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Do you ever get the feeling that you actually know the answer, it is right there at the tip of your brain, but you just can't spit it out.

I am suffering from it... :huh:

I believe I know the answer, but, bleh...


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It's not the Hadron Collider, although I sure could've done a good riddle with that one!


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Originally posted by Dr. Cossack
It's been over a week, get a second passage!

Based on fiction,
I now have applications in reality.
The masses will crush you,
Doubled engines leading the way.

I've been called cheap,
And yet I'm a force to be feared.
Your life is in danger,
But then, my own is at stake.

What am I?


You guys look like you need an extra clue to move on.

The "fiction" source is obviously science fiction, and it comes from a series with "Star" somewhere in it's name.


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Space, the final frontier, these are the voyages of the starship Enterprise...

Star Trek.


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The answer is not the name of the series; I'm saying that the element to guess based on the riddle comes from the series that I'm hinting at.


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The answer is not the name of the series; I'm saying that the element to guess based on the riddle comes from the series that I'm hinting at.


...crap... I know so much about star WARS, but nothing about trek.

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Doctor Cossack actually did not say it was Star Trek. It could be Star Wars, or Battlestar Galactica.

But I will just make a wild guess at mobile phones, since I know those appeared in Star Trek even before they were actually designed and produced.


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That's not it either!

... maybe I pushed this one a bit too far.


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Maybe we've been looking at this the wrong way.

Cylons.

Based on fiction,

Yes.

I now have applications in reality.

We have toasters.

The masses will crush you,

Which they do, when they nuke Caprica.

Doubled engines leading the way.

Obscure symbolism, just like everything else in that show.

I've been called cheap,

There are so damn many of them.

And yet I'm a force to be feared.

Did I mention they nuked a planet?

Your life is in danger,

They took Colonel Tigh's f-ing eye.

But then, my own is at stake.

<something about vampires>

What am I?

A damn liar, that's what.


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You're getting closer to the type of thinking you'll need to resolve this one. Cylons is not the answer, but the thought process is heading in the right direction!


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Is the answer robotic automatons?


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Baaaaahhhhhhhhhhh, humbug...

the suffering dwells again, why can't I just brain fart it out. :(


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Robotic automatons it is not... despite myself enjoying the robots we've got at home!


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C'mon, this is taking too much time. What I'm looking for is from the Star Wars universe.


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The Deathstar... :huh:


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... a jetpack?


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A lightsaber? A clone-trooper?

The Death Star?


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No, no, no, no, and no!


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You frustrate me, Doctor.


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Um... well, whatever it is, it flies and is made from metal?

I dunno. Kinda picked the wrong forum to pose a Star Wars based riddle, Doc.


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But it's such a staple element of the series... I didn't go for something THAT obscure! Yes, it does fly, and it's made of metal.


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An X-wing?


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I don't think so, he said doubled engines, and the X-Wing has four engines. Plus its life is usually not at stake... so I'll go with the A-Wing.


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Tie Fighters!


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Yes!!

Based on fiction, - Of course, TIE Fighters are not real
I now have applications in reality. - ... but their engine technology, ion drives, are now used in modern spacecraft
The masses will crush you, - TIE Fighters usually attack in large swarms
Doubled engines leading the way. - "TIE" stands for Twin Ion Engines

I've been called cheap, - Those things sure aren't durable
And yet I'm a force to be feared. - They are the main strike force of the Empire
Your life is in danger, - When a TIE group flies in to attack, you better watch out
But then, my own is at stake. - Yet they can be destroyed so easily that their own pilots have to be afraid

I'll try to find something a bit more clear next time... Mega X, you're up!


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Here we go. It's my first riddle, so nothing too flashy or complicated.

My home's without limits, it has been described
Its magic and wisdom for ages transcribed
Of my brothers and sisters, alone I have life
Yet my history is one that is bloodied with strife

Who am I?


Edited by Mega X.exe on November 1, 2009 at 20:42:00.


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Vlad Tempes aka Dracula

makes sense to me for some reason.


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Nope.


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Jesus Christ.


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Nice guess, but no. Even though I said "who", don't just limit yourself to people.


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