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* That database would be beyond your security clearance. As it stands, no such database exists and spreading rumors of things that do not exist is treason.


[[WMG: {{Gnosticism}} may also have a role in that inspiration.]]

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[[WMG: {{Gnosticism}} UsefulNotes/{{Gnosticism}} may also have a role in that inspiration.]]


[[WMG: The prime inspiration for Paranoia, the RPG, is the ending of AnimalFarm.]]

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[[WMG: The prime inspiration for Paranoia, the RPG, is the ending of AnimalFarm.''Literature/AnimalFarm''.]]


** As one such GM, I always based Friend Computer's way of speaking on that of ''2001: A Space Odyssey's'' HAL, whose influence on GLaDOS's voice performance is obvious. These games took place before ''Portal'' was released, so my question is: should I turn myself in for termination for something that was not treason at that time? Or should I or travel back in time in order to assassinate myself now that it ''is'' treason?

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** As one such GM, I always based Friend Computer's way of speaking on that of ''2001: A Space Odyssey's'' HAL, whose influence on GLaDOS's [=GLaDOS=]'s voice performance is obvious. These games took place before ''Portal'' was released, so my question is: should I turn myself in for termination for something that was not treason at that time? Or should I or travel back in time in order to assassinate myself now that it ''is'' treason?



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*** Time travel is ''also'' treason and punishable by summary execution. Have a nice day.


[[WMG: Alpha Complex is on Post-Fall Earth in EclipsePhase.]]

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[[WMG: Alpha Complex is on Post-Fall Earth in EclipsePhase.''TabletopGame/EclipsePhase''.]]



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*** Not intentionally. As sometimes happens, Alpha Complex (originally intended to function as a minor storage depot) suffered from errors in the complex process of converting from one type of units to another[[http://articles.latimes.com/1999/oct/01/news/mn-17288]]. As such, the original intent of a space with 36,000 square feet for storage of Tasty-Pro ration bars became the central areas of Alpha Complex at 36,000 square kilometers. Friend Computer has, of course, capitalized on this minor conversion error and produced the magnificent complex we have today. Suggestions that the conversion issues were in another part of the project, and that Friend Computer was designed to run a much smaller complex are treasonous. Reporting for termination immediately.


In 2150, [[SystemShock SHODAN]] attacked the UNN, which was being administered by another AI. Note how rapidly weapons break down in SystemShock; they are almost as reliable as the equipment produced in Alpha Complex! The move by SHODAN was originally a covert attempt to take over the human government and, over decades, install herself as the goddess of mankind. However, the unknown AI intercepted her plans and responded with digital warfare. The two fought. Eventually, both had so little of their original programing left that they were unable to distinguish each other from each other and merged. This is the reason for Friend Computer's strange behavior and fondness for the FCCC-P.

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In 2150, [[SystemShock [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]] attacked the UNN, which was being administered by another AI. Note how rapidly weapons break down in SystemShock; ''VideoGame/SystemShock''; they are almost as reliable as the equipment produced in Alpha Complex! The move by SHODAN was originally a covert attempt to take over the human government and, over decades, install herself as the goddess of mankind. However, the unknown AI intercepted her plans and responded with digital warfare. The two fought. Eventually, both had so little of their original programing left that they were unable to distinguish each other from each other and merged. This is the reason for Friend Computer's strange behavior and fondness for the FCCC-P.


Doubting Freind Computer is thoughtcrime, Citizen. Thoughtcrime is treason. Report to the nearest termination booth immediately. Have a nice day.

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Doubting Freind Friend Computer is thoughtcrime, Citizen. Thoughtcrime is treason. Report to the nearest termination booth immediately. Have a nice day.



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* Bah! It was the Trek''kers'' that designed Alpha Complex as a holding facility for their hated enemies, the Trekkies.



All the complexes were always connected. No one realizes it's just one big system anymore, least of all the computer(s).

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All the complexes were always connected. No one realizes it's just one big system anymore, least of all the computer(s).
Computer(s).


** As one such GM, I always based Friend Computer's way of speaking on that of [[Film/2001ASpaceOdyssey HAL,]] whose influence on GLaDOS's voice performance is obvious. These games took place before ''Portal'' was released, so my question is: should I turn myself in for termination for something that was not treason at that time? Or should I or travel back in time in order to assassinate myself now that it ''is'' treason?

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** As one such GM, I always based Friend Computer's way of speaking on that of [[Film/2001ASpaceOdyssey HAL,]] ''2001: A Space Odyssey's'' HAL, whose influence on GLaDOS's voice performance is obvious. These games took place before ''Portal'' was released, so my question is: should I turn myself in for termination for something that was not treason at that time? Or should I or travel back in time in order to assassinate myself now that it ''is'' treason?



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** As one such GM, I always based Friend Computer's way of speaking on that of [[Film/2001ASpaceOdyssey HAL,]] whose influence on GLaDOS's voice performance is obvious. These games took place before ''Portal'' was released, so my question is: should I turn myself in for termination for something that was not treason at that time? Or should I or travel back in time in order to assassinate myself now that it ''is'' treason?


Friend Computer's wise and well-thought leadership will provide happiness and fulfilment to everyone except a small number of inevitable malcontents.

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Friend Computer's wise and well-thought leadership will provide happiness and fulfilment fulfillment to everyone except a small number of inevitable malcontents.



[[WMG: There was no "Big Whoops"]]

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[[WMG: There was no "Big Whoops"]]Whoops".]]



Never mind they're just doing it ForTheLulz

[[WMG: Alpha Complex is on Post-Fall Earth in EclipsePhase]]

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Never mind mind, they're just doing it ForTheLulz

ForTheLulz.

[[WMG: Alpha Complex is on Post-Fall Earth in EclipsePhase]]EclipsePhase.]]



[[WMG: Alpha Complex is a [[VideoGame/{{Fallout}} Vault]]]]

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[[WMG: Alpha Complex is a [[VideoGame/{{Fallout}} Vault]]]]Vault]].]]



[[WMG: The Trekkies are behind everything]]
They just look harmless

[[WMG: Chris-R from ''Film/TheRoom'' is a troubleshooter who got inadvertently sent to the past.]]

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[[WMG: The Trekkies are behind everything]]
everything.]]
They just look harmless

harmless.

[[WMG: Chris-R from ''Film/TheRoom'' is a troubleshooter Troubleshooter who got inadvertently sent to the past.]]



[[WMG: Almost everything wrong is actually the communists fault.]]
The communists sabatodged friend computer to follow their ideaoligy, and friend computer knows they sabatodged it. This is why friend computer follows the economic polacies it does while hating commies. Also commies were against mutants because they did not conform properly.

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[[WMG: Almost everything wrong is actually the communists Communists' fault.]]
The communists sabatodged friend computer Communists sabotaged Friend Computer to follow their ideaoligy, ideology, and friend computer Friend Computer knows they sabatodged sabotaged it. This is why friend computer Friend Computer follows the economic polacies policies it does while hating commies. Also commies Commies. Also, Commies were against mutants because they did not conform properly.


All the complexes were always connected. No one realizes it's just one big system anymore, least of all the computer(s).

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All the complexes were always connected. No one realizes it's just one big system anymore, least of all the computer(s). computer(s).

[[WMG: Almost everything wrong is actually the communists fault.]]
The communists sabatodged friend computer to follow their ideaoligy, and friend computer knows they sabatodged it. This is why friend computer follows the economic polacies it does while hating commies. Also commies were against mutants because they did not conform properly.

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[[WMG: Alpha Complex is the entire United States.]]
All the complexes were always connected. No one realizes it's just one big system anymore, least of all the computer(s).

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