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Dear movie directors... stop depicting people outrunning explosions. Not even Hussein bolt could outrun an explosion. That is all.

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@freemo Then Sci-Fi as a genre would be dead in the water if they had to adhere to physical reality. Its obvious the concept of suspension of disbelief is foreign to you. πŸ˜‰

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> Then Sci-Fi as a genre would be dead in the water if they had to adhere to physical reality.

I beg to differ. Most of Hal Clements novels and short stories happen in a world with our physics (with some actual mistakes once in a while). Many of Greg Egan's novels and short stories also happen in world with unchanged physics (though not the most well known ones). Also Martian-the-novel had few (2?) purposeful departures from reality.

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hahaa :blob_laughing:
Especially the ridiculous knockback effect too.

@freemo nahhh it's all about walking away slowly from explosions these days running is for pussies

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But- but.... It's badass to walk away all cool during an explosion!!

@freemo The safest place is under cover. With a grenade, at least, the safest place is on the ground. The shockwave is still going to hit but the shrapnel is going to form a conical expanding shape.

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