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Revolution

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by IndyMichael, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. Oct 5, 2012 #161 of 312
    Nick

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    Even mules pulling a steel-rimmed wagon create a slight, but measurable current flow by induction. Give those animules a couple of 'giddyups' and watch the sparks fly. At least in a future world where almost anything is possible. :p
     
  2. Oct 8, 2012 #162 of 312
    Diana C

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    The thing that bothers me is that the Industrial Revolution started before we had electricity. We managed to have steam engines long before we had electric anything...and that included inventing it all from scratch. Modern mechanical engineers would know how to design and build them without having to do any research. So, 15 years after such a blackout wouldn't look like the 18th century world the show depicts, but would be more a steam-punk world (which could have been a really interesting direction to take).

    All that said, I go along with the suspension of disbelief and am enjoying the show so far.
     
  3. Oct 9, 2012 #163 of 312
    longrider

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    Watched last nights episode, and it is getting better to me. New twists in the plot and people relationships every day.

    Now we know lightning still works and steam power is coming into play
     
  4. Oct 9, 2012 #164 of 312
    Laxguy

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    Absolutely! And unless somehow supplies of ingredients for modern gunpowder disappeared, weaponry would not have reverted to 18th C. Not so difficult to reload shells, and brass foundries would have found a renaissance, along with iron and steel mills.

    Soft drinks would be in plentiful supply.

    Wait, a new thought! Could there be an underground pod of people who have juice but have morphed into some sort of..... dark creatures?? Oh, maybe that's another movie....
     
  5. Oct 9, 2012 #165 of 312
    RASCAL01

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    The train is coming :D
     
  6. Oct 9, 2012 #166 of 312
    armophob

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    I would welcome a future where I can't get shocked touching a door knob after shuffling across the floor in my socks.
    It is one of the reasons I moved to Florida.
     
  7. Oct 9, 2012 #167 of 312
    Drucifer

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    Yep tornado, didn't see lightening. Coming attraction showed a working steam engine train. Only got a quick peek, but I seem to remember it as being a rusty bucket instead of being a working museum engine.
     
  8. Oct 9, 2012 #168 of 312
    Spicoli

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    There was plenty of thunder which means lightning.
     
  9. Oct 9, 2012 #169 of 312
    Drucifer

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    Head the thunder too, but in this show of mis-match science, I wouldn't assume anything.
     
  10. RASCAL01

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    I did not hear thunder as this was a tornado.
     
  11. longrider

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    I did hear thunder before the tornado hit, and while I do not remember seeing a lightning strike directly I think there were some bright flashes I took as reflections of lightning.

    I delete the show as soon as I am finished watching, it looks like I should keep this one for a while to go back and review discussion points... :)
     
  12. RunnerFL

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    Just a reminder... If you guys want to discuss certain events from specific episodes you should start a thread specific to that episode so that there are no spoilers.
     
  13. Galaxie6411

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    After the latest episode I am out. Too much whiny Charlie and pointless soap opera crap. Crazy dog guy was the only worthwhile part of the last episode.
     
  14. Drucifer

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    NY Hudson...
    As a train enthusiast, tonight's episode had lots of basic steam engine errors.
     
  15. Nick

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    Here we go! :rolleyes:
     
  16. MysteryMan

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    You have a problem with other people posting their opinion? :sure:
     
  17. Nick

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    Of course not -- I just expressed my own. You gotta a problem with that?
     
  18. MysteryMan

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    Of course not Nicky. It's amusing reading your, not you're opinions. ;)
     
  19. trainman

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    Do tell... :D

    I assume they came up with Noblesville, Indiana, based solely on Googling for a town in Indiana with a train museum.
     
  20. litex2x

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    This show is turning into a decent filler show to hold me over between Sundays.

    All those republics and factions on the map from last nights episode opens the door to many new possibilities in the show. There might be somebody out there who's way worse than Monroe.
     

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