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* '''How dire is the situation, really? Is TvTropes going to have to shut down or cut way back?'''

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* '''How dire is the situation, really? Is TvTropes Wiki/TVTropes going to have to shut down or cut way back?'''



** In the past, there have been issues with vandals donating small amounts and then immediately requesting a refund which almost caused TvTropes to lose our [=PayPal=] account. The matter of how to make the button easier to find while still disallowing this is currently under consideration, but frankly, it's not a top priority right now.

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** In the past, there have been issues with vandals donating small amounts and then immediately requesting a refund which almost caused TvTropes Wiki/TVTropes to lose our [=PayPal=] account. The matter of how to make the button easier to find while still disallowing this is currently under consideration, but frankly, it's not a top priority right now.



* 7:55:18 PM: The TVTropes Merch thread [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=x1yzy57z2za0y17gagvy45qh&page=10#240 is revived from its moribund state]]. Much discussion and many ideas ensue.

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* 7:55:18 PM: The TVTropes Wiki/TVTropes Merch thread [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=x1yzy57z2za0y17gagvy45qh&page=10#240 is revived from its moribund state]]. Much discussion and many ideas ensue.



We truly and deeply appreciate your concern and help. While it's a running gag that TVTropesWillRuinYourLife, for many people it's equally true that SugarWiki/TVTropesWillEnhanceYourLife. We ''will'' figure out a solution. We aren't going to disappear.


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## To make a edit on a wiki or discussion page, or to post in the forums, you must agree to ''our'' TOS [[hottip:click here to read it:"''We ask you to respect our need to keep the wiki family friendly. We don't really need lewd pictures or tons of cuss words to have the fun we're having. Anyway, clever is always funnier than obscene. Shocking stuff just gets old. This wiki is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. Here is a link to our Privacy Policy. No email address on file means you will have to keep track of your own password. We can't send it to you if you forget it or lose it.''" Yep, seriously. That's it.]] and [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/knowerForm.php Get Known]].

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## To make a edit on a wiki or discussion page, or to post in the forums, you must agree to ''our'' TOS [[hottip:click [[labelnote:click here to read it:"''We it]]"''We ask you to respect our need to keep the wiki family friendly. We don't really need lewd pictures or tons of cuss words to have the fun we're having. Anyway, clever is always funnier than obscene. Shocking stuff just gets old. This wiki is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. Here is a link to our Privacy Policy. No email address on file means you will have to keep track of your own password. We can't send it to you if you forget it or lose it.''" Yep, seriously. That's it.]] [[/labelnote]] and [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/knowerForm.php Get Known]].



The initial plan at this point is to move all adult-like content offsite, to one of the <mediatropes> domains (which we own), and adding no-follows [[hottip:*:an invisible tag that tells the ad-server "this isn't our site, don't consider anything you find there ours"]] to all links that go off the main tvtropes.org pages. General freaking-out commences. So do efforts to calm the freaking-out by level-headed tropers. Alternate solutions begin being offered.

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The initial plan at this point is to move all adult-like content offsite, to one of the <mediatropes> domains (which we own), and adding no-follows [[hottip:*:an [[note]]an invisible tag that tells the ad-server "this isn't our site, don't consider anything you find there ours"]] ours"[[/note]] to all links that go off the main tvtropes.org pages. General freaking-out commences. So do efforts to calm the freaking-out by level-headed tropers. Alternate solutions begin being offered.


* '''''[[ThisIsNoTimeToPanic Don't]] [[TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Panic]]!'''''

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* '''''[[ThisIsNoTimeToPanic Don't]] [[TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy [[Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Panic]]!'''''


The above came to be known as TheSituation and TheGoogleIncident. Also known as TheStrangeCaseOfTheMissingAds, named after [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=9lvm2r0f3zho5qst6yux72it&page=1 the thread that started it all]]. [[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] the [[JerseyShore other Situation]]. Read below for the gory details.



* 8:10:19 PM: Coining of TheGoogleIncident.

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* 8:10:19 PM: Coining of TheGoogleIncident.
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