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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #75 on: 26 April, 2021, 10:42:49 PM »
It's only about a year since this last came up,  but I can NEVER remember it correctly,  so here"s my best shot:

Joe's replacement lung (singular, courtesy of the Hitman) is cloned tissue, so from pretty much the same menu as Carousel. It's Rico Jr that has the carbon-fibre ones (superior bionics that allow him to hold his breath for some unfeasible time) and the Kneepad Kid (from The Falucci Tape) who has the cheap paper ones.

Bet I have that arseways as usual.
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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #76 on: 27 April, 2021, 08:22:12 AM »
Ah yes, I was part of that conversation too but as usual my memory has failed me and I've got it doubly arseways. Thanks for putting me straight (though this time next year there's a good chance I'll be saying Dredd has paper lungs again).
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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #77 on: 28 April, 2021, 01:22:55 AM »
Regarding his bionic eyes, does he have to get those replaced or serviced every once in a while? Human bodies can at least resist thermodynamics' second law better than machinery.

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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #78 on: 28 April, 2021, 08:49:08 AM »
Well we know he keeps a set of spares, suggesting they're easily replaceable

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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #79 on: 28 April, 2021, 10:37:06 AM »
Poisoned by P.J. Maybe (disguised as a nun*), Dredd on his deathbed fires his lawgiver out of the window to find the spot where he should be buried but keeps hitting perps instead.

Get that man an unconvincing pseudonym and a regular slot on Dredd.

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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #80 on: 10 June, 2021, 08:23:29 PM »
What about Mrs. Gunderson? How come she's still alive?

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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #81 on: 12 June, 2021, 01:38:41 PM »
Mrs Gunderson is MC1's Tom Bombadil.

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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #82 on: 12 June, 2021, 04:59:18 PM »
Mrs Gunderson is relatively young compared to some mega-citizens we've seen (Bizmo Klux* was mentioned earlier) though it should be noted that Gunderson isn't quite as active as Dredd tends to get!

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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #83 on: 12 June, 2021, 09:13:22 PM »
She was also judged 'innocent' by Judge Death, whatever that meant. Innocent as in she never 'lived' or 'had a life'?
Never quite understood that one.

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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #84 on: 16 June, 2021, 06:07:35 PM »
I don't think that ever really made sense - I think he just thought she had never committed any crimes, ever.  But given that life is a crime in his mind, that doesn't quite hold up.

Back (sort of) on topic, there was that bad guy in Lenny Zero who once ran errands for Al Capone - though he had gone through a body swap or two since then.
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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #85 on: 16 June, 2021, 07:52:11 PM »
Perhaps ultimately Death simply enjoys causing terror, and all that life is a crime guff is just a cover story. With Gunderson not recognizing him as a threat, there’s no point in the killing, so he judges her innocent in a fit of cognitive dissonance.
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Re: Dredd's real-time ageing?
« Reply #86 on: 16 June, 2021, 08:07:35 PM »
Perhaps ultimately Death simply enjoys causing terror, and all that life is a crime guff is just a cover story. With Gunderson not recognizing him as a threat, there’s no point in the killing, so he judges her innocent in a fit of cognitive dissonance.

Sold!

I've always hoped for a story that shows he's really just a little REDACTED who gets off on murder, with the whole 'life is a crime' mantra being just an excuse to cover his back. I thought things were going in that direction after Young Death, but alas no.