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OK. So, I removed a crapload of complaining from the description. However, azul120 restored it, with the following edit reason:
"This is a sub-(if still not YMMV on the whole)trope of The Scrappy. The description goes into why these characters often end up as scrappies."
Uh, no. This is NOT a Sub-Trope of The Scrappy in any way shape or form. That would mean that being hated by the fans would be a REQUIREMENT for the trope, which would be completely stupid. And The Scrappy's description does not even mention this trope. Anyway, we do not need 3/4 of the description going on about how these characters are loathed. It's useless complaining and blatantly ignores the fact that Tropes Are Tools.
It is part of the Scrappy index though. Being a scrappy may not be required, but it is one of the most notable results of the trope, particularly if the character's status is more incidental than deliberate (see also: Karma Houdini).
I find its presence in that index questionable. Characters who fit this trope might end up being a scrappy but that does not qualify this trope to be on that index.
The Scrappy Index in general needs cleaning. Several of its tropes don't fit (why the hell is Big Bad Wannabe on there?), and it seems too subjective as to what actually goes on there due to its loose definition.
Should I add the person who complained about the Naughty Tentacle page as an example? I mean, it led to The Second Google Incident.
^Too meta for me.
Think this page could go under List of Pages Artists Can Illustrate?
Thanks for the correction. I definitely have grammatical parsing problems sometimes.
And of course the trope itself.
My entry of Aang as a swiss messenger to Fandom, an inadvertant complication that draws more ire and distain than is actually at fault for was editted out. How is this not consistent with the trope as listed and examples given (Code Geass, for example)
What does Aang draw ire for? Because the only thing I can think of is his periodic foul moods.
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How well does it match the trope?