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Old April 25 2013, 10:47 PM   #1
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'For I have returned.'

Wouldn't this line from the first trailer lead us to believe that there is some amount of time travel? Returned from where?
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Old April 25 2013, 10:51 PM   #2
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Why would it imply time travel? I may just mean I have returned to the place I used to live? I have returned from the bathroom?

For I have returned from the bathroom, and I will have. my. vengeance. for whoever left the toilet seat up!
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Old April 25 2013, 11:50 PM   #3
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Yeah, he could have returned from just about anywhere!
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Old April 25 2013, 11:53 PM   #4
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Why would it imply time travel? I may just mean I have returned to the place I used to live? I have returned from the bathroom?

For I have returned from the bathroom, and I will have. my. vengeance. for whoever left the toilet seat up!

Is it bad that I heard this in the Cumberbatch voice, and it was the most epic thing I could imagine?
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Old April 25 2013, 11:54 PM   #5
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It depends entirely upon which person Harrison is addressing when he makes that statement.
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Old April 25 2013, 11:55 PM   #6
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Re: 'For I have returned.'

Given the spoilers out, then it could be more of a "You thought I was gone, that you were safe from ME? How cute" sort of moment to the phrase.
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Old April 26 2013, 12:31 AM   #7
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People throw around the word "facepalm" pretty loosely these days, but in this case...
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Old April 26 2013, 12:36 AM   #8
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What does it say about Classic Trek that the first thing people go too when a character utters a unusual or over the top line is "Must be time travel"?
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Old April 26 2013, 01:11 AM   #9
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Wouldn't this line from the first trailer lead us to believe that there is some amount of time travel? Returned from where?
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Old April 26 2013, 01:14 AM   #10
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Re: 'For I have returned.'

Could mean, "You exiled me for my crimes...and now you will regret it, for I have returned!"

Could mean, "You thought I was gone, and you'd never have to deal with me again...but you were wrong, and now you will pay, for I have returned!"

Or it could mean "The Earth will tremble, for I have returned!! AND I AM KHAN NOONIAN SINGH!!"

Who knows. ('cept those lucky folks in Australia...)
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Old April 26 2013, 01:15 AM   #11
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Re: 'For I have returned.'

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Wouldn't this line from the first trailer lead us to believe that there is some amount of time travel? Returned from where?
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Is that...worse than Detroit?
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Old April 26 2013, 01:37 AM   #12
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Wouldn't this line from the first trailer lead us to believe that there is some amount of time travel? Returned from where?
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Not Jersey. The Philippines.
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Old April 26 2013, 01:38 AM   #13
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Re: 'For I have returned.'

bryce wrote: View Post
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Wouldn't this line from the first trailer lead us to believe that there is some amount of time travel? Returned from where?
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Is that...worse than Detroit?
Nothing's worse than Detroit.

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Old April 26 2013, 01:39 AM   #14
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Locutus of Bored wrote: View Post
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Wouldn't this line from the first trailer lead us to believe that there is some amount of time travel? Returned from where?
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I can understand why he'd want revenge against whoever sent him there.
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Old April 26 2013, 01:55 AM   #15
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bryce wrote: View Post
Could mean, "You exiled me for my crimes...and now you will regret it, for I have returned!"

Could mean, "You thought I was gone, and you'd never have to deal with me again...but you were wrong, and now you will pay, for I have returned!"

Or it could mean "The Earth will tremble, for I have returned!! AND I AM KHAN NOONIAN SINGH!!"

Who knows. ('cept those lucky folks in Australia...)
Sure you don't know more than you're letting on?
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