Confused about Swoop/Strafe

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by nobleboivin, Jun 13, 2014.

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Is Strafe the movie version of Swoop

  1. Yes

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  2. No, Strafe and Swoop are seperate characters.

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  1. nobleboivin

    nobleboivin Well-Known Member

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    I'm a little confused about Strafe. Is he the movie verse version of Swoop or is he a completely different character than Swoop.
     
  2. toaprime

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    He is basically the Movieverse Swoop. Bay wanted to name him Swoop, but Hasbro said the two heads/tails were too far away from the iconic Swoop character, so they insisted on the name Strafe.

    In my opinion they could have left his name Swoop.
     
  3. RazorX3000

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    I think he was gonna be Swoop originally, but so since he has two heads, Hasbro refused to call him Swoop. So, Bay and crew gave him the name of Strafe.
     
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    He's pretty much Swoop but with a little inspiration from Doublecross
     
  5. Grimlock_13

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    It's Swoop.
     
  6. Livingdeaddan

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    If that's true, sounds like Hasbro have plans for Swoop! The Dinobot in the Robots in Disguise perhaps!! :) 
     
  7. toaprime

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    That's a great idea!
     
  8. nobleboivin

    nobleboivin Well-Known Member

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    Okay thanks guys.
     
  9. RazorX3000

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    I really don't understand this. If Bay was originally planning on having three main Dinobots that we all know and love in the film, why not put in Snarl and Sludge? I know Snarl and Sludge are getting their own toys, but why not put them in for Scorn and Slash if they were gonna have Grimmy, Swoop/Strafe, and Slug? I mean, might as well add the rest of the gang while you're at it?
     
  10. Decepticons

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    Probably wanted to do something different and original. Glad there's finally a Spinosaurus Dinobot.
     
  11. RazorX3000

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    Well, yeah I love the new Dinobots! But I would be fine with Snarl and Sludge replacing Scorn and Slash, imho. However Scorn seems to be my favorite Dinobot!
     
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    It's Slog now not Sludge
     
  13. RazorX3000

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    Omph! My bad! :) 
     
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    yeah why fuss about something like that now?
    they made soundwave a car after all.
     
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    ....That applies to atleast 70% of the robots, but they didn't say anything about that! (*ahem*Hound*ahem*)
     
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    ... Says the company that is constantly changing alt modes, names, colors, etc. What a bunch of goons.
     
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  17. toaprime

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    Yeah, I don't agree with the name change. I really have no preference though.
     
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    If you take Swoop and Doublecross you get DoublePoop.
     
  19. RazorX3000

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    Mother of God..... :lol 
     
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    You mean Strafe, who has dual gun/nosecones which are echoed by the 2 headed dinobot.