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  1. Personally, I think it's an advanced form of a "self-healing" cutting mat.  It's just "self healing tarmac". 

    (The question isn't how it structually holds together--flightdecks are armored solid steel on par with battleship armor--the question is how does the asphalt on top survive almost unscathed)

    That's already been answered, "100 year old rice crispy squares"... sheesh pay attention... :p


    pure lies. its the pure essence of hatred of robotech from macross lovers.

  2. Im starting to wonder if certain airborne bacteria or fungus if made contact with plastics can also turn plastic to yellow.

    Anyone tried wiping a pure white plastic sheet with rubbing alcohol every once in a while and see if it will stay white?

    So weird seeing this old post with a certain steak sauce in it.

  3. I accidently wound up seeing them in the wrong order. I liked both though...


    It wouldnt matter too much. watching the 3rd one first may get odd but the first two are interchangable in order. I think it would be better to watch the 2nd one (LA) first then the first one (NY) considering the NY one he has a better and bigger mission than the LA one.

  4. Dude, are you one of those guys at the Star Trek conventions that always points out inconsistencies with fictional technical concepts that William Shatner or the rest of the cast don't care about?

    Dude, this forum is full of "those guys" that like to talk about this stuff. If you don't care about the topic, don't post ;) .


    Heh while true Jbo can over geeks things up, hes generaly right about things or bs good enough that you don't want to care enough to argue something pointless.

  5. If Valkyries can fly in space, how is this an issue?  :huh:


    There's no gravity in space, thus no need for wing lift. On Mars, a naked valk weighs upwards of 10,000 lbs.


    But it establishes signifigant thrust levels, as they can make very tight maneuvers in space, where thrust is the only way to do anything..

    Also, asuming DYRL is accurate in this respect, they can do a grounded fighter->GERWALK transformation by hovering on verniers, so the verniers could also be used to augment the wing's meager lift.

    But the VF-1 is officially capable of Blackbird-style performance.Well in excess of mach 3 at 30,000 meters. At that altitude, the Earth's atmosphere is thinner than Mars'. So it's not an issue, because we have a real-world plane from the cold war that could fly on Mars, assuming there's oxygen.

    Reading the musing about Valkyries under water why is my mind buzzing with this classic exchange from Futurama:

    Professor Farnsworth: Dear Lord, that's over 150 atmospheres of pressure!

    Fry: How many atmospheres can this ship withstand?

    Professor Farnsworth: Well it's a spaceship, so I'd say anywhere between zero and one.


    yes but that an unarmored transport, the valks are nicely armoured and can take some seriuos pounding, so i doubt a few bits of extra pressure is gonna hurt them


    It's still a totally diffrent issue. A submarine is heavily armored and airtight, but I wouldn't count on it lasting 10 seconds in outer space. It's designed for external pressures, not internal ones. That was the point the professor was making, and it's just as valid to a heavily-armed battleship as it is to a naked transport.

    And Valks are designed to be light. Most of their armor is via overtech energy fields.We don't really know how those respond to pressure at all.


    I don't even think all past space capsuls up to the shuttle had internal pressure in mind when being designed.

  6. If Valkyries can fly in space, how is this an issue?  :huh:


    There's no gravity in space, thus no need for wing lift. On Mars, a naked valk weighs upwards of 10,000 lbs.


    I was under the impression theres gravity all over in space, just more so and less some in some areas depending mass of objects of matter.

  7. There WERE speakers on the sound boosters(and integrated into the Sound Force VFs), but they were only used in atmosphere.

    So how often did they battle the PD in an atmosphere compared to space?

    As for the mouse argument, well I have speakers that look like speakers and they produce sound, not luminosity or Anima Spiritia... B))

    The fact that the series tended to have the PD army actually hearing the music whether they had a speaker pod imbedded in their ship or not, is what tends to blur the common sense aspect of the series.

    However, I fully appreciate the fact that the target audience didn't care about the "credibility" of the tech, but enjoyed the show as it was.

    They didn't spend half as much time thinking about such matters as some people do typing up defenses to questionable artistic licenses the production team took with an early adolescent targeted program...


    I find it ironic that you can't grasp a basic concept that "sound energy/anima spiritia" is different from "sound." Its is clearly stated in the series (its introduced in the episode where the spirita backpack is given to Basara by Doctor Chiba). It was clearly stated in the series, and everything in the series (the creation of elaborate sound beams and fields, as well as making the macross cannon a HUGE sound booster shows that this is purely physical sound energy. I don't disagree there was some beliavabilit and artistic licence taken with "Sound energy"... like when we see it protect Gamlin from an energy attack from a PD. but its definately not "physical sound." Ignore that all you want, because its pretty conclusive that "sound energy" is something different alltogether than sound, and was coherently stated throught the whole series as such.

    Also, I put down the fact that Vartua pilots hear the music to two things. First I'd say that some of the sound can be attributed to bad sound editing in production (not the first time its happened). Other times its clear that they cannot hear the broadcasts. Think of the episode where they use speaker pod Gamma vs the mother ship. The sound usually cuts off with scenes inside vartua ships, which makes it pretty clear that the Vartua have machines that prevent them from hearing sound broadcasts. Exposure to music (like when they infiltrate City 7) often caused them to lose control (usually described as Abnormal C Chord error, or something like that).


    I think your both right and wrong. Sound energy is differnt from "Song energy" (thinking small but a huge translation error in that dept)

    anyways song energy is what you mac7 lovers call spirtia from the hamonic combination of spirit of the singer and the melody of the base or what ever mumbo jumbo.

    sound energy is just that sound waves to transfer Song energy.

  8. I don't see why Basara goes on living after demonstrating time and again his complete lack of interest in hot anime women who want him. His personal motivations are mysterious and secret, and probably best kept that way until I find out he eventually married and had offspring.


    there is a reason hes with ray for all this time. Pink pecker squad ;)

  9. Robot Chicken is hilarious.  And I don't know how it is now, but SeaLab 2021 was funny back in the day, at least.  The episode where Murphy is stuck under the vending machine and gets addicted to scorpion venom amuses me.


    thats a good one. I like the one murphy gets a white farting blob and suddenly it becomes a spoof of gremlins, aliens, and some anime mecha show (not sure what that white suit suposed to resemble)

  10. @kingnor you could be on to something about the controls. basara doesn't play an off note when he has to do something realy quickly due to an unexpected event. About the hatred of basara, im starting to think hes based off those anoying street performers but we need like a commentary from the mac 7 staff.

    @Noyhauser Majority of that is because A1 isn't here anymore, he was the loudest of us mac7 haters.

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