History Literature / TheRollingStones

21st Feb '18 9:06:39 PM PaulA
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'''Note''': The YMMV tab goes to the band, not the book.
5th Dec '17 1:08:20 AM Arivne
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* YesMan: 50% of Edith Stone's dialog consists of "Yes, dear" in response to Roger Stone's rantings. When she does speak up it's [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness serious business]]

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* YesMan: 50% of Edith Stone's dialog consists of "Yes, dear" in response to Roger Stone's rantings. When she does speak up it's [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness serious business]]business]].
28th Nov '17 10:52:00 AM sgamer82
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* TwinBanter: Cas and Pol are masters of this.

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* %% TwinBanter: Cas and Pol are masters of this.
24th Aug '17 2:07:07 AM LondonKdS
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* MarketBasedTitle: After [[Music/TheRollingStones the rock band]] hit the big time, later UK editions were retitled ''Space Family Stone''.
13th Apr '17 9:48:10 AM Rday
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* ManChild: Roger has shades of this, mostly related to the ''War God'' incident, fighting temptation to lie to Edith to keep from going to the plague infested ship, most egregiously when he condemns the ''War God's'' passengers to several more week of quarantine after they land, because he just ''had'' go aboard to see her after their extended separation.

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* ManChild: Roger has shades of this, mostly related to the ''War God'' incident, fighting temptation to lie to Edith to keep her from going to the plague infested ship, and most egregiously when he condemns the ''War God's'' passengers to several more week weeks of quarantine after they land, because he just ''had'' go aboard to see her after their extended separation.
13th Apr '17 9:38:38 AM Rday
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* ManChild: Roger has shades of this, mostly related to the ''War God'' incident, fighting temptation to lie to Edith to keep from going to the plague infested ship, most egregiously when he condemns the ''War God's'' passengers to several more week of quarantine after they land, because he just ''had'' go aboard to see her after their extended separation.
31st Oct '16 2:36:14 PM margdean56
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* ShownTheirWork: In the book ''Literature/ExpandedUniverse'', Mr. Heinlein explain how Mrs. Heinlein and he spent many hours calculating the precise orbit of the spaceship when it departs Luna and slingshots around Earth toward Mars. They had to do it with paper and pen, because in the early 1950s there was no other way and he wanted it to be correct.

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* ShownTheirWork: In the book ''Literature/ExpandedUniverse'', Mr. Heinlein explain explains how Mrs. Heinlein and he spent many hours calculating the precise orbit of the spaceship when it departs Luna and slingshots around Earth toward Mars. They had to do it with paper and pen, because in the early 1950s there was no other way and he wanted it to be correct.
8th Sep '16 8:33:28 AM Rday
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* CrypticBackgroundReference: Hazel Stone meets recognizes someone from decades back involved in the Lunar revolution. Heinlein's novel ''Literature/TheMoonIsAHarshMistress'' later features Hazel as a young girl in the revolution.

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* CrypticBackgroundReference: On Mars, Hazel Stone meets recognizes someone from decades back who was involved in the Lunar revolution. Heinlein's novel ''Literature/TheMoonIsAHarshMistress'' later features Hazel as a young girl in the revolution.
7th Sep '16 7:20:07 PM Phys101
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* CrypticBackgroundReference: Hazel Stone meets recognizes someone from decades back involved in the Lunar revolution. Heinlein's novel ''Literature/TheMoonIsAHarshMistress'' later features Hazel as a young girl in the revolution.
7th Sep '16 7:10:48 PM Phys101
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** ScienceMarchesOn: It's a case of not thinking of it, because the basic physics remained unchanged. But it appears to never have occurred to Heinlein that Jupiter could be used to boost a spacecraft to reach a further target faster and with less fuel required. (This book ends with the Stones heading for Saturn.)
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