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Renamed Tropes:

This should probably be stickied. Anyway, as a small courtesy, please add to the Renamed Tropes meta-list with each rename that is performed. Thank you.

 2 Vampire Buddha, Mon, 2nd Mar '09 5:45:09 PM from Where the moon is fat Relationship Status: Every rose has its thorn
I meant to the actual Renamed Tropes page itself, but I'll add wayward posts I see on this thread as well.

Not a bot.
Fast Eddie, could you make this a sticky?

There you go.
Goal: Clear, Concise and Witty
A little late to the party, but Helicopter Sounds became I Need to Go Iron My Dog a day or two ago.
I will keep my soul in a place out of sight,
Far off, where the pulse of it is not heard.
Not a bot.
For the record, don't forget to switch the discussion pages too.

The Trains Run On Time has become No Delays For The Wicked.
I will keep my soul in a place out of sight,
Far off, where the pulse of it is not heard.
 9 alliterator, Sat, 4th Apr '09 7:34:01 AM from Southern California
 10 Black Humor, Mon, 6th Apr '09 5:46:59 PM from Zombie City
Do we really need to post these on this thread and Renamed Tropes?
I'm convinced that our modern day analogues to ancient scholars are comedians. -0dd1
Not really.

 12 Earnest, Wed, 1st Jul '09 5:04:31 PM from Monterrey, Mexico Relationship Status: Gay for Big Boss
Happy puppy
McDuck became Mr. Vice Guy.

Portmanteau Couple Name has become Shipmanteau.
"I'm an illusion of your youth, a manifestation of the feelings in your adolescent heart." - Haruko Haruhara
 14 ccoa, Wed, 15th Jul '09 6:27:52 AM from the Sleeping Giant
Ravenous Sophovore
No, it hasn't. You need a consensus to change a trope name. Make a thread for it like everyone else.

Reverted.
Waiting on a TRS slot? Finishing off one of these cleaning efforts will usually open one up.
 16 Madrugada, Wed, 5th Aug '09 12:50:41 PM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Add it to the Renamed Tropes page. That's really more important than listing it here.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
 17 Meeble, Wed, 9th Sep '09 6:27:35 AM from the ruins of Granseal
likes the cheeses.
I added Little Miss Badass to the Renamed Tropes page with the following text:

Little Miss Badass was formerly known as Badass Lolita. The name was changed due to the original's reference to potentially offensive content.

edited 9th Sep '09 6:27:48 AM by Meeble

Visit my contributor page to assist with the "I Like The Cheeses" project!
 18 Some Sort Of Troper, Thu, 1st Oct '09 2:53:36 PM Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, she is imaginary
I altered that slighty for the sake of there being more to it.
Don't just tell us the facts; tell us the memes, tell us the archetypes, tell us the catchy ideas and symbolic roles that get planted in pe
Conanian and Hirokian
Can't Grow Up is now renamed Not Growing Up Sucks.
Hirokian Incident (December 8 2002-): Escapist Character deconstructed 5 minutes after declared as such, plus a 3-year long From Bad to Worse.
 20 Geoduck, Sat, 14th Nov '09 11:20:59 PM from Pacific Northwest
bivalve
Quote Bin has been changed to Quotes Looking for an Article. (Not by me, although I added a redirect to the original page.)
Never Ask Me the Odds
Hyperspace Ears renamed to Sprouting Ears
She of Short Stature & Impeccable Logic

My Skating Liveblog
Pound Of Flesh renamed to Off the Table. At some point, Pound Of Flesh would probably make a great trope page for someone having to pay a terrible price, but for now it redirects to Off the Table.

 23 Madrugada, Tue, 2nd Feb '10 7:12:05 PM Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
If you think that Pound Of Flesh would be a good name for another trope, it's better to cutlist it sooner rather than later. The longer it's in use as a redirect, the more wicks and inbound links it's likely to get, making cutting that much of a pain.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
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