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by Disembodied
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Marvin the Martian, i seem to recall he had a small space ship.... Hmm... is it canonical? I mean, there are various pictures online of Marvin in a tiny ship, but in all the actual cartoons I can find his ship(s) seem to be substantially bigger. I'm happy to accept it if you can find me a picture, ...
by Disembodied
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

ffutures wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:36 pm
Danger Mouse had a mouse-sized spaceship, seen in the episode "Custard".
That makes four. One to go!
by Disembodied
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

The living flying saucers from the film Batteries Not Included. the largest is less than a meter across, the babies are literally saucer sized. They are conscious intelligent entities. Perfectly acceptable: that makes two. The Great Gazoo's space ship from ther flintstones...... Also acceptable (an...
by Disembodied
Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Cmdr James wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:30 pm
Not named but the G'Gugvuntts ships from the hitchhikers guide must have been tiny becausr their whole fleet was eaten by a dog.
The G'Gugvuntt ships (and, of course, the ships of their old enemies, now allies, the Vl'Hurgs) would count: that's one!
by Disembodied
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

cbr wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:10 pm
Suliban Cabal Cell ship from ST
Alas:

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by Disembodied
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Oh help ... have we done tiny spaceships yet? Can we have five really small (from a human perspective, anyway: let's say, a maximum of 2.5m along the longest axis) spacecraft, which are still capable of carrying at least one passenger.* Usual rules: one per universe/author, etc. * For a given defini...
by Disembodied
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Possibly the longest ship in SF is "the Stone", from Greg Bear's Eon. The ship is a hollowed-out asteroid, some 290km along its long axis, and divided internally into seven chambers. The seventh chamber opens into a pocket universe, which may itself be infinitely long.
by Disembodied
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

The Culture General Systems Vehicle Size Isn't Everything, from Use of Weapons by Iain M. Banks - over 80km long.
by Disembodied
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Stargate: Atlantis would be another.
by Disembodied
Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Since I only gave one answer, and Milo gave two - and since I asked the previous question as well - I'll hand the Ceremonial Question Fish over to Milo.
by Disembodied
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Flavour OXP – Named Stations – Would need help with a Script.
Replies: 20
Views: 1498

Re: Flavour OXP – Named Stations – Would need help with a Script.

Yay! LittleBear returns! Good to have you back. This reminds me - I had a half-baked notion to see if RandomShipNames could be used to give individual identifiers to the main system stations, way back. I don't think I did anything with regard to the actual names, but I did think we could maybe jazz ...
by Disembodied
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

The mad poet Navarth plays a key role in Jack Vance's The Palace of Love.
by Disembodied
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Al Capone from The Night's Dawn Trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton. […] A pre-interstellar mind in a post-interstellar possessed body counts, right? Definitely counts! Jerry Pournelle - all of the major characters in his novel Janissaries are US Special Forces soldiers led by Captain Rick Galloway kidnap...
by Disembodied
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

cbr wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:36 am
John Carter ...
Sorry … AFAIK John Carter only travelled within the solar system. That's interplanetary, not interstellar!
by Disembodied
Wed Jul 15, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5671
Views: 710128

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Right … I'm not personally sure how common this is, so we'll make it a list of three instead of the usual five. Name three *major characters* from any interstellar spacefaring SF book, film, TV series etc. - i.e. one where interstellar travel is possible, even common - who originally came from a pre...