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Re: ATTN Starship Captains: What ship would you captain as part of its race?
« Reply #30 on: June 15, 2007, 02:23:02 pm »

If, however, I could be in any ship, I'd have to pick the Broodhome for early alliance, and Avatar for the later alliance. I'm safer in a big ship, and no ship alone is a match for the Avatar when its piloted right.

The Kzer-Za Dreadnaught is a fair match for the Chmmr Avatar any day, as the Dreadnaught's Fusion Cannon can cause significant damage at slightly longer ranges than the Avatar's Laser. With good pilots in both and assuming the Dreadnaught does not launch any fighters (as it loses crew that will be destroyed by the ZapSats) and that the Avatar doesn't waste any power tractoring the Dreadnaught in close that could be used to power the laser, mutual destruction is extremely likely - and neither vessel will escape unscathed.

I suppose the Dreadnaught's best tactic would be to use Fusion Blasts to pick off the ZapSats, then use it's fighters to finish off the mostly-defenseless Avatar whilst keeping out of the way of that laser.

The Kohr-Ah Marauder is also a pretty good match - it can use it's FRIED to take out the ZapSats, or skim around at range and fling the homing discs at the Avatar.

I would probably pick the Mmrnmhrm Transformer, as I've grown quite attached to it's Y-Form.
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Re: ATTN Starship Captains: What ship would you captain as part of its race?
« Reply #31 on: June 15, 2007, 05:46:41 pm »

Note how Cedric phrased it: "become an actual verb". "Shiver" was already a verb, so it couldn't have become one.

Also, long live to the verb "to Valaggar". May it rise and take over the world. May its reign be glorious and everlasting.

PS: Maybe you should add "Valagger" and "Vallagar" as "common misspellings"?

This is a very Valaggary post.

To contribute, I'd love to be reincarnated as a Chenjesu (or Chmmr). To live a long life and have time to ponder the universe. To speak through hyperspace and taste the sun. To share thoughts with other great thinkers, and solve the mysteries of the Universe, despite those meddling Pkunk.

EDIT: In order to not spam up the thread, you're over thinking whether you are the first board member to have something named after them by going into detail about how the word shiver existed before Shiver registered. It's not that serious.
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Re: ATTN Starship Captains: What ship would you captain as part of its race?
« Reply #32 on: June 15, 2007, 05:51:47 pm »

Note how Cedric phrased it: "become an actual verb". "Shiver" was already a verb, so it couldn't have become one.

Also, long live to the verb "to Valaggar". May it rise and take over the world. May its reign be glorious and everlasting.

PS: Maybe you should add "Valagger" and "Vallagar" as "common misspellings"?

This is a very Valaggary post.
No it's not.
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Re: ATTN Starship Captains: What ship would you captain as part of its race?
« Reply #33 on: June 16, 2007, 07:57:55 am »

Note how Cedric phrased it: "become an actual verb". "Shiver" was already a verb, so it couldn't have become one.

Actually, in the conteext of UQM, Shiver most definitely is a noun (person place or thing). If he was to become a verb "to Shiver", it would mean...
actually, he was nice enough to make me Melnorme, so I won't go there.
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Re: ATTN Starship Captains: What ship would you captain as part of its race?
« Reply #34 on: June 22, 2007, 09:38:44 am »

Personally, the Chenjesu always appeal to me.  The raw power in that ship (despite its speed drawbacks), plus getting to BE what I consider the coolest idea in sci-fi: silicon-based life form!
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