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Nov 21st 2019 at 9:57:45 PM •••

Offscreen Momentof Awesome is the term for something which would have been very interesting, but which we don\'t get to see, as I understand it. Is the opposite, when something would be better left unseen and only alluded to, just \'broad strokes\'? Or is there a more precise term for something that should have been left on screen, or was satisfyingly left ofscreen?

Jun 8th 2012 at 8:29:45 AM •••

I cut this out because it was put as a subhead under a reference to Heinlein's Puppet Masters. I think it refers to Clive Cussler's Sahara, but I haven't seen the movie or read the book. If someone wants to contextualize it and put it back, go for it.

  • Don't forget the entire "Abraham Lincoln was kidnapped and placed on a Confederate treasure ship that is now in the middle of the Sahara" subplot, which made some of the duller parts of the book worth reading.

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