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7th Jul '16 8:38:41 PM freesefan
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* ''Literature/TheGirls'' was published in 2016 but seems to be set sometime in the early years of the 21st century. Evie is described as middle-aged rather than old (she was 14 in her 1969 flashbacks, so 61 in 2016, 45 at the turn of the century), and an off-hand reference to a San Francisco woman getting killed by pit bulls is an apparent allusion to the 2001 death of Diane Whipple.
24th Jun '16 9:40:50 AM Josef5678
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* ''Film/HotTubTimeMachine'' was made in 2010 and may be intended to take place in 2006, before the iPhone came out.
11th May '16 10:44:10 AM erforce
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* Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles has this for part of the pilot, since it starts in 1999 before time jumping them to 2007 (the year the show premiered). It allows for some real world events to surprise them, like 9/11.

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* Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles has this for part of the pilot, since it starts in 1999 before time jumping them to 2007 (the year the show premiered). It allows for some real world events to surprise them, like 9/11.
7th May '16 6:30:17 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''Anime/OccultAcademy'' takes place in 1999 but was released in 2010.
6th May '16 7:20:05 AM InternetJazz
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* ''Series/ Treme'' Ran from 2010-2013, Set in Recently post-Hurricane Katrina 2005 era New Orleans.

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* ''Series/ Treme'' ''Series/{{Treme}}'' Ran from 2010-2013, Set in Recently post-Hurricane Katrina 2005 era New Orleans.
6th May '16 7:17:46 AM InternetJazz
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* ''Series/Treme'' Ran from 2010-2013, Set in Recently post-Hurricane Katrina 2005 era New Orleans.

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* ''Series/Treme'' ''Series/ Treme'' Ran from 2010-2013, Set in Recently post-Hurricane Katrina 2005 era New Orleans.
6th May '16 7:14:52 AM InternetJazz
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* ''Series/Treme'' Ran from 2010-2013, Set in Recently post-Hurricane Katrina 2005 era New Orleans.
17th Apr '16 7:57:05 PM Sharlee
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* The TwistEnding to [[spoiler: ''Film/FinalDestination5'']] reveals it's this trope, although sharp-eyed viewers will catch on that the personal electronics are a bit dated before the ending.
23rd Mar '16 8:51:25 PM henry42
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** Rowling continues the trend with her later books. ''Literature/TheCasualVacancy'' was written in 2012 but never gives a precise date, though certain pop culture references put it late in the aughts. 2013's ''Literature/TheCuckoosCalling'''s use of ChekhovsNews specifically places it during certain landmark events of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2010#Campaign the 2010 UK general election]].

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** * Rowling continues the trend with her later books. ''Literature/TheCasualVacancy'' was written in 2012 but never gives a precise date, though certain pop culture references put it late in the aughts. 2013's ''Literature/TheCuckoosCalling'''s use of ChekhovsNews specifically places it during certain landmark events of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2010#Campaign the 2010 UK general election]].
14th Mar '16 10:27:41 AM ayjazz
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* ''WesternAnimation/DaveTheBarbarian'': While the show is initially set in a ThemeParkVersion of the Middle Ages, Ned Frischman, a character that comes across a time traveling device thanks to a heap of DeusExMachina, is from the year 1994.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DaveTheBarbarian'': While the show is initially set in a ThemeParkVersion of the Middle Ages, Ned Frischman, a character that comes across a time traveling device thanks to a heap of DeusExMachina, is from the year 1994.
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