History Fridge / Prometheus

7th Apr '17 11:45:37 AM dangerdan97
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*** Then why the panic over getting into a spacesuit before launching an escape pod? Surely the {{Kayfabe}} isn't that critical when death is seconds away and no-one's around to see it?
1st Mar '17 9:57:29 AM 309216364
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*** It is if you think about just how large the monster was in its infancy, if it had gone out the "normal" way, I believe Shaw's "...." would have been more than just a [[DeathByChildbirth tight squeeze]]. More likely [[HalfTheWomanSheUsedToBe it would have split her open.]]
11th May '16 8:30:51 PM trumpetmarietta
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** Nah Vickers [[spoiler: is probably an android]]. She makes a comment early on about being a very cautious person - but later [[spoiler: we find out that she didn't even bother to have the medical pod programmed for female anatomy]]. She probably [[spoiler: slept with Janek to throw off his flippant accusation about her being a robot]]. The emphasis she places on the word [[spoiler: father]] could have been sarcasm rather than anger.
*** If Vickers [[spoiler: is an android, it explains why she recovers from stasis almost instantly while the rest of the crew is left nauseous and weakened.]]

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** Nah Vickers [[spoiler: is probably an android]].a gynoid]]. She makes a comment early on about being a very cautious person - but later [[spoiler: we find out that she didn't even bother to have the medical pod programmed for female anatomy]]. She probably [[spoiler: slept with Janek to throw off his flippant accusation about her being a robot]]. The emphasis she places on the word [[spoiler: father]] could have been sarcasm rather than anger.
*** If Vickers [[spoiler: is an android, a gynoid, it explains why she recovers from stasis almost instantly while the rest of the crew is left nauseous and weakened.]]
7th Dec '15 2:33:33 PM ArtoriusRex
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**** This would hold true for beings that evolved independently, however, humans did not evolve independently from the Engineers, but were instead based on them. It's entirely possible that humans could have picked up any number of instinctive behaviors from the Engineers. And if the Engineers had a hand in helping human culture to develop, it's all the more likely that the pointing gesture may have a similar significance across both species.
30th Nov '15 9:09:40 PM teethmoon
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* In the wine scene, When David asks Holloway what he would be willing to do to get his answers, Holloway replies "anything and everything". David, being presumably unable to willingly hurt humans, was looking for a way to circumvent that rule and Holloway just gave David permission to infect him with the black liquid!
10th Oct '15 8:45:42 PM AcePedro
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*Despite the movie being set several years before the events of Alien, the Prometheus is way more advanced than the Nostromo. Why? Because the titular ship of the movie is a scientific vessel. The Nostromo, on the other hand, was just a mining ship. It was never supposed to feature top-notch computers and equipment. The Prometheus' design also reflect its necessity of being aerodynamic while operating in an atmosphere. The Nostromo was not design to operate in an atmosphere.
**Also, the technology in Prometheus is a little primitive in comparison to the technology from Alien. Just take a look at the way the crew of the Promotheus wakes from its hibernation and the way the crew of the Nostromo does the same thing.
25th Sep '15 5:40:25 PM AnotherGuy
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** Why does David like ''Film/LawrenceOfArabia'' so much? Because T.E. Lawrence is TheStoic who harbors a ton of SuppressedRage. All those slights David endures? "The trick is to ''not mind'' that it hurts."

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** Why does David like ''Film/LawrenceOfArabia'' so much? Because T.E. Lawrence is TheStoic who harbors a ton of SuppressedRage. All those slights David endures? "The trick trick... is to ''not mind'' minding'' that it hurts."
25th Sep '15 5:39:09 PM AnotherGuy
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** Why does David like ''Film/LawrenceOfArabia'' so much? Because T.E. Lawrence is TheStoic who harbors a ton of InnerRage. All those slights David endures? "The trick is to ''not mind'' that it hurts."

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** Why does David like ''Film/LawrenceOfArabia'' so much? Because T.E. Lawrence is TheStoic who harbors a ton of InnerRage.SuppressedRage. All those slights David endures? "The trick is to ''not mind'' that it hurts."
25th Sep '15 5:38:39 PM AnotherGuy
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** Why does David like ''Film/LawrenceOfArabia'' so much? Because T.E. Lawrence is TheStoic who harbors a ton of InnerRage. All those slights David endures? "The trick is to ''not mind'' that it hurts."
23rd Jun '15 8:35:08 PM Headrock
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*** It would be possible, if the Engineers had taken human specimens back, to test the black goo on (or, for whatever other reason). However, if the Engineers did learn what happens when you mix human and goo, they would be incredibly stupid for them to then make plans to mix them ''deliberately''...
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