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Old 07-31-2015, 01:43 PM   #991
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Meanwhile in Australia...

Man caught playing trumpet while driving

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A motorist struck a bad chord with police when he was caught playing the trumpet while driving over Melbourne's West Gate Bridge.
The first thing I think of is the example Accessibility limitation in GURPS "Only while playing the trumpet". What power was he using?
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Old 07-31-2015, 01:55 PM   #992
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The first thing I think of is the example Accessibility limitation in GURPS "Only while playing the trumpet". What power was he using?
TK. The citation was really quite unfair, as he had two invisible hands on the wheel at the proper 10 and 2 o'clock positions at all times.
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Old 08-01-2015, 05:41 AM   #993
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A lion has been seen in Wisconsin. It isn't as good as a phantom kangaroo, but it is still a pretty Out of Place critter.

(Sorry for the formatting. I'm on atablet and I do 't know what I'm doing.)
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Old 08-01-2015, 05:32 PM   #994
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That's obviously a cougar. Some cases of lions in cities turn out to be large orange house cats.
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Old 08-05-2015, 06:13 PM   #995
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The artist Cal Redback has produced some images, photoshopped to show people transforming into or merged with plants. This might supply some visual inspiration for your next game. Or nightmare.
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Old 08-11-2015, 02:34 PM   #996
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Reality quakes and timeline editors always leave behind those little clues to the former timeline's existence. You know, stuff like the famous portrait of Henry VIII holding a turkey leg (which no longer exists in the current timeline), or the series of children's books about the Berenstein Bears (in which the spelling has been altered in all the extant records and physical copies to the "Berenstain" Bears). Sometimes a lot of people have consistent memories of these traces of earlier reality, not just the privileged few PCs independent of the timeline shifts.

You can find a catalog of such possible tipoffs at http://mandelaeffect.com/
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Old 08-12-2015, 02:57 PM   #997
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Awesome. My family has a decades long joke about bagels. I distinctly remember my mom hating toasted bagels with butter. Then she only ate them that way arguing with me about her preferences. This changed more than once in the later years.
So now whenever anything really weird, or a disagreement about memory, pops up, one of us asks the other how my mom likes her bagels.
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Old 08-14-2015, 02:42 AM   #998
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British Museum appeals for help in cracking 18-letter cryptogram on 13th-century sword.

http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-...rack-it-003571

You can't fit a lot of data into 18 letters, but if it turns out to match a modern encoding scheme…
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Old 08-23-2015, 09:09 AM   #999
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There is a Ned Flanders themed Heavy-Metal-Band:

http://ripitup.com.au/music/meet-the...d#.Vdnh1LNb_0r
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Old 08-26-2015, 01:42 PM   #1000
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Details are scant, but this has some real potential:

http://www.popularmechanics.com/adve...t-train-found/
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