History Webcomic / TimesLikeThis

9th Aug '17 9:09:43 AM TMOverbeck
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* IWasQuiteALooker: Cassie's great-grandmother Millie, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/727 the younger version whom Cassie unwittingly makes out with.]]
27th May '17 2:59:18 PM nombretomado
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** In [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/37 this strip,]] Matt imagines the ''StarWars'' galaxy and TheViewAskewniverse colliding.

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** In [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/37 this strip,]] Matt imagines the ''StarWars'' ''Franchise/StarWars'' galaxy and TheViewAskewniverse Film/TheViewAskewniverse colliding.
26th Apr '17 12:23:23 PM TMOverbeck
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* UranusIsShowing: Cassie and Ivy discover that Uranus jokes were being cracked [[http://timeslikethis.com/comic/891 even in the mid-19th century.]]
25th Apr '17 2:54:55 PM TMOverbeck
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''[[http://timeslikethis.com/ Times Like This]]'' is a webcomic created by Thomas Overbeck. It is, as [[http://timeslikethis.com/faq.php the author]] puts it succinctly, a webcomic "about time travel, and all the fun and interesting stuff involved with it. It's also about lampooning historical figures and speculating humorously on current celebrities."

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''[[http://timeslikethis.com/ Times Like This]]'' is a webcomic created by Thomas Overbeck. It is, as [[http://timeslikethis.com/faq.php com/frequently-asked-questions the author]] puts it succinctly, a webcomic "about time travel, and all the fun and interesting stuff involved with it. It's also about lampooning historical figures and speculating humorously on current celebrities."



* AscendedExtra / PromotedToLoveInterest: Philip Webber started out as a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/163 casual acquaintance]] on a ''VideoGame/SecondLife''-ish virtual world. After an [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/333 in-person meet-up]] and various arguments, breakups and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/463 near-death experiences,]] he's become Cassie's steady boyfriend... and as a result showed up on the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/cast.php cast page]] by the end of 2011 (and after marrying her, he's now #2 on the cast listings).

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* AscendedExtra / PromotedToLoveInterest: Philip Webber started out as a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/163 casual acquaintance]] on a ''VideoGame/SecondLife''-ish virtual world. After an [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/333 in-person meet-up]] and various arguments, breakups and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/comic/463 near-death experiences,]] he's become Cassie's steady boyfriend... and as a result showed up on the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/cast.php [[http://timeslikethis.com/comic-characters cast page]] by the end of 2011 (and after marrying her, he's now #2 on the cast listings).
25th Apr '17 2:48:28 PM TMOverbeck
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* OhCrap: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=586 Two]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=606 examples.]]
* {{Oireland}}: Maggie Harper, [[spoiler: a [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=223 direct import from medieval Dublin]], by the way.]] And [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=587 don't get on her bad side if she's inebriated.]]
* OriginsEpisode: The [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=505 "Behind The Necklace"]] storyline.
* PerfectlyCromulentWord: Cassie invents [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=342 "Voljack"]] -- and goes back a century to put it in the dictionary -- all just to win a [[LoopholeAbuse "Words With Friends" game]].
* PottyFailure: Subverted in the [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=43 "Cassandra's Secret" storyline.]] [[spoiler: In the future, everyone will poop their pants... but their nanotech-enhanced underwear will instantly vaporize the excrement.]]
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=222 Two!]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=391 Instances!]]
* RealityIsUnrealistic / RetroactivePrecognition: When she describes the future to people [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=214 in the present...]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=245 or past.]]

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* OhCrap: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=586 com/comic/586 Two]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=606 com/comic/606 examples.]]
* {{Oireland}}: Maggie Harper, [[spoiler: a [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=223 com/comic/223 direct import from medieval Dublin]], by the way.]] And [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=587 com/comic/587 don't get on her bad side if she's inebriated.]]
* OriginsEpisode: The [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=505 com/comic/505 "Behind The Necklace"]] storyline.
* PerfectlyCromulentWord: Cassie invents [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=342 com/comic/342 "Voljack"]] -- and goes back a century to put it in the dictionary -- all just to win a [[LoopholeAbuse "Words With Friends" game]].
* PottyFailure: Subverted in the [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=43 com/comic/43 "Cassandra's Secret" storyline.]] [[spoiler: In the future, everyone will poop their pants... but their nanotech-enhanced underwear will instantly vaporize the excrement.]]
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=222 com/comic/222 Two!]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=391 com/comic/391 Instances!]]
* RealityIsUnrealistic / RetroactivePrecognition: When she describes the future to people [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=214 com/comic/214 in the present...]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=245 com/comic/245 or past.]]



* RelationshipUpgrade / TheyDo: Cassie and Philip got married in 2013. The wedding storyline starts [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=647 here.]]

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* RelationshipUpgrade / TheyDo: Cassie and Philip got married in 2013. The wedding storyline starts [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=647 com/comic/647 here.]]



* RidiculouslyHumanRobot / RobotBuddy / SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids: The ever-versatile [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=183 Nicki]].
* RunningGag: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=151 Cassie the Sooner]] vs. [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=359 Rodney the Longhorn.]]
** Also, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=136 Agent]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=137 Scott's]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=161 hiding]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=186 places]].
** And don't forget Matt's [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=13 "abusing"]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=91 the]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=194 time]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=402 machine]].
** Once a year, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=84 Cassie]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=214 takes part in]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=319 the fictional]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=420 NanoCon]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=527 with her company]].

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* RidiculouslyHumanRobot / RobotBuddy / SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids: The ever-versatile [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=183 com/comic/183 Nicki]].
* RunningGag: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=151 com/comic/151 Cassie the Sooner]] vs. [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=359 com/comic/359 Rodney the Longhorn.]]
** Also, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=136 com/comic/136 Agent]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=137 com/comic/137 Scott's]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=161 com/comic/161 hiding]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=186 com/comic/186 places]].
** And don't forget Matt's [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=13 com/comic/13 "abusing"]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=91 com/comic/91 the]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=194 com/comic/194 time]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=402 com/comic/402 machine]].
** Once a year, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=84 com/comic/84 Cassie]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=214 com/comic/214 takes part in]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=319 com/comic/319 the fictional]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=420 com/comic/420 NanoCon]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=527 com/comic/527 with her company]].



* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Subverted in the story arc with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=361 Jake Holland]] and Vietnam]], but played straight with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=347 the rescue of Joan of Arc]] using a [[DecoyGetaway realistic human-looking movie prop]].]] Also with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=463 the rescue of her boyfriend Philip]]]] and [[spoiler: her co-worker [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=224 Maggie]]]].

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* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Subverted in the story arc with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=361 com/comic/361 Jake Holland]] and Vietnam]], but played straight with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=347 com/comic/347 the rescue of Joan of Arc]] using a [[DecoyGetaway realistic human-looking movie prop]].]] Also with [[spoiler: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=463 com/comic/463 the rescue of her boyfriend Philip]]]] and [[spoiler: her co-worker [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=224 com/comic/224 Maggie]]]].



** And [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=490 look]] [[Series/DoctorWho who]] needs help with ''their'' time machine.
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=506 This strip]] is a shout-out to the [[WebAnimation/ASDFMovie asdfmovie]] series.
* SorryToInterrupt: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=500 Cassie's home, so she goes back in time to get an extra few hours of sleep.]] [[spoiler: ...and catches Matt & Bethany in bed.]]
* SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace: Subverted [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=650 here.]]

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** And [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=490 com/comic/490 look]] [[Series/DoctorWho who]] needs help with ''their'' time machine.
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=506 com/comic/506 This strip]] is a shout-out to the [[WebAnimation/ASDFMovie asdfmovie]] series.
* SorryToInterrupt: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=500 com/comic/500 Cassie's home, so she goes back in time to get an extra few hours of sleep.]] [[spoiler: ...and catches Matt & Bethany in bed.]]
* SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace: Subverted [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=650 com/comic/650 here.]]



** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=73 The first appearance]] of WebOriginal/JennyEverywhere.
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=338 During Cassie's first in-person meetup with Philip.]]
* TakeYourTime: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=201 The whole story arc surrounding the purchase of her house]] is an example of this.
* TelegraphGagSTOP: It's either "TNI"... or [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=91 Matt's playing "Who Let The Dogs Out" on the telegraph machine.]]
* TemporalParadox: Somewhat subverted. Cassie isn't afraid to [[MyFutureSelfAndMe "meet" herself in the past]]... with all the [[ScrewYourself squick]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=21 that comes along]] with that.

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** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=73 com/comic/73 The first appearance]] of WebOriginal/JennyEverywhere.
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=338 com/comic/338 During Cassie's first in-person meetup with Philip.]]
* TakeYourTime: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=201 com/comic/201 The whole story arc surrounding the purchase of her house]] is an example of this.
* TelegraphGagSTOP: It's either "TNI"... or [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=91 com/comic/91 Matt's playing "Who Let The Dogs Out" on the telegraph machine.]]
* TemporalParadox: Somewhat subverted. Cassie isn't afraid to [[MyFutureSelfAndMe "meet" herself in the past]]... with all the [[ScrewYourself squick]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=21 com/comic/21 that comes along]] with that.



* ThisIsMyBoomstick: Evidently some ancient Mayans [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=504 saw Matt play with his smartphone.]]
* ThisIsThePartWhere: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=659 "And here is the part that made me say 'I don't know how to tell you this'..."]],

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* ThisIsMyBoomstick: Evidently some ancient Mayans [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=504 com/comic/504 saw Matt play with his smartphone.]]
* ThisIsThePartWhere: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=659 com/comic/659 "And here is the part that made me say 'I don't know how to tell you this'..."]],



* TimeTravelTenseTrouble: [[http://timeslikethis.com?id=205 "...has will have been visited..."]]

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* TimeTravelTenseTrouble: [[http://timeslikethis.com?id=205 com/comic/205 "...has will have been visited..."]]



* TropeOverdosed: Intentionally done [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=625 here]] as a ShoutOut to the TV Tropes site. The rundown:

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* TropeOverdosed: Intentionally done [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=625 com/comic/625 here]] as a ShoutOut to the TV Tropes site. The rundown:



* {{Unobtainium}}: AKA [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=512 Sesquicentium]], the "rock" that drives the time machine.
* UterineReplicator: The human incubator was [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=284 invented in the 2040's]] and scientists figured out how to safely extract the fetus to finish gestation in said replicator by the time it was marketed in 2055. After becoming affordable, this spawned a new sexual revolution and woman's liberation.
* ViewersAreGeniuses: References to world history and late-20th-century pop culture abound, with the occasional obscure gag (like the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=407 Tempest video game]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=268 UTFO's "Roxanne Roxanne"]]).
* WallOfText: A good example [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=140 from 2008]] (before they went with a smaller typeface - and simpler dialogue).

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* {{Unobtainium}}: AKA [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=512 com/comic/512 Sesquicentium]], the "rock" that drives the time machine.
* UterineReplicator: The human incubator was [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=284 com/comic/284 invented in the 2040's]] and scientists figured out how to safely extract the fetus to finish gestation in said replicator by the time it was marketed in 2055. After becoming affordable, this spawned a new sexual revolution and woman's liberation.
* ViewersAreGeniuses: References to world history and late-20th-century pop culture abound, with the occasional obscure gag (like the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=407 com/comic/407 Tempest video game]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=268 com/comic/268 UTFO's "Roxanne Roxanne"]]).
* WallOfText: A good example [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=140 com/comic/140 from 2008]] (before they went with a smaller typeface - and simpler dialogue).



** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=122 Natasha Bedingfield inspires a graduation speech.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=396 At least Mark Twain thinks it's a book review.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=199 When hip-hop lyrics end up in superhero comics...]]
* WayPastTheExpirationDate: Subverted, of course. Who cares what others might think [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=157 when they see expiration dates from 1983?]] Everything's cheaper in the past!
* WeWillHavePerfectHealthInTheFuture: Thanks to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=521 Ready Remedy vending machines]], dispensing medicine that completely cures over 25,000 ailments.
* WhatTheHellHero: Bethany's initial reaction to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=143 Cassie trapping Agent Scott in the 16th century.]]
* WhatsUpKingDude: Cassie seems to have no trouble gaining access to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=29 Julius Caesar]], [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=489 King Henry VIII]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=160 Napoleon.]]
* YouExclamation: Found in the [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=199 Superman comic]] that Matt wrote.

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** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=122 com/comic/122 Natasha Bedingfield inspires a graduation speech.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=396 com/comic/396 At least Mark Twain thinks it's a book review.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=199 com/comic/199 When hip-hop lyrics end up in superhero comics...]]
* WayPastTheExpirationDate: Subverted, of course. Who cares what others might think [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=157 com/comic/157 when they see expiration dates from 1983?]] Everything's cheaper in the past!
* WeWillHavePerfectHealthInTheFuture: Thanks to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=521 com/comic/521 Ready Remedy vending machines]], dispensing medicine that completely cures over 25,000 ailments.
* WhatTheHellHero: Bethany's initial reaction to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=143 com/comic/143 Cassie trapping Agent Scott in the 16th century.]]
* WhatsUpKingDude: Cassie seems to have no trouble gaining access to [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=29 com/comic/29 Julius Caesar]], [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=489 com/comic/489 King Henry VIII]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=160 com/comic/160 Napoleon.]]
* YouExclamation: Found in the [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=199 com/comic/199 Superman comic]] that Matt wrote.



* YouWatchTooMuchX: From the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=87 "Miami Time Machine" storyline]]:

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* YouWatchTooMuchX: From the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=87 com/comic/87 "Miami Time Machine" storyline]]:



* YoungFutureFamousPeople: Cassie checks in on preschooler-age [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=12 Britney]] [[Music/BritneySpears Spears]] and [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=694 Miley]] [[Music/MileyCyrus Cyrus.]]

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* YoungFutureFamousPeople: Cassie checks in on preschooler-age [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=12 com/comic/12 Britney]] [[Music/BritneySpears Spears]] and [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=694 com/comic/694 Miley]] [[Music/MileyCyrus Cyrus.]]
25th Apr '17 2:41:36 PM TMOverbeck
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** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=231 Some Renaissance-era minstrels learn a certain medieval-sounding Yes song.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=373 They came from the land of the ice and snow...]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=489 The court jester performs "I'm Henry VIII, I Am" for... well, you know.]]
* AccidentalMisnaming: Myrtlinicus' introduction to King Arthur [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=673 gets cut off in mid-name.]] Later, Arthur calls him "Merlin", which he is perfectly fine with.
* AcidTripDimension: During [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=243 Cassie's visit to the original Woodstock.]]
* AdventuresInTheBible: Cassie witnesses firsthand [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=28 the birth of Jesus]], while Matt [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=156 has some fun with the dead, decapitated Goliath.]]
* AffectionateParody: Examples include the cast discussing what could've happened in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=37 Star Wars]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=78 Gilligan's Island]]; the cast re-enacting [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=433 the opening to a TV show]]; or various [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=101 commercials]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=308 redone with]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=399 historical figures.]]

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** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=231 com/comic/231 Some Renaissance-era minstrels learn a certain medieval-sounding Yes song.]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=373 com/comic/373 They came from the land of the ice and snow...]]
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=489 com/comic/489 The court jester performs "I'm Henry VIII, I Am" for... well, you know.]]
* AccidentalMisnaming: Myrtlinicus' introduction to King Arthur [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=673 com/comic/673 gets cut off in mid-name.]] Later, Arthur calls him "Merlin", which he is perfectly fine with.
* AcidTripDimension: During [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=243 com/comic/243 Cassie's visit to the original Woodstock.]]
* AdventuresInTheBible: Cassie witnesses firsthand [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=28 com/comic/28 the birth of Jesus]], while Matt [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=156 com/comic/156 has some fun with the dead, decapitated Goliath.]]
* AffectionateParody: Examples include the cast discussing what could've happened in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=37 com/comic/37 Star Wars]] or [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=78 com/comic/78 Gilligan's Island]]; the cast re-enacting [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=433 com/comic/433 the opening to a TV show]]; or various [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=101 com/comic/101 commercials]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=308 com/comic/308 redone with]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=399 com/comic/399 historical figures.]]



* ArtEvolution: Compare and contrast a crude, unevenly drawn strip from [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=5 2007]]... and a more refined work in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=501 2012.]] (And at times, the author may [[ReCut pull a George Lucas]] and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=13 retool an earlier strip]] if he thinks the end product really sucked in hindsight.)
* ArtShift: Thanks to guest artist Halo Seraphim, Cassie looks [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=345 quite artistically different]] once she arrives in Japan.
** Vas Littlecrow Vojtanowicz, creator of ''Webcomic/RasputinBarxotka'', did guest art for [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=619 one strip]] as part of an AprilFoolsDay gag.
* AscendedExtra / PromotedToLoveInterest: Philip Webber started out as a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=163 casual acquaintance]] on a ''VideoGame/SecondLife''-ish virtual world. After an [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=333 in-person meet-up]] and various arguments, breakups and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=463 near-death experiences,]] he's become Cassie's steady boyfriend... and as a result showed up on the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/cast.php cast page]] by the end of 2011 (and after marrying her, he's now #2 on the cast listings).
* AuthorAvatar: The creator showing up at a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=195 comic convention]] or a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=124 renaissance festival]].

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* ArtEvolution: Compare and contrast a crude, unevenly drawn strip from [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=5 com/comic/5 2007]]... and a more refined work in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=501 com/comic/501 2012.]] (And at times, the author may [[ReCut pull a George Lucas]] and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=13 com/comic/2 retool an earlier strip]] if he thinks the end product really sucked in hindsight.)
* ArtShift: Thanks to guest artist Halo Seraphim, Cassie looks [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=345 com/comic/345 quite artistically different]] once she arrives in Japan.
** Vas Littlecrow Vojtanowicz, creator of ''Webcomic/RasputinBarxotka'', did guest art for [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=619 com/comic/619 one strip]] as part of an AprilFoolsDay gag.
* AscendedExtra / PromotedToLoveInterest: Philip Webber started out as a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=163 com/comic/163 casual acquaintance]] on a ''VideoGame/SecondLife''-ish virtual world. After an [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=333 com/comic/333 in-person meet-up]] and various arguments, breakups and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=463 com/comic/463 near-death experiences,]] he's become Cassie's steady boyfriend... and as a result showed up on the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/cast.php cast page]] by the end of 2011 (and after marrying her, he's now #2 on the cast listings).
* AuthorAvatar: The creator showing up at a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=195 com/comic/195 comic convention]] or a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=124 com/comic/124 renaissance festival]].



* BabiesMakeEverythingBetter: As of [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=699 January 6, 2014.]]
* BarBrawl: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=587 This strip]] (and the one after that).
* BarbieDollAnatomy: Nicki. She's [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=185 not a sexbot]], you see.
* BeQuietNudge: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=204 Here]] and [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=655 here]].
* BedmateReveal: Philip wakes up after partying through time... [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=840 but the other person in his bed is not his wife.]]
* BeenThereShapedHistory (or what the author likes to call "Gumpification"): Sometimes Cassie or Matt accidentally do this, with the result ending up as inspiration for a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=102 pop song]], [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=332 the wording of a document]], or a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=68 fad]].
* BelligerentSexualTension: Matt & Bethany. They always seemed at odds with each other, [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=500 until...]]

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* BabiesMakeEverythingBetter: As of [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=699 com/comic/699 January 6, 2014.]]
* BarBrawl: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=587 com/comic/587 This strip]] (and the one after that).
* BarbieDollAnatomy: Nicki. She's [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=185 com/comic/185 not a sexbot]], you see.
* BeQuietNudge: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=204 com/comic/204 Here]] and [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=655 com/comic/655 here]].
* BedmateReveal: Philip wakes up after partying through time... [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=840 com/comic/840 but the other person in his bed is not his wife.]]
* BeenThereShapedHistory (or what the author likes to call "Gumpification"): Sometimes Cassie or Matt accidentally do this, with the result ending up as inspiration for a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=102 com/comic/102 pop song]], [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=332 com/comic/332 the wording of a document]], or a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=68 com/comic/68 fad]].
* BelligerentSexualTension: Matt & Bethany. They always seemed at odds with each other, [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=500 com/comic/500 until...]]



* BouquetToss: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=654 This strip,]] though only the unwitting recipient is shown.
* BrainBleach: What Bethany's wanting after [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=54 Cassie describes herself getting intimate with Uncle Miltie.]] (Which leads to a BigShutUp.)
* BreakTheCutie: Cassie's first romantic encounter (and [[TheirFirstTime virginity loss)]] was with Allen, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=297 as documented in a dinner conversation with Chad.]] They flirted together during a school field trip, [[HormoneAddledTeenager got enamored with each other]], and sneaked away to an empty motel room for [[CoitusEnsues a sexual fling.]] However, Allen never got around to asking how old Cassie was, figuring she was 15, when actually she was 13. And once they were [[InterruptedIntimacy caught in bed]], the resulting parental firestorm [[HeroicBSOD shocked Cassie]] into an asexual antisocial shell until she went to college.
* BrickJoke: To understand [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=567 this comic]], you have to go all the way back [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=27 here]].
** Apparently, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=267 bricks like to fly]] at the top of the [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=594 Empire State Building]], too.
* BurnTheWitch: Apparently almost happened to [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=150 Cassie in Salem]] [[NoodleIncident (somehow)]].
* ButterflyOfDoom: What happens if Cassie tells someone about the time machine, and they can't keep the secret? [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=303 This]].
** In [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=565 this strip]], Matt actually takes a butterfly from the present and releases it 500 years in the past. [[spoiler: Which has dire consequences for Apple Computer.]]
* CallBack: There've been a few "repeated scenes" in the comic; one of them happening to be [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=220 Cassie's first day]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=507 at TerCon]].
** [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=140 This strip]] in itself is a call back to a few previous strips (and storylines).

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* BouquetToss: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=654 com/comic/654 This strip,]] though only the unwitting recipient is shown.
* BrainBleach: What Bethany's wanting after [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=54 com/comic/54 Cassie describes herself getting intimate with Uncle Miltie.]] (Which leads to a BigShutUp.)
* BreakTheCutie: Cassie's first romantic encounter (and [[TheirFirstTime virginity loss)]] was with Allen, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=297 com/comic/297 as documented in a dinner conversation with Chad.]] They flirted together during a school field trip, [[HormoneAddledTeenager got enamored with each other]], and sneaked away to an empty motel room for [[CoitusEnsues a sexual fling.]] However, Allen never got around to asking how old Cassie was, figuring she was 15, when actually she was 13. And once they were [[InterruptedIntimacy caught in bed]], the resulting parental firestorm [[HeroicBSOD shocked Cassie]] into an asexual antisocial shell until she went to college.
* BrickJoke: To understand [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=567 com/comic/567 this comic]], you have to go all the way back [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=27 com/comic/27 here]].
** Apparently, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=267 com/comic/267 bricks like to fly]] at the top of the [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=594 com/comic/594 Empire State Building]], too.
* BurnTheWitch: Apparently almost happened to [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=150 com/comic/150 Cassie in Salem]] [[NoodleIncident (somehow)]].
* ButterflyOfDoom: What happens if Cassie tells someone about the time machine, and they can't keep the secret? [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=303 com/comic/303 This]].
** In [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=565 com/comic/565 this strip]], Matt actually takes a butterfly from the present and releases it 500 years in the past. [[spoiler: Which has dire consequences for Apple Computer.]]
* CallBack: There've been a few "repeated scenes" in the comic; one of them happening to be [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=220 com/comic/220 Cassie's first day]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=507 com/comic/507 at TerCon]].
** [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=140 com/comic/140 This strip]] in itself is a call back to a few previous strips (and storylines).



* ClassReunion: The [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=115 "Takin' Her Back To The Old School"]] storyline.
* [[ClothesMakeTheSuperman Clothes Make The Pooper-Man:]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=43 ANED-enhanced underwear in 2071.]]
* CompoundInterestTimeTravelGambit: This is implied as to how Cassie makes all that extra side money. [[spoiler:However, it ''is'' mentioned [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=225 when she talks about getting time-transplant Maggie settled into modern times]].]]
* {{Cosplay}}: Or at least that's what people THINK all those [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=387 costumes in her garage]] are for.
** Played straight with Philip; he mentions his cosplaying in his first [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=336 in-person meetup]] with Cassie.

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* ClassReunion: The [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=115 com/comic/115 "Takin' Her Back To The Old School"]] storyline.
* [[ClothesMakeTheSuperman Clothes Make The Pooper-Man:]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=43 com/comic/43 ANED-enhanced underwear in 2071.]]
* CompoundInterestTimeTravelGambit: This is implied as to how Cassie makes all that extra side money. [[spoiler:However, it ''is'' mentioned [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=225 com/comic/225 when she talks about getting time-transplant Maggie settled into modern times]].]]
* {{Cosplay}}: Or at least that's what people THINK all those [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=387 com/comic/387 costumes in her garage]] are for.
** Played straight with Philip; he mentions his cosplaying in his first [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=336 com/comic/336 in-person meetup]] with Cassie.



* CountryMatters: This is one webcomic that doesn't shy away from that C-word. In fact, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=346 this strip]] highlights one of its supposed origins.
* CrashIntoHello: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=34 How Cassie first met]] [[ElvisPresley Elvis]].
* DamnedByFaintPraise: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=119 "Salutatorian Cassie Wells also gave a nice and positive speech."]]
* DavidVersusGoliath: The [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin actual original showdown.]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=156 And Matt's a witness.]]

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* CountryMatters: This is one webcomic that doesn't shy away from that C-word. In fact, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=346 com/comic/346 this strip]] highlights one of its supposed origins.
* CrashIntoHello: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=34 com/comic/34 How Cassie first met]] [[ElvisPresley Elvis]].
* DamnedByFaintPraise: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=119 com/comic/119 "Salutatorian Cassie Wells also gave a nice and positive speech."]]
* DavidVersusGoliath: The [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin actual original showdown.]] [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=156 com/comic/156 And Matt's a witness.]]



* DragQueen: Matt as the original [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=68 "Sweet Transvestite".]]
* [[ElaborateUndergroundBase Elaborate Underground Resort:]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=443 Paratopia!]]
* EntendreFailure: Matt, in the Old West, tells a saloon belle she could "pull a train". [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=232 Guess what she does.]]
* ExplainExplainOhCrap: Cassie's father [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=495 breaks up a fight between her and her mother.]] [[spoiler: ...and brings up his wife's cancer sooner than intended.]]
* EthicalSlut: Cassie. [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=391 And she states her case here.]]

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* DragQueen: Matt as the original [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=68 com/comic/68 "Sweet Transvestite".]]
* [[ElaborateUndergroundBase Elaborate Underground Resort:]] [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=443 com/comic/443 Paratopia!]]
* EntendreFailure: Matt, in the Old West, tells a saloon belle she could "pull a train". [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=232 com/comic/232 Guess what she does.]]
* ExplainExplainOhCrap: Cassie's father [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=495 com/comic/495 breaks up a fight between her and her mother.]] [[spoiler: ...and brings up his wife's cancer sooner than intended.]]
* EthicalSlut: Cassie. [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=391 com/comic/391 And she states her case here.]]



* FantasyKitchenSink: This comic not only has time travelling, but also [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=183 humanoid androids]], [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=321 dinosaurs]], and [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=167 aliens]].
* {{Feghoot}}: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=310 Cassie tells a tale of her old classmate Eli]], which turns into a ShoutOut to ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine'' creator Stephan Pastis.
* FictionalHoliday: Cassie attempts to create [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=579 "Cattle Bell Day"]] in 1853 (this also doubles as a ShoutOut to Radio/OpieAndAnthony).
* FingerTwitchingRevival: [[spoiler:How we know Philip [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=469 survived a fiery blast]].]]

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* FantasyKitchenSink: This comic not only has time travelling, but also [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=183 com/comic/183 humanoid androids]], [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=321 com/comic/321 dinosaurs]], and [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=167 com/comic/167 aliens]].
* {{Feghoot}}: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=310 com/comic/310 Cassie tells a tale of her old classmate Eli]], which turns into a ShoutOut to ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine'' creator Stephan Pastis.
* FictionalHoliday: Cassie attempts to create [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=579 com/comic/579 "Cattle Bell Day"]] in 1853 (this also doubles as a ShoutOut to Radio/OpieAndAnthony).
* FingerTwitchingRevival: [[spoiler:How we know Philip [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=469 com/comic/469 survived a fiery blast]].]]



* FreeLoveFuture: Nicki's seen the future... [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=284 and after the human incubator is invented, there's another sexual revolution.]]

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* FreeLoveFuture: Nicki's seen the future... [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=284 com/comic/284 and after the human incubator is invented, there's another sexual revolution.]]



* FunWithAcronyms: From [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=185 "I, Ro-Hot"]]:

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* FunWithAcronyms: From [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=185 com/comic/185 "I, Ro-Hot"]]:



* GameShowAppearance: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=525 This strip.]]
* GenreSavvy: Cassie knows pretty much [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=512 from the day she began time traveling]] that she needed to keep it a secret. Agent Scott just helped things along.
** Philip, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=436 even before he knew about Cassie's time travelling capability]].

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* GameShowAppearance: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=525 com/comic/525 This strip.]]
* GenreSavvy: Cassie knows pretty much [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=512 com/comic/512 from the day she began time traveling]] that she needed to keep it a secret. Agent Scott just helped things along.
** Philip, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=436 com/comic/436 even before he knew about Cassie's time travelling capability]].



** Subverted in the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=275 Christmas Tree search of 2009]].

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** Subverted in the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=275 com/comic/275 Christmas Tree search of 2009]].



** Played straight in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=727 this strip.]]
* GivingRadioToTheRomans: Ever wonder how [[RobinHood Robin Hood]] managed to shoot arrows with [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=6 such great accuracy]]?
* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: During Cassie's [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=283 first pregnancy]], she's not sure she wants to keep it. When Nicki suggests aborting the baby, she doesn't want to do that... but she isn't ready for experiencing childbirth, either. Thanks to her ability to visit the future, however, she's able to TakeAThirdOption with a human incubator.
* GratuitousDiscoSequence: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=33 Here]] and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=517 here.]]
* GreenRock: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=510 Literally.]]
* {{Headdesk}}: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=438 Cassie's not happy right now]].

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** Played straight in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=727 com/comic/727 this strip.]]
* GivingRadioToTheRomans: Ever wonder how [[RobinHood Robin Hood]] managed to shoot arrows with [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=6 com/comic/6 such great accuracy]]?
* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: During Cassie's [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=283 com/comic/283 first pregnancy]], she's not sure she wants to keep it. When Nicki suggests aborting the baby, she doesn't want to do that... but she isn't ready for experiencing childbirth, either. Thanks to her ability to visit the future, however, she's able to TakeAThirdOption with a human incubator.
* GratuitousDiscoSequence: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=33 com/comic/33 Here]] and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=517 com/comic/517 here.]]
* GreenRock: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=510 com/comic/510 Literally.]]
* {{Headdesk}}: [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=438 com/comic/438 Cassie's not happy right now]].



* INeedAFreakingDrink: After Agent Scott hears some [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=656 strange news about the future.]]
* ImMrFuturePopCultureReference: Napoleon probably had no idea [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=160 why Matt asked him to hold a bunch of (unlit)]] [[Film/NapoleonDynamite dynamite.]]
* ImagineSpot: Cassie dreams of the ultimate pet trick: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=24 a dog jumping through a time-hoop,]] from ''Series/TheEdSullivanShow'' to ''The Late Show with Creator/DavidLetterman''.
** In [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=37 this strip,]] Matt imagines the ''StarWars'' galaxy and TheViewAskewniverse colliding.
** [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=133 What if Perez Hilton were around in the Renaissance]]?

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* INeedAFreakingDrink: After Agent Scott hears some [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=656 com/comic/656 strange news about the future.]]
* ImMrFuturePopCultureReference: Napoleon probably had no idea [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=160 com/comic/160 why Matt asked him to hold a bunch of (unlit)]] [[Film/NapoleonDynamite dynamite.]]
* ImagineSpot: Cassie dreams of the ultimate pet trick: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=24 com/comic/24 a dog jumping through a time-hoop,]] from ''Series/TheEdSullivanShow'' to ''The Late Show with Creator/DavidLetterman''.
** In [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=37 com/comic/37 this strip,]] Matt imagines the ''StarWars'' galaxy and TheViewAskewniverse colliding.
** [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=133 com/comic/133 What if Perez Hilton were around in the Renaissance]]?Renaissance?]]



** Cassie & Bethany [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=213 suggests "Twilight" elements to the author of "Dracula"]].
** Cassie, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=39 in 1980,]] tells Music/{{Devo}} they'll one day do [[WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}} kiddie-show music]].
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=475 Giving a network show idea to a past executive of the same network]] is probably a bad idea.
* ItsAWonderfulPlot: The [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=251 "It's A Wonderful Nightlife" storyline]] done in conjunction with the ''Tiki Coladas'' webcomic, in which Cassie shows Kat, who just split from her boyfriend, all the things her man did for her.

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** Cassie & Bethany [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=213 com/comic/213 suggests "Twilight" elements to the author of "Dracula"]].
** Cassie, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=39 com/comic/39 in 1980,]] tells Music/{{Devo}} they'll one day do [[WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}} kiddie-show music]].
** [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=475 com/comic/475 Giving a network show idea to a past executive of the same network]] is probably a bad idea.
* ItsAWonderfulPlot: The [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=251 com/comic/251 "It's A Wonderful Nightlife" storyline]] done in conjunction with the ''Tiki Coladas'' webcomic, in which Cassie shows Kat, who just split from her boyfriend, all the things her man did for her.



* KeepingSecretsSucks: Many a time to Cassie, especially after [[spoiler: it forced her to break up with both [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=307 Chad]] and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=412 Allen]].]]
** Or [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=493 wanting to tell her brother]] that [[spoiler: his girlfriend exists only because Cassie talked her mother out of killing herself.]]

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* KeepingSecretsSucks: Many a time to Cassie, especially after [[spoiler: it forced her to break up with both [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=307 com/comic/307 Chad]] and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=412 com/comic/412 Allen]].]]
** Or [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=493 com/comic/493 wanting to tell her brother]] that [[spoiler: his girlfriend exists only because Cassie talked her mother out of killing herself.]]



* LandMineGoesClick: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=362 This strip.]]
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: "Oh please... It's not even worthy of a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=460 half-assed COMIC STRIP!"]]
* LysistrataGambit: Implied in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=356 this strip.]]
* MadeOfExplodium: The [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=669 collection of "strange waters"]] that Myrtlinicus [[spoiler:a.k.a. Merlin]] kept from the days of the Roman Empire. It would [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=675 later]] trigger TheReveal as to what the place he called home ''really'' was.
* MagicalParticleAccelerator: Cassie's workplace has their own atom smasher, which [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=512 Cassie uses to forge the critical time-travel element.]]
* MakeWrongWhatOnceWentRight: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=217 Cassie went back to 1991 and unknowingly slept with Rodney]], which nullified his relationship with Maggie in the present time.

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* LandMineGoesClick: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=362 com/comic/362 This strip.]]
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: "Oh please... It's not even worthy of a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=460 com/comic/460 half-assed COMIC STRIP!"]]
* LysistrataGambit: Implied in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=356 com/comic/356 this strip.]]
* MadeOfExplodium: The [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=669 com/comic/669 collection of "strange waters"]] that Myrtlinicus [[spoiler:a.k.a. Merlin]] kept from the days of the Roman Empire. It would [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=675 com/comic/675 later]] trigger TheReveal as to what the place he called home ''really'' was.
* MagicalParticleAccelerator: Cassie's workplace has their own atom smasher, which [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=512 com/comic/512 Cassie uses to forge the critical time-travel element.]]
* MakeWrongWhatOnceWentRight: [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=217 com/comic/217 Cassie went back to 1991 and unknowingly slept with Rodney]], which nullified his relationship with Maggie in the present time.



** Nicki actually stands for "Not [[Series/SmallWonder Vicki]]"... and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=206 Matt added on]] [[{{Music/Prince}} "Darling"]] supposedly as a joke.

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** Nicki actually stands for "Not [[Series/SmallWonder Vicki]]"... and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=206 com/comic/206 Matt added on]] [[{{Music/Prince}} "Darling"]] supposedly as a joke.



* TheMenInBlack: Agent Scott, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=147 Complete with neuralyzer.]]
* MistakenForMasturbating: It's not "pocket rocket" action, Cassie's just [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=48 wetting her panties in the car! ...wait, what?]]
* MistakenForPregnant: Subverted in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=685 the "One In The Oven" storyline.]] Cassie's conceived a baby, but he's in an incubator in a closet, and she ''wants'' her and Philip's family to think she's pregnant when they come over for Thanksgiving.
* NakedPeopleAreFunny: Cassie and Philip trying to live like Adam and Eve. The storyline starts [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=611 here]] (and the nakedness starts [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=614 here]]).
* NerdsAreSexy: Come on; [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=182 a hot babe like her]] with a [[LingerieScene pink camisole under a lab coat]], talking about [[ProfessionalsDoItOnDesks having sex on a conference table?]] (Also contains an example of a NecktieLeash.)
* NippleAndDimed: Occasionally. For the most part, there isn't really an effort to conceal nudity, but there are [[TitleDrop times like]], um, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=330 this]], where Cassie would instinctively want to cover herself up.
* NotWhatItLooksLike: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=48 This]] strip features the rare variant where what's ''really'' going on is even more embarrassing than what was assumed.
* TheNudifier: A ''very'' random [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=330 combination]] of the time machine, a car, and a cotton field.

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* TheMenInBlack: Agent Scott, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=147 com/comic/147 Complete with neuralyzer.]]
* MistakenForMasturbating: It's not "pocket rocket" action, Cassie's just [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=48 com/comic/48 wetting her panties in the car! ...wait, what?]]
* MistakenForPregnant: Subverted in [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=685 com/comic/685 the "One In The Oven" storyline.]] Cassie's conceived a baby, but he's in an incubator in a closet, and she ''wants'' her and Philip's family to think she's pregnant when they come over for Thanksgiving.
* NakedPeopleAreFunny: Cassie and Philip trying to live like Adam and Eve. The storyline starts [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=611 com/comic/611 here]] (and the nakedness starts [[http://timeslikethis.com/?id=614 com/comic/614 here]]).
* NerdsAreSexy: Come on; [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=182 com/comic/182 a hot babe like her]] with a [[LingerieScene pink camisole under a lab coat]], talking about [[ProfessionalsDoItOnDesks having sex on a conference table?]] (Also contains an example of a NecktieLeash.)
* NippleAndDimed: Occasionally. For the most part, there isn't really an effort to conceal nudity, but there are [[TitleDrop times like]], um, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=330 com/comic/330 this]], where Cassie would instinctively want to cover herself up.
* NotWhatItLooksLike: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=48 com/comic/48 This]] strip features the rare variant where what's ''really'' going on is even more embarrassing than what was assumed.
* TheNudifier: A ''very'' random [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=330 com/comic/330 combination]] of the time machine, a car, and a cotton field.
10th Apr '17 1:12:19 PM nombretomado
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* AscendedExtra / PromotedToLoveInterest: Philip Webber started out as a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=163 casual acquaintance]] on a [[SecondLife Second Life]]-ish virtual world. After an [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=333 in-person meet-up]] and various arguments, breakups and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=463 near-death experiences,]] he's become Cassie's steady boyfriend... and as a result showed up on the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/cast.php cast page]] by the end of 2011 (and after marrying her, he's now #2 on the cast listings).

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* AscendedExtra / PromotedToLoveInterest: Philip Webber started out as a [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=163 casual acquaintance]] on a [[SecondLife Second Life]]-ish ''VideoGame/SecondLife''-ish virtual world. After an [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=333 in-person meet-up]] and various arguments, breakups and [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=463 near-death experiences,]] he's become Cassie's steady boyfriend... and as a result showed up on the [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/cast.php cast page]] by the end of 2011 (and after marrying her, he's now #2 on the cast listings).
15th Jan '17 5:25:29 AM Doug86
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* FictionalHoliday: Cassie attempts to create [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=579 "Cattle Bell Day"]] in 1853 (this also doubles as a ShoutOut to OpieAndAnthony).

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* FictionalHoliday: Cassie attempts to create [[http://timeslikethis.com/index.php?id=579 "Cattle Bell Day"]] in 1853 (this also doubles as a ShoutOut to OpieAndAnthony).Radio/OpieAndAnthony).
29th Dec '16 10:58:12 AM nombretomado
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* ImagineSpot: Cassie dreams of the ultimate pet trick: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=24 a dog jumping through a time-hoop,]] from ''Series/TheEdSullivanShow'' to ''The Late Show with DavidLetterman''.

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* ImagineSpot: Cassie dreams of the ultimate pet trick: [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=24 a dog jumping through a time-hoop,]] from ''Series/TheEdSullivanShow'' to ''The Late Show with DavidLetterman''.Creator/DavidLetterman''.
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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: The week before the actual 2008 Texas Longhorns / Oklahoma Sooners football matchup, [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=151 Cassie & Rodney made]] a [[HumiliatingWager humiliation bet]] on the outcome. What happened next in the strip was contingent on who won the game. ([[http://www.timeslikethis.com/?id=153 Texas did...]] but [[AlternateEnding what WOULD have taken place]] if Oklahoma won can be found [[http://www.timeslikethis.com/153alternate.jpg here.]])
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