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Question: After she finds out that her father's dead, Elizabeth looks absolutely devastated and Will asks Tia Dalma if there is a way. What exactly does Tia say in reply? And why can't she bring back Elizabeth's father from the dead like she brought back Barbossa?

Answer: She says that he is at peace. It's probably possible that she could bring him back, but he doesn't want to go back.

Greg Dwyer

If she would bring him back, he will be very distraught and not be able to live on normally. He'd probably go insane and commit suicide.

lionhead

Answer: Tia Dalma (Calypso) brought Barbossa back only because she needed him as part of her plan to escape her corporeal form. The Pirate Lords had imprisoned her in a human body, and only they, which included Barbossa and Jack Sparrow, could release her. There was no reason for her to bring Elizabeth's father back from the dead, particularly as he is at peace and will be reunited with his dead wife.

raywest Premium member

Question: Is Jack's soul the same soul as Charles Grady? I get there are two souls that keep getting reincarnated but Delbert Grady said that Jack (his soul) has always been the caretaker, even though Charles Grady was a caretaker.

Answer: The movie provides no answers to this, so we can only speculate that Kubrick left this open to interpretation. It would be safe to say that no, they are not the same souls, but rather two separate souls that served the same purpose. In the current time, the hotel's motive was to capture Danny's powerful shine. Therefore, the hotel uses Jack in its quest to get Danny's soul to permanently stay there by way of murder. We don't know the exact circumstances of Charles Grady, but it's possible that one of his daughters may have possessed a shining ability. As for Delbert's comments to Jack always being the caretaker, we don't know if he's even telling the truth because he is also aiding the hotel in its mission.

Question: I'm confused about Mason's step-siblings. Is their mother dead or did she just leave their dad?

New this month Answer: She is divorced from the dad. When Mason's mum leaves him with her kids she says that she has contacted their mother and child services.

Question: How come Samantha can't have her ex husband Richard take custody of her kids?

adamtrainman@aol.com

Answer: Because in addition to alimony, she also wants child support payments. Plus, she is being vindictive.

ctown28 Premium member

Question: What's the story behind the murder of Tom and Ken?

Answer: Mort, not realizing that he was Shooter the whole time, brought them into the conflict, and the Shooter personality killed them because they were getting too close to the truth.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: Why did Ben destroy the mask?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: Snoke had just insulted him for wearing the mask and belittled him for his feeble attempts to become another Darth Vader. Ben smashed the mask out of anger, feeling he had given everything he had to Snoke and the Dark Side by murdering his father and all he got in return was a rebuke for his incompetence in failing to defeat the un-trained Rey. The smashing of the mask was symbolic of Ben's decision to stop trying to be what he thought Snoke wanted and just be himself.

BaconIsMyBFF

Question: How come Eric reformed?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: Mystique got through to him. And his loyalty to Charles overrode any and all false allegiance he had with Apocalypse. Blood being thicker than water and all that. He had all that history with Charles.

Alan Keddie

Answer: He realised the mutants he was helping Apocalypse fight against had always been there for him.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: What's the name of the Music or Song playing at the beginning of the "Bazaar" when everyone is riding bicycles down the road?

Question: Why does Boris not just chop Frankie's entire arm off the case instead of wrapping it in newspaper and taking the bloody stump with him?

Answer: It saves time, and it's a little twisted. Would you chase after a guy who you just saw cut off a dead guy's hand to get a briefcase, then just decided to take the hand with him?

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

Question: What song is playing in the background when the Station Inspector is flirting with the Flower Girl and asks her about her flowers?

The Escape Hatch Identification - S10-E18

Question: Raj makes a fair amount at the university so how come after his father stops supporting him for 2-3 weeks, he gets evicted?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: He has no concept of money and simply cannot budget at all. Therefore it is likely he squandered his money.

Ssiscool Premium member

Answer: Scientists actually hardly make any money. Raj is almost fully supported by his parents to live like he lives.

lionhead

Question: What is the ring tone on Jack Campbell's cell phone? What kind of phone does he use in the movie?

Question: I don't get why Jean treats Scott coldly and then they become friends all of a sudden?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: Jean reads minds, so she might read his mind at the first encounter and realised that he was arrogant at the time and not very fond of the place that his brother took him.Also Jean was cold with everyone because of her powers and that every person there afraid of her.

Anastasios Anastasatos

Question: Why didn't Saruman kill Gandalf when he had the chance?

DFirst1

Answer: Because he wanted Gandalf to join him. There are only five wizards in Middle Earth, and for Saruman, having a second one on his side would basically mean the Elves, Dwarves, and Men didn't stand a chance.

Friso94

Question: At first we learn that Tyler is not getting his own submarine, but then a few scenes later and he's being fired from the navy. What happened?

Answer: Technically he's not getting fired, but Dahlgren did not recommend Tyler for his own command, and he won't get a promotion without Dahlgren's recommendation. Therefore, Tyler's only choices are to keep being an executive officer (which is possible but not what he wants, not to mention Tyler feels betrayed by Dahlgren and isn't sure he wants to continue working with him), or leave the navy entirely.

Aerinah

Question: What were the fires for on top of the silos at night?

Answer: The people used it to signal others that they were there. A similar convention has been used in other movies. When the two children were on top of the silo, they noticed the other fires were all gone indicating that the other people out there were no longer alive.

Question: When Danny is talking to the coach about sports, the coach asks if he likes the rings. After that Danny says something snide about installing rings or something with a hidden meaning. What is he talking about?

Answer: He is likely talking about installing piston rings or some other car part. Not the Olympic rings the coach is talking about.

ctown28 Premium member

Answer: Coach Calhoun is actually not talking about Olympic Rings. He is talking about the men's gymnastics apparatus.

Michael Albert

Question: Why didn't Peter retaliate against Bob for punching him and letting the town know what a jerk he is?

Cody Fairless-Lee

Answer: Two possible reasons. 1. Hitting him back and telling everybody about Bob being a complete jerk would make him no better then Bob. 2. Bob actually knew the real Luke and if Peter had hit him, Bob could retaliate by telling everybody the truth.

Question: What exactly is the relationship between Jane and Darcy? Are they friends? Because Jane doesn't seem to like her much.

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: Darcy is Jane's intern. If I remember correctly, Darcy is the only person that applied for Jane's intern position, despite majoring in a different field altogether. Jane does like Darcy, but Darcy tends to have an overbearing personality, which tends to get on Jane's nerves.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: Are Bob and Bill cops or do they sell boats? The whole thing confuses me.

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: They are FBI, and they are undercover.

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