History Literature / StandOnZanzibar

4th Apr '17 5:54:49 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* TheProfessor: Chad Mulligan



* TheStoner: Bennie Noakes and company.



* TheProfessor: Chad Mulligan
* TheStoner: Bennie Noakes and company.
26th Dec '16 10:16:26 AM Xtifr
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* LifeImitatesArt: Besides the more general examples noted in the intro, Brunner's vision of 2010 describes it as the year the world population reaches 7 billion. [[http://www.economist.com/node/21533364 He was off by only one year]].
** One of his fictional African leaders is named "[[UsefulNotes/BarackObama Obomo]]".
20th Jun '16 12:59:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* ShoutOut: The override to make Shalmaneser accept invalid data is to say [[TheHuntingOfTheSnark "I say it three times, it must be true"]].

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* ShoutOut: The override to make Shalmaneser accept invalid data is to say [[TheHuntingOfTheSnark [[Literature/TheHuntingOfTheSnark "I say it three times, it must be true"]].
25th Dec '14 6:03:18 AM TheUnsquished
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** One of his fictional African leaders is named "[[BarackObama Obomo]]".

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** One of his fictional African leaders is named "[[BarackObama "[[UsefulNotes/BarackObama Obomo]]".
9th Jun '14 6:30:20 PM Alphance
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** [[DarthWiki/RedesigningEva This announcement has been brought to you by the Prometheus Corporation, building a better world through the fire.]]
4th May '14 2:02:18 PM BillWoods
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16th Mar '13 8:50:08 AM Quag15
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* DecadeThemedParty: [[ExaggeratedTrope In an exaggerated form]]. The confusion about whether 2000 C.E. counted as Twentieth Century or Twenty-First was referenced, one of the few predictions the book got right.

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* DecadeThemedParty: [[ExaggeratedTrope In an exaggerated form]].form]], there's a "Twentieth Century Party". The confusion about whether 2000 C.E. counted as Twentieth Century or Twenty-First was referenced, one of the few predictions the book got right.
16th Mar '13 8:49:20 AM Quag15
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* DecadeThemedParty: [[ExaggeratedTrope In an exaggerated form]]. The confusion about whether 2000 C.E. counted as Twentieth Century or Twenty-First was referenced, one of the few predictions the book got right.



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13th Mar '13 12:05:20 PM BillWoods
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* MyBelovedSmother: Sasha Peterson and her son Philip. Their first chapter is even called "Smotherlove". [[spoiler: It doesn't end well.]]
29th Jan '13 4:33:19 PM Xtifr
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''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a HugoAward-winning dystopian novel by Creator/JohnBrunner.

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''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a HugoAward-winning dystopian novel by Creator/JohnBrunner.
Creator/JohnBrunner, often considered one of the best works to come out of the NewWaveScienceFiction movement of the 1960s.
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