Requests to Unlock Locked Pages:

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This thread is to request that a locked article be unlocked. Please read the guidelines below before making a request.

  1. Please see Locked Pages and Permanent Redlink Club first. If an article is on the Permanent Redlink Club, it will not be unlocked, ever.
  2. Pages cut a while ago were automatically locked. Before asking for an unlock, make sure that the article you want to create is in the proper Namespace, has gone through YKTTW if it's a trope, and otherwise fulfills our guidelines for Creating New Pages.
  3. If you just want to make an edit to an article, post here instead.
  4. Don't ask for new Main redirects. Those are only for old articles with lots of existing inbounds.

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edited 18th Nov '14 1:26:41 AM by SeptimusHeap

801 SeptimusHeap16th Aug 2012 01:25:01 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Judging by the name, it was cut for being troll bait and/or redundant to another page.
The content in the history needed purging with fire. Unlocked the page.
803 Indigo12ash16th Aug 2012 01:07:17 PM from Aperture Science
Thank you for unlocking the YMMV page!
Momentum, a function of mass and velocity, is conserved between portals. In layman's terms: speedy thing goes in, speedy thing comes out.
804 TropeEater23rd Aug 2012 12:19:22 PM from the depths of Hell
That One Troper
I created a page for Self Demonstrating. LOLCats to avoid edit warring over the main page being in lolspeak. I started an independent thread on this question that was quickly locked because I misunderstood the name of this thread.
   Evil is my favorite color.   
Alright, I got word of Eddie on TV Tropes Trollers. How is it different from Notable References to TV Tropes?

edited 24th Aug '12 3:00:37 AM by lu127

Fair enough, as long as the examples were moved.
807 Azek25th Aug 2012 11:44:29 PM from Kazakhstan
Why is Fluidity locked?

edited 25th Aug '12 11:45:52 PM by Azek

Presumably, because it was a stub.
809 totlmstr28th Aug 2012 11:15:08 AM from California , Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
It's not in the PRLC, but the SMTIV page shouldn't have been made yet. With only one trailer, we barely have any tropes.
811 Twentington9th Sep 2012 11:43:06 AM from Somewhere , Relationship Status: Desperate
Can I please get YMMV.Blake Shelton unlocked? He's a singer, so it's okay to have a YMMV page for tropes pertaining to his songs (in particular, I want to add Covered Up).
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813 lordGacek10th Sep 2012 03:52:57 PM from Kansas of Europe
I don't really ask for an unlock here, but may I ask what caused the lock of The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada?
"Atheism is the religion whose followers are easiest to troll"
For a start, it's the wrong namespace: The page for the film should be at The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.
815 wuggles15th Sep 2012 11:44:32 AM from Miami, FL , Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
Can someone unlock the main page for Cee Lo Green? I would like to put a redirect to the music page.
816 SeptimusHeap15th Sep 2012 11:55:07 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
^Why? It's not impacting navigation in any way.
817 wuggles15th Sep 2012 12:17:07 PM from Miami, FL , Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
Well most artists have a Main/ redirect to their Music page, and it's not like there's another artist/work/trope with that name that might use the space.
818 SeptimusHeap15th Sep 2012 12:40:42 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
I don't think a /Main/ redirect adds anything useful here. Usually, they only exist for inbounds or because the correct namespace has no icons (which hampers navigation) but here there is none (wicks ought to be moved over manually).
819 peccantis23rd Sep 2012 07:18:29 AM , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
the flies will find you
Could a moderator please add Date CrÍpe to It's Not Porn, It's an Index? The pun on date rape seems to be plain obvious to some (who pronounce crepe as "crape").

edited 23rd Sep '12 7:19:39 AM by peccantis

before the darkness arrives
820 SeptimusHeap23rd Sep 2012 07:20:33 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
This is the wrong thread. The FAQ subforum has the right thread - Edit Request For A Locked Page.
821 Acebrock23rd Sep 2012 08:49:46 PM from So-Cal , Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Can Rollerball be unlocked? I want to create a redirect to Rollerball there.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence
822 SeptimusHeap24th Sep 2012 07:03:42 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
^Why do you need that redirect? We usually only make main redirects to work pages when either a) there are wicks (these should be moved over, preferably) or inbounds to that name or b) it's necessary to find the way back from subpages (and since Film/ has a namespace icon, I don't think it's the case here).
In uffish thought
I would like Troper IRC Channel to be unlocked and restored, please. Eddie cut it as someone thought it was officially associated with TVT, but a notice at the top of the page would have been plenty. It was a very useful page for finding the channels and connecting, and the pinned thread in Yack Fest (which has its share of mods posting in) is still up.
824 SeptimusHeap25th Sep 2012 09:28:54 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
I read that page. What made it look "official"? The fact that it was on the Administrivia index?
In uffish thought
Indeed; it wasn't even in that namespace. Also, first bullet complete with original emphasis (grabbed from Google cache):

  • #tropers: The original channel, where we tropers often hang out and just generally have fun. Unrelated to the forum or website, mainly - if you have questions about the wiki or need something changed, please go to Trope Repair Shop or Ask The Tropers.

If it's restored, we could easily also change the very first sentence to read "Did you know that tropers have set up some IRC channels?" so it's clear they don't belong to the website.

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