Like I said above, subjectives are inherently, well, subjective. Unlike other tropes, which are factual — either it is used or it isn't — subjectives are about someone's opinion and therefore must bear a higher burden to be included on a main page. We have been advocating subpages for many of them, like the various Crowning Moment of X entries, Headscratchers
for Fridge Logic
and Wall Banger
, Reviews for generalized opinions, etc.
That still leaves room for things like Complete Monster
, The Scrappy
, Strangled by the Red String
, etc., but one must apply very careful judgement in when to include them. Unlike objective tropes, the default should be not
to add them. There needs to be significant consensus to do so, and a downvote counts higher than an upvote.
Further, as soon as a subjective devolves into Natter
, it should get cut. No questions asked, no mercy given. If people can't play nice with them, they go.
edited 23rd Aug '10 10:46:43 AM by Fighteer