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Q: Where does the ability to do magic derive from in the Harry Potter universe: the body, soul, or some other entity?

stonkexchangeIf magic comes from the body, then how does Voldemort retain his magical abilities when he is regenerated? The potion used to regenerate his body involves the bones of his father, the flesh of Wormtail, and the blood of Harry. However, Voldemort's power came from his mother's side, and none of th...

1:48 AM
Q: Anime where girl turns into crystal/stone/glass and dies?

naomiplease forgive me, for this is going to be very vague. I remember seeing a scene from an anime or cartoon in my childhood where this girl was surrounded by a group of people and it seemed like she was in a lot of pain, I don’t remember all the details but what I do remember is that she quickly tu...

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3:26 AM
Q: Are there any other animals in the “real world”?

Ben MurphyIn The Matrix, Agent Smith has this quote during his monologue with Morpheus. Smith: I realized that you're not actually mammals. Every mammal on this planet instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with their surrounding environment, but you humans do not. Leaving aside the fact that this ...

4:15 AM
Q: Why was Zsaji not given the knowledge of English?

d4rk4ng31In Marvel's secret wars, the Beyonder had taken care that all the 'Fighters' would have an environment suitable for them, meaning, zsaji the healer had been put there by him. However, we understand that zsaji does not speak english, How was that fabourable? Was it a mistake on his part, or was th...

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7:12 AM
@Marvin midichlorians?
@Marvin title might need a touch up as well.
@TheLethalCarrot you rejected it as well, did you see any change?
I only saw a comment.
No, my only guess was it’s using zero width characters but who knows really
7:57 AM
Q: Origin of human souls being literally dark

kutschkemSo, in Dark Souls there is a distinction between Souls, which are white, and humanity, which is dark/black. Humanity is possessed by those who are not hollow. Now I find that in TES V: Skyrim, there is also a distinction between non-sentient white souls, and sentient black souls. I am not aware t...

8:22 AM
Q: Why does the Quantum Realm behave different for Janet van Dyne than for Scott Lang?

Roberto HernandezDuring Ant-Man and the Wasp we saw how Scott, Hank and Hope rescued Janet van Dyne from the Quantum Realm. For her, time passed exactly the same that for them, so she got old the same way than everybody else. However, in Avengers: Endgame, Scott returns exactly the same, and for him only 5 hours ...

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Q: Suggested edit doesn't seem to edit anything

GlorfindelHow was an anonymous user able to suggest this edit? (Warning: it has an offensive edit summary, which has been edited out in the screenshot below.) It doesn't seem to change anything, not even when viewing the Markdown source: IIRC, if you suggest an edit and then immediately edit it again, b...

Ah, thanks.
I think I've seen it before on SFF
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Flagged & VtD'd, thanks.
10:17 AM
Hey @Mithical, can we report it to Smokie?
Ossum possum!
10:50 AM
Q: Is the communication technology in "Away" ever explained?

JontiaThe Netflix series Away seems to lean towards the hard sci-fi side of the scale, with the obvious exception of its instantaneous communication technology. The opening episode puts the astronauts on the moon, having video and mobile phone calls without the three second round trip delay that light ...

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2:24 PM
posted on September 24, 2020 by tech

Click here to go see the bonus panel!Hovertext: I don't know why, but I find it really funny to draw naked vacuous humans. Today's News:

Q: Why do the Jedi still teach forms for lightsaber combat?

xpertThe 7 lightsaber combat forms are here for a reason. Each one was created to combat a weakness that the prior form had. For example: Form II, also known as Makashi, The Way of the Ysalamiri, or The Contention Form, was the second of the seven classic forms of lightsaber combat. Developed for the...

3:22 PM
Q: Origin of "soul stones" as prison for souls

kutschkemOne central group of artifacts of Diablo is the soul stones, in which the Grand Evils' souls are imprisoned to keep them from reincarnating in Hell. In the Elder Scrolls universe (the earliest I know is Morrowind), there are also soul gems which trap souls, but they are much more common, being us...

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Q: Why do superheroes have different personalities in hero work than in their secret identities?

Jonathan DahlinSuperheroes tend to be more task-focused and extroverted in hero work, but more introverted and people-focused in their secret identity. https://www.discprofile.com/what-is-disc/overview/ for example, Superman is Direct as a superhero, more Steady during his secret identity. I learned about DISC ...

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7:54 PM
Q: story about mind wipes, Nova starfighters, and humanities last pocket of existence?

Ceramicmrno0bI read an Ebook once, and I can remember most everything except for the title, which is annoying because I'd like to read it again. Here's most everything I can remember, may not be in chronological order. humans have been chased by some alien to one last little pocket in the galaxy I think the ...

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9:56 PM
4 minutes and counting...
Adidas Boba Fett shoes for my youngest.
Release is it at midnight.
10:08 PM
....and they're gone. No joy.
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11:37 PM
Q: Why are some fandoms more open to expansion of the canon than others?

hey_jus_wunderinHarry Potter fans are pretty divided on whether or not the Cursed Child should be considered canon, as it wasn't completely JK Rowling's work and came much later than the heptology. Fans who don't accept Cursed Child as part of canon feel that this came off as a cash grab and a fan service, rathe...


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