Misused: Murderous Thighs get usage counts

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As far as I know, Murderous Thighs was a combat trope.

However, I noticed that for some reason most of the description was focused on its sexual aspect. I found it unnecessary and trimmed it so it would only focus on the combat aspect.

Then a troper named McJeff came along and reverted the old description, saying:

alright, so - there is nothing on the forums or article talk page discussing redefining the trope as a non-fanservice trope. Therefore, I have reverted back to the old description, and added it to the Fanservice index for good measure.

Since when was this a fanservice trope, not a combat trope, I would like to know.
2 EditorPallMall7th Apr 2013 10:39:53 AM from United States, East Coast
Don't Fear the Spiders
This is certainly a combat trope. It -can- be fanservice but that is a case of Tropes Are Flexible. My vote goes to changing it to downplay or, more preferably, remove the emphasis on fanservice. Let us wait for this other editor to have his say first, though.
Keep it breezy!
3 SeptimusHeap7th Apr 2013 10:42:19 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
I am not seeing why this needs an emphasis on fanservice - even Bound and Gagged exists in a non-fanservice form in many children's books.

Or, what EPM said.
I'll show you real magic.
In the meantime, can we at least remove this trope from the Fanservice index? I am 100% sure it wasn't there before.
5 SeptimusHeap7th Apr 2013 11:45:42 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
It was added on the 10th of Mar 2013 by Mc Jeff.
6 Spark97th Apr 2013 03:53:17 PM from Castle Wulfenbach , Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
Yeah, this is not fanservice. I'm sure it can be Fetish Fuel to some, but we got rid of that particular gimmick last year.
Special trousers. Very heroic.
7 SeptimusHeap7th Apr 2013 03:54:57 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
The year before last year, to be exact. Early 2011.

8 DRCEQ8th Apr 2013 04:25:54 AM , Relationship Status: Anime is my true love
I don't think I've ever seen Mc Jeff post on the forums. He's a heavy contributor to the EverQuest and EverQuest II trope pages, but that's about it for me. Lets downplay the fanservice angle on the trope with moderator confirmation.
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10 AnotherDuck8th Apr 2013 01:38:33 PM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
Well, either PM him and poke him in this direction, or stop gossipping about him.
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11 DRCEQ8th Apr 2013 06:14:09 PM , Relationship Status: Anime is my true love
Well I still say just make the change with an official moderator's notice. That'll curb the issue.
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I deemed that his opinion is not necessarily required. We just need an approval from a moderator.
I don't understand. Why does this need a moderator? Why does this need a TRS thread? Why not just remove the fanservice bits and comment in a warning not to replace them?
I'll show you real magic.
I believe only the moderators or the curators have the authority to post those kinds of warning, although I might very well be mistaken.

As for the reason I why I started this TRS, I just wanted to prevent a potential Edit War.

edited 8th Apr '13 8:05:52 PM by dRoy

15 shimaspawn8th Apr 2013 09:24:06 PM from Here and Now , Relationship Status: In your bunk
In that case, remove the fanservice gushing and place a warning about shoving it back in. It's not needed and it comes off as creepy. Just don't make the description as incredibly dull as it came off after the last cut.

edited 8th Apr '13 9:28:04 PM by shimaspawn

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Generally, the thing to do if you're not sure about it is to talk with him in a PM and/or the discussion page, and if he persists, to take it to Ask The Tropers. This approach just hogs a TRS spot.

edited 8th Apr '13 9:26:14 PM by MorganWick

I'll show you real magic.
Roger that, on both of them.

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