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16th Jul '16 4:11:20 PM nombretomado
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* In the episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' where Robotnik, Scratch, Grounder, Sonic and Tails go back to an Ancient Egypt-like era, Scratch and Grounder make it so that two of Sonic's ancestors don't meet, resulting in Sonic not being born. But though Sonic disappears from existence, for plot convenience Tails is still there and remembers him, allowing him to set Sonic's ancestors back up.

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* In the episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' where Robotnik, Scratch, Grounder, Sonic and Tails go back to an Ancient Egypt-like era, Scratch and Grounder make it so that two of Sonic's ancestors don't meet, resulting in Sonic not being born. But though Sonic disappears from existence, for plot convenience Tails is still there and remembers him, allowing him to set Sonic's ancestors back up.
8th Jul '16 3:34:26 AM Sabrewing
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* This is a core tenant of the ''Franchise/ZeroEscape'' series. Several main characters across all three games can transfer their consciousness across spacetime, a process known as [=SHIFTing=], to explore the consequences of their actions and "reset" to earlier points and try another path. The route to the GoldenEnding in each game will inescapably involve dying in "incorrect" paths in order to obtain information not otherwise possible.
5th Jul '16 5:12:03 PM nombretomado
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* For some unexplained reason, when history began to change in ''Webcomic/AnsemRetort'', Riku had this. He managed to get Axel and Zexion to remember the proper timeline when he got them to remember that AndrewJackson [[spoiler: (who they fuse into)]] is on the twenty dollar bill, and not [[Series/TwentyFour Jack Bauer]].

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* For some unexplained reason, when history began to change in ''Webcomic/AnsemRetort'', Riku had this. He managed to get Axel and Zexion to remember the proper timeline when he got them to remember that AndrewJackson UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson [[spoiler: (who they fuse into)]] is on the twenty dollar bill, and not [[Series/TwentyFour Jack Bauer]].
25th Jun '16 12:37:01 PM Prfnoff
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* This comes with the RealityWarper abilities of the Star Singers in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyCrystalChroniclesRingOfFates''. It only applies to the one doing the altering at the time. [[spoiler: The multiplayer mode however demonstrates that powerful entities, even if they have current timeline versions, can leak through. One even returning as a boss in the original CrystalChronicles, and the current versions may have déjà vu (or in one case a relapse) of their previous selves.]]

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* This comes with the RealityWarper abilities of the Star Singers in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyCrystalChroniclesRingOfFates''. It only applies to the one doing the altering at the time. [[spoiler: The multiplayer mode however demonstrates that powerful entities, even if they have current timeline versions, can leak through. One even returning as a boss in the original CrystalChronicles, ''[[VideoGame/FinalFantasyCrystalChronicles Crystal Chronicles]]'', and the current versions may have déjà vu (or in one case a relapse) of their previous selves.]]
14th Jun '16 3:34:41 PM VampireBuddha
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* {{Subverted| trope}} in ''Westernanimation/{{Phantom 2040}}''. The team receives messages allegedly from the Phantom of 2157 urging him to forsake [[{{thou shallt not kill}} the Phantom's Pledge]] and kill Rebecca Madison. Guran dismisses the idea of a message from the future, but Archer thinks it's possible. As proof, the future Phantom tells the present characters about a shipment of illegal substances about to come in, which the Phantom of 2040 destroys; Phantom of 2157 sends another message, telling them that as a result of his actions, Cyberville was now constructed 87 days later than before. Archer immediately realises that this proves it's a hoax, since obviously the future Phantom wouldn't remember the unaltered timeline.
11th Jun '16 11:31:17 AM Tron80
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* In ''Fanfic/OnceMoreWithFeeling'', Shinji retains his full memories of the original timeline, and due to Instrumentality he also keeps other people’s memories of the original events.
8th Jun '16 1:35:05 PM cdrood
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** [[spoiler:And now in ''Comic/DCUniverseRebirth'' is the pre-Flashpoint Wally West who has been stuck in the Speed Force since the New 52 began. He remembers the past relationships, at least until he's pulled out and the old memories begin to fade]]

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** [[spoiler:And now in ''Comic/DCUniverseRebirth'' ''Comic/DCRebirth'' is the pre-Flashpoint Wally West who has been stuck in the Speed Force since the New 52 began. He remembers the past relationships, at least until he's pulled out and the old memories begin to fade]]
8th Jun '16 1:33:57 PM cdrood
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** [[spoiler:And now in ''Comic/DCUniverseRebirth'' is the pre-Flashpoint Wally West who has been stuck in the Speed Force since the New 52 began. He remembers the past relationships, at least until he's pulled out and the old memories begin to fade]]
6th Jun '16 10:14:12 AM th0th
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** In Creator/PeterDavid's novel ''Literature/Q-Squared'', an insane Trelane (actually a fledgling Q who merged with a Primordial Chaos), decides to destroy existence by merging several TNG timelines into one. Trek Prime is of course the 'prime', but there's also one where Jack Crusher never died (Picard is his Number One), and an alternate ending of "Yesterday's Enterprise" where the ''Enterprise''-D reaches it too late, the crew is already dead. They scuttle the ship so the Klingons don't get it and keep going.

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** In Creator/PeterDavid's novel ''Literature/Q-Squared'', "Q-Squared", an insane Trelane (actually a fledgling Q who merged with a Primordial Chaos), decides to destroy existence by merging several TNG timelines into one. Trek Prime is of course the 'prime', but there's also one a track where Jack Crusher never died (Picard is his Number One), One) but Wesley died as a child (resulting in a Picard/Beverly affair), and an alternate ending of another track from the "Yesterday's Enterprise" where universe, except in this track the ''Enterprise''-D reaches it the ''Enterprise''-C too late, and the C crew is already dead. They scuttle the ship so the Klingons don't get it and keep going. The downside is that when the Federation-Klingon War Picard encounters Lt. Worf (and later, an alt-universe special forces Klingon Empire Worf) during a time track overlap, it ends badly.
6th Jun '16 9:31:00 AM th0th
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** One novel has several alternate realities converge. One of these is nearly identical to the reality in which the ''Enterprise''-C disappears at Narenda III and travels to the future. However, in this case, by the time the ''Enterprise''-D reaches it, the crew is already dead. They scuttle the ship so the Klingons don't get it and keep going.

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** One In Creator/PeterDavid's novel has ''Literature/Q-Squared'', an insane Trelane (actually a fledgling Q who merged with a Primordial Chaos), decides to destroy existence by merging several TNG timelines into one. Trek Prime is of course the 'prime', but there's also one where Jack Crusher never died (Picard is his Number One), and an alternate realities converge. One ending of these is nearly identical to the reality in which the ''Enterprise''-C disappears at Narenda III and travels to the future. However, in this case, by the time "Yesterday's Enterprise" where the ''Enterprise''-D reaches it, it too late, the crew is already dead. They scuttle the ship so the Klingons don't get it and keep going.
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