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9th Feb, 2018 06:16:56 AM

Honestly, that one always seemed like an exceptional magnet for creeps even by the standards of fanservice tropes. I've never quite understood why it allows examples at all.

9th Feb, 2018 06:22:33 AM

We at one point had a trope about kids underwear shots that was cut for precisely this reason. So I'm now surprised it isn't against the trope's rules. Then again, is already a "no examples on the trope page" situation so maybe that was hoped to cover it.

Edited by sgamer82
9th Feb, 2018 06:41:30 AM

I thought Panty Shot was No Examples Please, meaning it shouldn't be listed anywhere?

9th Feb, 2018 06:47:10 AM

It is no example please, so it shouldn't be listed at all.

Seeing as it's got over 2100 wicks, gonna say someone didn't notice.

Edited by Ghilz
9th Feb, 2018 06:59:38 AM

I personally thought it was no examples in the tropes page but the works pages were okay.

9th Feb, 2018 07:02:39 AM

...For the record, I have also never quite understood why we have two different degrees of "no examples allowed".

9th Feb, 2018 07:03:32 AM

The mods do allow tropes like Base-Breaking Character and Squick to hav examples elsewhere, so it's not completely against the rules. I'm just saying that characters that are children shouldn't be listed as examples for Panty Shot because it's creepy and makes the website look bad.

9th Feb, 2018 11:27:01 AM

No Examples, Please means no examples on the main page. They can be placed elsewhere, just not on the trope's page. It's misconceptions like this that lead to perfectly good pages getting cut.

As for the Panty Shot thing... Yeah, examples should probably be restricted. Maybe take it to TRS?

Edited by Crossover-Enthusiast
10th Feb, 2018 07:21:48 PM

That's for repairing tropes, not deciding what to do with examples.

I'd take this up in the Content Policy forum first, myself. Get a solid P5 ruling on the issue or something.

10th Feb, 2018 07:56:51 PM

I thought P5 had already looked at it, and I thought the ruling was no kids. But I'd have to search to be sure.

11th Feb, 2018 08:04:54 AM

Thank you Candi for bumping this. It's pretty creepy how people are using this fanservice trope to list underaged characters.

11th Feb, 2018 08:10:11 AM

Closing this since it's now discussed elsewhere.