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Damsel Fight-and-Flight Response and Once Is Not Enough seem to be different viewpoints of the same events?
What's the difference between He's Okay and I'm Okay!?
Edited by Malady on May 7th 2019 at 7:17:11 AM
Lame Excuse and Playing Sick seem to be similar concepts, but don't wick to each other. Should they?
- Yes, especially since Lame Excuse's second paragraph says:
"The injury or disease may or may not be largely inhibiting or even real."
Waif-Fu - Is Martial Arts skill needed? 'Cause I've got Fanfic.Dungeon Keeper Ami, a slender 14 / 15 year old girl, able to telekinetically attack with forces that would pulp her body.
Edited by Malady on May 19th 2019 at 7:18:23 AM
I think Waif-Fu is a subtrope of She-Fu, which is about female fighters doing styled moves with lots of elaborate dodges. So yes, it does have to involve martial arts.
- A simple punch counts as "Martial Arts" enough, right?
Wait, no, it's gotta be fancy martial arts, right? Not just punching above your weight class?
PlayingWith.Scheherezade Gambit says that Perilous Play is an Invocation.
Perilous Play calls itself a Inversion of Scheherezade Gambit.
What's the correct relation?
Edited by Malady on Jun 2nd 2019 at 9:02:22 AM
I'd say they're both wrong, and they should only be compared to each other. The "delaying tactic" and mutual enthusiasm are missing from Perilous Play. The antagonist holds the storyteller hostage in both (and sometimes isn't trying to kill them in Perilous).
Edited by crazysamaritan on Jun 2nd 2019 at 12:14:13 PM
Higher Self wicks to The Consigliere, but there's no crosswicking.
I guess the connection is that The Consigliere serves the role that a Higher Self does?
Also, what's the connection between the indexes, This Index Is Copypasted and Doppelgänger?
Edited by Malady on Jun 2nd 2019 at 11:04:44 AM
I'd agree that The Consigliere represents a character role in the same way that the Higher Self represents a personality facet.
Edited by crazysamaritan on Jun 19th 2019 at 2:14:53 PM
Our Monsters Are Different looks like an Index, and is typed as an Index, but its 700+ wicks, show that it's used as a trope.
He Who Must Not Be Seen... How is it different from The Ghost?
If it's typed as an index, it should probably be dewicked.
According to He Who Must Not Be Seen, The Ghost is apparently a variant of it, though it seems more like a subtrope when we take the other two variants into consideration. The Ghost is simply not seen, The Voice is not seen, but heard, and the Faceless is seen, but not for the face. He Who Must Not Be Seen seems to be the "simply not seen" definition again.
- So, TRS for The Ghost and He Who Must Not Be Seen, right?
Gondor Calls for Aid vs. The Cavalry.
If someone is sent, mid-fighting, to call for aid, is that at least some variety of Gondor Calls for Aid, or must it just be deliberately planned, before fighting?
I guess my idea might be Bring Help Back, for the person sent to retrieve help... If a person is sent, and help isn't more literally called in, like via cellphone.
Edited by Malady on Jul 14th 2019 at 5:17:26 AM
Is Wicked Cultured a Sub-Trope of Cultured Badass, or are they Sister Trope s with the latter being limited to "good" characters?
What's the connection between Spam Attack, Multishot and Spread Shot?
VideoGame.Titan Quest has the Volley skill that turns one arrow / throwing knife / axe / discus / chakram, into three, and that's listed under Flechette Storm, a Spam Attack subtrope?
Flechette Storm probably shouldn't be a Sub-Trope to Spam Attack. Multishot and Spread Shot might need to be merged. The difference between Spread Shot and Spam Attack is the difference between a single attack and using a single attack a ridiculous number of times. Your "split into three weapons" is a type covered in Spread Shot, but the Flechette Storm can occur from a Spam Attack as well.
Kill and Replace and Replicant Snatching are different how?
They both seem like "Someone dies, and the killer takes their place".
A section of Rapid-Fire Descriptors is, or is not a Long List, even though it's not someone deliberately listing things out like a shopping list?
Edited by Malady on Sep 23rd 2019 at 5:41:02 AM
I don't see Rapid-Fire Descriptors and Long List as related. Saying several adjectives in a row either in anger or to sound clever in a Purple Prose way is different from deliberately listing items. IMO. :-)
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