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Q: What do we know of the technical advisors on ST:OS?

releseabeI think there is no doubt that the science in the science fiction of Star Trek in the 1960s was far superior to that found in any competing show. Some "science fiction" shows made no real attempt to have any sort of serious, plausible basis for the ideas -- I recall Outer Limits (who used to matt...

 
1:19 AM
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Q: Is Grimlock stated to be the strongest dinobot in all versions of the Transformers universe?

PabloIn the Transformers G1 cartoon, Grimlock is stated to be the strongest dinobot. However, certain events of the cartoon puts doubts on this idea. When battling Devastator, all dinobots except one are taken down by Devastator. Snarl, Sludge and Swoop are taken down once, Grimlock is taken down twic...

 
1:44 AM
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Q: Young adult book series about aliens or hybrids with silver blood

firetop1993Young adult book series about aliens or hybrids with silver blood. One gains the ability to be a martial arts master. There is a girl who joins and says her blood is like their blood, implying it was red, but they corrected her and showed that her blood was silver. That is all I remember of it.

 
 
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6:44 AM
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Q: How adding exclamation point to his speech make Nyles desperate?

Jorge BorgettiIn Palm Springs (2020), Nyles gave lengthy speech to Sarah, who was ready to die in the cave: Nyles: emphatic period. Sarah: That was a grammatical nightmare. Nyles: Yeah, I'm hoping it didn't distract from my point too much. I mean, an emphatic period is just a‐‐ Sarah: it's just an exclamation...

 
 
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8:48 AM
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Q: What "traffic" Nyles referring to?

Jorge BorgettiIn Palm Springs (2020), because of Nyles, Roy stuck in time loop. Nyles asks Roy to kill him: Nyles: Could you kill me one more time? You could still beat the traffic? Roy: All right. Side yard. What "traffic" Nyles referring to?

 
 
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1:46 PM
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Q: Old, space-themed comic from the '90s or earlier, involving a female character with cat ears and a tail

user152179I remember one of the female characters had cat ears and a tail; I think she was involved with another character romantically. In fact, I think there was some nudity and it might have had a softcore sex scene. There was another female who was much taller, I think with white hair and maybe a green...

 
2:36 PM
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Q: In Interstellar, how did Cooper and TARS provide momentum while detaching to the main ship?

Hello HumansCooper refers to Newton's 3rd law while detaching. Didn't understand the physics behind this scene.

 
3:25 PM
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Q: Starship crewman from separate space community falls for outsider

PotatoCrispAn anthology short story read in 1970-80s. In the far future passengers travel on long journeys between human colonies in large spaceships crewed by hereditary crew members. Because of the length of the journeys and the time distortion involved, crew's families back home live in communities separ...

 
 
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4:28 PM
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Q: Story about a man who bets his head but not his neck with the devil

polm23I remember a story about a man who bets "his head" with the devil and loses. I do not remember what the wager actually was. The devil is ready to chop the man's head off with an axe, but the man says he bet his head and not his neck, so the devil better take all of the head but none of the neck, ...

 
 
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5:49 PM
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Q: Wouldn't Miller's planet by fried by blue shifted radiation?

blademan9999In Interstellar, wouldn't Miller's planet by fried by blue shifted radiation? The 61,000x time dilation multiplier would make even cosmic background radiation photons into Extreme UV photons.

 
 
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7:09 PM
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Q: What does Gandalf the White mean by his strange speech about Boromir?

Daviere LamoreIn Two Towers, chapter five, soon after Gandalf has returned as Gandalf the White, he says something very peculiar to Aragorn, Gimli and Legolas in Fangorn: ‘You have not said all that you know or guess, Aragorn my friend,’ he said quietly. ‘Poor Boromir! I could not see what happened to him. It...

 
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