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I have heard various descriptions of what would happen as you fall into a black hole. They usually end in spaghettification and eventually falling into the singularity itself.

I recently saw a show "Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman" in which two scenarios were discussed. The first scenario involves Alice and Bob where Alice fall towards the black hole Bob sees Alice fall in and gradually slow down and stop frozen/paused just before the event horizon. Alice Herself sees herself fall through and experiences no pain if she had here eyes closed could not tell she even crossed the event horizon.

The second scenario still involves Alice and Bob but this time Alice is in an air plane with a "String Theory Propeller". Bob sees Alice and the Plane fall towards the black hole he sees them slow down and as they slow down the "String Theory Propeller" gradually expands showing more and more detail till it covers the entire surface of the black hole. For Alice the experience isn't very different she never sees the propeller expand she only sees it's whirling hub.

My question is this. Why wouldn't Alice also see the "String Theory Propeller" expand to cover the surface of the black hole. After all the propeller is closer to the event horizon than Alice is. And unless I have greatly misunderstood the equation for gravitational time dilation or its application. Doesn't any observer no matter how close to the event horizon observe things even closer in as frozen/paused?

If this is not true then please explain what I am misunderstanding.

If this is true then please explain how it is possible to actually pass through the event horizon.

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