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There ought to be a better way to enforce these rules. Right now, someone can register and go straight to troping without reading \'\'any\'\' of this, cluelessly leaving a defecative trail of [[NoSelfReferencesPlease self-references]], {{word cruft}}, {{zero context example}}s, and other horrible chat room-like drivel that drive me to BrainBleach and thoughts of violence.
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There ought to be a better way to enforce these rules. Right now, someone can register and go straight to troping without reading \\\'\\\'any\\\'\\\' of this, cluelessly leaving a defecative trail of [[ThisTroper self-references]], {{word cruft}}, {{zero context example}}s, and other horrible chat room-like drivel that drive me to BrainBleach and thoughts of violence.
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The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process[[hottip:*:though there may already be one and I just forgot about it]], but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, locking the edit page if \
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The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\\\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process[[hottip:*:though there may already be one and I just forgot about it]], but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, preventing the user from applying an edit page if \\\"This Troper\\\" (even worse than self-referential pronouns), any variant of \\\"No mention of...?\\\" or horrible word crufty suffixes like \\\"...anyone?\\\" or \\\"...\\\'nuff said\\\". However, this would more than likely disable anyone from quoting works that use these phrases in dialogue or, worse, their titles, leaving \\\"This Troper\\\" as the only feasible filtering option (sorry to anyone planning on a documentary or webcomic called \\\'\\\'This Troper\\\'\\\'; sometimes drastic measures must be taken).

The way the website is set up now, the guidelines are going to miss a lot of tropers and result in a lot of the mess people like me have to spend hours and hours cleaning up. There\\\'s too much ignorance flying around here and we really should figure out how to crack down on it.
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The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process, but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, locking the edit page if \
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The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\\\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process[[hottip:*:though there may already be one and I just forgot about it]], but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, locking the edit page if \\\"This Troper\\\" (even worse than self-referential pronouns), any variant of \\\"No mention of...?\\\" or horrible word crufty suffixes like \\\"...anyone?\\\" or \\\"...\\\'nuff said\\\". However, this would also disable anyone from quoting works that use these phrases in dialogue or, worse, their titles, leaving \\\"This Troper\\\" as the only feasible filtering option (sorry to anyone planning on a documentary or webcomic called \\\'\\\'This Troper\\\'\\\'; sometimes drastic measures must be taken).

The way the website is set up now, the guidelines are going to miss a lot of tropers and result in a lot of the mess people like me have to spend hours and hours cleaning up. There\\\'s too much ignorance flying around here and we really should figure out how to crack down on it.
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There ought to be a better way to enforce these rules. Right now, someone can register and go straight to troping without reading \'\'any\'\' of this, cluelessly leaving a defecative trail of [[NoSelfReferencesPlease self-references]], {{word cruft}}, {{zero-context example}}s, and other horrible chat room-like drivel that drive me to BrainBleach and thoughts of violence.
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There ought to be a better way to enforce these rules. Right now, someone can register and go straight to troping without reading \\\'\\\'any\\\'\\\' of this, cluelessly leaving a defecative trail of [[NoSelfReferencesPlease self-references]], {{word cruft}}, {{zero context example}}s, and other horrible chat room-like drivel that drive me to BrainBleach and thoughts of violence.
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The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process, but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, locking the edit page if \
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The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\\\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process, but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, locking the edit page if \\\"This Troper\\\" (even worse than self-referential pronouns), any variant of \\\"No mention of...?\\\" or horrible word crufty suffixes like \\\"...anyone?\\\" or \\\"...\\\'nuff said\\\". However, this would also disable anyone from quoting works that use these phrases in dialogue or, worse, their titles, leaving \\\"This Troper\\\" as the only feasible filtering option (sorry to anyone planning on a documentary or webcomic called \\\'\\\'This Troper\\\'\\\'; sometimes drastic measures must be taken).

The way the website is set up now, the guidelines are going to miss a lot of tropers and result in a lot of the mess people like me have to spend hours and hours cleaning up. There\\\'s too much ignorance flying around here and we really should figure out how to crack down on it.
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There ought to be a better way to enforce these rules. Right now, someone can register and go straight to troping without reading \'\'any\'\' of this, cluelessly leaving a defecative trail of [[NoSelfReferencesPlease self-references]], {{word cruft}}, {{zero content example}}s, and other horrible chat room-like drivel that drive me to BrainBleach and thoughts of violence.
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There ought to be a better way to enforce these rules. Right now, someone can register and go straight to troping without reading \\\'\\\'any\\\'\\\' of this, cluelessly leaving a defecative trail of [[NoSelfReferencesPlease self-references]], {{word cruft}}, {{zero-context example}}s, and other horrible chat room-like drivel that drive me to BrainBleach and thoughts of violence.
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The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process, but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, locking the edit page if \
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The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\\\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process, but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, locking the edit page if \\\"This Troper\\\" (even worse than self-referential pronouns), any variant of \\\"No mention of...?\\\" or horrible word crufty suffixes like \\\"...anyone?\\\" or \\\"...\\\'nuff said\\\". However, this would also disable anyone from quoting works that use these phrases in dialogue or, worse, their titles, leaving \\\"This Troper\\\" as the only feasible filtering option (sorry to anyone planning on a documentary or webcomic called \\\'\\\'This Troper\\\'\\\'; sometimes drastic measures must be taken).

The way the website is set up now, the guidelines are going to miss a lot of tropers and result in a lot of the mess people like me have to spend hours and hours cleaning up. There\\\'s too much ignorance flying around here and we really should figure out how to crack down on it.
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There ought to be a better way to enforce these rules. Right now, someone can register and go straight to troping without reading \'\'any\'\' of this, cluelessly leaving a defecative trail of [[NoSelfReferencesPlease self-references]], {{word cruft}}, {{zero-content example}}s, and other horrible chat room-like drivel that drive me to BrainBleach and thoughts of violence.
to:
There ought to be a better way to enforce these rules. Right now, someone can register and go straight to troping without reading \\\'\\\'any\\\'\\\' of this, cluelessly leaving a defecative trail of [[NoSelfReferencesPlease self-references]], {{word cruft}}, {{zero content example}}s, and other horrible chat room-like drivel that drive me to BrainBleach and thoughts of violence.
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The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process, but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, locking the edit page if \
to:
The edit page only shows one tip at a time, and it\\\'s very easy to miss or ignore it. One thing that could be done is have the whole list shown as an intermediary page during the registration process, but users will more than likely give it the EULA treatment. An edit filter could be used, locking the edit page if \\\"This Troper\\\" (even worse than self-referential pronouns), any variant of \\\"No mention of...?\\\" or horrible word crufty suffixes like \\\"...anyone?\\\" or \\\"...\\\'nuff said\\\". However, this would also disable anyone from quoting works that use these phrases in dialogue or, worse, their titles, leaving \\\"This Troper\\\" as the only feasible filtering option (sorry to anyone planning on a documentary or webcomic called \\\'\\\'This Troper\\\'\\\'; sometimes drastic measures must be taken).

The way the website is set up now, the guidelines are going to miss a lot of tropers and result in a lot of the mess people like me have to spend hours and hours cleaning up. There\\\'s too much ignorance flying around here and we really should figure out how to crack down on it.
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