History Headscratchers / AtlantisTheLostEmpire

17th Jan '16 9:26:30 PM TheRealYuma
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*** Infamous? I don't ever remembering it being known for being bad. As yo answer your question, the leader thought that there was an actual portal to Atlantis. Like in Treasure Planet or Flint Lockwood's Grocery Deliverator.
7th Nov '15 8:00:24 AM Panthera7730
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**The king mentioned that it would "bind" to Kida if they didn't disconect them quick enough when he told them that it was "alive in a way". That was partly why he asked them to save her before it was to late. He didn't want her to be bound to the crystal forever.
20th Sep '15 5:17:01 PM mewmdude77
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***Even later than that actually, Modern English has some Norman in it as well, from when William the Conqueror took the throne of England. So they'd be connected as late as the 11th century.
29th Jan '15 11:42:44 PM Dustbunny3
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** It's also possible he was flustered by trying to say someone's proper name in a language he'd only recently started speaking out loud. That nervousness could be what made him botch his first attempt, and then his embarrassment is what led him to asking for an alternative instead of trying again.
20th Jan '15 3:29:46 PM LBHills
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** This premise actually isn't too farfetched.For a real-life example, Linda Schele is a renowned archaeologist who is known for teaching the modern Mayan people their indigenous language.
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** This premise actually isn't too farfetched.For a real-life example, Linda Schele is a renowned archaeologist who is known for teaching the modern Mayan people their indigenous language. There have been similar cases in Egypt (hieroglyphics) and Greek (Mycenaean Linear A). There weren't any immortals around in those cases, of course, but both time gaps were ''much'' smaller.
20th Jan '15 12:32:08 PM LBHills
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*** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide. Now imagine a large percentage of the engineers and educators die in a great flood and there's a 6000-year period in which the celebrities don't divorce, the gadgets don't need maintenance or repair, and the King has the only vote.

** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide. Now imagine a large percentage (including engineers and educators) die and there's a 6000-year period in which the celebrities don't divorce, the gadgets don't need maintenance or repair, and the King has the only vote.
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** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide. Now imagine a large percentage (including engineers and educators) die and there's a 6000-year period in which the celebrities don't divorce, the gadgets don't need maintenance or repair, and the King has the only vote.
20th Jan '15 12:30:19 PM LBHills
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** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide. Now imagine a large percentage (including engineers and educators) die and there's a 6000-year period in which the celebrities don't do much, the gadgets don't need maintenance or repair, and the King doesn't ask for any opinions.
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** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide. Now imagine a large percentage (including engineers and educators) die and there's a 6000-year period in which the celebrities don't do much, divorce, the gadgets don't need maintenance or repair, and the King doesn't ask for any opinions. has the only vote.
20th Jan '15 12:29:02 PM LBHills
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** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide. Now imagine a 6000-year period in which the celebrities don't do much, the gadgets don't need maintenance or repair, and the King doesn't ask for any opinions.
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** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide. Now imagine a large percentage (including engineers and educators) die and there's a 6000-year period in which the celebrities don't do much, the gadgets don't need maintenance or repair, and the King doesn't ask for any opinions.
20th Jan '15 12:25:36 PM LBHills
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** i always thought it had something to do with the crystals, if its has the power to give extended life to Atlanteans, then there is a possibility that it has also the power to take away knowledge as well, perhaps in someway its alive since weve seen at begining in the film ,kida´s mother become one with the crystal. So in oder to prevent the crystal from being used as a weapon again it took the ability to read which was essential in order to use those flying machines
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** i I always thought it had something to do with the crystals, if its has the power to give extended life to Atlanteans, then there is a possibility that it has also the power to take away knowledge as well, perhaps in someway its alive since weve seen at begining in the film ,kida´s mother become one with the crystal. So in oder to prevent the crystal from being used as a weapon again it took the ability to read which was essential in order to use those flying machines

** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide.
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** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide. decide. Now imagine a 6000-year period in which the celebrities don't do much, the gadgets don't need maintenance or repair, and the King doesn't ask for any opinions.
20th Jan '15 12:23:37 PM LBHills
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** There's also a line from Kida where she says the people are only content because they do not know better. Or something to that extent. It sort of implies that Kida and her father and possibly a select few others are the only ones to have been alive when the island sank. So if there's only two plus people alive from olden times, it's not surprising the written language has died out. Hell I know people who have all but forgotten how to write with a pen since leaving school.
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** There's also a line from Kida where she says the people are only content because they do not know better. Or something to that extent. It sort of implies that Kida and her father and possibly a select few others are the only ones to have been alive when the island sank. So if there's only two plus people alive from olden times, it's not surprising the written language has died out. Hell I know people who have all but forgotten how to write with a pen since leaving school. school. ** A surprising number of Americans today are barely literate enough to text 'lol' to their friends and learn which celebrities are getting divorced this week. A surprising number are incapable of programming or maintaining their various gadgets, using the instructions written in their manuals. An absolutely astounding number vote on complex political issues without reading the plentiful information provided to help them decide.
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