History Headscratchers / Wishmaster

25th Nov '16 11:02:22 AM InuyashaFE
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* Okay, let me take a crack at it. "I wish for you to remove any and all versions of yourself, past present and future, from this universe forever, without causing any circumstances or consequences that I, as I currently propose this wish, would see as undesirable in my current state of mind."

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* Okay, let me take a crack at it. "I wish for you to remove any and all versions of yourself, past present and future, from this universe forever, without causing any circumstances or consequences that I, as I currently propose this wish, would see as undesirable not desire in my current state of mind."
25th Nov '16 11:01:30 AM InuyashaFE
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25th Nov '16 10:58:41 AM InuyashaFE
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* Okay, let me take a crack at it. "I wish for you to remove any and all versions of yourself, past present and future, from this universe without causing any circumstances or consequences that I, as I currently propose this wish, would see as undesirable in my current state of mind, and never come back."

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* Okay, let me take a crack at it. "I wish for you to remove any and all versions of yourself, past present and future, from this universe forever, without causing any circumstances or consequences that I, as I currently propose this wish, would see as undesirable in my current state of mind, and never come back.mind."
25th Nov '16 10:56:34 AM InuyashaFE
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* Okay, let me take a crack at it. "I wish for you to remove any and all versions of yourself, past present and future, from this universe without causing any circumstances or consequences that I, as I currently propose this wish, would see as undesirable in my current state of mind, and never come back."
27th Jul '16 12:27:26 PM Morgenthaler
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27th Jul '16 12:20:10 PM Morgenthaler
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*** "Very well. The Earth will now serve as their new, absolutely unbreakable prison for all eternity. And of course, 'unbreakable' doesn't preclude it being 'unlocked', so the universe is still ours too. Oh, I'm sorry, did you say 'as the wisher would interpret them'? Well, now that I've explained this wish to you, that's how you're interpreting it. Next wish?" {{Jackass Genie}}s can be ''very'' hard to manipulate, especially when, like the Djinn, they're willing to twist words around into outcomes that only InsaneTrollLogic would've predicted. Of course, if the Djinn's really DangerouslyGenreSavvy he'll just nod and say "done" until the last wish is granted, and ''then'' start springing the legalistic snares.

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*** "Very well. The Earth will now serve as their new, absolutely unbreakable prison for all eternity. And of course, 'unbreakable' doesn't preclude it being 'unlocked', so the universe is still ours too. Oh, I'm sorry, did you say 'as the wisher would interpret them'? Well, now that I've explained this wish to you, that's how you're interpreting it. Next wish?" {{Jackass Genie}}s can be ''very'' hard to manipulate, especially when, like the Djinn, they're willing to twist words around into outcomes that only InsaneTrollLogic would've predicted. Of course, if the Djinn's really DangerouslyGenreSavvy cunning he'll just nod and say "done" until the last wish is granted, and ''then'' start springing the legalistic snares.



:: As a side note, the Djinn is [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy patently aware of how dangerous these attempts are]]. He openly scoffs at the protagonist for thinking she could outsmart an eternal being from between dimensions.

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:: As a side note, the Djinn is [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy patently aware of how dangerous these attempts are]].are. He openly scoffs at the protagonist for thinking she could outsmart an eternal being from between dimensions.
27th Aug '15 2:41:14 PM ApplesForever
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*** It would take an inhumanly careful person to lead their life without ever once wording a wish for the tiniest thing. Don't ask this person there for their seat on the bus, or that douchebag there two rows in front of you at the movies to shut up. "I wish you'd let me finish just ONE sentence, Ma!" Oh shit, you popped the cork, the Djinn are coming!
17th Dec '14 11:47:13 PM GREGOLE
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* In the third film, one girl wishes she could hide where no one would find her. The Djinn proceeds to show up and.... um.... shove her face into a cage full of rats, which eat her eyes. He adds "no one will ever find you in there", as though that makes it any more logical. Oh yeah, then her friends find her. What.
17th Dec '14 11:42:39 PM GREGOLE
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*** Pretty sure that's what they meant, and simply forgot to add the N. Not sure how well it would work though.
11th Nov '14 12:22:07 PM twingle93
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** No, no it wouldn't. Interpreting any information as wishes would mean they would be granting wishes all the time, from every person that spoke to them (since speaking is a form of information), communicated with them, in addition to granting wishes from non-human sources. They would become infinitely more dangerous, and uncontrollable than they already are. They would charge the stone of the secret fire in no time, and in addition be causing tremendous chaos. A better wish would be "I wish that you would be incapable of interpreting any information as wishes."
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