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Trivia Thursday

  1. What was the name of the ship that first encountered the alien in Alien?
  2. This book consists of ten short stories by William Gibson. It contains the title story, as well as “The Winter Market,” “Dogfight” (co-authored with Michael Swanwick), and “Hinterlands.” Name it!
  3. What planet was the birthplace of Paul-Maud’Dib?
  4. What was Kip Russell’s nickname for his spacesuit?
  5. This is one of the films in which former governor Jesse Ventura appeared. His catch phrase, “Don’t have time to bleed,” became the title of his recent autobiography. Name it!
  6. Who is the hero of The Futurological Congress, by Stanislaw Lem?
  7. What book begins with the line: “‘This is a slightly unusual request,’ said Dr. Wagner, with what he hoped was commendable restraint. ‘As far as I know, it’s the first time anyone’s been asked to supply a Tibetan monastery with an Automatic Sequence Computer.'”
  8. In the movie Men in Black, who is K’s first partner?
  9. What power did Cirrocco Jones have over the Titanide race?
  10. What is the name of the material used to construct the Ringworld?

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Posted in Ephemera May 6th, 2010 by Chip
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