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Berrenta Remakes on the way from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Remakes on the way
Aug 14th 2019 at 3:57:12 PM

I reported the YMMV of this work to the general cleanup thread, but might as well ask here:

Anyone else think that the contents of VideoGame.Cat Planet should be moved to a Self-Demonstrating subpage and the main work page (and the aforementioned YMMV) rewritten?

Pichu-kun ...
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Aug 15th 2019 at 5:54:40 AM

ComicBook.Deadman redirects to a self-demonstrating article despite it being about a comic book.

Piterpicher from Poland, for real Relationship Status: Awaiting my mail-order bride
Aug 15th 2019 at 6:22:42 AM

Indeed, but ComicBook.Deadpool and ComicBook.Superboy Prime redirect to SelfDemonstrating/ pages as well, so it's not really something odd.

Edited by Piterpicher on Aug 15th 2019 at 3:23:53 PM

Brainulator9 Short-Term Projects herald from US Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Short-Term Projects herald
Aug 18th 2019 at 11:48:48 AM

I should mention that enough complaining led to be splitting SelfDemonstrating.Hostile Show Takeover from Main.Hostile Show Takeover.

Valley Girl could stand to be split between the Main/ and SelfDemonstrating/ namespaces.

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bwburke94 Ultimate ??? from Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles Relationship Status: RelationshipOutOfBoundsException: 1
Ultimate ???
Aug 18th 2019 at 1:28:46 PM

Faction Paradox still has examples written in first-person.

(It's listed on the index, but if I recall, a prior ATT discussion determined it shouldn't be self-demonstrating.)

Hey there. Guess I don't have to introduce myself, huh?
SkyCat32 The Draftsman of Doom from the shelter Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
The Draftsman of Doom
Jul 2nd 2020 at 12:05:02 PM

Avast, me hearties. Talk Like a Pirate is as incoherent as bilgewater, due to self demonsration on the main page, aye. The self demonstration must walk the plank, and any self demonstration be placed on a Self Demonstrating Article, ho!

For real, though. It has a self demonstration problem, and needs to be rewritten, with the current contents moved to a Self-Demonstrating Article.

Edited by SkyCat32 on Jul 3rd 2020 at 6:47:10 AM

Mew!
jandn2014 Hangs around Image Pickin’ a lot from somewhere in Connecticut Relationship Status: Hiding
Hangs around Image Pickin’ a lot
Jul 3rd 2020 at 5:32:39 PM

[up] Did that, but Talk Like a Pirate Day has the same problem. The trope also has a ton of ZCEs on it.

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SkyCat32 The Draftsman of Doom from the shelter Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
The Draftsman of Doom
Jul 9th 2020 at 5:19:27 AM

The examples on Talk Like a Pirate need to have their self demonstration removed as well.

Mew!
chasemaddigan I'm Sad Frogerson.
I'm Sad Frogerson.
Jul 20th 2020 at 8:06:13 PM

I may come across as a killjoy here, but does the self-demonstrating page for Epic Fail feel a bit... too much? Like, I get the joke is supposed to be that the page is horribly written and formatted. But, with stuff like potholes to random works, poor spelling that make some of the jokes hard to understand, and deliberate redlinks; I wonder if the page might be trying too hard to look terrible.

I dunno. Does anyone think it's funny enough to stay?

SkyCat32 The Draftsman of Doom from the shelter Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
The Draftsman of Doom
SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Jul 21st 2020 at 4:15:23 AM

Not funny and not the trope - Epic Fail isn't merely for things that went wrong, but for things that went comically, implausibly wrong. Such as a bomb that was meant to blow up a city ending up covering the city with sugar. And the trope has been misused for plausible failures.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
mightymewtron Woman Appreciator from sout park Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Woman Appreciator
Jul 21st 2020 at 12:37:29 PM

Screamer Trailer is so concerned with having a memey self demonstrating description that the description is barely clear.

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jandn2014 Hangs around Image Pickin’ a lot from somewhere in Connecticut Relationship Status: Hiding
Hangs around Image Pickin’ a lot
Jul 27th 2020 at 8:51:13 PM

SelfDemonstrating.True Art just seems like a page for people to write complete nonsense on, and doesn’t really illustrate what is called “true art”.

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SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Jul 28th 2020 at 12:58:05 AM

That's on purpose, back in the day that content was on True Art and gunked up the page. Thus it was moved off to another page.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
mightymewtron Woman Appreciator from sout park Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Woman Appreciator
Aug 10th 2020 at 12:00:12 AM

Lightyearzzz 82 just changed the description of Fake Static to be self-demonstrating (at least partly; it has the "static" part but the "fake" isn't made clear in the self-demonstrating bit), in the process making it far more cumbersome to read.

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jandn2014 Hangs around Image Pickin’ a lot from somewhere in Connecticut Relationship Status: Hiding
Hangs around Image Pickin’ a lot
Aug 10th 2020 at 12:04:42 AM

[up] I reverted that, since it made the page too hard to read for a normal trope page.

Edited by jandn2014 on Aug 10th 2020 at 3:06:11 PM

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ccorb from A very hot place Relationship Status: It's not my fault I'm not popular!
Aug 12th 2020 at 7:56:10 AM

Is the self-demonstration on all lowercase letters okay? I mean, it's not too hard to read, but it still is a glaring difference from what's normally allowed.

She/her or they/them
Karxrida Bro Dragon from The Extra Deck Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
Bro Dragon
Aug 12th 2020 at 11:45:39 AM

Administrivia.Locked Pages is listed as on the Self Demonstrating index. Maybe because it's locked like other policy threads?

I don't think that's necessary.

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Serac Spring Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Spring
Aug 13th 2020 at 2:29:00 PM

Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but Technicolor Toxin has the old color markup in its headers for "Purple Poison" and "Green Poison". Should it be fixed to use the modern color markup or just removed?

bwburke94 Ultimate ??? from Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles Relationship Status: RelationshipOutOfBoundsException: 1
Ultimate ???
Aug 13th 2020 at 4:47:52 PM

[up] Removed; it makes it harder to read.

Hey there. Guess I don't have to introduce myself, huh?
mightymewtron Woman Appreciator from sout park Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Woman Appreciator
Jan 6th 2021 at 1:51:45 AM

SelfDemonstrating.Fun With Subtitles is just a parody of the opening credits of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. And by "parody" I mean "the exact same joke almost word-for-word, to the point where the article means nothing because you could just read the script or watch the clip and get a better idea because at least then it would actually be subtitles."

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bwburke94 Ultimate ??? from Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles Relationship Status: RelationshipOutOfBoundsException: 1
Ultimate ???
Jan 6th 2021 at 3:38:13 AM

[up] Seems cutworthy.

Hey there. Guess I don't have to introduce myself, huh?
jandn2014 Hangs around Image Pickin’ a lot from somewhere in Connecticut Relationship Status: Hiding
Hangs around Image Pickin’ a lot
Feb 20th 2021 at 8:01:47 AM

Speech Impediment was brought up in TRS over the fact that it's description can come off as ableist (in that it can come off as mocking of people with actual speech impediments). The writing style makes the page hard to understand as well. Should we just rewrite it and completely scrap the "speech impediment tone"?

Edited by jandn2014 on Feb 20th 2021 at 11:09:02 AM

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mightymewtron Woman Appreciator from sout park Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Woman Appreciator
Feb 20th 2021 at 10:12:35 AM

[up] It's just hard to read either way so I agree it should be written in a standard way.

Edited by mightymewtron on Feb 20th 2021 at 1:12:47 PM

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