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What are these things on the top of Palpatine's throne and what is their function?

What are these things referred to in the Emperor Palpatine throne chair? What is their function/job?
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What does this Metal Gear Solid boot-screen depict?

This boot screen is seen at the start of the Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection: PS Vita edition. I can't make out what the picture is supposed to be.
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Triceratops head action figure?

In the early 80s, there was a series of toys that I recall were similar to Masters of the Universe (although probably lower quality). I think that many of them were based on Greek mythology. The one ...
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Do any images exist of Moff Gideon's combat helmet?

It is notable that Moff Gideon's dark-colored battle armor and cape resemble the style of Darth Vader/Kylo Ren. As an Imperial officer equipped for hand-to-hand combat, I can't imagine Moff Gideon ...
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What is the source of this image of the Batcomputer?

What is the source of this image of the Batcomputer, and who is the artist that designed it? Note that it's not from Justice League: Doom as an earlier comment suggested.
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Demonic looking samurai action figure from Bandai made of sticky rubber that wore white armor from the 90s

I had this action figure in the 90s which I believed was manufactured by Bandai. It was a rubber samurai figure (it looked kind of evil, perhaps an oni in samurai attire) that wore a white armor. You ...
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Who were the aliens seen in this scene from The Phantom Menace (alongside the ET species)?

In the image below, we can see ET's species at the bottom left. Is the species at the top right of the image known in Star Wars lore?
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What is this object seen on the floor in a cutscene from chapter 2 of Bayonetta?

This cutscene is from from chapter 2 of Bayonetta. What is this object on the cell floor seen at 28:30? [][2]
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Is it possible to identify the wands in the Wizarding World logo?

The Official Wizarding World logo depicts several wands: click to enlarge The middle wand seems to be the Elder Wand. Is it possible to identify the other wands (as in who are their owners)?
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Help identifying the fandom easter eggs in this intro

In the first area I guess we have some Marvel references, the second seems to be Star Wars, I have no clue what the third area is supposed to be from, with the orange/yellow area and the race track ...
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Identify all horror movies in this image?

I saw this image on the interwebs, with the caption that there are 40 movies referenced in it. Unfortunately I am so old and incompetent, I was only able to identify Casper the Ghost. Please identify ...
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Who this large blue droid seen behind Anakin Skywalker in Episode 1?

I want to know the name of this large blue droid seen standing behind Anakin Skywalker during Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
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Does anybody recognize this superhero t-shirt description?

I was in Dollar Tree the other day and passed a woman in a (formerly-) Marvel Comics tee which actually impressed me. Unfortunately, I neglected to immediately ask its origins and when I did come back ...
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What brand is this decanter from Alita: Battle Angel?

Vector pours a whiskey for Hugo at the 117 minute mark. Does anyone know the brand of the decanter and glasses? I would like to buy but can't find details.
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What creature does the dinosaur-like skull on Ahch-To belong to?

Here's a screenshot. You can see it in The Last Jedi in the brief underwater shot when Rey falls into the dark side well. It's immediately preceding the famous "mirror Reys" scene; on the ...
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What is the magazine advert on Dennis Nedry's desk

I wondered if someone may help me to identify the advert of the open magazine on Nedry's desktop in Jurassic Park. It looks like a computer advert with purple 3D mesh and some graphs. It's possible to ...
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Does the stuffed armadillo in Obi-Wan Kenobi's hut belong to a missing species?

At the beginning of A New Hope, we are introduced to the residence of old hermit Ben Kenobi: A synstone hut located at Tatooine’s Dune Sea. Inside the hut we can see a lot of artifacts. Some of them ...
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What is the nature of Luke's scanner used to track and find R2-D2?

In Star Wars: A New Hope, the next morning after R2-D2 got away on his "mission", Luke Skywalker and C-3PO (piloting the X-34 Landspeeder) headed off looking for the astromech until they track and ...
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What movie or fandom is this jewelry from?

My question is about these Bracelets I got at a Garage sale about 3-4 years ago. (because i just liked the way they looked.) But now that I've been looking at them more, I'm wondering if they are from ...
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Names of all the spacecrafts on the art by Philippe “Manchu" Bouchet

I just saw @retroscifiart's tweet with a neat illustration with lots of spaceships from different movies. Art by Philippe “Manchu" Bouchet. Some of the spaceships are familiar for me, but not all. I ...
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What are those two silvery objects resting on Ben Kenobi's table when R2-D2 plays Princess Leia's message?

In "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope", when R2-D2 plays the holographic recording of Princess Leia at Ben Kenobi's house, Leia's image is projected on a round stone table where two silvery objects, ...
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Spaceship from a film or show that is semi circular in shape with a section jutting out of the middle

I was out with friends last night and we went into a sci-fi bar where they have props and models all over the place. We had fun identifying all the ships, costumes and stuff, but one model had us ...
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What is the bio-hazard with an eye symbol on Moody's pocket watch?

In the film version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire we see Moody with a pocket watch that he uses several times. Click image to enlarge. It has a bio-hazard like symbol with an eye in the ...
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What game is John playing?

In the arcade in Terminator 2, John is seen playing some sort of game with a big seat that rotates around. What game is it?
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What's this object in SHADO headquarters?

The secret organization SHADO in the 1970s TV show UFO has this object in the middle of the floor in the operations room in their headquarters. The red disks rotate. Sadly, I can't quite make out the ...
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Double-sided action figure, early 80s?

Around 1983 or '84, I had an odd action figure. From the waist down it was basically a guy in an orange spacesuit. From the waist up, the figure was double-sided. One side was again the dude in the ...
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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 round medallion 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? [closed]

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? [closed]

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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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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What is 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 ...
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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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