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POLL: Anachronism


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Personal logo Condor Supporting Member of TMP writes:

Is it time to create a discussion (not a new board) on your favorite anachronism? Movies are full of them. Most people catch a vehicle, weapon or device used before it was available. How about the use of a term of phrase before it actually meant anything, like the name "Judas" in the movie 300?


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Definition B
5
3%
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Definition A
1
1%
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Definition E
1
1%
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someone is bored
8
5%
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no opinion
12
7%
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someone is a dictionary nerd
7
4%
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Definition D
3
2%
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out of order
8
5%
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Definition C
121
73%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP asks:

What does anachronism mean?

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.

Definition B
a chronological error in which a person, event, etc., is assigned a date earlier than the actual one.
Definition A
a chronological error in which a person, event, etc., is assigned a date later than the actual one.
Definition E
the main mechanism inside an anachronometer…
someone is bored
Probably!
no opinion
Is it time for Dr. Who yet?
someone is a dictionary nerd
Definitely!
Definition D
uh … something about a thing being not right, so, like, I can use the word to mean anything about anything that ain't right, right?
out of order
the A, B, and C subsets of this poll aren't listed in alphabetic order.
Definition C
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time.