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)

20th Feb, 2020 12:20:44 PM

Discarded Tropes, however, I'm not understanding how the list is cleared up. For several months, the oldest draft there dates back to February 2nd 2018, but I really doubt that's the first discarded draft ever.

Edited by gc10
20th Feb, 2020 01:22:18 PM

The oldest discarded drafts are mostly lost to history...if they weren't linked somewhere.

20th Feb, 2020 01:28:11 PM

By the way, I have actually made a request for Discarded TLP to be readable. As for those lost drafts, I remember that February 2018 and maybe some later one were rather turbulent month for the servers and admins made some space-saving decisions, including the removal of all these drafts. Those drafts may now be lost for good due to TLP's random URL system, but server purges sometimes have to be done, and I guess this one had to happen eventually. Live with it.

20th Feb, 2020 02:37:37 PM

If they're your own drafts, you can see them via the History link at the top of TLP. (Launched and discarded ones are both grouped under "Launched YKTTW's you started")

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report