It doesn't really reference that it's about WOMEN being closer to earth, I know we can all figure it out but it would still be good to have a title that explains it all.
Maybe so. I noticed it's used wrong a lot (I myself am guilty), mainly because it seems like a supertrope to "minorites helping the White Male Lead."
I see the Awesomeness.Support. I think adding "Women Are" to the front would solve this problem.
So how do you change the title?
We would have to come to a consensus. I wanna keep this as the supertrope though.
Ecce Homo SuperiorI don't like this name at all.
(it's David Bowie)
I see the Awesomeness.Agree with Mega J. We should have a list of the other characters types that get stereotyped as being Closer to Earth.
That's going to be mainly Magical Negro, Magical Queer, Magical Native American, the new trope if this changed (Magical Female? Women Are Wiser?), and a few others.
I changed accounts.I would support it being Women Are Closer To Earth... Edit: fixed tag.
edited 7th Sep '11 7:53:36 PM by USAF713
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I see the Awesomeness.I'd really like to wait for word of Mod before doing anything. Last time this was suggested, Eddie got really bent out of shape for some reason.
Io vs JupiterIf we're going to change it (which I would support, given that Closer to Earth implies something much broader than "women have more common sense than men"), I'd swap it with the Women Are Wiser redirect.
AXTUCE MUN AXTE INCALI really doubt 11 posts and one day is enough for us to declare consensus and go rename this. I'll attach a crowner. Knock yourselves out.
Ecce Homo SuperiorSupporting a swap with Women Are Wiser.
(it's David Bowie)
I support the rename. I've seen this trope misused to mean one character is smarter than another, regardless of gender.
I'd like to see the missue before I vote up
Another vote for a wick check first. I think this could use a rename, but let's look at the stats.
World's Toughest Milkman"Found in 700 articles". Yes, I think a wick check is nearly mandatory here before we start discussing a rename. Though I agree that the name seems to have a lot of potential for misuse.
"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
LoserI took a look at the first 40 wicks and the following is what I found. Correct: uses as women are more sensible/wiser than men (22)
edited 12th Sep '11 5:56:17 PM by LouieW
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Alright I think that settles it, anyone who still objects speak now or forever hold your peace. On the subject of names there is Women Are Wiser Women Are Closer To Earth or my personal favorite She Is Closer To Earth, any other suggestions.
Ecce Homo SuperiorI've also seen this misused once as meaning that women care more about nature than men.
(it's David Bowie)
Fresh For 2014Strongly disagree, as even if the description doesn't note it the trope is used throughout the wiki to describe men as well, just not as often. If you're going to do this, you need to create another trope, a supertrope, to fill the gaping hole the action creates.
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I see the Awesomeness.I'm pretty sure that "Trope Transplant" was the plan from the getgo. I think we need to swap the rename for an action crowner.
Alright...so what other subtropes do we want under Closer to Earth? There is Positive Discrimination and Women Are Closer To Earth maybe even something like All Homosexuals Have Perfect Relationships?
AXTUCE MUN AXTE INCAL27 yeas to 7 nays (3.57:1). I'm calling this one and attaching an alt-titles crowner to see if we can come up with something better than Women Are Closer To Earth.
Lord British Role Model All-Pope Leo I, HNICIt's pretty safe to say this one is decided, right?
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