power limitation?

#1 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

ok, quick question because i'm slightly puzzled on this fact...

what is the current power of a Green Lantern ring?

is used to hold a standard charge for 24 hours, but now it seems the charge doesn't hold depending on how much they use it...

So what causes the main loss in power? space flight? construct creation? communication? using it's AI?

M

#2 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3749 posts) - - Show Bio

It seems fighting is the biggest drain, they don't last long at all now. They don't make 'em like they used to do they?

#3 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

Cosmic Sentinel says:

"It seems fighting is the biggest drain, they don't last long at all now. They don't make 'em like they used to do they?"

I'm not sure...

the power limits seems to vary from ring to ring... John and Guy's ring seem's to run out of power when just on basic missions, but Hal's run has enough power to move from dimension to dimension and still protect earth before going dead...

M

#4 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3749 posts) - - Show Bio

At the moment it seems to be like asking how much can Superman lift? Which is 'as much as he wants until they need him to not be able to.'

#5 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

it's just got me a bit confused... especially with the "Alpha-Lantern" project on the horizon...

M

#6 Posted by Buckshot (18919 posts) - - Show Bio

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#7 Posted by Buckshot (18919 posts) - - Show Bio

I guess. Looks like he was making planets and moons and stuff.

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#8 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

John's willpower was stronger than the ring could handle?!?!?!?

damn!

M

#9 Posted by Chameleone (8710 posts) - - Show Bio

Damn Methos. 10 threads on the 1st page. lol

#10 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

i is popular lol

M

#11 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

Buckshot says:

"I guess. Looks like he was making planets and moons and stuff."

now thats willpower to fear... the man built a solar system lol

M

#12 Posted by Apparition (11349 posts) - - Show Bio

i guess they run out of power at the best point for dramatic effect in the plot.

#13 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

we know as both Hal and Kyle have said before, The Green is infinite... i guess it's just a question of how much the rings can actually handle being pumped through them

M

#14 Posted by Buckshot (18919 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"we know as both Hal and Kyle have said before, The Green is infinite... i guess it's just a question of how much the rings can actually handle being pumped through them M"

And on the human side, how much the user can force out. With that picture above for example, it took some major effort for John to pull all that out.

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#15 Posted by The Speedster (421 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"John's willpower was stronger than the ring could handle?!?!?!? damn! M"

Ha. I was thinking of bringing the thread back because of seeing that lol.

#16 Posted by White Phantom (1760 posts) - - Show Bio

Apparition says:

"i guess they run out of power at the best point for dramatic effect in the plot."

That would seem to be the case, in some SA issues of GL, Hal's ring ran out of it's 24 hour charge just by flying to Alaska. That wouldn't take a whole day.

#17 Posted by Silver Knight75 (1145 posts) - - Show Bio

I think the biggest drop with the Green Power Ring is losing willpower, such as giving up, but it powers up again if you recover your willpower.

#18 Posted by Apparition (11349 posts) - - Show Bio
@White Phantom said:
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Apparition says:

"i guess they run out of power at the best point for dramatic effect in the plot."

That would seem to be the case, in some SA issues of GL, Hal's ring ran out of it's 24 hour charge just by flying to Alaska. That wouldn't take a whole day.

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yeah its all plot driven

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