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This is a list of wick cleanings mandated by TRS efforts. Please add new workpiles to the bottom of the list, so that older efforts have better visibility.

If you're waiting on a TRS slot, finishing off one of these is a great way to open up a spot.

Dates are written in month/day/year format.

Renames - be sure to check the definition of the page(s), many of these were renamed due to misuse.

Kuudere to Sugar-and-Ice Personality: 570 wicks as of 10/07/2018

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  • Unless it refers to the fanspeak term, in which case it can stay

Dojikko to Cute Clumsy Girl: 74 wicks as of 10/07/2018

  • Only wicks that directly refer to the fanspeak term should stay

Image Boards to 4chan: 428 wicks (with 96 additional as Imageboard) as of 10/07/2018

  • Only wicks directly referring to 4chan need to be changed.

Bigger Bad to Greater-Scope Villain: 1848 wicks as of 10/07/2018

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Mommy Issues and Daddy Issues to Freudian Excuse: 385 wicks and 394 wicks respectively as of 10/07/2018

Base Breaker to Base-Breaking Character: 471 wicks as of 10/07/2018

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Fanfic.Sovereign GFC Origins to Fanfic.Origins: 314 wicks as of 10/07/2018


Splits - wicks need to be changed to two or more different tropes

Most require familiarity with works.

Megane into the various Glasses Tropes: 814 wicks as of 10/07/2018

  • Only wicks that directly refer to the fanspeak term should stay

Green Lantern Ring to: 440 wicks as of 10/07/2018

Toy Ship into Puppy Love: 654 wicks left as of 10/07/2018

  • Only wicks that directly refer to the fanspeak term should stay. In-universe examples go to Puppy Love.

Nerd Glasses into Opaque Nerd Glasses: 1465 wicks remaining as of 10/07/2018

Closer to Earth to its subtropes: 702 wicks left (with 11 additional in Down to Earth and 83 additional as Voice of Reason) as of 10/07/2018

Infant Immortality to: 2027 wicks left as of 10/07/2018

Incest Is Relative: 974 wicks remaining as of 10/07/2018

  • Surprise Incest if it involves one or more parties not knowing in advance.
  • Depending on context, other tropes in the index may apply.

Removal - most of the wicks need to be removed, save for special cases

Fetish Fuel: 44 wicks as of 10/07/2018


Clean Up - wicks need to be checked for misuse

Shared Universe cleanup: 1169 wicks as of 10/07/2018

  • This trope is defined as "A fictional universe constructed by multiple writers/creative teams working independently from each other." It is frequently misused as shorthand for any Crossover.

Aristocrats Are Evil cleanup: 2183 wicks as of 10/07/2018

  • "Aristocrat" must be shorthand for "evil" to qualify. Pull Zero Context Examples to discussion. Kill "aversions" on sight.

Me's a Crowd wick cleaning: 1513 wicks as of 10/07/2018

  • Me's a Crowd is a plot where the main character duplicates themselves. Examples of self-duplication in general should be moved to Self-Duplication.

Implacable Man and The Juggernaut: 3326 (with 55 additional as Implacable Woman) and 2133 wicks (with 14 additional as Juggernaut) as of 10/07/2018

  • Frequently misused for each other. The Implacable Man is slowed by obstacles, but finds a way to deal with them. The Juggernaut goes right through them as though they never existed in the first place.

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