History Headscratchers / HowToTrainYourDragon

19th Nov '17 6:06:50 PM Owlethia
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*Where did those scales come from off of Toothless? When Hiccup goes to the cove for the first time he sees some black scales on the ground that indicate to him (and to us) that Toothless is here. However those scales are pretty large and, from what I can tell, Toothless has very, 'very' few scales of that size, if any at all. But when we see he, he doesn't appear to have any patches on him. Between that and the fact that those scales litter the ground in a way that implies that they were all rubbed off simultaneously from a localized area since they all fell so close together. So where the hell did they come from?
4th Sep '17 9:36:24 AM Sharlee
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** The historical Norse had horses, including some of the largest breeds in Europe. Sure, we don't see any livestock but sheep in the village, but it's possible that Hiccup's people ''used'' to have horses before the dragons snatched the last of them in their raids, and the kids had ridden horseback when they were little.
4th Sep '17 9:24:54 AM Sharlee
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** Toothless seems agile enough even with his prosthesis that, ''before'' his injury, he could probably have been nabbing seabirds on the wing, leaving the less-elusive prey for the clumsier dragons to collect.

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** Toothless seems agile enough even with his prosthesis that, ''before'' his injury, he could probably have could've easily been nabbing seabirds on the wing, leaving the less-elusive prey for the clumsier dragons to collect.collect. Less competition that way.
4th Sep '17 9:24:05 AM Sharlee
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** Toothless seems agile enough even with his prosthesis that, ''before'' his injury, he could probably have been nabbing seabirds on the wing, leaving the less-elusive prey for the clumsier dragons to collect.
18th Jun '17 2:07:19 PM nombretomado
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** According to ThatOtherWiki, the retractable fangs are for catching fish.

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** According to ThatOtherWiki, Wiki/ThatOtherWiki, the retractable fangs are for catching fish.
25th May '17 4:55:35 PM Atha
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** They were constantly raided by dragons for food, with a large amount of disorder during and after. Even if someone noticed the fish vanishing, their first thought would probably be that a dragon got to it during the last raid.
9th Apr '17 8:26:05 PM Destiiny
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*** I don't know if this is a factor or not, but they're two different species, therefore, different habits. Honestly, I don't think the Green Death could 'actively' hunt for itself, so it had to resort to other dragons while Bewilderbeast can actively hunt for itself.
11th Nov '16 3:41:39 PM thekeyofe
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*** In Hiccup's OpeningNarration, he specifically says that vikings have "stubbornness issues." Tradition and blindness make the most sense in this case.
11th Nov '16 3:30:07 PM thekeyofe
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** The [[WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2 sequel]] shows two Bewilderbeasts, which while being a different breed than the Green Death are of a similar size and capabilities. [[spoiler:Hiccup's mother]] explains that every dragon nest has a "queen" of this nature.

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** The [[WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2 sequel]] shows two Bewilderbeasts, which while being a different breed than the Green Death are of a similar size and capabilities. [[spoiler:Hiccup's mother]] mother, Valka,]] explains that every dragon nest has a "queen" of this nature.




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** In the [[WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2 sequel]], [[spoiler:Hiccup's mother, Valka,]] implies that Toothless might be the LastOfHisKind.
11th Nov '16 2:55:21 PM thekeyofe
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** The [[WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2 sequel]] shows two Bewilderbeasts, which while being a different breed than the Green Death are of a similar size and capabilities. [[spoiler:Hiccup's mother]] explains that every dragon nest has a "queen" of this nature.
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