Duplicate Trope: Fans Prefer The New Her

Deadlock Clock: 12th Feb 2014 11:59:00 PM
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The trope description seems to be that all this is is "Unecessary Makeover" and "She Cleans Up Nicely". The examples are all both subjective, and really just examples of She Cleans Up Nicely. I just really don't think this trope needs to exist.
2 theAdeptrogue25th Dec 2013 10:53:54 PM , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Actually, I believe this trope is meant to be the opposite of Unnecessary Makeover. The latter is when the makeover is supposed to invoke Beautiful All Along or She Cleans Up Nicely, but the audience thinks she looks better before the makeover. This trope is when the makeover is intended to be considered horrible in-universe, but the audience thinks she looks better in her new look.

Well, hardly any of the examples seem to show that. Most of them seem to be "She changed her look... and it looked pretty good". This trope seems pointless at best, if not outright redundant.
4 SeptimusHeap26th Dec 2013 01:45:06 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
This trope has a bad description, which seems to be "fans prefer the new Unnecessary Makeover".

I have no idea what the examples are.
5 AnotherDuck26th Dec 2013 07:25:46 AM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
Doesn't really seem that bad to me. The description is understandable, and the examples do generally follow it. Could use some touching up, but nothing major.
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6 StarSword26th Dec 2013 10:47:35 AM from somewhere in deep space , Relationship Status: In denial
You are of Bajor.
Near as I can tell, the only thing that's wrong with it is the YKTTW sponsor didn't wait for hats before launching it. He otherwise satisfied the Three Rules of Three.
7 nrjxll27th Dec 2013 02:20:56 AM , Relationship Status: Not war
Assuming I understand what this trope is supposed to be correctly, I'm inclined to think it's a really bad idea.
8 theAdeptrogue30th Dec 2013 02:31:17 AM , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
[up]What is?

In my understanding, both this and Unnecessary Makeover are Audience Reaction tropes, no?
9 nrjxll30th Dec 2013 02:55:08 PM , Relationship Status: Not war
[up]This trope. Tropes about negative fan reactions tend to attract complaining, while tropes about the attractiveness of female characters tend to attract drooling. This trope is both. I just don't see that as a good idea, especially since it's purely YMMV.
10 Larkmarn31st Dec 2013 06:15:22 AM , Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
... well, is it causing problems?

The trope seems clear enough, it's not covered by anything else, and the examples are alright.

I will admit the description definitely needs work, but other than a quick rewrite I don't think there's anything else really wrong with the page.
11 Willbyr31st Jan 2014 03:57:41 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Clock is set.
12 Willbyr9th Feb 2014 07:19:49 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
I meant to lock this up since it's so far past the clock, but I reclocked it by accident, so I guess it gets a few days' reprieve.
13 Willbyr13th Feb 2014 07:01:19 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
And we're done. Locking up.
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