Pop Culture Timelines Go-To Thread

Discussion in 'Alternate History Discussion: After 1900' started by vultan, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. markedward Well-Known Member

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    I am aware of Seconds, but never knew it made Brian Wilson's breakdown worse. Also unaware that Phil Spector invested in the movie. Onto 1969 now with my own TL and Brian doesn't have any part in it, but I am definitely reading up on that regardless because it sounds really interesting. If I ever get around to a music TL, I'd like to make Love You a Brian Wilson solo album as planned.

    I like Brian Wilson. Purchased his latest autobiography last week and have yet to read it.
     
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    You would have to go quite a way back for Richard Harris to live longer. I'm not saying it isn't doable, but it would require an earlier PoD where he cleans up. RH liked his booze a lot IOTL.

    Lindsay Lohan doing hard punk seems like a recipe for disaster. That said, I picture her brand of punk being more like Ashlee Simpson or Avril Lavigne. What a few music magazines in my teen years called "mall punk".
     
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  3. THeaven I am the Watcher

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    Has anyone made a Superman Lives thread resized_JPEG_1545527937951_3889606310199841578.jpg
     
  4. Nivek Resident Videogame Expert

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    This Make returns looks like a Masterpiece
     
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    This makes any movie look a masterpiece
     
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  6. THeaven I am the Watcher

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    From all the information I learned about the movie Tim Burton's film would have been interesting. Possibly insane trainwreck interesting, but interesting nonetheless. J.J Abrams Superman flyby on the other hand would have been mediocre and insulting
     
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  7. Nivek Resident Videogame Expert

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    yeah at least so bad is good could be ITTL the room that another abrams rehash, now with more lens flare
     
  8. THeaven I am the Watcher

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    Not a complete rehash Abrams had 2 mystery boxes revealing
    1. Krypton was never destroyed
    2. Lex ( whose a Military General) was a Kryptonian sleeper agent
     
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    I would love a world where the zeitgeist of the 1980s never ended. New wave music, a fast and loose stock market, mullets, and John Hughes movies remain the norm for decades.

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tom Cruise, and David Hasselhoff are still considered some of the most popular celebrities.
     
  10. Unknown Member

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    WI Friday the 13th was released, instead of May 9, 1980, on May 21, 1980--when The Empire Strikes Back was also released?

    Effects, anyone?

    (On a side note, talk about good timing for the Friday the 13th franchise; had it been released going up against The Empire Strikes Back, well, it wouldn't bode well...)
     
  11. Electric Monk Does Your Believing For You

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    If anyone needs a jumping off point to explore vastly different possibilities of chain restaurants in America…

    When A Chain Breaks
    Zap Actionsdower / Tedium
     
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  12. Unknown Member

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    WI Shawn Michaels is killed/badly injured in a car accident in 1996? (I ask because Vince loved HBK in the mid-1990s)...)

    Effects, anyone?
     
  13. MatthewFirth Well-Known Member

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    Well, I'm not sure if it would impact too much, since Shawn had peaked by then IMO...
     
  14. RySenkari Lisa Simpson 2020

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    Before, or after the Curtain Call?
     
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    Let's assume it's after (although before would be interesting)...
     
  16. Megafighter3 Well-Known Member

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    Shawn Michaels dying before the Screwjob wouldn't have impacted too much?
     
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    WI Linda Thorson isn't cast in the Avengers to replace Diana Rigg (they go with someone else or decide to cancel the series)? IMO, anyone following Diana Rigg in the Avengers was doomed to fail; Rigg was very popular as Emma Peel...
     
  18. MatthewFirth Well-Known Member

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    But was it actually Diana's decision to leave?
     
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    Yeah, it was; I probably should have mentioned that in my initial post...
     
  20. HeX Self-Proclaimed Disney Expert

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    How about: What if Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) is different, and winds up being an actually good (or, dare I say it, great) game?

    Any ideas?
     
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