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That room is called a darkroom, and it's part of the photographic printing process. A darkroom is a workshop used by photographers working with photographic film to make prints and carry out other associated tasks. It is a room that can be made completely dark to allow the processing of the light-sensitive photographic materials, including film and ...


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This is called a darkroom. A darkroom is a workshop used by photographers working with photographic film to make prints and carry out other associated tasks. It is a room that can be made completely dark to allow the processing of the light-sensitive photographic materials, including film and photographic paper. Various equipment is used in the darkroom, ...


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This is a Nelsonic Q'Bert Wristwatch, sold by Nelsonic Digital. They were very popular, especially in the 80s for their game-themed wristwatches, wherein you could actually play the game on your wrist! Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelsonic_Industries


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There is one reference I could find in this article, Day of the Dead was the third installment in director George A. Romero’s iconic Night of the Living Dead series and was described by Romero as a “tragedy about how a lack of human communication causes chaos and collapse even in this small little pie slice of society.” This theme plays out later in ...


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Why are they opening the portal? We don't know their exact motives yet but if you have seen the end credit scene then remember they are not done with the Upside down: In a post-credit scene, at a Russian base in Kamchatka, guards are referring to an unseen American prisoner as another prisoner is fed to a captive Demogorgon. - Wikipedia. So we need to ...


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I don't recall anything explicitly said during the show about that (and questioned it myself). I have two theories; both rely on the fact that the transmission was detected on Dustins "Cerebro" 1.) The transmission intercepted two separate messages concurrently It was shown in S3E7 that there were Russians patrolling the mall. We had seen them ...


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He loved working there. Every time we saw Bob working at Radioshack he seemed genuinely happy. Also, as stated in the question, he was smarter than most of the employees there thus he could safely call himself "Bob the brain" without being singled out. Here's a nice little summary of why he loved his job. He loved working at Radio Shack, because at Radio ...


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Day of the Dead is a 1985 American zombie horror film written and directed by George A. Romero. AJ's answer is pretty spot on in terms of overall theme, but there are couple of plot points to add that are in parallel, including Day of the Dead is also a ZOMBIE film and the Mind Flayer was taking others like Billy, Heather, Tom, etc and using them to get ...


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There are a few theories floating around and you're right that the ability to remove the parasite should have gone as well. If you remember when she removes the parasite she releases enough energy to shatter the glass behind her. It may be that she has reached her limit, or that she has worn the power down and that it needs to replenish. There is also the ...


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He didn't want to let his house burn while the monster is on fire. It's not really a bonfire or chimney where the fire is in an enclosed case. It's in the hallway and due to that immense fire, it's really a matter of minutes his house gets on fire too. It was stuck in the trap while being on fire. So, putting the fire out won't let it attack them. They also ...


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According to Will in the season 3 episode, The Sauna Test, it appears while most of the Mind Flayer may still exist in the Upside Down and is probably running the show from there, another part of it still existed in Hawkins, as it (or at least, this part of it) was seeking to become more corporeal during the course of season 3. 3.04 Transcript: WILL: ...


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According to Wiktionary, "poo" is: Added to nouns, especially personal names, ending in -y or -ie to form affectionate, playful diminutives. "Bun" is not a "dirty word", and possibly refers to: a small, sometimes sweet, bread-based item.


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Another user had a question about the Russians' Motives in Hawkins In my answer, I make reference to the coded message that was interpreted by Dustin, Robin (and Steve, I suppose). Based on the information that they receive about the delivery companies, the food courts, I surmised that they were coordinating above ground where the portal would be. If the ...


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Suzie Q is a very well known rock song, and Suzie Poo is likely a play on that - additionally, poo is not an unknown "pet name" addition as @BCdotWEB has pointed out. Dusty Bin was a 1980s gameshow icon, but as "he" was only famous in the UK, I'm guessing this is too obscure an 80s reference for the Stranger Things writers. The name is a play on "dustbin" (...


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If you didn't live through it, you may not be familiar with what RadioShack once was. It used to be that when you went to RadioShack, you could buy vacuum tubes for your TV (look it up), resistors, capacitors, transistors, etc. Back before we called makers makers, they were just nerds who bought stuff at RadioShack. In the 70s, hacker culture was starting ...


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A Little Context You have to bear in mind the historical context of the 1980's relationship between the US and the USSR. The Cold War was at its peak during the timeline explored during Stranger Things 3 Possible Motives In the minds of the Soviet Union, releasing a supernatural force in a foreign land would be a major disruptor to everyday life. The ...


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I haven't seen season 3 (yet), but I did capture two moments in S03E05 (towards the end) and E06 (at the very beginning): In this second shot, it becomes more obvious that the white hazmat suits are actually grey (the two guys in the center are wearing the suits with the masks taken off): I think the different colours could simply indicate levels of ...


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Interestingly enough both answers given while correct give no explanation why Jonathan sees slowly the photos he took earlier. In the age before digital photography, the photo was made, by putting light-sensitive chemicals on a thin stable substrate (called film). Exposed to light these chemicals would go through a reaction that makes them darker. So in the ...


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If I remember rightly, there is one colour inside while running and then when the reactor explodes the other colour comes running in. So my guess is that one colour represents "Scientists" actually working on the machine and the other is a "Recovery" team who come in to deal with any fires or...dead bodies.


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