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Deadlock Clock: Dec 14th 2018 at 11:59:00 PM
Nov 22nd 2018 at 2:14:23 AM

The trope came up on Trope Finder where a troper found his example from Tintin did not fit because it was missing a "forbidden" sign. That's because the trope name and image seem to give off the impression that this area has to have some kind of official "Stay Out" declaration attached to it. What we actually want to show is that an area is so dangerous that people fear going there. Except the hero of course. Suggesting this panel combo from the example above. Other suggestions?

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/tintin_the_black.png

Edited by eroock on Nov 22nd 2018 at 12:16:22 PM

Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Nov 23rd 2018 at 10:12:19 PM

I'm down with the OP pending other options.

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TheUnsquished Apparently unsquishable from Southern Limey Land Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
Apparently unsquishable
Nov 24th 2018 at 8:44:46 AM

[up]

My get up and go has got up and gone.
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Nov 24th 2018 at 8:46:06 AM

[up]

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Lymantria "Mordor!" from Toronto Relationship Status: Seeking boyfriend-free girl
Nov 24th 2018 at 5:56:42 PM

I don't have any real objections, but the text-heaviness and lack of any tangible depiction of the zone leaves me feeling a little dissatisfied.

Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Nov 24th 2018 at 9:09:49 PM

[up] It is a bit text-heavy, to be sure, but everything else that's going on offsets that for me.

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Nov 25th 2018 at 2:29:13 AM

[up][up] There are panels showing the zone but we have space issues here.

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/black_island.png

Edited by eroock on Nov 27th 2018 at 10:54:51 PM

bitemytail from Arizona Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Nov 25th 2018 at 10:11:50 AM

[up] I prefer this take.

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TheUnsquished Apparently unsquishable from Southern Limey Land Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
Apparently unsquishable
Nov 25th 2018 at 11:17:22 AM

It does seem to work better.

My get up and go has got up and gone.
Nov 25th 2018 at 4:47:58 PM

9 is way better. My vote for that.

Karxrida Easy as 1-2-3 from Darkness within Darkness
Easy as 1-2-3
Nov 25th 2018 at 6:15:52 PM

Eh. 9's kind of weak in the showing department.

I could go either way.

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Nov 25th 2018 at 7:09:13 PM

9 doesn't seem to get the trope across as well as the OP.

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