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An index of crowd-related tropes

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Proposed By:
SingingRain on Aug 26th 2018 at 1:16:07 AM
Last Edited By:
SingingRain on Oct 10th 2018 at 8:01:37 PM
Name Space: Main
Page Type: trope

An index of tropes which require at least one crowd or a large group of characters.

See also the indexes Our Clones Are Identical and Military and Warfare Tropes (the section "Armies and units").


Feedback: 15 replies

Sep 1st 2018 at 4:48:44 AM

There are many more tropes to find by searching for "crowd".

Sep 1st 2018 at 9:58:56 AM

I've tried adding all the related tropes by searching for "crowd". I didn't add In With The In Crowd because "in-crowd" actually refers to a small group of people. Other tropes like Win Back The Crowd are Audience Reactions tropes.

Sep 10th 2018 at 1:53:06 PM

Not to be confused with Pothole Magnet, which is for tropes with a crowded wick section

Sep 12th 2018 at 1:39:47 PM

I don't think Foreboding Fleeing Flock counts because it could be just a small group of fleeing animals. Granted, most of these tropes have edge cases where a small group could count as a crowd, but the focus of this trope is on the "foreboding" element, not the large number of animals fleeing.

Sep 12th 2018 at 2:18:15 PM

Would All Of The Other Reindeer count, since it involves large groups, or is that too situational?

Sep 16th 2018 at 7:13:13 PM

I think All Of The Other Reindeer would count as a large group of characters.

Oct 1st 2018 at 12:38:35 PM

It could also be called Crowd Tropes, if "[Noun] Tropes" is more standardized for naming indexes.

Oct 5th 2018 at 10:28:18 PM

^ Since "[Noun] Tropes" does seem to be a standard for these types of index names I've changed the name from Crowded Tropes to Crowd Tropes.

Oct 6th 2018 at 9:27:29 PM

Added blurbs to those missing them.

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