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Is Ghost's status known by the time of “Avengers: Endgame”?

In the post-credits scene of Ant-Man and the Wasp, It's unknown whether Ghost was snapped as well. If she did, we know from Avengers: Endgame that But if she did survive the snap, Has anyone from ...
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How could Tony Stark make this in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, Tony is able to make how was he able to as, in Avengers: Infinity War How was Tony able to build this using only human technology?
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Was Titan II always unguarded?

In Avengers: Endgame the Avengers attack Thanos in his garden on Titan II. Captain Marvel points out that the planet has no defences, no radar, no tracking systems, no armies and seems to be totally ...
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Who was the lone kid in the line of people at the lake at the end of Avengers: Endgame?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame we have The camera pans through a line of people from Pepper and Cap to the Guardians all the way up to Captain Marvel on the porch. Before we get to Carol there is ...
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How did Captain America use this in Avengers: Endgame?

How did Captain America, Steve Rogers, effectively in Avengers: Endgame?
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Why does the Normandy SR-2's CIC have so many crew stations?

The Combat Information Center of the Normandy SR-2 (Cerberus configuration; I haven't played ME3) appears, despite having oceans of empty space, to also have more crew stations than it could ...
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What is the status of the Infinity Stones post Avengers: Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame, the heroes travel back in time to "borrow" the Infinity Stones from the past to use them in the future. I get that. At the end of the movie, But because the movie has gone ...
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How could Stark's item be used more times than the previous version?

In the ending scene of Avengers: Endgame movie, Iron Man created his own How come the material used in Iron Man's How could Stark's item be used more times than the previous version?
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Book series about vampires, shape shifters

I remember reading a book series where the books were set in the same universe. There was some kind of threat coming and there were some people with special powers who would be able to stop it. They ...
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How does Captain America channel this power?

In Avengers: Endgame, we see Captain America use Does this not contradict that Therefore, how can Captain America possibly control
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Would Vision be eligible for the snap?

Is Vision too artificial to be counted a part of the living population? I understand is he eligible for the snap?
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What is this character a reference to?

In Avengers: Endgame: Is this a reference to a specific character from the comics? Maybe they don't have a perfect comic counterpart, but is a reference to something else in the comics?
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Short story about a doctor who is a werewolf

This short story involved a doctor werewolf who ended up being cured of his lycanthropy by being shrunk and placed inside his own body (or a robot version of it maybe? cloned?) based on the premise ...
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Looking for a harry potter fanfiction

I'm currently looking for a harry potter fanfiction, where harry is in a band. The band ends up coming to Hogwarts, it's a creature fanfiction. Sorry I don't have much more than that.
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Is there now a universe without this person?

Spoilers ahead! Plot points are revealed here, I'll put the deeper plot points in spoiler boxes. Time travel features heavily in the plot of Endgame. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the MCU seems to ...
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What are crew members doing in the Jefferies Tube in “Timescape”?

In the Star Trek: TNG episode "Timescape", the Enterprise is trapped in a temporal anomaly that massively slows time. Picard, Data, and Troi beam over from a runabout in "normal" time, to examine ...
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Fantasy book about a rock band saving the world from evil

I read this paperback early in college, so '82 or '83 time frame. COVER The cover was jumbled but had (at least) a woman, a guitar, and spaceship on it. PLOT Something evil was putting out rays ...
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Is there any accounting of how much Stan Lee directly profited from Marvel properties' success in film? [duplicate]

Stan Lee is directly responsible (along with others) for the most wildly successful film series and cumulative revenue in history, counting well over thirty films in the MCU, XCU, and other related ...
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In Avengers: Infinity War, did Thanos violate the Law of Conservation of Energy? [on hold]

At the climax of Infinity War, Thanos snaps his fingers to eliminate half of of all life in the universe. When it manifested, creatures are seen disintegrating into nothingness as they are chosen as ...
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Is this just lazy writing? [on hold]

[Spoilers!] On the occasion of Avengers: Endgame and Star Trek: Discovery: are There are a lot of great stories out there, but during the recent years this plot construct is used more and more ...
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I'm looking for a harry potter fanfiction where Draco and Harry are forced to marry/bond to end the war

Neither Draco or Harry are given a choice and they both go through with it. Harry is merely resigned, whereas Draco is more agressive. After the public consumation, Draco takes Harry home and shuts ...
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Anime/Show in which people use their phone to transport themselves into a different world, then fight each other (as monsters) and other monsters

I watched this a long time ago. In it, the characters use their phone to transport a copy of themselves into a different universe. In that universe, they go into a game place and fight other people as ...
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What is up with Jane Foster in Avengers: Endgame?

In Thor and Thor: The Dark World, Natalie Portman plays Jane Foster, a physicist whose work brings her into contact with Thor and Asgard. Jane Foster doesn't get to do a great deal in the Thor movies,...
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Book that has illegal car racing with a car powered by NOS

I read this about 15 yeas ago, maybe more. I believe it was aimed at YA, but it may have been for adults. In the beginning the main characters are attending an illegal drag race. They've built the ...
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How did this item get damaged?

Towards the end of Avengers: Endgame, we see How did this happen? As far as I know, we've never seen anything that can damage
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How can this character travel to 1969 (within his own lifespan)? [on hold]

In the series "Timeless" it is stated several times that "bad things happen" when you travel to a past in your own life span. So it is avoided. If I remember correctly Rufus explains it in the very ...
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Does every generation of Starks have a Brandon?

I'm playing catch up with Game of Thrones and relying on YouTube to help fill in blanks, but have noticed there are a lot of Brandon Starks who all have important roles in shaping the story. I know ...
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How did Tony and Cap know about the place in 1970?

The main plan of Avengers: Endgame for solving what Thanos did in Avengers: Infinity War involves the As part of the plan Tony misplaces and so he and Cap have to go looking for it elsewhere. They ...
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In “Unimatrix Zero Part II” why did Janeway, Tuvok and Torres not have to regenerate?

Janeway's log notes that "most" of their Borg implants have been removed. Would they still not need to regenerate like Seven and Ichib after they were assimilated?
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What happens if The Flash trips?

What happens if The Flash trips? Does perpetual motion cause him to safely not fall, does he die, does his speed when crashing cause environmental damage?
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Can this character be alive?

In Avengers: Endgame we see that: Can this action alter the present in the current universe, where they are supposedly dead? What else could be the reason that the scene is included in the movie?
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Did Avengers: Endgame break its own rules?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, there was exposition dialog explaining the rules of time travel this movie was working under. Banner explained that modifying the past will not alter the ...
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How do wizards/witches in the Harry Potter universe learn non-magic subjects? [duplicate]

In the Harry Potter series, there is a lot of talk about the curriculum at Hogwarts but they never talk about learning math, Muggle history, advanced reading/writing, etc. Are we to believe they are ...
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In “Interview with a vampire” why did they only execute Claudia, when Louis killed a vampire as well?

Obviously, it's a crime to kill your own kind. Louis did kill a vampire (one of those who appeared to be nothing more than mindless corpses) when they traveled throughout eastern Europe. So why wasn't ...
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Why do distances seem to matter in the Foundation world?

I am reading Asimov's Foundation series again and on multiple occasions the Empire's decay is mentioned and that it is starting from the most distant systems (in the Outer Worlds). Looking in ...
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How to exit a full dive VR probem? [on hold]

As seen in sword art online , when you put on a full dive it basically disconnects your brain from your body so when your brain send signals to move your real body the device gets the signal and makes ...
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Older movie/show about humans on derelict alien warship which refuels by passing through a star

I am trying to find the title to a show (or movie?) from several years ago. The basic premise was a small group of people who ended up in deep space on a large alien warship that was heavily ...
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Can a force user use their foot to force choke? [duplicate]

Theoretically the force has no association with any hand gesture right? So technically can a force user lift their foot and squeeze their toes to choke someone?
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What is the point of the Rammas Echor?

In the Return of the King novel, the men of Gondor build a defensive wall around Minas Tirith, known as the Rammas Echor or Outwall. The area that the wall encloses stretches almost out to Osgiliath, ...
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Do we know what happened to this character in Avengers: Endgame?

There is a lot of time travel involved in Avengers: Endgame and with it brings We know what happened to the character in Avengers: Infinity War but in Endgame This character helps out but is last ...
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Wasn't Strange tempting fate by telling Stark this?

Since these plot points are fairly important for Avengers: Endgame I'm going to put them all in spoiler paragraphs. The Avengers are able to Later on, at a pivotal moment, So was Strange talking ...
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Dictionary or Encyclopedia of Fantasy or Fairy Tales from the 1960s

I remember seeing an illustrated dictionary or encyclopedia of fantasy stories or fairy tales in a book store during the period of 1961-1968. I remember a few details about some of the entries. The ...
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What’s with the clanks at the end of the credits in Avengers: Endgame?

After casually waiting through the entire end credits of Avengers: Endgame at 3am, I was treated to the sight of However, in the background I heard what sounded like Maybe the theatre’s air ...
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How does Starfire know she's a diminutive female as opposed to a normal sized female?

An episode of Teen Titans Go! which involves stories about old timey fables has Starfire as some girl going to give a basket of food or something to her gran. She eats a wolf or something and in the ...
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Have all the diseases that plague Homo sapiens today been conquered by the time of the original Star Trek?

The Enterprise has an elaborate Sick Bay, well equipped with diagnostic and curative equipment. Dr. McCoy and his colleagues are busy repairing traumatic injuries and diagnosing weird diseases of ...
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Why are the Night King and his minions advancing now versus later in winter?

Winter may be several years long, which is effectively a natural siege in itself. Why not simply wait a year or two for the people of Westeros south of the Wall to be starving and worn down, versus ...
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Book set in ancient Egypt, search for fountain of youth and a cult doing stem cell regeneration

I read this book maybe five or six years ago and recently remembered the strange story in it and I can't remember the title or author to find it again. Here's what I remember of the story: this old ...
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What term is being referred to with “reflected-sound-of-underground-spirits”?

In The Colour of Magic, on page 46 of my copy, Twoflower says this word: “Reflected-sound-of-underground-spirits?” What term is being referred to above? It seems to be like “in-sewer-ants-policy”,...
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Identify story/novel: Tribe on colonized planet, not aware of this. “Taboo,” altitude sickness, robot guardian (60s? Young Adult?)

Short version Planet colonized, several generations passed, knowledge of tech & being a colony is gone Robot guardian has been trying to help by giving the tribe replacement tech Culture has "...

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