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* ''Literature/{{Invictus}}'': Traveling to the past to record history is an official job in the Corps of Central Time Travelers.


* Implied to be the case in the ComicBook/ScottPilgrim universe, as when Comeau casually mentioned that he got a [[ArtefactOfDoom cursed ring]] from the future, nobody who could've been listening to that conversation seemed surprised about it.

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* Implied *Implied to be the case in the ComicBook/ScottPilgrim universe, as when Comeau casually mentioned that he got a [[ArtefactOfDoom cursed ring]] from the future, nobody who could've been listening to that conversation seemed particularly surprised about it.


* Implied to be the case in the ComicBook/ScottPilgrim universe, as when Comeau casually mentioned that he got a [[ArtefactOfDoom cursed ring]] from the future. Nobody who could've heard that conversation seemed surprised.

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* Implied *Implied to be the case in the ComicBook/ScottPilgrim universe, as when Comeau casually mentioned that he got a [[ArtefactOfDoom cursed ring]] from the future. Nobody future, nobody who could've heard been listening to that conversation seemed surprised.surprised about it.

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*Implied to be the case in the ComicBook/ScottPilgrim universe, as when Comeau casually mentioned that he got a [[ArtefactOfDoom cursed ring]] from the future. Nobody who could've heard that conversation seemed surprised.


* Golden and Silver Age ComicBook/WonderWoman stories tended to have an unexpected amount of time travel, partially because Paula's Space Transformer--while sometimes treated as a sort of {{Chronoscope}} that allows one to view the past with 3d hard light projections--is sometimes treated as a handy easy to access time travel device.

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* Golden and Silver Age ComicBook/WonderWoman stories tended to have an unexpected amount of time travel, partially because Paula's Space Transformer--while Transformer, while sometimes treated as a sort of {{Chronoscope}} that allows one to view the past with 3d hard light projections--is sometimes projections, is often treated as a handy easy to access time travel device.device which the US government, college girls and others use with impunity.

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* Golden and Silver Age ComicBook/WonderWoman stories tended to have an unexpected amount of time travel, partially because Paula's Space Transformer--while sometimes treated as a sort of {{Chronoscope}} that allows one to view the past with 3d hard light projections--is sometimes treated as a handy easy to access time travel device.


** Time Lords practically all have -- or [[LastOfHisKind had]] -- [=TARDIS=]es, although only a handful ever got involved in the universe at large. They even set up their society as a form of TimePolice.
** Many, many advanced other species are known to have a very casual relationship with their mastery of time travel via various technologies. Humans have developed at least two groups with time travel -- the Time-Agents, (once including Capt. Jack Harkness) and those who run the Teselecta, robots which go and extract unpunished war criminals like Hitler from the time-stream to punish them. There's even a black market for vortex manipulators.

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** Time Lords practically all have -- or [[LastOfHisKind had]] -- [=TARDIS=]es, although only a handful ever got involved in the universe at large. They even set up their society as a form of TimePolice.
** Many, many other advanced other species are known to have a very casual relationship with their mastery of time travel via various technologies. Humans have developed at least two groups with time travel -- the Time-Agents, Time Agents, (once including Capt. Jack Harkness) and those who run the Justice Department which runs the Teselecta, robots which go and extract unpunished war criminals like Hitler from the time-stream timestream to punish them. There's even a black market for vortex manipulators.manipulators.
* ''Series/GoodnightSweetheart'' qualifies - Gary Sparrow's time travelling is accepted as normal by his friend Ron.
* ''Series/PhilOfTheFuture'' is about a family from the future where time travel is commonly used for vacations getting stranded in the present when the time machine breaks.



* ''Series/PhilOfTheFuture'' is about a family from the future where time travel is commonly used for vacations getting stranded in the present when the time machine breaks.
* ''Goodnight Sweetheart'' qualifies - Gary Sparrow's time travelling is accepted as normal by his friend Ron.



* ''WesternAnimation/DinosaurTrain'' sees the titular train travel through the entire Mesozoic Era for basically tourism purposes.



* ''WesternAnimation/DinosaurTrain'' sees the titular train travel through the entire Mesozoic Era for basically tourism purposes.


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A setting where time-traveling is common place. Having a time machine is nothing special. These are no longer "prototypes" or dangerous, unique devices made by a handful of {{Mad Scientist}}s. No, they are common items, mass-produced (though perhaps of restricted availability). It is like owning a car, or, at most, like taking a vacation. Time travel has long been mastered and integrated in society, and no doubt there are businesses specialized in TimeTravelForFunAndProfit. There might be a TimePolice enforcing the rules -- in fact, TimePolice almost always come from a setting with this trope.

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A setting where time-traveling is common place.commonplace. Having a time machine is nothing special. These are no longer "prototypes" or dangerous, unique devices made by a handful of {{Mad Scientist}}s. No, they are common items, mass-produced (though perhaps of restricted availability). It is like owning a car, or, at most, like taking a vacation. Time travel has long been mastered and integrated in society, and no doubt there are businesses specialized in TimeTravelForFunAndProfit. There might be a TimePolice enforcing the rules -- in fact, TimePolice almost always come from a setting with this trope.


* In ''The Missing'' series by Margaret Peterson Haddix, an airplane full of babies mysteriously appears in an airport in the 90s. Turns out that people from the future have [[spoiler: kidnapped most of the most famous missing children (e.g. Anastasia, the Lindbergh baby) to give to future families to adopt.]]

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* In ''The Missing'' ''Literature/TheMissing'' series by Margaret Peterson Haddix, Creator/MargaretPetersonHaddix, an airplane full of babies mysteriously appears in an airport in the 90s. Turns out that people from the future have [[spoiler: kidnapped [[spoiler:kidnapped most of the most famous missing children (e.g. Anastasia, the Lindbergh baby) to give to future families to adopt.]] ]]


* ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' had plenty of storylines with this. The ''Flesh'' series was about time-travelling cowboys making a business of hunting dinosaurs to feed the future, with no regard for paradoxes. ''Tharg's Future Shocks'' had stories about time-travelling tourists and the like. One story of ComicBook/DRAndQuinch has them spending their holiday repeatedly messing with Earth. With everything from creating the first life and meddling with emerging cultures to ''altering the layout of the continents'' so that the planet's appearance spelled out a rude insult against their dean. When humanity was accepted into the galactic union and everyone saw the offensive message, they ordered the planet (and humanity) destroyed just to save face.

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* ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' had plenty of storylines with this. The ''Flesh'' ''ComicBook/{{Flesh}}'' series was about time-travelling cowboys making a business of hunting dinosaurs to feed the future, with no regard for paradoxes. ''Tharg's Future Shocks'' ''ComicBook/ThargsFutureShocks'' had stories about time-travelling tourists and the like. One story of ComicBook/DRAndQuinch has them spending their holiday repeatedly messing with Earth. With everything from creating the first life and meddling with emerging cultures to ''altering the layout of the continents'' so that the planet's appearance spelled out a rude insult against their dean. When humanity was accepted into the galactic union and everyone saw the offensive message, they ordered the planet (and humanity) destroyed just to save face.


* The RTS game ''VideoGame/{{Achron}}'' features a war between three different species, all of whom have access to Time Travel. It is actually a very powerful weapon so it gets used a lot, especially in multiplayer.



* The RTS game ''{{Achron}}'' features a war between three different species, all of whom have access to Time Travel. It is actually a very powerful weapon so it gets used a lot, especially in multiplayer.


* ''PhilOfTheFuture'' is about a family from the future where time travel is commonly used for vacations getting stranded in the present when the time machine breaks.

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* ''PhilOfTheFuture'' ''Series/PhilOfTheFuture'' is about a family from the future where time travel is commonly used for vacations getting stranded in the present when the time machine breaks.


* ''Franchise/StarTrek'' has this. Pretty much every warp-capable starship is capable of time travel with little to no effort - the plot of two movies revolve around ships going back in time with little to no preparation before hand. Though in the case of ''FirstContact'', the enterprise was following another ship designed to time travel, but seeing as they got back to the future on their own, the Enterprise-E is fully capable of this. Starfleet even has it's own TimePolice another three centuries into the future to monitor time travel incidents.

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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'' has this. Pretty much every warp-capable starship is capable of time travel with little to no effort - the plot of two movies revolve around ships going back in time with little to no preparation before hand. Though in the case of ''FirstContact'', the enterprise was following another ship designed to time travel, but seeing as they got back to the future on their own, the Enterprise-E is fully capable of this. Starfleet even has it's its own TimePolice another three centuries into the future to monitor time travel incidents.


* ''Franchise/StarTrek'' has this. Pretty much every warp-capable starship is capable of time travel with little to no effort - the plot of two movies revolve around ships going back in time with little to no preparation before hand. Though in the case of ''FirstContact'', the enterprise was following another ship designed to time travel, but seeing as they got back to the future on their own, the Enterprise-E is fully capable of this. Starfleet even has it's own TimePolice to monitor time travel incident.

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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'' has this. Pretty much every warp-capable starship is capable of time travel with little to no effort - the plot of two movies revolve around ships going back in time with little to no preparation before hand. Though in the case of ''FirstContact'', the enterprise was following another ship designed to time travel, but seeing as they got back to the future on their own, the Enterprise-E is fully capable of this. Starfleet even has it's own TimePolice another three centuries into the future to monitor time travel incident.incidents.


* Deconstructed in ''RatchetAndClankFutureACrackInTime'', where the Fongoids were like this in the backstory. The Zoni took pity on the Fongoids and gave them the secret of time travel to make their lives easier, and they ended up using it in this way. The resulting paradoxes caused an explosion that wiped out over 80 star systems and nearly destroyed the universe, which led to both the construction of the Great Clock and the Fongoids swearing off time travel for good.

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* Deconstructed in ''RatchetAndClankFutureACrackInTime'', ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureACrackInTime'', where the Fongoids were like this in the backstory. The Zoni took pity on the Fongoids and gave them the secret of time travel to make their lives easier, and they ended up using it in this way. The resulting paradoxes caused an explosion that wiped out over 80 star systems and nearly destroyed the universe, which led to both the construction of the Great Clock and the Fongoids swearing off time travel for good.

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