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450 Would the One Ring even work for anyone but Sauron? 2014-01-15T23:32:01.853

418 Could I fake death to stop being Force-choked? 2015-09-14T17:40:45.260

400 Who or what was Tom Bombadil? 2011-02-03T19:14:46.610

356 Why don't Muggle-born wizards use Muggle technology to fight Death Eaters? 2011-03-23T06:08:42.223

333 Story where the number 3 is the monster? 2011-04-21T17:57:48.597

319 Why didn't Gandalf or Frodo Fly to Mount Doom? 2011-03-10T00:30:35.203

299 How long was Bill Murray's character (Phil Connors) supposed to be in a time loop in the film "Groundhog Day"? 2011-10-20T16:37:03.340

286 In what order should the Star Wars movies be watched? 2011-02-01T15:28:50.620

241 Why does everyone think that the Millennium Falcon is a piece of junk? 2015-12-31T18:33:37.260

239 Which 2015 technologies were correctly predicted by Back to the Future II? 2015-07-20T02:00:00.340

228 Are all stormtroopers as poor soldiers as the ones in the movies? 2011-06-08T04:19:06.400

202 How did Dumbledore, or anyone, know Lily had sacrificed herself for Harry? 2014-06-18T06:29:47.500

202 Whose underwear is this? 2014-09-19T13:32:44.653

202 Why did C.S. Lewis use Turkish Delight as temptation for Edmund? 2018-04-13T15:41:26.660

197 Are E.T. and Star Wars in the same universe? 2011-11-01T09:00:15.453

192 Was Yoda fully sane on Dagobah? 2011-10-21T14:16:45.180

189 Hogwarts: So why aren't the kids "doing it"? 2014-07-09T18:11:31.843

189 Why does the Death Star have a trash compactor? 2018-02-22T15:39:05.027

184 Did Tolkien really explicitly consider Sam the true hero of The Lord of the Rings? 2011-10-17T01:04:58.437

179 Why did Douglas Adams pick 42 as the ultimate answer? 2011-01-12T13:56:25.437

177 Was the Millennium Falcon too slow? 2011-01-30T14:59:46.807

174 Is the basic premise of humans as a power source in The Matrix reasonable? 2011-01-23T05:06:18.980

174 Does Batman use Linux? 2014-04-26T17:38:05.420

166 If Luke Skywalker didn’t want to be found, why did he leave a map? 2016-01-04T19:52:41.163

165 What is the origin of the "Riker Chair Maneuver"? 2013-05-10T13:02:14.343

164 How can Scrooge McDuck dive into money without hurting himself? 2017-11-14T17:06:53.017

160 What order should Asimov's Foundation series be read in? 2011-03-10T01:38:44.280

160 Why did the Matrix simulate 1999 instead of a pre-computer year? 2014-07-30T15:32:24.837

159 Why are ships in Star Wars so ridiculously easy to steal? 2016-04-03T17:53:53.153

158 Why didn't the basilisk bite in Chamber of Secrets destroy the Horcrux? 2012-01-07T06:52:09.150

158 Which 'finger' was BB-8 sticking up? 2016-01-18T20:02:25.483

158 Was Aragorn's claim to the throne legitimate? 2016-01-20T00:52:45.457

157 Why didn't Sauron become invisible while wearing the One Ring? 2012-03-08T19:16:35.887

156 In-universe, is Aslan actually Jesus? 2016-02-08T23:42:52.763

155 Why are there so many 47s? 2015-08-01T21:27:27.890

155 Which ship can go faster, the Millennium Falcon or the USS Enterprise? 2017-03-21T11:26:08.467

154 Does Hobbes ever do anything that Calvin himself could not do? 2017-04-05T18:45:12.940

152 Where did Harry's parents get all of their money from? 2011-04-30T18:08:23.100

149 Why did Darth Vader die in Return of the Jedi? 2011-04-22T05:06:44.183

149 What does Gandalf mean by "Secret Fire", "Flame of Anor" and "Flame of Udûn"? 2012-12-08T17:45:31.620

148 On Dagobah, do what, did Yoda? 2015-10-29T13:19:51.620

147 Was Darth Vader REALLY a Sith? 2011-12-09T16:37:20.323

146 How does Picard choose a warp speed? 2011-10-16T04:48:10.690

145 In "Civil War", why did Tony Stark and Steve Rogers choose sides that didn't reflect their attitudes? 2018-06-24T20:33:24.647

143 Is there an official Marvel Cinematic Universe viewing order? 2011-07-22T21:05:03.230

143 Given a magical world, why is the Quibbler ridiculous? 2017-04-23T10:28:27.853

140 What did Padmé die of? 2014-12-29T16:25:27.707

139 If only the Sith deal in absolutes, why does Obi-Wan say it that way? 2011-12-21T16:54:09.267

139 Why is Shelob considered evil? 2019-02-17T08:27:10.927

138 What is the significance of Saruman's Ring? 2011-03-11T03:11:23.613


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