24. "RE: AINA: Extremely Belated Review"
In response to message #21
>>Are you one of those people who bitch about the square-cube law while >>other people are trying to enjoy Pacific Rim? Because this is >>basically the same argument. :) > >Had that conversation. Thankfully NOT while trying to watch it. If I >remember right, I replied with "Shut up and enjoy cargo ship kendo."
And the fun thing is (materials science is my field), there's a really simple explanation for the cargo ship bit: The materials science that went into the Jaegers (assumed on the grounds that it's necessary for the film) went into the recent-construction ship.