Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater?

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  1. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    They have the technology to float an entire city in the air. Lifting an starship into orbit or sending one under the ocean shouldn't be a problem.
     
  2. Franklin

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    It would be an extreme solution to those problems, though. To that end, doing it for character reasons within the story could be more important. I'd like to think, who else but Kirk would take Starfleet's flagship underwater?
    In other words, even if there is minimal danger to the ship, it's still probably considered a wreckless act that is generally frowned upon among the admiralty. The mission we walk into in the first nine minutes could be what leads to Pike's lecture Kirk. A lecture which may include the question, "Did you really submerge the Enterprise?"
     
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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    Or it could be an impressive scene in the movie not meant to be analysed to death for no reason.
     
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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    Where's the fun in that? :lol:
     
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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    For those that like this idea no explanation will be needed, for those that do not like this idea no explanation will be good enough.

    For the record I think this is a very cool idea!
     
  6. Franklin

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    "...not to be meant to be analysed to death for no reason." But, but that is not our way. :vulcan:

    I know! Maybe they can stop the movie for a while after the scene for an audience discussion. ;)
     
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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    Only with the Pegasus' cloaking device.
     
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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

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  9. M'Sharak

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    I suspect that link is being blocked by TrekCore, as nothing was showing up in your post, but you really aren't supposed to hotlink images from sites which aren't your own, anyway.

    The pic you wanted is on this page, fourth row, third column, if I'm not mistaken.
     
  10. The Wormhole

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    In Thirty Days they did explain that modifications had been done to the Delta Flyer so that it could operate underwater. And even then it wasn't perfect, since the Flyer sprung a leak in no time.
     
  11. Jackson_Roykirk

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    "Explaining how they modified it"
    and
    "Telling us that it was modified"

    ...are two different things

    All they need to do is tell us that the ship was modified, with a general description of that modification (at most); they don't need to go into detail as to how it was done. Something to the effect of Scotty saying "I modified the shields", or something like that.
     
  12. M'Sharak

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    "Scotty, will that work?"
    "Aye, sir - it will."
    "But... "
    "Captain... it'll work. I give you my word as an engineer."


    Boom. Done.
     
  13. The Wormhole

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    I won't accept things unless the Enterprise springs a leak. I will boycott the movie if there is no leaky Enterprise. This is non-negotiable. I will also spread bad word of mouth. I know three people who won't see the movie just because the Enterprise won't leak while underwater. Consider the implications.

    I need to take a leak.
     
  14. Keeper

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    While trying to plug a leak nuScotty will lose a fingertip.
     
  15. The Wormhole

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    It has to be the middle one. Canon demands no less.
     
  16. Dick_Valentine

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    *looks at thread title*

    THE Enterprise

    *walks out of thread*
     
  17. Keeper

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    Well, we know he found the Enterprise to be exciting, perhaps this is where he falls deeply in love with her. ;-)
     
  18. Amasov

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    I wasn't aware. My apologies. :)
     
  19. Anji

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    My guess is this is the movie where Scotty earns his title of "Miracle Worker."

    And, yeah, they'll explain it. If not they know we'll burn up the Internet trashing the film.
     
  20. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    Re: Will there be an explaination for how enterprise can go underwater

    Meh, some of us will do that no matter what.