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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.]]
26th Mar '16 10:12:41 AM JackG
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* ''Fear'', the pulp horror story by Creator/LRonHubbard starts with a professor who realises he's missing both his hat and memories of the past four hours. Despite warnings he investigates; [[GoMadFromTheRevelation it doesn't end well for him]].
26th Mar '16 1:41:21 AM JackG
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* In the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' episode [[Recap/SupernaturalS02E21AllHellBreaksLoosePartOne "All Hell Breaks Loose, Part One" (S02, Ep21)]], the is PlayedStraight for Sam who wakes up the next day in Cold Oak, South Dakota. But, it is a SubvertedTrope for Ava, who pretends not to realize that 5 months have passed, so that the others will not realize what she has become.

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''
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In the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' episode [[Recap/SupernaturalS02E21AllHellBreaksLoosePartOne "All Hell Breaks Loose, Part One" (S02, Ep21)]], the trope is PlayedStraight for Sam who wakes up the next day in Cold Oak, South Dakota. But, But it is a SubvertedTrope for Ava, who pretends not to realize that 5 months have passed, so that the others will not realize what she has become. become.
** Played for BlackComedy when Dean is apparently abducted by a UFO. On his return he's rather annoyed to find Soulless!Sam in bed with a GirlOfTheWeek instead of desperately searching for his missing brother. Sam has to explain that Dean has been gone all night, not just for the past hour as he believes.
19th Mar '16 8:00:57 AM benda
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* Aaron Stampler in ''Film/PrimalFear'' mentions that he "loses" time over his childhood. [[spoiler:This is explained as his alter-ego taking over during times of stress.]]

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* Aaron Stampler in ''Film/PrimalFear'' mentions that he "loses" time over his childhood. [[spoiler:This is explained as his alter-ego taking over during times of stress.[[spoiler: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]].]]
12th Mar '16 9:48:51 PM KatanaCat
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* Happens in ''Literature/{{Brennus}}'' to [[spoiler: the main character and his sister]]. Doesn't help that they forget that they've forgotten things, and need someone to talk about what they were doing to even realise they don't remember it.

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* Happens in ''Literature/{{Brennus}}'' to [[spoiler: the main character and his sister]]. Doesn't help that they forget that they've forgotten things, and need someone to talk about what they were doing to even realise realize they don't remember it.


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* [[http://www.epilepsy.com/learn/types-seizures/absence-seizures Absence seizures]] can also cause this effect, with the person looking up at the clock and finding that it's an hour later, with no memory of the intervening time because it was spent having constant absence seizures. Depending on the exact type of seizure, simple actions may still be performed, leading to someone recording a movie being aired on TV, carefully pausing the recording during each commercial break, and later having no memory that the movie even exists.
28th Oct '15 9:47:14 AM wormandaduck
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* ''TabletopGame/UnknownArmies'' has literal missing time. Using powerful magic can cause "glitches" in the fabric of reality. One of them causes a group of people to vanish for hours before suddenly returning, with no memory of any time passing. To make it even weirder, this never happens in front of people outside of the glitch; they only vanish when out of sight.
30th Jun '15 11:33:08 AM nombretomado
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* Happens to Sharon Valerii onboard the ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'', when her Cylon programming kicks in, leading to her sabotage the ship's water tanks without realising it.

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* Happens to Sharon Valerii onboard the ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'', Galactica|2003}}'', when her Cylon programming kicks in, leading to her sabotage the ship's water tanks without realising it.
28th Jun '15 5:34:05 PM W3irdN3rd
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** If you're having a [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucid_dream lucid dream]] in RealLife, this is actually a [[AluminumChristmasTrees valid method]] to verify you're dreaming.
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