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Duplicate Trope: Recurring Joke Joke get usage counts

 1 johnnye, Thu, 20th Sep '12 2:31:02 PM from Brighton, UK Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
I can't see how this differs from "Running Gag and/or Catch Phrase in Sketch Comedy", apart from adding a bit of Complaining on top.
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 2 Spark 9, Thu, 20th Sep '12 3:43:05 PM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
Yeah, this is the same as Running Gag.
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From the name, I would have guessed that it was about lampshading the Running Joke. Which would be Playing With a trope, not a separate trope.

The description seems to be "Nothing But Running Jokes", which is simply But More.

Some of the examples are definitely in complainy territory, though those may be simply misuse (e.g. the examples that say, "the sequel rehashes the jokes in the original", which has nothing to do with what's been described).

+1 to merge.
"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
Actually, it seems to be intended to be more meta than Running Gag.

A Running Gag is a joke that is repeated or revisited a number of times.

A Recurring Joke Joke is a joke about the joke repeating a number of times.

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[up]That would be the lampshading I mentioned earlier, but neither the description nor the examples meet that definition, even if it did count as more than Playing with a Trope.

Maybe it originally started as Lampshading A Running Joke By Joking About It, but if so, it's been mutated beyond recognition. We could check the Wayback Machine, but I don't think it would change my opinion either way.
"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
 6 johnnye, Fri, 21st Sep '12 12:55:57 AM from Brighton, UK Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
[up][up]No, it isn't. It might sound like it should be, but it's about recurring comedy sketches based on a single running gag.

[up]It didn't - I saw the YKTTW, and people were questioning its tropeworthiness even then, but it still got launched.
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 7 lu 127, Sat, 1st Dec '12 3:51:42 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Hooking a crowner to cut this.
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Shouldn't it be merge, not cut? More-or-less the same thing, but we don't want to lose the examples.
"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.
 9 johnnye, Tue, 4th Dec '12 1:28:53 AM from Brighton, UK Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
As far as I can tell, there are no unique examples. We're talking a page with 12 examples versus an Omnipresent Trope split into multiple media to accommodate everything.
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Can it be redirected rather than cut? This isn't because I prefer a merge or due to inbounds, just that it is a good name and redirects do no harm.
Merge those duplicates! Fix that factual error! Delete that shoehorned non-example! You have the power! Meta Four
 11 tdgoodrich 1, Wed, 5th Dec '12 10:03:38 AM from Atlanta Relationship Status: Californicating
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Can't hurt.
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 12 Waxing Name, Wed, 5th Dec '12 10:25:39 AM from The floor of the 54 Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Don't let it die
16-0 with no other options. Let's call this.
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Redirected to Running Gag.

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edited 5th Dec '12 11:35:11 AM by troacctid

Rhymes with "Protracted."
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Single Proposition: Recurring Joke Joke
1st Dec '12 3:50:14 AM
Vote up for yes, down for no.
At issue:
Recurring Joke Joke seems barely different from Running Gag and has no wikilinks.
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