Your Favorite Optimus Primal Form

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Mr JackatooTM, Feb 1, 2017.

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What's your favorite Primal design?

  1. Optimal Optimus

    9 vote(s)
    15.3%
  2. Transmetal

    11 vote(s)
    18.6%
  3. Silverback Gorilla (First Initial Design)

    34 vote(s)
    57.6%
  4. Techno-Organic Primal

    5 vote(s)
    8.5%
  1. Mr JackatooTM

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    Optimus Primal in total had 4 designs (Correct me if I am wrong.) They were Silverback Gorilla (His first form in the beginning), Transmetal, Optimal Optimus and techno-organic. [​IMG]

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  2. Mako Crab

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    Tough call. There are elements that I like about all of them, and some stuff that I dislike about all of them.

    Techno Organic Primal is my least favorite of the bunch. I dig his ape mode with its wise, old ape face. Easily the best his ape noggin has ever looked. But I'm not too big a fan of his robot mode. The face doesn't say "Optimus Primal" to me.

    Love Optimal Optimus in all his forms, though the color scheme leaves something to be desired. And while I love that he towers over everyone, making him that big reduced his ability to interact with anyone the same as he had before. And it's gotta be said- his beast mode head looks like someone cut an ape's face off & put it on some weird hulking machine. Kind of creepy looking.

    Also love Transmetal 1 Primal in all his modes; but that robot face- ugh, what were they going for? Just like BM Primal, his face doesn't convey an "Optimus" vibe.

    So that leaves us with his original form. I dig his realistic ape mode, & he has by far the friendliest looking beast mode face of any of them. His robot mode is cool too, but my only complaint would be that it's just a bit too plain.

    I guess out of all of them, I have to go with his original form. Despite being a bit plain, he's still a great design & has the best robot & beast mode faces out of all his designs.
     
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  3. Jetbolt

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    The Optimal Optimus design.
     
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    I'm gonna say the first Transmetal design. It's very pleasantly proportioned, there aren't any weird angular protrusions (which hurt the aesthetics of the Optimal Optimus design, in my opinion), and it ditches that "trying to have a mouth and a faceplate" head for something simple and yet striking.

    Also he poses well with the first Transmetal Megatron, which is my favorite Megatron design.
     
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  5. Windsweeper II

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    Transmetal Optimus.
    But all this Primal talk is making it increasingly hard not to give in and buy the MP.
     
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  6. DOTM Bumblebee

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    The original silverback gorilla design does it for me. The Transmetal form was... okay... and Optimal Optimus was cool as heck, but by and large, I tend to prefer the original beast designs for all the Beast Warriors.
     
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    This is an easy one for me, Optimal Optimus.
     
  8. QLRformer

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    The gorilla.
     
  9. Jochimus

    Jochimus Some days you just can't get rid of a bomb!

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    Optimal Optimus for me as well...quadruple modes, wacky deco and all.
     
  10. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    I really grew to like the Transmetal form over time. Though I think, and this may sound silly, but I think the reason I never got attached to it was because he didn't have pupils in robot mode anymore. In fact, it's the only Primal design to lack pupils completely.

    I voted season one, but I like them all. Even super-swole, super sleak BM Primal.
     
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  11. Starscream 91

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    The Cybertron Deluxe design, more importantly the United deluxe repaint...

    But yeah I also do like the Season 1 design too just not as much:D 
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  12. CyberstormSM

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    His season 1 look was my favorite design.
     
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    I've always liked all the designs of Primal. Transmetal Optimus is probably the one I like the best. Whats cooler than a gorilla on a flying surfboard! :cool: 
     
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    I guess someone has to say it, but where's bat Optimus?!!!

    There's things to like about all of his designs though with Beast Machines it's just the gorilla mode that's good. I have to go with the original. It was the least "out there" even if I do like Optimal Optimus a lot and the jet surfboard of the Transmetal is pretty creative.
     
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  15. Magnahide

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    Nothing beats the original IMO.
     
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    S1 Primal was cool, but the evil red eyes always bugged me. Not sure why cause I'm perfectly okay with good guys having those. Just a tiny nitpick that not even I understand. I don't like Transmetal Primal, I think he looks way too ugly, and that look never appealed to me. Optimus Optimal on the other hand, is probably the one that appeals to me the most.

    The Beast Machines design is only cool in his alt mode. His robot mode is pretty derpy, even derpier than Prime Megatron.
     
  17. Trip

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  18. Trip

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    This was a tough one. It was very close for me between the first two incarnations of Primal, but I gave my vote for S1 Primal. The design is simplistic but the best looking, and most iconic.
     
  19. JLvatron

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    By form only, TM Primal.
    That awesome hoverboard was a great homage to fellow hoverboard time traveller Marty Mcfly!
     
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  20. Meta777

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    Gotta go with the OG Primal. It just had a certain charm to it that I felt the others lacked.