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Just a Face and a Caption: Money Dear Boy get usage counts

Destruction!!!!!
Yeah, this has no indication that he's doing it for the money. Pull it.

"No indication"? The caption indicates it. Suggest an improvement? Certainly it could be better.

JAFAAC is when a character (or etc.) that is an example of the trope is depicted but you wouldn't know that without being familiar with the work. It is different from an example of the trope, right there, in the image. Not very explanatory, inferior to an image that does more than illustrate, but better than nothing.

edited 14th Jun '12 8:57:46 PM by rodneyAnonymous

Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
Bad, but not pullable bad.
The Internet misuses, abuses, and overuses everything.
 4 Willbyr, Fri, 15th Jun '12 3:54:39 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
[up] Agreed. Also, previous thread.
 5 Spark 9, Fri, 15th Jun '12 5:08:55 AM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
I think this is a textbook JAFAAC and should be pulled.
Special trousers. Very heroic.
 6 Septimus Heap, Fri, 15th Jun '12 5:26:07 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
I have no single clue how this relates to Money, Dear Boy. Pull it.

 7 Elbruno, Fri, 15th Jun '12 5:36:07 AM from S. Spexico, N. Antartica Relationship Status: Chocolate!
I can see the future!
I don't get this at all. I say pull it.
"Darkness is light's light of darkness as a dark farewell to dark lightness."
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I agree with a pull — the image makes no sense, since I don't know where it's from.
Merge those duplicates! Fix that factual error! Delete that shoehorned non-example! You have the power! Meta Four
 9 Final Starman, Fri, 15th Jun '12 8:14:52 PM from Clinton, Massachusetts
I'm kind of indifferent towards it, leaning slightly towards Keep Until Better Image Suggested. The caption tells me the actor is one of the all-time greats and all I know about the film is that it's terrible, but I'm sure that guy needed to be paid a lot for that lousy role. I think it's a decent enough illustration that it doesn't have to be pulled.
I don't know who this character or actor is, and I don't know how it relates to the page at all.

I say pull it.

I don't know who the work or actor is either. (Well, now I do.) Knowing those things is not necessary.

I find it hard to reconcile the facts that some of the same people who thought anything (even just a super star) would be better than no image for Invincibility Power-up also think this should be pulled without replacement. Both are bad but this is much less bad.

Is "no clue" "no sense" "don't get it at all" etc not considering the caption? No reason to do that. It seems very weak but not utterly terrible.

edited 15th Jun '12 9:15:11 PM by rodneyAnonymous

Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
I thought it was bad for a picture to require the caption to make sense?

It is. Nobody said it's not bad. The question is whether it's worse than nothing.

edited 16th Jun '12 9:47:10 AM by rodneyAnonymous

Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
 14 Willbyr, Sat, 16th Jun '12 9:45:12 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Thought about this some more, and I'd be fine with pulling the pic...the quotes do a better job than the pic does.
 15 Final Starman, Sat, 16th Jun '12 10:14:58 AM from Clinton, Massachusetts
I just took a look at the page history. Fast Eddie pulled it on the tenth of April last year, and polutropon put it back on the twelfth of this year's March.

Pull it.
The caption does all the work, so it's a classic case of JAFAAC. I think this may be unpicturable.

[up][up] If there's a defiance of mod fiat going on here, I don't think there's any question about what to do anymore.

Is every action by an admin or mod "mod fiat"? I don't think so. "The admin doesn't like it" is a pretty strong reason to zap it, though.
Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
 19 Spark 9, Sun, 17th Jun '12 5:57:44 PM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
[up] Actions by mods in general, no. Actions by Eddie, generally yes.
Special trousers. Very heroic.
 20 Willbyr, Mon, 18th Jun '12 7:58:45 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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[up] Agreed, and because of that, it's re-pulled.

I also put the Shaquille O'Neal quote on the quote page, as it was just deleted from the page. Now, should we use the entireity of the quote that's on the page now, or just leave it as is?

edited 18th Jun '12 8:02:30 AM by Willbyr

 21 Willbyr, Fri, 27th Jul '12 4:23:56 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Clock is set.
 22 Willbyr, Tue, 31st Jul '12 3:21:16 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Clock's up; locking for inactivity/lack of consensus. No further action is to be taken based on this thread.
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