Why wasn't the Earth affected by Cybertron?

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  1. Trypticon 2010

    Trypticon 2010 Well-Known Member

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    In the G1 episode "The Ultimate Doom", they make a big deal out of the Earth being affected by Cybertron (volcanoes erupting, earthquakes, hurricanes etc.), yet none of this happens in DOTM. Surely the live action version should be the more realistic one?

    I know Cybertron wasn't completely through the space bridge, but surely even a small part of it would have a massive effect on our environment? Not to mention our eco system and wildlife!
     
  2. RedWolf

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    One Sentinel Prime said the Space Bridge is beyond our understanding of physics and well this bit from ROTF...

    Basically Sentinel made a discovery where mass-energy equivalence does not apply.
     
  3. Jadryx

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    Maybe stuff like that did "happen" but just wasn't deemed necessary to show.
     
  4. Chris McFeely

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    I'm happy to believe that while it was still coming through the bridge, it was effectively "in transit" and not actually, truly physically "there" yet.
     
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    The easiest explanation would be that it wasn't really there. Not yet anyway. You wouldn't want to instantaneously phase something into existence in another location or you'd risk it appearing in the same place as another object, which science fiction has told us time and time again is a very bad situation.
     
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    I agree with the thread topic, but not because I'm complaining about the movie, lol. I just compared it a lot to The Ultimate Doom, and I expected the same effects. Realistically, though, how long would this movie have been if they had the Autobots containing tidal waves and earth quakes.

    Still, news blurbs about these effects would have been cool, and epic.
     
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  8. Optimum1996

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    Basically it hadn't fully materialised, so there was no mass there....at least that's what I think....
     
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    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    All the forces got sucked down intoo a massive PLOT HOLE
     
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    That's much easier to buy than the "our physics are magics!" garbage.

    :lolol 
     
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    If you watch Armageddon, you see wind up on the asteroid in space.

    Besides, you're evoking G1... and we can't have a G1 movie. Not only won't the old designs work but those stories were silly and not adaptable to the big screen. If you tried anything silly like Megatron sitting in Abe Lincoln's chair, audiences will think it's stupid and the movie will flop.
     
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    A wizard did it.
     
  13. Badwolf00

    Badwolf00 Wrath of Everblight

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    THIS! I like this, lol. Sentinel just breaks our laws of physics but yeah I had some friends point out the fact that the G1 cartoon had more of a realistic effect when Cybertron was closer to the Earth than in DOTM, who knows.
     
  14. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    hahahahahaha.....that's it..I have put Harry back under the stairs.
     
  15. Soulmaster

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    both of these, just not there yet, not the mass just the looks
     
  16. Aernaroth

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    Poor writing. By gravity alone, the two planets should have done tons of damage to eachother.
     

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