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Questions tagged [object-identification]

Questions asking for identification of a science fiction or fantasy object. Please include an image of the object, or a link to the object, with the question

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What is the name of this Sci-Fi Circular Interface Seen on Computers and Holograms?

Many Sci-Fi movies and video games have this circular interface used on touch-screens and interfaces (the Iron Man movies or the class select screens from Mass Effect are two examples). What is ...
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What are the exact memes that are being referenced in the new “SpongeBob SquarePants Masterpiece Memes” collection of action figures?

Nickelodeon has just released a new line of action figures called the “SpongeBob SquarePants Masterpiece Memes” line. Pic below. What are the exact memes that this commemorative collection is ...
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What's this round medallion from the “Rise of Skywalker” trailer? [duplicate]

This is held by someone in the trailer. It looks familiar but I can't place it. Is it something from existing Star Wars lore?
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What ship classes are shown in “Relativity”?

The first 21 seconds of the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Relativity" show the Utopia Planitia ship yards for the first time in Star Trek. During these 21 seconds I counted at least 15 ships which can ...
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Which ship classes are depicted in the cover art for the Imperial Radch books?

Which classes of ship are which in the art on the covers of the three books in the Imperial Radch series?
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Where is this triangular-shaped space station from?

I came across this image on Facebook. It looks similar to Deep Space Nine. A reverse image search on Google revealed that the station is from an old Chinese television show. Now I am wondering does ...
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Do these large-scale, human power-plant-tending robots from the Matrix movies have a name, in-universe or out?

Do these large-scale, human power-plant-tending robots from the Matrix movies have a name, in-universe or out? Source This one (found with search engine) already has a Stack Exchange imgur ID ...
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What are these Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and which anime characters are holding them?

This picture shows ten people holding Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, and I presume they are all from the anime series. The ones in the front are Blue Eyes White Dragon and Dark Magician, and the sleeves make it ...
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What plant are the vines in the fire swamp?

In the movie Princess Bride, Westley and Buttercup flee in to the Fireswamp where Westley uses his sword to cut through vines or vine like plants that are obstructing their path. What are those ...
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Old fantasy image depicting a kid in a space suit building sandcastles on the moon

I'm looking for an old image seen in the 1980s. Stylistically, it looks like it could have been by Boris Vallejo or Julie Bell (both famous for heroic fantasy covers and pictures), but as far as I ...
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What is the original work used for the album cover of Endless Power by Conquest?

When discussing a question about the cover of an album by Conquest in The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Alex noted that YouTube user Songofwyrd has written a comment referencing another album:...
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Are these figurines from any recognisable franchise?

As a kid in the eighties, I used to play with these plastic space soldiers, lovingly painted by my grandfather. I just rediscovered them and immediately wondered if they're from an actual franchise, ...
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Can anyone identify the powered exoskeleton in this image?

While cataloging some of my sci-fi assorted images, I found this image that I have in my ‘sci-fi dioramas to-do’ folder. If one considers its appearance, the artwork looks like a sketch of some (...
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What pony has this sun and hearts cutie mark?

Can anyone tell me what pony, if any, has this sun and hearts cutie mark? It popped up on a list of cutie marks, but I couldn’t find who it belongs to.
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What languages are present in this text?

I was working through a test and saw an image with some familiar gibberish in it. At first glance, it looks like Aurebesh, the language from Star Wars, but some of the characters don't line up, and a ...
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Identify a beige spaceship

This has been bothering met for quite some time. I know I have seen this ship somewhere, but I cannot remember where. Does anyone know where this ship comes from? This image comes from this slide, I ...
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Can we identify all the characters in this “Ultimate Space Battle” poster?

Disclosure: I am the creator of this poster. Click for higher resolution image Can we identify which properties they come from and who they are?
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What is the manufacturer/brand of the glass that Dr. Crusher breaks?

In “Cause and Effect”, Dr. Crusher breaks this glass. Anybody have a clue who the manufacturer/brand this glass is from and/or the model?
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Help identifying a horror illustration

I've had a particular color illustration or painting in my mind, and despite it having very distinct elements for searching online, I just can't find it or the artist. I remember it from a horror ...
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Can you help identify these ships?

Was browsing the web for a picture of "Highness Ser Armaduke" and stumbled upon this picture. There are Star Wars ships, Star Trek ships, W40K ships, Babylon 5 etc. Can these ships be identified by ...
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Is there an Avengers Illuminati reference in Age of Ultron?

I was watching Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and saw this sticker in one of the scenes in Sokovia (in particular when Quicksilver is listening to Captain America's speech, right before a piece of ...
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What is the giant creature at the end of the Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2 Trailer?

The upcoming Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2 will introduce a number of playable factions/races which includes The Necrons and even Tyranids. I don't have much knowledge of the space combat side of 40k. I ...
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What are these uniforms/artifacts collected by Red Skull in the “Old Man Logan” storyline?

Following up to my previous question (here), I was able to identify most of the trophies collected by the Red Skull from the fallen heroes. I am not able to place the Book/Box with a "D" on it (...
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Please identify this Marvel gauntlet that someone's grandmother knitted?

I got forwarded this piece of online humour: It depicts a knitted yellow gauntlet, with what looks like 4 colored "jewels" on the knuckles and a clear "jewel" in the middle of the wrist, with a ...
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What is the bottom left object in this picture of fantasy items?

Recently I found it this picture on facebook. My friends and I have tried to figure out what is the object (or weapon) that appears in the bottom left corner of the picture under Gandalf's staff. ...
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What is the motorcycle that the Alpha Twins ride?

Yes, I know that they’re not alpha’s anymore but who cares? That’s what I call them when I get lazy.
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Identify the background image of a dragon from this book cover

There's a publishing house in Spain that is rumoured to be unscrupulous in its methods. I have found by chance the cover of a book of theirs and I am almost certain that it is a copyright infringement ...
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What other works swords are in the Iron Throne?

I recently found out that the prop for the Iron Throne contains several swords from other franchises due to the team just re-using old props and moulds from previous films/shows to save money. Does ...
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Who are all of these characters/vessels in this next generation era image? [duplicate]

I was recently sent an image by a friend containing many different Star Trek characters and vessels from the next generation era. Several of the main characters are pretty obvious, with the TNG crew ...
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Is the tartan worn by Scotty in “Savage Curtain” an actual clan tartan?

In the Star Trek TOS episode "Savage Curtain", Scotty is shown wearing a tartan and a sporran as part of his dress uniform, as seen below: Is this an actual clan tartan, and if so, to which clan does ...
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Is there blood on the planet Crait?

One of the most visually impressive things of the new Star Wars movie The Last Jedi is the depiction of the planet Crait. At a first sight, its likeness is of an ice crust covering a bloody soil. At ...
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What is the gold charm taken from the Millennium Falcon?

During the The Last Jedi Luke is shown boarding the Millennium Falcon and while he is in the cockpit he takes a golden charm (looks like dice tethered on a chain). I have never seen them before, but ...
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Film within a film dinosaur movie in Scarecrow and Mrs King

I remember watching the spy series Scarecrow and Mrs King in the 80's. A few times during the series there was like a dinosaur film being shown on TV screen, big lizards fighting each other. It ...
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What are all the other treasures in Odin's treasury? [duplicate]

In Thor Ragnarok, Odin's treasury contains the tessaract, that-big-flame-guy's crown, the eternal fire, and a few other things that Hela walks past. What are those other things?
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Trying to find a firework or Roman candle with a guild steersman on it

Of late, I have decided to start asking here all the various science fiction and fantasy questions that have puzzled me over the years. Today, I have a fireworks identification question. I know this ...
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What are all the objects/characters in this Gremlins poster?

I have identified many of these (but it will take longer to post them in a follow-up answer), but I can't get all of them. I have numbered the objects I can discern as distinct, for ease of tracking. ...
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What does each emoji represent in this retelling of Dune?

In August 2016, actor Kyle MacLachlan tweeted the entire plot of Frank Herbert's Dune via emoji (MacLachlan played Paul Atreides in the 1984 film adaptation directed by David Lynch). While I ...
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“Star Trek: Discovery” Uniforms: what is the meaning of their colors?

The new Starfleet Uniforms from Star Trek: Discovery are very distinctive and different from anything that we have seen before: Especially their color scheme is decisively a new thing when compared ...
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What was written in the book Sam was reading with the Valyrian steel dagger?

In Game of Thrones Season 07 Episode 01, "Dragonstone", Sam finds out that there is a mountain of Dragonglass underneath Dragonstone. Whilst searching through the book one of the pages has a picture ...
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What's on the plaque of the Valyrian Steel Catspaw dagger?

The Valyrian Steel Catspaw blade comes with the following plaque: As far as I can tell the animals just seem to be random ones that represent the different Houses. For example, Lion: Lannister; ...
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What kind of coin was given by Jaqen H'ghar to Arya? [duplicate]

A comment an an answer of mine on another question made my wonder about the iron coins used by the Faceless Men, one of which was given by Jaqen H'ghar to Arya. Was the iron coin given by Jaqen H'...
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What are these plants aboard the “Rocinante”?

In the Rocinante's lounge/mess room, we can see a round niche on a wall, containing many plants growing from its edge, as shown here: And here, partially hidden but less blurred: What kind of plants ...
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What are those robots from?

I found these toys but not sure from where they are from. My guess would be something from Gundam but I'm not sure:
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Which known Targaryens had personal coat of arms in addition to the three headed dragon of House Targaryen?

As the title says, which known Targaryens had personal coat of arms in addition to the three headed dragon of House Targaryen (a red three-headed dragon, breathing flame on black) and what were those ...
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What are these tower-like things outside Luke's home on Tatooine?

On Tatooine outside Luke's house, there are these small tower-like objects outside Luke's home. There are 3-4 of them. The same thing can also be seen outside of Obi-Wan's house as well. What are ...
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What is this piece of equipment Luke had on Dagobah?

When Luke breaks out camp his first night on Dagobah, he sets out some cases and then puts a glowing device on top of one. It looks like some sort of small heater, but someone on a forum said it was a ...
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Location of this 1980's Dalek found in a scholarly article? (better Dalek image found!)

I'm looking for the in-universe location of the Dalek shown below. The original article: Canny. A Computational Approach to Edge Detection, IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 8(...
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What ships are on this T-Shirt?

I came across this T-shirt mentioned on Facebook, with a link to where you can order it from, and got a higher quality image from it. Now, I know most of them: A. Top left : Star Fury - B5 B. ...
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Toy identification: Transformer knockoff - Big Blue Head

I know it's not a story I'm trying to identify, but it's the closest place I can find to ask. I'm trying to remember the name of a toy I had as a kid (in the late 1980s or early 1990s), and have never ...
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Does anyone know what this fantasy script is from?

My friend keeps on writing it, yet he won't tell me where it's from. He says the third line from the top says : "for what reason."