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Because Dormammu doesn't exist in time, but Thanos does. In Dr. Strange, it was stated that Dormammu belongs to the Dark Dimension and existed outside of time. Wong: Dormammu dwells in the Dark Dimension. Beyond time. source Generally, when you reverse time, you reverse everything including the memory of the person existing inside the time. Since ...


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There’s definitely exposition for the audience, but even in-world Obi-Wan is much more experienced than Luke is. Luke may know the place is a rough area, but “old Ben” who fought in the Clone Wars is basically telling him that it’s one of the toughest places he’s seen. It’s a warning on top of whatever rumors Luke may have heard. Or... it’s just commentary. ...


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Some interesting info can be found here. Basically, to summarize the article, Stallone discovered the company that produced the robot was using it as a tool to help autistic children. One of Stallone's children is autistic, so he became enamored with the robot and offered to write a part for it in the next Rocky movie. Apparently there was more scripted ...


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Strange planned to lose. Spoilers ahead...! It seems odd to me that he just handed over the time stone without a fight to save Tony. Especially after the speech he gave about how he'd let Tony or Peter die if it came down to saving them or protecting the stone. He was definitely willing to "trade lives". When asked why he offers "We're in the endgame now." ...


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He wanted to split his soul into 7 pieces, not create 7 Horcruxes. The difference here is that the soul in his body counts as one piece, so you only need 6 Horcruxes. As we can see Voldemort say in The Halfblood Prince: Wouldn't it be better, make you stronger, to have your soul in more pieces, I mean, for instance, isn't seven the most powerfully ...


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I'd like to offer an in-universe answer. Owen Lars, Luke's uncle, is a very conservative person. Living on a relatively outlaw world with species aggressive towards humans such as the Sand People, he is focussed on his farm. He's been given responsibility for Luke, almost certainly knowing his true parentage, he tries to bring him up as a farmer and tries ...


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He did eventually (after some years: remember that Gollum has a hatred and fear of the Sun, the Moon and other creatures, so it took some time) leave the Misty Mountains in pursuit of Bilbo Baggins, but was eventually drawn south, towards Mordor, because all evil was being drawn to Mordor, at the time. This is how he discovered the secret stair by Minas ...


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Since agents can inhabit any "bluepill" person in the Matrix, the freeway poses a few issues. Yes, you can move quickly from one distant point to another, but that's of no benefit to Trinity, Morpheus, or any other awoken Matrix users. On the freeway you're locked into a narrow corridor with exits only every mile or more, and any car near you can become a ...


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It's a reference to the famous "Turing Test" - whether an artificial intelligence can convince a human that it itself is human. Turing's first version of this test was specifically called 'the imitation game'. The test was introduced by Turing in his 1950 paper, "Computing Machinery and Intelligence", while working at the University of Manchester. It ...


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Because Leonidas and Xerxes were actual historical figures that have well documented histories. Xerxes lived through the battle. Also The Battle of Thermopylae is a well-documented event. Taking artistic license, like having a spear graze Xerxes’ face is one thing. Changing historical fact like having Leonidas’ spear kill Xerxes would simply draw laughter ...


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we see Arya stand from the ashes un-burnt even though she was clearly covered in fire You don't see Arya clearly covered in fire. You see Arya obscured by fire, i.e. there is fire between Arya and the camera. Arya ducked behind a wall (IIRC of an alley). Flames tend to flow (I can't speak to real life but this is how they are shown in GOT), and thus don't ...


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The actual decryption was very complex but Bletchley Park was given a BIG clue because... To aid this process, all Turing needed was a word (or a group of words) that he was positive the Germans would use in each of their Enigma-encrypted messages. What was that word, or rather, that phrase? ‘Heil Hitler’ Germans put the phrase ‘Heil Hitler’ at ...


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Why would they do it? As you said, they hate Harry. They want to be away from him as much as possible, and all he represents (i.e., Wizardry). The Dursleys want to be normal above all else. They want to be regarded as successful, but anything crazy sounding is a big no-no for them. Mr and Mrs Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that ...


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Thanos didn't use the power stone on the Hulk. Thanos is a massively powerful being on his own, even without the stones. Note that the Power Stone wasn't glowing at the time and also Ebony Maw let Hulk and Thanos fight without any interference, saying: No, let him have his fun... To quote an official source: Infinity War Writers Say Thanos Could've ...


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Yes The script confirms that, at the very least, the T-1000 (in the script as "Officer X") has a very good idea as to who the previous visitor was... JANELLE There was a guy here this morning asking about him, too. TODD Yeah, big guy. On a bike. Has that got ...


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It's a major plot hole is what it is. People can come up with all the excuses they want, what happened is S08E05 can in no logical way make sense after what happened in S08E04. The scenes where Drogon sweeps over chains of scorpions without any of them being aimed at him or fired in time even though he takes ages to do those sweeps and that he seems closer ...


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Daenerys appears to be protected though an immunity (or at least, a high resistance) to fire, whereas the Night King appears to be protected through the sheer cold that radiates from him. While it isn't depicted consistently, fire in the vicinity of the Night King does tend to snuff out, as seen in S06E05 "The Door" when the Children of the Forest create a ...


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Well, it is kinda explained on The Daily Beast, In the book, Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding was a ginger-haired, middle-aged Mick. Harrison Ford, Clint Eastwood and Paul Newman were all considered for the role that went to Morgan Freeman. Darabont alluded to the unusual casting choice by having Red jokingly reply to Andy’s inquiry about his nickname with the ...


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The other answers already draw some really good connections to various parts of Turing's work, be it movie-related or more general. But we don't really need to stop there. In fact a big emphasis of the movie, beyond the WWII spy story that already offers many possibilities for "imitation", is the rather personal story of Alan Turing and his struggles with ...


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You misunderstood one important thing: Dr. Strange did not travel through time. He just looked into 14mil different possible futures to see the one scenario where they could win. His body stayed in the present all the time, as you can clearly see during this whole scene. And even if he would have been able to really travel there: this future would not be ...


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In the Inside the Episode David and Dan (showrunners) say the reason she is more scared here is because she is in a weakened state after getting hit on the head outside. They say at that point she is just trying to survive. She doesn't feel like she is able to take on all of them at once anymore and now is just trying to make it out alive.


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Let's go through the plan of Hans Gruber without the interference from John McClane. Infiltrate Nakatomi Tower with his goons and take the Christmas party-goers hostage. Get the vault password from Takagi (or kill him, doesn’t really matter). Have Theo hack most of the vault locks. Call the police and pretend to be terrorists. Annihilate the SWAT team with ...


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Drogon is capable of single-handedly wiping out an entire city in a reasonably short period of time. One of the strongest armed cities in Westeros (with weapons designed specifically for him) was devastated and leveled by Drogon. He indiscriminately incinerated (yes at Dany's orders) men, women and children - military and civilian alike; there is no reason ...


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Jon did not commit to murdering Daenerys when he came to the Throne room. The first thing he did was lash out at her about killing innocent civilians and prisoners of war. He had been a passive partner to Daenerys these last few episodes. He lashed out in anger because he wanted Daenerys to see reason. To snap her out of the cloud of smoke to see the ...


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You've pointed at a good flaw. Drogon would have been an equally valid target. But there are some options here as to why the NK chose Viserion over Drogon. 1. Drogon is considerably larger. Although the ice spear did penetrate Viserion's skin with relative ease, Drogon is a considerably larger and stronger dragon. We don't know much about the ice spear ...


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This is not a democratic court; it is a royal judgment. As Jon's nominated proxy, Sansa carries all the powers of a "King [queen] in the North". It is her sentence, and she does not need to seek the approval of the lords to carry it out. Littlefinger's behaviour does little to redeem him for his actions, and in some cases he outright admits the crimes ...


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According to Scooby-Doo Behind the Scenes (released in 1998; see Wikiquote), the initial money to start out was given to them by Daphne’s dad: Daphne: "Well, Daddy gave us the money to start off. (shows an image of the check that first financed Mystery Inc.) We didn't even have a car, so we gave our parents gas money to drive us around." ...


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He decided that being rude was the fastest way to get people to leave. If he had politely asked it is very likely that a lot of people would have hung around to try to talk to him. Equally if he had claimed that he was busy it would still have been weird to kick everybody out. Bear in mind that he lives in a mansion and part of the point of living in a ...


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You made the same mistake as Harry in Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince. As JAD said, Voldemort wanted to split his soul in seven, not create seven Horcruxes (emphasis mine): “[...] You heard him, Harry: ‘Wouldn’t it be better, make you stronger, to have your soul in more pieces... isn’t seven the most powerfully magical number...’ Isn’t seven the ...


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First of all, the possession of the ring didn't stay entirely without effect even to Bilbo. Remember how everyone was surprised at Bilbo's apparently unaged looks compared to his actual age (and his pretty fast aging once he didn't have the ring anymore). And also remember his reluctance to give up the ring (into which he had to be seriously "persuaded" by ...


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