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Sep 17th 2016 at 11:52:34 AM •••

Does anyone agree that a "Not an Invocation" page should exist? I see a misuse of the term all too often.

Dec 30th 2013 at 4:10:37 PM •••

Does this also apply to the creator invoking a trope that would normally be YMMV? Such as Uncanny Valley? For instance, if a character is not necessarily trying to invoke Uncanny Valley, but the creator is, does that count?

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Feb 16th 2014 at 10:49:51 PM •••

I believe that would simply be an example of the creator using a trope as a tool. Most trope appearances in fiction are deliberate; they exist to make storytelling more efficient and effective.

Sep 17th 2016 at 11:10:17 AM •••

That's actually an Intended Audience Reaction, and I think (note the word "think") that still belongs in YMMV.

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