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timelines:famous_people_in_alternate_realities [2012/09/19 07:12]
Max Sinister
timelines:famous_people_in_alternate_realities [2013/12/31 17:40]
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-A collaborative timeline started by Puget Sound, detailing the lives of various famous figures in an alternate universe. Despite the plural in the title, all entries belonged to one (1) reality. Notable posters included Puget Sound, Emperor Norton I, Fenrir Angerboda, and jmberry. Because of the OP, it is often referred to as TL-PS1.+A collaborative timeline started by [[offtopic:Puget Sound]], detailing the lives of various famous figures in an alternate universe. Despite the plural in the title, all entries belonged to one (1) reality. Notable posters included Puget Sound, Emperor Norton I, Fenrir Angerboda, and jmberry. Because of the OP, it is often referred to as TL-PS1.
  
 The entries can be more or less divided into two groups - Famous figures who have jobs similar but not exactly like their OTL profession (ex: Alton Brown runs a restaurant chain, Ted Kennedy was VP, David Lloyd George was an MP - but from Plaid Cymru, not Conservative,​ Liberal, or Labour) and Famous figures whose roles are, at a glance, completely random - but usually a play on their OTL counterparts (ex: Todd and Sarah Palin are a married couple - who happen to be the world'​s most famous porn stars, Bill Clinton runs a Playboy analog, Ann Coulter is an ultra-liberal atheist, Stephen Colbert is president of the CSA). The combination of these two groups has led this to be described as "If God took crack."​* (First said by Emperor Norton I in summarizing the timeline to those unfamiliar with it) The entries can be more or less divided into two groups - Famous figures who have jobs similar but not exactly like their OTL profession (ex: Alton Brown runs a restaurant chain, Ted Kennedy was VP, David Lloyd George was an MP - but from Plaid Cymru, not Conservative,​ Liberal, or Labour) and Famous figures whose roles are, at a glance, completely random - but usually a play on their OTL counterparts (ex: Todd and Sarah Palin are a married couple - who happen to be the world'​s most famous porn stars, Bill Clinton runs a Playboy analog, Ann Coulter is an ultra-liberal atheist, Stephen Colbert is president of the CSA). The combination of these two groups has led this to be described as "If God took crack."​* (First said by Emperor Norton I in summarizing the timeline to those unfamiliar with it)
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 //Please, anyone else who contributed,​ please add in anything I missed, like links--jmberry//​. //Please, anyone else who contributed,​ please add in anything I missed, like links--jmberry//​.
 +{{:​timelines:​puget_sound.png|An unfinished and rough sketch of the state of the world in this timeline.}}
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