Wheeljack and catapults?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by JazzIsBack, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. JazzIsBack

    JazzIsBack Well-Known Member

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    So we've all been to TFwiki and read the smartass captions next the pictures for both G1 and animated Wheeljack it mentions a machine that builds machines that builds catapults, did this ever happen in the continuity anywhere?
     
  2. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Autobot Burnout SANTARN IS COMING AGAIN TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't think so, but the logic behind the captions is that Wheeljack builds all sorts or dangerous contraptions that do crazy nonsensical things like machines that build machines that build catapults.
     
  4. Chris McFeely

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    That's an oooooold gag from the popular fanfic series, "World's Worst Fanfic", that existed on ATT back in the 90s. Rather than simply build a catapult for a mission, Wheeljack instead deigned to build a machine that would build a catapult for him.
     
  5. DarthCrusher

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    It was also standard back in the days of World's Worst Fanfic to have Wheeljack, Rhinox, or Tarantulas randomly announce that they'd "built a machine that...".

    Edit- Dang, Mr. McFeely beat me to it. Speedy delivery!
     
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    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    I sometimes wish my parents had gotten it on sooner, so as I could be witness to these shenanigans.
     
  7. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    This makes me sad that the site is still tanked.

    I too, encountered the "Internet" too late to be around during the hey day of ATT.
     
  8. JazzIsBack

    JazzIsBack Well-Known Member

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    I read through that list and I honestly see Wheeljack doing something like this. No wonder Hasbro won't give him a new body, the old blocky one protects us from him
     
  9. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Ten years time, you'll be telling people about the jokes today and they'll be thinking "Man, I wish I was around for those days. Sure, using keyboards is antiquated in this time of direct neural interface, but it sounds like a lot of fun."
     

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