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Ambiguous Name (titles crowner 3/8/14): Forgotten Birthday get usage counts

 26 lu 127, Tue, 6th Aug '13 11:45:02 AM from the Capital of Light Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Bump for votes.
迷子の足音消えた 代わりに祈りの唄
 27 Larkmarn, Tue, 6th Aug '13 12:06:33 PM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
I oppose renaming OMBP to Forgotten Birthday because most of the times I see that trope in action, it's less about "forgetting" and more about "I don't like that guy, I don't want to go."

 28 Septimus Heap, Tue, 6th Aug '13 12:11:50 PM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Probably better to say "the on-page examples are ambiguous". Otherwise, we could just split that too into "forgotten" and "lone" birthday.

 29 Larkmarn, Tue, 6th Aug '13 1:36:38 PM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
I'd be down for making a new Forgotten Birthday for a literal forgotten birthday, and leaving One-Person Birthday Party as-is. Along with moving the Fake Forgotten Birthday trope to a new page.

Is it too late to add a new thing to the crowner?

edited 6th Aug '13 1:37:31 PM by Larkmarn

 30 StarSword, Tue, 6th Aug '13 1:38:14 PM from somewhere in deep space Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
^Go ahead. No rules against it.
 31 Septimus Heap, Tue, 6th Aug '13 1:42:30 PM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Also, looking at the discussion of One-Person Birthday Party was created in May/June 2013. Seems like we can hold off on changing that.

Only one option in green has no opposition.

Create new trope for a literal forgotten birthday, rename Forgotten Birthday to something else (name TBD), leave One Person Birthday Party as-is: 6

edited 13th Aug '13 9:44:11 PM by MikuruFan

Bump again. No new votes for the most popular option... Who's going to write the descriptions for the tropes?

edited 31st Aug '13 2:46:56 PM by MikuruFan

More votes?

 35 Fighteer, Fri, 27th Sep '13 6:04:27 PM from the Time Vortex Relationship Status: Dancing with Captain Jack Harkness
I wish I'd looked at this thread earlier. Where is the option for redefining Forgotten Birthday to be an actual forgotten birthday?
Neoclassicism, AKA the Tinkerbell school of economics.
I have two questions. How would a literal forgotten birthday not be covered by One-Person Birthday Party? OPBP is after all, "when someone has only themselves to celebrate their birthday with." What would the laconic version be of the something else that Forgotten Birthday would be renamed to?

[up][up] two choices:
  • Rename One-Person Birthday Party to Forgotten Birthday, rename Forgotten Birthday to something else (name TBD)
  • Turn Forgotten Birthday into a disambiguation for the following three tropes: Create new trope for a literal forgotten birthday (name TBD), rename Forgotten Birthday to something else (name TBD), leave One Person Birthday Party as-is.
Still new. Still learning. Asking questions and making mistakes.
One option has no opposition, but only has 10 votes.

 39 Larkmarn, Wed, 6th Nov '13 5:20:48 AM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Bump for votes. This seems like a relatively simple fix.

 40 Septimus Heap, Fri, 6th Dec '13 1:16:38 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Votes count:

All else in red.

 41 Willbyr, Mon, 9th Dec '13 6:41:19 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
With Mod Hat On
Calling for the winning option.
 42 Septimus Heap, Tue, 24th Dec '13 4:42:59 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
I'll have to move here. I've made the Alt Names crowner (no name suggestions so far, so no hooking request right now) and I submit the following as a description proposal for Forgotten Birthday - I'll freely note that it needs more sap:

Sometimes, characters forget someone's birthday. That someone is usually heavily disappointed by it.

Can be an indication that the character is not well-liked by other characters.

One-Person Birthday Party sometimes ensues.

 43 Septimus Heap, Fri, 24th Jan '14 12:16:55 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Bumping. We need more input here.

Still new. Still learning. Asking questions and making mistakes.
 45 Bacon Maniac 5000, Fri, 7th Feb '14 11:25:09 PM from Beigeland Relationship Status: Wishfully thinking
Gone, but not forgotten.
I like the second one of those.
lol blewed up filthy monkey planet
 46 Willbyr, Sat, 8th Mar '14 5:44:55 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
With Mod Hat On
Alt titles crowner is hooked.
 47 Septimus Heap, Sat, 10th May '14 2:12:55 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Votes bump; Disappointment Before Surprise is the only one in green with 11-2.

 48 shimaspawn, Sun, 18th May '14 2:48:11 PM from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
It's the only one in there, but it's really vague and not a great name.
Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
Tired forever.
Bump. Disappointment Before Surprise and Not So Forgotten Birthday are currently tied, we need a couple more votes.
What is this "sleep" you speak of?
 50 Septimus Heap, Sun, 22nd Jun '14 12:28:37 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Votes bump!

All else in red.

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Alternative Titles: Forgotten Birthday
24th Dec '13 4:34:59 AM
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.
At issue:
Previous crowner decided to create new trope for a literal forgotten birthday, rename Forgotten Birthday to something else and to leave One Person Birthday Party as-is. This crowner is for deciding the name of the trope currently named "Forgotten Birthday", when it's revealed that the birthday wasn't actually forgotten, just that there was a surprise prepared.
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