The Best G1 (Cartoon) Autobot Leader (Besides Optimus)

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by HarryFA1, Sep 7, 2011.

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Who do you think was (or could have been) the best Autobot Leader in G1

Poll closed Sep 11, 2011.
  1. Beta (From "Forever Is a Long Time Coming")

    1.5%
  2. Ultra Magnus

    36.8%
  3. Rodimus Prime

    30.9%
  4. Fortress Maximus

    5.9%
  5. Star Saber

    22.1%
  6. Dai Atlas

    2.9%
  1. sto_vo_kor_2000

    sto_vo_kor_2000 Banned

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    part leader doesnt equate to "Supreme Commanders"

    What gives you the idea that Trion became neutral later on?

    how does being human with a robot suit disqualify him?
     
  2. grunge

    grunge The TANK

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    i'd still stick with Star Saber, but if Ginrai was included ... hmmm ... no wait! victory leo was built from Ginrai SO my vote for Star Saber still holds true since i'd be voting for Victory leo who happens to be Ginrai.
     
  3. Grimlock_13

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    Poll's closed but I vote Rodimus. He was actually interesting.
     
  4. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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  5. HarryFA1

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    Please Note: I'm dumb and i have no idea what i'm talking about. Please disregard any "errors" with this poll/thread and choose whoever you like. Thankyou for your time.
     
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    awesome star saber came in 3rd!
     
  7. sto_vo_kor_2000

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    dont call yourself names bud, everyone makes mistakes
     
  8. vmagnum

    vmagnum Horrorcon

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    Star Saber. Definitely
     
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    Um... the way I see it, Ultra Magnus was never really the leader because the Matrix didn't open for him and didn't upgrade him and sense I know nothing of Japanese series Rodimus Prime is the only G1 leader who isn't Optimus Prime. In other words you're who is the best leader besides Optimus is a contest of Rodimus Prime vs. Rodimus Prime because there's no one else to choose from.

    Rodimus Prime: I refuse to believe that I am better than myself.
     
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    if you want to be technical star saber came in second, seeing as ultra magnus is technically disqualified
     
  11. jasonmako

    jasonmako Voyager

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    Rodimus got the spot because he "caught" the Matrix. I'm 100% sure if Magnus caught it he would have been leader.

    None the less, its not in the poll but Skyfire G1 JP takes the cake.
     
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    awesome. better yet.
     
  13. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    fixed
     
  14. sto_vo_kor_2000

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    I'm 100% sure your wrong about that.

    Remember Scourge was able to use some of the power of the matrix while Galvatron could not.

    Who touch'es it first isint logical.
     
  15. sto_vo_kor_2000

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    not every leader had the matrix.
     
  16. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Who touched first depended on the time of Prime's Death and Unicron comming.

    Also Scourge never led the Autobots so he's disqualified. If ytou have the power of the Matrix means nothing.....if that was the case Thunderwing would be here (I know this is a Sunbow discussion but still)
     
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    Thats not the point here.

    jasonmako's post implies HotRod became leader only because he caught the matrix first.

    And theres really no logical reason to believe that.

    The matrix either has an "affinity" with cretin transformers or it deliberately chooses who to empower.

    Either way, Ultra Magnus was never going to be able to use the matrix.
     
  18. Takeshi357

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    And I'm pretty sure the Matrix lighting up the way it did when Hot Rod caught it was supposed to be foreshadowing anyway.
     
  19. sto_vo_kor_2000

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    it was.........for the audience.

    but the light show wasnt meant to be seen by the characters.
     
  20. KWFlange

    KWFlange You're So Jelly

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    Maybe I am just dumb but...As Ultra Magnus was given the Matrix of Leadership by Optimus Prime (who was supreme commander BECAUSE he has the Matrix) would he not have been Supreme Commander until the point where Rodimus took command?
    He was the leader of all Autobots, and had the same Matrix as the Primes.
    I'm missing the reasoning behind him not being Supreme Commander.