Ambiguous Name: Two Words Obvious Trope

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51 SeptimusHeap16th Oct 2013 11:56:02 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
With 10 votes? That's a leetle bit too little.
52 Willbyr31st Oct 2013 06:37:31 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
This is at a point where it can be called. Both options have enough votes to have action taken.
53 SeptimusHeap31st Oct 2013 10:34:57 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
So, we now need an Alt Names crowner as well as a YKTTW (?) for the "wrong word number" version, yes?
54 Willbyr31st Oct 2013 07:47:19 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
[up] Yup.
55 Willbyr22nd Nov 2013 03:30:26 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Alt titles crowner is hooked.
56 SeptimusHeap24th Dec 2013 02:09:24 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Votes bump!

Two Words: Added Emphasis is the only one in green with 9-2 yea/nay.
57 Willbyr1st Jan 2014 06:48:04 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
Calling for Two Words: Added Emphasis

edited 1st Jan '14 6:48:31 AM by Willbyr

Who's making the YKTTW for the incorrect word count variation?
59 SeptimusHeap13th Jan 2014 09:19:40 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Nobody so far.
60 johnnye9th Mar 2014 07:49:00 PM from Brighton, UK , Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
Hang on, in what way is "Two Words: Added Emphasis" going to be any less prone to misuse than "Two Words: Obvious Trope"?

The particular misuse this is getting is people potholing it whenever they do it. That's the kind of problem I Am Not Making This Up had and Incredibly Lame Pun still has. It's not a problem with the name: it's a pothole, the name doesn't even display. Even Word Count For Emphasis would still get potholed the same way.

edited 9th Mar '14 7:57:48 PM by johnnye

"We don't harm little girls in Dorne."
— Oberyn Martell
61 SeptimusHeap18th May 2014 01:40:59 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Actually, trope names do influence the potholing thereof. And the old trope name does carry an "no more context necessary" undercurrent that promotes sinkholing.

Bumping btw, because I am not really up for starting a YKTTW.
Not every instance of the word trope in a trope name is an instance of that word being used as a placeholder. (I am still sort of annoyed about Gonna Need More Trope being changed for "that reason"; there were other reasons to rename it but that wasn't one of them, it is a play on "Gonna need more rope".)

edited 5th Jul '14 5:26:39 PM by rodneyAnonymous

Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
Could we just... not have Death anymore?
This has been pretty dead. Starting up YKTTW for "character says 'X words', and then uses Y words instead".
64 shimaspawn20th Aug 2015 07:33:09 AM from Here and Now , Relationship Status: In your bunk
Also, the page move needs to happen. Make it so.
Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

-Philip K. Dick
Could we just... not have Death anymore?
Yep. Stealing the miscount version from the current page, and moving them to http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/discussion.php?id=5lw4n5gqtnv408lenqamg29j

edited 20th Aug '15 8:08:13 AM by crazysamaritan

66 Berrenta21st Aug 2015 09:41:19 PM from Texas , Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Let's dance
Looks like we may have our work cut out for us, if we are changing all those redirects.

Meanwhile, there's the double redirect on top of that (Two Words), which I'm going to resolve in a moment.
67 Berrenta9th Sep 2015 10:40:51 AM from Texas , Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Let's dance
Okay, I have been doing wick cleaning. There were two instances I found that could qualify under the proposed "miscount" trope. Left hidden notes and added the pages in my To-Do list so I could get back to them once the proposed trope's fate is decided.
68 Josef567829th Nov 2015 09:06:02 PM from Virginia , Relationship Status: Mu
Pawpsicle hustler
I have began to do a wick check, renaming tropes to the new name. Should I delete if it is being used as a stock phrase?
69 SeptimusHeap30th Nov 2015 12:03:21 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Yes.
70 Josef567830th Nov 2015 01:56:26 PM from Virginia , Relationship Status: Mu
Pawpsicle hustler
Wow. That's, like, most of this trope's wicks.surprised
Love me like you do.
We can make red-linked redirects to preserve large inbound numbers, right?

EDIT: The inbound count is 319 (same amount as the current wick count, oddly). Is that enough to require a preservation?

edited 30th Nov '15 2:05:08 PM by Karxrida

mtndrew24: spoiler ansem isnt ansem but is actually pretending to be ansem as riku inside ansem pretending to be ansem
72 SeptimusHeap30th Nov 2015 02:05:31 PM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Not within a short time frame, we can't.
73 Berrenta1st Dec 2015 07:40:02 AM from Texas , Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Let's dance
Working on the redirect Two Words, and I got a question:

How are we handling wicks in Headscratchers and WMG?
74 SeptimusHeap1st Dec 2015 07:44:15 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Same as in any other page.
75 Berrenta1st Dec 2015 07:56:37 AM from Texas , Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Let's dance
Okay, gotcha. Will handle those as well, then.

Alternative Titles: Two Words Obvious Trope
22nd Nov '13 3:08:49 PM
Vote up names you like, vote down names you don't. Whether or not the title will actually be changed is determined with a different kind of crowner (the Single Proposition crowner). This one just collects and ranks alternative titles.
At issue:

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