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The fry man

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« on: 11-29-2004 19:28 »
« Last Edit on: 11-29-2004 19:28 »

Ok they are a,b,c qustions and who ever gets it right makes the new qustion....... ok
    in how maney scenes in ep 2 did anikin look like like Darth Vador in his shadow
(a)1
(b)4
(c)2
M0le

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« Reply #1 on: 11-29-2004 19:32 »

The mods may close this, as there's a Star Wars thread already. But if it's something different it may stay open.
You need to be a little bit more informative on that question, anyway. Anakin didn't look anything like Darth Vader in Episode II, not having the helmet or armour or anything. Do you mean how he acted?
Speli

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« Reply #2 on: 11-29-2004 20:39 »

I have a better question. What is Boba Fett's real name?
M0le

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« Reply #3 on: 11-29-2004 21:19 »

Boba Fett called himself Jaster Mereel for a period of time when he was a Journeyman Protector, if that's what you mean. But Episode II cancelled this out, and Jaster Mereel is now just an alias he used.
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #4 on: 11-29-2004 21:25 »

Boba Fett's real is, funnily enough, Boba Fett. Though, as M0le said, it used to be Jaster Mereel before Lucas messed around with his history.

And the answer to the first quesion is: Q) Zero.
Speli

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« Reply #5 on: 11-29-2004 21:27 »

Hurray! You win the prize!
M0le

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« Reply #6 on: 11-29-2004 21:41 »

I'll steal what may be Slacky's turn:
What was the name of the pilot who rammed the bridge of the Executor?
Speli

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« Reply #7 on: 11-29-2004 21:46 »

He was flying an A-Wing, right?
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #8 on: 11-29-2004 21:46 »

Aril Krind, or something.
Speli

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« Reply #9 on: 11-29-2004 21:48 »

Arvel Crynyd?
M0le

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« Reply #10 on: 11-29-2004 21:49 »

And Speli has it!
Speli

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« Reply #11 on: 11-29-2004 21:52 »

What was the name of the bald technician that activated IG-88?
M0le

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« Reply #12 on: 11-29-2004 21:54 »

Chief Technician Loruss.
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #13 on: 11-29-2004 21:55 »

Chief Technician Loruss. Yep. I didn't have to scurry off to my bookshelf or anything.

Heh, she got deaded real quick.
M0le

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« Reply #14 on: 11-29-2004 22:59 »

Pff, I don't even have one Star Wars book. Luckily, though, I just read borrowed 'Tales of the Bounty Hunters' about two months ago from the library after a year of searching.
Well, in this case, how about a tricky one:
What do Crix Madine, Admiral Ackbar, Mon Mothma, and Chewbacca have in common? Aside from the obvious connection.
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« Reply #15 on: 11-30-2004 00:53 »

... They were all Imperial slaves maybe?
evan

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« Reply #16 on: 11-30-2004 01:57 »

They were all killed off in SW books?
Nurdbot

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« Reply #17 on: 11-30-2004 02:04 »

Crix Madine was a Slave? I thought he was an  Colonel who defected. And took his hairpiece with him.

Anywho, they were all involved with the Empire.

Mon Mothma was part of the Imperial Senate.
Chewbacca had a short career as an Imperial Slave, freed by our favourite Corellian.
Admiral Ackbar was Grand Moff's Servant, who was sprung free in one of the first sucessful Rebel Battles.
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #18 on: 11-30-2004 02:56 »

Evan's got it, damn his eyes. All dead, all rotten.
M0le

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« Reply #19 on: 11-30-2004 05:58 »

 
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Originally posted by evan:
They were all killed off in SW books?
evan's the closest. I was going to say that they were all high-profile Rebels from the original trilogy who got killed off in the books. Step up evan!
Nurdbot

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« Reply #20 on: 11-30-2004 07:16 »

How did Ackbar die? I know Crix got a blaster bolt through the heart, Chewie was crushed by a Moon along with billions of others and Mothma was splashed by some sort aging poison by that dick head Bothan Senitor. But how did our favourite Mon Calamari kick it?
M0le

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« Reply #21 on: 11-30-2004 08:03 »
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Ackbar died of old age in the New Jedi Order series, and Mon Mothma also died naturally, I believe, but due in part to the poison. I don't think it was Borsk Fey'la who splashed her, wasn't it Ambassador Furgan from Carida?
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #22 on: 11-30-2004 08:16 »

Yep. Nurdy has his wires crossed.

Mon Mothma didn't die in any particular story, she just kicked the bucket naturally in between the Hand  of Thrawn duology and the start of the New Jedi Order.
Nurdbot

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« Reply #23 on: 11-30-2004 10:06 »

I got the rest right though.

Poor old Chewie and Crix.
laroquettespine

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« Reply #24 on: 11-30-2004 17:12 »

See, I thought this was going to be stuff like "What planet do the Ewoks live on?" or something, not "How many liver spots were on Bea Arthur's left hand in the Star Wars Holiday Special?".
Speli

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« Reply #25 on: 11-30-2004 17:18 »

Ewoks live on a moon, doofus.  tongue
laroquettespine

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« Reply #26 on: 11-30-2004 17:44 »

It was a trick question.
Nurdbot

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« Reply #27 on: 11-30-2004 18:19 »

Endor is a gas Giant, like Yavin. People seem to think there solid planets.
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« Reply #28 on: 11-30-2004 21:19 »

What planet was Endor in orbit of then?

That one always puzzled me.
Shed some light, you bigger-nerds-than-me!
Nurdbot

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« Reply #29 on: 12-01-2004 01:58 »

Endor is the name of the Gas Giant, it has 18 moons orbiting I think. One of the moons is the Forrest Moon, where ROTJ took place.
M0le

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« Reply #30 on: 12-01-2004 04:13 »

As Nurdy pointed out, the Forest Moon of Endor orbited the gas giant planet called Endor. Endor itself had 9 moons, and the Forest Moon was the second.
Nurdbot

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« Reply #31 on: 12-01-2004 04:25 »

9 moons? Must I always be wrong?
M0le

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« Reply #32 on: 12-01-2004 05:13 »

That's a trick question, right?  big grin
Anyway, ask your question.  smile
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« Reply #33 on: 12-01-2004 05:29 »

How many IG-88 Prototypes were there? and what happened to them?
M0le

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« Reply #34 on: 12-01-2004 05:40 »
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There were four IG-88s, designated A, B, C and D.
IG-88A - Mind was destroyed along with the second Death Star, having uploaded himself into the Death Star's main computer. His body was left blank and it's unknown what happened to it.
IG-88B - Stunned by Boba Fett on Bespin using ion cannons, then blown up with his own concussion grenades.
IG-88C - Attempted to attack and kill Boba Fett on Tatooine in his ship, was beaten in flying skills and destroyed.
IG-88D - Seconds after IG-88C was destroyed, IG-88D attempted to catch Fett by surprise and attack him. Boba Fett wasn't surprised, and destroyed him again.
There was also IG-72, who wasn't destroyed.
EDIT: Funnily enough, Speli interrogated me with this same question in #fc yesterday.  tongue
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« Reply #35 on: 12-01-2004 08:09 »

I'm pretty sure one of the IG's were taken out on Ord Mantel by Dash Rendar. But you got the question right. Incidently, if you haven't notice you can see B's wreckage in Cloud City just before Chewie snatches Threepeo's parts up.
M0le

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« Reply #36 on: 12-01-2004 08:14 »

 
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Originally posted by Nurdeh:
Incidently, if you haven't notice you can see B's wreckage in Cloud City just before Chewie snatches Threepeo's parts up.
Really? I've never noticed it. Once I tried looking for any remainder of him, but I couldn't see anything. Oddly enough, IG-88's head had a cameo in ANH as a drinks dispenser-looking thing in the cantina.
Okey Dokey, my question:
Name the four Star Destroyers Admiral Daala had under her command at the Maw Installation and what happened to each of them.
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« Reply #37 on: 12-01-2004 09:16 »
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Okay...

There was the Hydra, which was destroyed when Han Solo flew the Sun Crusher through it's bridge, causeing it to go ballistic, straight into the Maw Cluster of black holes.

The Manticore was destroyed when Admiral Daala attackeed Mon Calimari. She used her other two Star Destroyers to attack the cities, drawing the Rebel fighters away from the shipyards, so that the Manticore, could come out from behind the moon and destroy the shipyards unexpected and unopposed. Unfortunately, Ackbar, who had been a slave under Daala's mentor Tarkin, was wise to the tactic, and sent a half completed Star Cruiser to where he knew the Destroyer would be, ramming it. Ka-blam.

The Basilisk was destoyed when Kyp Durron used the Sun Crusher to destroy the sun of the system it was in. Poor ship couldn't outrun a supernova.

Daala's flagship, the Gorgon limped back to the Imperial-held core systems after a sound beating from the Republic forces, whereupon it was taken away from Daala and scrapped.
Nurdbot

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« Reply #38 on: 12-01-2004 11:46 »

It must suck being an Imperial after The Thrawn series.

M0le: Watch that scene in the ESB very carefully, look to the right of the Incinerator.
Ranadok

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« Reply #39 on: 12-01-2004 14:20 »

 
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Originally posted by M0le:
IG-88A - Mind was destroyed along with the second Death Star, having uploaded himself into the Death Star's main computer. His body was left blank and it's unknown what happened to it.

I forget the name of the guy, but in one of the Young Jedi Knight books it was revealed that the new head of the droid-making planet found the blank IG-88 body and reprogrammed it to be a bodyguard. (Sorry on the lack of specifics, but I haven't read that series in years) I think those books are canon, as several of the characters created in them have been referenced in the adult books.

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