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Message no. 1
From: MC23 mc23@**********.com
Subject: Fwd: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 99 16:40:33 -0500
>Top Ten Reasons Why the Star Wars Characters Would Kick Butt in the
>Star Trek Universe
>10) In the Star Wars universe, weapons rarely, if ever, are set on
> "stun".
>9) The Enterprise needs a huge engine room with an anti-matter unit
> and a crew of twenty just to go into warp-- the Millenium Falcon does
> the same thing with R2-D2 and a Wookie.
>8) After resisting the Imperial torture droid and Darth Vader,
> Princess Leia still looked fresh and desirable-- after pithy
> Cardassian starvation torture, Picard looked like hell.
>7) Jabba the Hutt would eat Harry Mudd for trying to cut in on his
> action.
>6) Luke Skywalker is not obsessed with sleeping with every alien he
> encounters.
>5) One word: lightsabers.
>4) The Federation would have to attempt to liberate any ship named
> Slave I.
>3) The Death Star doesn't care if a world is class "M" or not.
>2) Darth Vader could choke the entire Borg empire with one glance.
>1) Picard pilots the Enterprise through an asteroid belt at
> one-quarter impulse power. Han Solo floors it.


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