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Old Jun 11, '12, 3:44 am
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Talking Numbers and History!

Hello, this is a game I just made up a few moments ago.

Mechanics is simple.

Give a historical trivia from the above-post's year (you have the freedom to use real-life history or a made-up one, just mention if they are either).

Then you either add or subtract one from any digit in the year, or add / delete one digit from the year given (Adding only for three-digit years).

Example and game starter,

The given year was 1986.

From the example, you can have either:

Subtract one,
0986, 1886, 1976, 1985

Add one,
2986, 2086, 1996, 1987,

Or delete one digit.
186, 196, or 198.

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1986: The People Power Revolution in the Philippines was a successful and non-violent protest [REAL-LIFE].

1886.
Inspired by The "Change One Letter" game. (The game is in its sixth iteration at the time of posting)
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Old Jun 11, '12, 5:18 am
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1886: Coca Cola invented by John Pemberton.

1876:
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Old Jun 11, '12, 7:48 am
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1886: Coca Cola invented by John Pemberton.

1876:
1876: Centennial of USA.

1877.
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Old Jun 11, '12, 8:45 am
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1876: Centennial of USA.

1877.
1877: Thomas Edison first demonstrates the use of the phonograph [real]

2877

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Old Jun 11, '12, 8:53 am
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1877: Thomas Edison first demonstrates the use of the phonograph [real]

2877

2877.......real estate on Mars bottoms out

877
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Old Jun 11, '12, 10:21 am
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2877.......real estate on Mars bottoms out

877
877: Poland was attacked... by polar bears :P [Fiction]

8177.
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Old Jun 12, '12, 2:08 am
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877: Poland was attacked... by polar bears :P [Fiction]

8177.
8177: The edge of the universe was found [Fiction]

817.

(Just to continue on...)
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Old Jun 12, '12, 4:35 am
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8177: The edge of the universe was found [Fiction]

817.

(Just to continue on...)
817.........Jan.24: Pope Stephen IV dies and St. Paschal I begins reign as new Pope. (True)

1718
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817.........Jan.24: Pope Stephen IV dies and St. Paschal I begins reign as new Pope. (True)

1718
I'm not sure how you gained 1718 from 817 XD Oh well I'll give two:

1718: France declares war on Spain. (real)

1817 (similarly-gained year, using the rules) : Mississippi admitted as twentieth US state (real)

Here are two choices, dear players:

171 or 1917.
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Old Jun 12, '12, 10:24 am
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I'm not sure how you gained 1718 from 817 XD Oh well I'll give two:

1718: France declares war on Spain. (real)

1817 (similarly-gained year, using the rules) : Mississippi admitted as twentieth US state (real)

Here are two choices, dear players:

171 or 1917.
Do I lose a turn? Took me a while to catch on to solitare too.

171........Romans founded colony in Cartera, Hispania. (REAL)

1917
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1917

1917: Year of the Marian apparitions in Fatima


1907
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Old Jun 12, '12, 9:38 pm
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1917: Year of the Marian apparitions in Fatima


1907
1907: Issues surrounding strange structures around the globe. Rumors told they were time machines (Fiction)

1917


And, to aicirt: Nope, no penalties so far You just give two years as choices for the next post as compensation
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1907: Issues surrounding strange structures around the globe. Rumors told they were time machines (Fiction)

1917
1917: The new constitution of Mexico was adopted. [real]

2017.

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1917: The new constitution of Mexico was adopted. [real]

2017.

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2017..........Obama celebrates ninth year as POTUS (FICTION?)


1027
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2017..........Obama celebrates ninth year as POTUS (FICTION?)


1027
1027: King Giorgi I of Georgia died [real]

1037.

With the question mark, I guess :P

Yeah be creative :P
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