Megatron Timeline issues

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  1. mocrzy

    mocrzy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hey all,
    Quick question...This may have been brought up, but with the search function disabled I can't search....
    There is an issue with dates in regards to moving the "IceMan". In the prequel novel, they were moving Megatron to the American SW from the arctic in 1969, the year of the moon landing.
    In the Film,though, it was said Megatron was moved to Hoover Dam in the 1930's (32 or 34 I can't remember).

    Am I mistaken in my thoughts, or is there a mistake in the timeline?
     
  2. Soundatron

    Soundatron A Blight Upon The Land

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    I'm not sure if the prequels were completely canon or not.
     
  3. Optimus Matt

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    i think it said hover dam was made around the alolspark, im not shure what it said about megatron.
     
  4. bw_rhinox

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    The Allspark was found at that location. They were unable to move it, because it was so big, so they built the dam above it. They already had Megatron in the Artic for over 30 years, so they decided to move him to the dam shortly after it was built.
     
  5. meggatron

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    they said 1939 in themovie the discovered megatron,
    BUT now what i didnt understand is. they said they found the allspark in 1913, and they new it was alien because the marks matched the marks on NBE1, but if they didnt find megatron until 1939, how did they match the markings in 1913?
     
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    Plotholes! Yes!
     
  7. Turbocharger

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    So of what significance is the year 1865 on Barricade's shield then? Is that when Megatron landed on Earth?
     
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    Watched it four times so far, says damn was made around the cube, but never gives a specific date of Megs being moved there. According to the film Megatron was discovered after the damn was completed....
     
  9. Lateralus

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    Car number? Police squad number?


    Megatron landed on earth like a few million or thousand years ago?
     
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    Perhaps a nod to the Civil war like the USS Reliants NCC-1864
     
  11. meggatron

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    Car/police squad number is 643......AKA 13....the number of DOOM!
     
  12. bw_rhinox

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    No, they actually found Megatron in 1897. Remember, Sam's Great Great Grandfather found him in the Ice during his Artic Circle trip. Then they found the Cube in 1913 (which matched Megatron's markings).

    They built the dam to hide the cube, they then transferred Megatron in 1935 (presumably from the Artic Circle), into the dam.
     
  13. lemonymous

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    I agree with the above, however, I don't recall as they specified when Megs was moved. I will check again when I see it tonight. If they don't specify, I refer you to Ghosts of Yesterday. Otherwise, that all sounds good.

    Stupid Canon confusion... why can't anyone KEEP TRACK of this stuff? It's annoying...

    Ender
     
  14. bw_rhinox

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    When you watch it tonight, look for it when they are standing in front of Megatron in the Hoover dam. One of the Sector 7 guys said that the NBE-1 has been in cryo-stasis here at the hoover dam since 1935.

    If my facts are wrong, please respond after you watch it.

    Thanks
     
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    Dam. It's called a dam.
     
  16. meggatron

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    they dont say that he was discovered in 1897, They say Cap Whitwiky discovered him then, not that they discovered him then.
     
  17. HyperGeek_1984

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    The S7 guy said that Megs was in cryo-stasis since 1935, I don't remember him saying where. Megatron might still have been in some kind of controlled environment prior to his move to Hoover Dam to protect him from the elements while in the arctic.
     
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    a wizard did it
     

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