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These are pages that have been proposed to have their Real Life sections cut and tagged to not be recreated. Please discuss pages before adding them to the crowner. Entries made without discussion are subject to deletion.

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Items that have a big (CLOSED) at the ending have already been decided, meeting the following requirements:
  • They have ten or more total votes,
  • have been on the crowner for at least 48 hours, measured from when the addition of the new crowner entry is announced in a thread post,
  • and are stable with at least a 2:1 vote ratio.

No further voting is needed on those items.

To check if something has already been voted on, please see Keep Real Life Examples.

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26 2 (13.00)

Darkest Hour: This is a narrative structure trope, and thus the trope is impossible to embody in real life. (CLOSED)


23 4 (5.75)

Ensemble Dark Horse: Narrative trope and potential flame bait with political figures. Real life does not have the narrative factor required for the trope to work. (CLOSED)
[Added 2nd Oct '19 at 06:32:09 PM]


20 1 (20.00)

Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: invites bashing/smearing of real people. (CLOSED)
[Added 9th Feb '20 at 10:20:22 AM]


19 1 (19.00)

Die for Our Ship: Audience reaction whose RL equivalent was recently made NRLEP and IUEO for being a complaint and flamebait magnet. (CLOSED)
[Added 27th Aug '19 at 07:26:55 PM]


22 5 (4.40)

Memetic Loser: Invites calling real-life figures losers. (CLOSED)


Unnecessary Makeover: Complaining about real life people who decided to go through cosmetic surgery. It also unnecessarily tropes real life people in their YMMV pages. (CLOSED)
[24th Dec '19 at 11:27:45 AM]


16 1 (16.00)

Balance Between Good and Evil: Morality trope. (CLOSED)
[Added 6th Feb '20 at 08:34:56 AM]


16 2 (8.00)

Ridiculous Future Inflation: Impossible to properly trope in real life. (CLOSED)
[Added 20th Mar '20 at 10:16:53 PM]


18 4 (4.50)

Cool Car: Too common in real life, any car in the real world could be considered cool by someone. (CLOSED)
[Added 28th May '20 at 01:08:22 PM]


15 1 (15.00)

The Soulless: A morality trope, and not applicable in real life. (CLOSED)
[Added 30th Jun '20 at 02:47:14 PM]


16 2 (8.00)

The Sociopath: The current validity of this disorder is debatable, and it invites making moral calls on real life figures. (CLOSED)
[Added 30th Jul '20 at 10:10:13 AM]


Ending Fatigue: Narrative Audience Reaction. (CLOSED)
[Added 10th Feb '20 at 05:11:39 PM]


13 1 (13.00)

Gay Best Friend: Tokenism trope that requires a narrative, which is impossible in real life. Also full of zero context examples. (CLOSED)
[Added 21st Feb '20 at 6:33:14 PM]


11 3 (3.67)

Serious Business: It’s a narrative trope, too common in real life, and attracts complaining. (CLOSED)
[Added 9th Jul '20 at 06:56:37 PM]


10 2 (5.00)

Byronic Hero: Morality trope that attracts gushing about real life people. (CLOSED)
[Added 12th Jul '20 at 01:23:59 PM]


9 1 (9.00)

Heel–Face Brainwashing: Both a morality trope and impossible in real life.


8 2 (4.00)

Basement-Dweller: Prone to gossip and stereotypes, and many of the examples in the Real Life folder violate Examples Are Not General and/or miss the part about people like such being portrayed as losers.


10 7 (1.43)

Sealed Good in a Can: Morality trope (CLOSED)
[Added 16th Aug '19 at 08:39:38 AM]


11 8 (1.38)

You Are Not Alone: Attracts gushing. Real Life subpage was previously cut by moderator fiat due to issues with the page. (CLOSED)
[Added 24th Aug '19 at 06:04:38 PM]


15 12 (1.25)

La Résistance: This is a morality trope, and its real life page is full of Flame Bait. (CLOSED)
[Added 8th Dec '19 at 12:41:39 PM]


Ironic Echo: Narrative Trope, potential flame bait. (CLOSED)

[Added July 15, 2020, 4:30PM]


Insult to Rocks: As an insult/complaining trope, real life examples would be Flame Bait, and political entries would especially violate the Rule of Cautious Editing Judgement. (CLOSED)
[Added 2nd Jan '20 at 12:20:04 PM]


Removed because we agreed not to include it in the crowner in the first place.


Ridiculously Cute Critter: Way too common in real life (especially when it comes to pets, considering almost everyone thinks their own dog or cat is a Ridiculously Cute Critter), and many of the examples list entire species, which may violate Examples Are Not General. (CLOSED)
[Added 3rd Jun '20 at 05:35:15 AM]


Removed because of a lack of agreement to add it to the crowner.


Ignore this, it's a duplicate.


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