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@  wlg3 : (28 April 2017 - 01:15 AM)

I really enjoy the creative sub forums of TFW, though, like their kitbash and fan art forums. The creative forums have lots of talented, friendly people and is an active, supportive community.

@  wlg3 : (28 April 2017 - 01:13 AM)

Gotta agree with Evac... TFW has a lot of cool, talented people, but they're overwhelmingly outnumbered by unbearable neckbeards

@  LordGigaIce : (27 April 2017 - 10:20 PM)

I do enjoy the TFW podcast. and that subforum's usually very civil. It's the best place to actually talk about TFers there :D also the Radicons forum is ok if you just like looking at kitbash pr0n

@  Evac : (27 April 2017 - 10:18 PM)

There's some cool people on the site, thankfully. It's just the morons tend to outnumber them... Which is generally the rule on most forums thanks to the GIFT.

@  Evac : (27 April 2017 - 10:17 PM)

In all honesty, the better parts of the site are the non-TF parts.

@  LordGigaIce : (27 April 2017 - 10:13 PM)

yeah, and their love of 3p is just...i don't get it.

@  Noideaforaname : (27 April 2017 - 10:03 PM)

TFW can be... literal with the rules sometimes. Like, a discussion about favorite human characters gets LOCKED if you mention Agent Fowler because "all Prime discussion belongs in the RiD forums".

@  LordGigaIce : (27 April 2017 - 09:48 PM)

Also, as far as TFW's No Politics goes...it's nice in theory but then you end up with the current IDW stories that lean HEAVILY into politics and religion. I've had more than a few lengthy posts exploring the parallels between the IDW Decepticon movement and various real world socialist movements deleted because it was technically "politics." So hug 'em. I really only visit there these days to poke around the podcast subforum.

@  LordGigaIce : (27 April 2017 - 09:45 PM)

My person canon is that the Quintessons created Cybertron as a factory to make the TFers as mechs, but they became self aware and they revolted. then Cybertronian society began to develop and the events of the revolt became mythologised as the stories of the Knights of Cyberton, the Thirteen, etc...real events that became the basis for religion, essentially.

@  Evac : (27 April 2017 - 09:34 PM)

Timeout. Does it convert?

@  Nutjob R/T : (27 April 2017 - 09:29 PM)

.... Wait I think those are actually ninjas

@  Nutjob R/T : (27 April 2017 - 09:29 PM)

Fact: Transformers are mammals. Fact: The purpose of a Transformer is to flip out and kill people

@  ▲ndrusi : (27 April 2017 - 06:54 PM)

Transformers are alien space robots from space.]

@  Rycochet : (27 April 2017 - 06:49 PM)

Transformers believe they were created by <X>, others believe they were created by <Y> and/or <Z>. There are lots of theories, disagreements but ultimately nobody knows for sure.

@  Noideaforaname : (27 April 2017 - 05:11 PM)

Squid robits build machines. Machines decide they had enough of that and kicked the squid robits off the planet. Everything's pretty chill for a while until machines get mad for dumb reasons and break the planet. THE END

@  Bass X0 : (27 April 2017 - 04:22 PM)

Primus created Cybertron and The Thirteen. Then later, the Quintessons come to the planet they call Seibertron and use Primus' power; the plasma energy chamber to forge military robots Destrons and consumer robots Cybertrons. The Cybertrons and Destrons rise up and drive the Quintessons away but are unable to live in peace with each other. And so the Cybertron population become the Autobot army and the Destrons become Decepticons, with the Autobots renaming their planet Cybertron. Far far later still, bacteria that was present on the asteroid Primus imprisoned himself within has evolved into organic life within Cybertron...

@  Evac : (27 April 2017 - 03:35 PM)

But aside from the ending Trent and Siph made for them at FunPub, the 3H Wreckers comics kinda sucked.

@  Evac : (27 April 2017 - 03:34 PM)

That's what the 3H Wreckers comics kind of did, actually.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 April 2017 - 03:30 PM)

So, what? The maker of the makers kinda thing?

@  Bass X0 : (27 April 2017 - 02:55 PM)

My fanon is both the Quintesson and Primus origins. They're compatible.

@  Rycochet : (27 April 2017 - 02:37 PM)

I prefer the profile book/movie interpretation of the Quintessons, a race whose entire purpose is to capture and execute those who escape Unicron.

@  Noideaforaname : (27 April 2017 - 02:03 PM)

I like the Quintesson origin partly because it's a twist on the robot revolution cliche, partly because of the irony of a people uniting against their own creators just to fall into endless civil war, and mostly because i just really like the Quintessons themselves.

@  Diecast : (27 April 2017 - 12:03 PM)

I preferred the Primus origin until it became the more common origin, fiction wise.

@  ▲ndrusi : (27 April 2017 - 11:08 AM)

Since the analogy to humans isn't perfect, it could also be interpreted as closer to "maternity ward."

@  Locoman : (27 April 2017 - 11:02 AM)

I think the most unfortunately named Transformer in their society would probably be Hot Spot, which is like having a human named "Placenta."

@  Locoman : (27 April 2017 - 11:02 AM)

Confusing, I bet.

@  Noideaforaname : (27 April 2017 - 10:58 AM)

I wonder what everyday Transformer society is like where half the population are named after common objects and stuff...

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 April 2017 - 10:53 AM)

I bet Gears hates this.

@  Noideaforaname : (27 April 2017 - 10:18 AM)

Naturally occuring gears! (hey, if bugs can do it...)

@  Evac : (27 April 2017 - 10:00 AM)

They're both better than the Primus origin.

@  unluckiness : (27 April 2017 - 09:56 AM)

The Allspark sucks. I much prefer the quintessons origin.

@  Dracula : (27 April 2017 - 07:23 AM)

I hate the allspark! That's why it's been the only TF forum I've bothered with for almost 10 years!

@  Robowang : (27 April 2017 - 07:13 AM)

As much as I pick on us, that's a really big reason why I like it here too. Plus the traffic isn't so heavy that anything you post gets lost in five minutes.

@  Rycochet : (27 April 2017 - 06:00 AM)

The Allspark is one of the first Transformers sites I've been to where there's no weird hero worship of the staff or two or three staffers who are weirdly aggressive about certain transformers related topics and never fail to show it. This is probably the first site in my near two decades in the fandom I can post and not feel I'm a few steps away from falling afoul of some unwritten rule that will cause people to pile on, so yay Allspark.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (27 April 2017 - 05:31 AM)

*pops in* "Hm, I wonder where the conversation has gone since last night..." *reads* "...huh. I did not see any of that coming."

@  MEDdMI : (27 April 2017 - 05:26 AM)

*apart!

@  MEDdMI : (27 April 2017 - 05:26 AM)

This board has provided me with the only RP campaign that didn't fall a

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (27 April 2017 - 05:17 AM)

So what? We're disciples of Primus and they're disciples of Unicron?

@  lastmaximal : (27 April 2017 - 04:26 AM)

I'm really not surprised.

@  Nevermore : (27 April 2017 - 04:16 AM)

Well, the users over on TFW in return accuse the Allspark of being an elitist clique that ostracizes everyone who doesn't act like they do (i.e. civil), whereas TFW is more welcoming to everyone regardless of their views.

@  Pennpenn : (27 April 2017 - 03:23 AM)

Hard G. I don't give a solitary shit what the creators call it, the first word in the acronym is "Graphical". I have no idea why they'd think any sane human could, would, or should pronounce it any other way.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (27 April 2017 - 03:13 AM)

I acknowledge what the creators say, but whether I remember to use their pronunciation or not is hit or miss. Heck, I think I usually think of it in my head as "gee-i-ef", in parallel to "JPG" and "PNG".

@  Waspinator : (27 April 2017 - 02:50 AM)

Let's heat things up: what are everyone's opinions on how GIF should be pronounced?

@  Diecast : (26 April 2017 - 11:11 PM)

But I will say that a lot of fandom forums are generally more tolerable nowadays because most belligerent types stick to Facebook groups

@  Diecast : (26 April 2017 - 11:09 PM)

I do like their hard no-politics rule. Now that I do the occasional freelance writing for some local politics and I like zero percent of it my hobby space now. But holy cow, do they replace it with neck beard drama.

@  LordGigaIce : (26 April 2017 - 10:30 PM)

like Noideaforaname I posted on TFW for a while. I came here after I got harassed for daring to suggest that Play With This Too was run by unoriginal hacks, and yeah. This place so much more preferable.

@  Nutjob R/T : (26 April 2017 - 10:15 PM)

And you're turning us on

@  Nutjob R/T : (26 April 2017 - 10:15 PM)

The terrible secret of the Allspark: We all have this twisted fetish for rational thought processes

@  lastmaximal : (26 April 2017 - 10:13 PM)

Not everyone likes everything, and people aren't blind to shortfalls or annoyances resulting from constraints of how the brand is handled. We make many a joke out of these things. But it's a rare thing when entitlement replaces logic on here, where that seems to be poster raison d'etre everywhere else.

@  lastmaximal : (26 April 2017 - 10:11 PM)

It's utterly weird how these here boards seem so impervious an oasis when it comes to that depth of idiocy. Worshipping 3p and demanding the official companies "step it up" and stop being so lazy? Insisting the movies be done THEIR way, crapping on every single thing revealed about the films or toyline, then whining that they can't find (insert hot movie to here) or the official release of a movie figure doesn't capture the look in the film they hated? Etc


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#1 Master Fwiffo

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:20 PM

http://www.tfw2005.c...season-3-a.html



QUOTE
R*da***t,female medic
B***n,very G1,more bulk
B****o**,looks like a big beetle
C*******,big rabbit ears
RP,skinny,head looks like Kup
H*****t,armada head
Sp***or,toad like thing
St***a,very BM
B********er,big G1 head,cute
the “Comic Character” in the show
A****,a big different than previous show,more details I think

don't ask me more





RED ALERT! REDALERTREDALERTREDALERTREDALERTREDALERT! PS: I had a female Red Alert in a fanfic wel before Animated thought of it. ?icon-waspy.gif

Let's see. I see Brawn, Hot Shot, Spittor, Stryka, Bonecrusher.

Is that Blackout? Hrmmm, interesting...

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Damnit, S250 said it wasn't Bonecrusher. Probably Beachcomber. B********er hates B********er.

Edited by Master Fwiffo, 30 August 2008 - 12:23 PM.

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:24 PM

QUOTE
R*da***t,female medic
B***n,very G1,more bulk
B****o**,looks like a big beetle
C*******,big rabbit ears
RP,skinny,head looks like Kup
H*****t,armada head
Sp***or,toad like thing
St***a,very BM
B********er,big G1 head,cute
the ?Comic Character? in the show
A****,a big different than previous show,more details I think

don't ask me more


Red Alert. Brawn. Blackout. Cyclonus. Dunno. Hot Shot. Spittor. Strika. Bonecrusher. Dunno. Arcee.


#3 TheAFNYGuy

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:25 PM

Redd alertt,female medic
Brawn,very G1,more bulk
Blackout,looks like a big beetle
Cyclonus,big rabbit ears
RP,skinny,head looks like Kup
Hotshot,armada head
Spittor,toad like thing
Strika,very BM
Bonecrusher,big G1 head,cute
the ?Comic Character? in the show
Arcee,a big different than previous show,more details I think

Oh.

Edited by TheAFNYGuy, 30 August 2008 - 12:26 PM.


#4 General Tekno

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:25 PM

The most likely consensus at TFW seems to be this:

Redalert,female medic
Brawn,very G1,more bulk
B****o**,looks like a big beetle
Cyclonus big rabbit ears
Rodimus Prime,skinny,head looks like Kup
Hotshot,armada head
Spittor,toad like thing
Strika,very BM
Beachcomber,big G1 head,cute
Oilslick - the “Comic Character” in the show
Arcee, a big different than previous show,more details I think

Edited by General Tekno, 30 August 2008 - 12:26 PM.

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:26 PM

I suppose Beachcomber makes more sense than Bonecrusher for "cute".

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:26 PM

My take

Redalert,female medic
Brawn,very G1,more bulk
B****o**,looks like a big beetle
Cyclonus,big rabbit ears
Rodimus Prime,skinny,head looks like Kup
Hotshot,armada head
Spittor,toad like thing
Strika,very BM
Beachcomber,big G1 head,cute
the ?Comic Character? in the show
Alpha(trion),a big different than previous show,more details I think
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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:28 PM

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:29 PM

Could be Blast Off too.
I'mactually kinda sad that it isn't Bonecrusher. Could be a really bitter, angry con. icon-fire.gif
I'd quite like to see Animated versions of some of the movie Decepticons.

Can't wait to see Cyclonus.

#9 TheAFNYGuy

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:32 PM

Hotshot sounds really awesome. That head design works incredibly well for animated.

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:35 PM

wow...talk about diversifying the cast. I can't wait!

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#11 General Tekno

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:38 PM

Man, Walky is gonna have a heart attack he'll be so overjoyed at this news of Hot Shot.

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#12 TheAFNYGuy

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:41 PM

So is there a 25th anniversary hotshot on top of this, or what? Was that ever confirmed?

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:43 PM

Wow. Lots of stuff considering THEY HAVENT EVEN CONFIRMED "GREENLIGHT" ON SEASON 3 YET.





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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:45 PM

QUOTE(Sso02V @ Aug 30 2008, 01:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
B****o**,looks like a big beetle


I'd say Bombshock, with one more asterisk.

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:45 PM

I'm convinced B****O** is Blackout. He does kinda look like a big beetle. Good calls on Roddy, Arcee and Cyclonus (never would have guessed that with the Rabbit Ears).

Now, of course, I start wondering what all this has to do with the story.

If I made an educated guess - in fact, I'm fairly convinced - I'd say Roddy, Red Alert, Hot Shot, Beachcomber and Brawn are all part of the same crew which would act as a counter-point to our main crew (Roddy = Optimus, Red = Ratchet, Hot Shot = Bumblebee, Beachcomber = Prowl, Brawn = Bulkie), and they'll do an episode where the two crews try to get along. If we're really lucky, we'll get a spinoff episode or two about just this crew (similar to the way Teen Titans did an episode or two about Titans East).

Spittor (or possibly Slapper) would likely be in that Predacons episode we heard about, along with BA and Wasp. Stryka and Cyclonus they could do anything with, but I'd take a guess at them being Shockwave's lackies on Cybertron. The other ones are up in the air. Don't forget, we also have to deal with Soundwave, the Jet twins, Perceptor, and Swindle (and the Animated team at SDCC pretty much said that Wreck-Gar and the Screamer Clones are returning). Whew. This is going to be a fun season.

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:47 PM

QUOTE(Paladin @ Aug 30 2008, 10:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow. Lots of stuff considering THEY HAVENT EVEN CONFIRMED "GREENLIGHT" ON SEASON 3 YET.





Speculation and nothing more.

A) S250 is always right. ?He *is* an Awesome Inside Source. ?Do not question him.


B) It's frikken greenlit. ?They were recording dialouge before SDCC, we've seen listing for it from YTV... ?I think they just want to have it done before they say anything.


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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:49 PM

QUOTE(Paladin @ Aug 30 2008, 01:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow. Lots of stuff considering THEY HAVENT EVEN CONFIRMED "GREENLIGHT" ON SEASON 3 YET.


Episodes have been written and scripts have been recorded. Unless, I dunno, maybe David Kaye is a liar!

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:53 PM

Well, he played Megs for how long...? Inevitable a little bit rubbed off on him...
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#19 BlitzwingHaz

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:54 PM

That other team angle sounds very plausible Fwiffo. And awesome.
In fact, it has to be true, its just striking me how similar Beachcomber and Prowl are...

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:56 PM

QUOTE(The Walky @ Aug 30 2008, 12:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Paladin @ Aug 30 2008, 01:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow. Lots of stuff considering THEY HAVENT EVEN CONFIRMED "GREENLIGHT" ON SEASON 3 YET.


Episodes have been written and scripts have been recorded. Unless, I dunno, maybe David Kaye is a liar!


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