Unclear description (alt titles crowner 7/30): World Of Pun

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51 SeptimusHeap9th Jun 2012 11:22:45 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
[up]This is one of the suggestions for the crowner. Personally, having "Index for X" and "Definition for X" as separate pages seems silly to me, bit like The Same, but More Specific.
52 SeptimusHeap14th Jun 2012 10:03:07 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Bumping this, since apparently the only thing that the World of Pun YKTTW needs is someone with the time of launching it.
Seeking for Light
Okay, World of Pun is launched, finally. A Worldwide Punomenon has been redirected to it.

Things left to do to finish this thread:
  • Figure out what we're doing regarding Pun and Punny Stuff. (My personal opinion is that they should be merged.)
  • Clean the Worldwide Punomenon wicks.

Anything I'm missing?
54 SeptimusHeap4th Jul 2012 02:53:30 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
I just made the note on the discussion page of World of Pun.

Otherwise, we need to clean up the wicks to A Worldwide Punomenon (I can help starting from tomorrow), then decide the fate of Pun with this crowner
55 SeptimusHeap6th Jul 2012 04:45:14 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Got the A-range wicks *Withstands the temptation to utter a very bad Wizard-y word* Mostentimes I had no clue what they were referring to, though, so I changed them to Pun - unless I found the right trope. And we will need help there - still 1400+ wicks.

I think it's better if we go straight ahead with the Pun crowner and do both things at once rather than waiting until we have finished the wick cleanup. At least for me, it's easier.
Seeking for Light
I was expecting them to occur simultaneously. And remember that Pun should only be used if it's in-universe; for troper puns, Incredibly Lame Pun is still the offcial magnet.
57 SeptimusHeap6th Jul 2012 02:08:01 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
I removed the B-wicks as well. Will continue.

Btw, if A Worldwide Punomenon was used instead of Incredibly Lame Pun, are we allowed to delete it or is it obligatory to rename it?
Seeking for Light
... I honestly have no idea.

I was switching them out myself, but I would love to just delete them.
Seeking for Light
Bumping for votes.

Also, I'll start at the back end of the alphabet for the wicks.
60 SeptimusHeap7th Jul 2012 11:40:05 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Routerie's new option gets a downvote from me because a) Incredibly Lame Pun is a bad name insofar as it sounds like a pothole magnet and b) because we don't need to waste our time for switching wicks from Incredibly Lame Pun to Pun and keeping it clean at the same time.
That's fair... and even cleanup may not stop people from using it as a "pun" pothole.
62 SeptimusHeap7th Jul 2012 11:43:16 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Indeed, I was already thinking that any name we want to turn the current description of Incredibly Lame Pun to will have to focus on the "lame"/"reaction" part as opposed to the "pun" part or else it will be misused as a pothole magnet.
63 SeptimusHeap11th Jul 2012 06:17:10 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Done C-E. We need more votes and a bit of help with the wicks, please!
Seeking for Light
V-Z done, except for Viewers Are Morons. For that, should I just delete the wick (as it will hopefully soon be inaccurate) or leave it be as it is currently accurate?
65 SeptimusHeap23rd Jul 2012 12:19:38 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
I think you can do either way. I for the record edited Pothole Magnet only after removing all other Your Mileage May Vary wicks.

ETA: This crowner seems to have stabilized. I'll holler to get it called and swapped against this one

edited 24th Jul '12 4:56:38 AM by SeptimusHeap

66 ccoa24th Jul 2012 05:20:16 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
Bumping for votes.
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
67 ccoa27th Jul 2012 10:43:18 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
Calling crowner:

Merge Punny Stuff and Pun

Transplant Incredibly Lame Pun to a new name TBD and make Incredibly Lame Pun a redirect to Pun
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
68 SeptimusHeap27th Jul 2012 03:58:48 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Executed the merge. Requesting crowner swap now.
69 ccoa30th Jul 2012 10:39:04 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
Crowner tagged in.
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
70 SeptimusHeap3rd Aug 2012 04:09:17 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Bumping this for votes and to say that Lame Pun Reaction doesn't parse well to me (and that it should be "That Pun Was Lame" Reaction not 'That Pun Was Lame' Reaction; dunno why the pothole is doing that)
Seeking for Light
I haven't voted on any of the names because I don't think any of them are good. I'd love to throw some better names out there, but unfortunately naming tropes is a weak point for me, so I can't think of any.

But if anyone else has any name suggestions (for the in-universe reaction part of Incredibly Lame Pun), please post them.
Seeking for Light
The A Worldwide Punomenon wicks have been completely cleaned.

Can we call the crowner?
73 Tyoria11th Sep 2012 07:48:47 PM from Portland, Oregon
rationally insane
I'm not a big pun person, but I would have gone for like, a PUNgent Reaction, or The Face of PUNishment or something terrible like that actually in the name. You see a lame pun, you put on your PUNishment Face. Mine is coupled with a palm to the face as well.

edited 11th Sep '12 7:52:15 PM by Tyoria

74 Madrugada12th Oct 2012 12:56:37 PM , Relationship Status: In season
Question here. When the page swap was done, the page quote was changed, and the page image was removed, despite there being commented out note to the effect that the page image was chosen in IP with a link to the thread. I don't object to the quote change, but I do object to the undiscussed removal of the page image with no reason given.
...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
75 SeptimusHeap12th Oct 2012 01:00:20 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Because it was not renamed. It was merged into a new YKTTW, and the image and quote weren't carried over.

Alternative Titles: Incredibly Lame Pun
24th Jul '12 4:51:24 AM
Vote up names you like, vote down names you don't. Whether or not the title will actually be changed is determined with a different kind of crowner (the Single Proposition crowner). This one just collects and ranks alternative titles.
At issue:
Note: The lameness being acknowledged In Universe is an important part of Incredibly Lame Pun. It's not just about lame puns and a name like "<Adjective> Pun" will almost certainly be misused as a Pothole Magnet.

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