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The explanation for what happens to the condo is explained in the movie, its a gas explosion. The gas from his cooker is left on and its triggered by a spark from the compressor in his refrigerator. Its kind of assumed later that this is done deliberately by "Tyler". It is possibly a coincidence that his baggage is confiscated for a vibration, or ...


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My comment is about the book not the movie, but it is relevant to this thread because many of you think that Marla's ontological claims are stronger on page than on screen. I beg to disagree. But then my theory is even more extreme than any I see here. I think that all of Project Mayhem is a part of "Jack's" delusion. None of it is real. If I am right about ...


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I'm not sure because I didn't read the book. But in the movie, when Marla crosses the street to the thrift shop a car stops to avoid hitting Marla. From the perspective of the camera there was absolutely no reason for the car to emergency brake to a stop. However, if Marla were a manifestation of Jack's psyche, the perspective would be Marla looking back at ...


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In that scene, Tyler's perspective is as follows: He sees The Narrator put a gun in his mouth, which means that if The Narrator pulls the trigger, Tyler would believe he would die as he would believe The Narrator would die. The reason why it works: Before The Narrator pulls the trigger, he says "Tyler, my eyes are open". The significance of this is that ...


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The novel does explain what happened to his luggage: His suitcase was inspected by the bomb squad on an abandoned runway.The Narrator's electric razor was the culprit. And from an early draft of the script: So in neither case did the condo explosion have anything to do with the luggage.


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The hole in Tyler's head is just showing the narrators total rejection of Tyler. It's less about the actual shooting and more about the fact that he maned up and became what Tyler was there for. He saw Tyler as a problem. The act of him shooting himself is what got rid of Tyler ( his total rejection of Tyler). He no longer had a need for that personality ...



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