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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by JD » Mon May 13, 2019 12:04 pm

How about "Nostromo", from the first Alien film?

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Disembodied » Mon May 13, 2019 12:18 pm

Liberator, from Blake's Seven, and Enterprise, from Star Trek.

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Cody » Mon May 13, 2019 1:54 pm

Galactica from Battlestar Galactica?

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Commander_X » Mon May 13, 2019 8:06 pm

Serenity from Firefly (series) / Serenity (movie) ?

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Tue May 14, 2019 9:59 am

ok JD got the first Nostromo from Aliens
Disembodied gets the next 2 with Liberator Blakes 7 and Enterprise from Star Trek
cody has a swing and a miss... sorry..
Commander x has number 4 with Serenity from Firefly .

that leaves G. i must admit this one might not be entirely accurate but as far as i can remember it was a one off ship named this. i figure that as a one off it is not a type of ship..lol

clue what is another name for a flower? the answer relates to this ship.
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Disembodied » Tue May 14, 2019 4:55 pm

Not sure about the flower, but the Iain M. Banks novel Excession features a Culture ship called Grey Area.

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Wed May 15, 2019 10:09 am

strike 2 on G for big D.....

another clue: single word name and from a movie.
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Grindalf » Wed May 15, 2019 8:42 pm

Gunstar from The Last StarFighter
Most likely wrong as it seems to contradict all the clues :P

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Thu May 16, 2019 11:27 am

nope, Gunstar it is..lol
flower = blossom Gunstars trick was the Death Blossom.

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Grindalf » Fri May 17, 2019 12:24 pm

Ok for lack of originality I will return to the list of 5
I want 5 space stations from different universes. They have to be a main featured station for instance starbase 375 from Star trek would not count but Deep Space 9 would(and now you cant use that one :P )

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Disembodied » Fri May 17, 2019 3:21 pm

Babylon 5
Space Station Nerva (from the Doctor Who stories "The Ark in Space" and "Revenge of the Cybermen")
Sector 12 General Hospital

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by ffutures » Sat May 18, 2019 2:34 am

The Watchtower, space station HQ of the Justice League of America in the animated JLA TV series.
Downbelow Station, titular location of the novel by C. J. Cherryh.
and if either of those doesn't count for some reason, Thunderbird 5 from Thunderbirds

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Grindalf » Sat May 18, 2019 7:57 am

that's five. I had never heard of those novels before(sector 12 general hospital and downbelow station) so I might pick them up if I can, They look interesting.
I guess I went for an easy one :P
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by ffutures » Sat May 18, 2019 7:01 pm

Sector 12 hospital station is the setting for James White's Sector General novels, a bit old-style now but a lot of fun.

OK, I appear to be setting the next question...

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Let's have five SF stories / films / whatever where the big surprise is that the story is set in a virtual world. The Matrix is an obvious example, give me five others from five different universes - e.g. you can't have two books / films / comics whatever set in the same universe. This needs to be a major part of the story, not just a one-off blip in something that otherwise has nothing to do with virtual worlds - e.g. Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman had one episode partially set in a virtual world, that wouldn't be acceptable.

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Grindalf » Sat May 18, 2019 8:55 pm

The 13th Floor
An entire season of Yu-Gi-Oh was set in a virtual world as well(But I don't think Yu-Gi-Oh will count as Sci Fi)

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