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Here are tropes pertaining to things, ideas or customs that is are perceived as traditional, old-fashioned or outdated.


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Here are tropes pertaining to things, ideas or customs that is perceived as traditional, old-fashioned or outdated.

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* AppealToTradition: A flawed argument based on the premise that something is good as long as it's traditional.
* ArchaicWeaponForAnAdvancedAge: Weapons that should be obsoleted by the setting's technology prove not to be.
* EvilLuddite: A villain who believes that new technology is evil.
* EvilReactionary: A villain whose goal is to remodel the world based on their old-fashioned beliefs and/or interests.
* FamilyValuesVillain: A villain who believes in traditional family values.
* FanOfThePast: Characters in the future have a fondness for the things of the past.
* GoodIsOldFashioned: When cynical characters hold the attitude that codes of honor are outdated.
* GoodOldWays: Good-hearted characters behave in old-fashioned ways.
* LuddWasRight: Making things the old-fashioned way is the best way.
* NewTechnologyIsEvil: When new technology is considered bad.
* NostalgiaFilter: A character believes that the things from the past are automatically better than things from the present.
* OlderIsBetter: Things built in ages past are better than modern stuff.
* OldMediaAreEvil: Where "traditional" media is seen as untrustworthy.
* OldSchoolChivalry: A male character adheres to traditional expectations of how men should behave toward women.
* OutdatedHeroVsImprovedSociety: A hero's ideals is considered outdated by a modern society.
* OutdatedName: A name that was commonplace when a work premieres becomes less popular over time to the point where it seems anachronistic on the character.
* OutdatedOutfit: A character wears an outfit that is considered out-of-date.
* ParentsAreWrong: Parents learn AnAesop that their traditional way of thinking is flawed.
* ReviveTheAncientCustom: A character brings back old laws and customs.
* TheyDontMakeThemLikeTheyUsedTo: A character prefers the more durable aspects of older designs over the more complex and fragile newer designs.
* WhenIWasYourAge: A character of an older generation criticizes the modern generation for not having the standards they have.
* YourTraditionIsNotMine: The characters is opposed to the traditions of their family, clan, or organization.
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