Yet another list of Top Starships

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  1. MacLeod

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  2. bigdaddy

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    They list all the Enterprises (Even the damn B!) except for the Enterprise C?!

    That is simply a crime. :lol:
     
  3. kirk55555

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    While I like the Excelsior class, I like the Ambassador class too, and the refit look of the B has always seemed kind of pointless to me. Its weird they didn't put the C on there, especially since some of the ships on the list look pretty stupid.
     
  4. Admiral Buzzkill

    Admiral Buzzkill Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Well, they're certainly British. The list...meh.
     
  5. DarthTom

    DarthTom Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Excelsior class was always may favorite as well - big surprise look at my avatar.

    Has anyone ever looked at the scale of the largest federation ship compared to a super stardestroyer?
     
  6. Neroon

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    I also like the Excelsior class, but hated the 'pot belly love handles' they gave to the B. It really mussed it the design.

    Here's a video on the design evolution of the Enterprise ships (sorry, don't mean to hijack the thread by focusing on Trek ships, but the CGI shown here is impressive for each class).
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAakbHMvgzI
     
  8. RAMA

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    A plucked chicken and big blue box number 1 and 2? I don't think so.

    Kudos to whoever found the starship pics though, some of the best I've seen.

    Trotting out the latest list from back in May:

    1. Ambassador Class E-C-STNG
    2. Leonov-2010
    3. Minbari Cruiser-B5
    4. Vorlon Dreadnaught-B5
    5. V'Ger-STTMP
    6. Nihydron ship-Voyager
    7. Super Star Destroyer-SW:ESB
    8. Dominion Battleship-DS9
    9. Cheyenne Class-STNG
    10. Romulan Warbird-STNG
    11. Relativity-Voyager
    12. Icarus II-Sunshine
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    13. Borg Cube-STNG
    14. Shadow Ship-B5
    15. Earthforce Omega Class Destroyer-B5
    16. Alien Mothership-CETK
    17. Prometheus-Prometheus
    18. S'ona Battleship
    19. Alien Solar sailer-Outer Limits
    20. Bajoran Solar Sailer-DS9
    21. Companion Cruiser-Earth:FC
    22. Akira Class-STFC
    23. Saurian Cityship-Voyager
    24. Battlestar Galactica-BG
    25. Gomtu-STNG
    26. Brittania-Lensman
    27. T'Plana Hath Vulcan-ST:FC
    28. Enterprise D-STNG
    29. Basestars-NuBSG
    30. Narada-ST09
    31. D'Kyr Class cruiser Vulcan-STENT
    32. X-Wing-SW
    33. Argonaut-Heroic Age
    34. Mars-1-Red Planet
    35. Nightingale 229-Supernova
    36. Alien ship-B5 Thirdspace
    37. Explorers ship-Explorers
    38. Promelian Battlecruiser-STNG
    39. Enterprise Refit-STTMP
    40. Tie Fighter-SW
    41. Discovery-2001
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    42. Valdore-Romulan-STNEM
    43. Explorer Class-B5
    44. Lectroid ship-Buckaroo Banzai
    45. Enterprise E-STFC
    46. Excalibur-B5 A Call to Arms
    47. Antares-Defying Gravity
    48. Mars 2-Mission to Mars
    49. Alien ship-Alien
    50. Sphere/machine-Contact
     
  9. MacLeod

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    Well given that SFX is a British Magazine, that's to be expected.
     
  10. davejames

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    Please, a Top 50 list? Is there any iconic ship that wouldn't be included in a list that big?
     
  11. CorporalClegg

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    Any list that doesn't have the Enterprise at number one and the Falcon at number two just isn't worth my time.

    The Enterprise C. :p


    The War of the Worlds ships weren't on there, or the Planet Express.
     
  12. RAMA

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    Well maybe, considering there are 100s of ships from some of the more well known shows.

    RAMA
     
  13. BillJ

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    Only two or three ships per page? That's fucking annoying, I found more interesting things to do after the first three pages.
     
  14. stj

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    I liked the Leonov, as well as the Discovery and the ship in Avatar. And the Enterprise, the real one, from Star Trek, still counts as the most innovative attack on phallic symbolism and pointless streamlining that still incorporates a saucer motif. Babylon 5's Earth warships almost make it for the rotating midsection but the weird armaments cause too much cognitivie dissonance.

    All the rest may be pleasing or not to the eye, but there's nothing beneath the surface. And therefore don't really belong on an all time list, I think.
     
  15. The Wormhole

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    So, they throw in images these ships supposedly look like. Why didn't they have an image of an Akira class ship as the Enterprise NX-01's doppleganger?
     
  16. Nerys Myk

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    I like the C, but its a TV show one off.
     
  17. The Wormhole

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    Technically, the Enterprise B is a one-off as well. Surprised they didn't go with the Excelsior instead. It's more recognizable.
     
  18. Neroon

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    Just remember the first sentence in the article:
     
  19. RyanKCR

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    Or a hamburger with a pickle for the Falcon as that is the idea for its design?
     
  20. Sephiroth

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    No SDF-1=invalid list