Which came first?

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  1. tusko

    tusko Well-Known Member

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    Which came first:
    the book Enders Game, written originally in 1977 or
    the movie The Last Starfighter, which was released in 1980 something but I don't know its true origins.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Bryan

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    "The Last Starfighter" was released in '84, and wasn't based directly on any other source material.

    So "Ender's Game" came first.
     
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  4. tusko

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    So to generalized then, *spoilers on to those who don't know* what was the first, "Its just a game, Oh My GOD its real" type Sci-Fi movie/story?
     
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    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    I thught this was gonna be one of those chicken/egg type questions....

    :eek:  :confused:  :mad  :banghead: 
     
  8. tusko

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    It kinda is....
     
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    All I wanna know is the Egg/Chicken question and my life will be complete.
     
  10. Bryan

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    :lol 

    Yeah, he's had a bunch of stuff adopted...some of it's good (Total Recall, Minority Report) and some of it's...er, not so good (Paycheck, Next). And "A Scanner Darkly" was just weird.

    I think his books are really dated, unfortunately. They don't hold up as well today as Asimov, Clarke, or Heinlein's stuff.
     
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    totally the chicken
     
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    Dinosaurs laid eggs before Chickens existed.
     
  13. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    Consider this (people who reject the theory of evolution can stop reading now):
    Whatever species preceded the chicken would have laid an egg that hatched into the first chicken, just as the first human (Homo sapiens) would have been born from a woman of the previous species.

    So the egg comes first.
     
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    Actually they were tied for first place with your mother.

    Word.