User Tools

Site Tools


alternate_history:fh_cliches

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
alternate_history:fh_cliches [2019/11/30 17:32]
petike [d.) Technology]
alternate_history:fh_cliches [2020/02/07 21:58] (current)
eofpi Updating to new link format
Line 89: Line 89:
 ===The Commonwealth of Nations gradually recreates the British Empire=== ===The Commonwealth of Nations gradually recreates the British Empire===
   * **What it is:** Another one of the "​future predictions based on past nostalgia"​ clichés. ​   * **What it is:** Another one of the "​future predictions based on past nostalgia"​ clichés. ​
-  * **Why it won't happen:** [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/showthread.php?​p=10971032#​post10971032|To quote]] [[offtopic:​Komnenos002]],​ "//​This is my pet peeve on alternatehistory.com. I'm somewhat of an anglophile, but it seems like quite a few people will try and use the Commonwealth to resurrect some kind of British Empire. Any future timeline that has the Commonwealth become more important than the EU, USA, or Asia-Pacific region to its members is pretty much handwaving, they don't want a UK tied to Europe, so they arbitrarily bring the Commonwealth in to prop it up.//"​.+  * **Why it won't happen:** [[https://​www.alternatehistory.com/​forum/threads/​1/​post-10971032|To quote]] [[offtopic:​Komnenos002]],​ "//​This is my pet peeve on alternatehistory.com. I'm somewhat of an anglophile, but it seems like quite a few people will try and use the Commonwealth to resurrect some kind of British Empire. Any future timeline that has the Commonwealth become more important than the EU, USA, or Asia-Pacific region to its members is pretty much handwaving, they don't want a UK tied to Europe, so they arbitrarily bring the Commonwealth in to prop it up.//"​.
   * **Current progress:** The Commonwealth of Nations is alive and well for what it is (a glorified sporting organisation). But a resurgent British Empire in all but name, that would show the EU, NATO, etc. whatfor, is not only an implausibility,​ but an anachronism at this point. Note that the UK trades more with Ireland than the entire Commonwealth combined.   * **Current progress:** The Commonwealth of Nations is alive and well for what it is (a glorified sporting organisation). But a resurgent British Empire in all but name, that would show the EU, NATO, etc. whatfor, is not only an implausibility,​ but an anachronism at this point. Note that the UK trades more with Ireland than the entire Commonwealth combined.
  
Line 199: Line 199:
 //​**[[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=76610|This is What Will Happen In The Future]]**//​ - [[offtopic:​euio]]'​s grand spoof TL, which tried to cram in as much of these clichés as possible. //​**[[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=76610|This is What Will Happen In The Future]]**//​ - [[offtopic:​euio]]'​s grand spoof TL, which tried to cram in as much of these clichés as possible.
  
-//**[[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/showpost.php?​p=9681970&​postcount=8155|American Politics Reaches Its Logical Conclusion]]**//​ - [[offtopic:​Thande]]'​s satire of the Wikipedia election box subgenre and American politics.+//**[[https://​www.alternatehistory.com/​forum/threads/​1/​post-9681970|American Politics Reaches Its Logical Conclusion]]**//​ - [[offtopic:​Thande]]'​s satire of the Wikipedia election box subgenre and American politics.
  
 ---- ----
alternate_history/fh_cliches.1575153177.txt.gz · Last modified: 2019/11/30 17:32 by petike