John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Ten random things: Reader Request Month, day 19

Ten fictional intelligence agencies:

  1. SPECTRE (SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion, from James Bond novels and movies)
  2. S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Hazard Intervention, Espionage and Logistics Directorate, from Marvel Comics)
  3. H.E.A.T. (Hemisphere Emergency Action Team, from telelvision show Acapulco H.E.A.T.)
  4. ISA (International Security Alliance, from the television series Days of Our Lives
  5. R.C.X. (Resources Control Executive, from Marvel Comics)
  6. T.H.U.N.D.E.R. (The Higher United Nations Defense Enforcement Reserves, from the comic book T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents)
  7. C.L.A.S.H. (Consortium for Law-Enforcement Action for the Security of Humanity, from the comic book of the same name)
  8. C.A.P.E.R. (Civilian Authority for the Protection of Everybody, Regardless, from the television show The Kids from C.A.P.E.R.)
  9. V.S.S.E. (Vital Situation, Swift Elimination, from the video game Time Crisis)
  10. U.N.C.L.E. (United Network Command for Law and Enforcement, from the television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.)

Today's list is for marinwood, who wanted to see some acronyms. Did you know that CONTROL and KAOS apparently don't stand for anyhting? Very disappointing.

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