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Old January 12 2014, 03:51 AM   #130
Kenny
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Re: NCC = Not Constitution Class?

I need to take a step back and ask for some clarification.

I don't have an HD television or remastered prints of "Court-Martial". The best I have is the screengrab on Memory Alpha, which can be enlarged: http://static2.wikia.nocookie.net/__...se11_chart.jpg

To my eyes, the Starbase 11 chart contains these registry numbers:
NCC-1709
NCC-1831
NCC-1703
NCC-1672
NCC-1864
NCC-1897
NCC-1701
NCC-1718
NCC-1685
NCC-1700

The contentious registries are the ones that might be 16xx or might be 18xx. I don't think any of the 17xx registries are being debated.

Can someone with a big screen HD television and a remastered print do us all a big favor and look at this scene, frame by frame, and tell us what those aggravating 16xx or 18xx registries actually are?

A frame by frame analysis is necessary because the grain in the original film stock will shift from one frame to the next, but I would think that a person with a good eye (and a lot of patience) would be able to see whether the majority of the frames show a 6 or an 8 for each of the contentious registries.

Or is it not that simple?

-- Kenny
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