What would happen if....

Posted by: rphk123

So you go back in time, find your grandfather and kill him, meaning you would never have been born meaning you could never have gone back in time to kill your grandfather. What happens?

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You would create an endless time-loop

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Time is a straight line that could not be altered. Time would fix itself and somehow you would be born.

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Nothing would happen because you have already been born in your timeline so you couldn't have suddenly not been born

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My head hurts

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You would destroy space and time

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You would dissapear

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I have no f**king idea

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YamaVonKarma says2014-07-24T11:51:45.3583923-05:00
You would create a new timeline where you weren't born, while existing in the timeline you're from.
Preston says2014-07-24T11:53:06.2116374-05:00
See that picture of the explosion, that's my brain!
reece says2014-07-24T11:53:38.9086086-05:00
It is impossible because you wouldn't be conscious.
reece says2014-07-24T12:18:05.0660489-05:00
@rphk123 can you add my answer please? ^
Geogeer says2014-07-24T13:11:37.3082216-05:00
I would argue that if time travel were possible, anything that we do in the future could not affect the past. So lets say that you wanted to go back in time and kill Hitler as a youth. Something would happen that would prevent you from accomplishing this task, and maybe even result in him being the way he was. Time would have already incorporated your actions before you did them.
reece says2014-07-24T13:14:36.4055934-05:00
Geogeer: you just said what i said but you broke it down.
reece says2014-07-24T13:22:37.2039471-05:00
Oh wait no, you are saying "Time is a straight line that could not be altered. Time would fix itself and somehow you would be born." or something like that. But our ideas are close.
rings48 says2014-07-24T13:29:43.5259100-05:00
Multi-Universe theory, So you killed your grandpa in a universe that you don't exist
Preston says2014-07-24T13:32:17.1420641-05:00
Thats the point rings, but if u never existed who killed your Gpa
JasperFrancisShickadance says2014-07-24T14:31:17.1777404-05:00
My head hurts too tho :P
Preston says2014-07-24T15:31:00.2546444-05:00
Not gpa like grade point average but like grandpa
reece says2014-07-24T15:32:38.8331395-05:00
http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/files/2014/03/ASuToiS.jpg
Preston says2014-07-24T15:33:16.5544655-05:00
Reece wrong thread
reece says2014-07-24T15:33:32.9035799-05:00
I know lol
Preston says2014-07-24T15:33:49.6739024-05:00
:p
RedBengalTiger says2014-07-27T23:50:18.2522593-05:00
Your consciousness is transferred to a different entity: you are born, but of another family, and you may lose your memory of your previous past (but you would recall the time travel and perceive it all as a single stretch of time).

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