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Old May 25 2013, 05:28 AM   #88
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Re: Updating FJ's technical manual?

blssdwlf wrote: View Post
So does that mean the dialogue went from not absurd to a prop?
No. I'll repeat with explicit emphasis:
It's only there to sound technical.
It is meaningless.

Props are there to make the scene look like it takes place in the future, even though the props aren't from the future.

This dialog is there to make it sound like technical jargon is being spoken, even though none is. The average viewer probably isn't very good at math (not that good) and can't tell the difference, anyway. From that point of view, the dialog's perfectly effective and isn't something the writers, actors, or director need to sweat.
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