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In Star Trek (2009), was Chekov actually wrong for calling Spock "Commander" instead of "Captain"?

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Short story about a man snooping on a neighbor, and finding their body folded up neatly in a box

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Wouldn't Miller's planet be fried by blue shifted radiation? [closed]

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Astronaut is deluded into taking his helmet off (and dies) [duplicate]

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Star Wars: R2D2 connected to mainframe

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Story set on a world where the law requires everyone to carry a gun

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On which occasions in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" has Data lied?

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Story where humans use aliens as machinery

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British TV show from 1970s set after a nuclear war

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Alien invasion averted by termites

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Did Sauron ever consider that the Valar and/or Eru Ilúvatar may not allow him to conquer Middle-earth?

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Tracking down a scifi book where planet wakes up and defends itself

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Who is the woman in the post credit of "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness"?

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Young adult novel about a boy and girl who could see through each other's eyes

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SF short story, maybe from 50s or earlier, man visits place (planet?) where vendors at a market buy minute things, like fingernail clippings

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What is the longest lightsaber blade ever seen

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Anime about a girl who could see a kingdom up in the clouds that only she could see

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TV series about an incoming end of the world. The characters think they can only save part of the world, possibly a hemisphere

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Why did Kylo Ren drag his TIE fighter on the ground?

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Book called “The Inheritors” from 70s or 80s

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1990s science fiction book with alien-made biological metal-eating missiles used by a human empire against their enemy

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Book about five people who have magic powers, and at the start and end of each book there was a few pages of comics of stuff that happened in the book

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Did Snape have a failsafe method for giving his memory to Harry Potter? What if Harry wasn't around?

7 votes
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Searching for a book about accidentally traveling to a different dimension

9 votes
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Book about a fantasy world with mage colleges/cities that battle with armies

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Manga where the Isekai'd main character returns to Earth but can still use magic

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Does Medusa's hair grow at the same pace as normal humans?

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Series of children's or YA books about magical dust

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Movie with flying eel-like creature and some weird gooey alien

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Uneducated and simple-minded character creates device to draw gold from sea water and a force field that wards off enemy missiles

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Physics of Kryptonite -- atomic number, half life, etc.?

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Pokémon-like movie where the characters fuse with their monsters. The plot includes a school trip to a museum and an Asian baby that was a king

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Alien deduces everything about human Earth culture (including English language) from only a wardrobe & a coat hanger with the name of a cleaners on it

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Do we know if Gollum/Sméagol was called to the Halls of Mandos?

4 votes
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Help with identifying a story with wooden sailing ships in space and with FTL(?)

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Anime about two children whose respective fathers are turned to stone in the intro by a sorceress

3 votes
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Isekai manga where the main character is summoned to another world, but is kicked out. He later fights a mimic and a vampire, and gets stronger

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Story where everyone uses AR goggles to obscure their miserable world

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What was the Emperor's 'official' reason for removing the Harkonnens?

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Children's book: family of explorers with a spaceship, use gas-filled seedpods to fly after a crash

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1950s short story where natives of an alien planet "help" humans solve problems, with each solution creating a bigger problem

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Short Story: Group of people with powers living together - a sentient radio, a woman with coercive powers, and someone who can fix anything [duplicate]

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How does the lightsaber rifle work (in universe)?

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What is the most accurate depiction of the StealthX X-Wing?

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Book about an evil carnival run by a woman named Cassandra

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Is Ariana Dumbledore's death different in the movies compared to the books?

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Book about a young brother and sister who get sucked into a story book, along with their house, after their parents were killed by a witch


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