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28th Aug '16 8:49:47 AM TJack
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* AuthorAvatar: Not Ed, but the narrator, who shares the same first name as Hughes, and writes in a style a lot like his blog entries.

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* AuthorAvatar: Not Ed, but Sam Hughes the narrator, who shares narrator serves as an avatar for Sam hughes the same first name as Hughes, and writes in a style a lot like his blog entries.author.
7th May '15 8:19:30 PM Fzzr
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** Also, when tampering with the universe's config file (really- it has values for different universal constants, complete with comments), [[spoiler: he accidentally deletes the entire Andromeda galaxy. Needless to say, it's surviving inhabitants were not thrilled.]]

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** Also, when tampering with the universe's config file (really- it has values for different universal constants, complete with comments), [[spoiler: he accidentally deletes the entire Andromeda galaxy. Needless to say, it's its surviving inhabitants were not thrilled.]]
24th Mar '15 1:44:12 AM Korodzik
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A website, created and maintained by sam512, or Sam Hughes. He has a particular affinity for science fiction, which has led him to write many science fiction short stories- and occasionally long series of such- and publish them on his [[http://qntm.org/ website]]. His most popular series is the ''Literature/FineStructure'' series, which has its own page, other short stories and series have tropes listed below.

Also of note is [[http://www.qntm.org/destroy How To Destroy The Earth]], an exhaustive examination of the EarthShatteringKaboom trope, and several examinations of the TimeyWimeyBall that is ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}''. There's also an examination of TimeTravelTenseTrouble [[http://qntm.org/streetmentioner here]]. He is currently writing a new series called ''Literature/{{Ra}}'', which appears to expand upon the ideas in several of the stories from his 2010 [[http://qntm.org/nanowrimo NanoWrimo]] (specifically ''Thaumic'', ''Magic NASA'', ''Placebo Engineering'', ''Laura Ferno and the Bomb'', and ''The Self-Reliant Heroine'').

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A website, created and maintained by sam512, or Sam Hughes. He has a particular affinity for science fiction, which has led him to write many science fiction short stories- stories - and occasionally long series of such- such - and publish them on his [[http://qntm.org/ website]]. His most popular series is works include the novel-length ''Literature/FineStructure'' series, and ''Literature/{{Ra}}'', which has its have their own page, other pages. Other short stories and series have tropes listed below.

Also of note is [[http://www.qntm.org/destroy How To Destroy The Earth]], an exhaustive examination of the EarthShatteringKaboom trope, and several examinations of the TimeyWimeyBall that is ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}''. There's also an examination of TimeTravelTenseTrouble [[http://qntm.org/streetmentioner here]]. He is currently writing a new series called ''Literature/{{Ra}}'', which appears to expand upon the ideas in several of the stories from his 2010 [[http://qntm.org/nanowrimo NanoWrimo]] (specifically ''Thaumic'', ''Magic NASA'', ''Placebo Engineering'', ''Laura Ferno and the Bomb'', and ''The Self-Reliant Heroine'').\n
24th Mar '15 1:42:54 AM Korodzik
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-> ''There was a war in Heaven and the debris fell to Earth.''

->1. ''Every year, a randomly chosen person on Earth is struck by [[LightningCanDoAnything lightning]] and gains superpowers.''
->2. ''Each new superhuman is twice as powerful as the previous one.''
->3. ''This has been going on for ten years.''
-->--''The (first) ArcWords of the ''Literature/FineStructure'' series''
16th Mar '15 2:31:13 PM nombretomado
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Also of note is [[http://www.qntm.org/destroy How To Destroy The Earth]], an exhaustive examination of the EarthShatteringKaboom trope, and several examinations of the TimeyWimeyBall that is ''{{Futurama}}''. There's also an examination of TimeTravelTenseTrouble [[http://qntm.org/streetmentioner here]]. He is currently writing a new series called ''Literature/{{Ra}}'', which appears to expand upon the ideas in several of the stories from his 2010 [[http://qntm.org/nanowrimo NanoWrimo]] (specifically ''Thaumic'', ''Magic NASA'', ''Placebo Engineering'', ''Laura Ferno and the Bomb'', and ''The Self-Reliant Heroine'').

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Also of note is [[http://www.qntm.org/destroy How To Destroy The Earth]], an exhaustive examination of the EarthShatteringKaboom trope, and several examinations of the TimeyWimeyBall that is ''{{Futurama}}''.''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}''. There's also an examination of TimeTravelTenseTrouble [[http://qntm.org/streetmentioner here]]. He is currently writing a new series called ''Literature/{{Ra}}'', which appears to expand upon the ideas in several of the stories from his 2010 [[http://qntm.org/nanowrimo NanoWrimo]] (specifically ''Thaumic'', ''Magic NASA'', ''Placebo Engineering'', ''Laura Ferno and the Bomb'', and ''The Self-Reliant Heroine'').
16th Jun '14 2:13:14 PM Korodzik
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Also of note is [[http://www.qntm.org/destroy How To Destroy The Earth]], an exhaustive examination of the EarthShatteringKaboom trope, and several examinations of the TimeyWimeyBall that is ''{{Futurama}}''. There's also an examination of TimeTravelTenseTrouble [[http://qntm.org/streetmentioner here]]. He is currently writing a new series called ''Ra'', which appears to expand upon the ideas in several of the stories from his 2010 [[http://qntm.org/nanowrimo NanoWrimo]] (specifically ''Thaumic'', ''Magic NASA'', ''Placebo Engineering'', ''Laura Ferno and the Bomb'', and ''The Self-Reliant Heroine'').

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Also of note is [[http://www.qntm.org/destroy How To Destroy The Earth]], an exhaustive examination of the EarthShatteringKaboom trope, and several examinations of the TimeyWimeyBall that is ''{{Futurama}}''. There's also an examination of TimeTravelTenseTrouble [[http://qntm.org/streetmentioner here]]. He is currently writing a new series called ''Ra'', ''Literature/{{Ra}}'', which appears to expand upon the ideas in several of the stories from his 2010 [[http://qntm.org/nanowrimo NanoWrimo]] (specifically ''Thaumic'', ''Magic NASA'', ''Placebo Engineering'', ''Laura Ferno and the Bomb'', and ''The Self-Reliant Heroine'').


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* AuthorVocabularyCalendar: "fractionally"
10th Jun '13 5:25:25 AM SeptimusHeap
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* DivideByZero: Ed accidentally causes one when he messes with the Root Layer.
28th Mar '13 9:42:58 AM MacronNotes
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* TheLibraryOfBabel: [[http://qntm.org/library "I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library"]]
12th Jun '12 7:16:42 AM FELH2
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* AffectionateParody: Of IsaacAsimov's The Last Question.

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* AffectionateParody: Of IsaacAsimov's Creator/IsaacAsimov's The Last Question.



* [=~Clarke's Third Law~=]: [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] when Ed decides to call his FTL tech "magic", and continues to cite the law itself.

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* [=~Clarke's Third Law~=]: ClarkesThirdLaw: [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] when Ed decides to call his FTL tech "magic", and continues to cite the law itself.



* FasterThanLightTravel: See [=~Clarke's Third Law~=] above.

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* FasterThanLightTravel: See [=~Clarke's Third Law~=] ClarkesThirdLaw above.
17th Apr '12 9:21:39 PM movie007
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-->--''The (first) ArcWords of the ''WebOriginal/FineStructure'' series''

A website, created and maintained by sam512, or Sam Hughes. He has a particular affinity for science fiction, which has led him to write many science fiction short stories- and occasionally long series of such- and publish them on his [[http://qntm.org/ website]]. His most popular series is the ''WebOriginal/FineStructure'' series, which has its own page, other short stories and series have tropes listed below.

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-->--''The (first) ArcWords of the ''WebOriginal/FineStructure'' ''Literature/FineStructure'' series''

A website, created and maintained by sam512, or Sam Hughes. He has a particular affinity for science fiction, which has led him to write many science fiction short stories- and occasionally long series of such- and publish them on his [[http://qntm.org/ website]]. His most popular series is the ''WebOriginal/FineStructure'' ''Literature/FineStructure'' series, which has its own page, other short stories and series have tropes listed below.



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