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Abridged Series on original work pages:

 1 Some Name, Mon, 28th Mar '11 9:47:35 PM Relationship Status: Don't hug me; I'm scared
Lately, I've been noticing a trend where The Abridged Series has been showing up as a trope example on the work page for the source material of The Abridged Series in question. My impulse is to remove these. Is it all right for me to do so? The Abridged Series is a work type, not a trope, and the difficulty of creation is sufficiently low that it strikes me as similar to listing Fan Fic as an example.
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I would say delete it, because it doesn't appear in the work and it's not supposed to be an Audience Reaction.
Rhymes with "Protracted."
Perhaps link to it under Trivia?
 4 muninn, Mon, 28th Mar '11 10:02:45 PM from Somewhere, out there...
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Listing as trivia sounds like a good idea.
 5 Deboss, Mon, 28th Mar '11 10:12:29 PM from Awesomeville Texas
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Trivia seems like the best idea. Or possibly a small link in the description.
[up] Yip. Often when we talk about one work that is based on another work, it's listed in the description.

I also want to point out that AbridgedSeries is technically a fan work.
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 7 Some Name, Tue, 29th Mar '11 3:02:13 AM Relationship Status: Don't hug me; I'm scared
I'd probably be more inclined to use the Trivia subpage than put the links in the main description. There May Be No Such Thing As Notability, but I'm not sure that many of these efforts really deserve top billing. Again, I'd say it's about as valid as listing other fan works in that fashion.
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 8 Vampire Buddha, Tue, 29th Mar '11 4:28:58 PM from Right behind you Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
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Don't list Abridged examples on the page for a work, or any of that work's subpages; the Abridged series isn't part of the work and doesn't belong there.

That said, if an Abridged series points out a trope present in the original, it's obviously fair game.
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