This is a list of wick cleanings mandated by TRS efforts. Please add new work piles 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.
Image Boards to 4chan: 441 wicks (with 100 additional as Imageboard) as of 08/03/2019
- Only wicks directly referring to 4chan need to be changed.
Bigger Bad to Greater-Scope Villain: 1294 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Mommy Issues and Daddy Issues to Freudian Excuse: 387 wicks and 458 wicks respectively as of 08/03/2019
- This only applies if the character with the issues is a villain. If it's just any person with a horrible mother or father, that's Abusive Parents. Not to be confused with Oedipus Complex or Parental Abandonment either.
Fanfic.Sovereign GFC Origins to Fanfic.Origins: 308 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Splits — wicks need to be changed to two or more different tropesMost require familiarity with works.
Megane to the various Glasses Tropes: 839 wicks as of 08/03/2019
- Only wicks that directly refer to the fanspeak term should stay
Green Lantern Ring to: 454 wicks as of 08/03/2019
- Combo Platter Powers: An assortment of powers without a thematic connection.
- Imagination-Based Superpower: A power based around the user's imagination, such as constructing objects using nothing but your mind. The original Green Lantern Ring is an example of this.
- Semantic Superpower: A power based around wording rather than anything more logical.
- Swiss-Army Superpower: A power is applied to multiple unconventional uses.
Toy Ship to Puppy Love: 679 wicks as of 08/03/2019
- Only wicks that directly refer to the fanspeak term should stay. In-Universe examples go to Puppy Love.
Nerd Glasses to Opaque Nerd Glasses: 1588 wicks as of 08/03/2019
- Thick, coke-bottle glasses go to Opaque Nerd Glasses. Any other type of glasses can stay on Nerd Glasses.
Closer to Earth to its subtropes: 748 wicks (with 11 additional in Down to Earth and 99 additional as Voice of Reason) as of 08/03/2019
Infant Immortality to: 1794 wicks wicks as of 08/03/2019
Incest Is Relative: 1012 wicks as of 08/03/2019
- Surprise Incest if it involves one or more parties not knowing in advance.
- Depending on the context, other tropes in the index may apply.
Badass in Charge to its subtropes: 656 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Hidden Badass to its subtropes: 350 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Girly Girl to its subtropes: 827 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Tomboy to its subtropes: 2708 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Mismatched Eyes to its subtropes: 676 wicks (with 26 additional as Heterochromia, 14 additional as Boat Lights, and 2 additional as Odd Eyes) as of 08/03/2019
Wizards and Witches to its subtropes: 90 wicks (with 3 additional as Witches & Wizards) as of 08/03/2019
Might Makes Right to its subtropes: 1176 wicks as of 08/03/2019
The Cynic to its subtropes: 1785 wicks (with 32 additional as The Pessimist) as of 08/03/2019
Ice Queen to its subtropes: 1835 wicks (with 84 additional as Ice King) as of 08/03/2019
The Idealist to its subtropes: 573 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Character Death to the various Death Tropes: 1679 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Moral Dilemma to its subtropes: 238 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Mysterious Woman to its subtropes: 159 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Fanservice Costumes to its subtropes: 67 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Antagonist Abilities to its subtropes: 160 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Badass Grandpa to its subtropes: 2629 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Murder in the Family to its subtropes: 74 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Parental Issues to its subtropes: 1165 wicks as of 08/03/2019
Gender Reveal to its subtropes: 255 wicks as of 08/07/2019
Power Trio to its subtropes: 3037 wicks as of 08/08/2019
Removal — most of the wicks need to be removed, save for special cases
Fetish Fuel: 34 wicks as of 08/03/2019
- In-Universe examples go in Fetish.
- Fanservice entries go in Mr. Fanservice, Ms. Fanservice or one of its other tropes.
- Wicks referring to the definition page stay
Cleanup — wicks need to be checked for misuse
Shared Universe cleanup: 1314 wicks as of 08/03/2019
- 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: 2404 wicks as of 08/03/2019
- "Aristocrat" must be shorthand for "evil" to qualify. Pull Zero Context Examples to the discussion. Kill "aversions" on sight.
Me's a Crowd cleanup: 1684 wicks as of 08/03/2019
- 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: 3573 (with 63 additional as Implacable Woman) and 2332 wicks (with 15 additional as Juggernaut) as of 08/03/2019
- 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.