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First list thread of the New Year! Most awesome spaceship designs ever!

POSTED BY: CHRISISALL
UPDATED: Monday, January 3, 2011 14:06
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Friday, December 31, 2010 8:27 PM

CHRISISALL


My list:

#1 the U.S.S. Enterprise
#2 Serenity
#3 the Viper
#4 the Battlestar Galactica
#5 Millenium Falcon
#6 the Gunstar from "Last Starfighter"
#7 the Drop Ship from "Aliens"
#8 Klingon Battlecruiser
#9 Cylon Raider
#10 X-Wing

Have I missed anything?



The laughing Chrisisall



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Friday, December 31, 2010 8:35 PM

MCS0083


Switch 1 and 2 and you'll be set :)

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Friday, December 31, 2010 8:40 PM

CHRISISALL


That's totally understandable.
But Trek pioneered the double-nacelle thing.

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Friday, December 31, 2010 11:11 PM

JONGSSTRAW


Quote:


#1 the U.S.S. Enterprise
#2 Serenity
#3 the Viper
#4 the Battlestar Galactica
#5 Millenium Falcon
#6 the Gunstar from "Last Starfighter"
#7 the Drop Ship from "Aliens"
#8 Klingon Battlecruiser
#9 Cylon Raider
#10 X-Wing



other notables.....

The Cygnus
Discovery
Voyager
The Infinity
C-57D Cruiser
The Draconia
Spaceball's Cruiser/Mega Maid
Imperial Star Destroyer
Cylon Base Star
Romulan Predator
First Federation Cruiser (Balok's ship)
The Protector
Borg Cube
The White Star




















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Friday, December 31, 2010 11:23 PM

CHRISISALL


The original Viper is my personal favourite.

Is it just me, or do spaceships really suck these days? Abram's Enterprise was totally lacking in finesse, the Lost In Space movie's Jupiter 2 made me gag, and Lucas' ships in eps 1, 2 & 3 looked like idiotic toys IMO.
Avatar had some really cool stuff, but other than that, spaceships not Firefly-related have been an epic fail.
What's wit dat?


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Friday, December 31, 2010 11:30 PM

CHRISISALL


Discovery was awesome, btw.




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Saturday, January 1, 2011 7:06 AM

CYBERSNARK


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
Is it just me, or do spaceships really suck these days? Abram's Enterprise was totally lacking in finesse, the Lost In Space movie's Jupiter 2 made me gag, and Lucas' ships in eps 1, 2 & 3 looked like idiotic toys IMO.


Actually, I really liked the Jupiter 2 (the outside hull, at least. The actual sets didn't really do anything for me). And I've developed a passionate love of the LAAT/i ("Lartie") troop shuttles from the Clone Wars.

For me:

1. The Andromeda Ascendant (Glorious Heritage class)
2. The Whitestar
3. The Jupiter 2
4. The Enterprise-E (Sovereign-class)
5. The Titan (Luna-class)
6. The Aventine (Vesta-class)
7. The Orion (actually the comatose Omega Supreme: http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Omega_Supreme_%28Animated%29 )
8. The SDF-3 (yes, SDF-3: the SDF-1 was a rebuild by amateurs, and the SDF-2 was a decoy that never left the ground, but the SDF-3 was built using actual Zentraedi tech, as the first dual-race starship, designed to accomodate both Zentraedi and humans.)
9. The Millennium Falcon (Heavily-modified YT-1300)
10. The Archangel (from Gundam Seed)

Much as I hate to admit it, if we're going by "Awesome," Serenity just doesn't rate --by design, she's a workhorse. A beautiful one, it's true, but she doesn't really knock my socks off as a ship (now, if we were going by comfort level).

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Saturday, January 1, 2011 10:50 AM

MUTT999



#3 The Nostromo.


#2 The Bebop (If I can get animated).


#1 Serenity (Midbulk Gingerbread Transport) You
can eat the buffer panels while waiting for Inara.


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Saturday, January 1, 2011 11:01 AM

LWAVES


Can't be bothered to put them in order so I'll just list them:

Serenity (Firefly)
The TARDIS (Doctor Who)
Millenium Falcon (Star Wars)
X-Wing (Star Wars)
Imperial Star Destroyer (Star Wars)
Colonial Viper (Original BSG)
Galactica (New + Original BSG)
Cylon Raider (New BSG)
Enterprise A (Trek)
USS Defiant (Trek)
Borg Cube (Trek)
Klingon Bird Of Prey (Trek)
The Whitestar (B5)
Starfury (B5)
Earth Starfighter (Buck Rogers)



"The greatest invention ever is not the wheel. It's the second wheel." - Rich Hall

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Saturday, January 1, 2011 11:28 AM

WHOZIT


1st thread of 2011 should have been about Summer Glau......post what you want.

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Saturday, January 1, 2011 12:04 PM

THESOMNAMBULIST


1) The Thunder Road - from Explorers.
2) Millenium Falcon
3) Cylon Raider - From ORIGINAL Battlestar Gallactica
4) Star Wars - B-Wing.
5) Star Wars- Super Star Destroyer
6) Flash Gordon's Rocket Ship (from the serials)
7) SERENITY
8) The Phoenix? -From Battle Of the Planets
9) Circa - from Ulysees 31
10) Slave 1 -from Empire Strikes Back


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Saturday, January 1, 2011 2:09 PM

OPPYH


I'd also vote for the Enterprise-E.

My third favorite Enterprise.


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Saturday, January 1, 2011 2:59 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by TheSomnambulist:
1) The Thunder Road - from Explorers.
2) Millenium Falcon
3) Cylon Raider - From ORIGINAL Battlestar Gallactica
4) Star Wars - B-Wing.
5) Star Wars- Super Star Destroyer
6) Flash Gordon's Rocket Ship (from the serials)
7) SERENITY
8) The Phoenix? -From Battle Of the Planets
9) Circa - from Ulysees 31
10) Slave 1 -from Empire Strikes Back


No Viper?
I'm felgercarbgasted.



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Saturday, January 1, 2011 3:05 PM

THESOMNAMBULIST


Nope :D

The Viper just doesn't grab me. What can I say... Could be it's very familiar figher jet type look... ?


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Saturday, January 1, 2011 3:32 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by TheSomnambulist:
Nope :D

The Viper just doesn't grab me. What can I say... Could be it's very familiar figher jet type look... ?


Funny, that's my gripe precisely about the Viper from the NEW Galactica series...


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Saturday, January 1, 2011 5:27 PM

SHINYGOODGUY


I think its a marketing thing. Since Star Wars, studios (especially in the case of space epics) always seem to have the kiddies in mind whenever they venture into spaceships and/or superheros (and I don't mean that they think of how much fun they'll have at the movies).

BTW solid list.


SGG

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Sunday, January 2, 2011 1:48 AM

LWAVES


Quote:

Originally posted by TheSomnambulist:
8) The Phoenix? -From Battle Of the Planets
10) Slave 1 -from Empire Strikes Back



Thanks Som, I forgot about those two for my list.
Love The Phoenix from BOTP especially when it turned into the Firebird.



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Sunday, January 2, 2011 1:00 PM

CHRISISALL


Whoah, look at this:




The laughing Chrisisall


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Monday, January 3, 2011 11:31 AM

LWAVES


Cool looking ship.
Don't recognise it though, what's it from?



"The greatest invention ever is not the wheel. It's the second wheel." - Rich Hall

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Monday, January 3, 2011 11:36 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by lwaves:
Cool looking ship.
Don't recognise it though, what's it from?

Titan A.E.


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Monday, January 3, 2011 11:37 AM

THESOMNAMBULIST


Looks like one of those Russian Ekranoplans






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Monday, January 3, 2011 1:10 PM

CHRISISALL


That can't be real.

Can it?


The laughing Chrisisall


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Monday, January 3, 2011 1:12 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:
I'd also vote for the Enterprise-E.

My third favorite Enterprise.




Did ya make that one?

I kinda hate admit liking it, for the NG crew, that is...
But the Galaxy Class is my third favourite.


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Monday, January 3, 2011 2:03 PM

THESOMNAMBULIST


yep they're real.

I caught a documentary onn these about five years ago. They're awesome!
Have a look at this link
http://www.vincelewis.net/ekranoplan.html


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Monday, January 3, 2011 2:06 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by TheSomnambulist:

http://www.vincelewis.net/ekranoplan.html


Holy crap!
Mitchel Gant's next target?



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