Follow TV Tropes

Ask The Tropers

Go To

Have a question about how the TVTropes wiki works? No one knows this community better than the people in it, so ask away! Ask the Tropers is the page you come to when you have a question burning in your brain and the support pages didn't help. It's not for everything, though. For a list of all the resources for your questions, click here.

Ask the Tropers:

Trope Related Question:

Make Private (For security bugs or stuff only for moderators)

9th Feb, 2018 08:49:21 AM

I think you can just list it as a trope and label the example as In-Universe.

9th Feb, 2018 08:52:59 AM

Say it is Used In-Universe. Lock please

Edited by lakingsif
9th Feb, 2018 09:55:48 PM

Why the 'Lock Please'? If anything that occurs in real life being used In-Universe means it can't be a trope half of this wiki wouldn't exist. Just Look At ALL the Truth in Television examples. This is not a question of "is this an In-Universe example", it's a discussion of WHY you can't cite Author Existence Failure as a Trope unto itself...

Edited by TheGhost
9th Feb, 2018 10:00:07 PM

It's already been stated that you can do that. If something we normally categorize as Trivia or YMMV is being used within a work instead of being used to discuss the work, that's an in-universe example.

10th Feb, 2018 06:52:38 PM

The 'lock please' is because the question has been answered correctly, and threads can dissolve in chit-chat on occasion. (Guilty) [embarrassed]

Lock please.

Top