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Dear lord. :shock: That burns!
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Old 11-28-2005, 07:11 AM
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It begins!

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Old 11-28-2005, 11:05 PM
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Valium, are you still in?

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I suppose this Eclipse will do then, though I don't see what's wrong with a blinged up Excelsior. We could have 18-inch rims, a massive spoiler, chrome trim, the works! :P
Oh, you mean like this one?





Gah, I thought the SFC had abandoned that Chavselcior class designs! Oww, my eyes, my eyes!
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Old 11-30-2005, 09:36 PM
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That was my reaction too.
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I know I'm gonna catch flak for this, but I honestly never liked the Excelsior, least of all from the side. It just looks unbalanced, like there's no room at all in the saucer section. Especially when you contrast it with the Constitution refit.

Yes, I know, it's big, but like the D'deridex, it feels like it takes up a lot more volume than it should. It's just...wasteful.

Strangely enough, I like the Sovereign, but that's a bit more refined, smoother and feels less unbalanced. It's like an Excelsior with the nasty bits filed off.

Oh, and don't get me started on the whole Enterprise-B thing. That's a brand new hate of its own.

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Old 11-30-2005, 10:23 PM
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Actually, I have similar thoughts on the matter. I actually prefer small ships, especielly the ones I design myself, which are usually really small. I can't picture living on a ship with a crew larger than my class here at school, which is around 200. Thus, I prefer Voyager, and the Defiant, as well as the Nova, Oberth, and Danube classes.
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Old 11-30-2005, 11:28 PM
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Oh, and don't get me started on the whole Enterprise-B thing. That's a brand new hate of its own.
It had a weird fairing thing going on, and I believe that the nacelles were different too (though I could be wrong). Other than that it wasn't very much different than the standard Excelsior - hardly enough for a brand new hate of it's own, surely?
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Actually, there was a ligitimate reason there, at least for the studio. Generations was before CGI became common, so they only had the one Excelsior model, and they were pulling it out like crazy. They didn't want to totally trash it, but they needed the B to look damaged. Hence, they added the new stuff, and then damaged that. But I agree that it throws off what lines the ship had to start, so go figure.
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Meh. My personal fav's are the Connie refit, the Excelsior (but not the ENT-B), and of course, http://members.fortunecity.com/sfcsp...aftersmall.jpg :twisted:
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Hmmm. Interesting. still, I'll stick to less than ten decks.
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Back from the hospital. New chapter started.

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^ So, how is your bionic arm, anyhow?
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Crushing.

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Yes! New stuff!
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