Longnose cab vs flatnose

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by General Magnus, Dec 2, 2012.

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Better looking truck?

  1. Longnose

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  2. Flatnose

    26 vote(s)
    32.5%
  1. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Without any bias for the respective series, which design is the best looking truck mode for Optimus?
     
  2. Soundpulse

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    Flatnose!
     
  3. WheelWave140

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    Unbiasdly, a longnose adds more space for a robot, creating a more believable impression that it can turn into a large robot.
     
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    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    Long nose.

    it just looks more heroic. The long, dynamic hood makes for nice, low-ngle shots that give off a very cool vibe. It looks sleeker and more noble. The flatnose is too much like a blunt, blocky object. It's a square, which seems too simple. It's like an overbearing monument much better suited for villains.
     
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  5. Soundpulse

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    Even though I'm not one, with the amount of existing gewunners out there, I can see this thread turning into a war zone.
     
  6. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    All G1 nostalgia aside, longnose looks better and is a much more common sight on US roads from what I understand.
     
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  7. Meta777

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    I prefer the long-nose. The trucks look sleeker, longer and a tad more dynamic than the bulkier flatnose.

    Plus the Movie one had a flame paint-job, so that helps :lol 
     
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  8. RADimus prime

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    I do love the originals but like nevermore saidthe longnose "conventional cab" is more common now days. in the 80's the cab-over was predominant but the case today.
     
  9. Bountyan

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    I'm undecided. Long nose is a pretty cool guy who doesn't afraid of anything but Animated and Henkei Optimus Prime make me like the flat(ish) nose a lot.
     
  10. Aernaroth

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    I prefer the flatnose, maybe due to nostalgia, maybe because I prefer how it forms into his torso, but there just aren't that many flatnose cabs around these days.
     
  11. Blitzwing2008

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    I would go long nose i mean theres really nothing wrong with a flat nose but it seems the long nose has really grown on me
     
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    long nose. most short-nose cabs look really stunted and weird to me and don't leave as much room for a robot. the classics/henkei voyager's cab mode is real nice though.
     
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    Flatnose, because nostalgia.
     
  14. Karhukjnsi

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    Longnose, it looks like it'd be faster, and if it's booking it compared to a flatnose, the longnose looks like it's charging into battla ala jousting.
     
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    Longnose. Way way way way way cooler.
     
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    Longnose. Lets them be more creative with the design of both the vehicle mode and the robot mode.
     
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    Longnose by a landslide!
     
  18. Autovolt 127

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    Fire Truck. So more likely a flat-nose unless long nosed fire truck are common on the roads.
     
  19. unchained5150

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    Flatnose. America may be inundated with longnose semis but Europe is predominately flatnose territory. After seeing them for more than a decade exclusively, I'm incredibly fond of them. Plus, the Euro cabovers look so sinister and huge.
     
  20. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    Flatnose but if a design can be done from a long nose that break clean of the movie aesthetic id be fine with it.