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iamconstantine Relationship Status: Gone fishin'
May 29th 2019 at 7:06:55 AM

ATT thread here.

Painful Rhyme, in its current state, is an Audience Reaction for song lyrics that are forced, don't actually rhyme, are incorrect in grammar and syntax, etc.

It has been around for a while now, but after discussion, its problems are coming to light.

  • It's difficult to gauge the audience-as-a-whole's opinion to said "painful rhyme", because it is such a small issue that not many vocalize how they feel about it. In other words, it's difficult to back it up.
  • It's very subjective, as pronunciation and similar range from person to person.
  • It is a trope often used for complaining, regardless of just how "painful" the rhyme was.

After discussion and some thought, there are some possible solutions to these problems.

  • Require a citation in the same vein as Unfortunate Implications.
  • Make it In-Universe Examples Only
  • Perhaps require an explanation as to why the rhyme is painful, as opposed to just putting in the lyrics and leaving it at that.

Edited by iamconstantine on May 29th 2019 at 10:07:46 AM

Mickoonsley19 I love 'Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf'! from Green Green Grassland Relationship Status: It's complicated
Jun 13th 2019 at 3:16:06 PM

Making it IUEO is an interesting idea.

Edited by Mickoonsley19 on Jun 13th 2019 at 3:20:41 AM

rjd1922 Paladin from Illinois Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
Paladin
Jun 13th 2019 at 3:21:21 PM

I'd prefer the third option out of those three; opposed to citations, cutting, or making IUEO.

Edited by rjd1922 on Jun 13th 2019 at 5:21:50 AM

Steel be with you.
Brainulator9 Regular garden-variety troper. from US Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Regular garden-variety troper.
Jun 13th 2019 at 4:58:08 PM

I can see non-rhyming rhymes being something notable, although that might overlap with Subverted Rhyme Every Occasion.

I love when bad shows have great music. Sometimes, it can be worth the hassle of sitting through a bad work.
GastonRabbit A troper draws near! from Robinson, Illinois, USA Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
A troper draws near!
Jul 22nd 2019 at 12:23:38 AM

I noticed this has gone a while without much activity. Should we have a crowner for the options listed in the first post?

Edit: Went ahead and made one. Added a cut option as well, since it was suggested in the ATT query.

Edited by GastonRabbit on Jul 22nd 2019 at 2:43:51 PM

"Guess what? You got it for free. Are you proud of yourself?"
Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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GastonRabbit A troper draws near! from Robinson, Illinois, USA Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
A troper draws near!
Jul 30th 2019 at 3:21:16 AM

Currently, making this IUEO has the most consensus (8 yeas and 2 nays).

Edit: I mean the most positive ratio. It doesn't have the most votes.

Edited by GastonRabbit on Jul 30th 2019 at 8:45:59 AM

"Guess what? You got it for free. Are you proud of yourself?"
Berrenta MOD Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Aug 5th 2019 at 5:52:41 PM

Calling in favor of IUEO.

Update: It's now indexed as such.

Edited by Berrenta on Aug 5th 2019 at 7:59:02 AM

ACW Unofficial Wiki Curator for Complete Monster from Arlington, VA (near Washington, D.C.)
Aug 6th 2019 at 1:59:10 PM

Damn, I missed the vote sad It was VERY close.

Why not move it to YMMV instead of just IUEO?

Edited by ACW on Aug 6th 2019 at 4:59:42 AM

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Brainulator9 Regular garden-variety troper. from US Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Regular garden-variety troper.
Aug 6th 2019 at 2:16:29 PM

[up] We're not very fond of complaining about lyrics you don't like. Besides, it already was YMMV before the vote.

I love when bad shows have great music. Sometimes, it can be worth the hassle of sitting through a bad work.
GastonRabbit A troper draws near! from Robinson, Illinois, USA Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
A troper draws near!
Sep 17th 2019 at 7:55:42 AM

I dewicked Main/.

Edit: I made Sandbox.Painful Rhyme to make it easier to sort examples.

Edit: On-page examples have been cleaned, and Fanfic examples were cleaned and moved to the main page. The Music, Poetry, and Theater subpages need to be cleaned; I put them in the sandbox for now.

Update: All on-page examples were cleaned, and the subpages have been cutlisted.

Update: YMMV/ wicks have been cleaned, and I previously went through Main/. Going through the remaining pages and then everything will be done.

Edited by GastonRabbit on Sep 18th 2019 at 11:32:04 AM

"Guess what? You got it for free. Are you proud of yourself?"
GastonRabbit A troper draws near! from Robinson, Illinois, USA Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
A troper draws near!
Berrenta Heating things up from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Heating things up
Sep 19th 2019 at 6:32:09 AM

Okay, time to close.

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22nd Jul '19 12:40:32 AM
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