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Poll: I think I just saw... me!

Time travel is a dangerous mistress, and there have been occasions where someone has met/ seen themselves on their travels, which of these encounters is the most interesting? Discuss here

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    Biff Tannen

    Back To The Future, part 2 -The old Biff gives the younger one, a complete sports almanac for the next 30 years of his life, all he has to do is bet on the winners and in the process change the future for himself, and everyone around him.
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    Marty McFly

    Back To The Future, part 2 - Marty Mcfly has to go back to the prom night setting in the first film (1985) and has to follow his younger self, whilst trying not to be seen by him in fear of creating a paradox.
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    Harry Potter

    The Prisoner of Askaban - Harry Potter, using the time turner is watching himself and his godfather being drained of all life he is waiting for the saviour he remembers from the past to come - he decides he can no longer wait and he saves himself using the patronus charm, he can only do it because he saw himself do it, make sense?.
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    Hermione Granger

    The Prisoner of Askaban - Once again using the time turner, she and Harry are saving the lives of innocents in the past, she runs into her past self, but manages to hide in the knick of time so her past brushes the meeting off as if her eyes were playing tricks on her.
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    Looper - A time-travelling contract killer, is given an assignment, but becomes hesitant to finish the job as he recognises the victim as himself - the older him manages to escape, will he pursue and try to kill himself, or work with himself to fend off the mob who have hired him?
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    The day of the doctor - A time vortex opens up and unites three doctors' simultaneously, they have multiple tasks that must be achieved one getting to the route of escaping painted characters in a 2013 art gallery, preventing a plot to murder Queen Elizabeth in 1562 and trying to save a whole planet from destruction in an ancient space war on the day it wasn't possible to get it right.
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    Ebenezer Scrooge

    A Christmas Carol - Is taken back in time by the ghost of Christmas past, showing him a series of visions of his former self in an attempt to try and get him to change his ways.
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    Jack Slater

    Last Action Hero - Jack Slater - the video game character (played by Arnold Schwarzenneger) - crosses into the real world - and comes across the real Arnie at a movie premier.
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    Bill S. Preston, Esq.

    And Ted in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure - They bump into themselves and here's how the conversation went - Ted: OK wait. If you guys are really us, what number are we thinking of? Bill, Ted: 69, dudes. Bill, Ted: Whoa. druple air guitar solo]
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    Amelia Pond

    The Girl Who Waited - Her husband Rory is confronted with choosing between young and happy Amy and old and grumpy Amy. At some point the idea having both Amy’s live on the TARDIS is floated with Rory asking the Doctor if it could work. “I don’t know, it’s your marriage!” the Doctor replies.
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    Philip J. Fry

    Futurama - Fry and Leela's on/off relationship is strained when Leela starts dating a bald guy named Lars - it turns out that Lars is Fry, but from the future (in the time that has elapsed his appearance and personality have changed so dramatically that he does not recognise himself). Fry realises that this is the type of person he must become in order to win Leela over.
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    James Cole

    12 Monkeys - James Cole travels back in time from a post apocalyptic world to determine who caused the disease drove humans underground...he is gunned down as a murderer and kidnapper while his younger self sees the whole thing and walks out of the airport with his parents.
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    Russ Duritz

    A Bruce Willis Hat-trick!! The Kid - Russ Duritz, a 40 year old man meets his 8 year old self, who proclaims "So, I'm forty, I'm not married, I don't fly jets, and I don't have a dog? I grow up to be a loser."
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    Time's Arrow Part 1 and 2 - icard and the Enterprise are urgently called back to Earth to see the results of an archaeological dig that reveals aliens may have visited the planet in the 19th century. Among the many relics they have found is one that is totally out of place - Commander Data's head. Data confirms that it is his own head and not that of his brother Lore. He seems completely at ease with the find, which is not the case with the rest of the crew. On the planet, Data encounters a temporal vortex and he suddenly finds himself transported to 19th century San Francisco where he meets none other than Guinan.
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    Dave Lister

    Red Dwarf - Lister and the crew meet themselves several times throughout the series, including alternate dimension versions of themselves (in which one of those dimensions they were female versions of themselves), good and evil copies of themselves and themselves from the future.
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    Star Trek (2009) - The elder Spock meets with his younger self and tells him that he helped Kirk directly so the two would form a friendship. The older Spock raises his hand in the familiar live-long-and-prosper gesture, but notes that the unusual circumstances do not lend themselves to the famous greeting of the original series, so he simply wishes his younger self "Good luck."