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Willbyr MOD
11th Feb, 2019 04:28:05 AM

I looked at that but it's not quite the same thing...that trope is about gossip evolving and changing as it goes from person to person, this is about the sheer volume of it increasing due to an outside influence.

11th Feb, 2019 07:24:51 AM

I think we're missing even the more general concept of "spreading false rumours".

Willbyr MOD
12th Feb, 2019 05:15:35 AM

Yeah, it does seem like there's a Missing Supertrope situation here.

Willbyr MOD
15th Feb, 2019 06:22:08 AM

^ In the example I have the rumors aren't malicious or slanderous.