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3rd Jan '18 8:15:22 AM TheKaizerreich
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* Building on the hypothesis that we all live in a LotusEaterMachine, some people consider paranormal phenomena to not be the work of ghosts, demons or whatever, but this trope at work. I.e. "reality glitches out and produces weird things that science cannot explain."
6th Dec '17 10:24:35 PM Baeraad555
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* In ''Literature/QuicksandHouse'', [[spoiler: Tick's school experience]] develops more and more of this before finally crashing completely. Towards the end, it has people being stuck in walls and Tick's hand developing uncontrollable vibrations that spreads to all the inanimate objects he touches.
2nd Dec '17 3:48:50 AM Muppet
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* In Small Radios Big Televisions, you have [[SchizoTech a virtual reality device in the form of a cassette player]], magnetizing the cassettes causes the virtual worlds to turn into surreal NightmareFuel.
31st Oct '17 1:24:30 PM morenohijazo
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** Every so often, you'll see a random object pixellate and flicker, like a hologram whose red layer is momentarily misaligned. This glitching is accompanied by a slight buzzing sound, which is particularly jarring in contrast to the usually calm background music. [[spoiler:A square of ground doing this continuously is key to finding a secret room]]. In one instance, it gets bad enough that Elohim comes in and fixes it, before saying something like "Excess Data Cleared".

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** Every so often, you'll see a random object pixellate and flicker, like a hologram whose red layer is momentarily misaligned. This glitching is accompanied by a slight buzzing sound, which is particularly jarring in contrast to the usually calm background music. [[spoiler:A square of ground doing this continuously is key to finding a secret room]]. In one instance, it gets bad enough that Elohim comes in and fixes it, before saying something like then says "Excess Data Cleared".
30th Sep '17 2:48:28 PM morenohijazo
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** Every so often, you'll see a random object pixellate and flicker, like a hologram whose red layer is momentarily misaligned. This glitching is accompanied by a slight buzzing sound, which is particularly jarring in contrast to the usually calm background music. [[spoiler:A square of ground doing this continuously is key to finding a secret room]]. Sometimes it gets bad enough that Elohim comes in and fixes it, before saying something like "Excess Data Purged".

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** Every so often, you'll see a random object pixellate and flicker, like a hologram whose red layer is momentarily misaligned. This glitching is accompanied by a slight buzzing sound, which is particularly jarring in contrast to the usually calm background music. [[spoiler:A square of ground doing this continuously is key to finding a secret room]]. Sometimes In one instance, it gets bad enough that Elohim comes in and fixes it, before saying something like "Excess Data Purged".Cleared".
28th Aug '17 2:44:47 AM Origin
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-->'''Dave Lister:''' ''He'' got ''that''?! [note]Cat had just figured out that a button marked '''E-11-T''' meant "exit" due to 11 being XI in Roman numerals[/note]\\

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-->'''Dave Lister:''' ''He'' got ''that''?! [note]Cat [[note]]Cat had just figured out that a button marked '''E-11-T''' meant "exit" due to 11 being XI in Roman numerals[/note]\\numerals[[/note]]\\
28th Aug '17 2:44:14 AM Origin
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-->'''Dave Lister:''' ''He'' got ''that''?! [note]Cat had just figured out that a button marked '''E-11-T''' meant "exit" due to 11 being XI in Roman numerals[/note]\\
'''Kryten:''' I think this proves, without a shadow of doubt, that this is ''not'' reality!
12th Jul '17 7:01:43 AM Nadim
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' episode "Perfect Day", the Forever Knight trap Ben in a {{Lotus Eater Machine}} to extract the Omnitrix from him. Ben realizes this when he fights a dream version of Vilgax who tried to send him to the Null Void instead of taking the Omnitrix.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' episode "Perfect Day", the Forever Knight Knights trap Ben in a {{Lotus Eater Machine}} to extract the Omnitrix from him. Ben realizes this when he fights a dream version of Vilgax who tried to send him to the Null Void instead of taking the Omnitrix.
12th Jul '17 6:58:12 AM Nadim
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* In an episode of ''Series/{{The Suite Life on Deck}}'', Bailey has a dream about the gang meeting a {{Literal Genie}} and arguing over who should get the last wish. When London claims that Bailey should get it and calls her "the most beautiful girl in the world", Bailey immediately realizes she is dreaming knowing that London would never compliment her.
12th Jul '17 6:50:32 AM Nadim
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' episode "Perfect Day", the Forever Knight trap Ben in a {{Lotus Eater Machine}} to extract the Omnitrix from him. Ben realizes this when he fights a dream version of Vilgax who tried to send him to the Null Void instead of taking the Omnitrix.
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