Opaque name, a magnet for zero-content examples: The Barnum

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26 MarqFJA5th Apr 2012 07:53:40 AM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: One True Dodecahedron
One vision, one purpose
[up] I wouldn't mind that.
Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.
Crownered.
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28 Xtifr6th May 2012 03:11:38 AM , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
World's Toughest Milkman
115 inbounds seems like a bit much to just cut.
Speaking words of fandom: let it squee, let it squee.
29 SeptimusHeap6th May 2012 03:17:33 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
We can make a redirect then, but the wicks are bad enough that we can probably drop them all and restart from scratch.
30 MarqFJA6th May 2012 03:20:23 AM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: One True Dodecahedron
One vision, one purpose
[up][up] That's actually a fairly low-average inbound count, IMO. Most healthy pages have inbounds in the range of several hundreds, with the most healthy ones breaking the 1000 barrier easily.
Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.
No, that's perfectly healthy as far as inbounds go. Low inbounds would be below 30~. It's average.

edited 6th May '12 3:27:59 AM by lu127

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32 SeptimusHeap6th May 2012 03:28:45 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Indeed, the reason why I want it cut is because of the bad wicks, not the inbounds.
33 MarqFJA6th May 2012 03:44:02 AM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: One True Dodecahedron
One vision, one purpose
[up][up] Well, I did say it was IMO "low-average", as in "it's in the lower end of the average range".

[up] Of course. That's primarily what I pointed out in the OP, after all.
Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.
Calling crowner.

Send this back to YKTTW. Don't cutlist it, as it has 120 inbounds. Redirect it to the new trope when it's launched.
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35 SeptimusHeap16th May 2012 02:08:19 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Just discovered this — I'm the one who made the initial entry (back when I called it "Humphrey,") in the days before YKTTW existed. A question: is it just the name that's a problem, or do people consider the entry itself to have deeper problems?
37 MarqFJA25th May 2012 03:17:07 PM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: One True Dodecahedron
One vision, one purpose
Both. It says so in the Crowner's "At issue" box.
Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.
38 ccoa11th Jul 2012 09:17:28 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
Any progress here?
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
39 MarqFJA11th Jul 2012 09:20:06 AM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: One True Dodecahedron
One vision, one purpose
The YKTTW is stalling, as far as I can see.
Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.
I think it needs to emphasize the entertainment industry angle more to differentiate it from a regular con man.
41 Xtifr23rd Jul 2012 01:32:13 PM , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
World's Toughest Milkman
The main thing the YKTTW seems to be stalling over is the name. Perhaps we could brainstorm here, and if we get enough ideas, even have a crowner.
Speaking words of fandom: let it squee, let it squee.
Has this moved at all?
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what goes up, must come down
43 SeptimusHeap30th Nov 2012 01:20:32 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Made a name crowner [1] for the trope.
44 DonaldthePotholer3rd Dec 2012 09:58:30 PM from Somewhere in (not)Miami
EDIT: Can a Crowner be attached to a YKTTW?

edited 3rd Dec '12 9:59:27 PM by DonaldthePotholer

45 SeptimusHeap3rd Dec 2012 11:12:10 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Nope. Only linked.
46 MarqFJA4th Dec 2012 01:40:53 AM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: One True Dodecahedron
One vision, one purpose
So why not swap the closed crowner attached to this thread with the new one, then?
Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.
Soooo, with my hooking powers, I just discovered there had once been an alt title crowner for this trope. A very old one. In 2010. Here it is. Do any of the names here work?

Bleeeh, accidentally hooked it.

edited 7th Jan '13 10:01:18 AM by lu127

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48 MarqFJA7th Jan 2013 10:28:22 AM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: One True Dodecahedron
One vision, one purpose
I mentioned that crowner in the OP.
Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.
Well anyway, I hooked an alt-titles crowner for the YKTTW.
What goes around, comes around
what goes up, must come down
50 MarqFJA10th Jan 2013 04:52:04 AM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: One True Dodecahedron
One vision, one purpose
I still don't get why we're calling it "Trickster and Philosopher", especially since the apparent prime example that is Ranma 's Nabiki Tendo is not a philosopher by any measure of the term.
Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.

Alternative Titles: Trickster And Thinker
23rd Nov '12 8:19:04 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:
Pick a name for this YKTTW.

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