Pics From Arizona Air Force Base, Chevy Beat is...

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by DetroitWonk, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. DetroitWonk

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  2. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    if it truly is skids at least he's a close g1 match
     
  3. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    Wow, they're actually using Skids again? Considering the alternative meaning of that word and all...
     
  4. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Wasn't Skids a blue van?...

    Not that I really care though. If it's a good character on its own.
     
  5. General Tekno

    General Tekno Self-Styled #1 Lugnut Fan

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    So does that mean we'll have an erotic car wash scene with Megan Fox and the Beat?
     
  6. Ceerad

    Ceerad Well-Known Member

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    looks like these three will be gettin a good chunk of screen time based on all the pics we've seen of them.
     
  7. VAwitch

    VAwitch G1 GeekGirl

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    Well, guess that answers if the Beat & Trax = Sunstreaker & Sideside or Rack N Ruin...

    But perhaps making them Twins/brothers (if the ice cream truck = Beat&Trax) is the Bay-twist, and otherwise the character will be much the same in personality?
     
  8. G1Wheeljack

    G1Wheeljack Well-Known Member

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    OK.....why Skids?
     
  9. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    SKIDS! Yes! Wish they would have used his Alternators form though. :) 
     
  10. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Huh. Never would have guessed that the Beat would be Skids. So, I wonder if Prime is going to lecture him about how he's not supposed to get screen time and stuff? :lol 

    Also, have to say, vehicle wise it's not a bad match to his original... sure it's not a minivan, but it's got some design similarities.
     
  11. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    an excuse for bay to shoot a steamy car wash scene with megan fox?
     
  12. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    G1 Skids was a Honda City Turbo.
     
  13. Thundercrackah

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    Cool, Skids works nicely for him. I wonder what his twin bro will be called.
    I hope he tricks Ravage into falling down a mineshaft...
     
  14. DieMaus

    DieMaus is blawesome

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    Skids, eh? He of "only two lines in the entire G1 series" non-fame? Given the vast quantities of memorable G1 Autobots with defined, iconic personalities and massive fan-followings, he seems a bit of an odd choice to say the least, but the movieverse tends to more or less do its own thing with the personalities anyway, so I guess it isn't a big deal.

    Heck, on consideration, maybe they chose this character specifically to confound the purists..."OMG! Michael Bay RUINED Skids!!! Skids is supposed to be...uh...wait, what IS Skids supposed to be again?" :p 
     
  15. Optimatron

    Optimatron Autobot

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    Well I guess that answers the question about whether or not the Beat and Trax are the "twins"?? Who are the twins then I wonder? If the Beat is Skids..then I wonder who the Trax is. My guess would be Cliffjumper...but that is just from personal preferance I suppose.
     
  16. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Why not?

    This news doesn't really do anything for me. The Beat isn't my favorite car and Skids isn't one of my favorite characters. I'll just wait and see how the character ends up in the movie.
     
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    rapid_fire TFW2005 Supporter

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    The other liscence plate sais "mirage"
     
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    Skidz not my choice but its ok.

    I was kinda hoping on a different transformer but ill go with this.
     
  19. Ceerad

    Ceerad Well-Known Member

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    Really!?

    What are you, CSI or something?
    How the hell did you figure that out?
     
  20. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    i thought it said blurr....since all i saw was a blur...haha but really how did you get mirage out of that?
     

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