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Is there a more effective way to build a language than a word frequency list?
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48 votes
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Could an organism have evolved to kill its prey by shouting at it?
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42 votes
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How can Average Joe create a micro-state that is a member of the UN in the least amount of time?
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37 votes
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A language made of silence
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26 votes
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Why would a government passively encourage its people to not obtain a formal education?
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23 votes
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Everyone on earth receives a magic book that can teleport them anywhere. What happens?
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21 votes
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How to force a country to use a language that merges two languages that diverged 1000 years ago?
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18 votes
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Why would a city not use names?
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13 votes
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The human race can survive - if we can all cooperate
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12 votes
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Anatomically Correct Argonian
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11 votes
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What would be the best way for a language to spread?
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10 votes
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How can I create a realistic linguistic drift effect?
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9 votes
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How can I explain distinct conlang evolution without using isolation?
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8 votes
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What would cause a city to sleep during the day and work at night?
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5 votes
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What benefits would having a second moon bring for humanity?
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5 votes
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Would it be feasible to set up a temporary space settlement on a moving asteroid?
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5 votes
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Could a post-apocalyptic modern society rediscover language through the Rosetta Disk?
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5 votes
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Could a small company eventually gain a monopoly over every industry, thus taking over a country?
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4 votes
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A humanoid that doesn't sleep
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4 votes
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If you have to survive for 30 days eating only one vegetable, what vegetable should you eat?
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4 votes
879 views
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All of human knowledge — in one place
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3 votes
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Could a species of humanoid creatures that can only remember what happened in the last day build an advanced civilization?
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3 votes
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How many people or how much force is needed to pave a path through a forest?
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Transferring someone else's memories to your mind
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2 votes
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What would take the place of arm wrestling in a handless humanoid species?
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2 votes
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How do we communicate with (fairly) intelligent aliens?
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2 votes
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Votes weighted by years of citizenship
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1 votes
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How far up should I build my floating city?
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Space - the ultimate landfill
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How can living plants be used militaristically?