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Aug 12th 2013 at 11:03:20 AM

Bump. Just noticed that The Optimist is actually a comic.

Get rid of the walled garden
RoninCatholic Petting Zoo Person
Petting Zoo Person
Aug 15th 2013 at 5:50:49 PM

...and I noticed that Hard Gay is a person while Manly Gay is what I thought that meant.

I must be cruel, but to be kind That bad may begin, and worse be left behind
Aug 15th 2013 at 6:41:50 PM

...and it's in Main too.

bwburke94 Ultimate ??? from Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles Relationship Status: Dancing with Captain Jack Harkness
Ultimate ???
Oct 26th 2013 at 1:48:00 PM

Re: Hard Gay - what namespace does he go in? Does Japanese professional wrestling qualify for that namespace?

Hey there. Guess I don't have to introduce myself, huh?
SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Oct 26th 2013 at 1:49:49 PM

The page covers both his wrestlign career and his comedian career. I would go for Wrestling/ under the "original medium" tie-breaker.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
frosty from You'll mispronounce it
Dec 5th 2013 at 6:53:19 PM

What about The World as Myth? It has a weird history. From what I can tell, it was created as a definition page. Then it got misused as a trope, and a TRS thread determined it would be better to create a trop for that, and redirected The World as Myth to All Stories Are True. Now someone seems to have undone all that work.

edited 5th Dec '13 9:25:20 PM by frosty

SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Dec 5th 2013 at 11:08:50 PM

That person was our head administrator. Anyhow, as-is The World as Myth it seems like a mixture between genre and work.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Dec 9th 2013 at 4:59:27 AM

Anyhow, Lone Wolf seems to be frequently used as a trope. I wonder if we already have that trope.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
crazysamaritan Could we just... not have Death anymore? from Lupin III
Could we just... not have Death anymore?
Dec 9th 2013 at 7:34:47 AM Link to TRS threads in project mode here.
Dec 18th 2013 at 1:33:02 PM

Loners Are Freaks are about a specific personality, but it ain't the Lone Wolf.

I Work Alone is about the phrase, and lists a lone wolf-character as one possible person to say it, but the page is really about the phrase.

Then we have Lone Wolf Boss, but that's written as a videogame trope, about an unassociated boss.

Definitely a case of a missing trope. I think the closest thing we have is The Drifter, Knight Errant,

SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Jul 8th 2014 at 7:11:01 AM

Bumping this to the top with Rise And Fall, whose only two wicks are trying to use it as a "rise and fall" trope.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Mar 2nd 2015 at 7:09:51 AM

So, my mass wick cleanup of Dungeons and Dragons has yielded the following examples of D&D being listed as a trope, and I wondered if something useful could be gained from such examples:

Also, moving this topic to Long Term Projects since it's apparently a moderately long lasting one.

edited 2nd Mar '15 9:23:10 AM by SeptimusHeap

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
TheOneWhoTropes FUROR APOCALYPTUS! MAGUS CALAMITOSIS! from Newton-Le-Willows, England (Quaint Town) Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
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Apr 16th 2016 at 2:35:42 AM

Quite a few belong under RPG-Mechanics Verse, such as that Rose Of The Prophet example and Yureka. I think we may have to go down the Dungeons And Dragons links and disambiguate them. I've still got my hands full with Wick Migration, HITG / HITV removal and putting up a page for Music.Gloryhammer.

EDIT:Tales from the securemarket is too vague to be an example. What aspects does it borrow from D&D? Also, as an avid Board gamer and Tabletop roleplayer of games other than D&D / Hackmaster / Pathfinder, there might be other games they're copying but D&D is the "goto" example.

We have no trope, I believe, for when something is copyrighted but so iconic that it is better not to sue since it gives your product free advertising, like the beholder/eye tyrant example.

edited 16th Apr '16 4:17:49 PM by TheOneWhoTropes

Goblin King of the Darkstorm Galaxy.
TheOneWhoTropes FUROR APOCALYPTUS! MAGUS CALAMITOSIS! from Newton-Le-Willows, England (Quaint Town) Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
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Apr 16th 2016 at 4:13:42 PM

I found myself doing this recently. I potholed stuff to Alternate Reality instead of Alternate Universe (I think someone on ask the tropers said Alternate Reality) anyway, I should have checked, because Alternate Reality is a game, whereas Alternate Universe is the trope.

EDIT:This is a different topic to the one above.

edited 16th Apr '16 4:18:21 PM by TheOneWhoTropes

Goblin King of the Darkstorm Galaxy.
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