I'm not all too happy with any of the names that have been suggested so far.
edited 15th Feb '12 8:23:46 AM by SeanMurrayI
vigilantly taxonomishHooked the crowner.
Vampire HunterWhile I am a fan of Back to the Future myself... This trope probably does need a rename... How about... Timeline-Altering MacGuffin. It's a MacGuffin (even already listed as a subtrope) as it is interchangable and the focus of the plot, and what it specifically does is alter the timeline by its presence.
edited 15th Feb '12 12:36:58 PM by GameGuruGG
Vampire HunterWould anyone mind if I added Timeline-Altering MacGuffin as a redirect now or should I wait until this vote is done in case it wins, which it looks likely to?
edited 23rd Feb '12 4:34:09 PM by GameGuruGG
vigilantly taxonomishAye, calling with a consensus to rename to Timeline-Altering MacGuffin.
edited 24th Feb '12 3:51:44 AM by BobbyG
A Wizard boyI've moved Gray's Sports Almanac and all its wicks to Timeline-Altering MacGuffin, created a new laconic and Cut listed the old one. I've also updated Renamed Tropes, while Oreochan got the FAQ thread. After the discussion move, we should be done here.
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