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Sep 30th 2020 at 9:38:43 PM •••

In the paragraph: "What emphasis do I use for the title?: Whatever you do, it does not belong in boldface-font (even though The Other Wiki does that). Most works are in italic fonts, made by typing italic fonts. Shorter works have "quote marks" around them, and a select group have no emphasis added at all. For more information, read How To Write An Example#Emphasis For Work Names. There's also no good excuse for making it a link on its own page. " Can someone please add instructions on how to handle a title that is already a WikiWord? Eg, "If the work's title is already in CamelCase, write it as [=CamelCase=]."

Aug 15th 2020 at 6:11:11 PM •••

Heya, TV trope newbie speaking. I started working on a page for Robocar Poli. I've studied the guides for making a Works page for hours, but I can't exactly figure out how to add a trope to the page. Do I have to embed a link to the trope into the trope name (if that makes sense at all) or will it direct you to the trope page once it's typed?

Aug 7th 2020 at 4:06:51 PM •••

I've just built a page for the webcomic Stonetoss and none of my links on other trope pages nor the webcomic index are working. I've formatted them the exact same way as the others, with help from the text formatting guide. It won't go blue; it just stays "webcomic/stonetoss." Can anyone help me?

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Oct 3rd 2020 at 3:48:32 PM •••

A lot of people on the site would rather censor stuff they don't like than to leave everything relevant (ie a webcomic) open to discussion. I would assume there's currently a block on making a stonetoss page based on response in this article

Jul 8th 2020 at 12:41:14 PM •••

I want to make a trope page for my fanfic three part series Perfectly Imperfect when it is completed. But I'm unsure if that's allowed. I know it's not allowed to recommend your own works, but is the same true for trope pages?

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Jul 29th 2020 at 2:20:34 PM •••

You can trope your own work, sure, but you can't review it, add YMMV tropes, or (as you mentioned) recommend it. Adding Word of God is also not suggested.

Oct 13th 2019 at 7:37:17 PM •••

Hey, a newbie here, and I've been trying to make a tv trope page for a fanfiction called Grimmfall. Anybody know how to do this?

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Jul 8th 2020 at 1:11:46 PM •••

I think you follow the instructions provided on the page

Oct 11th 2019 at 4:40:08 PM •••

I was looking to make a page for the recent movie on Netflix called 'Sound & Fury':

Two things, the first being that Netflix shows the full title as being "Sturgill Simpson Presents Sound & Fury", should that be the full title or can I shorten it to just "Sound & Fury"

Secondly, it seems it won't let me make a page with an ampersand in the title though pages like Franklin And Bash have the URL with 'and' but the page itself shows '&', and I'm not sure how to do that.

Edited by BioYuGi
Aug 11th 2019 at 9:04:58 AM •••

Hey, I'm new to this. Trying to create a page for a TV show I saw a few years ago (complete with tropes for the series and the characters), where do I submit it to create the page.

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Aug 15th 2019 at 7:55:45 AM •••

A television series would be placed under the Series/ namespace, so the link would look like (with TitleGoesHere replaced with the title of the show in CamelCase.

Aug 8th 2019 at 6:10:19 PM •••

Hey, I made a mistake. Was supposed to make a fanfic, but instead it was a fanworks.

Can someone help me change this?

Wtf, it doesn't work.

Nvm I reported it.

Edited by agitatehalation
May 11th 2019 at 1:27:38 PM •••

I tried to create a page for a movie, but the Title Goes Here page *and* the Red Link version of the same page both seem to be locked right now. But the Locked Pages has no information on why that is. When will they be unlocked?

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May 16th 2019 at 1:12:00 PM •••

I think I have the same issue too. I been trying to create a comic about a fan comic that's really good in my opinion, but when I try to enter the red link I just get redirected to Fan Fic and it's starting to annoy me because my computer not working is a Berserk Button for me, albeit a lesser one. If it's the same problem I have an idea we can both try. Let's try creating red link as in right here and see what happens. Where Was My Hero...? [[Where Was My Hero...?]] Where Was My Hero

May 16th 2019 at 1:30:15 PM •••

No, it doesn't work, RAAAAAARGH Ok, calm now, calm now... Please, a solution.

Nov 26th 2018 at 1:50:26 PM •••

I'm currently making a page for a movie.And i changed Namespace Goes Here to Film and Title Goes Here with the film's title.But whenever i click preview the Title is still Namespace Goes Here / Title Goes Here.And when i click "Save"it won't save and instead it will revent back to how it was before.

Sep 26th 2018 at 6:34:55 PM •••

Someone on this page might want to change "add watch" button to "follow". It's a bit confusing if you've never done that before.

Jun 14th 2017 at 11:38:30 AM •••

I need help in making a page for a fan work I made, and I have absolutely NO idea how to do so. If anybody can give me instructions on how to do so more easily, I would be really grateful.

Mar 28th 2017 at 9:50:29 AM •••

My friend is working on a video game and has some information on world, characters, plot, etc published on a tumblr, but the game isn't close to being fully developed. Is that enough to make a page about it? And would the Video Game namespace be the right place for that?

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Mar 28th 2017 at 2:12:31 PM •••

If it's not finished yet, and there are no promotional materials whatsoever, it should be listed in DarthWiki.Unpublished Works. Also, the creator is not allowed to create YMMV or Trivia pages.

Edited by Josef5678
Dec 11th 2016 at 7:55:34 PM •••

So do I need permission before starting a page for my FF?

Aug 13th 2016 at 10:30:44 PM •••

Should the "Set the page type" step be removed since the site update does that automatically now

May 27th 2016 at 6:53:10 PM •••

Is there something preventing creating a works page with a single-word title? I can't seem to do anything: every time I try, the title refuses to become part of the link.

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May 27th 2016 at 6:58:20 PM •••

Never mind. I figured it out. It was just a formatting problem

May 8th 2016 at 11:45:00 PM •••

I created a page for a work, but I accidentally forgot to capitalize a word, so now it's The Party Incidentand Other Embarrassing Anecdotes instead of The Party Incident And Other Embarrassing Anecdotes. How do I fix that?

Edit: For anyone else with this problem, I got an answer over here.

Edited by Tsunoba
Oct 15th 2015 at 6:04:11 PM •••

Hi there, I need a bit of help. I want to start a page about something (and I know what I'm doing this time, I won't completely edit an already existing page.)

Basically I want to start a page about a doujinshi series called Mekko Rarekko. Yes it does have sex scenes in it and I have seen that you guys don't just take *Porn Without Plot. But anyone that does know about Mekko Rarekko knows that it does have a plot to it, so it does fall under the *Porn With Plot category. Heck it's even mentioned in the Anime and Manga category.

Anyway I know how to create a page and I do have a synopsis for it but I'm not sure if I have enough to put a good number of tropes down for it. I'm pretty new to editing pages and I know what tropes are. I guess what I'm really trying to say is that I would like someone who really knows TV Tropes very will to read the series to think of a good number of examples. I've read the series myself but I don't know enough tropes or examples of tropes to create a page for it. So if someone could read the series to think of examples to add, it would be very beneficial for helping me create this page.

Edit: I removed the link because I forgot that linking that kind of stuff is bad to do.

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Oct 16th 2015 at 12:17:43 AM •••

If you don't know enough tropes used, then you'll have to wait until you know enough or someone else makes the page. Too few tropes is not OK for work pages.

Jan 31st 2015 at 5:09:20 AM •••

Hi, I've been trying to create a page for Our Friends in the North. I've found the namespace, but whenever I click "Edit Page", it doesn't do anything.

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Jan 31st 2015 at 5:47:05 AM •••


it's a bug that is still in the resolution stage. You need to append ?action=edit to the URL of the article you want to create, or make sure that you have JavaScript enabled on your computer.

May 30th 2015 at 3:19:55 PM •••

I am having a similar issue where it redirects to the home page even when I manually append ?action=edit. I asked my friend who was going to help flesh it out to try and he had the same issue.

May 31st 2015 at 6:25:17 AM •••

I'm trying to make a works page for a game he made. But the "edit page" button sends us to the home page. I apologize if I was too vague initially.

Edited by thefroggyninja
May 31st 2015 at 9:19:24 AM •••

Still too vague. Which URL are you editing on?

Jun 4th 2015 at 3:07:41 PM •••

Ah. Colons don't work in an URL, you need to ask for a Custom Title on an punctuation-free URL.

Sep 1st 2014 at 7:54:48 PM •••

This is a good article, but I've looked around many places of TV Tropes and I still have no idea how to create a subpage for an article like /Game Mod/Skyrim or /Nightmare Fuel/Minecraft. Basically I want to add a section of Game Mods to the Minecraft section because the game has A LOT of mods.

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Sep 2nd 2014 at 1:22:42 AM •••

You need to make your page names a link; like GameMod.Skyrim and NightmareFuel.Minecraft. Also, it should be GameMod.The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim since the article is under the longer title.

Sep 13th 2012 at 4:46:58 AM •••

Is there a length guideline for the description section? I recently made a page and I don't know if the description is too long.

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Telcontar MOD
Sep 13th 2012 at 5:34:39 AM •••

Wurm Online? That needs a few paragraphs chopped; as a single game, it doesn't need well over a screen of description. The details of gameplay aren't relevant, so removing paragraphs 5 through 8 (While a house built... ...even then only on Chaos) would be fine and get it to a good length.

Aug 7th 2020 at 4:01:23 PM •••

Sorry, posted this in the wrong spot.

Edited by Ryzov_meister9247
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