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Shelfwarmercon

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    1. Snake_eyes1975
      Snake_eyes1975
      your very welcome. If your into HA or cool, complicated transformations..you will LOVE it!! well worth the price!
    2. Joey_Santana
      Joey_Santana
      Hello there! Excuse me brother, I'm REALLY interested in purchasing a set of those downsized K.O. Generation Blitzwing figures. Are you able to pick a few sets up for me please? I can pay the set and commision to you via Paypal.

      Thank you

      Joey
    3. Protoman
      Protoman
      If you decide to part with the KO Rodimus let me know ;)
    4. megabot6969
      megabot6969
      The only one but hurt is your mom from the train she got, ALL ABOARD!!!!!!!!!!!
    5. megabot6969
      megabot6969
      Obviously it did something, because you wont shut up. Go away
    6. megabot6969
      megabot6969
      I didnt want to mention they were your moms
    7. Shelfwarmercon
      Shelfwarmercon
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      I think my biggest issue with it, and one that I didn't explain as well as I did later, is that it didn't fit the essence of his character based on any prior continuity. While I realize that this is a different continuity, I think many fans, myself included, were led to believe that the movieverse was supposed to be G1 with some updates not G1 names slapped on totally different characters that spout some G1 phrases.
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      And that goes back to how Hasbro does this all the time to various Transformer characters. We had Starscream in Transformers Armada turning into a good guy, sacrificing himself to convince Galvatron of the threat Unicron posed, and I daresay Starscream purists at the time had a fit over his actions which contradicted his supposed "essence" (i.e., Starscream willingly getting himself killed for the greater good).

      Heck, like I mentioned in an earlier post, the G1 comic and cartoon depicted several characters very differently. Cartoon Shockwave was a Megatron loyalist, but Comics Shockwave wanted to overthrow the guy. Cartoon Ratbat was little more than Soundwave's animal minion, but Comics Ratbat was a high-ranking Decepticon with enough clout to boss around Trypticon and the Triplechangers, and behaved accordingly. Comics Ravage is known to talk, but in the cartoon we mostly heard him do cat noises - and for some, the lack of speech does go some way in depicting Ravage as being more of a pet rather than an equal to the other Decepticons.

      For me, I don't see what you're seeing of live-action Prime being "out of character" or "contradicting" his "essence" as being problematic, not when they presented very different - if not contradictory - portrayals of the same characters right at the start of Transformers.
    8. SC0RP0N0K
      SC0RP0N0K
      OK, cool. Like I said, I hate to have to ask, but it's hard to tell "read" subtle sarcasm over the internet. lol

      Judge Dread is still considered an anti-hero due to his actions, it's not based on if society accepts those actions or not. I will admit it's not the best analogy when talking about the movieverse though since in the movieverse I doubt they have given up Due Process as in Judge Dread's society.

      As for Moses, I still wouldn't consider him a "hero" per say, but again, the time period and society that he lived in demanded the people he ordered killed pay that price for something they considered on the same level as murder. Again, I doubt Due Process held much sway back then. I do however see where you are coming from. I think it all comes down to is in the vein of the "traditional hero" much like Superman, Batman, Captain America, ect...where as it's not in his character to off a downed combatant.

      I think my biggest issue with it, and one that I didn't explain as well as I did later, is that it didn't fit the essence of his character based on any prior continuity. While I realize that this is a different continuity, I think many fans, myself included, were led to believe that the movieverse was supposed to be G1 with some updates not G1 names slapped on totally different characters that spout some G1 phrases.
    9. SC0RP0N0K
      SC0RP0N0K
      Actually that makes Moses a man I don't know how many people would consider him or really anyone in the Bible outside of maybe Jesus a hero. Characters like Judge Dread, The Punisher, ect..are actually considered anti-heroes. While still basically considered "good" their actions keep them outside the realm of heroes.

      I'm not sure if you were being sarcastic about people having to go beyond the movie into other realms to understand what's happening in the movie. Sorry I even have to ask if you were being sarcastic but it's hard to tell on here what people actually mean over the internet.
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