a problem I noticed in sick mind

Discussion in 'Transformers Robots In Disguise / Prime Discussion' started by Crazy Ramjetty, Apr 30, 2011.

  1. Crazy Ramjetty

    Crazy Ramjetty marvel's got it good

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    so the autobots were able to find the decepticon ship near the chinese mongolian border. if the autobots were able to find it, wouldn't the chinese or mongolian or both governments find it as well?
     
  2. Ribieconvoy

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    Only if they knew what frequency it was on. That's what Ratchet said.
     
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    Probably.
     
  4. moreprimeland

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    My take on that...the frequency = cloaking. Unlikely to be found by earth technology. Or.. Fowler helped with jamming the frequency, in his suit! :D 
     
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    Only if Earth has "scanners" and scanned certain frequencies. I'd bet that humanity doesn't have the advanced scanning technology the Cybertron-born aliens do. So in short, no.
     
  6. Sideways77

    Sideways77 some garbage is okay

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    Well, as seen in Darkness rising, I guess the people don't seem to notice a giant Decepticon warship looming over or near their city.

    But, I guess it was cloaked.
     
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    Yeah, I'm thinking, like others that when they are talking about 'frequency' they are referring to their shield/cloak modulations which probably only other Cybertronian tech could detect, or even be searching for. Like in Star Trek.
     
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    Darn good episode.
     
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    It could have simply been that the ship was there in the middle of a nowhere desert. The earth's a pretty vast place. And we didn't really have much by way of reliable records or long distance communications till fairly recently. Say... 100 years or so? So any nomads that might have seen the ship before that, were unable to pass on their knowledge to the world at large within their life times. And it's just that the ship was not found again until now.

    Plausible? Yeah. Probable? Mmm... 50-50. It could happen, especially if the ship crashed in a place that's not in between or anywhere near human settlements.
     
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    Most of my Transformers say 'Made In China' on them so I'm guessing the Chinese are cool with it.
     
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    brawl 56 Aw..crap!

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  12. Ash from Carolina

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    Early in the series Prime made it sound like the humans would take a horrible pounding if they tried to fight the Decepticons so perhaps Starscream didn't see the Chinese as a serious threat, but with the space bridge to bypass the weapons and security systems the Autobots could be a problem.
     
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    They only found it because it's cloaking tech was malfuctioning and Ratchet was just experimenting with frequencies. It was a total one in a million accident the Autobots found them, no way humans would.
     
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    Good point! I had wondered why some type of security alarms didn't sound when Bee and Arcee land bridged onto the Con ship. Seems to me the Cons would have some sensors that would let them know they have invaders on board.

    Loved Knockout's reaction tho..he sensed them (or something) there, but as usual didn't want to hurt his paint job and ignored his sensors too.
     
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    All the technology in the Autobot's base is from Earth.
     
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    It's comments like this that make me think we should have a 'like' button.
     
  17. Ribieconvoy

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    But they use Cybertronian programs. They mentioned that Earth and Cybertronian tech don't mix well during Darkness Rising, so I'd assume that they are using the same technology as humans but are using it in different, more advanced ways.
     
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    The REAL problem with this episode is this:

    Why would the crashed Autobot ship be broadcasting on the same frequency as the Decepticon ship, as Ratchet picks up BOTH signals on the same wavelength.

    Riddle me that.
     
  19. moreprimeland

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    I've also had a few TF's lately that have "Made in Vietnam" .....fwiw
     
  20. Thenames9

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    Because the Autobots stole a Decepticon ship to send away the diseased Autobots, saving their resources.
     

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