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1/6/2013 3:45:57 AM
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Aliens nitpicking

When Ripley opened the airlock on the Sulaco to throw the Alien queen out into space, wouldn't that have killed her and Newt? Unless the ship had some crazy tech...
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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Makko Mace [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DeltaFiveZero [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Makko Mace [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DeltaFiveZero [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Dragondude80 She holded her breathe.[/quote] You mean exhaled. Holding your breath would cause your lungs to violently decompress through your chest.[/quote] Nope, not true at all. You might get the bends though. Contrary to popular belief the vacuum isn't instantly deadly to humans, we can survive 15-30 seconds without serious adverse effects.[/quote] I know that, but the one problem is pressure. [url=http://www.damninteresting.com/outer-space-exposure/]Or so I've been told[/url].[/quote] "The defective suit was unable to hold pressure, and the man collapsed after fourteen seconds. He regained consciousness shortly after the chamber was repressurized, and he was uninjured." As long as she exhaled, she'd have been okay.[/quote] I... think you misread me, yeah. You'd be fine as long as you exhale and aren't exposed for too long.
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  • Alien > Aliens
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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DeltaFiveZero [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Makko Mace [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DeltaFiveZero [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Dragondude80 She holded her breathe.[/quote] You mean exhaled. Holding your breath would cause your lungs to violently decompress through your chest.[/quote] Nope, not true at all. You might get the bends though. Contrary to popular belief the vacuum isn't instantly deadly to humans, we can survive 15-30 seconds without serious adverse effects.[/quote] I know that, but the one problem is pressure. [url=http://www.damninteresting.com/outer-space-exposure/]Or so I've been told[/url].[/quote] "The defective suit was unable to hold pressure, and the man collapsed after fourteen seconds. He regained consciousness shortly after the chamber was repressurized, and he was uninjured." As long as she exhaled, she'd have been okay.
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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Makko Mace [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DeltaFiveZero [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Dragondude80 She holded her breathe.[/quote] You mean exhaled. Holding your breath would cause your lungs to violently decompress through your chest.[/quote] Nope, not true at all. You might get the bends though. Contrary to popular belief the vacuum isn't instantly deadly to humans, we can survive 15-30 seconds without serious adverse effects.[/quote] I know that, but the one problem is pressure. [url=http://www.damninteresting.com/outer-space-exposure/]Or so I've been told[/url].
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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DeltaFiveZero [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Dragondude80 She holded her breathe.[/quote] You mean exhaled. Holding your breath would cause your lungs to violently decompress through your chest.[/quote] Nope, not true at all. You might get the bends though. Contrary to popular belief the vacuum isn't instantly deadly to humans, we can survive 15-30 seconds without serious adverse effects. Edit: [url=http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/3145]Slightly less time[/url] [Edited on 01.05.2013 8:52 PM PST]
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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Dragondude80 She holded her breathe.[/quote] You mean exhaled. Holding your breath would cause your lungs to violently decompress through your chest.
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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] MashterChief117 wouldn't you be more concerned that the sheer force of the vaccuum of space didn't suck Ripley out of the airlock with the Alien Queen ?[/quote]She was strapped into the powerloader, but good point...
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  • wouldn't you be more concerned that the sheer force of the vaccuum of space didn't suck Ripley out of the airlock with the Alien Queen ? [Edited on 01.05.2013 7:48 PM PST]
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  • She holded her breathe.
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