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13th Jun '16 3:52:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the episode of ''Series/LoisAndClark:TheNewAdventuresOfSuperman'', when Lois is in 1966 and finds out that Clark is Superman, she writes a note to herself when she finds out H.G. Wells will cause her to forget this. Luckily, Clark sees the note before she does and the secret is kept until later in the series.

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* In the episode of ''Series/LoisAndClark:TheNewAdventuresOfSuperman'', ''Series/LoisAndClark'', when Lois is in 1966 and finds out that Clark is Superman, she writes a note to herself when she finds out H.G. Wells will cause her to forget this. Luckily, Clark sees the note before she does and the secret is kept until later in the series.
26th May '16 12:39:53 AM Smurfton
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* In the [[InteractiveComic MSPA Fan Adventure]] ''AllNightLaundry'', the heroine, Bina, finds a [[https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/45027642/Adventures/All%20Nite%20Laundry/0160_b.jpg wall]] full of such notes.

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* In the [[InteractiveComic MSPA Fan Adventure]] ''AllNightLaundry'', ''Webcomic/AllNightLaundry'', the heroine, Bina, finds a [[https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/45027642/Adventures/All%20Nite%20Laundry/0160_b.jpg wall]] full of such notes.
26th Mar '16 11:15:51 PM zoop
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* In the ''Literature/{{Relativity}}'' story "Sinkhole", Sara has lost her memory several times and is trying to figure out why. She begins to form a theory that someone is doing it to her deliberately. At one point, she receives a package from herself several weeks in the past. Her earlier self had realized that there was a very good chance that her memory might be wiped again, and her future self would need the contents of the package to help re-start the investigation.
15th Mar '16 9:40:40 AM DaibhidC
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* In ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', Hannelore wakes up after getting drunk and finds a mysterious and slightly disturbing note from herself, which she rips up, saying "Sorry, past me, but I'm going to forget I ever saw this." Past Hanners [[TheTapeKnewYouWouldSayThat has anticipated this]] and the next note reiterates the points. The third one just says "Stop ripping up these notes!" And then she realises the apartment is full of them.
21st Feb '16 1:56:25 PM R1ck
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P.S.: The conspiracy is as follows -- the government is run by reptilian aliens, Sasuke is Manga/{{Naruto}}'s time-traveling father, you're a TimeLord and EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory. Also, the BigBad found us on the way to the supermarket. [[NoodleImplements Get milk, soda, chocolate syrup, and a block of sharp cheddar]].
14th Feb '16 2:23:50 PM eroock
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->''Memo to myself: Do the dumb things I gotta do\\
Touch the puppet head''

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->''Memo ->''"Memo to myself: Do the dumb things I gotta do\\
Touch the puppet head''head."''
20th Dec '15 4:47:46 PM erraticegomania
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* In ''Literature/{{Twig}}'' this is combined with DeadManWriting when Jamie leaves a series of coded messages for his future self coded in his journals, knowing that at some point he'll suffer a DeathOfPersonality thanks to the experiments which give him his PhotographicMemory and have to effectively start over.
9th Dec '15 11:39:23 AM StFan
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* In ''ComicStrip/LibertyMeadows'', a RunningGag punchline has a character recording a note to themselves via tape recorder. No amnesia is involved. It's just a reminder for the future.
-->'''Ralph:''' (''after watching Dean get maced by yet another woman'') Note to self: buy stock in mace.
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* In ''LibertyMeadows'', a RunningGag punchline has a character recording a note to themselves via tape recorder. No amnesia is involved. It's just a reminder for the future.
--> '''Ralph:''' (after watching Dean get maced by yet another woman) "Note to self: buy stock in mace."
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P.S.: The conspiracy is as follows - the government is run by reptilian aliens, Sasuke is Manga/{{Naruto}}'s time-traveling father, you're a TimeLord and EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory. Also, the BigBad found us on the way to the supermarket. [[NoodleImplements Get milk, soda, chocolate syrup, and a block of sharp cheddar]].

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\nP.S.: The conspiracy is as follows - -- the government is run by reptilian aliens, Sasuke is Manga/{{Naruto}}'s time-traveling father, you're a TimeLord and EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory. Also, the BigBad found us on the way to the supermarket. [[NoodleImplements Get milk, soda, chocolate syrup, and a block of sharp cheddar]].cheddar]].
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20th Nov '15 8:49:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* Done by the protagonist in the movie ''Film/{{Memento}}'', using pictures as well as tattooing information onto his skin.
** He also only trusts notes to himself that are in his own handwriting. At one point [[spoiler:another character insists that he write something down that he doesn't believe is true, so he purposely writes it in different handwriting so that he won't believe it when he reads it later]].

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* Done by the protagonist in the movie ''Film/{{Memento}}'', using pictures as well as tattooing information onto his skin.
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skin. He also only trusts notes to himself that are in his own handwriting. At one point [[spoiler:another character insists that he write something down that he doesn't believe is true, so he purposely writes it in different handwriting so that he won't believe it when he reads it later]].
20th Nov '15 8:42:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* The protagonist of the 1952 short story (quite possibly making it the origin of this idea) and 2003 film ''{{Paycheck}}'' did this with a bag full of random items triggering a GambitRoulette to act as the proof.

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* The protagonist of the 1952 short story (quite possibly making it the origin of this idea) and 2003 film ''{{Paycheck}}'' ''Literature/{{Paycheck}}'' did this with a bag full of random items triggering a GambitRoulette to act as the proof.
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