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Question: Where do we find that Dr Lawrence Gordon has been assisting Jigsaw?

Chosen answer: It is finally revealed in the end of Saw: The Final Chapter that Dr. Gordon had been assisting Jigsaw and had helped in traps that involved medical procedures such as the key in Michael's eye at the beginning of Saw II and the stitches on Art and Blank for the Mausoleum trap in Saw IV. Before this was revealed, there were several occurrences which made viewers believe he was alive, most notably the video of Dr. Gordon limping when putting the key in Michael's eye. Director Darren Lynn Bousman intended to keep viewers in the dark had he stayed on, and Director Kevin Greutert intended for him to be in Saw VI, but Cary Elwes allegedly wanted to star in the "final film".

Question: Whose voice was on all the tapes? Did Kramer record them before he died or did Hoffman change his voice while recording them?

Chosen answer: In Saw IV, before John tests Cecil, he is seen testing a device that deepens his voice, so yes it is quite possible that Amanda and Hoffman do the same.

Question: How do Danny and Cha Cha know each other? He acts different around her and when they first met she said 'Zucko, baby'?

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Chosen answer: It is implied that Danny and Cha-Cha used to date, and that she still holds a torch for him. Danny tries to pass off their acquaintance by telling Sandy she's a "friend of the family."

Michael Albert

Answer: Danny and Cha Cha did date. While at the drive-in Sandy says "I still think you went together." To "go together" back then meant going steady, as in they were boyfriend and girlfriend. Danny is trying to pass it off as something less serious but he does admit "We didn't go together, we just went together."

HX-1 - S2-E8

Question: Hawk asks Mace where St. John is both before he gets knocked out and sent to the desert, and in the scene where Mace is demonstrating the helicopter they stole capabilities. But Mace won't tell him. Why not just capture Mace and water-board him to force him to tell him where St. John is? Or inject a truth serum into Mace?

Answer: No truth serum has proven to make a person tell the truth. Regarding capturing Mace, and forcing him to tell him where St. John is by water boarding him, People subject to torment such as water boarding are not likely to tell the truth, so Mace would probably lie.

Paradox - S3-E2

Question: When Flash created an alternate timeline in the previous episode (S3-E1) he started to forget things. He once again created another alternate timeline in this episode (S3-E2), why doesn't he start to forget things again?

Chosen answer: Barry didn't create another alternate timeline, he just restored his original one, however Jay intercepts him when he (Barry) tries to fix it again. He explains that no matter what he does, the timeline will not be exactly the same. Small "time fractures" will still remain. Barry will not forget because he is in his original timeline.

Question: We never see Scott finding out the fact that Logan used his car, stuck his adamantium claws in the steering wheel, and left it at Bobby Drake's house in Boston. How did this likely play out?

Chosen answer: Considering the circumstances Scott would most certainly overlook the loss of his car. The love of his life has just been killed. Even if he didn't overlook it, Logan only took the car because of an emergency. Nothing that happens to the car is remotely Logan's fault.

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Question: Just before Harry casts expelliarmus on Snape, why did Ron grab Hermione's sleeve?

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Chosen answer: He was just pulling her out of the way to what he thought was a safer spot and out of the line of fire from Snape's wand.

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The Table Polarization - S7-E16

Question: What is the joke about when they make fun of the way Raj says mustache?

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Chosen answer: Given Raj's accent, he pronounces the word moustache differently from how the others would. They simply find his pronunciation of the word moustache amusing.

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Question: How did they attack in the morning and fight a 2 hour battle and dig in for the night?

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Question: Why did Kyle Pratt kill Carson, instead of sparing his life, running to either the cargo door or passenger door, showing the people her daughter, telling them he was the hijacker? He appears to have injured his leg after he fell down in the restroom, He was further away from both of the doors than Kyle, And she probably would gotten to one of them before him, because he wouldn't have been able to move fast enough to get to either of the doors before her. And then he would have gotten arrested, because then the people would have realised that he had deceived them. And his charismatic and manipulative skills would no longer have helped him.

Answer: Because even if she had managed to convince people he was the hijacker, and get him arrested, there would have been risks that he would escape from jail, and try to get revenge on her for ruining his plan.

Answer: There's something satisfying with seeing a villain undone by his own devices, so after Kyle finds out that Carson was behind everything and willing to kill her and her daughter, Kyle is eliminating his threat while getting revenge, thus providing an explosive end to him that might satisfy the moviegoers desire for his utter defeat.

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Question: How did Exley know about Leow and Reynolds when speaking to Leow?

Chosen answer: Vincennes, most likely. The condition under which Jack gives his help to Exley in solving the Nite Owl case is Exley's help in solving Reynolds' murder, so Jack must have filled him in on the case details.

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Question: At the end Dumbledore says that Harry's power of love allowed him to escape from Voldemort 4 times but is it not 5 times? when he was a baby, in book 1, book 2, book 4 and this book.

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Chosen answer: In book 2 it wasn't love that allowed him to escape.

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Question: Why did Remus agree to make Harry his son's godfather? Teddy would nowhere near be safe as long as Voldemort is hunting Harry.

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Chosen answer: Remus knew that if he and Tonks were killed, Harry, as godfather, was someone who understood what it was like to have grown up as an orphan. Assuming Harry lived, he was the best person to mentor young Teddy. Teddy was raised by Tonk's mother, Andromeda, but, as godfather, Harry played a significant role in Teddy's life.

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Question: Exactly what made Remus go back to Tonks?

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Chosen answer: She knew he loved her, but he felt he was too old for her. She convinced him that the age difference didn't matter to her. She loved him as well.

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Question: Doc gets Marty back home. Then seconds later Marty appears again. He shows Doc the letter he wrote. So Marty goes back to 1885 to save him. They make a big deal of having to repair the DeLorean that was buried in the cave. But why can't they use the DeLorean that Marty just used to get back to 1955?

Chosen answer: Because Marty didn't "just" arrive, he was already there, having come back from the alternate 1985 with Doc in the previous film. The DeLorean they used to get to 1955 is the one that is struck by lightning while Marty's on the ground, and sent Doc to 1885. He cannot repair it with the resources available in 1885, so he hides it in the cave with instructions that his 1955 self will use to fix it.

Question: Even though Anna lost her memories of Elsa's ice making powers, how did she remember Olaf after she meets him?

Chosen answer: She remembers that her and Elsa built a snowman as children and named him Olaf. She doesn't remember that Elsa used magic to make the snow. In her mind it was just a memory of two sisters building an ordinary snowman and pretending he was alive.

BaconIsMyBFF

Question: When Bond gets trapped underwater, could it be possible for him to survive using the air in the tyres?

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Chosen answer: The Mythbusters tested that very thing on their show. The result was that it was impossible to breathe in air from a leaking tire while underwater.

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Question: Why was Diego leaving the herd?

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Chosen answer: He failed at hunting and believes staying with the herd has damaged his predatory instincts.

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Question: How did Manny know the humans would go to glacier pass?

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Chosen answer: Because they have a settlement on the other side.

Greg Dwyer

Question: Did Manny think if they cleaned the baby's diaper he would stop crying? What difference would that make?

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Chosen answer: Manny is a Mammoth, he doesn't know how to take care of a human baby. He assumed (correctly) that if there is poop in the baby's diaper, the baby would be uncomfortable and cry. Like babies do in real life.

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