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Old February 19 2014, 08:32 PM   #16
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

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The Borg would adapt eventually, but they'd never survive the first hit from the Death Star.

Multiple cubes? The Borg.
Wouldn't they just scan it then approach from another direction?
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Old February 19 2014, 09:09 PM   #17
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

I'm going to go with the Death Star on this one if we are talking ship to ship combat only(On one provision) .. After all it usually takes the Borg at least one or two shots for them to adapt. So if the Death Star is able to hit A Borg cube it would destroy iy in one go.
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Old February 20 2014, 01:42 AM   #18
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

^If they're able to hit it.

The Borg would win, they're just too fast for them. Plus, if an X-wing can fly by and shoot a torpedo to the deathstar's core, the Borg could teleport a drone somewhere along that path. It'll get aboard and it's all over for the deathstar. The Borg against the force though, the force wins.

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Old February 21 2014, 12:07 AM   #19
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

It's true a single shot from the death star would destroy a borg cube, but would they hit? That laser didn't look like it could be aimed without just rotating the entire station.

It'd take a long time for the Borg to be able to assimilate the Death Star because it's just so damn huge, but if the goal was to destroy it: "SCANNING. SMALL EXHAUST PORT DETECTED. FIRING WEAPONS DIRECTLY AT EXHAUST PORT".
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Old February 21 2014, 12:10 AM   #20
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

Neither. It is a draw.

Why? The Borg scan it and realize how silly it is [and not useful to them] thus deeming it unworthy of assimilation.

[If a kid with a glow stick fails to destroy it, and it continues to cause trouble....they may send a few spheres after it if they have the time. ]
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Old February 21 2014, 12:19 AM   #21
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

JirinPanthosa wrote: View Post
It's true a single shot from the death star would destroy a borg cube, but would they hit? That laser didn't look like it could be aimed without just rotating the entire station.

It'd take a long time for the Borg to be able to assimilate the Death Star because it's just so damn huge, but if the goal was to destroy it: "SCANNING. SMALL EXHAUST PORT DETECTED. FIRING WEAPONS DIRECTLY AT EXHAUST PORT".
The first Death Star was direct, but the second Death Star had some aiming capability. It was able to pick of starships without being directly pointed at the target.

But it's a moot point anyway. Thanks to Voyager, cubes are perhaps more maneuverable than SW capital ships.

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Depends. Which one is Batman with? Does he have time to prepare?
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Old February 21 2014, 12:21 AM   #22
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

The Borg cube would eventually release a Borg Sphere that would find the Death Star's weak spot and KABOOM! Battle over.
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Old February 21 2014, 12:43 AM   #23
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

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... the second Death Star had some aiming capability. It was able to pick of starships without being directly pointed at the target.
Only ships that stood in front of it. I don't think it can rotate that fast. I have a feeling, with its mass, rotating quickly would cause everyone to fly out the windows.

I am considering changing my vote to Deathstar if the Emperor or Darth Vader is aboard and the Borg count as weak minded. They could mind trick them to sleep.
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Old February 21 2014, 05:57 AM   #24
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

^ I would think that the collective force of the Borg consciousness would not be 'weak'. I highly doubt any kind of telepathic trick (Jedi or otherwise) would ever work on them.
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Old February 21 2014, 06:03 AM   #25
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

Borg wins, before the Death Star gets a chance to fire, they beam over drones, assimilate crew, learn the details of the Death Star weapon, adapt their shields, making the Death Star weapon useless. Either that or, you know, the thermal exhaust port. BOOM!
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Old February 21 2014, 03:15 PM   #26
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The Borg wouldn't use the exhaust port to destroy the Death Star. They'll either use it to assimilate them or they'll ignore them. Borg seldomly destroy ships just to destroy them.
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Old February 21 2014, 03:40 PM   #27
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

And if the Emperor is on the Death Star...

You've got quite a fanfic basis there.

Borg Emperor and Borg Vader...
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Old February 21 2014, 05:21 PM   #28
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... the second Death Star had some aiming capability. It was able to pick of starships without being directly pointed at the target.
Only ships that stood in front of it. I don't think it can rotate that fast.
That's why I said *some* aiming capability, not total. I also mentioned the Cube's superior maneuverability vs. your standard SW capship. It's the Death Star, not the Death Blossom!
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Old February 21 2014, 05:53 PM   #29
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And if the Emperor is on the Death Star...

You've got quite a fanfic basis there.

Borg Emperor and Borg Vader...
1: Can the force stop assimilation?
2: Can the Borg use the force?
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Old February 21 2014, 06:50 PM   #30
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Re: Who would prevail in an armed conflict?

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Can the force stop assimilation?
I doubt it. It takes high doses of radiation to destroy Borg nanoprobes, and the Force is...not exactly that.
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