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Ambiguous Name: Hopeless War get usage counts

 26 Septimus Heap, Fri, 30th Aug '13 11:40:45 PM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
That should be a multi-prop crowner.

I agree. There was discussion on Forever War. There should be a crowner with more options.

 28 Spark 9, Sat, 31st Aug '13 3:20:23 AM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
I was just about to say the same.
Special trousers. Very heroic.
 29 Septimus Heap, Sun, 6th Oct '13 3:08:49 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Bumping this after more than a month. Should we go with a multi-prop crowner here?

Sure.

 31 Septimus Heap, Sun, 6th Oct '13 3:44:32 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
OK, here's a crowner. I did add only the current option as it's the only one I can see - if there are others, please add them.

Added other options. Note that not all options are exclusive.

Basically I think the problem here is a missing supertrope for hopeless wars in general. Hopeless War is the logical name for this trope.

Then we should also create one or two subtropes around the more specific variations.
 
 33 Native Jovian, Mon, 7th Oct '13 2:10:22 PM from Orlando, Florida
Io vs Jupiter
Why would we need subtropes? We've already got tropes like Bug War, Robot War, Alien Invasion, etc — if a particular example is a Hopeless War and one of those, then we can just list it in both places. Tropes that are "this trope and this other trope at the same time" are generally frowned upon.
The redefinition and supertrope options are tied.

Supertrope option seems better to me.
Rhymes with "Protracted."
 36 Willbyr, Mon, 25th Nov '13 6:23:44 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
With Mod Hat On
Calling for making Hopeless War a supertrope.
 37 Septimus Heap, Tue, 24th Dec '13 3:55:50 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Hmm ... is there anything to do here? I've rewritten the description to bring it in line with the crowner decision (Willbyr forgot to close the crowner, but I'll take the calling post here).

 38 Willbyr, Tue, 24th Dec '13 4:29:44 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
[up] Thanks for catching that, it's closed now.
 39 Willbyr, Thu, 2nd Jan '14 7:17:33 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
With Mod Hat On
...and so is this thread.
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