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Why not? Simon Gruber, Hans' brother, picked his target, the USA (Fort Knox), out of consideration for the rest of the world citing reasons of wanting to "level the playing field". He apparently wants to do good by hurting the bad USA. Hans, which he obviously cared for, had a similar cause. He wanted to punish Nakatomi for "[their] legacy of greed around ...


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Blackmail simply requires that Gruber gets access to sensitive information which others would want to keep secret. Industrial secrets, plans, financial data, passwords and the like were, no doubt, in the computer system and could be used as leverage against executives in return for payoffs. There needn't be anything illegal discovered -- the legal, ...


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I want to say it was his polite way of saying, "Not really, it made me aroused." When men become aroused, well, you likely know what happens, and it can lead to some slight...discomfort? Cap is definitely still fairly old fashioned as you put it, and simply wanted to be polite and not vulgar.


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Absolutely, he can. While there's all sorts of questions that can be raised about the ethics and morality of it (not to mention the religious aspect of swearing the oath before their gods), legally the deserters are executed as part of the "king's justice." This is actually one of the first things we see in season one. After being attacked by white ...


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I will add from a correspondence with George R. R. Martin: [Interviewer] Is there any chance that Jon could be released from his oaths of the nightwatch?[George_RR_Martin] The great council would have released Aemon from his maester's oath, so I suppose it would be possible. With an appropriate ...


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This is really two questions, so I'll answer it in two parts. The question of legitimization, I believe, is pretty clearly answered: only a King can do so. In the novels, for example, Roose Bolton's son is legitimized by Tommen, though I don't know if that's made as clear in the show. In either case, "King" Robb legitimized Jon Snow before he died, when he ...


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First of all, can anyone legitimise a bastard except for their father? Only a king may legitimize a bastard. Not even a father can do that. Lots of precedent to that. In the show canon, we have Ramsay Snow who was legitimized by King Joffrey as a reward for his father's service in the Red Wedding. Historically, King Aegon IV legitimizing his bastards ...


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Perhaps it is too early to answer this question, as we are barely into the season, but here's my wee bit of speculation (to be updated if we know anything more). Arya's original kill list was: Joffrey (dead) Cersei Walder Frey Meryn Trant Tywin Lannister (dead) The Red Woman (show only, not in the books) Beric Dondarrion (show only, not in the books) ...


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According to the book these are the people she wanted to kill. http://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/Arya_Stark#Arya_and_Death But in the TV series the list is smaller probably because the story is slightly different from the books or they just wanted to save some time.


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Mostly Aramaic, if this is to be believed: When an Arabic speaking Muslim friend saw Mel Gibson’s movie Passion of the Christ with most of the dialogue in Aramaic, he was very surprised that he did not need most of the subtitles in English to understand the movie! According to Mark Goodacre's academic blog: one of the ballrooms hosts an event ...


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Tried tracking the dialogue but could not find any origin story in english literature. Curiously enough this dialog was first used in the movie "Born Free", released in the year 1966. You mad, impetuous boy. http://www.subzin.com/quotes/M4847a56b/Born+Free/You+mad%2C+impetuous+boy.


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The way I interpret it, is that while there are a lot of different flavours of wine, ultimately what we all enjoy from wine is the alcohol, which is the "one flavour" he's referring to. The same can be said for women. While there are women from different ethnic backgrounds around the world, what we men enjoy ultimately, is the woman herself, no matter where ...


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From IMDB's Ocean's 13 FAQ: It's not well-explained in the movie. However, it implies a sort of 'gentlemen's agreement,' an unbreakable code between the members of an exclusive group of businessmen who have been operating in Las Vegas since the days when (Frank Sinatra) was a Vegas performer and a man's word was his bond. The inference is that one does ...


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According to the script: WORF (groans) Ugghhh... Irving Berlin. And watching the clip, it sure sounds like it. (Irving Berlin wrote Blue Skies, the song Data is singing.)


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Every Italian movie in those years was dubbed: it was difficult to catch up the sounds and the voices with contemporary tecniques and directors cared more about the movies itself than the actors' voices. Each actor performed using his own voice and language and the movies were then dubbed (and not always synced). As far as it is known no language is ...


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In the the first series Eddard Stark discovers that He does this by using the same book that Jon Arryn uses to research the genealogy of the Baratheons through the ages. Eddard discovers that every Baratheon child for centuries has black hair. This is proven when he searches out all of King Robert's bastards and finds that they too have black hair. The ...


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Not to get explicit, but when a guy is on top of a girl he will usually put his weight on his elbows or hands so he's not crushing the girl. If the girl has longer hair, his elbows/hands may be on her hair, and his weight would cause him to sink into the mattress a bit, pulling on her hair. That's what he means, and in that sense the Chinese translation is ...


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I haven't seen the film so I don't really know the context for the scene: But it sounds like he's talking about how uncomfortable dating is and how awkward sex can be. As a woman ...


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I think both have different meanings. son of a gun Means a tough guy. Example: In the movie The Avengers when Iron-Man guides the missile into the portal, loses consciousness and the portal was about to close, he comes back to earth falling. At this time, Cap says "Son of a gun.", meaning Iron-Man is a tough guy (Can be interpreted in many other ways but ...



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