[Region 3] Contest #8: Devastator vs Laserbeak

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by OptimusSolo, Feb 10, 2009.

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Contest #8: Devastator vs Laserbeak

Poll closed Feb 11, 2009.
  1. Devastator

    66.2%
  2. Laserbeak

    33.8%
  1. iconscons

    iconscons Well-Known Member

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    I think it's bogus to say if they separate the fight is over. Perhaps if they've been forced apart and are unable to rejoin, then the combiner loses.
     
  2. OptimusSolo

    OptimusSolo Tournament Master

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    I dont think any of us except possibly mods have the ability to edit anyones post but our own...
     
  3. sto_vo_kor_2000

    sto_vo_kor_2000 Banned

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    I dont think thats possible
     
  4. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    Yeah, dude. That's really weird. What was edited out?

    errr... was that a cheap shot?

    The problem is that that same approach could be used to explain Laserbeak defeating anyone, or anyone defeating Devastator... personally, I don't think TF optics are that vulnerable, especially on their giant unstoppable war machines like Devastator. Human eyes are extremely vulnerable, hence we have eyelids that snap shut to protect them, etc... TF optics I imagine are much better protected. And even with Devastator blinded, I think the best case scenario for Laserbeak is a stalemate, with Devvie on a rampage, and Laserbeak without the power to finish the job.

    The very notion that Laserbeak could be used as a reliable Devastator deterrent just seems absurd to me.

    Or I, mine. Like I said, it's a philosophical debate mainly. But I would definitely argue that once one Constructicon is dead, so then is Devastator. He's gone. He exists uniquely as the fusion of 6 minds... ie: he is more than the sum of his parts. But yeah, we'll leave that for another time, since it's pretty interpretive.

    uh... what? I'm not sure what your point is, besides just to troll. What are you doing on this site? How much time this week have you spent reading TF fanfics, watching TV, playing video games, surfing porn or whatever? :) 

    But I'm glad to know you're on the job. No doubt, with all your contributions, the economic crisis will be solved and the wars (everywhere) will be over in no time, and then we can all go back to living our lives, rather than moping around obsessing about things we have no control over. Yeesh.

    zmog
     
  5. Scrawny Oboe

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    Wait, I was pretty sure that surfing the internet for porn was what was going to solve the economic crisis. Come to think of it, I was pretty sure that that's how either Laserbeak or Devastator were going to win too.


    Are you sure that surfing the internet for porn won't solve the economic crisis? Because I was pretty sure that it would.
     
  6. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    I had three extra smilies put into my post. Post number #52.

    No, just in one of your posts regarding how a coward would act, you said you would know. I took your word for it. :eek: 

    Yeah, Beak would never win, but a Stalemate is what i was hoping for. Though, what are the chances of Blind dev falling into the ocean? :lol 
     
  7. llamatron

    llamatron OFFICIAL MMC REP TFW2005 Supporter

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    Also keep in mind that they are both Decepticons and Laserbeak is a spy / recon guy who is tight with Megatron, so it's extremely likely he knows all about the Constructicons and any possible weaknesses that Devastator might have.
     
  8. SMOG

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    It might if you actually paid for it. Don't forget to buy American, not that Eastern Europe or Montreal-based stuff.

    Actually Buzzsaw is the spy, and has the equipment for that job. Laserbeak does technically work in intelligence though, being an "interrogator" (read:Torturer).

    It's a stretch though... knowing about possible weaknesses, and being able to exploit them. I know that testicles are generally a weak spot in most potential enemies, but it doesn't mean I'm always going to be able to implement that knowledge. :) 

    I will grant you though, that Laserbeak is the type to exploit any weaknesses he can... though as soon as things looked like they might go sour, he'd clear out immediately.

    Hey, you're right. Those definitely weren't there when I read your post before. If you look at it, it seems that colons ( : ) were inserted before a few words, which creates smilies. No idea how that would happen though... :confused: 

    Fair enough. I know I'm not brave. :) 

    They say everyone feels fear, but "bravery" is when you do what needs to be done in spite of your fear. Being a coward, Laserbeak would not be able to do this, and instead panics. We're talking about a guy who faints when he runs out of ammo. That's a pretty serious problem with fear management. :) 

    Depends where they're fighting... though the question is, would that really slow Devvie down? It's not like he'd drown after all...

    zmog
     
  9. sto_vo_kor_2000

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  10. OptimusSolo

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    Maybe I have been working too much lately - but what exactly WAS the point of this post??
     
  11. SMOG

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    Well, that's not going to help our economy....

    ... and I'm not sure. Maybe that's just too much information. :redface2: 

    zmog
     
  12. sto_vo_kor_2000

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    Which isint really foremost in my mind when I'm looking for porn:drool: 

    That depends.....my birthdays in March so now you know what to get me:drunk 
     
  13. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    I'm not sure, i watched this quite a long time age, but in RID, when Optimus suggested going underwater, didn't X-Brawn/Prowl/someone point out that they would rust? I think it was in an episode regard a black pyramid, or some other underwater power supply.But i wouldn't know, it's been a year or two since i watched it.

    And somebody own up to their smilie post vandalism deeds already. Plz.
     
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    Seems like kind of a cop-out... things don't rust THAT fast. Also, Broadside is one of the only TFs where rust is mentioned as a weakness, and even that only happens when he's out to sea for a prolonged period.

    However, it is always possible that some Transformers don't have extensive sealing, and so prolonged total immersion might result in shorts or other malfunctions. That would also make sense because some bots are noted as being better suited for underwater operations (like Bumblebee... though I'm sure that was added to his Tech Specs purely because the old sticker on the back of his car mode looked like a propeller ).

    Assuming it isn't just due to some random bug, I would think that it would have to be a mod. Nobody else can edit your posts.

    zmog
     
  15. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Well, i think Construction vehicles may not have the right equipment/sealing for underwater mission, if you know what i mean. Unless it was specifically added just incase dev did fall in to the ocean.

    Bumblebee didn't just have it in his tech specs, it was also mentioned in the ultimate guide. Which prove just how reliable that information is. :rolleyes2 

    I'd hate for a bug to be on TFW2005. Freaky. And no, i don't do this as some stunt; it wasn't me.
     
  16. sto_vo_kor_2000

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    You are a god send:bowdown: 
     
  17. SMOG

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    Does the ultimate guide have a bad reputation for getting details wrong?

    I do remember that Bumblebee's water adaptability has been part of his character from the beginning... it's in his Tech Specs, his TF Universe profile by Budiansky, and he even mentions it when he first introduces himself in Marvel's Transformers #1. :) 

    And I'm not sure if construction vehicle specifications have anything at all to do with Devastator. He is also immune to most artillery, but construction vehicles aren't generally armored (nor is is explained why Devastator would have this heavy armor, but not the individual Constructicons). It's good to remember that although TFs look like certain vehicles, they really aren't subject to those limitations at all.

    Though I do agree that if TFs are to be considered vulnerable to immersion in water, there's no particular reason that Devastator should have any immunity to this weakness.

    zmog
     
  18. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    To me, yes. I trust the ultimate guide as much as i trust pigs will fly tommorow. ;) 

    That's what i mean. Seeing as the individual Constructicons have no need to go underwater, why would Dev have any special underwater protection?

    And if TF's aren't vulnerable to water, why would Bumblebee need a underwater mode? Manoeuvrability? Just add a propeller or two, if you know what i mean.
     
  19. Th3 Fall3n

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    devs

    DEVASTATOR.....plain and simple
     
  20. OptimusSolo

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    No offense man, you can comment on any of the past contests...but you do understand that some of these contests have been over for days if not weeks right??

    If you were discussing the ins and outs or replying to someones logic/reasoning I would understand but you seem to be just replying with who your vote would be for...

    Dont get me wrong I love the participation and input but just wanted to make sure you knew which contests were currently being voted on and which are over...
     

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