1. no one was allowed to have the same name as anyone else?
2. it was your birthday every day?
3. it was Christmas every day?
4. the loudspeaker hadn’t been invented?
5. you managed to copyright or trademark something that was already in common use?
6. you went somewhere unusual to research your new book only to find thirty other writers there all doing exactly the same thing?
7. humans stayed awake for seven days then slept for four days?
8. only one person could be born per day and any subsequent births that day were destroyed?
9. someone else was intercepting all your email messages?
10. all forms of sex became sinful and the birth rate dropped to zero?