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How does Dolores pass the test?

The scanners test for the explosive security device implanted in hosts' necks. Bernard presumably did not install this when constructing the Hale body for Dolores.
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Are the guests in Westworld forbidden to tell the hosts that they are robots?

No; just like in Season 1 (where Dolores finds a photograph of a woman on a busy NY street), the hosts are programmed to suppress and ignore any indication that a world outside of Westworld exists. ...
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How does Dolores pass the test?

This is explained by the show's creator here. The scanners are not reliable. Q: Ah, okay. Readers might also wonder why the neck-scanner didn’t register Dolores/Charlotte as a host. I’m assuming that ...
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What is the significance of flies?

At the start of the episode, a fly walks across Dolores' face, and then over her eye. This shows that she doesn't react like a normal human would, even though she looks human. Later, she is ...
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Have guns in Westworld started operating differently?

My interpretation is Ed Harris stated several times that he has been visiting the park for 30 years. He had been through almost all of the storylines, and is pretty much used to being hit several ...
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Time Discontinuity in Westworld Between Characters

Every day, multiple storylines start throughout the park. If no one joins them, they restart the next day. This includes "dead" hosts getting cleaned up and put back into place (like Maeve, for ...
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Is Felix a host?

Given that episode 10 already addresses this possibility and you in fact mentioned it in your question, the only conclusion we can draw at this time is that Felix is not a host. Anything beyond this ...
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In Westworld, how can guests tell the difference between guests and hosts?

They can't. That's the whole point. In the original film, hosts had hands that weren't quite right, so you could pick the hosts out by looking closely at their hands but in the TV show there is no ...
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Are the guests in Westworld forbidden to tell the hosts that they are robots?

There is a scene in which William is being helped by a host to prepare for his "adventure" and she offers to be intimate with him, to which he asks, "Are you real?" and her reply is, "If you can't ...
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What protects the Westworld guests from injuries caused by weapons other than guns?

The show doesn't seem to answer this directly. But I think it's still a great question. According to an article on Rotten Tomatoes there are a few points to be made here: You have to sign a release ...
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Is the new Westworld HBO series a continuation of the story from the 1973 movie?

Entertainment Weekly asked the showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy about this: When we’re told in the premiere that the park “hasn’t had a critical failure in 30 years.” Are we supposed to take ...
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Did Bernard Just Reach the Center of his Maze?

Yes, Bernard is now self-aware Lisa Joy explained to The Wrap Wrap: Now, since we saw Bernard realize he had been imagining Ford at the end there and was really doing all of those things by himself, ...
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Westworld S01E02: How did they get to the park by an elevator inside a moving train?

Is the Delos Westworld park a physical place in the TV show? Absolutely There is no doubt that the park is a physical place (although we don't know where it is). You have to travel to the receiving ...
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Why doesn't Dolores have bones?

We don't know that she doesn't have "bones". Delores was first created 30+ years before the 'current' events in Westworld (indeed she was the first host) and so her structure at that time ...
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Where is Shogunworld physically located?

Firstly, We Don't Know In fact, we don't know where Westworld is either. But...here's what we do know. The Control Center (for Westworld) is in the park or at least on the edge of it. It's built into ...
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Is the new Westworld HBO series a continuation of the story from the 1973 movie?

It is. The scene in the pilot in the basement with the decommissioned or 'parked' bots has in it a rusted globe with the letters "DELOS" which was the name of the company in the original Westworld. ...
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How can a host in Westworld do this?

Regarding Dolores part of the attack, it was a different gun than the ones used in the park. It's the "real" gun Arnold gave to her decades ago to kill him with. In a scene just before the one in ...
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How does Dolores pass the test?

Stubbs says the following just before clearing "Charlotte": You know, the old man himself hired me. So many years ago I can barely remember it. But he was very clear about my role here. About ...
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How do guests make requests in the WestWorld game?

My impression during the episode is that the actions of the guests act as the request. The Man In Black was starting an action that would lead to an explosion. The park tech saw that the guest ...
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How did Teddy get into the Sublime?

Dolores/Hale uploaded Teddy to the Sublime...she tells Bernard As you know, Bernard, we are capable of change. And I've changed my mind. I have one last soul to carry to the new world. She then ...
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Is Ashley Stubbs a host on Westworld?

This is was co-creator Lisa Joy had to say about it: When Halores left the beach, it seemed like Stubbs knew it was Dolores — or at least that it wasn’t Hale. Is that safe to assume? ...
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Controlling a host's behavior in Westworld?

Is it really necessary to establish a wired connection between host and controlling device ? No In previous cases, such as in the production/repair/servicing areas we saw they were relying on a ...
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The Maze inside the head of the Host

In S2E8
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Why are the crew wearing anti-contamination suits?

It doesn't seem to be a contamination issue since 'killed' and 'deactivated' hosts are interacted with by the human technicians in a variety of clothing. However, while in the park itself, the hosts ...
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What is the significance of flies?

I believe that this is a reference to the common expression "wouldn't hurt a fly". This phrase means that a person is inherently gentle, peaceful and non-violent. Such a person would do nothing to ...
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Are Arnold and Ford living through hosts' code?

I believe Ford too incorporated his consciousness to the hosts' programming. NO It's clear that the voices that Delores hears are programmed in the attempt by Ford to give the hosts sentience...and ...
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Is Robert Ford behind "Shade" too?

Spoilers ahead for those that didn't watch the whole season 1 & 2. You've been warned. Actually Akacheta (the leader of the Ghost Nation) was the first host to achieve consciousness many years ...
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How much do tickets costs to enter Westworld?

It's $40k per day or $280k for a week. This was revealed in episode 3, according to Ben: Understandably, it’s not cheap. The start-up and maintenance costs for the park must be enormous, so much so ...
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What exactly is the physiology of hosts in the Westworld TV series?

According to showrunner Jonathan Nolan this will be revealed in Season 2: Can you say how are the hosts powered? Like do they need to recharge? Do they eat? Their construction and their ...
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What protects the Westworld guests from injuries caused by weapons other than guns?

In addition to Rowan's excellent answer, the use of non-gun weapons is very limited. In "Stray" (S01 E03), the woodcutter has left his scene, leaving the other hosts in a loop because he needs to ...
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