Lt. Uhura-Brown wrote:
How about an option to automatically raise shields when incoming weapons fire is detected?
Ensign Redshirt: "Sir, the enemy ship is firing on us!"
Captain Whoever: "Raise sh--"
Ensign Redshirt: "Oops, too late. We suck."
Or just leave the shields up ALL THE TIME. The only time they really need to be lowered is for transporting or shuttle launches.