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by Cmdr James
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Not sure if you would really call it scifi but we also have Tantalus serving his son as food to the gods.
by Cmdr James
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
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Views: 688736

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If non sf counts then you could go for some long pig. But I feel this isn't really appropriate for the thread
by Cmdr James
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
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Views: 688736

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Commander_X wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:57 am
(shameless self-plug) taken from the previous obscure Gérard Klein's Overlords of War
How is this a self plug, are you Gerard Klein?!?
by Cmdr James
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5494
Views: 688736

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

If I remember right Cthulu is in some way a transdimetional thing. Does that count?
by Cmdr James
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
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The aliens (had to look up their name, apparently Tralfamadorians) from slaughterhouse 5 lived in or somehow saw more dimensions. As I remember it humans did too its just that we couldnt see them.
by Cmdr James
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
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I guess the obvious one is flatland.
by Cmdr James
Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5494
Views: 688736

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

I wasnt so much thnking of the races, I was thinking about the point in time where there were only (more or less) 7 people. But I take the point :) There are also a great many stories where it isnt clear how many (if any) other people exist. Do they count, or do we explicitly need to know humanity i...
by Cmdr James
Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Would you accept Seveneves (Neal Stephenson)?
by Cmdr James
Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
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Views: 688736

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

RockDoctor wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:57 pm

I'm not familiar with Farscape (it's a computer game, isn't it?),
There is, or was, a farscape computer game but its more normally known as being a television scifi show .
by Cmdr James
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5494
Views: 688736

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

wow, thats 5!
over to you
by Cmdr James
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5494
Views: 688736

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Oh, was just wondering why nothing is happening on the thread, and realised I think Im up to set a question? Its quite difficult to work out which questions have already been asked in this thread... Honor Harrington is, obviously and I think explicitly Horation Hornblower retold in space. Can anyone...
by Cmdr James
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
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Views: 688736

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Do conspiracy theories count as fiction? I can run to the Alien Lizard overlords that have taken over leadership of the earth (the queen, george bush et al), all in our best interests of course :lol: More seriously, how about the Puppeteers (Ringworld) that attempt to breed luck into the human genom...
by Cmdr James
Tue May 05, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5494
Views: 688736

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Excellent, over to you!
by Cmdr James
Mon May 04, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5494
Views: 688736

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Thats 4, one more to go! Whilst I said i dont believe table top games to count as stories,I could accept something from the black library (I havent read any myself), or there are any number of Japanese scifi stories I can think of, for example one about a laughing man. Or according to a little googl...
by Cmdr James
Sun May 03, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
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Views: 688736

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Very good!

There is also (a little hint) a well known scifi series about tanks which shares a name with a common household tool.