The basic rules o transformers

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  1. siniquezu

    siniquezu Well-Known Member

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    * blocky noses
    * eyes with 4 sides
    * boxy thighs

    Feel free to contribute.


    Let me clarify: G1 TFers
     
  2. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    are these rules of g1? beast wars, animated, rid, and movie have no such rules
    only rule of transformers, they transform
     
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    Shockscream Chairman of Nerd Day

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    That they be cool.
     
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    MACRAPTRON Well-Known Member

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    They're expensive.
     
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    Moonscream YES, We EXIST!

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    That they transform, are sentient beings in their own right, and we (including kids) enjoy 'em. :) 

    --Moony
     
  6. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    must have kibble?
    or at least one gimmick?
     
  7. kryptofred

    kryptofred super-con

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    ...because, somehow, Hasbro doesn't consider "transforming" a gimmic! :rolleyes: 
     
  8. WhiteMocha

    WhiteMocha TFW2005 Supporter

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    Transformers transform, unless they don't.

    Seriously, whatever made-up "rules" there might be are made to be broken. That's how the franchise has stuck around so long, by re-inventing, re-imagining, defying expectations.... dare I say, transforming. ;) 
     
  9. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    The first rule of Transformers is: you do not talk about Transformers. The second rule of Transformers is: you DO NOT talk about Transformers.

    For some reason, the third rule is: no fat chicks.
     
  10. Grimlocka go-go

    Grimlocka go-go Back from the Dead TFW2005 Supporter

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    Only one rule.

    War.
     
  11. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    I have no idea what you are talking about. How many figures are you basing this on?

    Transformers criteria: At least one robot mode and one alt mode. Made (or acquired) by TakaraTomy and/or Hasbro. That's it.
     
  12. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Action Masters. :tongue: 

    Like someone said earlier, there are no rules. A Transformer is whatever HasTak says is one.
     
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    Sokar Well-Known Member

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    Any convoy/prime automatically qualifies for 1 free black repaint and 1 white/blue repaint at half price
     
  14. Rodimus Major

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    Rumble is Red, Frenzy is blue. Except when they aren't.

    Thou shalt not use scale.

    Repaints are cheap and lazy ripoffs. Unless they're slapped with "exclusive" status and overpriced, then they're a favor to the fans.
     
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    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    I want you to transform...as hard as you can.

    - Coeloptera
     
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    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    * The bigger the better (in refrence to chins).
     
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    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    They have to have at least two forms in the fiction, and get from point A to point B via some for of transformation, perhaps? Parts shifting, mass shifting, shapeshifting, morphing, whatever your thing is.
     
  18. Lunar Archivist

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    Er...most G1 Transformers had hexagonal eyes...so wouldn't that mean they're six-sided? :confused: 

    I believe that Beast Machines Strika and Animated Strika would like to have a word with you. :redface2: 
     
  19. Treadshot A1

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

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    Yes, Strika would like a word with you. If this wasn't about G1!!!

    RIRFIB!!!

    Actually, they use scale quite a lot. You can't depict two things without scale. The scale just transforms a lot.

    Not from G1: Repaints are even cheaper when they release a toy with sh*t paint apps, and then a later one with more paint apps so you have to buy two. And then they only fix someone's shoulders the 3rd time they release him, using a repaint scheme they'd already used.

    From G1: Repaints are used too much. *Looks at seekers*
     
  20. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Ugh.

    Those weren't Transformers. They were Transformers merchandise...and the downfall of G1. That, and the death of Optimus Prime.
     

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