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    Okay, I really like the idea and the opportunity, so I am going to try and participate--let's hope I can finish it.

    My idea: The earth has become uninhabitable, resulting in the launch of several massive City-Ships. The USS New York, five connected domes each corresponding to one borough, heads up the fleet of American city-ships. Her figure head, (the statue of) Liberty points the way toward the stars and a bright future.
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    That's so messed up! I love it!!

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    NICE! .. looking very much forward to seing this... good to have you enter my friend
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    Now that's a really interesting idea.Can't wait to see the result.

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    Great idea...looking forward to seeing what you come up with.
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    I'm trying to get a rough shape for the city-ship's structure before I start doing the domed city bits themselves. I think I've decided that I want the ship to slightly resemble a giant eagle (U.S.A.!) but I am thinking I might have to throw the design out though because, hey, where did earth come up with all this metal? Strip-mined the core? Melted down every last Ipod?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RecklessEnthusiasm View Post
    ...but I am thinking I might have to throw the design out though because, hey, where did earth come up with all this metal? Strip-mined the core? Melted down every last Ipod?
    Transparent Aluminum?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steel General View Post
    Transparent Aluminum?
    hehe... that was a funny movie..

    a lot of small bumps and stuff on the hull - thats always nice, especially taking into account the scale of the thing...

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    they scrapped all the old cars
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    Great idea! It kinda reminds me of the Starship UK from Doctor Who. But at least it is a more positive P-A themed map.
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