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nonindicative name: Grays Sports Almanac get usage counts

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

 27 Bobby G, Wed, 15th Feb '12 9:37:26 AM from the Silvery Tay
 28 Game Guru GG, Wed, 15th Feb '12 12:26:33 PM from Nerima Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
While 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

Changing my vote to that.
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 31 Game Guru GG, Thu, 23rd Feb '12 4:34:00 PM from Nerima Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Would 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

I really think it can be called now.
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 33 Bobby G, Fri, 24th Feb '12 3:51:37 AM from the Silvery Tay
vigilantly taxonomish
Aye, calling with a consensus to rename to Timeline-Altering MacGuffin.

edited 24th Feb '12 3:51:44 AM by BobbyG

 34 Septimus Heap, Fri, 24th Feb '12 5:08:19 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Christmas worms
I'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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Alternative Titles: Grays Sports Almanac
15th Feb '12 8:12:36 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.
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