Ability to TRS tag more than one article per thread:

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1 ccoa16th Apr 2011 11:57:41 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
Currently, only one article on the wiki gets the TRS banner and an alert on the watchlist if it gets taken to the TRS. However, quite often TRS threads are or turn into repairs for multiple articles, be they tweaks to similar tropes, merges, or mass renames/redefines.

For the same reason we have the TRS banner and alert for one thread, we should have it for all. If people are watching an article, presumably they also have an interest in any repairs to that article.

The incident that most sticks out in my mind is the mass rename/repurpose of the You Fail X tropes, of which none were tagged, making it impossible for non-forum goers (and even less attentive forum goers like myself) to know they were under debate at all until action had already been taken.

edited 16th Apr '11 12:05:46 PM by ccoa

Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
2 Killomatic17th Apr 2011 07:47:25 AM from Loli Funtime Playhouse
Threads for multiple tropes probably belong in Special Efforts, which should also have have banners like TRS and IP. Aside from that, yes, multiple associations would most certainly be useful.

edited 17th Apr '11 7:47:33 AM by Killomatic

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3 ccoa17th Apr 2011 09:35:00 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
Yes and no. Two is definitely still TRS, since that's every merge ever. Three or more might be Special Efforts, though.
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
4 HersheleOstropoler22nd Apr 2011 07:08:35 AM from BK.NY.US , Relationship Status: Less than three
You gotta get yourself some marble columns
I don't actually have anything to add, but we so seldom have crowners in the wishlist and I do support this idea, for merges and title switches and situations where two tropes seem to be getting confused
The child is father to the manOedipus
Cure Candy
Well maybe adding the ability to put it like an email in the thread title?

Like "trope name semicolon next trope semicolon and so on".

A user mentioned that if multiple articles are involved in a TRS thread, and only one of them is tagged, viewers of the other tropes often do not know that there is a thread and keep using it. There's another argument for tagging multiple articles.
7 Willbyr16th Feb 2016 09:24:13 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
This has been added to Query Wishlist; locking.
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