Here's a Question for Folks

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  1. Tuckerfan

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    You fall through a wormhole and find yourself in 2010, how do you convince the 2010 version of yourself of all the shit that's happened since 2016?
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    NAHTMMM Conversant in dark parables

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  3. Useful Idiot

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    I'd say, "Self, a lot of bad shit is going to happen after 2016, and Donald Trump is pretty much the reason why. Also, remember that Star Trek reboot last year? Well, all the parts you didn't like about the movie are going to be HUGE components of the franchise by 2021. This is far more important than any president or pandemic--you MUST STOP KURTZMAN NOW. Oh, and take care of yourself. You don't want to end up looking like me."
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  4. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf I am the Seaman, I am the Walrus, Qu-Qu-Qapla'!

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    I don't see how reruns would work.

  5. matthunter

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    I'm naturally cynical - I'd believe all of it in a heartbeat.
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  6. Useful Idiot

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    Yeah. And honestly, ten years ago I wouldn't consider it unrealistic at all. Twenty years ago--in January 2001--things might be different.
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  7. Jenee

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    I would tell my 2010 self to get the divorce now, regardless of whether or not it bankrupts the ex, get custody of James, and leave the country.
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    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    My 2010 self would tell my 2021 self "No duh, I already know Trump is horrible. But I still ain't voting for Hillary." Probably 2010 self would get a lot more involved in primaries to keep the orange moron from being the candidate.

    Would also tell my 2010 self to get the wife to a cardiologist. No-one was looking at her heart and that's why she died.
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    Jenee Ind. Jenee of Winterfell

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    Ooh, Ooh, don't forget to tell yourself that any female Democratic candidates are morons. I'm sure your 2010 self would believe that.
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    Same here.



    Plus, I'd definitely give 2010 shootER some winning lotto numbers from the future. :bergman:
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    1995 Spaceturkey looks like he's selling T-shirts at a Counting Crowes concert. And I am HERE for it.
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  15. Order2Chaos

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    Identity first: Scars, how I/we got them, computer passwords, crushes I never told anyone about. Shit to deal with now second: start mining and buying Bitcoin (don't sell it), break up with gf sooner rather than wait for it, which apartment to get, which job offer to take, etc. Stuff to worry about in 6-10 years third: take 2010 trends and write a narrative through to 2020. Fourth: convince him/me to start working on voting system reform NOW, hopefully prevent Trump from winning the primary.
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  16. Uncle Albert

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    I don't. I just murder him on sight and hope the resulting paradox swallows the planet. :bergman:
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  17. The Ghost of Crazy Horse

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    We also would need to stop George Lucas from selling Star Wars. and stop JJ Abrams from making movies. While we’re at it, stop Michael Bay. Then prep Mitt Romney so he can beat Obama at the debates. I have tattoos so I’d easily identify myself.
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    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    But you'll never know if it worked. Where's the fun in that?
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  19. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne 1/06 Was An Inside Job Formerly Important

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    Say what you will about Disney and Abrams, but the prequels are still awful trash on their own merits and suck for the opposite reason: while Disney had way too many cooks in the kitchen, Lucas had more yes men in his crew than the Trump administration. It's a well-known fact that that his ex-wife's editing saved the original film from becoming another THX-1138 but by 1998 he had enough clout to think he could control all of it himself.

    But the shit he takes for it is from his own decisions and not the studio bearing down and short-changing every step of the way the way Abrams SW ended up.
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  20. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    Yep, this.

    Then I'd tell my past self to give Trump powerful diarrhea poison for the night of his Comedy Central Roast.
    That was only one year away.
    The tape of him splashing liquid shit all down his back would have the effect that the pussy-grab tape failed to have.
    ..I would think, but fuck knows anymore with this clown-car of a country.
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  21. Shirogayne

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    Naw, LBJ had it right: shill to racists and they'll open their ass to you like Goatse.
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    spot261 I don't want the game to end

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