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Wrong thing Edit

That's not what the Time Rotor is. The first Doctor pointed to a control on the console itself and called it the Time Rotor. It's just that everyone now calls the column a time rotor. But it's been pretty consistently wrong. 64.134.223.188 02:30, June 8, 2011 (UTC)

ERRRR! Wrong. It is. What else would you call it? It makes perfect sense that this is the time rotor. (173.167.179.77talk to me 16:47, April 27, 2012 (UTC))

Eighth Doctor into the time rotor

"...into the time rotor here." (Sorry about the blurry hand.)

Got to admit, along with pointing by the First Doctor, the 1996 movie isn't really directly calling the huge glassy up-and-down column a time rotor either. The Eighth Doctor seems to be gesturing at something at the console in this as well, though maybe if you squint you could say he's pointing at the base of the column coming out of the console. See about 1:02:06/62:06 when the Doctor says, "We pre-set the co-ordinates just as I divert the power into the time rotor here." -- Tybort (talk page) 00:34, March 28, 2014 (UTC)
Though that said, in a chat with User:SmallerOnTheOutside, SOTO has determined that the term used to describe the column does prevail in plenty of pre-2005 novels, including but not limited to: Transit, Players, The Quantum Archangel, and oddly, The Chase (novelisation) (our ruling on novelisations technically excludes it as a source, however). -- Tybort (talk page) 01:06, March 28, 2014 (UTC)
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