Who is your favorite combiner limb?

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  1. UltraMarcus28

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    So this is my 200th post and I wanted to put up a poll of sorts. For each of the Generation One Scramble City combiners who is your favorite limb? Mine are:

    Aerialbots: Slingshot ftw. I always liked his nose area I'm not sure why :) 

    Combaticons: Blast off. How can you not like a blooming Spaceship?

    Stunticons: Dead End. I love his stripe and the character gives him major bonus points. We're doomed...

    Protectobots: See here I'm kind of indifferent but if I must pick one, it's First Aid.

    Terrorcons: Im a sinner twin kind of guy.

    Technobots: My first thought was to say Lightspeed...but c'mon Strafe is just so original!

    Seacons: Well I'm going to be a newb and say Overbite. He's a walking shark. I know you think the same.

    So now that you know mine, please tell me yours. See ya.
     
  2. ThaConqueror

    ThaConqueror Rock! Robot Rock!

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    Through the abuse of copy and paste, I shall answer you query:

    Aerialbots: None of them, really. None of them really stand out to me.

    Combaticons: Swindle. He's got the most personality. You've got angry guy, elitist douche and crazy jerk and then there's the slimy money hungry smooth talker.

    Stunticons: Breakdown. One of the few overly paranoid characters to be kinda right, given that the Autobots wanna kill him cuz he's a Con and the Cons are backstabbing loonies, so technically everyone is out to get him. In a way.

    Protectobots: First Aid too. Dunno why, though.

    Terrorcons: Blot. The other three are just different variations on "violent psycho". Blot? Cybertron's Biggest Slob.

    Technobots: I don't know why you say Strafe is original, he's just Nerd!Blades to me. I choose Lightspeed, the adorable dreamer with an energon allergy.

    Seacons: I say Nautilator. He's proto-Waspinator, the incredible klutz that everyone wonders why he hasn't been shot by Megatron/Galvatron yet for his incompetence.

    Constructicons (YOU MISSED THEM): Scavenger, the work experience newb. What a bundle of nerves.

    Predacons (YOU ALSO MISSED THESE GUYS): Rampage. The TV fiend! It's the only thing that holds his attention. I find that hilarious.

    Yeah, I'm done.
     
  3. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    I'm not going to do it group by group because a lot of them don't stand out. Swindle and First Aid are where it's at.
     
  4. Murasame

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    Aerialbots: Air Raid
    Combaticons: Blast Off
    Stunticons: Wildrider
    Protectobots: Streetwise
    Terrorcons: Sinner Twin
    Technobots: Strafe
    Seacons: Overbite
    Constructicons: Scrapper
    Predacons: Rampage
     
  5. IronicHide

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    Great question, OP.

    I'll say...

    Aerialbots - Yes, Slingshot, he was the only one to really get some character development on the show, all that righteous anger and gung-ho attitude with a NY accent? TF's own Bruce Willis.

    Protectobots - Groove, mainly out of a love of CHiPs, and not enough bike-formers in '80s TFs.

    Constructicons - Mixmaster, I like cement trucks and having a truck cab as the foot of Devastator always gave it a sense of (imposing) scale.

    Stunticons - again, Dead End. A depressed narcissist? Awww, lickle emo sportscar.

    Combaticons - again, Swindle. Most character development in the show (and only expanded by TFA). The idea of having a mercenary arms dealer slid in to a kids' show is greatly irresponsible and irresponsibly great.

    Couldn't really tell you about the others, though, but I'll vote for Rampage as I didn't know about the quirk that only TV can hold his attention.
     
  6. Unfall

    Unfall Shattered Glass

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    Aerialbots: Fireflight - He's a daydreamer and a crazy pilot. I can relate to him.
    Combaticons: Brawl - Somehow I just love how angry and over the top he is.
    Stunticons: Breakdown - Paranoia is such a bizarre character trait. I love it.
    Protectobots: Blades - A combat hungry Autobot who chops Decepticons into little pieces? Sign me up.
    Terrorcons: Hun-Grrr - His need to feed gives him the will to survive! His ice-cream dispenser mode is great too.
    Technobots: Nosecone - I love the drill tank mode.
    Seacons: Snaptrap - A violent turtle. This is cool.
    Constructicons: Scrapper - I don't have any real reason for liking him.
    Predacons: Tantrum - A very angry cow. I am amused.
     
  7. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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  8. IACON

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    Not much of a limb person... I believe IMHO that once they merge
    it is the combiner that counts, not one or two pieces that count but I see
    where you are going at with this. But when separated:

    Stunticons: Dragstrip - man he is awesome.
    Protectobots: First Aid - That compassionate autobot is a fantastic character.
    Constructicons: Hook. He is one of my favorite from all 6.
    Combaticons: Brawl & Swindle - can't choose between the two. Both great characters.
    Arielbots Silverbolt - His fear of heights does make him a great leader.
     
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    Let's see...

    Protectobots: First Aid - I like how he looks so alien but is still completely compassionate, even moreso than Ratchet.
    Predacons: Divebomb - he's a cool design, adds Predaking's most distinct design feature and has a cool backstory with Swoop.

    Other than that, I don't care much for the limbs and most of them are quite forgettable. However, I'm a huge fan of Hot Spot, Hun-Grrr, Scattershot, Silverbolt, Razorclaw and Snap Trap... that is, most of the leaders. Mostly because I owned most of them back then.
     
  10. SPLIT LIP

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    Mach. Nubby Space-shuttle for much win.
     
  11. Backpack

    Backpack Scattershot who?

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    Sling Shot, First Aid, and Swindle were the only 'limb' characters to have any real time devoted to them. Out of all of them Swindle was my favorite - he was a character that seemed to stand on his own apart from any of the combiners. This is why I believe he worked so fantasticly as a character in TF Animated.
     
  12. UltraMarcus28

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    scramble city! lol but yeah im liking the answers
     
  13. nemisispringer

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    Aerialbots: Fireflight
    Combaticons: swindle how could it be any other
    Stunticons: Breakdown always loved the colours and the chest design
    Protectobots: Blades because he was badass in g2
    Terrorcons: cut-throat dude has an awesome name and colour scheme
    Technobots: Nosecone cos of is foppishness
    Seacons: Nautilator
    Constructicons: Scrapper
    Predacons: Divebomb cos of the swoop name story in the comics and fight or flee
     
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    Aerialbots: Air Raid. Just love his daredevil nature. Was psyched to play him in WFC. Love his G1 toon model.

    Combaticons: Brawl. Have the oversized Combaticons. The deluxe sixe really suits him. Not normally into the thugs, why I hate Blitzwing, but Brawls' motto"I was built to be wild", just gets me.

    Stunticons: Dragstrip or Breakdown. Dragstrip was my first combiner limb but Breakdown makes me feel sorry for him. Would love to see G1 Sideswipe repainted as him.

    Protectobots: Streetwise or Blades. Love their depictions in Dreamwave. Lousy toys though.

    Terrorcons: Sinnertwin

    Technobots: Afterburner. Just like angry characters. Found him funny in Money is Everything. Coolest motorcycle in sci-fi.

    Seacons: Seawing

    Constructicons: Hook or Scavenger. Strangely I like both the snob and the underdog.

    Pretender Monsters: Slog or Icepick. Neither are completely evil and do question the harm to innocents.

    Liokaiser: Leozack

    Road Caeser: Gripper. Loved him in Masterforce.

    Technically, Hook, Leozack and Gripper/Blacker aren't limbs but they're still my favourites from said teams.
     
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    Now are we talking Characters or what the actual limbs look like?
     
  16. UltraMarcus28

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    well i did a combination of both just whoever i like the most in all facets
     
  17. Lob-Lob

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    Combaticons: Brawl.
    Stunticons: Wildrider.
    Constructicons: Hook.

    Those are pretty much the only three I can answer really. Not too fond of any of the Autobot combiners, and haven't seen the Predacons/Terrorcons or anyone else in action.
     
  18. Superquad7

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    Constructicons: Mixmaster, just because he's a cool, mad scientist of sorts. I always had a heart for Long Haul too; he's kinda like the Decepticon Gears :lol  I always thought Scrapper was a cool leader, and Hook is just cold. :ev: 
    Aerialbots: Silverbolt - I've always enjoyed the irony of him being the leader, but the fact that he has to overcome his acrophobia to succeed.
    Combaticons: Onslaught - He's tough, but he's got a lot going on upstairs.
    Stunticons: Sorry, I'm not picking just one as they are my favorite merge group.
    Protectobots: I love First Aid's character, but I have a fondness for police cars, so Streetwise is a close second.
    Predacons: Razorclaw - he's just cool and ruthless, yet honorable to his foes.
    Terrorcons: I've always had a fondness for Blot that I can't quite put my finger on.
    Technobots: Lightspeed and Afterburner really are a tie for me just because they're fast and cool.
    Seacons and the Monstructor: Honestly, I just haven't given them too much thought individually enough to pick a favorite. I just recently completed my G1 [vintage] Seacon set, so I've not had a lot of time to reflect on them. Monstructor is so small toywise that it's hard to see them as individuals, and I don't tinker with mine a lot either.
     
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    Tough one! hard to choose.

    Aerialbots: Has to be Sky-dive. I just loved his alt-mode
    Combaticons: Blast Off - I loved how uppity he was. Plus he was sinister looking. Can't wait for the fansproject kit!
    Stunticons: dead end was funny! in a gloom ridden sort of way
    Protectobots: draw between blades and first aid. one a violent scrapper, the other a non-violent medic. Glorious!
    Terrorcons: Blot - his alt mode is great.
    Technobots: Nosecone
    Seacons: Tentakil - just for how dumb he looks.
    Constructicons: Hook!
    Predacons: Divebomb. As nemisispringer pointed out, he had a great backstory with swoop. And his figure is awesome.
    Pretender Monsters - Slog. Great name, squat figure and awesome background story.
     
  20. Autovolt 127

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    Aerialbots- Fireflight- Maybe because he's the daydreamer type.

    Constructicons- Mixmaster- I have a thing for cement trucks.

    Stunticons- Breakdown- Because he's paranoid and pyschotic.

    Protectobots-Blades - He's a friggin Pyschopath.

    Combaticons- Onslaught- I like Swindle also but Onsalught is Badass.

    Predacons- Razorclaw- I think of him as the Kraven of Transformers

    Computron- Strafe- Becuase he's not a jerk or a braggart or emo.

    Terrorcons- Blot- I just love his name.

    Seacons- Naultilator- Poor guy never got released in a G1 Box set and cause he's a Lobster.
     

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