Animated Megatron can't remember Optimus Prime's name.

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  1. $shockwave$

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    Is it me or does TFA Megatron can never remember Prime's name.


    In Transwarped pt/3. Prime says Megatron.

    And Megatron replies Ah, so you do know my name, pity I can't remember yours.

    I'm sure there is other situations.

    What do you think? I hope this isn't a :noob : thread.
     
  2. Anodythe

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    It has been mentioned before...But...Megatron probably felt that he was too important to remember the name of any bot below him, especially an Auotbot.
     
  3. Moonscream

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    Yeah, it is kind of a noob thread. ;) 

    Megatron just can't be bothered to remember the name of, in his view, an insignificant little pestbot.

    --Moony
     
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    Another thing he reffers to OP as just Autobot.
     
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    It's not just you.


    He does.

    He can't.

    There are.

    I think it's funny, and a subtle little touch that's really only mentioned in the show twice. It show's Megatron's arrogance without being some crazy over-the-top running gag.

    There's no such thing as :noob  threads, especially when all the past ones on the subject are gone, so people can't search for them. Though the issue has been brought up before, it's no fault of yours you weren't around for those discussions.
     
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    By that logic you just made sound dumb.

    Congratulations Sherlock. Finding detailes in sentences. Clap Clap Clap.
     
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    Just wait til you see the finale.
     
  9. Feralstorm

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    Megatron doesn't usually bother to remember any Autobot by name, largely an arrogance/superiority ploy. If you catch/caught the final episode, you'll see that particular bit is resolved.
     
  10. Cmdr Prime

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    :noob  Cause Megatron can't remember anything exept to destroy the Autobots
     
  11. jametron

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    Damn... You DO realize SPLIT LIP was being cordial AND defending your noob thread with kindness, right? Appreciate it when it happens, because believe me, it doesn't happen often around here.
     
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    Lol, even the noobs are being snippy round here now
     
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    We are aren't we.
     
  14. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    It also doesn't help that Optimus isn't a particularly well known Autobot in the Animated Universe, at least through most of the series.
     
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    Megatron was being demeaning.
     
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    Personally, I'd like it if the Autobots hardly referred to the Decepticons by name, too.
     
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    "Watch out for the flying one!"
    "Which one?!"

    Yeah, I guess it makes sense that the Autobots wouldn't know their names either, but then again, a lot of the Decepticons we see are some of Megatron's elite, so they'd have a pretty impressive reputation. Who's to say they wouldn't be well known among the Autobots they fought, and the ones who heard stories about the Great War?
     
  18. Sage o' G-fruit

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    I take these quotes from TFWiki.net.

    "You're a persistent little Autobot."
    "My name is OPTIMUS PRIME!"

    ...and later...

    "If I cannot save my clones, at least I'll have the satisfaction of destroying you, Optimus Prime."
    "So, you can remember my name!"

    Yep. The final battle is great.

    QFT. This is probably the last time someone will defend you, now that they know what they're getting into.
     
  19. Coeloptera

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    I often forget Optimus Prime's name myself.

    The other day I was talking to Optimus Prime and I said, "Optimus Prime, I have to wonder, why is your name, Optimus Prime, so hard to remember?"

    Optimus Prime didn't seem to have a good answer for me. Optimus Prime seemed to think that his name, Optimus Prime, was an easy one to recall.

    So I guess I can understand why Megatron might think that the name Optimus Prime was hard to remember. I myself often have a great deal of trouble remembering Optimus Prime's name.

    Anyone else recall what Optimus Prime's name is?

    - Coeloptera
     
  20. deltaprime

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    Pretty much everything that could be said already has been on this subject already. It always sorta bothered me though that throughout the UT, it seemed like most Autobots knew most Decepticons' names and vice versa. I kinda like the fact that Megs didn't bother remembering Prime's name in TFA.
     
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