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Misused: Memetic Outfit get usage counts

edited 31st Jan '13 2:07:41 AM by lu127

 26 shimaspawn, Thu, 13th Dec '12 11:07:40 AM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
There's also the chance that like Indiana Jones they actually wear a lot of different clothes, but there is one that all the depictions of him have. Brown paints. Off-white shirt. Brown hat. Brown leather jacket optional. No one ever depicts him in a suit even though he wears one at points.

edited 13th Dec '12 11:09:04 AM by shimaspawn

Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
Bump. I found another trope that is pretty much this called Trademark Clothing and it is not thriving at all. It really seems like this should be called Signature Clothing or Signature Outfit and not be a YMMV trope.
 
 28 Noaqiyeum, Fri, 21st Dec '12 9:09:07 PM from Ockham Asylum Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
Well, if the crowner is ready to be called we can merge them both to Iconic Outfit.
Go and get your riot gear! Swing your partner all around -
We'll be dancing on the cinders as the town is burning down!
Bump.
 
 30 Septimus Heap, Tue, 22nd Jan '13 2:09:19 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Quasar
This needs a moderator to call the crowner.

I think this should be YMMV or trivia because it's not a trope! A trope is a convention that is intentionally written into a work of fiction. The description basically says that it's not always intentional: "This can happen even if it's not intended to be embarrassing or funny, but simply a strange fashion choice that is never commented on by anyone else... except fans." The description also basically states that it's an audience reaction: "An outfit that, for whatever reason, sticks in the mind of the audience forever."

 32 Septimus Heap, Wed, 23rd Jan '13 11:58:17 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Quasar
"Intentional" is not part of the definition of trope. A pattern in media is not intentional, but is still a trope.

The home page says that tropes are the "tricks of the trade for writing fiction", which implies that they are intentional.

 34 Septimus Heap, Wed, 23rd Jan '13 12:14:04 PM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Quasar
Yeah, the definitions used around the site are as inconsistent as hell. The policy-relevant definition is the one on trope.

At 25:1 I think this can be called.

 36 lu 127, Thu, 31st Jan '13 2:06:47 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Pro-Pinkist
Ok, we''re gonna do two things here: Rename Memetic Outfit to Iconic Putfit. An objective trope. Also, merge Trademark Clothing into it. It's so un-thriving we'll just do it.
 37 Septimus Heap, Thu, 31st Jan '13 2:30:15 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Quasar
I did the initial moves and record-making. I'll take the wicks as soon as I am done with chemistry.

Someone else will have to do any required description rewriting or example cleanup on Iconic Outfit.

 38 Septimus Heap, Thu, 31st Jan '13 9:43:52 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Quasar
OK, did all the 405 wicks, except for YMMV.One Piece, which apart from being locked needs some complex treatment.

Also, I've found Alternate Costume.

An interesting sidenote: I increasingly end up on pages I alreay edited before.

edited 31st Jan '13 9:46:26 AM by SeptimusHeap

 39 lu 127, Thu, 31st Jan '13 9:46:10 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Pro-Pinkist
Which is prime cutlist fodder.
 40 Noaqiyeum, Thu, 31st Jan '13 4:25:34 PM from Ockham Asylum Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
[clicks Alternate Costume]

...wow.
Go and get your riot gear! Swing your partner all around -
We'll be dancing on the cinders as the town is burning down!
 41 nrjxll, Fri, 1st Feb '13 2:46:29 AM Relationship Status: Not war
How are objective examples supposed to be determined for this cleanup? I can spot a few (and a few that obviously aren't), but I'm at sea with most, particularly in the anime/manga section.

Also, I've found Alternate Costume.

What.

On a side note wholly unrelated to this discussion, what's the current count of TRS threads?

edited 1st Feb '13 2:47:05 AM by nrjxll

 42 lu 127, Fri, 1st Feb '13 2:49:15 AM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
 43 Septimus Heap, Fri, 1st Feb '13 2:52:49 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Quasar
During my rename run, I took examples that talked about fan/audience reaction or looked like it to Memetic Mutation and left the others under Iconic Outfit.

 44 nrjxll, Fri, 1st Feb '13 3:10:43 AM Relationship Status: Not war
Actually, now that I think about it, I can see a few cases where Alternate Costume might be tropable (mainly video games). But it certainly needs a reworking.

 45 Septimus Heap, Sat, 2nd Feb '13 2:39:38 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Quasar
I think that we should cut that page and have anybody YKTTW it if they care.

From what I can tell, this repair is done now.

 46 Noaqiyeum, Sat, 2nd Feb '13 1:03:05 PM from Ockham Asylum Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
I sent it to the Cut List.
Go and get your riot gear! Swing your partner all around -
We'll be dancing on the cinders as the town is burning down!
 47 nrjxll, Sat, 2nd Feb '13 1:22:24 PM Relationship Status: Not war
[up][up]Not on Iconic Outfit itself, I think.

 48 Septimus Heap, Sun, 3rd Feb '13 3:22:41 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Quasar
What is still to be repaired?

 49 nrjxll, Sun, 3rd Feb '13 8:48:43 PM Relationship Status: Not war
Like I said, I think the examples still need sorting on Iconic Outfit itself.

 50 Septimus Heap, Mon, 4th Feb '13 1:50:56 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Quasar
Did that too.

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