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Question: When Barbara tells Batman that she is Batgirl, he responds saying ""That's PC" and suggests other names. What did he mean by it's PC?

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Chosen answer: "Politically Correct." He's joking with her.

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Question: How do diamonds fuel Mr. Freeze's suit?

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Chosen answer: The chemical properties of diamonds enhance the laser beams that cool his suit.

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Question: How did Poison Ivy automatically know what her blood was made of, her skin changed to, and her lips filled with when she rose back up?

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Chosen answer: She essentially became one with plant life. So she became fully aware of what was now in her body just from being.

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Question: After Chase tells Batman that she's in love with someone else, Bruce Wayne decides to give up being Batman. What exactly would make him decide this? Especially with Gotham currently under a terror spree from Riddler and Two Face.

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Chosen answer: Because he wants to be with Chase and he realizes that she would rather be with Bruce Wayne than Batman.

Question: What exactly is the Nygma box doing for Riddler and Two face's brains?

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Chosen answer: The box can steal other peoples' thoughts and their intelligence, beaming that information into the Riddler's and Two Face's minds.

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Question: How old is Dick Grayson/Robin supposed to be in this movie?

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Chosen answer: It's never specifically stated, but he is supposed to be a minor, which would probably make him around 16 or 17-years-of-age. Bruce Wayne becomes his guardian after Dick's parents are killed.

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Question: When Uncle Ben says to Peter "hey Michelangelo, don't forget we're painting the kitchen later", Peter says "sure thing, don't start without me" and Uncle Ben says "and don't start up with me", can anyone please tell me what "don't start up with me" means?

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Chosen answer: It's another way of saying "Don't be a smart ass."

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Question: Instead of Frank giving the wallet with the fingerprints to John in the future, why didn't Frank just give the wallet to the police in his own time?

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Chosen answer: They couldn't be sure that the police wouldn't lose it or turn it in when the owner showed up. Or, since we find out that the killer is a cop, he could have just taken it back from evidence).

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Question: How did John's father appear at the end of the movie as an old guy? It's very confusing to me, can someone please explain how that worked?

dan coakley..

Chosen answer: His son prevented his death in the past. By warning him about how he originally died in that fire and changing his decision, and then convincing him to stop smoking so he doesn't die of lung cancer. He prevented his past death, so suddenly he was still alive in present time.

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Question: Something that's always bugged me, when Rachel gets nervous at the awards and runs off stage, one of the other hosts says "f**king actresses". I thought she was a singer, we don't see anything throughout the whole movie about her films, so can someone please tell me why he says "f**king actresses"?

dan coakley..

Chosen answer: She is both, being there to accept the award for Best Actress.

LorgSkyegon

Answer: She was receiving the Oscar for her movie Queen of the night.

Question: Loki gets captured at the opera. Thor then appears and captures him and flies him onto a mountain and is ambushed by Iron Man. At the end of their fight several minutes later, Loki is still there. This obviously means he wanted to be captured. Why would he want to have been captured? He already had the Tesseract, plus all the equipment he needed to open the portal and Hawkeye was just going to break him out anyway. What exactly was his objective once he was in the Helicarrier?

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Chosen answer: Loki wants to take out the Avengers as a threat, and the helicarrier is the best place to do that. In a deleted scene, Hawkeye and Loki are discussing this, and Hawkeye says that he knows they are on the Helicarrier, but it is impossible to find with a form of guidance. This you can see when Hawkeye is making his approach on the carrier: he was tracking Loki's scepter.

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Answer: He still need some more equipment. Eariler in the film, in Loki's HQ, he and Zombied Hawkeye are discussing they need a few pieces to create a stable portal, plus an unlimited power source. Which is Stark Tower and the staff to jump start the machine.

Question: In the scene where Vincent is buying heroin from Lance, Lance says "This ain't Amsterdam, Vince. This is a seller's market. Coke is fuckin' dead as disco. Heroin's comin' back in a big fuckin' way. It's this whole seventies retro. Bell bottoms, heroin, they're as hot as hell." Why does it sound like Lance is trying to talk Vincent into buying heroin instead of coke when Vincent is supposed to be a heroin addict? (00:28:10)

Chosen answer: He's not trying to talk Vincent into buying cocaine, Lance is explaining to him why the heroin is so much more expensive than what he'd grown used to paying for it while he was in Amsterdam.

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Question: Would someone really explode in a microwave like the Russian did?

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Chosen answer: Due to the relatively shallow depth that the microwave heat reaches to in a short time, a large chunk of raw meat (i.e. a human) would take a very long time to 'cook' to the core, so the reality of 'bursting' like that is very unlikely; death is more likely to come from the extensive level of damage done to the skin and layers beneath, and the progressive boiling of bodily fluids. It would certainly take longer than a few seconds as portrayed in the film.

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Question: Just before they find Superman, Flash, Batman and Cyborg are walking through a room that has several containers holding various dead aliens. Are any of these supposed to represent any other characters or beings in the DC universe or elsewhere?

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Chosen answer: The government was combining Superman's DNA with various creatures to see what would result, which is why Cyborg tried to explain to the government fighters that he was just being used as a lab rat. That being said, however, there is one being in preservation that looks like a normal man; per the DVD commentary, that creature is Flashpoint Bizarro.

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Question: What did Cyborg do with Yo-Yo after he catches her? Right after he catches her, he suddenly jumps up on the roof with Batman and talks with very little time in between.

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Chosen answer: He probably turned her over to the police. There's no knowing how much time passed between when he caught her and when he jumped on the roof to chat with Batman.

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Question: Did Laz Alonso reprise his role as Fenix for the flashback sequences, or was it all archive footage?

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Chosen answer: All the flashbacks are archive footage.

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Question: What happened to Barry's dad?

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Chosen answer: According to DC wiki (http://theflash.wikia.com/wiki/Henry_Allen), Barry's mum was killed by Professor Zoom - due to the lack of evidence his dad Henry was accused of her murder and eventually died in prison. But when Barry went back to stop the other Flash from saving his mum, we can see there was a burglar in the room who was approaching her, so there isn't really an explanation to what happened to Barry's dad in Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. There's only an explanation in the comics.

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Question: When shown, Barry's mom's tombstone does not have her date of birth or death on it. Is this a mistake? I believe it's standard for American graves to bear these dates.

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Chosen answer: It is standard, but not always the case. It all depends on what the deceased's family wants. There's no law to state that there has to be a DOB and DOD on the marker.

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Question: Why would Rex, a US soldier who fought to protect his country, turn traitor and decide to become a man who wanted world domination?

Chosen answer: He was left for dead by his own comrades, badly injured by an airstrike that they called down on his location. He would likely say that his country turned against him, not that he turned on them.

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Question: Out of Ted's kids in 2030, who is meant to be the older?

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Chosen answer: In a flash forward scene in Season 8, it shows him with his first born: a daughter.

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