[gundam] STOP IT NOW,Please


BlazeEagle@aol.com
Sun, 14 Feb 1999 15:59:06 EST


Please stop quoteing messages without responding to them, please!!

In a message dated 2/14/1999 1:53:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, rsu@tigana.com
writes:

> At 09:53 PM 2/13/99 , Roger Harkavy wrote:
> >Since it seems every rivet of every Gundam mecha has been documented to
> >death by the Japanese, riddle me this, Batman: what function do the
> >external cables on the original MS-06 Zaku II serve?
> >
> >It makes me wonder why they'd take this nice expensive war machine, doll
> >it up in spiked armor and such, and then leave some nice
> >vulnerable-looking cables on the outside to get sliced, shot at, and
> >(this
> >is probably the real reason they have them) easily grabbed so that a
> >Federation MS can practice Judo on them.
> >
> >Mark's entry for the MS-06A in the excellent "MS Classics" section of the
> >Gundam Project (http://gundam.anime.net/world/msclassics.01.html)
> >seems to
> >indicate that these external power cables are an "improvement" that the
> >MS-05 Zaku didn't have. The only other suit from the original Gundam TV
> >series that features these eyesores is the Gouf, which is pretty close to
> >a Zaku anyway.
> >
> >(Incidentally, Mark, this is an excellent section of the web site. Love
> >the Red Shoulder treatment of the MS-06A!)
> >
> >Even stranger, none of Jion's later mobile suits featured in the original
> >show (Dom, Gelgoog, Gyan) have them, which would make one think that the
> >cables weren't desirable to Jion engineers (or to Kunio Okawara), but in
> >Zeta Gundam they have Hizacks, which also have those damn cables! I just
> >KNOW there's a reason for this.
> >
> >I'm not agonizing over this issue, I'm just curious. If there's no
> >answer,
> >I can live with that, but I had to ask.
> >
> >---
> >Roger Harkavy
> >harkavyr@planet.net
> >http://www.planet.net/pharkavyr/
> >
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> Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 22:45:34 -0800
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> From: Rodrick Su <rsu@tigana.com>
> Subject: Re: [gundam] Zakus - getting hosed?
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> At 09:53 PM 2/13/99 , Roger Harkavy wrote:
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