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SSgtBaloo
04-19-2011, 05:28 PM
Or at least, they have banned its depiction. Link=> http://www.tvguide.com/News/China-Bans-Time-Travel-1031835.aspx <+Link

I wonder how Doctor Who is taking the news?

kaylasdad99
04-19-2011, 08:17 PM
He'll probably find a way to get around it. Maybe by making sure he only visits China before the ban is put in place...

SSgtBaloo
04-19-2011, 08:49 PM
He'll probably find a way to get around it. Maybe by making sure he only visits China before the ban is put in place...

What amazes me is that the Chinese Government considers this concern important enough to enact legislation against it.

AncientHumanoid
04-19-2011, 08:53 PM
What about alternate dimensions? Won't someone think of the children!?

Double Foolscap
04-20-2011, 04:13 AM
What about future time travel?

Horatio Hellpop
04-20-2011, 06:02 AM
They're just doing their part in the effort to get one Star Trek movie made without the hoary cliche of time travel. My hat's off to them!

CalMeacham
04-20-2011, 07:29 AM
When you outlaw Time Travel, only Outlaws will Travel through Time.

Finagle
04-20-2011, 07:33 AM
When you outlaw Time Travel, only Outlaws will Travel through Time.

So...they'll be Time Bandits?

Harmonious Discord
04-20-2011, 07:41 AM
This after they banned reincarnation to spite the Tibetan Buddhists.

Crotalus
04-20-2011, 07:48 AM
What amazes me is that the Chinese Government considers this concern important enough to enact legislation against it.Remember we're talking about China, and take a look at the linked article again. There's no legislation involved. It's an edict, sorry, guidelines, from a government bureau.

Hypno-Toad
04-20-2011, 08:10 AM
I get the feeling that one powerful man somewhere hates the subject matter and has the power to force his taste on the rest of China.

kayaker
04-20-2011, 08:18 AM
Eat Chinese food and twenty five minutes ago you are hungry again!

AncientHumanoid
04-20-2011, 08:18 AM
Isn't Looper (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1276104/) being filmed in China? Funny quote. (http://www.movieweb.com/news/looper-is-most-important-film-of-my-career-says-joseph-gordon-levitt) Pics of their production in China. (http://loopermovie.tumblr.com/) Maybe they finished it before this ban.

Grumman
04-20-2011, 08:38 AM
Only the Chinese government is allowed to take liberties with historical fact!

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