Is there any specific way that you can tell (become aware) that you've entered the Twilight Zone?

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    If your beacon's been moved under moon and stars, that's often a telltale sign. Also, if you're falling down the spiral, destination unknown, then it's pretty much a cinch. – Jon Kiparsky Jan 26 '14 at 7:14
  • @RogueJedi - I disagree that they're dupes. How would you know to escape if you didn't know you were there in the first place? – Valorum Feb 24 '16 at 17:51
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    @Richard One of the answers answers this question. "The Twilight Zone is not a physical place, but Serling's term to describe the "dimension of imagination"" – Rogue Jedi Feb 24 '16 at 18:15
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    @RogueJedi - And yet, it has signposts and a door. – Valorum Feb 24 '16 at 18:16
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    if Rod Serling is hanging around narrating and smoking like a chimney, odds are pretty good – NKCampbell Mar 22 '17 at 23:17

It depends. According to the opening narrations in the classic serial, that there were a number of ways to identify if you were in the Twilight zone,

Season 1 - [If] you've entered a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination then you're in the Twilight Zone.

Season 3 - if you see a "signpost up ahead — your next stop is the Twilight Zone!"

Season 4 - "[If] You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas then you're in the Twilight Zone.

Seasons 3&4 "If you unlock a door with the key of imagination then you're in the Twilight Zone"

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    Every time I read a well constructed universe I "unlock a door with the key of imagination" – James Jenkins Jan 27 '14 at 23:30
  • How wondrous is this land? Usually some very bad things happen to the main characters. – CigarDoug Feb 24 '16 at 11:28
  • @cigardoug - But not always – Valorum Feb 24 '16 at 11:49
  • @cigardoug - Happy ending twist - m.imdb.com/title/tt0734601 – Valorum Feb 24 '16 at 12:02
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    @randal'thor - At the time I think I felt that the question wasn't intended seriously. I've reconsidered though, and have voted to reopen – Valorum Feb 24 '16 at 13:53

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