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Recently, Keet underwent TRS due to similarities with Genki Girl. It was decided to use the definition "cute perky energetic little brother type character which almost always get feminine qualities" for Keet; the tropes were not to be merged or gender-restricted.
With that in mind, this thread serves to check examples for misuse.
Should these examples be changed to Genki Guy or something else?
Tweek on South Park: Other Students:
The Space Sphere on Characters.Portal:
On WebAnimation.Harry101UK (added by me a long time ago):
Tweek is not an example. He's not at all an audience surrogate, and South Park does not have a female audience.
The other two lack context. Just being excited about one thing isn't enough to be a Genki Guy, let alone a Keet. It's about mannerisms and a pervasive character trait. I guess I would delete them since it's a wick cleanup.
Edit: the second two might fit Fan Boy or Geek, since they're very excited about one, somewhat nerdy thing.
Edited by naturalironist on Oct 17th 2019 at 10:05:38 AM
So could Tweek be a Genki Guy?
In Ben Tennyson's folder on Ben 10: Main Characters:
The real life subpage is terrible; the only example that might qualify is Courtland Mead, and even that's a violation of Weblinks Are Not Examples.
Looking at the page, I'd like to just say "NRLEP as a characterization trope", but whatever works.
I changed the Space and Wave Cores to Fanboy, and posted here about making Keet No Real Life Examples, Please!.
The Keet TRS thread
The main page definition for Genki Guy still lists Keet as the childish male version of Genki Girl, even though we've established that they're now non-equivocal.
Yeah, that should be re-worded, but I think the description should still mention Keet somehow.
I removed Keet from Truth in Television since a real person can't be a surrogate for a female audience. I believe the work doesn't have to have a solely female Target Audience to qualify, so Son Goku from Saiyuki (nominally shonen but clearly going for Multiple Demographic Appeal) still counts, right?
Keet was voted NRLEP, and its Real Life subpage is now cutlisted.
Despite plugging this thread in my signature, I've neglected it for a long time. But I found this example in Dick Grayson's folder on Characters.Batman Wayne Family Adventures while removing misuse of Ambiguously Brown and I don't think he fits. The folder already has Fun Personified and Childish Older Sibling, which I think cover his personality.
Edited by rjd1922 on Apr 6th 2022 at 5:38:45 AM
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