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Originally posted by ktprktpr
For his time travel, the trick is to minimze the divergence between where you left and where you're going. As I said, Titor doesn't really travel through time, but end up in different universes that resemble our own (like 99%).
Originally posted by aukaiman55
Titor said the 2004 election would piss people off
He said 2004-2008 there would be a civil war of Waco events every month
He said by 2008 most people will realize there is a civil war, but before that people will not believe its happening
He said the mass nuking of WW3 would happen in 2015, but I can't recall what he said about Hawaii (I live in hawaii 0.0)
Anyway, IF people on THIS WEBSITE are still questioning the existance of a civil war by 2006, titor is fake.
25 November 2000 13:59
On my world line, it is known that the 5100 series is capable of reading all the IBM code written before the widespread use of APL and Basic. Unfortunately, there are none left that anyone can find on my world line.
30 December 2000 13:37
I will explain further. In 2036, it was discovered (or at least known after testing) that the 5100 computer was capable of reading and changing all of the legacy code written by IBM before the release of that system and still be able to create new code in APL and basic. That is the reason we need it in 2036.
15 November 2000 14:41
The first "leg" of my trip was from 2036 to 1975. After two VGL checks, the divergance was estimated at about 2.5% (from my 2036). I was "sent" to get an IBM computer system called the 5100. It was one the first portable computers made and it has the ability to read the older IBM programming langages in addition to APL and Basic. We need they system to "debug" various lagacy computer programs in 2036. UNIX has a problem in 2038.
08 November 2000 22:27
(1.Without going into detail what you are here specifically for can you please explain what the primary purpose of time travel is in the future?)
In 2036, a great deal of effort is going into "repairing" our environment. I was sent to 1975 to get a computer system and take it back to 2036. Time travel is not a secret in 2036 and I expect it will become more common.
11 January 2001 11:49
I don't believe I ever said I came back looking for a UNIX bug fix. I came back for a computer system. Don't you find UNIX usefull now?
Originally posted by ADHDsux4me
Yes, the matter of Ginger and IT.
In the light to purpote that he is a hoax, the eventual name for Ginger was Segway. This was brought into current knowledge after John Titor "went back home". If her were truly from the future and spoke about Ginger freely, you'd think he would have called it Segway.
In 2000/2001 all the hub-bub about Segway was shrouded in Mystery, what it was, what it will do, etc. From my interepertation, he didn't know either and painted it to be similar to Cyberdyne systems from the Terminator series.
1. Why go back when everything's probably on 128 bit machines?
Originally posted by Ryanp5555
why the hell is talk about titor still around? I was pretty sure it was a dead topic when it was discovered that EVERYTHING he said came from a book that was written in the 40's or 50's. And when i say everything, i mean EVERYTHING! Waco Type events, the county in florida, the capital in Omaha, the 5 seperate regions of America. Jon Titor was just a loser who was having fun with people. LET THE TOPIC OF HIM DIE! I dont remember the name of the book but im sure if you do a search on google for disproving Jon Titor you will figure out what the title of the book is. 2.5% isn't much of a difference. You are going to argue that 9/11, which is the sole reason for the start of this "civil war" we have going on, wasn't even mentioned by him and he is real? You are going to say that he is real even though Yaser Arafat died and now we are strengthening our ties with Israel, when he said we would do the exact opposite. These aren't miniscule 2.5%'s these are MASSIVE 50%. Without 9/11 we dont have a huge voter turn out, there is no farenheit 9/11, we dont invade Iraq, atleast that i know of, we dont invade Afghanistan, and we aren't in a WORLD involving fight! He is a fake, stop wishing he is true!
Originally posted by trek315
I believe the book to which everyone is referring is Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank. It's a classic sci-fi novel set in a post-apocalyptic late 1950's Florida community. I didn't do a search in the past Titor discussions so I'm not positive but I'm pretty sure this is supposed to be the book everyone says he robbed some, if not most, of his ideas from. I have no idea if that's true or not as I've not read the book but being a sci-fi fan, I think I will wind up reading it one day anyway. I hope that info helps but, of course, if I confused the title, someone please let me know. In fact, if I remember correctly, I believe people were saying he stole his ideas from that book and one other possible source as well though I don't recall which one. Does anyone else remember the other source I seem to recall? I can't do a search on it since I don't remember the name.