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He was a fighter pilot. In order to enter or exit a jet fighter you must first open the glass "bubble" over the cockpit, which is called the "canopy."


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Nebula didn't ask for a deed, she was just telling the story. Why did Ant-Man use "not it" in this conversation? He's saying..."Don't choose me to go there" Scott knows they have to go there to get the Soul Stone and he's making the deliberate statement that he doesn't want to be the one selected. Would you? NEBULA: "A dominion of death, at the very ...


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You are right in your reasoning that in 1990 there was no time before yet when Kathryn could have met Cole. She only sees the young Cole in 1996 at the end of the film. However, I think there's two viewpoints we can approach this with, both hinged on the fact that the film presents us with a (largely) immutable timeline where the past can't be changed and ...


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One of the ways to start a game of 'tag' is for participants to shout "Not it!". The last one to say it must chase the others (i.e. he or she "is it") until someone else is 'tagged', at which moment that other person "is it". Scott was thus expressing his reluctance to volunteer for the mission.


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Because lupus is very hard to diagnose, as in initial stage symptoms are very generic to be considered as lupus. So either they have to test so many people for lupus or consider it as the last resort. Why House use it is being part of so many online articles, such as from The Conversation So why is it never lupus? Is it because its symptoms make it ...


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It's called inference. Nebula says that Thanos went to Vormir with Gamora and came back without Gamora. The inference is that something happened to Gamora, and that in turn leads to the inference that there is something dangerous about Vormir: based on the information that Thanos and Gamora went to Vormir, and only Thanos came back, there's a 50% survival ...


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My father is many things. A liar is not one of them. Apparently, this is true. I can't find a single instance of Thanos lying about anything. Certainly, his motivations and reasoning are flawed but he holds his beliefs honestly and he's ruthless and powerful enough to follow through without the need to lie about it,. As for the example you gave, Thanos ...


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The speech to the Dothraki is not something random. They have significance. This takes us back to S01 E07 "You Win or You Die". Khal Drogo knows that Ser Jorah was ordered by Robert Baratheon to poison Daenerys. But Jorah saves her. Khal Drogo understands and pardons him for saving his Khaleesi and his son. At that point he vows in front of the Dothraki ...


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That saying means, essentially, that it's just as productive to learn from someone else's mistake as it is to be the pioneer. Tony Stark is the pioneer, but Killian took Maya Hansen's Extremis virus and took that to the next level. It was just a way for Killian to say that he and Stark are peers, whereas Stark seems to think just about everyone else is ...


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The real world equivalent is pilots saying "Eject, Eject, Eject", either to their backseater, or another pilot who can see that a plane can't be recovered and is using the radio to tell the pilot in it to get out. (Whatever caused the plane to be unrecoverable might have dazed the pilot--he might be functional enough to fire his seat but not functional ...


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I'm not positive, but I think his character may be confusing the phrase "Attica! Attica!" with Gattaca. It's been many years since this happened, so I had to look it up because my memory was foggy. But in 1971, there was a prison riot at the Attica correctional facility in Attica, New York: The Attica Prison uprising, also known as the Attica Prison ...


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As we see from the episode, there's: The Unsullied the Dothraki Jon Snow Tyrion Lannister Arya Stark Northmen We know that the Unsullied and the Dothraki understand her. Tyrion has at least some knowledge of what she is saying. Jon and Arya don't. And in the show there's no indication that they understand another language besides the common tongue.


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While it's easy to disregard Borba's words as the random raves of some lunatic, I believe there is a more logical explanation here. I think he's just talking about canned pork & beans, with nothing easter-egg-y about it, and that the phrase was simply chosen because it fits his character and world view. Let's examine who this guy is. We first see him on ...


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Both in and out of universe, one of the final phases of the hero’s journey, before the hero can return with the magic elixir to save their people, they have to pass through the deepest darkness and be willing to sacrifice themselves in order to save themselves. There’s a common mythology among the cultures of the world that there must be pain and sacrifice ...


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