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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

alnair20aug93 The Taste of Inktober from Furrypines Relationship Status: Chocolate!
WarJay77 Spooky Scary from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Spooky Scary
Aug 27th 2019 at 2:28:31 PM

I worry that Unfocused During Intimacy was prematurely launched- there were enough net hats, but I don't feel like the discussion was properly resolved. Anyone else?

Female troper who likes Pokemon, ARGs, Writing, and more. / Links: Sandbox.Zero Context Example Thread - Sandbox.Roleplay Cleanup Thread
bitemytail from Arizona Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Aug 28th 2019 at 4:31:50 PM

pidget_spinner appears to have rogue-launched Dismemberment Is Cheap.

They participated in the draft a few months ago, but it still appears to have been launched out of nowhere, seeing as the draft has been idle for months.

Edited by bitemytail on Aug 28th 2019 at 10:06:16 AM

Health sure is versatile. It's possible to be both light-headed and dim-witted. At the same time, no less.
alnair20aug93 The Taste of Inktober from Furrypines Relationship Status: Chocolate!
The Taste of Inktober
Aug 29th 2019 at 3:51:13 AM

Speaking of rogue-launch, Joe 32 did a rogue launching spree by launching these tropes:

Edited by alnair20aug93 on Aug 29th 2019 at 7:19:03 PM

That's all there is. There isn't anymore. YOWZA!!!
alnair20aug93 The Taste of Inktober from Furrypines Relationship Status: Chocolate!
The Taste of Inktober
Aug 29th 2019 at 5:37:30 AM

Sorry if my method of notifying rogue launches is somewhat... unorthodox, but it's one way I could prevent further edits and crosswicking. Plus these tropes were launched at around the wee hours in the morning, but where I'm at, they were launched at 6 PM or 7 PM.

Thanks for unlaunching.

Edited by alnair20aug93 on Aug 29th 2019 at 8:39:33 PM

That's all there is. There isn't anymore. YOWZA!!!
Berrenta Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Aug 29th 2019 at 5:44:26 AM

Rogue-launch spree handled.

Re: Dismemberment: I'll unlaunch as well, maybe throw in a suspension.

nombretomado the formatting mod from just kind of around Relationship Status: We finish each other's sandwiches
the formatting mod
Aug 29th 2019 at 8:27:11 PM

Was Hood Film properly launched this time around?

WarJay77 Spooky Scary from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Spooky Scary
Aug 29th 2019 at 8:28:02 PM

Yep!

Female troper who likes Pokemon, ARGs, Writing, and more. / Links: Sandbox.Zero Context Example Thread - Sandbox.Roleplay Cleanup Thread
Sep 3rd 2019 at 2:02:15 PM

Malicious Monitor Lizard was recently launched. But I recall it from a list of tropes cut for rogue launch. It has only three wicks right now.

Was this a legit launch? I have plans for this trope if it is legit?

4tell0life4 Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sep 4th 2019 at 8:22:47 AM

A bit of a minor issue, but the last grabber of Tide Level did bad formatting on the draft.

And a bigger issue: Popular Villains Reform was launched with 7 hats and 5 bombs. The issue about its content/idea is still unresolved too.

To the intellectuals, ignorants are slaves.
alnair20aug93 The Taste of Inktober from Furrypines Relationship Status: Chocolate!
The Taste of Inktober
Berrenta Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Sep 5th 2019 at 6:43:26 AM

Re: Villains

Unlaunched and messaged.

Larkmarn Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Sep 5th 2019 at 10:25:27 AM

Your Worst Memory was ninja launched by the sponsor. Now, it had 16 hats from the four days it existed (!!!) and somehow no one brought up the line of dialogue title?

Edited by Larkmarn on Sep 5th 2019 at 1:25:53 PM

Piterpicher ✓Veteran Editor from TV Tropes Ultimate (Poland IRL) Relationship Status: All is for my lord
✓Veteran Editor
Sep 5th 2019 at 11:19:40 AM

How is it a line of dialogue title? Just saying "Your" doesn't render something a sentence. Now, maybe if it was like You Have This Worst Memory, I'd get it.

♂ | Currently trying to make Video Games of the 2010s too long so it can be splittable, also drive-by posting and editing.
WarJay77 Spooky Scary from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Spooky Scary
Sep 5th 2019 at 11:44:11 AM

The title is fine, the 16 hats does throw me off though. I'm always suspicious when a new draft gets an absurd amount of hats in such a short time.

Female troper who likes Pokemon, ARGs, Writing, and more. / Links: Sandbox.Zero Context Example Thread - Sandbox.Roleplay Cleanup Thread
Larkmarn Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Sep 6th 2019 at 6:01:22 AM

Could we get some more opinions on the Pain in the Legs draft?

The draft itself is well done and the sponsor is being totally above the board, but I have questions on tropeability which I've laid out, but I'd like other opinions.

Edited by Larkmarn on Sep 6th 2019 at 9:02:05 AM

Berrenta Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Sep 6th 2019 at 8:15:15 AM

[up] My only major issue is that a lot of the examples giving aren't accounted for.

As for the draft, aside from some minor touchups...I think it can work as a supertrope.

rjd1922 Paladin from Illinois Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
Paladin
Sep 8th 2019 at 9:41:58 PM

SelfDemonstrating.Tenko Chabashira has been a single sentence since it was created this April.

Steel be with you.
Piterpicher ✓Veteran Editor from TV Tropes Ultimate (Poland IRL) Relationship Status: All is for my lord
✓Veteran Editor
Sep 9th 2019 at 3:46:44 AM

Delete. I don't think it would be easy to write a good SD page on her anyway.

PS: We have a thread on SD pages, but it's currently stalling.

♂ | Currently trying to make Video Games of the 2010s too long so it can be splittable, also drive-by posting and editing.
FuzzyBoots from Outlying borough of Pittsburgh (there's a lot of Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
Sep 9th 2019 at 4:59:19 AM

There is a TLP trope which seems mature to me, has multiple examples, and five hats and no bombs. It's been that way for a few weeks now. I've messaged the creator of it to ask if they think it's OK to launch, but received no answer. Is there a good grace period before launching it?

I know... five hats isn't exactly a rousing endorsement, but it's also a niche genre, which is a fairly recent development.

Berrenta Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Sep 9th 2019 at 6:31:29 AM

[up] If the owner is inactive for two months, a draft becomes Up for Grabs. That's when it'll be safe.

Sep 9th 2019 at 11:40:49 AM

Outgrowing Ones Parents Formerly Short Parents Tall Kids was launched. Yes, that's the name. I'm guessing something went wrong during the launch.

EDIT: The last comment on the TLP draft was questioning whether this was even trope-worthy. Other than that, the trope was launched by the same person who originally created it, so it's not a rogue launch.

Edited by Zuxtron on Sep 9th 2019 at 2:48:23 PM

rjd1922 Paladin from Illinois Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
Paladin
Sep 9th 2019 at 12:25:13 PM

[up]It should be moved to Outgrowing Ones Parents.

Steel be with you.
Sep 9th 2019 at 1:07:04 PM

[up][up] I had the same question. I started an ATT thread, and was redirected here.

[up] Besides the title, the trope suffers from a stub description, grammar issues, and ZCEs.

- Fly, robin, fly! - ...I'm trying!
nombretomado the formatting mod from just kind of around Relationship Status: We finish each other's sandwiches
the formatting mod
Sep 9th 2019 at 5:30:08 PM

The page got moved, but that certainly seems....sparse.

Page Action: Armor Meter Points
6th Oct '19 6:36:53 AM
What would be the best way to fix the page?
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Armor Meter Points doesn\'t match the other Meter and Points tropes like Life Meter and Hit Points.

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