This is discussion archived from a time before the current discussion method was installed.
Should this be rewritten to be more specific? I thought the ykttw was about stories that started out set in basically the present of the real world and eventually became clearly different from reality. Right now it seems to just be saying that every story set at a specific time in the future will eventually become alternate history when the real world catches up to that time, which is kind of obvious. --Document N
: We were proposing a rename for this, as I'd proposed another trope of newspapers guessing things wrong that would go better with this name.