Optimus Prime Which version was Coolest and Which was Lame?

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  1. Tyjos

    Tyjos Just another Collector

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    To finally complete my little Comparison threads here decided to give Optimus Prime his chance since we got a new version of him with Animated.

    Ok....hmmm

    Coolest Version:

    Generation 1, sorta set the standard for all Optimus with his dying and coming back and kicking butt thing.

    Armada Optimus Prime, gotta love him especially towards the end when he gets a paint redeco and goes postal on Galvatron inside Unicron....which isn't like the prime we know.

    Beast Wars Optimus Primal/Optimal Optimus, pretty capable leader of the Maximals and when he died at the end of Season 1,then came back and kicked ass right out of the stasis pod. Then he went like through 3 bodies in the whole series....seemed to be a pretty competent commander.

    Cybertron Optimus Prime, dude was a walking arsenal compared to the previous Primes....pretty good leadership throughout the series,typical optimus prime attitude throughout the series too.

    RID Optimus Prime, was a uber cool looking Fire Truck....pretty cool with Ultra Magnus as a combiner....leadership style eh he was ok but not lame.

    Lamest Versions:
    Beast Machines Optimus Primal...sucked
    Energon Optimus Prime....Energon just made him really lame.


    Animated Optimus Prime has yet to make any impression on me, he fails to compare to the previous versions of the character....hopefully Season 3 of Animated will add a bit more to him.
     
  2. Skylock

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    Optimus Primal's first TM form looked pathetic IMO. It looked like he had no feet and his colors were bleh. I think he is one of the best Prime in his original gorilla form and as Optimal Optimus. Optimal Otimus was pure win.

    Cyberton Optimus also gets my vote for his arsenal as well.

    As far as the lamest one goes, Animated Prime is pretty bad.
     
  3. Bass X0

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    No. Animated Optimus Prime is fine. His inexperience means more character growth throughout the series rather being mr. perfect from the beginning like other Primes were.

    I have to agree that Beast Machines Primal and Energon Prime were lame. There was one scene where E-Prime physically punched Ironhide because Ironhide didn't want to go on a dangerous mission. I didn't like E-Prime much as a character before that but that scene really made me dislike him.
     
  4. Omegatron

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    Best (toy): Masterpiece Prime. G1, RID, Cybertron Leader class, and Movie Leader Class are all decent, too.
    Worst (toy): Fattimus Prime (Energon). Munky Primes and Powermaster Prime follow.

    Fiction wise...I haven't seen enough, but G1 Prime works for me. Energon Prime never seemed to do much except become uber powerful when necessary, without any personality.
     
  5. transformers32

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    G1 prime is the best and will probally be the one that stands the time. Everyone that doesnt know anything about transformers usally knows the big red truck as prime

    Lamest is energon prime by far.
     
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    Tough one. But I'd say the coolest is G1 or Armada Prime.

    Lamest was Beast Machines. At least Energon looked cooler.
     
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    Optimus Primal isn't Optimus Prime. He's a totally different character.
     
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    Fatimus Prime is teh lame.
    Animated is numbah one in my book.
     
  9. AMG

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    Best character: G1 Prime

    Best Toy: Fire Convoy

    Worst character: Energon Prime
     
  10. TheDemonDzko

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    Rid Prime= Win
    Followed by old school movie prime

    Lamest= Energon prime, Leo Prime :D 
     
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    This is really a mixed bag. Some were awesome toys with poor characterization, most were erraticly written, it's hard to nail down one. I'll similarly discard the beasts as they weren't Optimus Prime nor ever named as such.

    I'll go with Fire Convoy/RiD OP as the best. In both series he had some character complexity to him, and worked well with an ensemble cast without being a scene hog.

    Again, pretending the Live Action Movie doesn't exist, the worst would go to Energon OP. Fatimus Prime was erratic and very poorly characterized, more of a tool then a character really.
     
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    coolest: g1
    lamest: beast machines
     
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    I love Optimus in all series so I don’t really have a favourite but I hate the RID version I just personally think his face looks weird.

    Although if i had to chose a favourite. then it would be Armada version :) 
     
  14. ThaConqueror

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    Best: Three-way tie between, Primal, Prime07 and AniPrime

    Worst: Uh...dunno.

    As for toys, I own 6 Optimii, and they're all cool in their own way. Even Energon Prime. Really!
     
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    WORD!:thumbs2: :wink: 
     
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    Wow...I Love Prime and I have many versions of him. Out of MP-01, Galaxy Force, Classics, Animated, War Within, Alternator, Air Attack Optimus Primal and RID I would have to say MP-01. he would be followed by War Within Prime because I love the War Within Series.
     
  17. Tekkaman Blade

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    Best G1. No one will ever forget his final fight in the original movie. It was classic. Plus Peter cullen set the standard in voice acting by which all other primes are measured.
     
  18. moocow

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    G1 Prime is the best and always will be.
     
  19. MekaGojira3k

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    Toy: Masterpiece Ops
    Character in Fiction: either G1 or Movie Prime (who made little since but his battle with Bonecrusher was swift and kind of neat to me.)
    Lamest?
    Toy: Energon (I kind of like the toy but the Super Sentai esque transformation seemed weird to me.)
    Character: I dunno, I kind of always like Prime...but I might say Energon Prime. I'm biased though due to my dislike of Energon.
     
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    Baw Baw Baw Animated Sux Baw Baw Baw It's not G1 Baw Baw Baw fuk all of you who like animated Baw Baw Baw
     

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