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Question: What timeline should I write?
Alton Parker in 1904   -5 (55.6%)
William Jennings Bryan in 1896   -4 (44.4%)
Winfield Scott Hancock in 1880   -0 (0%)
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« on: May 15, 2012, 12:29:20 pm »
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I've decided its time for me to get back into writing timelines.  I've decided my new timeline will be one that will be on an election wherein the loser in real life had little chance at victory but in the new timeline I'll create some sort of manner by which they won the election.  So what do you guys think would be a good one for me to write on?
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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2012, 02:47:47 pm »
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I think Alton Parker would make the more interesting TL. I've read Bryan timelines before.
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« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2012, 03:57:51 pm »
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He's back! I say Alton B. Parker. My history teacher would be looking back on that moment for years wondering how the heck a "god" like Teddy Roosevelt lost to a total "loser" like Alton Parker.
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« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2012, 05:12:04 pm »
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Parker, for sure.
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« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2012, 05:16:43 pm »
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I think Alton Parker would make the more interesting TL.
Agree.
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« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2012, 05:48:38 pm »
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He's back! I say Alton B. Parker. My history teacher would be looking back on that moment for years wondering how the heck a "god" like Teddy Roosevelt lost to a total "loser" like Alton Parker.

I agree.  And from what you've told me about your history teacher, he probably wouldn't even know who TR is, but he'd know the "conservative evil" that Parker brought to this country, though he also sounds like a party hack and might've turned out a raging libertarian.  Wink.  I'm so sorry for you, man.
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« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2012, 10:31:18 pm »
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He's back! I say Alton B. Parker. My history teacher would be looking back on that moment for years wondering how the heck a "god" like Teddy Roosevelt lost to a total "loser" like Alton Parker.

Well the election itself may not be my jumping off point so he may not need to beat Roosevelt Wink
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« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2012, 10:35:56 pm »
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He's back! I say Alton B. Parker. My history teacher would be looking back on that moment for years wondering how the heck a "god" like Teddy Roosevelt lost to a total "loser" like Alton Parker.

Well the election itself may not be my jumping off point so he may not need to beat Roosevelt Wink

He beats zombie Lincoln!
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« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2012, 06:35:34 pm »
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Any other thoughts or should I get to it?
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« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2012, 07:45:35 pm »
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Both options are good----WBJ in 1896 leads to Parker in 1904 perhaps? Wink
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« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2012, 11:42:53 pm »
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I'll go with the Alton Parker timeline.  I think its something that has been certainly seen far less.
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« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2012, 10:01:13 pm »
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I'll go with the Alton Parker timeline.  I think its something that has been certainly seen far less.

Let's see it 
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