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12th Jun '17 5:18:13 AM MCE
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* Oscar of Webcomic/WildeLife doesn't even know this has happened to him until somebody points out [[http://www.wildelifecomic.com/comic/371 its not morning any more.]]
31st May '17 8:10:01 PM PaulA
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* Creator/RobertAHeinlein's novella "Literature/TheUnpleasantProfessionOfJonathanHoag"

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* Creator/RobertAHeinlein's novella "Literature/TheUnpleasantProfessionOfJonathanHoag""Literature/TheUnpleasantProfessionOfJonathanHoag": The title character experiences missing time every time he goes to work -- everything between leaving home in the morning and returning in the evening is a blank. He hires a private detective to find out what it is he actually does.
23rd Apr '17 11:47:21 PM angie710
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This can happen for many reasons-- [[LaserGuidedAmnesia memory damage]], aliens, [[TraumaInducedAmnesia trauma]], [[GrandTheftMe posse]][[DemonicPossession ssion]], or [[SplitPersonality multiple personalities]], just to name a few.

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This can happen for many reasons-- [[LaserGuidedAmnesia memory damage]], aliens, [[AlienAbduction aliens]], [[TraumaInducedAmnesia trauma]], [[GrandTheftMe posse]][[DemonicPossession ssion]], or [[SplitPersonality multiple personalities]], just to name a few.
20th Apr '17 4:00:20 PM nighttrainfm
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* Happens to Donna in an episode of ''Series/DoctorWho'' where she's stuck in a virtual reality. Though in her case, time really DOES jump, and people just tell her that it's her memory.



* ''Series/DoctorWho'': Unexplained skips are a frequently clue that a character has suffered memory alteration of some sort. It's particularly noticeable in Season 6 of the new series, when the Doctor and companions face off against the Silents, beings that erase your memory of them the instant you are no longer looking at them. This is played for copious ParanoiaFuel toward the end of the season, with characters abruptly realizing that they've moved, or fought, with no memory of having done so.

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* Happens to Donna in "Forest of the Dead" while she's stuck in a virtual reality. Though in her case, time really DOES jump: she experiences the cuts between different locations, and people just tell her that it's her memory playing tricks.
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Unexplained skips are a frequently clue that a character has suffered memory alteration of some sort. It's particularly noticeable in Season 6 of the new series, when the Doctor and companions face off against the Silents, beings that erase your memory of them the instant you are no longer looking at them. This is played for copious ParanoiaFuel toward the end of the season, with characters abruptly realizing that they've moved, or fought, with no memory of having done so.
9th Feb '17 6:36:07 AM DarkerShining
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* In ''VisualNovel/NewDanganronpaV3'', the fourth chapter had everyone enter a virtual world. [[spoiler: Gonta Gokuhara]] ended up mixing up two wires they had to plug into their headset prior to logging in, and so experienced this when everyone logged out after [[spoiler: Miu Iruma]] was killed, having no memory of anything that happened while in the virtual world. They're very confused afterwards, especially when [[spoiler: Kokichi Ouma eventually reveals during the fourth trial that Gonta was the one who murdered Miu.]]
7th Feb '17 7:17:12 PM zarpaulus
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** [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flunitrazepam Rohypnol]] can cause anterograde amnesia, especially if combined with alcohol. Which can be annoying if one is taking it for insomnia and a serious hindrance to the police investigation if someone [[SlippingAMickey slipped it]] to them.
17th Dec '16 12:33:07 PM nombretomado
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* Anya in ''CodeGeass'' suffers from this periodically, and has made it a habit of keeping a blog of pictures from her daily activities so she knows what she has been doing. This is revealed to be a result of [[spoiler:Marianne actively possessing her body, during which Anya has no memories]].

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* Anya in ''CodeGeass'' ''Anime/CodeGeass'' suffers from this periodically, and has made it a habit of keeping a blog of pictures from her daily activities so she knows what she has been doing. This is revealed to be a result of [[spoiler:Marianne actively possessing her body, during which Anya has no memories]].
8th Oct '16 8:39:11 PM arrgh
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TruthInTelevision, black outs, that is alcohol-induced amnesia, have let many people hear great stories about themselves after they woke up in completely different places for decades. Also occurs in those that have Dissociative Identity Disorder, waking up to find themselves in different places then they originally were doing something completely different from what they last returned.

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TruthInTelevision, black outs, that is alcohol-induced amnesia, have let many people hear great stories about themselves after they woke up in completely different places for decades. Also occurs in those that have Dissociative Identity Disorder, waking up to find themselves in different places then they originally were doing something completely different from what they last returned.
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18th Sep '16 7:18:27 PM nombretomado
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* The title character of ''AlanWake'' loses a week after his wife's apparent death, during which [[spoiler:he wrote the manuscript pages he finds around the gameworld, at the prompting of the BigBad, who planns to [[RewritingReality make them come true]].]]

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* The title character of ''AlanWake'' ''VideoGame/AlanWake'' loses a week after his wife's apparent death, during which [[spoiler:he wrote the manuscript pages he finds around the gameworld, at the prompting of the BigBad, who planns to [[RewritingReality make them come true]].]]
4th Apr '16 2:18:06 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone2002'': In "Time Lapse", an orderly finds himself suffering repeated blackouts where another consciousness takes over his body and travels out of the state, acquiring a weapon to be used in an apparent assassination of the U.S. President. [[spoiler:The other person is in fact a Secret Service Agent who was trying to stop a plot to kill the President, but ended up in a coma and discovered that he could project his mind into a nearby body.]]
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