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Q: Book about a boy and a dragon who meet at the beach that's written by an Irish or Scottish author?

Moana Melanie McCortI read this book about 6 or 7 years ago and I can’t remember the title This boy found a big dragon shaped rich at the beach and it turns out it was a real dragon. They become friends and fly together. The dragon even gives him a boy to stay in contact. When the boy goes to camp the dragon meets h...

 
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Q: How would spacetraveling alians have to look like under hard sci-fi constraints?

maxUnless there’s some technology or science we don’t know about yet, wouldn’t any alien species that can space travel necessarily need to be humanoid. Keeping in mind the square cubed law and all this other stuff like needing to be bipedal and nimble fingers to operate tools in order to extract res...

 
1:09 AM
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Q: What prevents the imposters from killing the crew after a task completion victory?

DaveWhy is completing all tasks a victory? like yeah you fixed the ship, but the imposters are still on board, they can kill the crew and wreak everything again, or they can exit the ship at the destination and sabotage everything there

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Q: I really wish to find this book series it’s been racking my brain forever

XavierIt’s a time traveling story about an evil king who eventually turns into a dragon that turns into a boat that goes back in time to be the dark ship that the heroes used whilst fighting the king

 
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Q: Seeking Title of WWII Movie Featuring a Resistance Group and a Unique Method to Expose an Informant

NeutrinoI'm trying to recall the name of an old black-and-white WWII movie centered around a resistance group (possibly French or Polish) opposing Nazi occupation. In a pivotal scene, the group intercepts a radio (or telephone) conversation in German, leading them to suspect they have an informant in the...

 
1:33 AM
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Q: Manhwa about an adventurer who's secretly a noble's daughter with a sick sister

LukeDaPaunchSearching for a manhwa (maybe a webtoon; just remember it's coloured) about two sisters. One's constantly sick, the other is secretly an adventurer or a mercenary. They're from different fathers and the mercenary one is a noble. The sickly sister gets real sick, so the mercenary one goes to the n...

 
1:56 AM
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Q: Did Ridley Scott have a different xenomorph life-cycle in mind than James Cameron?

Nu'DaqIf memory serves, I read somewhere that for the titular 'alien' in Alien, Ridley Scott initially imagined a reproductive cycle where an adult Xenomorph laid what would grow to become an egg in an unfortunate (human) host- or something similar to this- but in any event was very different from the ...

 
 
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6:56 AM
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Q: Manhwa about female lead reincarnated to noble family with magic but she has no mana

NeePlease help me find the title of manhwa about female lead reincarnated in noble family with magic but she has no mana. She was an engineer or architech student so she could use mathematics equation to manage magic.

 
 
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10:47 AM
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Q: Why did Yi-kyung's child turn out the way she did?

AdamantIn the second season of Sweet Home, Seo Yi-kyung gives birth to a child that Why was Yi-kyung's child born this way? Are all children being born this way after the beginning of the monster phenomenon? Is it actually because her own negative emotions converted her child into a half-monster during...

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Q: How were the monster detectors created?

AdamantIn the second season of Sweet Home, the military appears to have devices that detect the presence of monsters in the stadium. From the way that people talk about them, they appear to actually detect monsters, as opposed to being, say, proximity sensors set up on the perimeter. This is notable, si...

 
11:10 AM
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Q: How did Hyun-su and Yi-kyung's fight end?

AdamantNear the end of the second season of Sweet Home, Yi-kyung's daughter decides to attempt to save her life by turning her into a monster. While still struggling to resist the transformation, she fights Hyun-Su, who gets the better of her and pins her down. We then flash to what Hyun-su can see in h...

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Q: Why could Jung Ui-myeong not leave his body?

AdamantIn the second season of Sweet Home, "Jung Ui-myeong" seems to be going around in the body of Sang-uk. On at least two occasions, when the body is injured, he tries to abandon it, but fails to do. He seems to be rather frustrated with this limitation. Of course, a possible out-of-universe reason m...

 
 
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1:05 PM
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Q: Animated Short About a Hand in a Flower Pot

Bill RukaANIMATIC AT THE END OF POST. Saw it between 2000 and 2005, guessing it's 5 to 10 minutes long. Think it looked like a drawing on a chalkboard; with a dark background and colored lines, it was 2D animation. It depicts someone leaving a flower pot in a green house, we are shown it has a little blue...

 
1:53 PM
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Q: Resolution of Duplicates in the Enderverse

FuzzyBootsThis originally came up in association with Sci fi book where humanoid aliens murder a researcher by killing him and cutting him open, where the answer was determined to be Speaker For The Dead. My belief has been that if the same work (in the same medium) is the answer, then the policy is that t...

 
grumble Accidentally edited a post instead of posting a new one, but Meta question at scifi.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/14019/… seeking help in resolving dupe questions about sameness and series.
 
2:15 PM
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Q: Anime where everyone hates people who can't use magic

wizardI saw a short few months ago on YouTube where a guy was being tortured by nurses because he can't use magic. He is naked, then suddenly a girl comes and falls on his man part. I can't find this anime on Google or YouTube. Can anyone tell me the anime name?

 
2:38 PM
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Q: Book about Demons

JimA book I remember reading as a pre-teen. It had to have been published in the late 70s or early 80s. It was about a group of heroes setting out to slay a king of demons (or monsters, I can’t remember which). The demons ruled the world and had enslaved humanity. The book was either a sequel or...

 
3:01 PM
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Q: Manga where the female lead enters a novel world

SevyaThe female lead come to novel world but as a novel; the female main character's friend and the novel female character brother become her love interest and female character also somehow became a rival of novel male characters

 
3:24 PM
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Q: Is there a movie or series with almost the same plot as "Archive 81"?

byMaelstromerI am currently watching Archive 81 show on it's streaming service. As I am nearing the end of first series I experienced strong feeling of déjà-vu, to the point I became convinced I watched something very similar before. Story points that rings the bell most loudly: Tapes (or video files) recove...

 
 
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4:56 PM
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Q: Why do the Space Pirates in Metroid look so different from game to game, in-canon?

ReeidlyIn Super Metroid, the space pirates are humanoid, crab-like creatures with large claws and varying colors to designate their ranks. However, in Metroid Prime, they're distinctly more reptilian, with weapons attached to their arms (a blaster and sword). In Prime 2, their design changes again, more...

 
 
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8:01 PM
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Q: Isekai manga where a boy wakes up in a forest with no powers; he somehow finds his way into a town where a knight takes him into a church

casual readerAfter he is taken to the church and he can't understand their language, the priestess casts a magic spell on him that makes him understand them. He has no powers, but he is smart and helps them to catch some criminals. After talking to the criminals, he understands that the otherworlders exist, b...

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Q: Trying to find a Harry Potter FanFiction

Ash23The story was very well written. It had a powerful Harry and a supportive Dumbledore. Dumbledore takes Harry and Ginny to visit Godric Hollow/ Potter Manor (?). Eventually they meet Lilly and James via a talking photo. There is a bathtub whose bubble bath smells different for Harry and Ginny.the...

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Q: 90's movie involving a super-soldier, a fear-smelling "monster" and a trapped man & woman

Phil RigbyI remember, sometime around 1995/96, watching a movie on satellite TV in the UK. I have no idea what it is called, but would like to track down. Pertinent details about the movie, as best as I can remember: Shown in the mid-90's, so probably made in the early 90's. Plot revolved around a super-...

 
 
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9:11 PM
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Q: Book about a girl that lived in a society surrounded by a barrier and is supposedly surrounded by monsters

Beandip099She was a regular girl who saw someone get killed trying to leave their society. She eventually finds a metal chain that gives her powers like more strength. Eventually she fights in a little contest to not be put in jail. There is a thing where people are forcefully made to forget their bad memo...

 
 
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10:43 PM
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Q: Harry Potter fanfiction where Harry is married to Tom Riddle, who is a king but Tom is in love with Ginny

Katy Zgonecc Harry dies after falling of a roof after stealing something He wakes up in another dimension, where he fell into the lake and almost drowned. Harry is married to Tom Riddle, who is a king. Tom is in love with Ginny because he thinks Ginny saved him as a child, when he was assassinated Harry is r...

 
11:29 PM
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Q: Late 80's/early 90's paperback about a young girl with pyrokinesis, **not** "Firestarter"

TarahIn the late 80's/early 90's, I read a drugstore paperback that featured a teenage girl with pyrokinesis. She may have also had telekinesis. Sometime towards the beginning of the book, she kills some baby ducklings or birds?? Later in the book, it gets pretty racy. I remember there being a big fir...

 

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