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With the release of the long-awaited continuation of the Star Wars saga in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and due to popular demand we're ending this year with a bang. From 2015-12-18 00:00 UTC to 2015-12-31 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to all your great questions about anything Star Wars (conveniently taggable with ).1

Once the challenge is over, we'll tally the results and winners (by question votes) here. Also don't forget to suggest and vote for new topics for our next possible challenge.

May the force be with you!


1) This is actually a general policy here to be followed for every question, but seeing how this film is a rather big thing on the internet and people can react quite sensitive to spoilers, we would once again remind everyone that spoilers in question titles are to be strictly avoided. If you see a spoiler in someone else's question titles, feel free to edit it out or bring it to attention so it can be fixed as fast as possible.

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The challenge is over and the top-voted question (with a score of 17 and ~4068 views) was asked by hitman4890, which makes them the winner of this challenge:

1. Age difference between Anakin Skywalker and Padmé in the Star Wars prequel trilogy

The other questions asked, in order of votes are (the numbers are the votes and views):

  1. Does Rey speak Shyriiwook? (16 / ~1998)

  2. Was the famous “Wilhelm Scream” used in “The Force Awakens?” (12 / ~614)

  3. Why was the Force Ghost scene altered in the 2004 DVD version of Return of the Jedi? (11 / ~2264)

  4. Who is Rey’s family? (10 / ~1034)

    What prompted R2-D2 to wake up at this point in “The Force Awakens?” (10 / ~3108)

  5. Who is the father of Darth Vader? (9 / ~177)

    How can Maz have Luke's lightsaber in Star Wars VII? (9 / ~241)

  6. What language does BB-8 speak? (8 / ~1156)

  7. Why does The Force Awakens not use the Episode notation? (7 / ~286)

    Why do Obi-Wan and Anakin not get burned during their battle on the lava? (7 / ~1775)

    How did Darth Vader learn Luke was his son? (7 / ~270)

    Which is the correct pronunciation of Han in Star Wars? (7 / ~1374)

    Why did Obi-Wan vanish after his fight with Vader? (7 / ~150)

    Who is Lor San Tekka? (7 / ~14099)

  8. What is the right age for starting a training for Jedi? (6 / ~1152)

    How did the Resistance know their planet was the next target? (6 / ~189)

  9. Who is Supreme Leader Snoke? (5 / ~537)

    How did Supreme Leader Snoke seduce him to the Dark Side? (5 / ~534)

    If the Jedi way is to avoid aggression and only fight as a form of defense, then how come every battle starts with the good guys attacking first? (5 / ~121)

  10. Why was Kylo Ren punching himself? (4 / ~2600)

    Why does the First Order in “The Force Awakens” refer to the Resistance as “Rebels” when the Republic is reinstated? (4 / ~284)

  11. Was the twist in The Empire Strikes Back leaked to the public before the movie's release? (3 / ~75)

    Who is the chosen one? (3 / ~65)

    How did Kylo Ren get ahead of them? (3 / ~197)

    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith vs. The Clone Wars (3 / ~73)

    Is there some term for the English used by Yoda? (3 / ~76)

    What are the subplots common to both The Force Awakens and A New Hope? (3 / ~252)

  12. Why did Kylo Ren take such a drastic action? (2 / ~853)

    Question regarding Kylo Ren line (2 / ~539)

    Confused about the Resistance base in The Force Awakens (2 / ~748)

    What did Kylo mean by he has to do something difficult? (2 / ~507)

  13. Why does master Qui-Gon think Anakin is the "chosen one" while others do not? (1 / ~113)

    What is the in-universe significance of different colours of lightsabers in Star Wars? (1 / ~82)

  14. How are Lightsabers created in Star Wars? (0 / ~54)

  15. How does Han communicate with Chewbacca? (-3 / ~163)

  • Ahhh, still on 4th place with a late entry – Ankit Sharma Jan 4 '16 at 7:28

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