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Multiple Definitions?: Dead Baby Comedy get usage counts

 101 Catalogue, Wed, 28th Dec '11 4:15:55 AM from where the good times are
A pocketful of saudade.
So, in work pages where DBC is mentioned, but not BC, change it to BC; in pages where both are mentioned, merge into a BC entry? Right.

First step: wiped out DBC's entry in A-C.

UPDATE: All examples from Dead Baby Comedy now merged in Black Comedy. Quotes already merged. Haven't corrected the wicks yet. How do you properly kill the old DBC page, do you simply make it a redirect page?

Tip: Look out for the word "literal". There's a staggering number of them.

edited 28th Dec '11 5:41:30 AM by Catalogue

The words above are to be read as if they are narrated by Morgan Freeman.
[up] I say just scrap whichever entries are crosswicked with Dead Baby Comedy. They were typed up to fit a trope we no longer have. I say it is better to get rid of them than to try to "adjust" them to fit the remaining trope.

Sure, this will mean we have some works with Black Comedy that are not stated on the works page to be that. But we already do anyway, so the point is moot.

edited 28th Dec '11 7:06:33 AM by HiddenFacedMatt

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 103 Catalogue, Fri, 30th Dec '11 8:05:56 PM from where the good times are
A pocketful of saudade.
Slowly working on it now. If enough context is given, though, I change it to Black Comedy. Many times, for some reason, anything edgy at all is automatically deemed to be DBC.

Should this be moved to special efforts or something?

edited 30th Dec '11 8:08:29 PM by Catalogue

The words above are to be read as if they are narrated by Morgan Freeman.
 104 shimaspawn, Wed, 22nd Feb '12 6:19:21 AM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
How is the merge going?
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 105 Septimus Heap, Wed, 22nd Feb '12 6:37:58 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
There are over 900 wicks to fix, as yet.

 106 Catalogue, Wed, 22nd Feb '12 9:43:40 AM from where the good times are
A pocketful of saudade.
I'll continue the merge, but I can use some help.
The words above are to be read as if they are narrated by Morgan Freeman.
 107 Meta Four, Sat, 24th Mar '12 4:51:39 PM from the house of bread and battle
AXTUCE MUN AXTE INCAL
Is the merge still ongoing?
It looks like the cleanup has stopped... and like the page has gained wicks in the time since it has stopped.
 109 Septimus Heap, Sun, 15th Apr '12 6:51:34 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Bumping. It's at 952 wicks now, and given[up], can we get a fake redlink on the old name?

 110 Catalogue, Sun, 15th Apr '12 7:31:06 AM from where the good times are
A pocketful of saudade.
I'm not sure what the procedures are... But if it's possible, that sounds like a plan. smile
The words above are to be read as if they are narrated by Morgan Freeman.
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I think we should just have Dead Baby Comedy explained on the Black Comedy page and leave the wicks as they are. Right now, few of the Dead Baby Comedy examples make sense on the Black Comedy page. This is not a horrible misuse that's destroying the wiki. It's a discernible difference in definition between the two that we nevertheless voted to merge. Merging doesn't have to mean "subsume the other trope entirely and pretend it never existed".
We're not just men of science, we're men of TROPE!
 112 Catalogue, Sun, 15th Apr '12 9:32:57 AM from where the good times are
A pocketful of saudade.
But these wicks don't always agree what Dead Baby Comedy is. Many take it literally, many don't. Many think it's about a series, many think anything can qualify.
The words above are to be read as if they are narrated by Morgan Freeman.
I'd agree with those who say that dead baby comedy is a sub-genre based on shock and bad taste. If we must merge, explaining the various subtypes on the black humor page is appropriate.
 
 114 Catalogue, Fri, 11th May '12 10:49:04 PM from where the good times are
A pocketful of saudade.
Dead Baby Comedy is being interpreted differently back then. Although, we can always explain that in the Black Comedy page.
The words above are to be read as if they are narrated by Morgan Freeman.
 115 ccoa, Wed, 13th Jun '12 7:18:30 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
There are 945 wicks left here. Anything going on?
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
 116 ccoa, Fri, 27th Jul '12 6:51:46 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
919 wicks.
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
 117 Blue Guy, Thu, 16th Aug '12 5:18:37 PM from Bella Vista, Arkansas Relationship Status: Holding out for a hero
 118 lu 127, Fri, 7th Dec '12 7:11:46 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
There are 897 wicks here. This has been merged into Black Comedy.

edited 7th Dec '12 7:12:10 AM by lu127

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 119 Septimus Heap, Sat, 5th Jan '13 2:30:54 PM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Ok, I knocked down the wicks from ~800 to just 13 bug wicks in just a day.

Now someone please pass me pain meds...

 120 lu 127, Sat, 5th Jan '13 2:48:01 PM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
There, there. tongue
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代わりに祈りの唄
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Page Action: Dead Baby Comedy
14th Dec '11 9:53:00 AM
What would be the best way to fix the page?
At issue:
What should be done with Dead Baby Comedy?
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