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I don't see this as much of a tv conceit. The earmuffs usually used on shooting ranges do not go anywhere near blocking out all sound. It is quite standard to carry on conversations while having them on I've done so every time I've been at a shooting range with someone else. I assume we tend to raise our voices a bit, but I don't think it's even all that ...


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As this interview (from 2008) with co-creator Craig Thomas reveals: We've had a plan since the pilot and we actually shot a little piece of it at the beginning of season two, using the kids, because we knew if we waited until the finale of the series, the kids would have aged like six years. So yeah, part of our plan for how we want to end it all ...


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As a sports shooter of now almost 23 years I can tell you: It's not an issue! You hear each other a bit muffled but still very well understandably. You only have to raise your voice because of the gun noises around you, not because of the muffling by the ear protection. We normally use this type here:


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First of all, if you haven't seen the series finale, this answer might be considered a spoiler (it was for me, as I haven't seen the finale yet). But I'm also not going to put the whole answer into a spoiler block, so if you have fear DON'T READ ANY FURTHER. I found this very interesting article about exactly this question. It argues that How I Met Your ...


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There are special electronic ear protectors that can do that. Guns.com The premise of electronic muffs is quite simple. While the passive muff provides hearing protection, battery powered electronic components inside the electronic muffs include microphones, amplifiers and speakers that gather, amplify and transmit low volume sounds — like voices — inside ...


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Build Series has a video where Billy Zabka and Ralph Macchio talk briefly about their time on the set of How I Met Your Mother, and how they took a photo at the end of their time on How I Met Your Mother, and when they sat down with the creators for Cobra Kai they talked about their ideas and they morphed into something much bigger. Whether the show ...


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Excerpt from Wikia, you can check this link for more details The Blue French Horn first appeared in the Pilot episode, in which Ted steals it for Robin after she saw it in a restaurant called "Carmichaels" and he said it reminded him of a 'Smurf penis' and she said she'd like one for her apartment. From this point onwards, Robin kept in on the mantle in ...


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The scene that resolves the bet was cut for time. In the last few seconds of the finale as aired, Ted gets back with Robin (or at least suggests it) and the show ends. But there was a scene that shows Lily paying Marshall over that bet, according to Alyson Hannigan. Hannigan took to Twitter to reveal what scenes were cut in addition to tying up some loose ...


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Well, it is kinda well-explained on IMDb FAQ page, The thing to keep in mind is that the driving lesson scene in "Arrivederci Fiero" is a flashback to sometime "last year"; if Ted didn't misspeak, that means sometime in 2006. Barney has a car by the Season 1 finale, "Come On," assuming that it wasn't part of some ruse; either ...


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It may be for various reasons From Wikipedia, In television, cancellation refers to the termination of a program by a network, typically because of low viewership, financial losses, or unfavourable critical reviews. Other potential reasons for canceling television programs include controversies involving the program's cast, conflicts among the ...


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You're mixing reality and fiction here. Josh Radnor, the actor who plays Ted, was heavily allergic to dogs. It was uncomfortable for him to be in the set of Robin's apartment even when the dogs weren't there. Especially when Ted and Robin finally got together and therefore were going to be on the set of Robin's apartment (since Ted's apartment lacks ...


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Marshall was an environmental lawyer, and while he had stints in corporate law, creative license laws wouldn't have been his area of expertise. (You can read his character's bio here.) And even if Ted had easy access to the right kind of lawyer, and it actually occurred to him that the movie was a suit-worthy offense (that wouldn't just end up being an ...


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Similar dialogue definitely appears in the movie in relation to Billy (DiCaprio), an undercover cop that tries to infiltrate crime boss Costello's crew. This is first invoked by his cousin, drug dealer Sean: Billy: In your line of work, if I gave you like, what, say, 10,000, what could I get back? Sean: You know what you usually say at these moments. [...] ...


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They appeared to be short on time, and were trying to get rid of things they had grown attached too. So throwing it out was likely easier than trying to sell, but I had the same thought. Why not sell it?


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You're gonna have to realize quite soon that Barney doesn't believe in many things, especially early in the series. He just believes in whatever goes his way at this exact moment. Like Breno said, this special case is very close to hypocrisy, and maybe even selfishness and egocentrism. This is a typical do as I say, not as I do scenario.


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One thing to note is that the sound of a gunshot and the sound of 2 people talking have an entirely different frequency, volume and length. The human voice has a frequency of around 85-250 Hz, a volume of around 60 db and usually a length of a couple of seconds. A gunshot from a small caliber weapon is around 150-2500 Hz in frequency, has a volume of around ...


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Earmuffs for hearing protection are designed for just that: hearing protection. They are intended to bring volumes down to a safe level that won't cause injury or damage the wearer's hearing. Each model is rated for a given reduction in volume, listed as NRR (noise reduction rating), generally in the range of 20-40 decibels. If they blocked out all sound, ...


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I believe the Dopplegangers first came up in Season 5 only. The excert from Wikia also confirms this: The first doppelgänger shown is Robin's doppelgänger, dubbed "Lesbian Robin" by the group. It is unknown when exactly she was first seen; in Double Date, Future Ted tells his children how earlier he and the group, while walking through New York City, ...


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How I Met Your Mother is told from Ted's point of view. He didn't make the trip to Rome, so he wouldn't have a lot of details about the trip to tell to his children years later.


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As you said yourself, it's make up. I think that's the case simply because most networks that film some series, especially the ones that turn out to be long running (like How I Met Your Mother and many other similar shows) don't know how long the series is going to last (when they start filming it). This is the case for most shows because with the first ...


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It is that most likely the producers shot this flash back scene back in season 7 as they had access to Katie Holmes being the slutty pumpkin in the backround during the production of the episode. They probably saved and later edited this clip into season 9 for the flash back footage, this can be confirmed by a few simple observations between the s7 episode ...


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All slaps were used. In season 7 episode 9 "Disaster Averted" Barney managed to get Marshall and Lily to agree to 3 additional slaps in exchange for letting him take the Ducky Tie off. Marshall then had a total of 4 slaps which he proceeded to use 2 right away. This left Marshall with 2 slaps. Then is season 9 episode 14 "Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in ...


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Update on accepted answer as now more seasons are released. Barney get married to Robin in last season (Season 9) Episode 22 As the wedding begins, Barney has one last panic attack, which Marshall ends with the final slap of the slap bet. The ceremony goes through without any trouble, even with the arrival of a bear as the ring bear (though Barney ...


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Keep in mind that this entire show is a flashback, representing the story that Ted is telling to his kids. There are many things shown in the show that are factually incorrect, including but not limited to: people eating sandwiches when they were really smoking weed, everyone in the group being smokers even though it isn't ever mentioned except in one ...


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All the doppelgangers' first appearances are in Season 5, except for Barney's, who appears in Season 6 Episode 13. Both Robin, Lily, and Marshall came up in the same episode "Double Date" as Ted is shown in "Robots Versus Wrestlers" and Barney himself in "Bad News".


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There are a few misconceptions and assumptions in the question. It's unproven that there was a second girl in the bedroom during Ted and Stella's wedding. I don't remember this implication, having watched the show multiple times. Even if there was a third girl, the Bro Code stipulates limitations to "the tricycle". If any of these rules were violated, it ...


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The episode with Stella's and Ted's (cancelled) wedding (Shelter Island, Season 4, Episode 5) where Barney (probably) has a threesome is after the episode about the belt (Third Wheel, Season 3, Episode 3) where Barney tells the story about his failed attempt at a threesome. So there are no mistakes in the timeline of the show.


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The blue French horn represents Ted actively pursuing and doing anything for love. He seeks out Robin throughout the entire series, just as he repeatedly goes out of his way to get the blue French horn. He didn't stumble upon the blue French horn; he went after it. The horn also represents permanence—Ted ultimately gets it back at the end of the series ...


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