there is so much talk, chatter, whining, and arguing going on. There are a lot of questions that have been given some good answers, most of which are long enough that lazy people won't read them. So here's a collection of to-the-point answers i've gathered from the boards regarding questions about the movie. Q: Why are the autobots scary looking? A: Because they're giant alien robots built for war. Q: Why are the new designs so ugly? A: It's all opinion, but basically for those who asked this question: because it isn't G1. Q: Why is Optimus not a flat-nosed red truck? A: Flat nosed would have made Optimus small and fat. Q: Why don't the transformers look boxy like in G1? A: Realism. Marketing. Money. Q: Why is Michael Bay directing this movie? A: Because it's an action movie. He's one of the top names in action films, and his action sequences have won academy awards. Q: Why isn't (insert character) in it? A: There wasn't room in the introductory film. There will be more in TF2 and TF3. Q: Why does Megatron have teeth? A: Visual aesthetics. He looks more threatening, and he also is supposed to eat sparks. Can't eat a spark without incisors. Q: Why isn't Bumblebee a VW bug? A: VW wouldn't sign on with the movie. Besides, Camaro > Beetle Q: Why didn't they let the fans write the script? A: Because it would have sucked, for numerous reasons. Q: Why hasn't Michael Bay been listening to the fans? A: He has. Q: Why are there more decepticons than autobots? A: Emphasizes on how heroic and awesome the Bots are. Q: Why is frenzy so ugly? A: Because he transforms into a boombox and/or other everyday gadgets. Not much you can do with that. So there. Any other Q&As you have that can stay within two sentences? post away!