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Jan 7th 2013 at 9:08:25 AM

Post 54 in this thread implies that we are not allowed to change translation index wicks.

SeptimusHeap from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Jan 7th 2013 at 9:10:59 AM

Sure we are. If you have doubts, just post here.

They were implying that they didn't know about how to deal with these wicks.

CompletelyNormalGuy Definitely not a weirdo from Seattle
Definitely not a weirdo
Jan 7th 2013 at 1:09:56 PM

The only page other than archives that should not be edited under any circumstances is BRIAN BLESSED, and that's to avoid ruining some discontinued markup. Everything else that shouldn't be touched is an archive of some sort, though a few may not be properly labeled as such.

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Stratadrake Dragon Writer
Dragon Writer
Feb 18th 2013 at 11:22:14 AM

This is not strictly rename-related but every time I look at "Health Food" (a redirect) I keep thinking we need to Kill It With Fire. What topic do I post that in?

An Ear Worm is like a Rickroll: It is never going to give you up.
SeptimusHeap from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Feb 18th 2013 at 11:35:58 AM

Cut List. Or, you could make a YKTTW that has that name if there is a trope for that.

Stratadrake Dragon Writer
Dragon Writer
Feb 18th 2013 at 1:07:05 PM

It's some spot usage here and there, but the name is so ... terrible....

An Ear Worm is like a Rickroll: It is never going to give you up.
lu127 Paper Master from 空蝉丸
Feb 21st 2013 at 3:36:56 AM

After a gruelling two years of fumbling about, the Sliding Scale Of Anti Heroes in its final wick-cleaning stage and needs all able hands aboard. Detailed instructions.

SeptimusHeap from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Mar 7th 2013 at 3:24:42 AM

Power of the Storm was fiat-renamed to Weather Manipulation. I've just made all the record keepings, but some wicks still need changing.

RavenWilder Raven Wilder
Raven Wilder
Mar 31st 2013 at 2:38:31 PM

A decision was made a few months back to change the definition of Refuge in Audacity. Due to a confused and confusing description, it was being used, essentially, to refer to any time a person or work of fiction did anything audacious (often being used in place of Crosses the Line Twice). The trope description's now been changed so that it's only about when someone is able to do something they'd normally not be allowed to do because their actions are too audacious and over-the-top for anyone to believe, comprehend, or otherwise react normally to.

The trope page itself and its examples have all been cleaned up, but it's got roughly 3000 wicks, many of which are now cases of misuse or zero context examples. I've been cleaning up wicks starting at the bottom of the wicks page and working my way up, but due to the sheer number of wicks and how many of them are Pot Holes or otherwise not part of an alphabetical list . . . well, it's difficult.

So far I've taken care of all the wicks listed on a work page's trope list from Z to S. If someone would like to start working from A on down and meet me somewhere in the middle (or do a more thorough cleaning of the pages I've already gone past) it would be deeply appreciated.

"It takes an idiot to do cool things, that's why it's cool" - Haruhara Haruko
sunlitgarden Relationship Status: We finish each other's sandwiches
Jun 4th 2013 at 10:04:35 PM

Over the past few days I've been working on the Sdrawkcab Name split into Sdrawkcab Alias. When I started, it said that it needed to be done from L onwards. I've since gone through L-Z and fixed those that appeared to fit into Sdrawkcab Alias. One thing I *didn't* do is change all the Alucard references, as I wasn't sure if those should all be linked to Alucard or if a link to Sdrawkcab Name was still acceptable.

SeptimusHeap from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Jun 4th 2013 at 11:53:08 PM

Given that it says "When Alucard is Dracula, this is a subtrope of Sdrawkcab Alias.", I'd say that all Alucard vampires need to become Alucard.

sunlitgarden Relationship Status: We finish each other's sandwiches
Jun 7th 2013 at 7:40:41 PM

I think I got all the Alucards.

sunlitgarden Relationship Status: We finish each other's sandwiches
Jun 8th 2013 at 6:59:15 PM

I did April Fools' Day today. It should be complete.

sunlitgarden Relationship Status: We finish each other's sandwiches
Jun 24th 2013 at 8:40:38 PM

I like doing these when I'm bored and don't know what else to work on. evil grin

I'm working on Kuudere. Up to M, though I suspect most of those letters had already been done and were just wicks that had reappeared, because there are many more from M on. There are a few that I'm not sure what to do with.

Berrenta Puzzles and archaeology from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Puzzles and archaeology
Sep 21st 2015 at 9:17:33 AM

Went through the TRS wick cleaning page and stamped out the last wicks for Estrogen Brigade Bait.

Also, Bigger Bad has 3000+ wicks that need moving. Added it to the page.

Edit: And now Needs More Love is resolved. All the wicks were either blank pages or ghost wicks, so they have been cutlisted.

edited 21st Sep '15 1:27:21 PM by Berrenta

Berrenta Puzzles and archaeology from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Puzzles and archaeology
Mar 6th 2016 at 7:06:06 AM

Trying to work on The Dev Team Thinks of Everything. Will need help, as there are more than a thousand wicks.

edited 6th Mar '16 7:08:11 AM by Berrenta

Berrenta MOD Puzzles and archaeology from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Puzzles and archaeology
Nov 2nd 2016 at 9:51:51 AM

After a discussion with some of the other staff, since it encompasses several TRS projects and may house some more stalled cleanups, moving to Long-Term.

Apr 17th 2017 at 2:42:48 PM

Not sure if this is the correct place, but Place Beyond Time had a single redirect wick to Suspiciously Specific Denial/Webcomics, which i edited out for the main one. The redirect is too trivial, could that be put in the cut list?

Berrenta Puzzles and archaeology from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
WaterBlap Blapper of Water Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Blapper of Water
May 5th 2017 at 8:40:27 AM

Rather than starting new threads for stuff that was already cleaned but keeps getting wicks, should we post to here? Asking because of Sure, Why Not?, which I'll include here so I don't totally forget about this...

Sure, Why Not? (now known as either Ascended Fanon or Sure, Let's Go with That) was cleaned up in 2014 but it has gained almost 40 wicks since then. I figure starting a new thread would be pointless, but I do want to tackle these wicks when I have time (what with RL stuff limiting what I can continuously do at the moment).

[witty saying]
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