Quick: Name something sci-fi/comic nerds might argue over

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  1. Vince Maskeeper

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    Like:

    "Who would win in a fistfight, Patrick Stewart or William Shatner"

    "Could ASH really make ammo back in the middle ages?"

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  2. Josh Lowe

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    how did x-wings and tie fighters explode in fireballs in the vacuum of spacee
     
  3. Morgan Jolley

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    I they were still rebuilding the Death Star when it was destroyed the second time, does that mean that innocent contractors who were working on it were killed in the process?
     
  4. Brad Porter

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    DC vs Marvel
    Star Trek vs Star Wars
    Mac vs PC vs all flavors of UNIX
    Transformers vs Go-Bots (like anyone would choose the Go-Bots)
    Matchbox vs Hot Wheels
    etc.

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    And I forgot to add...

     
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    Star-trek or starwars?[​IMG]
     
  8. Jason Seaver

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    "I'm not a Trekkie, I'm a Trekker!"
     
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    USS Enterprise vs. the Millenium Falcon - e.g. Which propulsion system is more efficient? - Which shield arrangement is more effective? - Which would win in a fight, natch.
    The underlying principles of Tardis functionality
    Blade Runner potential spoiler:
    Was Deckard a replicant?
    Do replicants have a soul?
    Is Neo the One?
     
  10. Morgan Jolley

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    Oooh, got one...

    If the transporters in Star Trek were real, then how could someone be removed from one space and be put in another without a resulting vaccuum effect in the place they left?

    And how is it that all of the aliens on Star Trek speak english, even the ones in Enterprise, before they have the universal translators turned on?
     
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  12. Morgan Jolley

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    Jeff-

    I know, but on Enterprise (the TV show, not the ship) the aliens STILL speak in English.
     
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    If you had the chance, would you put your brain in a robot body? You'd only be 5 feet tall, but you'd have the strength of 5 men .... no wait, 5 gorillas.
     
  14. Keith Mickunas

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    For TV:
    Babylon 5 vs. Deep Space 9

    Computers:
    AMD vs. Intel
    nVidia vs. ATI
    RMS vs. ESR
    Debian Free vs. GNU Free

    Science:
    Faster than light travel
    Life on other planets
    UFOs

    And don't forget HT
    ReplayTV vs. Tivo
    LCD vs. Plasma vs. DLP vs. CRT
    Any advantage of LD over DVD
    DVD RW formats
    SACD vs. DVD-A
    Tweaks
     
  15. Hunter P

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    Regarding Star Trek translators, how come some of the alien terms are pronounced in their native toungue?

    (Not sure if this actually happened but...)say Warf was talking talking to a crew member then started talking to his brother. He talks in Klingon to his brother so why is the translator selective?

    How would these all these Trekkies be able to speak in Klingon if the translators were working properly? It should translate everything but proper names.
     
  16. Jeff Kleist

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    Morgan, I'm talking dramtic license here [​IMG] You asked for a BS explanation, I provided [​IMG]
     
  17. Morgan Jolley

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    (I know, I'm starting a fake geek war inside the thread!)
     
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    "It's impossible, Lois could never have Superman's baby. Do you think her fallopian tubes could handle the sperm? I guarantee you he blows a load like a shotgun right through her back. What about her womb? Do you think it's strong enough to carry his child? He's an alien, for Christ sake. His Kyrptonian biological makeup is enhanced by earth's yellow sun. If Lois gets a tan the kid could kick right through her stomach. Only someone like Wonder Woman has a strong enough uterus to carry his kid. The only way he could bang regular chicks is with a kryptonite condom. But that would kill him." -Mallrats

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] My personal favorite geek argument.
     
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    Elvish vs. Klingon
     
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    Ryan,

    The original Larry Niven "Man Of Steel, Woman Of Kleenex" is funnier. [​IMG]
     

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