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Unclear Description: Losing Face get usage counts

 1 lu 127, Thu, 10th May '12 12:10:38 PM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
This trope looks really vaguely defined, and only has five examples. No YKTTW either. I'm not sure if we already have it, but this page needs help.

edited 10th May '12 12:10:58 PM by lu127

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 2 Septimus Heap, Thu, 10th May '12 12:59:55 PM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
It has inbounds and wicks in the single digits, discussion has someone asking what it is, and it is old enough to have an archived discussion.

 3 lebrel, Thu, 10th May '12 1:03:02 PM from Basement, Ivory Tower
Tsundere pet.
It's a visual trope in which the face (or the top half of the face) is drawn as blank or blacked out to show a character is really embarrassed (or shocked, or what have you). It's super-common in manga/anime, although I think it also comes up elsewhere. It could use a picture to make it clearer; didn't it use to have one?
Calling someone a pedant is an automatic Insult Backfire. Real pedants will be flattered.
 4 lu 127, Thu, 10th May '12 1:06:19 PM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
No clue. Seeing how common it is, however, it should have more examples. I think we should kick it back to YKTTW.
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 5 Xtifr, Fri, 11th May '12 1:37:05 AM Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
World's Toughest Milkman
Yeah, maybe YTKKW can give it a new name too, since the current name has a clear and completely different meaning. (Which may be a missing trope.)
"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
 6 peccantis, Fri, 11th May '12 1:51:23 AM Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
the flies will find you
Wait, this isn't about bringing shame upon oneself?? O_O
before the darkness arrives
 7 Spark 9, Fri, 11th May '12 7:35:43 AM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
[up][up] Yeah, that's what I thought.
Special trousers. Very heroic.
 8 lebrel, Fri, 11th May '12 7:36:45 AM from Basement, Ivory Tower
Tsundere pet.
I agree that a rename seems like a good idea.
Calling someone a pedant is an automatic Insult Backfire. Real pedants will be flattered.
 9 lebrel, Wed, 16th May '12 10:38:08 AM from Basement, Ivory Tower
Tsundere pet.
Bump. Take to YKTTW, or rename here?
Calling someone a pedant is an automatic Insult Backfire. Real pedants will be flattered.
 10 lu 127, Wed, 16th May '12 10:38:45 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
YKTTW.
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 11 lebrel, Wed, 16th May '12 11:28:34 AM from Basement, Ivory Tower
Tsundere pet.
YKTTW here.
Calling someone a pedant is an automatic Insult Backfire. Real pedants will be flattered.
 12 ccoa, Tue, 19th Jun '12 7:51:07 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
How is the YKTTW doing?
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
 13 ccoa, Thu, 2nd Aug '12 7:54:46 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
Vanishing Face was suggested as a name in the YKTTW. Which looks abandoned, would someone like to pick it up?

We need a name that suggests that this is an art style trope, not just faces that vanish.
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
 14 lu 127, Mon, 10th Sep '12 4:34:30 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Boo, this ain't working. I'm picking up the YKTTW.
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 15 Oreochan, Fri, 7th Dec '12 5:52:21 PM from Pennsylvania
After four months of lying dormant, I'm grabbing the YKTTW again.

edited 7th Dec '12 9:39:32 PM by Oreochan

"Learning without thinking is labor lost. Thinking without learning is dangerous."
 16 lu 127, Thu, 24th Jan '13 6:51:32 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Clocking.
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 17 lu 127, Mon, 28th Jan '13 2:53:23 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Checking over the multiple bumps and clocks, it really seems like the YKTTW is failing to attract interest. We might as well go ahead and pick a new name and launch what we have.
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 18 Septimus Heap, Mon, 28th Jan '13 3:15:47 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
I think the most important lesson is that no TRS thread should request a YKTTW, ever.

I see Blank Face Of Emotion and Blank Face of Shame attracting the most support. Is that enough for an Alt Names crowner?

[up]Yes. Do an alternate names crowner, and then launch the YKTTW with the examples we have.

edited 29th Jan '13 10:26:27 AM by Catbert

 20 Septimus Heap, Tue, 29th Jan '13 10:28:19 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Crowner. If anybody can writeup an "At Issue" text, go ahead.

By the way, I think the picture on the draft looks a lot more like Color Failure than what is being described in the draft. Color Failure is something of an extreme version of Losing Face.

unpronounceable
[up] Yes, I admitted when I offered that picture that it wasn't the purest example, but I thought it close enough considering it was the only one I knew of and no one else had provided one. It actually illustrates both tropes, while for example, the current one for Color Failure does not illustrate this one. That said, one that shows only this trope is certainly desirable, so I hope someone else can provide it.

Failing that, though, would it be better for it to have no picture?

edited 2nd Feb '13 1:45:59 AM by fllthdcrb

 23 lu 127, Wed, 13th Feb '13 5:22:02 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Bumping for votes.
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 24 lu 127, Fri, 15th Feb '13 3:22:49 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Calling for Blank Face of Shame. Time to move the examples from the YKTTW, do the rename and go home.

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaand done. Locking up.

edited 15th Feb '13 3:44:02 AM by lu127

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Alternative Titles: Losing Face
29th Jan '13 10:25:41 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:
This is an alternate titles crowner for the this YKTTW draft which has been written to fix the trope currently called Losing Face. Please read the description in the draft carefully before voting.
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