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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Who gave these goalposts an 11D Dodge?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Who gave these goalposts an 11D Dodge?

That's what I was thinking. Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Agreed. My idea pantry is bare at the moment. Best of luck to you.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How about a study of how the gastric emissions of Purrgils contributes to the chemical composition of nebulae?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CRMcNeill wrote:
How about a study of how the gastric emissions of Purrgils contributes to the chemical composition of nebulae?


You’re on the right track! I really do want to do something with Purgills EXCEPT their Hyperspace migration routes. That could lead to Ezra and Thrawn and I don’t want to touch that until Disney does. Do you have anymore science ideas to do with studying Purgills?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

New forms of Lum, perhaps? Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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CRMcNeill wrote:
How about a study of how the gastric emissions of Purrgils contributes to the chemical composition of nebulae?


You’re on the right track! I really do want to do something with Purgills EXCEPT their Hyperspace migration routes. That could lead to Ezra and Thrawn and I don’t want to touch that until Disney does. Do you have anymore science ideas to do with studying Purgills?

When I posted, I was mostly being a smart @$$, implying that your scientist could literally be studying space whale farts (or space whale $h!t, as an alternative).

But when Ray posted this...
Ray wrote:
New forms of Lum, perhaps? Laughing
It reminded me of this idea from the topic Deadliest Catch SW Style.

Maybe Purrgils fart alcohol, which is considered a delicacy by the snooty upper crust of galactic society.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maximum7 wrote:
I’m going about this all wrong. I need an advanced but totally BORING detail intensive thing for my scientist to be studying. I WANT to start my story and this detail is unimportant. Does anyone have some science gooblegook that sounds coherent that I can use?


You should have led with that.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TauntaunScout wrote:
You should have led with that.
http://www.scifiideas.com/technobabble-generator/

That's wonderful.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I want my scientist to do something with bacta. What could be done to improve bacta?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:59 pm    Post subject: Re: What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working Reply with quote

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Im trying to write a story about a scientist who is working on something in the era of the New Republic. He does not believe in the Force. I just need something for him to be researching. It really isn’t that important to the story; it just has to sound cool and scientific. Also it can’t have already been done in Legends or Canon. I want a fresh idea.

It cannot be

- A time machine

-A teleporter

-A matter replicator

-Synthetic tibanna gas

-A singularity Weapon

- Any type of droid

-Anything to do with holograms

-A food synthesizer

- Anything to do with the Force or Midi-chlorians

- A shrink ray

-A freeze ray

-pico and femtotechnology

-A Dyson sphere or any type of megastructure.

-Liquid metal armor or a nano morph

In canon, during the Empire, scientists were researching methods to control droids, lasers that can punch through deflector shields and ship scale disintigrators. These ideas are therefore taken.

I’m trying to look for something that was never researched until the era of the New Republic like kyber crystals weren’t until the Empire used them for a superlaser and even then, they had been used in weapons formation in the past. I’m looking for something that presumably hasn’t been thought of in the 25,000 years of time where almost everything has already been done.
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Maximum7 wrote:
I post on multiple forums simply because I don’t get the right ideas. The frog idea got stale and this is the last forum I’m going to post on.


Maximum7 wrote:
The mental interface intrigued me the most but it would ruin the fun of piloting.


Maximum7 wrote:
I was down to 3 ideas. A Guided recirprocating deflector shield from someone on abovetopsecret forums, Synthetic coaxium from FFG forums and The Dynamics of an Asteroid Field on Sjgames. I decided against the shield because it was too wordy and could be a game changer. The coaxium I felt ruined the rarity of hyperfuel and the asteroid belt analyzation was good but their are likely billions of asteroid fields in the galaxy. Who the hell cares about plotting one.


Maximum7 wrote:
I decided to go with a quark star. It’s better than a black hole because we don’t even know if they exist. Perfect for expansion However, I still need something for him to be working on before he deals with the quark star. I’m looking not for a gadget or piece of tech. I’ve decided everything technological that we can think of, can be done. Speeders with deflector shields? Sure. We haven’t seen them but they can easily be done. I’m looking for something that would still be an emerging field of science. Something a Type II/III civilization would do next. Any ideas?


Maximum7 wrote:
My Star Wars story will now involve a scientist who is studying the ancient servers of the Holonet. As he learns about its beginnings, he thinks of ways he can make the Holonet better for everyone. What improvements can he make to the Holonet?


Maximum7 wrote:
I’m going about this all wrong when it comes to asking what idea I want. I’m looking for a science thing that my scientist could study. On Steven Jackson games forum, someone suggested the migration patterns of Purgills. It would have been perfect except for the fact that it might lead someone to Ezra and Thrawn. That story will be told in the future. I want something unique but also a science that my scientist can study as his main work. Not an invention.


Maximum7 wrote:
I’m thinking about doing something related to Hyperspace (but not Hypergates). What science can my scientist study about Hyperspace before he’s called away to deal with the supermassive black hole?


Maximum7 wrote:
I decided that I’m going to have my scientist study an astrological body BUT it’s something that we haven’t identified in the real world. I’m no good at physics so I don’t know what kind of new astrological body I can make up. Does anybody have ideas for a fictional celestial body? Like something in the class of a quasar or a pulsar or a black hole


Maximum7 wrote:
This is my last post on this thread. I’m doing a last round on all the forums I posted on.

I’m looking for something highly advanced.


Maximum7 wrote:
Ok my scientist is studying sub-Hyperspace, the dimension in which quintessence can be turned into Phantom Energy and then travel to destroy star systems in real time. This is how Starkiller Base fires it’s weapon after draining a sun. (I’m sure Disney will explore it more in due time). However, in the mean time; I wonder what other things my scientist can study about it. Applications I’ve considered would be a sub-hyperdrive which would allow for instantaneous travel like Star Trek: Discovery’s Spore Drive. It also could be used for instant communications. Good stuff but too much of a gamechanger to tinker with. What else could my scientist be studying about sub-hyperspace?


Maximum7 wrote:
I’m going about this all wrong. I need an advanced but totally BORING detail intensive thing for my scientist to be studying. I WANT to start my story and this detail is unimportant. Does anyone have some science gooblegook that sounds coherent that I can use?


Maximum7 wrote:
CRMcNeill wrote:
How about a study of how the gastric emissions of Purrgils contributes to the chemical composition of nebulae?

You’re on the right track! I really do want to do something with Purgills EXCEPT their Hyperspace migration routes. That could lead to Ezra and Thrawn and I don’t want to touch that until Disney does. Do you have anymore science ideas to do with studying Purgills?


Maximum7 wrote:
I want my scientist to do something with bacta. What could be done to improve bacta?


How about a new form of bacta where one hour in the bacta tank replaces two months worth of ADHD medication, so people don't have to worry about forgetting to take their medication? Purrgil gastric emissions could be the key ingredient of the bacta, but only when they interact with a rare kind of nebula surrounding a quark star in sub-Hyperspace.
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