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Really? Now they've homogenized this trope's title, too? Why don't we just start calling everything "Trope #37418"?
Because numbers don't make for clear titles. Also, please don't use discussion pages as a platform for complaining about name changes.
Okay, where do I complain?
If a name is objectively bad it's an issue for the Trope Repair Shop. "Homogenized" (whatever that means here) is not enough of a reason, though.
Step Three: Profit was renamed to Missing Steps Plan and restricted to comedic examples.
If this is going to be restricted to comedic examples then a separate similar trope needs to be made which is not comedic, otherwise T Vtropes is missing something.
Does Milo Minderbinder's cornering of the Egyptian cotton market in Catch-22 count as the Ur-Example?
Does anyone know of any examples of this trope that have actually worked (probably played for laughs)?
1) How is Murder the Hypotenuse in any way related to this trope?
2) Does it strike anyone else as funny that this trope is misnamed in comparison to the Trope Namer, and that the trope page shows in nice clear big letters that this is the case?
1) The "logic" of Murder the Hypotenuse boils down to something like this:
They generally fail to consider how step 1 will lead to step three; in fact, it usually has the opposite effect.
2) Yeah, you're right, that is pretty funny.
Unless we want to rewrite this to "Plans without a Step 2", a lot of these examples will have to be cut.
So, uh... which corporation was it? That information strikes me as potentially useful.
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