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Merseyuser1 from Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Jul 27th 2017 at 10:17:54 AM

Inspired by this discussion, I've decided to start a thread on cleaning up pages which have these continuity tropes (not YMMV ones):

I'm starting to wick-check all these, and have come to these conclusions:

  • If a work mentions Alternate Continuity, how it is one needs to be stated rather than just "It takes place in a new universe", it could be expanded to "It differs from Work ABC by the following (maybe encased in spoiler tags):
  • For Broad Strokes, mentioning the similarities and differences from the source material in a bit of detail.
  • If a work mentions Continuity Nod, perhaps expanding the bullet points.

Some anime and manga works have a lot of Alternate Continuities, and I'm not familiar with the source material for some of them (only really ever saw some Pokemon and Dragonball Z years ago but that's about it).

I don't want the tropes to be Square Peg, Round Trope on work pages, but Continuity is one thing that's an Omnipresent Trope, so I thought I may as well start a clean-up thread.

Obviously i don't want to get into Edit War mode over a bullet-point, so this is for discussion.

Taking my cue from this thread:

Format For Examples

Medium (Live Action TV, etc.)

I could list all the folders but I'll leave it to you to decide which one.

I'll keep checking back when I can, and would appreciate help from anyone who knows more about this area of troping than me.

edited 27th Jul '17 10:22:07 AM by Merseyuser1

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Jul 31st 2017 at 9:21:55 AM

I'm fairly certain Development Gag/Mythology Gag are outside the scope of this discussion, so I'll take them to TRS in a month or so after I've done a bit of a wick check. Can't do much web browsing with my current computer situation.

Hey there. Guess I don't have to introduce myself, huh?
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