Dinobot Rumors?

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  1. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    I remember back in late 80's early 90's, that the five Dinobot's could merge into a big robot. A Dino-Combiner.
    I've never seen this happen in any cartoons, nor have I seen any pictures of such a beast.

    Anybody else remember hearing this rumor, or what?
    I don't think it's true at all, but just wondering.
     
  2. Xaddion

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  3. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    The only time the Dinobots combined -at all- was a one-shot comic done as a pack-in extra for a DVD release. You are better off not reading it and forgetting that it ever exists, and never speaking of it again, except to say to never speak of it again.

    I realize that you're still somewhat new, but the wiki is your friend. I'm not trying to come across as rude, but take it up there first.
     
  4. Aernaroth

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    The 5 original dinobots have never combined in any official US release or publication. That's all I'm gonna say.


    Energon Swoop and Grimlock could powerlynx, though.
     
  5. guard convoy

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    The toys could never merge, there is "the beast" from a crappy comic, but it sucks, the only true combinding dinobot figure was Energon Grimlock and Swoop, which could combinded with eachother or any other energon figure

    http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Beast_(G1)
     
  6. Tigertrack

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    I was just reading through it as you guy's were answering the question and did not see it mentioned there at all. Thank's guys enuf said! :D 
     
  7. The Madness

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    I remember hearing back in the day that all the decoys could merge into one giant rubbery combiner. I couldn't understand the mechanics of it but yeah, kids love to talk crap.
     
  8. Quantum_Penguin

    Quantum_Penguin Be seeing you...

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    Don't forget Dinoking, the Japanese repaint of Monstructor: Dinoking - Transformers Wiki

    Of course it's debatable if they count since they aren't Dinobots per se and don't really resemble dinosaurs outside of their shells, but it's about as close as we've gotten to a full combining dinosaur team.
     
  9. Auto Morph

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    Erasor?
     
  10. aprim

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    Man, I liked the Beast With in Comic, and The Beast! Wish I could find a copy of that thing so I could make a custom of it.
     
  11. DarthCrusher

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    We don't talk like that around here.

    Get out. Now.






















































    :wink: 
     
  12. ComicGuy89

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    Alright, even the wiki is a bit vague on this. Why exactly is this combiner hated?
     
  13. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    G1 Grimlock so strong, don't need no stupid combination
     
  14. aprim

    aprim Well-Known Member

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    He killed all the depticons, and then the autobots..He was a monster.
     
  15. ComicGuy89

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    Well, I did some searching around and have learned a bit more. It was probably true that the story and concept weren't good. I just wondered about the overwhelmingly negative reaction...well that's just me. Question answered. ;) 
     
  16. Obsidian X

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    I think people hate it because as Transformers fan you are supposed to hate it.
    It's not that good I agree, but it's not worse than some other fiction either.
     
  17. Gingerchris

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    Personally I dislike the idea of the Dinobots combining because they're supposed to be powerhouses in their own right, and needing to combine would make them actually seem weaker. Think of the cool times they went up against Devastator and how less cool that would've been if they'd combined into a big robot and fought. Suddenly it just becomes normal one-on-one robot fighting, which isn't as exciting, whereas a big robot against five robot dinosaurs is just naturally cool.
    Nah, they could only combine with each other. And even then they didn't do that particularly well.
     
  18. aprim

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    This is why I liked the whole BEAST concept. It was there, but they never wanted to use it. Its pure power from these guys. Just tearing to get out. You can almost see it as a last last resort.

    I even liked the fact Prime knew how bad it would get. I like it. Cool story.
     
  19. SPLIT LIP

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    Because it's fucking horrible.
     
  20. CryoPrime

    CryoPrime Cody A.

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    I also wonder where all this hate came from, I think the idea of the G1 Dinobots combining into an unstoppable force is an intriguing idea. The design may not be the best(although I kinda' like it), but like someone else already said, there are a lot worse things in Transformers fiction that this Beast. haha
     

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