Why all the Arcee love?

Discussion in 'Transformers Robots In Disguise / Prime Discussion' started by Ironhide1706, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. Ironhide1706

    Ironhide1706 Elessar Telcontar

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    Ok, I'll get flamed for asking but I need to know.

    What's the big deal about Arcee? All this 'best character in the show' business I'm hearing doesn't sound right to me. I'll leave at that for now. Polite responses please.










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  2. Bountyan

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    I think it's just because it's an Autobot female character who isn't a girly girl.

    I almost guarantee you if Arcee was a male character she wouldn't be as popular. I don't understand the hype myself.
     
  3. Overlord Balder

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    Bountyan has a point.

    But we just need to wait until Kaijiu hunts you down and kills you at dawn. With a Arcee-shaped chainsaw.
     
  4. Meta777

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    Me personally, I favour Soundwave as the best character on the show.

    Arcee's cool, but I wouldn't label her the best; her knack for falling into Airachnid's obvious traps is hardly the best trait in the world :lol 
     
  5. Dargor

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    Personally, I prefer Ratchet (grumpy, and generally wise) or even Knockout (My paint job?! DINKLEBERG!).
     
  6. WTDylio

    WTDylio Where is Jessica Hyde?

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    Kaijuguy hasn't seen this thread yet? I thought he had some sort of special sense alerting him to Arcee threads*

    But yeah, pretty much agree with this. I think she gets far too much praise. I'll admit, for a female autobot character, she is much better than what we've previously had, but I personally don't like her, I still find her rather boring and the whole "revenge" thing got uninteresting really quickly.


    *Kidding, I love Kaijuguy
     
  7. Zigholtul

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    While I won't say that she's the best fembot we've gotten (that honor goes to Blackarachnia) however its nice to see more stronger female roles and while Arcee isn't without her flaws she's certainly a major step up from what was previous explored throughout the franchise and that's barely at most minimal. We could definitely use more female characters though and especially with more range in both personalities and aesthetic choices (Strika is a good example of what I'm getting at).
     
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    Because she has breasts.
     
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  10. LordPrime

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    Personally speaking, Arcee made a really great and kick-ass first impression on me to where I went, "That's my favorite of the main five!" and that has stuck with me since.
     
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    It's mostly because of her first impression and the development she got in season 1. It was pretty damn good, and yes, it does help that she's one of few female TF characters to get a serious treatment. She's been okay in season 2, though.
     
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    I liked her in the opening mini-series, She was mad about Cliffjumpers death, but no crazy, but after? Let it go, you're at war, you'd think she'd want to avenge, oh I dunno, her entire planet, seeing as it's dead! 2 guys dying in a war? What a shock! She must avenge them! And her whole "Hey X don't try to avenge Y! That's just stupid! Revenge is stupid." And her fans... they've really made me despise the character.
     
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    this is my kind of thread :popcorn 
     
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    Why not?
     
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    She's a female character that doesn't bow to traditional female stereotypes, yet doesn't go out of her way to make others think she's not a female stereotype.

    Initially, she was certainly one of the most interesting Autobots. Strong character, strong motivation. She's determined, yet compassionate.

    It's all personal taste, I suppose. We can't all love Starscream.
     
  16. Hotshotprime43

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    Well she my least favorite Autobot in the series.
     
  17. einis

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    ^Agreed.
     
  18. Prime Jetscream

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    Yes, we can.
     
  19. Meta777

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    I don't love Starscream.

    Soundwave, he's the guy we must love. LOVE HIM.
     
  20. WTDylio

    WTDylio Where is Jessica Hyde?

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