Favourite TFilm conspiracy theory?

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Favourite TFilm conspiracy theory?

  1. Sector Seven/Project Iceman (TFilm)

    18 vote(s)
    39.1%
  2. Ancient Transformers on Earth (ROTF)

    7 vote(s)
    15.2%
  3. Decepticon spy ring (DOTM)

    21 vote(s)
    45.7%
  1. QLRformer

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    My vote goes to the first film. It’s a crucial element in setting up the Transformers as a credible threat to the world, and gives them a reason for being on Earth rather than the simple “Decepticons invade to destroy/conquer, Autobots arrive to defend the Earth” motive.

    TFilm1 had a great setup: the teaser trailer was in the form of a top secret transmission that foreshadowed the Transformers’ arrival on Earth. Later on, the film revealed Sector Seven, a MIB-styled organization that focused on the study of extraterrestrials (which in this continuity is Transformers-only material, since they’re the only aliens to have hit Earth so far), as having in their possession a frozen Megatron (aka Project Iceman) and the AllSpark cube (which was definitely a surprise).
    It stands to reason that the Transformers could not appear on Earth and be totally hidden from humanity. There must have been evidence of their existence/appearance somewhere, enough for an agency to keep track of any related occurrences. Sector Seven works well as a plot device that weaves together the search for the Allspark, the military/government angles (S7 itself as a govt. agency dealing with issues like this – they located and secured Project Iceman and the Allspark) and the Witwicky family connection (Archibald discovered Megatron, got his glasses engraved with the Allspark map), having it all culminate in Megatron getting loose, the Allspark getting evacuated to Mission City and the inevitable showdown that occurs there between Decepticons and Autobots/humans.


    ROTF had a great concept: Simmons was inspired by Project Iceman to search for other Transformers hidden on Earth, and came across possible identities the Seekers, the Fallen’s servants. What killed the concept was that his idea was turned down (Sector Seven had a Transformer in their own basement and nixed the possibility of others on earth? How stupid is that?), and the fact that it was only treated as a minor plot element that was brought into the film at a later stage.
    It could have done more plausibly: ex-agent Simmons continually tries to join NEST with his claims and evidence of past Decepticons, but is rebuffed in favour of dealing with present ones. This would have more smoothly led into the search for the Seekers, as well as provide a chance for more of them to appear (maybe Jetfire leads them into Operation Firestorm for one last fight against their former master or something).


    DOTM had my least favourite conspiracy theory. It was just too different from the other two films (and creates some obvious plotholes), and it served no purpose other than being the half of a long-forgotten-but-now-revived plan? Yeah, see how that goes. Besides, Decepticons don’t need spies – they ARE the spies, as robots in disguise.
     
  2. megatron66

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    To be honest, the first film had the most believable, IMO. ROTF was okay, DOTM's was so-so.
     
  3. RoadBuster88

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    In hindsight, they are all kind of...poor.

    Sector 7 are a bunch of goons. Ancient Decepticons would be more known by the general public I believe, especially if stuff was recorded. Spies...meh.
     
  4. Overlord Balder

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    I like all three, myself. I find the first one to be the most original, though.
     
  5. Autovolt 127

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    DOTM.
     
  6. Puck Hockey

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    I'm not sure why Con spies would have let Megatron stay frozen that long with the cube right next door, but I'm all for ancient aliens influencing cultures and languages world wide.
     
  7. Rewind Eject

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    I like all three but picked Sector 7 because I feel it was the best fleshed out and utilized in movie.
     
  8. Aernaroth

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    Before the first film came out there was a Sector 7 ARG on the internet, which I unfortunately think is now long gone, but the premise of it was that someone was leaking information about the Transformers, and while it did give some insight into what the films were going to do, it was notable in that it was set in the real world. The coolest conspiracy it put forward was the idea that Transformers, the toyline, was made as a way of covering up any evidence of the Cybertronian's existence by dismissing it as development for children's toys and video games by Takara.
     
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    Definatly the Space Race in DoTM.
     
  10. Rusty24

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    I like all three conspiracies. The ones used in ROTF and DOTM were the most interesting to me and I enjoy watching programs about these conspiracies. I think the one in the first fillm was the most original though and made sense within the context of the plot.
     
  11. MonsterMode2011

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    What about the Space race conspiracy? I like that one the best!
     
  12. QLRformer

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    The space race is a joke. All that happened in DOTM was that a bunch of spies were employed on both USA and Soviet territory to cover any trace of Sentinel’s Ark on the Moon. The GHOSTS OF YESTERDAY story was a much better conspiracy, at it tied Apollo 11 with a secret space mission that led to the Autobots and Decepticons coming to Earth in the first place.
     
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    love 1 and dotm!
     
  14. PcPrime23

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    The first Transformers film for sure.
     
  15. Rayzilla Prime

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    I like all three, but my favorite was the cover-up behind the Apollo program. I always loved space travel as a kid, and a trip to KSC in May of 2010 (to watch Atlantis take off) rekindled my liking of it.
     
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    For me, I love the whole Decepticon spy ring from DOTM, but I also love the Sector 7/Project Ice-Man from the first movie.

    ROTF's conspiracy theory, while it sounded cool, just wasn't properly thought out in my opinion.
     

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