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TL;DR: None that we know of, so Peak Human, but likely some Super Soldier enhancements, based on his Ultimate Universe background. He does complain about the others being overpowered a lot though. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, where Hawkeye is in, borrows heavily from the Ultimate Universe (Earth-1610) story lines. The Avengers movie is essentially ...


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Hawkeye does have superhuman vision in his Ultimate Universe story line. As a result of a super soldier program, he gained enhanced vision and some other perks. However he doesn't have the same in the other Marvel universes/versions. The MCU borrows heavily from the Ultimate universe version.


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So far people have surmised that either... A) The Vision's status as an android exploits a loophole in the rules regarding the wielding of Mjolnir, as set by Odin, because The Vision, as an artificial intelligence encased in a android body, isn't actually a person, but a machine. Or, B) that The Vision, being newly created and therefore not yet ...


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Let's not also forget that really, Frank is just a kid. And kids collect things. I can remember when I was probably 10 or 11, while my mom was clothes shopping, I would sometimes keep myself occupied by running around and collecting labels from clothes. So there's also the distinct possibility that Frank is doing something similar. However, I think a ...


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Jesse makes meth but is not a chemistry genius. I doubt he would be able to pick up chemistry concepts fast if he were to learn them in school or at (legal) work. Jesse might be a meth cooking genius but not a chemistry genius. Saying Jesse is a chemistry genius for that reason is like saying Warren Buffett is a math genius.


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Skyler most likely did not have genuine feelings for Ted, as their past affair was not something Tyler wanted to talk about when Marie mentioned it. It was done as an act of revolt against Walter and as an attempt to get back at him by demonstrating independence.


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From the transcript: Xavier: They captured her that day. Tortured her. Experimented on her. In her DNA they discovered the secrets to her powers of transformation. It gave them the key they needed to create weapons that could adapt to any mutant power and the result is the machines that have destroyed so many of our kind were created and it all started ...


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Any competent chemist could probably do it, but there aren't that many in the business There are a few issues with the way the show portrayed the meth synthesis. One is that pure meth isn't blue nor do any of the routes used by White and Pinkman pharmaceuticals create blue impurities. So the colour is merely a plot device to highlight the fact that their ...


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To answer this, we need to look at how accurate Breaking Bad's depiction of cooking actually is. The show relied on Donna Nelson, a Professor Chemistry at the University of Oklahoma. She was the science advisor and gave input to the show's creators. She told NPR: You know, there are multiple ways to make meth. And so although his scenes are very ...


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It's pointed out in one of the episodes that Walt is a particularly skilled chemist with a specialization in X-ray crystallography. This means that whilst being very knowledgeable about chemistry in general, his specific area of study focused exactly on what would help him to make particularly pure crystal meth. The fact that it was blue was simply a side ...


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If Gale couldn't reproduce it, I'd say it's not something your "average" high school teacher was capable of. That doesn't make him a genius, although he did help win a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1985, and his former company Grey Matter technologies (I can't find any info on what they actually did) was nominated for a Nobel Prize in 2008. So, it's safe to ...


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Andrew Martin's answer gives an excellent description of this character, but without citing any canonical sources. I've found the Hunger Games Wikia to be particularly unreliable even among Wikias, so I'm going to add another answer with actual book quotes. She appears in the first book but not until the second film, and is used as a plot device to help us, ...


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Oliver Queen has been shown to be fluent in multiple languages. From the Arrowverse Wikia: Multilingual: Oliver is capable of fluently speaking English, Russian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish, and Arabic. He can speak Mandarin so perfectly that a blinded Chinese Triad member believed Oliver was actually Chinese. He learned Arabic through the ...


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There are definitely some name changes that take place. Greg Lippmann became Jared Vennett (played by Ryan Gosling). Steve Eisman became Mark Baum (played by Steve Carrell). Ben Hockett became Ben Rickert (played by Brad Pitt). Michael Burry, played by Christian Bale does not have his name changed. Otherwise, the various linked articles show a lot of ...


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Taking off your shoes is not part of typical US/American cultural norms or etiquette. The same is mostly true for most Western countries, unlike Eastern/Asian countries were removing your shoes at the door is normal. You are no less polite if you don't. It would be rude if the host asked and he had refused, but this was not the case. In many cases, it would ...


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This was left intentionally vague. Says Giancarlo Esposito (who played Gus): Q: What is the nature of Gus’ relationship to his old partner? There was a lot of speculation that perhaps there was a romantic connection in their past. GE: [...] I loved the fact that that came up so strongly, because there was genuine love there between Max Arciniega and ...


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Fitzgerald sure had some chances to kill Bridger, but why should he? Once he got Bridger to buy his story there was just no need to get rid of him. You have to remember that they still had quite a journey to go to reach the camp, with the Ree still on their trail. Bridger was of much bigger help as an active part of his company than just undertaking this ...


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I don't know if I agree with the symbolism answer above. Atticus has told Scout that fighting (physical violence) is wrong. He is also a lawyer who only uses persuasion in an attempt to free his client. However, the rabid dog is a direct threat to his family and society. He kills the dog to protect everyone. Scout then realizes that her father is not a ...


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It is very fuzzy. The flashback seemed very clear that brender did not have sex with the mother before she fled. I chalk it up to a glitch in screenwriting. Have not read the book, but it would seem that somewhere in production they forgot to bridge the gap that possibly the mom told Greider an edited version of the story


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If i remember correctly Flash created Gideon.. The Gideon from the future I think is the same one used by Thawne and the Flash and oh maybe the Justice League too.. My head hurts.


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The mad dog is a metaphor for the madness within society. The instilled racism which forms much of the common narrative is released at this point. Atticus is typically seen as a sensible man the way he tells his children to shoot tins rather than birds etc. Upon killing the mad dog the "injustice" that you are referring to reflects the same treatments of ...


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According to The X-Files Review: "My Struggle", they are the same character played by two actors, Giacomo Baessato in the flashback scenes and Rance Howard in the present day. For proof, note that the actor Rance Howard has a mole on his left cheek, which was added using make-up to Baessato for the flashback scenes.


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Vader's hyperbaric meditation chamber is stated in various sources (for example, in Star Wars: Ultimate Blueprints, below) to be on the Executor. Given that Admiral Ozzel commands the Executor alongside his duties as Fleet Admiral, it stands to reason that they're both on the same ship. As you've noted, this puts them no more than 11 miles apart but I'm ...


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X-Men: Days of Future Past basically eradicated the previous continuity: Because of this the Angel that we've seen before existed in a different continuity - the same continuity in which Jean Grey / Phoenix (Famke Janssen) and Scott Summers / Cyclops (James Marsden) died. So the Angel we're going to meet during X-Men: Apocalypse will be an ...


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Because that scared timid scarecrow who was not all that smart represented a portion of her that she felt she no longer had. That innocence was gone, she no longer felt naive. Whereas she still needed courage, and compassion that was represented by the lion and the tin man.


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George's brother, several years older than George, could not take the insanity and left home at 18, never to be heard from again.


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Based on every canonical source I can find, it seems like Mace Windu simply realized in that moment what Sideous' plans were and had been, and made a logical decision. Bear in mind, Windu had just seen the revelation that Darth Sideous was extremely skilled with a lightsaber and powerful in the Dark Side - he killed two Jedi Knights and Kit Fisto, a ...


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reff : V for Vendetta Eplained First of all, the character V played by Hugo Weaving has not much of a face left. Through all the experiments on him, he begins to disfigure. Once he plans his escape from Larkhill he sets off an explosion, the fire burns him completely. You can see it in the scene there, there is not much of a face left. Even if he showed it, ...


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While it is true that Windu's fighting style(form VII) had a tendency to lead Jedi down towards the Dark Side. I do not think that he was in danger of it himself. As to him saying "He is too dangerous to live" Palpatine still had the emergency powers the senate gave him near the beginning of the movie.


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Well in the first film I think Michael was played by two or three people if I remember a behind the sceans interview but I think the shape sounds more scary and dehumanises him as none could surly be that evil and th e aim was to scare us the viewers and not much is known abiut Michael at first what drives him to kill his backstory is unknown to later ...


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Yes, yes and no. Yes, you're allowed to include passing mentions of a character as long as that person isn't substantially described or portrayed. For example, if I said (in the script) that someone was a "bit of a Miss Marple" (e.g., an amateur sleuth), I wouldn't need to pay a fee. Yes, you can use the character in parody. The entire premise of the ...


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As much as I remember, nothing in the movies indicates his age, nor give a clue. This is a quote from the french Wikipedia's page about Martin Riggs: Martin Riggs est né le 16 octobre 1950. En 1969, il rejoint l'Armée de terre des États-Unis à l'âge de 19 ans en tant que membre des Forces spéciales Roughly translated, he was born on October 16 1950, ...


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The film's official novelisation simply describes the moment when he decided to execute Palpatine as one of "grim determination". Mace has clearly weighed up the options and the strong odds of Palpatine being acquitted through his mastery of the courts (not to mention the possession of mind-bending powers) and decides that the most appropriate course of ...


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No, the dog in the original Back to the Future was named O.J. I did a Tree Top apple juice commercial with him when I was 13.


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It's not stated in the film script, the official novelisation or the Star Wars in 100 Scenes factbook quite how long the Jedi were trapped in the room with the gas. The implication is that the Nemoidians were watching the events on their holographic monitor until the gas became so thick as to be opaque and for long enough for a squad of droids to be ...


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This Wookiepedia article (which is based on EU canon) says: Using the Force power breath control, a Jedi could literally numb the body's instinct to shut itself down after long periods without oxygen, allowing the user to be able to go without breathing for longer periods than he or she ordinarily could by using the Force to reserve the amounts of air in ...


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I will preface this by saying that I haven't seen the film yet. However, in the novel Jack's father is Old Nick - the man who was holding Ma and Jack captive. Ma's father would not look at Jack because doing so would make the father think of Old Nick - thus leading to anger, etc at the the kidnapping of his daughter.


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Besides the story of how he was castrated, we don't really get much backstory on Varys in the show. Below is his backstory from the books: Years before Robert's Rebellion, Varys and Illyrio Mopatis (the merchant at the beginning of Season 1 who 'sells' Daenerys to Khal Drogo and gives her the dragon eggs) started a business in Pentos where Varys would steal ...


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In the same scene Varys tells Tyrion the story of how he became a Eunuch. He was a slave boy who was purchased by a wizard. The wizard then gelded him as part of some magical ritual and left him for dead. Varys survived and vowed to avenge himself one day. The man in the box is implied to be the wizard that Varys had finally managed to locate.


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I think it was just revenge on Walt, she left Ted years ago. Also, She helped him with the money because she was involved in the cooking of the books. That's my opinion so, It may be wrong.


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There are countless articles and interviews from the show's creator Vince Gilligan on the character of Walter White. This one for example: Gilligan confesses surprise at the residual affection which has built up among viewers for White, even as the lies – and the bodycount – have spiralled. "I have kind of lost sympathy for Walt along the way," ...


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The official word (from the book blurb) is that she's suffering from clinical depression. When Pat meets the tragically widowed, physically fit, and clinically depressed Tiffany, she offers to act as a liaison between him and his wife, if only he will give up watching football, agree to perform in this year’s Dance Away Depression competition, and ...


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It's a meme. In the UK, everybody hates those cars. Google refs: Jeremy Clarkson/Top Gear, Reliant Robin or Reliant Supervan; Only Fools & Horses. Try this Youtube video to see Clarkson "testing" one - Even the members of the owner's club in the Top Gear video are quite aware of how bad their cherished vehicles ...


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Gideon disappeared at the end of Season 1 Episode 20, "The Trap" along with the Reverse-Flash suit once Eobard knew the jig was up. Gideon was next seen off-hand in Season 1 Episode 21, "Grodd Lives" when Eobard shows Eddie the News Paper from the projection in his hand. It was last mentioned in Season 2 Episode 1, "The Man Who Saved Central City", re: the ...



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