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Old June 3 2013, 07:39 PM   #450
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Re: Starship Size Argument™ thread

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I'm pretty sure those lifts work on electricity.
Your point? Lots of electrical systems still worked on the ship. Which ones were out was a function of plot and dramatic necessity, more than any plausible sense of how to wire up a starship. That's just par for the course in Star Trek.
What a thrilling scene that would have been. The "waiting in the escalator" scene.
Where might I have agreed with that sentiment?

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It is true, though, that a lot of time is spent running through the ship. It's more dramatic than riding a turbolift
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