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Chrononautic Exxon
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Tasks / The Unexpected

Surprise yourself.

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20 points
Level 2
In the zone of: Chrononautic Exxon
Created by done

Terms: inversionweek

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posted by Charlie Fish on October 28th, 2008 4:18 AM

You could use to send yourself a message that you will receive in a year's time - which, unless you have a memory like an elephant, would be surprising.

That's some pretty long-term tasking though...

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posted by JJason Recognition on October 28th, 2008 10:29 AM

Knowing the way my memory works, I'd forget and them remember again like two days beforehand

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posted by Vena Nightmare on March 28th, 2010 5:37 PM

I suppose for me this would be doing something that I would expect myself to majorly wimp out on.


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The Unexpected by Cookie December 24th, 2008 2:10 AM

The Toaster Trick I used to do this for fun even before I knew of SF0. I am easily entertained ,-) Unfortunatelly the new toaster my parents in law (whom I live with) got is too quiet to function and I havn't done it for a while. But I am visiting ...

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The Unexpected by Pixie January 10th, 2012 12:11 PM

I guess I sent this to my self 11 months and 30 days ago. I hope past self is spot on about me being kind and all. She was right that I would be straying and slacking by now. She was spot on about me needing motivation and being surprised. But ...

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The Unexpected by rongo rongo March 23rd, 2009 1:12 PM

The problem with surprising myself is that sometimes my subconscious displays an appalling lack of imagination. I've been tracking my auto-surprises for a while, and they do tend to be mundane, so I've been waiting for something a bit more zippy to h...

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The Unexpected by Sardonicus Tweed June 24th, 2009 8:41 PM

All right. I get really freaked out by sound. This is important background information that will be relevant later. What I did was I took a bunch of loud, jarring sound and cut it together into a sonic enema. Then, I put together a playlist of some ...

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The Unexpected by miss understanding July 26th, 2009 10:22 AM

I remember when I first saw this task, wondering to myself how on earth might I go about trying to do something like surprise myself. I am glad I remembered this task when I recently did just that since I feel like it has been forever since I've subm...

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The Unexpected by Rin Brooker July 26th, 2009 9:20 PM

Well this is amusing. Last night after launching Crispin my collaborators and I stopped in at a party were I may or may not have had a little more than I meant to. Alcohol Is like caffeine to me and I can't sleep when I've had any so I was sitting a...

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The Unexpected by Scott Nelson March 18th, 2009 6:07 PM

Well, I may not get so easily scared by the toaster as others, Though I do... I decided to take another approach. The Maze Now to you who have played it, You know what I am talking about, To others.. Well see for yourself... http://www.winterr...

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The Unexpected by Amoeba Man July 23rd, 2012 5:08 PM

Note: This praxis contains spoilers for Spec Ops: The Line. If you care, then just leave 2 or 3 points and be on your way. But, y'know, I recommend you don't buy Spec Ops: The Line, so spoilers aren't all that important. It was a weird moment when I...

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