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Old May 27 2013, 12:18 AM   #365
Belz...
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Re: Starship Size Argument™ thread

WarpFactorZ wrote: View Post
I think my comparison was a little more apt than yours.
I knew I should have said "flamethrower".

No, we're fan-wanking up reasons for why the ships are big
Yeah, that's the whole point of the discussion.

based on the production staff's (probably cocaine-fueled)
That was uncalled for and juvenile.

Hollywood dream of massive starships housing a million shuttles sitting on the head of a pin.
Look at it this way: you either fly a large number of big shuttles to the space station, then have people walk to the Enterprise, or use the transporters in a completely non-epic fashion, skipping the TMP-inspired tour of the ship's exterior, OR you make sure those shuttles can fit.

We are NOT discussing the real world reasons, here.

It doesn't make any logical sense.
Of course it does. You just don't like it. That's fine.
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