
Don't forget BFB as well..
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 8 Deboss, Wed, 19th Jan '11 4:06:35 PM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
I originally thought canon as well.

Don't we already have a castle trope of some kind? Off to google.
 9 shimaspawn, Wed, 19th Jan '11 5:40:30 PM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
Someone named vaguelyyaoilookingcatboy just blanked the page.

edited 19th Jan '11 5:40:50 PM by shimaspawn

Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
Yeah. It needs a cut, but that's not cool either.
 11 shimaspawn, Wed, 19th Jan '11 5:43:38 PM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
Just because something needs a cut isn't an excuse for page blanking especially before we can move it to the YKTTW or see if we have the trope some place else already. I think it's a trope. Just... badly done and with a horrid name.
Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
Yes. That's what I said. I'm sorry if my post didn't convey that.
 13 Deboss, Wed, 19th Jan '11 5:59:23 PM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Yeah, cut and re-ykttw seems like the best idea.
Sorry about that... Brunjo the Mighty, who created this page, just signed up, is entirely unaware of the rules of the site, what a YKTTW is, or otherwise. Probably won't notice this any time soon either (and yeah, I know him IRL...). Sorry about blanking it. Not the most familiar in editing myself, but probably not in the best taste. Sorry.

Edit: Still needs some serious editing if not deletion.

edited 19th Jan '11 6:11:14 PM by vaguelyyaoilookingcatboy

 15 Madrugada, Wed, 19th Jan '11 6:09:18 PM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
I restored it.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
Alright, u guys go worry about editing( we will leave finding a new title for later. I'm going to talk to the YKTTW
 
Alright, I sent the YKTTW a link to the page I also asked for a opinion on the title and I'm waiting for a response
 
So.. They dislike the name (I will look into naming it "bowzer's castle" with super Mario bros as the trope namer) and there just going to let it exist once it gets fixed up a bit
 
 19 BlackWolfe, Wed, 19th Jan '11 9:39:17 PM from Lost in Austin
I guarantee there will be a hue and cry of "character named tropes are bad" if you do that.
But soft! What rock through yonder window breaks? It is a brick! And Juliet is out cold.
 20 shimaspawn, Wed, 19th Jan '11 10:01:49 PM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
Partially because it's no where near as illustrative as just calling it "Big Fancy Castle". That is a fine trope name. Abbreviating it is not.
Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
 21 BlackWolfe, Wed, 19th Jan '11 10:15:15 PM from Lost in Austin
And if she asks you why,
You can tell her that I told you
That I'm tired of castles in the air.
-Don Mclean, "Castles in the Air"

edited 19th Jan '11 10:15:24 PM by BlackWolfe

But soft! What rock through yonder window breaks? It is a brick! And Juliet is out cold.
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Wouldn't Cool Castle be a better fit for a name?

I wouldnt mind seeing a Cool Castle split off from Big Fancy House or Cool House (the latter I have major issues with the formatting.)

edited 19th Jan '11 11:31:22 PM by Raso

 23 shimaspawn, Wed, 19th Jan '11 11:34:27 PM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
Well, seeing as the fact that it's huge is more important to the trope than it being cool the name isn't very descriptive. A castle can be both cool and small. This is about castles that are enormous.
Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
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Big Fancy Castle has a nice ring to it ... and can still be abbreviated as a BF acronym.
 25 BlackWolfe, Wed, 19th Jan '11 11:58:52 PM from Lost in Austin
Once it gets enough use, I still say it shouldn't be abbreviated. I dislike BFS and BFG.
But soft! What rock through yonder window breaks? It is a brick! And Juliet is out cold.
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