Rename: Like A Weasel get usage counts
Deadlock Clock: 12th Oct 2012 11:59:00 PM

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This needs a good redirect farm. The usage seems correct as 'character is a Yes-Man' but the name is a bit...obscure.
2 SeptimusHeap4th Aug 2012 01:20:42 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
67 wicks and 34 inbounds, for the record. I tihnk this qualifies as underperforming.
Ah, I didn't know what counted. It is pretty common although when someone wants this trope, they aren't going to be looking for 'like a weasel'
Welcome, traveller, welcome to Omsk
Good trope, terribly opaque name. How about something along the lines of Opinion Flipflop?
It does not matter who I am. What matters is, who will you become? - motto of Omsk Bird
I always thought the name worked on two levels. It's a line from Hamlet, and it's also a good way of describing someone who does this.
The name is obscure/obtuse and the trope is underperforming. Seems like a rename could help.
7 Deboss5th Aug 2012 01:26:01 PM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
So, it's supposed to be a specific instant of Yes-Man flipfloping around? Screwing With The Yes Man maybe?
8 lu1279th Oct 2012 07:37:41 AM from 七夜 , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Clocking.
9 Madrugada9th Oct 2012 08:44:16 AM , Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
It may be a line in Hamlet, but it's just a line in Hamlet where Hamlet says a cloud looks like a weasel. He's not referring to Polonius as "like a weasel". Without he context of the whole exchange "It looks like a camel", "Yes, it does", "Or like a weasel", "Or that" it's irrelevant to the trope, which appears to be "Yes-Man even if that means contradicting themselves".
...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
10 lu1277th Jan 2013 09:14:02 AM from 七夜 , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Crowner's hooked.
11 lu12726th Jan 2013 04:25:19 AM from 七夜 , Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Calling for a rename.
12 SeptimusHeap26th Jan 2013 04:42:36 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Alt names crowner here but to be honest we need better names there.
13 SeptimusHeap21st Apr 2013 02:01:20 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Votes bump with crowner!

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14 Madrugada21st Apr 2013 04:18:57 AM , Relationship Status: In season
With Mod Hat On
Go ahead with it. The crowner is decisive, and the thread's been languishing long enough. There may be a better name out there that we didn't find, but Opinion Flipflop isn't horrid, like "Like a Weasel" is.
...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
15 SeptimusHeap21st Apr 2013 05:08:22 AM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
Did the rename, wicks (including some misuse removal) and all the tagging required, except for Baka (locked page; edit request was submitted) and Like a Weasel (the old laconic; it's on the Cut List and the wick will go away as soon as it gets cut).

edited 21st Apr '13 5:08:31 AM by SeptimusHeap

16 Madrugada21st Apr 2013 05:17:16 AM , Relationship Status: In season
With Mod Hat On
Thank you for finishing this one up, Septimus. Locking
...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
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Alternative Titles: Like A Weasel
26th Jan '13 4:41:10 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.
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