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LTK

Let's nitpick some sci-fi
« on: 07 May 2019, 13:57 »

Since we were talking about The Expanse so much in the movies thread, I figured we might as well get a thread for picking nits about it and sci-fi in general, if you're so inclined.

So far, we got The Juice being a bit handwavy and the fact that There Ain't No Stealth In Space, plus:

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And a few episodes into season 2 - not a nitpick, but still:

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Alright, what shows do you like that have scientific inaccuracies you can't ignore?
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Re: Let's nitpick some sci-fi
« Reply #1 on: 07 May 2019, 15:43 »

Since we were talking about The Expanse so much in the movies thread, I figured we might as well get a thread for picking nits about it and sci-fi in general, if you're so inclined.

So far, we got The Juice being a bit handwavy and the fact that There Ain't No Stealth In Space, plus: (snip)


addendum to The Juice, including lonf shot spoiler from the latest book, released in... March I think?:

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And a few episodes into season 2 - not a nitpick, but still:

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help me out, what exactly do you mean? it's been a while since I saw season 2.

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Alright, what shows do you like that have scientific inaccuracies you can't ignore?

what bugs me a bit is how the Epstein drive came to be.
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Re: Let's nitpick some sci-fi
« Reply #2 on: 07 May 2019, 16:17 »

help me out, what exactly do you mean? it's been a while since I saw season 2.

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Re: Let's nitpick some sci-fi
« Reply #3 on: 07 May 2019, 22:57 »

Oh, yeah, that scene.
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Re: Let's nitpick some sci-fi
« Reply #4 on: 10 May 2019, 11:46 »

They moved on from that more easily than I expected, so I guess it's not so bad.

Now, another nitpick! Jupiter's Great Red Spot is supposed to be gone by the time this happens.

Also, is that Adam fucking Savage?
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Re: Let's nitpick some sci-fi
« Reply #5 on: 13 May 2019, 23:57 »

Yes. That is Adam fucking Savage.
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Re: Let's nitpick some sci-fi
« Reply #6 on: 14 May 2019, 03:58 »

Yes. That is Adam fucking Savage.

Jebus.... Poor Fred!
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« Reply #7 on: 14 May 2019, 10:40 »

Yes. That is Adam fucking Savage.

Jebus.... Poor Fred!

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