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Q: Did the AVL attempt to intervene in Gru's attempt to steal the moon?

NKCampbellIn Despicable Me 2, Silas Ramsbottom, director the of Anti-Villain League states their mission: SILAS An ultra-secret organization dedicated to fighting crime on a global scale. Rob a bank? We're not interested. Kill someone? Not our deal. But you want to ...

 
 
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2:08 AM
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Q: What Would Be the Best Order to Read These X-Men Epic Collections?

Gothamite24In order to keep this as a short list, I am keeping this just to the Marvel Epic Collections, and only the X-Men related books: X-Men, X-Force, X-Factor, The New Mutants, Excalibur, & Wolverine and what would be the best way to read each of the books in order. Here is a list of the following book...

 
 
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4:34 AM
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Q: Forgotten series... augmented mental powers

 WildmanHi I readcthe first of what I presume is a series at a time the second book was not published. First probably 2016? I have since forgatten the author and title. Plot... Experiments in hard wired brain stimulation leads participants to unexpectantly unlock the brains capacity for various 'powers'....

 
 
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5:36 AM
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Q: How many sequences is the most ever shown in a Game of Thrones intro?

Alec AlameddineI notice that the locations shown in the Game Of Thrones change from episode to episode, presumably to reflect the locations of the major characters. What's the most amount of locations ever shown in an intro? Was it longer or did the other locations just get a shorter amount of screentime?

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Q: How did Robert Baratheon deteriorate from being a mighty warrior to being a fat drunk?

Alec AlameddineHe defeated Rhaegar Targaryen and was seen as one of the greatest warriors in the kingdom according to characters' stories, but I missed any explanation of how he became a fat, drunken whorer?

 
5:52 AM
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Q: Looking For a Specific O. Henry Story

BrianTheJohnsonI once read a short story, quite convinced at the moment that it was by O. Henry, in which a grandfather figure sits down on his porch with a young boy and starts to tell him a story ... about a grandfather figure who sat down on his porch with a young boy to tell him a story ... about a grandfat...

 
 
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11:26 AM
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Q: Film about the USA being run by fake videos of the president after his kidnapping

MarcusI am looking for a film from the 70's or 80's where the president of the United States of America is kidnapped (possibly kept underground) by a group who produce fake videos if him to run the country.

 
 
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12:26 PM
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2:34 PM
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3:54 PM
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Q: Why choose the name "Morpheus" when it is the name of the Greek god of dreams

Thibaut DemaerelWhy do the writers of the Matrix choose to call the awakener of Neo by the name "Morpheus"? A priori that is a random question, but the question becomes more pertinent after appreciating that Morpheus is the name of the god of dreams in Greek mythology. It seems to me that Morpheus' deeds make hi...

 
4:35 PM
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Q: Story about a parasite working its way into a man's brain

BobI think I read it in the same collection that had "Leningen vs the ants."

 
 
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6:18 PM
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Q: Is there an in-universe reason how Princess Leia kept herself and her hair so tightly groomed during the events of the Star Wars movies?

TheAsh says Reinstate MonicaIn A New Hope, we see Princess Leia in her signature "cinnamon" buns: On present-day Earth, that hairstyle is very difficult to maintain: The iconic if ludicrous hairdo—Carrie Fisher, who starred as Leia, herself mocked it as “cinnamon buns”—took two hours to style and secure, and even then...

 
6:38 PM
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Q: 50s Movie with Creature that looked like a Christmas Tree made of garbage bags

LeonaMy husband is trying to recall the name of a 50s sci-fi movie that had a creature that looked like a Christmas tree made of garbage bags. Both he and his friend remember the movie but can't remember the name.

 
 
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8:27 PM
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Q: Movie with wormlike creatures in an island

Neo Mosaidthis movie is about worm/leeches that enter the human body. at first the person feels better and maybe with abilities but the worms continue to grow and multiply until they consume the host. and they are unable to survive salt water. I watched it a long time ago and forgot its title

 
9:04 PM
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Q: Dragon Knight world -- magician's account size

GnudiffWarning: Contains spoilers. In Gordon R. Dickson's Dragon Knight series, the plot usually revolves around the main hero Jim Eckart's limited magic account. Initally, as class D magician/apprentice, he can't do much unless he draws on his Master's, AAA+ class magician's S. Carolinus account. Du...

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Q: Movie with wormlike creatures in an island

Neo Mosaidthis movie is about worm/leeches that enter the human body. at first the person feels better and maybe with abilities but the worms continue to grow and multiply until they consume the host. and they are unable to survive salt water. I watched it a long time ago and forgot its title

 
9:25 PM
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Q: A short novel about reaching absolute zero

AlfredI read this novel about 10 years ago, but it was a library book, already used. But it did not “feel” like an old classic. Hard to pinpoint the time it was written. What I remember best is the book. There was only one story in it, so a novel, not a novella, but a rather short one. Indeed the book...

 
 
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11:08 PM
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Q: Looking for Short Story Collection Compiled by Female Editor. One story was about a business that created insects used to teach people

calimindI checked this book out from the library a few years ago. The book seemed fairly recent, definitely after the year 2000. Probably after the year 2010. It was a paperback. The editor was definitely female but I don't think it was specifically a collection of female writers only. I do think it had...

 

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