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

This needs a good redirect farm. The usage seems correct as 'character is a Yes-Man' but the name is a bit...obscure.

 2 Septimus Heap, Sat, 4th Aug '12 1:20:42 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
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'

Ecce Homo Superior
Good trope, terribly opaque name. How about something along the lines of Opinion Flipflop?
(it's David Bowie)
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 Deboss, Sun, 5th Aug '12 1:26:01 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 lu 127, Tue, 9th Oct '12 7:37:41 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Clocking.
迷子の足音消えた 代わりに祈りの唄
 9 Madrugada, Tue, 9th Oct '12 8:44:16 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".
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
 10 lu 127, Mon, 7th Jan '13 9:14:02 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Crowner's hooked.
迷子の足音消えた 代わりに祈りの唄
 11 lu 127, Sat, 26th Jan '13 4:25:19 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Calling for a rename.
迷子の足音消えた 代わりに祈りの唄
 12 Septimus Heap, Sat, 26th Jan '13 4:42:36 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Alt names crowner here but to be honest we need better names there.

 13 Septimus Heap, Sun, 21st Apr '13 2:01:20 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Votes bump with crowner!

Snapshot:

 14 Madrugada, Sun, 21st Apr '13 4:18:57 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.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
 15 Septimus Heap, Sun, 21st Apr '13 5:08:22 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
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 Madrugada, Sun, 21st Apr '13 5:17:16 AM Relationship Status: In season
With Mod Hat On
Thank you for finishing this one up, Septimus. Locking
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
The system doesn't know you right now, so no post button for you.
You need to Get Known to get one of those.

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 name will actually be changed is determined with a different kind of Crowner (the Single Proposition crowner). This one just collects and ranks alternative names.
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