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Mar 23rd 2021 at 7:04:31 AM •••

Linking to a past Trope Repair Shop thread that dealt with this page: Rework needed, started by Roxor on Nov 1st 2010 at 3:16:31 PM

Jun 20th 2019 at 7:43:43 PM •••

So on the "Sliding Scale of Animal Anthropomorphism" section talking about Beast Man, it states that "they don't have difficult-to-draw human faces". However, the "Sliding Scale of Animal Body Type Anthropomorphism" section says "They resemble an animal's head and tail (where applicable) placed on an animal accented human body frame. They have either a completely animal-shaped head, a largely animal-shaped head, or a half human/half animal-shaped head". Should we change either or to make them consistent with each other?

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Jun 13th 2020 at 1:14:44 PM •••

Where would simians or “anthropoid” primates go on the sliding scale of anthropomorphism (Body Type) considering that humans did evolve from simians and anthropomorphism means human form. Personally since apes and monkeys seem to have human like characteristics to their physiology I think at the very least it would be like at demihuman level of anthropomorphism like the hobbit.

Jun 16th 2020 at 5:21:04 PM •••

🐵=👨🏻‍🦲 ?

Edited by Heartz13
Feb 7th 2019 at 7:17:43 AM •••

I'm a bit inconsistant when it comes to this. I have some characters that are plain animals, some that look like animals, but walk like humans, and some are straight up PZP. It's all over the place

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Jul 21st 2020 at 8:40:42 AM •••

Do you think fantastic sapient species should be related to sliding scale of anthropomorphism?

May 7th 2014 at 3:52:57 PM •••

I was thinking about adding the Unnecessarily Creepy Robot trope to the scale but ran into a problem with the aspect of intentional dissonance on the part of the author. Any advice?

another troubling aspect is that I would possibly unintentionally add a "creepy" axis to the scale.

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Jul 20th 2020 at 6:11:06 PM •••

Where would simians or “anthropoid” primates go physiologically on the sliding scale of anthropomorphic body type Because human beings evolve from primates, I feel like they would be considered Pre-Humanoid or semi-humanoid.

What do you think?

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Feb 26th 2013 at 2:04:10 PM •••

Removed the official type numbers on the Body Types, since Type Labels Are Not Examples. Otherwise, this by far the most informative and well maintained sliding scale on the wiki. Keep up the good work!

Apr 23rd 2012 at 1:52:09 AM •••

This has the most epic image I've ever seen! What is the source for this image?

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May 16th 2012 at 9:13:06 PM •••

A troper custom-made it for the page.

Edited by rodneyAnonymous
Dec 26th 2011 at 6:40:21 PM •••

I've removed the first 'Sliding Scale' in favour of the second 'Body Type' scale. Both have almost identical information but the second is neater, more informative and easier to read.

If you have a problem, just switch it back and I'm fine, but keep in mind that the two scales are pretty much identical in both content and purpose.

Jul 25th 2010 at 6:08:31 AM •••

About the East vs West thing... does the author not know what "kemono" is?

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Jul 25th 2010 at 6:47:04 AM •••

There is no one author. This is a wiki. If you feel like a piece of information is missing, just add it.

May 15th 2010 at 5:26:40 PM •••

Added cyborgs under robots- seeing the other scales, methinks it makes sense to have them as the first step.

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