Does anyone know how to tell time??

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  1. CryoPrime

    CryoPrime Cody A.

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    In the transformers universe??

    nano-click= second?
    click= minute?
    cycle= hour?
    mega-cycle= day?
    vorn= year??

    if anyone could tell me for sure. not "I think" it would be greatly appreciated. thanks.
     
  2. Voiceroy

    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

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  3. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    Ebay:
    "if i could save time in a bottle..."
    would it be shaped like an energon cube?
     
  4. Ripclaw

    Ripclaw DementedDino1

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    you forgot solar cycle XD
     
  5. Renegade Razor

    Renegade Razor Renegade Team Leader

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    Eye of the beholder, dude. It depends on which version of the Transformers you like best. Each incarnation used something different. Personally, I go with the original series. They used plain ole' Earth time. None of this vorn crap, or cycles. That came later. It's up to you.
     
  6. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    Remember, friends: time is relative. One year, as we measure it, is the amount of time it takes for the Earth to make a complete revolution around its sun (Sol). A Martian year is longer than an Earth year. If you call both a 'year', that's pretty confusing. So....

    And as a wise man once said:
     
  7. DaraRex2.0

    DaraRex2.0 I'd totally eat the leaf

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    I think this is why communications should be restricted between planets. It's too much trouble cordinating an attack pattern, only to have your dudes show up early because they forgot to triangulate the difference between Cybertron time and Mars time >:/
     
  8. Pravus Prime

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    Actually, as I recall, the Marvel Comics came first, before the G1 cartoon series, and in issue one they used Vorns. So, the time scale from the Marvel comics is the first time TF's used a time scale, and everything else followed it.

    However, as mentioned, use whatever you want.
     
  9. Crystine

    Crystine Well-Known Member

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    This is what I use (after a bit of cross referencing a while back):

    nano-click (sp nano-klik) = approximately 1/10th of an Earth second
    click= (sp klik) approximately 1 Earth second
    cycle= approximately 1 Earth minute
    mega-cycle= equals approximately 1 Earth hour
    vorn= approximately 83 Earth years

    In addition:
    A deca cycle equals approximately 30 Earth days.
    A stellar cycle equals approximately 1 Cybertronian year (400 Earth days).
    A solar cycle/orn equals 1 Cybertronian day (20 Earth hours).

    I think these are mainly from the BW/BM uses of time, but it makes the most sense to me.
     
  10. sunnyswipe

    sunnyswipe autobot

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    what about an "ng"? im sure it was mentioned in wwi3?
     
  11. DJ Soundwave

    DJ Soundwave Action Figure Master

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    What about Astro-minutes , Astro-Seconds.......ect...
     
  12. Julliant

    Julliant This space for rent.

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    Awesome.

    In the TF:A episode Nanosec, at the last scene, Ratchet says the destronium will explode in about 30 nanoclicks. I'll go replay that scene and count the amount of the time till it actually exploded, then there's the answer for one.


    (Actually yea I know, it's a cartoon so it could be relative, but whatever it's worth a shot)

    Okay he said it'll blow in 30 nanoclicks at 19:05, and it exploded at 20:01.
    That makes 1 nanoclick = 1.87 seconds, less if you count that time could have 'slowed down' for dramatic effect.
     
  13. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    oh man! after reading those I feel like I have a brain cramp.
     

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