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Ambiguous Name: Oh God Did She Just Hear That get usage counts

 1 Yinyang 107, Tue, 4th Jun '13 6:00:12 AM from the Greater Toronto Area Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities
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This name has no indications that it has anything to do with telepathy. This is a problem, since without the telepathy an example wouldn't be this trope, it'd be Did I Just Say That Out Loud?. Suggestions?

edited 4th Jun '13 6:02:23 AM by Yinyang107

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 2 Septimus Heap, Tue, 4th Jun '13 6:13:12 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
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Aaand it's a line of dialogue.

Supporting a rename, also due to bad usage stats.

 3 Larkmarn, Tue, 4th Jun '13 6:22:57 AM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
 4 Willbyr, Tue, 4th Jun '13 9:18:18 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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[up] Works for now.
 5 Larkmarn, Tue, 4th Jun '13 10:06:03 AM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
I like the idea Did I Just Think That Out Loud, since it also covers instances where the person has the ability to project thoughts, but it's dialog.

edited 4th Jun '13 10:06:12 AM by Larkmarn

 6 Septimus Heap, Tue, 4th Jun '13 10:06:38 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
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That is also dialogue. Which makes it a no go.

^^ that would technically expand the definition, and that should be decided before the names get chosen.

((I'm in favour of expand and rename))
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 8 Larkmarn, Tue, 4th Jun '13 10:27:17 AM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Given a fair number of examples are along those lines already, that should get pounded out.

 9 Another Duck, Tue, 4th Jun '13 10:29:46 AM from Stockholm Relationship Status: Chocolate!
No, the other one.
There are a few reasons to rename, so I'm vaguely for that.
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One of these days I swear I'm gonna have to open a TRS for "Misused: No New Stock Phrases". (Okay, I admit I'm not entirely serious about that. But I'm not entirely joking, either.)

The last trope I'm aware of getting launched out of YKTTW before the crackdown on dialogue-based titles was Shall I Repeat That?. It was probably not the last one, but it's the best one I remember.
 11 Septimus Heap, Tue, 4th Jun '13 1:23:29 PM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
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This article was created before the ptitle replacement, which was earlier than the stock phrase policy, I'll note.

 12 Willbyr, Thu, 6th Jun '13 11:26:23 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Single prop crowner's hooked.
Isn't there still the issue of whether or not the definition should be expanded?
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 14 StarSword, Fri, 7th Jun '13 9:12:52 AM from somewhere in deep space Relationship Status: In denial
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[up]I think we're unanimous on broadening it to include non-Soviet Russia examples of the transpositional pun.

EDIT: Dang it, wrong thread. I need another coffee apparently.

edited 7th Jun '13 9:18:06 AM by StarSword

 15 Septimus Heap, Fri, 7th Jun '13 9:13:25 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
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Wrong thread...

Hollering for crowner to be closed, 12 votes in favour, none opposed.

Still looking for an answer to my question above.
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 17 Septimus Heap, Wed, 12th Jun '13 12:03:39 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
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I think nobody answered your question because it's not exactly clear how it's distinct from the current.

 18 Willbyr, Sat, 22nd Jun '13 1:05:03 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Calling for the rename.
 19 Septimus Heap, Sat, 22nd Jun '13 1:38:57 PM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
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Alt Names crowner. Please add new options as you see fit.

 20 Willbyr, Sun, 23rd Jun '13 8:33:33 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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[up] Hooked.
  • Alice has psychic powers, Bob realizes that he's thought something that might offend her.
  • Alice does not have psychic powers, but Bob's powers allow him to project his thoughts. He just realized he may have projected something that might offend her.

Both are Did I Just Say That Out Loud? + telepathy, but the current definition is the first example only. I think this trope should be a sub trope of Did I Just Say That Out Loud?, covering all telepathic examples.

edited 28th Jun '13 10:05:39 AM by crazysamaritan

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As the only person who downvoted the new name, I should say that it's still too ambiguous for me. The name indicates nothing that it's about dirty thoughts.

The two tropes do not support the idea of only dirty thoughts. Insults, sarcastic quips, and "secret" plans are examples on both trope pages.
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Just reread the description.

A character is thinking something either unflattering or romantic about another character.

Which gives another reason to rename. I still don't think the suggested name would help.

 25 Larkmarn, Fri, 28th Jun '13 10:45:39 AM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Tropes Are Not Narrow, there's no reason this should be limited to dirty minds.

edited 28th Jun '13 10:47:22 AM by Larkmarn

Alternative Titles: Oh God Did She Just Hear That
22nd Jun '13 1:38:21 PM
Vote up names you like, vote down names you don't. Whether or not the name will actually be changed is determined with a different kind of Crowner (the Single Proposition crowner). This one just collects and ranks alternative names.
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