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Horror short story set on Everest, where climbers left behind are eaten by a creature masquerading as a climber

This is "The Eight-Thousanders" by Jason Sanford. It was originally published in the September-October 2020 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction. The POV character, Keller, is on an expedition ...
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What film had an amnesiac time-travelling android from the future who became Jesus?

This is The Next One (1984), also known as The Time Traveller. The Next One is a film in which the recent widow of an American astronaut finds Glen - a man with uncanny powers and lost in space and ...
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Old romantic horror movie about a guy that fell in love with a girl and later found out she's a ghost

Is this The Midnight Hour (1985)...? The film takes place in the fictional town of Pitchford Cove, Massachusetts, on Halloween. The protagonist, Phil Grenville, is a shy, a bespectacled high schooler ...
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Sci-fi short story about a teacher who was being studied to learn how to get robots to replace teachers in classrooms

Nor a Lender Be by James Van Pelt. It was published in 1999 so it's a lot older than 2015, but the story matches your description perfectly. The teacher is William. I don't think we ever learn his ...
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Book set in a New Zealand or Australian future society where the rich and poor live separately. Includes a character named Billy, short for Billy Goat

A lot of the information matches with The Sea and Summer, a novel by George Turner, published in 1987 (and released as The Drowning Towers in the USA). The dystopia is set in a near future Melbourne. ...
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Book set in a New Zealand or Australian future society where the rich and poor live separately. Includes a character named Billy, short for Billy Goat

Is this Drowning Towers (1987), alternately titled The Sea and Summer, by George Turner...? According to this review, global warming and rising sea levels have caused economic and ecological disaster....
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Horror movie with several stories. One had a werewolf in human form disguised as a red riding hood, saying "my, my, what big eyes you have" at the end

This sounds like it could be Trick 'r Treat. It's a horror anthology film released in 2007, and appears to match most of what you describe. The plot, courtesy of Wikipedia: The film takes place on ...
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Animated movie with dragons and a boy and girl from warring factions/kingdoms

This is very likely Dragons: Fire and Ice. It's a direct-to-DVD computer-animated film from 2004 based on the Mega Bloks toyline, and aired on the Jetix children's television network in 2005. The ...
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Series about a Teen girl goes to dragon themed summer camp after lifelong obsession with dragons, finds out she's a descendant of dragon slayers

Slayers by C.J. Hill. Dragons exist. They're ferocious. And they're smart: Before they were killed off by slayer-knights, they rendered a select group of eggs dormant, so their offspring would ...
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Time loop story involving gypsy curse

One Fine Day, a 1981 novel by Leon Arden, which can be borrowed (for free but registration required) from the Internet Archive. The author brought an unsuccessful copyright lawsuit against Columbia ...
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1990s/2000s live-action show with kids in tribes in a dystopian sci-fi/fantasy setting

Might it be The Tribe, a 1999 New Zealand production? Primarily aimed at teenagers, The Tribe is set in a post-apocalyptic city in which all adults have been killed as the result of an unknown virus. ...
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Book series with parallel earths and a secret governmental agency

As confirmed in a comment, this is Dave Hutchinson's Fractured Europe series. The book you remember is Europe in Autumn, and the books all start Europe in ... They were written from 2014 to 2018, ...
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Short story in which time slips and the passenger pigeon reappears in North America

"Sidewise in Time", a novella by Murray Leinster which was also the answer to the question A story about reality breaking down as timelines cross in increasing numbers; first published in ...
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1990s/2000s live-action show with kids in tribes in a dystopian sci-fi/fantasy setting

Might be The Odyssey, a Canadian series released 1992-94; I watched it in the UK and it looks like it was broadcast quite widely although can't specifically see Australia. I think I only saw it once ...
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Short story about a man who gets trapped inside a woman's breast

This is the appropriately titled "Big Bust at Herbert Hoover High" by Jay R. Bonansinga (1996). It appeared in the It Came From the Drive-in collection by Partridge and Greenberg. From this ...
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Adult film where a company develops a device that can show you dreams

I think this is Emmanuelle in Space 5: A Time to Dream.  The synopsis is “Emmanuelle teaches her alien friends to explore sexual fantasy through their dreams, and searches for her own dream lover”. ...
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Story-id: “Lost in Space” novel (posted on USENET in 87-88) with an engineer and an AI trapped on a interstellar freighter and the other crew dead

Self answer as I have managed to track down the author of the story. A few weeks after I posted the question I was contacted by a former fellow student from university, that I hadn’t seen or heard ...
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Animated movie with dragons and a boy and girl from warring factions/kingdoms

Is this Dragons: Fire & Ice (2004)...? Two young rival dragon riding warriors fight to end a 1000 year old war despite the hidden manipulator opposing them. The story is set in a fantasy world ...
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Short story in which time slips and the passenger pigeon reappears in North America

Sidewise in Time by Murray Leinster, I think, which features a professor who leads a group of students through a series of transitions between alternate histories. This article mentions the pigeons ...
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Prince who was either a robot or a human who needed another heart

This sounds like the children's novel Clockwork, or All Wound Up by Philip Pullman, published in the United Kingdom in 1996, then in the United States in 1998. The plot description below is from ...
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Novel (probably a Kindle eBook) about an alien who possesses someone working a retail job (coffee shop?) who hates the body and his job

Although it's not a perfect match I'm guessing this could The Hipster from Outer Space by Luke Kondor. An ancient space-being called Moomamu has awoken on Earth and wants nothing more than to get ...
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Fantasy film from the 70s or 80s involving a male lead being fed by a small person

Are you looking for "Wizards of the Lost Kingdom"? Stuff that fits the description: Live action Medieval-ish setting The movie is from 1985 One of the main characters wears leather wrist ...
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Short story in which time slips and the passenger pigeon reappears in North America

In the story Sidewise in Time by Murray Leinster time unravels and passenger pigeons appear. The size of each flock was to be measured not in feet or yards, but in miles of front. ... "It's a ...
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Late 70's/early 80's LP vinyl book. Other worldly illustrations of people, landscapes, and character sets. I think the music was classical-like

It was "The Pentateuch Of The Cosmogony" (1979), as answered by Cassfrank! Much appreciated. Discogs says: A hardback book and double vinyl album released in 1979, conceived, written and ...
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Mind-swap movie in which a guy swaps bodies with his personal trainer, who then exercises while the guy relaxes in the trainer's body

Xchange (2001)? This plot point is covered by TV Tropes: The Xchange Corporation has developed a way to safely transfer minds between two bodies. The technology is mainly employed by "corpies&...
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Animated kids' cartoon about a boy from Earth and a team of other aliens and beings saving space

Is this Planet Heroes...? Judging by the Wikipedia page, this was mainly a toy line released by Fisher-Price in 2009, but three CGI-animated episodes were released on DVD. Three DVD episodes and ...
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Anime/show about a giant robot shaped like a human with no hair in a red and white suit, that is controlled by a man seated within it

The description of the robot makes me think of Astroganger. It was one of the first animes about giant robots, but the look of the main robot (the titular Astroganger) is very human-like, plus the ...
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Book series about a girl with magic ability; her brother is revealed to have magic ability towards the end

You may be somewhat misremembering the Chrestomanci books by Dianna Wynne Jones. In one of the books ("Charmed Life") the boy, named Cat, and his sister, Gwendolen, are orphans who go to ...
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Virtual Reality Manhwa with a weak MC with the dragon slayer class

Just in case anyone else ever stumbles on this - I finally found the title. It's CAGE: Murderous Level Up. In a world where aliens and humans coexist, the virtual reality game, “Cage,” is all the ...
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Short story about a young engineer at a present day tech firm who finds that his manager has died at his desk

The querent has identified the story as "Code" (ISFDB entry), from the Bruce Sterling collection, Visionary in Residence. I'm a science fiction writer. This is a golden opportunity to get ...

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