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jesse
@ May 9, 2009


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[Spoilers about the new Star Trek movie follow]

You know what really grinds my gears? When the climactic scene in a futuristic space movie takes place on a spaceship with a huge, unexplained chasm. The added expense in materials and fuel costs to make a ship huge just so can fit an enormous chasm inside it is incredibly wasteful. No mining company could make a profit wasting money on a ship like that, whether it was from Earth or Romulus. Spaceship With A Huge Chasm Mining Company, at your service!

But not only do you have a huge chasm, but the catwalks over the chasm HAVE NO HANDRAILS. Am I supposed to believe that Romulans have never heard of handrails? Why did Romulan OSHA sign off on this design? How much mining did they have to get done just to pay for the worker's comp insurance?

AND NOT ONLY IS THERE A HUGE CHASM, and NOT ONLY ARE THERE NO HANDRAILS, but YOU HAVE TO LEAP FROM CATWALK TO CATWALK OVER THE CHASM TO GET AROUND THE SHIP.

"Hey, Boss, I'm gonna take my 5 minute break now. I'm gonna go get a cup off coffee. As long as I'm leaping across the chasm to get to the kitchen, can I get anyone anything?"


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