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@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 10:41 AM)

Oh the end of the Ottoman Empire of course.

@  -LittleAutob... : (04 July 2020 - 10:14 AM)

*ahem* 4th of July....

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 08:14 AM)

Nothing of importance has happened before, and nothing of importance will happen again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Nothing of importance happened today.

@  Telly : (03 July 2020 - 09:54 PM)

i want a "i survived 'rona and all i got was this lousy t-shirt"

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 July 2020 - 03:42 PM)

Slogan for 2021: "I Lived, Bitch."

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

They should make the next book in the Survivors series 'I SURVIVED CORONA VIRUS 2020'

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

YEEEE I'M A SURVIVOR-

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:59 AM)

Probably gonna assemble Devastator after work.

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:58 AM)

Ooooh. Overload arrived. He's surprisingly fun.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 04:00 PM)

He's sweeter than the average bear.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 July 2020 - 03:14 PM)

Convert him to Maple Syrup.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 03:10 PM)

what would Canada do with Yogi?

@  Cyoti : (01 July 2020 - 12:51 PM)

We can deport Yogi back to Canada now.

@  Sabrblade : (01 July 2020 - 12:50 PM)

Jellystone National Pawk. A westful wetweat.

@  Rycochet : (01 July 2020 - 12:47 PM)

Jellystone. We're going to be plunged into a decade of poor animation. Fortunately we've been led by bad cartoon characters for years so we won't notice much difference.

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 July 2020 - 06:19 AM)

what next? YELLOWSTONE?

@  Nevermore : (01 July 2020 - 05:46 AM)

Thanks, dead person.

@  Bass X0 : (01 July 2020 - 05:06 AM)

congratulations to all survivors of the first half of 2020.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 10:21 PM)

21 for me, but after numerous repetitions I got it down to 17 and a half.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 06:16 PM)

I transform in six steps from human to human sitting on my ass at the computer and back again!

@  -LittleAutob... : (30 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

x-x when in vehicle mode we can travel much F A R T H E R-

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

Because despite the fact that we can travel around the world in the time it takes to get a good nights sleep and a couple of meals: people rarely wander more than 25 miles away from home for the duration of their lives.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I don't know how many days that trip takes - especially while sightseeing - but explaining they're 3936 kilometers (2445 miles) apart gives an idea, paradoxically because it is too large to easily picture.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:44 PM)

Aye.  When I catch lay people discussing miles and not how long the trip takes, it is in an attempt to stress how far away something is... like NYC to LA.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

But I can imagine 45 *minutes* easily.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

I can imagine a mile, it's a distance I've run. I can't really imagine 45 miles.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:19 PM)

I think there's also an element of the thing where things that are much bigger than us all blur together.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:49 AM)

If you're not, then you're more concerned with how long it takes.  Actual distance doesn't tell you that very well.  Besides traffic and road conditions, you'll need to know what kind of driving (city/interstate/rural/etc.).

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:47 AM)

Distance matters if you're being paid by the mile.

@  TM2-Megatron : (30 June 2020 - 11:44 AM)

Canadians are the same way, for the most part. If you're driving somewhere far, especially, it helps you plan out the day more than a distance in KM would.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:42 AM)

We use the time it takes to get someplace because that is what is relevant to us.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 10:55 AM)

Because even we can't figure out miles half the time.

@  Paladin : (30 June 2020 - 09:54 AM)

it's a big country with a lot of empty space. between our citizens' ears.

@  Bass X0 : (30 June 2020 - 09:52 AM)

Why do most Americans measure distance by hours of driving?

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 07:26 PM)

And as a result the world's lone blu-ray release of the film, an Australian disc that came out 7 years ago, now goes for hundreds of dollars on eBay. Thanks Disney.

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 06:21 PM)

Well, they censored Daryl Hannah's butt in Splash :rolleyes

@  Paladin : (29 June 2020 - 05:43 PM)

maybe New Mutants is too bad even for D+.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 June 2020 - 05:00 PM)

X-Men films are coming to Disney+ next month. But will they censor Hugh Jackman's butt?

@  -LittleAutob... : (29 June 2020 - 12:44 PM)

Pft.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 11:59 AM)

Behold! Night Strike Galvatron!

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 09:53 AM)

I will grant you a recolored body, and recolored troops to command.

@  Cybersnark : (29 June 2020 - 09:47 AM)

I don't want to be reissued. This body sucks, I wanna be updated.

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 09:43 AM)

I definitely don't intend to be reissued. Nobody would buy me.

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 08:31 AM)

will anybody else attempt to be reissued?

@  wonko the sane? : (29 June 2020 - 07:51 AM)

*Gasp* Decepticons re-writing history to serve their own needs?!?!

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 05:48 AM)

The whole point of the DJD is that they're fanatical Megatron fanboys (especially Tarn) to the point of having their own headcanon taking priority of the actual canon, simply speaking.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 04:01 AM)

They didn't know the war was over until later. And then they denied it anyway.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 June 2020 - 10:47 PM)

"He's comin' right for us!"

@  Telly : (28 June 2020 - 08:40 PM)

was that even still in effect once the war ended?


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#21 Maximus Ambus

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 02:52 AM

IDW Unicron was wasted on Barbers failed Hasbroverse and his G1 was a bore that lacked a ounce of originality and stole everything.

 

All the characters in Transformers Lost Light part of MTMTE saga sound the same.

 

Megatron can be an Autobot in some continuities, just not Expansion/All Hail Megatron Megatron who had to be revised in a loony book to make it plausible.

 

Transformers have no gender, it's merely an adaptation they mimic.

 

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 04:14 AM

Cybertron Wing Saber sucked as a power-up. The swords were too small for Prime's bulk and the wings and guns look like a downgrade from Prime's own trailer pack with its more dynamic wings and dual BFGs.



#23 SG Roadbuster

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 05:10 AM

I don't like the Marvel comics.
The art hurts my eyes to look at and comics are a visual medium.

Furman's writing was good the first time around, but he has repeated himself so often in the last decade that it's gotten boring.

I liked it When Don figueroa "movie-ed up" the g1 designs in the idw ongoing.

Powercore Combiners was a damn good toyline, and the complete absence of recognisable characters is a big reason for that.

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 05:17 AM

Costa's run ain't so bad. You gotta approach it as a follow-up to AHM and not as a fresh start trying to forget AHM.
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Posted 21 April 2020 - 06:51 AM

The Marvel G2 comic is terrible and would be the nadir of licensed Transformers comics, if not for the crappier/laughable elements of Dreamwave's output.

 

Transformers having gender is no more inherently ridiculous than the very concept of humanoid-shaped mechanoids who shape-shift into size-displaced vehicles, animals and machinery. Transformers isn't and has never been hard sci-fi.


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Posted 21 April 2020 - 07:41 AM

The brand unification with everything done hand in hand with Takara will kill the brand as adherence to Sunbow is being done at the expense of actually being interesting. Gi-Joe and MOTU have shown how poisonous this degree of slavishness can be.

Transformers 'never being' something doesn't mean it can't be tried.

Beast Machines is overshadowed by Beast Wars far more than Beast Wars is by G1. Since the end of Beast Machines, they've put out two mediocre mass release toys, a few club toys and a couple of figurines while Beast Wars has had mass release toys, comics, characters added to new series, masterpiece figures, two different reissue lines...

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 08:12 AM

geoff senior is a terrible artist
 


I understand the point of this thread, but this makes me emotional.
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Posted 21 April 2020 - 08:53 AM

Furman's writing was good the first time around, but he has repeated himself so often in the last decade that it's gotten boring.

 

Powercore Combiners was a damn good toyline, and the complete absence of recognisable characters is a big reason for that.

 

I don't think these are unpopular opinions.

 

 

Beast Machines is overshadowed by Beast Wars far more than Beast Wars is by G1. Since the end of Beast Machines, they've put out two mediocre mass release toys, a few club toys and a couple of figurines while Beast Wars has had mass release toys, comics, characters added to new series, masterpiece figures, two different reissue lines...

 

Same with this. This one just sounds factual.


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Posted 21 April 2020 - 09:42 AM

The Marvel G2 comic is terrible and would be the nadir of licensed Transformers comics, if not for the crappier/laughable elements of Dreamwave's output.
 
Transformers having gender is no more inherently ridiculous than the very concept of humanoid-shaped mechanoids who shape-shift into size-displaced vehicles, animals and machinery. Transformers isn't and has never been hard sci-fi.

Thank you. I never saw gender, childhood and parenting, mouths and etc a problem in Transformers.
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#30 Cybersnark

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 10:08 AM

I actually prefer RotF to the other Michael Bay movies. The Decepticons and Autobots actually have a clear goal-oriented strategy, and the heroes avoid staging the climactic battle in a heavily-populated area.

Powercore Combiners was a damn good toyline, and the complete absence of recognisable characters

(Except for Huffer.)

#31 Octavius Prime

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 10:13 AM

I don't care for the Marvel G1 stuff. IDW (mostly Roberts?) redeemed a lot of the characters/concepts from that era, but except for liking Primus over Primacron, I prefer the G1 show to the comics.

Energon Optimus, even without his super modes, is a great toy (the leader class version. The deluxe is ok but very wonky). The UT lines overall are pretty amazing and haven't been equaled since Prime Wars/neo-WFC (the aligned-era stuff was especially mediocre by comparison).

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 10:38 AM

I love the Energon Slugslinger toy.

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 10:51 AM

Most of them, I think.

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 10:58 AM

I actually prefer RotF to the other Michael Bay movies. The Decepticons and Autobots actually have a clear goal-oriented strategy, and the heroes avoid staging the climactic battle in a heavily-populated area.
 

Powercore Combiners was a damn good toyline, and the complete absence of recognisable characters

(Except for Huffer.)

 

you think Huffer is recognizable. that's adorable.



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Posted 21 April 2020 - 11:15 AM

 

geoff senior is a terrible artist
 


I understand the point of this thread, but this makes me emotional.

 

 

if it makes you feel bettter, id rather look at his art than livio ramalamdingdongs


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Posted 21 April 2020 - 11:32 AM

 

 

geoff senior is a terrible artist
 


I understand the point of this thread, but this makes me emotional.

 

 

if it makes you feel bettter, id rather look at his art than livio ramalamdingdongs

 

 

i'd rather go back to my parent's farm and look at cow sh*t smeared on the side of the barn than look at Ramondelli's "art"



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Posted 21 April 2020 - 11:46 AM

I wasnt sure what my unpopular opinion would be. But it looks like we stumbled on to it. Livio's art, especially his linework, can look really good. It's just, his colors, for whatever reason, can murk it up. His IG is full of stuff I legitimately enjoy.

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#38 Blot

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 12:25 PM

Better Livio than Milne I say.

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 03:07 PM

General statement, not a response:

Fandom myopia isn't helping anybody. Your own understanding and contributions to the discussion will benefit more from having a decent background knowledge of non-TF stuff than it will from minutiae that tfwiki wouldn't consider notable. Sometimes you need to step outside Autobot Decepticon comfort zone and watch some other stuff like Gundam or G.I.Joe or Community or a few Depeche Mode music videos. Or else TF culture just eats itself like the homestuck fandom.
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Posted 21 April 2020 - 05:18 PM

And then you will be qualified to write MTMTE.





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