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@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:35 PM)

KUP!

@  Sabrblade : (01 August 2020 - 04:58 PM)

Urkel!

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 August 2020 - 03:16 PM)

Steeeeeeeeve.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 August 2020 - 02:57 AM)

LEEEROOOOOOOOY! jhenkenz...

@  Hg Dragon : (01 August 2020 - 01:21 AM)

Candleja-

@  Sabrblade : (31 July 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

@  Echowarrior : (31 July 2020 - 10:18 PM)

Spongebob!

@  TheMightyMol... : (31 July 2020 - 05:13 PM)

KHAAAAAAAN

@  PlutoniumBoss : (31 July 2020 - 03:04 PM)

Bueller? Bueller?

@  Jet : (31 July 2020 - 11:31 AM)

DONKEY!

@  Maximus Ambus : (31 July 2020 - 06:55 AM)

Spanner

@  Xaaron : (31 July 2020 - 06:49 AM)

Jetstorm

@  Nevermore : (31 July 2020 - 05:33 AM)

Tankor

@  SG Roadbuster : (31 July 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Overrun

@  lastmaximal : (31 July 2020 - 01:33 AM)

Buckethead

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 July 2020 - 07:15 PM)

Now I wonder how many Transformers we can name with the fewest possible different names.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:38 PM)

Ransack. That's like another 20 or so.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 July 2020 - 06:18 PM)

"Prowl". There, that's at least fifteen.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Or do you want people to spam the Squawkbox with lists of 100 characters?

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Oky, just one question: If I were to say "Yes, I could", how could you be sure I'm not lying?

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:08 PM)

i don't go into people's threads that have no relevance to my interests just to be an ass by telling them that their comments and opinions are of no value just because they have no personal interest to me.

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:06 PM)

i think one of us is misunderstanding what the squawkbox is actually for.

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:06 PM)

and what is wrong with that? you respond to me to lessen your own boredom.

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:05 PM)

I'm asking people if they think they could.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:05 PM)

Or did you just think of another random question to lessen your boredom?

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:04 PM)

Is this a survey?


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Things You Get Tired Of In Transformers

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#1 Roddie Luver

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 10:48 PM

Hi, I signed up on this site, but didn't have anything to say until now.

Anyway which thing you get tired of seeing in TFS? For me it's BumbleBee losing his voice. Give the little guy a rest already.
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#2 lastmaximal

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 10:58 PM

"Hot Rod got Prime killed wahhh."
"Hasbro so cheap/lazy/uncreative etc."
"This Bayverse design is garbage."

I guess i'm more tired of Transformers fans.

Actual TF stuff, I guess i'm tired of G1 leaking into everything rather than having a nice defined brand corner and line that left the others free to innovate and grow the brand. It's cool to see new takes on old characters like the Cyberverse versions of Hot Rod and some others, though, i'll grant.

I too am tired of Bee radio speak but i like the Iron Giant effect of it in what we've seen of the Bumblebee movie.

I've had my fill of shipping in TF fiction. Just isn't drawing me in.


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 10:59 PM

Boring stoic Optimus. Let him play basketball or something.



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Posted 08 November 2018 - 11:02 PM

The "Decepticons are freedom fighters who went wrong" origin story.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:41 AM

I'm tired of:
constant geewun rehashes
Radio mute Bumblebee
Optimus, Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave, And Bumblebee being in every single line/media.
Retailers over-ordering wave 1 of any new line, making it difficult to find newer waves.
Beast wars being practically ignored by the Brand Team
One-step/hyper change toys taking up so much goddamned shelf/peg space
The knee jerk internet crybabies who throw a fit whenever the subject of female transformers, gay couples or women on the creative teams come up.
(This may just be my constant exposure to Facebook and tfw2005 speaking)

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:59 AM

Retailers over-ordering wave 1 of any new line, making it difficult to find newer waves.

 

If this isn't the biggest goddamn mood

 

Related: Actually ordering wave 2 product won't kill you, but nobody told anyone in Australian retail that applies to CW and POTP Deluxes.


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 02:12 AM

Im tired of the war. I know its pretty much the backbone of transformers, but rid and mtmte showed there actually is more to their life than a never ending war and i want more.
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#8 Roddie Luver

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 02:15 AM

The knee jerk internet crybabies who throw a fit whenever the subject of female transformers, gay couples or women on the creative teams come up.
(This may just be my constant exposure to Facebook and tfw2005 speaking)

That is one of the reason why I and some other fans left tfw2005

Edited by Roddie Luver, 09 November 2018 - 02:18 AM.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 05:41 AM

You know I look around my room I see...Titan Devy, TR Triggerhappy, Gen Arcee ...and I have a few small quibbles but nothing major I have been generally happy with what Hasbros done over the years is it 100% perfect...no it was never going to be that but being 90% perfect IMO thats really good other fan bases wish they had it this good..

 

Hell they made me like the Horricons and even as G1 purest I still cant like the G1 versions they made Blot relevant...Blot

 

Even with the flooding of One Stepers and the butchering of the Legends figures transformations Hasbro for now still gets an A-

 

I got more beef with the video game industry at the moment


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 05:50 AM

Megatron becoming an Autobot, him leaving Decepticons is one thing, him being an Autobots a total ass pull, especially IDW Megatron. 

Windblade in everything.

Primus and Unicron are the alpha and omega of every possible universe because Quintessons suck.

The massive FU to Furmans premise in ex RID and OP.


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 08:09 AM

Bumblebee and Starscream.

 

I don't need to see new versions of them anymore.


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 08:36 AM


The massive FU to Furmans premise in ex RID and OP.

Still on that kick, huh?



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Posted 09 November 2018 - 08:50 AM

Bumblebee and Starscream.
 
I don't need to see new versions of them anymore.


You do know what no new Starscreams means, right?

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 09:37 AM

1984-85.


Fall of Cybertron will blow your mind. That is all.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 09:47 AM

Unreasonably long time spans.

Please please please don't ever let me hear "million years" again in any new continuity. It was never a good idea and makes almost every bit of storytelling way less credible. They keep going to that well because it's tradition and all, but it's just silly in a way that doesn't enhance anything.


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 10:38 AM

 

Bumblebee and Starscream.
 
I don't need to see new versions of them anymore.


You do know what no new Starscreams means, right?

 

 

Yes.  Saves me some money.  :)


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#17 LiamA

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 10:46 AM

Earth being the focus of every single story.



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Posted 09 November 2018 - 11:08 AM

Unreasonably long time spans.

Please please please don't ever let me hear "million years" again in any new continuity. It was never a good idea and makes almost every bit of storytelling way less credible. They keep going to that well because it's tradition and all, but it's just silly in a way that doesn't enhance anything.

 

I'd be okay with the Autobots on the Ark/Nemesis having been asleep for a long, long time...

 

But I want that to MEAN something to Cybertron. Those are the best and worst of the fighters from both armies suddenly removed from the war. That's gonna change the dynamic of the fighting between who's left. Especially if we start letting there be multiple generations that come and go while the ships are off floating around in space. Technology advances, society changes, the factions shift, Optimus and Megatron are bland, sterile entries in history books. The returning warriors are entirely obsolete in every way - even Megatron who wants to exploit the new power (tech and political) is cast aside at every turn and Optimus must face the fact that he was playing part in holding Cybertron back because the advancements wouldn't have happened had he stayed. 

I dunno if I'd want that to turn into the min story telling for the brand, but it would be a fun exploration for a series or two.



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Posted 09 November 2018 - 11:59 AM

Primus & Unicron and the Thirteen as divinities.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 12:04 PM

Primus & Unicron and the Thirteen as divinities.


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