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Misused: N Word Privileges get usage counts

 1 notahandle, Mon, 3rd Jun '13 5:22:28 PM from Chicago Illinois
It seems that many of the examples outside of the meaning. The original would be a Double Standard with slurs, but made into times the n word had been or not been used. Perhaps another trope, "N Word Taboo", could be used for other wicks.
 2 Larkmarn, Mon, 3rd Jun '13 5:31:07 PM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Alternatively, rename this trope to Double Standard Slurs. Because "person says the N-word" isn't a trope.

Also misused in that this trope is used when the writer means Offending the Creator's Own, a YMMV trope. For example, Mel Brooks making a comedy with Adolf Hitler and offending Jews is Offending the Creator's Own, not N-Word Privileges.

edited 3rd Jun '13 7:33:28 PM by MikuruFan

 4 Another Duck, Mon, 3rd Jun '13 8:04:07 PM from Stockholm Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
Considering that at least much of the misuse is just about saying nigger, I think a rename might help.

On the other hand, N-Word Privileges is a term I've seen used outside TV Tropes with the same meaning as the trope.
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There's a similar problem with Country Matters. It lists every instance of people saying "cunt." Except there, it's not misuse - the trope has no other definition.

I think Country Matters is about how the word is never used unless things get serious. Like Precision F-Strike. Precision F-Strike is another trope that gets abuse for every time the F word gets used, as admitted by Square Peg Round Trope.

edited 3rd Jun '13 10:11:30 PM by MikuruFan

In that case, it has massive, massive misuse. And a bad laconic, description and name.

 8 Septimus Heap, Tue, 4th Jun '13 12:21:23 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
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This has 580 wicks, so cleaning out those who lack an indicator of a double standard (not Double Standard; that is something quite different really).

Country Matters as-is is just the same thing as Mother F-Bomb was - a trope about the insult and nothing else.

Technically N-Word Privileges is about the timing, justification and providence for being able to use certain words, hence the idea that black people using the n-word can do so and seem casual while a white person who uses the word is racist. Thus it extends beyond one word but the truth is the n-word is the one brought up most often in media.

In that case, Double Standard Slurs sounds more appropriate.

 11 notahandle, Fri, 7th Jun '13 9:47:28 PM from Chicago Illinois
Plus the massage cleanup of the wicks that use the trope just for n-word.
 12 notahandle, Tue, 2nd Jul '13 10:24:02 PM from Chicago Illinois
 13 Willbyr, Sat, 3rd Aug '13 7:14:38 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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 14 shoboni, Sun, 4th Aug '13 8:33:18 PM from Iowa, USA
Also, from what I've seen Precision F-Strike is a bit of a misleading title as well, because it's not limited to F-Bombs.
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 15 Nohbody, Mon, 5th Aug '13 5:43:15 AM from Somewhere in Dixie Relationship Status: Mu
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^ Neither is Atomic F-Bomb or Cluster F-Bomb limited to just that specific obscenity, without a lot of misuse that I know of.

edited 5th Aug '13 5:44:01 AM by Nohbody

 16 Willbyr, Wed, 7th Aug '13 4:13:37 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Clock's up...not seeing enough discussion/consensus to keep it going. Locking up.
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