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Old 03-26-12, 11:00 AM
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Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Cause he needs the other hand to wipe his butt!
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Old 03-26-12, 11:22 AM
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

But seriously a co-worker was talking about this earlier. The movies never explained why he only used one hand. One would think two hands with claws would be a more effective weapon. Did he run out of razors?
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Why does Freddy Kruger only use one hand for claws?

Probably for the same reason Uncle Phil didn't pick up Will from the airport.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

i imagine getting the second glove on after putting the first one on would be pretty damn hard.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Originally Posted by mhg83
Cause he needs the other hand to wipe his butt!
Can't he just use that station at Steamworks you talk about? Or does that need a hand to operate?
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

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Can't he just use that station at Steamworks you talk about? Or does that need a hand to operate?
I like that no matter where he posts on DVD Talk, mhg83 can never escape his otter life...and deservingly so!
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

"Now with normal tasting claw hand."
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Well he is a pedophile. So I assume the other hand is to "relieve" himself once he's killed a little kid.

Before anyone asks, I didn't mean that as a joke. I seriously think that's why only one claw hand made sense to him. Of course riotinmyskull came up with a good reason as well.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Originally Posted by riotinmyskull
i imagine getting the second glove on after putting the first one on would be pretty damn hard.
Bingo!
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Didn't you watch the remake? He's taking Polaroids with the other hand. lol
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Because he probably requires the other hand to be functional. Although with all those scars, I doubt he cares about scratching himself at this point.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

They probably couldn't afford to have another glove made.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

From a creative standpoint, it's more unsettling. It makes him asymmetrical, something we don't often encounter in living creatures. And it's more memorable. Plenty of monsters have claws on both hands. Only Freddy has the one.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

It would be pretty hard to do anything if the other hand had claws too, wouldn't it?
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Ice sculptors.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Freddy wouldn't be able to grab his victims by the neck then slash them if he was wearing claws on each hand.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Originally Posted by Supermallet
Plenty of monsters have claws on both hands. Only Freddy has the one.
And Michael Jackson.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Originally Posted by RocShemp
Well he is a pedophile. So I assume the other hand is to "relieve" himself once he's killed a little kid.
Yeah, do you know how hard it is to take care of business with a glove made of knives?

On second thought mhg83, don't answer that.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

I like Supermallet's answer, although it would be hard to scratch any random itches if he had claws on both hands.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Originally Posted by Supermallet
Plenty of monsters have claws on both hands. Only Freddy has the one.
Originally Posted by Numanoid
And Michael Jackson.
Originally Posted by RocShemp
Well he is a pedophile. So I assume the other hand is to "relieve" himself once he's killed a little kid.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Same reason people only use one gun most of the time.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Because Wolverine would have sued him.
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Re: Why does Freddy Krueger only use one hand for claws?

Originally Posted by riotinmyskull
i imagine getting the second glove on after putting the first one on would be pretty damn hard.


Speaking of pretty... and damn hard...


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