History TemptingFate / RealLife

15th Apr '17 7:19:15 AM Ezekiel-Baskerville
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*** [[FridgeHorror Yes because time travel is in no way relevant to ''Terminator'']].

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*** [[FridgeHorror [[SarcasmMode Yes because time travel is in ]][[FridgeHorror no way relevant to ''Terminator'']].
1st Apr '17 7:59:15 PM billybobfred
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** Speaking of Donald Trump, UsefulNotes/BarackObama had a couple of cases with this. Two weeks before the election, he read out [[https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/760552601356267520 a tweet from Trump]] which said "President Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States!", and replied with "Well, @realDonaldTrump, at least I will go down as a president." And way back in 2011, Obama mocked Trump in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8TwRmX6zs4 his speech]] at the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner over the birther issue, where Trump accused Obama of not being born on U.S. soil (a prerequisite to being the President of the United States) and Obama having had his birth certificate released to verify otherwise, ending with "Say what you will about Mr. Trump, he certainly would bring some change to the White House. Let's see what we've got up there." Fast forward to five years later…

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** Speaking of Donald Trump, UsefulNotes/BarackObama had a couple of cases with this. Two weeks before the election, he read out [[https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/760552601356267520 a tweet from Trump]] which said "President Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States!", and replied with "Well, @realDonaldTrump, at least I will go down as a president." And way back in 2011, Obama mocked Trump in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8TwRmX6zs4 his speech]] at the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner over the birther issue, where Trump accused Obama of not being born on U.S. soil (a soil[[note]]Commonly believed to be a prerequisite to being the President of the United States) States; in fact the prerequisite is being a "natural-born citizen". Being born on U.S. soil is sufficient, but not necessary.[[/note]] and Obama having had his birth certificate released to verify otherwise, ending with "Say what you will about Mr. Trump, he certainly would bring some change to the White House. Let's see what we've got up there." Fast forward to five years later…
28th Mar '17 8:03:55 PM kwsn
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** Related to the Pearl Harbor attack, on November 29, 1941, the Army and Navy Academies played their traditional football game against each other. In the program is a picture of the USS Arizona with the caption, "A bow on view of the U.S.S. Arizona as she plows into a huge swell. It is significant that despite the claims of air enthusiasts no battleship has yet been sunk by bombs." [[note]]At the time, the Air Force was known as the Army Air Corps and still under the command of the Army. The remark was a Take That at Billy Mitchell, the same Cassandra Truth as above. They split shortly after WWII[[/note]] Today, the USS Arizona is the most famous ship sunk at Pearl Harbor.
7th Mar '17 6:14:29 AM DarcyFoster
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* Thomas Bloodworth was the Lord Mayor of London in 1666. On 2 September 1666, he expressed a lack of concern about a fire at a bakery by saying "a woman might piss it out". That fire would go on to destroy 75% of London.
2nd Mar '17 4:59:20 AM Ezclee4050
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* In an interview before the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward ceremony in 2017, [=PricewaterhouseCoopers=] accountant Brian Cullinan discussed his job of placing the winning nominees' names into the award envelopes then handing them out to the presenters. When asked what would happen in the event that a wrong winner was announced, Cullinan admitted that an exact procedure wasn't in place because it had never happened in the show's history, before dismissing the possibility as "so unlikely". Two days later, Cullinan mistakenly handed the envelope for Best Actress to co-presenter Creator/WarrenBeatty instead of Best Picture, leading to an instantly notorious flub that, among other things, caused Cullinan to lose his Oscar gig.
13th Jan '17 3:53:45 PM LtFedora
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* After [[NoOneShouldSurviveThat surviving the nuclear bomb]] that hit Hiroshima, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsutomu_Yamaguchi Tsutomu Yamaguchi's]] returned to work in Nagasaki. After telling the story to his superior, his superior questioned how a single bomb could destroy an entire city. It was right at that moment when Fat Man dropped on Nagasaki... which Yamaguchi ''survived''.

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* After [[NoOneShouldSurviveThat surviving the nuclear bomb]] that hit Hiroshima, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsutomu_Yamaguchi Tsutomu Yamaguchi's]] returned to work in Nagasaki. After telling the story to his superior, his superior questioned how a single bomb could destroy an entire city. It was right at that moment when Fat Man dropped on Nagasaki... which Yamaguchi ''survived''.''also survived''.
6th Jan '17 12:06:06 PM DarcyFoster
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** And, according to people at the time - the planning for the 1916 Summer Olympics[[note]]due to be held in Berlin[[/note]] continued regardless - it was only to last a few months.
6th Jan '17 11:43:53 AM DarcyFoster
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* Talking about Barack Obama and 2011, a calendar released for 2012 (and so released in 2011) was counting down the days until 20 January 2013, at which point he'd no longer be President.
6th Jan '17 10:01:50 AM Morgenthaler
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** It could be interpreted as a challenge to Italy, who claimed as theirs some Austro-Hungarian lands (and had in fact successfully taken other territories from them before the Austrian Empire became Austro-Hungarian) and had expansionist aims on others. Italy not only succeeded, but the Italian ''absolute'' victory against Austria-Hungary at Vittorio Veneto in WorldWarI was the direct cause of the split between Austria, Hungary ''and'' the other countries born from the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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** It could be interpreted as a challenge to Italy, who claimed as theirs some Austro-Hungarian lands (and had in fact successfully taken other territories from them before the Austrian Empire became Austro-Hungarian) and had expansionist aims on others. Italy not only succeeded, but the Italian ''absolute'' victory against Austria-Hungary at Vittorio Veneto in WorldWarI UsefulNotes/WorldWarI was the direct cause of the split between Austria, Hungary ''and'' the other countries born from the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
6th Jan '17 4:15:31 AM lolface123
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** Harry Randall Truman ([[HarrySTruman no relation]]) said: ''"If the mountain goes, I'm going with it. This area is heavily timbered, Spirit Lake is in between me and the mountain, and the mountain is a mile away, the mountain ain't gonna hurt me... boy."'' The mountain was Mount St. Helens, and Truman went with it. He died on the first thirty seconds of the May 18th eruption when the opening salvo of the eruption, a massive pyroclastic flow, proceed to wipe him, his lodge, and Spirit Lake right off the face of the planet.

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** Harry Randall Truman ([[HarrySTruman no relation]]) said: ''"If the mountain goes, I'm going with it. This area is heavily timbered, Spirit Lake is in between me and the mountain, and the mountain is a mile away, the mountain ain't gonna hurt me... boy."'' The mountain was Mount St. Helens, and Truman went with it. He died on the first thirty seconds of the May 18th 18th, 1980 eruption when the opening salvo of the eruption, a massive pyroclastic flow, proceed proceeds to wipe him, his lodge, and Spirit Lake right off the face of the planet.
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