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05:09:45 PM May 14th 2014
Why was the page image changed back?
10:11:03 PM May 14th 2014
I'm guessing: Because we don't like unilateral image changes?

I can't find any image removal in the history. Maybe I am just sleepy.
02:55:59 PM May 16th 2014
Well, in that case, how does one start an image picking discussion?
12:29:01 AM May 17th 2014
Head to the Image Picking forum and start a thread on this page. Remember to give a good reason for making a thread.
12:28:08 PM May 27th 2014
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The thingy's not open: I have some image suggestions: the last panel of this, maybe this or any other clip from that music video, a still of Dianna Agron in Just Another Girl or The Killers Spaceman, and I seem to recall a Warm Bodies interview in which Teresa Palmer was asked if she liked the interviewer's boobs, and Nicholas Hoult had to interrupt the discussion to give it some context (apparently it's a thing in the film, of course the interviewer had seen the film but it the clip was released before the film premiered), so maybe a still of him interrupting or the question being asked?

Edit: or this, part of this, or maybe a shot from Ted?
01:08:13 PM May 27th 2014
I've asked for the thread to be opened.
08:40:28 AM Oct 28th 2012
I just added some spoiler-tagged explanations to some of the entries on the quotes page. Leaving the context up to imagination is one thing, but there must be people who are wondering who the actual context is and aren't willing to do three hours of searching to find out.

I didn't do all of them because I didn't know all of them.
03:28:39 PM Oct 16th 2011
I don't know if these count, but maybe an upcoming scene in a fanfic where one kid trolls a supernatural killer as part of a kind of Batman Gambit counts.
12:09:15 PM Oct 28th 2012
Is this a Homestuck fanfic by any chance?
05:45:13 PM Dec 8th 2010
What is the context for deadpool trying to to stop santa?
08:37:21 AM Dec 9th 2010
There actually isn't any. All you get is him saying, "It was a routine assignment."
03:27:01 PM Oct 16th 2011
Reminds me of my family...
05:35:25 PM Mar 5th 2013
Can't we find an image that actually does make sense in context?
06:27:46 PM Mar 5th 2013
That is more an example of It Makes As Much Sense In Context, but just because this picture has no context doesn't mean it isn't a good visual guide.
04:02:50 PM Apr 11th 2013
Maybe something from El Goonish Shive, like female!Tedd in a dress saying "I don't crossdress in women's clothing" or Elliot's "I'm too young and too male to be the mother of a 17-year-old female me!"
04:21:05 PM Apr 11th 2013
Get the pic, upload, then show us in a link.
11:02:58 AM Apr 12th 2013
Possibilities: http://imgur.com/a/UaSpJ (third one is from Skin Horse)
11:28:20 AM Apr 12th 2013
Oh, why not, one more Skin Horse: http://imgur.com/0JnTKbW
05:56:01 PM May 2nd 2013
Not bad, but I think one of the other three would be better.
08:39:15 PM May 2nd 2013
Heh, that's pretty good.
01:23:58 AM May 25th 2013
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Yet another: http://i.imgur.com/McQTMRH

And since my unilateral change got reverted, maybe a vote or something?
01:28:11 PM May 29th 2013
That's pretty good! I say we use this one.
11:15:41 PM Jun 5th 2013
Yet one more: last panel of http://skin-horse.com/2013/little-if-you/

I should probably stop posting these.
02:03:13 PM Apr 5th 2010
Changed the page image. I dare anyone to tell me that the old one was superior.
06:10:42 PM Apr 14th 2010
Fu- Can't... Stop... Laughing...
01:05:11 AM Jul 4th 2010
Than this image? Heck yeah.
01:54:38 PM Nov 27th 2012
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The old one looks more like Accidental Innuendo to me.
05:49:40 AM Mar 26th 2010
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Why is it suggested that there should be no examples for this trope?
01:27:52 PM Apr 5th 2010
No idea. I'm always disappointed that there are never any examples present when I visit this trope.
01:02:36 AM Jul 4th 2010
The whole point of examples is to demonstrate the trope. This is already done in our small list.

This isn't a trope for everything that makes sense in context. It's just a page to explain what we mean when we use this phrase.
03:26:24 PM Oct 16th 2011
Because...the examples don't make sense(?)
03:24:05 PM Dec 1st 2011
Because the Stop Having Fun Brigade likes to cut examples.
12:22:48 AM Jun 28th 2012
If you want a very quick rundown of how this trope came to be, it was originally proposed as a better formed version of the (Now Defunct) I Am Not Making This Up, where something seems odd if you just came into the story but does in fact make sense given the context. It was eventually modified to become a predefined message emphasizing the fact that you can't always explain the context of something without bloating the example by a factor of three. Being a predefined message, that means it is a verbal shorthand to describe something and is not a trope in and of itself.
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