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Anime-tedThere isn't nearly enough context in 14.1 to get this trope across. 14.2 is alright, but I still think I prefer the fancy birdcage.
Snarky romanticI like the first Visual Pun. 14.1 can work as well through it seems to better fit Lonely Rich Kid rather than Glided Cage. What about these ones A, B, C?
edited 27th Sep '12 2:16:09 PM by Ciabella
Anime-tedOf those, I like the first one best, but I still think I prefer the first cage suggestion.
No, the other one.I don't like a visual pun on this trope, because the description is needlessly wordy and indirect due to being In-Universe style or whatever the correct term is. That means the the laconic would do a much better job of describing the trope than title, image, and description combined. Still prefer 14.1. Personally I don't see how the context is lacking, but even so you've got the name of the trope as additional context.
edited 27th Sep '12 10:51:34 PM by AnotherDuck
A Wizard boy"The description is bad" is an argument to rewrite the description, not to pick a certain image. There is a thread in Special Efforts for poor descriptions. 14.1 could fit on Lonely Rich Kid for me.
No, the other one.A Lonely Rich Kid may very well be brought up in a Gilded Cage, but to show the kid actually being lonely, a sad kid isn't enough. To actually show loneliness you'd probably need to juxtapose it against kids who aren't lonely. There are a lot of things you can infer from that image, but loneliness isn't all that high on a trope called Gilded Cage. The image shows primarily that she wants out, and maybe secondarily that she wants out to meet friends, though that's still left to your imagination. That, however, still requires her to be held inside against her will. An image that's just a Visual Pun does not illustrate the trope and at best doesn't actively harm the page, which means it's marginally better, if that, than no image at all. This one is also kind of close to its actual trope definition, which means there's a high chance of misinterpreting the trope to just mean a decorated jail.
Happy puppyI cant post the direct link, but how about the first image of women drinking in a caged bar-lounge? If nothing else, I've learned turning abandoned prisons into luxury hotels is a thing... And I would love to spend (only!) the night.
In uffish thoughtThat doesn't say "prison" at all; it just looks like a standard partition.
Anime-tedGood for Image Links, but I don't think it would be all that good as a page pic.
This thing needs a crowner or it's going nowhere.
I don't think there's anything decent enough to chose from to bother having a crowner.
Anime-tedI agree; the birdcage is the only thing I'd support and I'm not all that enthusiastic about it. Still, I can start one if the majority wants it.
edited 30th Oct '12 8:22:01 PM by Willbyr
Avatar by NeoriceisgoodMight as well; just make sure "no pic" is an option.
Anime-tedDone; that's the only option I've got time to add right now. EDIT: Added a few more options.
edited 31st Oct '12 5:40:32 AM by Willbyr
Anime-tedThis one's gonna need to run for another coupla days, the top two are too close to call.
Anime-tedWhoops...I said that and then I just closed the crowner. Oh well...can someone please upload and add the winner? Thanks! Also, this one is gonna need a caption...I got nuthin' right now, though.
A Wizard boyAdded and tagged, no pothole so far. Caption "Even a nice house can be a prison"? By the way, how does a crowner look from a mod account? The calling button seems to be placed in a susceptible place.
Anime-tedIt's on the far right of the title bar, next to the pencil icon. That caption is better than nothing.
Avatar by NeoriceisgoodAgreed.
No, the other one."Locked in luxury, but the grass is still greener." Dunno. The previous suggestion works, though.
Maybe just "A gilded cage is still a cage."
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