Hasbro called their lawyers, the images are real.

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  1. Santoanderson

    Santoanderson Well-Known Member

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    Looks like Paramount and Hasbro had TFW remove all the images of the Vette, Trax, and Audi formers. Nice confirmation!
    If it were me I would've let them stay, because they were thumbnails and the details were sketchy at best. Plus it would've kept many skeptical, but that's just me and I'm a fanboy.
     
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    ad0nis01 Well-Known Member

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    guess somebody struck a nerve.
     
  3. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    That's too bad. I was hoping that the Audi and Trax images were fake...
     
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    Its possible they requested they be taken down because they were fake :) . I really don't know either way.
     
  5. Santoanderson

    Santoanderson Well-Known Member

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    Bah, I'm lazy. Did the happy meal corvette pic get yanked too? Now I highly doubt Paramount would demand you pull fake images, because fake images are inherently fan art. And there isn't any company on the planet, with cojones that massive, that would over step those boundaries.
    However I will concede that perhaps the images were not finalized designs, (That Trax head just screams Jar Jar to me) and therefore fall under the Paramount/Hasbro umbrella, because anything churned out by the art department, even rejected concept images are their property and can only be posted with their permission.
    Other option, TFW is just screwing with our heads. They're in league with Michael Bay and his whole "Misinformation Mission" and are posting and yanking fake images just to toy with our delicate little minds. (Which I doubt very much.... maybe :inquisiti )
     
  6. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    i like them so i hope they are real
     
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    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    They COULD be yanking our chains.
     
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    aaaahh, they're real and everyone knows it now

    they just confirmed it
     
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    i really hope the trax head one is a fake
    i get this image of johnny 5 and sloth's bastard child whenever i think of it
     
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    God I hope these are fake:thumbdown  The Trax and Audi look like crap:deadhorse: 
     
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    We should feel honored.
    We're the first site the lawyers went after.
    As of 5:30 est, the other site still have pics.

    Maybe Bay quietly releases phoney pics
    then has them yanked so we think they're real.

    Frankly, all this secrecy is just turning me off the movie.
    You only play these games if know the movie
    is that good or if going to stink that badly.

    In any case, Hasbro just declared TFW the #1 TF site.
    Start the celebration.
     
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    GothicConvoy Empress of Destruction

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    Or hopefully they were taken down cuz they're fake and they look like crap.And the Happy meal toy is no sign of confirmation, although the vette is actually a good design in contrast to the Barricade and Bumblebee ripoffs. I doubt the HM toys are in production or even prototype stage at this point.I would like to see the Audi turn out to be Soundwave. :drunk :horse: 
     
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    I seriously hope the Corvette Robot mode is real, cause that's one effing nice design, like GothicConvoy above said.

    Definately one piece of merchandise I will pick up in any form. (Hopefully an "Ultimate Bumblebee"-like representation... maybe not, but I'll take what I can get.)
     
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    Yeah that vette was f'n sweet. But the others were just too familiar to be real. It looked way too much like Bumblebee and Barricade. But only time will tell. There was also a rumor that Megs would not appear either. But anything at this point is speculation. But let's look at it this way Butt ugly robots like these two + no Megatron = One giant turd IMO. I was personally peeved at how lil Megs was in the 1st movie,not to mention HIS Butt Ugly Design and now they're bringing in the Fallen to take even more screen time away from him?I know this maybe disconcerting to a lot of you but w/o Megatron it is just not TF.And wtf kind of name is The Fallen?Does'nt exactly make me tremble w/ fear. The only + to that is we may see Unicron :rock .But that's just my opinion.:drunk 
     
  15. aussiehippy

    aussiehippy Au contraire, Blackadder.

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    It could be a mis-information tactic... leak some blurry concept art that isn't being used along with some that is - and then get lawyers to pull the lot.
    Would automatically make most people believe the whole lot is real.

    But personally I kinda doubt it. I don't think that goofy head looking thing was actually supposed to be a head though.
     
  16. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Someone please remind me of a single instance where lawyers asked for FAKE images to be yanked.
     
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    Haha, only time will tell.... but i highly doubt it that Bay would wann leak any dis-information....at this stage of production simply because hes too busy editing and re-shooting shit.. And yeah, Its not the head, d00ds chills, blurry images dont do justice to the renders anyways... Oh, btw, REAL-OFFICIAL PICS, FTW!!! :bay 
     
  18. Julliant

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    Actually after reading a comment on the TF movie blog, maybe the Trax pic could it's hand and not it's face... although it would be hella weird to showcase the hand.
     
  19. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Please let me refresh your memory with some of the leaked images we got for the first movie.

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  20. Julliant

    Julliant This space for rent.

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    The point was that it may not be a JarJarbot as people think because the picture could be it's hand, not it's head. Thanks for the sarcasm though.
     

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