Highlights from 2020 3rd Quarter

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Top Question:

The highest voted question was “Why does Tony Stark not like being handed things?” asked by Baba Yaga and answered by TheLethalCarrot.


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Top Answer:

The highest answer (at 156) was to the question “What unit system does Middle-earth use?” asked by PNS and answered by LAK (beating the accepted answer by more than double).


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Top Viewed:

The top viewed question (at 19018 views) was “Identify all horror movies in this image?” asked by Jack B Nimble and answered by F1Krazy, Valorum, and the community.


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Bounties:

There were 20 bounties awarded for 6125 rep.

Controversial:

With 19 up-votes and 14 down-votes “What was the first story to offer a spaceship landing on an oceangoing vessel?” was the most controversial question of the quarter.

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Tenet (2020) – A Review

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IMDB’s description:

Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

First and foremost, Tenet is a spy thriller, with a scifi / time travel? element intermixed. The movie opens with The Protagonist, played very well by John David Washington, having a mission go bad. After being presumed dead, he is tasked to a secret society to help save the world from an apocalypse. Everyone in this movie assumes ‘nuclear apocalypse’, but we aren’t so lucky.

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Space Force

IMDB’s sad description:

The people tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services: The Space Force.

First and foremost, is Space Force science fiction and/or fantasy? A recent question on Scifi.SE “How realistic is it that a Russian agent would be working at Space Force?” forced (pun intended) the issue. The question was initially closed, but after some discussion, re-opened.

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Highlights from 2020 1st & 2nd Quarter

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Top Question:

The top question was “Does Sauron have any dialogue in any of the books?” asked by DJ Spicy Deluxe and accepted answer by WOPR.  Though Valorum’s answer is a strong contender.


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Top Answer:

The highest voted answer was to the question “What did Frodo and Sam eat when they crossed Mordor on foot?” asked by LincolnMan and answered by Mark Olson


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Most Viewed: 

The question with the most views, at 31253, was “Why didn’t Luke use the force to lift Darth Vader into the Imperial Shuttle?” asked by Jiminion.

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