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Was mythology created by Stargate aliens or did they just use it?

In the Stargate franchise, the basic idea is that many aliens have assumed the roles of Terran mythological figures, including the Goa'uld (Egyptian), the Asgard (Norse) and Alterrans (Buddhist?). My ...
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Why did the Goa'uld return to earth?

At the beginning of "Children of the Gods", Apophis travels to Earth with his troops. How did the Goa'uld know to return to Earth? How did they know that the desert gate had been dug up and was back ...
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Why did alternate timeline Samantha Carter never join the Air Force?

In the episodes Mobius, parts 1 and 2, it seems that the changes SG-1 makes to the timeline hinge on the fact that their part in the rebellion against Ra caused him to take the stargate with him ...
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Is there an in-universe explanation for the change in primary weapon of SG1?

Members of SG1 are shown to carry a H&K MP5 as their primary weapon in the earlier series/seasons. At some point, they replace that with an FN P-90. Was it ever explained why?
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Where does the iris go when it is open? [duplicate]

What space do the pieces of the iris go into? There is nothing to be seen when the iris is in the open position. Was this ever explained or depicted? Or it is just out-of-universe limitations on ...
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Regarding harsesis (harseses?)

In Stargate SG-1, a harsesis is a child of two Goa'uld would contain all of the knowledge of the Goa'uld.
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Would the camcorder in the Stargate SG1 ‘Moebius’ episode really last for thousands of years? [closed]

In the SG1 two-parter Moebius (08.19 & 20), there was a reference to a camcorder that was sealed (I can't remember if it was vacuum-sealed or hermetic sealed) in a canopic jar for thousands of ...
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How does the stargate ramp survive the unstable wormhole?

It's been established that the unstable wormhole created during the activation of a stargate will vaporize anything in its path. If so, how does the ramp in the SGC gate room, which goes right through ...
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What is the one glaring omission Vala talks about?

In episode "200" of SG-1, Vala says about Sci-Fi programs on TV: ... and apart from one glaring omission, it doesn't seem to be that bad. What is that glaring omission?
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How many Humans have the Ancient ATA Gene?

In Stargate, there are a number of people who have the Ancients ATA gene which they inherited from being descended from the Ancients that returned to Earth. But my question is has it ever been ...
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Why such a discrepancy on location of Abydos between Stargate the movie and SG1 the series? [duplicate]

Other than the obvious "retcon!!11!" reason, was there ever an in-universe explanation about the obvious mistake the scientists made about where Abydos was actually located? In the movie it is said ...
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How can there be more than 39 stargates when each gate needs a unique “point of origin”?

It is shown in Stargate that there is a limited number of chevrons in each gate. Since we need a chevron for the origin point at the end of each "dialup", it can not be more origin planets than ...
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Are all the Humans in the (Stargate) Milky Galaxy the same species?

Of all the Humans encountered by the SGC throughout the Milky Galaxy, are they the same species, different sub-species or completely different species altogether ? Because I remember one of the ...
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How long will someone that uses Tretonin live for?

How long will someone that uses the drug Tretonin live for ? I know that they will gain the health benifits similar to someone that is joined with a symbiote (not sure if its the same with healing) ...
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What is hyperspace in Stargate like?

In the Stargate franchise, what is hyperspace supposed to be like ? By that I mean, is the hyperspace reality/ universe like hyperspace in Babylon 5. Is it a "open" reality/ universe where ships can ...
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Were All Off-world Humans Vegetarian In Stargate SG1?

In the Stargate SG1 universe, there doesn't seem to be animal life on alien human-occupied planets. The only non-plant life encountered are other sentient beings. Does this mean that any humans ...
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Why Do Advanced Civilizations In Stargate SG-1 Prefer Energy Weapons

In Stargate SG-1, there are many instances where it seems obvious that projectile weapons are superior to energy weapons in close combat. Why is it that technologically advanced civilizations tend to ...
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How can the identification code be received before the wormhole is created?

I started watching Stargate SG1 and I noticed something odd: The Stargate starts spinning, they say incoming wormhole and right away after this they receive the identification code from SG1 to open ...
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What happened to Apophis' ship's Stargate when the ship was destroyed?

On Earth, there are two separate gates we know of: The 'Original' Gate of SG Command (Later recovered by Russia) The 'Antarctic Gate', which becomes the SG Command's gate. We've seen Stargates ...
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What did Omoc mean when he tried to explain the two points theory to Daniel?

In the Stargate SG-1 episode : Enigma, Omoc, a Tallon, tries to explain to Daniel how two points can be far until brought together. He demonstrates this using a branch in its natural state, then ...
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How do people know the iris is open in SG1?

I'm watching Stargate SG1 for the first time and after the GDO signal is confirmed, an order is given to "Open the Iris". This means the GDO doesn't open the iris by itself. So how do the SG teams or ...
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Is there any specific canon info on where Goa'uld larvae come from?

We know that Goa'uld are born as larvae from their "Queen". As far as I recall, the only 4 queens mentioned in SG1 canon were: Hathor (not active since Ancient Egypt and then killed by SG1) ...
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How do the Replicators get to the Asgard galaxy?

I was rewatching Stargate-SG1 and noticed something while I was watching "Menace" where we learn that the android Reese created the Replicators and sent them out in to the galaxy. We know that the ...
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How was Jonas Quinn able to learn so fast?

Did Stargate SG-1 ever explain why the Kelownans like Jonas were able to learn so fast? Did it have something to do with the experiments that were conducted by the Goa'uld?
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How come the stargate doesn't burn through the iris?

I may just not remember this, but doesn't the Stargate horizon destroy everything in its way when the gate is activated? How then, can the Stargate's Iris stay in tact?
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Does using the Stargate make you younger?

As we have seen from the show Stargate SG1, traveling through the Stargate is not instantaneous. It takes a few seconds for a persons (or any items) energy signature to travel from one Stargate to ...
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goa'uld FTL drive technology

What is the name of the FTL drive the goa'uld use that rivals hyper drive in its speed. Is it a completely different drive, or just a modified hyper drive.
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Stargate Home Symbol

I'm struggling to find and I'm pretty sure I didn't imagine this: From one of the Stargate's (Movie, SG1, SGA or SGU) - I remember the home symbol being two Anubis? guards leaning into the sun. ...
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Did they ever return for 'The Book'

In the Stargate SG-1, S1 episode The Torment of Tantalus, they gate to a planet which had an ancient meeting place of The Four Great Races. The races had there some compendium of knowledge, which ...
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What Stargate-SQ1 Episodes have Ben Browder and Claudia Black in them?

What season or specific episodes did Claudia Black and then Ben Browder appear in Stargate? I want to buy those seasons but NOT the entire series. Also, was Ben Browder in all the post-series movies? ...
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When does the 'Lost City' become Atlantis in Stargate

In Stargate SG-1 they are searching for the Lost City in season 8, however in the Stargate Atlantis pilot it is referred to as Atlantis. When is the name found? Or the connection between the Lost City ...
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Did anyone else find out about O'Neill kissing Carter?

In the "Window of Opportunity" episode, at one of the iterations, O'Neill resigns from the military, and when asked "why" he gleefuly exclaims "So I can do this", grabs Samantha Carter in a "V-J Day ...
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What exactly happened in Roswell, NM in-universe and how was it related to Asgard?

Stargate Wikia says that Roswell is a city in New Mexico on Earth. It is the location of a rumored crash landing of an alien spacecraft in 1947. (SG1: "Thor's Chariot", "Out of Mind", ...
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What other mythologies' figures are represented in SG1 aside from Norse and Egyptian pantheons?

For most part, it seems that the Asgard have the names of (and presumably interacted with humans in the past as) Norse pantheon; whereas Goa'uld impersonated Ancient Egyptian pantheon. Were there any ...
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Was the uprisal that resulted in Goa'uld leaving Earth related to Asgard?

We know from SG1 series (and the movie) that Goa'uld left Earth because of a rebellion. Was the rebellion formented by Asgard? Tok'ra? Some other aliens? Or a purely internal Earth event?
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Why did Yu send Teal'c back to warn the rebel camp before he was about to attack?

In The Warrior (Season 5, Episode 18), Teal'c fails an attack on Lord Yu. Yet Yu allows Teal'c to return to the rebel camp to warn them of Yu's impending strike on the rebels. If this was all part of ...
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Self-replicating Robot Spiders attempt to take over a Starship

I don't really remember a lot about this show, other than that there was a swarm of self-replicating robot spiders that tried to take over a starship. I believe at some point several crew members ...
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I want to speak the Goa'uld language, where to get started?

I want to learn how to speak Goa'uld. I know it's weird but I was wondering if anyone could show me some good sites that can help me.
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Who plays MacGyver in the Stargate universe? [closed]

In the first episode of Stargate: SG-1, it is implied that MacGyver is a TV show in the Stargate universe, when Samantha Carter comments on the compactness of the DHD, and how it "took them years to ...
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What happened between Carter and Martouf? [closed]

In The Tok'ra, Sam and Martouf agree to wait together for Selmak to heal Jacob's cancer. Later, when Garshaw shows up and surprises them, they are clearly holding hands and jump away, embarrassed. It ...
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Why didn't Stargate Command continue to fast dial the gate?

The Stargate Command dialing computer allows for the dialing of a gate without a corresponding Dial Home Device (DHD). While the custom dialing system has certain advantages, one of it's biggest ...
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Why weren't the Tollan named 'The Fifth Race'?

In Stargate SG-1 we learn of an alliance of four great races in the episode The Fifth Race. It is also in this episode that the Asgard tell Jack that humanity is on it's way to becoming the fifth ...
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What's the origin of an “Avenger” computer virus?

I noticed that a couple of sci-fi shows refer to a computer virus named "Avenger". I doubt this is a coincidence, and suspect they're referring to something, possibly real or possibly fictional. The ...
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How can a Goa'uld be extracted from its host and who can do it?

I'm writing a fanfic story that is based off Stargate SG-1 and I cannot find this information. If anyone knows please share.
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Changes in the Constellations shape over time Vs Stargate Glyphs

I just remembered that the relative position of stars change with time. I made a quick search and found this reference : What Will the Constellations Look Like in 50,000 Years? I didn't see much ...
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How long were O'Neill and Teal'c stuck in the time loop in Window of Opportunity?

In season 4 episode 6 of Stargate-SG1, "Window of Opportunity", Jack O'Neill and Teal'c get stuck in a time loop, repeatedly living the same ten or so hours after a mission to a planet where they had ...
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Why are Asgardian ships so huge?

Asgardians have only one being in a very large ship. Why didn't they make their ship small enough for maneuverability, stealth, and easy-enough to defend when breached? Or just make their ship big ...
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How does Apophis reopen the Stargate in the opening scene of the pilot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How did the Goa’uld Raiding team return in the beginning of the pilot? In the first sequence of the SG-1 pilot, Children of Gods, Apophis and some Jaffa come to Earth, ...
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SG-1 A matter of time

Why did the Gate closed when the SG-10 Team opened it from their side but did not close when homebase dialed into the black hole planet? Supposedly its drawing power from both sides, it should have ...
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Children of the Gods plot inconsistency?

In Stargate SG-1's pilot episode - Children of the Gods, the scene opens with a group of soldiers playing poker in the gate room. These soldiers have some minor banter about how "nobody ever comes ...