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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

Berrenta Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Sep 19th 2019 at 6:35:46 AM

Unlaunched.

Will also unlaunch some others brought up, but Armor Meter/Points will need to be discussed among the staff.

Edit: Outgrowing Ones Parents is not on the launch list for some reason.

Edited by Berrenta on Sep 19th 2019 at 8:39:29 AM

SiouxLando A curse to TV Tropes. from The Hyperspace. Relationship Status: I'd need a PowerPoint presentation
A curse to TV Tropes.
Sep 19th 2019 at 6:42:52 AM

Thank you.

Behold, the worst scum of TV Tropes. You shouldn't have come young traveler, now prepare for the worst.
alnair20aug93 The Taste of Inktober from Furrypines Relationship Status: Chocolate!
The Taste of Inktober
Sep 19th 2019 at 6:49:43 AM

[up][up] Thanks, though I also requested for its edits to be transferred to the draft as well, as I was preoccupied at the time, but oh well.

Also was the draft of Outgrowing Ones Parents discarded after it was launched?

Also, the unlaunched tropes should be dewicked. I'm using my phone at the moment.

Edited by alnair20aug93 on Sep 19th 2019 at 9:59:25 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
Sep 19th 2019 at 8:11:53 AM

I don't see it in discards either. Odd.

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
Sep 21st 2019 at 12:16:42 PM

Amusingly Awful Aim was rogue launched.

Female troper who likes Pokemon, ARGs, Writing, and more. / Links: Sandbox.Zero Context Example Thread - Sandbox.Roleplay Cleanup Thread
alnair20aug93 The Taste of Inktober from Furrypines Relationship Status: Chocolate!
The Taste of Inktober
Sep 21st 2019 at 5:11:13 PM

[up]Seems like it. The draft's last activity was from six months ago.

That's all there is. There isn't anymore. YOWZA!!!
Sep 21st 2019 at 7:02:47 PM

I admit it. I made a mistake. I was ignorant of the TLP Guidelines and ended up launching Amusingly Awful Aim without permission. My bad.

Sep 22nd 2019 at 1:29:28 AM

We have another rogue launch: Tuneless Song Of Madness has been shot out ahead of schedule, approximately an hour after my last attempt at editing it.

More annoyingly, it seems our rogue launcher doesn't seem interested in indexing and cosswicking any of it. Or replying to my message.

Apologies if I'm using this as an opportunity to complain - little bit miffed.

Edited by AnotherEpicFail on Sep 22nd 2019 at 1:31:23 AM

Berrenta Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Sep 22nd 2019 at 8:29:26 AM

[up] Unlaunching and suspending culprit.

wingedcatgirl it's her... the real winged cat girl... from Catgirl Heaven, presumably Relationship Status: Crazy Cat Lady
it's her... the real winged cat girl...
Sep 26th 2019 at 12:23:40 PM

Secret Societies was bumped after laying untouched five years, then launched a single day after the bump with no notice, little discussion, and a stub description.

The launcher was at least the original sponsor, but this doesn't look ready.

🐱 Name: Sylvi 🐱 Pronouns: it/they/she 🐱
bitemytail from Arizona Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Sep 26th 2019 at 12:54:34 PM

[up] Agreed. It needs a better definition and probably a rename to make it clear that the page is an index.

Health sure is versatile. It's possible to be both light-headed and dim-witted. At the same time, no less.
Sep 28th 2019 at 5:44:44 PM

A Dungeon Is You has badly-formatted links in the Web Serial Novel and Quest Thread folders. The War for the Overworld example also lacks a description and isn't italicized, as if it was left unfinished.

Edited by Zuxtron on Sep 28th 2019 at 8:44:57 AM

FuzzyBoots from Outlying borough of Pittsburgh (there's a lot of Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
Sep 29th 2019 at 6:17:32 AM

Thank you for looking that one over. :) It's one I've been backing as it's one of those emerging tropes. In terms of the badly formatted links, I think it's largely a matter of wanting to include both a TV Tropes link and a URL. Is there a better way to do that?

Sep 29th 2019 at 7:35:39 AM

[up] - I'd guess you'd make a page for the works, with the three tropes required, which shouldn't be as difficult as it is just plain tedious.

Since we already have A Dungeon Is You, as one trope, which sorta implies others.

Edited by Malady on Sep 29th 2019 at 7:37:13 AM

Help with possible disambig and redirect issues!
Zyffyr from Portland, Oregon Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Sep 29th 2019 at 5:54:03 PM

Stock Medieval Meal - looks to be ready, but was rogue launched by Tropers/rayah_winx and not indexed.

Edited by Zyffyr on Sep 29th 2019 at 5:54:20 AM

Sep 29th 2019 at 9:07:35 PM

[up] If I recall correctly, I was one of the ones calling "Just Launch It Already!" but then I realized it had been abandoned and there were unadded examples in the comments. It was getting rather tedious with the scroll bar trying to find which comments had examples that were added and which ones weren't.

Edited by Miss_Desperado on Sep 29th 2019 at 9:09:05 AM

Sep 30th 2019 at 5:15:49 PM

Locked In was launched at 5 hats, 2 bombs, and 4 examples. The proposal didn't get much discussion either, mostly concerning a dispute over the title.

WarJay77 Spooky Scary from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Spooky Scary
Oct 1st 2019 at 1:05:24 AM

Came to report Stock Medieval Meal but I guess I'm late on the uptake.

That said, yeah, shouting "launch" on a draft with no actual sponsor doesn't do much since it just encourages rogue launching, which isn't cool in 90% of circumstances.

Edited by WarJay77 on Oct 1st 2019 at 4:06:41 AM

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
Oct 1st 2019 at 8:15:10 AM

[up][up] At the very least, send it back because it needs to be clarified that it's a framing device.

Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Berrenta Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Oct 2nd 2019 at 7:11:03 AM

[up]When I asked the rest of the staff, the only response I got can be summed up as "could go either way".

Oct 2nd 2019 at 9:46:34 AM

nm

Edited by eroock on Oct 2nd 2019 at 9:51:29 AM

WarJay77 Spooky Scary from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Spooky Scary
Oct 2nd 2019 at 12:22:34 PM

Genderbent Alternate Universe was rogue-launched, without even deleting TLP markup.

Female troper who likes Pokemon, ARGs, Writing, and more. / Links: Sandbox.Zero Context Example Thread - Sandbox.Roleplay Cleanup Thread

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

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