How did the Autobots...?

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  1. Wrecker217

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    1. escape the Xanthium? i never saw a booster detach.
    2. get captured by barricade and soundwave? they were offscreen for about one minute.
     
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    1. The Booster was probably covered by the fire and the smoke.
    2. Barricade and Soundwave probably overwhelmed them with Protoforms, leading them to surrender [that or Soundwave knocked them out with a soundblast].
     
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    They explained that they made a special capsule that would detatch if the ship was destroyed. Optimus explains that in black and white to Sam when he got to Chicago. And you do see a big cylinder shape still intact hit the ocean, briefly.

    The Autobots got caught because they were severely outnumbered. Same thing happened in real life with Black Hawk Down.
     
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    i never saw that flashback in the film.
     
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    This.
     
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    1) Bayedit
    2) Bayedit

    Just my guess :D 
     
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    whats that guys name on the credits under chief editor?......no way! its not Bay?????? amazing
     
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    It's pretty much SOP for shuttle launches. That's how they work.

    Crappy edit, but you can't assume time off-screen is equal to time spent doing something.
     
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    I saw the booster detach it's on one of the mission control screens
     
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    watched it again today. no booster detaches from the Xanthium on their tvs.
     
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    Pics of ticket stub or its hear say, I thought for sure I saw one of the boosters splash down
     

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