A Sound of Thunder

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Posted by Kyreo (4682 posts) -

I remember reading this short story back in grade school and for some reason I remembered this story today.  It's a good read and if you've never heard of it then you can read it here.   
 
Also the title to the movie "The Butterfly Effect" starring Ashton Kutcher refers to this short story.  

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#1 Posted by Kyreo (4682 posts) -

I remember reading this short story back in grade school and for some reason I remembered this story today.  It's a good read and if you've never heard of it then you can read it here.   
 
Also the title to the movie "The Butterfly Effect" starring Ashton Kutcher refers to this short story.  

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#2 Posted by Sanryd (1443 posts) -

TL;DR 
 
JK, I'll probably get around to reading it later, but I'm lovin' the new addition to your avatar :P

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#3 Posted by Kyreo (4682 posts) -
@tdk08: it looks longer than it really is cuz it's a web page.   When I came across the Brad Bomb meme I HAD to change my avatar to include Brad.... for obvious reasons.
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#4 Posted by ZenaxPure (2584 posts) -

Agreed, great short story. Read it a ton of different times during school.

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#5 Posted by ryanwho (12011 posts) -

The movie makes SyFy originals movies look like Shakespeare. Its a must see.

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#6 Posted by Kyreo (4682 posts) -
@ryanwho: Did you real-     No, READ IT.  Don't watch it.  Everybody knows that the book is always better.
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#7 Posted by ryanwho (12011 posts) -

I had no idea when seeing it it was based on a classic short story. And now that movie probably stained my perception of the book if I ever read it. In between all the nonesense and awful, just awful, special effects, I did see a pretty interesting idea for a story though. Were there dinosaur baboons in the book? The movie. Its got dinosaur baboons.

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#8 Posted by Kyreo (4682 posts) -
@ryanwho: I recommend you read the REALLY short story and find out... 
 
but because I'm not a total dick I'll tell you.  No, there were no Dinosaur baboons.

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