Follow TV Tropes

Following

TLP workstation thread

Go To

Alkthash Was?
Was?
Aug 20th 2010 at 3:16:19 PM

Inspired by this IJBM.

I actually think a stickied YKTTW pimping thread would be a good idea. It would let people direct attention to their own YKTTWs without having to spam bump for updates and such. Plus it would act as another way to get people to notice and contribute to a YKTTW.

Ideally I think each new entry would have it's own post with a link to the relevant YKTTW. Then a big consolidation post on the first page would list all of the ones in the thread so far, crossing them off as they get launched.

Or this might be a silly and pointless idea. Thoughts?


Procedure for getting a YKTTW added to the master worklist. Just post a link and a short explanation about it at the end of the thread and PM me. I will add it to the master list on the first page as soon as possible. PM once it gets launched(or scrapped) so I can cross it off the list too.


YKTTW Workstation Master List

edited 15th Oct '10 11:36:27 AM by Alkthash

Madrugada Zzzzzzzzzz Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Aug 20th 2010 at 3:36:45 PM

You volunteering to maintain it? If so, go ahead.

...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
Alkthash Was?
Was?
Aug 20th 2010 at 5:07:55 PM

Sure, I'll maintain it.

For the sake of the rules here is my first YKTTW Rising City, a trope about cities that expand vertically.

KrisMahai Hm?
Hm?
Aug 20th 2010 at 6:00:16 PM

This is a pretty good idea.

I Never Told You My Name: Used to cast suspicion on an otherwise unremarkable character by having them know information they should not— specifically, the name of the person they seemed to have just met for the first time.

Needs More Examples. Like, really badly.

“Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”
RangerSix Swarm of Scarab Beatles from Relay Station Alpha Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Swarm of Scarab Beatles
KrisMahai Hm?
Hm?
Sep 7th 2010 at 2:03:46 PM

Oh, hey, thanks. I didn't think it was getting any more examples, so I was going to launch it soon. I'd still like someone to iron out the description a little bit, unless they think it's fine?

About your example: I don't think I'll be using it, because I only have a few straight examples, and I don't want to confuse the meaning by adding too many variations, but thank you anyway.

edited 7th Sep '10 2:16:32 PM by KrisMahai

“Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”
Glowsquid gets mad about videogames from Alien Town
gets mad about videogames
Sep 7th 2010 at 2:10:06 PM

This exist? I never noticed,I never noticed this existed, a shame too.

Anyway, I have made this YKTTW and I though it has a decent number of examples, it really could use a more detailled and wittier description... something which I am not good at.

RangerSix Swarm of Scarab Beatles from Relay Station Alpha Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Swarm of Scarab Beatles
KrisMahai Hm?
Hm?
Sep 7th 2010 at 2:17:04 PM

All right then. Also, I edited my post up there concerning your example.

“Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”
Glowsquid gets mad about videogames from Alien Town
gets mad about videogames
Sep 7th 2010 at 2:37:30 PM

The description looks fine to me.

It's not horrible but I know it can be much better. But maybe I just am being overly cautious.

RangerSix Swarm of Scarab Beatles from Relay Station Alpha Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Swarm of Scarab Beatles
Sep 7th 2010 at 3:00:25 PM

@Kris: Now that I think about it, my example would probably fit better under I Never Told You It Was Poison. (Still, similar mechanic, as it were.)

New Recruits Tend To Drown A Lot: A TFTD Liveblog
KrisMahai Hm?
Hm?
Sep 7th 2010 at 3:04:27 PM

No problem, the two are pretty similar. Thanks for trying to help, anyway.

“Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”
Meophist from Toronto, Canada
Sep 7th 2010 at 9:38:19 PM

I actually have a bunch of YKTT Ws in the YKTTW that I'm not quite sure what to do with. Should I post some of them here?

Helpful Scripts and Stylesheets here.
shimaspawn from Here and Now Relationship Status: In your bunk
Sep 7th 2010 at 9:56:44 PM

Go ahead!

Reality is that, which when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. -Philip K. Dick
Meophist from Toronto, Canada
Sep 7th 2010 at 10:05:13 PM

Rock Paper Scissors System

Inter-edit: The description? Uhh, the Super-Trope to Tactical Rock–Paper–Scissors and Elemental Rock–Paper–Scissors.

The description is very clunky. I don't know how to really describe this trope.

edited 7th Sep '10 10:06:05 PM by Meophist

Helpful Scripts and Stylesheets here.
Alkthash Was?
Was?
Sep 7th 2010 at 10:18:19 PM

Remember guys PM me when you want to add a YKTTW to this thread.

Alkthash Was?
Was?
Sep 7th 2010 at 10:33:53 PM

It was for Glowsquid and future readers.

HersheleOstropoler You gotta get yourself some marble columns from BK.NY.US Relationship Status: Less than three
You gotta get yourself some marble columns
Sep 13th 2010 at 1:10:58 PM

It's a couple months old, but I'm ready to push Informed Locale again: a work is stated to be set in a particular place, but no aspect or characteristic of that place is shown.

The child is father to the man —Oedipus
MarqFJA Fiat justitia, et pereat mundus from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Fiat justitia, et pereat mundus
Sep 22nd 2010 at 4:46:15 PM

This thread is a Godsend. smile

A word of forewarning, though: Some of these YKTTWs, by their very nature, revolve around relatively NSFW stuff.

edited 22nd Sep '10 4:49:04 PM by MarqFJA

When we are crushing the black hearts of our oppressors, we will find our hands blackened.
Glowsquid gets mad about videogames from Alien Town
gets mad about videogames
Sep 22nd 2010 at 5:03:08 PM

Eleventh Hour Larval State - W Hen one section near the end of a game is done in a weaker state or with less abillity than during most of the game.

TotemicHero Not a bug! from the next level
Not a bug!
Sep 23rd 2010 at 9:41:47 PM

Observation Is A Free Action: A character observing something (and thus providing a description) without taking up any actual time in the story.

Expergiscēre cras, medior quam hodie. (Awaken tomorrow, better than today.)
Alkthash Was?
Was?
Sep 24th 2010 at 12:40:08 PM

Again people, PM me when you want a YKTTW added to the master list. And PM me once again if it gets launched. I'm not constantly checking this thread.

edited 24th Sep '10 12:41:41 PM by Alkthash

MarqFJA Fiat justitia, et pereat mundus from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Fiat justitia, et pereat mundus
Oct 1st 2010 at 3:31:45 PM

Over a week now, and only the Mother Nature YKTTW recieved any contributions. -_-; I'm starting to think that either few people bother looking this thread up, or practically everyone refuse to get within 10 feet of any YKTTW about "socially inappropiate" subjects.

edited 1st Oct '10 3:34:42 PM by MarqFJA

When we are crushing the black hearts of our oppressors, we will find our hands blackened.
MarqFJA Fiat justitia, et pereat mundus from Saudi Arabia Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Fiat justitia, et pereat mundus

Total posts: 546
Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report