What alt-Mode best for Optimus Prime/Primal?

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  1. Spiderus Prime

    Spiderus Prime TFW Spongebob since 2007

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    G1 Prime his Alt-Mode is a 1980's Semi with Trailer.
     
  2. llamatron

    llamatron OFFICIAL MMC REP TFW2005 Supporter

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    I think the best alt-Mode for Optimus is a coherent topic.
     
  3. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    That's a tough one. Megatron's gone through several alt modes over different incarnation, but Prime has stayed pretty much a truck throughout.

    I'm torn between his G1 and Galaxy Force incarnations...though Star Convoy's a pretty bad mofo, too.
     
  4. Rurudyne

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    A tractor trailer whose standard cargo trailer has been replaced with a caged animal transport ... inside you'd see an ape leaning against Rover.
     
  5. Seeker

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    A modernized tractor trailer is the base form for Prime. A fire truck is acceptable also since it seemed to work well for the RID Prime.
     
  6. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    Basicaly anything that's big, hard hitting, has wheels and is posibly fast.
     
  7. SureShot90

    SureShot90 Peace=superior firepower

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    I would like to see him as a M985 HEMITT with Patriot system.
     
  8. Ravenxl7

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    I've always liked him as a Firetruck. I'm sorta biased because RID was my "G1", but other than that, it gives his alt-mode some use imo.
     
  9. Sso02V

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    A jet plane. C'mon Hasbro, shake it up a bit, we can take chang--eh...forget I said anything.
     
  10. SPLIT LIP

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    For Prime, hopefully something that rolls and polutes. A giant cannon would be nice, too.

    Primal, something that likes bananas and scratches itself. Again, a cannon, preferably a giant one, would rock.


    I'm content as long as it follows those guidelines.
     
  11. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Prime, a semi Truck or Fire Truck of some sort.
    Primal, Munky.
     
  12. Takeshi357

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    Prime = Trukk
    Primal = Munky :D 

    And the cannon is sticking out of his crotch in robot mode, yes?
     
  13. Boo

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    Oh, this is much tougher than the Megatron thread.

    I LOVE the idea of Prime being a fire engine like in RID. Big and powerful, a great heroic symbol, and I can easily see many of the fire engines life saving equipment (fire hoses, ladder) being converted to offensive weapons like they were. It made perfect sense. Now, I'd take a page out of the Spychanger and Titanium versions of the figure ans skip the smaller robot mode altogether, though...

    HOWEVER... I love gorillas, and Primal just somehow made perfect sense with the alt mode.

    I just don't know!!!!
     
  14. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    A Bat!

    Really I'd go with either fire truck or Cybertronian truck.
    Both are awesome to me.

    but that's if we are not talking about Primal.
     
  15. smkspy

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    Prime should always be a John Deer Tractor in John Deer colors.
     
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    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    I change my answer to Choo choo train.

    Mainly because I really want a toy of it.
     
  17. Harlequin Daniel

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    CoE (not Church of England) cab, red.
    With horns.
     
  18. Hiro Prime

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    Semi or Fire Truck for Prime.

    Munky for Primal.
     
  19. Jochimus

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    Basically, any kind of big, pre-dominantly red truck would probably fit Optimus Prime, since that generally is what he's been in most continuities. Although with a fire truck, we've at least been given some measure of explanation as to where the rear section of the vehicle goes when he transforms into a robot (even though I ain't a big fan of Super Modes myself).
     
  20. Cobalt Agent

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    I wouldn't mind a tank Prime.
     

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