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This trope is one of major suppliers of bad potholes violating Administrivia.Sinkhole.
There is a meme by the same name. That meme is widely known and easy to use. Very often, contributors mean to say that a part of writeup should be taken with that meme in mind as they make a pothole to this trope. There's no fictional character acting as Captain Obvious nor any discussion of Captain Obvious in such cases. Resulting wicks aren't trope examples related and should not remain (exact actions are case-by-case).
It's a task as easy as pie, but a pretty large pie at that. I plan to go through wicks, checking each of them eventually. Before this announcement, tip of the tip of the iceberg has been tackled. Wick distribution was as follows: 41 bad wick removed, 8 were examined and left, 1 was commented out.
I'm not rallying help or coordinating the effort, but I plan to link to this thread for possible discussions. Maybe post more statistics in time.
edited 21st Aug '15 11:31:48 AM by SetsunasaNiWa
Due to the large amount of wicks, it is worth having it be a cooperative effort. Just nixed a sinkhole just now, and I may resume when I can.
I keep track of my progress, haven't abandoned this yet and may be able to answer some questions you might have then.
Got no questions at the moment.
So far, I reduced the wick count to below 8000, so we're getting there.
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