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* Tickets for a flight on Trans World Airlines are shown. While TWA did exist in 1947, it was known as "Transcontinental and Western Airlines" at that time. The re-branding to "Trans World" wouldn't happen until 1950.


* When a massive explosion, complete with a mushroom cloud, occurs in Downtown L.A, Biggs at first wonders if the Soviets have dropped the H-Bomb on Los Angeles. Although the idea existed by 1947, serious development into hydrogen bombs did not occur until the early 50's. The first full-scale thermonuclear test was by the United States in 1952, while the Soviets wouldn't do so until 1955. It's like the devs confused the H-bomb with the A-bomb, which was much more well-known at the time.

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* When a massive explosion, complete with a mushroom cloud, occurs in Downtown L.A, Biggs at first wonders if the Soviets have dropped the H-Bomb on Los Angeles. Although the idea existed by 1947, serious development into hydrogen bombs did not occur until the early 50's. The first full-scale thermonuclear test was by the United States in 1952, while the Soviets wouldn't do so until 1955. It's like likely the devs confused the H-bomb with the A-bomb, which was much more well-known at the time.


* When a massive explosion, complete with a mushroom cloud, occurs in Downtown L.A, Biggs at first wonders if the Soviets have dropped the H-Bomb on Los Angeles. Although the idea existed by 1947, serious development into hydrogen bombs did not occur until the early 50's. The first full-scale thermonuclear test was by the United States in 1952, while the Soviets wouldn't do so until 1955.

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* When a massive explosion, complete with a mushroom cloud, occurs in Downtown L.A, Biggs at first wonders if the Soviets have dropped the H-Bomb on Los Angeles. Although the idea existed by 1947, serious development into hydrogen bombs did not occur until the early 50's. The first full-scale thermonuclear test was by the United States in 1952, while the Soviets wouldn't do so until 1955. It's like the devs confused the H-bomb with the A-bomb, which was much more well-known at the time.

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* K rails are used to delineate the playable areas. K rails were not developed until the 1950s.


* Also, the term "motherfucker" is used a few times. While the term [[OlderThanTheyThink actually dates back to 1918]] [[UnreliableNarrator according to some sources]], it was not notably used until the late '50s.

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* Also, the term "motherfucker" is used a few times. While times, even though the term [[OlderThanTheyThink actually dates back to 1918]] [[UnreliableNarrator according to some sources]], it was not notably used until the late '50s.'50s.
** On the other hand, the term "mother fucker" - that is, two words, not one - dates back at least to the late 19th century.


* When a massive explosion, complete with a mushroom cloud, occurs in Downtown L.A, Biggs at first wonders if the Soviets have dropped the H-Bomb on Los Angeles. Although the idea existed by the 1947, Serious development into the H-Bomb did not occur until the early 50s, and the first full-scale thermonuclear test was by the United States in 1952.

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* When a massive explosion, complete with a mushroom cloud, occurs in Downtown L.A, Biggs at first wonders if the Soviets have dropped the H-Bomb on Los Angeles. Although the idea existed by the 1947, Serious serious development into the H-Bomb hydrogen bombs did not occur until the early 50s, and the 50's. The first full-scale thermonuclear test was by the United States in 1952.1952, while the Soviets wouldn't do so until 1955.


* Why are there UsefulNotes/RichardNixon election flyers all over Los Angeles, considering that A.) He was already elected to Congress shortly before the game begins, and B.) Nixon's congressional district in California was the 12th, which consists only of San Francisco, meaning that people in L.A. couldn't vote for him?
** California's 12th District today is in San Francisco, but as of the 1946 election it was in Lost Angeles County, including a southern portion of Los Angeles proper, and south and east of the city extending to the Orange and San Bernardino County lines.
** As for why they would still be up if he's already been elected, they probably just simply haven't gotten around to taking them down yet. Or are keeping them up as a symbol of pride that his campaign was successful.

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* The fact that no one seems to care about wearing gloves to handle evidence and there is practically zero mention of fingerprinting makes the policing of the period seem rather more archaic then it actually was. The first use of fingerprint evidence to obtain a conviction was in 1902 in France, by 1906 the New York Police Department had introduced the fingerprinting concept into the United States. Even if it wasn't as perfect, understood, nor useful as it is nowadays, detectives in 1940s Los Angeles would have still been reprimanded to hell and back for touching any piece of evidence with their bare hands, and mandatory sweeps for any convenient fingerprint evidence was a go to by that time.


For a game that seems to get everything else so perfect, it's kind of odd there would be so many errors. The game designers have certainly ShownTheirWork, but the RuleOfCool (and maybe a few AcceptableBreaksFromReality) made for a few cases of A Spot Of Weak Anachronism Broth On The Side.

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For a game that seems to get everything else so perfect, is self-purported as a realistic interpretation of '47 Los Angeles, it's kind of odd there would be so many errors. The game designers have certainly ShownTheirWork, but the RuleOfCool (and maybe a few AcceptableBreaksFromReality) made for a few cases of A Spot Of Weak Anachronism Broth On The Side.
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* When a massive explosion, complete with a mushroom cloud, occurs in Downtown L.A, Biggs at first wonders if the Soviets have dropped the H-Bomb on Los Angeles. Although the idea existed by the 1947, Serious development into the H-Bomb did not occur until the early 50s, and the first full-scale thermonuclear test was by the United States in 1952.


* Why are there Richard Nixon election flyers all over Los Angeles, considering that A.) He was already elected to Congress shortly before the game begins, and B.) Nixon's congressional district in California was the 12th, which consists only of San Francisco, meaning that people in L.A. couldn't vote for him?

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* Why are there Richard Nixon UsefulNotes/RichardNixon election flyers all over Los Angeles, considering that A.) He was already elected to Congress shortly before the game begins, and B.) Nixon's congressional district in California was the 12th, which consists only of San Francisco, meaning that people in L.A. couldn't vote for him?


* Also, the term "motherfucker" is used a few times. While the term [[OlderThanTheyThink actually dates back to 1918]], it was not notably used until the late '50s.

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* Also, the term "motherfucker" is used a few times. While the term [[OlderThanTheyThink actually dates back to 1918]], 1918]] [[UnreliableNarrator according to some sources]], it was not notably used until the late '50s.

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** As for why they would still be up if he's already been elected, they probably just simply haven't gotten around to taking them down yet. Or are keeping them up as a symbol of pride that his campaign was successful.

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** California's 12th District today is in San Francisco, but as of the 1946 election it was in Lost Angeles County, including a southern portion of Los Angeles proper, and south and east of the city extending to the Orange and San Bernardino County lines.

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* Why are there Richard Nixon election flyers all over Los Angeles, considering that A.) He was already elected to Congress shortly before the game begins, and B.) Nixon's congressional district in California was the 12th, which consists only of San Francisco, meaning that people in L.A. couldn't vote for him?

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