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Prematurely launched pages, pages that weren't fully fleshed out at the point of launching, are a big problem. Since these usually share several problems at once, this thread is aimed at re-running them through YKTTW for fixing - the usual fix - or cutting them if they are too bad.

Problems this thread deals with include bad names, not enough/bad examples, unclear description, no crosswicking etc.

For the interested, here's a list of recently created pages. Launches

edited 8th Aug '17 10:10:12 AM by SeptimusHeap

WaterBlap Blapper of Water Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Blapper of Water
Sep 5th 2017 at 6:05:10 AM

[up] The troper who created that page is Hapless Tod, who's only edits were that page (courtesy link). Might just be a troll...?

[witty saying]
Fighteer Geronimo! from the Time Vortex Relationship Status: Dancing with Captain Jack Harkness
Geronimo!
Sep 5th 2017 at 6:10:08 AM

Obviously, cutlist it. Otherwise, not sure if there's a need to take action, unless they try to do something like that again.

edited 5th Sep '17 6:10:19 AM by Fighteer

Please join the namespace configuration project!
MarqFJA One Vision, One Purpose from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
One Vision, One Purpose
Sep 5th 2017 at 8:45:13 AM

What's the final verdict on this item?

Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.
Larkmarn Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Sep 5th 2017 at 11:17:03 AM

[up] I think Sentient Stars is fine. Not perfect, but fine.

... Sci Fi Flyby seems to be "in a sci-fi work, there's a scene showing the ship!" That's... not a trope.

Sep 7th 2017 at 8:23:24 PM

Creator.Jose Rafael Cordero Sanchez doesn't look like it has much to do with any media, no tropes, a link to a single work that doesn't credit him on imdb or other sites, etc, etc

It looks like personal ad for the editor

The editor also created Characters.Unwinnable By Insanity which I have cutlisted

edited 7th Sep '17 8:24:53 PM by jormis29

Candi Sorcerer in training from Closer to rimward than hubward Relationship Status: They can't hide forever. We've got satellites.
Sorcerer in training
Sep 8th 2017 at 7:45:50 PM

[up][up]That's classic People Sit On Chairs. You have space travel in a story, you're gonna have a ship.

Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. -Terry Pratchett
Sep 8th 2017 at 9:06:37 PM

Saint Seiya Online looks ke spam or something

Stan Burdman does't have any tropes - I have sent the stub notifier

I can't tell what Characters.Media, Superhero Literature and Characters.Character Sheet Template is meant to be connected to

edited 11th Sep '17 6:58:05 AM by jormis29

FuzzyBoots Wanderer (not lost) from Pittsburgh, PA Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
Wanderer (not lost)
Sep 9th 2017 at 4:44:58 AM

Superhero Literature is one of my projects. We had Superhero Literature (which was huge) and Literature entries in Superhero, so I made the split complete. But yeah, no idea about the "Characters" page. Looks like a Roleplay entry.

Edit Possibly related to https://www.evouniverse.com/studio

edited 9th Sep '17 4:48:42 AM by FuzzyBoots

Fighteer Geronimo! from the Time Vortex Relationship Status: Dancing with Captain Jack Harkness
Piterpicher We have 98% of 11311 Video Game articles. from TV Tropes XIV Relationship Status: All is for my lord
We have 98% of 11311 Video Game articles.
Sep 9th 2017 at 6:03:19 AM

SpeculativeFiction.The Storyof Dragonsand Pixies looks quite poor... not only is that namespace bad, but it has no tropes, and if the creator wanted "of" and "and" to be lower-case, they could've just used the Custom Wiki Word feature.

For reference, the troper who made it is Tim Turner, who asked if he can do a page on his work. Here's his ATT query.

edited 9th Sep '17 6:53:06 AM by Piterpicher

Great TLP draft: Uruguayan Media
MarqFJA One Vision, One Purpose from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
One Vision, One Purpose
Sep 9th 2017 at 8:30:29 AM

@Larkmarn: How is it fine when it's unnecessarily pluralized?

Where there is Distress, therein lies a Story. Where there is a Story, therein lies a Will. Where there is a Will, therein lies a Soul.
StFan Sweeto! from Cognac, France
Sweeto!
Sep 10th 2017 at 8:23:53 AM

Stub Fanfic: Alfreda and Cell's Multiversal Adventure

I've messaged the author; since he's made some changes recently, there's a chance the article may be saved.

my troper page
FuzzyBoots Wanderer (not lost) from Pittsburgh, PA Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
Wanderer (not lost)
Sep 11th 2017 at 11:47:44 AM

[up][up][up][up][up] I've since learned that they did the same thing as a YKTTW entry. I was going to be nice and make their character page for them and a basic page for their universe, but they try my patience. Nominating both pages for the cutlist.

Larkmarn Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Sep 12th 2017 at 1:18:11 PM

Cool School got launched. 6 hats, 2 bombs, no responses in YKTTW and more or less is just "a school." There's a trope there, but the description is so meandering and the examples so bad that it's just "a school." Granted, all the "Cool X" tropes tend to be that, but still.

Sep 12th 2017 at 4:40:07 PM

Edit: Oops, I see [up] reported Cool School already. It's also been reported in Ask The Tropers, and I've cutlisted a Sugar Wiki counterpart stub to this trope.

edited 12th Sep '17 4:41:10 PM by jameygamer

crazysamaritan Could we just... not have Death anymore? from Lupin III
Could we just... not have Death anymore?
Sep 13th 2017 at 7:47:32 AM

Destructive Harmonics by Floria is an unpublished work in the wrong namespace.

(Messed up on messaging)

edited 13th Sep '17 7:48:13 AM by crazysamaritan

Larkmarn Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Sep 13th 2017 at 8:58:29 AM

Hrm, that's odd. They describe it as "mostly unpublished" meaning it's not a non-existent work so it can have subpages, but they need to be informed that they can only trope the published parts.

I'd cut the YMMV page (since I'm 99% sure it was added by the author), tell them to move it to Fanfic/ and tell them in the process they should only move tropes that are in the published sections.

StFan Sweeto! from Cognac, France
Sweeto!
Sep 13th 2017 at 9:32:33 AM

No tropes: ComicBook.Yuri Monogatari

Created in 2012, I don't know if it's still worth notifying the creator.

my troper page
CyberController G-cup Goddess Relationship Status: I don't mind being locked in this eternal maze!
G-cup Goddess
Sep 13th 2017 at 12:25:34 PM

Against All Odds is a stub page with little more than a picture. No tropes, no description, nothing.

I have a discord. PM me for a link.
WaterBlap Blapper of Water Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Blapper of Water
Sep 13th 2017 at 1:30:52 PM

[up] I think I understand what's up with that. The page was created by ~Celestial Sushi. Note that this troper's edit history is maxed out because of edits for another page they created: VideoGame.The BOSSA Jacksepticeye Fan Game. Looking at the history of that page (courtesy link), it looks like this troper created that page by adding just the quotation first, and then gradually expanding the rest of the page (for a total of 90+ edits to the page).

That's... not an efficient way to create a page. But I don't think it's a good idea.

That troper created the page yesterday, so I wouldn't be surprised if they're about to start expanding the rest of the page soon. Not that that's a good thing; imo, the page should've already been filled with a description from the start.

EDIT: Mentioning this for completeness. Kate Marie 999 has a similar editing style (especially the "gradually expanding" part) and similar interest (e.g. fan games of Lets Players) as Celestial Sushi and they may be the same person. Obviously nothing wrong with that, but it means there may be more pages to look at for quality stuff.

edited 13th Sep '17 6:58:15 PM by WaterBlap

[witty saying]
Sep 13th 2017 at 6:53:14 PM

Analysis.Trope Entry Template looks like the start of a work page, there isn't any hint if if the work exists or not

Edit: Looking at it again, it looks like Mr. Robot

edited 13th Sep '17 7:10:01 PM by jormis29

WaterBlap Blapper of Water Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Blapper of Water
Sep 13th 2017 at 7:06:51 PM

[up] Maybe a failed attempt at Synopsys.Mr Robot? Apparently the first episode (Recap.Mr Robot) is called "Hello Friend"...

[witty saying]
Sep 13th 2017 at 7:14:36 PM

YMMV.Tenor Boy appears to a YMMV page for a trope I don't know enough about tenors to do anything with it

Theatre_Maven_3695 Songbird in training from Ontario, Canada Relationship Status: Charming Titania with a donkey face
Songbird in training
Sep 13th 2017 at 8:13:38 PM

Doesn't matter. Tropes aren't allowed to have YMMV pages. Cutlisted.

"God is in the details." - Stephen Sondheim
Sep 14th 2017 at 3:04:53 AM

Mettle And Match looks like another personal campaign in the Tabletop Game/ namespace


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