History Headscratchers / NightOfTheComet

18th Feb '16 7:37:53 AM Harem-author
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** There is a huge "empty" section in the geologic fossil table, and it's rich in Iradium 80, an element not native to Earth.



** It feeds into the idea of "the burden of civilization resting on their shoulders". They don't cross against the light, and so they also don't litter. But the idea of throwing away the guns is stupid anyways. Even if there's no more zombies, that's not to say that any survivors they meet after this are good people.

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** It feeds into the idea of "the burden of civilization resting on their shoulders". shoulders." They don't cross against the light, and so they also don't litter. But the idea of throwing away the guns is stupid anyways. Even if there's no more zombies, that's not to say that any survivors they meet after this are good people.



** I think it had to do with "direct exposure" to both the comet and it's radiation. If you were in an area that wasn't exposed to the outside you were okay. But if you were outside or had a window open, you were exposed. It looks like the people who were outside got the highest exposure and were turned into carbon-dust, while anyone with minimal exposure [[spoiler: like the think-tank scientists]] decomposed at a much slower rate. And I think it was said that the "haze" for the most part was the carbon-dust of the people living in Los Angeles and not actual radiation. When it started raining and the carbon-dust was washed away, the red haze went away too.

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** I think it had to do with "direct exposure" to both the comet and it's its radiation. If you were in an area that wasn't exposed to the outside you were okay. But if you were outside or had a window open, or the vents open with the fans going full tilt, you were exposed. It looks like the people who were outside got the highest exposure and were turned into carbon-dust, while anyone with minimal exposure [[spoiler: like the think-tank scientists]] decomposed at a much slower rate. And I think it was said that the "haze" for the most part was the carbon-dust of the people living in Los Angeles and not actual radiation. When it started raining and the carbon-dust was washed away, the red haze went away too.


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** There were '''a lot''' of people turned into blood banks at the "Think Tank." The think tank also made a very concerted effort to round up the survivors and make them "brain dead."
16th Nov '14 8:51:18 AM SharleeD
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** We don't know how early in the night people started disintegrating or roaming around eating people, either. He may well have ''heard'' some of the zombies snarling and chasing victims near his truck in the pre-dawn hours, and set out to find shelter as soon as the coast was clear and there was enough light to see by.

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** We don't know how early in the night people started disintegrating or roaming around eating people, either. He may well have ''heard'' some of the zombies snarling and chasing victims near his truck in the pre-dawn hours, and set out to find shelter contact others as soon as the coast was clear and there was enough light to see by.
16th Nov '14 8:50:28 AM SharleeD
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** We don't know how early in the night people started disintegrating or roaming around eating people, either. He may well have ''heard'' some of the zombies snarling and chasing victims near his truck in the pre-dawn hours, and set out to find shelter as soon as the coast was clear and there was enough light to see by.
16th Nov '14 8:45:53 AM SharleeD
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* If the comet did indeed wipe out the dinosaurs, how come anything at all survived to evolve into modern lifeforms? It's not like there was an abundance of metal-lined structures to hide in back then.

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* If the comet did indeed wipe out the dinosaurs, how come anything at all survived to evolve into modern lifeforms? It's not like there was an abundance of metal-lined structures to hide in back then.then.
** Being underground apparently ''would'' have sufficed to shield the think tank, had they not left their ventilation fans on. Possibly there were burrowing animals that survived because they were under the soil with no air flow in their tunnels, or at least their eggs were buried.
30th Mar '14 4:24:36 PM LordXavius
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** Because the focus of the movie is on the teenagers?

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** Because the focus of the movie is on the teenagers?teenagers?
* If the comet did indeed wipe out the dinosaurs, how come anything at all survived to evolve into modern lifeforms? It's not like there was an abundance of metal-lined structures to hide in back then.
31st Jan '14 11:14:06 AM Shasarazade
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* Why aren't there a lot more survivors around? If all it takes to shield someone is a thin metal box, like the garden shed Sam slept in, you'd think there'd be thousands of people who happened to be sheltered in the same way, in a city as big as L.A. Anyone working the night shift in a building with metal walls, for example, or squatters living out of metal cargo containers.

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* Why aren't there a lot more survivors around? If all it takes to shield someone is a thin metal box, like the garden shed Sam slept in, you'd think there'd be thousands of people who happened to be sheltered in the same way, in a city as big as L.A. Anyone working the night shift in a building with metal walls, for example, or squatters living out of metal cargo containers.containers.
** Because the focus of the movie is on the teenagers?
19th Nov '13 8:37:52 PM SharleeD
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* Why aren't there a lot more survivors around? If all it takes to shield someone is a thin metal box, like the garden shed Sam slept in, you'd think there'd be thousands of people who happened to be sheltered in the same way, in a city as big as L.A. Anyone working the night shift in a building with metal walls, for example.

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* Why aren't there a lot more survivors around? If all it takes to shield someone is a thin metal box, like the garden shed Sam slept in, you'd think there'd be thousands of people who happened to be sheltered in the same way, in a city as big as L.A. Anyone working the night shift in a building with metal walls, for example.example, or squatters living out of metal cargo containers.
19th Nov '13 8:36:37 PM SharleeD
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* Why aren't there a lot more survivors around? If all it takes to shield someone is a thin metal box, like the garden shed Sam slept in, you'd think there'd be thousands of people who happened to be sheltered in the same way, in a city as big as L.A. Anyone working the night shift in underground facilities or basements or sewers or parking garages, for example.

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* Why aren't there a lot more survivors around? If all it takes to shield someone is a thin metal box, like the garden shed Sam slept in, you'd think there'd be thousands of people who happened to be sheltered in the same way, in a city as big as L.A. Anyone working the night shift in underground facilities or basements or sewers or parking garages, a building with metal walls, for example.
19th Nov '13 8:35:30 PM SharleeD
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** I think it had to do with "direct exposure" to both the comet and it's radiation. If you were in an area that wasn't exposed to the outside you were okay. But if you were outside or had a window open, you were exposed. It looks like the people who were outside got the highest exposure and were turned into carbon-dust, while anyone with minimal exposure [[spoiler: like the think-tank scientists]] decomposed at a much slower rate. And I think it was said that the "haze" for the most part was the carbon-dust of the people living in Los Angeles and not actual radiation. When it started raining and the carbon-dust was washed away, the red haze went away too.

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** I think it had to do with "direct exposure" to both the comet and it's radiation. If you were in an area that wasn't exposed to the outside you were okay. But if you were outside or had a window open, you were exposed. It looks like the people who were outside got the highest exposure and were turned into carbon-dust, while anyone with minimal exposure [[spoiler: like the think-tank scientists]] decomposed at a much slower rate. And I think it was said that the "haze" for the most part was the carbon-dust of the people living in Los Angeles and not actual radiation. When it started raining and the carbon-dust was washed away, the red haze went away too.too.
* Why aren't there a lot more survivors around? If all it takes to shield someone is a thin metal box, like the garden shed Sam slept in, you'd think there'd be thousands of people who happened to be sheltered in the same way, in a city as big as L.A. Anyone working the night shift in underground facilities or basements or sewers or parking garages, for example.
18th May '13 4:11:02 AM Shasarazade
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** Since she's still alive by the end of the movie and hadn't turned into a zombie or carbon-dust, then it's safe to say her stress rash was just a red herring.
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