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78 votes

Does Umbridge's speech really say that "the Ministry's interfering at Hogwarts"?

72 votes

Why is Shelob considered evil?

45 votes

Did Vader actually die in the original Star Wars movie, now known as A New Hope?

44 votes

Why does Seven of Nine pronounce "Futile" differently than Locutus?

34 votes
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What makes the Lord of the Rings a Catholic work?

22 votes

Why is Trantor, from Asimov's Foundation, all underground?

18 votes

How deep down into the Earth did Erebor and Moria go?

15 votes
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Why does Gandalf sound like Saruman in The Two Towers?

14 votes
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Why is the final chapter of "The Midwich Cuckoos" entitled "Zellaby of Macedon"?

13 votes

Why isn't 'In the future, they ate from the finest porcelain' described as a pro-Palestine sci-fi film?

11 votes

Is journalism a thing in Tolkien's world?

11 votes

Why did Harry think that James Potter was such a great guy?

11 votes

Story/novel about a planet where people interact only through screens

10 votes
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A story about a man with a robot brain and a bomb

8 votes
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Why did Hazel and Fiver leave behind their siblings?

8 votes

If Filch hates Hogwarts so much, why does he still have the job?

8 votes

Why Does Seven of Nine use her Borg designation?

7 votes

What was the "Watcher in the water"?

6 votes

Did the characters in Moving Pictures not know about cameras like Twoflower's?

6 votes

How did Morgoth create creatures?

6 votes

How did Trills get the idea of putting symbionts inside themselves?

5 votes

Are there any examples of feminist works in the Sword and Sorcery genre?

4 votes

Why would word of Princess Leia's capture generate sympathy for the Rebellion in the Senate?

4 votes

What happens at the end of "Rule 34"?

4 votes

Blob-like alien that shoots out tentacles people would stick to

4 votes

First account of autism in speculative fiction

3 votes

A book with tribes that connect across national borders, and national borders don't matter

3 votes

Consumable resources in Seveneves [spoilers]

3 votes

Is there any functional reason a phaser has a button instead of a trigger?

3 votes

Why aren't the humans wearing environmental suits in Star Wars spacecraft?