Yes, I loved it, too. It felt much more authentic. I wasn't against the Budweiser Engine room the first time around, but this time, it's just automatically believable for me.
Also, kick the shit out of that core, Kirk! That's how we fix things around here!
I tried to make a deal with the Devil, once. Turns out I didn't have anything he wanted.
You will never find a more welcome hive of love and humility.