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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by GP38/R42 Chris on Fri Apr 27 18:37:08 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 18:36:09 2012.

The significance of the shuttle unit doesn't depend on the name. I am not a big Star Trek fan, but can see the significance of the unit because it's the first one.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise

Posted by GP38/R42 Chris on Fri Apr 27 18:40:04 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by Fred G on Fri Apr 27 18:30:49 2012.

That's why I have to laugh at the posts that are "pissed off" that they switched the Discovery for the Enterprise, freeing it up to go somewhere else. NYC is EXTREMELY lucky to get the Enterprise. Again, while it wasn't one of the flying fleet, it's the prototype, and the one that all the others were based on. If not for the Enterprise there would be no others.
NYC should be honored to have that unit right here.

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Re: Update: Re: Enterprise to fly over NYC (Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise)

Posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 18:41:03 2012, in response to Re: Update: Re: Enterprise to fly over NYC (Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise), posted by Train Dude on Fri Apr 27 18:12:43 2012.

AMS (a/k/a Animation and Mouse School) certified when it meant something - for TV. Even did the required Mount Washington pilgrimage. And you? What did YOU do with your life besides collecting taxpayer money?

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Fred G on Fri Apr 27 18:46:14 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 18:36:09 2012.

It was trekkies who lobbied to name it Enterprise. It was supposed to be named Constitution.

your pal,
Fred

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise

Posted by Fred G on Fri Apr 27 18:48:43 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by GP38/R42 Chris on Fri Apr 27 18:40:04 2012.

IAWTP

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise

Posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 18:49:01 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by GP38/R42 Chris on Fri Apr 27 18:40:04 2012.

Well now that the Enterprise has landed in NYC, what does the city intend to do in order to keep Shatner OUT? :)

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 18:50:12 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by GP38/R42 Chris on Fri Apr 27 18:37:08 2012.

C'mon bro ... really ... it's OK to chuckle every now and then. Promise it won't break your face. :)

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 18:51:35 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Fred G on Fri Apr 27 18:46:14 2012.

Precisely the reason why I'm loving this. :)

Woulda ended up in New Haven otherwise. Heh.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Fred G on Fri Apr 27 18:53:03 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 18:51:35 2012.

LOL, they'd have made a pizza joint out of it.

your pal,
Fred

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 18:55:16 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Fred G on Fri Apr 27 18:53:03 2012.

Them tiles would probably make for a nice crisp crust. :)

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 18:56:06 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Fred G on Fri Apr 27 18:46:14 2012.

It was trekkies who lobbied to name it Enterprise.

Did somebody say Enterprise???


Photobucket

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 18:56:36 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Fred G on Fri Apr 27 18:46:14 2012.

And the original Star Trek Enterprise was "Constitution Class". A circle of geekdom.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 18:57:22 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 18:56:06 2012.

lol. You went to that in Vegas? I'm kind of a fan, but I always forgot to go.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:00:58 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 18:57:22 2012.

Yep it was an "experience"...

For you  Star Terk Fans

For a added bonus i rode the monorail to get there!

Monorail sign at the Hilton

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 19:02:40 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:00:58 2012.

Looks pretty cool.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by JohnL on Fri Apr 27 19:05:06 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:00:58 2012.

So now we know. Assimilated by the Borg…

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:05:20 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 19:02:40 2012.

Yes it was! Had a great time out there..

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:05:53 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by JohnL on Fri Apr 27 19:05:06 2012.

I am Many things John....

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 19:06:30 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:00:58 2012.



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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 19:09:04 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:05:53 2012.

Railman7of8.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:10:19 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 19:09:04 2012.

"Resistance is Futile"

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:10:34 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 19:06:30 2012.

Cute Dog yours?

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 19:11:44 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:10:34 2012.

Nope ... just a handy appropriate google graphic. :)

I wouldn't do that to a dog ... maybe a side of fries and some rib sauce, but not that. Heh.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:14:16 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 19:11:44 2012.

You animal you...

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by SelkirkTMO on Fri Apr 27 19:19:11 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:14:16 2012.

Mmmmmoo. :)

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Fred G on Fri Apr 27 19:33:39 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 18:56:36 2012.

Oh shit!



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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:16:58 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 18:56:06 2012.

That was a neat 'experience'. I liked how they also had the Voyager and Enterprise D ships. I went to both the Klingon encounter and Borg 4d attractions. Shame the star trek stuff is no longer there.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:17:56 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:16:58 2012.

Yes i agree im thankful to have done it...

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:19:29 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 19:00:58 2012.

The only monorail station other than the Sahara that doesn't require you to navigate thru the endless mazes of the casinos. $5 one way and that hassle? I'll stick with the bus where I paid $5 (2006-7) for a full 1 day pass.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 20:22:16 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:19:29 2012.

If you are more than one, taxis are the way to go.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:25:20 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:19:29 2012.

The only monorail station other than the Sahara that doesn't require you to navigate thru the endless mazes of the casinos. $5 one way and that hassle? I'll stick with the bus where I paid $5 (2006-7) for a full 1 day pass.

Thats why you work long hrs moving the masses so 5 bucks spent on vaction isnt a bother to enjoy yerself!



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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:25:37 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:25:20 2012.

*Vacation

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:26:15 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 20:22:16 2012.

You can still be mnore than one while away but Single when you go off on yer own!

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 20:27:49 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:26:15 2012.

What happens in Vegas... :)

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:30:00 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 20:27:49 2012.

MMMuuuuhhhaaaaaaa!

Exactly!

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:30:06 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 20:22:16 2012.

Well I mean for on the strip travel from one casino to the other.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 20:34:13 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:30:06 2012.

If they're far enough apart that you need a bus, why not a taxi?

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:35:19 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:25:20 2012.

Yeah true. If I'm going from the MGM Grand to Sahara (well when it was still open) that's where the monorail is better. But if you are making multiple stops and you don't want to search for the entrance, the bus imo, is better. On vacation, I don't want to be hassled trying to find the station while the bus stop is right there on the strip and at the front of the casinos.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:36:09 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:17:56 2012.

Yup. I read they tried to set up a Star Trek museum in the downtown area, but the deal fell thru.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:37:08 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:35:19 2012.

When im away to a place for the 1st time (Those pics was taken my frist time there) I would explore. The other times after i stayed on the strip and took a bus or a taxi if need be..

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise

Posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:38:00 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 14:34:27 2012.

:sigh: I give up. No point in arguing about this anymore. You folks win. Enterprise is a 'gift' to the city and we should be happy to have a glider.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Rockparkman on Fri Apr 27 20:47:56 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 18:56:06 2012.

Enterprise.
http://www.cv6.org/
http://www.enterprise.navy.mil/

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:50:01 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 20:34:13 2012.

Hop on, hop off, beats walking in the heat. The usual destination would be the Belagio for the water shows and basically if I feel like visiting certain casinos instead of just the closest 4-5. And then there's the ride to the Downtown area. I generally don't have a set schedule and just went to whatever place I wanted.

Traffic as bad as it was on the strip, the taxi will just increase on the fare.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 20:51:07 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:50:01 2012.

Ah, I see. That makes sense.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem

Posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 20:53:14 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, Houston Has a Problem, posted by Railman718 on Fri Apr 27 20:37:08 2012.

Of course. But to me the monorail was more of a tourist trap and not ideal for general transportation. I rode it once for the sake of riding it and just hated the 'maze'. After that, it's fuck that, not riding it again.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise

Posted by Olog-hai on Fri Apr 27 21:42:50 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 14:34:27 2012.

What "second-hand model"? That doesn't make any sense.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise

Posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 21:48:05 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by Olog-hai on Fri Apr 27 21:42:50 2012.

He means that it's already been a museum exhibit.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise

Posted by grand concourse on Fri Apr 27 22:05:30 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 21:48:05 2012.

Exactly.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise

Posted by Spider-Pig on Fri Apr 27 22:30:59 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by GP38/R42 Chris on Fri Apr 27 18:40:04 2012.

+1

It's only New York chauvinism that pretends that the city is somehow worthier than the other three that got orbiters.

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Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise

Posted by Olog-hai on Fri Apr 27 23:29:12 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by Easy on Fri Apr 27 21:48:05 2012.

Let him speak for himself next time. And that's no reason anyhow.

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