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Top new questions this week:

A movie in which aliens attack the Earth and destroy it

I have seen a movie when I was 7 or 8, probably released in the late 90s or early 2000s. Here is the plot which I remember: There is this hero, who is friends with a guy (I don't know the exact ...

identify-this-movie  
asked by Siddharth Venu 21 votes
answered by Walt 38 votes

Why is the dialogue in Game of Thrones more "modern"?

The Song of Ice and Fire series has medieval-sounding dialogue throughout. I don't have the books on hand for direct quotations, but phrases like "I would wager", "half a hundred times", "making a ...

dialogue game-of-thrones adaptation-differences  
asked by Jayraj 18 votes
answered by user568458 12 votes

What is this wax seal used by Eddard Stark in Season 1 Episode 7 of Game of Thrones?

In episode 7 of season 1 of Game of Thrones, Ned Stark writes a letter bound for Stannis Baratheon and seals it with the following wax seal. What, if anything, does this wax seal represent? I ...

plot-explanation game-of-thrones  
asked by Argenture 17 votes
answered by Rowan Freeman 27 votes

How Did Obara Sand manage this?

In the final episode of Game of Thrones season five, Ellaria and Doran Martell with her daughters, the King of Dorne were seeing off Myrcella, Trystane, Jaime and Bronn who were leaving for Kings ...

plot-explanation game-of-thrones  
asked by Deepak Kamat 11 votes
answered by Rowan Freeman 5 votes

What is the root cause of the animosity between the Night's Watch and The Free Folk?

The conflict between "the crows" and "the wildlings" in Game of Thrones is a major part of the plot throughout the show. The crows hate the wildlings. The wildlings hate the crows. Clearly, centuries ...

game-of-thrones  
asked by SirBraneDamuj 10 votes
answered by Chanandler Bong 8 votes

What happened to the dogs when Brienne came?

In the 1st episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones, what happened to the hounds used by the search party when Brienne of Tarth came to rescue Sansa? They were there for a moment and then disappeared. ...

plot-explanation game-of-thrones  
asked by aziiri 8 votes
answered by Alexandre 8 votes

Why did Melisandre appear like this in S06E01?

We have seen that in Game of Thrones Season 4, Melisandre did not wear the necklace while in a bathtub, and she is looking normal. But in GoT S06E01 she takes off the necklace to reveal her true ...

plot-explanation game-of-thrones  
asked by Siddharth Venu 8 votes
answered by Madgarr 5 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How real are Bear Grylls TV shows? (Ultimate Survival in particular)

In Ultimate Survival on Discovery channel, we see Bear Grylls do amazing stuff, hunting dangerous animals, climbing dangerous mountains and all that fun stuff. There was another similar show on that ...

realism ultimate-survival  
asked by Lynob 20 votes
answered by Mike 21 votes

Who is Lor San Tekka?

At the beginning of the movie Star Wars: The force Awakens we see an old man that gives to the rebel Poe Dameron a map to find Luke Skywalker. His name is Lor San Tekka. When Kylo Ren arrives, the ...

character star-wars the-force-awakens  
asked by MikeKeepsOnShine 8 votes
answered by MattD 8 votes

Can you answer these?

Is "White Men Can't Jump" a dream?

At the start of White Men Can't Jump, Billy Hoyle looks around some empty outdoor basketball courts with a smile, lies down with a basketball under his head, and falls asleep. The scene dissolves to ...

plot-explanation white-men-cant-jump  
asked by BrettFromLA 3 votes

Why do Ragnar Lothbrok's men carry their own banners?

Throughout Vikings, when the soldiers of other earls are shown, they carry shields bearing the banner of their liege, in all cases except Ragnar's. Even when Ragnar becomes king, his warriors all ...

plot-explanation historical-accuracy vikings  
asked by Vermilingua 2 votes

Control the past, control the future in a different time-stream?

In the series Terra Nova: In the first episode Maddy and her little sister see The Probe, you'll get a brief explanation about how it's the first item that they send back into the past, but never ...

plot-explanation terra-nova  
asked by Decypher 2 votes
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