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Old 05-15-2009, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Saquist View Post
If I recall transporters weren't just done for flare...but to avoid lengthy shuttle scenes.
A quick jump to the planet with out all the fuss.

That's definitely a contrivance.
That's exactly why it was invented. A way to quicken up the story was all that was behind it.
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