Robot Abs

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by <3prime, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. <3prime

    <3prime Banned

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    Since the voyager and ultimate Optimus Prime toys seemed to have abs instead of the 'grill' design, I imagine that this is what they were talking about when they said they redesigned him slightly to make him look more heroic.

    Do you think it's necessary that optimus have beefcake abs?
     
  2. Yurre

    Yurre I want space nachos XD

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    necessary? no

    cooler? yes

    all n all, its cooler and more g1 like
     
  3. <3prime

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    How is it more g1 like?
     
  4. Yurre

    Yurre I want space nachos XD

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    looks more g1 i mean,
    this
    [​IMG]

    vs
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    vs
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    G1 prime have the "6-pack", so does dotm prime but rotf prime doesn't...
     
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  6. <3prime

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    man, the ROTF prime is so much better than this new DOTM ultimate prime
     
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    I prefer the "ab" look. It fits more with his window "pecs."
     
  8. Sideways77

    Sideways77 some garbage is okay

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    Shockwave looks like he goes to the gym...
     
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    How the heck is a good looking abs related to being more heroic? So fat people as less heroic looking? Is this some sort of discrimination about people who does not have good looking abs? I hope not. For what it is... its all about making MONEY and nothing else. If they have not altered their designs and we will keep on seeing the same toy over and over again. This is their way of telling fans to go ahead a buy new stuff because we did something different which we all know is simply pathetic... but we are slaves to the TF toys and fans will continue to buy no matter how crappy looking it is. Some of you may disagree but I bet you buy 'em when their on SALE.
     
  10. nerovolpi

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    I don't think these robot "abs" are meant to make the bots look more heroic. I guess they're trying to make tese guys look more... "Human"?

    Because, y'know, that's what I've been seeing up till now, what with sentinel prime's face looking like peter cullen.
     
  11. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    I find it unappealing.
     
  12. Gingerchris

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    I much prefer the mechanical suggestion of abs with a nice grill than something that actually looks like abs. It's one of the things rather putting me off of DOTM Optimuscle Prime.
     
  13. coppertop5150

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    they had to make torsos that function for the movies for more realistic action , you cant have a blockey g1 prime doing much movement . But a prime with a actual pivoting midsection more human/primate like can move with more skill/flexability with full rotation
     
  14. einis

    einis Want some candy?

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    this
     
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    I really don't care one way or the other. Optimus is heroic, no matter how he looks, abs be damned.
     
  16. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    Big abs are nothing new to Transformers. A lot of the Beast Wars characters had beefy abs and chests.
     
  17. big hank

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    If I were Optimus Prime, I would be this one: [​IMG]


    Not a six pack, more like a 12 pack........:rolleyes: 
     
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    He seemed to move well enough with his grill abs in the previous two BayFormers films. I doubt range of movement is the cause of the new more organically muscled abs.
     
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    Optimus' abs are too sexy for your argument!
     
  20. Kraken2009

    Kraken2009 Megatron's Right Hand

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    I love me some robot abs. So long as it stays abs and not......dare I mention it?
     

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