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Indoblable

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« : 10-13-2003 06:43 »

In this episode Bender's heads felt to 1947 (literally) and he remained buried until 3003, when Fry rescued him.
Nevertheless,robots need alcohol to survive....so Bender would have to be sober, but he wasn´t.
MrBurns

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« #1 : 10-13-2003 06:59 »

Hm, good point...
Maybe he was in stand by mode or something.
David A

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« #2 : 10-13-2003 07:14 »

Most of Bender's chemical energy from alchohol is used for physical tasks (walking, bending stuff, shoplifting, ect.)  His head, by itself wouldn't use much energy.  1056 years is a long time, but his head was buried underground, so he probably went into auto-sleep mode (or something similar) to conserve energy.  When they dug him up, he still had enough stored energy left to function normally until he could get some booze and recharge.
less than hero

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« #3 : 10-13-2003 09:16 »

Or, in an audio commentary for an earlier episode, Cohen says that Bender smokes to keep his fuels cells charged with heat...Perhaps the desert sand was hot enough to keep him going...
Indoblable

Crustacean
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« #4 : 10-13-2003 09:55 »

I prefer David A's teory
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
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« #5 : 10-13-2003 10:55 »

Pretty much the theory we agreed on in the old thread.

Modern computers have energy-saving measures as well: the screen turns off, the harddrives power down, etc. All in an effort to save electricity when the PC is left passive for a couple of minutes. I'd imagine they'll be infinetely more advanced in 1000 years.

If everything else fails I'm sure Bender could store all his memories and knowledge on a permanent storage thingy (like a HD) and shut down completely. Leela hitting him with the showel prompted him to reactivate.
Indoblable

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« #6 : 10-13-2003 11:13 »

Oh.....I didn't know there's other topic about the same question....
MrBurns

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« #7 : 10-13-2003 13:00 »

Well, it would have been too much for the ending if they found Bender sober I think. Just too much happening at the same time.
Jamesbondcja

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« #8 : 10-13-2003 14:17 »

Mabey he had beer down there with him.....or something better mabey?
Frymeister

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« #9 : 10-14-2003 22:38 »

or maybe it was a cartoon.(gasp)
"This man has overgasped!"-Birdbot of Ice-Catraz
Britz

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« #10 : 10-22-2003 06:40 »

I can't believe this is the point you argue, if your gonna do your nit picking nerd thing at least do the right thing and argue over the impossibilities in the space-time continuem the episode presents.
Scifly

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« #11 : 10-31-2003 18:53 »

How do you know there impossibilities?

"Are you god"
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