Case Closed - Goodbye Airachnid

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by SilverOptimus, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. SilverOptimus

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  2. Mighty.Maximal

    Mighty.Maximal Banned

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    It's not even the same sector. oh well they can call it Predacon-Airachnid or hyphenate it or something and try again.
     
  3. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    personally, I think that's BS.
     
  4. NGW

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    That's a really stupid reason for denial.....
     
  5. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    They don't sound all that similar to me. It's different enough to be passed, IMO. However, this means Hasbro will have to find another name for... whatever it is they're planning.
     
  6. KnightHawkke

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    /faceplam...
     
  7. Ra88

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    Aaand we still don't know what the hell it is.
     
  8. Skywave

    Skywave Transformers Noob

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    Well, time for brainstorming a new name!

    I think they should submit Aerialachnid as a second try :p  Probably not close to anything this time around ;) 
     
  9. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Prime/Meg/Bee/SS completist

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    Airachnia.
     
  10. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

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    Um, how about "Blackairachnia" or "Airantulas"...

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  11. updatedude

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    R.I.P. sweet prince(ss).

    My hopes for a winged (or jet/rocket powered) spider are alas, dashed.
     
  12. chazburgr

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    Stop attaching the Predacon insignia to the Airachnid story. They're not related. Me and Lodril busted that one at the end of the last news thread.
     
  13. SMOG

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    I think that's a bit ridiculous, since "Airachnid" and "Arachnoid" are still CLEARLY two different words.

    However, no big loss. It was a stupid name anyway. Glad to see it denied.

    zmog
     
  14. MrSoundwaveGuy

    MrSoundwaveGuy I've made a huge mistake

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    Alas Airachnid, I knew you not at all but yet also knew you so well.
     
  15. seeker311

    seeker311 The Collector

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    oh well, it sounded lame anyways
     
  16. Omnius

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    So the name's a no-no but there must still be a toy on the way, so the case isn't closed just yet.
     
  17. SilverOptimus

    SilverOptimus Movie News Monster Moderator News Staff

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    Thanks :)  I posted it as I got it. I'll keep it since we don't have any pics of the character. I don't think that we'll be hearing from him/her again.
     
  18. caitlindevi

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    I can get how there would be a pronounciation similarity with the whole 'nid' noid' part being the only pronounciation change.

    It might actually be lego who have the trademark on arachnoid

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  19. SilverOptimus

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    You are right, the other Trademark IS Lego's Airachnoid. :) 
     
  20. Shatterpoint

    Shatterpoint Neato

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    DAMN YOU ARACHNOID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :banghead: 
     

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