Quotes / Delayed Ripple Effect

"Time pilots, [crook's name] just stole something from the past. You've got... twenty-eight minutes to get it back or history will change forever!"
The Chief, Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego (PBS version)

"[Do you follow] Back to the Future rules where you can change shit, but the timeline is easy-going about it?"
Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw, pondering time travel tropes and how they're used in Singularity