Not Tropeworthy: A Good Name For A Rock Band get usage counts
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1 Twentington23rd Mar 2012 11:03:52 AM from Somewhere , Relationship Status: Desperate
Mustelidae = awesome
A Good Name for a Rock Band is nothing but a list of band names that fit various patterns. How the hell is that a trope?

First of all, look at "The" list. Is it really tropeworthy that billions of band names are "The X"?

Is it really tropeworthy that a band name is only one syllable?

Is it really tropeworthy that a band name has a number in it?

Is it really tropeworthy that a band name is a Word Salad Title?

Is it really tropeworthy that a band name is the name of its members? That would include about 95% of all duos.

tl;dr: This article is a total mess, consisting of crazy-long lists since nearly every criterion is just about universal. It's flat out not a trope.
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2 DragonQuestZ23rd Mar 2012 11:17:28 AM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
I thought it was a stock joke about someone thinking a term would make a good rock band name.

That is what this should be about.
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What DQZ said
4 Twentington23rd Mar 2012 11:24:37 AM from Somewhere , Relationship Status: Desperate
Mustelidae = awesome
[up]I could go with that.
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The page is a Naming Conventions trope. It is no more or less tropeworthy then all our other Naming Conventions.

Keep as is.
6 shimaspawn23rd Mar 2012 11:28:00 AM from Here and Now , Relationship Status: In your bunk
DQZ's is what I thought the page was about.
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7 DragonQuestZ23rd Mar 2012 11:46:44 AM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
[up][up]Those should be their own tropes, as naming patterns are allowed to be so.
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Yep. Thought it was about the stock phrase/joke.
9 ccoa23rd Apr 2012 06:12:04 AM from the Sleeping Giant
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10 Spark923rd Apr 2012 06:42:10 AM from Castle Wulfenbach , Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
This should be restricted to in-universe examples. Currently it's just a list of band names that some troper likes.
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Cure Candy
Personally I think this should just be labeled Just for Fun.

Or have the Just for Fun stuff moved to the Just for Fun namespace while this here keeps to in-universe examples and Fridge Logic examples.

By Fridge Logic examples I mean like in negima early in the manga the Robot Girl used her Rocket Arm to do a Forehead Flick aka "Dekopin" to attack someone and 100 chapters later we find that 4 of the students have a band named "Dekopin Rocket".

edited 24th Apr '12 4:42:18 AM by Raso

12 ccoa23rd Apr 2012 07:35:26 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
There are some genuine examples in there, like Between the Buried and Me being named from a lyric in a Counting Crows song.
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It belongs in Trivia.
14 DragonQuestZ23rd Apr 2012 01:44:24 PM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
[up] Title tropes are not trivia. But even then, the title formats make separate tropes, same with title formats for other works.
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15 Twentington23rd Apr 2012 02:47:48 PM from Somewhere , Relationship Status: Desperate
Mustelidae = awesome
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16 SeptimusHeap23rd Apr 2012 02:49:36 PM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
[up]Good sign that there is nothing to do here, but I am not lock-hollering as there are other hollers I am waiting response for.
17 DragonQuestZ23rd Apr 2012 03:17:35 PM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
Well my early suggestion did get some support. Do some still agree with it?
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18 SeptimusHeap23rd Apr 2012 03:18:39 PM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
[up]It's not clear at all, but I suppose you could crowner it.
19 DragonQuestZ23rd Apr 2012 03:52:10 PM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
[up]You mean my "a stock joke about someone thinking a term would make a good rock band name" comment, or something else?
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20 Spark923rd Apr 2012 04:45:39 PM from Castle Wulfenbach , Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
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21 ccoa23rd Apr 2012 04:59:54 PM from the Sleeping Giant
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Crowner added to thread.
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Cure Candy
Would mine and ccoa's example fall under the in universe option?
23 Spark924th Apr 2012 04:40:53 AM from Castle Wulfenbach , Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
[up] Dekopin Rocket is clearly in-universe, yes.
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24 ccoa15th May 2012 12:05:25 PM from the Sleeping Giant
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Calling crowner.

We are redefining this as about the stock joke of a character noting that some term would be a good band name, in-universe.

No other option has consensus.
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25 ccoa15th May 2012 12:05:45 PM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
What are we going to do about RL examples, like Between the Buried and Me? Just remove them?
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23rd Apr '12 4:44:12 PM
What would be the best way to fix the page?
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