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21st Jul, 2020 03:24:14 PM

So I was reading the examples in Role-Ending Misdemeanor web original page and I just happened to find a new example made by Scoutstr 295 which I feel like it doesn't count as a tropes. Here's the example:

  • Until July 2020, Shane Farley was a prominent member of the YouTube channel Blind Wave, which is primary known for its Reaction Videos. Then, in a surprise announcement, it was decided that Shane would no longer be participating in the channel due to unspecified reasons, with Shane confirming his departure in a video streamed on Twitch. The other members of Blind Wave haven't gone into detail about what led to Shane leaving, except to stress that he hadn't done anything illegal, that he had undermined their trust by lying to them, and that the decision for him to leave was by mutual agreement (i.e. he wasn't actually fired).

First of all: If he leave as a mutual agreement rather then being fired , then that doesn't count as this trope.Second of all: He doesn't commit crimes and show bad behavior other than lying to his friends which for me doesn't seem like it fits to the trope.But does it count as Role-Ending Misdemeanor to you guys? Edited by Bubblepig


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21st Jul, 2020 03:44:18 PM

No. I mean we don't know what the misdemeanor is. So can't really count.

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21st Jul, 2020 03:45:59 PM

So should I remove the example then?

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21st Jul, 2020 05:30:09 PM

I think it can be removed.

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21st Jul, 2020 06:15:39 PM

I would say it's not an example unless there's actually a misdemeanor that can be listed. The trope has "misdemeanor" in the name for a reason.

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21st Jul, 2020 06:29:43 PM

Given the "misdemeanor" is unknown, and according to the writeup it didn't end the career so much as he did by his own volition... yeah. Cut.

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21st Jul, 2020 09:16:12 PM

Despite the title, the trope does not require an actual "misdemeanor" (a.k.a. a crime.) However, unless we find out what caused this, the example has to be removed.

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21st Jul, 2020 11:02:06 PM

As far as we know his co-stars were just dicks and dismissed him over something really stupid like going to a party without them to "break their trust"

So without anyone actually publicly divulging what the incident was we don't if it was actually this trope

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22nd Jul, 2020 12:56:25 AM

Ok sorry for taking a long time to replied. I was offline for a while. But ok, I'll remove it and give them a reason. Thank you guys.

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