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Generally, TropeOverdosed series will tend towards no or light descriptions (but considering the fanbase, that's no guarantee of brevity). Perhaps sadly, little known series with small entries will themselves have little or no trope explanations. Additionally, newer released media, ''especially'' blockbuster movies or popular TV series and anime, will tend towards heavy density (as well as Administrivia/{{Natter}} and {{Justifying Edit}}s, but that's another trope altogether) while older media will be lighter either due to a lower number of tropers having seen/read/played/listened to the media or due to fewer being enthusiastic about it.

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Generally, TropeOverdosed series will tend towards no or light descriptions (but considering the fanbase, that's no guarantee of brevity). Perhaps sadly, little known series with small entries will themselves have little or no trope explanations. Additionally, newer released media, ''especially'' blockbuster movies or popular TV series and anime, will tend towards heavy density (as well as Administrivia/{{Natter}} and {{Justifying Administrivia/{{Justifying Edit}}s, but that's another trope altogether) while older media will be lighter either due to a lower number of tropers having seen/read/played/listened to the media or due to fewer being enthusiastic about it.


* ''{{Gladiator}}''

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* ''{{Gladiator}}''''Film/{{Gladiator}}''


* WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic: Episode recap pages tend to have paragraphs for every trope listed, with individual scenes [[TropeOverdosed serving as examples of several different tropes]].

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* WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic: ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': Episode recap pages tend to have paragraphs for every trope listed, with individual scenes [[TropeOverdosed serving as examples of several different tropes]].



* ''MahouSenseiNegima'' has a long list of tropes on its page, and many have explanations. Most are only a sentence or so, although some are a bit longer. The series [[{{Troperiffic}} pulls out a ridiculous amount of tropes]] and [[LampshadeHanging Lampshade Hangings]], so this probably has to do with connecting a single trope to many others.

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* ''MahouSenseiNegima'' ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has a long list of tropes on its page, and many have explanations. Most are only a sentence or so, although some are a bit longer. The series [[{{Troperiffic}} pulls out a ridiculous amount of tropes]] and [[LampshadeHanging Lampshade Hangings]], so this probably has to do with connecting a single trope to many others.



* ''PowerRangers'' is just beginning to get to this stage.

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* ''PowerRangers'' ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' is just beginning to get to this stage.


So you've just watched the Best Episode EVER, and simply ''have'' to add it on to Website/TVTropes. So what do you do? Add just the trope name to the series page... but while you're logged in you might as well put in a nice little description. But what about all those ''other'' listed tropes with no descriptions? It can't hurt to EntryPimp it a little... Then there's the tropes listed themselves, perhaps explaining the examples there would help enrich that trope as well? And before you know it, an afternoon is gone. But [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife that's another trope.]]

This is a Wiki trope, specifically a TVTropes Wiki trope. This is the level of explanation given to each example in a '''"this show provides examples of"''' list. It's independent of the number of tropes listed. At one extreme is just a list of tropes; at the other extreme are paragraph-long descriptions that are dripping with either spoiler tags or dialogue quotes. In between these extremes is a trope listing of who is what - a character type followed by character name, or a plot trope followed by episode name.

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So you've just watched the Best Episode EVER, and simply ''have'' to add it on to Website/TVTropes.Wiki/TVTropes. So what do you do? Add just the trope name to the series page... but while you're logged in you might as well put in a nice little description. But what about all those ''other'' listed tropes with no descriptions? It can't hurt to EntryPimp it a little... Then there's the tropes listed themselves, perhaps explaining the examples there would help enrich that trope as well? And before you know it, an afternoon is gone. But [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife that's another trope.]]

This is a Wiki trope, specifically a TVTropes Wiki/TVTropes Wiki trope. This is the level of explanation given to each example in a '''"this show provides examples of"''' list. It's independent of the number of tropes listed. At one extreme is just a list of tropes; at the other extreme are paragraph-long descriptions that are dripping with either spoiler tags or dialogue quotes. In between these extremes is a trope listing of who is what - a character type followed by character name, or a plot trope followed by episode name.


* WesternAnimation/FriendshipIsMagic: Episode recap pages tend to have paragraphs for every trope listed, with individual scenes [[TropeOverdosed serving as examples of several different tropes]].

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* WesternAnimation/FriendshipIsMagic: WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic: Episode recap pages tend to have paragraphs for every trope listed, with individual scenes [[TropeOverdosed serving as examples of several different tropes]].

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* WesternAnimation/FriendshipIsMagic: Episode recap pages tend to have paragraphs for every trope listed, with individual scenes [[TropeOverdosed serving as examples of several different tropes]].


So you've just watched the Best Episode EVER, and simply ''have'' to add it on to TVTropes. So what do you do? Add just the trope name to the series page... but while you're logged in you might as well put in a nice little description. But what about all those ''other'' listed tropes with no descriptions? It can't hurt to EntryPimp it a little... Then there's the tropes listed themselves, perhaps explaining the examples there would help enrich that trope as well? And before you know it, an afternoon is gone. But [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife that's another trope.]]

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So you've just watched the Best Episode EVER, and simply ''have'' to add it on to TVTropes.Website/TVTropes. So what do you do? Add just the trope name to the series page... but while you're logged in you might as well put in a nice little description. But what about all those ''other'' listed tropes with no descriptions? It can't hurt to EntryPimp it a little... Then there's the tropes listed themselves, perhaps explaining the examples there would help enrich that trope as well? And before you know it, an afternoon is gone. But [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife that's another trope.]]



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Generally, TropeOverdosed series will tend towards no or light descriptions (but considering the fanbase, that's no guarantee of brevity). Perhaps sadly, little known series with small entries will themselves have little or no trope explanations. Additionally, newer released media, ''especially'' blockbuster movies or popular TV series and anime, will tend towards heavy density (as well as Administrivia/{{Natter}} and {{Justifying Edit}}s, but that's another trope altogether) while older media will be lighter due to a lower number of tropers having seen/read/played/listened to the media.

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Generally, TropeOverdosed series will tend towards no or light descriptions (but considering the fanbase, that's no guarantee of brevity). Perhaps sadly, little known series with small entries will themselves have little or no trope explanations. Additionally, newer released media, ''especially'' blockbuster movies or popular TV series and anime, will tend towards heavy density (as well as Administrivia/{{Natter}} and {{Justifying Edit}}s, but that's another trope altogether) while older media will be lighter either due to a lower number of tropers having seen/read/played/listened to the media.
media or due to fewer being enthusiastic about it.


* ''SaintSeiya'' has, through the countless otaku-hours of effort, WallsOfText on the series itself. All that's missing is a comfy seat and some popcorn for readers to actually "see" the show.

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* ''SaintSeiya'' ''Manga/SaintSeiya'' has, through the countless otaku-hours of effort, WallsOfText on the series itself. All that's missing is a comfy seat and some popcorn for readers to actually "see" the show.


Generally, TropeOverdosed series will tend towards no or light descriptions (but considering the fanbase, that's no guarantee of brevity). Perhaps sadly, little known series with small entries will themselves have little or no trope explanations. Additionally, newer released media, ''especially'' blockbuster movies or popular TV series and anime, will tend towards heavy density (as well as {{Natter}} and {{Justifying Edit}}s, but that's another trope altogether) while older media will be lighter due to a lower number of tropers having seen/read/played/listened to the media.

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Generally, TropeOverdosed series will tend towards no or light descriptions (but considering the fanbase, that's no guarantee of brevity). Perhaps sadly, little known series with small entries will themselves have little or no trope explanations. Additionally, newer released media, ''especially'' blockbuster movies or popular TV series and anime, will tend towards heavy density (as well as {{Natter}} Administrivia/{{Natter}} and {{Justifying Edit}}s, but that's another trope altogether) while older media will be lighter due to a lower number of tropers having seen/read/played/listened to the media.


* ''BladeRunner'' is well linked to other trope pages, and provides a happy medium of brief descriptions for those tropes listed in it.

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* ''BladeRunner'' ''Film/BladeRunner'' is well linked to other trope pages, and provides a happy medium of brief descriptions for those tropes listed in it.



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It's notable that sometimes an example of a trope gets added to the trope page, sometimes to the show page, and sometimes ''both.'' Also interesting is when a show page has a mix of types - some tropes on the list get no description, some get the brief description, some get the long one.

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It's notable that sometimes an example of a trope gets added to the trope page, sometimes to the show page, and sometimes ''both.'' Also interesting is when a show page has a mix of types - some tropes on the list get no description, some get the brief description, some get the long one.
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The Example Explanation Density is usually a result of some of the following considerations, particular to individual tropers.

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The Example Explanation Density is usually a result of some of the following considerations, particular to individual tropers.



* ''{{Warhammer 40000}}'' has [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/longarticles.php by far the longest page]] for any [[{{Works}} work]] on the wiki, as due to its {{Troperiffic}} nature and the fact it's so damn fun to write examples for, most of its tropes are paragraph-long explanations - in extreme cases {{threadmode}}d into separate examples. Through the efforts of a number of ''seriously'' [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife dedicated]] {{Entry Pimp}}s, it has around the same number of examples on its page and on individual trope pages.

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* ''{{Warhammer ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' has [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/longarticles.php by far the longest page]] for any [[{{Works}} work]] on the wiki, as due to its {{Troperiffic}} nature and the fact it's so damn fun to write examples for, most of its tropes are paragraph-long explanations - in extreme cases {{threadmode}}d into separate examples. Through the efforts of a number of ''seriously'' [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife dedicated]] {{Entry Pimp}}s, it has around the same number of examples on its page and on individual trope pages.



* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' is getting to this point. It's kidlit, so we may be trying to justify its awesome to ourselves.

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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' is getting to this point. It's kidlit, so we may be trying to justify its awesome to ourselves.



* ''{{Anime/Monster}}'' is 99.9% this.

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* ''{{Anime/Monster}}'' ''Anime/{{Monster}}'' is 99.9% this.



* ''[[{{Trivia/Paranoia}} Paranoia]]''

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* ''[[{{Trivia/Paranoia}} Paranoia]]''''Trivia/{{Paranoia}}''



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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' is getting to this point. It's BetterThanItSounds kidlit, so we may be trying to justify its awesome to ourselves.

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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' is getting to this point. It's BetterThanItSounds kidlit, so we may be trying to justify its awesome to ourselves.


* ''{{Homeworld}}''. At least 60% of the trope examples have paragraph(s) long explanation. Also, bonus backchat commentary on the commentary.

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* ''{{Homeworld}}''.''VideoGame/{{Homeworld}}''. At least 60% of the trope examples have paragraph(s) long explanation. Also, bonus backchat commentary on the commentary.



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* ''{{Animorphs}}'' is getting to this point. It's BetterThanItSounds kidlit, so we may be trying to justify its awesome to ourselves.

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* ''{{Animorphs}}'' ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' is getting to this point. It's BetterThanItSounds kidlit, so we may be trying to justify its awesome to ourselves.



* ''{{Supernatural}}'' has just under 50% of it's tropes with multiple sentences, and there are many with multiple lines.

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* ''{{Supernatural}}'' ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' has just under 50% of it's its tropes with multiple sentences, and there are many with multiple lines.

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