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Quotes / Amnesia Loop

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Narrator: Soon G.O.B. found himself experiencing what on the street is referred to as a "roofie circle" whereby a roofie is taken the day after a degrading event too late to erase the memory of the degrading event itself but not too late to erase the prior day's attempt to erase the event. Thus, with no memory of taking the roofie but the memory of the event very much alive, the victim of the roofie circle finds himself constantly trying to re-erase the memory but only succeeds in erasing the memory of the attempt to erase the memory. Days turn into weeks, weeks turn into months, and relationships grow testy. And what begins in shame almost always ends in a Mexican hospital with stage 4 syphilis.
Arrested Development, Colony Collapse

Raibert: Did you memory wipe her?
Mer: Non-disclosure agreement. If you knew you were missing memories, what would you do?
Raibert: Try to find out what happened... Ooh, good call.

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