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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Same reason: the Raddus still had her guns and would have killed more than a few fighters since it was still too far away for the FO fleet to properly cover the FO fighters. It would have been far easier for the FO fleet (as well as safer for the FO pilots) to just let the Raddus run out of fuel and then pound her with the FO's fleet's firepower as soon as the FO fleet could get close once the Raddus was helpless. Unlike the Empire, the FO doesn't seem to be in a hurry to throw its soldiers' lives away for no good reason. That, the FO's tendency to be more competent than the Empire in general, and their cult-like fanaticism, is why they're even scarier than the Empire.

All of this is easily inferred just from Hux telling Ren that the FO fleet couldn't cover him from that distance. Again, not complicated.


Hux was concerned about covering Kylo rather than regular fighters.
From what we saw in movies, fighters are rather expendable - for example, in RotJ during Endor battle only fighters engaged in first phase and nobody cared.
Raddus was alone and FO could literally swarm it with fighters in numbers too great to be held with all Raddus's guns (only 12 point defense guns). And with all the cruiser's shields set to aft, forward and other sections would be an easy target.

Did someone check how many fighters were available to FO based on number of capital ships (Resurgent-class Star Destroyer has 2 wings - 144 fighters)?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Quick question: since when in the world can people breathe in space???????!!!!!! That Asian gal in the beginning... totally exposed to the vacuum of space, and she just sits there heaving and panting and stuff (yes, Leiah, too, but for obvious reasons, we can make a brief exception).

Force fields that hold in breathable atmosphere against the vacuum of space have been a thing since the first film...
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Naaman wrote:
Quick question: since when in the world can people breathe in space???????!!!!!! That Asian gal in the beginning... totally exposed to the vacuum of space, and she just sits there heaving and panting and stuff (yes, Leia, too, but for obvious reasons, we can make a brief exception).

Force fields that hold in breathable atmosphere against the vacuum of space have been a thing since the first film...


Also, I remember hearing somewhere that the Apollo astronauts, as part of their training, were exposed to vacuum for up to two minutes and had a 100% recovery rate. With everything else being equal and with other people nearby to rescue you if something goes wrong, you can survive exposure to vacuum and be none the worse for wear if the exposure is less than two minutes. More here.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey, any ideas how much does it weight? Ehnance Attributte I guess?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sutehp wrote:
CRMcNeill wrote:
Naaman wrote:
Quick question: since when in the world can people breathe in space???????!!!!!! That Asian gal in the beginning... totally exposed to the vacuum of space, and she just sits there heaving and panting and stuff (yes, Leia, too, but for obvious reasons, we can make a brief exception).

Force fields that hold in breathable atmosphere against the vacuum of space have been a thing since the first film...


Also, I remember hearing somewhere that the Apollo astronauts, as part of their training, were exposed to vacuum for up to two minutes and had a 100% recovery rate. With everything else being equal and with other people nearby to rescue you if something goes wrong, you can survive exposure to vacuum and be none the worse for wear if the exposure is less than two minutes. More here.


Yeah... the things people complain about this film make no sense to me.
The sequels have serious flaws that taken on the whole rank them well below Willow, Jurassic Park, or When Harry Met Sally. But no one ever talks about those flaws, it's all "how can [thing] happen in SPACE?". And thinly veiled casting prejudice.

I for one am getting tired of rewatching the last Jedi cause the scene with Snoke and Rey is so gross and creepy, for a young person's action movie. Whereas I don't really re-watch The Force Awakens because it's too polished for one, and feels like it's just checking boxes besides.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Darklighter79 wrote:
Hey, any ideas how much does it weight? Ehnance Attributte I guess?
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Well, he was cut out out from the Force while doing that so... Maybe it's hollow?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Potroclo wrote:
Darklighter79 wrote:
Hey, any ideas how much does it weight? Ehnance Attributte I guess?
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Well, he was cut out out from the Force while doing that so... Maybe it's hollow?


With those winds and waves it would be gone in a moment.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That green milk has something in it then Laughing
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 2:47 pm    Post subject: TLJ Reply with quote

Top 10 Worst Reasons You Hated The Last Jedi

A defense against a list of common reasons people disliked TLJ
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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That green milk has something in it then Laughing


It's packed with 9 essential vitamins, plus midichlorians!
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