Directory (Ongoing threads you might be looking for):

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This thread lists the projects. See this post for the official list and links to each thread.

edited 7th Feb '13 7:55:49 AM by Fighteer

This thread lists the projects. See this post for the official list and links to each thread.

edited 7th Feb '13 7:55:49 AM by Fighteer

Goal: Clear, Concise and Witty

Seeking for Light
This thread lists the large-scale, ongoing projects which cover multiple pages in the wiki. Don't hesitate to bump a long-disused thread. These are general use threads, so duplicates are discouraged.


Pages and Wicks

  • Wick Migration: For namespace migration work, including pages moves and all types of not-supposed-to-be-in-Main/ pages and wicks.

Wick issues

Page cleaning or work




Specific namespaces

Namespace Wikis and the like

Long-term efforts for tropes


Long-term efforts for indexes

Everything else

edited 6th Nov '14 11:33:05 PM by SeptimusHeap

3 SeptimusHeap3rd Aug 2012 02:45:49 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
I already said this in Wiki Talk, but I figured it was better to say this here as well:
  • First, rename to something like "Directory - Threads you might be looking for"?
  • Unpin the other threads here?
Looking at the list, I feel like there should be a thread for Inbound Watch.
Rhymes with "Protracted."
In uffish thought
The only thread about it is a Wiki Talk one from over a year ago, which is just a brief question. The page itself also hasn't been edited in over a year (edit: other than the namespace move).

edited 3rd Aug '12 11:38:40 AM by Telcontar

6 SeptimusHeap3rd Aug 2012 11:51:20 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
That thread will have to be created in SE to work.

Also, guys, please don't clutter up this thread with discussions. Anyway, I've asked some questions; anyone for/against?
In uffish thought
For both. I reckon you can go ahead and holler for the first; the second may merit a couple more agreements.
Seeking for Light
I would also be fine with both.
9 SeptimusHeap9th Aug 2012 09:02:43 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A few more threads I've tracked down (not sorted, yet, and there migth be duplicates):

edited 9th Aug '12 9:09:03 AM by SeptimusHeap

Seeking for Light
I added Properly Sorting, Consistent example style, and Removing Fan Myopia to the list. Removing Gushing was already there. Why I didn't add the others:
  • Transforming Audience Reactions...: Seems like TRS territory. I don't think people should be arbitrarily changing tropes from YMMV to In-Universe only.
  • Works Needing Tropes: As mentioned in that thread, the purpose was to try to get tropes for works which didn't have examples anywhere on the wiki; that purpose is better served by posting in the appropriate media subforum.
  • A Missed Focus: Seems to be a Wiki Talk thread which ended up here for some reason. Any actual PSOC problems with existing tropes would need to be hashed out through TRS, and if people have questions about whether or not TRS is needed, Trope Talk is the place to go.
  • Cleaning up X Meets Y: Seems to be more a discussion of what should be done with X Meets Y (which is TRS business) than any sort of actual cleanup effort.
  • Overused caption: The conclusion of that thread was that it's not an issue. Also, it was about a specific caption.

edited 9th Aug '12 11:05:56 AM by Nocturna

11 SeptimusHeap16th Aug 2012 03:03:00 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
"Transforming Audience Reactions" is one of these threads made for coordinating TRS work.

Also, found this thread on Redirect Farming. Ignoring that it's in the wrong place, would it fit in the directory?
Seeking for Light
On "Transforming", I guess I just don't see how the thread would be helpful. I mean, if you bring it up there and get support for change, then you're just going to have to go over everything again in the TRS thread. And if you're not sure about your perception of the trope, that really belongs in Trope Talk, not Special Efforts.

And as to the latter thread you mentioned, so far everything on the list is from Special Efforts. Do you think it should be expanded? I could see the redirect, indexes, and YMMV threads fitting.
13 SeptimusHeap17th Aug 2012 01:49:01 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
I think that these threads can fit too. Plus, in the Wiki Talk thread on stickies (the one linked in my signature) we are discussing to bring several of these threads over to SE as they fit here better.
In uffish thought
Under Specific Namespaces, "Pages that need (or don't need) banners" is now "Pages that need the YMMV banner".
Seeking for Light
Changed; thanks.
16 Oreochan8th Nov 2012 01:38:01 AM from Pennsylvania
Fixing Actors/Actresses pages can be added to the "Everything else" section.
"Learning without thinking is labor lost. Thinking without learning is dangerous."
Seeking for Light
[up] Done.
18 SeptimusHeap30th Jan 2013 01:57:24 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Now that Special Efforts is being split, where does this thread go? I thought of Short Term, since one of the purposes of this thread is to prevent endless duplication of threads.

edited 30th Jan '13 1:58:14 AM by SeptimusHeap

Seeking for Light
[up] It would be more efficient to just start a new thread in Short Term, as this one deals pretty much exclusively with what would be in Perpetual/Long Term.
20 SeptimusHeap30th Jan 2013 11:59:58 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu we need this thread essentially in both subfora? Because keeping two things up-to-date could be an issue.

Also, the point of the directory among others is to prevent short term threads that are withhin purview of the long term ones. It might be better off in Short Term. Never mind that it would be redundant to [1]

edited 1st Feb '13 1:46:04 PM by SeptimusHeap

Seeking for Light
Going off of what Septimus said here, do you think I should provide a second post with a strictly alphabetical listing of threads?
22 SeptimusHeap19th Feb 2013 08:41:29 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Maaybe. My idea was more on the forum page, though - in a "bring your problem pages/examples to thread X" forum there is a point to list threads alphabetically rather than by activity.
23 MarqFJA4th Mar 2013 04:39:06 AM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: One True Dodecahedron
One vision, one purpose
Do we have a thread for dealing with the issue of listing tropes on both a superindex and its subindex(es)? (e.g. Nanomachines on both Speculative Fiction Tropes and Applied Phlebotinum)
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24 SeptimusHeap4th Mar 2013 05:14:30 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
No, because we don't know already whether it's an "issue" that needs resolving.
Where would you go if you wanted to clean up a potentially gushy page (this one)? surprised
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