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MCU: Significance to the designation of Earth-199999

There is evidence that the past Marvel editors and writers used easter eggs or dating conventions in the naming of different Marvel Universes. For example: The Marvel Zombies vs Army of Darkness ...
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How interconnected were Hydra and the U.S.S.R.?

Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War show that Do we know how deep Or was it somewhere in-between?
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Where in the movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is the answer to who created Rocket Raccoon hidden?

According to the tweet below by James Gunn, the answer to who created Rocket Raccoon in the MCU is hidden somewhere in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Which Easter eggs is James Gunn referring to? ...
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Who was the old guy with the last part of the device in the penultimate episode of Agents of Shield?

When the Agents of Shield assembled for the last time in the other timeline, who was the old guy who said the bus was late that brought the tuning fork? Seems like lots of the things that happened in ...
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Whatever happened to the horses in Thor?

In the first Thor movie we see Odin on Sleipnir. Loki, Thor, Lady Sif and the warriors three riding horses. He even went so far as to ask the cashier at the pet store for a horse (comic relief). But ...
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Who is watching the resurrection happen?

In the MCU series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., we learn of the resurrection of S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson through the T.A.H.I.T.I. process. In the background of the scene in which this occurs, there ...
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What does each Eternal's suit iconography show?

Each Eternal's suit is unique, but each seems to have some iconography at the top of the chest. Ikaris' suit seems to show a stylised person with wings, but I could be imagining it. What are the ...
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Why was this line from "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" removed in Hawkeye?

The end credits of Episode 5 of Hawkeye are set to "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch", referencing both the show's Christmas setting and The second verse of the song goes like this: You're a ...
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How did Peter Quill pay for the prosthetic leg at the Kyln?

In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) movie, when Rocket Raccoon explains his escape plan to the others, he demands few things from the others: the security bands worn by the prison guards, a prosthetic ...
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How does one identify a Black Sky?

We know that We also know that there are other Black Sky, such as the child that we saw on Daredevil. Various actors, such as Stick and the Hand, seem to know that the aforementioned individual is ...
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How did Kamran gain his powers?

In the penultimate episode of Ms. Marvel, Najma imbues Kamran with powers almost identical to Kamala's, I don't understand how Najma could bestow these powers when she herself never had them to begin ...
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Are these Dark Dimensions the same?

The Dark Dimension shows up in Doctor Strange, Runaways, and Cloak and Dagger. Now, when Nico uses the staff, her eyes and the area around them develop a pattern very similar to that of Kaecilius and ...
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Is there an Easter egg in the prison arrival scene with the woman watching a 3D family video?

Saw a clip on YouTube of the GotG prison arrival scene. As the walk into the Common room of the prison, the camera pans across a woman watching a "family 3D video or maybe a live 3D video call&...
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What happened to Okoye's car?

While involved in a chase, Okoye's car was disabled and she had to abandon it. Considering that It seems likely that she'd want to recover it. But between the low amount of Wakandan personnel ...
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Who are the "soldiers" running around the new Avengers facility at the end of "Avengers Age of Ultron"?

At the end of Avengers Age of Ultron , we see the new upstate New York Avengers faculty. There are a whole lot of soldier-looking dudes running around in formation. Who are these guys?!? SHIELD has ...
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Does a complete image of Thor's pinboard exist?

In the mockumentary Team Thor, Thor has a pinboard of various connections in the marvel universe, including this hilarious image of Where can I find a copy of the whole board, regardless of its ...
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What about the children?

In Jessica Jones, season 1, episode 2 (AKA Crush Syndrome), Kilgrave has the two children shut themselves in a closet. Is there any information (word of god, expanded universe, etc.) on what happened ...
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Why did the writers choose the names "Birch St." and "Higgins Dr."?

In Jessica Jones, we see Jessica chant a mantra consisting of the streets she grew up on: Birch Street, Higgins Drive, Cobalt Lane. Later, we learn that Birch and Higgins intersect at an important ...
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Do all the What If universes from the MCU have official designations?

The MCU is set in Earth-199999, and in the comics: "Marvel has given several What If stories official numerical designations to make them contiguous with the Marvel Multiverse and differentiate ...
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Are specific dates of the Snap and the Blip known? Why or why not?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe fandom page gives the dates of the Snap and the Blip as "Spring 2018" and "October 2023". You would think that these dates would be well known to all ...
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Are Cull Obsidian and Corvus Glaive biological brothers in the MCU?

Cull Obsidian (Black Dwarf) and Corvus Glaive are biologically brothers in the comics, Earth-616, but it's not clear if this holds true in the MCU as well, especially with a name change. Things like ...
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Who was Edmund Cleary Cass?

In Daredevil season 3, episode 11, Karen Page & Matt Murdock have to hide out inside a crypt within a Catholic Church. The plaque on the casket they hide inside says: Edmond Cleary Cass ...
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Were those inconsistencies in Marvel-Netflix shows ever addressed?

In Daredevil season 2 , it is revealed that the Hand had discovered the key to immortality and stuff. Okay, that's solid. Later, in The Defenders, they resurrect Elektra with some "substance" later ...
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What was S.H.I.E.L.D's role in Bruce Banner's Origin story in the MCU?

In Thor when S.H.I.E.L.D "appropriates" Jane's stuff, when she asks who they are Erik says I knew this scientist, a pioneer in gamma radiation. S.H.I.E.L.D showed up, and that's the last I heard ...
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Why didn't Ultron attack the Hulk in Avengers Age of Ultron?

Ultron has had his fair share against the avengers fighting against Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor why didn't he fight against the hulk? Besides the hit that Banner gave him in the very end there ...
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Are Pym particles known on other planets?

Hank Pym discovered a type of unstable subatomic particle that he was able to put into one formula that reduced an object's size, and another formula that increased the object's size. In Guardians ...
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How did Kilgrave know it was Malcolm Ducasse?

In Jessica Jones, Malcolm Ducasse Within the universe of the show (i.e., I get that this is a plot device, but I'm less interested in what went on in the writer's room), Or was this just an ...
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What exactly was the Hydrogen Wave Crisis of 1972?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 5 episode 11 "All the Comforts of Home", a projected recording of Rick Stoner explains that the Lighthouse was built in case of an extinction level event. ...
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Can Mjölnir get dirty?

So I saw a mod for a game which added Mjölnir and in the comments someone was complaining that the textures used were too clean. So I started wondering if it could get dirty or rust or something like ...
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Why is there only one Sorcerer stationed at the New York Sanctum?

In Doctor Strange (2016), Stephen Strange is sent through the portal from the Hong Kong Sanctum to the New York Sanctum when Kaicillius begins his attacks. After wandering around for some time, ...
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What is the significance of Jack's makeup?

In Werewolf by Night, Jack had a conversation with another monster hunter, Joshua, about Jack's makeup. Joshua: I like your whole look here with the makeup. It's a killer trademark. Jack: Yeah. It's ...
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How did S.H.I.E.L.D. get Vibranium?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1, Phil Coulson mentions that the interrogation room on "The Bus" (S.H.I.E.L.D. 6-1-6) is made of a Vibranium alloy. In addition, Daisy Johnson stays in a ...
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What's the green toy set besides Yondu's bed in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"...?

What's the green toy set besides Yondu's bed, during his farewell ceremony in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2...? From what I can tell, it was placed there by Gamora. This video shows the whole scene.
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What was the significance of these kids, if any?

At the beginning of Runaways season 2, the parents are called by the police, who have supposedly found their kids. Of course, it's the wrong group. However, this other group of children is extremely ...
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Did the other divine pairings have supernatural abilities?

Clearly, Tyrone and Tandy have powers. They also, according to Evita's aunt, are a divine pairing destined to save the city. Is this something that is ancillary to the fact that they have paired ...
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Has the Avengers' comm system ever been hacked?

Here is a screen shot of Tony Stark's ear piece on the ground during Iron Man 3 after it had been knocked out of his head in a fight: . Tony was not able to communicate with JARVIS without the ...
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How does Star-Lord's Helmet work?

What are its capabilities? How does it function? Where did it originate? Answers from both the comics and movies are acceptable, but please keep in mind to detail which universe you are answering for,...
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How did Kang's variants banish Kang to the Quantum Realm?

In the 2023 movie, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, it's revealed that Kang's variants have banished Kang to the Quantum Realm. But how did they know about the Realm first of all? And how did they ...
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Are Loki's abilities considered to be on par with super powers by other Asgardians?

In the MCU, are Loki's abilities considered to be on par with super powers by other Asgardians? Or are they considered to be regular abilities honed to an unusually high level? For example, is Loki's ...
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Are the Noor and the Lightforce the same thing?

In Cloak & Dagger, the Lightforce is an energy from a "light" dimension, in contrast to the Darkforce from a "dark" dimension. Dagger (Tandy Bowen) can form the Lightforce into ...
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In the Eternals movie why did no one else notice an epic battle going on?

In the Eternals movie it appears as if only the Eternals themselves were aware of the emergence of Tiamut, and they were the only ones to oppose it in the final scenes of the movie. But during the ...
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Did HYDRA join the USSR when WW2 ended in the MCU?

We see in Captain America: The Winter Soldier that HYDRA has a base in Siberia but now I’m wondering did HYDRA join the USSR after the war ended or did they just have an alliance in some way?
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Who are Faltines (Dormammu like beings) really, is there any mention of their dimension in MCU comics?

In Doctor Strange, we are told about Dormammu, a creature residing in the Dark Dimension, feeding upon matter. Apparently he's part of a species known as the Faltines. The Marvel Wiki article on ...
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Why did the smugglers assume that the video was provided by Frank Castle?

In Punisher, S1E2, after Carson Wolf "overwhelms" Frank Castle in his mansion, he states We thought you were the one that sent him the tape. With him being David Liebermann / Micro. I've wondered ...
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How can Stick be the Chaste?

In Daredevil Season 2, Stick tells Matt the story of the Chaste, with Matt replying Now, in this fairy tale you're the Chaste, right? Though Stick himself tells that this story started centuries ...
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Is the theme of naming intentional?

Several episodes into the second season of Luke Cage, I've noticed what seems to be an intentional pattern: Bushmaster insists that Mariah Dillard is Mariah Stokes, tying her to her relatives ...
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How powerful is Daisy Johnson/Quake at the end of Season 5?

It's implied throughout the later seasons of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. that Daisy Johnson is one of the more powerful beings on Earth (certainly within the show, although we don't have any obvious points ...
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Yo Yo's robot arms

How come when Elena (Yo Yo) used her speed to lock up Mack to get Fitz out of the cell, she was fine, but when she tried to use her speed when they were surrounded, her arms couldn't "keep up" and ...
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What is the beverage Thor is about to drink near the end of Thor: Ragnarok?

Towards the end of the movie, Thor is chilling out on the ship and is about to serve himself a drink, just before he was interrupted by Loki. As can be seen in the following pictures, he picks up a ...
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In Iron Man why do Gulmirans speak with Iranian accent?

In the 2008 movie, Iron Man, Tony Stark goes with his suit to the fictional city of Gulmira located in Afghanistan to stop the Ten Rings terrorist organization from killing innocent people. While the ...
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