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Best way to watch for exclusive comics [on hold]

I am looking for a resource that can keep me up to date on exclusive and limited prints for comic books. Basically is there a service out there where i can track certain comics and be told what ...
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What type of school is Hogwarts?

Based on the government approved types of school, what type of schools is Hogwarts? I believe it would be somewhat like a Foundation School where it is state funded and has a governing body that ...
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What is the timeline for the Mad Max series?

Dates are probably of little importance to the people who exist in the post apocalyptic world depicted in the Mad Max tetralogy. Is it stated in what year(s) the Mad Max stories are taking place? How ...
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How did Tris feel when she came first in the rankings?

How did Tris feel when she found out she came first in the rankings?
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what book is similar to john carter, but hero possessed a green alien's body on low gravity planet

please help me find the name of this book. I read a book when I was young, the human hero's consciousness gets transported to the mind of an alien being on a distant low-G planet. The alien being is ...
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What did Aragorn do with his sword between the battles of Pelennor Fields and Morannon?

After the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, Aragorn draws his sword Anduril and says: "You shall not be sheathed again until the last battle is fought." The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the ...
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Help me identify this scifi music track

I have a question that maybe someone may be able to help me with. I grew up in South america and all Scifi films from the 50's and 60's were dubbed into spanish. Very often the company doing the ...
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Book about adults who were accidentally exposed to govt chemical testing as children and are now being killed.

There was a book, probably part of a series, that I read 10-15 years ago about a group of kids on a school trip who were accidentally exposed to chemical testing by the government. These kids grew ...
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Looking for a specific Marvel t-shirt family

I'm looking to buy online a family of tshirts. The shirts are black with colored borders on sleeves and bottom. The one i possess features an image of the hulk by Mike Deodato, black with green ...
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Star trek : Why did Vulcans did not play any active role in series other then ST:Enterprise

So, I was wondering, Vulcans were the first contact species for Humans, but after ST:Enterprise, they have not been shown in higher position amongst federation or in serials other then Commander ...
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Why did Marvolo Gaunt think that Bob Ogden was Muggle-Born?

In The Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore take 'a trip down Bob Ogden's memory lane'. Bob comes up to the Giants door, 'wearing the strange assortment of clothes so often chosen by ...
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Who did Ronan kill in Guardians of the Galaxy?

In the movie Ronan gets out of a tub, gets his hammer, and kills a Nova Corp member. Was he special in any way? I always thought that had to have some significance besides him killing a random ...
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Why does Moody tell Harry about the Trace?

Hey I was wondering why in Deathly Hallows Part1 Moody tells Harry of the Trace. Why is that relevant to his safety since the information on his whereabouts would be only sent to the ministry once he ...
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Is Game Of Thrones Telltale game series canon?

I am planning to give the Game Of Thrones Telltale series of 3 episodes so far a shot. However I am wondering if this series of games is canon. I have read here and there that this series explores the ...
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standard system for Gallifreyan written language [duplicate]

is there a standard system for the Gallifreyan written language. I have seen a few around, but is there any standard way of doing it? (a link would be useful)
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Does Captain Rex know who is Darth Vader?

In the trailer for Star Wars Rebels season 2, we can see that Captain Rex survived the Clone Wars and most probably deserted. As a captain of the 501st reporting directly to Anakin Skywalker, he and ...
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1answer
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What is the name of the Chaos champion that owned the axe of Morkai?

Recently i have read the saga of Arjac Rockfist and in the telling i was surprsed to read that Logan Grimnirs axe used to belong to a Chaos champion. My question is: Does anybody know the name of ...
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Why hasn't the Inquisition sanctioned Logan?

The Church and the Inquisition don't like the Space Wolves very much. This is evidenced in all the clashes that the Space Wolves have fought in against the two other branches of the Imperium. Is it ...
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1answer
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Are there humans in the world of Redwall?

Throughout the three Redwall books that i have read, (Redwall, Mattimeo, and Mossflower) there are only animals, such as mice, moles, foxes, etc. Is there any mention of humans in any of the other ...
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How powerful is League of Assassins armor?

In the season 3 finale, According to Nyssa, he should thank the League armor. I believe all members of the League probably wear the same armor. Is it realistic that an armor can stop bullets but ...
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Why is Worf permitted to wear his sash but Ro can't wear her earpiece?

In ST:TNG Season 5, episode 3 (Ensign Ro), the following scene occurs: [Transporter room] (a young woman in red uniform beams in, wearing a sullen expression and a fancy earring) RO: ...
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Do orcs get paid?

Do orcs get paid at all? Saruman employed "tens of thousands" of orcs to assault Helm's Deep. Mordor has a ton too. We can see throughout Tolkien's books that orcs covet things, which would in my mind ...
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Short story about aliens that routinely kill their wives? Who wrote it?

Story about astronauts who landed on an alien planet. The aliens would corral all the female aliens in a pen. The males would take on a new alien wife every month (year?) and kill the old wife. The ...
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144 views

Shield generators vs. Star Destroyer

One thing that confuses me about Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is that the resistance had shield generators on Hoth that were powerful enough to make airborne assault by the Star ...
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Why are Hogwarts' students so ignorant of Muggle society? [duplicate]

Before going to Hogwarts young wizard and witches must have either gone to Muggle school or been home schooled. Probably not every pair of wizard parents wants or has the time to home school their ...
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What are the Aerodynamic Advantages for a Superhero Flying with a Cape?

In the new Supergirl trailer for the CBS TV Show there is a quick line about how she needs a cape because it would help with the aerodynamics. As far as I can tell its just a piece of material that ...
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Magic leaves “smudges” and a sorceress becomes a book

I could use some help identifying a book I read some time in the last year or so. The book goes between two different stories: 1) A student of magic finds a book in a cave that turns out to be a ...
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Is the Ministry of Magic formed through democratic elections? [duplicate]

How exactly is the wizard government formed in Harry Potter world? is it democratic? Do they have a multi party system? We only hear about Dumbledore being offered the Minister position, or him ...
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1990s fantasy novel with humans turning into elves. Main character loses a leg which regenerates

Back in the 1990's I borrowed a series from someone. The series was about elves and humans who transformed into elves. One specific character had lost a leg and when he transformed, his leg grew back. ...
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The Bridge on the River Rhoyne

Minor 'A Dance with Dragons' spoilers ahead. While crossing the Rhoyne, the Shy Maid encounters some trouble in the ruins of Chroyane. Just before the attack of the living slaves (to Greyscale), the ...
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Can living things be transported directly into the Room of Requirement?

I know people can get into the Room of Requirement through the passageway leading from the Hog's Head. But can living, sentient beings like animals or people be transported into the RoR if you wish ...
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1answer
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Why did the Witch King wait till the gate was broken before entering Minas Tirith?

In The Return of the King, the Witch King of Angmar is mounted on a flying fell beast. When the gate of Minas Tirith is broken down, he quickly rushes in to confront Gandalf. But he is mounted on ...
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Who put the computer in the scepter in the Avengers Age of Ultron?

In the Avengers Age of Ultron, the scepter contains the mind stone in addition to a computer interface to the mind stone, and an artificial intelligence program that runs on the computer. I know that ...
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Is there any behind the scenes information about the set up of the last The Quest episode?

In the ABC reality tv series The Quest by far the largest amount of film like scenes are shown in the very last episode. We notice this in scenes like Verlox dying (CGI) Two soldiers being thrown ...
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Why do people think Daario Naharis is some kind of an impostor? [duplicate]

There seem to be two popular(ish) theories involving Daario Naharis not being whom he says he is, but someone else, from Westeros: Daario = Euron Greyjoy. Daario = Benjen Stark (second option in ...
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Did Gandalf regret Theoden's death? [on hold]

In The Return of the King, after the Witch King of Angmar is killed, Gandalf says: Beyond hope the Captain of our foes has been destroyed, and you have heard the echo of his last despair. But he ...
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What kind of races do you predict that are going to be featured in the upcoming Warcraft movie? [on hold]

Finally, Blizzard is working on a movie,which is situated in Azeroth. I would like to see the main races of Warcraft 3, such as humans, orcs, night elves and undeads and the tribes like gnolls, ...
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1answer
77 views

Do programs have living quarters in Tron?

Do programs have living quarters? I see Tron has a hideout similar to Kevin's but what about all the programs in the city? The ISOs had towers at one point. So do the programs have apartments, or ...
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Is there currency in the Grid?

Is there currency in the Tron Universe? I have seen both Tron movies and the animated TV show but I still have a few questions about the universe. I see programs treat their functions like jobs. Do ...
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1answer
186 views

Sci-Fi novel with generation ship, terrorists try to stop it

I am trying in vain to locate a book I read in 2001, I think it was older than that though. I can't remember a lot about it other than I enjoyed it. It dealt with a generation / ARC ship preparing to ...
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2k views

Using Taboo with Unforgivable Curses

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Voldemort and his Death Eaters used the Taboo curse with Voldemort's name, making the word "Voldemort" taboo. Whenever someone speaks a word that is taboo, the ...
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Why would people know how to hand write in Star Trek?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Unforgettable", Chakotay falls in love with a woman he knows he is going to completely forget, and she somehow magically makes technology "forget" her too. In order ...
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1answer
113 views

Darkseid's Omega Beam vs Superman's heat-vision

They've battled a few times as far as I know, but have their beams ever directly collided? And if so, who came out on top?
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Silo series question (by Hugh Howey) - Spoilers [on hold]

I finished the Silo series a while ago (apologies for not remembering the names of some of the protagonists) and I have some questions. What is actually the point of this whole thing (*) ? it ...
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6answers
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Why did Voldemort take the wand of one of his most loyal servants?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, chapter one The Dark Lord Ascending, Voldemort believes he must use a wand other than his own in order to kill Harry, when Harry is moved from Privet Drive. He ...
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1answer
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Fully Healing after being Stilled/Gentled

So when someone who has been stilled/gentled is healed by someone of the same gender, they are only healed to 1/3rd of their original power. If, after being healed to 1/3rd of their original power, ...
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Question about Jack Harkness/Face of Boe

Do we know anything about how Jack became the Face of Boe? We have seen in Torchwood that he can regrow pretty much all of his body from very little (almost "a rag, a bone, and a hank of hair") so ...
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looking for book 1990s about good vs evil and point of view affecting those labels

I am searching for a book which I read in the early 90s about a man whose life has fallen apart. He gets swept up in a series of events which culminate in Ragnarok. The concept of the novel is the ...
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Did J.F. Sebastian work from home?

I know he stated that he "does genetic design work for the Tyrell Corporation", but he also has quite the hobbyist operation going on in his home laboratory. I wonder if he physically travels to the ...
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1answer
132 views

How could The Doctor regenerate into the 12th, when the 11th was killed by the astronaut?

I haven’t watched much of Doctor Who, and my question pertains to episodes I’ve watched a while back, so this may be just me misunderstanding or misremembering, as opposed to a plot hole. In The Time ...

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