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Old August 8 2013, 01:30 PM   #888
Gonzo
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Re: Starship Size Argument™ thread

Crazy Eddie wrote: View Post
So this big ship, has this bridge window, and you believe without hesitation that it's over 1200 meters long.

So this big ship has an identical bridge window and you believe it's 300 meters long.

James, do you realize how strange that seems to the rest of us? Especially considering that the shuttlebay of the new Enterprise is easily comparable to the hangar and flight deck of a modern aircraft carrier ALL BY ITSELF?

Let's do a real world comparison.

Here is the USS Enterprise next to Alcatraz Island (342 meters long). Well, actually the Carl Vinson, but she's a dead ringer for our purposes...



Here is USS Vengenace next to Alcatraz Island


It's not even close.
The Carl Vinson would fit inside the Vengeance's engineering hull with room to spare.

The Vengeance is so overpowered it has aircraft carriers as shuttlecraft.
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