Name has nothing to do with the trope: Reverse Blade Sword get usage counts

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54 carla1st Nov 2010 08:00:29 AM from panama city, panama
i have to express my immense shock and surprise that this trope is not about kenshin.

that said, i love Set Swords to Stun.
55 Deboss1st Nov 2010 09:06:21 AM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
That's exactly why it's being renamed.
56 carla1st Nov 2010 10:01:06 AM from panama city, panama
yeah, i just decided not to pothole Sarcasm Mode for once. wink
57 Deboss1st Nov 2010 10:30:06 AM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Do we even need a crowner?
No. Consensus is self-evident.

edited 1st Nov '10 10:52:51 AM by SomeSortOfTroper

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59 Deboss18th Nov 2010 11:19:38 AM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Bumpity.
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If we're going to do Set Swords to Stun (it seems we are), we should have Sword Set To Stun as a redirect for using in a sentence.
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61 Deboss18th Nov 2010 12:34:43 PM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Should we expand it to include non game examples?
I think that a show, say an animated show with a young audience, might have things that are explicitly said to be deadly blades but when they hit, don't cut, that would count. If they had deadly blade but never connected, or have stuff to make non-deadly swords then it is Inverse Law of Sharpness and Accuracy. Do you know what the first example on that page is?

I think the latter is far more likely and the former, on its own, I would say is Too Specific but if it is going to be lumped into something, have it lumped in Swords Set To Stun. If they just ignore, then it's this trope.

You may have noticed I've changed the page. I'm working on the wicks and I will be taking out things on the basis of what I have just said. I feel it's fair and it's in line with what we understand the trope to be.

I've set Reverse Blade Sword to redirect for now but suggest taking it to the cutlist. It turns up being used for just the former namer, which isn't an example, and makes it sound like something else when used elsewhere.

edited 18th Nov '10 1:10:37 PM by SomeSortOfTroper

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63 Deboss18th Nov 2010 01:14:58 PM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Yeah, the latest episode of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes has a person attack Iron Man and cut through his armor with claws and then attack somebody without armor and not leave any wounds. Which would that be?

edited 18th Nov '10 1:15:15 PM by Deboss

If you see a hit, it sounds like a prime candidate for Set Swords to Stun.

I've seen Reverse Blade Sword used for what it says on the tin too many times for it to survive. The page had 30 wicks and so far 7 of them have been bad ones.

edited 18th Nov '10 1:23:24 PM by SomeSortOfTroper

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