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DannyJC13

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« on: 06-14-2011 21:29 »

So in 'Fry and the Slurm Factory', when Slurms is partying to make the cave collapse and kill the Slurm Queen, Slurms tells Dixie and Trixie that they have 'served him well these past 40 years.'

No way are those 2 girls above the age of 40 years, so what gives?

Unless it's like what most people came up with in the 'why doesnt fry look like that now?' thread, AKA

The best excuse I can come up with is that visual age reduction creams work really well in the year 3000.
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« Reply #1 on: 06-14-2011 22:00 »

Yes, sam discussion points I made in the other thread. It's the future. There's plenty of technology that could allow them to look younger than they would be if they were living in the 21st Century.

Also, I believe he said, "You girls have served me well these past 40 years." "You girls" could mean all of the girls that have worked with him, not just Dixie and Trixie, meaning that the 40 years are in reference to his total career and not their total career.
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« Reply #2 on: 06-14-2011 22:45 »

Plastic Surgery. Also, maybe, the Hot Tar Pits from 'Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles".
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« Reply #3 on: 06-15-2011 04:24 »
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When I first heard that line I assumed that was the joke. That and people live longer in the future - just look at the Professor's age! They have probably slowed down the aging process by then.

In addition have you seen certain movie stars nowadays? Some Many have had plastic surgery, but others don't look damn aged past 30 even if they're 60.
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« Reply #4 on: 06-15-2011 21:22 »

I too assumed it was a joke. But there have been several clues in the show that age is quite different in the future, much like how the life expectancy in the year 2011 is, what, twice the one of 1811?

Take this, as well as the age of the Professor and the other elderly, and then include the kids. Cubert and Dwight were 12 in season 2, they ought to be in their early 20s now. I think it's safe to assume that people age much slower and live much longer in the 31st century.
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« Reply #5 on: 06-16-2011 10:34 »

Yes, I definitely think it is because the aging process has changed in the future.
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« Reply #6 on: 06-18-2011 15:09 »

I on the other hand think the future has changed the aging process...
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« Reply #7 on: 07-17-2011 00:32 »

Trixie and Dixie can never die.  Only the actresses who play them!
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« Reply #8 on: 07-17-2011 00:36 »

They have probably slowed down the aging process by then.
This. Otherwise Farnsworth would be shrivelled up to the point of just being bones.
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« Reply #9 on: 07-17-2011 01:49 »

They have probably slowed down the aging process by then.
This. Otherwise Farnsworth would be shrivelled up to the point of just being bones.
Though I am sure the reverse can hold true, and there are ways in the future to make yourself look horribly prematurely aged.
I would laugh if Petunia only turned out to be in her late twenties.
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« Reply #10 on: 09-12-2011 01:21 »

Magic, got it.
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« Reply #11 on: 09-12-2011 01:24 »

No, you're thinking of the Great and Powerful Trixie.
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« Reply #12 on: 09-12-2011 02:16 »
« Last Edit on: 09-12-2011 02:17 »

No, you're thinking of the Great and Powerful Trixie.
Close enough.

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« Reply #13 on: 09-12-2011 02:19 »

Those are some srs magical powers there, Nibs.
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« Reply #14 on: 09-12-2011 02:29 »

Those are some srs magical powers there, Nibs.

The 'fro buffers +5.
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« Reply #15 on: 09-12-2011 03:37 »

No, you're thinking of the Great and Powerful Trixie.
Close enough.

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Is this the true form of Granny Hester?

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« Reply #16 on: 09-12-2011 16:02 »

They have probably slowed down the aging process by then.
This. Otherwise Farnsworth would be shrivelled up to the point of just being bones.
Though I am sure the reverse can hold true, and there are ways in the future to make yourself look horribly prematurely aged.
I would laugh if Petunia only turned out to be in her late twenties.
Heh, like Hans Moleman.
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« Reply #17 on: 09-12-2011 17:34 »

What's the opposite of youthisizing? Senilification?
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« Reply #18 on: 09-17-2011 00:19 »

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« Reply #19 on: 09-17-2011 10:05 »

Trixie and Dixie are on a strict anti-chronoton diet.
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« Reply #20 on: 12-30-2011 06:36 »

So in 'Fry and the Slurm Factory', when Slurms is partying to make the cave collapse and kill the Slurm Queen, Slurms tells Dixie and Trixie that they have 'served him well these past 40 years.'

No way are those 2 girls above the age of 40 years, so what gives?

Unless it's like what most people came up with in the 'why doesnt fry look like that now?' thread, AKA

The best excuse I can come up with is that visual age reduction creams work really well in the year 3000.


It's the future, if they're able to increase the speed of light, and keep dead heads alive, then I'm sure they can look very young. They looked the same in ITWGY.
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