Why does Starscream have a RED 'con insignia?

Discussion in 'Transformers Robots In Disguise / Prime Discussion' started by BB Shockwave, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. BB Shockwave

    BB Shockwave Well-Known Member

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    Is he from the Shattered Glass universe, or what? 'cause he is quite far from being a 'Heroic Decepticon'.

    At first I thought this was some animation error, but 2 seasons in, it's still red. Does this have some meaning? Anyone asked the creators yet?
     
  2. SPLIT LIP

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    Because it goes better with his colourscheme.
     
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    It goes with his eyes.
     
  4. jackgaughan

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    He hates the BLUs.
     
  5. LCDR Blindside

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    Why does Arcee have a silver Autobot symbol?

    Such is life.
     
  6. Bountyan

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    Insiginia colors don't have significance in this continuity.
     
  7. lildevilchick

    lildevilchick what the doctor ordered

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    I think the purple wouldn't be all that visible on him, so the animation team chose red because it would show up better. Plus he has red accents, so the red insignia matches. :3
     
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    That's different. The norm is usually red Autobot, purple Decepticon or black, white and gray for any faction symbol.
     
  9. Mewtwo

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    She doesn't. It's blue. It's part of her metal and just "raised". There is no color to it other then the fact it's part of her "metal".
     
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    In some episodes he also has con symbols on his inner legs. Now they always seems strangely absent.
     
  11. Thilda

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    He had them in the first episodes of the series. Then fashion police Knockout arrived and removed them; they were not fabulous enough.
     
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    I'm pretty sure Knock Out was actually between those legs for a different reason. Doing a bit more than buffing, if you ask me.
     
  13. RisingPhoenix86

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    HAHAHAHAHA you got a good chuckle out of me with that one! lol.
     
  14. Optimus1116

    Optimus1116 Autobot

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    Because the writers didn't want him to be loyal to any side, so he has elements of both logos. I dunno...
     
  15. caitlindevi

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    Its only because if it was purple you wouldn't be able to see it well due to his colours.

    Now stop asking silly questions
     
  16. soundwave142

    soundwave142 Decepticon over-seer

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    why does dreadwing have a yellow one? matches color scheme
     
  17. flamepanther

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    It's obviously foreshadowing of the double-dealing we've seen from Starscream. You know, because the writers and artists all overthink this crap the way we do.

    Yeah, it's because it looks better on him in that color.
     
  18. Mr.Deflok

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    They made it red to mess with you.
     
  19. BooyakaDragon

    BooyakaDragon I Don't Even Know

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    Because.......
     
  20. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    It's a rubsign and Starscream keeps rubbing it to keep it red.

    He's gonna go blind...
     

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