YMMV The Dresden Files Discussion

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10:19:07 PM Jul 25th 2013
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Here we go again with another Unfortunate Implications bit, this time on sexualization of women. Here's the current version:

Check history on the page to see previous versions.

Personally, the current entry gets the point across without the editorializing of the previous versions while still being neutral. I've also cut out the part on LGBTQ characters because citations are needed.

And please, for the love of [insert respective deity] keep this civil. This is about the use of a YMMV trope and its entry, not an argument on sexualization or LGBTQ.
05:03:44 PM Mar 7th 2013
Pulled from the page before the edit war is official.

Have at it.
10:56:41 AM Mar 8th 2013
edited by Zaptech
It doesn't belong simply because citations are now required for Unfortunate Implications in general. It's also extremely vague; without specific examples or citations, its just whining. Even the reasons put up on the edit reason are extremely vague. What Norse gods are implied or outright stated to be slumbering? Where is it indicated that non-Christian deities don't care about their followers?
11:11:31 AM Mar 8th 2013
That and it acts like the series is actively bashing and demeaning anything that isn't Christian, when it quite simply isn't.

Remember, folks, just because you're offended doesn't mean it's a trope.
06:20:28 PM Jun 7th 2011
I haven't read Hair Of The Dog, but how does silver powder hurt werewolves? Werewolves are basically wolves with human minds, and I don't think wolves have any inherent allergy to silver (Loup Garou are special, but only Loup Garou). Was the powder cursed in some way?
08:31:39 AM Jun 8th 2011
Hair of the Dog was an episode of the TV show, not a book in the series. The TV show ran on different Werewolf rules than the book. In the show, werewolfism was transmissible by bite, and to cure yourself you needed to kill 9 other werewolves.
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