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Does the inclusion of the following paragraph in the current definition of "Genre Savvy" make the trope too broad?

There are two finely-distinguished varieties of genre savvy. The first comes from being familiar with fiction. A good example of this is the Scream series, where the genre savvy characters are savvy because they've watched horror movies. The other kind comes from being a character in some sort of serial fiction, and having a good memory. For example, many modern comic book superhero characters exhibit a lot of savviness, simply because they can remember all the weird things that've happened to them, and thus are not surprised when yet another evil twin shows up.

Background information: That paragraph was added in December of 2011 with no discussion anywhere that I can find any record of.

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  • Discussion should continue on the inclusion of the quoted paragraph; there are valid arguments for keeping the definition as it currently stands.