Do you prefer Optimus as a fire truck or semi-truck?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by IamaMeatRabbit, Jun 10, 2017.

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Fire truck or semi-truck

Poll closed Aug 9, 2017.
  1. Semi-Truck

    41 vote(s)
    71.9%
  2. Fire Truck

    14 vote(s)
    24.6%
  3. Tanker Truck

    2 vote(s)
    3.5%
  4. Dodge Ram

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. IamaMeatRabbit

    IamaMeatRabbit Well-Known Member

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    Which alt mode do you prefer for Optimus Prime? Personally, I prefer him being a fire truck and hope that he's one in the upcoming cartoon.
     
  2. pilot00

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    Why only those two?
     
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  3. IamaMeatRabbit

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    I'm not aware of him being anything else. Was Optimus ever a different kind of truck?
     
  4. DecepticonSpike

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    In the Binaltech/Alternators line he was a Dodge Ram.
     
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  5. pilot00

    pilot00 Well-Known Member

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    Ah you were going what has already been established. Gottcha :) 

    Well the Titans Return line (where he is a remold of Octane) has him as a Tanker/Jet so theres that also.
     
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  6. DecepticonSpike

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    Between the two choices I chose semi truck. When anyone says Optimus Prime, that's the first alt mode that comes to mind.
     
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    Y m2. Though the trailer is iconic.
     
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  8. DecepticonSpike

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    Kinda disappointed that a lot of the new Optimus toys don't have trailers. It's part of what makes him look iconic.
     
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  9. pilot00

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    Its the whole:"Where the hell does it go and come from?" thing. But they gave him one even in the movie so....why not?
     
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    Exactly. Trucks don't look right without one.
     
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    Out of the two, fire truck.

    Though I would love to see the character as something other than a truck eventually.
     
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    Cab over semi will always be my Optimus.
     
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    Fire truck. RID2001 was the first series that introduced Transformers to me and I mostly remembered Optimus Prime as a fire truck. Besides, putting out fires to save lives is very heroic.
     
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    Semi.
     
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  15. IamaMeatRabbit

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    Oh of course, a tanker! All I gotta say is, thank God for the edit button on polls!
     
  16. IamaMeatRabbit

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    Fixed that!
     
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    Semi-truck. The firetruck has a nice heroic theme to it, but the semi-truck is civilian, but imposing and impressive. It gives off the big presence of Optimus Prime, while still leaving an impression of his civilian background that he has in a few continuities. Plus, it's iconic and it's the first thing I think of when I think of Optimus Prime.
     
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    optimus prime transforms.gif

    Firetruck is very cool, but I'm going with a semi. It just feels right to me.
     
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  19. IamaMeatRabbit

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    Wow, I've never thought about it like that. The whole civilian part is a great insight! Wish I could upvote this more than once!
     
  20. SouthtownKid

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    I don't honestly care. I like when he's a truck of some kind (although even a train is kind of cool) and I like when he's mostly red. Beyond that, go ahead and change it up.

    Come to think of it, I even liked him as a silver GT car in Alternity. So yeah, whatever. If it makes sense for the story, go for it.
     
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