Unclear Description: Losing Face get usage counts
Deadlock Clock: 27th Jan 2013 11:59:00 PM

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1 lu12710th May 2012 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 SeptimusHeap10th May 2012 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 lebrel10th May 2012 01:03:02 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?
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4 lu12710th May 2012 01:06:19 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 Xtifr11th May 2012 01:37:05 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 peccantis11th May 2012 01:51:23 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 Spark911th May 2012 07:35:43 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 lebrel11th May 2012 07:36:45 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 lebrel16th May 2012 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 lu12716th May 2012 10:38:45 AM from the Forest of Thorns , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
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11 lebrel16th May 2012 11:28:34 AM from Basement, Ivory Tower
Tsundere pet.
Calling someone a pedant is an automatic Insult Backfire. Real pedants will be flattered.
12 ccoa19th Jun 2012 07:51:07 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 ccoa2nd Aug 2012 07:54:46 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 lu12710th Sep 2012 04:34:30 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 Oreochan7th Dec 2012 05:52:21 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 lu12724th Jan 2013 06:51:32 AM from the Forest of Thorns , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Clocking.
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17 lu12728th Jan 2013 02:53:23 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 SeptimusHeap28th Jan 2013 03:15:47 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 SeptimusHeap29th Jan 2013 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.
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[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 lu12713th Feb 2013 05:22:02 AM from the Forest of Thorns , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Bumping for votes.
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24 lu12715th Feb 2013 03:22:49 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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