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16th Apr '16 8:17:12 AM Arcorann
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** While ''VideoGame/EarthBoundBeginnings'' was originally set in 1988, at some point this was changed to 198X.
** The fangame ''VideoGame/Mother4'' is set in 197X.



* The ''VideoGame/{{WarioWare}}'' games take place in 20XX

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* The ''VideoGame/{{WarioWare}}'' games take place in 20XX20XX.
25th Feb '16 6:55:36 AM DaibhidC
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* The Scottish phrase "nineteen oatcake" (or sometimes "nineteen canteen") means much the same thing. The non-number words seem intended to create the sound of "190X" or "191X".
19th Feb '16 9:01:19 AM PaulA
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* Creator/KimNewman's "Richard Jeperson" stories (part of the Literature/DiogenesClub series) are all mostly set in the 1970s, but are fairly ambiguous as to the precise setting (although careful reading can give a few clues as to roughly when each one is set), and every time a specific year is mentioned it is presented to the reader as 197-.
16th Feb '16 10:28:12 PM Rezalon
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* ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life|1}}'' takes place on May 16, 200X.
** ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'', which shares the same universe as Half Life, takes place at an unknown date. However it is stated in supplemental material that GLaDOS was brought online in 200X, the same ambiguous year as Half Life.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life|1}}'' takes place on May 16, 200X.
** ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'', which shares the same universe as Half Life, takes place at an unknown date. However
200X (though it is stated commonly agreed among fans to be set in supplemental material that GLaDOS was brought online in 200X, the same ambiguous year as Half Life.2003).
31st Jan '16 5:12:51 PM Kirb-Star
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* While not using "Xs", ''{{VideoGame/KirbySuperStar}}'' 's final subgame in the original takes place in the year ??? (or some time after it).
7th Jan '16 7:33:33 PM SaniOKh
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* ''Series/ServantOfThePeople'' features a subtle version of this, with a small poster that has the year on it, but the part with the last digit is torn off. The show is basically set in 201X.
4th Jan '16 5:32:04 PM mirisu92
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* In the Philippines the colloquial phrase "19-''kopong-kopong''" generally indicates "a long (unspecified) time ago". Some online sources make a more specific case by pointing out that ''kopong'' is an Old Tagalog word for "zero", hence, the year 1900.

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* In the Philippines the colloquial phrase "19-''kopong-kopong''" generally indicates "a long (unspecified) time ago". Some Precisely when is usually unspecified, but some online sources will make a more specific case by pointing out that ''kopong'' is an Old Tagalog word for "zero", hence, the year 1900.
4th Jan '16 5:27:42 PM mirisu92
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* In the Philippines the colloquial phrase "19-''kopong-kopong''" generally indicates "a long (unspecified) time ago".

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* In the Philippines the colloquial phrase "19-''kopong-kopong''" generally indicates "a long (unspecified) time ago".
ago". Some online sources make a more specific case by pointing out that ''kopong'' is an Old Tagalog word for "zero", hence, the year 1900.
4th Jan '16 5:20:31 PM mirisu92
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* In the Philippines the phrase "19-''kopong-kopong''" generally indicates "a long (unspecified) time ago".

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* In the Philippines the colloquial phrase "19-''kopong-kopong''" generally indicates "a long (unspecified) time ago".
4th Jan '16 5:19:55 PM mirisu92
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* ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'' happens in 19**.

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* ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'' happens in 19**.18**.


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* In the Philippines the phrase "19-''kopong-kopong''" generally indicates "a long (unspecified) time ago".
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