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Duplicate Trope (new crowner): Hero Syndrome get usage counts

Followup to #8 about Wikipedia using the same name for the phenomenon: The Wikipedia article is currently proposed for cutting on grounds that half of the references use the term for a different phenomenon.

Another title: Factitious Hero Syndrome

 52 StarSword, Sun, 14th Jul '13 3:05:00 PM from somewhere in deep space Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
Bump for votes.
 53 lu 127, Fri, 19th Jul '13 5:24:58 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Renewing clock. Will call in three days' time. No consensus at the moment.
何も恐れる事わ無い
 54 lu 127, Tue, 23rd Jul '13 5:33:10 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Calling. There is no clear consensus for any of the names.
何も恐れる事わ無い
 55 Spark 9, Tue, 23rd Jul '13 5:36:38 AM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
How about holding a runoff between the two most popular names? Everything else is in the red, it looks like a pretty clear choice between Heroism Addict (7 : 1) and Firebug Fireman (1.57 : 1).
Special trousers. Very heroic.
 56 StarSword, Wed, 24th Jul '13 3:18:35 PM from somewhere in deep space Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
[up]That would work.
 57 Spark 9, Fri, 26th Jul '13 7:32:49 AM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
Here we go: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/crowner.php/SingleProposition/HeroSyndromeRunoff
Special trousers. Very heroic.
EDIT: nvm, needs new crowner to be hooked

edited 25th Aug '13 3:07:20 PM by crazysamaritan

Still new. Still learning. Asking questions and making mistakes.
 59 Septimus Heap, Sun, 25th Aug '13 3:07:43 PM from Madrid, Spain Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Did anyone ask for the runoff crowner to be hooked?

 60 Spark 9, Sun, 25th Aug '13 4:37:30 PM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
Yes, but since it hasn't, feel free to ask again.
Special trousers. Very heroic.
 61 Willbyr, Sun, 25th Aug '13 6:58:29 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
With Mod Hat On
Crowner's hooked.

EDIT: This is not a single proposition case. I'm going to rebuild the crowner, don't use this one.

EDIT #2: The new crowner's ready.

edited 25th Aug '13 7:08:00 PM by Willbyr

 62 Macron Notes, Sun, 22nd Sep '13 6:18:10 AM from Pennsylvania Relationship Status: Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
Bump for votes.
The Insomiac
I was okay with Firebug Fireman, but this trope wants "Hero" in its title. Heroism Addict sounds great.
Rhymes with "Protracted."
I'm throwing Building Ultron into the mix. It's a specific example, but shouldn't be confused with dialog, potholed, or interfere with naming any other tropes. I like that Hero Syndrome is a pre-existing term, but unfortunately a quick tour of Google also reveals it is used as a synonym for White Knight Syndrome.

EDIT: How has this article made it this far without a picture of the "hero, " Syndrome?

edited 9th Oct '13 7:33:22 AM by pawsplay

 
For me, an ideal name would incorporate the notions that 1) a dangerous situation was enacted in order to avert it, 2) this was done to fulfill the perpetrator's desire for glorification, and 3) this is done in a traditional context of heroics such as super heroes or dashing knights.
 
[up][up] You realize this is a runoff crowner?

That means from many options, the most popular options have about the same number of supports and opposes, so they are split off into a separate crowner so these could be voted on separately.

Doh, missed that somehow. The notes about the edit are confusing, but I see the posts from a while back calling fora runoff. Well, that's just unfortunate. I suspect the previous crowner was inconclusive because neither of these is all that great... Hopefully will satisfy, and we don't have to rename again in the future.

I pretty much object to Heroism Addict because, if you apply it to the Incredibles, it sounds like Mr. Incredible but actually describes Syndrome.
 
 68 Septimus Heap, Sat, 12th Oct '13 2:51:50 AM from Madrid, Spain Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
I'll need some more context before that objection becomes understandable. Also, this crowner has been running for a while already.

A Heroism Addict sounds like someone who feels they "need" to perform heroics, and is willing to do dangerous things in order to get them and engaged in deceptive behavior to cover up their heroism-seeking behavior. That's pretty much what Mr. Incredible does in the movie. The title does not state that they are manufacturing opportunities to be heroic, or that by most measures, they are not being heroic, they are craving the recognition of being heroic through fake deeds.
 
Yeah, I can see that.

Do we have to start over?

I see your point too. Manufactured Heroics probably would be the only clear title.

What point? Post 69 looks like it is a perfect encapsulation of post 65.
Still new. Still learning. Asking questions and making mistakes.
Mr. Incredible is a non-example, is my point.
 
Then you failed for me; I'm convinced he is.
Still new. Still learning. Asking questions and making mistakes.
According to the description of the trope, the character intentionally creates catastrophes in order to mimic the actions of a hero. Mr. Incredible never does that. If you are tempted to label him a Heroism Addict according to this trope, you are just going by the name and not the actual trope definition.
 

Alternative Titles: Hero Syndrome Runoff
25th Aug '13 7:06:01 PM
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.
At issue:
Choosing a new title for Hero Syndrome. As this is a runoff, please do not downvote an option unless you definitely are against it.
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