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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Cody » Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:11 pm

I thought mention of purple would give it away... and the sister of that song's writer, Nick Drake, was...

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... Gabrielle Drake. Ooohhhh!


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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:07 am

now i am really confused.... the song linked was "Dave Harrington Ft. Tamara - Things Behind The Sun " is this correct?

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by DredgerMan » Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:27 am

Correct, but Nick Drake wrote the song.

BUT I learned something yesterday! I never knew that 'Life in a Northern Town' (which I like a lot) was actually a tribute to Nick! It's a small world. :o

Anyway,

thinking about SF predicting the future, who was the person who was accredited with inventing the term 'Robot' for cyborg and androids?
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Smivs » Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:05 am

The word Robot dates back to 1919/1920. It was the brainchild of the Czech Josef Čapek, and became widely known when it was used by his playwrite brother Karel in a play.
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Cody » Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:45 am

DredgerMan wrote:I never knew that 'Life in a Northern Town' (which I like a lot) was actually a tribute to Nick!
As was Solid Air. Nick Drake was a musical genius - but alas, a tragic genius!
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by DredgerMan » Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:10 am

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Smivs » Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:34 am

<Fires up the blowtorch...>

Mmmmm, a good vintage :)

Our question today is about Star Trek pets!
Capt Jean-Luc Picard, Lt Cmdr Data, Lt Reginald Barclay and Capt Jonathan Archer all had named pets.
What species were they (they are all Earth species) and what were their names?
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:43 am

Picard's Lionfish Livingston
Data cat spot
Barclay cat Neelix
Archer beagle porthos
damn i had to do a lot of reading to get barclays pet... never knew he had one... must have missed a few episodes towards the end.
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Smivs » Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:55 am

And there was me thinking the fish was the hard one!
Absolutely right, and well done. Over to you...
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:39 am

ok.... after a sip or three of Evil Juice and a bout of rehab.....

days of future past.
what is the link to a Sci fi tv show and what was the show?

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Cody » Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:37 pm

Days of Future Passed is a pretty good album - but unconnected to the clue, methinks.



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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:18 am

Cody wrote:Days of Future Passed is a pretty good album - but unconnected to the clue, methinks.



Meanwhile, there's a big match at Wembley tonight! Pink?
the link goes like this.... band... member....song......show quite direct and simple i thought....

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Disembodied » Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:15 pm

Could it be Star Cops? The theme song was sung by Justin Hayward from the Moody Blues, who of course made the album Days of Future Passed.

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Sun Nov 13, 2016 4:48 am

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

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