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Re: Star Trek: Nemesis [message #912] Fri, 04 May 2012 23:58 Go to next message
Duggy is currently offline  Duggy
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On May 5, 1:15 am, BTR1701 wrote:
> In article
> ,
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>  Duggy wrote:
> > On May 4, 6:49 pm, Professor Bubba wrote:
> > > It'd be much easier to blow up the local sun.  That'd get rid of 'em,
> > > you betcha.
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> > And yourself.
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> Not in the Alderaan scenario. The Death Star had FTL capability, so it
> could outrun the explosion.

The Death Star didn't have the power to destroy a star.

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Re: Star Trek: Nemesis [message #913 is a reply to message #912] Sat, 05 May 2012 04:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Remysun is currently offline  Remysun
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On May 4, 10:58 pm, Duggy wrote:

> The Death Star didn't have the power to destroy a star.

Neither did a Star Destroyer. When marketing to the military, it's all
about the up sale.
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Re: Star Trek: Nemesis [message #914 is a reply to message #912] Sat, 05 May 2012 06:19 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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On May 5, 5:51 pm, Remysun wrote:
> On May 4, 10:58 pm, Duggy wrote:
>
> > The Death Star didn't have the power to destroy a star.
>
> Neither did a Star Destroyer. When marketing to the military, it's all
> about the up sale.

True, but BTR-Enterprise thought a Death Star could.

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Re: Star Trek: Nemesis [message #915 is a reply to message #912] Sun, 06 May 2012 19:38 Go to previous messageGo to next message
BTR1701 is currently offline  BTR1701
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In article
<6eaf8762-47df-429f-89db-8a9ce87debcc@vy9g2000pbc.googlegroups.com>,
Duggy wrote:

> On May 5, 1:15áam, BTR1701 wrote:
> > In article
> > ,
> >
> > áDuggy wrote:
> > > On May 4, 6:49ápm, Professor Bubba wrote:
> > > > It'd be much easier to blow up the local sun. áThat'd get rid of 'em,
> > > > you betcha.
> >
> > > And yourself.
> >
> > Not in the Alderaan scenario. The Death Star had FTL capability, so it
> > could outrun the explosion.
>
> The Death Star didn't have the power to destroy a star.

How do you know?
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Re: Star Trek: Nemesis [message #916 is a reply to message #912] Sun, 06 May 2012 20:44 Go to previous message
Duggy is currently offline  Duggy
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On May 7, 8:38 am, BTR1701 wrote:
> In article
> <6eaf8762-47df-429f-89db-8a9ce87de...@vy9g2000pbc.googlegroups.com>,
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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>  Duggy wrote:
> > On May 5, 1:15 am, BTR1701 wrote:
> > > In article
> > > ,
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> > >  Duggy wrote:
> > > > On May 4, 6:49 pm, Professor Bubba wrote:
> > > > > It'd be much easier to blow up the local sun.  That'd get rid of 'em,
> > > > > you betcha.
>
> > > > And yourself.
>
> > > Not in the Alderaan scenario. The Death Star had FTL capability, so it
> > > could outrun the explosion.
>
> > The Death Star didn't have the power to destroy a star.
>
> How do you know?

It's a flaw I couldn't get past when I designed it.

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