History Headscratchers / Waterworld

2nd Oct '15 6:38:43 PM pwiegle
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** They've been raiding for a long time. Possibly there is (or used to be) a flotilla of old military ships roped together somewhere, still afloat but out of fuel, that they stripped of all their weapons, ammo and so on.

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** They've been raiding for a long time. Possibly there is (or used to be) a flotilla of old military ships roped together somewhere, still afloat but out of fuel, that they stripped of all their weapons, ammo and so on.on.
* The Mariner's water purifier. If "sea water is hard on the filters," wouldn't urine be just as difficult to desalinate, if not more so?
17th Aug '15 8:33:03 AM Sharlee
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* Why do only the smokers have working modern technology? They refine their own fuel from the oil on the tanker which explains why they can use the jet-skis etc, but where are they getting things like guns and bullets that no-one else has?

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* Why do only the smokers have working modern technology? They refine their own fuel from the oil on the tanker which explains why they can use the jet-skis etc, but where are they getting things like guns and bullets that no-one else has?has?
** They've been raiding for a long time. Possibly there is (or used to be) a flotilla of old military ships roped together somewhere, still afloat but out of fuel, that they stripped of all their weapons, ammo and so on.
17th Aug '15 8:30:29 AM Sharlee
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** Presumably the Mariner was born to human parents, and was taken care of by humans until he was old enough to fend for himself. The bell could be left over from when he still had an air-breathing relative to build it for.
17th Aug '15 8:27:31 AM Sharlee
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*** No advantage at all. Possibly it's some kind of giant mutant flounder, and it's the ''eyes'' that are in the wrong orientation?
7th Feb '15 1:07:55 PM ImpudentInfidel
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** Given the film's ArtisticLicenseBiology (see main page), perhaps he can only breathe for short periods, and the diving ball is for longer underwater forays.

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** Given the film's ArtisticLicenseBiology (see main page), perhaps he can only breathe for short periods, and the diving ball is for longer underwater forays.forays.
* Why do only the smokers have working modern technology? They refine their own fuel from the oil on the tanker which explains why they can use the jet-skis etc, but where are they getting things like guns and bullets that no-one else has?
11th Aug '14 12:36:00 PM shamblingdead
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** A better question is how is she so smooth and hairless?



* Why would the Mariner have a diving ball if he can breathe underwater?

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* Why would the Mariner have a diving ball if he can breathe underwater?underwater?
** Given the film's ArtisticLicenseBiology (see main page), perhaps he can only breathe for short periods, and the diving ball is for longer underwater forays.
28th Jan '14 6:21:06 PM Lawyerdude
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* The fact that no one taught Enola ''how to goddamn swim''.

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* The fact that no one taught Enola ''how to goddamn swim''.swim''.
* Why would the Mariner have a diving ball if he can breathe underwater?
1st Sep '13 9:22:51 AM Blunderbuss
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* It may be instinctive but I always found it funny of Helen to maniacally start covering herself after being rejected by Mariner. After letting him examine her naked body for a minute long.

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* It may be instinctive but I always found it funny of Helen to maniacally start covering herself after being rejected by Mariner. After letting him examine her naked body for a minute long.long.
* The fact that no one taught Enola ''how to goddamn swim''.
24th Apr '13 10:43:04 AM Charsi
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*** Probably a mix of that and whatever accelerated evolution Waterworld is clearly undergoing.

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*** Probably a mix of that and whatever accelerated evolution Waterworld is clearly undergoing.undergoing.
* It may be instinctive but I always found it funny of Helen to maniacally start covering herself after being rejected by Mariner. After letting him examine her naked body for a minute long.
22nd Mar '13 4:36:27 PM 84788484
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** For that matter, do the other large sea animals such as sharks, whales, orcas, still exist, or were they wiped out by giant weird fish?

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** For that matter, do the other large sea animals such as sharks, whales, orcas, still exist, or were they wiped out by giant weird fish?fish?
*** Probably a mix of that and whatever accelerated evolution Waterworld is clearly undergoing.
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