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Some pages on the wiki have a unique status determined in the Image Pickin' forum, which should be made clear in a commented-out tag at the top of the page. This status must be noted before making a thread in that forum to discuss whether or not to choose a new image or alter the image that's already in place.

Changes to these statuses will be noted in this IP thread.


The statuses are as follows:

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    BUPKIS 
Standing for "Blank Until a Pretty Kickass Image Suggestion", the nature of these tropes makes them difficult to nigh-impossible to capture in a static image, and thus their pages are to be left without a pic unless/until a very solid suggestion is produced.

Pages in this category:

    No pic ever 
These pages' concepts are too squicky, inherently NSFW, or have too much potential to be controversial to bother having an image. The majority of these pages are set to this state by admin/staff fiat. This status can be overturned but will take a very persuasive argument to do so; if you have a suggestion or an idea for a suggestion, bring to the IP discussion thread.

Pages in this category:

    Don't change the pic 
These pages' pics are deemed to be sufficiently illustrative to not warrant a need for further changes, for a variety of reasons including:
  • Old admin fiats. Currently, these pages are in a sort of inverse BUPKIS status.
    • There was a long-standing rule that pages under Five-Man Band must be Star Wars characters (though Luke is on The Hero instead of The Leader). This rule is no longer being stringently enforced, but the pics should be left until good replacements are found.
  • Tropes that are inherently risque but not enough to warrant a "no pic" status and for which sufficiently SFW pics have been found.
  • Unique images that are exceptional to the nature of our page pics.
  • Joke images that have not had a better replacement found.

Pages in the list that are noted with a * were formerly on the "no pic" list.

As with the previous section, this status can change, but it will take an exceptionally convincing argument or exceptionally good image suggestion to do so.

Also note that improperly changing or removing certain images with this status, especially those marked with an *, will lead to an immediate editing suspension.

Pages in this category:

    Multiple threads 
These are pages that have had three or more IP threads about them. In many of these cases, said threads have failed to produce a pic, decided to keep the current pic, or stalled out with no decision, which defaults to the page's current state. Thread requests for one of these pages that do not have a pic suggestion will be rejected outright.

Pages in this category:

    Pics from non-content policy compliant works 
These pages have images from works that are not compliant with The Content Policy; most had work pages that were cut from the wiki during the initial purge or after Five P review. Use of these pictures was cleared by the staff, and several have been kept on their respective trope pages per IP threads (noted with a *). Do not start a new thread to replace one of these images unless you have a solid suggestion.

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Alternative Title(s): Blank Until A Pretty Kickass Image Suggestion, Blank Until Pretty Kickass Image Suggested, BUPKIS

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