Favorite Enterprise and why?

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by PhaserLightShow, Apr 18, 2016.

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Which (U)SS Enterprise is your favorite and why?

  1. SS Enterprise, NX-01, NX-Class

    5 vote(s)
    4.7%
  2. USS Enterprise, XCV-360

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  3. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701, Constitution Class (prime or Abrams universe)

    13 vote(s)
    12.3%
  4. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701, Constitution Class Refit

    38 vote(s)
    35.8%
  5. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-A, Enterprise-Class

    5 vote(s)
    4.7%
  6. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-B, Excelsior Class

    2 vote(s)
    1.9%
  7. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-C, Ambassador Class

    5 vote(s)
    4.7%
  8. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-D, Galaxy Class

    18 vote(s)
    17.0%
  9. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-D, Galaxy-X Class (Admiral Riker, AGT)

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  10. USS Enterprise (formerly USS Monitor), Defiant Class (The Return, written by Will Shatner)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-E, Sovereign Class

    10 vote(s)
    9.4%
  12. Other (please specify)

    5 vote(s)
    4.7%
  13. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-J, Pizza-Cutter Class

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  14. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701, Ralph McQuarie-Constitution Subclass

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  15. USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-F, Odyssey Class

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  1. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Even on Voyager we saw a couple definitions of transwarp. For example, the Borg can travel at transwarp, but do not exist in all points of the universe simultaneously.

    Although, can you imagine, if the Borg's early transwarp experiments went the same as Tom Paris's in Threshold? And entire cube where the full drone compliment get turned into Borgified salamanders?
     
  2. Yanks

    Yanks Commodore Commodore

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    I read the whole thing. It's just as subjective as believing it exists.
     
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  3. sojourner

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    Only if it's a religion.
     
  4. General_Phoenix

    General_Phoenix Captain Captain

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    I have to go with the Enterprise B. She had a very long and interesting life, and I have to admit to really loving the ship when I first saw her in Generations. From Captain Harriman, and then later Demora Sulu, she also mapped nearly 130+ star systems, and made first contact with numerous civilizations. She was also lost in space, so that just brings up all kinds of possibilities for a future series or movie.
     
  5. Thot Tnak

    Thot Tnak Captain Red Shirt

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    Q? Why in the poll is NCC-1701J listed as Pizza Cutter Class? I read it was suggested Universe-Class...
     
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  6. Spot261

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    I'm assuming because it looks more like a pizza cutter than a universe
     
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  7. Blamo

    Blamo Commodore Commodore

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    Constitution-class refit.

    The TOS movies got a lot right when it came to their ship designs. They're detailed enough to make them look real and functional, but not overworked to the point you're not sure what you're looking at. The Connie-refit had enough elegance to it's design so it looked cool and not a "block", but wasn't streamlined like the later starfleet ships (the classic configuration just doesn't look all that good streamlined in my opinion). It also looked like it could have been a military vessel, both inside and out.
     
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  8. 2takesfrakes

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    Whilst I love the luxurious, stately and elegant "D" I am a huge fan of the Enterprise as it appeared in TMP. The heavy Art Deco influences on the refit design are very dramatic and beautiful. The "Aztec" pattern and pearlescent finish of the paint accentuated everything that was clever and well-done with that very impressive model. In short, it was - quite simply - a work of Art. The "D" has very graceful lines, which a vessel that enormous probably should have, to give it a sophistication and its own aesthetic. The Imperial ships of STAR WARS are just too big and "fat" looking, suggesting a decadent, gluttonous, overbearing society, for instance. But the "D" is very pretty to look at, it's just not as striking as its predecessor.
     
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  9. 137th Gebirg

    137th Gebirg Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    1701 TMP Refit, by far, w/ Picard's E in close second. I see I am in good company with the first choice. :)
     
  10. -Brett-

    -Brett- Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Two vastly different ships merged into one voting option, while two identical ones get separate options. Makes sense.

    The movies I - VI version is my favorite. Whichever option that belongs in.
     
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  11. PhaserLightShow

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    Either Refit 1701 or Enterprise-A. Your choice.

    @PhaserLightShow
     
  12. Thot Tnak

    Thot Tnak Captain Red Shirt

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    Enterprise-A (admit the Romulan D'deridex Warbird is awesome and beautiful too. Why they weren't used in "Nemesis" is a mystery).
     
  13. JesterFace

    JesterFace Commodore Commodore

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    My guess is that they wanted the Nemesis Romulan ship to be something completely new because Shinzon was not your average Romulan but also because DS9 crew broke the original D'deridex model.
     
  14. B.J.

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    Why would that matter? Weren't they on fully-digital models by that point? (Also, first I've heard of them breaking that particular model.)
     
  15. The Wormhole

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    Hell, nearly all the ships from the last two seasons of DS9 were CG anyway, as were all the ships in Nemesis. I suspect the main reason why they created new Romulan ships for Nemesis rather than use the D'deridex was simply because it's a movie why not create a new ship design. And as cool as the D'deridex looks, it was getting rather silly that it was the only starship design the Romulans were using in the 24th century. Even the Klingons had two designs unique to the 24th century (Vor'cha and Negh'var).
     
  16. Kemaiku

    Kemaiku Admiral Admiral

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    All of the Romulan Warbirds in DS9 and VGR were CGI, it wouldn't have mattered one bit about the physical model. Nemesis created a new higher red Enterprise E render, as well as the Argo, Scimitar and Valdore class. They could easily have imported and improved the D'deridex render, but created a new ship from scratch.

    The decision was obviously to have a new ship type regardless.
     
  17. ashefivekay

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    Almost pegged the Enterprise B (I really REALLY love the Excelsior and the refit mods on the B), but I had to go with the one I fell in love with when I watched Star Trek II for the first time and picked the Enterprise Refit. It's what I thought of as the Enterprise for decades and it's always the first one I think of when the name pops up. The Galaxy class has grown on me a lot lately and I do like the Sovereign, and if the C had looked more like the original design I'd probably love that one too, but it almost always comes back to the refit.
     
  18. The Wormhole

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    The decision was likely merchandising related. Create a new ship and you have potential new toys. Although, I'm not sure if any toys or model kits have been released of the Valdore. At the very least, video games such as STO probably enjoy having another canon design they can use.
     
  19. JesterFace

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    I'm one of those old school types that prefers models over CGI, D'deridex warbirds didn't look as good in later DS9 when they used CGI, I think those warbirds looked much better in TNG when they were using models.
     
  20. B.J.

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    I don't disagree with you there, I prefer physical models in most cases too. But personal preferences aside, they were already using all-digital models, so it wouldn't matter if the original physical model of the D'deridex was broken.