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In 1898, fourteen years before the Titanic sank, author Morgan Robertson wrote a book called "The Wreck of the Titan".

Its story? Well you know, it's just about a fictional ocean liner called Titan that sinks in the North Atlantic after striking an iceberg.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wrec

@fribbledom Life imitates art. This is a well-known example of a synchronicity. Finnegan's Wake has sections that seem to predict Hiroshima. Writing is a funny thing.

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I'm sure it's just a glitch in the matrix, but it does sound crazy:

"The Titan, moving at 25 knots, struck an iceberg on the starboard side on a night of April, in the North Atlantic, 400 nautical miles (740 km; 460 mi) from Newfoundland (Terranova).

The Titanic, moving at 22½ knots,[6] struck an iceberg on the starboard side on the night of April 14, 1912, in the North Atlantic, 400 nautical miles (740 km; 460 mi) from Newfoundland (Terranova)."

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@fribbledom
>"The Wreck of the Titan" was supposed to be a warning, not an instruction manual!

@fribbledom This fact was used as flavor to explain a core plot mechanic in the game "9 hours, 9 persons, 9 doors".

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Time traveler: *writes a book to warn about an unsinkable ship called titan that hits an iceberg, lot of people die*

Humans: lol, those writers *build the frigging boat and learn nothing*

Time traveler : :pika:

@fribbledom I did actually know this because I am a Titanic Superfan! And not a superfan of the movie. A superfan of the sinking of the ship. Because yeah, I am one of those weirdos.

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"The Titan, moving at 25 knots, struck an iceberg on the starboard side on a night of April, in the North Atlantic, 400 nautical miles (740 km; 460 mi) from Newfoundland (Terranova).

The Titanic, moving at 22½ knots,[6] struck an iceberg on the starboard side on the night of April 14, 1912, in the North Atlantic, 400 nautical miles (740 km; 460 mi) from Newfoundland (Terranova)."

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@fribbledom I guess some day the Fallout games will have a similarly prophetic air 😅😐

@fribbledom haha ... that is so funny and creepy at the same time. Thanks for sharing 🙂

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