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Why would a slug thrower be more effective against a lightsaber/Jedi than a blaster?

From this question about gunpowder in the Star Wars universe it is quoted that the shot from a slug thrower is not completely deflectable by a lightsaber. This seems to be listed as an advantage (...
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Was there a good way to search for information in Harry Potter?

In the Harry Potter universe was there an easy way to search for information? It seems like any time the trio wants to know something, Hermione either just knows it or runs to the library. In the ...
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Why was the time turner never used again?

It seems like it would be a very helpful device. Why was it never used again, regardless of the purpose?
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Why didn't Gandalf or Frodo Fly to Mount Doom?

Why didn't Gandalf use his eagles to fly over Mount Doom and drop the ring? I know he feared what he would do if the ring overpowered him, so why not just give Frodo an eagle? And, if there would be ...

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