History PlayingWith / InSpiteOfANail

27th Oct '17 7:52:38 AM Kezajaws
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** When Bob kills Hitler, he creates an alternate timeline where Hitler died before WW2. This isn't tied to his own timeline, in which he's still alive.
5th Sep '17 1:23:04 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* '''Double Subverted''': It turns out that his father was born in a different part of the world.

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* '''Double Subverted''': It turns out that his father was born in a different part of the world. And his father is even somehow the exact same person in spite of this.
5th Sep '17 1:22:04 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* '''Straight''': Bob goes in back in time to kill Hitler before UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and succeeds. He still exists, despite his dad's parents having met in the war.

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* '''Straight''': Bob goes in back in time to kill Hitler before UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and succeeds. He still exists, exists in the new timeline that results from this event, despite his dad's parents having met in the war.



** Alternatively, since Bob changed history, he still exists in order to prevent a paradox

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** Alternatively, since Bob changed history, he still exists in order to prevent a paradoxparadox.
24th Jun '17 10:05:46 AM nombretomado
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* '''Straight''': Bob goes in back in time to kill Hitler before WorldWarTwo and succeeds. He still exists, despite his dad's parents having met in the war.

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* '''Straight''': Bob goes in back in time to kill Hitler before WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and succeeds. He still exists, despite his dad's parents having met in the war.
22nd Jun '14 9:57:53 AM KarjamP
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???A time traveler or a group of time travelers explicitly made changes in some way with the past to their liking, knowing full well that they themselves won't change in any way.
9th May '13 6:32:43 AM VPhantom
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* '''Deconstructed''': It turns out it has an effect later on.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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It turns out it has an effect later on.
9th May '13 2:23:15 AM Johnny1993
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** It's not having an effect because [[TimeCrash something bad has happened to time itself.]]
24th Jan '13 7:07:36 AM Blork
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob creates a minor obstacle in the way of his grandparents' courtship. They still get together.
24th Jan '13 7:03:22 AM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': It turns out it has an effect later on.
* '''Reconstructed''': The world is much better and everyone is happy.



* '''Exploited''': ???




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* '''Deconstructed''': It turns out it has an effect later on.
* '''Reconstructed''': The world is much better and everyone is happy.



You know, even if you went back in time and made sure nails were never invented, you'd still be able to go to {{In Spite of a Nail}}.

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You know, even if you went back in time and made sure nails were never invented, you'd still be able to go to {{In Spite of a Nail}}.
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
19th Jun '12 6:10:17 AM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': There are mysterious forces that try to keep the timeline on track.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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There are mysterious forces that try to keep the timeline on track.



* '''Enforced''': "We don't want to scare people into thinking that they might accidentally wipe themselves from existence."

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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"We don't want to scare people into thinking that they might accidentally wipe themselves from existence."
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