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SIMULACRON-3 1964 Literature

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  • Android and Robot Models
    • Autotender
      • Automated bartender machine at Horace Sisken's party. (Chapter 1)
  • Bars and Night Clubs
    • Limpy’s
      • The 33rd Amendment outlawed smoking, leading to the creation of underground nightclubs known as a “smoke-easy”, such as Limpy’s, where Doug meets Dr. Avery Collingsworth. (Chapter 3)
  • Beverages-Alcohol
    • Soropson’s Scotch
      • Alcohol product packaged in a bottle shaped like a bowling ball, advertised in the simulation Doug enters as an observer. “Mellow, smooth - Can you think of a better distiller’s product?” (Chapter 5)
  • Computers and Software
    • Simulacron-3
      • Reactions, Inc.'s new social environment simulator.
  • Corporations
    • The Siskin Establishment
      • Horace Sisken's main corporation.
  • Drugs-Recreational
    • ESB
      • Recreational drug.
  • Entertainment for Hire
    • Tycho Tumbling Trio
      • Entertainment featured at Horace Sisken's party. (Chapter 1)
  • Government Entities and Agencies/Bureaus/Councils
    • Reaction Monitors
      • Governmental agency overseeing public opinion survey industry.
  • Laws and Statutes
    • 33rd Amendment
      • The 33rd Amendment outlawed smoking, leading to the creation of underground nightclubs known as a “smoke-easy”, such as Limpy’s, where Doug meets Dr. Avery Collingsworth. (Chapter 3)
    • Article 326 Of The RM Code
      • A Certified Reaction Monitor, aka pollster, aka busybody, named John Cromwell, CRM #1146-A2, representing Foster Opinion Sampling Foundation, shows up at Horace Sisken's party in Chapter 1 with a Type A priority survey. Horace refuses to answer any questions, quoting Article 326 of the RM code: "Recreational activities are not to be interrupted for monitoring purposes." (Chapter 1)
    • The Reaction Monitors' Code
      • Laws established by Reaction Monitors.
  • Menu Items-Drinks
    • Scotch-asteroid
      • Doug "dials” a Scotch Asteroid on the Autotender, the Automated bartender machine at Horace Sisken's party (Chapter 1). He orders another when he meets Avery Collingsworth at Limpy’s. (Chapter 3)
  • Newspapers
    • Evening Press
      • Only newspaper with report on Morton Lynch's disappearance. (Chapter 2)
  • Professional Organizations
    • Association Of Reaction Monitors
      • Group picketing the Sisken Establishment. (Chapter 2)
  • Public Relations
    • Foster Opinion Sampling Foundation
      • A Certified Reaction Monitor, aka pollster, aka busybody, named John Cromwell, CRM #1146-A2, representing Foster Opinion Sampling Foundation, shows up at Horace Sisken's party in Chapter 1 with a Type A priority survey. Horace refuses to answer any questions, quoting Article 326 of the RM code: "Recreational activities are not to be interrupted for monitoring purposes."
  • Songs
    • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
      • Period song played at smoke-easy Limpy’s bar. (Chapter 3)
    • Two Cigarettes in the Dark
      • Period song played at smoke-easy Limpy’s bar. (Chapter 3)
  • Sports
    • Ballistoboard
      • Doug remembers the June 2033 Ballistoboard tournament trophy behind the bar at Limpy’s as havibg been awarded to Morton Lynch, but following Lynch’s disappearance, the name becomes Avery Collingsworth. (Chapter 3)
  • Substances
    • Hypnostone
      • Artifact from Mars' Syrtis Major region. Entertainment featured at Horace Sisken's party. (Chapter 1)
  • Technology Companies
    • Reactions, Inc.
      • Subsidiary of the Sisken Establishment, creator of Simulacron-3. Also known as REIN.
  • Tours
    • McWorther Lunar Tour
      • Doug is asked by an Reaction Monitor on the street about his opinions on fare increases for the McWorther Lunar Tour. (Chapter 3)

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