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Looking for an anime I watched previously

I watched this anime a while back so bear with me on the details. The show was about the MC trying to put together this old airship that’s near these dragon bones or something, and it details his ...
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Enterprise D's Deck 1-Lower - what's it like?

In ST:TNG, we actually don't get to see most of the Enterprise-D. Specifically a lot of Deck 1 is unexplored, and more specifically, Deck 1-Lower. Here are some blueprints of it. I was wondering if ...
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How was the powerful witch killed by a simple arrow?

In Mulan (2020), I didn't understand how the powerful witch was killed by a single arrow released by Bori Khan: How was the witch able to be killed by just an arrow?
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How does Hagrid track Harry and the Dursleys when they try to escape the letter-sender and how does he travel during that period?

From this quote in Chapter Four-The Keeper of the Keys: “Be grateful if yeh didn’t mention that ter anyone at Hogwarts,” he said. “I’m — er — not supposed ter do magic, strictly speakin’. I was ...
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Why Starfleet ship don't have dedicate boarding party? [duplicate]

I see all the time, important character (i.e: bridge crew), might include the captain and first mate (case of uss shenzhou) are in boarding party. Dead crew result in missing slot at the bridge. Why ...
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Searching for a Harry Potter fanfiction with super!Harry

I'm searching either for one story for for two stories. I'm not sure if the following are part of the same one, or if I'm conflating two things. Harry something something meditated and has super ...
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In Star Trek IV how does Sulu know how to fly a Huey?

Sulu states he used to fly them in his academy days, but should we take that statement at face value? If the statement is accurate, why would he learn on hundred plus year old technology? Today, a ...
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In Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, could the Magratheans have built a faster computer when the technology was available? [closed]

Could the Magratheans wait for computers to be over 8 million times faster to simply build another Deep Thought to calculate the answer to the question of life the Universe and everything and get the ...
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Name of cartoon animated children's show?

The series was about bunch of cartoon characters that look like tribal people. I remember one episode where the people use barter system(exchange goods for goods) but they come up with unique plan of ...
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A question about “The Magic Roundabout” cartoon

Near the beginning of the The Magic Roundabout 2005 cartoon, one of the protagonists, Zebedee, claims that there is a magical diamond hidden in the roundabout which the antagonist Zeebad could use to ...
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TV Episode involving a male and a female reporter where she gets the exciting pieces including one involving a werewolf

I think I saw this on PBS somewhere in the late 1980s to the early 1990s. It might have been a segment on a show like 3-2-1 Contact or Electric Company. The core scene sticking in my head involves a ...
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What's the deal with Stargate:Atlantis' Peter Grodin's accent? [closed]

This has always bothered me. Wikipedia states: Craig Ian Veroni is a South African-born Canadian actor from Vancouver best known for his role as Dr. Peter Grodin on Stargate Atlantis. Stargate wikia ...
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How can the travel be followed in the control room?

In the control room of the SGC, there is a star map that can be used to follow the traveller through the wormhole, know where on the way they are, the destination of the wormhole and so on. I ...
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Story about old video game console, a yard sale, and giant robotic cockroaches?

I read a ebook story once, it was pretty short I think, but it was pretty funny. I think the cover had some sort of 8-bit type art on a white background but I might be wrong. I read it a few years ago ...
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What is the movie name (Alien toys similar to Small Soldiers but way scarier)?

The movie is about a house where thunder strikes and aliens/ghosts enter the toys, and there are good toys as well. This may sound exactly like Small Soldiers movie but it is way old movie, like may ...
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Why does Scar reveal to Simba what happened? [closed]

In the climax of The Lion King, Scar is about to kill Simba and he reveals to him that he, himself, was the one who murdered Mufasa in the gorge. As a viewer, I have never understood why Scar would ...
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What are major some differences between a turned vampire and a born vampire? [closed]

I know that the lore various a lot between the variety of different universes that contain vampires, but what are some common differences found between vampires that are born like humans (e.g. from ...
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Name of the ghost horror movie?

I remember a ghost horror movie more than 2 decades old where a church father and his apprentice come to a old house/castle and perform some ritual and the father tells the apprentice not to touch ...
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What can I do about every non-Tolkien fantasy book feeling “fake” or a “rip-off”? [closed]

Although I remember enjoying the first few books of Wheel of Time, and it had several very interesting concepts such as alternate dimensions and time travel (?), it never really stuck with me the way ...
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trying to find the title of a book with Zeus and several muses

The book I am looking for has the hero , a normal human male, falling in love with a strange girl looking for her sister because her father is getting angry. It is later found out that the girls are ...
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Series of novellas about a video game and weird silly putty

I'm trying to identify a series of short novels I started reading in high school. I read the books at some point between 2007 and 2010 but the books seemed older based on the condition they were in, ...
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Does anyone know the name of this manga?

All I know about it is this: A young girl was roller skating and attacked by a monster. She was held captive then saved by a boy who helped by playing music who transformed and managed to defeat the ...
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Novel involving a girl and her sister with powers (at least one over death), invited to join people with other powers

I read this somewhere in the last five years, albeit only the first few chapters. The protagonist (high school age, I think) lived with her younger sister, no parents for reasons I can't quite place. ...
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Does Miles Morales' invisibility power come with limits or tradeoffs?

I have not read the Miles Morales Spider-Man books. I just watched Into the Spider-Verse. Does the invisibility power come with limits or tradeoffs? It seems like a plot-breaker if he could just stay ...
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Why doesn't people saving each other make the person they save into a Horcrux?

If the protection of love is really what prevented Harry from death and became an accidental Horcrux, then how did James not make Lily an accidental Horcrux? In fact, how did everyone who has saved ...
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Is it possible to have a geostationary satellite above the Earth poles? [closed]

I'm imagining a post apocalyptic world where the ocean levels have increased and life now has to be lived at sea. Think of Waterworld, minus the cringe. Now, civilization and technology has endured, ...
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Are the languages Wookiees and droids speak rare?

One thing I see people use against Rey understanding the Wookiees' and droids' language in The Force Awakens is that both languages are heavily implied to be rare in the original six movies, notably ...
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Manga where the MC is “betrayed” by the hero and is “recruited” by the demon lord [closed]

I have been looking for more many where that happenes, but can only find one (The Rise of the Unemployed Wise Man) can anyone think of any more. Thanks, Me.
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What was Dumbledore's reasoning for placing the Mirror of Erised in a random classroom for most of the year?

The Mirror of Erised was the obstacle that essentially made all the previous obstacles protecting the Philosopher's Stone obsolete. Dumbledore had enchanted the mirror so that only a person who wanted ...
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Isekai Manga or Manhua about a villainess

I'm not sure if I remember correctly but she was a daughter of the duke and got her engagement with the prince annulled. She then went to marry an emperor or king from another land, the emperor had ...
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Exactly how much time does Cooper spend on Miller's planet?

In the movie Interstellar, Cooper & the crew landed on Miller's planet & they got hit a by a wave. After that Dr. Brand states that it cost us decades, & to be precise 23 years. So, in ...
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Female main character uses guns to kill fantasy monsters

I’m looking for a manga where a female main character spawns into or is reincarnated into a fantasy world. She uses guns to kill monsters and they drop token/crystals that she uses to exchange for ...
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Novel where a sentient star or space ship was found in a gold mine in Arizona

I read Starship Sakira last night and was reminded of a book I read in 2014 that matches the genre. It was about an older man that finds a sentient star or space ship buried in a gold mine in Arizona. ...
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Sci-fi movie in 80s or 90s [closed]

I remember a pool fight scene. Smaller blondish guy was getting drowned by a larger guy with dark hair and then out of no where a buff blond guy comes out of the water and lifts the dark haired guy ...
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Time loop or time travel in an aeroplane, where the main character disappears to save the others [duplicate]

When: I recall seeing this when I was young so could have been early to mid 1990s. Setting: It is either based primarily in an aeroplane around the passengers and may also involve the airport but ...
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bad military sci-fi; from fending off Zerg-like hive to fighting the reified multiverse/sum of history

Every once in a while I recall reading this series, which was mostly notable for the number of trope and genre mashups it crammed in, and for diverging into silly fantasy territory at the end. I ...
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Manga where the protagonist need to solve girl's quests

Can someone tell me the manga in which the protagonist is teleported to an alternative world where he needs to make the girls fall in love with him, then he gains some skills like an invisible sword. ...
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Short Story about Multi-Generational Societal Decay

I'm looking for a short-story about a society that experienced multi-generational decay (Earth, not a colony-ship), and the story was about two relatives confronting each other. It's at least thirty ...
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Kids living with grandparents on an old space ship that doesn't need to launch from a cradle

Children's sci fi novel: space ship did not need to be launched from a cradle unlike the newer ships. children disappearing on school trip to uninhabited planet. Standing stones activated by music. ...
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Why did Adama think he could break the endless circle this way?

I'm wondering why Adama thought he could break the endless circle by giving the Centurions free will/give them the opportunity to decide on their fate on their own? From what I understood from the ...
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What kind of safety building violations do you think Hyrule would have in modern society using US and UK laws? [closed]

What kind of safety violations do you think the buildings and structures of Hyrule would be in if they were built today? Would they be shut down pretty fast in either US or UK standards? PS: I am not ...
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Trying to find a Sci-Fi short story: World War 2, German scientists trying to find oil using wormholes

I'm trying to find the name of the story, and any anthologies that contain it. I seem to remember it involved German scientists trying to find oil by using wormholes, but they end up finding water ...
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Manga where the main character kills a demon lord but his brother takes credit and casts him out of the country

It's a manga where there are 4 heroes and the main character was the one wearing full plated armor. He killed a demon lord but his brother took credit for it. Then cast him out of the country.
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Story featuring George Formby's song “Bless 'Em All”

This is a question my mother asked me and I wasn't able to answer. She is trying to identify a short story she read as a girl. It would have been written in the 1950s or earlier, and almost certainly ...
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Is it possible to stand still or fly backwards / sidewards in Warp? [duplicate]

The description of the Warp Drive in Star Trek: Warp drive was a technology that allowed space travel at faster-than-light speeds. It worked by generating warp fields to form a subspace bubble that ...
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Post-alien war story about a young man searching for his younger siblings and some kind of fanatical Doomsday cult planning to end the world

I read this book in my school library a very long time back. Like around 2004 or something like that. Didn't get to finish the whole book through. But from what I could remember, Story takes place in ...
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Indie horror movie set at gas station/Diner where people are killed in mysterious ways

I'm looking for an indie horror movie set at gas station/Diner where people are killed in mysterious ways. They're trapped inside an invisible dome. I think there are three criminals, two who drive ...
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Why was Harry given his own room? [duplicate]

Do we know why the Dursleys gave Harry a proper bedroom after Philosophers Stone? From their viewpoint it would seem to have been a mistake, as his rescue in Chamber of Secrets would have been harder, ...
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How does Sonic know what Wi-Fi and the Internet are?

When the Wi-Fi router is plugged into the Game Central Station near the beginning of Ralph Breaks the Internet, this scene occurs: RALPH: "Whiffey"? Or "Wifey"? Well, it’s either ...
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What's the canonicity of Star Trek: Lower Decks?

How is it intended that the audience interpret the canonicity of Star Trek: Lower Decks? It seems quite clear that this series is intended to be humorous and makes reference to events of the other ...

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