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It is unknown whether Snow changed the plan for the third quarter quell to send Katniss back into the Games but it is likely that he did. A great number of the games were planned at the outset of the creation of the Hunger Games, including the concept of the Quarter Quell having an extra twist, but there's no information, either in the films or in the books ...


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It's not a part of the training center. It's what Peeta did for his assessment. He's been well established in the books and films as being a very talented artist – decorating cakes, and himself. Peeta used dyes from the assessment room to paint an image of Rue and it's what earned him his 12 along with Katniss'. From the book: Peeta seems to be ...


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TLDR: We don't know conclusively, but it's almost certain that the 75th Games (which were planned) were altered to include former winners so as to kill off Katniss (and subdue the rebellion). Answer: I think you've answered your own question. In Catching Fire, following Katniss and Peeta's victories, frustration among the people is growing. They have ...


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Peeta was the one that painted Rue, just before Katniss was called for her assessment. The entire scene is much different in the book, and essentially glossed over, leaving it to the audience to figure it out. In the movie, we only see the painting, and no reference to it before or after the assessment. Just Katniss' reaction to it. It reminded her of Rue's ...


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I'm shamelessly going to steal some wording from an article that does a great character analysis of Jenny. “Instead of realizing that narrative even exists in the story,” Namtara says, “people just bitch about how Jenny is such a slut, but she won’t even love the only person who cares about her. Jenny always loved Forrest, during the whole fucking ...


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Marsellus was just sodomized by two racist rapists. He's traumatized. Butch stopped that and saved him, instead of leaving him there, when he didn't have to. His anger at the time was towards the rapists. Fighting Butch at that moment would distract from payback against the rapists. He had more important things to do. Keep in mind, he didn't forgive Butch ...


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Pager technology has always allowed arbitrary alphanumeric (A-Z, a-z, 0-9, some special characters) messages of various lengths. How they are used depends on the person or company using them. Typically, short medical codes can be used, to indicate a longer or complicated situation, but proper length messages can be sent as well. Pagers can scroll messages ...


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So they would not be confiscated by the Nazis. In the second world war, the Nazis raided the homes of both the Jewish population in Germany and the the population of citizens from other cities and countries they have invaded. They stole any valuables they could find, including gold and diamonds. This was then used to help fund the Nazi war machine. By ...


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Some good answers before this one but all of them sidelined one crucial detail or rather person: Plutarch Heavensbee (RIP Mr Hoffman) After Crane was killed due to the debacle of 74th Hunger Games, we see Plutarch being appointed as head Gamekeeper and a very close associate of President Snow. Plutarch was giving an angry and anxious Snow valuable ...


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Teleporting, i.e. apparition, is not harmless and free. It can be quite complex. However, the books reveal this in much more detail than the films. As remarked in The Goblet of Fire: Harry knew Apparating meant disappearing from one place and reappearing almost instantly in an another, but he had never known any Hogwarts student to do it, and ...


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There are several reasons why pagers are still being used by medical professionals in a hospital setting. I am a nurse working in a hospital setting and although there have been discussions about moving to smartphones, pagers are still the preferred form of communication. Pagers offer several advantages over smartphones: Information must be able to be ...


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Although it sounds unbelievable, in ancient times (even in the desert) they had the ability to store ice. There are a few different sources for this information online. Firstly, there is this article written by some Malaysian architecture students. Their research stated: In 440 BC Iran, Iranian people had already domination the technique of storing ...


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They're broke As far as I can tell, the Ghostbusters' primary motivation for hiring Tully is financial. They've been barred from engaging in any "ghostbusting" activities and have apparently faced multiple lawsuits from the City over the intervening few months. Having been forced into entertaining at children's parties to make ends meet, Louis Tully is the ...


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He won the case, didn't he! Seriously though, there is an arguable reason for hiring him. In the script, before Moranis comments on their mistake: JUDGE: I want to make one thing very clear before we go any further. The law does not recognize the existence of ghosts, and I don't believe in them either, so I don't want to hear a lot of malarkey about ...


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While it's not immediately clear on a first viewing, the pre-credits scene occurs chronologically after the majority of the scenes in the movie; Joel and Clem have already had their breakup, and have both erased each other from their own (conscious) memories. Note that Clementine's hairstyle is the same in the pre-credits scene as it is at the end of the ...


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TLDR: To all your questions, we really don't know the answers. The movie is based on a book which has none of the information (he isn't even married in the book) and the film's script never explores this. Ultimately, it's not relevant whether it was really his wife, whether it was Indrid Cole i.e. the Mothman, or whether it was something else. As the end ...


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I always thought it was to spare him of her life. Jenny is pretty free-spirited throughout the movie, while Forrest is always more on an even keel. I believe that she felt like her lifestyle would cause him grief or anguish as it had in the past (think "Black Panther party"), and she didn't want him to have to be introduced to that. I'd definitely agree ...


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There is a theory that pain can render a polygraph test inconclusive. As detailed in this Live Science article http://www.livescience.com/33512-pass-lie-detector-polygraph.html authors George Maschke and Gino Scalabrini explain in "The Lie Behind the Lie Detector" (AntiPolygraph.org 2005): The polygrapher scores the test by comparing physiological ...


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In episode 4 "Admissions," Otto makes reference to Pritchard the elder having a body that was re-coded genetically to a "physically the best version" of his original body. Given Pritchard the younger knew his father as a "standard" man, these changes would likely make Jimmy unrecognizable.


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The red mist is blood. They would take the blood and practically spit it out and use it for nutrients. The red plant you see every where is called the red weed. This is Wells' explanation for why Mars had a red appearance. After 15 days, the narrator said that the plant started to get gray spots and eventually gray all together and extremely brittle. A lot ...


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Yes, they turned because they are already infected. Everyone is infected, regardless of being bitten or having an open wound. The belief is that the virus went airborne, meaning it's transmitted via respiratory infection vectors. They breathed in the virus through lung tissue. Why they turned so quick seems to be due to individual biology, maybe immune ...


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The Mark VI (6) with the triangular chest plate is created after (drunk) Stark and Rodney fight. The Mark IV (4) is a bit banged up, but nothing a quick fix won't handle. (The Mark V (5), the suitcase model is destroyed at the Grand Prix). The next day, Nick Fury gives Stark his father's old data. The very next day, he ...


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I always thought, Metal Head is touching some kind of electricity, but: The two copper tubes are not for electrical means but are carrying steam, probably for the hydraulic system of the spider (I suggest this, because after Loveless shoots at West but misses him, he hits the tubes instead, the steam escapes and the hydraulical system of the spider ...


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This is likely borrowed from a similar scene in the book, which takes place in a slightly different context. I could have been wrong, of course, and at least my credibility would have been hurt. But I had taken that gemology course, and I wanted to demonstrate that I knew something about gems. The stone was just too big -- nobody would have ...


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When Scott realizes that he needs to "shrink between the molecules", he does what Hank warned him about: Scott: You know, I think this regulator is holding me back. Hank: Do not screw with the regulator.           If that regulator is compromised, you would go subatomic. Scott: What does that mean? Hank: It means that you ...


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Your association with Germany is correct. Not only is "D" the country code for Germany, but also the car itself is of German origin. It is a "Trabant" (aka "Trabi"), which was produced in East-Germany and the most common car there. It became a symbol for the fall of the inner-German wall, since many East Germans explored western Europe with the Trabant ...


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I haven't seen the show, but from what I've been able to ascertain seeing the commercials for it the premise of the show is that the father's consciousness is put into a younger body, but it's not a younger version of his body. Wikipedia seems to agree: The series follows the life of Jimmy Pritchard, a 75-year-old former King County, Washington sheriff ...


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I've been reading up on Faraday cages in an attempt to answer your question. After rewatching the scene in the episode, I notice that first of all, the exact purpose of the Faraday cage isn't explicitly stated although the obvious conclusion would be to avoid RF detection and protect against electromagnetic pulse. For reference here are a few images of the ...


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TLDR: I believe it was because Snow had ordered them not to, as he believed he was defusing the situation by sending her to another Hunger Games (and eliminating her in it). Suppressing the rebellions elsewhere wasn't working - it was making things worse. Answer: At this stage in the films (and novels), the rebellions are becoming more pronounced and ...


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Ok I'm gonna go out on a limb here. I found a very interesting plot explanation here that I really think you should read. For the sake of brevity however, I'm going to only pull out the essentials to answer your question. 1 - The movie is not shown in chronological order The author of the article claims that the movie is shown in a different order than how ...



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