Faction Symbols in Vehicle Form

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  1. OP84

    OP84 Well-Known Member

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    Today, I was driving on the highway with my mother when she noticed that a large red and blue long-nose semi was passing by her car and she thought that it looked very reminiscent of Optimus Prime's vehicle form in the films (albeit without the flames). The funny thing is that when it came in front of us, I noticed that the truck had a G1-style Autobot insignia sticker slapped on the back window. And this got me thinking, "Only a Transformers fan such as myself would really notice something like that on a truck". So I believe that the argument that certain things such as the symbols on Optimus, Ironhide, Jetfire, and Mixmaster aren't really as noticeable as they may seem to some. Hell, even the, "To Punish and Enslave", written on the side of Barricade isn't that noticeable either.
     
  2. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Even though the camera focused on all of them?
     
  3. OP84

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    I don't mean "in-movie". I mean realistically.
     
  4. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Oh, well in that case, yeah a lot of them would probably be overlooked most the time, especially since they often take the place of another symbol (or in Barricade's case motto).

    Jetfire's would be damn near impossible to find.
     
  5. IaconStargazer

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    Mixmaster also had a custom "Mack bulldog" hood ornament with a 3D Decepticon insignia in place of the dog's head. Obviously that's only easy to notice close-up, too.
     
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    How would you not notice them on Mixmaster?
     
  7. SHINOBI03

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    I once saw a red Camaro with a Decepticon logo on the sides.
     
  8. knightwind12

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    saw optimus prime hauling ironhide bumblebee andsideswioe on the highway only way i could tell what they were is from the way they look if ineversaw the movies id be like wtf cool cars and a show semi????
     
  9. ShOcKwAvE1213

    ShOcKwAvE1213 THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

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    Where I live (tucson, az) there is a body shop made especially for transformers stuff. (Car body shop obviously)
     
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    I remember one time seeing an SUV with a chrome Autobot tag on the front.
     
  11. Skywarp2413

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    Itonhide's would be kind of weird, considering it's just a beveled insignia on the tailgate
     
  12. Leather Elbows

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    LOL you must be blind to miss the ones on Mixmaster. His vehicle mode screams ''I'M A DECEPTICON! LOOK AT ME!! I AM A DECEPTICON!!''
     
  13. Axel990

    Axel990 Lord of Unicorns

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    There's a truck park outside my apartment building with the Chevy emblem on the front grill replaced with the Decepticon logo.

    How I wish that care was mine. Someday, I will own a blue Volkswagen van with an Autobot symbol, and its name shall be Beachcomber, since he is the hippie of the Autobots.
     
  14. Jazzfan0217

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    Once I saw either a black tahoe or suburban that was jacked up it looked like a dread (minus the lights of course) I didn't get close enough to see if it had any insignia sticker on it but it looked pretty cool.
     
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    TheMrmaster21 I will swallow your soul.

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    I once saw a white truck with a big decepticon symbol on the rear window
     
  16. spartan 3764

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    i have a friend who owns a pontiac solstice which he put a movie faction symbol on it he saving up to have it repainted like the g1
     
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    Not related to the movies, but I keep seeing a blue Beetle Volkswagon with a classic Decepticon logo on the hood.

    That poor Decepticon.
     
  18. AquamanOS

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    Ironhide's is near impossible to see, being as it's a black engraving on a black background already. Ratchet only has his on his doors. I don't think Jazz had one at all.
     
  19. Stockade187

    Stockade187 Decepticon Junkie

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    The pizza hut guy drives a '90s Decepticon Corrolla with two-tone doors.
     
  20. Ultrawave

    Ultrawave Hey look, I have a title

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    My Prius has three Decepticon symbols, one on each fender by the Hybrid logos, and then a third on the back by the Prius tag.

    He's very evil to make up for scanning a car that supposedly helps the environment.
     

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