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How was Groot able to say "We are Groot"?

In the MCU No idea. We don't have any info on Groot's species, other than that he's a "Humanoid Plant Inhabitant" from the planet Taluhnia. We can't say that Groot is representative of his ...
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Did Peter's mother know that Ego was not human?

On her deathbed, Meredith tells Peter, "You're so like your daddy. You even look like him. And he was an angel. Composed out of pure light." Meredith's nickname for Peter is "My little Star-Lord," ...
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"Guardians of the Galaxy" soundtrack and Quill's "Awesome Music Mix"

Director James Gunn talks about the movie's music in this Den Of Geek interview. It's not based on previous music tastes of his, nor comics: You mentioned the music just then, so let's get to that. ...
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Why does the Nova Corps list Gamora as the last of her species?

In-universe No explanation is given for this discrepancy. Given that Thanos is in possession of the Space and Mind stones (granting him what essentially amounts to near-omniscience) and given that he'...
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Why does it say "Skywalker" in this shot of Bradley Cooper recording the voice of Rocket Racoon?

Presumably this is referring to Skywalker Sound, the company behind the sound on Guardians of the Galaxy. See their project page for reference. Note that "SKYWALKER" will just be their ...
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Which galaxy was featured in Guardians of the Galaxy?

Based on the article below, James Gunn admitted that the movie Guardians of the Galaxy is set in the Andromeda Galaxy On Wednesday, director James Gunn tweeted in response to fan questions regarding ...
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Who is Stan Lee talking to in his cameo in "Guardians of the Galaxy"?

No one in particular1 The actress that plays the character is Nicole Alexandra Shipley and here is the MCU wiki page for her. She only appears in Guardians of the Galaxy and only in Stan Lee's cameo ...
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Did Groot's memory survive?

TL;DR: No, Groot's memories did not survive. This is because the Groot of Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 is not the same Groot as the one in Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 1. In July 2016, ...
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Why was Drax in the Kyln?

Drax's "rap sheet" indicates that he was imprisoned for 22 counts of murder and a further 5 counts of Grievous Bodily Harm, presumably while searching for those responsible for his family's murder.
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Why is Gamora Thanos's favorite daughter?

This gets answered in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
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Which galaxy was featured in Guardians of the Galaxy?

Director James Gunn has stated several times, and directly on Twitter, that the events in the Guardians movies take place in the Andromeda galaxy. Here's Gunn responding to the question asked in a ...
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Why does Peter Quill expect everyone to know who Star Lord is? And how did he earn that name?

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, we find out that the name Star-Lord was given to Peter by his mom. Peter, I know these last few months have been hard for you. But I'm going to a ...
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What’s on Ronan’s chest whilst he inserts the Infinity Stone?

It appears that the purple lines are following the lines in Ronan's armor, which is consistent with the "glowing from within" visual used anytime someone touches the infinity stone. While these lines ...
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Is there music in space?

Yes, music does exist off-earth. For example, in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, when Drax tells the story of how he first met his wife, he describes music that everyone was dancing to except her. ...
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Can Groot be killed?

Probably. (Spoilers) Groot was almost completely destroyed in the film. Rocket had to replant a splinter of him in order for him to regrow. Therefore, if you destroyed every single piece of him, he'...
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Why does Groot want money?

Groot uses money for the same reason anyone does. To buy things he needs or wants. Granted, when the comics or series interacts with the characters, we don't see him using very much money but that ...
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Why not grow a forest of Groots?

Why not have a thousand babies? Groot is a person. Baby Groot is a child. Unless they were willing and capable of take on the role of parenthood to a thousand children, creating a forest of Groots ...
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Did Yondu know Peter had "swapped" the orb?

Did he know? No. Did he suspect they’d been swapped? Absolutely. Peter is Yondu’s son, might not be biological but he was raised by him. Yondu would swap the orbs so he’d suspect Peter would too. ...
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Why does it say "Skywalker" in this shot of Bradley Cooper recording the voice of Rocket Racoon?

Other answers give the 'who' the Skywalker refers to, Skywalker Sound Studios. The 'why' is that Marvel Studios does not want their movies to make it onto file sharing sites before being released. I'...
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What’s on Ronan’s chest whilst he inserts the Infinity Stone?

If you were really trying to see a Japanese /Chinese Kanji in this I would the top resembles 士 = Shi which does hold the meaning of "Samurai", but can also be written as 侍 = Samurai. The meaning of 士 ...
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Did the original Drax have trouble with metaphors?

Having read a lot of comics with Drax in them over the course of my life, there's no one occurrence that I can recall where Drax had issues with metaphors. In fact, on his very first panel in Iron Man ...
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Where did Star-Lord get the troll doll?

As @souichiro mentioned, the troll doll is in at least one earlier scene. For example, after Peter first obtains the orb, it can be seen by his tape deck.
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How was Groot able to say "We are Groot"?

I would like to speculate on how Groot might be putting in a lot of effort to form the words "we" and "are" As DisturbedNeo said. Let us take "I am Groot" and look at its phonetics (Using IPA): ...
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What did the letter from Peter Quill's mother say?

Peter, I know these last few months have been hard for you, and I know it's because of the special bond that we share. But I'm going to a better place and I will be okay, and I will always be ...
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Where do the spacefaring humans of the MCU come from?

The only known space faring humans we've seen in the MCU thus far are Peter Quill, who is only half human, and Carol Danvers, who has special powers from the Tesseract. The only others are the ...
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Why is the Milano at the Kyln?

I think it's safe to assume that Peter Quill has not been given a life sentence at the Kyln, which means that one day, he will be released. As such, they might store his vehicle at the Kyln so that ...
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Which Celestial's head is "Knowhere"?

Don Cates made it canon that Knowhere is the head of the Celestial killed by Knull in this tweet. @ian_c1701: @Doncates are we on to something here? #venom CONFIRMED: Venom Just Gave GotG's Knowhere ...
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Did the original Drax have trouble with metaphors?

No Here we see Drax having no trouble with metaphors whatsoever: Drax says that he has relived his memories "as many times as there are stars in the cosmos." This seems like an obvious metaphor (...
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Does Star-Lord ever go back to earth?

This certainly is not canonical and certainly not definitive, but there are few clues as to why I think he has been back to earth. Has a wood paneled tape player that is not the one he was listeniing ...
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In Guardians of the Galaxy, why does Groot only say the phrase "I am Groot"?

It has not been specifically addressed, as far as I can tell. However, we recently got solid confirmation that both his speech degradation, and his inability to grow back to full size, were abnormal ...
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