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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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Would It Be Terrible If Disney Owns Transformers


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#41 LV!

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 04:42 PM

If only!



#42 B-Fox

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 04:58 PM

Disney owning Transformers?

 

Replace all the hand-held weapons with energy attacks and melee weapons.

 

                                or

 

"Disney Introduces The First Ever LGBTQ+ Transformers Character!"   "Oh, turns out it's a background character easily edited out for homophobic countries."   Lather, rinse, repeat.

 

 

 

But hey, at least they'll probably get rid of old character and introduce new ones! That's a fair trade-off, right?


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#43 LV!

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 05:22 PM

Yes.



#44 Sabrblade

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 05:53 PM

Disney owning Transformers?

 

Replace all the hand-held weapons with energy attacks and melee weapons.

 

So... GoBots, then?


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 06:16 PM

Or Transformers Animated.

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 04:26 AM

Disney dumped a lot of Star Wars fiction post merger. No reason to assume wed keep everyone or everything. And if Disney did make a deal with Takara, with could loose all the classic looks.

So, it'd be a run-of-the-mill new Transformers continuity.

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 08:39 AM

I dont think it would be a horrible idea if they can get ALL of the transformers.  

 

One thing that bugs is that none of the streaming services have all of the Transformers cartoons. Netflix has some Cyberverse and Prime, but thats about it as far as I know.  Be nice to watch RID, BW, UT, Animated or whatever.



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 11:12 AM

I dont think it would be a horrible idea if they can get ALL of the transformers.  

 

One thing that bugs is that none of the streaming services have all of the Transformers cartoons. Netflix has some Cyberverse and Prime, but thats about it as far as I know.  Be nice to watch RID, BW, UT, Animated or whatever.

 

Netflix used to have many of them, but some of their contracts waned.


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

#49 HellCat

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 11:23 AM

If Disney owned Transformers, all the fiction would be like the IDW comics and we'd have a brand manager that insists the 30+ years of fans shouldn't be considered for anything.



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 11:30 AM

If Disney owned Transformers, all the fiction would be like the IDW comics and we'd have a brand manager that insists the 30+ years of fans shouldn't be considered for anything.

 

So, pretty much like it is now. :p


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

#51 HellCat

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 11:31 AM

 

If Disney owned Transformers, all the fiction would be like the IDW comics and we'd have a brand manager that insists the 30+ years of fans shouldn't be considered for anything.

 

So, pretty much like it is now. :p

 

*Looks at Generations, Cyberverse and Academy*

 

I mean...no?



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 12:05 PM

I dont think it would be a horrible idea if they can get ALL of the transformers.  

 

One thing that bugs is that none of the streaming services have all of the Transformers cartoons. Netflix has some Cyberverse and Prime, but thats about it as far as I know.  Be nice to watch RID, BW, UT, Animated or whatever.

Might want to check out Tubi TV



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 12:14 PM

 

I dont think it would be a horrible idea if they can get ALL of the transformers.  

 

One thing that bugs is that none of the streaming services have all of the Transformers cartoons. Netflix has some Cyberverse and Prime, but thats about it as far as I know.  Be nice to watch RID, BW, UT, Animated or whatever.

 

Netflix used to have many of them, but some of their contracts waned.

 

 

i have what i want on dvd so i dont have to rely on streaming contracts


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Posted 07 June 2020 - 04:18 PM

There is definitely no reason to assume Disney would have a negative impact on the fiction. All TF fiction is tossed out for something new every few years anyway. It's not the same as casting aside decades of allegedly canon SW novels. Transformers has never had that, so it's not a thing we can lose.

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 08:04 PM

Disney is either going to treat it like Marvel and build a story over time, or Star Wars and let it be whatever the current director wants it to be, regardless if it fits or not.

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 09:33 PM

 

I dont think it would be a horrible idea if they can get ALL of the transformers.  

 

One thing that bugs is that none of the streaming services have all of the Transformers cartoons. Netflix has some Cyberverse and Prime, but thats about it as far as I know.  Be nice to watch RID, BW, UT, Animated or whatever.

Might want to check out Tubi TV

 

 

And though it doesn't come up in that linked search, Tubi does also have Beast Wars.



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 09:46 PM

As more than a few people have stated, this gross devouring of other companies and media properties is something to be generally avoided. As such, I'd rather NOT see Hasbro and Transformers gobbled up by the House Of Mouse, even though that would mean characters like Circuit Breaker were in play again.


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Posted 08 June 2020 - 02:11 AM

If Disney bought Transformers it would likely just be to bury it until people tired of Marvel and Star Wars. Theres not enough room to do everything when youre already releasing that many movies each year.

Disney already has MASSIVE leverage over Hasbro via licensing. They bullied them out of buying Dreamworks and could pretty much shut down or redirect anything else by threatening not to renew the Star Wars and/or Marvel license.

Why saddle themselves with a toy company that brings in minuscule profits and shares one of their most profitable licenses with an even less financially successful Japanese one when they can pretty much already order them around.

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