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

 51 Noaqiyeum, Thu, 27th Dec '12 1:57:31 PM from a thought-experiment gone horribly wrong 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?
"I know I raised more questions than I answered, but I hope now we are all confused on an higher level and about more important things."
 52 lu 127, Mon, 31st Dec '12 1:31:16 PM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Thinking Tic launched.
小さく揺れた向日葵
 53 lu 127, Tue, 1st Jan '13 6:00:47 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Thinking Tic crosswicked. What other variants are there?
小さく揺れた向日葵
 54 Septimus Heap, Tue, 22nd Jan '13 3:51:18 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Christmas worms
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 lu 127, Sat, 26th Jan '13 9:56:36 AM from the Forest of Thorns 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

小さく揺れた向日葵
 56 Madrugada, Sat, 26th Jan '13 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 Septimus Heap, Sat, 26th Jan '13 10:32:40 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Christmas worms
Disambiguate. If someone wants to YKTTW Boredom Tic, they can go ahead.

 58 Noaqiyeum, Fri, 1st Feb '13 2:47:23 PM from a thought-experiment gone horribly wrong 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.
"I know I raised more questions than I answered, but I hope now we are all confused on an higher level and about more important things."
 59 Septimus Heap, Sat, 2nd Feb '13 2:38:41 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Christmas worms
Disambiguation done, last wick fixed. Unless someone has anything that wasn't fixed, requesting lock soon.

 60 Willbyr, Tue, 5th Feb '13 9:56:03 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Is this one ready to lock?
 61 Septimus Heap, Tue, 5th Feb '13 10:03:00 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Christmas worms
Looks like it.

 62 Willbyr, Tue, 5th Feb '13 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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