Ambiguous Name (new crowner 3/15/12): Finger Twiddling get usage counts

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51 Noaqiyeum27th Dec 2012 01:57:31 PM from across the gulf of space , Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
The it-thingy
[up] I gave you a hat.

I was going to post to say I could start a YKTTW for Boredom Gestures, but while thinking about how I could possibly try to describe that it occurred to me that there would be a lot of overlap between it and Thinking Tic - finger drumming and pen twirling, particularly, are used for both, and for much the same reason: they're signs that the character's mind is either presently on other things (Thinking Tic) or that they really wish that it were (Boredom Gestures). So... I'm not sure if I should follow through now. Suggestions?
52 lu12731st Dec 2012 01:31:16 PM from 七夜 , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
53 lu1271st Jan 2013 06:00:47 AM from 七夜 , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Thinking Tic crosswicked. What other variants are there?
54 SeptimusHeap22nd Jan 2013 03:51:18 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Are we planning on disambiguating Finger Twiddling between Shy Finger Twiddling and Thinking Tic, so that we can get rid of the "incoming trope" page?
55 lu12726th Jan 2013 09:56:36 AM from 七夜 , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
If we really can't think of any other tropes, we may as well just redirect Finger Twiddling to Shy Finger Twiddling. I don't think there's a high chance of confusion with Thinking Tic.

edited 26th Jan '13 9:56:50 AM by lu127

56 Madrugada26th Jan 2013 10:00:12 AM , Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Personally, I'd say there's no harm in making it a disambig, rather than a redirect to only one of them.

And there may be a third trope we missed: Boredom Tic. This would include finger-drumming, pen- or pencil-drumming and having the fingers interlaced and the the thumbs circling around each other.

edited 26th Jan '13 10:03:52 AM by Madrugada

...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
57 SeptimusHeap26th Jan 2013 10:32:40 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Disambiguate. If someone wants to YKTTW Boredom Tic, they can go ahead.
58 Noaqiyeum1st Feb 2013 02:47:23 PM from across the gulf of space , Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
The it-thingy
[up][up] I mentioned on the YKTTW for Thinking Tic that it and Boredom Tic might actually be the same Absent Minded Tic trope - things a character does when their mind is elsewhere.
59 SeptimusHeap2nd Feb 2013 02:38:41 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Disambiguation done, last wick fixed. Unless someone has anything that wasn't fixed, requesting lock soon.
60 Willbyr5th Feb 2013 09:56:03 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Is this one ready to lock?
61 SeptimusHeap5th Feb 2013 10:03:00 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Looks like it.
62 Willbyr5th Feb 2013 10:11:06 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Done.
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Alternative Titles: Finger Twiddling
13th Mar '12 10:13:15 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:
Previous crowner decided to Trope Transplant Finger Twiddling. This crowner picks the new name for the current trope.

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