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JabberWokky's SF Reference Journal

JabberWokky (19442) writes | more than 11 years ago

User Journal 5

The past few comments I have made have had some science fiction references in them, and people have played "name the reference". Since I post fairly regularly to Slashdot, I've decided to formalize the contest. The references will be from science fiction, fantasy or other "geek" generes, and be scattered among various media, including movies, television, comics, and pulled heavily from literature, from golden age SF to modern publications.The past few comments I have made have had some science fiction references in them, and people have played "name the reference". Since I post fairly regularly to Slashdot, I've decided to formalize the contest. The references will be from science fiction, fantasy or other "geek" generes, and be scattered among various media, including movies, television, comics, and pulled heavily from literature, from golden age SF to modern publications.

I have no idea if anybody will play, but it's something that would amuse me, so without further preamble, here is the first article with a partially identified set of references: "I Wish".

(Oh, and I'd suggest that you post here, as posting in the article might be a good way to lose Karma).

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5 comments

I suggest ... (0)

ObitMan (550793) | more than 11 years ago | (#3996199)

that you feed the tree.

Figure that one out.

Re:I suggest ... (2)

JabberWokky (19442) | more than 11 years ago | (#3996277)

Your sig is Mad Max beyond Thunderdome, and the reference is tantalizing... I hear it in my mind as being delivered deadpan in a movie? Some horror flick?

--
Evan

Re:I suggest ... (0)

ObitMan (550793) | more than 11 years ago | (#3996346)

SF novel close to 18 years old.

Re:I suggest ... (0)

ObitMan (550793) | more than 11 years ago | (#3997909)

figure it out yet??
Larry Niven - Integral Trees.

Re:I suggest ... (1)

admiralh (21771) | more than 11 years ago | (#4040412)

I actually knew that :-)

I always wondered if Tanya Donnelly (of Throwing Muses and Belly fame) had heard of Niven before she did the song "Feed the Tree" back in '94ish.
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