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Book ID - When you read the cat's mind, all it says is “mipmip”

Bit of a silly question, but I thought this was really funny and now I can't remember what it was in. A main character can read minds, including, I'm pretty sure, animals' minds, and is travelling ...
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Why isn't Red Angel simply communicating with normal language instead of giving clues? [closed]

In the recently released S02E09 of Star Trek: Discovery, we learned that Why didn't Red Angel simply tell Discovery crew or Spock using normal language?
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Novel about death of plankton in the sea

I don't remember the name or the author of the book but I read it in Thailand sometime before 1987. It opens with the protagonist, a scientist?, who warns that the plankton in the sea is dying off ...
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After so much travel and research, why did Newt Scamander write such a simple book which lacks details?

Newt Scamander has researched a lot on magical creatures and yet if you compare his book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with Darwin's books, it'd look nothing. Why did Newt Scamander write ...
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Animation about a tribe living on a (tree root?) tether between two planets

Looking for an animated show/movie. It's about a tribe that live on a tether between two planets, made up of something like tree roots. The story is about one of them wanting to know more about the ...
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Looking for a Isekai anime

I'm looking for an anime that I watched a few years ago. It's about another world where there is old world type kingdoms where all the Kings and Queens are chosen by a people that live on a high ...
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Interplanetary conflict, some disease destroys the ability to understand or appreciate music [duplicate]

There is some kind of interplanetary conflict going on between different human factions (aliens may or may not be involved). As a relatively minor plot point a group of or all humans have lost the ...
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Book About an AI Video Game Manipulating High Schoolers

I read this some time ago and have been trying to find it again but I can't remember the title so hoping someone will recognize this description... The story follows a high school boy who gets a new ...
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Are some Infinity Stones good and some evil? [closed]

The Soul Stone banished Red Skull to Vormir because he didn't like his plans. But does the Soul Stone like Thanos' plans? Did the Power Stone like Star-lord? If the stones are sentient then must ...
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Why was the Soul Stone on a widely known planet?

There are billions, trillions, of planets in the universe so wouldn't most have designations such as XYZ-123? ... especially a planet which is the home of the Soul Stone which doesn't want to be found,...
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In the Serpent Catch series, was Phylomon's brother ever found?

In the Serpent Catch series, one of the core characters is Phylomon, a (the only?) survivor of the original space faring humans who were forced to settle on the planet. He survives 1,000 years due to ...
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In a future war, an old lady is trying to raise a boy but one of the weapons has made everyone deaf

A long time ago, I read a story about a future war. Everything is in ruins. An old lady is trying to raise a boy. But one weapon has made everyone deaf. When the boy does something bad, all she ...
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How did the events of the flashback concerning how Reginald Hargreeves' came into possession of what would be Vanya's Violin change history?

In one of the final episodes of The Umbrella Academy we find that Vanya's violin is not something that was purchased explicitly for her. Also in this scene we see and hear, That is obviously not the ...
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When does the “The Penguins of Madagascar” TV show take place?

In The Penguins of Madagascar TV show, the four penguins are at the zoo, but the four main characters from the movie series are never shown (with the exception of Alex being a voice in Skipper’s head ...
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Are the “lectures” in the bobi verse books made up or based on real talks?

Througout the bobiverse series at the start of many chapters short lecture statements are given and proscribed to various speakers. These statement regard things such as AI, the development of 3D ...
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If both the Shadow and the Vorlons knew each other motivations, why did Morden ask the Shadow's question to Kosh?

Why did Morden ask the Shadow's question to Kosh? They knew perfectly each other. Was it an error from Morden or was it a way to say 'hi. We are going to try it again after the last war'?
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Movie: huge Transformers-like robot with red eyes attacks a mafia fighting two Asian actors

My girlfriend says she saw a robot movie long time ago, and even I seem to remember that I also saw that movie sometime in my life, but can't remember exactly what movie/TV show it is. This is what ...
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Did Ender ever learn that he killed those two boys?

I have not read all the books, and those I read, I did so long ago. I just can’t find out whether Ender ever knew he killed Stilson and/or Bonzo. On the one hand, it would play along with his guilt ...
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Where is Newt Scamander in the era of Harry Potter?

In Crimes of Grindelwald, Prof. Albus Dumbledore and Hogwarts were there, then why was Newt not there when Harry Potter attended Hogwarts?
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Why did Ravenclaw use “man” in “Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure”?

The famous quote by Rowena Ravenclaw is Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure. But Ravenclaw is a woman. So why did she use "man" instead of using "person or something else"? I found it ...
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Fantasy series where a Vietnam vet is transported to a fantasy land

The leading character is a Vietnam vet who is transported to a fantasy land. He gets a horse who he calls JEB Stuart. Other in the story is a beserker, a King who fights with his fists and a other ...
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1990s Overhead view game involving post-apocalyptic gangs, including yuppies who propel grenades with tennis racquets

I'm pretty sure this was in the 1990s. I saw a review for it in VideoGames and Computer Entertainment and later acquired a copy of it (probably through illicit means given my habits back then). It ...
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Alien Wars by Marko Kloos [closed]

Alien Wars is a SciFi series by Marko Kloos I would like to read but I can only find the books in German. Anybody know if there are any English versions?
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80s era sci-fi book on time travel; college man gets to the future where telepaths are a growing minority, plants iron berries and gets rich

Back in the 80s I borrowed a book series from a friend and never got to finish it. I've half looked around over the years and can't find anything that sounds even close to what I remember. It started ...
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Science-fiction short story where space navy wanted hospital ships and settlers had guns mounted everywhere [duplicate]

I remember reading a short story where the official space navy of the “Golden Empire” would only fight if hospital ships were close by, so they could be picked up and treated. They had to defend their ...
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Sci-fi book series with modern Arthurian legends with Excalibur as a spaceship

I think this was actually a series of books following the human survivors of an alien invasion of Earth. Set a little into the future though I don't think it's by much. Strangely the aliens have ships ...
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Did Anakin visit Tatooine during the time of the Clone Wars after delivering Rotta?

I was wondering if there is any known visit by Anakin to Tatooine during the Clone Wars, after the incident with Rotta where he has to go back to deliver the huttlet to Jabba. Is there any mentions ...
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How Did the Space Junk Stay in Orbit in Wall-E? [closed]

In the Disney/Pixar film Wall-E, we see space junk practically covering Earth's atmosphere in orbit... how? If it had been years, generations even, since man had been to Earth, shouldn't all of that ...
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By the books, how long did Quirrell teach? [duplicate]

To the best of my awareness, the only reference in the books to what teaching Quirrell did prior to the events of Philosopher's Stone is Hagrid's statement that he's now scared of the students (...
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Are there any other real life languages in Star Wars? [duplicate]

As this question established, the Hindi language does actually exist in the Star Wars universe, likely as the Sriluurian language. Of course there is also the fact that almost everyone speaks Basic, ...
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Can shard metal be affected by Allomancy?

Can a shard blade or shard plate be affected by Allomancy and/or be burned or have attributes stored in it?
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Could Nightblood eat away at metal minds?

Using nicrosil or gold metalminds could you draw Nightblood?
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Would Gurthang have had any effect on Sauron's Ring?

Could the legendary sword of Beleg Strongbow and Turin Turambar, forged by Eol of star iron, have done any damage to the One Ring? I know the answer is most likely no but I just finished my re-...
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2000s Young adult book about a community that lived underground and another that lived in the city above; some people became dragons when they dreamed

I'm looking for a book I used to love when I was a teenager for my cousin. I think it would be in the 2000s now in the UK. It was about this community that lived underground and another that lived in ...
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Cartoon TV show aired in UK where creatures would be supersized as enemies, fought by a group of teens/young adults

I distinctly remember it being a Monster Hunter-style cartoon TV show I watched in the UK, most definitely after 2000. Usually in each episode, a mad scientist-type guy would make creatures gigantic (...
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Science fiction book about an alien archaeological team investigating the lost human civilisation [closed]

Can't remember the title of a book I want to read. In the summary it describes an alien archaeological team investigating the lost human civilisation that has been lost for 100000 years.
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Was Professor Calculus really deaf? [on hold]

So in various instances I feel he is only “acting deaf”.
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Fantasy book where a dimensional creature absorbs a dragon and a unicorn

Honestly, when I was reading this book I always felt like I was starting after book one and it was confusing. But it's always been on my mind, so I want to figure it out and clear up the confusion and ...
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Movie/show where guy buys alien egg and it hatches

A space nut buys an egg, then another egg falls to earth. They both hatch and these insect like aliens come out. The aliens attach themselves to the spine of humans to control them and are seeking ...
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Why did Wade and his team enter into the Shining movie?

Wade and his team were supposed to go near the theater where Halliday watched the Shining movie, but they entered the movie instead. Why did they enter into the Shining movie?
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90s YA fantasy series where a warrior meets a sorceress and they travel together

There may only be two books in the series, one is a regular novel and the other is a choose-your-own-adventure type gamebook. I read them in 1997 so I assume they were written in the 90s, 80s or even ...
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What do the initial redpills think?

In The Matrix Reloaded it is revealed that Neo is not the first One to be present within the Matrix, and it is expected that his compassion for humanity will lead him to return to the Source and allow ...
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90s or earlier TV series, man and woman with a time machine, liquid crystal

I'd like to know what this TV series was, if anyone recognises it. I remember watching it when I was quite small, so it was on in the 1990s, in England. Of course, that doesn't prove that it was ...
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What is the in-universe reason for Yon-Rogg to look like a human?

In the movie Captain Marvel, besides Mar-Vell, Yon-Rogg is the only Kree with light human skin. I can understand that Mar-Vell is disguised as a human, probably using the same method as Vin-Tak on ...
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Is the ending of the “Russian Doll” suggesting that the “good” timelines have joined?

In the Netflix TV series "Russian Doll", two people - Nadia and Alan are trapped in a time loop similar to one in the "Groundhog Day", except each loop ends with their death. In the last episode In ...
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YA book about a girl who is cloned and her clone does bad things

A patron is looking for a book about a girl who is cloned and her clone does things she wouldn't want her to. The cover features a girl running in two different directions - the top half in one ...
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Early or mid-80s movie about a guy invited to an island to investigate some crime [closed]

Early or mid-80s movie about a guy (maybe private eye?) who is invited to an island to investigate some crime. Around the end of the movie he finds a table with a hand on it that crushes something (a ...
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50s movie with rocks that heat up and burn?

Remember as a kid seeing a 50s B-film with some military personnel finding small rocks that, when taken out of water, burnt through a wooden table... that's all I recall.
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Are these two secret projects the same?

In Captain Marvel, we see that before she lost her memories, Carol Danvers was, In The Avengers (2012), Loki invades a secret facility and steals the Tesseract from Fury and group. While he leaves ...
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Touchscreen-controlled dentist office snowman collector game

In 2009-2012 I went into a dentist's office in the United States of America. There were a few touchscreen game systems. One of them had one of the Luxor video games, I think Luxor 2 or Luxor 3. I ...

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