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Old May 20 2013, 10:18 PM   #1
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Major Plot hole (spoilers)

Spock cries with one eye instead of two. Yes, I know, it looks more memorable, and since 1989 or so it's been a staple in movies, but who among us has this capability?
Illogic at its greatest. IS it possible?
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Old May 20 2013, 10:23 PM   #2
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Re: Major Plot hole (spoilers)

He has a forked penis. That's not possible either but he's a Vulcan, dammit!
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Old May 20 2013, 10:25 PM   #3
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Re: Major Plot hole (spoilers)

Damage to one tear duct?
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Old May 20 2013, 10:28 PM   #4
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He has a forked penis. That's not possible either but he's a Vulcan, dammit!
Try not to shed a tear!
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Old May 20 2013, 10:48 PM   #5
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He tried to route power from one eye tear support to the logical circuits, but it ended up in his vocal cords.
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Old May 20 2013, 10:54 PM   #6
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One Human eye for the crying, one Vulcan eye for the not-crying. THAT'S HOW INTERSPECIES GENETICS WORKS, DAMMIT!
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Old May 20 2013, 10:59 PM   #7
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Re: Major Plot hole (spoilers)

Do people walk around in daily life screaming "plot hole" at random things they think are wrong?
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Old May 20 2013, 11:04 PM   #8
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No, they just think they're being clever.
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Old May 20 2013, 11:07 PM   #9
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This is goddamned stupid.
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Old May 20 2013, 11:11 PM   #10
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ITL wrote: View Post
One Human eye for the crying, one Vulcan eye for the not-crying. THAT'S HOW INTERSPECIES GENETICS WORKS, DAMMIT!
And cross-circuit to B.
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Old May 20 2013, 11:15 PM   #11
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Maybe the plot hole in his other eye is blocked.
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Old May 20 2013, 11:53 PM   #12
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Re: Major Plot hole (spoilers)

When a beloved pet or lab experiment of mine dies, I cry. But I don't always cry from both eyes at the same time. Sure, they both get a bit watery, but gravity, variances in capillary action, and the vagaries of air currents often get one leaking well in advance of the other.

Besides, you forget Spock is half human. Clearly, that was his human half crying, as ITL notes.
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Old May 21 2013, 12:14 AM   #13
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A lot of Trek fans tend to moan at the smallest of things but how many eyes a characters cries from must surely rank as the weirdest

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Old May 21 2013, 12:25 AM   #14
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I know you're not serious.

But when you're crying, both eyes tear up and sometimes only the tear drops from one eye. Especially if you're trying to hold back the tears, happened to me at a funeral once without me realising it.
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Old May 21 2013, 01:12 AM   #15
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