WTF @ TFW - 189 - March 1 2012

Discussion in 'WTF @ TFW Transformers Podcast' started by Vangelus, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. Wingnut

    Wingnut Stayin' Alive!

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    I was equally surprised that my local Kmart had PRID and BotShots as well! I really wasn't expecting it as I stepped into the toy aisle with my dishwashing detergent and viola! There they were! I haven't seen anything cool in a Kmart in ages!

    Wingnut
     
  2. Orodruin

    Orodruin @deathformer TFW2005 Supporter

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    @Gog- you're welcome! Glad you like Soundwave.

    I agree with the "wtf wheeljack" sentiment. Seriously... one ep of Prime, not even properly named in the movie, what the heck.
     
  3. Leo Primus

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    Wheeljack was the first character to appear in MTMTE Pt.1, that's kinda important... sort of.
     
  4. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A man, who does not exist TFW2005 Supporter

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    Two! Two legion class Eradicons ah ah ah ah aaaah!

    Just need to paint up my little Ratchets eyes green and dismember a few Eradicons and I can start re-enacting Stronger, Faster :lol 
     
  5. shamanking282

    shamanking282 Well-Known Member

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    While I voted for Swindle, I do think Prowl deserves more credit, especially because of his Animated incarnation and the awesome development he's been getting in the comics lately.
     
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    There should be a separate nomination for TF breakthrough character. Because the characters I dig the most these days are Swerve from the MTMTE comic and Knockout from Prime. "Rookies" of the Year.

    I'm not a huge fan of Wheeljack. Mostly because I suspect he's the guy who designed the PRID line. None of his crap ever works right, unless it's his own stuff.
     
  7. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    I lol'd when Vangelus started bashing on Wheeljack. I don't have a problem with Wheeljack in the vote, but I'm certainly not voting for him for a few years ... or until Hasbro auto-inducts him next year.
     
  8. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    I thought that was funny too, especially the parts about him being a nerd who went to college & became cool or whatever because I think a many of us were thinking just that. :) 
     
  9. Sludge

    Sludge Formerly NC Bulkhead

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    It's funny, the way Vangelus feels about Wheeljack is how I felt about Sky-byte. I just don't get how friggin sky-byte even got the amount of backing that he did. There wasn't much of anything in RID that is hall of fame worthy in my opinion. Then again I wasted my vote on Bulkhead so maybe I'm not the best judge.
     
  10. Geof7609

    Geof7609 Brake Pioneer

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    I honestly can't tell if Vangelus was serious about Wheeljack or just playing up some kind of mock outrage. Personally, I'd vote for Wheeljack over any of the remaining four.
     
  11. guard convoy

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    you want to know why wheeljack got voted for, even if he is as bland as the other g1 autobot cars

    because he's g1, literally that was the campain, and most folks were like, "he built the dinobots! he deserves to be in there!"

    I swear, I like g1 like the next guy, but g1 fans get on my everlasting nerve
     
  12. juise

    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    The "B9" a.k.a. the Lost in Space robit & "Robby the Robot" were both designed by Robert Kinoshita! So that explains the very similar designs. Pretty much everything from that era was his, or so it would seem.
     
  13. Sludge

    Sludge Formerly NC Bulkhead

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    I kind of get where he's coming from. Wheeljack really wasn't a popular character in G1. All of a sudden he's a badass with swords in Prime and now people love him. But I also think the same logic applies to Arcee. I don't recall anyone giving two shits about Arcee until her Prime incarnation.
     
  14. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Well, other than those of us who've been fapping to her since the 80's...
     
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    Because she has an actual character, you mean.
     
  16. Sludge

    Sludge Formerly NC Bulkhead

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    LMAO.... that's disturbing.
     
  17. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Well, I didn't mean continuously, if that's what you thought...
     
  18. Paxtin

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    Lots of surprising distain for Wheeljack and his fans.

    It's funny that you guys think it's the whole swords thing that made him popular, given the thing I always hear from WJ fans is that they either hate or just generally don't care that much for the whole badass swordsmen characterization in TF-Prime.
     
  19. Sludge

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    Nah, that would start to hurt.
     
  20. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Thinking about it more and reading some of these comments, I've personally come to believe the HOF is a lose-lose situation. No matter what character you're campaigning for, they don't deserve it. Wheeljack is being voted because of swords, Swindle is being voted because of the TFCC, Erector is a big dick joke ... the HOF sucks :lol 
     

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