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Rename: Biggus Dickus get usage counts

For those who have seen Monty Python's Life of Brian (the trope namer), this is a misleading trope name. In the movie, it's not about anyone with an overly large... anatomical feature... it's just about a guy with a funny name. (Er, I mean, there's nothing funny at all about the name Biggus Dickus)

I don't know what to change it to, but I think it should certainly be changed to something else.

 2 TParadox, Tue, 16th Mar '10 8:52:37 AM Relationship Status: Non-Canon
Don't be the penis.
While I disagree that the title should be about people with silly names, it could probably stand a rename to something like Third Leg Syndrome
 3 The One Who Tropes, Tue, 16th Mar '10 9:05:39 AM from Leigh, Lancashire, England (Viertes Reich) Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
I like this webcomic.
Why? It's entirely obvious it's about people with massive cocks. A joke name index (don't ask me why) I'd expect to have a name like Ramsbottom in it's title. I don't think joke names when I think of it, I think of big cocks.

edited 19th Mar '10 3:36:57 PM by TheOneWhoTropes

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 4 Ronka 87, Tue, 16th Mar '10 9:15:01 AM from the mouth of madness.
Maid of Win
I have seen Life of Brian, and I still thought it was about big dicks. I think you might be overstating the problem.

I do like Third Leg Syndrome, though. Mainly because I am secretly a 12-year-old boy, and jokes about tripods amuse me.
Thanks for the all fish!
Third Leg Syndrome is closer to funny than the current title.
Goal: Clear, Concise and Witty
Third Leg Syndrome.
Caissa's DeathAngel
The name here actually working better for those who don't understand the trope namer is a bizarre but not unwelcome turn of events. However I do like Third Leg Syndrome a lot!
I realize I'm probably an extreme minority, but Third Leg Syndrome makes me think of something completely unrelated. Biggus Dickus, however, is completely straight forward.
 9 lebrel, Tue, 16th Mar '10 11:06:48 AM from Basement, Ivory Tower
Tsundere pet.
Another vote for the current name. Normally I go for Rule of Funny, but Third Leg Syndrome isn't doing it for me. Ahem.
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 10 Shale, Tue, 16th Mar '10 11:12:57 AM from Int'l House of Mojo Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
Mighty pirate!
I'd probably have voted for Third Leg Syndrome over Biggus Dickus in a YKKTW, but there's no problem with the current name that requires a change.

It's at least good for a redirect. I'll do that.
Goal: Clear, Concise and Witty
 12 STUART, Fri, 19th Mar '10 6:41:56 AM from Redmond, WA
there's a box here
Third Leg Syndrome is a bit too "phantom limb" for me. I'd try for some sort of play on words stemming from Hung Low.
and a box here
 13 Idiom Savant, Fri, 19th Mar '10 6:58:50 AM from San Francisco-ish
"Happy to see me"?

edited 19th Mar '10 7:01:38 AM by IdiomSavant

I do my best work in bed.
Ecce Homo Superior
That's a bit too obscure, considering that that joke is about erections, not necessarily about big penises.
(it's David Bowie)
 15 Some Guy, Fri, 19th Mar '10 9:42:24 AM from totally uncool town
Some Guy
Better put in a word here as I was the troper who proposed the trope and decided to launch with this title.

I support a rename. This trope is "big dicks equal better sex" and the title only gets the first half of that across. The only reason I went with it was because it had wide support, no other suggestions, and this was a trope stuck in purgatory. As in, it had been proposed before and not launched in spite of over a hundred replies and if I didn't launch it then there's a good chance we still wouldn't have it.

So, take that for what you will. I don't feel especially strongly that this needs a rename, but I would support one to a title that clearly implies the "better sex" part of this trope.
See you in the discussion pages.
Ecce Homo Superior
Size Matters?
(it's David Bowie)
That dredges up unpleasant memories of the 1998 Godzilla remake.
I think Size Does Matter would pretty much cover it.

 20 Madrugada, Fri, 19th Mar '10 6:21:14 PM Relationship Status: In season
Size Does Matter. Clear and concise.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
That dredges up unpleasant memories of the 1998 Godzilla remake.
 22 Madrugada, Sat, 20th Mar '10 7:41:30 AM Relationship Status: In season
Not for me. Why?
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!
It was the tagline.
Ecce Homo Superior
I'm fairly sure that more people have heard the "size doesn't matter" saying than have seen the Godzilla remake.
(it's David Bowie)
 25 Madrugada, Sat, 20th Mar '10 11:27:14 AM Relationship Status: In season
^ Yeah. Or than remember that it was used as the tagline.
'He strutted across the bedroom, his hard manhood pointing the way' sounds like he owns a badly named seeing-eye dog. 'Sit, Hard Manhood!

Alternative Titles: Biggus Dickus
Vote up names you like, vote down names you don't. Whether or not the name will actually be changed is determined with a different kind of Crowner (the Single Proposition crowner). This one just collects and ranks alternative names.
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