"It seems you can take out the entire hub from inside just
one tube with three torpedoes. I guess it's
that flimsy; that this hub of thousands of tubes will collapse if you take out just one. You know, at least when Luke took out the Death Star, he hit the reactor. This is like suggesting that with two more torpedoes, he would've blown up the whole empire."
"Yar. Must be Exploding Tuesday." "Bodies explode every day, Fighter. That's just science fact." "Law of Inherent Combustability: Everything explodes. Everything." "You know, you don't have to blow everything up. Especially if you don't have THE EXPLOSION!" "How does he know that? Is it because he knows he's in a film, where everything which crashes into everything else automatically blows up?" "The secret to goblin engineering has nothing to do with keeping things from exploding. It has everything to do with directing the explosions exactly where you want them." "By the way,
everything'' explodes. boom
! Bug-monster falls on building — boom
! Spear with bowling ball gets thrown — boom
! Monster uses drill — boom
! Pole gets thrown — boom
!! ... I'd be afraid to live in this world where everything is ignitable
. If you stub your toe, hit your head or trip and fall, you'll go BOOM! ... That makes no sense, but who cares? boom
that blow up? Did we wire this place to self-destruct or something?!"
It is hypergolic with every known fuel, and so rapidly hypergolic that no ignition delay has ever been measured. It is also hypergolic with such things as cloth, wood, and test engineers, not to mention asbestos, sand, and water — with which it reacts explosively. It can be kept in some of the ordinary structural metals — steel, copper, aluminium, etc. — because of the formation of a thin film of insoluble metal fluoride which protects the bulk of the metal, just as the invisible coat of oxide on aluminium keeps it from burning up in the atmosphere. If, however, this coat is melted or scrubbed off, and has no chance to reform, the operator is confronted with the problem of coping with a metal-fluorine fire. For dealing with this situation, I have always recommended a good pair of running shoes.
— John D Clark, Ignition: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants on chlorine trifluoride
Maybe, but my years with Mr. Tesla have taught me that there's one underlying principle common to all
existence. Charles Fort:
And that would be? Robo: Everything
Why does pretty much everything in the kitchen explode? Orange:
Aw, come on, Tater Hater. Not everything in the kitchen explodes. Just look at that carrot! He's hasn't blown up yet! Baby Carrot:
) Yeah, guys. I haven't exploded! (Baby Carrot explodes all over the kitchen
Nitro groups, as even people who've never taken a chemistry class know, can lead to firey booms, and putting six of them on one molecule can only lead to such. And since there are six nitrogens and six nitro groups, the first assumption must be that these are all bonded to each other. I mean, come on, leaving the nitro groups attached to the carbons is for wimps. So that means that someone, somewhere, has perversely made a poly-N-nitro cage compound, as if they'd been dared to cram the most bond energy into the smallest space. "Trixie did not expect the sandwhich to explode for no reason" Parker:
Does it blow up? Hardison:
Not everything blows up, Parker. Parker: Everything
blows up, silly.
"It's as if Michael Bay was working for IKEA!" "What
is it with this place that not only does something blow up every five minutes, but it's always something that has no business exploding in the first place?"
"Tell me, Doc...Is it possible to build just one component that doesn't have a potential of going supernova!?" As a chemist, Vogel knew how to make a bomb. In fact, much of his training was to avoid making them by mistake.
"DID YOU KNOW THAT NINETY-SEVEN PERCENT OF ALL LIVING THINGS ON PANDORA AREN'T EXPLODING RIGHT NOW? THAT'S BULLSH*T, BUY TORGUE!"
(Supercomputer explodes after getting attracted to the Metal-Unearth-Inator)
(All-Purpose-Inator explodes, causing the roof to fly into the air)
(The roof falls back onto the building)
Yeah...I knew that was going to happen.
Judge: How could you allow this to happen!?
Caddy: Well at least nothing exploded this time.
''(The caddy suddenly explodes)
Caddy: I stand corrected.
Wow, didn't see that coming.
"Id call for all the chemists whove ever worked with a hexanitro compound to raise their hands, but that might be assuming too much about the limb-to-chemist ratio." Oh, the copier is broken, be very careful fixing it, it'll probably explode if you make a mistake.
— Greg, Bomb Corp
, where every task has a habit of exploding if you make a mistake.