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NOTE: Edited with OP's permission.

edited 29th Apr '16 10:03:05 AM by SeptimusHeap

3001 Doryna26th Jun 2012 03:22:04 PM from North Carolina , Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
Perpetually confused...
Ad Of Win Archive 2010 has quite a few High Octane Nightmare Fuel links that need to be reduced to regular old Nightmare Fuel.

Unless because this is it is an archive everything remains the same like a time capsule, in which case I withdraw my request.
3002 lu12726th Jun 2012 03:23:01 PM from 空蝉丸
We don't edit archives at all. HONF will live! evil grin
3004 Willbyr26th Jun 2012 06:27:59 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up][up] ...dammit.

[up] Done.
In My Immortal, Ptitleh1qfbg3l needs to be changed to StarKitsProphcy.
3006 Willbyr27th Jun 2012 04:10:47 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up] Done
It's super effective.
Are the additional points to George Lucas on the Fallen Creator page anything more than natter and Justifying Edits?
3008 ccoa27th Jun 2012 07:46:28 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
No, no they were not. Chainsawed.
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
3009 Filby27th Jun 2012 02:59:47 PM from Western Massachusetts
Some Guy
Requesting an edit to Something Awful noting that it is where The Slender Man Mythos started.
How about this entry, copy-pasted from The Slender Man Mythos description?

  • The Slender Man Mythos: The Slender Man is an internet meme, specifically a Creepypasta, first started by Victor Surge on this site (here). It soon became more popular and mutated into what you see before you today.

edited 27th Jun '12 3:04:06 PM by DarkConfidant

3011 Willbyr27th Jun 2012 03:59:27 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up] I put it in the general list; should it also be mentioned in the Trope Namer section?
It's more of Trope Maker/Trope Codifier from what I can tell, so it probably wouldn't hurt to make a note of that in that section.
Just a Face and a Caption says:

"Of course, a trope about purely visual tropes, like faces, facial expressions, hairstyles, and such are a different matter"

The word "trope" appears twice in the same sentence clause. The first should be changed to "an article":

"Of course, an article about purely visual tropes, like faces, facial expressions, hairstyles, and such are a different matter."

edited 27th Jun '12 4:21:59 PM by rodneyAnonymous

Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
3014 Filby27th Jun 2012 04:34:22 PM from Western Massachusetts
Some Guy
Many thanks.cool
Also, The Slender Man Mythos seems to be Franchise/, so that could probably stand to be changed.
3016 Willbyr27th Jun 2012 08:37:07 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Done to here.
3017 JMQwilleran27th Jun 2012 10:29:16 PM from Dayton, Ohio , Relationship Status: Singularity
All Anime Is Naughty Tentacles - needs edits to remove redlink in description "Victim Falls For Rapist" and "Urotsudikouji" (Overfriend) under Live Action TV.
Seeking for Light
Victim Falls For Rapist might possibly be coming back, so the redlink should not be deleted.
3019 Willbyr28th Jun 2012 04:25:38 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up][up] Done.
Jersey Shore:

  • Could someone perhaps explain why "Laundry" is in the "GTL" ("Gym, Tan, Laundry") list? I was under the impression that that was a daily routine list, but unless "Laundry" is both literally going to the laundromat to wash clothing and a euphemism for socializing at the laundromat, or the people in this show's social circles wash a single set of clothing at a time out of a very small wardrobe or wear several (or more) outfits within a single day, as much as a rich fashionista (or fashionist?) would wear and have sent to a professional clothes cleaner or tailor, I don't see why/how "Laundry" could be a daily thing, let alone would need to be a daily thing.

Since this is a Headscratchers page, I'm not sure if it even counts for this thread, what with Headscratchers being an inherently responsive format. I already looked up the question, but everything I found just seemed to take "GTL" as a given, since it was presumably explained in the show and thus anyone who cares should already know what it is.
Hello! I'm an awful, awful, pedant sad . With that in mind, there's a wee little nitpick I'd like to suggest for AboutImagesAndCopyright. The line:

or has been released under a "copyleft" license such as Creative Commons.

should read:

or has been released under an "open" license such as Creative Commons.

(Why? "Copyleft" refers to the "viral" property of some licenses that requires derivative works to be under the same license. Creative Commons licenses with the Share Alike clause, like the one used here, are "copyleft," as are licenses like the GNU GPL. But it's not technically correct, as I understand it, to call Creative Commons licenses without the Share Alike clause "copyleft," because derivative works can be relicensed under different terms.)

A few redirects for inbound preservation:

HighOctaneNightmareFuel.Mortal Kombat to NightmareFuel.Mortal Kombat (12 inbounds)

HighOctaneNightmareFuel.Metroid to NightmareFuel.Metroid (24)

edited 28th Jun '12 7:37:38 AM by DarkConfidant

There has been a consensus to remove another villain from Complete Monster Video Games list. It has been agreed that Clara La Guerta doesn't qualify and this is the description on the list.

  • Depending on your interpretation of her character, Clara La Guerta, who is a pregnant girl who says she was impregnanted by her employer, Harold Thornton, then thrown out on the street with her child. You go to get some money from Harold to support her, but he denies it, challenging you to a duel. He dies. Upon giving her the money, she is clearly distraught at the news of Harold's death. A few days later, you see Mrs Thornton. Clara apparently turned up to laugh at Harold's funeral, and Mrs Thornton casts doubt on the whole story. Thus, the possibility of Clara being a deranged, lying, vengeful bitch who manipulated you into killing an innocent man for no reason whatsoever is a very real one. Her status as a minor Karma Houdini makes this even worse.

Since my account in new, I cannot post a link from where it came. Just look at CM cleanup thread and you will find it.

edited 28th Jun '12 11:24:27 AM by Krystoff

I can provide the link. This post, and then at 1291 there's more discussion on her.
[up] Thanks smile

edited 28th Jun '12 11:52:20 AM by Krystoff

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