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This page is for discussing the ways in which The Green Death doesn't fit well with other DWU narratives. You can also talk about the plot holes that render its own, internal narrative confusing.

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  • Why is the mine still being checked if it's been closed down as an uneconomic pit (cf. the sealing of mines in 1992)?
Ecological reasons.
It is actually an important consideration in the mining industry. Closed mines pose risks such as water polution, earth tremors, sink holes. Be sure to budget for this if you ever start a mining company.
  • Why is there a camera in a pipeline?
To check for a obstructions.
  • The Doctor resists BOSS's programming by calculating Pi. He recites the first five numbers and continues silently. But he gets it wrong, giving the first five digits as 3.1416. This is only correct if Pi is rounded off after five digits. The correct sequence would be 3.14159265…
The rounded number is good enough for his equation, then he silently continues calculating the equation, not reciting Pi.
  • When Jo goes to get Professor Jones a maggot why doesn't she grab the first one she comes to instead of going out into the midst of them?
She may be looking for one that isn't to close to any others. She wouldn't want to risk getting attacked while preoccupied.
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