Would like "In-Universe Examples Only" to have a banner:

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1 DragonQuestZ5th Jun 2012 04:25:18 PM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
I have a ykttw for when pages are to only have wicks and examples that are In-Universe. This is because those are supposed to be objective tropes, and a lot of tropers treat those tropes as if they are ymmv.

So I was wondering if after launching (barring mod or admin objections) it could eventually have a banner similar to those for YMMV and Trivia.

EDIT: Launched it. Page is In-Universe Examples Only.

edited 14th Jun '12 11:48:12 AM by DragonQuestZ

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It can only ever apply to a trope, not a work, so it's never going to be listed on a YMMV or Trivia subpage.
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3 DragonQuestZ5th Jun 2012 05:03:07 PM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
[up]In case I wasn't clear, I meant a banner to appear on the pages, not listing the tropes on those. Something that appears in a wide box above the description, that says something like "Please don't list this on any page unless the trope is mentioned In-Universe."

edited 5th Jun '12 5:03:23 PM by DragonQuestZ

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4 DragonQuestZ14th Jun 2012 11:47:51 AM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
Now I launched the trope. Listing it in the OP.
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5 DragonQuestZ6th Oct 2012 12:21:01 AM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
Seeing if anyone is still interested, as there is some confusion in whether such tropes also count as ymmv.
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6 shimaspawn6th Oct 2012 04:13:27 AM from Here and Now , Relationship Status: In your bunk
No, they are not YMMV automatically. We do not allow Real Life examples on a number of very concrete tropes because Reak Kife is harder to judge than fiction,
Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
So if I follow right... you want to replace "only list in-universe examples" and the like in trope descriptions with an "In-Universe Only" banner that's more noticeable. Is that correct?
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Dragon Writer
That's what it looks like, alright. You know, like the YMMV or Audience Reaction banner.
9 DragonQuestZ7th Oct 2012 05:01:12 PM from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
[up][up], [up] Yeah, pretty much that.
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10 Xtifr7th Oct 2012 08:20:34 PM , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
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I'm pretty sure the answer's going to be no. Eddie just created a new hidden tag for No Real Life Examples, Please! tropes, and we're supposed to use that and remove any text to that effect. The tag causes a big, bold warning to show up when you edit the trope, but this way, people who are merely reading the trope don't have to worry about or be confused by the issue.
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That's ... actually an interesting alternative.
12 Willbyr8th Oct 2012 04:02:59 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
That code has actually been in place for a few months, but I personally have only recently started editing pages to include it, and only as I find them. You guys can help out with this - if you see a page with a NRLEP statement on it, please remove it and put [[noreallife]] in its place; that will set the edit screen to show the notice in the tips toolbox.
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