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The Number 3 question has been answered, please share your story

I had been working on the question on and off for the past eight months. I went to great lengths to answer this, even checking leads that had been largely dismissed. Apart from the obvious search ...
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Do we want to continue having a community blog?

Yes, absolutely We have the most active blog on the entire SE network, at least as confirmed by a CM: JNat: You have the most active blog. We’ve had a number of consistently high-quality ...
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2018 December What We Can Expect From 2019 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in 100 words or less – Spoiler Free November Ralph Breaks the Internet Review in 100 Words or Less – Spoiler-Free ...
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Are video game reviews welcome on the blog?

Since the blogs are now "unofficial" blogs, I think we can relax a bit on what we limit ourselves to. So, my opinion is, if it's an article you think would be of interest to this community, it's fair ...
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Do we want to continue having a community blog?

YES. I would love to see more of the great content which is produced on the SFF blog, and I have several brewing ideas and half-written posts for it myself. Please let's not allow this great resource,...
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Are video game reviews welcome on the blog?

I have no objection to content based on a video game, but I would rather see content based on the story and the world, and not particularly the gameplay.
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The Number 3 question has been answered, please share your story

The description had me completely fooled. I thought it was kiddie-lit; it never occurred to me that it was a story published in a regular science fiction magazine. That saved me from ransacking my ...
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The Number 3 question has been answered, please share your story

I tried when I first joined the site, but to no avail. In order to atone for my dismal failure I've contented myself with helping Kyle Hale by editing in some quotes from the story itself (and a nice ...
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Favorite Questions and Answers from first quarter of 2017

Favourite Answer I really liked CreationEdge's answer to the very unpopular question: Why does Captain America's costume change in all the movies? The answer was clearly well-researched and ...
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2017 December The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard Recent Star Wars Novels, Reviewed November Andy Weir's Artemis: A Novel Justice League Does Fans, and DC, Justice Live Chat: Star Wars Holiday ...
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The Number 3 question has been answered, please share your story

Not my story, but some interesting statistics related to this post. Here's a graph of the votes on both question and answer over time: With nearly 6000 rep, Kyle Hale is easily the person on this ...
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Look and feel of the new blog

We should stick with what works; keep the blog as close as possible to the current layout. If possible, clone the theme exactly.
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2019 December Help Keep The SFF Blog Running Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999) – Re-watch November The Mandalorian (Pilot) October Yesterday (2019) – A Review Highlights from ...
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Favorite Questions and Answers from second quarter of 2017

I'm biased, because it's my question, but I really like DCOPTimDowd's answer to my question of What went down at the July 1974 Comic Art Con?. He put quite a bit of effort into explaining the ...
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2016 December Assassin’s Creed – A (mostly) spoiler-free review November Jack’s Bad Movies – Alien Uprising (2012) Doctor Strange – A (mostly) spoiler-free review October Timeless – Pilot ...
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Favorite Questions and Answers from the third quarter of 2015

Questions I think Hannover Fist deserves a special mention for the inventiveness and charm of his question about management policy: Could I fake death to stop being Force-choked? And I rather liked ...
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Favorite Questions and Answers from 4th Quarter of 2015

Answers This answer MUST get a mention: Story where the number 3 is the monster? This question used to be the highest-voted question on the Unanswered tab, by a factor of about 3, until Kyle Hale ...
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Favorite Questions and Answers from third quarter of 2016

Questions Has JKR addressed the issue of 'Love Potions' equating to date-rape drugs? Given the apparent inconsistencies in the books, I had often wondered what Rowling’s opinion was. In ...
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Favorite Questions and Answers from first quarter of 2017

I think we should mention the Big Edit Event held on March 11 and 12. After Stack Exchange announced mass HTTPS, it turned out that a metric tonne of images would die if we did not take action. ...
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2015 November Jessica Jones season one review A Guide To The DC Cinematic Multiverse October Story where the number 3 is the monster: Finally Answered! Highlights from 2015 – 3rd Quarter ...
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Favorite Questions and Answers from first quarter of 2017

The user(s) Victim of Circumstance deserve(s) a mention for their many great answers on questions about Tolkien's legendarium, including but not limited to: When Frodo was guided by Gollum to the ...
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2013 December TV Shows with a Supernatural Theme Review – Frozen November Review – Thor: The Dark World Guide to either loving or hating Ender’s Game (film) October Highlights from 2013 – 3rd ...
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2014 December Technologies We Should Have In 2015 Jack’s Bad Movies – AE: Apocalypse Earth Doom Star Series (books) November Detective Comics #27 – Introduction of the Batman Science Fiction ...
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2021 December The Matrix Resurrections Review: 100 Words Or Fewer – Spoiler Free Spider-Man: No Way Home - Spoiler Free November The Wakanda Files October Favorite Question and Answers from Third ...
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Favorite Question and Answers from Fourth Quarter 2021

I liked this question. It was inspired by a Q on Climbing:SE and created some nice cross-site chatter. How was this shot of River Tam on the ceiling managed in Serenity? I spent quite a lot of time ...
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What science fiction technologies do you hope / wish will be realized in your lifetime?

I just hope that we can get clean, reliable, safe fusion energy in the form of household devices. We've got one year left!
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Favorite questions and answers of ALL TIME

The reason I suggested it was because I re-read this answer by Jeff to Are all Stormtroopers as poor soldiers as the ones in the movies?, and thought (again) that this is my single favorite answer on ...
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Favorite questions and answers from the second quarter of 2014

Two of my personal favourites: I really liked the answers and discussion on SQB’s question How did Dumbledore, or anyone, know Lily had sacrificed herself for Harry? It’s a well-posed question that ...
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