How "old" in human terms do the G1 characters seem to you?

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  1. Cheebs

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    Judge however you want... personality, vocabulary, mannerisms, apperance, etc. Go from TV or comics or a combo of both. Just take a guess at how old the human equivalent of the G1 characters would be. My guesses:

    Optimus - late 30's
    Ultra Magnus - early 30's
    Bumblebee - 21
    Prowl - 40
    Jazz - 28
    Ironhide - early 60's
    Kup - mid 70's
    Grimlock - 45
    Sideswipe/Sunstreaker - 25
    Brawn - 45
    Hotrod - 23
    Rodimus Prime - 28 (I know he "grew up" in a second, but still...)
    Blurr - 22
    Springer - 32
    Arcee - 28
    Wheeljack - 42
    Ratchet - 44
    Perceptor - 33
    Blaster - 25

    Megatron - mid 50's
    Galvatron - early 30's
    Scourge - early 50's
    Cyclonus - 40
    Starscream - 32
    Thundercracker - 36
    Skywarp - 28
    Soundwave - 45
    Rumble - 22
    Shrapnel - 33
    Bombshell - 42
    Kickback - 28
     
  2. Orodruin

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    The cassettes seemed younger to me, more like teenagers. Actually kinda like the decepticon junior headmasters in Masterforce.
     
  3. Crobot91

    Crobot91 Daddy has lots of TFs...

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    I'd say both Prime and Magnus are about the same age and in their early 40's. I'd also think that Bumblebee is a teenager (i.e. 16-18, just enrolled in the war). I always figured Jazz & the Seekers to be older, in the same age category as Prime, Magnus, Soundwave, and Prowl.

    Lastly, I'd give Megs late 40's to early 50's (not old enough to retire yet, but in Starscream's mind 'yes').
     
  4. Brave Magnus

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    I think Kup is 60s instead of 70s. I know there is not much difference but still.
     
  5. Golden Age

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    Optimus - mid 40's
    Ultra Magnus - late 30's-early 40's
    Bumblebee - 18
    Prowl - mid 30s
    Jazz - 40's
    Ironhide - 60's
    Kup - mid 70's
    Grimlock - child
    Sideswipe/Sunstreaker - 21
    Brawn - 45
    Hotrod - 18
    Rodimus Prime - 28 (I know he "grew up" in a second, but still...)
    Blurr - 24
    Springer - 32
    Arcee - 27
    Wheeljack - late 30's -early 40's
    Ratchet - mid 40s
    Perceptor - late 30s
    Blaster - 25
    wheelie- 11

    Megatron - mid -late 40's
    Galvatron - mid-late 40s
    Scourge - early 50's
    Cyclonus - 40
    Starscream - late 20's- early 30's
    Thundercracker -mid 40's
    Skywarp - mid 20's
    Soundwave - unknown
    Rumble - early20s
    Shrapnel - late 20's
    Bombshell - early30's
    Kickback - late 20's
     
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    I'd think Magnus is at least as old as Optimus, possibly the same. I think of him like a grizzled marine NCO. He's a great soldier, but he's just not officer material. He doesn't want to be either.
     
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    Optimus - mid to late 30's
    Ultra Magnus - early 30's
    Bumblebee - 16 to 18
    Prowl - early 30's
    Jazz - 40's
    Ironhide - early 60's
    Kup - mid 60's
    Grimlock - 10 (for cartoon) & 40's (for comic)
    Sideswipe/Sunstreaker - early 20's
    Brawn - 40's
    Hotrod - 18 to 21
    Rodimus Prime - early 20's
    Blurr - early 20's
    Springer - early 30's
    Arcee - mid 20's
    Wheeljack - mid 30's
    Ratchet - early 40's
    Perceptor - late 30's
    Blaster - mid 20's

    Megatron - early 40's
    Galvatron - early 30's
    Scourge - early 30's
    Cyclonus - early 40's
    Starscream - late 30's
    Thundercracker - early 30's
    Skywarp - mid 20's
    Soundwave - early 40's
    Rumble - 16 to 18
    Shrapnel - mid 20's to early 30's
    Bombshell - late 40's
    Kickback - 18 to 21
     
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    I don't know G1 characters very well, so I don't put my guess here, but I am surprised everyone's guessing is higher than I expected.

    As far as I have seen, Japanese fans seem to put the TFs ages much younger.
    Another difference,eh.
     
  9. GALVATOM

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    Yeah like in Galaxy Force Skids and Hop sound like little kids. In Cybertron they sound a bit older.

    I would say Ultra Magnusis about 50 because in "Only Human" when a few Autobots were turned in to human Magnus had grey hair.
     

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