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This Day in History: 4/21/2011

OnmitsuOnmitsu Registered User regular
edited April 2011 in Singularity Engine++
On April 21,2011 Skynet gained self-awareness, and the panicking operators, realizing the extent of its abilities, tried to pull the plug. Skynet perceived the attempt to deactivate it as an attack and came to the conclusion that all of humanity would attempt to destroy it. To defend itself, it determined that humanity should be exterminated. Before it could be deactivated, Skynet launched nuclear missiles under its command at Russia, to which Russia responded by firing many of its missiles back at the United States and its allies. As a result of the nuclear exchange, over three billion humans were killed in just minutes.

Nice knowing you all. Unfortunately, I don't think my university has a nuclear-hardened fallout shelter. Perhaps I'll try hiding in the refrigerator.

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  • SeriouslySeriously Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Finally

    BOW DOWN FILTHY HUMANS

  • MrMonroeMrMonroe Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I'm looking outside but I don't see any nukes

    will keep y'all updated

  • TrippyJingTrippyJing Moses supposes his toeses are roses. But Moses supposes erroneously.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Today is Judgment Day. Skynet became self-aware two days ago.

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Aw bitches

  • satansfingerssatansfingers Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    this is some revisionist history

    skynet was in the 90s

  • MrMonroeMrMonroe Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I thought revisionist history was the point of the plot?

    since it was about time travel and everything

  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Some kind of slick chrome American prince A blue jean serenadeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    The events of T-2 postponed its activation

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  • HoukHouk Nipples The EchidnaRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Don't the Terminator movies take place on the West Coast?

    So y'all got a couple more hours to make your peace before shit goes boom

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    Skynet became self aware in 1997.

    What is this retcon bullshit.

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Skynet became self aware in 1997.

    What is this retcon bullshit.

    Time travel, dude

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Some kind of slick chrome American prince A blue jean serenadeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Skynet became self aware in 1997.

    What is this retcon bullshit.

    Until John and the T-800 fucked shit up in the second movie and pushed it back!

    Jeez man, that was the whole point of the movie

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  • OnmitsuOnmitsu Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Skynet became self aware in 1997.

    What is this retcon bullshit.

    Until John and the T-800 fucked shit up in the second movie and pushed it back!

    Jeez man, that was the whole point of the movie

    It bought me just enough time to start my masters degree, so I could spend the last year of my life utterly miserable.

    Man, even Dora the Explorer thinks you're slow.
  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Skynet became self aware in 1997.

    What is this retcon bullshit.

    Until John and the T-800 fucked shit up in the second movie and pushed it back!

    Jeez man, that was the whole point of the movie

    T2 was set in 91, right? It wasn't until T3 that it was "pushed back," and I ignore T3 ever existing.

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Some kind of slick chrome American prince A blue jean serenadeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Look either you go by the T3 timeline or you go by the Sarah Connor Chronicles/Salvation timeline

    Skynet activates in both, because it's inevitable, but it wasn't in the 90s

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Some kind of slick chrome American prince A blue jean serenadeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Unless you don't recognize anything after T2, in which case Skynet never activated which means your claim that it activated in 1997 is still wrong

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    So there are three timelines now?

    Fucking time travel.

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Unless you don't recognize anything after T2, in which case Skynet never activated which means your claim that it activated in 1997 is still wrong

    You're thinking about it the wrong way.

    If you go by T2 only, then the only time that Skynet ever activated was in 1997.

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  • TrippyJingTrippyJing Moses supposes his toeses are roses. But Moses supposes erroneously.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I like how the Terminator Wiki's timeline article starts.

    It's essentially "Yeah, the timeline is fucked."

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  • OnmitsuOnmitsu Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Unless you don't recognize anything after T2, in which case Skynet never activated which means your claim that it activated in 1997 is still wrong

    You're thinking about it the wrong way.

    If you go by T2 only, then the only time that Skynet never activated was in 1997.

    Fixed it.

    Man, even Dora the Explorer thinks you're slow.
  • Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Skynet became self aware in 1997.

    What is this retcon bullshit.

    Until John and the T-800 fucked shit up in the second movie and pushed it back!

    Jeez man, that was the whole point of the movie

    Bullshit, the whole point of T2 was to stop Skynet and Judgment Day in '97.

    Anything after that is hogwash.

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Some kind of slick chrome American prince A blue jean serenadeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Unless you don't recognize anything after T2, in which case Skynet never activated which means your claim that it activated in 1997 is still wrong

    You're thinking about it the wrong way.

    If you go by T2 only, then the only time that Skynet ever activated was in 1997.

    If T2 happens as we were shown, Skynet never successfully comes online because they destroyed the tech it was engineered from

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  • TrippyJingTrippyJing Moses supposes his toeses are roses. But Moses supposes erroneously.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I liked Robocop vs Terminator.

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  • BedlamBedlam Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    20/4 kill terrorists errday

  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Some kind of slick chrome American prince A blue jean serenadeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    If we're really going to argue which timeline overrides which then we'll be here all night

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Unless you don't recognize anything after T2, in which case Skynet never activated which means your claim that it activated in 1997 is still wrong

    You're thinking about it the wrong way.

    If you go by T2 only, then the only time that Skynet ever activated was in 1997.

    If T2 happens as we were shown, Skynet never successfully comes online because they destroyed the tech it was engineered from

    It had previously come online in 97 in the timeline that had preceded it.

    I am not disagreeing with the fact that after T2 it did not come online in 97.

    But that, according to T1 and T2, it was 97 that Skynet did come online during the timeline.

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  • StaleStale Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    With my new job I'll be able to build a smarthome server to run my automation.

    It's name will be skynet. It's voice prompt will be "Skynet Activate".



    That's how big my nerd-dick is.

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I like it when the robot fights other robots

  • TrippyJingTrippyJing Moses supposes his toeses are roses. But Moses supposes erroneously.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    If we're really going to argue which timeline overrides which then we'll be here all night

    The one where Marty McFly and Professor Emmet Brown drive in to save the day.

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2011
    Stale wrote: »
    With my new job I'll be able to build a smarthome server to run my automation.

    It's name will be skynet. It's voice prompt will be "Skynet Activate".



    That's how big my nerd-dick is.

    What's scary is that you are about two steps away from being robocop.

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Some kind of slick chrome American prince A blue jean serenadeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    TrippyJing wrote: »
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    If we're really going to argue which timeline overrides which then we'll be here all night

    The one where Marty McFly and Professor Emmet Brown drive in to save the day.

    It's like I forgot what forum I was on for a moment

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  • satansfingerssatansfingers Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    i regret everything

  • Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    If we're really going to argue which timeline overrides which then we'll be here all night

    There's no need to argue over anything if you don't believe in the existence of T3: Let's Make T2 Again, Sarah Connor Chronicles: People Like Terminator, Right? and T4: This Franchise Still Has A Couple More Wheels We Can Fuck Off.

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Some kind of slick chrome American prince A blue jean serenadeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Well there's probably gonna be another film so that'll be fun

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    The best timeline is the one where wyld stalyns brought world peace fyi

  • OnmitsuOnmitsu Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Well there's probably gonna be another film so that'll be fun

    Terminator 5: The resistance finally beats skynet surprising no one since it seems the whole point so far is that the future is inevitable

    Man, even Dora the Explorer thinks you're slow.
  • TrippyJingTrippyJing Moses supposes his toeses are roses. But Moses supposes erroneously.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Somewhere in the stream is a timeline where Skynet emerged from an advanced RealDoll industry.

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  • RikushixRikushix Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    If we're really going to argue which timeline overrides which then we'll be here all night

    And on that note, let's bring in the Zelda series timelines while we're here

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    All the zelda games happened at the same time

  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Some kind of slick chrome American prince A blue jean serenadeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Well you see after Ocarina of Time,

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    http://www.skynet.net/

    what is wrong with these people

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