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turingfan
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04:59:31 AM Nov 14th 2012
Let's have real life examples...

I just added a couple of real life examples. I notice that others have been added in the past and then deleted.

I don't get it. The trope is clearly limited to In Universe examples, but it is NOT listed under No Real Life examples please. I don't see any logical reason why real life examples should not be included.

It's important that the person making the statement should know it's an understatement and expect their listeners to know it too in some way. But there are some great real life examples out there and I can't see why they should get excluded.

turingfan
05:02:47 AM Nov 14th 2012
E.g. Actually Pretty Funny and Don't Explain the Joke are under In Universe only but have real life categories.
Antheia
topic
02:52:41 PM Jul 21st 2011
edited by Antheia
The Tabletop Games section looks ... odd. Are the quotes from the actual games (rule sheets, RPG books, etc.), or are they just things that have been said about them? In the latter case: by whom`? I'm also pretty sure examples should be from works, not about them. In the former case: please, state where the quote is from!
BreakTargets
topic
06:34:51 PM Jul 12th 2011
Is it just me or does every page has a link to this page?
TwinBird
06:41:41 PM Jul 12th 2011
Yeah - I usually edit it out if I'm around; it's usually either unnecessary or just plain stupid.
BRPXQZME
05:35:53 PM Jul 30th 2011
edited by BRPXQZME
I suppose it wouldn't be so bad if more of these Sink Holed links were actually understatements.
REV6Pilot
topic
01:18:10 PM Jun 30th 2011
edited by REV6Pilot
You know what, leave it alone.
Laukku
topic
10:09:02 AM Jun 4th 2011
Wait, what? What? Huh? Who photoshopped the page image?! It used to have an exclamation mark in a triangle above the "sand" sign. That's a rather poor edit too, you can see the edges of the blue sky pasted on, and the shadow still has a triangular shape.
eljonno
topic
05:39:54 AM Jun 1st 2011
The current picture is hilarious. Where was it found?
DrPepper42
topic
02:03:51 AM May 19th 2010
The image here intrudes into the examples. How can we fix this, because right now it looks awful.
FastEddie
moderator
06:53:42 AM May 20th 2010
edited by FastEddie
It looks better than so much whitespace the example content is driven off the page.
SomeGuy
08:44:22 AM May 20th 2010
edited by SomeGuy
Well, I left-justified it and added some more description so there's no white space. Sorry I bludgeoned the edit history there- I sort of forgot about the preview option.
FastEddie
moderator
06:27:41 PM May 20th 2010
Crappy picture, anyway. I just cut it, so we can move on with our lives.
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