Image suggestion: Ridiculously Fast Construction

Deadlock Clock: 1st Nov 2011 11:59:00 PM
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Here's a scene from One Piece that I think would work well for this page, in both manga and anime form.

That construction is certainly ridiculous, but the speed of it isn't apparent from the images. They could be building a mid-air staircase at normal speed.
If they were building at a normal speed, it would have collapsed faster.

Then again, this IS One Piece we're talking about.
4 Willbyr20th Oct 2011 01:42:16 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Gotta agree with Diamond, without some kind of comment on the speed of said construction it's not all that apparent.
And you have to realize that this is an Acceptable Break from Reality used in Real-Time Strategy games that involve construction and resource management. This trope is about how in a video game, building a house takes two minutes instead of two weeks. It's not about "People building things really fast with superpowers".

edited 20th Oct '11 2:41:50 PM by troacctid

Rhymes with "Protracted."
If you look beyond the video games section, it has examples from other media.
Yeah, some of them are probably Square Peg Round Trope-y.
Rhymes with "Protracted."
8 JapaneseTeeth20th Oct 2011 03:52:44 PM from Meinong's jungle , Relationship Status: Mu
Looking at the page description, I think the trope was created as a video game gameplay trope, but due to the name, people started sticking any examples from other media where fast construction takes place. "Somebody builds something in an impossibly short amount of time" seems like it would be tropeable, but that's not the current definition of the trope. It's more specific than that.

edited 20th Oct '11 3:54:18 PM by JapaneseTeeth

The trope should probably be worked into someone who can build things really fast, video games or otherwise.
That's a discussion we can have elsewhere; in any case, the proposal doesn't match the trope, so it's a thumbs-down.
Rhymes with "Protracted."
11 JapaneseTeeth20th Oct 2011 05:03:06 PM from Meinong's jungle , Relationship Status: Mu
[up][up]I'd say split them, but that's a discussion for TRS. At the moment, the trope is clearly limited to video games.
12 SalFishFin20th Oct 2011 05:34:15 PM from A respectful distance away , Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
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I say we postpone discussion until the TRS mess gets cleared up, at which point we'll take the trope for discussion and then the image suggestion.

edited 20th Oct '11 5:34:45 PM by SalFishFin

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13 Willbyr20th Oct 2011 09:26:41 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up] Sounds like a plan to me.
14 JapaneseTeeth20th Oct 2011 09:33:00 PM from Meinong's jungle , Relationship Status: Mu
I was actually thinking of the discussion page since we're just clarifying examples here.
Rhymes with "Protracted."
So, having made clear the trope definition, I say we give it three days to get suggestions and lock 'er up if there aren't any.
Rhymes with "Protracted."
17 Willbyr29th Oct 2011 09:11:07 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Sounds good to me; clock's ticking.
The trope should be renamed, so that it's more indicative that it's a gaming-trope only; then we can make a trope about fast construction in other media.
19 JapaneseTeeth30th Oct 2011 11:14:35 AM from Meinong's jungle , Relationship Status: Mu
[up]That's a discussion for TRS, not this thread. The picture needs to match the trope description, not the title. If the title is bad, that's not a matter for IP.
20 Willbyr2nd Nov 2011 04:28:02 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Clock's up; locking for lack of consensus (beyond to table until TRS is finished). No action is to be taken based on this thread.
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