The word ROBOT - Which figure crossed your mind?

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  1. vmagnum

    vmagnum Horrorcon

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    Transformers-wise, name one figure that fits perfectly that ideal 'robot' image you have in mind

    Mine has to be Energon Wing Saber. He is but an ideal mechanical charmer with brad pitt's ideals. my thoughts anyway
     
  2. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    Those stupid blue drones on wheels that show up whenever they go to Cybertron in the G1 cartoon, because they appear to be mindless security drones. The rest of the Transformers have been too anthropomorphised for me to imagine them as robots first, even though they are blatantly robots...in disguise and everything. They just don't act very roboty.
    Which is good, probably why they have stood the test of time and are more relatable than say, a Go-Bot.
     
  3. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    Robbie the Robot from Forbidden Planet.
     
  4. blackTtop

    blackTtop No this is not Patrick...

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    When someone says 'robot,' I usually don't think of a Transformer first, mostly because of what Sidbeckett said.

    But Optimus Prime comes to mind first out of all the Transformers, for me at least.
     
  5. grunge

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    domo arigato mr. roboto.

    hmmm ... a roomba.

    seriously... when thinking of a robot no tf comes to mind. what does come to mind is:
    Mazinkaiser
    Gravion
    Daiguard
    Big O
    GoLion
    Dairugger XV
    And lastly ....
    Teddy Rucksben
     
  6. Scaleface

    Scaleface Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, that's my mind you are borrowing.
     
  7. Boulder

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    Maybe I'm just old but when I hear "robot" I immidiately picture "Robot" from Lost In Space.

    "Danger! Danger, Will Robinson!"
     
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    I always thugh gen 1 shockwave was one of the most "robotic" looking characters..
     
  9. Silk Spectre

    Silk Spectre The Evil Queen

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    Wall-E. :lol 

    Seriously though, I don't automatically think of a Transformer when I hear the word, as much as it gets used in relation to TFs.
     
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    I immediately thought of Optimus.

    Don't ask me why, but I did.
     
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    Robocop came to mind when I first read the topic
     
  12. GFH

    GFH The G Squad

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    Hot Shot..?

    OH GOD WHY?

    (Edit: Upon crossing this thread a second time, the name Vangelus came to mind. What the hell?)
     
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    G1 Shockwave.
     
  14. Anguirus

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    None. Actually I thought of Gort from The Day the Earth Stood Still. (The original, as if it needed to be said.)
     
  15. Obsidian X

    Obsidian X Dork of the moon

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    I thought of the robot comic character Atomic Robo.
    Probably because I got the TPB Atomic Robo and the deadly art of science in the mail yesterday.
     
  16. TylerMirage

    TylerMirage I vawnt my berdt.

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    This.
     
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    When I hear the word "robot" I tend to first think of something lifeless. Not something sentient like a Transformer.

    Like one of those big, blocky things from a 1950s sci-fi movie or something.
     
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    I'm really the only one that thinks of G1 Soundwave?
     
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    Transbot90210 Banned

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    Transmutate!
     
  20. TylerMirage

    TylerMirage I vawnt my berdt.

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    Oh yes! Undeniably this! I know these characters are billed as "Robots in Disguise", and sure, they're mechanical, but for both societal/scientific/and just the general development of the franchise-reasons, they're not the typical robot. These are sentient, intelligent alien robot organisms.
     

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