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mazda07

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« : 01-24-2011 06:13 »

is there others who have noticed that in the episode The Late philip j fry. when fry bender and Professor. travels out through time.? that when they traveling, they are always in the center of newyork / new new york. but there is a scene where the professor shoots Hitler? and they may well be the middle of germany?. is it just me who thought it a bit strange  ?? :D
Louiswuenator

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« #1 : 01-24-2011 18:02 »

They didn't move.  His gun can arc the beam around the curvature of the Earth.  Very deadly.
mazda07

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« #2 : 01-24-2011 18:30 »

xD
winna

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« #3 : 01-24-2011 19:42 »

Yeah, we already discussed this.  Louiswuenator's answer seems to be the result we came up with.
mazda07

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« #4 : 01-24-2011 21:33 »

huh?.... didn't know that xD srry
winna

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« #5 : 01-24-2011 23:02 »

What the hell is xD?
El-Man

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« #6 : 01-24-2011 23:07 »

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XD
futurefreak

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« #7 : 01-25-2011 06:04 »

"verbally dictated as dying laughing" hahaha

here's the urban dictionary definition:

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2. An internet expression that gets annoying if overused.

that's probably more right...
mazda07

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« #8 : 01-25-2011 06:13 »

hehe
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« #9 : 01-25-2011 09:34 »

Is it a Disney thing? :confused:
mazda07

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« #10 : 01-25-2011 11:33 »

I dont know ?.. I just do it of no reason i think
winna

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« #11 : 01-25-2011 15:40 »

You watch Disney for no reason? :confused:
SpaceMaN

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« #12 : 01-25-2011 15:54 »

Doesn't everyone?
mazda07

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« #13 : 01-25-2011 15:55 »

Doesn't everyone?
haha :D
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« #14 : 02-27-2011 17:14 »

Disney used to be edgy, what with doe-eyed deer dying. Now it's just candy altered with high fructose corn syrup :(
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« #15 : 08-23-2011 14:29 »
« : 08-23-2011 15:03 »

So, in 'The Late Philip J. Fry', the Time Machine starts off on the top floor of Planet Express, then when we see them take the machine around the Universe again, they are on level with the street, then we PE is constructed around them, and they are suddenly on the top floor...? How?
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« #16 : 08-24-2011 13:01 »

The machine is capable of travelling to the end of the universe and back around through time, do you not think it can move itself up a few meters?... Ok, I know that makes no sense, but I think you might have just spotted a fail in one of my moved beloved eps :hmpf:...
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« #17 : 08-24-2011 14:09 »

The machine is capable of travelling to the end of the universe and back around through time, do you not think it can move itself up a few meters?

That's it. Everything else in the future hovers or is capable of movement, so the Time Machine is too. The Professor knows the dangers of phasing into solid matter so he would have built the Time Machine with the ability to move and a program to automatically do so to the nearest solid ground to its original location.

As for the flooded future, the Time Machine enters the normal time stream as a compact pocket of matter then instantly balloons to its original size, pushing any matter out of its way. This is easy to do with any matter near the gas or liquid phases but not in the solid phase which is why it can appear underwater but not in rock.

The 10-feet-above-the-air thing, when they crush their duplicates, has been discussed from here, but essentially you either accept the literal explanation from The Professor (which contradicts the Time Machine's moving position) or you see it as a Paradox-Correcting action similar to in BBS (which the Professor calls it seconds later).
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« #18 : 08-26-2011 11:52 »
« : 08-26-2011 11:54 »

Ummm in that movie and the first episode why isnt the cryogenics lab destroyed? I mean the rest of New York is blown up :confused:
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« #19 : 08-26-2011 11:53 »

Ummm in that movie why isnt the cryogenics lab destroyed? :confused:

They would of purposely kept the building erect cause of all the people inside waiting to be un-frozen at the right time. Can you imagine if Fry woke up in Old New York? He'd think Nukes would've destroyed everything. :laff:
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« #20 : 08-26-2011 11:57 »

i know that but it doesn't make sense!! like why would the aliens or watever destroyed it only leave that building
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« #21 : 08-26-2011 12:01 »

There were no aliens... It was Bender...
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« #22 : 08-26-2011 12:02 »

oh yeah lol! but why didn't he? :confused:
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« #23 : 08-26-2011 12:03 »

Cause he wasn't trying to destroy everything, he was trying to get back to the limestone cavern underneath PE and escape the Swedish...
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« #24 : 08-26-2011 12:06 »

OOOHHH! thank you very much kind sir. :D
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« #25 : 08-26-2011 12:08 »

No problem. :p
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