So I re-watched the first movie...

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  1. Jetcols

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    I know everyone is talking about DotM, but I was recently re-watching the first movie and I noticed a huge mistake the Decepticons made!

    Ok so the Decepticons were looking for Sam's glasses to find the Allspark. Sam had these glasses on eBay, and that's how they find him (Frenzy sees his username). However, Sam also states that the glasses had 0 bids.

    So, I find myself wondering, if there were no bids, and the Decepticons could access his account on eBay, why didn't they just bid on the glasses and buy them? get them delivered right to their base!
     
  2. Rogzilla

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    They have no money. Also, it's more evil to steal sh*t and kill people.

    Oh, and their buyer rating is really poor. Seriously, no body likes selling them stuff. I suppose that comes with, you know, eating babies and just being generally evil.
     
  3. eagc7

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    They Have No Money :p  you cant buy on ebay Unless you have Money
     
  4. KnightHawkke

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    HAHAHHAHAAHAHHAHA damn, I never even thought of that....:lol :lol 
     
  5. Brainchild

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    I'm gonna be all literal and say they wouldn't want to lower themselves to pathetic human standards.
     
  6. depthcharge82

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    had the decepticon hacked e-bay; the autobots would know their general location.
     
  7. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    For those saying they don't have money... they hacked into Air Force One. I think they could handle hacking into some credit card company and getting some credit to use.
     
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    Well, they're Decepticons; they don't give two damns about Earthen currency, they just wanted the glasses.
     
  9. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    They probably don't have a mailing address.
     
  10. Matty

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    I'm kind of lost for words here...

    Could you imagine Starscream putting in a bid on Ebay? lol
     
  11. Rexidus

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    What I'd want to know is how they knew the glasses had a message from Megatron on them. Taking a picture of them would just make them look like they have chips or cracks on the lenses. How did they recognize them as Cybertronian?
     
  12. Liselotte

    Liselotte Revenge is coming... TFW2005 Supporter

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    hahahaha this thread cracked me up :) 

    maybe Paypal is not available for Cybertronian.
     
  13. Deceptichage

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    Maybe they won at the last moment and scheduled a local pickup, but because BB was chasing him, he forgot the meetup time and Barricade got pissed.
     
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    As far as they knew Sam could be a scammer. It could even be a fake pair of glasses!
     
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    For that matter, he was trying to sell them at his school. Why didn't they dispatch a pretender in the first place to follow him around?
     
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    Buy the glasses? Why the hell would they? They're Decepticons. They take what they want, not bid on it.
     
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    Swindle had an account, actually. But it got suspended for shill bidding and the Cons couldn't be arsed to make another.
     
  18. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    "Why go the safe and easy route when you could turn to violence?"

    That's not evil, that's tourette syndrome.
     
  19. Honorbound

    Honorbound The Reclusive Semi-Lurker

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    Draven's response answers the question perfectly. The Decepticons don't respect human society enough to engage in human activities - they only blend in because they want to avoid the human military. They're like wolves in a way. If they see a prey animal that is weaker than them, and they happen to be hungry, that prey animal is going to die. However, if they encounter something they can't take down, they back down and avoid the fight.

    You can't suggest normal, reasonable options to the Bayverse Decepticons because they are not normal, rational people. They are a collection of power-hungry maniacs. If anything, Starscream's the most normal of them.
     
  20. TFcollecterguy

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    I-I'm speechless. Wow I'm cracking up at how stupid that is! :lol :
     

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