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Duplicate Trope: Instant Plunder Just Add Pirates get usage counts

 1 Spark 9, Sat, 22nd Jun '13 7:43:44 AM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
Just like the "Everything's X with Y" set of tropes, the "Instant X just add Y" tropes are about how a work is simply better if it contains some Y, in this case pirates. In practice, Instant Plunder, Just Add Pirates has become a set of tropes commonly associated with pirates, as well as a list of works that focus on piracy, or that contain a pirate somewhere.

However, we also have the straightforward page Pirate, which is exactly the same thing, as well as an index of Pirate Tropes which covers the trope list once more. This strikes me as clear duplication: Instant Plunder, Just Add Pirates is simply the same page as, and has no other purpose than, Pirate.

IPJAP has 89 wicks / 45 inbounds, the easier-to-remember Pirate has 912 wicks / 342 inbounds. I suggest merging the pages, under the existing name Pirate which is as clear and concise as it gets.

edited 22nd Jun '13 7:45:00 AM by Spark9

Special trousers. Very heroic.
 2 Septimus Heap, Sat, 22nd Jun '13 7:47:32 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
Supporting this notion.

Yes, merge this with Pirate.

 4 Madrugada, Sat, 22nd Jun '13 8:24:35 AM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Yep. Sounds like a plan to me.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
 5 Another Duck, Sat, 22nd Jun '13 10:35:12 AM from Stockholm Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
The name sounds like a relative to Trapped by Mountain Lions. Something to do if you want some added danger.

But as it is, merge.
Check out my fanfiction!
 6 StarSword, Sat, 22nd Jun '13 11:48:55 AM from somewhere in deep space Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
Agree with OP.
 7 Willbyr, Sat, 22nd Jun '13 1:00:58 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Merge away.
 8 Septimus Heap, Mon, 24th Jun '13 5:39:01 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
How many votes do we need?

edited 24th Jun '13 8:47:41 AM by SeptimusHeap

Petting Zoo Person
Add mine. LUMP! LUMP! LUMP!
I must be cruel, but to be kind That bad may begin, and worse be left behind
agreeing to merge

 11 Septimus Heap, Fri, 28th Jun '13 5:09:49 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
A few more votes are needed. So far it's nine in favour and none against.

In favour of merge.
Still new. Still learning. Asking questions and making mistakes.
Merge. This is redundant.

Piffy
Merrrrrge
Because underscores break everything: Working link to my Troper page
 15 Septimus Heap, Wed, 3rd Jul '13 5:12:43 AM from Muggio Valley, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Puʻu ʻŌʻō
OK, merge is done.

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