History Quotes / RealityIsUnrealistic

21st Jun '17 7:48:09 PM Premonition45
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->''"The problem here ''isn't''' that Bernie Sanders is a crazy-pants cuckoo bird. It's that we've all become so accustomed to [[SlaveToPR stage-managed, focus group-driven candidates]] that authenticity comes across as lunacy."''

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->''"The problem here ''isn't''' ''isn't'' that Bernie Sanders is a crazy-pants cuckoo bird. It's that we've all become so accustomed to [[SlaveToPR stage-managed, focus group-driven candidates]] that authenticity comes across as lunacy."''
21st Jun '17 7:47:16 PM Premonition45
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--> -- '''''Theatre/TwelfthNight'', Act III, Scene 4'''

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--> -- -->-- '''''Theatre/TwelfthNight'', Act III, Scene 4'''



-->--Mark Twain

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-->--Mark Twain
-->-- '''Creator/MarkTwain'''



-->-- '''Dwight Schrute''', TheOffice, "Stress Relief"

->''Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.''
-->-- Niels Bohr

-> ''"The Guide is definitive. Reality is often inaccurate."''
-->--''Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy''

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-->-- '''Dwight Schrute''', TheOffice, ''Series/TheOffice'', "Stress Relief"

->''Your ->''"Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.''
"''
-->-- Niels Bohr

-> ''"The
'''Niels Bohr''

->''"The
Guide is definitive. Reality is often inaccurate."''
-->--''Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy''
-->-- ''Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy''



-->-- Adam Savage, ''Series/MythBusters''

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-->-- Adam Savage, '''Adam Savage''', ''Series/MythBusters''



-->-- Creator/GKChesterton

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-->-- Creator/GKChesterton
'''Creator/GKChesterton'''



->''[[ShapedLikeItself Things that try to look like things often look more like things than things]]. Well-known fact.''

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->''[[ShapedLikeItself ->''"[[ShapedLikeItself Things that try to look like things often look more like things than things]]. Well-known fact.''"''



->'''Tis strange -- but true; for truth is always strange;''\\
''Stranger than fiction; if it could be told,''

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->'''Tis ->'''"Tis strange -- but true; for truth is always strange;''\\
''Stranger than fiction; if it could be told,''told,"''



->''A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility. The story should never be made up of improbable incidents; there should be nothing of the sort in it.''
-->-- Creator/{{Aristotle}}, '''Literature/{{Poetics}}'''

->''You call this reality? My VIDEO GAMES are more realistic!''
-->-- Tropers/StongRadd

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->''A ->''"A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility. The story should never be made up of improbable incidents; there should be nothing of the sort in it.''
"''
-->-- Creator/{{Aristotle}}, '''Creator/{{Aristotle}}''', '''Literature/{{Poetics}}'''

->''You ->''"You call this reality? My VIDEO GAMES are more realistic!''
realistic!"''
-->-- Tropers/StongRadd
'''Tropers/StongRadd'''



-->-- Creator/JohannWolfgangVonGoethe

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-->-- Creator/JohannWolfgangVonGoethe
'''Creator/JohannWolfgangVonGoethe'''



->''It's funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you viddy them on the screen.''

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->''It's ->''"It's funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you viddy them on the screen.''"''



->''The problem with fiction, it has to be plausible. That's not true with non-fiction.''

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->''The ->''"The problem with fiction, it has to be plausible. That's not true with non-fiction.''"''



->''For example, few novels contain plot twists like the ones in the news story about a band of thieves posing as police officers who were forced by circumstances to try to arrest a group of policemen disguised as a gang of thieves. The real police were ó you guessed it ó on the trail of the thieves who were posing as police. If a novelist were to submit such a plot to a publisher, it would probably be rejected as incredible or unrealistic.''
-->--'''W. Lance Bennet''', ''News: The Politics of Illusion''

->''The buildings that you see in a model railroad layout are not only interesting to look at, in many ways they look more like the real thing than the real thing does. A model factory looks more like a factory than a real factory does, because the modeler abstracted out the irrelevant bits, and amplified what makes it unique.''
-->--'''Ocean Quigley''', ''VideoGame/SimCity 5 Blog''

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->''For ->''"For example, few novels contain plot twists like the ones in the news story about a band of thieves posing as police officers who were forced by circumstances to try to arrest a group of policemen disguised as a gang of thieves. The real police were ó you guessed it ó on the trail of the thieves who were posing as police. If a novelist were to submit such a plot to a publisher, it would probably be rejected as incredible or unrealistic.''
-->--'''W.
"''
-->-- '''W.
Lance Bennet''', ''News: The Politics of Illusion''

->''The ->''"The buildings that you see in a model railroad layout are not only interesting to look at, in many ways they look more like the real thing than the real thing does. A model factory looks more like a factory than a real factory does, because the modeler abstracted out the irrelevant bits, and amplified what makes it unique.''
-->--'''Ocean
"''
-->-- '''Ocean
Quigley''', ''VideoGame/SimCity 5 Blog''



-->--'''Leigh Michaels''', ''On Writing Romance''

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-->--'''Leigh -->-- '''Leigh Michaels''', ''On Writing Romance''



->''Important point: just because it has happened in real life does not make it believable in a story. If a reader says she didnít believe such a thing would happen, it is no defence for you to say, "Oh, but that did happen! In 1982 I was walking along..."''

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->''Important ->''"Important point: just because it has happened in real life does not make it believable in a story. If a reader says she didnít believe such a thing would happen, it is no defence for you to say, "Oh, but that did happen! In 1982 I was walking along..."''



-> ''"Really, if I was writing a piece of fiction this plot line would be rejected as implausible."''
--> -- '''Broomstick''' [[http://bbs.stardestroyer.net/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=159675&start=100#p3826158 commenting on her legal issues]], Website/StarDestroyerDotNet

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-> ''"Really, ->''"Really, if I was writing a piece of fiction this plot line would be rejected as implausible."''
--> -- -->-- '''Broomstick''' [[http://bbs.stardestroyer.net/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=159675&start=100#p3826158 commenting on her legal issues]], Website/StarDestroyerDotNet


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->''"The problem here ''isn't''' that Bernie Sanders is a crazy-pants cuckoo bird. It's that we've all become so accustomed to [[SlaveToPR stage-managed, focus group-driven candidates]] that authenticity comes across as lunacy."''
-->-- '''Creator/JonStewart''', ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'', on Sen. Bernie Sanders getting ridiculed or snubbed by news outlets during the 2016 election season.
16th Feb '15 9:29:41 PM ThePocket
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-> ''"If this were play'd upon a stage now, I could condemn it as improbable fiction."''
--> -- '''''Theatre/TwelfthNight'', Act III, Scene 4'''



->'''Tis strange -- but true; for truth is always strange;''
->''Stranger than fiction; if it could be told,''

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->'''Tis strange -- but true; for truth is always strange;''
->''Stranger
strange;''\\
''Stranger
than fiction; if it could be told,''



2nd Feb '15 8:12:16 AM MarsJenkar
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->'''House:''' I was not wrong. Everything I said was true. It fit. It was elegant.
->'''Dr. Wilson:''' So reality was wrong?
->'''House''': Reality is almost always wrong.

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->'''House:''' I was not wrong. Everything I said was true. It fit. It was elegant.
->'''Dr.
elegant.\\
'''Dr.
Wilson:''' So reality was wrong?
->'''House''':
wrong?\\
'''House''':
Reality is almost always wrong.



->''(The kids watch the film's prop department paint black patches on a brown horse with fake horns and udder)''
->'''Martin:''' Uh, sir... why don't you use ''real'' cows?
->'''Prop Guy:''' Cows don't look like cows on film. We gotta use horses.
->'''Ralph:''' What do you do if you want something that looks like a horse?
->'''Prop Guy:''' Eh, usually we just tape a buncha cats t'gether.

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->''(The kids watch the film's prop department paint black patches on a brown horse with fake horns and udder)''
->'''Martin:'''
udder)''\\
'''Martin:'''
Uh, sir... why don't you use ''real'' cows?
->'''Prop
cows?\\
'''Prop
Guy:''' Cows don't look like cows on film. We gotta use horses.
->'''Ralph:'''
horses.\\
'''Ralph:'''
What do you do if you want something that looks like a horse?
->'''Prop
horse?\\
'''Prop
Guy:''' Eh, usually we just tape a buncha cats t'gether.
2nd Jun '14 8:58:58 AM DuckDuckNoose
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->(The kids watch the film's prop department paint black patches on a brown horse with fake horns and udder)\\
'''Martin:''' Uh, sir... why don't you use ''real'' cows?\\
'''Prop Guy:''' Cows don't look like cows on film. We gotta use horses.\\
'''Ralph:''' What do you do if you want something that looks like a horse?\\
'''Prop Guy:''' Eh, usually we just tape a buncha cats t'gether.

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->(The ->''(The kids watch the film's prop department paint black patches on a brown horse with fake horns and udder)\\
'''Martin:'''
udder)''
->'''Martin:'''
Uh, sir... why don't you use ''real'' cows?\\
'''Prop
cows?
->'''Prop
Guy:''' Cows don't look like cows on film. We gotta use horses.\\
'''Ralph:'''
horses.
->'''Ralph:'''
What do you do if you want something that looks like a horse?\\
'''Prop
horse?
->'''Prop
Guy:''' Eh, usually we just tape a buncha cats t'gether.
2nd Jun '14 8:57:49 AM DuckDuckNoose
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'''Ralph: What do you do if you want something that looks like a horse?\\

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'''Ralph: '''Ralph:''' What do you do if you want something that looks like a horse?\\
2nd Jun '14 8:57:29 AM DuckDuckNoose
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->(The kids watch the film's prop department paint black patches on a brown horse with fake horns and udder)''\\

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->(The kids watch the film's prop department paint black patches on a brown horse with fake horns and udder)''\\udder)\\
2nd Jun '14 8:56:57 AM DuckDuckNoose
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->(The kids watch the film's prop department paint black patches on a brown horse with fake horns and udder)''\\
'''Martin:''' Uh, sir... why don't you use ''real'' cows?\\
'''Prop Guy:''' Cows don't look like cows on film. We gotta use horses.\\
'''Ralph: What do you do if you want something that looks like a horse?\\
'''Prop Guy:''' Eh, usually we just tape a buncha cats t'gether.
-->-- "Radioactive Man", ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

8th Mar '14 4:40:31 PM StarSword
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->"The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense."

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->"The ->''"The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.""''




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-> ''"Really, if I was writing a piece of fiction this plot line would be rejected as implausible."''
--> -- '''Broomstick''' [[http://bbs.stardestroyer.net/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=159675&start=100#p3826158 commenting on her legal issues]], Website/StarDestroyerDotNet
8th Feb '14 4:39:12 PM Darkstarr
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->''"Reality is often stranger than fiction, because fiction has to be believable."''
-->--Mark Twain
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