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28th Dec '17 2:06:12 PM nombretomado
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** DependingOnTheWriter, the suckers aren't actually that hard for alien civilizations to make. The Skrulls had one. Even us humans have made a couple. It's just a matter of learning the hard way that the little suckers are [[ForbiddenPlanet id monster]] factories, and then you don't make them any more.

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** DependingOnTheWriter, the suckers aren't actually that hard for alien civilizations to make. The Skrulls had one. Even us humans have made a couple. It's just a matter of learning the hard way that the little suckers are [[ForbiddenPlanet [[Film/ForbiddenPlanet id monster]] factories, and then you don't make them any more.
10th Dec '17 5:09:08 PM DrPsyche
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*** As if to make the P-6s even more absurd, it's shown in issue 8 that they carried large regiments of the legitimately useful cybernought mech suits... which, being incapable of flight and humanoid in shape, are best suited to ground combat. The P-6s would probably spend most of their time in space, rendering the cybernoughts worthless. So not only were the ships themselves poorly thought-out, but they hindered the effectiveness of ''other'' troops and technologies.
4th Dec '17 2:13:03 AM Netherman14
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* Superman has the Super-Flare, a massive explosion which jettisons all the solar energy in his in a concentrated blast within a quarter-mile, what renders it impractical however is it's drawback of depowering Clark down to human levels of strength for 24 hours.

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* Superman has the Super-Flare, a massive explosion which jettisons all the solar energy in his body in a concentrated blast within a quarter-mile, what renders it impractical however is it's drawback of depowering Clark down to human levels of strength for 24 hours.
4th Dec '17 2:12:12 AM Netherman14
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* Superman has the Super-Flare, a massive explosion which jettisons all the solar energy in his in a concentrated blast within a quarter-mile, what renders it impractical however is it's drawback of depowering Clark down to human levels of strength for 24 hours.
20th Apr '17 1:21:56 PM Blazer
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** Interestingly averted in the lead up to ''ComicBook/BatmanNoMansLand'' -- it was revealed that Wayne Enterprise's buildings were designed to withstand earthquakes up to 8.5 on the Richter Scale. When many of the board members complained about the costs, Lucius Fox promptly fired them.
16th Mar '17 4:37:25 AM DesertDragon
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* PlayedForLaughs in ''ComicStrip/{{Zits}}''; Jeremy's friend Pierce got his feet tattooed to look like sneakers, so that he can [[DoesNotLikeShoes go to school barefoot]] without the teachers noticing. Jeremy replies that it's 40 degrees and raining outside.
-->'''Pierce''': I didn't say it was practical...
8th Jan '17 1:21:49 PM nombretomado
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* TheUltimates for a while. A multi-billion dollar super-squad just sitting around because they caught all the bad guys? Well, rescuing people from a fire is cool but we got guys for that.

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* TheUltimates ComicBook/TheUltimates for a while. A multi-billion dollar super-squad just sitting around because they caught all the bad guys? Well, rescuing people from a fire is cool but we got guys for that.
19th Oct '16 7:42:31 PM comicwriter
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* The Quinjets used by ComicBook/TheAvengers and ComicBook/{{SHIELD}} are probably some of the most advanced aircraft in the Marvel Universe, and are miles ahead of any aviation technology used in the real world. In the first issue of ''[[ComicBook/TheFalcon Captain America: Sam Wilson]]'', we find out that they're also insanely expensive to maintain and refuel, meaning that when the Avengers end up falling on hard times, they have to be very selective about using the Quinjet. That last little bit is shown in ''ComicBook/AllNewAllDifferentAvengers'' when Iron Man decides using the Quinjet just to get to Atlantic City is a waste when 4/5ths of the team (him, Sam!Cap, Female Thor, Vision and Nova) can fly and he tells them to just carry their non-flyers (Miles Morales Spider-Man and Ms. Marvel)

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* The Quinjets used by ComicBook/TheAvengers and ComicBook/{{SHIELD}} are probably some of the most advanced aircraft in the Marvel Universe, and are miles ahead of any aviation technology used in the real world. In the first issue of ''[[ComicBook/TheFalcon ''[[ComicBook/NickSpencersCaptainAmerica Captain America: Sam Wilson]]'', we find out that they're also insanely expensive to maintain and refuel, meaning that when the Avengers end up falling on hard times, they have to be very selective about using the Quinjet. That last little bit is shown in ''ComicBook/AllNewAllDifferentAvengers'' when Iron Man decides using the Quinjet just to get to Atlantic City is a waste when 4/5ths of the team (him, Sam!Cap, Female Thor, Vision and Nova) can fly and he tells them to just carry their non-flyers (Miles Morales Spider-Man and Ms. Marvel)
18th Sep '16 12:40:20 PM Trooper924
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** The P-6 Worldsweeper starships. They're massive, powerful, and seriously cool-looking ships designed in the shape of the Decepticon symbol, giving them a symbolic factor. However they're also pretty prone to crashing or being shot down, as that symbolic design makes them really hard to maneuver properly in combat and isn't very aerodynamic. Keep in mind that these things were supposed to protect Decepticon colony worlds singlehanded. They were so useless that Decepticon high command eventually decommissioned them, bringing a the grand Decepticon imperial era to a whimpering end.

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** The P-6 Worldsweeper starships. They're massive, powerful, and seriously cool-looking ships designed in the shape of the Decepticon symbol, giving them a symbolic factor. However they're also pretty prone to crashing or being shot down, as that symbolic design makes them really hard to maneuver properly in combat and isn't very aerodynamic. Keep in mind that these things were supposed to protect Decepticon colony worlds singlehanded. They were so useless that Decepticon high command eventually decommissioned them, bringing a the grand Decepticon imperial era to a whimpering end.
15th May '16 8:50:15 PM nombretomado
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** Two out of three Helicarrier appearances in [[MarvelCinematicUniverse MCU]] films (''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' and ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'') feature them either crashing or very nearly doing so. [[spoiler:Though in ''Winter Soldier'' the Helicarriers being shot down was actually a good thing.]]

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** Two out of three Helicarrier appearances in [[MarvelCinematicUniverse [[Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse MCU]] films (''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' and ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'') feature them either crashing or very nearly doing so. [[spoiler:Though in ''Winter Soldier'' the Helicarriers being shot down was actually a good thing.]]
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