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A further guess could be that this is the reason why humans are one of the Predators' favorite preys: because they know that, if we ever put our hands on functional specimens of their technology, [[NotSoDifferent we would do exactly the same thing]]. In fact, the possibility of reverse-engineering it is the government's stated intent in Predator 2.

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A further guess could be that this is the reason why humans are one of the Predators' favorite preys: because they know that, if we ever put our hands on functional specimens of their technology, [[NotSoDifferent we would do exactly the same thing]].thing. In fact, the possibility of reverse-engineering it is the government's stated intent in Predator 2.



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* Jossed: Their homeworld is already shown in ''Film/AliensVsPredatorRequiem''. Unless you mean Pandora is their original homeworld, but that's also unlikely since there's no evidence that it was once inhabited by an advanced civilization as it's all natural jungle. But Pandora could be another hunting ground.



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* Seconded by the fact that if their tech worked solely off body heat, they’d never see anything in their preferred hunting grounds because the air would be as hot, or hotter, than the humans.


The Mythbusters in one episode proven that mud is not able to mask human body heat for very long (certainly not as long as portrayed in the first film) by cooling the skin. Though the myth of it for years, was that it cooled the skin, it is actually the composition of the mud itself that masks the body's temperature from the Predator's heat tech. Due to the material that mud is, it tricks the technology into thinking that someone covered in mud is actually a part of the environment, not that the mud cools the body's temperature to make it undetectable. This is how humans can use the mud as comaofladge: it's composition blocks the Predator's tech from reading the body heat.

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The Mythbusters in one episode proven that mud is not able to mask human body heat for very long (certainly not as long as portrayed in the first film) by cooling the skin. Though the myth of it for years, was that it cooled the skin, it is actually the composition of the mud itself that masks the body's temperature from the Predator's heat tech. Due to the material that mud is, it tricks the technology into thinking that someone covered in mud is actually a part of the environment, not that the mud cools the body's temperature to make it undetectable. This is how humans can use the mud as comaofladge: camouflage: it's composition blocks the Predator's tech from reading the body heat.
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[[WMG: Predators are primarily blood drinkers.]]
The shape of the jaw and mandibles are clearly for latching onto prey. They have a complete lack of any teeth other than two short rows of frontal incisors. In almost all film depictions their mouths don't appear to be able to entirely close and are very shallow, with only a small oval opening in the back for passing material. (Search for "predator roar" to see for yourself.) The whole design is perfect for a hemovore.
* Alternatively, the mandibles might be for pushing scraps of torn flesh down their weird mouth holes. They might have a secondary mastication chamber back there for grinding food into more manageable bits before swallowing. They clearly can't swallow with their frontal mouths though.


[[WMG: [[KingKong Skull Island]] was created by Predators, possibly as a vacation site or a pleasant retirement colony]]

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[[WMG: [[KingKong [[Film/KingKong Skull Island]] was created by Predators, possibly as a vacation site or a pleasant retirement colony]]



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* He might also be related to Lambert from the original ''Film/{{Alien}}''. It's right there in his name.

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[[WMG: Mud doesn't cool down the body to hide the human's body temperature from Predator's tech. It's composition does.]]
The Mythbusters in one episode proven that mud is not able to mask human body heat for very long (certainly not as long as portrayed in the first film) by cooling the skin. Though the myth of it for years, was that it cooled the skin, it is actually the composition of the mud itself that masks the body's temperature from the Predator's heat tech. Due to the material that mud is, it tricks the technology into thinking that someone covered in mud is actually a part of the environment, not that the mud cools the body's temperature to make it undetectable. This is how humans can use the mud as comaofladge: it's composition blocks the Predator's tech from reading the body heat.


So why are the Engineers so keen to destroy Earth? Well they created the Yautja as a weapon/slave master/experiment/one off or somesuch. But their experiment has GoneHorriblyRight and was wrecking their experiments. Up to hunting the xenomorphs! And they are just too hard to kill. The Engineers, having a GenreSavvy moment, don't want humans to do the same.

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So why are the Engineers so keen to destroy Earth? Well they created the Yautja as a weapon/slave master/experiment/one off or somesuch. But their experiment has GoneHorriblyRight and was wrecking their experiments. Up to hunting the xenomorphs! And they are just too hard to kill. The Engineers, having a GenreSavvy moment, Engineers don't want humans to do the same.



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* Related: Maybe the Engineers of ''Film/{{Prometheus}}'' created the Yautja using the same process we see them using at the beginning of that film. Admittedly it's extremely vague as to what exactly that was, but it seeded Earth for life that had some genetic similarity to them, so presumably it could lead to something like the Yautja with a few variations. Presumably the Engineers got sick of them in the same way they got sick of us, and sent some xenomorphs their way... no doubt to the Yautja's delight.


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[[WMG: [[KingKong Skull Island]] was created by Predators, possibly as a vacation site or a pleasant retirement colony]]
Says it all, really.

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[[WMG: ''{{Film/Predator}}'' is an allegory for the Vietnam War.]]
The Americans are sent into a jungle and find themselves up against an implacable, invisible enemy for which they have little to no answer. This is hammered home by two things: the fact that many of the group are Vietnam War veterans and the scene after Blain is killed where the squad empties their guns into the terrain with no lasting effect on the enemy.




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[[WMG: Pope the obnoxious report from ''Predator 2'' got fired.]]
Not because for his harassment to Harrigan, but for allowing himself to get punched by him. Pope works for a tabloid that does whatever they want and get away with it. Pope getting punched on-camera for everyone to see embarrassed them and ruined their reputation.


They're both played by Bill Paxton, [[Film/AlienVsPredator and the films are related]].

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They're both played by Bill Paxton, [[Film/AlienVsPredator [[Franchise/AlienVsPredator and the films are related]].

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[[WMG: Predators and humans share a common evolutionary ancestor]]
They're just too similar physiologically, not to mention culturally in certain respects, for it to be a complete happenstance of convergent evolution. My guess is some early hominid was picked up by another alien race (maybe the [[Franchise/{{Alien}} Space Jockeys/Engineers]]?), received serious genetic modifications, and was then abandoned on some far-off backwater planet, where they slowly developed into Yautja.


A further guess could be that this is the reason why humans are one of the Predators' favorite preys: because they know that, if we ever put our hands on functional specimens of their technology, [[NotSoDifferent we would do exactly the same thing]]. In fact, the possibility of reverse-engineering it is implied in [[spoiler: the final scene of ''Film/AliensVsPredatorRequiem'']].


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A further guess could be that this is the reason why humans are one of the Predators' favorite preys: because they know that, if we ever put our hands on functional specimens of their technology, [[NotSoDifferent we would do exactly the same thing]]. In fact, the possibility of reverse-engineering it is implied in [[spoiler: the final scene of ''Film/AliensVsPredatorRequiem'']].

government's stated intent in Predator 2.



* I thought humans couldn't breathe the air on Pandora.

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* I thought humans couldn't breathe the air on Pandora.

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