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Old 04-04-2023, 09:02 AM   #33
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Default Re: Real-Life Weirdness

Originally Posted by WingedKagouti View Post
You've never heard an expert in a reasonably new field of technology claim that nothing can go wrong before?
"This ship is completely unsinkable." (RMS Titanic)

"No commander would be heartless enough to have his soldiers charge an emplacement protected by such a weapon, which will bring an end to warfare." (the Gatling Gun)

"It is impossible for the Americans to have sufficient material for a second bomb." (Hiroshima/Nagasaki)

"Administering treatment to Nelson Mandela to prevent him from succumbing to his tuberculosis cannot possibly result in a Reality Quake." (FNORD)

I'll also note that this wasn't the first time two trains had a head-on collision for purposes of a spectacle, it was just a notable one due to both the scale of the spectacle and the fact it went horribly wrong.
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