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Q: Story about an alien that communicates with farts

PelinoreIn the story the flatulence from the aliens sphincter is an integral part of it's language (it used both orifices to communicate & the noises it made with either orifice where meaningless (or some-such) without the context of the noises made by other), the humans (or human) attempting to establis...

 
12:33 AM
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Q: Can my question be lifted out of hold status? Can you specifically tell me how to improve it, because I have edited it.

Neel Dayal I have a question about my Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange post: What's so special about Harry Potter?

 
12:44 AM
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Q: Who is at the feet of Hawkeye in Avengers: Endgame trailer?

Newt Scamander If you jump to 1:32, you'll find a man lying at the feet of Hawkeye. Who is he? Have we seen in the MCU before?

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Q: Simple form of machine evolution

willibroStarts out like the standard "Planet of the Apes" routine: Space voyagers from Earth get caught in some sort of warp and return to a recognizable Earth, but the civilization they knew is long gone. In this story, however, all macro biological life has disappeared completely, to be replaced by a w...

 
1:30 AM
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Q: Why did J. K. Rowling choose to downplay dragons?

EndgameWhere ever I see dragons in fantasy works, they are portrayed as very powerful creatures. They can decimate entire armies without taking much damages. Even powerful kingdoms avoid them at all costs. The Hobbit (and, other Tolkien's works) and Game of Thrones are immediately in my mind. But, in H...

 
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Q: Why did Arya need to travel to King's Landing?

AlexCWhy did Arya need to travel to King's Landing with her father and sister Sansa? Shouldn't she better stay home with her mother?

 
1:45 AM
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Q: Which fantasy work first showed dragons?

EndgameDragons possibly have an origin in Chinese mythologies, but I am not looking for mythologies. Lots of modern fantasy works have borrowed the concept of fire-breathing flying creatures. e.g. Harry Potter, The Hobbit, Game of Thrones etc. Which one was the first to borrow the concept?

 
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Q: Is the dialog in Game of Thrones drawn from the books or invented by the screenwriters?

Tyler DurdenThroughout the first seven seasons of Game of Thrones, there has been a lot of pithy dialog. Is this dialog pulled from the books or the fresh invention of screenwriters? For example, Davos says, "My father used to say it is better to be a coward for a minute, than dead the rest of your life." a...

 
 
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4:20 AM
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Q: U.S.S. Defiant's phasers change color

HyperBetaThroughout the course of DS9, I've noticed that the Defiant either fires yellow phasers or orange-yellow phasers. This is the yellow phasers and this is an example of the yellow-orange phasers I mentioned. Why are there two different colors and which is the "correct" one?

 
4:58 AM
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Q: What movies this is?

Zaki MCplease tell me what movies this is ? thank you for your help

 
 
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7:24 AM
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Q: Science Fiction Short Story, looking for Author and Name

Karl InnesOne of those cases where i can recall nearly the entire story, but not the Author or the title. Two Pilots land on a frozen planet (Pluto i think?) The landing thaws the ice, and it subsequently freezes trapping them. They try to escape by brute force of the engine, but the fusion pile goes cri...

 
 
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8:56 AM
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Q: Read a webcomic about demons with multiple horns

Maxi99999Read this between 2014-2016 and can’t remember much except for humans being fodder for these demons who could originally be one horned and level up in a way? The protagonist was a three horned something! And female - another character I can remember was a male scientist but generally can’t rememb...

 
9:11 AM
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Q: In "the Prestige", why the clone does not show off in the last spectacle?

pl-94In my understanding, the character played by Hugh Jackman kills himself every night, while a clone appears at the other side of the theater. But, one night, the second magician, played by Christian Bale, is too curious and goes down to see Jackman's drowning. To trick Bale, the clone does not ap...

 
 
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10:43 AM
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Q: Is there any clue in canon or interviews as to how Padan Fain was able to kill a fade?

chasly from UKIn The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan, Padan Fain is able to nail a fade to a barn door. Later in camp he sleeps while surrounded by fades, trollocs and darkfriends all of whom have a motive to kill him. We are told that they are all terrified of Matt's knife and so that might keep them away while...

 
10:58 AM
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Q: Looking for a manga

KeithEDIT: NVM FOUND IT!!! Lmao I was looking for “Animal Sense”

 
11:44 AM
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Q: Old scifi story where a married couple "try out" being cloned, at one point switch genders?

Helbent IVPlot Details/Summary I fear this one is another of my "longshot" questions, in that I can only recall a few bits of the story. A married couple, whom I believe are of Hispanic/Latino ethnicity, decide to give cloning a try. There is a service in the story that allows you to be cloned on a temp...

 
 
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12:52 PM
@Marvin to be reopened
I'm reading the manga right now and it's actually pretty good, by the way
 
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Q: Looking for an old sci fi book

Shiny FireflyI’m looking for a sci-fi book that was already very old back in 1999. The cover has a teal rectangular border and I think an image of a woman with gold or reddish-gold hair on a strange planet. The title of the book is two words, but I can’t remember what they are. The story is about four charac...

 
 
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3:17 PM
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Q: What are the emotional characteristics of Dracula from Bram Stoker's original novel?

user107986I am doing a project which requires me to have the characteristics of Dracula's emotions and mental state. I hope I could get some help.

 
3:33 PM
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Q: Story Identification: Series of time travel novels with historical fictional elements

Daring NexusI recall reading these at least fifteen years ago, but they were probably written before that. It's a series of novels centered around some kind of future institute that sends people back in time. There, they recruit natives of that time period, probably genetically modifying them in the process....

 
 
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5:49 PM
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Q: Old cartoon late 70s early tv show about a time travel?

JJ RossI am trying to find the name of a old cartoon on Saturday mornings where I think a professor pulled the handle on a time machine and showcased historical times like dinosuars, the western migration across America and like?

 
 
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7:05 PM
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Q: Do Dumbledore and Aberforth have a 3rd brother?

tamtam1991Movie spoilers: Crimes of Grindelwald (Fantastic Beasts II)

 
7:20 PM
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Q: Seeking title of trans/post-humanist coming-of-age story (2000's maybe)

Wolfgang MclainIntroduction I've been looking for this book for about a decade now, my friend found it once only for it to be lost again. No hope for years but it's painful to think of it as a loss and I keep coming back to it, so I'm asking with desperation. This is my favorite science fiction book that speci...

 
7:50 PM
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Q: Seeking title of book about child looking for alien race

OwlswickSeeking the title of a book I read a part of from an elementry school reader. In it, a young boy runs away from home to seek out a teacher to learn to play music. The teacher would be from an alien race that the colonists haven’t seen in a long time. The city he went to was mostly water. And I th...

 
8:06 PM
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Q: Was the original Pinkie Pie destroyed at the Mirror Pool?

EngrStudent"Pinkie Pie" is one of the mane 6 in "My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic". Being a pony with a "cutie mark" she is touched by some of the most powerful magic in the land, though she is not a magic-using pony, like a unicorn. In the episode "Too Many Pinkie Pies" a magical place called the "Mir...

 
 
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9:37 PM
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Q: Who are all these rebel pilots?

BooleanWhile rewatching A New Hope, I noticed in the final ceremony that there were a sizable section that were pilots, as indicated by their orange flight jumpsuits (middle section of ceremony congregation) My understanding was that all pilots on Yavin 4 took part in the attack on the Death Star, an...

 
9:52 PM
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Q: Identify Request : A Girl Falls Down (a Well?) And Wakes Up In Alternate Dimension (maybe dead?)?

Patrick AquiloneSo I am usually good about movies but my daughter presented me with this info and it is so familiar but I can't place the movie (or possibly part of a TV show). Can you help? Girl falls down (possibly a well) and seems to be in an alternate reality (might be dead-ish) and she reverts to a ...

 

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