YKTTW Crash Rescue - Fixing prematurely launched YKTTWs and pages:

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Prematurely launched pages, pages that weren't fully fleshed out at the point of launching, are a big problem. Since these usually share several problems at once, this thread is aimed at re-running them through YKTTW for fixing - the usual fix - or cutting them if they are too bad.

Problems this thread deals with include bad names, not enough/bad examples, unclear description, no crosswicking etc.

For the interested, here's a list of recently created pages. Launches

edited 8th Aug '17 10:10:12 AM by SeptimusHeap

126 Larkmarn30th Jan 2013 10:36:44 AM , Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Hybrid Robot looks to be prematurely launched.
127 SeptimusHeap30th Jan 2013 10:38:01 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Yeah. I'll go cutlist it and request unlaunching.
128 SeptimusHeap30th Jan 2013 10:41:42 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Also, Completed Fic. A cut request was just declined, by the way.

edited 30th Jan '13 10:41:56 AM by SeptimusHeap

Seeking for Light
[up] Why was the cut request denied? That's one of the clearest cases of "cut" to come through this thread.
Alto Villainess appears to have been launched very prematurely. Not sure whether I should Cut List it or not. It literally is nothing but Zero Context Examples.

edited 31st Jan '13 2:40:39 PM by IlVit

131 SeptimusHeap31st Jan 2013 02:39:54 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
This page goes back to April 2012. Not sure if the time window for fixing is closed already.

So I should just cutlist it?
133 Nohbody31st Jan 2013 02:42:07 PM from Somewhere in Dixie , Relationship Status: Mu
"In distress", my ass.
I'd say ~9 months is too long to qualify for this thread, even if that means leaving the page in question in the incredibly long queue for the TRS forum.

^ Cutlisting is an "absolute worst case scenario" action. Looking at the page it might be salvageable, at first glance.

edited 31st Jan '13 2:43:23 PM by Nohbody

There's no reason to put it in TRS. It would just deny another page a spot. May I cutlist it?

EDIT: Did not read your last sentence. So i should just not do anything?

edited 31st Jan '13 2:45:20 PM by IlVit

It looks like a legit trope, but the writer had no idea how to flesh it out and our theatre/opera fanbase is rather small for Wiki Magic to work on it. It should probably be taken to YKTTW for fleshing out.

edited 31st Jan '13 2:44:58 PM by lu127

It is a legit trope.

However, we might want to consider merging it with Voice Types.

edited 31st Jan '13 4:47:24 PM by Catbert

137 Larkmarn4th Feb 2013 08:05:34 AM , Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
In-Character Commentaries got launched with zero hats, and the YKTTW has no description and the launched version needs help on its description.

I agree that it's a trope but it's just sloppy for the time being.
Seeking for Light
[up] Agree that it should go back to YKTTW.
139 Xtifr4th Feb 2013 01:18:53 PM , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
World's Toughest Milkman
Ok, I'm not even sure what The Emerald Party is supposed to be, nor how long it's been around. It has no examples; I can't even tell if it's a trope or a work. It's listed on Politics Tropes, but the description sounds more like a work. It's a straight-up enigma. Yet, somehow, it has multiple contributors....
Speaking words of fandom: let it squee, let it squee.
Seeking for Light
[up] From what I gather, it's a in-character blog-story-thing. So it's in the wrong namespace, on the wrong index, and exampleless. I'm not sure quite what to do with it, though.
In uffish thought
We might try dropping JR Pictures a PM about what it is, since he seems to have made some contributions.
142 nrjxll8th Feb 2013 05:15:03 PM , Relationship Status: Not war
Postponed Question is an example-less borderline stub that might already be covered under one of our other Exposition tropes.
The Emerald Party goes back at least to October 2012. I can't see anything worth saving there.

EDIT PS: Oh, okay. It is supposed to be a work page.

However, IMHO, work pages without tropes are a rather iffy thing.

edited 8th Feb '13 5:22:07 PM by Catbert

Seeking for Light
[up][up] I'd say (back?) to YKTTW with it.

[up] I'm not sure if we should cut that one or not.
145 InsanityPrelude8th Feb 2013 09:28:03 PM , Relationship Status: Crazy Cat Lady
Conceive and Kill needs looked at. The categorization is weird, and it was launched with no hats and hardly any comments (the only one of which that wasn't by the trope sponsor was pointing out that we have this already.)
146 SeptimusHeap9th Feb 2013 01:21:29 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
Work pages without tropes should either get them or be cut. This site isn't just a list of works with a short description attached to each.
[up][up] I think the problem is that Black Widow's description is way too specific than the name implies. Right now it's defined as a female serial killer who kills her husbands for their money. It should be a female who kills their mate once they have no use for them.
148 SeptimusHeap9th Feb 2013 06:22:47 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
I think these two are possible for TRS to fix.
149 videogmer3149th Feb 2013 09:51:19 AM from that one place , Relationship Status: Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
After looking at Conceive and Kill, it just seems like the intentional version of Out with a Bang.
150 MarqFJA9th Feb 2013 10:02:24 AM from Saudi Arabia , Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
One Vision, One Purpose
I just came across Lightbulbs For A Face, and while the title initially gave me the impression that it's about "Faceless Eyes for robots and Mechanical Lifeforms" (a la the geth from Mass Effect), the description is actually more "Glowing Eyes on a completely shadow/darkness-concealed face"; needs a rename fast. Currently at only one wick, zero inbounds.

[up] It seems more like a subtrope of Out with a Bang that requires impregnation/fertilization to occur first before the impregnated/fertilized female kills her partner.

edited 9th Feb '13 10:04:05 AM by MarqFJA

Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.

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