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DragonQuestZ The Other Troper from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
Mar 7th 2015 at 7:10:16 PM

Nice Job Fixing It, Villain! is when the villain fixes something that wasn't broken by the villain (sort of like Kick the Dog but in a way that realigns the dog's spine, which is just one variation of this).

It explicitly is not what the villain fixes what the villain broke, ESPECIALLY villains foiling their own plans. That is Hoist by His Own Petard.

Now the latter does have more wicks, but a large number of wicks for the former still use that trope when it's the latter. Even if this trope eventually got renamed (although I admittedly couldn't make such a thread), the misuse still needs cleaning up.

I'm asking for help because I don't know the context of a lot of the works to tell if the examples fit this or not.

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DragonQuestZ The Other Troper from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
Mar 14th 2015 at 8:47:52 PM

Does anyone have some input?

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SeptimusHeap from Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Mar 15th 2015 at 3:22:04 AM

Delete every example where you can't tell whether it applies just from the example text. An example not explaining how it fits is just as good a deletion reason as not fitting, period.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
DragonQuestZ The Other Troper from Somewhere in California
The Other Troper
Mar 15th 2015 at 7:36:50 AM

Well I can do that over the week, but I still would like help with the wicks.

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