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He was wearing a mail underneath, which is a battle clothing not for a marriage ceremony. But her suspicion started when she notices Black Walder Rivers close the banquet hall doors and the musicians in the gallery begin playing "The Rains of Castamere"- the song commemorating House Lannister's decisive and brutal victory against the rebellious ...


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In order to have sufficient air to breathe in underwater situations, the air is very highly pressurized (3000 psi on average). The first and second stage of the scuba regulator work to reduce the level of the pressure to the ambient level for the person using the air. In order to hold that high-pressure air, it's necessary that the container be made of ...


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He is a Bravo; their swords, Rapiers (Arya's sword, Needle is created based on a Rapier), are not the same as a Westerosi Knight's (who usually use a Long or Broadsword). Unlike the fighting style of Westerosi knights, Water Dancers favor slender, lighter swords for a faster, more elegant fighting style based on sword thrusts, instead of the hacking and ...


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TL;DR : Catelyn slapped Roose because she realized that they were about to be betrayed, and that Roose was a part of it. She knew this because he was wearing chainmail at the wedding. One of the most sacred traditions in Westeros is that of "Guest Right", which is a sacred law protecting both hosts AND guests from hostility while staying at another's ...


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TL;DR She wasn't observing him to decide his guilt, but to find out the best way to kill him Longer Version: When Maybe-Jaqen asks Arya what she saw while observing the Thin Man, he wasn't asking if proof of his guilt was found, but rather what his daily routines were. The Faceless Men, as @Reyssor pointed out, are not vigilantes out to right the wrongs ...


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Homer was not regrouping at a prearranged place, a safe point or a tactically strong point, but at a sea food restaurant! Typical of Homer. The only thing that would be more typical of Homer is regrouping at either Moe's or a donut shop.


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Firefighters use composite pressure tanks that are quite light, so there's no problem with finding non-metallic construction that will withstand SCUBA class pressures. No, the problem is with the "take it down with you" part. Those firefighter cylinders weight very little in air, but in water they will have negative weight. That is, they float. In fact, a ...


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This hasn't really been addressed from the film-makers, but it appears the most obvious interpretation of the scene is that it was a waterboarding. The original script describes the scene as follows: A door opens and we find GUILLERMO, 45, fat, three day stubble, and very unhappy to be here. His hands are cuffed behind his back. A DEA AGENT holds ...


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This is not revealed on the show. The only two people who knew if Arthur had revealed Dexter's true identity to Rita are Arthur and Rita. Arthur was killed by Dexter shortly after he'd killed Rita, and he tells Dexter nothing that indicates he'd told her about him (nor does he leave any messages behind indicating it). Rita's last words are in her phone ...


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Burhan already makes a great point in that Clyde was merely exhausted from his anger and had nothing to live for anymore, so he was partly relieved to finally die and get back to his family, something he himself couldn't and wouldn't do. And I also agree that it surely isn't really guilt over what he did. However, there is yet another aspect to this. The ...


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For question #2, for a brief moment you can see that the man is holding a map of Valyria. Presumably this sailor was taking the route through and near the Doom of Valyria, which is generally considered cursed by the majority of people in Essos and Westeros. It would be perfectly normal for the thin man to believe this superstition, giving him reason enough ...


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They are called Cheval de frise The cheval de frise (plural: chevaux de frise) was a medieval defensive anti-cavalry measure consisting of a portable frame (sometimes just a simple log) covered with many projecting long iron or wooden spikes or spears. While you're correct that in the film they don't stop any of the attacking Greeks, embedded stakes ...


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From the actual movie script, not a secondary source: FADE IN: 1 EXT. DESERT - DAY 1 Shimmering waves of heat. A flat unforgiving landscape stretches to infinity. A storm of dust gathers on the horizon, small at first, increasing in size as ...


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In the end, that was what he wanted - to be with his daughter and wife. The rage of the way his wife and daughter were killed and the deal that was made drove him into this madness for revenge which was all consuming. He wanted relief from that, which is what he got in the end when he was finally trapped by his own bomb. It most definitely isn't guilt; as ...


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What it means is that things in the physical world are objectively real, like the Empire State Building. The stage before the building is non objective fragmentation as in it's the pieces of the building as it's being put together, the glass, the steel, the concrete. Each piece is a fragment. The stage before this is deconstruction. The pieces aren't even at ...


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Marion Stein has a good explanation over at Happy Nice Time People: They go to a “desanctified church” where Mary announces she’s found “the heart of the conspiracy.” A group dressed in pointed sheets, not white sheets but nevertheless clan-like, is chanting. Why the KKK reference? It’s another nod to the source material, The Five Orange Pips. ...


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All the answers were very nice and it's much clearer now. I should only leave a comment but for the sake of completeness/clarity and to be able to quote image (some interesting notes I found on the internet as well), I'm grouping the point in a single answer. First of all, it should be made clear that the captain in the scene - who was turned down by the ...


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As Dr Manhatten says "Nothing ever ends" At the end of Watchmen, Rorschach is dead, and the others have agreed to keep silent on Veidt's plan for peace, that thousands have died for. The journal has all Rorschach's notes, says whatever happens Veidt is responsible and ends with Nite Owl and Rorschach heading for Antarctica. The danger is the New ...


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I think it was just scribbles/nonsensical doodles, from the looks of it. Below is a still from the episode, if it helps any: (Edit: I got the image from this article. Didn't find it very useful otherwise, but figured I should source the picture.)


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While watching this scene, I always got the impression that he knew he was finished. Taking on four fully armored knights is no small feat, no matter how accomplished a swordsman you are. If he's confident that he is about to die (or at least that it's a likely possibility), it doesn't matter at all what sword he's using. His objective here is to delay ...


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Marla isn't a fragment of Jack's imagination first of all, that's a false theory. Secondly, there isn't a true reason for the glove. It was improvised by Brad Pitt for comedic effect. Truly, it's that simple. From the Triva section of the movie on IMDB: When Tyler (Brad Pitt) catches The Narrator (Edward Norton) listening at the door as he has sex ...


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It's a line from a ribbon in Mike Mills' "Humans" collection as reported in an interview in Don't Panic: At one point in the film, Oliver sprays in giant 3ft lettering "You make me laugh but it's not funny" onto a blank billboard, echoing a phrase on one of your Humans brand ribbon designs. It looks like you had a lot of fun with that, similarly the ...


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I don't believe it's a mistake, I just don't believe it's as significant a scene as you think. They say goodbye at the end of the party and Dan goes to leave. He kisses her goodbye and she kisses him in return. There's nothing I can see in the kiss that I consider sexual. I myself have occasionally kissed, or been kissed, at the end of a night by friends ...


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This is with reference to the book. She wanted to find a way by which she could kill him and no one else without getting caught. It took her three days to find a way. “The guards go with him even when he slips out to make water,” she said, “but he doesn’t go when they do. The tall one is the quicker. I’ll wait till he is making water, walk into the soup ...


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My take is he wanted to die fighting. He knew he would die, just as he knew Ser Meryn Trant lied about who sent him. Ser Meryn Trant claimed he was sent by Eddard Stark. But only the king could order 5 men of the Kingsguard around. Realizing this and thus uncovering the lie, Syrio Forel chose to defy the king's order. He knew fairly well that defying the ...


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They're having an underwater tea party. An imaginary tea party is a common playtime acivity among kids; Johnny and Cleo are simply having it in a pool. Says Stephen Dorff who plays Johnny (about the Chateau Marmont hotel): When you stay in a hotel for that long, and you have friends come join you, you kind of host the party every night, so I'm paying for ...


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I think it's more than McCall researching Teddy. It's McCall basically saying, I know you, I know where you come from because I've been there myself. This scene is vitally important because it shows that Teddy/Nicolai is not a comic book character but someone whose history has brought him there. And most important, McCall knows Teddy because he probably had ...



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