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Piterpicher from Poland, for real Relationship Status: Awaiting my mail-order bride
Feb 15th 2021 at 12:09:59 PM

Has existed since 2011, but there are only 13 wicks. That means Starving on Wick, so it's not performing well enough. I vote cut.

Edited by Piterpicher on Feb 15th 2021 at 9:11:29 PM

Berrenta Remakes on the way from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Remakes on the way
Feb 21st 2021 at 2:17:39 PM

We had a bit of the backlog clear up, and this looks to be a quick one, so opened.

I'll second a cut, as long as we are putting the phrase into Other Stock Phrases as well.

ccorb She/her or They/them from Whale Island Relationship Status: It's not my fault I'm not popular!
She/her or They/them
Synchronicity god-touched Relationship Status: I've got a total eclipse of the heart
god-touched
Feb 21st 2021 at 2:27:16 PM

On one hand, I do think Sent The Wrong Kind Of Person (the redirect) is tropeworthy outside of a stock phrase. On the other hand, the page is entirely about the stock phrase. I'm fine with punting this to Other Stock Phrases.

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WarJay77 Some like it hot from The Void Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Some like it hot
Feb 21st 2021 at 3:07:52 PM

I'm okay with putting this on Other Stock Phrases and then moving the redirect title to the Salvage Yard.

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Ordeaux26 from Canada Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
GastonRabbit A real nowhere man from Robinson, Illinois, USA Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
Feb 21st 2021 at 6:08:43 PM

[up]

"An ear for an ear makes it hard to hear." —Gaston (Animal Crossing: New Horizons)
themayorofsimpleton Loves things that are cute from Inside a dumpster
Loves things that are cute
Feb 21st 2021 at 7:22:43 PM

[up]

Mainly I clean out complaining on this wiki, and I operate three active threads (and one inactive one) as well.
Berrenta Remakes on the way from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Remakes on the way
Feb 22nd 2021 at 6:52:22 AM

I'm also good with yarding the redirect title.

Feb 23rd 2021 at 12:55:27 PM

I'm a bit leery about cutting stock phrase tropes, mostly due to No New Stock Phrases.

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WarJay77 Some like it hot from The Void Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Some like it hot
Feb 23rd 2021 at 1:16:44 PM

[up] That rule is exactly why stock phrases are okay to cut- because they're not tropes. If they're not thriving they never will.

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GastonRabbit A real nowhere man from Robinson, Illinois, USA Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
Feb 23rd 2021 at 2:10:08 PM

[up]As I mentioned in another thread, the fact that stock phrases aren't tropes (and aren't protected by a Grandfather Clause) is why Stock Phrases Are Not Tropes is a redirect to No New Stock Phrases.

Edited by GastonRabbit on Feb 23rd 2021 at 4:11:16 AM

"An ear for an ear makes it hard to hear." —Gaston (Animal Crossing: New Horizons)
Serac Chill Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Chill
Feb 23rd 2021 at 2:33:03 PM

[up][up][up] What? I don't understand your logic here. You don't want to cut another stock phrase because they're not allowed in TLP anymore? Are you saying we need to keep a consistent number of tropes in a given category, and that you don't want to cut this because you can't launch something else to replace it?

Anyway, easy cut is easy.

Berrenta Remakes on the way from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Remakes on the way
Feb 23rd 2021 at 9:23:41 PM

~Imperial Majesty XO, you need to give us a good reason why you don't want this cut. If we don't hear from you by Thursday, we're going ahead with the cut.

The reason you gave is not really cutting it.

crazysamaritan Could we just... not have Death anymore? from Lupin III
Could we just... not have Death anymore?
Feb 23rd 2021 at 10:45:00 PM

Pun intended?

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Feb 24th 2021 at 6:56:54 PM

Couldn't we crosswick the on-page examples instead?

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WarJay77 Some like it hot from The Void Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Some like it hot
Feb 24th 2021 at 7:07:37 PM

It's not a trope. Why are you so insistent on keeping it? What does the wiki gain from it?

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GastonRabbit A real nowhere man from Robinson, Illinois, USA Relationship Status: I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me
Feb 24th 2021 at 7:32:40 PM

[up]Seconded.

Edited by GastonRabbit on Feb 24th 2021 at 9:33:03 AM

"An ear for an ear makes it hard to hear." —Gaston (Animal Crossing: New Horizons)
Berrenta MOD Remakes on the way from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Remakes on the way
Feb 24th 2021 at 7:33:26 PM

~Imperial Majesty XO, what good will simply crosswicking a starving stock phrase do for us?

If you're so insistent on keeping it, why not get a TLP draft going instead of just interfering with proposed "fixes" that barely do anything substantial?

If this ever happens again, you may find yourself locked out of TRS. Don't tempt me.

Edited by Berrenta on Feb 24th 2021 at 9:39:59 AM

WarJay77 Some like it hot from The Void Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Some like it hot
Feb 24th 2021 at 7:54:16 PM

Look, Imperial. If you have a solid argument against cutting this trope, say it. But all you've done so far is argue against the decision with weird non-points. You obviously don't like it when things get cut from the wiki since you keep insisting things get archived and kept, but we cut things that harm or add no value to the wiki and you haven't explained how this does add value to the wiki.

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Berrenta MOD Remakes on the way from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Remakes on the way
Feb 24th 2021 at 9:07:52 PM

It's about time, so let's get to cutting.

Edited by Berrenta on Feb 24th 2021 at 11:08:47 AM

Feb 24th 2021 at 9:19:55 PM

[up][up] Well, it looks like we're operating under different mentalities. You ask "what does this bring to the wiki", I ask "does this harm the wiki"? If that's the wrong way to look at things, maybe I should just stay out of these discussions.

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Berrenta Remakes on the way from Texas Relationship Status: Can't buy me love
Remakes on the way
Feb 24th 2021 at 9:34:37 PM

[up] At this point, it's for the best if you have nothing substantial to pitch. Better Know When to Fold 'Em if you don't want to cause any more headaches.


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