Portal 2's ending

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#1 Posted by Enigma777 (6285 posts) -

If you left that final portal open indefinitely, would it eventually suck out all of the Earth's atmosphere?

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#2 Posted by ValiantGrizzly (501 posts) -

If the facility wasn't sealed, I suppose so?

I bet it was sealed though.

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#3 Edited by JasonR86 (10178 posts) -

@Enigma777 said:

If you left that final portal open indefinitely, would it eventually suck out all of the Earth's atmosphere?

Chell also should be dead because she was in space for a period of time.

EDIT:

Also the space orb and the other orb shouldn't even be able to speak to the camera because there is no air in space for the sound to travel through. Plus portals don't exist.

So pretty much fuck that game.

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#4 Edited by Abendlaender (3056 posts) -

@JasonR86 said:

Plus portals don't exist.

WHAT?!

Fuck, it's Santa Claus all over again.....:(

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#5 Posted by Enigma777 (6285 posts) -
@ValiantGrizzly: Rock is porous, so even if it was sealed, we're talking about a multiple-story vacuum here. There's bound the be a crack or two, not counting any future structural damage that might happen from suddenly creating a giant underground vacuum! 
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#6 Posted by Hizang (9358 posts) -

Video Games.

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#7 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5098 posts) -

Did you unlock the secret ending?

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#8 Edited by bushpusherr (1075 posts) -

@ValiantGrizzly said:

If the facility wasn't sealed, I suppose so?

I bet it was sealed though.

@Enigma777 said:

@ValiantGrizzly: Rock is porous, so even if it was sealed, we're talking about a multiple-story vacuum here. There's bound the be a crack or two, not counting any future structural damage that might happen from suddenly creating a giant underground vacuum!

If it was sealed, you wouldn't have been able to shoot a portal at the moon through the giant gaping hole lol

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#9 Posted by BisonHero (10501 posts) -
@Enigma777 The atmospheric pressure would attempt to equalize between Earth and the moon, so it depends on whether the moon's gravity could actually hold onto any of that atmosphere. The fact that it's rushing through the portal with considerable velocity would likely mean the moon's minimal gravity wouldn't be enough to slow the gas and it would continue out into space.
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#10 Posted by leinad44 (620 posts) -

I love how some people are forgetting about the giant hole in the facility you shoot a portal through.

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#11 Posted by s10129107 (1448 posts) -

Yes, it would take a long time, like putting a sewing needle in a giant basketball.

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#12 Posted by foggel (2779 posts) -

The portal faces earth, so it would be shot back. Also, earths gravity would pull it back.

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#13 Edited by ValiantGrizzly (501 posts) -

@Enigma777: @bushpusherr: Dude, I don't fucking know.

I forgot about the hole, though, yes. That was dumb. Super dumb.

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