Does Bay deserve to be in the Hasbro Hall of Fame

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by nemisispringer, May 18, 2011.

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Does bay deserve to be in the transformers Hall of Fame

  1. Yeah he sure does

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  2. No he does not

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  1. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    So does he?

    Edit: Im gonna throw this in here that we are not talking about the movies themselves. We are talking about Bay and his contribution to them and weather he deserves to be rewarded for what he has personally done.
     
  2. Overlord Balder

    Overlord Balder Voices Slugslinger!

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    Absolutely.

    Mr.Bay is awesome, and he did an excellent job [in my humble opinion] on the 2007 movie.

    The franchise is stronger than ever thanks to him, give the guy a break.
     
  3. SPLIT LIP

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    Of course. It's absurd to think otherwise.

    If it weren't for him Transformers wouldn't be nearly as popular as it is today, we probably wouldn't even HAVE a Hall Of Fame. Concepts he reimagined have been put to use in other series and the movies have given us some of the best TF toys ever.
     
  4. Aernaroth

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    Sure he does. He headed a new interpretation of the brand (a new generation) that has already endured the better half of a decade and has brought Transformers to new audiences and a new level of mainstream popularity and acceptance. You can love the movieverse or hate it, but you can't truthfully say it hasn't been wildly successful and massively influential to the franchise in recent years.
     
  5. Stryker055

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    He made the movie series that, regardless of quality, brought Transformers back into the eye of the general public, grabbing the attention of a new generation and a larger audience.

    So yeah, I'd say he deserves it.
     
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    Others have beaten me to the list of reasons I think this, so I'll simply say YES. Of course he does.
     
  7. Matty

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    The better question is, why DOESN'T he deserve to be in the HOF? Serious question.
     
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    Sure he does, he tooked Transformers to entire new levels when it came to reaching out and made the series alot stronger.
     
  9. nemisispringer

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    Im gonna throw this in here that we are not talking about the movies we are talking about Bay and whether in your opinion he did a better job than someone else could have.
     
  10. General Magnus

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    Honestly. I donĀ“t really care. Good for him I guess. I just want to see the reactions.
     
  11. Lacimehc

    Lacimehc Tastes like medicine

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    I don't see any reason why he shouldn't be. The movies have been a huge success and brought a lot of attention back to the franchise.
     
  12. ABrown

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    Well, I personally think that the live Transformers movies were both really really bad movies. I know that I'm in the minority when it comes to the first movie. But there's a lot of people who thought that the second Transformers movie wasn't very good.
     
  13. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Your mileage may vary as far as the movies go, but this particular question is not even up for debate. He deserves it beyond the shadow of a doubt.
     
  14. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Yes. As I said in my frontpage post, he took the series and made it into a phenomenon. Transformers now is the biggest it has been since 1984 and it's all thanks to Michael Bay for getting the series back into the public consciousness again.
     
  15. Matrixbeast

    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    Yes.
    He brought TFs back to the general public eye.
     
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    I can't see your point.
    Most of the posts on this thread have said "Regardless of the quality of the movie.." in the beginning, we ARE talking about EXACTLY what Bay did here.

    Transformers The Animated Movie sucked yet we don't say G1 sucked.

    All franchises have their problems, man, they all have.
     
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    No, you asked does he belong in the HoF.

    Simple answer is yes. It doesn't matter who we could've got or what your persona feelings are on the films themselves, we got him, and he and Hasbro banded togetehr to make probably one of the most, if not the most, wildly successful Transformers line in the franchise's history, and that most assuredly deserves recognition in the HoF. Copy/Paste (albiet to a slightly lesser extent due to less creative input) for Steve.
     
  18. Stryker055

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    Of course. Both movies, from a critical point of view, were generally pretty bad, ROTF being much worse. The point most of us have is that because of him and his movies, Transformers is much bigger now than it ever had been.
     
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    Really? I think that the original animated movie was far superior to the live movies. It wasn't perfect, but it's one of my favorite movies of all time.
     
  20. Matrixbeast

    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    I agree, but to a non-TF fan I can see how it can be considered a bad movie.
     

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