warning avengers spoilers, a new possible rip off?

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  1. Driller

    Driller Cybertronian wildlife

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    i saw the avengers movie last night, the driller- like thing we saw in the ads was not actually like driller, but a giant snake with armour. but the storyline was somewhat similar to dotm. "enemy opens giant portal and alien invasion enters through it." thats basically what happens in dotm.
     
  2. daitarn red

    daitarn red bionic hero

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    wrong palce bingbat
     
  3. Driller

    Driller Cybertronian wildlife

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    sorry
     
  4. ShOcKwAvE1213

    ShOcKwAvE1213 THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

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    Lololollololololololololololololololoolmfao! That made me lmfaolol
     
  5. Ratchets Hatch

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    What's a Bingbat? Is that Microsoft's version of Googlebat?
     
  6. Chaos Prime

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    LOL! Probably.

    Well if the Avengers is trying to copy off of DOTM's story, I'm hoping it does a better job.
     
  7. Macross7

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    I heard the thing in the movie is from the comics so it probably predates DOTM by many years.
     
  8. Moy

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    Battleship has a driller I think.
     
  9. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    Just because something is similar doesn't mean it's a rip-off. As I understand it, considering where the invasion is coming from it's not like they could've gotten there easily without using a portal. And there have been invasions arriving by portal in many other things before DotM, so who is ripping-off what really?

    But there's a final battle and some cities in Avengers too, right? There's a planet Earth in Avengers as well even. What a fucking rip-off of DotM...
     
  10. Hanzkaz

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    How would you compare an Avengers movie where all the main characters were Transformers to DOTM?
     
  11. TylerMirage

    TylerMirage I vawnt my berdt.

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    And DotM in itself is essentially a rip-off of Independence Day. You know, alien ships, white and african-american people, cars! They even had guns! :p 
     
  12. Aernaroth

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    That too, is an unoriginal concept for stories, but at least the Avengers comics have a somewhat more legitimate claim to it by history and pedigree.
     
  13. TFW10

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    Thanks for the update, now I don't have to go to the movies.
     
  14. micky24

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    they have similarities,yes to the point where i was thinking bumblebee or optimus or any autobot to show up during the fight,but a rip off,no probably no.
     
  15. Zhadow

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    Rip off?, i like you to rethink using that word. What about Battleship, is that a rip off too?, i think not. Sci-fi is like that.
     
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    Let's not forget it's largely ripping off the plot of the G1 two-parter episode "Megatron's Master Plan" almost down to a T.
     
  17. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    Yeah well DOTM was hardly the first movie, let alone media, to use that general concept. It's as old as the hills. So to even speculate The Avengers is copying or ripping off that idea from DOTM is like saying The Beatles ripped off other musicians because they, uh, played music too.
     
  18. FeelingLuckyPnk

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    Mind blown.

    Where's Hezakiah...why didn't he think of this?
     
  19. Rewind Eject

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    It's an old idea in invasion stories. DotM wasn't the first and Avengers won't be the last.
     
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    These Avengers threads are starting to annoy me.
     

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