History HeroicBSOD / RealLife

28th May '18 12:54:37 AM CaptEquinox
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* Boris Yeltsin is said to have experienced an understated -but no less profound- one of these during his first visit to the United States. When visiting a supermarket for the first time, he was surprised by the amount of food, fresh produce, and goods that were available, but at first thought the whole place was just a show for people like himself, and was not open to the public. This was a very common reaction by people who were defectors from the communist bloc. When the State Department officials with Yeltsin assured him that it wasn't a show and that there were ''tens of thousands'' of similar supermarkets throughout the United States, Yeltsin simply laughed in disbelief. Later, as he visited more and more of the United States and realized it was all true, he had to face the fact that Communism ''simply didn't work.'' A hard admission for a man who'd spent his whole life supporting it...

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* Boris Yeltsin is said to have experienced an understated -but no less profound- one of these during his first visit to the United States. When visiting a supermarket for the first time, he was surprised by the amount of food, fresh produce, and goods that were available, but at first thought the whole place was just a show for people like himself, and was not open to the public. This was a very common reaction by people who were defectors from the communist bloc. (You can see it portrayed in ''Film/MoscowOnTheHudson'', with Williams as Ivanoff having this reaction when he ventures into a U.S. grocery for the first time.) When the State Department officials with Yeltsin assured him that it wasn't a show and that there were ''tens of thousands'' of similar supermarkets throughout the United States, Yeltsin simply laughed in disbelief. Later, as he visited more and more of the United States and realized it was all true, he had to face the fact that Communism ''simply didn't work.'' A hard admission for a man who'd spent his whole life supporting it...
9th May '18 11:07:47 AM Traveler123
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* Boris Yeltsin is said to have experienced an understated -but no less profound- one of these during his first visit to the United States. When visiting a supermarket for the first time, he was surprised by the amount of food, fresh produce, and goods that were available, but at first thought the whole place was just a show for people like himself, and was not open to the public. This was a very common reaction by people who were defectors from the communist bloc. When the State Department officials with Yeltsin assured him that it wasn't a show and that there were ''tens of thousands'' of similar supermarkets throughout the United States, Yeltsin simply laughed in disbelief. Later, as he visited more and more of the United States and realized it was all true, he had to face the fact that Communism ''simply didn't work.'' A hard admission for a man who'd spent his whole life supporting it...
8th Apr '18 10:39:50 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Regardless of your thoughts on the man, Donald Trump seemingly had one during his campaign for presidency. On September 30th 2016, Donald started a barrage of tweets at 3am claiming that his opponent Hillary Clinton was a liar and he used the Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado as an excuse against Hillary. After He won the election, he soon proclaimed that Obama had taped the whitehouse to spy on him.
8th Apr '18 10:27:12 AM Buck
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* Regardless of your thoughts on the man, Donald Trump seemingly had one during his campaign for presidency. On September 30th 2016, Donald started a barrage of tweets at 3am claiming that his opponent Hillary Clinton was a liar and he used the Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado as an execuse against Hillary. After He won the election, he soon proclaimed that Obama had taped the whitehouse to spy on him.

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* Regardless of your thoughts on the man, Donald Trump seemingly had one during his campaign for presidency. On September 30th 2016, Donald started a barrage of tweets at 3am claiming that his opponent Hillary Clinton was a liar and he used the Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado as an execuse excuse against Hillary. After He won the election, he soon proclaimed that Obama had taped the whitehouse to spy on him.
8th Apr '18 10:26:58 AM Buck
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* Regardless of your thoughts on the man, Donald Trump seemingly had one during his campaign for presidency. On September 30th 2016, Donald started a barrage of tweets at 3am claiming that his opponent Hillary Clinton was a liar and he used the Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado as an execuse against Hillary. After He won the election, he soon proclaimed that Obama had taped the whitehouse to spy on him.
28th Mar '18 2:14:22 PM Wynauttica
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* This is a major symptom of PTSD, and is usually life altering in its effects.
19th Feb '18 3:33:09 AM GojiBiscuits
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* If you watch [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQMuRbCaZ7E the recording on YouTube]], mission control goes silent for nearly a full minute after space shuttle ''Challenger'' disintegrates, with only one phrase being said before the whole room devolves into stunned silence: "Lock the Doors."
** Another one occurred on ''Columbia's'' last flight. Like with ''Challenger'', mission control did not have any indication that something had gone horribly wrong until all contact was lost. On one of the videos taken inside the control room, you can see flight director Leroy Cain and other controllers break down completely when they learn the shuttle had disintegrated.

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* If you watch [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQMuRbCaZ7E the recording on YouTube]], mission control goes silent for nearly a full minute after space shuttle ''Challenger'' disintegrates, with only one phrase being said before the whole room devolves into stunned silence: "Lock the Doors."
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** Another one occurred on ''Columbia's'' last flight. Like with ''Challenger'', mission control did not have any indication that something had gone horribly wrong until all contact was lost. On one of the videos taken inside the control room, you can see flight director Leroy Cain utter the fateful phrase 'Lock the Doors', then He and the other controllers break down completely when they learn confirm the shuttle had disintegrated.
19th Feb '18 3:31:47 AM GojiBiscuits
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* If you watch [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQMuRbCaZ7E the recording on YouTube]], mission control goes silent for nearly a full minute after space shuttle ''Challenger'' disintegrates.

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* If you watch [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQMuRbCaZ7E the recording on YouTube]], mission control goes silent for nearly a full minute after space shuttle ''Challenger'' disintegrates. disintegrates, with only one phrase being said before the whole room devolves into stunned silence: "Lock the Doors."
29th Jan '18 9:27:19 PM CaptEquinox
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*** [[http://flashbak.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/PA-2503400.jpg Yoko Ono]] went through this after witnessing her husband's death. She was grateful for the huge fan gathering singing to her outside the Dakota but asked them to disperse so she could sleep, to [[https://youtu.be/LUs8gxBN248 reconvene the following Sunday]]. Later she wrote [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1981/01/18/in-gratitude/41fc1b80-de51-43f8-b641-45276b63d235/?utm_term=.3aa538e19d30 an open letter of gratitude]] part of which described her BSOD that night. In an October 1981 interview with ''Rolling Stone'' magazine she talked about temporarily reverting to childhood, asking for chocolate cake when her assistants told her she had to eat. Many Lennon/Beatle fans reported feeling stunned. Reporter Shelley Sundstein, among the crowds in front of the Dakota, said the fans seemed not to know what to do in their grief.

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*** [[http://flashbak.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/PA-2503400.jpg Yoko Ono]] went through this after witnessing her husband's death. She was grateful for the huge fan gathering singing to her outside the Dakota but asked them to disperse so she could sleep, to [[https://youtu.be/LUs8gxBN248 reconvene the following Sunday]]. Later she wrote [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1981/01/18/in-gratitude/41fc1b80-de51-43f8-b641-45276b63d235/?utm_term=.3aa538e19d30 an open letter of gratitude]] part of which described her BSOD that night. In an October 1981 interview with ''Rolling Stone'' magazine she talked about temporarily reverting to childhood, asking for chocolate cake cake[[note]]a treat she'd often shared with John despite their ambition to eat right and stay healthy[[/note]] when her assistants told her she had to eat. Many Lennon/Beatle fans reported feeling stunned. Reporter Shelley Sundstein, among the crowds in front of the Dakota, said the fans seemed not to know what to do in their grief.
24th Jan '18 4:32:24 AM Cryoclaste
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* Music/MileyCyrus suffered a few; the deaths of her dogs Lila and Floyd; the death of her grandfather prior to Miley getting the role in ''Series/HannahMontana''; and, perhaps as significantly (or more), a period when a fan she met in a hospital and was good friends with died of cerebral palsy, while she broke up with her first serious boyfriend NickJonas.

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* Music/MileyCyrus suffered a few; the deaths of her dogs Lila and Floyd; the death of her grandfather prior to Miley getting the role in ''Series/HannahMontana''; and, perhaps as significantly (or more), a period when a fan she met in a hospital and was good friends with died of cerebral palsy, while she broke up with her first serious boyfriend NickJonas.Creator/NickJonas.
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