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This page describes one of Memory Alpha's policies and guidelines

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A blanket statement is a vague and noncommittal statement asserting a premise without providing evidence (such as specific numbers). When writing articles for Memory Alpha, it's always better to be specific as often as possible.

Most modern starships are built to last up to 100 years.
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Modern starships, such as the Galaxy- and Intrepid-classes, are designed to last up to 100 years.

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