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Old May 27 2013, 12:50 AM   #363
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Re: Starship Size Argument™ thread

WarpFactorZ wrote: View Post
But it's not justifiable from a function point of view. Making something "bigger" because of a threat is nonsense. An adversary won't be intimidated by the size of a weapon
If I point a rocket launcher at you, it will be more intimidating than a handgun, even if it so happens that it's a replica.

The ships in the Abramsverse are big for ONLY ONE reason: they wanted the shuttle bay to look like it could land 1000 troops at once.
I know that. We were discussing the in-universe reasons.

So, one is free to "justify" why the ships are big all they want.
What I meant is that the explanation is not logical in real life but makes a modicrum of sense in movie logic.
And that's my opinion.
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