Main Noodle Incident Discussion

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jerodast
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10:12:26 AM Dec 22nd 2015
As Galaxyspinner pointed out 5 years ago, the examples cover an extremely broad range of "Noodliness". There is a huge difference between "Calvin got in trouble...with noodle(s)...somehow", which is extremely mysterious and open-ended, and "Egon Spengler tried drilling a hole through his head, and Venkman stopped him", which pretty much speaks for itself.

Perhaps the trope definition should be restricted, or at least made clear that there are distinct degress of the trope. It would be nice to be able to browse ACTUAL Noodle Incidents, without having to screen out the endless variations of "Black Widow and Hawkeye were on a mission in Somalia that did not involve aliens, but since we didn't hear the entire mission report it's a noodle incident".
Berrenta
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06:52:11 AM Oct 1st 2015
Texts From Last Night appears in both the Web Original and Real Life pages. In which page does it belong?
jerodast
10:01:25 AM Dec 22nd 2015
Hm, I'd go with Web Original since it's not documented by reliable sources, but it doesn't really matter.
RembrandtQEinstein
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04:23:50 PM Jan 8th 2014
edited by 82.39.75.67
I keep trying to upload an image of the "The Day a Policeman Came to My Soccer Game" bit from the Simpsons episode "See Homer Run" (for use as the image on this page), but it won't let me because it's too wide. Could someone upload an appropiately-sized version of that image and put it on the page?

Ta, Rembrandt
MikeD
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12:14:18 PM Mar 1st 2012
The Gunnerkrigg comic used on this page is unfunny. Wouldn't a Calvin & Hobbes pic be more appropriate?
troacctid
03:29:25 PM Mar 1st 2012
edited by troacctid
See Image Pickin' if you have a suggestion for a replacement image. this might be helpful
69.205.21.66
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05:33:24 AM Jan 28th 2011
It appears that in some reorganization, the Newspaper Comics section was deleted. Meaning that the actual Trope Namer from Calvin and Hobbes is no longer present, thus making the Trope Namer something of a Noodle Incident within the page.
dontcallmewave
06:14:02 AM Jan 28th 2011
Oh, the irony!
Galaxyspinner
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06:14:43 PM Dec 21st 2010
Based on how this trope is defined, I think somebody should go through the examples given and start hacking out the fat with a broad-bladed cleaver. The page defines this concept as something that is often referred to with an implication that it is too absurd to explain, but it would seem that most of the examples given are simply one-time incidents that we don't get the whole story on.
118.90.28.106
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01:19:20 AM Apr 24th 2010
What about

Morbo: "…and that's why the third graders at PS 139 are Morbo's Vermin of the Week."

from the Futurama episode 'Mother's Day'?

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