Revenge of the Fallen (Literally) Almost Breaks ILM

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  1. Antz

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  2. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've never heard of real life computers actually exploding or smoking solely because of complex computations. Exaggeration suspected.

    Maybe they should've blown the dust bunnies out of the cooling fans first.
     
  3. Human Beastbox

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    My computer here at work has tempted me to take a bat to it before, but exploding on their own...hmmm...not likely.
     
  4. Veloxiraptor

    Veloxiraptor MoƩ than Meets the Eye

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    "ERROR: Your computer is on fire. Please extinguish it, then press any key."
     
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    They are just having so much fun with this tale of Exploding Computers :lol .
     
  6. butz

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    That would be my guess.
     
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    They don't 'explode', but they can (and do) sometimes get to a point of literal internal meltdown which causes visible smoke. Most people who have worked in a commercial media environment (large scale print, music, video, etc.) have seen this at one time or other. It's extremely rare, but it does happen. I've seen it twice - the worst of which was in a server room for an internet company I worked for back in the 90's. So much black smoke that it looked like the room was actually on fire, but it was just tons of melting plastic & rubber.
     
  8. Nevermore

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    Yeah, my toys totally can do everything the characters can do on the screen.[/sarcasm]
     
  9. newguy

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    Holy shit
     
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    Faaaaaake.
     
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    Heh, yeah.

    The last time that would actually have been true was in the old Diaclone commercials. :lol 
     
  12. Liselotte

    Liselotte Revenge is coming... TFW2005 Supporter

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    everything explodes in a michael bay film production :D 
     
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    What really happened is that animating Devastator caused a computer or two to short-circuit.
     
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    Methinks there be some exxageration here.

    But in any case, Transformers damn well better win best VFX Oscar this time around.
     
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    Render farms can run 24/7, 365 days a year, it could've happened at anytime on any film. Luck of the draw. Those computers take a lot of abuse. Breakdown, sure. Were Decepticons to blame? Always blame the Decepticons. :drunk 
     
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    So are we to expect the Devastator toy to be as articulated as the movie Devastator?
     
  18. TfAnimatedfan

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    Kremzeek strikes again !!!
     
  19. Randomus Prime

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    You're right, no one has seen Kremzeek in over 20 years, so that's where he/she's been hiding! "KREMZEEEEEEEK!" :dj 
     
  20. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Not literally blowing up...but that's a term people just use alot. Just like blowing up your speaker sets..it doesn't really explode..of course.

    I have no reason to doubt that some machines were under such a strain that certain parts overheated/were destroyed/smoke came out. It can happen, with faulty parts or extreme usage.
     

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