Main The Tyson Zone Discussion

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12:48:17 PM Nov 28th 2013
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[nevermind, posted in the wrong spot]
07:44:28 PM Nov 25th 2013
So I've got this straight: We're removing all the real names from this page, despite the fact that it's named after an actual person, and the actual list only contains actual people.

07:52:57 PM Nov 26th 2013
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Yeah this trope should really be cut. I don't see the point for In-Universe examples at all.
05:08:19 PM Nov 27th 2013
There's no reason it can't be put under Useful Notes, with all the real names intact.
05:21:20 PM Nov 27th 2013
Maybe put it under the Analysis namespace, since it's honestly not that useful of a note. Though really I do agree, cutting the real life examples just seems... sad.
12:48:51 PM Nov 28th 2013
@CEOIII: What, in your mind, is the relevance of The Tyson Zone for a wiki that is dedicated to collecting tropes?
09:05:18 PM Dec 13th 2013
1. Celebrities do crazy shit. Fact of life. 2. Bill Simmons has a page on this site, no reason one of his works shouldn't.

(Shouldn't I be getting notifications about posts to this discussion page in my watchlist?)
06:24:34 AM Dec 14th 2013
1. Zero relevance for the wiki's mission.

2. The Tyson Zone is a trope type page, not a work.

Yes, you should get edit notifications for this discussion if you have The Tyson Zone on your watchlist.
10:11:49 AM Jan 3rd 2014
The Tyson Zone is explicitly for an audience reaction to a real life person's crazyness. If you strip away the real life examples, what your left with is a bunch of redundant tropes with Clockcukoolander and Bunny Ears Laywer, etc - crazy characters.

If there aren't any real life examples, there really shouldn't even be a trope page.
12:59:22 PM Jan 6th 2014
Completely agree; I don't think this is a valid trope.

However, getting trope pages [that don't violate the content policy] deleted from the wiki is even harder than getting rid of pointless or problematic Real Life sections. AFAIK, such decisions need to be discussed in Trope Repair Shop.
01:39:48 PM Jan 6th 2014
Yes, TRS is the correct place for discussing removing a page like this.