On Star Wars, Sentience, And Slavery

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I rewatched Star Wars:  The Force Awakens over the weekend, and as these things tend to do with me, I had some thoughts.

I was watching as Rey saved BB-8 from the scavenger, and something struck me:  why does Rey do that?

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33 Star Wars Characters Who Are Definitely Not Rey’s Parents

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Everyone who has seen Episode VII has a theory on who are Rey’s parents.  These theories range from the intriguing to the totally insane.  Rather than try to contribute to the growing collection of suspects, I thought it would be better to take the opposite approach.  Rather then take wild guesses as to who her parents might be, let’s try and eliminate some potential suspects from the list.  And so now I present to you the 33 Star Wars characters that are definitely not Rey’s parents.  Jump after the break to know who we can finally let off the hook.

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Star Wars Episode 7.5 Is Here!

  
Can’t stand the wait for Episode 8?  Fear not, Stephen Byrne (@stephenbyrne86) is here with the rousing tale of what happens next. Finally, there is peace in the galaxy. Jump after the break to see the tale and tell Mr Byrne how much you love it over on Twitter!
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BB-8 Knows How To Roll

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How about a quick smile?

Here’s a quick video, after the cut, of BB-8 and his soundtrack.  Everyone loves BB-8, right?

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Awesome Cosplay Of The Day: BB-8

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BB-8 is definitely all the craze right now, and our beloved Star Wars Episode VII hasn’t even hit the theaters yet! But that’s okay when we have awesome cosplayers like Lady Death Star who take fashion and creativity to a new level. Beep-Bop-Boop-beep! That’s droid for check out this amazing cosplay! And did I mention that the head is motorized? Yes!!! You’ve got to check out her page for more details.

Afternoon Funnies- Sass and Attitude Edition

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Also known as “Watson Didn’t Want to Write an Article today and Just Dumped a Bunch of Pictures Off His Phone”.  Click on for a mild chuckle. Continue reading Afternoon Funnies- Sass and Attitude Edition

Gabbing Geek 52: Fantasy Season

Gabbing Geek 52: Fantasy Season
Gabbing Geek 52: Fantasy Season

While everyone else drafts Fantasy Football teams, the Gabbing Geek podcast is doing something a bit geekier.  We’ve got robots and Chinese movie thieves and fantasy box office and trivia!  What more could you ask for?  How about Watson’s voice going up two octaves?  Oh, it’s in there!  Give the episode a listen right the heck now or jump after the break to read more.

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Gabbing Geek Star Wars Prediction Game (The Steaks Are High)

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On this week’s Gabbing Geek, the Geeks laid out their predictions for the upcoming Star Wars Episode 7; betting steaks as stakes.  We promise we will EVENTUALLY get treatment for our food and beverage based gambling addiction, but until then play the game with us after the break!
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This IS The Droid You Are Looking For: TOY BB-8

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This is super top secret – yes – TOP SECRET! Shhhhh – don’t tell anyone that we may have saw the first rendition of a BB-8 toy, which was quickly removed from the internet. We can’t tell you anything more until after the break:

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