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hamza678 Red Like Santa from Christmas Beacon.
Red Like Santa
Jan 15th 2016 at 10:27:24 PM

What about Faction Paradox? The Description could be changed.

Now known as Cyber Controller
Karxrida Art by @anoderp from Darkness within Darkness Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
Art by @anoderp
Jan 18th 2016 at 6:48:19 PM

Like Is, Like, a Comma needs help please. It's painful to read.

If a tree falls in the forest and nobody remembers it, who else will you have ice cream with?
Feb 2nd 2016 at 11:48:40 AM

The Awesome, Funny, Heartwarming, Quotes, Trivia and Your Mileage May Vary pages for The Joker need to be re-written so their no longer in first person.

SaltyWalty    The Shah, The Snake Emperor, The Omega    from    Speartip Crag    Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
   The Shah, The Snake Emperor, The Omega   
Feb 2nd 2016 at 11:59:32 AM

Why do they need to be changed from first-person?

   Frisch weht der Wind/Der Heimat zu,/Mein Irisch Kind,/Wo weilest du?   
Larkmarn Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Feb 2nd 2016 at 12:11:27 PM

... because they're not in the Self Demonstrating namespace.

Larkmarn Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Feb 11th 2016 at 12:38:11 PM

https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/BuffySpeak/HomePage

Okay, my issue is that this page is... well, clearly written by someone who has no idea what Buffy Speak is. In the entire thing, there's maybe one sentence that is actually Buffy Speak. And that's borderline impressive, considering Buffy Speak is a hilariously broad trope. The thing would need a complete rewrite.

If no one wants to rewrite it, I'm voting we add it to the cutlist. It's actively misleading at best right now.

bwburke94 My Ice Cream Waifu from Remnant Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
My Ice Cream Waifu
Feb 12th 2016 at 7:56:52 PM

Regarding Faction Paradox, I've made my best efforts to remove self-demonstration. It's at Sandbox.Faction Paradox for now, but someone more familiar with FP will need to clean up the examples.

Misspelled trope names dealt with... for now. Moving back to the Understatement project soon?
Larkmarn Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Lymantria Tyrannoraptoran Reptiliomorph from Toronto Relationship Status: Staying up all night to get lucky
Tyrannoraptoran Reptiliomorph
Feb 18th 2016 at 3:07:33 PM

As I described here, Administrivia.Ghost Wicks appears to be a ghost wick itself (links to it are blue but the page doesn't exist and there aren't any other pages with the same title). That's taking self-demonstratingness over usefulness - it doesn't even try to explain anything about ghost wicks. Which isn't a good thing, considering that ghost wicks are a very common phenomenon on this wiki and are often brought up in discussions. So yeah, we need a proper Administrivia.Ghost Wicks page.

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Mar 3rd 2016 at 9:05:06 AM

I've always been uncomfortable with the self-demonstrating description of Opening Scroll, given that having the text zooming into the screen, though popular after Star Wars, isn't a requirement for the trope.

Karxrida Art by @anoderp from Darkness within Darkness Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
Art by @anoderp
Mar 3rd 2016 at 11:17:25 AM

Yeah, Opening Scroll is borderline unreadable in its current state. The formatting is really distracting.

At least the scrolls we give to the Star Wars pages stick to one font size and are left-aligned.

If a tree falls in the forest and nobody remembers it, who else will you have ice cream with?
Mar 8th 2016 at 8:57:13 AM

I just changed the Opening Scroll description back to the plain format.

nrjxll Relationship Status: Not war
May 23rd 2016 at 4:45:03 PM

Am I the only one who finds the shtick on The Mockbuster to be equal parts grating and confusing?

Larkmarn Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
May 24th 2016 at 11:56:34 AM

... what's the schtick?

nrjxll Relationship Status: Not war
May 24th 2016 at 12:48:29 PM

Every trope linked in the description is potholed to a phrase that sounds like its name, but off - similar to how mockbuster titles work. For instance:

See also Similar Erotica Names (when this is applied to porn), Crappy Ripoff Items (when this is applied to commercial products), Product Codes Removed, and Same Name, Completely Different Plot Sequels (when old foreign movies have their titles for the re-release changed in order for them to cash-in from current blockbusters).

I dunno, I thought it was really noticeable (and annoying).

edited 24th May '16 12:49:42 PM by nrjxll

Aug 14th 2016 at 8:19:02 PM

I noticed that the page for Spoonerism is self-demonstrating. This almost seemed reasonable enough until I got to the example folders, where alphabetical order was screwed up by making each of them a spoonerism. (Also, since "Radio" and "Music" are one word each, I doubt "Dario" and "Sumic" count as examples anyway.)

Sep 15th 2016 at 1:56:46 PM

[Trope Name] always confused me. Even one of the Haikus agrees. Trope Name In Jokes is already a Just for Fun of the same trope, so we wouldn't even lose anything if we changed it. And the PlayingWith page is a mess.

N1KF The Number1KirbyFan Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
TotemicHero Not a bug! from the next level
Not a bug!
Sep 16th 2016 at 5:44:41 PM

Creator.Adam West seems to have acquired a first-person SD description at some point. If no one else objects (or handles it themselves), I'd like to clean it up.

Expergiscēre cras, medior quam hodie. (Awaken tomorrow, better than today.)
bwburke94 My Ice Cream Waifu from Remnant Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
My Ice Cream Waifu
Oct 23rd 2016 at 1:53:03 PM

Faction Paradox subpages are still written as SD.

Misspelled trope names dealt with... for now. Moving back to the Understatement project soon?
Nov 4th 2016 at 7:33:09 PM

The page Attack of the Eye Creatures has the double "the" gag removed for clarity a while ago, but a lot of people agree that it's funny. Could we make a self-demonstrating version?

Madrugada Zzzzzzzzzz Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Nov 20th 2016 at 2:14:00 AM

[up]Yes, as long as you put it in the Self-Demonstrating namespace and do NOT link to it from the main Wiki.

[up] [up] [up] [up]N 1 KF: Because Self-demonstrating pages aren't the only injokes we have.

edited 20th Nov '16 2:16:10 AM by Madrugada

...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
TotemicHero Not a bug! from the next level
Not a bug!
Nov 20th 2016 at 9:23:12 AM

Sandbox.Adam West is now ready with a non-SD version of the page. What do you all think?

Expergiscēre cras, medior quam hodie. (Awaken tomorrow, better than today.)
TotemicHero Not a bug! from the next level
Not a bug!
Apr 22nd 2017 at 9:17:19 AM

Long-range bumping regarding feedback on Adam West and the associated sandbox.

Also, I think the SD gag on Hostile Show Takeover is overblown - especially the overly long stinger, which REALLY needs to be trimmed down.

edited 22nd Apr '17 9:17:39 AM by TotemicHero

Expergiscēre cras, medior quam hodie. (Awaken tomorrow, better than today.)
DustSnitch Relationship Status: Non-Canon
Apr 23rd 2017 at 9:39:16 AM

The Sandbox on Adam West looks good.

The damned do not suffer torments, but live forever without the hope or light of Nicolas Cage.

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