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Old December 14 2012, 10:10 PM   #16
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Re: Starships underwater WTF???

I've always likened starships to submarines, so the idea of one being underwater is really one that should have been done a long time ago, IMO.

Instead of using ballast tanks, they're using either maneuvering jets and/or subspace fields to dive and submerge.
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Old December 14 2012, 11:07 PM   #17
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My problem is...



If that rumor is true.
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Old December 15 2012, 06:39 AM   #18
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I completely understand the irrational anger, however I would think starships designed in a fictional series would be equipped to enter gas giants, many of which are comprised of liquid materials.
That is all.
Keywords: "fictional series"

You're absolutely right. They can do whatever they want, because it's NOT REAL.

Didn't we do this 4 years ago?
Anyone who's taking the OP seriously (and who thinks he's talking about nuTrek: Read the line below carefully.

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We're supposed to believe a huge Federation starship can come down through a planet's atmosphere, descend into a large body of water and submerge itself completely?

The Trek I knew is dead, replaced with this unjustified nonsense. Star Trek: Insurrection is not true Star Trek. Screw Rick Berman and his idiotic "kewl" popcorn-movie stunts. Gene Rodenberry would be rolling in his grave. I'm through with Star Trek
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Old December 16 2012, 11:54 PM   #19
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We're supposed to believe a huge Federation starship can come down through a planet's atmosphere, descend into a large body of water and submerge itself completely? And remain functional? And then just rise up into space again?? This is completely contrary to anything in established Trek history. Starships go in SPACE, they're not submarines. Only an idiot would think a starship could pull a stunt like that and not be CRUSHED by the crushing forces of H20, nature's deadliest liquid. Every ship that ever sank did so in WATER! And they were built for it! Look what happened to the Klingon ship in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home for more proof!

The Trek I knew is dead, replaced with this unjustified nonsense. Star Trek: Insurrection is not true Star Trek. Screw Rick Berman and his idiotic "kewl" popcorn-movie stunts. Gene Rodenberry would be rolling in his grave. I'm through with Star Trek
Why not? They're structurally superstrong, made of advanced materials, air tight, use both exterior shields and structural integrity fielkds, and on top of that, anti-gravity technology is well established in Star Trek. Quite frankly its almost shocking you're asking this question, because out of the 4-5 most exotic technologies on the Enterprise, going underwater is probably the LEAST impossible of them.
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Old December 17 2012, 01:53 AM   #20
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We're supposed to believe a huge Federation starship can come down through a planet's atmosphere, descend into a large body of water and submerge itself completely? And remain functional? And then just rise up into space again?? This is completely contrary to anything in established Trek history. Starships go in SPACE, they're not submarines. Only an idiot would think a starship could pull a stunt like that and not be CRUSHED by the crushing forces of H20, nature's deadliest liquid. Every ship that ever sank did so in WATER! And they were built for it! Look what happened to the Klingon ship in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home for more proof!

The Trek I knew is dead, replaced with this unjustified nonsense. Star Trek: Insurrection is not true Star Trek. Screw Rick Berman and his idiotic "kewl" popcorn-movie stunts. Gene Rodenberry would be rolling in his grave. I'm through with Star Trek
Why not? They're structurally superstrong, made of advanced materials, air tight, use both exterior shields and structural integrity fielkds, and on top of that, anti-gravity technology is well established in Star Trek. Quite frankly its almost shocking you're asking this question, because out of the 4-5 most exotic technologies on the Enterprise, going underwater is probably the LEAST impossible of them.
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Old December 17 2012, 01:56 AM   #21
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the crushing forces of H20, nature's deadliest liquid.
That was my favorite part.
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Old December 27 2012, 09:45 PM   #22
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We're supposed to believe a huge Federation starship can come down through a planet's atmosphere, descend into a large body of water and submerge itself completely? And remain functional? And then just rise up into space again?? This is completely contrary to anything in established Trek history. Starships go in SPACE, they're not submarines. Only an idiot would think a starship could pull a stunt like that and not be CRUSHED by the crushing forces of H20, nature's deadliest liquid. Every ship that ever sank did so in WATER! And they were built for it! Look what happened to the Klingon ship in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home for more proof!

The Trek I knew is dead, replaced with this unjustified nonsense. Star Trek: Insurrection is not true Star Trek. Screw Rick Berman and his idiotic "kewl" popcorn-movie stunts. Gene Rodenberry would be rolling in his grave. I'm through with Star Trek
Why not? They're structurally superstrong, made of advanced materials, air tight, use both exterior shields and structural integrity fielkds, and on top of that, anti-gravity technology is well established in Star Trek. Quite frankly its almost shocking you're asking this question, because out of the 4-5 most exotic technologies on the Enterprise, going underwater is probably the LEAST impossible of them.
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Yes, I didnt see that till afterwards, but the answer is still the same for all the zillions of others questioning it.

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Old December 29 2012, 02:43 AM   #23
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The power of the plot can do strange and mysterious things.
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Old December 30 2012, 05:22 AM   #24
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You're right! That's crazy! Next they'll have starships flying through "fluidic space" or something!
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Old December 30 2012, 10:07 PM   #25
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You're right! That's crazy! Next they'll have starships flying through "fluidic space" or something!
That could not be sarcasm, could it?
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Old December 30 2012, 10:21 PM   #26
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You're right! That's crazy! Next they'll have starships flying through "fluidic space" or something!
That could not be sarcasm, could it?
With this bunch it's often impossible to know for sure.
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Old January 2 2013, 04:25 AM   #27
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the crushing forces of H20, nature's deadliest liquid.
That was my favorite part.
I was getting all ready to make a snarky remark about mercury or snake venom or lava before I realized the OP wasn't being serious.
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Old January 10 2013, 01:42 PM   #28
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WHAT?! THE OP ISN'T SERIOUS?! HE IS MAKING FUN OF THE HOLY TREK?!

SHUN THE UNBELIEVER! SHUN! SHUUUUNNN!!!
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Old January 24 2013, 03:33 AM   #29
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It should be able to go through water. Let's see how Mr. Scott does it.
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Old January 24 2013, 10:11 PM   #30
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Can submarines they build in the 23rd century go into space as well?
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