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Ambiguous Name: Two Words Obvious Trope get usage counts

 51 Septimus Heap, Wed, 16th Oct '13 11:56:02 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
With 10 votes? That's a leetle bit too little.

 52 Willbyr, Thu, 31st Oct '13 6:37:31 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
With Mod Hat On
This is at a point where it can be called. Both options have enough votes to have action taken.
 53 Septimus Heap, Thu, 31st Oct '13 10:34:57 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
So, we now need an Alt Names crowner as well as a YKTTW (?) for the "wrong word number" version, yes?

 54 Willbyr, Thu, 31st Oct '13 7:47:19 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Anime-ted
[up] Yup.
 55 Willbyr, Fri, 22nd Nov '13 3:30:26 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
With Mod Hat On
Alt titles crowner is hooked.
 56 Septimus Heap, Tue, 24th Dec '13 2:09:24 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Votes bump!

Two Words: Added Emphasis is the only one in green with 9-2 yea/nay.

 57 Willbyr, Wed, 1st Jan '14 6:48:04 AM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
With Mod Hat On
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 Septimus Heap, Mon, 13th Jan '14 9:19:40 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Nobody so far.

 60 johnnye, Sun, 9th Mar '14 7:49:00 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

Zaldrīzes buzdari iksos daor, so Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus.
 61 Septimus Heap, Sun, 18th May '14 1:40:59 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another 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

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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.
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