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Question: Why did Darby rape and kill Clyde's wife and daughter? Seems pointless, given that Darby and Ames were only there to rob the house.

EK8829

Chosen answer: Maybe Ames was only there for the robbery, but given how quickly Darby decided to commit rape, it may be something he has done before and decided to take advantage of once he saw that there was a woman home that he could have his way with.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: When Cal and Lovejoy frame Jack for stealing the necklace, at one point during the scene Cal says something to the effective of two things dear to him having disappeared, one being the necklace obviously. So then was Rose the other "thing" he was referring to?

Chosen answer: Yes, he meant Rose. He basically viewed her as a possession.

Purple_Girl

Question: Clyde says to Darby, "Now, what we don't want is you swallowing your tongue, so bear with me" and then inserts some kind of mouthpiece into Darby's mouth. What does it do, and why does he not want Darby swallowing his tongue?

EK8829

Chosen answer: The devices he places in Darby's mouth is to keep his tongue in place. He doesn't want Darby to swallow his tongue (i.e. choke) because he wants him to be awake and alert for the duration of his torture. This is also why he gives him an adrenaline IV to keep him from passing out as well as tourniquets for his severed limbs to prevent him from bleeding to death.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: What is Scott's visor made of?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Chosen answer: Ruby quartz. In the comics and various adaptations, ruby quartz is the only substance that can hold his eye beams at bay. There is a scene in "X-Men: Apocalypse" where Hank gives Scott some glasses made out of ruby quartz, along with an explanation of why they will work.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: After the healing of Theoden from the spell of Saruman, Why didn't Aragorn Let Theoden kill Grima?

DFirst1

Chosen answer: Théoden was intent on killing Grima out of revenge for what he had done. Since Aragorn is a very noble man, he would have felt that Théoden killing Grima for that reason would not have been a noble decision, especially for a king, to make.

Casual Person

Question: Who is the 2nd in command of Sauron? Is it the Witch King or the Mouth of Sauron?

DFirst1

Chosen answer: The Witch-king of Angmar is Sauron's second in command. The Mouth of Sauron serves more as an ambassador and messenger to Sauron.

Casual Person

Question: Where were the Wally World scenes shot?

Chosen answer: The Wally World scenes were shot in two locations. At Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California and Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. The parking lot scene was filmed in Santa Anita Park's large parking lot, whilst the scenes taking place inside Wally World were shot at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Casual Person

Question: Why does Xavier want to kill everybody and not tell them anything about the numbers behind their head?

Chosen answer: He's only looking out for himself. He doesn't care if anyone else dies.

Phaneron Premium member

Answer: All of the games included a limited amount of antidotes, he was being selfish.

Question: When the baby pulls Manny's nose hairs out, there were white things at the ends. Not to sound gross but I've done it in my nostrils and my armpits, and I wanted to ask what those white ends are?

Chosen answer: The roots, most likely. In hair follicles, it's where one's DNA coding is stored.

Cubs Fan

Question: What is the reference to the limo drivers at Clair's funeral about. Who is the extra person?

Chosen answer: The guy who killed Claire was the fifth guy. If you go back and look, you'll see he was dressed as a driver at the funeral.

Question: What was the bill, if passed, going to do? The one Long kept trying to pass and convince (The Senate I believe) the other congressmen to pass.

Chosen answer: With it, Long would have been able to destroy the land, create another dam and get more houses built. However, like the first dam, he would have cut corners which would cause the new dam to eventually break.

Question: I have been trying to ID the blade used by the sentry at the church; also by the special ops commander to cut the throat of the "new guy" radio operator.

martea

Chosen answer: It's by Jack Crain, called the Die Hard 2 fighter. See http://www.jackcrainknives.com/movieknives2.htm.

Question: Why did Carmen take off her shoe?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Chosen answer: Because Juni told her that her feet stunk so she wanted to see if it was true.

Question: Why doesn't Stark like anyone to hand him things? Is it just a quirk or is there a reason behind it?

Chosen answer: In the beginning of the first film, Tony has no problem being handed things. However, when he is kidnapped and his life is threatened and he realises that his weapons are being used for the wrong purposes, his mind starts to change. In his head, he believes that whenever he is handed something, terrible events happen. For example, when he was handed the documents to sign for his weapons in the beginning of the first film, he found out that they were being sold to the wrong people. Also, when the blonde reporter hands him photos, it's of a town being devastated because of his weapons, and he feels at fault. So he develops this small fear or dislike of being handed things because they do not end well and end up causing him pain.

Answer: Tony is merely antagonizing Agent Coulson.

Phixius Premium member

Question: When the crew are in the two cages hanging down and then start climbing up the side, Will is talking about getting to the black pearl. Someone in the other cage says something like, "actually it can be done with six", followed by "oh dear". All the men in both cages suddenly start climbing frantically. What was said exactly and what was the joke?

Answer: Will says that once they escape and get back to the Black Pearl, it will take all of them to sail the ship. Leech, the pirate in the other cage, corrects him, saying that, actually, a minimum of six men could crew it. Leech's, "Oh dear," comment is when he and everyone simultaneously realise that whoever escapes first will take control of the ship. Will, Gibbs, and the rest of Jack's crew know that Leech and the other pirates have no loyalty to Sparrow, and if they commandeer the Black Pearl, they'll strand everyone else on the island. It then becomes a race to reach the cliff top first.

raywest Premium member

Answer: Will says "we'll need all the men to launch the pearl" Leech corrects him saying they'd only need about six. Both cages realise that they only need one cage, and can leave the others to die. This is why Leech says "oh, dear." And why he tries to continue to climb up after the tribesmen appears on the bridge. Will, most likely wouldn't have left the others though.

MasterOfAll

Chosen answer: Earlier, during the conversation between Will and Gibbs, Gibbs says "Jack's life will end when the drums stop." This is what Leech (the man who says "oh dear") is referring to, as the drums stop.

Chosen answer: The joke is that it has now become a race to escape as either group can getaway without the other and will leave them behind.

Phixius Premium member

Question: My question concerns when Pete and Jonesy are on the skidoo and Pete tells him off, and then Jonsey turns into Mr. Grey and bites his head off. How does something bigger get into something smaller? If Mr. Grey is a hallucination of Jonsey, how does he kill the people he kills along the way to the reservoir. And how goes he separate from the entity and survive when the shit-weasels kill people upon exit?

Girlygreen

Answer: Great question. So think of it this way. Say you are infected with a small virus and it has to multiple and destroy tissue to get to its full potential i.e. the infected man in woods I think his name was Barry. Now imagine a giant full grown parasite like a giant tapeworm is ingested by an adult human, the giant tapeworm doesn't need your cells to live it's already matured, it just needs you to feed it meals from outside as it lives in your digestive track i.e. Jonsey. For your next question. So how does this thing recreate clothing? Well it doesn't, it changes the cellular gradient by turning it's molecules into what we call an airborne hypertonic solution meaning it disbonds from our cells so it's molecules can float outside the clothing and host. Then reanimate onto the outside of the host creating a cellular body to feed or kill then the cells become airborne molecules again, change their gradient back to an isotopic solution to rebond with the human cells including the brain tissue. I have a extensive medical background so I love dissecting these things. Hope this answers your question.

Answer: Mr. Gray is not a hallucination, he is a living alien creature. Mr. Gray, and the rest of his species, are shape shifters and can also possess other intelligent life forms. He can leave Jonesy's body at will, turn into a red mist to enter another body, and turn into his normal monstrous form to kill if need be. How his species accomplishes this changing of mass is not explained.

BaconIsMyBFF

Chosen answer: Mr. Gray is not real and was not ever real. He was a figment of Jonsey's imagination.

Chosen answer: Mr. Gray is a hallucination in the book, and real in the movie.

Question: When Heather is counting the children it appears to me that she counts herself twice as number 3 and 11 - am I correct?

Chosen answer: She does indeed...she counts herself as "3" in the wide shot, and in the shot from inside the van, right after she counts the neighbor kid as Kevin, one can see her tap her own head again and say "11". It's a continuity error (yet still, for some reason, the correct number of kids).

Question: Does Air Force One crash into the twin towers?

Chosen answer: The plane does in fact hit one of the towers. It strikes the tower, then crashes to the ground.

Jason Hoffman

Answer: Whilst not explicitly shown onscreen, at least in the dvd I own, the plane is shown heading straight for the twins. The crash also is never seen, due to budgetary reasons.

Alan Keddie

Question: What are the limits of the Ghost Rider's Strength?

Chosen answer: The Ghost Rider possesses superhuman strength sufficient to lift up to 25 tons. http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/Johnathon_Blaze_ (Earth-616).

Question: What happened then to Prince Charming or Fairy Godmother? In Shrek 2, they did mention that it was the Fairy Godmother who cursed Fiona. So how come Prince Charming never rescued her instead of Shrek (since he was never born in Rumpelstiltskin's timeline)? The King and Queen may have disappeared but at least Prince Charming could have still saved her.

Chosen answer: It is not known why it took Charming so long to rescue Fiona. She was in the tower for several years. Shrek 2 picked up after she was rescued and it was too late for Charming. Since Shrek was never born and Charming was so late, I would think there was nothing from stopping the King and Queen from signing the deal with Rumplestiltskin. The deal was for Fiona to be rescued from the tower in exchange for the Kingdom. He never said "who" rescued her. She rescued herself. It was a trick from the beginning. Not sure of their whereabouts after the deal. Fairy Godmother probably could not change the alternate reality if she did not know what happened to everyone.

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