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Why did Geordi have his visor replaced with ocular implants between Generations and First Contact?

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Did Tolkien give his son explicit permission to publish all that unfinished material?

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How did the Terminator recognize Sarah at Tech Noir?

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In By His Bootstraps (Heinlein) why is Hitler's name Schickelgruber?

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What was Jessica and the Bene Gesserit's game plan if Paul failed the test?

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Movie with a gate guarded by two statues

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Looking for a caveman-discovers-fire short story that is a pun on "nuclear" power

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Why does Paul's fight with Feyd-Rautha take so long?

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Identify the story about an author whose work-in-progress is completed by a computer [duplicate]

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How did Voldemort know that Frank was lying if he couldn't use Legilimency?

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How did Sirius Black bring the Weasley family picture back from Azkaban?

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Why didn't Jimmy Neutron realize immediately when he read the note on the refrigerator that the note is phony, as the note says "son or daughter..."?

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A 90s (maybe) made-for-TV movie (maybe) about a group of trainees on a spaceship. There is some kind of emergency and all experienced officers die

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Are Dementors found all over the world, or do they only reside in or near Britain?

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Old science fiction short story about a lawyer attempting to patent a new kind of incredibly strong cloth

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Sci fi book that has a tunnel. Depending on where you go through wall, go to different planet

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Futuristic show/film about an empire and rebels where the empire rigs a rebel to explode

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A short story about an ancient anaerobic civilisation on Earth

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Episode of a sci-fi series about a salesman who loses the ability to understand English

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Looking for a story that possibly started "MYOB"

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A Fantasy movie with a powerful humanoid being that lives in water

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Old book about a man who finds an abandoned house with a portal to another world

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Looking for the title of a short story for my students to read about a woman searching for the last man alive

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Book that I read around 1975, where the main character is a retired space pilot hired to steal an object from a lab called Menlo Park

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Short story about a group of astronauts/scientist that find a sentient planet that seems friendly but is not

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What was the first science fiction or fantasy element to appear in any Batman comic?

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Story featuring an alien with an exotic sensorium (sonar?) that helps solve a murder

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Short story in which the main character buys a robot psychotherapist to get rid of the obsessive desire to kill

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Tiny book about a planet full of man-eating sunflowers

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Semi-humorous told-by-lawyer short story, set in the mid-1940s or in 1950s; desert town casino & a roulette "fix" with Psi "lucky charm"

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Short story about soldiers who are fighting against an enemy which turns out to be themselves [duplicate]

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How are Boggarts created?

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Short story crashing landing on a planet and taking shelter in a building that had automated defenses

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Horror movie that has a demon hand coming through a mirror

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I'm looking for a short story I read 10-15 years ago about a man exploring post-apocalyptic Britain

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A short story about a woman who pretends to have dissociative identity disorder

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A "hard core" Sci-Fi movie featuring alien "invasion/infiltration" and a dome creating an atmosphere of methane and ammonia

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Short story about a man born in a society of inductive reasoning, who steals a rocket to escape

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Old SF story about someone who detonated an atomic bomb, sacrificing self to save society from an evil government

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Kids show with roly-poly ball creatures; they live in a big treehouse on a hill

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Why not build smaller Ringworlds?

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The human population on Earth reached its maximum with the end of the last zoo

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Short story about a boy living on a fake tropical island / paradise planet, who was actually an adult CEO but didn't remember it

11 votes
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Story Identification : student gets perfect score, fake helicopter plans, Bob Dylan song

13 votes
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Anime movie with a sick guy who was able to kill vampires by glowing and emitting beams of light

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Story about Jesus being kidnapped by the church

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How is Victor Timely a variant of He Who Remains in the 19th century?

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Book about a boy who becomes a sorcerer


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