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Why did Peter Parker work as a poor photographer given that he was a top science student who could earn much more in Silicon Valley?

60 votes
7 answers
17k views

Why didn't Yoda have any children to take care of him during his last days given that he lived up to 900 years old?

53 votes
12 answers
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How do humans in Star Trek satisfy their desire for fanciful and luxurious stuff in a post-scarcity world where money does not exist?

52 votes
6 answers
13k views

How does Quark attract customers to his bar given that the drinks and food can be gotten free from a replicator?

41 votes
15 answers
9k views

What are some things that are scarce even in a post-scarcity Star Trek world?

33 votes
6 answers
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Why was the Federation able to operate Deep Space Nine with very few major hiccups?

31 votes
1 answer
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If a Ferengi woman is forbidden to speak with a stranger, how is she going to fall in love and meet her future husband?

28 votes
4 answers
21k views

Why does Yoda need a walking stick when he is so skilled and agile with the lightsaber?

22 votes
9 answers
8k views

Why were Klingons and Humans enemies in TOS given that Klingons were honourable people?

22 votes
6 answers
5k views

Why do the Shadows ships look similar after several thousand years, given that technological advancement should have made ships look very different?

21 votes
2 answers
5k views

How did Sheridan keep Babylon 5 afloat without funding and any support from Earth after his rebellion?

20 votes
3 answers
6k views

Why do Vorlons live in special gaseous rooms in Babylon 5, given that Kosh can be seen walking around the station with ease?

19 votes
4 answers
6k views

If replicators allowed humans to stop working, why were replicators shut down in the Voyager?

18 votes
5 answers
3k views

Since human lives are more valuable, why doesn't the Federation replace their Starfleet crews with mostly holograms?

16 votes
1 answer
5k views

Why is O'Brien, who operates the transporter, called “Chief” in Star Trek?

16 votes
1 answer
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Why didn't the Shadows ask the humans "What do you want?" on Babylon 5, given that other species were asked and humans were an important species?

15 votes
3 answers
5k views

Why can't humans resist the Borg when they’re smart enough to design weapons against Species 8472?

14 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why did the Shadows help Centauris fight the Narns and not the other way round?

13 votes
3 answers
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Why is the Minbari religious caste so good at fighting, given that the warrior caste is supposed to be doing the fighting for all of the Minbari?

13 votes
3 answers
6k views

How do the Amazons like Wonder Woman avoid extinction if they live in an island with no men?

13 votes
4 answers
2k views

What are dark side practitioners referring to when they say "you do not understand the power of the dark side"?

12 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why did Yoda choose to live in Dagobah in exile?

12 votes
5 answers
3k views

Which are the episodes in Star Trek series with courtroom drama?

12 votes
1 answer
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How did Michael Garibaldi have the money to quit his job in Babylon 5 and become jobless?

11 votes
3 answers
1k views

Why did Reginald Barclay join Starfleet when he can play the Holodeck all year round as a loafer?

10 votes
4 answers
6k views

Why was Benjamin Sisko given command of DS9 given that he has a foul temper with poor emotional control?

9 votes
4 answers
606 views

Has any Ferengi ever done something out of sentiment at the expense of profit?

9 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why was Rom able to rise up to become leader of the Ferengis given that he was portrayed as a loser?

9 votes
2 answers
591 views

How could Bester be cheated by Talia Winters when she helped the rogue telepaths to escape, given that a sleeper or "spy" was hiding inside her?

9 votes
1 answer
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Who was the richest Ferengi in Star Trek?